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    It could lead to an electric shock. Copyright / Trademarks -This manual and its contents are copyrighted. Panasonic -You may not copy this manual, in whole or part, without written consent of Industrial Devices SUNX Co., Ltd.

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    Types of Manual • There are different types of user’s manual for the FP7 series, as listed below. Please refer to a relevant manual for the unit and purpose of your use. • The manuals can be downloaded on our website: https://industrial.panasonic.com/ac/e/dl_center/manual/...

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    Input Unit FP7 RTD Input Unit WUME-FP7TCRTD Users Manual FP7 RTD Input Unit FP7 Multi Input/Output Unit FP7 Multi Input/Output Unit Users Manual WUME-FP7MXY FP7 High-speed counter unit FP7 High-speed Counter Unit Users Manual WUME-FP7HSC FP7 Pulse Output Unit...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents 1. System Configuration ............1-1 Unit Functions and Types ............... 1-2 1.1.1 Functions of Unit ..................1-2 1.1.2 Unit Type ....................1-3 Network Type ..................1-4 1.2.1 MEWNET-W / MEWNET-W2 ..............1-4 1.2.2 MEWNET-F ..................... 1-6 Function Overview ..................

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    Table of Contents 3.1.1 Applicable cables ..................3-2 3.1.2 Terminals ....................3-3 Wiring ..................... 3-4 3.2.1 Wiring of Transmission Line ..............3-4 4. MEWNET-W ................4-1 Overview ....................4-2 Setting the Switches of the Unit ............. 4-3 Configuration ..................4-4 4.3.1 Registration in I/O Map ................

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    Table of Contents 5.3.3 Confirmation of Slot Numbers ..............5-5 5.3.4 W2 Link Unit Setting Procedure .............. 5-6 5.3.5 W2 Link Unit Setting dialog box .............. 5-8 5.3.6 Configuration Using User Programs ............. 5-10 PLC Link ....................5-11 5.4.1 Example of Link Area Allocation ............5-11 5.4.2 PLC Link Operation State Flag .............

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    Operation Monitor LEDs of CPU Unit ............8-2 8.1.2 Operation State of CPU Unit When an Error Occurs ......8-2 8.1.3 Operation Monitor LEDs of FP7 MW Unit ..........8-3 Confirmation by System Relays / System Data Registers ..... 8-4 8.2.1 Confirmation by System Registers ............8-4 8.2.2...

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    Table of Contents 8.4.1 When Transmission Error Occurs (COM.LED of FP7 MW Unit Turns Off)8-8 8.4.2 When ERR LED on FP7 MW Unit Turns ON .......... 8-8 8.4.3 When ERR LED on FP7 MW Unit is Flashing ........8-8 9. Instruction References ............9-1 Communication Instructions ..............

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    Table of Contents 11.1.7 No. of Occupied I/O Points ..............11-5 viii...

  • Page 11: System Configuration

    System Configuration...

  • Page 12: Unit Functions And Types

    1.1 Unit Functions and Types 1.1.1 Functions of Unit  Overview FP7 Multi-wire Link Unit can be used as an interface unit connected to any of the following networks by switching with the mode setting switches of the unit. Trans-...

  • Page 13: Unit Type

    Unit for connecting the conventional model FP2 series to FP2 Multi-wire Link Unit AFP2720 MEWNET-W, MEWNET-W2 or MEWNET-F.  Product related to MEWNET-F The following are connectable products when using FP7 MW Unit in F mode. Product Item name Specifications number...

  • Page 14: Network Type

    SEND/RECV instructions with user programs. • Also, monitoring or programming destination PLCs can also be possible via network. • Either MEWNET-W or MEWNET-W2 can be used in the same network. They are selected by the switches of the FP7 MW Unit.

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    (Note 1): For MEWNET-W2, the transmission distance depends on the setting of baud rate. The baud rate is set by the mode setting switches of the unit.  Example of application They are used when using the following Panasonic PLCs and link function. • FP7 (Using FP7 MW Unit) • FP2/FP2SH (Using FP2 MW Unit) Note) MEWNET-W can also be connected to the conventional models FP3/FP10SH (discontinued products) with the MEWNET-W link function.

  • Page 16: Mewnet-f

    FP I/O terminal unit  Overview • A remote I/O system in which the FP7 is applied as a master unit can be established. I/O in a remote place can be controlled via a two-wire cable so that saving wiring, reducing man- hours and saving space is achievable.

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    (Note 2): The number of I/O points that can be actually controlled varies according to the configuration..  Example of application The remote I/O control can be performed by connecting slave units compliant with Panasonic MEWNET-F. • FP I/O terminal board •...

  • Page 18: Function Overview

    • Send area and receive area can be allocated for each PLC connected to the network. They are set from the configuration menu of tool software. Example of PLC link allocation • Either one of MEWNET-W and MEWNET-W2 can be used in the same network. It is selected by the switch on the FP7 MW Unit.

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    1.3 Function Overview  Role of link relays and link registers • If the link relay contact for one PLC goes on, the same link relay also goes on in each of the other PLCs connected to the network. • Likewise, if the value of a link register in one PLC is changed, the values of the same link register are changed in all PLCs on the same network.

  • Page 20: Data Transfer (mewnt-w / Mewnet-w2)

    DT102 DT103 No.1 No.2 No.3 No.4 RS-485 No. 1 No. 4 DT100 DT101 RECV DT102 DT103 No. 1 Program RECV.US DT102 DT2 DT1000 (Note): For the FP7 MW Unit, either one of SEND and RECV instructions can be executed. 1-10...

  • Page 21: Remote I/o Control (mewnet-f)

    1.3 Function Overview 1.3.3 Remote I/O Control (MEWNET-F) The I/O of a slave unit can be controlled on the CPU of the system (master unit) which FP7 MW (F mode) Unit has been connected. The remote I/O control is made possible by transferring I/O information to a slave unit according to a sequence in the CPU on the master unit.

  • Page 22: Restrictions On Combinations Of Units

    Name Product no. Consumption current FP7 MW Unit AFP7MW 100 mA or less 1.4.2 Applicable Versions of Unit and Software The following version of CPU unit and software are required. Applicable versions...

  • Page 23: Restrictions On Installation Position

    1.4 Restrictions on Combinations of Units 1.4.4 Restrictions on Installation Position The FP7 MW Unit can be installed in the base block only. It cannot be installed in the expansion block. Expansion ⓐ ① ③ Base block Expansion cable master unit Expansion ⓑ...

  • Page 24: Restrictions On Communication

    Example of correction connection Example of wrong connection  Setting terminal unit To be a terminal unit, set the switch of the unit. Also, for MEWNET-F, the FP7 MW Unit can be placed in the middle. Slave Slave...

  • Page 25: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts...

  • Page 26: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts 2.1 Names and Functions of Parts ① ② ③ ⑦ ④ ⑤ ⑥  Names and Functions of Parts Number Name Functions Indicates the operation state of the unit such as the communication ① Operation monitor LEDs state, error state and selected communication mode.

  • Page 27: Switch Settings

    2.2 Switch Settings 2.2 Switch Settings  Unit number selector (For W mode / W2 mode) UNIT W mode W2 mode PLC link (Corresponding unit numbers) 01-16 01-32 Data transfer (Corresponding unit numbers) 01-32 01-64 (Note 2) (Note 1) The factory default setting is "00". When using tool software or user program to set unit numbers, set “00”. (Note 2): It shows the range of settable unit numbers.

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    Names and Functions of Parts  Terminator setting switch Item Settings Set this unit as a terminal unit. Not set this unit as a terminal unit.  Side switch Do not operate the dip switch on the side of the unit. All the switches are set to OFF at the factory.

  • Page 29: Operation Monitor Leds

    2.3 Operation Monitor LEDs 2.3 Operation Monitor LEDs : Lights : Flashing (T=0.2s) : Flashing slowly (T=1.0s) : Goes out Operation Descriptio W mode W2 mode F mode : Communicating : Communicating : Waiting for (Normal) (Normal) communication : Communicating (Normal) Communic : Communication...

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    Names and Functions of Parts...

  • Page 31: Wiring

    Wiring...

  • Page 32: Applicable Cables And Solderless Terminals

    Wiring 3.1 Applicable Cables and Solderless Terminals 3.1.1 Applicable cables  Applicable cables Conductor Insulator Sample Classifi- Cross-sectional Cable Resistan appropriate Thick- cation view diam. Size Material cable ness (at 20 °C) Sumiden Hitachi 1.25mm Max. Max. Approx. Cable Ltd. (AWG16) Polyethylene 16.8Ω/km...

  • Page 33: Terminals

    3.1 Applicable Cables and Solderless Terminals  Example of characteristic (when using KPEV-S1Px0.5mm2 or equivalent) When using KPEV-S1Px0.5mm2 or equivalent, reduce the transmission distance or the number of units. Baud rate 500kbps Baud rate 250kbps No. of Units Transmission distance (m) 3.1.2 Terminals M3 terminal screws are used for the terminal.

  • Page 34: Wiring

    Wiring 3.2 Wiring 3.2.1 Wiring of Transmission Line • As for transmission cables, connect RS-485 terminals, positive (+) to positive (+) and negative (-) to negative (-). • Connect transmission cables from one unit to the next. Never run two wires from a single unit to two other units.

  • Page 35: Mewnet-w

    MEWNET-W...

  • Page 36: Overview

    MEWNET-W 4.1 Overview The following are main steps to use the FP7 MW Unit in W mode. Item Used tool Outline of operation Select "W mode" by the mode selector switches. Set whether to use PLC link or not. Set the switches of ①...

  • Page 37: Setting The Switches Of The Unit

    4.2 Setting the Switches of the Unit 4.2 Setting the Switches of the Unit For using the FP7 MW Unit as W link unit, the switches on the front of the unit need to be set.  Mode selector switches Each mode is set with the four dip switches on the front of the unit.

  • Page 38: Configuration

    The unit is allocated to the I/O map in the tool software FPWIN GR7.  Allocation method PROCEDURE 1. Select “Options” > “FP7 Configuration” > “I/O map” in the menu bar. 2. Double-click the target slot where the operating unit is to be inserted. The “Unit selection” dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 39: No. Of Occupied I/o Points Of Mewnet-w

    4.3 Configuration 4.3.2 No. of Occupied I/O Points of MEWNET-W In W mode, the FP7 MW Unit occupies only one word. It is allocated as a flag for executing the data transfer function (SEND/RECV instruction). Mode No. of points W mode Input: 1 word / Output: 1 word (Fixed) ...

  • Page 40: W Link Unit Setting Procedure

    The following procedure describes the case that "W link unit" has been already registered in "I/O map". PROCEDURE 1. Select “Options” > “FP7 Configuration” > “I/O map” in the menu bar. The “I/O map” dialog box is displayed. 2. Select the slot where W link unit has been selected, and press the “Advanced”...

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    4.3 Configuration KEY POINTS • Assign the own unit number within the following ranges. PLC link target unit numbers: 1 to 16 Data transfer target unit numbers: 1 to 32 • Press the [Save Setting] button in the "W Link Unit Settings" dialog box to save configuration data (extension .fp7mww) for W Link Unit.

  • Page 42: W Link Unit Setting Dialog Box

    MEWNET-W 4.3.5 W Link Unit Setting Dialog Box ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ ⑦  Setting item Item Range Remarks For setting the PLC link in the configuration (the above dialog box), check the checkbox. For setting the PLC ①...

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    Data transfer target unit numbers: 1 to 32 • For FP7, the ranges of link relays and link registers that can be specified are different from those for conventional models. Link relays and link registers can be allocated to different blocks in such a case as using memory blocks (0: WL0-WL63, LD0-LD127, 1: WL64-WL127, LD128-LD255) by the system using MEWNET-W0.

  • Page 44: Configuration Using User Programs

    00.  Sample program This sample program shows the allocation of unit number, link relay and link register for the FP7 MW Unit (W Link Unit) installed in the slot number 1. PLC link parameter settings R100 MV.US...

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    (Note 2): The link register transmission start number is specified as a relative value from the beginning of the device specified by "Memory block number". KEY POINTS • For the FP7 MW Unit (W mode), link areas as well as unit numbers can be allocated by user programs. 4-11...

  • Page 46: Plc Link

    4.4.1 Example of Link Area Allocation Link relays and link registers used for the PLC link are allocated to the configuration of the FP7 MW Unit.  Link Area Allocation: Example 1 • The PLC link area is divided into the send area and receive area for each unit and used.

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    4.4 PLC Link  Link area allocation: Example 2 (WL64-127, LD128-255) • Select the memory block numbers (1: WL64-127, LD128-255) of used link relay and link register. • The PLC link area is divided into the send area and receive area for each unit and used. •...

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    MEWNET-W  Link area allocation: Example 3 (Partial use of link area) • In the link area, link relays (1024 points) and link registers (128 words) can be used. This does not mean, however, that it is necessary to reserve the entire area. •...

  • Page 49: Holding Start Number Setting

    "L" or "LD" should be set to the hold area in the "Memory Configuration Setting" dialog box for the CPU unit. • Select "Options" > "FP7 Configuration" > "Memory Configuration" in the menu bar of FPWIN GR7.

  • Page 50: Data Transfer

    MEWNET-W 4.5 Data Transfer 4.5.1 Data Transfer from Own Unit to Destination Unit (SEND) In MEWNET-W, data can be transferred by specifying an arbitrary unit number or device in a user program. The PLC generates a message according to the protocol automatically. Destination PLCs need no program for sending/receiving data.

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    4.5 Data Transfer  Time chart Master communication SEND instruction executable condition clear to send flag Clear to send flag (X100): ON Confirm ON (X100) Send active flag (Y100): OFF Confirm OFF Master communication Send active flag (Y100): send active flag When sending: ON, (Y100) When sending completed: OFF...

  • Page 52: Data Transfer From Destination Unit To Own Unit

    MEWNET-W 4.5.2 Data Transfer from Destination Unit to Own Unit In MEWNET-W, data can be transferred by specifying an arbitrary unit number or device in a user program. The PLC generates a message according to the protocol automatically. Destination PLCs need no program for sending/receiving data. PLC (Unit no.1) PLC (Unit no.4) Command message...

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    4.5 Data Transfer  Time chart Master communication RECV instruction executable condition clear to send flag Clear to send flag (X100): ON Confirm ON (X100) Send active flag (Y100): OFF Confirm OFF Master communication Send active flag (Y100): send active flag When sending: ON, (Y100) When sending completed: OFF...

  • Page 54: Precautions When Using Data Transfer Function

    • Using the data transfer function, communication can be performed between any units in either PLC link mode or non-PLC link mode. • For the FP7 MW Unit, one instruction can be executed for each one unit simultaneously. • The maximum number of transmission data that can be specified is 55 words (SEND instruction) and 56 words (RECV instruction) in W mode.

  • Page 55: Mewnet-w2

    MEWNET-W2...

  • Page 56: Overview

    MEWNET-W2 5.1 Overview The following are main steps to use the FP7 MW Unit in W2 mode. Item Used tool Outline of operation Select "W2 mode" by the mode selector switches. Set whether to use the PLC link or not, and buad rate.

  • Page 57: Setting The Switches Of The Unit

    5.2 Setting the Switches of the Unit 5.2 Setting the Switches of the Unit For using the FP7 MW Unit as W2 link unit, the switches on the front of the unit need to be set.  Mode setting switch Each mode is set with the four dip switches on the front of the unit.

  • Page 58: Configuration

    The unit is allocated to the I/O map in the tool software FPWIN GR7.  Allocation method PROCEDURE 1. Select “Options” > “FP7 Configuration” > “I/O map” in the menu bar. 2. Double-click the target slot where the operating unit is to be inserted. The “Unit selection” dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 59: No. Of Occupied I/o Points Of Mewnet-w2

    5.3 Configuration 5.3.2 No. of Occupied I/O Points of MEWNET-W2 In W2 mode, the FP7 MW Unit occupies only one word. It is allocated as a flag for executing the data transfer function (SEND/RECV instruction). Mode No. of points W2 mode Input: 1 word / Output: 1 word (Fixed) ...

  • Page 60: W2 Link Unit Setting Procedure

    "I/O map" dialog box. PROCEDURE 1. Select “Options” > “FP7 Configuration” > “I/O map” in the menu bar. The “I/O map” dialog box is displayed. 2. Select the slot where W2 link unit has been selected, and press the “Advanced”...

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    5.3 Configuration KEY POINTS • Press the [Save Setting] button in the "W2 Link Unit Settings" dialog box to save configuration data (extension: .fp7mww2) for the W link unit. The configuration data can also be used for other projects. REFERENCE •...

  • Page 62: W2 Link Unit Setting Dialog Box

    MEWNET-W2 5.3.5 W2 Link Unit Setting dialog box ① ③ ② ④ ⑤ ⑥ ⑦ ⑧ ⑨ ⑩  Setting item Item Range Remarks ① Use PLC link For using the PLC link, check the checkbox. Specify a unit number for the own unit. When setting it using a user program (PMSET/pPMSET instruction), specify "0".

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    5.3 Configuration Item Range Remarks Select a device type and number used as link relay. WL, WR, LD, DT, global device or local device can be used. Relay Link Area Specify a device number. ⑤ (Own unit) Specify the usage area of relay link (no. of words). [0-256] For clearing the area when the PLC link stops, check this checkbox.

  • Page 64: Configuration Using User Programs

    The unit number selector on the front panel of the unit needs to be set to 00.  Sample program This sample program shows the case that the unit number for the FP7 MW Unit (W2 link unit) in the slot number 1 is set to 10.

  • Page 65: Plc Link

    5.4 PLC Link 5.4 PLC Link 5.4.1 Example of Link Area Allocation For MEWNET-W2, a device allocated for the PLC link can be selected from WL, WR, LD and  Link area allocation: The PLC link area is divided into the send area and receive area for each unit and used. The link relays and link registers are sent from the send area to the receive area of a different PLC.

  • Page 66: Plc Link Operation State Flag

    MEWNET-W2 5.4.2 PLC Link Operation State Flag Information showing the PLC link communication state of the unit can be monitored by the following flags. The information storage destination is specified in the "W2 Link Unit Settings" dialog box.  Format of PLC link operation state Format when setting the number of words to 6 in the W2 configuration.

  • Page 67: Link Error Information

    5.4 PLC Link 5.4.3 Link Error Information The link error information of the units can be monitored by the following flags. The information storage destination is specified in the "W2 Link Unit Settings" dialog box.  Format of link error information Item Description bit no.

  • Page 68: Data Transfer

    MEWNET-W2 5.5 Data Transfer 5.5.1 Data Transfer from Own Unit to Destination Unit (SEND) In MEWNET-W2, data can be transferred by specifying an arbitrary unit number or device in a user program. The PLC generates a message according to the protocol automatically. Destination PLCs need no program for sending/receiving data.

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    5.5 Data Transfer  Time chart Master communication SEND instruction executable condition clear to send flag Clear to send flag (X100): ON Confirm ON (X100) Send active flag (Y100): OFF Master communication Confirm OFF Send active flag (Y100): send active flag When sending: ON, (Y100) When sending completed: OFF...

  • Page 70: Data Transfer From Destination Unit To Own Unit

    MEWNET-W2 5.5.2 Data Transfer from Destination Unit to Own Unit In MEWNET-W2, data can be transferred by specifying an arbitrary unit number or device in a user program. The PLC generates a message according to the protocol automatically. Destination PLCs need no program for sending/receiving data. PLC (Unit no.1) PLC (Unit no.4) Command message...

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    5.5 Data Transfer  Time chart Master communication RECV instruction executable condition clear to send flag Clear to send flag (X100): ON Confirm ON (X100) Send active flag (Y100): OFF Confirm OFF Master communication Send active flag (Y100): send active flag When sending: ON, (Y100) When sending completed: OFF...

  • Page 72: Precautions When Using Data Transfer Function

    • Using the data transfer function, communication can be performed between any units in either PLC link mode or non-PLC link mode. • For the FP7 MW Unit, one instruction can be executed for each one unit simultaneously. • The maximum number of transmission data that can be specified is 1020 words.

  • Page 73: Mewnet-f

    MEWNET-F...

  • Page 74: Overview

    MEWNET-F 6.1 Overview The following are main steps to use the FP7 MW Unit in F mode. Item Used tool Outline of operation Set the switches of the Select "F mode" by the mode selector switches. Sets the ① unit.

  • Page 75: Settings Of The Unit

    6.2 Settings of the Unit 6.2 Settings of the Unit For using the FP7 MW Unit as F link unit, the switches on the front panel of the unit need to be set.  Mode setting switch Each mode is set with the four dip switches on the front of the unit.

  • Page 76: Configuration

    The unit is allocated to the I/O map in the tool software FPWIN GR7.  Allocation method PROCEDURE 1. Select “Options” > “FP7 Configuration” > “I/O map” in the menu bar. 2. Double-click the target slot where the operating unit is to be inserted. The “Unit selection” dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 77: Number Of Occupied I/o Points For The Unit

    6.3 Configuration 6.3.2 Number of Occupied I/O Points for the Unit For the F mode, the number of I/O points allocated to the remote I/O part is occupied. Mode No. of points F mode Input: 0 to 256 words / Output: 0 to 256 words KEY POINTS Set the numbers of input words and output words according to the •...

  • Page 78: F Link Unit Setting Procedure

    "F link unit" has been already registered in the "I/O map" dialog box. PROCEDURE 1. Select “Options” > “FP7 Configuration” > “I/O map” in the menu bar. The “I/O map” dialog box is displayed. 2. Select the slot where the F link unit has been selected, and press the "Advanced"...

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    6.3 Configuration KEY POINTS • Press the [Save Setting] button in the "F Link Unit Settings" dialog box to save configuration data (extension: .fp7mwf) for the W link unit. The configuration data can also be used for other projects. REFERENCE •...

  • Page 80: F Link Unit Setting Dialog Box

    MEWNET-F 6.3.5 F Link Unit Setting Dialog Box ① ② ③  Setting item Item Range Remarks Set a time to determine the state that a slave unit is not connected Slave unit as an error when the power is turned on. When it is set to 0, a ①...

  • Page 81

    6.3 Configuration KEY POINTS • The I/O allocation for slave units can also be made by turning on the power supply when the slave units are connected and pressing the [Mount] button in the online "I/O map" setting dialog box. Refer to "6.4.3 Online Mount Allocation".

  • Page 82: Allocation Of Remote I/o Map

    6.4 Allocation of Remote I/O Map 6.4.1 I/O Numbers Allocated to Slaves I/O numbers allocated to each slave unit of the MEWNET-F system by FP7 are determined by the starting word numbers and slave numbers of a connected master unit.

  • Page 83

    6.4 Allocation of Remote I/O Map  Order of allocated I/O numbers I/O numbers for slave units are allocated in the order of slave numbers set with the switch of each slave unit. Input Output Input Output 16 points 16 points 16 points 16 points Slave No.1...

  • Page 84: Registration By Configuration

    MEWNET-F 6.4.2 Registration by Configuration This section describes the procedure for setting the I/O allocation of MEWNET-F slave units in the "F Link Unit Settings" dialog box of FPWIN GR7. The following are operations in the "F link unit setting" dialog box. PROCEDURE 1.

  • Page 85

    6.4 Allocation of Remote I/O Map  Setting example The following figure shows the case when three slave units are registered in the remote I/O map. The base word number and slot number of each slave unit is automatically input. ...

  • Page 86: Online Mount Allocation

    By executing the mount allocation, the mounting state of the CPU unit, I/O unit and advanced unit is read besides "Remote I/O allocation" connected to the FP7 MW Unit, and the I/O map is updated. Check if the design content matches the mounting state in the I/O map.

  • Page 87: Starting Mewnet-f System

    1. Turn on I/O devices connected to MEWNET-F slave units. 2. Turn on the MEWNET-F slave units. 3. Turn on the FP7 to which the FP7 MW Unit is installed.  Procedure for Turning Off the Power 1. Turn off the FP7 to which the FP7 MW Unit is installed.

  • Page 88: Setting And Operation Of Slave Connection Wait Time

    • When the time until the registered slave unit starts exceeds the specified connection wait time, an error occurs. At this time, the ERROR LED of the FP7 MW Unit turns on. • The operation mode of the CPU unit when an error occurs depends on the setting of CPU configuration (Select operation when a self-diagnostic error occurs: A unit error occurred).

  • Page 89: Checking Before Operation (before Switching To Run Mode)

    6.6 Checking Before Operation (Before Switching to RUN Mode) 6.6 Checking Before Operation (Before Switching to RUN Mode) 6.6.1 Checking Communication State • When slave units and the master unit communicate normally, the both COM.LEDs turn on. The connected slave numbers can be confirmed by the operation monitor LEDs of the master unit.

  • Page 90: Behavior During Operation

    MEWNET-F 6.7 Behavior During Operation 6.7.1 Remote I/O Refresh There are two remote I/O refresh methods. • For "Synchronous refresh", remote I/Os are simultaneously updated with the normal I/Os of the master unit system. When selecting "Synchronous refresh", the time taken for one scan becomes longer as the number of remote I/Os increases.

  • Page 91: Other Functions

    Other Functions...

  • Page 92: Remote Programming

    No. 3   Remote programming function • By connecting a PC to the USB port or COM0 port of FP7 CPU Unit, operation is performed by the tool software via the network. • To operate the remote FP7, it must be connected by the MEWNET-W2.

  • Page 93: Operation Of Tool Software

    The “Communication Settings” dialog box is displayed. 2. Select a slot number (MEWNET/ET-LAN) and slot number of the home unit in which the FP7 MW Unit is installed. 3. Select the unit number of a PLC to be remotely programmed.

  • Page 94: Computer Link

    Other Functions 7.2 Computer Link 7.2.1 Overview ① ② This figure shows an example when a command is sent/received to/from a higher-order PC. ① ② ⓐ Source Destination Depth 0  Computer Link Function • Communication is performed by sending commands and receiving responses from a higher- order PC or higher-order PLC.

  • Page 95: Specifications And Restrictions

    W2 mode Number of units Max. 32 units MEWTOCOL-COM Supported protocol MEWTOCOL-COM MEWTOCOL7 (Note) Computer link capacity Max. 118 bytes per frame Max. 2048 bytes per frame (Note 1): For sending commands using MEWTOCOL7, PLCs must consists of FP7 only.

  • Page 96: Hierarchy Link

    "LC", PLCs are controlled by sending/receiving MEWTOCOL commands according to used applications. • In the system using the FP7 MW Unit, information on the transmission lines is held in case of power outage. Even after the occurrence of an instantaneous power failure, operation can be continued.

  • Page 97: Specifications And Restrictions

    (Note 2): Slot numbers are set in the range of 01h to 10h (1 to 16). (Note 3): The relay position for the FP7 CPU is specified with a slot number. The depth is selected from 0 or 1. (Note 4): For communicating with MEWTOCOL7, the system must consist of MEWNET-W2 and FP7 only.

  • Page 98: Relevant Information

    • Specify hierarchies and register the units to be linked in the PLC. • In the system using the FP7 MW Unit, the transmission path information is held in case of power outage. Even after the occurrence of an instantaneous power failure, operation can be continued.

  • Page 99

    "LC": Indicates the hierarchy control command. ⑤ 0 (Fixed) "0" x 8 characters of LC command are given. "00" to "01": Specify the depth to a connected unit. For the FP7 MW ⑥ Depth Unit, up to the depth 1 can be specified.

  • Page 100: Format Of [0c] Command Response

    • When this command is received, the transmission path information set by "LC: Hierarchy control" command will be invalid. • In the system using the FP7 MW Unit, the transmission path information is held in case of power outage. Even after the occurrence of an instantaneous power failure, operation can be continued.

  • Page 101

    "$": Indicates a normal response. "!": Indicates an error response. ④ Command code "0C": Indicates the access link unit command. "0x01" to "0x10": For the FP7 MW Unit, specify slot numbers. ⑤ Slot no. Specify slot numbers (01 to 16) converted to hexadecimal. ⑥...

  • Page 102

    Other Functions 7-12...

  • Page 103: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting...

  • Page 104: Self-diagnostic Function

    Stop 8.1.2 Operation State of CPU Unit When an Error Occurs Operation mode of the CPU unit at the time of error can be set (Continue or Stop) in the "FP7 Configuration" dialog box of the programming tool FPWIN GR7.

  • Page 105: Operation Monitor Leds Of Fp7 Mw Unit

    KEY POINTS • In W mode or W2 mode, the CPU unit continues the operation even if an error occurs in the FP7 MW Unit (except for the hardware error of the FP7 MW Unit). • In F mode, the operation mode is determined by "CPU Configuration Setting".

  • Page 106: Confirmation By System Relays / System Data Registers

    Reserved for system (Note 1): The unit numbers in the above table are those for the installed FP7 MW Units (W mode/W2 mode/F mode) counted from the unit closest to the CPU unit. They are different from the slot numbers.

  • Page 107: Confirmation By System Data Registers

    8.2 Confirmation by System Relays / System Data Registers 8.2.2 Confirmation by System Data Registers The following is a list of system data registers (SD) related to the FP7 MW Unit. SD90-SD99 (A: Available, Blank: Not available) Register No. Name...

  • Page 108: Monitor And Operation By User Programs

    F link operation state monitor abnormal units is stored.  Example of program This program is for acquiring the state of the unit connected to the network of the FP7 MW Unit in the slot number 1. Communication port settings UNITSEL S1: Slot no.

  • Page 109: Clearing Errors By Err Instruction

    The self-diagnostic errors in the FP7 MW Unit can be cleared by user programs. After correcting error factors, execute the clear operation.  Sample program When clearing the self-diagnostic error code, the errors in the FP7 MW Unit are also cleared. R100 Error clear setting ERR.US...

  • Page 110: What To Do If An Error Occurs

    Troubleshooting 8.4 What to Do If an Error Occurs 8.4.1 When Transmission Error Occurs (COM.LED of FP7 MW Unit Turns Off)  Situation A transmission error may have occurred.  Procedure (1) Check to make sure the transmission cables have been connected between the two (+) terminals, and between the two (-) terminals of the units.

  • Page 111

    8.4 What to Do If an Error Occurs  Check items Item Contents to check Remarks Is the selection of the mode switch (W mode/W2 mode/F mode) correct? For the PLC link, is the mode switch number 1 off? Switch settings Are the unit numbers set correctly? Isn't there any overlapping unit number? Is the allocation of PLC link correct?

  • Page 112

    Troubleshooting 8-10...

  • Page 113: Instruction References

    Instruction References...

  • Page 114: Communication Instructions

     Instruction format R100 UNITSEL SEND.US DT11 DT120 DT10 (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings Settable device Setting range Specify the starting address of the source data WX,WY,WR,WL,DT,LD area.

  • Page 115

    • For FP7 MW Unit, SEND instruction executes the transmission and reception by MEWTOCOL-DAT (fixed). • For the FP7 CPU Unit, up to 16 instructions can be executed simultaneously for the transmission to different COM ports and connections (the total number of SEND, RECV, pGPSEND, GPTRNS and pPMSET instructions simultaneously executed).

  • Page 116: Recv Instruction (when Using Fp7 Mw Unit)

     Instruction format R100 UNITSEL RECV.US R100 DT200 DT10 (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings Settable device Setting range W mode: 1 to 32 WX,WY,WR,WL,DT,LD, Specify the destination unit number.

  • Page 117

    • For FP7 MW Unit, RECV instruction executes the transmission and reception by MEWTOCOL-DAT (fixed). • For the FP7 CPU Unit, up to 16 instructions can be executed simultaneously for the transmission to different COM ports and connections (the total number of SEND, RECV, pGPSEND, GPTRNS and pPMSET instructions simultaneously executed).

  • Page 118: Pmget Instruction (for Mewnet-w)

    Monitor information showing the communication state and PLC link operation can be acquired.  Instruction format R100 UNITSEL PMGET (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings...

  • Page 119

    9.1 Communication Instructions  [D] Detail of W link communication error (When [S] = 2) Item Range No. of occurrences of non-token state U0 to U255 [D+1] No. of occurrences of duplicate tokens U0 to U255 [D+2] No. of occurrences of non-signal state U0 to U255 [D+3] No.

  • Page 120: Pmget Instruction (for Mewnet-w2)

    Monitor information showing the communication state and PLC link operation can be acquired.  Instruction format R100 UNITSEL PMGET (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings...

  • Page 121

    9.1 Communication Instructions  Network participation state (When [S] = 1) Item Range Description The number of units added to the link is stored. The No. of units added to the U0 to U64 value is 0 when the existing unit in the network is only link one or a unit number is being changed.

  • Page 122

    Instruction References  W2 link error system error register area (When [S] = 3) Item Description bit no. 15 Error counter U0-U255 State of error currently occurs Error code When the same error occurs, the error counter of high byte will be updated.

  • Page 123: Pmget Instruction (for Mewnet-f)

    Monitor information showing the communication state can be acquired.  Instruction format R100 UNITSEL PMGET (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings...

  • Page 124: Pmset/ppmset Instruction (for Mewnet-w)

    Unit numbers and PLC link allocation can be set.  Instruction format R100 UNITSEL PMSET DT100 (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings Settable device...

  • Page 125

    7: When the unit number selector on the MW Unit is not 0.  Precautions during programming • The unit number of the FP7 MW Unit can be set by PMSET/pPMSET instruction only when the unit number selector on the unit is set to 0.

  • Page 126: Pmset/ppmset Instruction (for Mewnet-w2)

    Unit numbers can be set.  Instruction format R100 UNITSEL PMSET DT100 (Note): The above figure shows the case that the FP7 MW Unit of S1=U1 (slot no.1) is specified by UNITSEL instruction.  Operand Item Settings Settable device Setting range...

  • Page 127

    9.1 Communication Instructions  Precautions during programming • The unit number of the FP7 MW Unit can be set by PMSET/pPMSET instruction oly when the rotary switch on the unit is set to 0. • Describe UNITSEL instruction immediately before PMSET/pPMSET instruction and specify the slot number of the unit which acquires parameters in [S1] and 0 in [S2].

  • Page 128: Special Instructions

    FP7 MW Unit 6 error SD90 FP7 MW Unit 1 error (High-order 8 bits = Error code, Low-order 8 bits = Unit number) SD91 FP7 MW Unit 2 error (High-order 8 bits = Error code, Low-order 8 bits = Unit number)

  • Page 129: Specifications

    Specifications...

  • Page 130: General Specifications

    Specifications 10.1 Specifications 10.1.1 General Specifications Item Specifications Operating ambient 0 °C to 55 °C temperature Storage ambient -40 °C to +70 °C temperature Operating ambient 10 to 95 %RH (at 25 °C, non-condensing) humidity Storage ambient 10 to 95 %RH (at 25 °C, non-condensing) humidity 10 to 55Hz, 1 cycle/min.

  • Page 131

    10.1 Specifications  W / W2 mode specifications Specifications Item W mode W2 mode PLC link, Data transfer Communication Functions Remote programming, Computer link, Hierarchy link Function / PLC link Max. 16 units Max. 32 units Number of Others Max. 32 units units Memory block specification of Link relay...

  • Page 132: List Of System Relays (sr)

    Reserved for system (Note 1): The unit numbers in the above table are those for the installed FP7 MW Units (W mode/W2 mode/F mode) counted from the unit closest to the CPU unit. They are different from the slot numbers.

  • Page 133: List Of System Data Registers (sd)

    10.3 List of System Data Registers (SD) 10.3 List of System Data Registers (SD) The following is a list of system data registers (SD) related to the FP7 MW Unit. SD90-SD99 (A: Available, Blank: Not available) Register No. Name Description...

  • Page 134

    Specifications 10-6...

  • Page 135: Appendix

    Appendix...

  • Page 136: Compatibility With Conventional Model Fp2sh

    (Note 1): When it is used in conjunction with the system using MEWNET-W0, the PLC link area (0: WL0-WL63, LD0- LD127) and (1: WL64-WL127, LD128-LD255) cannot be allocated redundantly. (Note 2): When the areas of MEWNET-W, MEWNET-W2 and MEWNET-W0 are duplciated in FP7, the self-diagnostic error (128) which continues the operation occurs.

  • Page 137: Data Transfer Function (w Mode, W2 Mode)

    FP7W2 (all-point reception unit) turn off. (Note 1): When the network is composed of FP7 units only, the status can be confirmed on all the units. (Note 2): In the case of MEWNET-W, the status can be confirmed on all the units.

  • Page 138: Command Relay Function (w Mode, W2 Mode)

    MW Unit. (Note 1): Data must be sent by the minimum size limited in the transmission path. (Note 2): For FP7, the hierarchy transmission for MEWTCOL-DAT is not availalbe due to the restriction on SEND/RECV instructions. 11-4...

  • Page 139: Remote I/o Function (f Mode)

    (Note 1): For FP7 (W mode/W2 mode), they are occupied as flags for controlling SEND/RECV instruction. (Note 2): For FP7 (F mode), the number of occupied points varies according to the number of I/O points allocated to the remote I/O part.

  • Page 140

    Appendix 11-6...

  • Page 141

    Record of changes Manual No. Date Record of Changes WUME-FP7MW-01 Sep. 2017 First Edition WUME-FP7MW-02 May 2018 Second Edition - Error correction...

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