Maintenance 9. Troubleshooting
9.2 Cannot Connect the Development PC and the Controller
Do not connect the USB cable to a PC or a Controller without installing
Program Development Software EPSON RC+ 7.0 to the PC.
You must install EPSON RC+ 7.0 to control the Controller.
If the USB cable is connected to a PC or a Controller without installing Program
Development Software EPSON RC+ 7.0, the [Add New Hardware] wizard
appears. Click the <Cancel> button to close the [Add New Hardware] wizard.
- If the following error message appears when connecting the development PC and
Controller with the USB cable and connecting the Controller to EPSON RC+ 7.0,
Windows may not recognize the Controller properly. Refer to Maintenance 9.2.1
Confirmation Using Windows Device Manager to check the connection of the Controller.
- Displayed driver name varies depending on the Windows OS.
This section uses the dialogs and the driver name for Windows XP 32-bit version.
"Cannot connect to controller
!! Error: 1805, Connection Failure. Check the controller startup and connection of
the communication cable.""
Windows XP 32-bit version:
Other than Windows XP 32-bit version:
using the USB cable
"EPSON Robot Controller RC170"
"EPSON Robot Controller"
RC700 / RC700-A Rev.23