(5) Communication operation mode
(Pr. 79 "operation mode selection" = 0 or 1)
Communication operation can be performed by connecting a personal computer and
the PU connector with the RS-485 communication cable. The inverter setup software
(FR-SW"-SETUP-WE (or -WJ for Japanese Version)) is available as an FR-E500
inverter start-up support software package.
• Connection cable......................Connector: RJ45 connector
• Personal computer ...................Refer to the instruction manual of the inverter setup
• RS-485, RS-232C converter ....To be prepared when the communication port of the
3.1.2 Power on
Before switching power on, check the following.
! ! ! ! Installation check
Make sure that the inverter is installed correctly in a proper location. (Refer to page
! ! ! ! Wiring check
Make sure that the main and control circuits are wired correctly.
Make sure that the options and peripheral devices are selected and connected
correctly. (Refer to page 16.)
! ! ! ! Switch power on.
Power-on is complete if the operation panel LED shows correct data or the POWER
lamp (lit only when the operation panel is removed) is lit and the ALARM lamp is off.
Cable: Cable conforming to EIA568
(e.g. 10BASE-T cable)
software for hardware requirements of the inverter
personal computer has RS-232C specifications.