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CX-Drive Is Causing Internal Error 16386
This issue is related to MDAC, and can be repaired/reinstalled by doing the following: To repair a copy of MDAC 2.8 on WinXP with SP2 installed first, locate the mdac.i
Last Modified - 2016-05-13 - Similar Articles

How Can I Restore The Window Settings To Default In CX-Programmer?
This is useful when you get strange window settings. Delete [Your Project].opt file that causes strange window settings. "[Your Project].opt" file
Last Modified - 2013-11-27 - Similar Articles

How To Use 'Target Settings' In CX-Supervisor
CX-Supervisor Development Package allows you to change the type of runtime you create. CX-Supervisor Developer is always the same whether you are creating an Machine Edition (
Last Modified - 2020-04-21 - Similar Articles

Using GenerateReport Shows Lots Of 'Invalid Point Name' Errors On The Event Log
CX-Supervisor substitutes point names within the template for the actual values of these points. To do this the point names need to be surrounded by some predefined charact
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How To Use CX-Supervisor As A User With Limited Permissions?
CX-Supervisor Developer and Runtime may give the following error if run on a machine by a user with limited permissions: You can give a non-admin user ability to use CX-S
Last Modified - 2010-02-11 - Similar Articles

How To Enable Dr Watson?
Extended crash information can be captured by Microsoft's "Dr Watson" tool. When a system crash occurs, Dr Watson will be started automatically and a temporary log f
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Why Can't I See All My Installed Controls In The Insert Object Dialog?
CX-Supervisor and other ActiveX containers use a standard "Insert Object" dialog that shows ActiveX objects that are installed and registered on the computer. O
Last Modified - 2012-10-18 - Similar Articles

Problem With Objects/Images On Buttons In 1.2 Version
In version 1.0 of CX Supervisor, all objects receive the mouse click even if they have no action. To put an object (an image for example) on a button of CX-Supervisor it is ne
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How To Display The Mouse Display Position In Supervisor?
You can use the standard points MouseX and MouseY to display the X and Y position when clicking with the left mouse button or use a third party ActiveX control to display the
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Notepad message when launching CX Programmer or CX designer
During the installation we receive the warning that some files may be updated with older versions . After installation of CX One V1.1 upgrade disc on the laptop, when startin
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Dynamic Scale Settings With Data Log Viewer In CX-Server Lite
In the Data Logging facilities in CX-Server Lite 1.1 (15) you can show the stored data. So when the Viewer is opened (it doesn't matter if it is launched from Windows or using
Last Modified - 2009-08-26 - Similar Articles

Sending ASCII Data Strings with a PLC
Objectives This article provides general information about transmitting ASCII data strings from a PLC. Introduction Applications often require the need to send specific cha
Last Modified - 2014-02-10 - Similar Articles

Why Won't My TXD/TXDU Instructions Work Correctly?
Objectives This article provides basic configuration and diagnostic information of the TXD/TXDU instructions for PLCs such as CJ1, CS1 and CP1. Introduction The TXD/TXDU
Last Modified - 2013-12-18 - Similar Articles

My RXDU Instruction (Map SCU) Shifts Or Does Not Read Bytes Received?
The transfer of bytes to the memory area defined in the operand RXDU takes more time in a cycle. There is no flag indicating the end of this transfer. To monitor that the
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

My SEND Instruction Is Not Systematic, Why Is This?
Before sending a frame, Ethernet interfaces must make a broadcast to get the MAC address of the recipient IP. This precedes the first consignment from the PLC. It is imperativ
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How Can I Simply And Automatically Exchange Data Between 2 PLCs?
For CJ2 CPUs and CJ1 with Ethernet/IP, you can create Network Symbols to create cyclic data link communications. See CX-Programmer Help topic "Network Symbols" for
Last Modified - 2010-02-19 - Similar Articles

How Can I Simply And Automatically Exchange Data Between The PLC And Excel?
Omron offers a software solution "CX-Server Lite" based on Microsoft's ActiveX technology. CX-Server Lite operates in full communication with the PLC (serial, Et
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How Do I Communicate With Modbus From An Omron PLC?
The couplers CJ1W-SCU and CS1W-SCU (V1.3) have Modbus slave driver and support the following modbus commands: 01, 02 reading bit multiples (IOC) 03 reading r
Last Modified - 2010-01-28 - Similar Articles

How to connect to a robot equipped with an Ethernet card ETN21?
If the ETN21 card is new, confirm connection by running the DOS command Ping at default 192.168.250.x (x being the node No. in front of the card). If you get an an
Last Modified - 2009-03-30 - Similar Articles

When Do I Use A Numbered Network To Connect To Omron Equipment?
Since your installation is only on one network, it is not necessary to allocate a No. network to the NIC. If you have multiple network cards (Ethernet, Controlle-Link networ
Last Modified - 2010-03-11 - Similar Articles

What Are The Different Types Of Wireless Communication for Omron Equipment?
There are several methods of wireless connections using Omron hardware: 1 - Automation / terminals using Bluetooth Omron transmitter Promi 0205-0A 2 - Input /&n
Last Modified - 2009-08-13 - Similar Articles

What Differences Exist Between RS232C, RS422 and RS485?
The standard RS422 and RS485 uses a transmission differential of 2 wires to transmit signals. Unlike the RS232C, RS422/485 signals are not referenced at 0v thus ensuring a bet
Last Modified - 2009-03-27 - Similar Articles

How Do I Change The Configuration Of The RS232C Port?
The instruction STUP (237) can change the format of communication on the RS232C port and the port device. Please refer to the documentation ref. W340 to see the ex
Last Modified - 2008-12-01 - Similar Articles

How Do I Send eMail or SMS From A PLC Equipped With A GSM Modem?
http://www.activmail.com offers a gateway GSM / Internet without subscription. A simple SMS (monadressemail @ xxx, subject, message) sent to 06 13 20 62 90 is then transmi
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Does Automatic Detection Work?
CX-Programmer sends the sequence "AC01" (8 times at most) to the controller. The speed decreases whenever it does not understand the reference se
Last Modified - 2008-12-01 - Similar Articles

How Do I Protect A Password - CX-Programmer?
CX-Programmer offers several levels of protection detailed in the article Methods Of Program Protection. Note that even if without the password, changing the mode (ST
Last Modified - 2009-08-26 - Similar Articles

How Do I Get The Program To Automate The Old Series Types C20K, C500 and C1000?
CX-Programmer offers this feature from the menu Tool / Support.
Last Modified - 2008-12-01 - Similar Articles

How Do You Find The Memory Required By The PLC Program?
Select Memory View from the main 'View' menu to see all of the Memory used. Note also that the properties page of the program in the workspace, and the properties of each Sect
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How Do I Restore The Standard Windows In CX-Programmer?
Delete the file .opt of the same name as your project. Run CX-Programmer and then open the project "tutorial.cxp" located in the \ OMRON \ CX-One \ CX-P
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How Do I Display / Assign Different Languages To The I/O Comments?
In the Edit menu select Comment I / O to access the spreadsheet comment symbols. Select language (column) with the desired switch button.
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Why Is My TIMX Instruction Not Recognised By CX-Programmer?
In the PLC window, check the Run option for tempo / binary.
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Transfer To The PLC Is Not Allowed (icon gray)
The "Transfer to PLC" icon will be disabled (grayed out) and Treeview icon include a small arrow if you have used the "Partial Transfer" option: 
Last Modified - 2011-12-15 - Similar Articles

I Manage To Read But Not Write In My PLC
To enable this, firstly, verify the position of the write protection switch located in front of the PLC. Then, verify option 'Validate write protection' in the 'Prote
Last Modified - 2009-08-26 - Similar Articles

How To Send An Email Alert From CX-Supervisor
In CX-Supervisor 4.0 and later, sending emails can be achieved 2 ways. Method 1: Sending on Alarm events (no code) Each CX-Supervisor Alarm can be selected to automaticall
Last Modified - 2022-06-28 - Similar Articles

Is It Possible To Simulate A Draft NS (Or NS Runtime) Interaction With A PLC Via A Modem?
This is possible provided you are already connected. It is necessary to keep the modem connected to CX-Designer or NS RunTime during the transition from application numbering
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Is It Possible To Communicate With An NS Terminal Touchscreen?
Yes because CX-Server Lite does not control the type of equipment it is connected with.
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How Quickly Can I Safeguard All The Data From The PLC?
Using a compact flash memory card allows you to save the following to a "Backup" file: The program (BACKUP.OBJ) The entire area DM (BACKUPDM.IOM
Last Modified - 2009-08-26 - Similar Articles

How Do I Save Data Before A Power Failure?
The CS1/CJ1 series has task interrupting which is activated when the voltage level falls below 85% of the nominal voltage. Additional time (10ms max) can be allocated from the
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

What Is Switch 6 On The Front Of The CS1/CJ1 PLC?
The switch 6 acts directly on the system AR395.12 bit. It can therefore be used to perform any custom tasks, for example sub-maintenance programs, changing the forma
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Why Can't I Use The UDP / TCP Sockets On The CPU CJ1M-CPUxxETN?
The built in Ethernet cards inside CJ1M-CPUxxETN do not support TCP or UDP Socket Services.
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Why Can't I Send Mail From My CPU CJ1M-CPUxxETN?
The built in Ethernet cards inside CJ1M-CPUxxETN do not support email functionality.
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

How Can I Find Out The Last Changes To A Program?
The channels AR90 to 93 contain the date and time of changes to the current program. In the same way, channels ND 94 to 97 hold the parameters in the Window Settings of CX-
Last Modified - 2008-11-28 - Similar Articles

Why Won't My CP1L Interrupt Inputs Work Correctly?
Why Won't My CP1L Interrupt Inputs Work Correctly? This article provides basic configuration information for typical operation of the CP1L interrupt functions. Introduc
Last Modified - 2013-12-17 - Similar Articles

How Can I Use Passwords To Protect PLC Programs From Being Downloaded Or Edited By Online Edit?
Whole Program Protection The following program should be written in the first rung in the PLC: Note Not supported by PLCs with no AR area e.g. C2OP etc )
Last Modified - 2009-04-30 - Similar Articles

Will The MV Inverter Work?
The MV inverter needs at least firmware version 24 to work together with the PLC part. You can find out what version of firmware the inverter has with the digital-operator (
Last Modified - 2009-04-30 - Similar Articles

How Do I Install A Modem In CX-Programmer?
Set the local and remote modem at 9600 bits, Even Parity, 2 stop bits (9600,7,E,2). This is the Omron standard, the PLC should also default to this.   In CX-Programme
Last Modified - 2012-11-16 - Similar Articles

What Does Error "Failed to Download Expansion Instructions" Mean?
The Expansion Instructions are separate instructions that are not standard in the present PLC. These instructions can be downloaded to the PLC via CX-Programmer. You can selec
Last Modified - 2009-05-01 - Similar Articles

How Do I Change Program Between Various Types of CPUs?
Select and existing project in the CPU and select the CPU in Device Type:  Then press OK and the next w
Last Modified - 2009-05-01 - Similar Articles

How Do I Indicate A Constant Value In A Command?
A PLC can have hexadecimal numbers and numbers with BCD (decimal) crossing.   A "#" next to a figure indicates that it is a hexadecimal number and a
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Can I Program And Change PLC Types In CX-Programmer?
The C1000H, C2000H, C200, C200Halpha, C200HS, CJ1, CS1, CPM1, CPM2, CQM1, CQM1H, CV1000, CV2000, CV500, CVM1 & SRM1 can all be programmed. with CX-Programmer. 
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Do I Program Analog Signals?
The Data Memories of analog modules must first be completed. This can be done in CX-Programmer through the I / O table by double clicking on the type o
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Can I See How Full The PLC Memory Is?
To find out how much memory is consumed by the PLC, click on the View menu and then on Memory View.      
Last Modified - 2009-04-30 - Similar Articles

Should I Worry About Warnings After Compiling In CX-Programmer?
There is a big difference between an "Error" and a "Warning". An "Error" indicates that it may not be compiled and that a syntax error is present
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

Why Is A Network Showing Red And Giving Me A Compile Error? CX-Programmer
A red stripe to the left of the network indicates that there is a syntax error in the program and that therefore it can not be compiled. There may be various reasons,
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Do I Enter A Half Line In A Comments Field? - CX-Programmer
To enter a half line in the comment field you should use the key combination: Ctrl-Enter. Than a half line may be introduced: If we just press Enter t
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Does Automatic Memory Allocation Work? - PLC
Automatic allocation allows 'work' symbols to be automatically assigned an address. The address ranges from which to assign these can be set in the below window. Click on
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Create A CX-Server Symbol File In CX-Programmer?
A CX-Server file is used in other software packages to assign the I/O the same symbol name. This means that the symbol list must be completed.  In CX-
Last Modified - 2010-09-28 - Similar Articles

How Do I Get Online With The PLC? - CX-Programmer
For connection to the PLC: click on the PLC menu and then Work Online. There is an Icon present in the Toolbar. If the communications settings are correc
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Why Do I Have A "Compare Failed" Message Between PLC and PC When Running Identical Programs?- CX-Programmer
To verify that the program in the PLC is identical to the program in CX-Programmer go to Compare (Menu: PLC / Transfer / Compare with ... PLC). It is possible
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Why Can't I Delete Function Blocks? - CX-Programmer
A function block can only be set as no longer used in the Ladder Diagram. Otherwise, we get the following error message: If the function block is no longer bein
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Convert A BCD To Floating Point (FLT)? - CX-Programmer
For a BCD number to be converted to a Floating Point (FLT) number, we must first convert the BIN (023) command into a binary (HEX) value, then the binary value can be c
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

There Is A Program Instruction That Doesn't Appear To Be Working - CX-Programmer
A program instruction does not appear to be working even though there is no Error Message being shown during the Compile time. This can be for several reasons: A BCD inst
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Create An I/O Table And Is It Necessary? - CX-Programmer
The PLC I/O table is necessary in the PLC to detail the configuration of the installed hardware and expansion units. There are three versions of the I/O table. All three ver
Last Modified - 2009-07-31 - Similar Articles

How Do I Establish A Special I/O Unit? - CX-Programmer
Setting up a special I / O unit is done in the I / O table.   After creating the I / O table, manually or with the automatic Create tool, the offlin
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Do I Find Free Addresses and Unused Address Labels?
Free addresses and addresses used without a label can be found in the View menu / Cross-Reference Report button. There are several options.   For example, if&
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

What Are The Rules For Assigning Names To Symbols?
When assigning a name to a symbol not all of the characters can be used. Only letters, numbers and the underscore (_) are allowed.    
Last Modified - 2009-05-01 - Similar Articles

What Is The Maximum Limit For Communication Updates? - CX-Supervisor
The charts below show the number of simultaneous reads per second depending on each PLC and Network used. The maximum number of CX-Supervisor points depends on the update rate
Last Modified - 2009-08-28 - Similar Articles

How Can I See If The Communication Network Is Overloaded? - CX-Supervisor
Use “CX-Supervisor Performance Monitor Tool” to see if the network is overloaded. This tool is available in the CX-Supervisor run-time by right clicking and sel
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Does The Operating System Affect Performance? - CX-Supervisor
On the same specification machine Windows NT provides the best overall performance. It is understandable that newer, larger Operating Systems run slower on the same specif
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Does Upgrading CX-Supervisor Affect The Communications Performance?
The graphs below show that this does not have an impact itself, which is not surprising as a communications functions, and therefore performance, are governed by the communica
Last Modified - 2009-09-23 - Similar Articles

What Is The PC Specification Affect On Communications Performance?
The graphs below show that processor speed has a significant impact on performance, especially for large systems with high quantities of On Interval Subscription points. T
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

Can I Use CX-Simulator with CX-Supervisor?
In CX-Supervisor v3 CX-Simulator is integrated so you can simulate one of your PLCs with its CX-Programmer program with a single click... Just choose 'Run with Simulator' fr
Last Modified - 2010-12-16 - Similar Articles

Why Do I Get An Invalid Point Error With CX-Supervisor?
If this occurs on startup of the developer, it can be due to a corrupt point definition. Usually, editing the Point and pressing OK is enough to correct the corruption. If
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

How Do I Access "CX-Supervisor Local Points" From Omron Graphical Components
Omron ActiveX Graphical components, like the Thumbwheel shipped with CX-Supervisor or those shipped with CX-Server Lite and CX-Server OPC (7 Segment, Display, Knob Toggle
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

Which OPC Servers Have Been Tested With CX-Supervisor?
The following third party OPC Server products have been tested with CX-Supervisor: Vendor
Last Modified - 2008-12-09 - Similar Articles

What Is The Maximum Limit Of The Number Of Entries In The Alarm Log? - CX-Supervisor
The number of lines in the alarm log and the error log is set in the Project / Runtime Settings / Alarm and Event settings dialogs. The maximum limit is currently 2000.
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

What Is The Maximum Limit Of The Number Of Alarms? - CX-Supervisor
Theoretically, the maximum number of alarm types that can be defined is 10,000.
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

What Is The Maximum Limit Of The Number Of Serial Ports Supported? - CX-Supervisor
It is the maximum that the Windows OS supports and are correctly installed on the PC. We have successfully tested eight.  
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Create Reports And HTML Reports? - CX-Supervisor
CX-Supervisor provides a simple yet powerful report generation facility. Using the same 'Points Substitution' format, a text based template file may be used to generate a
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Make HTML Reports Update And Refresh Automatically?
CX-Supervisor supports the generation of dynamic text and HTML reports from a static template - see "GenerateReport" script function for details. However, Web Bro
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Can CX-Supervisor Be Used With Industrial Touchscreen PCs (IPCs)?
Absolutely. CX-Supervisor is designed for use with Omron’s DyaloX Touchscreen IPC but can be used with other manufacturers. It has special features especially for Touchs
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do You Enable Automatic Login In Windows? - CX-Supervisor
The initial Windows security screen can be bypassed which may be useful on systems with no keyboards, or systems that should start automatically on boot up. Information on
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

What Is The Functionality Of "On-Condition" Scripts? - CX-Supervisor
ON CONDITION scripts will be executed whenever any of the points mentioned in the expression change value (or are re-evaluated as a result of being input) AND the result o
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What Is The Scan Time Of "On Condition" Scripts? - CX-Supervisor
There is no scan rate directly associated with the script processing itself. In fact the execution is instant, as soon as the value has changed. The script expression will be
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Display Real Numbers And Decimal Places - CX-Supervisor
In graphics editor select text tool from palette and type text e.g. Temperature = ##.### C The # after the decimal point indicate the precision of the real number displ
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Which Operating Systems Does CX-Supervisor Support?
  CX-Supervisor Version   v4.2 v4.1 v4.0
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How Do I Optimise The Use Of Files? - CX-Supervisor
When closing a file using the 'CloseFile' script function, if TRUE is passed as a parameter e.g.   CloseFile(TRUE) then the blank spaces at the end of each line will
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

What Is The Limit Of Points In A Group? - CX-Supervisor
There is no imposed limit but it is recommended to limit about 1000 points per group.  There are two main reasons for this:- There is a physical limit on how many li
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Why Does Setting The Slider Value Effect The Slider Action? - CX-Supervisor
The movement of the slider bar can appear to return to its previous setting once it has been re-set.   After setting the slider to a value, it will read the actual v
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Optimise My Useage Of Animations? - CX-Supervisor
Animation actions (from the Animation Editor) can be applied directly to the objects being animated.  This means that you don't have to define lots of memory points to ho
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Can I Use Token Disks With USB Floppy Drives Or In High Capacity LS120 Disk Drives? - CX-Supervisor
The token copy protection is no longer supported. The software tokens have proven to be incompatible with some USB floppy drives and the high capacity LS120 Disk Drives. If yo
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Print Accented Characters On Alarm Printers? - CX-Supervisor
There is a limitation with Windows, such that it is not possible to print accented characters to a line printer a line at a time. The only alternatives are: To print us
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

Why Do I Get Installation Error 115? - CX-Supervisor
Error - 115 during installation means the specified file could not be copied. This is most often caused by the file already being in use or locked. Reboot the machine and
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Address Extended Memory Banks In PLCs From Visualisation Software?
Introduction Extended memory is available on many PLCs. Omron visualisation software is able to address this memory using a special syntax to refer to the correct memory ar
Last Modified - 2010-02-11 - Similar Articles

How Does Sleep() Work? - CX-Supervisor
The CX-Supervisor Sleep function is designed to create a short pause in script execution. The parameter specifies the duration of the pause in milliseconds. For example: &
Last Modified - 2008-12-15 - Similar Articles

How Do I Use System Points In Visual Basic 'VBScript'? - CX-Supervisor
Access CX-Supervisor points from Visual Basic style scripting called VBScript couldn't be simpler – just use the point name normally, e.g. MsgBox(MyPoint). However note
Last Modified - 2008-12-15 - Similar Articles

Why Do I Get The Message ODBC DriverError - 'The Query Is Not Updateable Because It Contains No Searchable columns to use as a hopeful key'?
When attempting to pass information to an Excel spreadsheet, it the following ODBC Driver Error can occur: ‘The query is not updateable because it contains no searchable
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What Are The Syntax Differences Between VBScript and CX-Supervisor Script?
VBScript has some minor syntax differences to CX-Supervisor script. The most important are: Boolean equality test == is only = in VBScript. Boolean inequality t
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Why Do I Get The Message Failed To Install MSVCRT.DLL: Access Denied Error Message? - CX-Supervisor
During installation, the following error can occur:  Failed to install MSVCRT.DLL: Access Denied This file is locked by the system so must be configured to insta
Last Modified - 2009-05-01 - Similar Articles

What Is The Maximum Limit Of The Number Of Users? - CX-Supervisor
The maximum number of Users that can be configured is 500.  
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Why Are ActiveX Events Shown Differently In The Animation Editor and Property Browser? - CX-Supervisor
New in CX-Supervisor version 1.2 the ActiveX Property Browser has an Events Tab, which allows the object's events to be linked to scripts. These scripts are defined as VBScr
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Why Does CX-Supervisor Show Different ActiveX Properties To Visual Basic Or Excel?
Properties of ActiveX controls shown in the CX-Supervisor "ActiveX Property Browser" may differ from those seen in the Visual Basic or Excel property browser. This
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Is It Possible To Connect An External PLC To CX-Supervisor Via A Modem?
Yes, you can connect from CX-Supervisor via CX-Server to a PLC via a modem. In the PLC configuration 'Network Settings' dialog, select the 'Modem' tab. CX-Server uses standa
Last Modified - 2009-05-01 - Similar Articles

What Is The CX-Supervisor And SYSMAC-SCS Tokens Compatibility?
CX-Supervisor Runtime no longer operates with software token disks from older versions. You need to purchase a USB Dongle or Software Activation licence. Older product
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What Is The CX-Supervisor and SYSMAC-SCS Dongles Compatibility?
CX-Supervisor Runtime copy protection uses either hardware USB Dongle or software Activation licence Product
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What Is the Maximum Limit Of Number Of PLCs Or Devices? - CX-Supervisor
Machine edition projects are capable of communication with up to 15 devices through CX-Server, and the PLUS projects with up to 256 devices.
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What Is The Maximum Limit Of Size Of Array Points? - CX-Supervisor
Each array point may contain up to 1024 elements.    
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What Is The Maximum Limit Of Number Of Pages? - CX-Supervisor
Machine edition projects can configure up to 100 pages, and the PLUS projects with up to 500.
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What Is The Maximum Limit Of The Number Of Objects On A Page?
There is no theoretical limit to the number of objects on a page, but 1,000 should be considered the limit for normal PC configurations. Since each object consumes resourc
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What Is The Maximum Limit Of The Number Of Scripts On A Page? - CX-Supervisor
There is no theoretical limit to the number of scripts associated with a page, but performance of the application will be reduced the more scripts there are.   &nbs
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What Is The Maximum Limit Of the Number Of Recipes? - CX-Supervisor
There is no theoretical limit to the number of recipes, except limits imposed by the size of memory of the PC. In practice, no more than 10,000 should be created on a standard
Last Modified - 2008-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Does The PLC Affect Performance For My Network Type? - CX-Supervisor
The charts below shows how the Network Type can vary the performance depending on the PLC used.   
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What Third Party/Multivendor DTMs Are Compliant And Known To Work With CX-ConfiguratorFDT?
"CX-ConfiguratorFDT" supports all DTMs that have passed Certification testing" The FDT Group provides interoperability workshops and a strict Test and Certi
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How Do I Assign An Address To Functional Objects In CX-Designer?
In CX-Designer you can assign address to the different functional objects in a very easy way. CX-Designer allows you to work with addresses or symbols. Symbols are very eas
Last Modified - 2008-12-15 - Similar Articles

How Are Symbol Property Changes Reflected Throughout The Entire Project?
In the symbol table you can easily select symbols and edit their properties. Here you can change their name or address easily. If you do this CX-Designer will automaticall
Last Modified - 2008-12-15 - Similar Articles

How Do I Copy Screens With Sheets To A Second Project?
CX-Designer will normally only copy screens from one project to another. If a sheet is used it will not be copied. If you want to copy the sheet also you need to select the op
Last Modified - 2008-12-15 - Similar Articles

What Are Useful Shortcut Keys for CX-Designer?
The following keys are very useful in CX-Designer: CTRL + Tab to switch between tabs/open screens SHIFT + resize to keep position CTRL + resize to keep ratio
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What Third Party/Multivendor EDS Files Work With CX-Integrator? Are There Any With Known Problems? - CX One
"CX-Integrator" supports all certified EDS files" EDS files should be certified by the manufacturer using the ODVA compliance tool. Known EDS problems
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Which Operating Systems Does CX-One Support?
CX-One 4.6 supports the following operating systems:   Windows 10 Professional and Enterprise
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How Do I Know Which Version Of CX-One Is Installed?
The simple answer is to launch the "Release Notes" shortcut from Start->Programs->Omron->CX-One to check for the version number. Where Autoupdates have
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How Do I Stop Communication Crashes With Toshiba Tecra Laptops and Nvidia Video Cards? - CX-One
There is a conflict between the nVidia Desktop Manager Option and CX-Server (or any PLC of the system used by CX-Server). If the nView Desktop Manager option is enabled
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Why Do I Get A Warning Message When Installing CX-Programmer or CX-Designer Telling Me That Files May Be Updated With Older Versions?
During the installation we receive the warning that some files may be updated with older versions After installation of CX One V1.1 upgrade disc on the laptop, when star
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Why Do I Have A Problem Communicating With NS After Upgrading From CX-One 1.0 To Cx-One 1.1?
There is an identified problem with upgrading CX One V1.0 to V1.1 when using Version up CD. After updating, when selecting Serial port in CX Designer for communications,
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Why Am I Unable To Install CX-Protocol?
If uninstalling and then reinstalling CX-Protocol  does not fix the problem then you need to delete a Key in the windows registry Open Run from
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How Do I Update CX-One?
CX-One 4.x  You can update all versions of CX-One 4 using the installed CX-One AutoUpdate tool: 1. First you must register the software in your region. Note the fu
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What Does "Error 1311. Source file not found F:\CXProfi.cab." Mean? - CX-One
When you use a copy of the original CX One CDs to install CX One 1.1, you can get the Error 1311. One solution is to use the non copy versions of CDs to install
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What Is New In CX-One 1.1?
Here is the description of the CX One 1.1 content : The version of Support Software included in CX-One in this version is as follows.       CX-
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How Do I Install The .Net Framework Service Pack 1? - CX-One
.NET framework and .NET framework ServicePack 1 need to be installed on your PC to be able to run CX Profibus. When Installing CX One 1.1 for the first time, if you inser
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How Do I Refresh The Online Connection Window? - CX-One
With CX One 1.1, it is now possible to refresh the online connection window without disconnecting/connecting the PLC. By selecting the PLC inside the online connection wi
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Why Isn't CX-Server Automatically Removed When Removing CX-One?
CX-Server is used by many Omron software products, and several can be installed on the same computer. If you uninstall CX-One from a PC, it doesn't automatically rem
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How Can I Use RXD/TXD Instruction Inside A FB? - CX-Programmer
Use the GETID instruction to read the Area_ID and AreaNo from the array variable.      
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What Is The CX-Programmer File Version History?
The CX-Programmer file version history up to version 6.1 is inside the attached spreadsheet.      
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What PLCs Are Supported By CX-Programmer/CX-Protocol/CX-Simulator?
A list of PLCs that are supported by CX-Programmer/CX-Protocol and CX/Simulator is included within the attached spreadsheet.    
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What Baudrates And Data Formats Are Handled By Auto Online And In What Order?
The order for searching major settings is as follows: 1st connection was the previous format and then the following order will be used. 
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What Is New With CX-Programmer 6?
Below is a list of features which are new in version 6.0, compared to version 5.0: Support for new PLCs - the following FQM1 series (Flexible Motion Controller) are s
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How Do I Add Multiple Comments To Variables? - CX-Programmer
Select IO Comment from the Edit menu Tick Show multiple comments to be able to add up to 16 comments to 1 address Use the Switch button to switch to another language or comm
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How Do I Change Settings For Communication Units (SCU21/SCU41)? - CX-Programmer
Select Unit setup from the quick menu in I/O table or from the Edit menu in the I/O table Send the settings to the Unit by pressing the Transfer (PC to Unit) button Rese
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How Do I Save The Settings Of An Ethernet Unit Within A CX-Programmer File?
Open I/O table Select Unit setup from the Edit menu or via the Quick Launch menu    
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How Can I Get Rid Of The CX-Programmer Information Window?
You can hide the CX-Programmer Information window by pressing CTRL+SHFT+I. This setting will be saved, or you can permanently remove the information by renaming the GM
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How Can I Display The Inside Of An Omron Function Block? - CX-Programmer
Select the properties for the Function Block by right mouse clicking on the Function Block Tick the option: Display the inside of FB    
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How Can I Filter Bit Values From A Word Variable? - CX-Programmer
To filter bit values from a Word variable it is advisable to use the TST instruction as demonstrated in the attached example.      
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How Can I Make My PLC Perform Like A Modbus ASCII Slave? - CX-Programmer
This is CX-Programmer example code to let a PLC perform like Modbus ASCII slave. There are several implementations of Modbus protocol. But many of them are Modbus RTU a
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Which CPUs Are Supported By Versions Of CX-Programmer?
The attached spreadsheet shows which CPUs are supported by different versions of CX-Programmer.      
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How Do I Print The Statement List? - CX-Programmer
Another way to print mnemonics is to print the Statement List instead. Select Rung (displayed as Ladder)  - Right Click and Select 'Show Rung As' > Statement Li
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Why Is CX-Programmer Slow With Online Monitoring?
1. Close down all views not required for monitoring, by selecting the menu commands "Window" and "Close All". Re-open only the view(s) that you need to mon
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Why Won't The Controller Link NSB Start? - CX-Programmer
Syswin / CX-Programmer Controller Link NSB Conflict Using the Network Configuration Tool to open the Finsgateway Service Control Manager and start the Controller Link NSB resu
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How can I directly set Datalinks to a C-Series PLC? - CX-Programmer
C-Series PLCs that support network bus units can be set using a direct connection. However they must first be configured as a 'Bridge' PLC. To achieve this: Ensure t
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How Do I Connect To A C-series, Host Link Port Using A Modem? - CX-Programmer
Westermo industrial modems are recommended for use with Omron PLCs. This combination has been extensively used and tested. Set the Westermo DIP switches to 9600 baud, 7,E,2 pr
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How Do I Connect To A C-Series, Peripheral Port Using A Modem? - CX-Programmer
Westermo industrial modems are recommended for use with Omron PLCs. This combination has been extensively used and tested. Set the Westermo DIP switches to 9600 baud, 8,E,1 pr
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How can I "Transfer from PLC" and still keep my annotations, rung comments and symbols as we could in SYSWIN ? - CX-Programmer
The change in symbol and comment handling since SYSWIN is the result of a move towards IEC 1131 standards.The standard insists on guaranteed correct placement of symbols and c
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Why are section names overwritten with "Section1", "Section2" etc. after an upload? - CX-Programmer
Currently there is no way to save Section Names during an upload unless you use a memory card. This is a known problem and may be resolved at V3.0 There is no mechanis
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What Does "SYNC" And "NO SYNC" Mean In The Bottom Status Bar During On-Line Monitoring Of The PLC? - CX-Programmer
Sync / No Sync is an indication of the validity of the ladder display when on-line monitoring. If "Sync" is shown then the PLC is transferring all the polled informa
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What does "Release Access Rights" do? - CX-Programmer
Release Access Rights can be found in the "PLC" and "Protection" menu command. This is best explained with an example. If you have two programs in y
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How do I connect to a CS1 series Host Link port using a Modem without getting an upload failure? - CX-Programmer
Westermo industrial modems are recommended as the modem to connect to the PLC. These modems have DIP switches to select the correct Baud rate and protocol and are therefor
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Why does CX-Server installation of FinsGateway fail? - CX-Programmer v2.1
Affects: CX-Programmer v2.1 with CX-Server v1.6 and FinsGateway 3.0 Situation: The product above is being installed and requires the installation of CX-Server. The user
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How Can I Connect To A CPM2C-S100C-DRT Unit Via A CS1W-DRM21? -CX-Programmer version 2.1
FinsGateway does not support node #0 as a remote connection. Change node #0 to a valid number and the connection will work.    
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Is CX-Programmer Compatible With Windows XP?
The following applications have been through basic testing. PC: Gateway PII/266 64M RAM 6GB Hard disk SVGA display @ 1024*768 OS: Microsoft Windows XP Candidate 1 Bui
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Can I connect a CJ1 Series PLC to a CS1 expansion rack? - CX-Programmer
Although not mentioned in the CJ1 catalogue, the Interface Control Document for the CJ1 series states: Section 3.12.2. Requirements of I/O Table Operation I/O Table shal
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Can CX-Programmer Be Used With USB Serial Ports?
Yes. Omron supply and support CS1W-CIF31 product for connecting to the serial port of an Omron PLC from a PC with only USB ports and no RS232 serial ports.   There are
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How Can I Successfully Compare A Syswin File Converted To CXP With The Program Downloaded By Syswin In The PLC?
Syswin and CX-Programmer have separate compilers and they treat Temporary Relays (TRs) in a slightly different way. This results in different compiled code for any program
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Why Do PLC Errors Appear On The Errors Page But Not The Error Log Page? - CX-Programmer version 2.0
When using Windows NT4.0 with service pack 3, the PLC Error Log page does not always update. Install Microsoft NT service pack 5 (or the latest service pack). This servi
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Why Does A CXP File Converted From Syswin Not Match The Code Downloaded To The PLC By The Same Syswin File? - CX-Programmer version 2.0
There are some differences in the way Syswin and CX-Programmer compile program code. In particular CX-Programmer is more efficient when compiling code containing TR's (Tem
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Why Do My Parameters Appear In Red Or With Empty Text Boxes And Why Can't I Edit Them? - CX-Motion version 1.0
There are several possible explanations for this. 1) The relevant database file is missing or corrupt, CX-MXX.mdb, where XX is the two letter language code below;
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Why When A Parameter Set Is Opened Is A 'Low Resources' Warning Displayed? - CX-Motion version 1.0
When it is run or when a parameter set is opened CX-Motion checks to see if enough system resources are available. You will see one of these messages if system resources
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Can I Install CX-Motion version 2.0 From Any User To Windows 2000 ?
It is only possible to install CX-Motion v2.0 from Administrator user.      
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Can I Install CX-Motion version 2.10 To Windows XP Professional From Any Account ?
It is only possible to install CX-Motion v2.10 from an account with Administrator privileges.      
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What Does The Error Message "The Database For CX-Motion Is Already Opened Exclusively" Mean?
This error message may occur by one of the following reasons: You have opened the CX-Motion database file with Access 97. --> Solution: Close the database file. Not
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Can I Run CX-Motion From A Windows XP User With Limited Account Type ?
Limited account users of Windows XP Professional can not use CX-Motion unless they have read-write access granted to the program files. (This means, System Administrator has t
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What Is The Compatibility With Windows XP?
The following applications have been through basic testing. PC: Gateway PII/266 64M RAM 6GB Hard disk SVGA display @ 1024*768 OS: Microsoft Windows XP Candidate 1 Bui
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Why When The Microsoft Euro Toolbar Add-in Is Installed In Excel 97, Do I Get A Visual Basic Run-Time Error? - CX-Server Lite CX-Server OPC
This error is displayed when Euro Toolbar Add-in is installed because it does not allow us to define a customised toolbar. There are three solutions to this prob
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Why Do I Get An Error "Compile error: Can't find project or library" On Loading Spreadsheet? - CX-Server Lite version 1.0/OPC version 1.0
Either: a) Click the Help button, to explain how to view the 'References' and remove references. or b) Create a new spreadsheet, and use the 'Edit | Move or Copy Shee
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Why Does CX-Server Runtime Fail To Reboot On Windows 95? - CX-Server Lite version 1.0
If CX-Server runtime displays a reboot dialog, select the "No - reboot later" option. Control should return to the CX-Server OPC installation. If a reboot di
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Why Do I Get A Compile Error Using VBA Hex$ Command? - CX-Server Lite version 1.0/OPC version 1.0
When a CX Display Control is used, it may cause compile errors of the standard VBA command Hex$. This is because this control contains a reference to a member format c
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Why Do The Points Editor And Dialogs Only Display In English? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1/OPC version 1.1
After installing CX-Server LITE/OPC in any language other than English, the points editor and dialogs are still displayed in English. To resolve this, run the CX-Serve
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Why Am I Getting GPF Following Windows 95 Installation Using The Data Log Viewer Control? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1/OPC
When installating CX-Server LITE/OPC on a Windows 95 machine, if the wrong versions of comctrl32.dll are installed, then the data log viewer control will GPF when the data
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Why Does X-Linker Control Linked To A Numerical Value Write Different Values? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1/OPC version 1.1
When using the text box and a CX-Linker control linked to a numerical value, it appears to write values that are different to those that are entered. This is becau
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Why Does My Control Access An Old Definition Of My Point, Not The New One? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1
When you define a point and link a graphical control to it, the link is maintained in memory, and not just in the .cdm file associated with the CX-Server/Lite comms contro
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Why Is The CX-Server LITE Communications Control Not In 'Components' List In Visual Basic? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1
Having installed CX-Server LITE, it may be that the CX-Server LITE Communications Control does not appear in the 'Components' list that VB displays. There are 2 solutio
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"Unable to exit design mode" Error In Excel? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1/OPC version 1.1
When using Excel, somtimes Excel will report that it can't exit design mode because it can't create an ActiveX control that it needs. This may be one of the CX-Server LITE
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Why Can't I Find The Help File On the Spanish Installation? - CX-Server Lite version 1.1/OPC version 1.1
On the spanish install of CX-Server LITE/OPC the communication controls don't display their help file correctly and Excel and VB report that they can't find the file.
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Why Doesn't The Windows ME CD Contain The Remote Registry Service For Remote Connectivity To The Server? - CX-Server OPC version 1.1
Windows ME is the same as Windows 98/95 in terms of the setup of the machine required in order to remotely connect to our server, however the Windows ME CD does not contai
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What Settings Do Windows 95/98/ME Require For A Remote Connection? - CX-Server OPC version 1.1
Windows 95/98/ME require various settings to be made in DCOMCNFG.EXE to ensure remote connection is possible. It is recommended very strongly that you use Windows NT/20
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Why, With Windows NT/2000 Remote Connection, Doesn't The Icon Appear On The Toolbar Or The Data Return Correctly? - CX-Server OPC version 1.1
Sometimes, on remote connection, the server appears to start up, however, there is no icon in the toolbar and it doesn't seem to return data correctly. There is a DCOM
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Why When I Am Running Windows NT And I Right Click On The CX-Server OPC Icon Does It Cause Problems For Remote OPC Clients? - CX-Server OPC version 1.1
On Windows NT with remote clients connected to the OPC server, right clicking on the icon stops some of the communication to the remote OPC clients.  There is no r
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What Are The Known Client Problems With CX-Server OPC?
There is a known problem specifying arrays with Iconics DataSpy client (version 6.00.80.9) and the Kepware KepwareEX OPC server (version 4.70.200 -U). Sometimes adding ite
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Why does the CX-Server runtime fail to reboot on Windows 95?
If CX-Server runtime displays a reboot dialog, select the "No - reboot later" option. Control should return to the CX-Server OPC installation. If a reboot dialog
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How do I Read / Write Text Strings to a PLC using the OPC Server?
Attached is an example application to demonstrate Reading / Writing Text to a PLC using the OPC Server , two methods are shown: 1) When creating a new OPC point the defau
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What is the Shutdown Performance in Windows 95 & 98? - CX-Server OPC version 1.0
During shutdown of the OPC Server, safety and housekeeping tasks are carried out for each item. Windows 95 & 98 takes longer to do these tasks than other operating sys
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What Does "Installation Error: 1311. Source file not found: E:\Data1.cab." Mean? - CX-Drive
This is a Microsoft Windows security error that occurs when the Windows Installer running as the local system user is denied access to the .cab file. There are two ways to avo
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Why Am I Prompted To Insert The Microsoft Office 2000 CD? - CX-Drive
When accessing areas within the CX-Drive the user is prompted to install a Microsoft Office feature by inserting the Microsoft Office CD. One area where this may arise is wi
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How Do I Modify The Window Settings To The Default? - CX-Programmer
Delete .opt file where you would like to change the settings. ".opt" file holds the  window settings information for CX-Programmer. &qu
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How Can You Quickly See If A Resistor For Termination Of A DeviceNet Network Is Of The Correct Value? - DeviceNet
The colourcode should be Brown-Red-Brown. This means 1 , 2, 10^1 and results in 120 ohms.      
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What Are The Colour Codes Of The Wires In A CAN/DeviceNet Cable?
To remember: When you are feeling low you get the blues    
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Are Windows-based drivers included with the 3G8F5-CLK11/21 Controller Link Support Board (ISA bus)?
Only a DOS driver is included with the ISA-bus Board, and the Windows drivers are sold separately. The SFGW-RT-EV3 FinsGateway Ver.3 is required to use Windows 98, Me, NT
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Can PLC Reporter 32 be used with Excel 2003?
PLC Reporter 32 Ver.3.70 (Host Link version or multi-network version) can be used with Microsoft Office Excel 2003. Observe the following precautions. The default ins
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Can Multiple PLCs Be Connected To One PLC Reporter?
The maximum number depends on the network, but 32 PLCs from number 0 to number 32 can be connected for each communications port if Host Link is used. Caution is requir
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Are Windows-based drivers included with the 3G8F5-SLK21/22 SYSMAC Link Support Board (ISA bus)?
Only a DOS driver is included with the ISA-bus Board, and the Windows-based drivers are sold separately. The SFGW-RT-EV3 FinsGateway Ver.3 is required to use Windows 98, M
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How is an Open Network Controller (ONC) used?
The Open Network Controller (ONC) is a Unit that acts as a FINS message communications gateway between DeviceNet devices and OMRON Automation Systems such as PLCs and com
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Which PLCs can be connected with PLC Reporter 32?
In Host Link mode, any PLC that supports the Host Link mode can be connected. For the multi-network version, any PLC that can interpret FINS commands can be connected.
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The Correct Value Is Not In The Cell That Was Set Up By The PLC Reporter 32. What Is The Cause And How Can It Be Resolved?
It could be any of the following causes. Check your system. If the sheet name is changed using Excel, data that was set to be retrieved and displayed on that sh
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Can The PLC Reporter 32 Be Connected To The Peripheral Port Of A PLC?
PLC Reporter 32 supports communications in Host Link mode. The peripheral port is typically used for connection with a PLC or the CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool P
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What Is The Maximum Data Communications Size Of The PLC Reporter 32?
A maximum of 9,999 cells can be set up for data communications using the PLC Reporter 32. Allocating one word per cell, this equates to 9,999 words of data.  
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When We Communicate With Personal Computer At PLC Peripheral Port, Which Is Faster Between Host Link And Tool Bus?
Host Link communicates with ASCII code but Tool bus uses Binary code. Data quantity by binary is double that of Host link even when the communication speeds are same.
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Without Using FINS Communication, Can We Access PLC I/O Memory Via The Ethernet?
The FTP server function of the Ethernet Unit provides read or write Data for the Memory card or EM File Memory. TCP/IP, UDP/IP Protocol provides Socket ser
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How Can We Use PLC Transistor Output To Distinguish Sink Type or Source Type?
Getting Plus common or Minus common depends on the connected equipment. Sink Type has Minus COM, Current flows from Load to Unit when turned on. When the Source Type is
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Can I Continue To Use CQM1-CIF01 Or CQM1-CIF02 Peripheral Port Connecting Cable That I Am Currently Using With CQM1 Even If I Change To CQM1H PLCs?
Yes, but you will need to connect CS1W-CN114 Connecting Cable to the CQM1-CIF01 or CQM1-CIF02 to connect to the CQM1H.      
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Can The Contents Of The DM Area In CS1 Or C200HX/HG/HE Programmable Controllers CPU Units Be Written To Or Read From A Personal Computer Even When The CPU Unit Is Operating?
The DM Area can be written to or read from a computer even while the CPU Unit is operating. When the CPU Unit is in MONITOR mode, both reading from the CPU Unit to t
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What Is The Correct Device Type Setting In The Support Software “CX-Protocol” When Creating Send/Receive Sequences For Protocol Macros For CQM1H PLCs?
Select C200HG Programmable Controllers for the device type, select CPU43 for the model, and turn ON pin 8 on the DIP switch on the front panel of CQM1H.  
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What Are FINS Commands?
"FINS" stands for Factory Interface Network Service, which is protocol for sending messages between controllers on OMRON FA networks. The user can provide meas
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Is There A Command That Can Write 100 Words Of Data At Once From A Computer To The DM Area In The CPU Unit?
Yes, a FINS (Factory Interface Network Service) command is supported for CS1-series and CVM1/CV-series PLCs. This command is used to write 100 words of data all at one time.
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What Part Of I/O Memory In The CPU Unit Is Allocated To CS1W-SCU21 Serial Communications Unit And CS1W-CLK21 Controller Link Unit?
CS1W-SCU21 and CS1W-CLK21 are both CPU Bus Units. Words are allocated to CPU Bus Units according to the unit numbers set on the front of the Units. The first Word th
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Can C200H Group-2 High-Density I/O Units Be Used With C200H-RT201 SYSMAC BUS Remote I/O Slave Unit?
No, C200H Group-2 High-density I/O Units cannot be mounted to a Slave Rack created with the C200H-RT201. Use 16-point I/O Units instead.    
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How Will PLCs Behave If The Power Supply Voltage Drops Momentarily?
The PLCs behave in the following ways if the power supply is interrupted or the power supply voltage drops. If the power supply falls below 85% of the rated volta
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When I Use C120-LK201-EV1 Host Link Units With C60P PLC, A Communications Error Occurs. Why?
C120-LK201-EV1 cannot be used with C60P. Use 3G2C7-LK201-EV1 Host Link Units instead.      
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What Are The Conditions Under Which A C200HX/HG/HE PLC Will Detect A Power Interruption When Used With C200HW-PA204 Power Supply Units At 100 VAC?
A power interruption to C200HX/HG/HE will be detected under the following conditions. If the power supply voltage drops below 85% of the rated voltage, the CPU Unit will
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Is There A Restriction On The Number Of C200H PLCs SYSMAC LINK Units That Can Be Mounted When A Host Link Unit Is Also Mounted? Is It Different Than With C1000H PLCs?
With C200H, the SYSMAC LINK Units use the Bus Connection Units to exchange data with the CPU Unit. Therefore, there is no restriction on the number that can be mounted
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When I Used C120-LK201-EV1 Host Link Units With C20P PLC A Communications Error Occurred. How Should I Handle This?
C120-LK201-V1 cannot be used with C20P. Use the 3G2C7-LK201-EV1 instead.      
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What Is Indirect DM Addressing?
Indirect DM addressing involves reading the contents of a specified DM word and using it as the address of another word in the DM Area, e.g., to read the contents of the s
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Can A C200H-NC111/112/211 Position Control Unit Be Used In A CS1-series PLC? Are There Any Restrictions?
Yes, the C200H-NC111/112/211 can be used in CS1-series PLC. The NC112 and NC111 are allocated 10 words and the NC211 is allocated 20 words. The unit number range for th
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When I Transfer The Program To CPM1A PLC Using The SYSMAC Support Software, A Message Saying To Turn ON The PLC’s DIP Switch And Try Again Was Displayed. Why?
The default CQM1 PLC function codes for expansion instructions must be used on the CPM1A. They cannot be changed. The message will appear if the function code for any of t
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How Are Memory Cards Usually Used With CS1/CJ1 PLCs?
The main applications of Memory Cards are as follows: Program files, data files, and parameter files can be saved to the Memory Card and then the files can be aut
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Is There An Instruction That Can Be Used In A Subroutine To Turn OFF An Output Bit That Was Turned ON In The Main Program?
Yes, the RESET instruction (RSET) or Always OFF Flag can be used in a subroutine to turn OFF a bit that was turned ON in the main program.    
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When I Turn ON The Power To The PLC, Two Ruled Lines Appear On The Programming Console Display. What Is The Problem?
The CPU error display (= = = =) means that a communications error has occurred between PLCs and the Programming Console. Sometimes the CPU error display will appea
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Is A Battery For EEPROM Memory Backup Required When Using An EEPROM Memory Cassette With C200HS Or C200HX/HG/HE PLCs?
No, the EEPROM Memory Cassette does not require a battery.    
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Can A Single Sensor Output Be Connected To Multiple PLCs Input Units In Parallel?
The conditions for setting up this type of connection are as follows: The sum of the total input currents of the Input Units must be below the maximum switching capac
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When Will The RUN Output On C200HW-PA204R Power Supply Units For CS1 PLC And C200HX/HG/HE PLC Turn ON?
The RUN output on C200HW-PA204R will turn ON when the CPU Units are in MONITOR Mode or RUN Mode as long as a fatal error has not occurred. Normally, the RUN output turns
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What Is The Difference Between CS1W-NC[]13 Position Control Units And CS1W-MC221 Motion Control Units?
The differences between CS1W-NC[]13 and CS1W-MC221 are as follows: CS1W-NC[]13 Control target: Stepping Motor Drivers Servo Motors with pulse strings Direct Drive Mo
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Can CQM1 PLC Programs Be Used On CQM1H PLC Without Modification?
CQM1 programs can be used on CQM1H without modification. When transferring data from the Support Software, a different device type must be set.    
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What Upgrades Were Made To The Backplanes For C200H/HS/HE/HG/HX PLC?
C200H/HS Backplanes C200H-BC[][]1 (next) C200H-BC[][]1-V1:Supports 16-point Output Units. (next) C200H-BC[][]1-V2:Supports the C200HS-INT01 Interrupt Input Units.
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Why Is It That When I Use Online Editing To Delete Instructions That Cause An Output On PLC To Be Turned ON, The Output Does Not Turn OFF?
If you use the online editor to delete a bit that is ON, the bit will remain ON. This is because the program needed to turn OFF the bit has been removed.   &n
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Which Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, And Connecting Cables Can Be Used With C200H-ID215 DC Input Units?
The combinations of Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, and Connecting Cables that can be used with C200H-ID215 are shown in the following ta
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What Is A Protocol Macro?
A protocol macro is a macro containing communications protocols designed for the communication specifications of an external device that has a serial communication port.
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Is It Possible To Connect Two CPM1A PLC Units With A RS-232C Cross Cable Through An Adapter, Process An Input To One CPM1A Unit, And Output The Result From The Other CPM1A Unit?
Data in the LR Area can be transferred using a CPM1A 1:1 link. Transfer the necessary data to the LR Area to use this function. DM 6650 must be set to use a 1:1 link.
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Is There A Cable Available That Will Connect The Built-In RS-232C Port Of CS-series PLC CPU Unit To NT-AL001 Option Of PLC?
Yes, XW2Z-070T-1 (70 cm) and XW2Z-200T-1 (2 m) Cables. These cables can also be used to connect the C200HX/HG/HE or CQM1H Programmable Controllers to the NT-AL001 RS-23
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What Does It Mean When The “I” Or “Q” Is Displayed In Front Of A Bit Address In A Ladder Program In CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package?
CX-Programmer Ver.2.0 or higher displays "I:" and "Q:" in front of addresses in a ladder diagram to help you differentiate between inputs and outputs
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What System Configuration Is Necessary To Display The Contents Of 4-digit Decimal Data Memory In PLCs On An External 7-segment Digital Display?
There are two types of digital display units, static output models and dynamic output models. If the data from only one 4-digit decimal display needs to be displayed, it
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What Is The Difference Between C200H-ID216 PLCs’ Input Units And C200H-ID218 PLCs' Input Units?
The C200H-ID216 and C200H-ID218 have different input impedances. The input impedance of each Unit follows. C200H-ID218: 3.9 kΩ C200H-ID216: 5.6 kΩ Therefore, thei
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With The CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package, What Is The Procedure To Transfer A Program To A C200HX/HG/HE-Z PLC Or C200HS PLC Memory Cassette? What Is The Procedure To Verify The Data?
The procedure to write data to a Memory Cassette and perform verification is as follows. Set SW1 on the Memory Cassette to OFF (write-enabled) before turning ON p
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What Is The Baud Rate Of The RS-232C Communications Port Built In To CS1 PLC CPU Unit?
The maximum baud rate when CS or RS control wires are wrapped at ends of the cable is 19,200 bps. When CS or RS control wires and hardware flow control are being used,
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What Is The Advantage Of Using Index Registers?
The most beneficial use of index registers is to reduce the number of steps required in ladder programming. When processing a continuous or uniformly spaced list of add
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How Do I Program An ON Delay?
Operation Specifications and Data Trace Results      
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Which Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, And Connecting Cables Can Be Used With C200H-OD219 Transistor Output Units?
The combinations of Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, and Connecting Cables that can be used with C200H-OD219 are shown in the following tabl
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Which Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, And Connecting Cables Can Be Used With C200H-ID217 DC Input Units?
The combinations of Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, and Connecting Cables that can be used with C200H-ID217 are shown in the following tabl
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How Do I Write A Program To Operate A Motor For A Time Directly Proportional To The 1 To 5 VDC Signal?
The water level signal (1 to 5 VDC) from the Liquid Level Indicator is an analog signal, so first it must be converted into a digital signal using an Analog Input Unit.
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What Is The Difference Between The CONDITION ON Instruction (UP) For The CS/CJ-Series PLCs, And DIFU Instruction?
Both the CONDITION ON (UP) and CONDITION OFF (DOWN) instructions were added with the introduction of the CS/CJ-Series, but here we will explain only the CONDITION ON (UP
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What Is The Allowable Momentary Power Interruption Time For The CQM1-PA203/-PA206/-PA216/-PD026 Power Supply Units?
If the power is interrupted for less than 10 ms when using a CQM1-PA203/-PA206/-PA216, the PLC will continue to run normally. If the power is interrupted for more th
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Will Interrupt Tasks And Interrupt Subroutines Work Properly During Overhead Processing, I/O Refreshing, And Peripheral Servicing If C200HS-INT01 Interrupt Input Units Are Used In CS1 Or CS200HX/HG/HE PLCs?
Yes, if an interrupt occurs, the interrupt task will be started even during I/O refreshing or peripheral servicing.    
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Can NT-AL001-E RS-232C/RS-422 Link Adapter Be Used To Convert The Peripheral Port On A CPU Unit Of A PLC To RS-422?
No, the peripheral port on the CPU Unit of PLCs do not supply 5 V, so the NT-AL001-E cannot be connected. Use an RS-232C port.      
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When I Turn OFF Power Supplies To CPU Units, Remove PLC, And Then Turn ON Power Supplies Again, CPU Units Do Not Enter RUN Mode. Why?
Sometimes if a C200H-PRO27-E PLC is connected to a CQM1H PLCs peripheral port whilst running the CPU Unit in MONITOR mode and the power is turned OFF
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How Do I Write A Program That Will Read Input Signals From Ten-Key Keypad Connected To A CS/CJ PLC And Convert Them To Numeral Data?
There are two types of ten-key switches, one that uses binary code and strobe signals, and another that uses decimal code. This document introduces programming for the t
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Can C200H, C200HX/HG/HE, Or CS PLCs Use The C200H-RM[][][] (SYSMAC BUS) And C200HW-DRM21-V1 (DeviceNet) At The Same Time?
Normally, C200H-RM[][][] (SYSMAC BUS) and C200HW-DRM21-V1 (DeviceNet) cannot be used together. The DeviceNet Master Unit checks for the existence of Remote Master Units. If Re
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In What Cases Will The RUN Output On A Power Supply Unit Turn ON?
The RUN output will turn ON when the CPU Unit is in MONITOR Mode or RUN Mode as long as a fatal error has not occurred. Normally, the RUN output turns ON approximately
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Which Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, And Connecting Cables Can Be Used With CJ1W-ID261 PLCs?
The combinations of Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, and Connecting Cables that can be used with CJ1W-ID261 are shown in the following table.
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What Instruction Can I Use To Reverse The Status Of Specific Bits?
Use the EXCLUSIVE OR instruction (XORW) to reverse the status of specific bits in a specific word. EXCLUSIVE OR Instruction (XORW) Specifications 1.An EXCLUSIVE OR of
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How Do I Write A Program To Delay Turning ON A Work Bit For 1 Scan After An Input A Turns ON And Keep The Work Bit ON For Only 1 Scan When Using A CS/CJ-Series PLC?
As shown in Figure 1, the program delays for 1 scan after input A turns ON, and turns ON work bit W2.00 for only 1 scan, as shown in Figure 2.   Operation: Refe
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How Do I Program A One-Shot Output?
In a one-shot program, as long as the trigger input stays ON for longer than a certain time (see note), the output bit will be turned ON for a specific period of time re
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Is There PLC Simulation Software Available?
Yes. CX-Simulator supports simulation of CS1G/H, CJ1M, CJ1G/H, CJ2H, CP1L, and CP1H. More CX-Simulator product information is available on our Sales pages, and is
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What Is Required For The DRV X-Y Connector XSOUT Signal (SEN Signal), And What Timing Is Required When I Have Have C200H-MC221 Motion Control Units Connected To A Servo Driver From Another Company?
The XSOUT signal (SEN signal) is used to load the present motor position when connecting OMRON Drivers that support absolute values (R88). (By using Motion Controllers
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How Do I Use The Calendar And Time Data With CS1 PLCs And C200HX/HG/HE PLC CPU Units?
CS1 and C200HX/HG/HE CPU Units support clock functions (excluding the C200HE-CPU11-E) as a standard feature. Use the words containing the clock data for programming. The w
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What Is The Difference Between CPM2C PLC CPU Units With Sinking Outputs And Sourcing Outputs?
With sinking outputs, current flows in the following order: "Positive power supply line" to "Load" to "CPM2C" to "Negative power suppl
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Is It Necessary To Create I/O Tables When Using CJ1 PLCs?
There are two ways to allocate I/O with CJ1. Automatic I/O Allocation When Power Is Turned ON The I/O tables will be automatically created when the power is
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How Do I Program A Time Switch To Turn ON And OFF A Machine At A Specific Time Daily?
A time switch like the one described can be easily programmed using the clock built into the CPU Unit. Program and Operation Explanation Store the desired times to turn ON
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A Message Saying That The New Code Is Too Large And Cannot Be Transferred To PLCs Due To An Online Editor Limitation Was Displayed While I Was Performing Online Editing. What Should I Do?
When performing online editing with the CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package, there is no limit to the number of rungs, but the maximum number of words (number of steps) i
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Can I Program PLCs So That All Of The Outputs In A Ladder Program Step Will Not Turn OFF, Even After Proceeding To The Next Step?
When proceeding to the next step of a ladder program, the OUT instructions will turn OFF all outputs that were turned ON. Therefore, use the SET instruction so that
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What Are The Differences In Support Software, Instructions, And The Way Extended Data Memory Is Handled Between The C200HX/HG/HE PLCs And C200HX/HG/HE-Z PLCs?
The C200HX/HG/HE can be supported with pre-Windows DOS-based and Windows-based Support Software. The C200HX/HG/HE-Z is supported only by Windows-based support softwa
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How Do I Program ON/OFF Delays?
    Example  
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What Is The Difference Between The Different Operating Modes Of The PLCs' CPU Unit (i.e., PROGRAM Mode, RUN Mode, And MONITOR Mode)?
PROGRAM Mode In PROGRAM mode, the CPU Unit is stopped. User programming can be created or modified, memory can be cleared, programs can be checked, programs can be de
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What Is The Difference Between C1000H/C2000H-CPU01 PLCs And C1000H/C2000H-CPU01-V1?
C1000H/C2000H-CPU01-V1 supports SYSMAC LINK. C1000H-SLK21-V1 SYSMAC LINK Units can be used for coaxial cable, and C1000H-SLK11 can be used for fiber optic cable. With C1
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When I Use The CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package To Write A Differentiated Instruction To CQM1H PLC, It Results In An Error. Why?
As shown in diagram 1, only the CS/CJ-series CPU Units and CVM1/CV-series PLCs CPU Units can accept the differentiation option with input commands. With other mod
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The Address Does Not Update Correctly With IR1 In A Program Using The Index Register As Shown In Figure 1. Why?
Ladder Program Operation Specifications Before explaining the problems with the ladder program, we will explain the system operation specifications. *When one of the pus
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When I Send And Receive Data With Protocol Macros, Occasionally The Data Header Is Not Received Properly. Why?
If the device that you are connected to using protocol macros has a fast processing time (the time the data is received until the time the data is returned), the protocol macr
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What Is The .opt File That Is Created With The .cxp File Whenever I Save A Project?
The .opt file stores the operating environment settings of CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package. It is automatically created and saved when the project file is saved.
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My 8-Second ON-Delay Timer Program That Uses A TIM Instruction Does Not Run Properly. What Is The Problem?
The Problem Ladder Program   TIM instruction in diagram 1 has a timer setting of 80. To set an 8-second timer, this value must be changed to #0080 (8.0 seconds)
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How Do Duplicated Outputs Work In A Step Program Area?
If the same bit is output twice from the same program, you will get the duplicated output warning regardless, but as long as the same bit is not output twice from the same ste
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How Can I Manually Determine Internal Connections Between COM Terminals For PLC I/O Unit?
The "number of circuits" given in the I/O Unit specifications is the same as the number of commons. Refer to C200HX/HG/HE Operation Manual and CS1 Series PLC Op
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What Are Push-On And Push-Off Alternating Bits?
The ladder program and data trace results are as follows: Ladder Diagram  
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What Is The Difference Between A Holding Area Bit And A Keep Bit Or A KEEP Instruction?
With a SYSMAC PLC, a Holding Area bit is a type of bit. There is no such bit as a 'keep bit'. The correct term is the 'operand bit for a KEEP instruction'. First, let's l
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Can The Same DM Address Be Used For The First And Third, Or Second And Third Operand In A Math Instruction?
As shown in Figure 1, in a differentiated program where processing is completed with a single scan by turning ON the add command bit (CIO 0.00), there is no problem if the fir
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What Support Software Does Provide Programming For The C500?
SYSMAC Support Software supports programming function for C500 Cable and units combination is: Interface unit C200H-IP007 + Cable CQM1-CIF01 (PC98), CQM1-CIF02 (DOS/V)
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How Can A PLC Be Connected To A Personal Computer?
There are many methods to write a program to connect to a controller from a PC. It is possible to program the communications and protocols directly. You will need knowled
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Can We Use The CX-Programmer With The C200H CPU?
Yes. The CX-Programmer Ver.3.0 ( The WS02-CXPC1-JV3/-EV3) works for Windows95/98/NT4/Me/2000/XP. Connection Cable between Personal Computer and PLC : Periph
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Can We Send String Data From The PLCs via The RS-232C Interface?
We can use the TXD instruction to send out string data from RS-232C Port by the no protocol communication function. TXD Instruction can be used with the CQM1/CQM1H, C2
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Will A CS1-Series PLC's Program Be Lost If Its Backup Battery Is Not Replaced After Its 5-Year Service Life Has Expired?
The program will not be lost as long as the PLC's power supply does not go OFF. The battery service life is 5 years, so replace the battery every 5 years to prevent problem
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What Is The Best Way To Monitor I/O Memory Data Of The CS1, C200HX/HG/HE, CPUs In Excel Files?
PLC Reporter provides Data collection in Excel, loading the input data from CIO or DM areas of the PLC and pasting the cells into the excel file
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Are There Any Cables Available To Connect The PLC Or The Programmable Terminal (PT) To A Personal Computer's USB Port?
Use the D-sub to USB-serial conversion cable. This cable can connect the PLC "SYSMAC", Programmable Terminal "NT/NS Series", or Programmable Relay &q
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When Using A SYSMAC LINK Unit With A C1000H/C2000H PLCs CPU Unit That Already Has A 3G2A5-LK201-EV1 Host Link Unit, Is It Necessary To Replace 3G2A5-LK201-EV1 With A C500-LK203 Host Link Unit?
Yes. The 3G2A5-LK201-EV1 cannot be used together with the SYSMAC LINK Unit, so switch to the C500-LK203.    
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When Using C200H-CT001-V1/CT002/CT021 High-speed Counter Units, The RUN Indicator Does Not Light Even When I Turn ON Power Supplies To PLCs. Is The Unit Malfunctioning?
The RUN indicator on High-speed Counter Units lights when count operations begin. The conditions under which count operation will begin depend on the operating mode. Exampl
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What Is The Difference Between Files With The Extension .CXT And .CXP That Can Be Converted Using The CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package Conversion Utility?
CXT files (.CXT extension) are created when data from the older Support Software is imported into the CX-Programmer. CXT files are saved in text format, which can be easily re
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What Problems Will Occur If I Mistakenly Set CQM1 PLCs As The Device Type When Programming CPM2C PLCs Using The SYSMAC Support Software?
CPM2C memory contains the following: Input bits: CIO 0 to CIO 9, output bits: CIO 10 to CIO 19, word bits: CIO 20 to CIO 49 and CIO 200 to CIO 227. Therefore a memory error
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How Long Are The Contents Of The DM Area In A CS1 PLC or C200HX/HG/HE PLC CPU Unit Retained?
CS1 and C200HX/HG/HE include a battery as a standard feature. The contents of the DM Area will be retained as long as the battery retains its charge. The contents of the DM
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What Should Be Connected To The NC Terminals Shown In I/O Unit Terminal Connection Diagrams?
NC is an abbreviation for "No Connection," and means that the terminal does not have an internal connection (unused terminal).   Therefore, nothing should be
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Can CS1/CJ1-Series Serial Communication Units Use Non-Procedural Communications?
The latest Serial Communication Units can use non-procedural communications. The TXDU and RXDU instructions for non-procedural communications can be used with CS1/CJ1-seri
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What Is The Difference Between The Open Collector And Line Driver Used With A High-speed Counter Unit?
The encoder specifications determine if an open collector or line driver is needed. Generally the open collector and line driver have the following characteristics. Open Co
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What Is A CPU Error And A WDT Error (Watchdog Timer Error)?
A CPU error will occur when the microcomputer in the CPU Unit does not operate properly. The watchdog timer can be used to check whether the CPU Unit is operating properly.
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How Can We Convert SYSMAC Support Software File SP1 By CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package?
After CX-Programmer Ver.2.1 The ability is there to read it directly. Select the FILE OPEN function on menu, then we can save as SP1 file: SYSMAC support soft ladder pr
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Are There Instructions That Directly Make Comparisons (e.g., "Equal", "Less Than", "More Than") So That Comparison Results Do Not Have To Be Accessed From The Status Of Result Flags For Comparison Instructions?
The following PLCs support symbol comparison instructions (e.g., "equal (=)", "less than (<)", "more than (>)"). C200HX/HG/HE-Z Se
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How Can We Write CS1 PLC CPU I/O Memory Data From A Personal Computer Via RS-232C For CS1 (1:1 Communication)?
The Personal Computer and CS1 CPU are connected with a RS-232C cable (XW2Z-200S-CV, etc), then use a Host Link Command or FINS Command,  issued from the Persona
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How Can I Connect A C200H PLC's CPU Unit With An IBM PC/AT Or Compatible Computer?
Mount the C200H-IP007 Peripheral Interface Unit to the C200H and connect the CQM1-CIF02 Connecting Cables. Mount the C120-LK201-V1 Host Link Unit to the C200H and
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What Products Are Recommended As Substitutes For The C200H-CPU01 PLC?
Select any of the following: C200HE-CPU11, C200HE-CPU32, or C200HE-CPU42. Selection Precautions:   A Power Supply Unit must be purchased (e.g., the C200HW-PA204)
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Which OMRON Products (General-Purpose Communications Components) Can The CPM2C-CIF21 Simplified Communications Unit Communicate With?
CPM2C-CIF21 can perform simplified communications if the connected device is either one of OMRON Temperature Controllers, Digital Panel Indicators, or Timers. Communication
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Why Does A Communication Error Occur When CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package Goes Online With A PLC?
Possible causes: Power Management is not disabled at BIOS setting. RS-232C is activated by the power from DC-DC converter sourced at 5vdc for a Personal
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Using CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package, How Can We Connect To A PLC Via Ethernet?
Personal Computer Ethernet setting by IP Address and Subnet Mask. Ethernet Unit: IP Address, Node No., Unit No. CX-Programmer and CS1 Programmable Controller
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What Is The Difference Between The Binary And BCD Forms Of Math Instructions?
The Internal Code of Math Instructions When using CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package, as shown in the ladder program in Figure 1, both BINARY ADD instructions and BCD
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Which Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, And Connecting Cables Can Be Used With CJ1W-ID231 DC Input Units?
The combinations of Connector-Terminal Block Conversion Units, I/O Relay Terminals, and Connecting Cables that can be used with CJ1W-ID231 are shown in the following table.
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In CS1-series PLCs, can CS1W-BI[][]3 Expansion Backplane Be Connected To CS1W-BC[][]2 CPU Backplane? Can CS1W-BI[][]2 Expansion Backplane Be Connected To CS1W -BC[][]3 CPU Backplane?
No, the compatible Expansion Backplane for CS1W-BC[][]2 CPU Backplane is CS1W-BI[][]2. C200H PLC Units cannot be mounted to CS1W-BI[][]3 Expansion Backplane. When using
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What Programmable Terminals Backup Batteries Are Available?
The following Programmable Terminals backup batteries are available. 1.NT Series: C500-BAT08 2.NS Series NS10/NS12: C500-BAT08 NS7: CPM2A-BAT01  
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Can NS-series And NT-series Programmable Terminals Be Used Together On One RS-232C Port Or One RS-422 Port On A PLC?
Yes, it is possible if you use 1:N NT Links. It is done the same way as wiring or settings for NS-series or NT-series only. However, 4-wire RS-422 must be used. NS-series d
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The NS-series Programmable Terminal Is Not Equipped With An RS-422A Port, So How Can It Communicate Beyond The Rated Distance For RS-232C (15 m)?
Use an NS-AL002 RS-422/RS-232C Converter. Just attach the NS-AL002 Converter to the RS-232C connector to use it as an RS-422A port. Use an NT-AL001 RS-232C/RS-422A Link Adapt
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How Can The NS-series Programmable Terminal's System Program Be Reinstalled?
Applicable Models: NT30, NT30C, NT620S, NT620C, NT625C, NT31, NT31C, NT631, and NT631C The system program cannot be installed from a computer for other NT-series Programmabl
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Is The Support Tool For The Programmable Terminal "NT" (NT Support Tool) Compatible With The Windows2000/XP? And How About Older Versions Of Windows?
The Ver.4.05 of Windows version NT Support Tool (NTST) "NT-ZJCMX1-V[]"supports the Windows2000/XP. As for Windows versions which each version of NT Support Tool sup
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Can A Screen Of The Programmable Terminal "NT" Be Created With The NS-Designer?
No. The NS-Designer cannot be used because it is designed exclusively for the NS Series. In order to create a screen of the NT Series, use the Windows version of the NT-ZJC
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Can Multiple PLCs Be Connected To A Single Programmable Terminal (PT)?
With the Programmable Terminal "NT Series", multiple PLCs cannot be directly connected to a single PT. In the NT link (1:N mode), PLC:PT=1:N (N= 1 and above), no
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In The NS-series Programmable Terminals, Is There A Way To Create a Group Of Buttons So That All Of The Other Buttons Go OFF When One Of The Buttons Is ON (i.e., Only 1 Button Can Be ON At A Time)?
These buttons, also known as radio buttons, can be created by specifying the same group number to the buttons on the Group Tab Page (an Expansion Tab) of the ON/OFF Button Pro
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Can Programmable Terminal (PT)'s Screen Data Created With An MS DOS Version Support Tool For The Programmable Terminal "NT" (NT Support Tool) Be Modified With A Windows Version NT Support Tool?
It depends on direct access versions of screen data created with a MS DOS Version NT Support Tool. When using the latest direct access version (Direct Access Ver.5 for the Pro
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What Is The Baud Rate Of High-Speed 1:N NT Link Communications? Also, How Can I Switch Communications From The Standard NT Link Protocol?
The high-speed NT Link's baud rate is 115 kbps. To set the high-speed NT Link, select the 1:N NT Link protocol in the Programmable Controller Setup and set the baud rate to 1
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When Multiple Programmable Terminals Are Connected To A PLC With 1:N NT Link Communications And An Error Occurred In One Of The Programmable Terminals, Is It Possible To Detect That Error From The PLC?
A Programmable Terminal's operating status is given in bit 15 of the Programmable Terminal Status Notify Bits. That flag can be monitored in the PLC in order to recognize
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A Message Saying The System Is Being Initialized Is Being Displayed. How Can I Restore Operation?
This message indicates that the Programmable Terminal is not communicating with the host. To start communications, the Programmable Terminal's communications settings must mat
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There Are Two Serial Ports On The NS-series Programmable Terminal, But Can Both Ports Communicate At The Same Time?
Yes, they can, although 1:N NT Link communications cannot be used in both ports at the same time.
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What Is The Difference In The Way That Serial Ports A And B Are Used On NT31/631 Programmable Terminals?
Either serial port A or serial port B may be used to connect to the host. Both ports cannot be simultaneously connected to a host. Screen data transfer can be don
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Which Cable Can I Use To Transfer The Screen Data Or System Program?
1. IBM PC/AT or Compatible (Including NEC PC-98NX) Method 1: Use the XW2Z-S002 (cable length: 2 m) Male D-sub 9-pin and Female D-sub 9-pin Method 2: Use the CV500-CN228
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How Can I Import I/O Comments That Were Created With The CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package Into The NT-ZJCMX1-EV4 NT Support Tool?
Use the following procedure to import CX-Programmer I/O into the NT Support Tool. Steps Prior to Reading I/O Comments: In the CX-Programmer, open the ladder progra
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When We Install CX-Programmer FA Integrated Tool Package, What Does Fins Gateway NSB Support Function Means In The Dialog?
Fins Gateway NSB Support Function means SYSMAC LINK (SLK) or Controller Link (CLK) Network Support board (NSB) with Fins Gateway SLK or CLK Driver. When we mount the ISA board
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What Method Is Used To Store The Screens In The NT30, NT31, NT620, And NT631 Programmable Terminals?
Screen data is stored in flash memory, so there is no battery backup. The following data is retained by the battery: Numeral memory table and character string memor
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What Are The Specifications Of The NT-AL001 RS232C/RS-422A Link Adapter?
Please refer to the following data. General Specifications  
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What Cables Are Used To Connect The CX-Simulator To An OMRON Programmable Terminal To Operate The Programmable Terminal?
The Programmable Terminal's pin allocation is the same as a Programmable Controller's pin allocation, so use the same cable that is used to connect the computer to a Programma
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What Cable Lengths Are Sold For The Cables Used To Wire The network Between DeviceNet Master Units And DeviceNet Slaves?
There are two kinds of DeviceNet Cable: DCA2-5C10 (Thick Cable) and DCN1-5C10 (Thin Cable). These Cables are sold in 100-m increments.    
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Is It Acceptable To Combine SRT1 Slaves And SRT2 Slaves In A CompoBus/S System?
These Slaves can be combined, but only when the high-speed communications mode is used. They cannot be combined when long-distance mode is being used. The two kinds of Slav
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What Is The Difference Between Methods To Use A Terminating Resistor Attached To The T-branch Tap Or A Terminal Block Style Terminating Resistor Of The DeviceNet?
It differs by whether the T-branch Tap "DCN1-1C" and/or "DCN1-3C" is located within 6m or more than 6m far from a node of the main line. If it is locate
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Can The Flange Antennas And Flat Diversity Antennas Used With The WM30 Wireless Modem Be Used With WD30 DeviceNet Wireless Units?
The Flange Antennas and Flat Diversity Antennas for the WM30 are designed for the WM30, and so they cannot be used with the WD30. Use the Antennas that are supplied with the
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What Is RFID System?
RFID system is a non-contact ID system which can read and write data on a tag via radio waves or electromagnetic waves. It consists of a tag (data carrier, ID card) which stor
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Are There Any RFID Antennas Available Which Are Compatible With Movable Cables (Robot Cables)?
Yes. The V600-H11-R for the Electromagnetic Coupling RFID System "V600 Series" is compatible with a movable cable, which is 50 cm in length. Additionally, other
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Can The V500-R521 Bar Code Readers Laser Be Blocked With Transparent Acrylic Boards Or PET Boards?
The V500-R521 uses a class 2 laser. It is thought that the power of the laser deteriorates from the reflection and refraction when passing through acrylic (transparent) or PET
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What Is The Width Of Narrow Bars That Can Be Read Using the V520-R221 Bar Code Readers With A Reading Range Of 27.5 To 52.5 mm?
The catalog and manual of the V520-R221 specify the reading range as JAN1.0. The JAN1.0 narrow bar width is 0.33 mm.    
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What Features Does The RFID System Have Compared To The Barcode System?
1. Since the RFID system communicates via radio waves or electromagnetic waves, it has the following advantages over the barcode system which reads information via light.
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C200HE I/O Unit Over Alarm
This may be caused by some kind of error in I/O addressing as follows: Two or more Special I/O Units are set to the same unit number or two or more Group-2 High-densit
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How Do I Create A New Line Below The Last Row In CX-Programmer?
Normally you use "Insert row" from the Insert-menu, or the popup menu shown when you right click in the ladder diagram. You can also use the keys "Ctrl" +
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Is It Possible To Have The Date And Time From The NS-Panel System Clock Constantly Transferred To Registers In The PLC?
Yes, by enabling the transfer of Date and Time in NS Syetem settings, it is possible to transfer current time to any data area in the PLC. First, select the data area (in
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How Do I Restart RS-232 Or The Peripheral Port Without Restarting The CPU?
Change the setting for AUTO/SETUP-switch for RS232 or peripheral port on CJ1. The status of the switch is monitored by the cpu each scan, and everytime the setting is changed
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How Do I Connect CP1H and E5CN using The Modbus Easy Master Function?
CP1H has a feature called Modbus Easy Master Function, which makes it easy to communicate to modbus units like inverters, tempcontrollers etc. No need to calculate CRC-16 che
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Are CPT Files Omron Related?
CPT is the american version of Syswin. CPT is used for regular PLC programming of older systems compatible with Syswin ( CQM1 C200H PLC etc). It is possible to open an CPT
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CX-Programmer Communication Stops After 1 Min With Ethernet Or With CX-Simulator
If you have an Nvidia Graphics card. Do the following: Please try to disable this option in the PC. There is a conflict between the nVidia Desktop Manager Option and CX-Ser
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Is It Possible To Have I/O Comments In More Than One Language?
Yes, CX-Programmer (from ver 4) is able to handle up to 16 different comments for all variables, including I/O. They can for instance be used for multilanguage support, or if
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What's The Difference Between Cable R88A-CRWA010C And R88A-CRWA010C-DE?
Cables with option -DE should only be used for motors with Hypertac connectors. i.e motors SGMAH and SGMPH with D-option in the typename. OY in the typename indicates this i
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I Need To Change My 3g3 1.1 KVA By CIMR-V7AZB0P40 ( Max Carrier Frequency Is 14.5kHz ) Needing Between 2.7A - 2.9A For Output Current. Should I Use A V7AZB0P70 Or Is V7AZB0P40 Enough ?
CIMR-V7AZB0P40 is rated 3.0A (200V Single Phase) at 10kHz Carrier Frequency. If you change the setting to 14kHz, the maximum allowed continous output current is 2,6A (87%
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What Is The Difference Between The Inverters That Start With 3G3 And CIMR? Do They Work The Same?
The 3G3-type inverters are referred to as Omron brand, and the CIMR-type inverters are referred to as Double Brand, i.e Omron Yaskawa. They are basically compatible, both reg
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I Am Unable To Set Max Frequency Higher Than 150 Hz In My F7 Inverter.
As default, F7-inverters are set for Heavy Duty (parameter C6-01 = 0) wich means that max frequency is limited to 150 Hz. If Normal Duty 1 or 2 is selected (C6-01=1 or 2) the
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Would Like To Replace An 3G3EV Single Phase Inverter (0.75kW)? Does The Replacement Fit On The Filter We Are Using Today?
Replace with CIMR-J7AZB0P7 if you have no need for a braking resistor. If you need a braking resistor, use CIMR- V7ZB0P7. Both J7 and V7 fit on the same filter as 3G3EV. &n
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What Do The Numbers In The IP-Rating Stand For?
IP Ratings explained (IPxx) IP stands for Ingress Protection IP (Ingress Protection) numbers are used to specify the environmental protection afforded by enclosures. These r
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Where Can I Find Documentation?
You can access our one-stop library where you can download or print a wide range of useful product documentation (brochures, datasheets, instruction manuals, CAD drawings etc.
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Where Can I Find Information Regarding CJ1W-CIF11?
Some information regarding RS232-C/RS422/RS485 converter CJ1W-CIF11 is embedded in manuals for CJ/CS/CP PLC-systems. There is also a datasheet included in the box at delivery
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What Is The Colour Coding For The Cable Of The E6F-AB3C-C Encoder?
The colour coding for the cable on the E6F-AB3C-C encoder to the pin connections on the plug is as follows. Connector pin number: Cable colour: 1 Brown 2 Orange 3 Yellow
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What Cable Should I Use For Communication With ZX?
You may use a standard serial (null-modem) cable.    
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What Is The Difference Between 61F-GP-NH And -NH3?
The 61F-GP-NH3 is more sensitive than the 61F-GP-NH. The operation resistance of the 61F-GP-NH3 is 200k Ohm minimum  
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What Is The E7A-D22M Replacement?
The E7A series is discontinued, and we do not have a replacement product.
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What Does System Error VDIN Size Error Mean? (ZFV-CA45 With A ZFV-SC50)
This error is caused by the screen input size being unmatched when the camera captures the screen. Possible cause: Noise from peripheral equipment. Countermeasure: Noise sho
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Is It Necessary To Choose Techniques And Measures From Those Recommended In Annexes A And B Of IEC 61508-2 And IEC 61508-3 In Order To Comply With The Standard?
Although all four normative annexes contain recommendations for the use of particular techniques and measures, they differ in what is required for compliance. Table A.1, in s
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Can An E/E/PE Safety-Related System Contain Hardware And/Or Software That Was Not Produced According To IEC 61508, And Still Comply With The Standard (Proven In Use)?
It may be possible to use a proven in use argument as an alternative to meeting the design requirements for dealing with systematic failure causes in IEC 61508, including ha
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Can I Get Hold Of Standard IEC 61508 For Free, For Example By Downloading From The Internet?
No, IEC 61508 is a priced publication. You can purchase it online from the IEC, or obtain it from the national standards body in your own country. You can download for free t
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Can I Use IEC 61508 As A Standalone Standard?
Yes. A major objective of the standard is to enable the development of E/E/PE safety-related systems where application sector international standards do not exist. Many req
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Do Control Systems That Place Demands On A Safety-Related System Have To Be Themselves Designated As Safety-Related Systems?
7.5.2.4 of IEC 61508-1 gives the requirements that apply for the control system not to be designated as a safety-related system. In summary, these are: allowing for a d
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Does IEC 61508 Cover The Elimination Of Hazards At Source?
The standard requires that consideration shall be given to the elimination of the hazards and emphasizes the primary importance of eliminating hazards at source (7.4.2.2 and
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Does IEC 61508 Require A Quantitative Risk Analysis To Be Carried Out In Order To Determine Safety Integrity Levels?
No. It allows both quantitative and qualitative approaches (see annexes C, D and E of IEC 61508-5). Note that risk analysis generally requires a wide range of expertise. It w
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Does The Mode Of Operation Affect How The Safety Integrity Level Is Determined?
First, it is helpful to use a common term hazard rate to examine the differences between low demand mode of operation and high demand or continuous mode of operation. This is
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Can I See Some Practical Examples For IEC 61508?
The range of E/E/PE safety-related systems to which IEC 61508 can be applied includes: emergency shut-down systems, fire and gas systems, turbine control,
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How Do I Take Account Of Hazards That Are Introduced By The E/E/PE Safety-Related System?
Undertake further hazard and risk analysis when developing the E/E/PE system safety requirements. This should identify any of the states of an E/E/PE safety-related system tha
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How Do Safety Integrity Levels 1 To 4 In IEC 61508 Convert Or Relate To The Categories Described In EN 954-1?
Because of the different technical criteria used in IEC 61508 and EN 954-1:1996 (also published as ISO 13849-1:1999), these two standards do not provide a sufficient technical
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How Do The Requirements Of IEC 61508 Change With Respect To The Safety Integrity Level Of The Safety Functions Allocated To The E/E/PE Safety-Related System?
IEC 61508 separates the specification of the safety functions to be performed into two elements: the safety function requirements (what the function does); and the
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How Does IEC 61058 Apply Where E/E/PE Technology Makes Up Only A Small Part Of The Safety-Related System?
IEC 61508 is applicable to any safety-related system that contains an E/E/PE device. This applicability is appropriate because many requirements, particularly in IEC 61508-1,
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How Does IEC 61508 Apply To Low Complexity E/E/PE Safety-Related Systems?
If the standard is used for low complexity E/E/PE safety-related systems, where dependable field experience exists which provides the necessary confidence that the required sa
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In What Ways Do I Need To Consider The Impact Of Human Activities On The Operation Of An E/E/PE Safety-Related System?
IEC 61508 requires human factor issues to be considered in the determination of hazards and hazardous events (7.4.2.3 of IEC 61508-1) and in the design of the E/E/PE safety-re
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Is Application Of IEC 61508 Compulsory Under Any EC Directive?
No. EN 61508 does not have the status of a harmonized European standard, and is not referred to by any EC Directive. However, this does not prevent compliance with relevant p
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Is IEC 61508 Also A European Standard?
Yes. The seven parts of IEC 61508 were published by CENELEC in December 2001 as EN 61508. All CENELEC member countries had to implement EN 61508 at national level by August 2
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Is IEC 61508 Only Concerned About Ensuring Safety By Improving Reliability?
No. A vital first step in the safety lifecycle is that the necessary safety functions are derived from an analysis of the hazards and risks. It is not only the safety integrit
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Is IEC 61508 Relevant To Me?
Generally, the significant hazards for equipment and any associated control system have to be identified by the specifier or developer via a hazard analysis. The analysis iden
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Is There Any Correlation Between The Level Of Independence Required For Functional Safety Assessment And The Need For Third Party Certification?
This will depend upon the company organization and expertise within the company. For some companies even the requirement for independent persons and departments may have to be
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Now I’ve Obtained A Copy Of The Standard, How Do I Go About Reading It?
Annex A of IEC 61508-5 provides introductory material on risk and safety integrity. In IEC 61508-1, the overall safety lifecycle requirements contained in clause 7 are summari
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Suppliers Are Quoting That Their Products Conform To IEC 61508 For A Specific Safety Integrity Level. Does This Mean That Using These Products Is Sufficient For Me To Comply With IEC 61508?
No. A safety integrity level is not directly applicable to individual subsystems or components. It applies to a safety function carried out by the E/E/PE safety-related system
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What Application Sector Or Subsystem Standards Based On IEC 61508 Are There?
The following application sector standards have been published: IEC 61513, Nuclear power plants – Instrumentation and control for systems important to safety – Ge
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What Does E/E/PE Mean?
E/E/PE is an abbreviation of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic. 3.2.6 of IEC 61508-4 defines this as based on electrical and/or electronic and/or programmable elec
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What Does IEC 61508 Consist Of?
The standard is published in parts as shown in the table below. Only parts 1 to 4 contain normative requirements.   This text contains extracts from the IEC Functi
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What Does Software Safety Integrity Mean In The Context Of Safety Integrity Being Defined As Probability Of Failure?
A safety integrity level (SIL) applies to an end-to-end safety function of the safety-related system. Like any other system component, software has no safety integrity level i
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What Factors Should I Take Into Account When Planning To Use A Risk Graph Method For Determining Safety Integrity Levels?
Annex D of IEC 61508-5 describes in principle a risk graph method for determining safety integrity levels, using a generalised example. The example figures in annex D are not
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What Is A Basic Safety Publication?
Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of IEC 61508 are designated as IEC basic safety publications. This means that IEC Technical Committees will have to use these parts in the preparation of e
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What Is A Low Complexity E/E/PE Safety-Related System?
This is defined in 3.4.4 of IEC 61508-4 as an E/E/PE safety-related system, in which the failure modes of each individual component are well defined and the behaviour of the s
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What Is A Mode Of Operation?
IEC 61508 describes two modes of operation for a safety function. These are low demand mode of operation and high demand or continuous mode of operation. The terms are formall
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What Is A Safety Integrity Level (SIL)?
A safety integrity level is one of four levels, each corresponding to a range of target likelihood of failures of a safety function. Note that a safety integrity level is a pr
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What Is A Safety-Related System In The Context Of IEC 61508?
A safety-related system comprises everything (hardware, software and human elements) necessary to carry out one or more safety functions, where failure of the safety function
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What Is Functional Safety Assessment?
This is the critical activity that ensures functional safety has actually been achieved. Those carrying out the functional safety assessment shall be competent, shall have ade
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What Is Functional Safety?
Functional safety is part of the overall safety that depends on a system or equipment operating correctly in response to its inputs. Functional safety is achieved when every s
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What Is Meant By A SILn System, Subsystem Or Component?
A safety integrity level (SIL) is not a property of a system, subsystem or component. The correct interpretation of this phrase is that the system, subsystem or component is c
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What Is The Difference Between Low Demand Mode Of Operation And High Demand Or Continuous Mode Of Operation ?
Modes of operation are used in IEC 61508 to describe two types of safety function carried out by E/E/PE safety-related systems. The modes are relevant when relating the target
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What Is The International Status Of IEC 61508?
Adoption of IEC International Standards by any country, whether it is a member of the IEC or not, is entirely voluntary. IEC National Committees undertake to apply IEC Interna
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What Systems Does IEC 61508 Cover?
IEC 61508 applies to safety-related systems when one or more of such systems incorporate electrical and/or electronic and/or programmable electronic (E/E/PE) devices. It cover
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Which Requirements Do I Need To Satisfy In Order To Claim Compliance With The Standard?
The term shall used in a requirement indicates that the requirement is strictly to be followed if conformance to the standard is to be claimed. Where should (or it is recomme
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How Can I Find Out What Thermocouple Type My Temp Sensor Is?
If you can't find any markings on the sensor, then the color coding of the cable may give you a hint.   See attached document for color coding standards.  
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Where Can I Get Profibus Compoway/F Gateway E58-PRT21?
This is an early type of gateway. Use PRT1-SCU11 instead  
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Extension Cable H8PS?
The standard extension cable for the encoder is model E69-DF5 (5m). The max. distance between the H8PS and the encoder is 100 m. So the max. length of the cable extension is 1
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My H7CX Counter Does Not Respond To Pulses From My Sensor.
Please check the following: Input HZ, maybe higspeed input is required. (Default is lowspeed 30Hz) Input type NPN/PNP. (Default is NPN) Connect the sensor to
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What Is Pollution Degree?
Pollution degree is a classification according to the amount of dry pollution and condensation present in the environment. This classification is important as it affects param
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Alternative For The MK3PD-5-S AP3 24DC
The alternative for the MK3PD-5-S AP3 24DC relay (with gold clad) is the MK3PD-5-S 24DC (without gold clad). The gold plating or gold clad on the MK3PD-5-S AP3 24DC is not fo
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Are MY4 Relays Also Able To Switch 6A At 250VAC With An Inductive Load?
It has been checked with the factory and these are the figures for switching 6A at 250VAC Resistive and Inductive Load: (The factory has never carried out these tests but thi
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Can Different Voltages Be Switched On Different Contacts Of The Relay?
VDE said that it is possible to switch different voltages on different contacts of a relay which have basic insulation (Omron Relays) as long as no SELV ( Safety Extra Low Vol
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Can G7J Be Used In A 4000VAC Application Switching A Current Of 100mA For 200ms?
The G7J cannot be used on 4000VAC switching. Use the G7J at less than the rated load voltage 220VAC. However, the G7HN-1A-C is rated load 4000VAC 0.6A by resistive load, so t
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Difference Between G2R-1-T 24DC And G2R-1-T130 24DC
The G2R-1-T relay is an OCB product. The '130' in the product description means that the insulation on the coil is of a higher rating: 130 means 130°C.  
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What Is The Difference Between LY1F And LY1F-HIB?
The differences between the LY1F and LY1F-HIB are in the case and in the operating voltage. Please refer to chart below for the exact differences.  
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What Happens When Energizing Both The Set Coil And The Reset Coil In A MK2KP Relay?
If both the set coil and the reset coil are energized at the same time in a MK2KP it will go to set-position.  
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What Is The Maximum Switching Current For MY3
The official rating for the MY3 relay is 5A at 250VAC. If you are looking to switch 10A, we may be able to give a reduced electrical life figure at 10A if we know the followi
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What Is The CTI Factor For G2R Relays?
The tracking index is 250_399V The CTI-class is class 2 Both G2RS and G2R-PCB are the same CTI-rating.  
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Is 8mA The Maximum Input Current For The G3R- ODX02SN 5-24VDC (Using 24 VDC As Input Voltage And Switching 24 VDC)?
The datasheet states the G3R-ODX02SN 5-24VDC, which is an output module, has 8mA maximum input current consumption, but its load switching capability is 0.01 to 2A with an 8A
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Is The G3PB Solid State Relay Certified For Finger Protection?
The protection grade of enclosure is the IP-rating (IEC60529). The G3PB has an IP-rating of IP40 certified by VDE. Therefore, the G3PB is certified to a severer condition tha
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What Is The Replacement For G3RD-X02SN 24DC?
The replacement is G3R-ODX02SN DC5-24  
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Can Three Different SSR (Say G3NA) Be Used For Each Phase Of A Three-Phase Load Instead Of Just One SSR (For Example A 3-Phase G3PB)?
Yes, it is possible.   Depending on whether the load is star or delta you may need a 480V version instead of a 240V version.   So just make sure you know which v
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Is The D4BS-15FS Available With Metric Thread?
It is recommended to use the D4BS-45FS as it has a M20 conduit.
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What Is The Replacement for D2EV?
Note: This is a product of Omron-OCB ; Please contact OCB for further details on this product! The D2EV-5GL22 Switch was discontinued in March 1998. The factory stopped produ
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Can J7KNA-09 Reversing Contactors Be Rotated?
If mini reversing contactors are rotated 90° the following will happen: DC operated: Undervoltage is reduced from 0,8-1,1 x Us to 0,85-1,1 x Us Mechanical and electrica
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What Are The Current Ratings Of The MPCB Busbars (J74MN-L3-1/....)?
The current rating is 63A.  
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What Are The Minimum Switching Currents For The Auxiliary Contacts For The Mini- And Motor-Contactors?
The minimum rating for the H-shaped auxiliary contacts (e.g.J7KNA-09/12-10/01 or J73KN-B-10/01) is 17V 5mA. (H-shaped contacts work like two parallel connected contacts and a
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What Is The Contact Gap For A16 Pushbutton Contacts?
The contact gap for A16 pushbutton contacts is 0.8mm.  
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Why Do I Get A Dwell-Time Error With SYSMAC NCT?
Sysmac-NCT is a program for the configuration of the NC module. Settings for use in Windows 95/98/NT When trying to download parameters the NC module can have a long&nb
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What Is "Wavelength Of Light"?
Light is a kind of electromagnetic wave and has various wavelengths such as visible light, invisible ultraviolet light and infrared light Light source used for photoelectri
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Is There A Way To Check Any Problems Within The Photoelectric Sensor?
With a tester, it is possible to check the equipment simply.  Using the following methods with the tester you can check whether the control ou
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What Is Adjusted In The Sensitivity Setting Of A Photoelectric Sensor?
The amount of light emitted or the amount of light received are adjusted, and the sensing distance is set. (The E3X auto tuning type is excluded.) (1) Through-beam The am
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Is A Serial Connection Possible In A Photoelectric Sensor?
No, it's not.   When photoelectric sensor 1 is turned on, the voltage is supplied to photoelectric sensor 2 in the above figure. At this time, inrush current I2
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What Happens When Direct Sunlight Strikes The Lens Of The Receiver?
The sunlight deletes the received light signal of the emitter and the sensor is then light shielding when direct sunlight strikes the receiver. Additionally, even if the ligh
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How Do The Indicators On Photoelectric Sensors Operate?
There is a stability indicator (green) and an incident light indicator (red). There are four operation patterns depending on the amount of incident light. Stability Indicat
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Are Photoelectric Sensors That Can Be Used In Water Available?
Yes. It is possible to use E32-series Optical Fiber Photoelectric Sensors, which have no electric components. Usage, however, is restricted by the model. Refer to the followin
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What Is The Repeat Accuracy For Photoelectric Sensors?
The accuracy depends on whether the Sensors are Through-beam or Reflective Sensors. The following table provides a general guide.   Note: 1.The values for accur
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By What Principle Is The Limited Reflective Photoelectric Sensor Detected?
In the optical system of the limited reflective sensor, only the regular reflection of a certain limited distance is received because the emitter axis intersects with a receiv
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To Use The Light Of A Photoelectric Sensor Through The Hole, How Large The Hole Should Be?
Make the hole the same size as the lens diameter. See the following to see how this does also depend on the sensing method used. 1. To use light through a hole Make hole
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What Are The Methods Of Mutual Interference Prevention In Through-Beam Photoelectric Sensors?
For mutual interference prevention: The light of the other sensor must not enter its own receiver. Prevention methods are as follows. Setting&
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Are Heat-Resistant Photoelectric Sensors Available?
Yes, Fiber-type Photoelectric Sensors are available with heat resistance specifications. The heat resistance specifications, however, apply to Fiber Units only, and not to Amp
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Which Hole Of The Amplifier Unit Can The Through-Beam Fiber Unit Be Inserted Into?
It makes no difference which hole it is inserted into, because there is no distinction between the two fibers for a Through-beam Fiber Unit. With Coaxial Diffuse-reflective
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How Does Retroreflective Photoelectric Sensor Orientation Affect Performance?
There is almost no change in ratings and performance. Explanation: The measurement values for Retroreflective Sensors in the catalog are for measurements with the Reflec
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What Role Does The Slit Play For Through-Beam Photoelectric Sensors And How Is It Used?
The Slit is mounted on the transmitter and receiver of Through-beam Photoelectric Sensors to decrease the lens diameter and narrow the light beam. This is done to increase the
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We Detect Shiny Objects Using Retroreflective Sensors With The MSR (Mirror Surface Rejection) Function, And A Malfunction Occasionally Occurs. What Is The Cause Of This Problem And How Can It Be Corrected?
Retroreflective Sensors normally have the MSR function, and so shiny sensing objects can also be detected. Perform a test before using Sensors for sensing objects with an extr
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What Are The Differences Between E39-R1 Reflectors And E39-R1S Reflectors?
E39-R1S has better reflection efficiency and directionality than E39-R1, so more light returns to the receiver, which enables a longer sensing distance. For reference, the se
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We Use Through-Beam Photoelectric Sensors And Occasionally They Malfunction. What Is The Cause Of This Problem And How Can It Be Corrected?
The optical axis may have changed because of vibration or shock. If the sensors have a sensitivity adjuster, perform the following procedure to adjust the optical axis.
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What Is The MSR (Mirror Surface Rejection) Function Of Retroreflective Photoelectric Sensors?
MSR is a function of Retroreflective Photoelectric Sensors used to receive only the light reflected from the Retroreflector by using the characteristics of the polarizing
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What Is A Photoelectric Sensor?
A photoelectric sensor detects a presence and the state of the object by the change in light. The amount of light (luminance) is converted to an electrical signal. Within
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Can A Slit And A Mutual Interference Protection Filter Be Used At The Same Time With E3S-AT Through-Beam Sensors?
No, they cannot. If they are used at the same time, the Slit will become tilted, and the sensing distance will be extremely short. Do not use them at the same time.  
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When Using A Fiber Unit Mounted To A Movable Part, Are There Models That Are Less Affected By Repetitive Bending?
Seven models are recommended: E32-T11 Fiber Unit, E32-T21, E32-T22B, E32-D11, E32-D21, E32-D21B, and E32-D22B. (These have a bending radius of R4.) The allowable bending ra
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What Is The Allowable Bending Radius Of Coaxial Cables Or Shielded Cables For Photoelectric Sensors And Proximity Sensors?
A minimum bending radius of five times cables diameter is recommended for coaxial cables and shielded cables. Note:The minimum bending radius given above is the same for co
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Are Photoelectric Sensors That Can Be Used In Locations Subject To Water Available?
Using models that provide an IP67 degree of protection is recommended. Explanation: Items with an IP67 degree of protection satisfy the level of protection defined by IEC
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The Reflector Is Fogged Up. Is There Any Way To Improve The Situation?
Use E39-R1K Reflectors with a anti-fog coating. Regular Reflectors become fogged up when the temperature changes from -5°C to room temperature. Reflectors with anti-fog
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Is It Acceptable To Wipe Off Dirt From The Lens Surface Of Photoelectric Sensors With Alcohol?
No, it is not. The lens of the Photoelectric Sensors are basically plastic. Do not use organic solvents, such as thinners or alcohol, to wipe the surface. The lens surface
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What Are The Differences Between E39-R1 General-Purpose Reflectors And E39-R1K Reflectors With Anti-Fog Coating?
E39-R1K Reflectors are the same as E39-RQ, except they have an anti-fog coating added to the reflective surface. The anti-fog effect of the coating is similar to that used by
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By What Principle Is The Distance-Setting Photoelectric Sensor Detected?
PSD and the dual photodiode are used for the light receiving element and the distance to the sensing object is judged by detecting the reflected light spot position on the lig
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What Does Reversing Polarity Of The Power Supply Do?
Although it differs depending on the model, the power supply should not operate at all or the operation mode becomes switched. 1. The sensor is not destroyed bec
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What Is The Difference Between NPN Transistor Output And PNP Transistor Output Of The Sensor?
  NPN output type is used when connecting a load between power supply + and sensor output terminal. PNP output type is used when connecting a load betwe
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How Is The UL Standard Of The Sensor For The DC Power System Treated?
It is not necessary to use the UL standard certificated models in this case. Please use the power supply certificated to class 2 complying with the UL1310. When you nee
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Can Other Models Of Reflectors Be Used With Retroreflective Photoelectric Sensors Instead Of The Supplied Reflectors?
Yes, these Reflectors can be used: E39-R1, E39-R1S, E39-R2, E39-R3, E39-R9, E39-R10, E39-RS1, E39-RS2, and E39-RS3. However, this does not apply to Photoelectric Sensors fo
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What Substitute Products Are Recommended For OA-5 Or OA-5N Through-Beam Photoelectric Sensors With Built-In Power Supply?
1.They depend on the specific model of OA-5 or OA-5N. Check using the following table. Connection meth
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What's The Difference Between A Reflective Fiber Unit And A Coaxial Reflective Fiber Unit?
The sensing surfaces of the Fiber Units differ as shown below. Each is used for a different type of application.   The differences in the sensing methods are give
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Can A Photoelectric Sensor With An Optical Fiber Be Used In An Explosion-Proof Area?
Everything except the Amplifier Unit can be used in an explosion-proof area. Explanation: A Photoelectric Sensor with an Optical Fiber has no electrical parts, and ther
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Our Photoelectric Sensors Malfunction When The Power Supply Of An Inverter Motor Or Other Equipment Is Switched ON Or OFF. What's Causing This, And What Can We Do To Resolve It?
It's possible that the malfunction is due to electrical noise. Try a countermeasure against the noise. Different countermeasures should be used depending on factors such as th
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E4PA Ultrasonic Sensors Will Be Used To Detect Liquid Levels, But It Is Difficult To Move E4PA Up Or Down When Installing It. Is There An Easy Way To Set The Distance?
Using E4PA with the default settings is recommended. The rated minimum distance and rated maximum distance are already set. Setup can be completed simply by setting scaling fo
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How Long Can The Cable For An Ultrasonic Displacement Sensor Or Ultrasonic Sensor Be Extended?
E4PA Series Power/output cable (labeled as 2 and 3 below) must not be any longer than 10 m. Use a cable with conductor cross-section of at least 0.3 mm
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What Is The Width Resolution Of The Z500 Ultrasonic Displacement Sensor?
The CCD size of the light receiver element of the Z500 is 126 × 1,024 pixels. The width resolution is 126 pixels. The value of the measurement range of each Sensor H
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Which Ultrasonic Sensors Have A Long Detection Distance?
The E4PA Ultrasonic Displacement Sensor has a long detection distance. Details are provided below. Long sensing distance suits a variety of applications. A setting pl
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At The Maximum Sensing Distance Of The E4PA Ultrasonic Displacement Sensor, The Output Should Be 20 mA But Only 16 mA Is Output. What Is Causing This?
Liquid surfaces are not perfectly flat, therefore perfect reflection of the waves cannot be obtained. The linear output cannot reach its maximum value. To use the Sensor a
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What Is The Principle Of Regular Reflection Measurements?
When the distance of the sensing object changes, the position where the light is received on the receiver element changes. This change is converted into a displacement. &nb
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What Types Of Reflection Heads Are Available For Each Surface Characteristic Of Sensing Objects?
  Defuse Reflection: Since the surface is evenly rough, the light uniformly reflects diffusely, Reflecting Lights are uniformly distributed in all directions. Rec
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When Measuring An Object Through A Window (Slit) By Using The Optical Type Displacement Sensors, How Large Should The Window Be?
When making a window frame, note the following basic points. It must not intercept the Light Emitting Beam It must not intercept the Light Receiving View The a
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What Sensing Objects Are Hardly Detected By The Ultrasonic Displacement Sensors And The Ultrasonic Sensors?
Since objects with extremely high sound absorbency (sound absorbing materials such as fresh snow and glass wool) do not produce reflected sound, they may not be detect
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How Many Times Can The Zero Reset Be Used?
The zero reset can be used up to approximately 100,000 times. This is because the default setting specifies that every time the zero reset is used, the zero reset value must b
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Can Sensor Heads With Different Measurement Distances Be Used For Calculations Between Adjacent Sensors?
No, the Sensor Heads must have the same measurement distances. If they have different measurement distances, the correct distance cannot be found.  
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What Is Displayed On The Resolution Display Of Channel 1 And Channel 2 When Performing Calculations For Adjacent Sensors?
The resolution display on the channel 2 Amplifier shows the resolution result of mutual calculations between channels 1 and 2. The resolution on the channel 1 Amplifier shows
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For What Applications Are The Reflective Line Beam Sensors Most Useful?
They are useful when making measurements by averaging, e.g., when irregularities in metal surfaces or diffuse reflection affects measurements. They are also effective when ali
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Is The Timer Function Valid For All Of The HIGH, PASS, And LOW Judgement Outputs?
No, it is valid only for the PASS output.  
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What Is Average Processing (Moving Average)?
The average processing performed by the Smart Sensor uses a moving average. A moving average is an average where each time a sample is taken the average of the last n samples
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Is There A Way To Detect The Deterioration Of The LD Laser Diode?
When the power is turned ON, Lddwn* will appear on the sub-digital display of the Amplifier.   When this display appears, it means that the laser diode has deteriorated
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How Long Does The Laser Diode (LD) Last?
The LD lasts for approximately 50,000 hours at 40°C with a failure rate of 10%. It lasts for approximately 100,000 hours at normal temperature (Approx. 25°C). The
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Can The ZX-L Measure Transparent Objects?
Transparent objects, which allow light to pass through, cannot be measured because Reflective Smart Sensors use a PSD and Through-beam Smart Sensors use a PD. If the transpare
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How Far Away Must Surrounding Objects Be For Them Not To Affect The E4PA Ultra Sonic Displacement/Measuring Sensor?
As an example, if the sensing distance of the E4PA-LS400-M1 is set to 1 m, the following characteristics data shows that the spread of ultrasonic waves from the center of the
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What causes E4PA Ultra Sonic Displacement/Measuring Sensor A1 (Power Indicator, Green LED) And A2 (Error Indicator, Red LED) Indicators To Flash Alternately?
E4PA ultra sonic displacement measuring sensor A1 (Power Indicator, Green LED) and A2 (Error Indicator, Red LED) indicators flash alternately and the E4PA is not operating pro
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What Is Resolution?
The resolution is the width of the linear output variation when both the sensing object and Sensor are stationary. Even if both the sensing object and Sensor are stationary, t
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Is The Setting For The Number Of Samples To Average Used For The Linear Output?
Yes, it is. When the number of samples to average is set, the measurement values are averaged, and the value is displayed on the Amplifier Unit and sent to the linear output.
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Can The Actuator's Measurement Head Of D5V Contact Displacement Sensor Be Replaced?
The Actuator's Measurement Head of D5V cannot be replaced. The Flat Actuator, D5V[]-3F1, has an M2.5 screw so the Measurement Head can be replaced. Models that have a r
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When A Command Was Sent Using Z300 High-Precision Laser Profiling System Serial Communications Output, An Error Was Returned. Why Is This?
Because an error was returned, it iwould show  that the serial communications specifications were set up correctly. It could be that the command format was not input
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What Does The “W-UP” Display Mean When The Power Supply For ZX-E Smart Sensors Or ZX-T Smart Sensors Is Turned ON?
It means the Amplifier is warming up. "This symbol"* will flash on the sub-display of the Amplifier while it is warming up. The display will return to normal when w
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Does ZX-SF Communications Interface Have A Baud Rate Of 9,600 bps?
The model number of ZX-SF11-01 ends with "-01," which indicates that it has a baud rate of 9,600 bps. The standard model (ZX-SF11) has a baud rate of 38,400 bps. &n
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Are There Any Precautions For Using E4PA Ultra Sonic Displacement Sensor To Detect The Liquid Level In A Tank?
Make sure that the E4PA is far enough away from the walls. If the upper part of the tank is narrow (cylindrical), expose the sensing surface or make it into a hor
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What Problems Occur When Measuring Hot Objects With Z300 High-Precision Laser Profiling System?
There are three problems. Heat rays generated from the object are confused with the reflected laser beams received by the Sensor, the ambient temperature around the Sensor ris
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Can Z500 Profile Measuring System And Z550 Multi-Dimensional Sensor Be Used To Measure The Thickness Of An Object By Connecting Two Sensor Heads?
Unlike Z300 High-precision Laser Profiling System, the thickness cannot be measured by placing the object between two Sensor Heads. The Z500 and Z550 can be used by connect
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Does The Temperature Of The Sensing Object Affect The Detection Ability Of The E4PA Ultra Sonic Displacement Sensor?
A temperature compensation circuit is built into the setting plug, but the output value varies with the temperature of the sensing object and the ambient temperature. (&plu
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Support Software "Smart Monitor" Does Not Start Properly. What Is Causing This, And What Can Be Done To Resolve It?
Check the following items. Make sure that the Sensor Head is connected to the Amplifier Unit and that it operating properly. Is the operating mode switch on the Am
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What Is The Principle Of Diffuse Reflective Measurements?
When the distance of the sensing object changes, the position where the light is received on the receiver element changes. This change is converted into a displacement reading
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What Is The Maximum Length Of A Cable Connected To The Laser Measurement Sensors, Smart Amplifier "ZX-L"?
For Reflective Type Sensor Head: 20.6 m (Cable length when shipped from the factory 0.6 m + extension 20 m) For Through-beam Type Sensor Head: 10.1 m (Cable length when shipp
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How Can The Analog Signal Output 4-20mA Of The Displacement Sensors Be Converted To 1-5V?
The conversion can be achieved in such a way that a voltage of 1-5V is taken from the analog output terminals to which the resistance of 250 Ω (1/4W or more) is connecte
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What Is The Service Life Of The Z300 High-Precision Laser Profiling System?
The service life of the Z300 depends on the lifetime of the laser. Therefore it depends on the type of the laser that is being used. Z300-S5/-S10 Z300-S2 Z300-S60 The
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The Threshold Value Cannot Be Set. What Is Causing This, And What Can Be Done To Resolve It?
Cause 1: The HIGH threshold value is set lower than the LOW threshold value. In this case, the following error message will be displayed. Remedy 1: Make sure tha
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Can Console Cables For Vision Sensors Be Extended?
Standard cable length of the Console "F150-KP" is 2m. Other than this, however, cables of 5m and 10m length are also available. When ordering, specify the cable l
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Why Does The ERR Signal Come ON Without Displaying A Vision Sensor Error Message?
If a STEP signal (trigger to perform measurement) is input while the BUSY signal (indicates that it is processing the measurement) is ON, the ERR signal (error) comes ON and s
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Can The Camera Cable For The F500 Vision Sensor Be Extended?
The digital camera cable can be extended up to 10 m. The standard length of a F500-VS Cable is 2 m, but 5-m and 10-m cables are also available. To place an order, specify t
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Is There A Camera Cable For The F150-VS Vision Sensor That Can Withstand Bending?
The F150-VSB is robust against bending. The Cable comes in lengths of 5 m, 10 m, 15 m, and 20 m. Specify your required cable length when placing an order. (e.g., F150-VSB 10 m
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How Can A Stored Image That Is Displayed On F160 Vision Sensor Be Re-Measured?
While the stored image is being displayed, press and hold the SHIFT Key, then press the TRIG (trigger) Key. You can take measurements of the stored image. To store t
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What Is The Difference Between The NPN Transistor Output And PNP Transistor Output Of The Sensor?
NPN output type is used when connecting a load between power supply + and sensor output terminal. PNP output type is used when connecting a load between sensor
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How Do I Interpret The Catalogue Values For Mutual Interference With Proximity Sensors?
Mutual Interference Use Sensors with the same values as the following table or higher when they are mounted facing each other or in parallel.
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Why Does Mutual Interference Occur With Proximity Sensors?
If multiple Proximity Sensors are used, mutual interference occurs when the oscillating frequencies of the Sensors are close together. The oscillation widths will interfere
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What Series And Parallel Connections Are Possible With Proximity Sensors?
  Model Type of connection Connection Description DC 2-Wire
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What Happens If Proximity Sensors Are Used In High Temperatures?
The change in the specified sensing distance will be larger than the specified value if Proximity Sensors are used at a temperature higher than the specified operating tempera
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Will There Be Any Problem If GLS Proximity Sensors Are Installed With The Direction Of The Magnet Section Changed?
As shown in the following figures, there is no problem if the magnet section (GLS-M1) is rotated 180°. However, make sure to install it so that the direction of travel is
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Can General Purpose Proximity Sensors Be Used As The Connection Switch Of F92A Inductive Couplers?
Yes, it can be used if the output circuit of Sensors are an open collector. NPN Open Collector Connect Sensors output terminal and the negative terminal to the s
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Why Is It Not Possible To Use Proximity Sensors That Are Not Listed In The Catalogue As Transmittable Proximity Sensors For F92A Inductive Couplers?
Proximity Sensors that are not described as Transmittable Proximity Sensors have different oscillating frequencies and oscillation methods, and cannot be used because they are
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What Is The Current Consumption For 2-Wire DC Proximity Sensors?
For 2-wire DC Proximity Sensors, the current consumption is the same as the leakage current. The current consumption is 0.8 mA max. for the E2E-X[]D[] 2-wire DC Proximity
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What Is The Construction And The Operating Principle Of The GLS Proximity Sensors?
GLS combines a reed switch and a permanent magnet. As shown in the following figure, two reeds of electromagnetic material are inserted opposite each other with a gap in a
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Can A Capacitive Sensor Detect Charged Objects?
Yes, but the sensing distance depends on the charged object and the amount of charge. If the object is charged, the electrostatic capacitance will also change when the sta
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How Many 2-Wire DC Proximity Sensors Can Be Connected To The Input Side Of B7AP Power Couplers?
Power Supplied to One Side Up to ten Sensors can be connected if power is supplied only to B7AP-S1 (Stationary Units). 1-1. Connect B7A Input Unit to
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Why Is A Capacitor Of At Least 10 Micron (Micrometer) F Required To Extend The EE-SP Photomicro Sensors Cable?
EE-SP Series uses an LED for pulse illumination (modulated light). A circuit to fully stabilize the power supply voltage is not built into the Sensors, and so the voltage supp
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What Happens If The L Terminal For Switching The Operation Mode Of EE-SX47/67 Or EE-SY67 Photomicro Sensors Is Connected To The Negative Terminal?
The operation mode will be the same as when the L terminal is open. Connecting the L terminal to the negative terminal will not result in failure or other problems, but the pr
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What Are The Dimensions Of The Slit For Slot-Type Photomicro Sensors?
It is the same size as the standard sensing object given in the catalog. Example: Standard opaque sensing object measuring at least 2 x 0.8 mm for the EE-SX47/67 Series D
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Can The EE-SX671 Photomicro Sensor Be Used In A Magnetic Field?
Yes, it is fundamentally possible to use EE-SX671 in a DC magnetic field, but operation must be confirmed by testing if the magnetic field is strong (on the level of affecti
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Can Photomicrosensors Be Used On Locations Subject To External Light Interference?
Install the Sensors in a location to ensure that no ambient light will interfere with them or use non-modulated Photomicrosensors for Industrial Equipment that are resist
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What Is The Difference Between The Photomicro Sensors For Automation Systems And The Built-In Type Photomicro Sensors?
Photomicro Sensors for Automation System Since the Photomicro Sensors for Automation System are developed mainly for building facilities and Factory Automation Sy
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Will A Photomicrosensor Be Damaged If The Power Supply Is Connected Backwards Or The Output Is Short-Circuited?
Yes, there is a possibility of malfunction from connecting the power supply backwards or from shorting the output. This is because the Photomicrosensor has no built-in re
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What Are The Absolute Maximum Ratings Of Photomicrosensors Built Into Equipment?
Absolute maximum ratings specify the upper limit of usage conditions for factors such as the voltage, current, temperature, and power. These ratings indicate the limits over w
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What Is The Difference Between EE-1010 And EE-1010-R Connectors With Cables?
EE-1010 uses a regular cable, but EE-1010-R uses a robot cable, which provides superior flexibility. (The robot cable can be bent more than approximately three times as many t
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Is A Power Supply Polarity Reverse Protection Circuit Or Output Short-Circuit Protection Circuit Built Into Photomicro Sensors?
Photomicro Sensors do not have a built-in power supply reverse polarity protection circuit or output short-circuit protection circuit. Care must be taken to prevent incorrect
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What Are Modulated And Non-Modulated Photomicrosensors Used For Industrial Equipment?
The following table shows the sensing method and characteristics for modulated and non-modulated light.    
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What Is The Notation And Terminology For A Phototransistor Output?
The following table provides a description of notation and terminology used in catalogs for Photomicrosensors built into equipment with a phototransistor output.  
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What Is The Method Of Confirming Abnormalities Of The Number Of Output Pulse (Omission Of The Number Of Pulse) In The Incremental Rotary Encoder?
It is possible to judge it by counting the number of pulse signals from phase Z signal to the next phase Z signal if there is phase Z output. Moreover, it is possible to judg
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What Are The Lead Wire Colors And Signals For E6CP-AG5C-C/E69-DF5 Rotary Encoders?
The lead wire colors and signals are given in the following table. Terminal No. E69-DF5 wire color E
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What Is "Maximum Response Frequency"?
The maximum frequency at which the signal can respond.  
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What Is "Electric Response Rotation"?
Electric response rotation(r/min) = Maximum response frequency ⁄ Resolution It is the rotation at which the signal can respond.  
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What Are The Possible Reasons For Misreading The Output Data Of The Absolute Rotary Encoder?
Generation of wrong pulse by noise. Reduce the influence of the noise. Keep wiring as far away from single piping and the noise source (inverter motor) as possib
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What Is The Difference Between Single-Turn Absolute Rotary Encoder And Multi-Turn Absolute Rotary Encoder?
Single-turn absolute rotary encoder is absolute position detection within one rotation to which the rotation angle is output in parallel as an absolute numerical value by the
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What Is The Difference Between Incremental Rotary Encoders And Absolute Rotary Encoders?
Incremental rotary encoder outputs the pulse corresponding to the rotation angle only while rotating, and is the counting measurement method that adds up the pulse from the me
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What Is "Resolution"? - Rotary Encoders
The pulse count of an incremental signal output when the shaft revolves once, or the absolute address count.    
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How Do You Connect The Rotary Encoder Phases A and B Outputs For Reverse Rotation?
For the reverse rotation, please wire the Phase A and Phase B outputs reversely.  
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How Far Can The Cable Of The Rotary Encoder Be Extended?
Voltage output and open collector output type are 10m, complementary output type is 30m, and line driver output type is 100m. However, when the cable length is extended, i
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What Factors Can Lead To The Miscount Of The Output Pulse Of The Incremental Rotary Encoder?
Generation of wrong pulse by noise. Reduce the influence of the noise. Please keep wiring as far away from single piping and the noise source (inverter moto
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Can Regular Lead Wire Be Added In The Middle Of E69-DF[] Extension Cables When It Is Connected To E6[][] Absolute Encoders And H8P[] Cam Positioners?
Problems will occur in the sense that the rated specifications will not be met. To reduce the effects of noise, use a special E69-DF[] Extension Cable. Do not relay the cable
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When A Cover Is Placed On The Ultrasonic Sensor Sensing Surface, Does It Affect The Sensing?
If the cover is within the propagation area of the ultrasonic waves, the cover will be detected, and thus it affects sensing.
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If Coating Compositions And/Or Water Drops Adhere To The Surface Of Ultrasonic Sensors, Is The Operation Affected?
Yes, it is. Since the sensing distance becomes shorter than the rated sensing distance, the operation in this kind of environment cannot be recommended.
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What Happens When Multiple Sensors Are Used And They Interfere With Each Other? What Can Be Done To Resolve The Problem?
Mutual interference: An error occurs in the analog value to the Analog Input Unit of the Digital Panel Indicators or Programmable Controllers. (For example when the inp
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What Are The Reflective And Through-Beam Sensing Methods?
Between similar mediums, ultrasonic waves move straight forward, but when the mediums differ, the waves will either reflect or pass through at the border. What the waves do de
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Which Sensors Can Be Used For Synchronous Operation Without Causing Mutual Interference?
The following Sensors can be used. E4A-3K Ultrasonic Sensor E4C Series Ultrasonic Sensor E4R Series Ultrasonic Sensor    
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What Is The Highest Ambient Temperature That The Ultrasonic Sensor Can Be Used In?
55 °C, but the power supply of E4R Ultrasonic Sensor Amplifier should not be used in an ambient temperature higher than 40 °C.    
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How Is Pressure Indicated For E8Y Pressure Sensors?
The indication method slightly differs between E8Y-A1 and E8Y-A2/A5. E8Y-A1: Indicated as 000 Pa to 999 Pa below 1 kPa and, but changes to 1.00-kPa display above 1 kPa. E8Y
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Are Products Which Can Control Multiple Pressures From A Single Location Available?
The Pressure Sensor "E8MS/E8M Series" can display the pressure indications for four pressure sensors (four pressure generating locations) on a single panel and there
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If A Negative Pressure Is Applied To A Positive Pressure Sensor, May The Sensor Fail To Operate Properly?
If an absolute value of pressure is above a withstanding pressure,the sensor may be damaged. For example, when using the Digital Pressure Sensor "E8F2-A01C" a wi
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The Zero-Reset Function Of E8F2 Pressure Sensor Does Not Work. What's Causing This And What Can Be Done To Resolve It?
Cause: You may be using the E8F2 outside the measurement range. Countermeasure: Use the E8F2 within the measurement range.  
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What Is The Withstand Pressure Of Pressure Sensors?
Withstand pressure is the pressure that can be withstood for up to 30 s if the rated pressure range is exceeded. For example, the Withstand pressure for E8F2-A01C Pressure Sen
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Are Pressure Sensors Available That Can Measure Pressure Difference?
Yes, E8M-A1 Pressure Sensors and E8Y series can measure pressure difference. Example: Connect the larger absolute value to the positive (+) port. Using the E8M-A1 Differenc
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How Does The D7G-F Vibration Sensor Prevent False Detection Of Earthquakes?
The D7G-F Vibration Sensor operates with the following mechanisms. 1)When an earthquake occurs, the Sensor will detect that the vibration level has exceeded the detection v
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What Does "Operation Resistance" Mean?
This is the resistance between electrodes that is required for the 61F Floatless Level Controllers and K7L Liquid Leakage Sensors to operate. The 61F and K7L will definitely o
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The Floatless Level Controllers "61F" Does Not Work Even If It Is Powered On And The Liquid Level Reaches The Sensing Level. What May Be The Reason For I?
Check the following points. (1) Are there any problems with the wiring between the 61F unit and the electrode? (Are there any breaking, defective tightening or loosening of
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How Does The Floatless Level Controllers "61F" Operate When The Power Returns After Power Failure?
If the power fails while the self-holding circuit is set to ON, the self-holding circuit is turned OFF and kept in the OFF state even after the power recovers. Therefore, when
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What Is The Voltage Between Electrodes Of The Floatless Level Controllers "61F"?
Between the level electrode and the common electrode, when they do not soak in the liquid the voltage is about 7-8VAC. When they soak in the liquid the voltage decreases to ab
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What Should You Do If You Don't Want To Use The Pump Idling Prevention Function Of 61F-G1N/-G1 Floatless Level Controllers?
Interconnect the E1' and E3 terminals on the Controller.    
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What Is The Difference Between PH-1 And PH-2 Underwater Electrodes?
PH-1 is a One-pole Electrode. PH-2 is a Two-pole Electrode, with a ground electrode and an operation electrode. Use PH-1 for liquids that contain a large amount of foreign
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Are There Any Points To Look Out For wWhen Changing Over From 61F-APN Alternate Operation Relays To 61F-APN2?
61F-APN and 61F-APN2 differ in outer dimensions, so the compatible Sockets and the mounting method will be different. This means that the Sockets must also be replaced, and th
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How Many Types Of Electrode Separators Are There, And How Are They Mounted?
There are three types: F03-14 1P, F03-14 3P, and F03-14 5P. They are mounted to the coupling part of 1-m Electrodes. F03-14 1P is a one-pole type and there are no restrictio
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What's The Difference Between 61F-GP-N8H And 61F-GP-N8HY Floatless Level Controllers?
61F-GP-N8H is a high-sensitivity, advanced-operation Controller. 61F-GP-N8HY is a high-sensitivity, sequential-operation Controller.    
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Can PS-5S Electrode Holders Be Used To Detect Fluid Level In Warm (70 Degree C) Water?
No, PS-5S cannot be used for this. Steam would cause condensation to form inside PS-5S and result in insulation failure between its Electrodes. In addition, the operating t
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Is There A Way To Tell Whether The Sensitivity Of 61F Floatless Level Controllers Is Suitable For The Liquid Being Used?
Yes, measure the interelectrode resistance both while Electrodes are immersed in the liquid and while they are held away from the surface of the liquid, and see if the values
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What's the difference between 61F-GP-N8H and 61F-GP-N8HY Floatless Level Controllers?
61F-GP-N8H is a high-sensitivity, advanced-operation Controller. 61F-GP-N8HY is a high-sensitivity, sequential-operation Controller.    
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Is it a problem if Electrode terminals are interconnected during use?
There is no problem if Electrode terminals are interconnected. (They can be interconnected either when testing or using 61F Floatless Level Controllers.) Explanation: Beca
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I'm Using General-Purpose 61F Floatless Level Controllers With Cable Conductor Of 2 mm2 And A Length That Is Less Than 1 km, But It Malfunctions. Is There A Solution For This?
It's possible that the cable conductor diameter is too large. Try changing to 0.75-mm2 conductor, or replace 61F with a long-distance model. *Stray capacitance increases with
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Why Doesn't The Indicator Light Work When I Turn ON The Power To 61F Floatless Level Controllers?
The indicator is an operation indicator, not a power indicator. It lights only when 61F is operating (when it is detecting the liquid surface).    
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Which 61F Floatless Level Controller Is Best To Use For A PLC Input? Pump Control Is Being Performed By The PLC.
We recommend the following models.   Output Power supply voltage
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Why Is The Long Common Electrode Always Grounded In The 61F's Floatless Level Controller Connection Diagrams?
There are three reasons for this grounding. Preventing Improper Operation Due to Inductive Noise Since there is just a weak current (about 1 mA at 8 VAC) between t
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What Would Be Appropriate 61F Floatless Level Controllers, Electrode Holders, And Electrodes For Detecting The Level Of Seawater?
Use a low-sensitivity 61F (one with the suffix D on the model number), BS-1T Electrode Holders (titanium), and F03-01 Electrodes (titanium). If BS-1 or BF-1 Electrode Holde
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It Seems That 61F's Floatless Level Controller Electrodes Are Dirty And Sensitivity Has Dropped. How Can I Clean Them?
Tarnish on the electrodes will cause poor conductivity. Polish the electrodes with an abrasive such as fine sandpaper. Use a cloth to wipe off the residue. The electro
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When Voltage Is Applied To 61F Floatless Level Controller, It Operates Regardless Of The Actual Liquid Level. What Is The Cause Of The Problem And How Can It Be Corrected?
Causes in the Controller When the electrode cables are wired close to power cables or in the same duct, inductive noise from the power cables may cause the Contr
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Why Do The Specifications For The High-Sensitivity 61F Floatless Level Controller Say, "Can Be Used With 15 kOHM Or Less, However, This May Cause Reset Failure"?
The interelectrode voltage of 61F is AC. This generates a floating capacitance between ground and the cable that connects the electrode bar to 61F body. The current that flows
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With 61F-G1 Floatless Level Controller, the water level of a water supply is above the E2' height, but the pump does not operate. What is the cause of the problem and how can it be corrected?
The following items may be the cause, so check these. Likely Causes A power interruption occurred and the U1 Relay Unit was reset. The U1 Relay Unit is not self-holding
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The Contacts Occasionally Open When They Are In Contact. Why Is This And What Can Be Done About It? - Basic Switches
Cause: The contacts open because of vibration or shock. Countermeasure: Replace the Switch with a Switch that has greater contacting force (generally a Switch with a large
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What Is Snap-Action?
Snap action is a mechanism that enables a movable contact to quickly travel from one fixed contact to another fixed contact regardless of the speed at which the Switch is oper
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How Do You Choose The Correct Basic Switch?
The ratings and all specifications have to be considered before making the final selection, but the main points are the Switch size, the maximum operating current of the conta
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What Is Contact Switch? What Features Does It Have?
The term of Contact Switch is used compared to the Semiconductor Switch. The Contact Switch performs the switch function by mechanically switching contact points. Since the se
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What Is A Basic Switch?
A Basic Switch is a compact, snap-action switch with micro-size contact distances and a contact mechanism that performs switching operations with the specified movement and fo
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The Load Will Not Turn OFF. Why Is This?
The Switch contacts may be welded.  
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I Want To Know The Causes And Solutions Of Contact Failure.
Causes: Dusts adhere to the switch. Solutions: Remove the dusts. Alternatively, put the switch in a case or use a seal switch. Causes: Insulating films are pro
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What Causes Insulation To Deteriorate And What Can Be Done About It?
Cause: Contact material is scattered around because of arching due to excessive load capacity. Countermeasure: Switch the load using a contactor rather than switching a load
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Are There High-Humidity Models Of Basic Switches Available?
There is no definition of high-humidity processing for Basic Switches, so OMRON does not make such switches. Use standard models.  
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How Can I Convert Grams (g) For Force In The Operating Characteristic To Newtons (N)?
Use the following formula to convert kgf (kilogram-force) to N (Newtons): 1 kgf = 9.80665 N Therefore, 1 N is equivalent to approximately 102 g. 1 gf to 1/102 N
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Are There Any Basic Switches Or Limit Switches That Can Be Used At High Or Low Temperatures?
Yes, the models in the following table can be used at high or low temperatures. However, not all models are necessarily available even though the model number legends gi
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What Is The Protective Structure?
The protective structure protects the Switch from penetration by human bodies, solid foreign objects, dust, water, or oil. The degree of impermeability is increased by
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Do You Have A Basic Switch Or Limit Switch With DPST-NO/DPST-NC Contacts?
Yes, the D4A-4[][][]N General Purpose Switch is a 4-contact DPDT double-break Limit Switch. The D4F-3[][]-[][] Series Safety Limit Switch of Small Safety Limit Switches also h
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The Load Does Not Turn ON When The Switch Is Pressed. Why Is This?
There may be a contact failure. Causes: The switch is not pressed sufficiently. A general-purpose switch (with silver contacts) is being used for a mic
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What Is The Degree Of Protection Of Drip-Proof Z-Series Basic Switches?
The degree of protection is IP62 for the operation unit of Drip-proof Z-series. The following apply for the terminals: With drip-proof terminal protective cover (B5V): IP6
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Can I Use AP-DV Drip-Proof Terminal Cover Mounted On Z-[]-B Basic Switches?
No, you cannot use it with the Z-[]-B because the AP-DV Drip-proof Terminal Cover is only for Z-[]55-B5V.    
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The Input Is Not Entered Into The PLC When The Switch Is Pressed. Why Is This?
PLC DC inputs are generally 12 to 24 VDC at a few milliamps. The rated current for general-purpose Basic Switches is 5 to 10 A. Contacts use silver. Sulfide gas and oxidizing
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What Is The Difference Between The Stainless Steel And The Stainless Sintered Alloy?
Stainless steel It is made by cutting a block of stainless steel. It is used for a roller of the spatter-prevention type limit switch because spatter hardly adheres to it.
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Are Limit Switches Available That Can Be Used Outdoors?
Models with excellent weather resistance are available: WLH2-P1 and D4C-[][][][]-P. Note: Do not expose the Limit Switch directly to wind, rain, or sunlight.  
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What Degree Of Protection Is Provided Against Water?
Levels of protection are provided up to IP67.  
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Is It Possible To Replace Only The Actuator For WLNJ Limit Switches With A Coil Spring?
No, it is not possible to change only the Actuator. Use WL-9H100 Head (with integrated actuator).    
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What Are The Different Uses For WLNJ Limit Switches And WLNJ-30 Limit Switches?
Type response here Enter example here
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What Color Is The Operation Indicator Of WL Limit Switches?
LED: Red NEON LAMP: Orange Examples: WLCA2-2LD "LD" is for the LED. WLCA2-2LE "LE" is for the neon lamp.  
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How Do You Calculate The Operating Force (OF) When Changing The Length Of An Adjustable Roller Lever In Limit Switches?
Use the following equation: OF' = (OF x R)*/R' *(OF x R): Fixed torque Where OF is operating force, R is roller lever length, R' is the desired roller lever length, and O
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Is It OK To Not Ground The Blue (Black) Lead Wire If The Socket Unit Of D5C Limit Switches Is Grounded?
No, it must be grounded. The socket unit and the lead wire are insulated, so the lead wires must be grounded.    
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Can WLNJ Limit Switch Be Used So That A Bent Coil Spring Becomes Straight After Striking The Dog?
Do not use the WLNJ this way. The spring may become deformed.  
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Is The Inscription "NEMA A600 TYPE 3.4 And 13" On WL Limit Switches The Model Number?
No, it is not the model number. NEMA 600 expresses the rating code used in UL standards.    
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What Are The Differences Between WL[][]-2 Limit Switch And WL[][]-2N Limit Switch ?
The WL[][]-2 has a lever with 90 ° operation to each side, with one-side operation not possible, and a Head that can be mounted in four directions. The WL[][]-2N has a le
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Are The Heads For WL Limit Switch All Interchangeable?
Some Heads are interchangeable and some are not.   WL-series Head Interchangeability   Group No.
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Can The Actuator Of WL Limit Switches Be Mounted On Other Limit Switches?
Lever actuators can be mounted on the following models. Applicable models: HL Limit Switch, D4C Limit Switch, D4CC Limit Switch, D4AN Limit Switch Note:The roller weight wil
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Can The Lever Of A WL General-Purpose Limit Switch Be Mounted On WLF2 Explosion-Proof Limit Switch?
The lever can be mounted, but it can't be used for explosion-proof specifications. WLF2 is certified as explosion-proof as a whole with the lever. Note:The WLF2 and WL levers
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How Much Inrush Current Does A Pushbuttons Lamp Have?
There is an inrush current of about 10 times the normal operating current for incandescent lamps. LED lamps and neon lamps do not have inrush current.    
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What Are Enable Switches (Enabling Components)?
They are used in a variety of systems such as a teaching box of robots. When we sense danger, we can stop the control system in robots by strongly pressing and releasing the e
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What Are The Terminal Symbols?
1. C or COM: Common terminal 2. NC: Normally closed terminal 3. NO: Normally open terminal 4. Lamp terminal (If DC polarity is required, it is indicated by + and -)
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Does OMRON Engrave Or Print The Legend Plates?
No, OMRON does not engrave or print Legend Plates. Please find a printing company to do the work.  
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Must A limiting Resistor Be Connected To The LED Of The Lighting Part?
The following models are not provided with a limiting resistor and so it is necessary to connect an external resistor. Pushbutton Switches "A3D", "M2D"
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What Part Should I Replace To Change The 24-VDC Voltage Of The Lamp For A16L-[]-24D Push Buttons To 12 VDC?
The Socket Units can be used for both voltages. Simply replace the LED lamp. The model is A16-12DS[]. (Insert the color symbol in the box.) R: red, G: green, Y: yellow, W: whi
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Are The A3G/A3B Push Buttons And A16 Push Buttons Compatible?
The Switch Guards, Dust Covers, and Hole Plugs are compatible. (The model numbers have been changed to models for A16.) The Cases, Socket Units, and Operation Units are not c
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Can I Use The Incandescent Lamp Or LED Lamp That I Used With A3G/A3B Push Buttons Also With A16 Push Buttons?
Yes, you can. As of July 2001, the LED lamp for A16 has been changed to a high-intensity LED. The intensity is different from the previous LED.    
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Is A Blue LED Lamp Available For A3C Push Buttons And M2C Indicator Lamps?
There is a blue LED lamp for A16 Series Push Buttons and M16 Series Indicator Lamps and it can also be used for the A3C and M2C. Example: For 24 VDC, A16-24DA would be used
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What Is The Degree Of Protection For A22Z-B101/A22Z-B201 Control Boxes For A22 Push Buttons?
The degree of protection is IP65 if you use Control Boxes as a set with A22Z-3500-1 or A22Z-3500-2 Connector type Push Buttons. If there is a lot of dust, it is recommended
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Are There Water-Resistant Pushbuttons?
A165/A22 Series Pushbuttons has drip-proof with IP65 protection. Only the front of the panel is drip proof, however. The rear panel is not.    
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What Can Be The Cause And What Are The Possible Countermeasures If The M2BJ-B[][] Pushbuttons AC/DC Shared Buzzer Does Not Sound?
There is a smoothing capacitor in the internal circuit and it is possible that inrush current has caused the switching power supply to overload, resulting in no outputs. Poss
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What Output Signals Do The Thumbwheel Switches Supply In The Process Of Switching Numbers?
Output signals which the Thumb Rotary Switches supply in the process of switching numbers are indefinite.    
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Can We Set The Digit Of The Thumbwheel Switches To Be Dialed Only In The Range From 0 To 3?
Any number can be set with the models equipped with external stoppers. Applicable Model Number: A7BS-20[]-S   The models equipped with internal sto
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What Is Binary-Coded Hexadecimal?
Binary-coded hexadecimal uses binary to express each digit of a hexadecimal number. The following characters are used: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, A, B, C, D, E, F.
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Will D4DL/D4BL Lock By Itself When The Key Is Inserted?
I'm Using D4DL/D4BL Safety-Door Switches With A Mechanical Lock. If The Solenoid Power Is Turned ON To Release The Lock, The Door Is Opened, And Then The Power To The Solenoid
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Do Any Safety Door Switches Comply With Category 4?
Switches with direct opening mechanisms (forcibly opened contacts) can be used in category 4 circuits, but the category applies to the whole system and is not achieved by a Sa
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What Is A Guard Lock Safety-Door Switch?
It is a door switch that can lock doors. There is a mechanical lock method and a solenoid lock method. Applicable models: D4BL Series D4JL Series D4NL Series  
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When The Safety Door Switches Are Installed, Is The Direction Of Installation Fixed?
Since the direction of installation for the Safety Door Switches is not fixed, you can install them in any direction. Therefore, if they are installed upside down or to a p
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The Key Comes Out Of D4DL/D4BL Safety-Door Switches With A Mechanical Lock If I Insert The Key And Then Turn OFF The Solenoid. What Causes This And How Can I Correct It?
Cause: The release key is in the unlock position. The lock will not engage in the unlock position. Countermeasure: Set the release key to the lock position.    
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What Is A Mechanical Lock?
A mechanical lock is used in some electromagnetically lock safety door switches, whereby the switch locks automatically when the operating key is inserted. The lock is relea
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What Are Safety Door Switches With Adjustable Head Directions?
D4BS-series Safety-door Switches have heads that can be adjustable in four directions and the operation key can be inserted in four positions. D4BL-series Guard L
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What Is The Difference Between The Safety Limit Switches And The General Limit Switches?
The Safety Limit Switches are provided with a direct drive positive opening mechanism (positive actuation structure) with which welded portions are forcibly torn even if conta
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Why Are Control Outputs Of The Short-range Safety Light Curtain "F3SN/F3SH" Defaulted As The Light-ON Outputs?
From a fail safe point of view, Safety Sensors/Safety Light Curtains are required to be designed so that a guarded machine will not perform a dangerous operation when any malf
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What Are Type 2 And Type 4?
There are two types of Safety Light Curtains that are compatible with IEC 61496-1 and IEC 61496-2. Type-2 Safety Light Curtains can be used for systems in categories B, 1,
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What Is ESPE?
ESPE stands for electro-sensitive protective equipment. ESPE electrically detects people and outputs control signals for their protection.  
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What Is FMEA?
FMEA stands for failure mode and effects analysis and is a method for analyzing failure modes and their effects. Safety design is based on FMEA data to help ensure complet
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What Is The Lockout Status?
The status when control outputs are held OFF when a fault is detected during self-testing is called the "lockout status." The fault output turns ON in such cases.
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What Is The Difference Between F3SN/F3SH Series Safety Light Curtains And F3W Series Line Sensor?
F3SN/F3SH series conform to safety system construction for any category but other F3W-series, F3WN-series Area Sensor for Workpiece Detection, and F3ZN-series Area Scanner for
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What Is The Self-Diagnostic Function?
The self-diagnostic function checks for errors in Safety Sensors. Self-diagnosis occurs when the power is turned ON (within 1 s) and also periodically during operation. T
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What Is An Auxiliary Output?
F3SN/F3SH Series Safety Light Curtains The default setting of the output is the reverse signal of the control output. It is only an auxiliary output, so do not use it as a
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What Is A Manual Reset?
A manual reset is a selectable feature of the interlock function. When the Safety Sensor enters the interlock state, it keeps the control outputs in the OFF state. Even if
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What Is A Self Test?
The self test function checks for errors in Safety Sensors. Self testing occurs when the power is turned ON (within 1 s) and periodically during operation. This function is
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What Is The Interlock Function?
The interlock function sets an interlock under specific conditions. (An interlock is when the machine operation is stopped and, for Safety Light Curtains, control outputs are
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How Do You Release Lockouts With F3SN/F3SH Series Safety Light Curtains?
The following two methods are used for releasing lockouts. 1.Cycling the power. 2.Applying a reset input.   Releasing Lockouts Using R
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Why Can't A PLC Or Programmable Terminal Be Used For The Safety Circuit?
The IEC 60204-1 (JIS B 9960-1) standard specifies that a safety circuit cannot be made using a programmable controller alone. This comes from the general requirement of the sa
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What Is A Push-Pull?
It is a type of switch that is pushed in to begin operation and pulled out to release the lock. Applicable models: Emergency Stop Switches A22E-MP-[][] A22E-LP-[][]  
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What Is The Difference Between A Push Button Switch For An Emergency Stop And A General-Purpose Push Button Switch?
A general-purpose push button switch is used for controls, e.g., to start machine operation or to switch modes. An emergency stop push button switch is used as a safety measur
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Why Does An Emergency Stop Switch Use An NC Contact?
An NO contact cannot be used for a direct opening mechanism. A NC contact is always used for an Emergency Stop Switch.  
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What Is A Push-Lock Turn-Reset?
It is a type of switch that is pushed in to begin operation and rotated to release the lock. Applicable models: Emergency Stop Switches A165E-series A22E-S-[][] A22E-M-[
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Do A165E/A22E Series Emergency Stop Switches Have Waterproof Caps As Accessories?
No. The protection structure of both A165E-series and A22E-series meet the requirements of IP65.  
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What Are The Restrictions When Soldering A165E Series Emergency Stop Switches?
There are the following restrictions. Hand soldering: Use a 30-W soldering iron and complete soldering within 5 seconds. Automatic soldering: Use dip soldering at
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Do The Lighted Models Of A165E/A22E Series Emergency Stop Switches Require External Resistance For The LED?
An LED current-limiting resistor is built-in, so internal resistance is not required.    
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Can Crimp Terminals Be Used For Wiring Of A22E Series Emergency Stop Switches?
Yes. Please use crimp terminals with a diameter of 8 mm or less.    
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What Is A Positive Common Input?
It is an input mode where there are two inputs and both of them are connected to the positive side of the power supply. Both inputs will be at the same voltage, so if there is
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What Is The Difference Between The Safety Relay And The Safety Relay Unit?
Of course, safety circuits can be designed by using the Safety Relay. However, a reciprocal check of redundant circuits is required. Meanwhile, the Safety Relay Unit is a
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Why Are Two Inputs Required For The Safety Relay Unit?
European standards EN954-1 category 3 and 4 require that a single fault in any parts of the unit does not lead to a loss of the safety function. For this reason, the Safety Re
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What Is An Inverse Input?
An inverse input is an input that creates a potential difference between two input circuit channels (one input positive and one input negative potential) to ensure that the po
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For What Purpose Is The Safety Relay Unit Provided With A Feedback Circuit?
For example, a feedback circuit is employed to detect welding of the contact point of the contactor which drives motors. In this case, even if the contact point is welded,
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Can An NPN Safety Light Curtain Be Connected To F3SP-B1P Control Unit?
No, an NPN output cannot be connected. Only a PNP output can be connected.    
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What Is The Difference Between The Safety Relay And The General Relay?
  Safety Relay with forcibly guided contacts General Relay Forcibly guide conta
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What Is The Cable Length Of The D9M Safety Mat? Can It Be Extended?
The cable length of the D9M is 3 m. (No other lengths are available.) It can be extended, but the maximum length is 100 m. (There are two lead wires per cable so the total max
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What Is The Correct Way Of Ordering Relays?
Example: MK2P AC100/110V General-purpose Relays You must specify the coil voltage after the OMRON Relays model number. Specify the coil voltage after the model number as show
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How Long Can The MY2 AC100V General-Purpose Relays Withstand A Momentary Power Interruption?
There is no specific time. The time may depend on the power supply phase at which power is interrupted, but generally the contacts may open after about 1 ms.  
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Why Do Some Relays Have Different Maximum Contact Currents And Rated Carry Currents?
Sometimes even if there is sufficient current-carrying capacity between the contacts and conductors connected to the contacts, the contact switching capacity may be small.
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What Is The Approach To Perform Maintenance For Relays?
There are two main types of maintenance: corrective maintenance (i.e., inspections and replacements that are performed after a failure has occurred) and preventative mai
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What Happens When The Maximum Allowable Coil Voltage Is Exceeded?
When voltage is applied to the coil, the coil resistance produces heat. When current is applied continuously, the temperature rises and the maximum allowable voltage is determ
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What Is The Value In Parentheses For Models With The Coil Voltage Listed As "100/(110) VAC"?
"100/(110) VAC" indicates that the coil has 3 ratings. 3 ratings 100 VAC at 50 Hz 100 VAC at 60 Hz 110 VAC at 60 Hz If the specification has "100/110
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What Is The Difference Between LY2N And LY2 General-Purpose Relays?
LY2N have LED indicators that turn ON when voltage is applied to the coil.    
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What Bifurcated-Contact Relays Are Suitable For Switching Microloads?
The highly reliable Bifurcated Crossbar Contact Relays or Bifurcated Contact Relays are recommended for switching microloads. Series Suitable for Microloads Bifurcated cro
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What Is The Operating Voltage Of MY2 AC200/220V General-Purpose Relays?
The rated coil voltage is less than 80% of the operating voltage. Therefore MY2 AC200/220V operates at 200 VAC x 80% = 160 VAC max. (when coil temperature is 23°C). &
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What Is The Difference Between LY[]N General-Purpose Relays And LY[]N-D2?
LY[]N This is the standard model with an indicator. LY[]N-D2 This is the model with in-built diode that suppresses the counter electromotive force generated from the
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Do You Have Any Relays With Gold-Plated Contacts?
Yes, Relays from MY4ZN-CBG General-purpose Relays, G2A, MY4Z, MY[]Q, and MY4N Series have gold-plated contacts. Even if Relays are not used and just stored, the contacts ma
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The Clear Relay Case Has Turned Black. Is There A Problem?
Carbon and contact dust generated by the organic gas that results from arc discharge during load switching accumulates on the inside of the case. The discoloration is not a pr
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What Is The Maximum Allowable Coil Voltage Of The MY2 AC100/110V General-Purpose Relays?
The maximum allowable voltage is 110% of the coil rating. In this case, it is 121 VAC (110 VAC x 110% = 121 V). Applicable model: MY Series    
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Do You Have Any Relays That Can Switch More Than 3 A?
Yes, MY General-purpose Relays, LY, and MK Series.    
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Do You Have Any General-Purpose Relays With A Rated Coil Voltage Of 380 Or 400 VAC?
Relays can be used for a rated coil voltage of up to 200 VAC, and Contactors can be used for up to 400 VAC. There are no Relays with a rated coil voltage of over 240 VAC. To
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What Happens When The Rated Carry Current Is Exceeded At The Switching Section (Contact Section)?
The symptoms depend on whether the contacts have power supplied to them only or they are switched as well. Power Supply Only Generated heat may cause deterioration
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How Long Can LY2 AC200V General-Purpose Relays Withstand A Momentary Power Interruption?
There is no specific time. The time may depend on the power supply phase at which power is interrupted, but generally the contacts may open after about 1 ms.    
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The Relay Operates. However, There Is No Current Flowing Between The Contact Points. Why Is This?
The presumed reasons are as follows Transformation of Relay's internal components due to the shock of falling The shock with which the Relay unit is dropped by mis
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Do You Have Relays That Can Hold The Contacts?
Yes, there are Latching Relays, such as those in MY2K Series General-purpose Relays. MY2K Series Contact Rating (Check whether the specifications are suitable.)
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Can 4-Pole LY4 General-Purpose Relays Switch 10 A?
The contact ratings per pole are described below. For example, for a 110-VAC or 24-VDC Relays are used with a resistive load, the contacts can switch 10 A, but if the l
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Do You Have Any Relays That Can Be Used With A 12-VDC Input And 200-VAC Load?
Yes, MY2N DC12 General-purpose Relays has 2 contact poles (contact form: DPDT) and an indicator. Contact Rating (Check whether the specifications are suitable.)
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What Other Models Can Use The Same Sockets As The G2R General-Purpose Relays?
Refer to the following table. Relays (plug-in terminals) No. of poles 1 pole 2 poles
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Can G2R-[]-SN General-Purpose Relays Be Replaced With A G2R-[]-SND?
Yes, it can. G2R-[]-SND has an in-built diode that absorbs the counter electromotive force (surge) generated by the coil. The same Sockets can be used.  
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Which Sockets And Hold-Down Clips Can Be Used For Each Relay?
Common combinations are shown in the following table. Relay Socket (track mounting) Contact rat
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Is The Rated Current Of The Contacts For MY2 General-Purpose Relays 10 A As Written On The Relays Or 5 A As Written In The Datasheet?
The rated current is 5 A. The "10 A 250 VAC" written on the Relays is the UL/CSA rating and not the product specification. International ratings of this kind are ba
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Are The Sockets And Relays Terminal Numbers The Same?
Yes, they are the same. The terminal arrangement/internal connections printed on the case of the Relays shows a bottom view of the Relays. For this reason the arrangement ap
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Are The Sockets And Relays Terminal Numbers The Same?
Yes, they are the same. The terminal arrangement/internal connections printed on the case of the Relays shows a bottom view of the Relays. For this reason the arrangement ap
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Can The Gap On The Case Be Taped To Prevent Dust From Entering Relays?
It is not recommended to put tape on the case because it may lower the ability to dissipate heat. Use MYQ Plastic Sealed Relays or Solid-state Relays.    
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What Is The "Maximum Switching Current"?
It's the maximum current that can be switched by the contacts. Relays cannot be used if this value is exceeded. Example of the Switching Section (Contacts) Spec
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What Is The "Operating Time"?
The operating time is the time from when the rated voltage is applied to the coil, until the time when the contacts operate. With Relays that have multiple pairs of contacts,
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Is There A Socket With A Terminal Cover For G2R General-Purpose Relays?
Sockets with finger-protection are available. These Sockets are constructed to make it difficult for a human finger to touch the current-carrying parts. These Sockets have an
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Can The Same Sockets Be Used When MY2 General-Purpose Relays Is Replaced With MY2N-D2?
Yes, the same Sockets can be used. MY2N-D2 has coil polarity, so take care when wiring.  
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Why Can't AC 2-Wire Proximity Sensors Switch The Timers Power Supply?
Probable Cause 1 Some Timers have half-wave rectifiers built into their power supply circuits. In this case, only half of the AC voltage will be supplied to Sensors and Sen
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Can The Time Unit Selector And The Time Range Selector Settings Be Changed While H3CR Analog Timers Are Operating?
No, the selector settings cannot be changed while Timers is operating. Changing the time unit or time range while Timers are operating may cause malfunction. Make sure that t
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What Is A Substitute Product For H2E Motor Timer Switches?
1.It depends on H2E model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Synchronous motor Po
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Is There An ON/OFF Repeat Timer That Lets You Set The ON Time And OFF Time Seperately?
Use a Twin Timer, such as the H3CR-F, H5CX, or H3DE-F. The H5CX Digital Timer, in particular, lets you set the ON and OFF times without any setting error.  
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What Is The Difference Between The Timer And The Time Switch?
The Timer controls the time from when the power is turned on or the input signal is supplied to when the operation starts. On the other hand, the Time Switch controls the time
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Part Of The Display Of The Timer Or Counter Is Already Dark Even Though We Just Made The Purchase. What's The Problem?
It might be the effects of static electricity. Wait for a minute to see what happens. If the problem persists for more than a few minutes, consult with your nearest OMRON r
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Why Is The Analog Timer's Full-Scale Value And Actual Timed-Out Value Different?
The Time Range Selector and Time Unit Selector may not be set to the correct positions. Countermeasure: Check the scale and selector positions.  
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What Is "Self-Reset"?
The Self-reset means that the Timer is reset automatically by interrupting the voltage being supplied to the operating circuit.  
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Why Was The Sensor Output Damaged When The Timer Power Was Turned ON/OFF?
When the power was applied, the inrush current from the Timer may have damaged the Sensor output. Countermeasure: Use the MY Relay or other relay to turn the Timer powe
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Why Is The Top Section Of The Display Not Showing On The H5CN-[][][]M/H7CN-[][][]M Counter?
If a power interruption to the Counter occurs for 10 minutes or longer with the battery disconnected, errors will occur in the count value and display, even if the power recov
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What Is The Method For Turning The Output ON And OFF At Specific Times For The Whole Year?
Use the H5S's cyclic operation function. Press the Cycle/Pulse Key. Select all the days of the week (Sunday to Saturday). Set the cycle to start at AM 0:00.
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Which Counter/Timer Models Do Use A Memory Backup Function For Power Interruptions (EEPROM) That Do Not Use A Battery?
Counters: H7CX, H8GN, H7HP, H7GP Timers: H5CX These models write the required data to EEPROM when the power supply voltage is turned OFF. The number of times that EEPROM
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What Will Happen To The H5S, H5F, Or H5L Time Switches If Power Is Interrupted?
If power is interrupted to the H5S, H5F, or H5L Time Switch, the output will turn OFF and the display will go black. The present clock time and program contents, however,
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What Is a Substitute Product For H3BG Star-Delta Timers?
1.It depends on H3BG model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Time-limit operation
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What Is A Substitute Product For H3BH-8 Power OFF-Delay Timers?
1.It depends on H3BH model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Instantaneous operation
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What Is A Substitute Product For H3BF-8 Twin Timers?
1.When using a set time range that is shorter than 30 hours, the substitute product is H3CR-F8 Solid-state Timer. If the set time range is 30 hours or longer, the substitute p
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What Is A Substitute Product For H3CR-A8EL Solid-State Timers?
The substitute product is H3CR-A8E. Because the length of the body is approximately 12 mm shorter than that of H3CR-A8EL, Y92H-8 Hold-down Clips should be used instead of Y92H
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What Is A Substitute Product For H3A Micro Timers?
1.It depends on H3A model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Time-limit operation
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What Is A Substitute Product For STP Motor Timers?
1.It depends on STP model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Time-limit operation
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What Is A Substitute Product For ATS Pneumatic Timers?
1.It depends on ATS model. Refer to the following table. Operating mode ON-delay OFF-delay
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What Is A Substitute Product For TDS Solid-State Timers?
1.It depends on TDS model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Time-limit operation Instantaneous ope
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What Is A Substitute Product For MM2T Delay Relays?
1.It depends on MM2T model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Time-limit operation
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What Is A Substitute Product For MKF-P Flicker Relays?
1.H3CR-A Solid-sate Timers. 8-pin H3CR-A8 cannot be used because they do not support a flicker OFF start, which is the operating mode of MKF-P. Therefore 11-pin P2CF-11 Surf
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Can Any Of The Digital Timers Be Used As A Twin Timer?
Yes, a Standard or Economy H5CX Digital Timers can be used. The output mode can be set to either flicker ON start or flicker OFF start. Applicable models: H5CX-A (standard m
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Can H5CX Digital Timers Be Used As A Twin Timer?
Yes, it can be used. H5CX is set by default to be used as Timers. To use it as Twin Timers, select the twin Timers for the timers/twin timer selection. Twin timers output mo
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What Is An Alternative Model For The H3BA Multi-Functional Timer?
1.It depends on the H3BA model. Refer to the following table. Functions Four-operation multi-functional Powe
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What Are Substitute Products For SYS Motor Timers?
1.It depends on SYS model. Refer to the following table. Operating method Time-limit operation
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Which Counter/Timer Models Do Use A Memory Backup Function For Power Interruptions (EEPROM) That Do Not Use A Battery?
Counters: H7CX, H8GN, H7HP, H7GP Timers: H5CX   These models write the required data to EEPROM when the power supply voltage is turned OFF. The number of times tha
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When Inputs CP1 And CP2 Are Simultaneously Input To H7CX Multifunction Preset Counters When Used As A Dual Counter, Are Both Of Them Counted?
Yes, they are both counted. Example: CP1 PV = 10, CP2 PV = 5 Simultaneous input of CP1 and CP2 results in CP1 CV = 11 and CP2 PV = 6. The dual count value after addition
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Which Relays Are Compatible With The H7EC-N And H7ET-N Counters That Use No-Voltage Input?
Recommended model: OMRON Solid-state Relay the G3TA-IA/ID  
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What Is The Relationship Between The Counter's Maximum Counting Speed And Minimum Signal Width?
Maximum Counting Speed (Hz) 30 1K 5K 10K Minimum Signal Wi
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What Is A Preset Counter?
A Counter used to operate a control output when the count value reaches a preset numerical value.  
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What Is A Total Counter?
Total Counters display the count value only and are not provided with control outputs.  
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When A Single Pulse Only Is Input In The Counter, Why Does The Counter Convert The Pulse Into At Least Two Count Values?
The following two causes may be the problem. The maximum counting speed setting is set to high-speed response and the Counter may be receiving relay chattering, bounci
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What Are The Differences Between Using A Lithium Battery And EEPROM For Storing Digital Timer And Counter Data When A Power Interruption Occurs?
Power-interruption memories are available for motor-type timers and electromagnetic counters using mechanical methods, and their counterparts are available for electronic Time
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What Do The Input Conditions That Are Specified In The Catalog For "Voltage Input" Mean?
Voltage Input Example: Using an H7E[]-NV High (logic) level: 4.5 to 30 VDC Low (logic) level: 0 to 2 VDC (input impedance: approx. 4.7 kΩ) High (Logic) Level
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Why Does The Reset Key On The H7E[]-N Not Function?
Is the Key Protect Switch set to ON? The Key Protect Switch is used to prohibit key operations, thereby preventing incorrect operations. If the Key Protect Switch is ON
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Can The Batteries Of The H7E[]-N Be Replaced?
Yes. Applicable Battery: Y92S-36.
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The Rate Of Rotation Is Displayed Using The H7CX's Tachometer Function, But Why Doesn't It Show 0 When Rotation Has Stopped?
Only the following two H7CX-series models can be used as tachometers. H7CX-R Tachometer H7CX-AW Multifunction Preset Counter/Tachometer Adjust the auto-zero t
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What Are Time Counters?
Time Counters measure time and display the amount of time that has been measured. They are also called total time meters or hour meters. Hours is not the only unit available,
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What Is A Substitute Product For Old H7EC Total Counters?
1.It depends on the H7EC model. Refer to the following table. Display LCD (character height: 6.7 mm)
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What Is A Substitute Product For Old H7A Digital Counters?
1.It depends on the H7A model. Refer to the following table. Type Preset counter Totalizer
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What Is A Substitute Product For Old H7ER Tachometers?
1.It depends on H7ER model. Refer to the following table. Display LCD (character height: 6.7 mm)
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What Is A Substitute Product For Old H7ET Time Counters?
1. It depends on H7ET model. Refer to the following table. Display LCD (character height: 6.7 mm)
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We Need To Start A Fan When The Temperature Rises And Stop It When The Temperature Drops.
Set cooling control (direct operation). Change the direct/reverse operation setting to direct operation. For example, if you set the temperature (e.g., to 30 °C), the
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What Is "Thermocouple"?
Thermocouple temperature sensors are constructed using two dissimilar metals that are joined together. The junctions are called the measuring junction and the reference juncti
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Please Tell Me Of Any Precautions For Extending The Lead Wires Of A Temperature Sensor.
Platinum-resistance Thermometers All three lead wires used for extension must have the same resistance and the same length. The extension will cause the resistance of the
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We Need To Perform Heating Control. With ON/OFF Control, We Need To Increase The Temperature Of A 30°C Oven To 100 °C. What Settings Are Necessary?
Set direct/reverse operation to reverse operation. (The factory default is for reverse operation.) When you set the temperature (e.g., to 100 °C), the control output w
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What Controllers Can Be Used With ES2-THB Temperature/Humidity Sensors?
Humidity The humidity output of ES2-THB is a 1 to 5-V linear output for a humidity of 0% to 100%. Select a Temperature Controller that supports a 1 to 5-V input, and set t
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When Can The Manual Reset Be Used For E5[]N/E5[]K Temperature Controllers?
The manual reset can be used for P or PD control. There is an offset for the set point when using P or PD control because there is no integral control action. There is no o
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How Can ON/OFF Control Be Used To Maintain The Temperature At 30 Degree C?
Change the forward/reverse operation setting to forward operation. When the set point is set (i.e., 30°C), the output will be turned ON when the temperature rises above th
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Can Current Outputs (4 to 20 mA DC) Be Used For The Heating And Cooling Outputs Of E5[]K Digital Controllers?
Current outputs can be used by adding E53-C3 Current output Units to control outputs 1 and 2 of E5AK or E5EK. None of E5CK models have current outputs for control outputs 1 or
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Does E53-S Solid-State Relays Output Unit Have A Zero Cross Function?
No, it does not have a zero cross function. Applicable model: E53-S    
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Can Manual Operation Be Used When The Temperature Controllers Are In ON/OFF Control Mode?
No, it cannot. Manual operation can be used only when PID control is selected. See whether you can change to PID control.    
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Why Does E5[]N Basic-Type Digital Temperature Controllers Overshoot Or Undershoot?
The proportional band is too narrow and the P constant is too small. The integral time is too short and the I constant is too small. The derivative time is t
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Why Doesn't The Temperature Of E5[]N Basic-Type Digital Temperature Controllers Rise Or Fall?
The load is not connected to the correct control output terminals. Wires are not connected to the correct terminals or load polarity. There is insufficient c
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What Happens If The Temperature Sensor Terminals Are Connected With The Wrong Polarity?
The measured temperature will not be displayed properly. Thermocouples If the polarity is connected in reverse, the Temperature Controllers will display a falling temper
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What Happens When The Controllers Are In STOP Mode Before Control Is Started?
There will be no control outputs. Set the RUN/STOP settings to RUN. Outputs other than the control outputs (i.e., alarms) will be output.    
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What Happens If The Thermocouple Lead Wires Or Compensating Lead Wires Are Too Long?
The lead wire resistance increases and the temperature displayed will be higher than the actual temperature. Make sure that the thermocouple lead wires or compensating lead wi
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What Happens To The Control Output When The Sensor Of E5C2 Temperature Controllers Fails?
The status of the control output depends on the type of Temperature Sensors and the type of error. Temperature Sensor type
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What Is A Substitute Product For E5C4 Digital Temperature Controllers With Digital Settings And A Digital Display?
1.It depends on E5C4 model. Refer to the following table. Auxiliary functions Control method Control
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What Should I Use To Extend The Lead Wires Of The Platinum Resistance Thermometer?
Use commercially available lead wires. Make sure that the three lead wires for extension have the same resistance and are the same length. Note:Extension lead wires are not a
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What Power Supply Should Be Used For ES2-THB Temperature/Humidity Sensors And ES2-HB Humidity Sensors?
A 24-VDC power supply with a maximum ripple voltage of 2% p-p. See whether the 24 VDC Output Power Supply Unit can be used for your application. ES2-THB and ES2-HB consume l
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Can Temperature Controllers With A Heater Burnout Alarm Detect Heater Burnouts When Using Thyristor Control?
No, it cannot. When thyristor control (phase control) is used, the control output is a current output. Therefore the heater burnout alarm of the Temperature Controllers canno
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Which Products Can Support Software "ThermoTools"?
"ThermoTools" can be used with the E5[]R, E5[]N, E5[]K, E5ZN, and E5ZE Temperature Controllers; the K3N[] and K3GN Digital Panel Indicator; and the H8GN Timer/Counte
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What Kind Of Functions Does The ThermoTools Provide?
ThermoTools is a software utility for setting the parameters of Temperature Controllers and Digital Panel Indicators. Most of the parameters that are set using the front panel
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What Is The Measuring Accuracy When Measuring Circumferential Speed With The K3NR Digital Panel Indicator?
The measuring accuracy for K3NR operating mode 1 (rotational/circumferential speed) is &#177;0.006% rdg &#177;1 digit. If the variation of input pulses is not co
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Can Support Software "ThermoTools" Be Connected To A USB Port?
It can be connected to a USB port by using the K3SC Interface Converter. Refer to the following Website for details: http://www.ia.omron.com/product/44.html Note:The K3SC
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We Are Running A Three-Phase 200 VAC Induction Motor On Single-Phase 100 VAC. Are There Any Inverters With A Function That Boosts Voltage From 100 VAC To 200 VAC?
There are 3G3EV Inverters that can accept a single-phase 100 VAC input. These models have built-in circuit that boosts the voltage from 100 VAC to 200 VAC.    
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Can One Inverter Be Used To Drive Multiple Motors?
Yes. Make the settings under the following condition: Inverter rated current ≥ Motor rated current × 1.1 (at continuous operation) Check whether the current is
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Can A Single-Phase Motor Be Controlled By A 3G3EV Inverter With A Single-Phase 100-V Input?
No, a single-phase motor cannot be used. Doing so will cause a failure. The Inverter creates a virtual alternating current with high-speed switching. If the Inverter is co
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I Want To Input The Multi-Step Speed Command In The Multi-Function Input Selection Parameter, But Err (error) Is Displayed And The Signal Can’t Be Input. What Is The Cause Of The Problem And The Solution?
Err (error) will be displayed and it won't be possible to input the signal if you attempt to input a setting that was already set with another Multi-function Input selector.
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There Are Two Kinds Of Noise Filters Available As Inverter Accessories: The Input Noise Filter And Output Noise Filter. How Are These Filters Used?
The "Input" and "Output" means that these Inverter Noise Filters are connected to the Inverter's input side and output side. Input Noise Filter: Redu
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I Changed The Set Value Of Inverter Parameter Number n01 To 9 (3-Wire Sequence), As Described In The Manual, But The Setting Changed To 1. Why Did It Change?
A setting of 9 causes the Inverter to be initialized in 3-wire sequence mode. When the setting is changed to 9 and the Return Key is pressed, the Inverter is immediately initi
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I Am Moving An Inverter From A Location With A 50 Hz Power Supply Frequency To Another Location With A 60 Hz Power Supply Frequency. Are There Any Settings That Need To Be Changed?
One of the features of the Inverter is that it will control operation at the same speed regardless of the power supply frequency. The Inverter initially converts the input po
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When I Want To Electrically Disconnect I/O, Is It Acceptable To Insert A Relay In The Inverter Input Power Supply Line?
From a safety standpoint in case of an internal inverter failure, install a circuit breaker or magnetic contactor in the Inverter's input power supply line, and install a circ
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We Are Using An Inverter For Speed Control. How Can We Calculate The Rotational Speed Of An Induction Motor?
Generally, the speed (N) of an induction motor is expressed by the following formula: N = (120f/P) × (1 - S) (rpm) f: Primary frequency P: Number of motor poles
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Are There Inverters With RS-422A/485 Communications?
Presently, the following models are capable of RS-422A/485 communications. 3G3MV Series 3G3RV Series 3G3JV Series Note:In the 3G3JV Series, a 3G3JV-PSI485J
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Can An Inverter Be Operated And Stopped Using A Magnetic Contactor (MC)?
An Inverter can be operated and stopped by using a magnetic contactor (MC) on the primary side, but for the following reasons, do not turn the power supply ON and OFF frequent
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Is It Necessary To Select An Inverter With A Capacity That Is One Class Higher Than The Capacity Of The Motor Being Used?
OMRON Inverters use an oversized power module that can output 200% of the motor's rated output, so it is not necessary to select an Inverter that is one class higher. On th
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Is There A Servo System That Has Full-Closed Control?
Full-closed control is possible by installing a DeviceNet Communications Unit (R88A-NCW152-DRT) in an OMNUC W-series Servo Driver. A DeviceNet Communications Unit provides
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Is There A Cable With Attached Connectors Available For The R88D-U Servo Driver's Analog Monitor Output?
Yes, there is a cable available. The Analog Monitor Cable for the W-series (R88D-W) Servo Drivers can be used. The Cable's model number is R88A-CMW001S.    
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What Are The Differences Between The R88M-U[][][]30H Servomotor And Their Replacements, The R88M-U[][][]30HA Servomotor?
The R88M-U[][][]30H Servomotor's power supply cable outlet was bare, but the R88M-U[][][]30HA Servomotor's power supply cable outlet has a Servomotor cable clamp mounted in or
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Can I Use An External Signal To Release The Brake Of A U-Series AC Servomotor Equipped With A Brake?
We recommend using the brake interlock signal. Open the connector case on the Servo side of the cable and add the brake interlock signal there. Often, a Programmable Con
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What Is The Cause Of The E23 Error In An R88D-HT10 Servo Driver?
The 23 error occurs when there is an open phase in the main circuit. An error is detected when a low voltage was detected in the main circuit's input section and lasted longer
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When A 3F88L-132 Cam Positioner Is Replaced With A 3F88L-160 Cam Positioner, Can The 3F88L-DP30 RPM Display Unit Be Used As-Is?
The Cam Output Cable, I/O Terminal, and Resolver can be used as-is, but the Display Unit cannot be used. The M7E and M7F Digital Display Units are available separately for us
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What Should The Command Pulse Setting Be To Make A SMARTSTEP A-series Servo Driver Operate At 3000 r/min For The Various Resolutions?
Resolution Setting (Pins 4 and 5) Pin 5 Pin 4 Resolution setting OFF OFF 1,000 pulses/rotation (0.36°/step) OFF ON 10,000 pulses/rotation (0.036°/step) ON OFF 5
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What Models Of Servomotors With Decelerators Are Used With SMARTSTEP A-Series Servo Drivers?
The Decelerator and Motor for the SMARTSTEP are separate devices. You must attach the Decelerator (sold separately) to a Servomotor with a straight shaft without a key. Not
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Is There A Camera Cable For F150-VS Vision Sensor That Can Withstand Bending?
The F150-VSB is robust against bending. The Cable comes in lengths of 5 m, 10 m, 15 m, and 20 m. Specify the cable length required when placing an order. (e.g., F150-VSB 10 m)
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Is It Possible To Extend The Cable Of The Proximity Sensor?
Built-in amplifier (the E2E Series, the TL Series) The following will occur. Voltage decreases with resistance component of cable Extension of rise time of output
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Please teach me the principle of operation for the E2K type capacitive proximity sensor.
The circuit composition and the principle of operation are as follows. 1. Circuit composition 2. Principle of operation When the metal or the dielectric approach
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Are Photomicro Sensors With The Light-ON/Dark-ON Selectable Operating Mode Available?
Yes. The EE-SX67[] Series for Through-beam type (with slot), the EE-SY671/672 for Reflex type are available.   1. Photomicro Sensors "EE-SX67[]" (Ch
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How Are The Operation Time And The Recovery Time Of The Photomicro Sensors Calculated?
The maximum value of the operation time and the recovery time is calculated as follows. Applicable Products: Built-in Type Photomicro Sensors.  
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I Would Like More Information About The Bend-Resistant Performance Of A Cable For The Robot Cable Connector "EE-1010-R".
A Robot Cable for the EE-1010-R has bending tolerance that is over three times higher than a common cable (electric cable) for the EE-1010. Refer to the following results
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Is There A Way To Convert NPN Transistor Output To PNP Transistor Output?
It can be converted by using an NPN/PNP Conversion Connector below. The connector, however, is not applicable to all models of Photomicrosensors. Be sure to check the items to
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What Are The Sensing Position Characteristics Of Slot-Type Photomicro Sensors?
See the following diagrams. EE-SX77 EE-SX47[]/SX67[] EE-SPX74[] EE-SPX740/742/743 EE-SPX741 EE-SPX-W EE-SPX302-W2A EE-SPX304-W2A EE-SPX
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What Is The Response Time Of Photomicrosensors Used For Industrial Equipment?
The response time is the delay between when the light input is interrupted and when the control output operates or is released. Generally, the operate time (tON) is almost equ
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What Is The Response Frequency?
The frequency at which an object satisfying specified conditions (size, transparency rate, reflection factor, sensing distance, and power supply voltage) can be repeatedly det
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Is There An Easy Way To Check Whether The Control Output Of The Photomicro Sensors Is Operating Properly?
The operation can be easily checked with the following procedure using a tester.   Output method and checking procedure Det
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The Output Voltage Of One Phototransistor Is Much Higher Than Others. What's Causing This And What Can Be Done?
Cause: There may be an error in the circuit constant setting. Specifically, the output voltage may be high because the load resistance connected to the receiver's phototransi
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What Is "Output circuit"?
1. Open-collector Output An output circuit where the emitter of the output circuit transistoris the common and the collector is open.   E6C2-CWZ6C
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How Do I Mount The Rotary Encoder?
The mounting procedures are as follow;
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What Happens If A Coupling Is Not Used?
If a coupling is not used, the rotating (i.e., drive) shaft cannot be conveyed to the Rotary Encoder. A coupling can relax the load on the shaft to the Rotary Encoder if there
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Subscribing To An Article
Sometimes when reading a particular article within the knowledgebase, you may feel that you would like to be notified whenever it is updated or added to. To enable this facili
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Navigating Around The KnowledgeBase
Navigating around the knowledgebase.  At the top of the myOMRON knowledgebase main page are the Search functions. These consist of a drop down list allowing you to searc
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Viewing An Article
To view any article in full, click on the title's blue hyperlink. As the page displays, the header will always show the knowledgebase search function. Directly underneath t
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Adding A Comment To An Article
To add a comment to an article that you are viewing, simply click on the 'Comment' icon in the top toolbox on the article page. Complete your name, email and subject he
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Emailing An Article
To email an article from the knowledgebase to yourself or to a friend, click on the 'Email' icon in the top toolbar of the article you are viewing. A page will appear e
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Searching For An Article Within The Knowledgebase
When you enter the knowledgebase within myOMRON there are two available options for searching.   The first method is through using the category type headings, 'Product
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Using Advanced Search For An Article
If you are unable to find what you are looking for within the knowledgebase using the simple search boxes, the advanced search function is your next option. It is also a good
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Registering In myOMRON
Becoming a registered user within myOMRON will allow you the ability to ask questions and receive responses from the many myOMRON engineers. If you want to register as a
Last Modified - 2009-05-22 - Similar Articles

Logging In To myOMRON As A Registered User
To log in to myOMRON you first need to be a registered user. For more information on how to become a registered user please follow the link below to the related article. On
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Editing Profile Information Within myOMRON For Registered Users
To reach the profile information page within myOMRON, you will first need to be registered and logged in. To register as a User and to login please see the related articles be
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Reviewing A Question Within myOMRON As A Registered User
When a question that you have posted has been replied to you will automatically be sent an email notifying you of this fact. You can either follow the link on the email or you
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Asking A Question Within myOMRON As A Registered User
Whilst using the myOMRON site, it is possible that you may have a question that you would like to ask an Omron engineer. To do this you must first ensure that you are a regist
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What are the trial versions of CX-Supervisor, CX-Server Lite and CX-Server OPC?
CX-Supervisor CX-Supervisor version 2.x and previous versions trials are installed from a special 'Trial' installation CD and do not require a license number to be entered du
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How long is your longest Liquid Leakage Sensing Band? Also, how do you join two Bands together?
1. The maximum length is 100 m. The possible lengths of sensor cable for a Water Leak Detector (61F-GPN-V50, 61F-WLA) for different lengths of Sensing Bands (F03-15, -16PE,
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How Is The Resistance Between Electrodes Of The Level Switches Measured?
How to measure the resistance between electrodes Since the resistance between electrodes cannot be measured by a tester, use an ammeter able to read approximately 1mA with
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I Want To Use An Iron Tank Without Using A Ground Electrode Of The Floatless Level Controllers "61F".
If the ground electrode line is connected to the tank, there is no problem. In some cases, however, the tank has insulation coating on its internal walls, so make sure to che
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Is It Possible To Connect More Than One 61F Floatless Level Controller To The Same Electrodes And Share The Electrodes?
Electrodes cannot be shared. Do not connect more than one 61F to the same electrode. If the voltage phases of the electrode circuits' 8-VAC power supplies are opposite, as sh
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Are there any precautions for the mounting interval, Separators, Taping, And Wavebreaking Pipes When Mounting Electrodes?
Note the following Electrode precautions. 1.When cutting an Electrode, be sure to chamfer cut surfaces of the electrode. 2.Maintain a Clearance Between Electrodes
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Can 61F Floatless Level Controllers Be Used Only For Liquid Level Detection In Order To Output A Signal, Without Turning A Pump ON Or OFF?
Yes, this is possible by disconnecting E2 self-holding circuit. However, when there are waves on the liquid surface, 61F will also repeatedly turn ON and OFF, so the lifetime
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What Kind Of Wiring Is Best To Combine A 61F-GP-N Floatless Level Controller And Float Switch?
Connect the float switch's contact to pins 4 and 5 of the 61F-GP-N. The voltage and current between the 61F electrodes is only about 8 VAC and 1 mA, so it is best to use a f
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What Is Included With An Electrode Assembly?
An Electrode Assembly includes an electrode, a connection nut, two lock nuts, and two spring washers. Model Mater
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Is There A Protective Cover Available For Using PS-3S Electrode Holder Outdoors?
Use F03-11 Protective Covers. Mounting F03-11 Protective Covers (Sold Separately) The Protective Cover can be mounted only by using F03-12 Frames (sold separately) as a
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How Do I Secure Underwater Electrodes?
Because underwater Electrodes are often used in wells and other deep places, their cables are long and heavy. This is why an Electrode Holder is not used with these Electrodes
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Can K7L Liquid Leakage Sensor Be Used As A Substitute For 61F-GPN-V50 Water Leak Detector?
Yes, it can be used, but it has different surge resistance characteristics, so do not use it in locations where it may be subjected to impulse surges, such as an outdoor rooft
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What Is The Interelectrode Resistance Of 61F Floatless Level Controller?
The interelectrode resistance is basically the same as the operate resistance. The operate resistance includes the wiring from the 61F Controller's inputs (electrodes) to the
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Is It Possible To Cut Electrodes? Also, Do You Sell Any Long Electrodes?
Electrodes are sold in 1-m increments. Electrode (F03-01)   There are threads at both ends so it can be cut in half and used as two Electrodes. The threads (M6
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Can You Explain The Wiring For Combining 61F-G Floatless Level Controllers With An Upper-Limit Float Switch And A Lower-Limit Float Switch In Order To Control Upper And Lower Limits?
Connect the upper-limit float switch (SPST-NO output) between the E1 and E3 terminals of 61F-G, and connect the lower-limit float switch (SPST-NO output) between the E2 and E3
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Which Controller Model Is Best For Simple Liquid-Level Detection Without Pump Control?
61F-GP-N Floatless Level Controller is suitable. Prepare the same number of 61F-GP-N Controllers as the number of liquid-level detection points. Connections:   N
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Is It Possible To Use A Commercially Available Terminal Block Or To Make One Yourself, Instead Of Using The One That Comes With K7L Liquid Leakage Sensors?
Yes, either of these can be used. However, when using a different terminal block, make sure that proper insulation is provided between the terminals, and that there is no dang
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What Is The Two-Wire Operating Principle Of 61F-[]R Floatless Level Controller?
The wiring for the self-holding circuit is eliminated in order to eliminate one wire between the 61F and the electrodes. (The electrode itself is not eliminated.) Precauti
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What Causes Load Short-Circuiting And What Can Be Done About It?
Cause: The power supply may short-circuit because the loads are connected to different poles Countermeasure: Connect the loads on the side of the same pole.
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What Is An Actuator Of Basic Switches And Limit Switches?
An actuator is part of a switch that is subjected to an external force, transfers that force to an internal spring mechanism, and moves contacts to perform switching. It is re
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How Is The Electrode Or Electrode Band Mounted To The PS-[]S Electrode Holder, And What Parts Are Required?
Number of Parts Required During Installation (Bar Electrode) Automatic Water Supply or Drainage Control (Example) Number of Parts Required When E1 = 1 m, E2 = 2 m, and E3
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How Do You Mount F03-05 Electrode Band?
Connecting Electrode Holder and Electrode Band Screw the Electrode Band connecting nut into to the electrode nut inside the electrode section and secure with the clamp scre
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Can A 61F-GPN-V50 Water Leak Detector And Electrode Be Used As A Set?
Yes, they can. 1. Pump Control Use the same connections as the 61F-GP-N, shown in the following diagram. 2. Liquid Level Control Only Liquid level detection can be
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Are There Any Precautions To Observe When Controlling Pure Water With 61F Floatless Level Controller?
The conductivity or specific resistance is a factor in the selection of a 61F Controller. Measure the interelectrode resistance to select the proper model accurately. A 61F C
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What Relationship Is There Between NO, NC, COM Contact Terminals And Contact Structures Of The Contact Point a, b, c?
NO terminal, NC terminal and COM terminal represent contact terminals' symbols. Each symbol means a single terminal itself: Normally Open terminal, Normally Closed terminal an
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What Relationship Is There Between The Contact Spacing And The Contact Switching Capacity?
If the contact spacing (contact gap) is large, the contact points can facilitate extinction of arc current which is generated when contact points open. Accordingly larger the
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What Type Of Operation Does The Reverse-Operation Z-15GM[][] Basic Switches Perform?
As the following figure shows, the Actuator fulcrum is in a different position from that of the standard Switches, so the internal movement is reversed. Even in the free posi
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What Is A Maintained Contact In The Z-Series Basic Switches?
Switches with a maintained contact have a reset button at the bottom of the switch case in addition to the pushbutton (plunger) located on the opposite side of the reset butto
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What Causes Contact Welding And What Can Be Done About It?
Causes: Overload that does not match the contact switching capacity Inrush current larger than rating Breaking current larger than rating Switchi
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Are There Basic Switches Available That Can Be Used In Locations Subject To Water?
Use a Drip-proof or Sealed Basic Switch. Applicable models: Z-[]55 Drip-proof Basic Switch Sealed Basic Switches: D2HW, D2VW, D2SW, D2JW
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Can The Mounting Position Of An Actuator Be Changed?
The mounting position of a lever type actuator can be changed. Applicable models Roller Lever type Adjustable Roller Lever type Adjustable Rod Lever type
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Why Is CX-Simulator Disabled In CX-Programmer Menu?
On some machine installations it is possible for the linkage between CX-Programmer and CX-Simulator to be broken. The CX-Simulator menus become disabled and 'greyed' out: &
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Is it possible to use CX-Server OPC without logging in or use it as a service?
CX-Server OPC will not run as a Service in Windows, it must run as user that is logged in. However, it is possible to run make CX-Server OPC login automatically and run in
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What Is Slow-Action?
SPST-NC + SPST-NO Contact (Slow Action) Example SPST-NC + SPST-NO contact slow action has a direct opening mechanism (forcibly opened contacts) defined under EN 60497-5-1. Th
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What Are The Adjustable Head Directions And Possible Points To Insert The Operation Key For D4DS Safety-Door Switches?
As shown in the following figure, the Head can be adjusted into four directions (directions 1 to 4 in the figure) and the key can be inserted at eight points (points 1 to 8 in
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What Is The Conduit Section?
The duct openings and wiring openings in Safety Door Switches and Safety Limit Switches are called the conduit sections and this is where the wiring section is sealed. Refer
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What Are The Symbols For NC And NO Contacts?
NO Contacts: Contacts that are normally open. Electrical Symbol: CX-Programmer Ladder Symbol:   NC Contacts: Contacts that are normally closed. Electric
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What Is Redundancy?
Redundancy is a protection policy using duplication. The probability of hazards arising from one malfunction in an system can be minimized by creating partial or complete Redu
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What Is Diversity?
Common malfunctions and the probability of failure in electric products can be reduced if each product uses a variety of control circuits as well as various types of devices a
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What Is A Direct Opening Mechanism (Forcibly Opened Contacts) ?
A direct opening mechanism is one that forces open a welded contact by the direct force applied by the actuator (operating section) pressing down. Safety components with
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Where Can D4BL-Series Guard Lock Safety-Door Switch Be Used?
Use these switches in machinery or equipment with rotating sections, where the machine is not immediately safe once the power is turned OFF.  
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What Is D4NH Safety-Door Hinge Switch?
Shaft Type Arm Lever Type
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What Is Y/Za/Zb?
Illustration Mark Contact type Applicable models Remarks
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What Are The Applications For D4BL Guard Lock Safety-Door Switch Release Keys?
The release keys are used to release locks during power interruptions and in emergencies. The lock is released and the safety door or other device is opened by using the supp
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What Is Negative Operation And Positive Operation?
(A) Negative operation (B) Positive operation (C) Combined operation Safety
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What Is Direct Opening Force (DOF)?
Refer to the following table of terms for operating characteristics.   Operating Status
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What Is Direct Opening Travel (DOT)?
Refer to the following table of terms for operating characteristic. Operation status
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What Is A Form Lock Mechanism?
Safety Limit Switches use inflexible interlocking components, related to the direct opening mechanism (forcibly opened contacts), so that the components will not distort or co
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What Is The Processing For The Conduit Section, And What Are The Recommended Connectors For D4B-[]N Safety Limit Switch?
1. OMRON Applicable Connectors and Dimensions Metal Connectors Conduit Applicable cable I
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What Is Total Travel (TT)?
Refer to the following table of terms for operating characteristics. Operating Status
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What Is PreTravel (PT)?
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Why does my computer Blue Screen while communicating?
There is a known issue with the old version of the device driver for the CS1W-CIF31 USB to Serial Convertor cable that can cause the PC Operating System to halt the opera
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Where Are The Latest Omron USB Drivers?
  The latest USB drivers for various Omron devices can be found in the myOMRON Downloads section. You must be a registered user to access
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Why can you not upload a configuration from a Profibus Master or Profinet IO-Controller
The configuration of the network devices is contained in the master. The Configuration tool downloads a parameter and configuration string for each slave to the master. The p
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Where do I download 2D / 3D CAD files?
To assist with your system design and cabinet layout Omron offers you the possibility to download 2D & 3D CAD files for our products. These files can help you to visualise
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Where Do I Download Product Manuals?
Product Manuals, User Guides and Getting Started documents for current Omron Industrial Automation products can be downloaded from the individual product pages
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Where can I get Omron DTMs?
Device Type Managers (DTMs) for use in FDT containers can be downloaded from your regional web site from the [Downloads] tab for the main Product Page.  
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How Do I Download Software Updates?
To download updates for your software First you must register your software. For Sysmac Studio updates see article How Do I Update Sysmac Studio? For CX-
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How Do I Register My Software?
To get the most from your Omron software you should register your software purchase. For Sysmac Studio you should register the software in your region by either: Selec
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Where can I get Omron GSD files?
GSD and GSDML device description files for Omron devices for use with third party configuration tools can be downloaded from the Product pages of your regional web site, for
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Where do I get Omron EDS files?
EDS files for Omron products for use in third party configurators can be downloaded from the Product pages your regional web site, for example on the European CPM2C Produ
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Can I uninstall old CX-One updates?
After installing CX-One Autoupdates over several months you can get quite a list of installed updates shown in Control Panel. It is quite common then to ask: Can I uninstal
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Why Do I Get Rounding Errors With Floating Point Numbers?
When using Floating Point numbers in hardware or software, there is often confusion caused by floating point technologies which is sometimes seen as incorrect values or r
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CX-Server Error Codes
When errors occur in the communication package, CX-Server, an error code may be displayed. To explain the cause of this error: If displayed in the CX-Supervisor Error l
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Are Omron products OPC compliant?
Introduction We often receive questions regarding compliance of CX-Server OPC and compatibility with various clients (e.g. non-Omron SCADAs) and also regarding the compatibil
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How To Convert L7Z 1034 Parameter Files To The New 2032 Firmware Using CX-Drive
If you try to connect CX-Drive with your saved parameters file taken from a 1034 firmware the following message will appear: Please follow the procedure below to convert th
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This macro enables you to launch the shut down of the operating system within NS-Runtime. Using a multifunction button, it sets the bit B63 $ to close the NS-Runtime and then
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Introduction Attached are some Modbus protocol functions for inverters updated to 3G3MV.    
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Introduction to myOMRON
What is myOMRON? myOMRON is an after sales service & support platform designed to bring you the knowledge you need. It is built using the knowledge from our experts
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Why Do I Get "Please Wait While Windows Configures..." Message?
Sometimes a system might give an error message "Please wait while Windows Configures..." naming an installation like some or all of the following: &nb
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Function Blocks For MODBUS Communication With The 3G3MV and V7.
Function blocks for modbus communication through serial cards (SCU and SCB) and the serial of PLC CP1. Some FBs are specific for use with Inverter V7 and 3G3MV. The read/write
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Master MODBUS RTU PLC CS1, CJ1 and CQM1 (H) (ladder)
Modbus Master for CJ1, CS1 and CQM1 had been amended to correct this problem with reset of the DM. Attached is a Modbus program for CS1 and CJ1. The routine us
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Color Codes Used With CX-Designer
CX-Designer colour codes  
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What Is The Maximum Capacity Of Online Edit?
The maximum capacity of online edit, in terms of steps program / editable word, depends on the type of PLC and the size of the frame data.   Series CJ / CS Steps = (F
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Bug Network Configurator for DeviceNet Safety
A bug in the Devicenet safety Configurator (version 2.00) makes it impossible to generate the report configuration during the necessary checks to lock the CPU, if the comments
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USB Printers Tested Successfully On NS
The following printers have been tested successfully on the NS system version 6.6: - CANON BJF900 - CANON iP3300 The following printers have been tested successfully on t
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Error Codes For SIGMA II Firmware From Version 33 Onwards
Alarm Code Descriptions A.08 Linear scale pitch setting error. Implemented in firmware
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How Can I Use an Old Version of CX-Supervisor Software Protection on a New Computer?
Introduction Many modern PCs do not come with a parallel port or floppy drive as standard. For this reason CX-Supervisor has used a USB dongle since version 1.3 rather than a
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How Do I Install Windows Forms Controls?
Problem   Sometimes it is nice to use some extra controls provided by Microsoft in your CX-Supervisor applications. These can be added using the ActiveX toolbar in CX-S
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How Can I Toggle The TJ1-FL02 Auxiliary Outputs?
DRIVE_STATUS AXIS(N) for reading the INPUTS Value (page 72 of the programming manual) DRIVE_CONTROL AXIS(N) for setting the OUTPUTS (page 69 of the programming manual)  
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How Do I Read FINSGateway Event Memory?
Data containted within the Event Memory (32kw DM/CIO) can be read and written for FINSGateway, for example, via the CS1-logic Ethernet card. This function requires the f
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How Do I Change The Windows NT Register To Boot Without Being Logged In?
1. Launch either of the Registry editing tools (Regedit or Regedit32) in the Winnt folder. 2. Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon.
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What File Extensions Does OMRON Software Use?
Below is a list of file extensions used by OMRON software.   ABK CX-Supervisor (older versions / pre-unicode 1.3) Alarm- Erro
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How Can I Change PLC Communication Settings From Within A CX-Supervisor Application?
Introduction Sometimes you may wish to change the PLC settings while an application is running. This can be particularly useful if you need to communicate with multiple PLCs
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Can I Use Constants In Structured Text?
Yes, leave a blank between the number and a comma. abs_move(1 , x_speed, x_pick_up[Pal_Nr]);
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How To Change The IP Address Of The CP1W-CIF41 Ethernet Option Board With CX-Programmer?
It is not possible to change the IP address of an out-of-box CP1W-CIF41 with USB/Serial PLC connection method without first conne
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How Do I Wire Up NT2S-ST121 To A PLC?
NT2S 2 (TXD) --------------------------------- 3 (RXD) 3 (RXD) --------------------------------- 2 (TXD) 5&9 (GND) bridged -------------- 9 (GND)
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What Is The Pin Out For The C-Series PLC Peripheral Port?
ProCon Signals ProCon pins
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How Do I Wire Up PLC Programming Cable Peripheral Port CS1/CQM1H/CPM2C
Pinout of CS1W-CN226 / 626    
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Resolving ZX Sensor Driver Error During Installation
The ZX Sensor Driver is included with several software products like CX-Sensor, CX-One and CX-Supervisor. With different installations of different versions it possi
Last Modified - 2009-07-09 - Similar Articles

Using Windows Vista and Windows 7 User Account Control With CX-Supervisor
Introduction CX-Supervisor works with Windows Vista (From Version 3.0) and Windows 7 (From Version 3.1), although sometimes you may need to change some settings. If you exper
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Configuring older PLCs for the Promi SD202/SD205 Serial to Bluetooth adapter
Introduction The Omron Promi Bluetooth adapters are designed and documented to work easily with the standard CS, CJ and CP family PLCs. It is possible however to also use the
Last Modified - 2009-08-06 - Similar Articles

How To Fix Error "Run-time error '372':"?
Applies to Omron products: CX-Server Lite and CX-Server OPC (and potentially any product using ATL technology) running on Windows Operating Systems: Windows Vista, Windows XP
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How Do I Get CX-Supervisor To Print Out An Excel Spreadsheet Using VBScript?
The following VBScript will print out the contents of a worksheet in Excel from CX-Supervisor:   ' Launch Excel dim app set app = createobject("Excel.Application
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Why Is CX-Drive Missing MX2 Inverter?
Symptom CX-Drive 1.9 does not show hardware option for MX2 inverter Affects CX-Drive 1.9 standalone users that updated with "CX-Drive Version update software 2009
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How Does Upgrading CX-Server Affect Communications Performance?
The graphs below show that different versions of CX-Server do not have a significant impact.     The graphs show: Time to perform instantaneous read and
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What Is Error "Port is used by another application" when using CS1W-CIF31?
When connecting with CS1W-CIF31 you may get the error: "The Port is used by another application" This can be caused by other software (e.g. mobile phone
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How Do I Change The Default Printer From Within CX-Supervisor?
  You can change the default printer using VBScript: Add the following VBScript to your project when you want to change the printer: Set WSHNetwork = CreateObject(&quo
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Where Can I Find More Information About VBScript In CX-Supervisor?
When you install CX-Supervisor a reference manual for VBScript is included in the ActiveX Demo folder: C:\Program Files\OMRON\CX-Supervisor\Demos\ActiveX\VBScript\VBS55.CHM
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How Do I Set The Date And Time On The PC From CX-Supervisor
The following script (in VBScript) will set the date and time on the local PC clock to 13:13 on 10/10/09: Dim WshShell Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell"
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How Many Safety Network Nodes Can I Attach To A Single NE1A Safety Network Controller (SNC) ?
The number of nodes is dependant upon the version of controller that is installed. 'V1' and above : 32 module connection, Pre 'V1' : 16 module connection. In larger
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What Is The Program Capacity Of The NE1A Safety Network Controller?
V1 and above has a program capacity of 254 function blocks. Pre V1 has a capacity of 128 function blocks
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How Does The NE1A Safety Network Controller (SNC) Work ?
The Safety network Controller NE1A has dual proccessors which constantly monitor each other. If any discrepancies are picked up between the two processors then the controller
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How Does A Safety Network Work?
Each packet of information is sent twice and each packet is also time stamped. If the network does not see the packages within a certain time period or if the two packets dif
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How Many Function Blocks Are Available On A Safety Network Controller?
This is dependant upon the model installed. Models 'V1' and above have 23 different types of Function block. Pre 'V1' models have 16 different types of Function block  
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What Does ID_ETH_UNINSTALL_MSG Mean While Installing PROFINET Software?
During installation of PROFINET software update Pfn0910_0401Setup.exe you may receive the following message:     This error means "Detected an
Last Modified - 2009-11-05 - Similar Articles

Does Ethernet Gateway Work With NE1A-L ? (standalone version)
Currently it is not possible to use with the standalone version
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Are There Any Programming Limitations Using The Safety Network Controller?
There are limitations to bear in mind when programming the SNC and are as follows: - maximum 32 pages of program - 128 jump addresses - 128 text boxes -
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How Long Can The I/O Cable Lengths Be?
The maximum cable length is 30 metres e.g. 30 metres to an E Stop switch and 30 metres back        
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What Is The Maximum Cable Length I Can Achieve With My DeviceNet Safety Network?
Type The maximum lengths are 100m on thin cable and 500m on thick cable. Note: The maximum network speed is affected by the length of cables. The maximum speeds are: 500m
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What Is The Current Rating Of The Safety Network Controller (NE1A) outputs?
The maximum current is 0.5A at 24vdc  
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What Is Error 'p6' On The 7 Segment Display
One of the outputs will have a 24VDC signal on it which causes a total shut down of the controller - all the I/O indicators turn red and you can't connect to the unit. R
Last Modified - 2009-11-17 - Similar Articles

How Do I Allow A User to Use the Standard Web Pages in CX-Supervisor?
Introduction CX-Supervisor V3 allows users to connect using maintenance web pages. If a user tries to connect without first adding a user with the has permission to do this,
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What Is The Baud Rate Of The NE1A Safety Network Controller?
The default setting is 125kbits/s
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What Is The Maximum Number Of Safety Inputs And Outputs On A Normal Network?
The maximum number of safety IO on a normal network is 1000 inputs and 500 outputs
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Does The Safety Network Controller SNC Require A Dedicated Ethernet Network For NE1A Units?
In theory a seperate network is not required, the DeviceNet safety will coexsist with exsisting Ethernet traffic. However as traffic increases on the network it will slow dow
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Is It Possible To Program The NE1A And Make Program Alterations Over Ethernet IP?
No. It is only possible to monitor the program.
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How Do You Configure The NE1A Safety Network Controller To Start In RUN Mode?
The user can select the NE1A-series Controller’s operating mode from the following two modes at startup, after the normal completion of configuration. The two Operating
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Why Can't I Print From CX-Programmer?
Some times the CX-Programmer "Print" menu may appear grey and disabled. This could be for a couple of reasons:   Most common cause is incorrect setting of the
Last Modified - 2010-01-21 - Similar Articles

Italian Screen When Installing CX-One In Spanish
When installing CX-One in Spanish language, one of the screens could be shown in Italian by mistake.   Italian screen shown:   Correct translation of Span
Last Modified - 2010-02-18 - Similar Articles

Using The K3SC Serial Converter With Multiple PLCs
Introduction This helpsheet is aimed at providing a worked example for connecting a PC using CX-Programmer or Compolet/FINS Gateway to more than one Omron PLC using RS422 ser
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How Do I Export A Data Log To JPG In CX-Supervisor V3 VBScript?
You need to add the following line of VBScript to your script... RunApplication("C:\Program Files\OMRON\CX-Supervisor\DataLogViewer.exe /export /file ""D:\Cu
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Have I Got A Virus?
When you run or install Omron software it is possible for anti-virus software to report a computer virus. Every precaution is taken during manufacture to prevent the spread of
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Why Is NE1A-SCPU01L Not Shown In The Network Configurator?
The problem why the NE1A-SCPU01L or NE1A-SCPU02L is not in the "Network Configurator" is that the EDS file may be installed incorrectly. Here is how you can fix it:
Last Modified - 2010-06-10 - Similar Articles

Why Doesn't Total UM Add Up? - CX-Programmer
Sometimes the values shown on the CX-Programmer "Memory View" dialog do not seem to add up correctly, for example 5 + 4091 does NOT total 6144:   This
Last Modified - 2010-04-21 - Similar Articles

Which Operating Systems Does CX-Server Lite Support?
    CX-Server Lite v2.2 CX-Server Lite v2.0, v2.1 CX-Server Lite v1.3
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Where Is The CX-Server Lite/OPC Toolbar In Excel 2007 or 2010?
Excel 2007 and 2010 work in a different way to previous versions of Excel and CX-Server Lite no longer has a toolbar.   In order to use the development tools in Excel 2
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Which Operating Systems Does CX-Server OPC Support?
    CX-Server OPC V1.3 CX-Server OPC V2.1 Windows 7 *1
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Why Do I Sometimes Get Run-time Error '50290' When Using CX-Server Lite in Excel?
This error can be shown when you click or edit a spreadsheet while your program is running: The error is caused by the user interface for Excel trying to modify
Last Modified - 2010-05-05 - Similar Articles

How Do I Store CX-Supervisor Unicode (UTF16) Strings On A PLC?
Many non-English languages make use of alternative characters or even use an entirely different alphabet. Historically for computers this was difficult because ASCII, the
Last Modified - 2010-12-16 - Similar Articles

Why Is TC Output OFF While SV Is Above PV?
Introduction When you turn on the power for the first time after you purchase an E5_N Temperature Controller, and set the control method into PID as well as change the SP,
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Battery Free Operation With The CP1E CPU Unit
Introduction  In some cases a user may need to resume operation based on machine values from a previous runni
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Is It Possible To Bypass The Password On The NE1A Safety Network Controller?
If the NE1A is installed and a password set for access then it is not possible to bypass this user defined password if this password is not known. The reason is that once the
Last Modified - 2010-12-10 - Similar Articles

What G9SB Can I Use With My Safety Light Curtain?
The G9SB has two input types available - Inverse and Positive Common. If you are connecting a Safety light curtain then you require the Positive Common version. This is becau
Last Modified - 2010-12-10 - Similar Articles

What Is The History Of Omron C-Series PLCs?
Omron's C-Series PLC history is quite extensive with several systems spanning many years. The information in this article may be helpful if you are designing a new system or
Last Modified - 2010-08-03 - Similar Articles

Where Can I Find The CPS File And Manual For CJ1W-F159?
The CJ1W-F159 is a Loadcell Interface For OMRON SYSMAC CJ1 PLCs:   This unit is manufactured by UNIPULSE. The CPS files allowing this unit to be used in CX-One and the
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What Is The Contact Rating And Minimum Switching Characteristic For The D4BS (Gold Plated Contacts) Door Switch?
It is possible to switch 7mA @24VDC with gold plated contact version of D4BS. Applicable load range of D4BS with gold plated contact is Zone 2 to 4.
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What Is The Contact Rating And Minimum Switching Characteristic Of The Standard type D4BS (Silver Alloy Contacts) Door Switch?
The contact material of D4BS-15FS is silver alloy. D4BS-15FS is used for general load, so this switch's applicable load range is Zone 4. (Please see below figure) Minimum ap
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What Is The Contact Material Of The G7SA Safety Relay?
The contact material of G7SA is AgSnIn (base material) and Au (surface material).
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Is It Possible For FZ3 Xpectia Digital Outputs To Operate As One Shot Outputs?
The only FZ3 output that can operate with a 'one shot' output is the OR output (the overall OK/NG output). This is set via the Parallel communications settings, check the 'One
Last Modified - 2010-12-10 - Similar Articles

How Do I Resolve Access Denied To The CX-Server Project File in CX-Supervisor
Sometimes when you try to create and run a CX-Supervisor runtime application, you can be presented with the following error: "Access To The CX-Server Project Has Been
Last Modified - 2010-10-14 - Similar Articles

Why Have My CX-Server Lite Controls Become Disabled In Microsoft Excel?
On some systems the CX-Server Lite controls can become disabled after saving and reloading into Microsoft Excel. The objects appear only as pictures and only offer t
Last Modified - 2011-05-12 - Similar Articles

How Do I Sync The Time Of The PLC Clock With The PC Clock In CX-Supervisor
You can set the PLC clock time by using some internal CX-Server functions provided with CX-Supervisor.   These extra functions can be enabled by Selecting Project Setti
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Why Can't CX-Supervisor 3.1 Developer Create A Working Project For CX-Supervisor 3.0 ME?
CX-Supervisor Developer can create projects targeted at various versions of the Runtime. However a limitation has been found in CX-Supervisor v3.1 which means it is not possib
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How Can I Edit A CX-Supervisor Project In Developer When I Only Have The Runtime (SR2) File?
Once a CX-Supervisor Runtime (SR2) file has been created, it is impossible to edit or reverse engineer it in developer. You can only re-create the runtime file using the origi
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How Do I Resolve 'Failed To Load StaticDB' Error Message?
On some installations, OMRON software will give the following error message on startup: This is due to the operating system missing some support files from Microso
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How Do I Read The CSV Data Log From An NS With The Data Log Viewer Supplied With CX-Supervisor v3?
The Omron NS panel has the ability to produce a log of data in CSV format. In order to view this within the Data Log Viewer v2.0 supplied with CX-Supervisor the format must be
Last Modified - 2011-02-07 - Similar Articles

Why Doesn't My CX-Supervisor 'Day' or 'Month' Data Logging Period Start A New File At Midnight?
CX-Supervisor and the Data Log Viewer use UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) for all times connected with Data Logging. This means that when you log data in different time zones
Last Modified - 2011-02-09 - Similar Articles

How To Solve Error "Data Source Name Not Found And No Default Driver Specified" On 64 Bit Windows?
When connecting to databases on a 64 bit Windows machine you can receive the error "ODBC Driver Manager - Data source name not found and no default driver specified&
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How Do You Restore The "IO Table And Unit Setup" For CJ2M?
Introduction On some systems the "IO Table and Unit Setup" option is missing in CX-Programmer for CJ2M PLCs as show below:  
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What Does Src.Fail Mean? CX-Programmer
Sometimes you can be in a positon where CX-Programmer flashes "Src.Fail" in its status bar. Also at this time you are not able to Upload or Compare the program. Cau
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How Do I Connect CX-Supervisor To A Microsoft Access ACCDB File?
Using CX-Supervisor 3.2 Since CX-Supervisor version 3.2, direct connections to both the Microsoft Access MDB and ACCDB file formats are supported, in both the Machine ed
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How Can I Fix Software Installation Problems?
Introduction These days you can often find that Windows programs have not installed or uninstalled correctly. This can
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Setting The IP-address Of A EJ1N-HFU-ETN
How do I change the IP address of the EJ1N-HFU-ETN? (Without a PROFINET IO Controller) The EJ1N-HFU-ETN has no hardware settings like rotary or dip switches to change its I
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How Do I Update Sysmac Studio?
You can update all versions of Sysmac Studio using the installed Omron Automation software AutoUpdate tool: 1. First you must register the software in your region.
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Why Are Some Software Messages In The Wrong Language?
Sometimes you may find a software message displayed in an unexpected language, rather than the installed Windows Language or installed software language. For example the messa
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How To Reset G5 ECT Error 40 "Absolute Encoder System Down" With Sysmac Studio
Introduction If a motor with an absolute encoder is used, the absolute value data in the absolute encoder is cleared when the Servo Drive is replaced, so needs to be setup&nb
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How Do I Install The Visual Basic Date Picker Control?
Sometimes it is nice to use some extra controls provided by Microsoft in your CX-Supervisor applications. These can be added using the ActiveX toolbar in CX-Supervisor. Howeve
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Download And Upload Password Protected Projects To NB HMI
Introduction This article is designed to understand how to download and upload password protected project to a NB HMI. The contents of this article are applicable
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How Do I Connect To The CX-Supervisor Audit Trail In My Application?
CX-Supervisor allows generation of a password protected audit trail, this can be saved in Microsoft Access format or to an SQL database.   It is possible to read this d
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What Are The GRT1 I/O Memory Allocation Limits?
Introduction This article provides an overview of the available GRT1 Communication Units and their I/O Allocation specification. I/O Allocation There are restrictions on th
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Why Do I Get The Error "Valid software protection not found. External communications have been disabled" when I start CX-Supervisor?
When CX-Supervisor can't start communications due to a dongle problem, the error message in the Error Log will be: "Valid software protection not found. External communi
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How Do I Use Point Substitution In CX-Supervisor?
Introduction When using CX-Supervisor it is possible to change all references to a point within an object to use an alternative point. The object can even be a group of objec
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Which Products Include A RS-232C Connector?
The RS-232C connector is supplied with the following units: CJ1/CJ2 CPU/SCU unit CQM1 CPU unit CS1 CPU/SCU unit CP1W-CIF01 The RS-232C connector is no
Last Modified - 2013-04-04 - Similar Articles

Which Products Include DIN Rail Clamps?
DIN rail clamps are supplied with the following units: CJ1/CJ2 CPU unit CQM1 CPU unit CP1W-EXT01 DIN rail clamps are not supplied with the following units:
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How Do I Use User Permissions And Security Levels In The NB HMI?
Introduction This article explains the security features in the NB HMI. There are two security features implemented in the NB HMI; Security Levels and User Permissions. Th
Last Modified - 2014-02-27 - Similar Articles

How To Use Vector and Bitmap Graphics In The NB HMI
Introduction This article explains how to use vector and bitmap graphics in the NB HMI.  Vector and Bitmap Graphics The NB HMI supports two different kind of graphic
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How To Synchronize Time Between A NJ And NS Using A NTP Server In Windows 7 Or Via The Internet
Introduction This article explains how to synchronize time between a NJ-NS using a NTP Server. A NTP Server can be a running on a Windows 7 platform or from a server on the i
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How To Go Online With CX-Programmer Using The SD1000 Bluetooth Adapter in Windows 7
Introduction This article explains how to connect CX-Programmer to a PLC using the SD1000 bluetooth adapter in Windows 7. Content How to configure the SD1000 bluetoot
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CS1W-CIF31 Hardware, USB Driver And Operating System Compatibility
Introduction This article explains how to recognize the difference between the hardware models of the CS1W-CIF31 as well as the compatibility between Hardware, USB Drivers an
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Why Is My Velocity Trace Resolution Inaccurate In Sysmac Studio?
The Actual Velocity of a motion axis (like GX encoder or G5 servo) is not sent by the slave. It is calculated by the NJ Motion Control engine using the position counts between
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Why Can't I Select Symbols When Uploading From The PLC?
Objectives To understand the cause and solution for the CX-Programmer error "There is at least one FB or ST/SFC task in the program of the connecting PLC. The symbol tab
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NB Macro FAQ's and Tips
Objectives This article addresses common questions when creating and using macros in the NB HMI. Introduction The macro function of the NB HMI is a powerful
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How To Disable 'Auto Addressing' for the Cx1W-PRM21 Profibus Master In CX-ConfiguratorFDT
Objectives This article demonstrates how to disable the Auto Addressing functionality for the CJ1W- and CS1W-PRM21 Profibus Master in CX-ConfiguratorFDT. Introduction CX-Co
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Which Operating Systems Does Sysmac Studio Support?
Sysmac Studio 1.49 and later supports the following operating systems:   Windows 11 Prof
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Which Operating Systems And Development Environments Does CX-Compolet and SYSMAC Gateway Support?
CX-Compolet and SYSMAC Gateway support the following operating systems and Development Environments:      &nb
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Why Is My Ladder Power flow Shown In Yellow? - Sysmac Studio
Introduction When online in Sysmac Studio, the ladder power flow is normally shown in green but sometimes the power flow is shown in yellow as shown below:  
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How Do I Use A Tablet or Mobile With My HMI?
Introduction Most of Omron's HMI touch screens support remote connectivity from another device. Devices which support remote connectivity are the NA, the NS and the NB HMIs.
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How To Recover The NX-ECC20x From 'Slave Application Error'
Objectives This article is intended to explain how to recover the NX-ECC20x from ‘Slave Application Error’. Introduction The ‘Slave Application Error&rsqu
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CX-Programmer Fails To Connect To CJ2M Via USB Connection
Objective This article is intended to explain how to connect to a CJ2M CPU if the default USB communication setting fails. Introduction The default communication methods fo
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What Are NA IAGs?
An IAG is an Intelligent Application Gadget. These are toolbox objects which can be installed on individual Sysmac Studio installations and added to the toolboxes of pro
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Which Development Platforms Does CX-Server Lite Support?
The different versions of CX-Server Lite can be used in the following development platforms. ActiveX Communications Control and ActiveX graphical components:
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How Do I Solve CX-Supervisor "Error Could Not Execute"
On some systems trying to run the CX-Supervisor Runtime from the Developer can result in the following error.  This most often seen immediately after CX-Supervisor instal
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How Do I Fix FH Simulation Error "The launcher is not supported"?
When manually installing FH Simulator Tool software for FH vision system you may get the following error: This is because this version of FH Simulation Tool now requires th
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How To Resolve CX-Programmer Error 'The SYM file with the unsupported file version cannot be loaded.'
CX-Programmer may display the following error when uploading a project: Cause: A possible cause of this error is the project includes data types not supported by the chose
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