This manual introduces the procedures to replace a GP-577RT/S unit with a unit in GP-4501T/TW.
Model in use
Recommended Substitution GP-4501T*1
*1: A recommended substitution differs depending on a power supply type of the model you use.
When replacing AC power supply type
When replacing DC power supply type
The power supply type is AC, but
We recommend GP-4501TW
the panel cutout dimensions
whose power supply type and
are different. An attachment is
panel cutout dimensions are the
same as those of GP577R-TC41-24V/
The panel cutout dimensions are
the same, but the power supply type needs to be changed to a DC type. (*There’s no AC power supply type)
HAZARD OF OPERATOR INJURY, OR UNINTENDED EQUIPMENT DAMAGE Before operating any of these products, be sure to read all related manuals thoroughly. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, serious injury or unintended equipment damage.
GP4000 Series Model Number GP4000 series model number partly differs depending on a specification. Before placing an order, please make sure of the model number.
B C D E F
GP-4200 series (3.5”)
GP-4300 series (5.7”)
GP-4400 series (7.5”/7.0W”)
GP-4500 series (10.4”)
GP-4600 series (12.1”)
TFT color LCD
TFT color LCD (Wide Type)
Analog Resistive Film Touch Panel
Matrix Resistive Film Touch Panel
AC Type Power Supply
DC Type Power Supply
Coated model of GP-4201TW/4301TW/4401WW/4501TW
HAZARD OF OPERATOR INJURY, OR UNINTENDED EQUIPMENT DAMAGE 2 GP4000 SERIES MODEL NUMBER
CHAPTER 1 SPECIFICATION COMPARISON
1.1 SPECIFICATIONS OF GP-577RT/S AND GP-4501T
1.2 SPECIFICATIONS OF GP577RT/S AND GP-4501TW
CHAPTER 2 COMPATIBILITY OF HARDWARE
2.1 LOCATIONS OF CONNECTOR
2.2 TOUCH PANEL SPECIFICATIONS
2.2.1 WHEN REPLACING GP-577RT/S WITH GP-4501T
2.2.2 WHEN REPLACING GP-577RT/S WITH GP-4501TW
2.3 PANEL CUTOUT DIMENSIONS (ONLY WHEN REPLACING WITH GP-4501T)
2.4 TRANSFER CABLE
2.5.1 SERIAL INTERFACE
2.5.2 AUXILIARY I/O INTERFACE (AUX)
2.5.3 CF CARD INTERFACE (ONLY WHEN USING “MULTI UNIT” (GP077-MLTS11, GP077-MLTE41))
2.6 PERIPHERAL UNITS AND OPTION UNITS
2.6.1 BARCODE READER CONNECTION
2.6.2 PRINTER CONNECTION
2.6.3 EXPANSION UNIT
2.6.4 FRONT MAINTENANCE UNIT
2.6.5 ISOLATION UNIT
2.7 POWER CONNECTOR
2.7.1 AC POWER SUPPLY TYPE
2.7.2 DC POWER SUPPLY
2.8 BACKUP BATTERY
2.9 POWER CONSUMPTION
2.10 MATERIALS/COLORS OF THE BODY
2.11 OTHER NOTES
CHAPTER 3 REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE
3.1 WORK FLOW
3.3 RECEIVE SCREEN DATA FROM GP-577RT/S
3.4 CONVERT SCREEN DATA WITH THE PROJECT CONVERTER
3.5 CHANGE THE DISPLAY UNIT TYPE (ONLY WHEN REPLACING
3.6 TRANSFER THE SCREEN DATA TO GP-4501T/TW
3.7 DIFFERENCES OF SOFTWARE
3.7.1 DIFFERENCES AFTER CONVERSION
CHAPTER 4 COMMUNICATION WITH DEVICE/PLC
4.1 DRIVER LIST
4.2 SHAPES OF COM PORTS
4.3 SIGNALS OF COM PORTS
4.3.1 SIGNALS OF COM1
4.3.2 SIGNALS OF COM2
4.4 MULTILINK CONNECTION
4.5 INTERNAL 2-PORT FEATURE FOR MITSUBISHI PLC
4.6 CABLE DIAGRAM AT THE TIME OF REPLACEMENT
4.6.1 WHEN USING A RS-232C CONNECTION CABLE
4.6.2 WHEN USING A RS-422 CONNECTION CABLE
CHAPTER 5 APPENDIX
5.1 CHANGING THE SETTING
OF THE EXTERNAL MEDIA TO USE
Chapter 1 Specification Comparison 1.1 Specifications of GP-577RT/S and GP-4501T GP-577RT/S
Chapter 2 Compatibility of Hardware 2.1 Locations of connector Connector locations on GP-577RT/S and GP-4501T/TW are as follows; GP-577RT/S
Interface names GP-577RT/S 1
Power Input Terminal Block (AC/DC type)
Power Input Terminal Block (AC type)/
Power Connector (DC type)
Serial I/F (COM1)
Serial I/F (COM2)
USB I/F (Type A)
USB I/F (Type mini B)
SD Card I/F
Auxiliary I/F (AUX)
2.2 Touch Panel specifications 2.2.1 When replacing GP-577RT/S with GP-4501T You can select the Matrix type (2-point touch input at the same time same as GP-577RT/S) or the Analog type (1-point touch input) for Touch Panel Type. For the Analog type, if you touch two points at the same time, only the first touched point is recognized, but the second touched one is not. If you use the Analog type, change to 1-point touch input setting using the switch delay function of GP-Pro EX. There’s a model number difference between the Analog type and the Matrix type. For details, see GP4000 Series Model Number. 2.2.2 When replacing GP-577RT/S with GP-4501TW GP-4501TW adopts the Analog type. For the Analog type, even if you touch two points at the same time, it’s recognized that the coordinates located between these two points are touched. If you have used the 2-point touch input on GP-577RT/S, change to the 1-point touch input setting using the switch delay function of GP-Pro EX. If you use the Matrix type that enables 2-point touch input at the same time, you can replace GP-577RT/S with GP-4501T. There’s a model number difference between the Analog type and the Matrix type. For details, see GP4000 Series Model Number. 2.3 Panel cutout dimensions (only when replacing with GP-4501T) The size of GP-4501T gets smaller. The panel cutout dimensions of GP-4501T are different from those of GP-577RT/S. Attachment (model: CA4-ATM10-01) for installing GP-4501T is available and you can use it when replacing GP-577RT/S with GP-4501T. For replacing the other models, there’s no change in the panel cutout dimensions.
2.4 Transfer cable To transfer screen data to GP-4501T/TW, use a USB transfer cable or Ethernet. The USB cables that can be used for GP-4501T/TW are as follows; Model
Connector on GP USB (Type A)
Options ZC9USCBMB1 Commercial Item
USB (Type mini B)
Please note that the cables (GPW-CB02, GPW-CB03, GP430-CU02-M) for GP-577RT/S cannot be used for GP-4501T/TW. 2.5 Interface 2.5.1 Serial Interface The pin assignment and the shape of plug/socket connector of GP-577RT/S are different from those of GP-4501T/TW. To know the details about them, see [4.2 Shapes of COM ports] and [4.3 Signals of COM ports]. Because of it, the existing PLC connection cables cannot be used as they are. If you use the existing connection cables, see [4.5 Cable Diagram at the time of replacement]. 2.5.2 Auxiliary I/O Interface (AUX) GP-4501T/TW is not equipped with Auxiliary I/O Feature. External Reset Input and 3 Outputs (RUN Output, System Alarm Output, and External Buzzer Output) that can be used for GP-577RT/S cannot be used.
2.5.3 CF Card Interface (only when using “Multi Unit” (GP077-MLTS11, GP077-MLTE41)) GP-4501T/TW is not equipped with a CF card slot. But a SD card slot and a USB interface are installed. In order to use the GP-577RT/S data saved in the CF card and the functions using the CF card with using Multi Unit (GP077-MLTS11, GP077-MLTE41), use a SD card or a USB flash drive instead. * When using a SD card with GP-4501T/TW, please verify it supports the following specifications: File format
For the GP-PRO/PBIII’s “CF Card output folder” setting, if project file is converted on GP-Pro EX, the setting will automatically change to the one that uses a SD card. To change the setting of the output destination folder, see [5.1 Changing the setting of the external media to use]. (The sound output function of the Multi Unit (GP077-MLTS11, GP077-MLTE41) cannot be used for GP-4501T/TW.) 2.6 Peripheral units and option units 2.6.1 Barcode reader connection GP-4501T/TW is not equipped with a tool port. A barcode reader that used to be connected to the tool port on GP-577RT/S cannot be used. However, GP-4501T/TW allows you to connect a barcode reader on its USB interface (Type A) or its serial interface. For the models GP-4501T/TW supports, see [OtasukePro!] (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/qa/3000/0056_connect_e.html).
2.6.2 Printer connection GP-4501T/TW is not equipped with Centronics (parallel) Interface for a printer though GP-577RT/S is equipped with it. If the printer for GP-577RT/S is used for GP-4501T/TW, a converter that converts USB I/Fon GP-4501T/TW to Centronics I/F is required. And GP-4501T/TW allows you to connect a printer on its USB port. For the models GP-4501T/TW supports, see [OtasukePro!] (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/qa/3000/0056_connect_e.html). 2.6.3 Expansion Unit GP-4501T/TW is not equipped with an expansion unit interface. The expansion unit (each kind of unit like CC-LINK Unit) for GP-577RT/S cannot be used. 2.6.4 Front Maintenance Unit The front maintenance unit for GP-577RT/S (GP077-CFFM10) cannot be used for GP-4501T/TW. 2.6.5 Isolation Unit The isolation unit for GP-577RT/S (CA2-ISOALL232-01, CA2-ISOALL422-01) cannot be used for GP-4501T/TW. You can use the RS-232C isolation unit for GP-4501T/TW (CA3-ISO232-01) instead. 2.7 Power Connector 2.7.1 AC power supply type The power connector on GP-4501T (AC type) has the same terminal block as GP-577RT/S (AC type), but the FG location is different. GP-4501TW has a DC power supply type only. When replacing GP-577RT/S (AC type) with GP-4501TW, changing to DC power supply is required. 2.7.2 DC power supply type The power connector on GP-4501T/TW (DC type) is a spring lock type. If you replace GP-577RT/S (DC type) with GP-4501T/TW (DC type), change the power cable.
2.8 Backup Battery Unlike GP-577RT/S, GP-4501T/TW does not use rechargeable secondary batteries but replaceable primary ones. (For both a rechargeable type and a replaceable one, contents to be backed up are the same.) When the time for replacement of backup batteries approaches, the message to urge you to replace the battery, “RAAA053: Running out of power in the backup battery. Please change the battery.” appears. When the message appears, replace the battery referring to the GP4000 series hardware manual. Replaceable Battery Model PFXZCBBT1 2.9 Power Consumption The power consumption of GP-577RT/S is different from that of GP-4501T/TW. AC Type GP-577RT/S GP-4501T GP-4501TW
50VA or less (AC100V)
50W or less
44VA or less (AC100V) 58VA or less (AC240V)
17W or less
For the detailed electric specifications, see the hardware manual. 2.10 Materials/Colors of the body The materials and the colors of GP-577RT/S and GP-4501T/TW are as follows; Color
Resin with glass
2.11 Other Notes
Do not expose GP4000 series to direct sunlight.
Do not use GP4000 series outdoors.
Do not turn on GP4000 series if condensation has occurred inside the device. When you are continuously using GP4000 series without oxygen, the brightness might decrease. Please ventilate the control panel periodically.
Chapter 3 Replacement Procedure 3.1 Work Flow
Check the compatibility of
Check the differences of
Check the connection
hardware in Chapter 2.
and a PLC in the GP-Pro EX
otasuke/qa/gp3000/replace Remove GP-577RT/S.
Receive screen data from GP-577RT/S. *1
Convert GP-577RT/S screen data with GP-Pro EX’s Project Converter.
Check and modify the data on GP-Pro EX.
Transfer the screen data to
Connect GP-4501T/TW and PLC with the PLC’s cable.
GP-4501T/TW. Connect the power cord.
Start connection and check the communication.
Check the performance and start operation.
*1: This step is required if screen data is saved only in the GP unit, not in any other device.
3.2 Preparation Requirements for
PC in which GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows V2.1 or later is
receiving screen data installed. *2 from GP-577RT/S *1
Transfer cable (The following three types of cables are available) ・ GPW-CB02 (D-sub 9-pin to the PC) ・ GPW-CB03 (USB to the PC *3) ・ GP430-CU02-M or GPW-SET (D-sub 25-pin to the PC)
PC in which GP-Pro EX Ver.3.01 or later is installed
Transfer cable (The following three types of cables are
data of GP-577RT/S
and transferring the
・ A USB transfer cable (model:CA3-USBCB-01)
converted data to
・ A USB data-transfer cable (model:ZC9USCBMB1)
・ A commercial USB cable (USB Type A/mini B) * Possible to send/receive a screen with a SD card, a USB storage device, or via Ethernet.
*1: This step is required if screen data is saved only in the GP unit, not in any other device *2: Please use the same version or later as or than that of the software used during creating screens on GP-577RT/S. If you don’t know the version, we recommend you to use the newest version. The newest version is GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows C-Package03 (SP2) V7.29. Those who have GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows C-Package03 V7.0 can download it from our web site called [OtasukePro!] (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/download/update/). *3: GPW-CB03 is supported by GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows C-Package02 (SP2) V6.23 or later. You need to install a driver from [Download] on our Web site called [OtasukePro!] (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/download/driver/)
3.3 Receive screen data from GP-577RT/S This section explains, as an example, how to receive screen data from GP-577RT/S using a transfer cable, GPW-CB02 or GPW-CB03. If you have backed up screen data, this step is unnecessary; skip to the next section [3.4 Convert screen data with the Project Converter]. (1) Connect a transfer cable to the GP-577RT/S unit.
(2) Start up GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows and click the [Transfer] icon on the Project Manager (Specify a desired project file.)
(3) On the [Transfer] window, select the [Setup] menu and click [Transfer Settings…].
(4) In the Communication Port field, select [COM], specify the COM port to which the cable is connected, and click [OK].
If you use a USB transfer cable (GPW-CB03) You can check the COM port for the USB transfer cable (GPW-CB03), which is assigned to the PC, with the Device Manager of Windows.
(5) Select the [Transfer] menu and click [Receive...].
(6) Specify the location to save the received screen data at and the project file name and save them.
In case there is no Upload Information “Upload Information” is necessary to receive screen data from GP-577RT/S. It needs to be included in screen data when transferring screen data to the display unit beforehand. The Upload Information is sent to the display unit by default, however, you may check off the box of Upload Information to prevent screen reception by a third party.
You can check in the following way if the Upload Information has been sent or not. 1.
Enter into the GP’s Offline mode
If there are 2 asterisk (*) marks in the Main menu as shown below, the Upload Information has been sent.
If not, there is no “Upload Information” sent. In this case, a message, which indicates there is no “Upload Information”, appears and you cannot receive the data.
3.4 Convert screen data with the Project Converter Convert a project file (*.prw) for GP-577RT/S with the GP-Pro EX’s Project Converter. (1) Click the [Start] button, select [All Programs] (or [Programs])-> [Pro-face]-> [GP-Pro EX *.**]->[Project Converter]. (For this part, [*.**], the version of the software you use is displayed.)
(2) The Project Converter starts up and the [Project Converter] dialog box opens. Select [Project File (*.PRW)] in the [Data Type].
(3) Click the [Browse…] button and select a project file (e.g.: “Project system A.prw”). Click [Open], and the file will be set in [Convert-From].
(4) In [Convert-To], designate a GP-Pro EX’s project file (*.prx). Click the [Browse…] button and enter a new [File Name] (e.g.: “Product system A.prx”). Click [Save], and a new project file will be set to [Convert-To].
NOTE When a convert-to file exists, the window that confirms whether or not to overwrite the file is displayed.
(5) Click [Convert] and start the conversion.
(6) If you are asked about the [Convert-To] type as shown below, select [GP-4501T] on the pull-down menu. Click [OK].
If an error message is displayed during conversion… If an error message is displayed during conversion, refer to [Project Converter Error Message] (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/qa/gp3000/replace/soft/conv/project_con verter_error.html) on our Web site called [OtasukePro!] for the cause and the solution. NOTE If the following dialog box appears, CF Card Ouput Folder setting is required. Please refer to Convert GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows’ ”Destination CF Card Folder”.
(7) After conversion, the [Save convert information] dialog box appears. If you click [Save], you can save the conversion information in a CSV file format.
NOTE Because the differences made at the time of conversion from GP-Pro/PBIII for Windows are described in the saved file, the project file (*.prx) after conversion can be checked and modified according to the conversion information. (8) Click [Close] to close the [Project Converter] dialog box. If you double click the project file (*.prx) after conversion, GP-Pro EX will start and the file will open.
Convert GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows “Destination CF Card Folder” If you convert a project file (*.prw) with a destination CF card folder designated in the step 6, the Question dialog box asking whether or not to designate the destination CF card folder for the convert destination appears again.
Select a folder (e.g.: “Database”) and click [OK]. If you click the [Make New Folder] button, you can create a new folder at any location.
In the [Question] dialog box, be sure to select [Yes] and specify the destination folder. If you select [No], images will not be called correctly.
GP-4501T/TW is not equipped with a CF card slot. If you create a destination folder in the step above, the CF card setting will automatically change to the SD card setting. For checking or changing the destination folder setting, see [5.1 Changing the setting of the external media to use].
3.5 Change the Display Unit Type (only when replacing with GP-4501TW) Open the project file (*.prx) on GP-Pro EX that is converted in the Chapter 3.4 and change the display unit type to GP-4501TW. (1) Open the converted project file (*.prx) on GP-Pro EX. (2) Click GP-Pro EX’s [System Settings]->[Display] and there change the Display Unit to GP-4501TW. (3) Click [Project]->[Save] or [Save As] to save the change.
3.6 Transfer the screen data to GP-4501T/TW Transfer the project file after conversion to GP-4501T/TW. You can transfer data to GP-4501T/TW via;
A USB transfer cable (model: CA3-USBCB-01)
A USB data transfer cable (model: ZC9USCBMB1)
A commercial USB cable (USB Type A/mini B)
A SD card/A USB storage device
But, this section explains, as an example, how to transfer screen data with a USB transfer cable (model: CA3-USBCB-01).
(1) Connect your PC and GP-4501T/TW with a USB transfer cable (model: CA3-USBCB-01). If the driver of the cable has not been installed on you PC yet, a dialog box will appear. Please follow the instructions. NOTE ・ The “Hardware Installation” dialog box as shown below may appear during installing the USB driver depending on the security level of Windows® XP. Click [Continue Anyway] to start installing the driver. When installation is completed, click [Finish].
・ If the following symptoms appear on Microsoft Windows® 7, go to updating “USB Data Transfer Driver” on [OtasukePro!] for download (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/download/update/proex/proex/v260/g pproex_usb_transfer.htm). - An error occurs when GP-Pro EX or Transfer Tool is installed - An error occurs when data is transferred via a USB transfer cable (model: CA3-USBCB-01).
(2) Trun on the power of GP-4501T/TW. The “Initial Start Mode” screen will appear on the display unit. After transferring a project file once, this screen will not appear again.
(3) On the GP-Pro EX’s State Toolbar, click the [Transfer Project] icon to open the Transfer Tool.
To transfer a different project file, click the [Select Project] button and select a project file.
(4) Make sure that the [Device] in the “Transfer Settings Information” is set to [USB]. If not, click the [Transfer Setting] button to open the “Transfer Setting” dialog box. Select [USB] in the Communication Port Settings field and click [OK].
(5) Click [Send Project] to start transfer. When the following dialog box appears, click [Yes]. This dialog box doesn’t appear when the same project file is sent again.
(6) The following dialog box appears during transfer and you can check the communication status. (The display unit enters the Transferring mode and communication with the device such as a PLC is terminated.)
(7) When transfer is completed, the status displayed in the dialog box will change from [Transferring] to [Complete Transfer]. Click [Close] to close the dialog box.
The display unit will be reset and a screen of the transferred project file will be displayed. (8) Close the Transfer Tool. (9) Click the [X] mark on top right of the screen or [Project]->[Exit] to close GP-Pro EX.
3.7 Differences of software 3.7.1 Differences after conversion Check the differences of screen data after conversion from GP-PRO/PBIII to GP-Pro EX. For the details of each item, refer to our website. http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/qa/gp3000/replace/soft/conv/care/3/ Differences of Software 1
Touch Panel Type
Compatibility of Bit Switch
Compatibility of Alarm
Compatibility of Trend Graph
Compatibility of K tag (Input Order)
Compatibility of K tag (difference of Writing)
Compatibility of K tag (Indirect Setting)
Compatibility of N tag
Precautions for using the switch for [History Data Display] of Trend Graph on the window About window display on a momentary switch during momentary operation
About the performance when a display area of the system window is overlapping
Change of Tag Process
About the display when a fixed Draw is placed on a Part
Compatibility of Text
Compatibility of Fill
Compatibility of CF Card Data
Precautions for conversion when filing data is saved in a CF card
Precautions for setting “Color Settings” to [256 Colors without blinking]
Precautions for loading a part with “L Tag (Library Display)”
Compatibility of MRK files and CPW files
Compatibility of V Tag/v tag and Video Screen
Compatibility of Extended SIO Script
Compatibility of Sound Data
Compatibility of Device Monitor
Compatibility of Ladder Monitor
Compatibility of J Tag and R Tag
Converting Screen Data of DOS
Compatibility of Standard Font
D Script starts right after screen change or power on. (Compatibility of D Script Trigger Condition)
The position shifts when loading a window screen (Compatibility of U Tag)
Precautions for using Screen Level Change
Compatibility of H tag
Chapter 4 Communication with Device/PLC 4.1 Driver list More connectable drivers will be added. For the devices/PLC each driver supports, see [Connectable Devices] (http://www.pro-face.com/product/soft/gpproex/driver/driver.html).
4.2 Shapes of COM ports GP-577RT/S
D-Sub 25 pin (socket)
D-Sub 9 pin (plug)
D-Sub 9 pin (plug) RS-422/485 COM2
NOTE For the COM ports of GP-577RT/S and GP-4501T/TW, the pin assignment and the shape of plug/socket connector are different. Because of it, the existing PLC connection cables cannot be used as they are. If you use the existing connection cables, see [4.5 Cable Diagram at the time of replacemet].
4.3 Signals of COM ports 4.3.1 Signals of COM1 For GP-577RT/S RS-232C or RS-422 (socket)
For GP-4501T/TW RS-232C (plug)
*1: RI and VICC of Pin 9 are switched on the software. VCC Output is not protected from overcurrent. Please follow the current rating to avoid false operation or breakdown.
4.3.2 Signals of COM2 For GP-577RT/S None For GP-4501T/TW RS-422/485 (plug)
4.4 Multilink Connection For GP-4501T/TW, some communication drivers do not support multi-link connection (n:1) via RS-422. When converting the project file with the setting of the communication driver that does not support multi-link connection (n:1) via RS-422, the connection is automatically converted to (1:1). For the communication drivers that support serial multi-link, see [Which drivers support serial multilink communication?] (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/files/manual/gpproex/new/device/com_mlnk.ht m). 4.5 Internal 2-Port feature for Mitsubishi PLC For GP-4501TW, the internal 2-Port feature for Mitsubishi PLC cannot be used. If [GP Setup]->[Mode Settings]->[Option]->[Internal 2 port] is selected on GP-PRO/PBIII, the following message will appear when converting the project file with the GP-Pro EX Project Converter.
4.6 Cable Diagram at the time of replacement The connection cable for GP-577RT/S can be used for GP-4501T/TW. But please note that there are precautions and restrictions as described below. IMPORTANT Please check the connection configurations GP-4501T/TW supports with GP-Pro EX Device/PLC Connection Manual before using a connection cable. (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/files/manual/gpproex/new/device/index.ht m). The Siemens MPI connection cable, MPI adapter (GP070-MPI-41) cannot be used. Please refer to the above-mentioned GP-Pro EX Device/PLC Connection Manual and prepare a connection cable for GP-4501T/TW newly.
When using Mitsubishi PLC A/QnA series (CPU Direct), please refer the following notes, o
When using GP430-IP10-O/ GP430-IP11-O, Refer > 4.6.1 When using a RS-232C connection cable > When using CPU I/F Cable for Mitsubishi PLC…
When using GP2000-CBLA/5M-01 (* including User-created cable) Refer > 4.6.2 When using a RS-422 connection cable > When using Mitsubishi A/QnA series （CPU Direct） connection cable（GP2000-CBLA/5M-01）
When using GP2000-CBLFX/5M-01, GP2000-CBLFX/1M-01(* including User-created cable) Refer > 4.6.2 When using a RS-422 connection cable > When using Mitsubishi FX series （CPU Direct） connection cable（GP2000-CBLFX/5M-01, GP2000-CBLFX/1M-01）
4.6.1 When using a RS-232C connection cable GP-577RT/S System Configuration (connecting to COM1)
GP-4501T/TW System Configuration (connecting to COM1)
To replace GP-577RT/S with GP-4501T/TW, prepare the following item. Product Name
RS-232C 9-pin/25-pin Conversion Cable (20cm)
When using CPU I/F Cable for Mitsubishi PLC… When using CPU I/F Cables for Mitsubishi PLC (GP430-IP10-O/ GP430-IP11-O) with GP-2500 series, be sure to select “VCC” in the Device/PLC Setting on GP-Pro EX after converting a project file, or the communication will not work properly.
To change this setting, select [System Settings] -> [Device/PLC] in the [Project] menu on GP-Pro EX.
4.6.2 When using a RS-422 connection cable GP-577RT/S System Configuration (connecting to COM1)
GP-4501T/TW System Configuration (connecting to COM2)
IMPORTANT Before connecting to GP-4501T/TW, be sure to change the port setting to [COM2] on Device/PLC Setting of GP-Pro EX. Please check the communication setting with GP-Pro EX Device/PLC Connection Manual just in case. (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/files/manual/gpproex/new/device/index.ht m) To replace GP-577RT/S with GP-4501T/TW, prepare the following item. Product Name
RS-422 9-pin/25-pin Conversion Cable (20cm)
NOTE When using a terminal block adapter (GP070-CN10-O), we recommend you to replace it with a terminal block conversion adapter (PFXZCBADTM1) for GP-4501T/TW.
For replacement in this connection method, prepare the following item. Product Name
Terminal Block Conversion Adapter
When using Mitsubishi A/QnA series（CPU Direct） connection cable （GP2000-CBLA/5M-01） * Including User-created cable
9/25-pin Conversion Cable cannot be used.
Please replace to Mitsubishi A connection cable by Pro-face (CA3-CBLA-01).
Mitsubishi A/QnA PLC
CA3-CBLA-01 GP4000 series
Mitsubishi A/QnA PLC
Not available options for 4000 series RS-422 9/25-pin Conversion Cable（20cm）（PFXZCBCBCVR41）
Chapter 5 Appendix 5.1 Changing the setting of the external media to use If a CF card is used for GP-PRO/PBIII, after GP-577RT/S is replaced with GP-4501T/TW with the Project Converter of GP-Pro EX, “a CF card” is automatically replaced with “a SD card” for the external media setting. (1) After conversion of the project file data, at GP-Pro EX Error Check, if the message, “The project contains features that require a SD card. However, the selected display does not support SD cards so these features will not run.” appears,
The model without a SD card slot has the setting that uses a SD card. ->Solution 1 (2) To use a USB flash drive instead of a SD card ->Solution 1 (3) To check or change the SD card’s data output destination folder setting ->Solution 2
[Solution] 1. Change the SD Card setting to the USB storage setting following the steps below. i. Click [Project]->[Information]->[Destination Folder]. ii. Uncheck “Enable SD Card” and check “Enable USB Storage.
iii. Click the [Browse] button and specify a destination folder.
iv. Click [OK] to confirm the setting. v. Click [Project]->[Save] to save changes. vi. Check each function that uses the CF card and replace the setting of [SD Card] with the one of [USB Storage].
NOTE ・ To see how the tags or the parts of GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows are replaced on GP-Pro EX, refer to [OtasukePro!] “Feature Comparison between GP-PRO/PBIII and GP-Pro EX” (http://www.pro-face.com/otasuke/qa/gp3000/replace/soft/conv/care/3/co mpare.htm) ・ To check each function setting of GP-Pro EX, refer to GP-Pro EX Reference Manual. 2. Check and change the destination folder setting following the steps below. i. Click [Project]->[Information]->[Destination Folder]. ii. The current setting is displayed.
iii. After changing it, click [OK] to confirm the setting. iv. Click [Project]->[Save] to save changes.