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Setting Communications Between A CJ1 PLC And An NS Screen


Introduction

PLC settings

1 Connect the communication cable between your computer and the CJ PLC.
(Check that dipswitch 5 is in off position).
1A go online with the CJ1 PLC by using CX-Programmer and set the PLC in program mode (Ctrl+).
1B Double click on settings in workspace on left hand side of CX-programmer.
If workspace isn’t shown, use Alt+ so workspace will appear.
1C Choose in the pop-up screen folder HOST LINK PORT to change the communication settings.
1D Select CUSTOM and change the BAUD to 115200. (high speed), use for MODE the NT LINK(:N).
1E Set the NT/PC LINK MAX to value 1, this is the number of nodes on NT/PC LINK network. Close pop-up screen and settings will save automatically.
1F Transfer the settings to the PLC by clicking the PLC tab in the top menu bar, choose TRANSFER -> TO PLC. (or use
Ctrl+T), press enter to agree on transferring the settings
1G After transfer make sure that the CJ1 PLC is back in RUN MODE (Ctrl+)
Comm settings Connect the communication cable between your computer and the NS Terminal.
Open an existing project or create a new project in CX-Designer.

Click on the PT tab in the top menu bar and chooses communication settings

Expand Comm-ALL tab to reveal the various communication options.

Expand Serial PortA to reveal the serial port to PLC
Select SERIAL Port to PLC, HOSTNAME to SERIALA, TYPE to SYSMAC-PLC and Protocol to NT LINK(:N).
Set COMM. To High-Speed (baud rate 115200) NT Link(1:N)set to 0 (for only node on network NT Link (1:N). Save the settings by pressing the OK button.

Transfer the settings to the NS Terminal by clicking the PT tab in the top menu bar, choose TRANSFER -> Transfer [to PT] (or use Ctrl+B), and press YES to agree on transferring the settings.

 

 



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Created 2008-12-03
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