iQ Sensor Solution FUNCTIONS
iQ Sensor Solution functions provide easy operations such as the communication setting, programming, data management,
monitoring, and data backup/restoration for devices supporting iQSS with an engineering tool.
Function List of iQ Sensor Solution
The following functions are available for iQ Sensor Solution.
iQ Sensor Solution function
Automatic detection of connected devices
Verification of connected devices and
Reflection of the communication setting
Sensor parameter read/write
Linkage with dedicated tools (association
Command execution to slave stations
Before using iQ Sensor Solution functions
Before using iQ Sensor Solution functions, configure the settings required for communication with devices supporting iQSS in
iQ Sensor Solution functions cannot be performed unless the communication with devices supporting iQSS is established.
For the system configuration and parameter setting, refer to the manual for the device that supports iQ Sensor Solution to be
iQ Sensor Solution functions cannot be performed unless the profiles of devices supporting iQSS are registered to an
Register a profile of a device supporting iQSS in advance.
A profile can be registered only by a user logged on to a personal computer with the administrator authority.
For details on the registration methods of a profile, refer to the following manual.
GX Works2 Version 1 Operating Manual (Common)
GX Works3 Operating Manual
MI Configurator Operating Manual
To detect devices supporting iQSS, which are connected to a master module or a
built-in Ethernet port CPU, and display the information in a configuration window.
To verify the actual system configuration against the displayed system configuration.
To apply the communication setting to devices supporting iQSS.
To read and write the sensor parameters of devices supporting iQSS.
To graphically monitor the status of devices supporting iQSS.
To backup (save) the information of devices supporting iQSS in an SD memory card.
In addition, this function restores the information of devices supporting iQSS which
was backed up (saved) in an SD memory card.
To start the dedicated tools that is associated with properties and display manuals by
double-clicking the images of devices supporting iQSS on 'Device map area'.
To execute commands to a slave station connected to the master/local module.
2.1 Function List of iQ Sensor Solution
2 iQ Sensor Solution FUNCTIONS