Safety precautions Caution Safety precautions Precautions Caution

Instruction Manual
No. CMBJE4 2010.08
The USB communication cable (CMB-001) is usable for the following
instruments: ACD-13A, ACR-13A, ACD-15A, ACR-15A, WCL-13A, SE series
Serial communication and Console communication using the CMB-001 cannot
be used together.
When performing Serial communication, remove the CMB-001 from the USB port
of the PC and Console connector of the instrument.
When performing Console communication, it is not required to remove the Serial
communication cables. However, do not send a command from the master side.
using this cable. (Fig. 3-1)
The PV display indicates [
medium injury or physical damage or may degrade
or damage the product, if not carried out properly.
Safety precautions
(1) Do not confuse the direction of the USB plug when connecting this
cable to the USB port. If the plug cannot be inserted smoothly, do not
force it to enter. This may damage the plug or port.
(2) Do not bend or pull forcibly or put any heavy object on the cable.
(3) Do not connect or remove this cable during communication.
This may cause damage or malfunction.
(4) Do not allow the metallic section of this cable to come into contact
with external power terminals.
(5) Do not handle the cable plug with wet hands. This may result in
electric shock.
1. Model
Console connector
WCL-13A front view
* Insert the plug until it touches
the console connector.
(Fig. 3-1)
(3) Install the driver.
Install the driver from the CD-ROM provided.
Install the USB driver and virtual COM port driver.
The same displays for installation will appear twice.
[Based on using a Windows XP system]
For installation using a Windows 2000/Vista system, refer to “Setup_E.txt” in
the USB driver folder of the CD-ROM.
If driver installation has been already completed, go to step (5).
1 Connect the USB plug of this cable with the USB port of the PC.
2 After a short while, [Found New Hardware] is indicated.
Then [Found New Hardware Wizard] display appears.
3 Select [Install from a list of specific location (Advanced)], and
click [Next>].
4 Click [Search for the best driver in these locations].
5 Select [Include this location in the search], and click [Browse].
6 Select the USB driver folder of the CD-ROM, and click [OK].
7 Click [Next>].
8 [Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard] display appears.
Click the [Finish] button.
9 Step 2 display appears again. Repeat steps 3 to 8 .
Cable length
(Fig. 1.2-1)
2. Plug types and external dimensions
(Scale: mm)
Console software uses
COM ports 1 to 8.
For COM9 or above,
change the number to
an unused port from
COM1 to COM8.
(Fig. 3-2)
Close the [Device manager], [System properties] display and [Control panel].
(5) Start the Console software for the instrument.
Select the COM port number confirmed at step (4), and start communication.
4. Uninstalling the driver
5. Specifications
Serial number
USB plug
HRS MQ172X-4SA Plug
(4) Confirm the COM port number.
1 Select [Start] – [Control panel], and click.
2 Click [Performance and maintenance].
3 Click [System]. [System properties] display appears.
4 Click on the [Hardware] tab, and click the [Device manager] button.
5 If [USB Serial Port (COM3)] is indicated in the [Ports (COM & LPT)],
COM port has been allotted No.3.
(1) Select [Start] – [Control panel], and click.
(2) Double-click [Add or Remove Programs].
(3) Click [FTDI USB Serial Converter Drivers], and
click the [Change/Remove] button. The [FTDI Uninstaller] display appears.
(4) Click the [Continue] button.
(5) Click the [Finish] button.
Uninstalling the driver is completed.
1.1 Model
1.2 How to read the model label
The model label is attached to the case.
3. Usage
Driver installation is completed.
(1) Ensure the cable is used under the following conditions:
• A minimum of dust, and an absence of corrosive gases
• No flammable, explosive gases
• No mechanical vibrations or shocks
• No exposure to direct sunlight, an ambient temperature of 0 to 50
(32 to 122 ) that does not change rapidly, and no icing
• An ambient non-condensing humidity of 35 to 85%RH
• No large capacity electromagnetic switches or cables through which
large current is flowing
• No water, oil, chemicals or where the vapors of these substances
can come into direct contact with the cable
• Ambient temperature of this cable must not exceed 50 (122 )
if mounted within the control panel.
(2) It sometimes takes time for the PC to identify the cable when the
USB plug of this cable is connected to the PC. However, this is not a
malfunction. Be sure to confirm the COM port number before
starting communication.
(3) Do not extend this cable using an extension cable when connecting
to the PC. A malfunction may occur.
(4) Use a soft, dry cloth when cleaning this cable.
(Alcohol based substances may deface or tarnish the cable.)
ACD-13A bottom view
PC USB port
This manual contains instructions for functions and usage of the USB communication
cable (CMB-001). To ensure safe and correct use, thoroughly read and understand
this manual before using this cable.
To prevent accidents arising from the misuse of this cable, please ensure the
operator receives this manual.
sure to read these precautions before
Safety precautions (Be
using this cable.)
procedures which may lead to
Caution Indicates
dangerous conditions and cause superficial to
]. (The SV display is unlit.)
(Fig. 2-1)
(1) Turn the power supply to the PC ON, and start Windows.
(2) Connect the cable.
Check that power supply to the instrument is turned OFF.
Connect the USB port of the PC with the console connector of the instrument,
Console software for each instrument
USB I/F standard
Corresponds to USB Specification 2.0.
DTE (PC side) speed 9600bps [For instruments with Serial communication
(C5 option), 9600/19200/38400bps, Selectable]
Connector spec
PC side: USB plug (Type A)
Instrument side: Plug (HRS MQ172X-4SA)
Operating system
Windows 2000/XP/Vista (Japanese/English)
Personal computer
OS certified PC with USB port and CD-ROM drive (Intel
Pentium processor or compatible microprocessor)
Case (Material, Color) ABS, Black
Cable color
Power source
Bus power (Supplied from PC via USB.)
Supply voltage
Ambient temperature 0 to 50 (32 to 122 ) (No icing)
Ambient humidity
35 to 85%RH (Non-condensing)
Approx. 120g
Environment spec
Conforms to the RoHS directive.
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