Tag Archive: HMI

Jul
24

Product Introduction of GT Works3 1.196 English

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are pleased to announce the release of GT Works3 1.196 in English for the Melsoft family.
The new software package substitutes the existing version 1.190.

All ‘MyMitsubishi’ users that registered their GT Works or iQ Works English version received
a message informing them about this new release.

The software is available on the common platform:
https://eu3a.mitsubishielectric.com/fa/en/mymitsubishi/download_manager?id=13098

Main new features of GT Works3 1.196:

· Support of GT2507T-WTSD Rugged model
· Support of GT2505HS-VTBD Handy type model

· Servo amplifier graph function
• Reading out servo amplifier waveform data without a PC
• Displaying waveform data in parallel on the GOT
• Remote information acquisition and tentative diagnosis

· Script parts
• Batch utilization of scripts and objects with script parts object
• Addition of script parts temporary work (PTMP)
• Addition of script parts symbol

· Comment function expanded
• Displaying comments from a text file on an SD card

· GOT Mobile function expanded
• Improved operability of file manager function screen
• Addition of GOT internal devices for file manager function

· MES Interface function expanded
• “Delete” has been added to communication actions
• Unicode string now supported
• New databases supported: My SQL + PostgreSQL
• Import / Export of MES interface settings supported

· Inverter connection expanded
• Connection via PLC
• Direct connection

Operation Environment:
· PC-AT compatible personal computer
· Microsoft Windows 2000, XP SP2 or later, Vista, Windows 7 / 8 / 10
· 1GB RAM or more recommended
· 1.5GB hard disk space or more recommended
· Resolution XGA (1024×768 dots) or more

Order information:
Article No. Description
GT Works3 V01-2L0C-E 234645 HMI Programming-S/W for GOT1000+SoftGOT1000;engl;DVD;2 PC´s
GT Works3 V01-5L0C-E 234646 HMI Programming-S/W for GOT1000+SoftGOT1000;engl;DVD;5 PC´s
GT Works3 V01-2L0C-EUPGRADE
234647 HMI Programming-S/W for GOT1000+SoftGOT1000;engl;DVD;2 PC´s;Upgrade
GT Works3 V01-5L0C-EUPGRADE
234648 HMI Programming-S/W for GOT1000+SoftGOT1000;engl;DVD;5 PC´s;Upgrade

 

 

 

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Jun
26

Mitsubishi Electric OEM Starter Pack

                                                                                                   

Mitsubishi Electric OEM Starter Pack

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Small Machine Solution

Mitsubishi Electric’s solution for small machines delivers a totally integrated automation architecture which is based on using standard networking components and provides a cost effective, yet powerful and scalable solution. The solution is based on using automation components, such as PLCs, HMIs and Inverters, all complete with embedded communication ports, at no extra cost.

Key Benefits

  • Total automation offering•
  • Flexible architecture
  • Easy set up
  • Reduced engineering time
  • Networking at no extra cost
  • Scalable solution
  • Advanced diagnostic capability
  • Reduced downtime
  • In built security features
  • Quality and reliability
  • Designed to meet the needs of Industry 4.0

Save 70% with our OEM Starter Pack Offer!

This pack is just £999 and includes the following:

  • FX5U-32MR/ES: iQ-F PLC 16 I/P 16 O/P
  • GT2107-WTSD: Widescreen GOT HMI
  • FR-E720S-050SC-ENE: 0.75 KW, 5.0A 1 phase compact inverter
  • Ethernet mini switch: for network management
  • iQ-Works: Programming suite for PLCs, HMIs, Inverters and Motion Control (including 2
    licences)

If you would like to receive more information about our OEM Starter Pack, please call 0116 233 9555 referencing Ordering Code 332191

 

 

 

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Jun
19

Technical Tip – Updating & Viewing Manuals

Here is a great Technical Tip on how to update your Mitsubishi manuals for IQ Works 2 through GX Works3 all in one go!

These manuals cover current Mitsubishi PLCs (IQ-F, IQ-R, Q Series) and Mitsubishi HMIs (All GOT2000 models). This is a great solution to find all of your Mitsubishi Manuals all in one place and you can even search for something specific!

Click here for your Technical Tip

 

 

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Feb
12

Technical Tip – GOT2000 multiple connections

Setting up GOT2000 HMI with multiple connections over Ethernet.

GOT2000 & GOTSimple HMIs have the capability to setup multiple connections with two different controllers e.g. two different PLC platforms, and is also capable of having up to 64 stations on a single channel. This is achieved by having 2 channel connections.

The technical tip PDF shows the example of setting up FX series PLC on Channel 1 and Q series PLC on Channel 2. Although these two platforms are both Mitsubishi, they are both different in functionality and programming methods.

In other terms if a manufacturing company is working with two different product brands one HMI can communicate to both of them as long as the HMI has a suitable driver installed for that product brand.

Click here for your full technical tip in PDF.

 

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Jan
08

iQ Works2 – The Integrated Industrial Software Solution

CDL offers a wide range of Mitsubishi Software Packages, but some may be confused when choosing the correct software for their application.

Mitsubishi’s iQ Works2 Software Suite takes the selection headache away.

This powerful engineering management software solution integrates programming, design and maintenance software applications for Mitsubishi Electric’s automation platform.

The result is one seamless engineering environment.

So what is included in iQ Works2?

 

MELSOFT Navigator – Project Management Tool.

The Navigator enables the design of the entire upper-level system and integrates the other MELSOFT programs into a single workspace. This graphic-based configuration tool provides a visual representation of the overall system.

 

GX Works2 – PLC programming software

Used to program the various Mitsubishi PLC’s including FX Series, L-Series and Q-Series.

 

GX Works3 – PLC programming software

The latest Mitsubishi PLC programming and maintenance software used to program the iQ-R and IQ-F Series PLC’s.

 

GX Developer – PLC programming, for legacy systems

The simplicity and intuitive interface of this well-known software results in a short learning curve to help you get your applications up and running quickly and efficiently.

 

GT Works3 – GOT1000/GOT2000 HMI programming

Graphical Operation Terminal (GOT) screen creation software. Create graphic screens in fewer steps.

 

MT Works – Motion programming software

Motion control design and maintenance software which includes intuitive graphic-based programming together with a digital oscilloscope simulator.

 

FR Configurator2 – Inverter programming software

Simplifies setup and maintenance of Mitsubishi AC inverters. Parameters can be easily adjusted, and written to multiple inverters when replacing. The inverter PLC function can also be programmed from a single setup screen.

 

RT Toolbox3 – Robot programming software

Robot setup software for programming, commissioning, evaluation and maintenance of robot applications. The integrated 3D simulator is a handy tool which can be used to improve preventative maintenance of a machine.

 

QnUDVCPU & LCPU Logging Configuration Tool – Data logging configuration software.

Store and view collected device data on an SD memory card in CSV format.

 

For additional information regarding which version of Windows Operating systems are supported by iQ Works2?  Please click here…

 

So, if you are in need of a complete software solution for a wide-range of Mitsubishi Factory Automation products, then look no further than iQ Works2.

For more information regarding iQ Works2 or any other Mitsubishi FA product, then please contact the CDL Sales Team or Technical Support on 0116 233 9555.

 

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Sep
16

HMS INDUSTRIAL NETWORKS – ANYBUS WIRELESS BOLT IS HERE !

HMS Industrial Networks has introduced Anybus Wireless Bolt which makes machines communicate wirelessly. anybus-wireless

The Anybus Wireless Bolt is a wireless access point designed to be mounted on a machine or cabinet to give it wireless access via WLAN, Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy.  The wireless access makes it possible to do configuration via a regular tablet or smartphone or connect to a cloud service, realizing Industrial IoT.

Giving a robust wireless interface, the Anybus Wireless Bolt is mounted onto a machine or cabinet just like a bolt is.  You can take your smartphone or tablet to a machine and use it as an HMI, typically used for configuration purposes.  Another typical use for the Anybus Wireless Bolt is connecting a machine to a cloud service.

Anybus Wireless Bolt can communicate wirelessly up to 100m via WLAN, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy.  It can also communicate with devices on serial (RS232/485), CAN or Ethernet on the wired side.  Wireless or wired, it has the same 2x9p Plug Connector.

Anybus Wireless Bolt is available in 3 different versions depending on your communication preferences.  Whether you want to use Anybus Wireless Bolt, Anybus Wireless Bolt – CAN and Ethernet or Anybus Wireless Bolt – Serial RS-232/485 and Ethernet take a look at the attached datasheet.

If you require any further information, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

 

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Aug
27

Mitsubishi GOT2000 Graphic Operator Terminals

Mitsubishi Electric UK GOT2000 HMI Series promises improved user-friendliness, expanded functionalities, high cost-efficiency and optimum integration.GOT2000s-1024x739

Introduced in November 2013 at the SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, it replaces the present GOT1000 HMI range, but remains backwardly compatible, its panel sizes are identical and existing programmes can be imported.

These enhanced HMIs deliver genuine perspective on the automation process and provide a platform to solve the typical production problems that drive down OEE. With their enhanced functionality, these HMIs provide additional features that will help to reduce downtime, enable fast recovery from simple errors, increase availability and boost production efficiency.

Having inbuilt Ethernet communications means users can operate the GOT2000 remotely from a PC (VNC Server) or even from a tablet or portable terminal. An MES interface option enables the GOT2000 to transmit data collected from PLCs and other automation devices directly to higher level system databases, eliminating the need for gateway PCs or complex programming.

The GT27 series which are the successors to the GT16 range are characterised by an intuitive operating concept with multi-touch function and gesture control. The HMIs from the GT23 series offer a balanced price/performance ratio.

Advanced functionality

The GOT2000 series is designed to optimise operator control and monitoring of device and line status.  The increased performance includes, advanced functions, seamless connectivity to other automation devices and intuitive programming and operation. The high quality graphics of GOT2000 series offer crisp well defined images whether enlarged or reduced in size, and it supports a library of outline fonts and multi-language formats. Selected models also feature tablet-like multi-touch gestures, and will also worked with gloved hands.

Mitsubishi Electric is now offering its GOT 2000 IP67f without a USB connection on the white front panel for the first time in direct response to requirements from the food industry.  GOT2000 includes connectivity with most popular automation equipment including Siemens and Allen Bradley.

Please contact us if you would like a brochure or quotation.

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Jun
11

New Mitsubishi GOT2000 HMI’S

Mitsubishi Electric has raised the bar for HMIs with the GOT2000 series, designed to optimise operator control and the monitoring of device and line status.GOT2000

With vastly increased performance, advanced functionality, seamless connectivity to other automation devices, highly intuitive nature, tablet-like operation and high quality graphics, the GOT2000 series provides a range of models and sizes to meet the needs of the broadest spread of applications.

With their enhanced functionality, these HMIs extend capabilities beyond monitoring and visualisation, providing additional features that will help to reduce downtime, enable fast recovery from simple errors, increase availability and boost production efficiency. In addition, a software HMI version, the GT SoftGOT2000, realises all of the GOT2000 features on a PC or panel computer.

The GOT2000 offers seamless connectivity to Mitsubishi Electric automation devices such as PLCs, variable speed drives, servo drives and robots, simplifying automation system set up. Built-in Ethernet communication means users can operate the GOT2000 remotely from a PC (VNC Server) or even from a tablet or portable terminal. An MES interface option enables the GOT2000 to transmit data collected from PLCs and other automation devices directly to higher level system databases, eliminating the need for gateway PCs or complex programming. Furthermore, the GOT2000 comes with the “FA transparent” function that enables users to link from a PC through the HMI to any supported connected automation products.

FEAUTURES AND BENEFITS

  • Benchmark performance
  • Increased memory size
  • Multi-touch/gestures*
  • Beautiful graphics
  • Advanced communications
  • Easy screen design
  • Backwards compatibility
  • Horizontal integration

* Some functions such as Multi-touch/gesture are only available on certain models

For further information or to receive a quotation, please contact us.

 

 

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Dec
13

Mitsubishi Special Offers – FX3GE Starter Kits

Whilst stocks last, FX3GE Starter Kit Offers from £900 to get your automation projects off to a quick start.  These Starter Kit bundles include GOT HMI, FX3GE Compact Plc and IQ Works software.

FX3GE Starter Kit

STARTER KIT 1;  FX3GE-24MR (14/10 I/O) Compact PLC, GT1030 (4,5″) GOT HMI, Cable GT10-C30R4-8PC, iQ Works software suite; 266241; £900

STARTER KIT 2; FX3GE-24MR (14/10 I/O) Compact PLC, GT14 (5,7″) mono GOT HMI, iQ Works software suite; 266242; £1,100

STARTER KIT 3; FX3GE-40MR (24/16 I/O) Compact PLC, GT14 (5,7″) mono GOT HMI, VNC HMI remote access, iQ Works software suite; 266243; £1,300

STARTER KIT 4; FX3GE-40MR (24/16 I/O) Compact PLC, GT14 (5,7″) colour GOT HMI, VNC HMI remote access, iQ Works software suite; 266244; £1,500

 

PRODUCT FEATURES

GOT HMI –

  • Up to 5,7″ screen with up to 65k colors TFT
  • Integrated communications: Ethernet, USB (Host & Devices), RS232, RS422/485 embedded
  • Data logging: SD card slot for easy data logging
  • Backup/restore function: Easy program recovery function via USB stick or SD card
  • Multi channel function: Serial and Ethernet connections at the same time

FX3GE Compact PLC –

  • Integrated communication: Ethernet, USB, RS422 embedded
  • Integrated analogue processing: 2 analogue inputs, 1 analogue output embedded
  • Connection to up to 8 inverters possible
  • Security: 2 user keywords for scaled PLC access
  • Advanced positioning: High-speed counting and input interrupts, User friendly positioning

iQ Works software suite –

  • Intuitive system configuration diagram allows for the graphic assembly of systems
  • Centralised management of disparate projects and batch configuration of the entire control system
  • Use system labels to seamlessly share device data between GOTs, PLCs and motion control
  • Save the time and hassle of changing device values in each program by using the update system labels feature

Call for more information.

 

 

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