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FP-X series Ethernet configuration

if you access to PLC by FP-X COM5 unit via Ethernet, it is necessary to configure the communication settings of FX-X by FPWIN GR(Programming tool) and the communication settings by and the communication settings of FX-X COM5 unit by Control Configurator WD(IP Address Searching Tool).

Network environment

This sample assume the following cases.

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Host IP address 192.168.1.2
Host Port number 0
PLC IP address 192.168.1.1
PLC Port number 1025

IP address and Port number

Explanation

  • FP-COM5 is a exchange unit of serial and Ethernet , therefore it is necessary to confiugre the serial port settings of FX-X.
  • It is necessary to set to appropriate values of Unit No, the communicate mode, the transmission format, and the transmission rate.

IP Address Searching Tool

It is possible to configure the Ethernet parameters of IP address and port number, etc. by using parameter screen of Configurator WD.

Configurator WD

Explanation

  • It is possible to search FX-X COM5 by Configurator WD(IP Address Searching Tool).
  • You right-click from the result list in FP-X COM5, and open a set screen of IP address.

 

Configuration of IP address and Port number

Explanation

  • You specify IP address, the subnet mask, and the default gateway.