Safety Precautions (Make sure to read before training) When designing a system, always read the relevant manuals and give due consideration to safety. In addition, pay careful attention to the following points for proper handling during training. [Precautions during training] Danger To prevent electric shock, do not touch the terminal block while the power is supplied.
Introduction About the manuals·········································································································································(5) System configuration in this text····················································································································(7) Chapter 1 What is the GOT? 1- 1 to 1-12 1.1 About the GOT ·········································································································································· 1- 1 1.2 Procedures for monitoring the PLC CPU by GOT···················································································· 1- 1 1.3 GOT features············································································································································· 1- 2 1.4 GOT function list········································································································································...
4.3.1 Connection from PC to GOT············································································································· 4-16 4.3.2 About data types transferred to the GOT·························································································· 4-17 4.3.3 Communication settings···················································································································· 4-18 4.3.4 OS installation···································································································································· 4-19 4.3.5 Screen data download······················································································································· 4-21 4.4 Connection to PLC CPU (bus connection) ······························································································ 4-23 4.4.1 Bus connection unit mounting ··········································································································· 4-23 4.4.2 Connecting the cable·························································································································...
6.3 Ladder monitor function····························································································································· 6- 7 6.3.1 About the ladder monitor function ······································································································ 6- 7 6.3.2 Operation check (1)···························································································································· 6- 9 6.3.3 Method for starting the ladder monitor function ················································································ 6-10 6.3.4 Method for factor search operation ··································································································· 6-14 6.3.5 Training screen modification ············································································································· 6-16 6.3.6 Operation check (2)···························································································································...
Introduction This textbook is a "basic edition". Practice how to use Mitsubishi Graphic Operation Terminal exercising the training in this textbook. [Basic edition] Learn basic subjects relating to Mitsubishi graphic operation terminal skills. Course content: 1. GOT1000 series function, performance system configuration 2.
About the manuals Manual Selection The GOT manuals are classified according to objectives. Refer to the following table and then read the manuals suited to understand GOT main unit and software handling, operation, and functions. Objective Reference ● Using GOT for the first time This textbook and the GOT1000 ●...
Relevant manuals The following table lists the relevant manuals for this product. Refer to this table as needed. Manual Number Manual Title (Model name code) GT Designer2 Version2 Basic Operation/Data Transfer Manual (For GOT1000 Series) SH-080529ENG Explanation of GT Designer2 installation operations, basic operations for drawing, and method of data transfer to GOT1000 (1D7M24) (Sold separately)*...
System Configuration in this Textbook CPU module Output module Input module Power supply module Base unit Q3 B A multiple CPU version of the Q series training machines is composed of two CPUs. Parameters need to be set in GX Developer to enable multiple CPUs to operate.
Chapter 1 What is the GOT? 1.1 About the GOT The GOT (Graphic Operation Terminal) can be used as an electronic operation panel that enables such as switch operation, lamp display, data display, and message display on the monitor screen, which had been conventionally implemented with a control box.
1.3 GOT features (1) With its 256 colors, the color screen provides a sharp, clear display that yields a vivid, top quality image. Further, with the multi-color display board, 65,536-color display is available. (For GT15 only) (2) With a memory card, high-speed data transfer of OS and screen data between personal computer and GOT is available.
(7) Parts overlay (Layer function) With the layer function, parts(objects/figures) can be superimposed, which increases design flexibility. For example, fluctuating numeric values and graphs, trend graphs and bar graphs, image data and pointers can be superimposed and displayed together. Front layer Back layer Actual view (8) Expressive font variation...
1.5 Applicable connection type between the GOT and the PLC CPU The GOT can perform monitoring by connecting it to the PLC using the following connection types. Therefore, the connection type suitable for the system configuration or usage can be selected.
(4) MELSECNET/10 connection GOT can be connected to the network as a normal station of the MELSECNET/10 (PLC to PLC network). The cyclic data of the MELSECNET/10 (PLC to PLC network) and devices of the PLC CPU within the same network can be monitored. Optical loop system Coaxial bus system QCPU...
(7) Applicable connections with third party PLCs GOT can be connected to third party PLCs. The system construction without regarding to PLC manufacture is available. Refer to the product catalogue or manual about PLC models that can be connected. (8) Connection to equipment other than the PLC ●...
1.6 Equipments required for using GOT The equipment required to connect the GOT to the PLC CPU is shown below. USB cable, RS-232 cable Memory card, Ethernet cable Connection cable Screen data transfer Connection PLC CPU The Ethernet communication unit is necessary to connect via an Ethernet cable.
Personal computer The personal computer is for creating and downloading the GOT1000 screen data. Item Description ® PC/AT compatible personal computer on which Windows will operate ® ® Microsoft Windows 98 operating system English version ® ® Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition operating system English version ®...
GT Works2 and GT Designer2 (CD-ROM) Product Name GT Works2 GT Designer2 Products included Version Version GT Designer2 Creates screens for the GOT1000 series and GOT900 series. Enables to operate as the GOT-A900 series on the personal computer.(The License key or License FD is required to use this GT SoftGOT2 software.) Enables the simulation of GOT-A900 series or GOT1000 series...
Chapter 2 GOT Operation GOT enables reading and writing to PLC CPU device memory (bit, word) with the switches, lamp display, numerical display/input, message display, etc. on the GOT screen. 2.1 Summary of operation With GT Designer2, display pane figures called objects: —such as the switch figure, lamp figure, and numerical display, etc., —are pasted on the GOT screen.
<Action description> (1) While the touch switch "Operation" on the (GOT) (PLC CPU) GOT is being touched, the bit device “M0” has Touch. Turns ON. been ON. Operation Lamp Operation Stop Data 0 K123 (2) When the bit device "M0" turns ON, the bit (PLC CPU) (GOT) device "Y10"...
2.2 Entering numerical values into PLC CPU 2.2.1 Numerical input function The function that writes an arbitrary numerical value into a specified word device. While not inputting the numerical value, current value of the numerical input has been displayed. The Key window of the GOT is used to input numerical values. Input the numerical value by displaying the below key window whose is prepared in GOT.
2.2.2 How to operate numerical input Touch the numerical input to be input. D100 100 D200 100 Input the numerical value on the key window to be displayed. To store the value, touch RET key. D100 200 D200 100 The input numerical value is reflected (D100: 100 → 200), and the key window is closed.
2.3 Switching the screen to be displayed 2.3.1 The screen type The GOT1000 comprises the following screen types. s c r e e n 1 o n s ta tu s P r o d u c ti B 3 4 8 A 1 2 5 4 Base screen s c r e e n 1...
Remarks • Maximum of 32767 screens of both the base screen and the window screen can be created. Maximum of 4096 base screens and 1024 window screens can be displayed on the GOT. • Refer to GT Designer2 Version2 Screen Design Manual chapter 2 for settings including window screen display position.
2.3.3 Base screen switching with the sequence program GOT display screen is switched when the screen switching device value is written with the sequence program. Example: When the switching device for base screen is D0 Sequence program example Screen No. 6 MOV K2 Data 2 1234...
2.3.4 Base screen switching with the touch switch GOT display screen is switched when the screen switching device value is written with the touch switch. Example: In the case of device for base screen switching: D0 Screen No. 5 Operation lamp No.10 Touch switch setting Operation setting: Base switching...
2.3.5 Window screen display and switching The window screen is displayed by writing the same No. as the window No. of the screen to be displayed into the switching device used in overlap windows 1, 2. Two types of writing in the screen switching device are available : writing with the sequence program, and writing with the GOT touch switch.
Chapter 3 About GT Designer2 3.1 About GT Designer2 The screens displayed in the GOT are designed with the GT Designer2. Drawing is to place or set figures and objects on the GT Designer 2 screen. The created screens and system data required for GOT operation are transferred to the GOT by GT Designer2.
(1) Easy understanding of the overall project (workspace) The overall project settings are displayed in a tree structure. It is convenient to confirm the settings, to check progress of work, and to copy the screen. (2) Management of objects according to application (category) The overall project settings are displayed in a tree structure according to application (category).
(7) Easy confirmation of images with preview. Display images that are the same as those for GOT (language switching, security level changing, object ON/OFF setting, etc.) can be displayed and confirmed with GT Designer2. Example: Switch the language Comment Group Column No. Select column No.
3.3 How to use the online manual The online manual is contained in the product CD-ROM in PDF data. ® ® ® To view the PDF data, Adobe Acrobat Reader must have been installed in the personal computer. 3.3.1 Reading the online manual from the product CD-ROM (1) Operation procedures 1) Click GT Manual 1000 in the GT Manual Menu.
Remarks The online manual can be viewed from the Start menu or GT Designer2 Help after installation of the GT Manual to the personal computer. Refer to the next page for how to view it from Help. (GT series) Click. 3 - 5...
[Index] The GT Designer2 version can be confirmed. [About GTD2...] [Connect to Connects to the Mitsubishi Electric FA Equipment Technology MELFANSweb...] Information Service MELFANSweb. (2) PDF manual viewing procedure (only when selecting [Index]) After the (1) operation, the following screen is displayed, click the manual to be referenced.
Chapter 4 From GOT Screen Creation up to the Test 4.1 Preparation before using the GOT The procedures up to monitor the PLC by the GOT is described in this section. Install the GT Designer2 software package (refer to the GT Designer2 Version2 Basic Operation/Data Transfer Manual). Create project data (GT Designer2).
4.2 Screen creation 4.2.1 Project creation Projects comprise all the data and settings displayed in one GOT. The screens displayed in the GOT and connection method with the PLC are set in a project wizard. In this section, the settings for the type of GOT used for training and the type of PLC connected to the GOT are described.
(1) System settings for GOT The GOT type to be used and the color are set. When the left screen appears, set the GOT type and the color as follows. GOT type: GT15**-S (800 × 600) Color setting: 256 colors After the selection is made, click the Next button.
(From previous page) When the left screen appears, set the communication driver as follows. Communication driver: Bus connection Q <Note: Always change default setting from "A/QnA/QCPU, QJ71C24" to Bus connection Q. > • There are two types of bus connection communication drivers.
(From previous page) 10) The left screen is displayed. Confirm the settings. Click the Next button. (3) Setting of Screen Switch Device The device for switching the screens displayed on GOT is set. (The settings made here can be changed later.) Refer to section 4.2.3 for details on screen switching device settings.
(From previous page) (4) Screen property The base screen is created. The Screen Property dialog box is displayed. Set the base screen1 title. Enter a character string as the screen name. Enter "Base Screen" here. Click the OK button. Base screen1 is created. The screen is ready for drawing.
4.2.2 Communication Settings Point Settings described in this section are not required when settings are made on the new project wizard (Section 4.2.1). The GOT and PLC CPU communication settings are performed. When the GOT is used first, set the channel No. of the communication interface and the communication driver, and download the settings to the GOT.
(From previous page) (3) When the left screen appears, check [Use Communication Settings]. With the Communication Settings, perform the following settings. Standard I/F Settings Settings performed communication interface on the GOT (Standard I/F-1:R-232, Standard I/F-2:USB). • CH No. ···· Select a CH No. that matches the usage.
(From previous page) • CH No. ····· Select a CH No. that matches the usage. : not used 1 to 4 : FA device, for microcomputer settings (settings to match the channel No. for connecting the controller) * : Gateway function, for Ethernet download •...
Point Settings including QCPU (Q mode) Stage No. and Slot No. With a bus connection, the PLC CPU recognizes the GOT as a 16 I/O point intelligent function module. A free PLC CPU I/O slot is allocated to the GOT, but when the PLC CPU connected is a QCPU, no free basic base/extended base I/O slot can be allocated.
4.2.3 Screen switching device settings This section explains screen switching device settings. Set the base screen switching device to "D0", and the Overlap window1 screen switching device to "D1". Click [Common] – [System Environment] menu. The System Environment dialog box is displayed.
(From the previous page) The screen switches. Click the Dev… button and set the base screen screen switching device. The device dialog box is displayed. Click and set to "D". Click and set to "0". After settings are completed, click the OK button.
Remarks • Screen switching device settings With the screen switching device, refer to the following to set the devices to be used. GOT internal device (GD) It is recommended to use this device only for switching the screen with the touch switch (screen switching switch).
4.2.4 Data reading In this section, training is performed using screen data prepared beforehand. (Specific creation methods for screen data are explained in chapter 5.) Remarks The settings for the data to be read, "school.GTE", are the same as the settings described in sections 4.2.1 and 4.2.2.
(From previous page) When the dialog box appears, click , and then click "3½ Floppy [A:]". Select the file format of the screen data file to be opened. Select the "GT Designer2 Files (*.GTD, *.GTE)" . Select school.GTE Click the Open button. The screen data is read.
4.2.5 Saving the project data This section explains operations to save the created project data. This section explains with an example of saving to a floppy disk (A drive). Click on the [Project] – [Save As] menu. When the dialog box appears, click , and then click "3½...
4.3 Data transfer (PC to GOT) This section explains procedures for writing data created on GT Designer2 to the GOT. 4.3.1 Connection from PC to GOT Connect the PC and GOT. Notebook PC To USB To USB connector connector Remarks To connect the personal computer and GOT, RS-232 or Ethernet can be used in addition to the USB cable.
4.3.2 About data types transferred to the GOT To operate the GOT, it is necessary to transfer the following types of data to the GOT. Data type Outline Data transfer timing The program needed to control GOT hardware, and during •...
4.3.3 Communication settings Settings for communication between the PC and the GOT are performed. Click on the [Communication] – [Communication configuration…] menu. When the dialog box appears, set the Communication configuration dialog box communication type to "USB". (In training, to connect the PC and GOT with the USB cable) Click the OK button.
4.3.4 OS installation This section explains operations for installing the communication driver and OS in the GOT as preparation before monitoring. This section explains with an example. Point The GOT does not include the monitor OS for monitoring or the driver for communication.
(From previous page) When the button is clicked, OS installation is executed. After OS installation is completed, click the Close button to close the dialog box. Point (1) Installing the OS If the Standard monitor OS is not installed in the GOT (Boot OS is installed at time of shipment), install the Communication drivers, Extended functions OS, and Option OS after installing the Standard monitor OS.
4.3.5 Screen data download This section explains operations for downloading the created screen data to the GOT. Click on the [Communication] – [To/From GOT] menu. The dialog box appears and the project configuration is displayed as a tree. 1) Project Download - > GOT: The project configuration is displayed as a tree.
(From previous page) Check "Delete all old data in Project folder". When there is already screen data downloaded on the GOT, do not download the screen data described in this section. Select the data to be downloaded on the GOT. Click the Select All button to download all the data.
4.4 Connection to PLC CPU (bus connection) 4.4.1 Bus connection unit mounting For bus communication, a bus connection unit must be mounted to the GOT. This section explains the installation procedures for the bus communication unit onto the GOT. Power OFF the GOT. Remove the expansion unit covers (I/F-1 side and I/F-2 side) of the GOT rear face.
4.4.2 Connecting the cable This section explains connection procedures for connecting the GOT and PLC CPU with the bus connection cable. Power OFF the PLC CPU and GOT. Connect the bus connection cable to the PLC module. Connect the bus connection cable to the bus connector (IN side) on the bus connection unit mounted on the GOT.
4.5 Checking that GOT is communicating normally with the PLC 4.5.1 Checking the OS With the GT Designer2, check that the OS is properly installed on the GOT. Click on the [Communication] – [To/From GOT] menu. When the Communicate with GOT dialog box appears, click the [Drive Information] tab.
4.5.2 Checking that the GOT recognizes the connected equipment Check, that the GOT recognizes the connected equipment with the GOT utility. To avoid problems, always perform checks. Power ON the GOT. When the screen downloaded in section 4.3.3 appears, touch the screen as shown on the Utility call keys left.
Point When the target communication driver is not set, perform one of the following operations. (1) Change the communication driver settings 1) Touch the Channel - Driver assign button in the "Communication Settings" screen. 2) In the "Channel - Driver assign" screen, touch the Change assignment button.
4.5.3 System alarm The system alarm is a function used to display error codes and error messages when error occurs in the PLC, GOT, servo amplifier, communication system, etc. Error messages displayed in the system alarm do not need to be registered. (They are registered in GOT.) If the system alarm is set in the screen beforehand, displaying system alarm allows a user to check how the error occurred and its cause.
Executing the monitor Operate the screen downloaded to the GOT, and monitor the PLC. GOT Operation Image Lamp is lit when Y70 is turned ON. Displays the value of D100. Lamp is lit when Y71 is turned ON. Adds to the value of D100. Turn Y71 OFF.
(2) Monitoring/changing the word device (D100) values Each time the Numeral Increase switch is touched, the D100 value increases. When the Set Numeral switch is touched, the D100 value is set. (3) Displaying the error message Power OFF the training machine and power OFF the PLC.
Chapter 5 Drawing Fundamentals This Chapter 5 explains how to create screens on the GOT. The screen data created in this chapter works with the sequence program described in section 5.11. [Screens to be created] Screens to be created in this chapter and a summary of screen switching are as follows: "...
5.1 Before creating the screen 5.1.1 Operations before creating the screen Set the project using the New Project Wizard in the following manner: (1) System Settings for GOT GOT Type: GT15**-S (800 x 600) Color Settings: 256 colors (2) Confirmation Controller: MELSEC-Q (multiple) / Q motion I/F: Extended I/F (first stage) Communication driver: Bus connection/Q...
5.1.2 Figure drawing This section describes how to draw figures and how to edit the figures arranged on the screen. (1) Types of drawable figures The following figures can be drawn on GT Designer2: Shape Drawing example Operation Procedures • (Line) Line •...
(2) Drawing line, rectangle, and circle This section describes how to draw a line using an example. Click on the toolbar (Figure). Drawing rectangle: Click Drawing circle: Click Click the left mouse button at the starting point Start point for drawing a line. Drag and move the cursor to the end point.
(3) Drawing polygon and line free form This section describes how to draw a polygon using an example. Click on the toolbar (Figure). Drawing line free form: Click Click the left mouse button at the starting point Start point for drawing a polygon. End point Drag and move the cursor to the second Start point...
(From previous page) Click the left mouse button at the third vertex. Start point Repeat this procedure to increase the number of vertexes. Third point Second point Double-click at the last vertex to form a Start point polygon. Last point Third Second point point...
(4) Drawing arc and sector This section describes how to draw an arc using an example. Click on the toolbar (Figure). Drawing sector: Click Click the left mouse button at the starting point Start point for drawing an arc. Drag and move the cursor to the end point. Start point Release the left mouse button.
(From previous page) Drag and move the cursor to define the Start point of arc starting point of arc. Click the mouse to determine the starting Start point of arc point of arc. Drag and move the cursor to define the end point of arc.
(5) Text settings This section describes how to set a text (input a text). Click on the toolbar (Figure). Click the left mouse button at the starting point for placing a text. The dialog box is displayed. Start the font - end processor (FEP) used to enter Japanese characters.
(From previous page) Enter a character string. Enter "GOT1000 series" here. After entering the character string, click the OK button. The character string is displayed. 5 - 10...
(6) Selecting data for editing This section describes how to select the desired figure/object for editing. Click on the toolbar (Main). To select data, first click the left mouse button Start point at the starting point to drag and move the cursor to the end point, and then release the left mouse button to include all the data necessary.
(7) Changing attribute Change the attribute of the created figure on the property sheet. This section describes how to change the color for a circle using an example. Select the figure. Change the attribute on the property sheet. Change the pattern figure color of a circle from black to white.
To change attributes other than the pattern figure color, use the following items of the property sheet. Line Style Select a line style of the figure. Line Width Select a line width. Line Color Select a line color. Fill Pattern Select a filling pattern for the figure.
(8) Size change This section describes how to expand/reduce the size of figure/object. Select a figure/object of which the size needs to be changed. Click the left mouse button on the handle ( ) on the direction to which the figure is expanded/reduced, and then drag the cursor.
(9) Moving selected data This section describes how to move the figure/object. Select the figure/object to be moved. Move the cursor to the figure/object to be moved to change the cursor shape into Click the left mouse button and drag the figure/object to the desired position.
(10) Cutting/copying and pasting selected data This section describes how to cut, copy, and paste the figure/object. (a) Cut and paste Select the desired figure/object. For cutting, click on the toolbar (Main) (for copying, click Point • Similar operations can also be performed by using the following keys cut/copy can also be performed by using the following keys.
(b) Pasting This section describes how to paste the cut or copied figure/object using an example. Click on the toolbar (Main). As a frame for display range appears, move it to the desired position. Click the mouse button to paste the cut figure/object.
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window No. 1 5.2 Text settings This section describes how to create actual screens. The following characters will be placed on Base Screen No.1. Create a font for name and unit in setting texts (standard font, 16-dot standard font, etc.).
(3) Set the attributes for the entered characters. In [Text Style], the text display format can be selected. Standard: Bold: Solid: Raised: In [Font], one of the followings can be selected: Font type/Image 8 dots (Gothic) 12 dot Standard (Gothic) Standard font 16 dot Standard (Mincho/Gothic)
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window No. 1 5.3 Numerical input/numerical display settings This function is used to display or write the data stored in the devices of the controller. In this section, create a numerical display showing the operating time, and a numerical input for entering the planned operating time.
Remarks (1) Placement of object The cursor changes to the placement mode (+) when the menu/icon for setting an object is selected. By clicking the mouse on the drawing screen on object is placed. To place the same type of object in a row, repeat clicking the mouse. The placement mode can be cancelled by using the right click, or key.
(2) Making basic settings Select "16-bit" for [Data Size]. Click the Dev... button. Set "D10" for [Device]. After setting is completed, click the OK button. (3) Setting the display format (to handle decimal number in a range of 0 - 9999) Set [Format] to "Signed Decimal".
(4) Making settings on the screen figure drawing screen, create characters for title and unit. This completes the settings of the numerical input. 5 - 23...
5.3.2 Numerical display settings Making the settings of numerical display (D20) (1) Click on the toolbar (Object), and then click any place in the drawing screen. (2) Double-click the numerical display, and make the settings as follows: (the same procedures as those described in section 5.3.1) Set "D20"...
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window No. 1 5.4 Lamp display settings This function is used to turn on/off the lamp depending on the bit device condition (on/off) or the value of word device. In this section, create a lamp display which turns on when Y7A is ON. Lamp display Y7A: Lamp is lit when it is turned ON.
(From previous page) As the [Library Image List] dialog box appears, click "12 CNF006_G". (Clicking the button displays the image name.) On the screen, click the mouse button to place the lamp. (2) Lamp display settings Set [Device] to "Y7A". When setting is done, click the OK button.
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window 5.5 Touch switch settings No. 1 Make the settings for the switches which behave as follows when touched. • Bit Switch : Turns bit device ON/OFF when touched. • Go To Screen Switch : Switches base screen/window screen when touched. Bit switch Turns N10 ON.
(2) Bit switch settings Click the Dev... button in [Switch Action]. As the [Device] dialog box appears, set the device to "M10". After setting is completed, click the OK button. Select [Action]. [Action] determines how the bit device will behave when touched. "Set": turns ON when touched "Reset": turns OFF when touched "Alternate": toggles ON/OFF when touched...
(3) Setting a display style Click the Others... button of [Shape] in [Display Style]. As the Image List dialog box appears, select the figure "10 square_10". After setting is completed, click the OK button. (Next page) 5 - 29...
(From previous page) Set the display style for OFF as follows: [Frame]: dark aqua [Switch]: dark blue [Background]: black [Pattern]: After setting is completed, click the ON button to set the display style of ON. Set the display style of ON in the same way as that of OFF.
(4) Creating other bit switches Create a new switch by copying and pasting the switch created in step 2. Copy and paste a switch as described below. Click the source switch and select it. Click on the toolbar (Main). Click on the toolbar (Main).
Create two switches as described in (5) above. Change the settings of switch created by copying/pasting as follows: Switch name Setting items Set data Operation Reset Operation setting (M10) Color (the Line stop Frame yellow same color for switch OFF/ON) Color (the Switch dark yellow...
5.6 Operation check 1 Display the download screen of the project (select the [Communication] → [To/From GOT...] menu). After checking [Delete all old data in Project folder] in the [Project Download → GOT] tab, click the Download button to download all the data to the GOT. Reset the PLC CPU using the RESET key switch, and then switch to RUN.
(3) Test 3 Perform the following tests in screen No. 1. Test object Line stop Operating time Operation lamp switch (numerical display) Item It is touched while Touch operation the operation lamp ————— ————— is on. The switch is Screen state The lamp is off.
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window No. 1 5.7 Comment display settings Two types of messages (comments) are displayed depending on the condition of devices. Describes the line operation (Y7B: ON/OFF) of comment display in the form of comment. With Y7B ON, "line in operation"...
(2) Comment display (word) It is the function to display the comment corresponding to word device value. D100 D100 D100 Pro. line con. Pro. line con. Pro. line con. Conv. st. During oper. Completed Display comment of Display comment of Display comment of comment No.1 comment No.10...
5.7.2 Comment display settings by bit device (1) Click on the toolbar (Object) to place a comment on the object screen. (2) Comment display function settings Double-click the comment box placed on the object screen. The Bit comment (bit) dialog box is displayed. Click the Dev...
(From previous page) 12) Set comments to be displayed when the device is ON. Enter "Line in operation". 13) Select green for [Text]. 14) Click the OK button. Point (1) A comment can be created with 1 to 512 characters. (2) Comments can be created on multiple lines.
(3) Settings on object screen Adjust the size of object frame so that all the comments are displayed. Create a frame for the comments. As the cursor changes to a re-sizing cursor when it is moved over to the handle, click the left mouse button and drag it to the desired size for displaying.
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window No. 1 5.8 Window screen creation Create a screen displayed over the base screen. Window screen No. 1 is displayed in Overlap window 1 here. Displays the clock. (1) Making the settings of screen switch device Select the [Common] - [System Environment] menu.
(2) Creating window screen Select the [Screen] - [New Screen] - [Window Screen] menu. Enter "Sub screen" for [Screen Name]. As a dialog box appears, check that the "Window Screen" is selected on [Screen Type]. Click the OK button. Window screen No. 1 is displayed on the screen. 5 - 41...
(3) Setting the time displayed on the window screen The current date and time is displayed on the GOT. Click on the toolbar (Object). Move the cursor and click in the upper left point for displaying the clock. Click the right mouse button to complete positioning.
Point (1) Date and time displayed by time display function The time display function represents the date and time of the GOT maintained by the internal clock function. The clock function sets the clock to be used as standard for adjusting the time between the GOT and PLC CPU.
Screen Screen No. 1 No. 2 Window 5.9 System alarm settings No. 1 Create Base Screen No. 2 and set the system alarm. Refer to section 4.5.3 for details for system alarms. The following screen will be created in Base Screen No.2. Creates a title with text.
(From previous page) Window screen No. 2 is displayed on the screen. (2) Setting a system alarm. Click on the toolbar (Object) to place a system alarm on the object screen. Double-click the system alarm which has been placed. The System Alarm dialog box is displayed. Set shape for the system alarm.
(3) Adjust the system alarm size. Adjust the size of system alarm so that all the system alarms are displayed. Position the cursor over the handle, click and drag it to the desired size for displaying the system alarm. When the object and shape are adjusted, adjustment is completed.
Remarks (2) Misalignment of object and figure (a) Centering the object in the figure Right click on the object to be realigned. Right-click the mouse and select [Centering] in menu. (b) Moving the object to any position within the figure The position of object and shape can be changed separately as instructed below.
(4) Creating a title text for the system alarm Enter "System alarm" in Text. 5 - 48...
5.9.2 Go to screen switch settings Create a switch which can switch a base screen to another or display a window screen by touch operation. (1) Placing a Go To Screen Switch. Display Base Screen No. 1. Select the [Object] - [Switch] - [Go To Screen Switch] menu.
(3) Setting the display (figure, color) of Go To Screen Switch. Set the Display Style of Go To Screen Switch as follows: "Shape": 10 square_10 (specified in Others...) [Frame]: white [Switch]: Gray [Background]: black [Pattern]: In the [Text/Lamp] tab, set the text to be displayed in the switch as follows: [Font]: 12dot Standard [Text]: black...
(4) Create Go To Screen Switch which displays Window Screen No. 1. Copy and paste the Go To Screen Switch to Base Screen No. 2 created above. Make the settings of display and operation for the copied Go To Screen Switch as follows: Setting items Set data...
5.10 Operation check 2 Display the download screen of the project, and download all the data to the GOT. Reset the PLC CPU using the RESET key switch, and then switch to RUN. Check if the comment display in screen No.1 is properly displayed, and that the overlap window (Window Screen No.
(3) Test 3 Perform the following tests in screen No. 1. Test object Line stop switch Comment display Item It is touched while the Touch operation ————— operation lamp is on. Comment "Line stopped" Screen state The switch is pressed. appears.
(6) Test 6 Perform the following tests in screen No. 2. Test object Control screen switch Item Touch operation Touch Screen state Switch to Base Screen No. 1. Result of → Write device operation Read device ————— (7) Test 7 Perform the following tests in screen No.
(9) Test 9 Perform the following tests in screen No. 1. Test object Window screen Item Touch operation Touch x in the upper right corner. Screen state Window screen No. 1 closes. Result of → Write device operation Read device —————...
5.12 Method for checking devices using the created screen data To identify the device used for the created screen data, the Device List function of GT Designer2 will be useful. Display a list of devices used for the screen data created during this training here. A device list can be displayed in either one of the following two ways: •...
Chapter 6 About Debug This chapter describes the debug function used for troubleshooting and maintenance of the PLC system. 6.1 Extended Function and Option OS The Extended function OS or the Option OS is the function enabled by installing the option function board, or the extended function OS/option OS in the GOT.
Function Name Description Function to monitor and change the data of intelligent function Intelligent module monitor function module buffer memory using a dedicated screen Function for displaying/editing sequence program read out from List editor for MELSEC-A ACPU in the list mode Function to display / edit the sequence program read out from the List editor for MELSEC-FX FXCPU in the list mode...
6.2 Training screen creation Add the following Base Screen No. 3 to the screen created in chapter 5. Base Screen No. 3 Numerical display Displays the operation time of line in seconds. (D30,D31,D32,D33,D34) Bit lamp Bit lamp Turns on during line operation Lit if the operating display (M33) exceeds 8 hours (N34).
(From previous page) Place the numerical display, and make the settings as follows: [Basic tab] (3) (2) Device: D30 Number of display digits: 1 Size: 2×2 Copy and paste the numerical display created in 2), and make the settings as follows: (1) Device setting "D31"...
Copy and paste the touch switch created in section 5.5, change the width size, and make the settings as follows: [Basic tab] Device: M31 Operation: Alternate Switch color (when it is ON): red [Text/Lamp tab] Text: Preparation Copy OFF → ON Lamp function: Bit, M31 [Operating Condition] Trigger Type: OFF...
6.2.3 Training device list and sequence program (1) Training device list Device Signal name Device Signal name operation operation Preparation 1 sec Operation/Stop 10 secs Operating 1 min 8 hours have elapsed. 10 mins 1 hour Timer D100 Base screen switching D200 Window screen switching R: Reading W: Writing...
6.3 Ladder monitor function 6.3.1 About the ladder monitor function (1) Features This is the function to monitor PLC CPU programs in the ladder diagram format. Switching the display format (decimal number/hexadecimal number) or displaying the device comment (comment written to the PLC CPU) is possible. It is also possible to search for a contact causing a malfunction, which may lead to a reduction of factor analysis time.
(3) Hardware and OS required for ladder monitor The following hardware and OS are required to use the ladder monitor. Capacity for user area Required option function board Extended function /Option OS (calculated value for data capacity) One of the followings: GT15- QFNB MELSEC-Q/QnA GT15- QFNB16M...
6.3.2 Operation check (1) Perform the following operation checks for screen No.3 created in section 6.2. (1) Test Perform the following tests in screen No. 3. Test object Operation Item Touch operation Touch Ready, and then touch Operation/Stop. (Under normal conditions) The Operating lamp turns ON, and the operating time starts counting.
6.3.3 Method for starting the ladder monitor function Touch the upper left and upper right corners Utility call keys Simultaneous 2-point touch on the GOT monitor screen at the same time. When the utility is displayed, touch [Main Menu] → [Debug & self check]. Touch [Debug].
(From previous page) Touch [Ladder Monitor]. Touch NO when the screen as shown left appears. Otherwise, go to step 7). Touch YES when the screen as shown left appears. (Next page) 6 - 11...
(From previous page) The channel setting window appears. (1) Displays the names of communication drivers installed in the GOT. (2) The channel No. is fixed to "1". Touch to move the cursor to network No. Set the network No. to . 10) Set the station No.
(From previous page) 13) When the drive selection window appears, enter  in the drive (applicable memory) and touch the Enter key. 14) As a list of files in the program memory appears, select the ladder to be read using the down/up arrow keys (↑,↓).
(From previous page) 19) The sequence program is displayed, and the ladder monitor function becomes available. 6.3.4 Method for factor search operation The factor search function searches the ladder for the conductive/non-conductive status of the contact point that turned on or off the coil when the ladder is monitored. This section explains the operation procedures.
(From previous page) When the Menu window appears, touch the Xref. key. Touch the M key for the device name to select it, and touch to move the cursor. Set the device number to "33". Touch the Enter key. A search for the device begins, and the research result is displayed.
6.3.5 Training screen modification Check the settings of touch switch (Operation/Stop) that turns on M31. Check settings touch switch (Operation/Stop) for Base Screen No.3. M35 was mistakenly assigned, instead of M32, for the device to be turned ON. Change the settings of the Operation/Stop switch as follows: [Basic tab] Device: M35 →...
6.4 System monitor function 6.4.1 About the system monitor function (1) Features This function is able to monitor and test the devices of the PLC CPU, and the buffer memory of intelligent function modules. (2) Monitoring method available with system monitor function Monitoring method Description The device monitor is a function to register devices to be monitored in...
(4) Hardware and OS required for system monitor function The following hardware and OS are required to use the system monitor. Capacity for user area Required option Extended function / (calculated value for data function board option OS capacity) System monitor —...
(From previous page) Touch [System Monitor]. When the channel setting window appears, touch the "1" key. The functional change menu of system monitor is displayed. 6 - 19...
6.4.3 Operation check (device monitor operation) In this section, the following operation checks are performed regarding the training screen created in section 6.2 using the device monitor of the system monitor function. Numerical display Displays the operation time of line in seconds. Bit lamp Lit if the operating display exceeds 8 hours.
(From previous page) Touch the ENTRY key. When the device registration screen appears, touch the key, move the cursor to the device name, and touch "D". Touch the key, and move the cursor to the device number. Set the device number to "30". Touch the Enter key.
(From previous page) 10) When registration is complete, return to the device registration screen. 11) Touch the AC key to clear the device value. 12) Set the device number to "31" and touch the Enter key to register the device. 13) Repeat the procedures for devices "D32", "D33", and "D34".
(2) Operation procedure for test operation Touch the SET key on the device monitor screen. Touch the TEST key. When the Test menu screen appears, touch the VALUE 16 key. When the setting key window appears, make the settings as follows and touch the Enter key.
(From previous page) Touch the key, and move the cursor to the device number. Make the settings as follows and touch the Enter key. Device name: "D" Device number: "31" Value: "5" Repeat the procedures, and, set the value of "D32" to "9", set the value of "D33"...
(From previous page) 11) Touch the END key. 12) When the Main menu screen appears, touch 6 - 25...
(3) Operation check Display Base screen No. 3. Check that the operating time indicates 7:59:50. Touch the Preparation switch, and then touch the Operation/Stop switch to start counting the operating time. When the operating time exceeds 8 hours, check if the lamp turns ON. 6 - 26...
Appendix Appendix 1 Alarm history display function Appendix 1.1 About the alarm This is the function to display the user-created comment, and an error of GOT, PLC, and network as an alarm message. This chapter explains the functions that display following alarms. (1) Alarm types The GOT can detect the alarms as shown below.
(1) Alarm function types There are two types of alarm: alarm function and advanced alarm function. The advanced alarm function, an extended function of alarm, is only used with the GT15. × : Function : No Function Alarm Types Display Method User- Displays by Function Name...
Appendix 1.2 About the alarm history display function (1) The alarm history display function The alarm occurrence time and comments are stored and displayed in a history list when conditions of the device specified for alarm detection are met (Bit OFF to ON/word device range).
(2) Alarm collection mode Select either of the two collection modes, historical mode or cumulative mode. • Historical mode In this mode, alarm contents are added to the memory built-in on GOT each time alarms occur. (Each alarm occurrence is added to the history.) Up to the following number of alarms can be stored depending on the units: •...
(4) Restrictions and setting positions when using this function Only one set device and its device name can be monitored for each project. Although an alarm history display function can be set for each object in each base screen, the device being monitored is all the same. X0: ON Monitor device X1: ON...
When the number of alarms occurred has exceeded the upper limit (when the collection mode is "Historical") In the case where "When number of alarm occurrences exceeds set value, delete oldest alarm occurrences" was check-marked on the Option (common) tab, if the number of alarms occurred has exceeded the upper limit, the older alarms are deleted from the oldest one.
Appendix 1.3 Settings screen example This section describes screen setting examples that display detailed information using window screens by touching the error messages for bit device ON state (error state), such as "Comment No.1 to No.4", "Occurred Date", "Time", or "Restored Time", or the occurrence Message on the alarm history screen when the bit devices "X2 to X5"...
Appendix 1.4 Alarm history display function settings (1) Select the [Object] - [Alarm History] menu. (2) Placement of alarm history display 1) Move the cursor to the desired position where the alarm history to be placed, and click the mouse button. 2) Double-click the alarm history display which has been placed.
(3) Settings for alarm history display ([Basic]/[Frame]/[Option] tab) Set the display format (number of rows/frame for alarm) for alarm history display specified for each base screen. Set "16 x 0" for [Space]. Set "Oldest" for [sort setting]. Check [One Touch] when window screen is used for detail display.
Appendix 1.5 Alarm history display function switch settings Set the touch switches used for displaying/moving the cursor for alarm history display and detail display of alarm contents. (1) Place a touch switch for alarm history display on the screen. Set the touch switch for alarm history display by reading it out from the GT Designer2 library since it is registered there.
(2) Settings and functions of touch switch for alarm history display The type of touch switch for alarm history display can be changed with the value of [Key Code] of touch switch. The following describes the procedures for changing the functions of the touch switch for alarm history pasted in the previous page.
The types and the key codes for touch switches for alarm history display are listed in the following table. Switch name Functions Key code Show cursor Show cursor FFB0 Hide cursor Hide cursor FFB1 Move upward Move cursor upward (add page break when cursor is hidden) FFB2 Move downward Move cursor downward (add page break when cursor is hidden)
Remarks A touch switch for alarm history display can be created using the touch switch (key code switch) for key code. With a key code switch, the key code is automatically set when the desired function is selected. Touch switch (key code switch) Appendix 13...
Appendix 1.6 Detail display window screen creation Creating window screens No. 2 to No.5 for detail display. Select the [Screen] - [New Screen] - [Window Screen] menu. The Screen Property dialog box is displayed. Set [Screen Number] to "2". Click the OK button. Window screen No.2 is displayed on the screen.
(From previous page) Repeat steps 1) to 6) to create Window Window Screen No. 3 Screen No.3 to Window Screen No.5 as shown in the left. This completes the setting of switch for alarm history display. Window Screen No. 4 Window Screen No.
Appendix 1.7 Operation check Download all the data to the GOT from the download screen of monitor data. Reset the PLC CPU using the RESET key switch, and then switch to RUN. Check if the alarm history display function of Screen No.4 works properly here. (1) Test 1 Perform the following tests in screen No.4.
Appendix 2 Data transfer to GOT by memory card It is possible to download the OS installation data and the screen data from a memory card to the GOT by writing the OS and project data to the card. Use of memory card to transfer data to GOT conveniently eliminates the necessity to carry the personal computer and cable when downloading the project to multiple GOTs.
Memory → GOT The data can be installed/downloaded into the GOT in either of the following two methods. • How to Install while the GOT is powered ON Refer to the GT Designer2 Version2 Basic Operation/Data Transfer Manual for the installation method. •...
Appendix 3 About the FA transparent function The FA transparent function allows the sequence programs of the Mitsubishi PLC to be read, written and monitored via GOT when the GOT is connected both to Mitsubishi GOT and to a personal computer. Debugging, starting up, and adjustment of the sequence program can be carried out through the USB port equipped in front of GOT, which requires no cumbersome steps like panel opening or reconnection of cables.
Appendix 3.2 Procedures up to accessing This section describes the system configurations using the following connection examples: • Connection between the PC and GOT: USB connection • Connection between GOT and PLC: Bus connection The following shows the procedure before accessing. Connect the GOT to a Mitsubishi PLC.
(2) Cable connection Connection method for bus connection cable Connect the bus connection cable to the bus connection unit on the GOT. Connection method for USB cable Connect the USB cable to the USB interface on the GOT. (3) Access the PLC by GX Developer. The following describes the procedures for monitoring the PLC by GX Developer using the FA transparent function.
(From previous page) Set [Connection Setup]. PC side I/F: Serial USB PLC side I/F: PLC module 3), 4) Other station: No specification Double-click [CPU module] of PLC side I/F to display [PLC side I/F Detailed setting of PLC module]. Check [via GOT(Bus) transparent mode] in [PLC side I/F Detailed setting of CPU module], and click the OK button.
(b) Monitoring PLC by GX Developer In GX Developer, select the [Online] → [Monitor] → [Monitor Mode] menu. Monitoring of PLC starts. Appendix 23...
Appendix 3.3 About the restrictions This section describes the restrictions of the FA transparent function. Refer to the GOT1000 Series Connection Manual and GT Designer2 Version2 Screen Design Manual for details on the specifications and cautions in using the FA transparent function.
(4) Software available on one personal computer When multiple kinds of software are activated on one personal computer, only one of them is available for communications using the FA transparent function. Do not concurrently perform any communications using the FA transparent function.
Appendix 4 Boot OS installation This section describes the procedures for installing the Boot OS in the GOT. Point (1) Boot OS is installed in the GOT at factory shipment so installation is not usually necessary. However, if functions not supported by the Boot OS version are used in the GOT (such as the version upgrade function of GT Designer2, etc.), Boot OS must be upgraded.
Point Checking method for the version of Boot OS and OS The versions of Boot OS or OS currently installed in the GOT can be displayed to check if installation of Boot OS or OS is required. Touch Main Menu → OS information in the Utility screen of GOT. As the [Program/data control: OS information] screen appears, touch the folder to check the version.
Appendix 5 Screen data upload This section describes the procedures for saving the screen data being written to the built-in memory of GOT, as a GT Designer2 file. Click on the [Communication] - [To/From GOT…] menu. When the dialog box appears, click the [Project Upload →...
(From previous page) Click the Get Latest button. As the confirmation that the drive information was acquired appears, click Yes. Click the Upload button. 10) When the Yes button is clicked, screen data is uploaded. When the upload is completed, confirm the data in "My Document".
Appendix 6 Glossary This glossary explains the terms used in this document. All entries are in alphabetical order Access key A key used instead of selecting menu items for GT Designer2 or other applications The underlined letter in a menu item shows its access key. Address A position in memory The PLC has various devices, including data registers (D) and internal memory (M).
Backlight This is a fluorescent lamp that shines light from the rear of an LCD in order to display with the LCD. Base screen The screen displayed over the entire GOT display area The base screen comprises figure and object settings. Basic monitor The general name for the basic GOT functions This means the basic functions of an electronic operation panel, such as switch and lamp...
Communication driver This is one type of software (OS) for communicating with the PLC. There is a dedicated communication driver for each communication format (bus connection, direct CPU connection, etc.), so always install it on the GOT with the OS installation function. Counter (C) This is a device that counts how many times the input came ON and switches the contact ON when the set value is reached.
Display Method The display color, operations, etc. can be changed for each specified range. The display area corresponding to monitor device value is specified by a comparison expression. Download To transfer screen data from the GT Designer2 PC to a GOT. Since data can be transferred divided by screen unit, comment, and part, you can download just the screen data you need for the circumstances.The reverse operation, of picking up screen data, is called uploading.
The enabled/disabled area can be specified and the switch can also be protected conditionally. Graphic operation terminal The name of the Mitsubishi Electric display unit. The name GOT is an acronym for Graphic Operation Terminal. Handle This is the small filled square displayed on the rectangle surrounding a figure when a figure is selected.
Install To register application software on a PC or GOT The GOT OS is installed on the GOT from GT Designer2. This function is called the OS installation and is executed by selecting [Communications] - [Communicate with GOT] from the menu. In an OS installation, it is possible to install only the necessary elements of each of the following functions.
ISO9001 ISO9000 covers a series of standards from the International Standard Organization. These are international standards prescribing quality system requirements with the objective of assuring quality to customers. ISO9000 covers four standards: ISO9001, ISO9002, ISO9003, and ISO9004. The GOT1000 has received ISO9001 certification. Key window This is a window for which the number input keys are set.
Menu bar The menu bar is positioned one row beneath the application window title bar. Message display Displays explanations of operations, functions, etc. for the processing (function) selected by the user. Momentary This is a function that switches ON the specified bit device only during touch switch input. This function can also switch ON specified bits of buffer memory or word devices.
Operating System (OS) Generally, this means the basic software for computers, etc. This is the software for running programs created by the user. In the PLC, the OS is for running the sequence programs and in the GOT, the OS is the program for operating the screen or touch switches as set and is supplied by Mitsubishi Electric.
Recipe The recipe function writes and reads the values of devices specified by the PLC CPU according to the specification conditions (device ON/OFF). The read-out data can be saved in a CSV-format file on a PC card for editing on a PC. RISC chip A RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) is a computer whose central processing can execute high-frequency processing in a concentrated manner and at high speed through the...
Screen switching This switches between the GOT base screen and window screen. To switch between the screens, the word device for base and for window screen switching must be set. In addition to the PLC word devices, GOT dedicated devices (GD) in the GOT can also be used.
Special internal relay (M)/special relay (SM) These are internal relays (M) with determined applications in the PLC. A variety of information can be viewed, including PLC CPU information and MELSEC information. QCPU and QnACPU have dedicated SM devices. With the ACPU, these are M9000- . Status display bar The status display bar is the bottom line of the GT Designer2 display.
Timer (T) This is a device that has the function of operating the timer coil after the specified time (timer setting value). The objective is to delay or hold an operation. There are two types of timers: 10ms and 100ms. The timer has a contact, coil, current value, and setting value.
Window screen A pop-up screen that appears over the base screen. A window screen can be closed by touching the button at the top right of the window screen. The top row on the window is the window screen move key. If this move key is touched, and another location is touched, the window screen is moved so that its top left coordinate is at the location touched.