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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

MICRO-DCI

®

53MT6000

Micro-Tools

PN26002 Rev.1

MicroMod Automation, Inc.

The Company

MicroMod Automation is dedicated to improving customer efficiency by providing the most ost-effective, application-specific process solutions available. We are a highly responsive, application-focused company with years of expertise in control systems design and implementation.

We are committed to teamwork, high quality manufacturing, advanced technology and unrivaled service and support.

The quality, accuracy and performance of the Company's products result from over 100 years experience, combined with a continuous program of innovative design and development to incorporate the latest technology.

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© 2005 MicroMod Automation, Inc. (September 2005)

Health and Safety

To ensure that our products are safe and without risk to health, the following points must be noted.

The relevant sections of these instructions must be read carefully before proceeding.

1.

Warning Labels on containers and packages must be observed.

2.

Installation, operation, maintenance and servicing must only be carried out by suitably trained personnel and in accordance with the information given or injury or death could result.

3.

Normal safety procedures must be taken to avoid the possibility of an accident occurring when operating in conditions of high pressure and/or temperature.

4.

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5.

When disposing of chemicals, ensure that no two chemicals are mixed.

Safety advice concerning the use of the equipment described in this manual may be obtained from the Company address on the back cover, together with servicing and spares information.

All software, including design, appearance, algorithms and source codes, is copyrighted by MicroMod Automation, Inc., and is owned by MicroMod Automation or its suppliers.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SAFETY SUMMARY.................................................................. viii

READ FIRST................................................................................ ix

1.0 - INTRODUCTION

1.1 Overview........................................................................................................ 1

1.2 Notation Conventions .................................................................................... 1

1.3 Model Number Breakdown ............................................................................ 2

2.0 - REQUIREMENTS

2.1 Hardware Requirements................................................................................ 3

2.1.1 Minimum Hardware Requirements ................................................... 3

2.1.2 Hardware Compatibility .................................................................... 3

2.2 Software Requirements ................................................................................. 3

2.2.1 Requirements ................................................................................... 3

2.2.2 Requirements for Optional Software Packages................................ 3

3.0 - INSTALLATION

3.1 Setting Up the Base PC................................................................................. 5

3.2 Verifying/Installing Windows® Workstation Software .................................... 5

3.2.1 Verifying Version of Windows Workstation ....................................... 5

3.3 Hardware Installation .................................................................................... 6

3.3.1 Installing the Hardware Key ............................................................. 6

3.3.2 Connecting Micro-DCI Instruments to the Base PC ......................... 7

3.3.2.1 Connecting to a Single 53MC5000 Controller................ 8

3.3.2.2 Connecting a COM Port to a

DataLink Network .................................................. 8

3.3.2.3 Installing MicroLink or DataLink

SUPERVISOR-PC Cards ...................................... 8

3.3.2.4 Connecting Micro-Tools to the DataLink Network .......... 9

3.3.2.5 Connecting Micro-Tools to the MicroLink Network ....... 10

3.4 Installing the Micro-Tools Software .............................................................. 14

3.4.1 Pre-Setup Procedure...................................................................... 14

3.4.2 Beginning Micro-DCI Master Setup ................................................ 14

3.4.3 Beginning Micro-Tools Installation .................................................. 14

3.4.4 Micro-DCI Communications Services Setup .................................. 14

3.4.5 Micro-DCI Communication Services Location ................................ 15

3.4.6 Installing Data Access Objects (DAO)............................................ 15

3.4.7 Installing the Micro-DCI Communications Services and Program Folder ................................................................. 15

3.4.8 Adding Micro-DCI Networks ........................................................... 16

3.4.8.1 COM: PC Serial Com Port Network Addition ............... 16

3.4.8.2 SUP: MicroDCI Supervisor Network Card.................... 16

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3.4.9 Selecting the Target Location for the Micro-Tools System ............. 16

3.4.10 New Program Folder .................................................................... 17

3.4.11 Integrating Into Super32 ............................................................... 17

3.4.12 Installing the Micro-Tools License Keys ....................................... 17

4.0 - START-UP

4.1 Micro-Tools Startup...................................................................................... 19

5.0 - OVERVIEW OF USER INTERFACE

5.1 Starting the Micro-Tools Software ................................................................ 21

5.2 The Micro-Tools Window ............................................................................. 21

5.3 Toolbars ....................................................................................................... 23

5.3.1 Project Toolbar ............................................................................... 23

5.3.2 Application Toolbar ......................................................................... 24

5.4 Status Bar .................................................................................................... 24

5.5 Cursor and Mouse Conventions .................................................................. 24

5.6 Accessing On-Line Help .............................................................................. 25

5.7 Specifying a Default Project......................................................................... 25

6.0 - THE MICRO-TOOLS PROJECT MANAGER

6.1 Project Manager Window ............................................................................ 28

6.1.1 Opening the Window ...................................................................... 28

6.1.2 The Hierarchical View .................................................................... 28

6.1.2.1 Project Folder Hierarchy (Tree View) ........................... 28

6.1.2.2 Folder Commands ....................................................... 30

6.1.2.3 Shortcuts ...................................................................... 30

6.2 How to Create a Project .............................................................................. 31

6.3 Project Backup and Restore........................................................................ 32

6.4 Importing and Exporting Project Configuration Data ................................... 34

6.4.1 Importing ........................................................................................ 34

6.4.1.1 Importing F-TRAN Project Files ................................... 34

6.4.1.2 Importing Individual Control, Display and

Subroutine F-TRAN Files .................................... 34

6.4.1.3 Importing the F-TRAN Image Only .............................. 35

6.4.1.4 Importing the Controller’s Database ............................ 36

6.4.2 Exporting ........................................................................................ 36

6.4.2.1 Exporting F-TRAN Project Files ................................... 36

6.4.2.2 Exporting the F-TRAN Image Only .............................. 36

6.4.2.3 Exporting the Controller’s Database ............................ 36

6.5 Project Variables.......................................................................................... 37

7.0 - DATABASE EDITOR

7.1 Accessing the Database Editor Window...................................................... 39

7.2 Selecting an On-Line or Off-Line Instrument Database

to Configure...................................................................................... 39

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7.2.1 Specifying an Off-Line Instrument Database in a Project ............... 39

7.2.2 Selecting an On-Line 53MC5000 to Configure............................... 40

7.3 Using the Database Editor Window ............................................................. 40

7.3.1 Overview ........................................................................................ 40

7.3.2 Selecting a Function Index ............................................................. 41

7.3.3 Making Changes to a Module’s Configuration................................ 44

7.4 Sub-Menu Descriptions ............................................................................... 45

7.4.1 ANI Menu ....................................................................................... 45

7.4.2 ANO Menu...................................................................................... 46

7.4.3 CCI Menu ....................................................................................... 47

7.4.4 CCO Menu ..................................................................................... 48

7.4.5 Menu .............................................................................................. 49

7.4.6 Display List Configuration............................................................... 53

7.4.7 CONTROL MODULE Configuration .............................................. 53

7.4.7.1 GENERAL Configurable Parameters ........................... 54

7.4.7.2 OUTPUT Configurable Parameters ............................. 55

7.4.7.3 SETPOINT Configurable Parameters .......................... 57

7.4.7.4 ALARM Configurable Parameters................................ 59

7.4.7.5 TUNING Configurable Parameters .............................. 60

7.4.7.6 TREND Configurable Parameters................................ 61

7.4.7.7 STATUS Configurable Parameters .............................. 62

7.4.8 PARAMETER Menu ....................................................................... 64

7.4.9 SDT Menu ...................................................................................... 65

7.4.10 TOTALIZER Menu ........................................................................ 67

7.4.11 TREND Menu ............................................................................... 69

7.4.12 EXTERNAL Menu ........................................................................ 71

7.4.13 COMMUNICATION Menu ............................................................ 73

7.4.14 DATA TABLES Menu.................................................................... 75

7.4.14.1 Viewing and Changing Database Points .................... 75

7.4.15 OPTIONS Menu ........................................................................... 76

7.4.16 DDI Menu ..................................................................................... 77

7.4.16.1 Allen Bradley Parameter Configuration...................... 78

7.4.16.2 OPTO 22 Parameter Configuration ............................ 82

7.4.16.3 Modbus Master Parameter Configuration .................. 87

7.4.16.4 Modbus Slave Parameter Configuration .................... 91

7.4.16.5 Siemens Parameter Configuration ............................. 93

7.4.16.6 Koyo Parameter Configuration................................... 97

7.4.16.7 HART Parameter Configuration ............................... 101

7.4.16.8 Printer Parameter Configuration .............................. 103

7.4.17 PASSWORDS Menu .................................................................. 104

7.4.18 CALIBRATION Menu.................................................................. 105

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8.0 - F-TRAN PROGRAMMING

8.1 F-TRAN File Storage ................................................................................. 107

8.2 Specifying an F-TRAN File to Edit ............................................................. 107

8.3 Editing an F-TRAN File.............................................................................. 108

8.3.1 Free-Style Editing ......................................................................... 108

8.4 Compiling................................................................................................... 108

8.5 Saving an F-TRAN File.............................................................................. 108

8.5.1 Overwriting the Opened File......................................................... 108

8.5.2 Saving with a New Name ............................................................. 108

8.6 Assigning the Function Index .................................................................... 109

8.7 Building An F-TRAN Image ....................................................................... 109

8.7.1 How to Initiate the Image Build..................................................... 110

9.0 - GRAPHICAL CONFIGURATION

9.1 Introduction.................................................................................................111

9.2 The Flexible Control Strategy .....................................................................111

9.3 F-CIM..........................................................................................................111

9.4 Library and Installed Applications ...............................................................111

9.5 Creating a New FCS or F-CIM Application................................................ 112

9.5.1 Starting from an Existing Application............................................ 112

9.5.2 Starting from Scratch.................................................................... 112

9.6 Softwiring Through Graphics ..................................................................... 113

9.6.1 Introduction to STG ...................................................................... 113

9.6.2 The Function Block Editor ............................................................ 113

9.6.3 The Application Editor .................................................................. 114

9.6.3.1 Opening the Editor ..................................................... 114

9.6.3.2 Adding Function Blocks to the Worksheet ................. 114

9.6.3.3 Adding Text, Drawing Parts and Free Form

Graphics to the Worksheet ................................ 114

9.6.3.4 Adding Notes ............................................................. 115

9.6.3.5 Function Block ID ....................................................... 115

9.6.4 Component Editor ........................................................................ 115

9.6.4.1 Object Selection ......................................................... 115

9.6.4.2 Moving Lines and Objects.......................................... 115

9.6.4.3 Zooming/Panning ....................................................... 116

9.6.4.4 Connecting Function Blocks ...................................... 116

9.6.5 Border Editor ................................................................................ 116

9.6.5.1 Notes Window ............................................................ 117

9.6.5.2 Netlist Window ........................................................... 117

9.6.5.3 Function Block Parameter Window ............................ 117

10.0 - THE DOCUMENTER

10.1 Overview.................................................................................................. 119

10.2 Creating a Report .................................................................................... 119

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10.2.1 Database .................................................................................... 119

10.2.2 FCS Program ............................................................................. 119

10.2.3 F-CIM Program........................................................................... 119

10.2.4 F-TRAN Programs...................................................................... 119

10.2.5 OK .............................................................................................. 120

10.3 Editing a Report....................................................................................... 120

10.3.1 General....................................................................................... 120

10.3.2 Report Templates ....................................................................... 120

10.3.3 Headers & Footers ..................................................................... 120

10.4 Previewing a Report ................................................................................ 120

10.5 Printing a Report...................................................................................... 120

11.0 - TROUBLESHOOTING

11.1 General Recommendations ..................................................................... 121

11.2 Diagnostic Messages............................................................................... 121

11.2.1 Windows Operating System Messages ...................................... 121

11.3 Technical Support .................................................................................... 121

12.0 - SUPPORT SERVICES

12.1 Software Maintenance Agreement .......................................................... 123

12.2 Training.................................................................................................... 123

12.3 Replacement Parts .................................................................................. 124

12.4 Technical Documentation ........................................................................ 125

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LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 3-1. My Computer Icon and Menu........................................................... 6

Figure 3-2. System Properties Window .............................................................. 6

Figure 3-3. Hardware Key for Use with Micro-Tools System Software ............... 7

Figure 3-4. SUPERVISOR-PC Jumper Terminal Locations ............................... 9

Figure 3-5. Connecting the Computer’s COM Port to the DataLink ................. 11

Figure 3-6. Micro-Tools DataLink SUPERVISOR Card to DataLink

Interconnection Diagram (ID-53-1610) .................................................. 12

Figure 3-7. Micro-Tools MicroLink SUPERVISOR Card to MicroLink

Interconnection Diagram (ID-53-1597) .................................................. 13

Figure 4-1. MicroTools Windows Menu Group ................................................. 19

Figure 4-2. Micro-DCI Communications Services Windows Menu Group ........ 19

Figure 5-1. Micro-Tools Window ....................................................................... 22

Figure 6-1. Project Manager Window ............................................................... 27

Figure 6-2. Library Folder Contents .................................................................. 29

Figure 6-3. Project Folder Examples ................................................................ 29

Figure 6-4. Create a New Project, Method 1 .................................................... 31

Figure 6-5. Create a New Project, Method 2 .................................................... 31

Figure 6-6. Create a New Project, Method 3 .................................................... 31

Figure 6-7. Backing up the Micro-Tools Library and All Project Data ............... 32

Figure 6-8. Backing Up the Library or a Single Project .................................... 32

Figure 6-9. Restoring All Project Data in a Backup File ................................... 33

Figure 6-10. Restoring Only the Library or a Single Project ............................. 33

Figure 6-11. Importing F-TRAN Project Files ................................................... 34

Figure 6-12. Importing Individual F-Tran Source Files ..................................... 34

Figure 6-13. Iimporting the F-TRAN Image Only .............................................. 35

Figure 6-14. Importing the Controller’s Database ............................................. 36

Figure 6-15. Variable Store Assignment Window ............................................. 37

Figure 7-1. Database Editor Window ................................................................ 41

Figure 7-2. Function Index Drop-Down Box ..................................................... 42

Figure 7-3. Example of a Submenu Window .................................................... 44

Figure 7-4. ANI Parameter Configuration Window ........................................... 45

Figure 7-5. ANO Parameter Window ................................................................ 46

Figure 7-6. CCI Parameter Window ................................................................. 47

Figure 7-7. CCO Parameter Window ................................................................ 48

Figure 7-8. System Configuration Window ....................................................... 49

Figure 7-9. Configuration Window .................................................................... 53

Figure 7-10. Controller Configuration Window ................................................. 53

Figure 7-11. Output Parameter Configuration Window ..................................... 55

Figure 7-12. Setpoint Parameter Configuration Window .................................. 57

Figure 7-13. Alarm Parameter Configuration Window ...................................... 59

Figure 7-14. Tuning Parameter Configuration .................................................. 60

Figure 7-15. Trend Parameter Configuration Window ...................................... 61

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Figure 7-16. Status Parameter Configuration Window ..................................... 62

Figure 7-17. Parameter Configuration Window ................................................ 64

Figure 7-18. SDT Configuration Menu .............................................................. 65

Figure 7-19. TOTALIZER Configuration Window .............................................. 67

Figure 7-20. Trend Configuration Window ........................................................ 69

Figure 7-21. External I/O Configuration Window .............................................. 71

Figure 7-22. Communication Configuration Window ........................................ 73

Figure 7-23. Data Tables Display ..................................................................... 75

Figure 7-24. OPTIONS Configuration Window ................................................. 76

Figure 7-25. DDI Selection Window ................................................................. 77

Figure 7-26. Drop-Down Menu ......................................................................... 77

Figure 7-27. Allen Bradley Configuration Window ............................................ 78

Figure 7-28. Opto 22 Parameter Configuration Window .................................. 82

Figure 7-29. Modbus Master Configuration Window ........................................ 87

Figure 7-30. Modbus Slave Configuration Window .......................................... 91

Figure 7-31. Siemens Parameter Configuration Window ................................. 93

Figure 7-32. Koyo Parameter Configuration Window ....................................... 97

Figure 7-33. HART Parameter Configuration Window .................................... 101

Figure 7-34. Printer Parameter Configuration Window ................................... 103

Figure 7-35. Passwords Configuration Window ............................................. 104

Figure 7-36. CALIBRATION Configuration Window ....................................... 105

Figure 8-1. Open F-TRAN File Window .......................................................... 107

Figure 8-2. F-TRAN Editor Window for a New File ......................................... 108

Figure 8-3. Diagram of Image File Building Process ...................................... 110

Figure 8-4. F-TRAN Image Parts List ............................................................. 110

Figure 9-1. Zoom/Pan Window ....................................................................... 116

Figure 3-1. My Computer Icon and Menu ........................................................... 6

Figure 3-2. System Properties Window .............................................................. 6

Figure 3-3. Hardware Key for Use with Micro-Tools System Software ............... 7

Figure 3-4. SUPERVISOR-PC Jumper Terminal Locations ................................ 9

Figure 3-5. Connecting the Computer’s COM Port to the DataLink ................. 11

Figure 3-6. Micro-Tools DataLink SUPERVISOR Card to DataLink

Interconnection Diagram (ID-53-1610) ........................................... 12

Figure 3-7. Micro-Tools MicroLink SUPERVISOR Card to MicroLink

Interconnection Diagram (ID-53-1597) ........................................... 13

Figure 4-1. MicroTools Windows Menu Group ................................................. 19

Figure 4-2. Micro-DCI Communications Services Windows Menu Group ........ 19

Figure 5-1. Micro-Tools Window ....................................................................... 22

Figure 6-1. Project Manager Window ............................................................... 27

Figure 6-2. Library Folder Contents .................................................................. 29

Figure 6-3. Project Folder Examples ................................................................ 29

Figure 6-4. Create a New Project, Method 1 .................................................... 31

Figure 6-5. Create a New Project, Method 2 .................................................... 31

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Figure 6-6. Create a New Project, Method 3 .................................................... 31

Figure 6-7. Backing up the Micro-Tools Library and All Project Data ............... 32

Figure 6-8. Backing Up the Library or a Single Project .................................... 32

Figure 6-9. Restoring All Project Data in a Backup File ................................... 33

Figure 6-10. Restoring Only the Library or a Single Project ............................. 33

Figure 6-11. Importing F-TRAN Project Files ................................................... 34

Figure 6-12. Importing Individual F-Tran Source Files ..................................... 34

Figure 6-13. Iimporting the F-TRAN Image Only .............................................. 35

Figure 6-14. Importing the Controller’s Database ............................................. 36

Figure 6-15. Variable Store Assignment Window ............................................. 37

Figure 7-1. Database Editor Window ................................................................ 41

Figure 7-2. Function Index Drop-Down Box ..................................................... 42

Figure 7-3. Example of a Submenu Window .................................................... 44

Figure 7-4. ANI Parameter Configuration Window ........................................... 45

Figure 7-5. ANO Parameter Window ................................................................ 46

Figure 7-6. CCI Parameter Window ................................................................. 47

Figure 7-7. CCO Parameter Window ................................................................ 48

Figure 7-8. System Configuration Window ....................................................... 49

Figure 7-9. Configuration Window .................................................................... 53

Figure 7-10. Controller Configuration Window ................................................. 53

Figure 7-11. Output Parameter Configuration Window ..................................... 55

Figure 7-12. Setpoint Parameter Configuration Window .................................. 57

Figure 7-13. Alarm Parameter Configuration Window ...................................... 59

Figure 7-14. Tuning Parameter Configuration .................................................. 60

Figure 7-15. Trend Parameter Configuration Window ...................................... 61

Figure 7-16. Status Parameter Configuration Window ..................................... 62

Figure 7-17. Parameter Configuration Window ................................................ 64

Figure 7-18. SDT Configuration Menu .............................................................. 65

Figure 7-19. TOTALIZER Configuration Window .............................................. 67

Figure 7-20. Trend Configuration Window ........................................................ 69

Figure 7-21. External I/O Configuration Window .............................................. 71

Figure 7-22. Communication Configuration Window ........................................ 73

Figure 7-23. Data Tables Display ..................................................................... 75

Figure 7-24. OPTIONS Configuration Window ................................................. 76

Figure 7-25. DDI Selection Window ................................................................. 77

Figure 7-26. Drop-Down Menu ......................................................................... 77

Figure 7-27. Allen Bradley Configuration Window ............................................ 78

Figure 7-28. Opto 22 Parameter Configuration Window .................................. 82

Figure 7-29. Modbus Master Configuration Window ........................................ 87

Figure 7-30. Modbus Slave Configuration Window .......................................... 91

Figure 7-31. Siemens Parameter Configuration Window ................................. 93

Figure 7-32. Koyo Parameter Configuration Window ....................................... 97

Figure 7-33. HART Parameter Configuration Window ................................... 101

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Figure 7-34. Printer Parameter Configuration Window ................................... 103

Figure 7-35. Passwords Configuration Window ............................................. 104

Figure 7-36. CALIBRATION Configuration Window ....................................... 105

Figure 8-1. Open F-TRAN File Window .......................................................... 107

Figure 8-2. F-TRAN Editor Window for a New File ......................................... 108

Figure 8-3. Diagram of Image File Building Process ...................................... 110

Figure 8-4. F-TRAN Image Parts List ............................................................. 110

Figure 9-1. Zoom/Pan Window ....................................................................... 116

LIST OF TABLES

Table 3-1. Selecting Supervisor Board Base Address With

Jumpers J3, J4, and J5 ...................................................................... 9

Table 5-1. Cursor Status By Cursor Shape........................................................ 24

Table 5-2. Cursor/Mouse Functions................................................................... 25

Table 11-1. 53MT6000 Installation and Setup Problems and

Recommendations......................................................................... 121

Table 12-1. Interconnection Terminal Boards (ITB) ......................................... 124

Table 12-2. Supervisor Cards .......................................................................... 124

Table 12-3. Firmware Upgrade Kits ................................................................. 124

Table 12-4. Cable Assemblies ......................................................................... 125

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SAFETY SUMMARY

GENERAL

WARNINGS

POSSIBLE PROCESS UPSETS

Maintenance must be performed only by qualified personnel and only after securing equipment controlled by this product.

Adjusting or removing this product while it is in the system may upset the process being controlled. Some process upsets may cause injury or damage.

INSTRUCTION MANUALS

Do not install, maintain, or operate this equipment without reading, understanding and following the proper MicroMod

Automation Inc. instructions and manuals, otherwise injury or damage may result.

SPECFIC

WARNINGS

INSTRUCTION MANUALS

Do not install, maintain, or operate this equipment without reading, understanding and following the proper MicroMod

Automation Inc. instructions and manuals, otherwise injury or damage may result. (page ii)

When you use the Database Editor to specify a data point value in an on-line controller, the change to the instrument’s database is made as soon as you click on OK in a pop-up window or when you press the ENTER key during editing of the Data

Tables.

If you do not want the change to affect your process immediately, PUT THE 53MC5000 IN SUSPEND MODE

FIRST, before performing off-line configuration using the Micro-

Tools software.

To put the instrument into Suspend mode, use the right mouse button to click on the instrument in the Network View and select

SUSPEND from the menu displayed. When you are ready to resume control of the process using the 53MC5000, use the same menu to return the controller to operation.

While the 53MC5000 is in SUSPEND mode, its outputs remain at the last value before the unit was placed in Suspend.

However, IF YOU CHANGE THE VALUE OF ONE OF THE

53MC5000 OUTPUTS IN THE DATABASE while the unit is in

Suspend, THE CHANGE WILL TAKE EFFECT IMMEDIATELY.

Think about the effects on your process before changing an output! (page 7-2) viii Safety Summary

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WARNING:INSTRUCTION MANUALS

Do not install, maintain, or operate this equipment without reading, understanding and following the proper

MicroMod Automation Inc. instructions and manuals, otherwise injury or damage may result.

Read these instructions before starting installation; save these instructions for future reference.

Contacting MicroMod Automation Inc.

Should assistance be required with any MicroMod Automation Inc. product, use the following contact information.

Telephone:

MicroMod Automation Inc., Rochester NY:

Phone: 1 (585) 321-9200

Fax: 1 (585) 321-9291

MicroMod Automation Inc., Southampton, PA:

Phone: 1 (215) 355-4377

Fax: 1 (215) 355-4378

E-Mail: [email protected]

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1.0 INTRODUCTION

1.1 Overview

Micro-Tools™ is a Windows

®

-based configuration tool for the 53MC5000 family of Process Control

Stations. The Micro-Tools product helps reduce controller configuration and maintenance time by providing an easy to use view into the database and configuration of the instrument.

Key features include:

• On-line and off-line configuration of 53MC5000 Controller databases

• Support for both DATALINK and Micro-Link communication networks

• Provides CAD-style interface for FCS configuration

• Provides an F-TRAN Integrated Environment

• Provides a configuration reporter capable of printing out drawing files and parameter data sets on graphic-capable printers supported by the Microsoft

®

Windows

®

-based operating system.

1.2 Notation Conventions

Window titles, menu items, and the labels on keys and pushbuttons are shown in bold UPPER CASE type.

Text that the user types in, computer responses, and example text are shown in constant width type.

The term pushbutton refers to video buttons with a three-dimensional appearance; selecting such buttons via the cursor positioning device (mouse or trackball) or keyboard causes them to appear "pushed in".

Many of the windows which appear on the 53MT6000 system contain buttons labelled OK, CANCEL and

CLOSE. The OK button is used to save data and close the window in which it appears. The CANCEL button is used when data is not to be saved, and the current window closed. The CLOSE button is used when there is no data to be saved, and the current window is to be closed (except in the case of dialog pop-up windows, which are closed using an OK button).

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1.3 Model Number Breakdown

Refer to the MicroMod data sheet or data tag for the model number of the product furnished. The details of a specific number are as follows:

53MT

Product Identifier

Design Sequence

Design Modifier

Software Type

Basic Functionality, Standalone

Basic Functionality, Add-on

Full Functionality, Standalone

Full Functionality, Add-on

Full Functionality, Micro-PWC Add-on

Cable Type

None

9 Pin “D” to MC5 Front Port

25 Pin “D” to MC5 Front Port

Design Level

Operating System Compatibility

Windows-based Workstation

Media Type

None

CD-ROM

6 0 _ _ A 0 _

0

2

3

0

1

4

0

1

2

A

0

0

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2.0 REQUIREMENTS

2.1 Hardware Requirements

2.1.1 Minimum Hardware Requirements

The following minimum hardware requirements must be met to successfully load and run the

53MT6000 software. These include:

• A personal computer (PC) that meets the minimum requirements for running the Windows

® operating system (see

Section 2.2, Software Requirements

).

• A 500 MB disk drive, with the ability to expand to 5 GB of disk space. This can be a SCSI or

IDE drive, but must be compatible with the Windows

®

2000 Professional or Windows

®

XP

Professional operating systems. 1.2 GB of disk space is recommended.

• A CD-ROM drive. (The 53MT6000 software is distributed on CD-ROM.)

• A video board and monitor which support at least 256 colors (8 bit mode) and 1024 x 768 pixel resolution.

• A parallel port for printing and hardware key installation.

• A full size ISA bus slot is required for each installed Supervisor card.

2.1.2 Hardware Compatibility

The 53MT6000 software can be installed and run on any personal computer which meets the minimum

requirements listed in Section 2.1.1

and which can run the Windows

2000 Professional or Windows XP

Professional operating system.

2.2 Software Requirements

The software versions required for the 53MT6000 are discussed in this sub-section, as well as requirements for compatibility between the 53MT6000 and other Micro-DCI products.

2.2.1 Requirements

The following software versions are required for the 53MT6000, Release 1.0:

• Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP Professional

2.2.2 Requirements for Optional Software Packages

• Supervisor Card Firmware, Rev. 5 or higher.

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3.0 INSTALLATION

Micro-Tools is composed of several hardware and software components integrated into a base personal computer (PC). This section provides information on installing these hardware and software components.

Some of the instructions for this installation will be included with the hardware or software components and are not addressed in this Installation and Setup Guide. The installation order of these components is significant, and should be done in the following sequence:

1.

Set up the base PC. (See Section 3.1

.)

2.

Verify that the base PC is running the Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP

Professional operating system. If the operating system is not already installed on the base PC, install it at this time. (See

Section 3.2

.)

3.

Install the optional Micro-DCI network interface board(s). This (or these) can be either a

DataLink Supervisor board, MicroLink Supervisor board, or a Redundant MicroLink Supervisor board pair. Like the PC serial communications ports, Supervisor boards enable multiple instruments to be networked together and connected to this base PC.

4.

Install the hardware key. (See Section 3.3.1

.)

5.

Connect the Micro-DCI instruments to base PC. (See Section 3.3.2

.)

6.

Verify that Windows 2000 Professional Workstation or Windows XP Professional Workstation has been properly configured to run Micro-Tools.

7.

Install the Micro-Tools software. (See

Section 3.4

.)

3.1 Setting Up the Base PC

Connect all peripheral hardware units to the base PC, including the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and CD-

ROM unit (if it is an external CD-ROM reader). Connect the base PC and all peripheral units to a power source. See the instructions that are included with the PC for setting up these components.

Section 2.1 lists the minimum hardware requirements. Verify that all of the hardware components of the base PC meet or exceed these hardware requirements. You can refer to the base PC's documentation to verify these hardware requirements.

3.2 Verifying/Installing Windows

®

Workstation Software

Micro-Tools requires that the base PC is running Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows XP Professional

Workstation.

Note also that each of these versions of the Windows operating system is available in two different types: a

Workstation Version and a Server Version. Micro-Tools requires Windows Workstation software.

3.2.1 Verifying Version of Windows Workstation

Follow these steps to determine which version of Windows Workstation is running on the base PC:

• Locate the icon labeled My Computer on the Windows Desktop. With the mouse, right-click

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Figure 3-1

.

Figure 3-1. My Computer Icon and Menu

• From the drop-down menu that appears, select the Properties item. The System Properties

window will appear as shown in Figure 3-2 .

Figure 3-2. System Properties Window

If the General tab is not selected, select it. The operating system version appears as shown in

Figure 3-2 .

Verify that Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows XP Professional is installed.

3.3 Hardware Installation

3.3.1 Installing the Hardware Key

A Hardware Key is supplied when one of the standalone versions of Micro-Tools is specified in the model number (refer to

Section 1.3

).

The Micro-Tools software is licensed by MicroMod Automation Inc. The license is protected by a hardware key (see

Figure 3-3 ), which must be attached to the PC's parallel port. The hardware key does not interfere

with the operation of the parallel port. When installed, the hardware key provides a female connector allow-

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53MT6000 INSTRUCTION MANUAL ing a parallel device to be attached to it. If a device (for example, a printer) is already connected to the parallel port, remove the parallel cable connector, connect the hardware key to the port, and reconnect the cable to the hardware key. Signals to and from the attached parallel device will be passed through the hardware key. The hardware key must be installed for the Micro-Tools software to run.

Figure 3-3. Hardware Key for Use with Micro-Tools System Software

Installation of Micro-Tools software and licenses ( Section 3.4

) can proceed if the hardware key is not attached; however, the Micro-Tools application will not start. Instead, a pop-up window will be displayed which states:

Can't read hardware key.

Key must be attached to parallel port.

If the wrong hardware key is attached to the parallel port, a pop-up window will display the following message:

No valid Micro-Tools software license found.

If problems reading the hardware key persist, test the operation of the parallel port. This can be done by attaching a printer to the port and attempting to print to it.

3.3.2 Connecting Micro-DCI Instruments to the Base PC

The connection necessary for this communication can be made in one of several ways:

• The computer's COM port can be connected directly to the mini-DIN configuration port on the front of the controller, as described in

Section 3.3.2.1

.

• A COM port on the computer can be connected to one or more controllers via their DataLink port using an RS232/485 Interface Terminal Board (ITB) that converts the RS-232 signals used by the computer's COM port to the RS-485 signals used by the DataLink instruments.

This scheme is described in Section 3.3.2.2

.

• If the computer contains a DataLink SUPERVISOR card, each card can be connected to one or more controllers via their DataLink port (refer to

Section 3.3.2.3

).

• If the computer contains MicroLink SUPERVISOR cards, each card can be connected to a

MicroLink peer-to-peer network. If each standard MicroLink SUPERVISOR card is paired with a Redundant MicroLink SUPERVISOR card, the computer can communicate with one or two redundant MicroLink networks.

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3.3.2.1 Connecting to a Single 53MC5000 Controller

To connect a computer COM port on the computer to a single 53MC5000, all you need are:

• an available COM port on the computer

• a cable to connect the COM port with the mini-DIN configuration port on the front of the controller (behind the flip-down door below the display).

An appropriate cable is MicroMod Automation P/N 698B184U01. Six feet (1.8 m) in length, the cable has a

DIN connector on one end and a 9-pin connector on the other.

If your COM port requires a 25-pin connector, use one of these two options:

• buy an adapter locally to use the 9-pin cable

• order MicroMod Automation cable P/N 698B183U01; it has a 25-pin connector instead of a

9-pin connector

3.3.2.2 Connecting a COM Port to a DataLink Network

A COM port on the computer can be connected to a DataLink network using a special Interface Terminal

Board (ITB) (P/N 686B720U01) that converts the RS-232 signals used by the computer's COM port to the

RS-485 signals used by the DataLink instruments.

This connection scheme is illustrated in

Figure 3-6

. Note that this drawing shows how to connect the special RS-232/RS-485 ITB to the first 53MC5000 on the DataLink (both standard rear terminal block and optional cord set rear connection are shown). For details concerning the rest of the DataLink (which is essentially a "daisy chain" of instruments), its termination, and suitable wire, consult the installation section of the 53MC5000 instruction bulletin.

Note that

Figure 3-6

shows a cable used to connect the ITB with a 53MC5000 having the cord set option.

This cable is available in many lengths; the part numbers are shown in Table 1 of

Figure 3-6

.

3.3.2.3 Installing MicroLink or DataLink SUPERVISOR-PC Cards

To install the SUPERVISOR-PC cards, perform the following procedure:

1.

Properly set the SUPERVISOR-PC card jumpers. All SUPERVISOR-PC cards are identical when shipped. It is the installer's responsibility to check jumpers J3, J4 and J5; these jumpers

set the base address in the PC I/O address space. (Refer to Figure 3-2 for jumper terminal

locations and

Table 3-1 on page 9 for jumper settings.)

2.

Turn off power to the computer and install the cards. A maximum of four

SUPERVISOR-PC cards can be installed. Plug each card into any available ISA slot and secure each card with a screw through its mounting bracket.

3.

If a redundant MicroLink card is required, it must be installed in the slot immediately to the right of the MicroLink SUPERVISOR card; connect the ribbon cable connecting the two cards into

J13.

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4.

Connect the Instrument DataLink cable to the TOP connector at the rear of the SUPERVISOR-

PC card.

J

Figure 3-4. SUPERVISOR-PC Jumper Terminal Locations

Table 3-1. Selecting Supervisor Board Base Address With Jumpers J3, J4, and J5

Base

Address

300H

310H

380H

390H

3A0H

280H

290H

J3

AB

AB

AB

AB

BC

BC

BC

J4

AB

AB

BC

BC

AB

AB

BC

J5

AB

BC

AB

BC

AB

BC

AB

3.3.2.4 Connecting Micro-Tools to the DataLink Network

Once a DataLink SUPERVISOR card is installed in the computer, connect the SUPERVISOR card to the

DataLink network using the port provided on the card.

If your controllers have standard rear terminal connections, making this connection requires only one cable. This cable has a 10-pin connector with a grounding lug on one end and five bare wires on the other.

Cables may be ordered using the part numbers shown in Table 2 in Figure 3-6

.

1.

Plug the 10-pin connector on the cable to the port at the top of the SUPERVISOR card. This connector is the key to insuring a proper installation.

2.

Connect the connector's grounding lug to the same ground as the DataLink instruments' power common.

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3.

The bare wire end of the 677B907 cable can be connected to the first controller's standard rear terminal connector as shown in

Figure 3-6 .

If your controllers are equipped for optional rear cord sets, making this connection requires:

• The Communications ITB 686B622U01.

• A modular cable 677B943Uxx; this cable has a telephone-type modular connector on each end. (See Table 1 in

Figure 3-6 for part numbers and available cable lengths.)

If your controllers use optional cord sets, connect the bare wire end of the 677B907 cable to the terminals on the communication ITB. Remove the resistors on the ITB as shown in

Figure 3-6

. Then connect a

677B943 modular cable to J1, J2 or J3 on the ITB and to J10 or J11 on the first instrument in the DataLink

as shown in Figure 3-6 .

3.3.2.5 Connecting Micro-Tools to the MicroLink Network

Once a MicroLink SUPERVISOR card is installed in the computer, connect the SUPERVISOR card to the

MicroLink network. Making this connection requires:

• one modular cable to connect the MicroLink SUPERVISOR card to the Communications ITB.

Cable 677B943Uxx can be ordered in several lengths as shown in Table 1 in Figure 3-7 .

• one communications ITB (Interconnection Terminal Board) P/N 686B622U01

• one modular cable is required to connect the Communication ITB to the first instrument on the

MicroLink network. Cable 677B943Uxx can be ordered in several lengths as shown in Table 1 in

Figure 3-7

.

1.

Plug one end of the 2.5 ft (.76 m) modular cable into the port at the top of the MicroLink

SUPERVISOR card.

2.

Plug the other end of the same modular cable into J1, J2 or J3 on the Communications ITB.

Leave the resistors on the ITB (refer to the MicroLink Instruction Bulletin for resistor sizing).

The purpose of this ITB is to serve as a termination for the network.

3.

Plug one end of a second modular cable (P/N 677B943) into one of the remaining unused plugs (J1, J2 or J3) on the ITB.

4.

Plug the other end of this second modular cable into J6 or J7 on the first controller on the

MicroLink network.

If you are using a Redundant MicroLink continue with the following steps.

5.

Plug a third 2.5 ft (.76 m) modular cable provided with the Redundant MicroLink option into the connector on the Redundant MicroLink Supervisor card.

6.

Plug the other end of this third modular cable into J1, J2 or J3 on the second Communication

ITB provided. Leave the resistors on this ITB, also (refer to the MicroLink Instruction Bulletin for resistor sizing).

7.

Plug one end of the fourth modular cable (P/N 677B943) into one of the remaining unused plugs (J1, J2 or J3) of the ITB.

8.

Plug the other end of this fourth modular cable into J8 or J9 of the first controller on the

MicroLink network.

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Figure 3-5. Connecting the Computer’s COM Port to the DataLink

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Figure 3-6. Micro-Tools DataLink SUPERVISOR Card to DataLink Interconnection Diagram

(ID-53-1610)

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Figure 3-7. Micro-Tools MicroLink SUPERVISOR Card to MicroLink Interconnection Diagram

(ID-53-1597)

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3.4 Installing the Micro-Tools Software

Now the process of installing the Micro-Tools software can begin.

3.4.1 Pre-Setup Procedure

• Check that the Micro-Tools hardware security key is connected to the parallel port of the computer.

• Have the software license key(s) ready.

• Power on the base PC and boot the Windows Workstation software.

• Log on to the Windows Workstation software with administrative privileges. You must have administrative privileges or the installations process will not complete successfully.

• Close all Windows applications that are open, (such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Mail,

Scheduler, etc.).

3.4.2 Beginning Micro-DCI Master Setup

• Insert the Micro-DCI CD into the CD-ROM drive.

• If the CD-ROM drive is configured for automatic startup, the Micro-DCI Master Setup window should open automatically. If the CD does not start automatically, click on the Windows START button and select Run from the menu. Click the Browse button and navigate to the CD-ROM drive and the setup.exe file. Once the path to the setup.exe file has been selected, click OK to open the Micro-DCI Master Setup window.

• In the Micro-DCI Master Setup window, click on the Micro-Tools Setup button to begin the

Micro-Tools installation procedure and start the InstallShield Wizard.

3.4.3 Beginning Micro-Tools Installation

• When the InstallShield Wizard is loaded, the Micro-Tools System Setup window appears.

• Click Next to begin installing Micro-Tools.

If the Micro-DCI Communications Services are being installed for the first time, the setup routine

will prompt for them to be installed. Click on the "OK" button and prompts will appear for Section

3.4.4

through Section 3.4.9

. Otherwise these items will be skipped and the installation process will

proceed to

Section 3.4.10

.

3.4.4 Micro-DCI Communications Services Setup

• The Micro-DCI Communications Services Setup window appears. Click on the Next button to proceed.

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3.4.5 Micro-DCI Communication Services Location

• The Choose Destination Location window appears, which enables you to specify the drive and directory where you want the Micro-DCI Communication Services installed. You can accept the default path of C:\udci by clicking the Next button or you can change the destination directory by clicking the Browse button.

• If you clicked the Browse button, enter both the drive and directory you want to use as the destination directory in the Choose Directory field.

• Click the Next button.

• If the directory does not exist, Setup will ask you if it should be created. If this window appears, click the Yes button.

• The Select Program Folder window appears. Select the program Folder you want the program icons added to. The Micro-DCI Comm Services folder is selected by default as the folder for the program icons. You can accept the default, select an existing program folder, or type a new program folder.

• Click the Next button.

• A Setup window with a progress bar appears and the Micro-DCI files begin to install.

• The Enter Information window appears and prompts you to enter a maximum of eight characters as a name for your entire Micro-DCI local system.

• Either accept the default name or enter a name and click the Next button.

NOTE If this PC is a node on a Micro-PWC, the selected name will be used to identify the Micro-DCI communication interface on this PC; therefore this name must be unique from all other node names on the network.

The progress bar then finishes updating and the Setup process continues.

3.4.6 Installing Data Access Objects (DAO)

• If DAO 3.5 is already present on the system, this phase of the installation will be bypassed.

• Micro-Tools uses Data Access Objects (DAO's) to store local databases. If Microsoft DAO 3.5 has not been previously installed, Micro-Tools instructs you to run the DAO Setup from the

Micro-DCI Master Setup menu. This may be done anytime after the completion of the Micro-

Tools installation.

3.4.7 Installing the Micro-DCI Communications Services & Program Folder

• The Micro-DCI Communications Services will be automatically installed. A window will pop up to install these services.

• When the services are installed, the window will close and return you to the Main Micro-Tools

Setup.

• The Micro-DCI Communications Services Setup program then creates the Micro-DCI

Communications Services program folder and automatically adds the appropriate icons for the Micro-DCI Communications Services product.

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3.4.8 Adding Micro-DCI Networks

If you would like to add Micro-DCI instrument networks, click on the Yes button when given the choice. The

Add Micro-DCI Networks window appears. Click the Next button.

• The Setup program then starts the Super32 Network Addition program which enables you to add Micro-DCI network instruments to your system. This is a good time to add Micro-

DCI networks to your system since you need to reboot your PC after installing the Micro-Tools software and after you install the Micro-DCI networks.

• The first Network Wizard window lets you select whether you are adding a network that is connected to your system through a supervisor board (SUP) or though a COM port (COM).

Select either SUP or COM. Then click the Next button.

• Enter a Network Name (up to a maximumm of 9 characters) in the Network Wizard - Network

Attributes window and select a Network Position. Then click the Next button.

3.4.8.1 COM: PC Serial Com Port Network Addition

• The Network Wizard - Backup window appears. Click the Next button.

• The Network Wizard - Network Parameters window appears. The parameters change depending on the type of network that is being installed.

• In the Network Wizard - Finish window, click the Finish button.

• A window appears confirming that the "Network was added successfully". Click the "ok" button to proceed.

• If the network was added successfully, Super32 will ask if another network is to be added. If so, repeat the above steps until all desired Micro-DCI networks have been added. Answering

No exits Super 32 and opens the Read-Me file in a Notepad window.

3.4.8.2 SUP: MicroDCI Supervisor Network Card

• The Network Wizard - Backup window appears. Select Master or Backup and then click the

Next button.

• The Network Wizard - Network Parameters window appears. Set the I/O Port Address to agree with the address jumpers on the Supervisor Board. The parameters change depending on the type of network that is being installed.

• After selecting the I/O Port Address, click the Next button.

• In the Network Wizard - Finish window, click the Finish button.

• A window appears confirming that the "Network was added successfully". Click the OK button to proceed.

• If the network was added successfully, Super32 will ask if another network is to be added. If so, repeat the above steps until all desired Micro-DCI networks have been added. Answering

No exits Super 32 and opens the Read-Me file in a Notepad window.

• Close the Notepad window to continue.

3.4.9 Selecting the Target Location for the Micro-Tools System

• The MicroTools Target Location window appears, which enables you to specify the drive and directory where you want Micro-Tools installed. You can accept the default path of

C:\MicroTools by clicking the Next button or you can change the destination directory by clicking the Browse button.

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✎ NOTE If re-installing Micro-Tools, an information window alerts you that the microtools.exe file already exists; click ok. If it exists in the same location you are installing to, you can choose to overwrite the file or keep the previous version.

• If you clicked the Browse button, enter both the drive and directory you want to use as the destination directory in the Choose Directory field.

• If the directory does not exist, Setup will ask you if it should be created. If this window appears, click the Yes button.

• Click the Next button.

• A Setup window with a progress bar appears and the files begin to install.

• The Select Program Folder window appears. Select the program Folder you want the program icons added to. The MicroTools folder is selected by default as the folder for the program icons. You can accept the default, select an existing program folder, or type a new program folder.

• Click the Next button and follow the prompts until the installation is completed.

3.4.10 New Program Folder

• The Micro-Tools Setup program then creates the Micro-Tools program folder and automatically adds the appropriate icons for the Micro-Tools product.

3.4.11 Integrating Into Super32

• Micro-Tools can be registered to be the default configuration program for MC5000 controllers in the Super32 Micro-DCI network management utility.

• When asked if Micro-Tools should be integrated into Super32, select Yes to register Micro-

Tools as the default configuration program or No to use the Super32's basic MC5000 configuration program.

3.4.12 Installing the Micro-Tools License Keys

• Setup will launch the Micro-DCI License Administration program to enter your license keys.

Skip this step by, closing the license window, if the license keys were previously installed.

• Select Add new license... from the License menu.

• In the License Administration dialog, type in your license information for each license key one at a time. Be certain to enter all information exactly as it appears. Click Save and this information will be verified and written to the license file. If the information entered is not correct, a pop-up message box will appear and the information will have to be corrected.

The following license keys are used: udci - licenses Micro-DCI Communication Services for 300 tags udciunlim - licenses Micro-DCI Communication Services for unlimited tags microtools - microtools1 - supplied with basic functionality version microtools2 - supplied with full functionality Micro-PWC add-on microtools3 - supplied with full functionality stand-alone

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NOTE Entry of the 20-character License Keys is not case-sensitive. The spaces between characters is for legibility only and should NOT be entered as part of the License Key.

• Repeat the above steps for each license key.

• When finished, select Exit from the File menu.

• At this point the Notepad application opens and a Micro-Tools Read Me file appears containing Micro-Tools release information. When you have finished reading this document, close Notepad.

• Setup will now ask if you want to restart the PC.

• Select Yes and then click the OK button to restart the PC.

• This completes the setup process.

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4.0 START-UP

4.1 Micro-Tools Startup

When 53MT6000 Setup is complete, the following Windows Menu Group is created:

Figure 4-1. MicroTools Windows Menu Group

The function of the icons contained in the Micro-Tools Menu Group are detailed below:

This menu item loads and begins running the Micro-Tools application.

Provides on-line HELP information as an aid to resolving operational problems.

Double-click on the Read Me icon for important information about this software release.

Selecting this menu item removes the 53MT6000 software from the system.

When Micro-DCI Communications Services has been installed successfully, the following Windows menu group will be created:

Figure 4-2. Micro-DCI Communications Services Windows Menu Group

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The function of the icons contained in the Micro-DCI Communications Services Menu Group are detailed below:

The Micro-DCI DDE Server provides data in "tag.atom" format to DDE clients such as Microsoft Excel.

Double-click on the License Admin icon to add or edit license keys.

Double-click on the Read Me icon for important information about this software release.

Super32 is the Micro-DCI network administration program used to configure networks, instruments, tags, etc. Double-click this icon to start Super32. For more information, see the 53SU6000

Configuration Guide, PN24828.

Double-clicking on the Uninstall Micro-DCI Communications

Services icon removes the 53SU6000 and all associated components from the system.

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5.0 OVERVIEW OF USER INTERFACE

Because the Micro-Tools software runs under the Microsoft Windows operating system, the point-and-click user interface with its menu bars, pop-up windows, radio buttons, and so on, should be familiar to many users.

5.1 Starting the Micro-Tools Software

The setup program for the Micro-Tools software adds the Micro-Tools icon to a program group called

"Micro-Tools" by default. Clicking on the Micro-Tools icon starts the Micro-Tools application.

If Super32 is installed, Micro-Tools may also be started from within the Super32 window by clicking on a controller icon.

5.2 The Micro-Tools Window

The Micro-Tools (Administrator) and Project Manager windows ( Figure 5-1

) are opened by clicking on the

Micro-Tools icon. The Administrator window includes the following:

• title bar with sizing controls

• menu bar

• status bar

• project toolbar

• application toolbars

If Micro-Tools is started by clicking on an "on-line" controller icon from within Super32, the Micro-Tools

(Administrator) and Database Editor windows (illustrated in

Figure 5-1

) are opened. The Administrator window includes the following:

• title bar with sizing controls

• menu bar

• status bar

• project toolbar

• application toolbars

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53MT6000 INSTRUCTION MANUAL project toolbar application toolbar menu bar title bar with sizing controls status bar

Figure 5-1. Micro-Tools Window

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5.3 Toolbars

5.3.1 Project Toolbar

Project Selector

Project Manager

Specify the default project to be configured using the Micro-

Tools tools.

Access project files for configuration.

Database Editor View and edit the Database.

Flexible Control

Strategy

Control

Interconnection

Modules

F-TRAN Editor

F-TRAN Builder

Download

Graphically configure the Flexible Control Strategy.

Graphically configure the Control Interconnection Modules.

View, edit and compile F-TRAN Language for control, display and sub-routine program files. Check the files for errors.

Use the information stored in the controller folder to build a downloadable 53MC5000 program.

Download the configuration file to the specified controller.

Upload Upload a 53MC5000 configuration to the Micro-Tools computer.

On-line Configuration Directly configure the 53MC5000 in real-time.

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5.3.2 Application Toolbar

The tools available on the Application Toolbar will vary with the operation being performed. Refer to the

Online Help for specific toolbar information.

5.4 Status Bar

The status bar at the bottom of the main Micro-Tools window contains an edit box, tool type field and displays the coordinates of the cursor position.

The edit box can be used to enter tool commands and location coordinates, permitting placement of graphical elements at exact locations when configuring function block diagrams and other graphical objects. See the Appendices for information on Tool Commands.

Another field in the status bar is used by some tools to show the tool type which is currently selected.

5.5 Cursor and Mouse Conventions

The shape of the cursor can vary, depending on the current activity or location. The cursor shapes in the table below are representative.

The cursor and mouse in combination can be used in a variety of ways as shown in the table below. Note that not all functions apply to every window.

NOTE

When referring to "left" and "right" mouse buttons, a right-handed mouse button configuration is assumed.

Table 5-1. Cursor Status By Cursor Shape

Cursor Status

In text entry box

On Help window “hot spot”

Cursor Shape

I

*

Dragging-and-dropping a file name

Standard cursor

(may appear different from the picture)

On project tables

Û

The cursor and mouse in combination can be used in a variety of ways, as shown in the table below. Note that not all functions apply to every window.

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Table 5-2. Cursor/Mouse Functions

Function select an item perform default action for an item

Position the cursor on the item, then double-click the left mouse button.

display a list of functions specific to an item

Position the cursor on the item and click the right mouse button to display the object menu.

drag-and-drop an item select a region

Action

Position the cursor on the item, then click the left mouse button.

Position the cursor on an item on the screen, then press the left mouse button and hold while moving the mouse until the selected item is in the desired location. Release the button.

Position the cursor at one corner of the region and press the left mouse button, then move the cursor until it is at the diagonally opposite corner of the region. Release the mouse button.

NOTE Any time the instructions in this manual or in the Help system tell you to click on an item, or to drag-and-drop an item, use the LEFT mouse button, unless told otherwise.

5.6 Accessing On-Line Help

Many windows, such as pop-ups, provide a HELP button to access context-sensitive Help. For those windows without a HELP button, the ?

button, available on the application toolbar, can be used to get Help.

You can also access the Help system using the Help item on the Micro-Tools window menu bar to display the Help menu. The items on the menu provide access to Help in a variety of ways. "How to Use Help" instructions are also accessible from this menu.

5.7 Specifying a Default Project

The first step in using most Micro-Tools tools is to specify a project, then to pick an item to create or edit. If you plan to use several tools to work on the same project during a Micro-Tools session, it is advantageous to use the drop-down combo-box on the Project Toolbar to specify a default. Once you have specified a default, every selection window you open will list items relevant to that project.

If a default project has been specified, you can still use the open selection window to temporarily pick a different project, or you can quickly change the default.

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6.0 THE MICRO-TOOLS PROJECT MANAGER

The Micro-Tools package is designed to be used to configure a whole project, not just a single database

(although configuration of an individual database within a project is supported). A project consists of all the software resources needed to control an entire process, or a process area. The project management activities performed by the Micro-Tools software go on behind the scenes, keeping track of all the configuration work in the project, and where it is stored.

In addition to the project management activities that are transparent to you, there is also a PROJECT

MANAGER window, accessed from the Project Toolbar. This window makes it easy for you to view your project and to access anything in your project or Micro-Tools library at any time.

The Micro-Tools Project Manager Window is shown in

Figure 6-1

. Note that the Project Manager consists of a hierarchy of folders. The folders are arranged to organize controller information. Several standard folders are included that contain the 53MC5000 standard control strategies.

Figure 6-1. Project Manager Window

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6.1 Project Manager Window

The Micro-Tools PROJECT MANAGER window provides a hierarchical view of how information is stored within the project, and within individual controller "folders" under the project.

6.1.1 Opening the Window

The PROJECT MANAGER window (shown in

Figure 6-1

) opens automatically when the Micro-Tools application is started from the Windows Project Manager. If the window has been closed, it can be opened by clicking on the button (Project Manager) in the project toolbar.

If Micro-Tools was opened by selecting a controller icon from within Super32, the Micro-Tools Database

Editor window is opened. You can open the PROJECT MANAGER window by clicking on the Project

Manager button in the project toolbar.

Note that the window in

Figure 6-1

is labeled with the path to the project. If the PROJECT MANAGER window contains nothing but a slash (/) character symbolizing the root of the hierarchy, double-click on it to display the hierarchy.

6.1.2 The Hierarchical View

The PROJECT MANAGER window displays the tree (or hierarchy) for all Micro-Tools projects registered in the Micro-Tools database.

The hierarchical view in the PROJECT MANAGER window includes folders for various types of entities in the Micro-Tools project. The folders do not necessarily reflect the physical locations where information is stored. You do not have to concern yourself with the actual location of a particular piece of configuration data; the Micro-Tools Project Manager handles storage and retrieval of configuration data for you.

Note that the hierarchy always includes the folder named library, used to store templates of function blocks, modules and standard control strategies (applications). Copies of these modules are available for use in any project.

A folder may be opened by double-clicking on it with the left mouse button. Once a folder is opened, the display also includes a list of items (objects and files) in the selected folder.

6.1.2.1 Project Folder Hierarchy (Tree View)

As mentioned earlier, the Project Manager is arranged into a hierarchy (or Tree) of folders. The top level of the hierarchy is the Project Manager folder denoted by the folder and backslash.

The small plus sign to the left of the folder designates that there are underlying files or folders. By clicking on the plus symbol, the next level in the hierarchy (next branch in the tree) is displayed. This next level in the Project Manager contains two folders, the Library folder and the Project folder.

NOTE:

The plus sign next to the controller may be hidden until the folder is highlighted by clicking on the folder.

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The Library folder contains all the standard control strategies for FCS (Flexible Control Strategies) and

FCIM (Flexible Control Interconnect Modules). The Library will also contain the standard report structures and drawing borders. Users may add their own configuration to the Library as a common source for project applications.

Figure 6-2. Library Folder Contents

The Project folder is the location where all the controller projects are maintained. A project is essentially a collection of one or more controller applications. A project can represent an area of a plant site, an individual application revision levels or any other creative way of grouping controller applications. As implied, project names are user definable and must be unique.

Figure 6-3. Project Folder Examples

Project folders may contain one or more folders representing controllers. A controller’s configurations, database, programs and reports are maintained within a common folder for each controller. The name of

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6.1.2.2 Folder Commands

Right-clicking on a folder displays commands that can be used on that folder. Generally these commands are used to add or remove items from the folder.

These folder commands provide a shortcut to functions that are also accessible from menus and tool windows.

6.1.2.3 Shortcuts

Folder commands can be shortcuts. For example, the Control folder within the F-TRAN Programs folder contains commands that let you create a new F-TRAN file from the PROJECT MANAGER window. Alternatively, you could click FILE > NEW > F-TRAN FILE, or enter an F-TRAN filename in the F-TRAN Editor’s

OPEN F-TRAN FILE window.

Another PROJECT MANAGER shortcut is the ability to access any information or item listed in the window simply by double-clicking the item with the left mouse button. For example, if you double-click on the name of a F-TRAN file, the F-TRAN EDITOR window will open. The window will contain the file you selected from the PROJECT MANAGER window.

To display the menu listing functions available for the item, including printing, click on the object or filename with the right mouse button.

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6.2 How to Create a Project

Use one of the following methods to access the dialog box used to enter the name of a new project:

• Select PROJECT > NEW PROJECT.

Figure 6-4. Create a New Project, Method 1

• Select FILE > NEW > PROJECT. or

Figure 6-5. Create a New Project, Method 2

• Right-click on the PROJECT folder in the Project Manager Tree and select NEW PROJECT

Figure 6-6. Create a New Project, Method 3

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6.3 Project Backup and Restore

The complete project database can be backed up to another directory, or to a drive containing a removable medium. Right-click on the project to be backed-up. Select Backup. Choose a location and a name for the resulting backup file.

Backing up project data can be done to safeguard data as well as copy data to other machines. As with any software system, it is recommended that backups be done periodically. Backups can be done to floppy disks, hard disk drives, tape or any other recordable media. Backups are created as a single compressed file containing all the needed data. Backup files are created with the .MTB file extension.

To Backup your Micro-Tools library and all Project data:

Figure 6-7. Backing up the Micro-Tools Library and All Project Data

1.

Choose FILE > BACKUP on the main menubar.

2.

Choose a path and filename for the backup file. The file extension .MTB will be added automatically.

To Backup only the library or a single project:

Figure 6-8. Backing Up the Library or a Single Project

1.

Right mouse click the library or desired project in Project Manager.

2.

Select the Backup menu option.

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3.

Choose a path and filename for the backup file. The file extension .MTB will be added automatically.

To Restore all the project data in a backup file:

Figure 6-9. Restoring All Project Data in a Backup File

1.

Choose FILE > RESTORE on the main menubar.

2.

Select the desired backup file to be restored.

To Restore just the library or just a single project from a backup file:

Figure 6-10. Restoring Only the Library or a Single Project

1.

Right mouse click the library or desired project in Project Manager.

2.

Select the Restore menu option.

3.

Select the backup file to be restored.

NOTE:

If the selected project does not exist in the backup file, an error message will be issued.

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6.4 Importing and Exporting Project Configuration Data

6.4.1 Importing

Several methods are provided to allow importing F-TRAN projects created using the 53HC3300 Custom

Program Interface Software.

6.4.1.1 Importing F-TRAN Project Files

An existing F-TRAN project can be imported automatically by right-clicking on the F-TRAN folder of the desired controller. Choose Import from the pop-up menu. From the file selection dialog that appears, select the existing .P5S file that describes the project to be imported (Imports using this method require that the paths defined in the .P5S file be correct).

Figure 6-11. Importing F-TRAN Project Files

6.4.1.2 Importing Individual Control, Display and Subroutine F-TRAN Files

Existing F-TRAN source files can be imported by right-clicking on the Control, Display or Subroutine folder in the F-TRAN folder of the desired controller. Select Import from the menu. Choose the desired file from the file selection dialog.

Figure 6-12. Importing Individual F-Tran Source Files

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6.4.1.3 Importing the F-TRAN Image Only

In some situations, source-file F-TRAN files are not available. However, a copy of the F-TRAN image

(HEX) file will have been saved to disk. This image file may be imported to the controller folder F-TRAN image. The F-TRAN image icon appears in the right panel of the Project Manager window when a controller folder is open.

Figure 6-13. Iimporting the F-TRAN Image Only

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6.4.1.4 Importing the Controller’s Database

A hex file representation of a controller’s database can be imported by right-clicking on the database icon that appears in the right panel of the Project Manager window when a controller folder is opened. Select the Import option from the pop-up menu and choose a path and filename (.M5D) from the file dialog that appears.

Figure 6-14. Importing the Controller’s Database

6.4.2 Exporting

6.4.2.1 Exporting F-TRAN Project Files

Individual Control, DIsplay and Subroutine F-TRAN files can be exported to the Custom Program Interface software file formats. Select either the Control, Display or Subroutine folder and a list of the files within the selected folder will appear on the right panel of the Project Manager. Right-click on the desired file and select Export from the pop-up menu that appears. The appropriate file extension will be displayed.

6.4.2.2 Exporting the F-TRAN Image Only

A copy of the F-TRAN image (HEX) file may be exported to a .PSI file format suitable for downloading using the 53HC3300 and 53SU5000 Micro-DCI products. Select the Export option by right-clicking with the mouse on the F-TRAN image icon that appears in the right panel of the Project Manager window.

6.4.2.3 Exporting the Controller’s Database

A hex file representation of a controller’s database can be exported by right-clicking on the database icon that appears in the right panel of Project Manager when a controller folder is opened. Select the Export option from the pop-up menu and choose a path and filename from the file dialog that appears. The resulting .M5D file is suitable for downloading using the 53HC3300D and 53SU5000A Micro-DCI products.

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6.5 Project Variables

You can assign project-wide values to variables used in the Micro-Tools report generator. To name the variables and assign values open the Project Database folder in the respective project folder. A Variable Store icon will be displayed.

Double click on the Variable Store icon to open the table shown in

Figure 6-15

. Name project variables and specify a value for each.

Figure 6-15. Variable Store Assignment Window

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7.0 DATABASE EDITOR

The Micro-Tools Database Editor provides a menu oriented configuration tool for viewing and setting the values of the various parameters within the controller. The parameters within the controllers are organized into "modules".

7.1 Accessing the Database Editor Window

The Database Editor window may be used in the off-line configuration of a project or the on-line configuration of a 53MC5000 instrument. There are several ways to access the Database Editor window, as described in

Section 7.2

.

7.2 Selecting an On-Line or Off-Line Instrument Database

to Configure

7.2.1 Specifying an Off-Line Instrument Database in a Project

There are two ways to access a database for Off-Line configuration:

• If a controller project folder is selected, the Database may be edited by right-clicking on the

Database icon that appears in the right panel of the Project Manager. Select Edit Off-Line from the pop-up menu that appears.

• The Database Editor icon from within that folder.

may be used to select a project folder and controller name

When the Database Editor is accessed directly using the button on the Project Toolbar, the Select

Controller Name window will open. Select a project folder from the "project tree". Either an existing controller name can be selected from within the project folder or a new controller name may be created. To create a new database in the project enter a new name in the text entry box.

When a new name is entered and then the OK button clicked, the message "Add <New Name> as a New

Controller" will open. Select YES to create a new Controller. A second dialog box will open requesting a new controller Model Number to be specified. The model number is used to identify the capabilities of the controller. When creating the offline model number, MicroTools is unable to access this information directly from the controller. The default model number may be used and updated at a later time. Click on the OK button when finished.

The Database Editor window will open providing access to the database parameters for review and edit.

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7.2.2 Selecting an On-Line 53MC5000 to Configure

There are two ways to access a database for On-Line configuration:

• If a controller project folder is selected, the Database may be edited by right-clicking on the

Database icon that appears in the right panel of the Project Manager. Select Edit On-Line from the pop-up menu that appears.

• The Network Viewer icon

Super32 Treeview window.

may be used to select a specific controller name from the

WARNING: When using the Database Editor to specify a data point value in an on-line controller, the change to the instrument’s database is made as soon as you click on OK in a pop-up window or when you press the ENTER key during editing of the Data Tables.

If you do not want the change to affect your process immediately, PUT THE 53MC5000 IN SUSPEND MODE

FIRST, before performing On-Line configuration.

To put the instrument into Suspend mode, select SUSPEND from the Function Index drop-down menu. When you are ready to resume controller operation, use the same dropdown menu to select the appropriate function index.

While the 53MC5000 is in Suspend mode, its outputs remain at the last value before the unit was placed in Suspend.

However, IF YOU CHANGE THE VALUE OF ONE OF THE

53MC5000 OUTPUTS IN THE DATABASE while the unit is in

Suspend, THE CHANGE WILL TAKE EFFECT

IMMEDIATELY. Think about the effects on your process before changing an output!

7.3 Using the Database Editor Window

7.3.1 Overview

The top section of the editor window is used to display and specify the Unit Tagname (unit tagname of the

instrument), and to specify the Function Index (control strategy or controller mode) as described in Section

7.3.2

. The On-Line or Off-Line status of the editor is also displayed in the area.

The main body of the editor window shows the controller’s inputs (AI0-AI8 & CCI0-CCI17) and outputs

(AO0-AO3 & CCO0-CCO17). The current status of the inputs and outputs is also shown. If the editor is

On-Line, these values will change dynamically. Each input and output has a button associated with it. The button is a link to the database parameters associated with the input or output. The collection of database parameters for a specific purpose, such as an input or output, is referred to as a module. Clicking on a button activates pop-up windows used to view and/or change the values of the parameters. The relationship between an input or output module and a field signal is described in

Section 7.3.3

.

On the right side of the editor window are buttons used to access other module parameters. These buttons include Control modules, Parameter modules, Status Display Templates, Totalizers, etc., and are described in

Section 7.4

.

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One of the buttons on the right of the window is used to access the Data Tables. The Data Tables are a comlete listing of every database location (also called datapoints) by its data type. Use of the Data Tables is described in

Section 7.4.14

.

An Options button is used to access and modify the controller model number mentioned earlier.

7.3.2 Selecting a Function Index

The 53MC5000 contains a very important multi-purpose data point, B000. This data point used to store the Function Index of the unit (often referred to as the FIX).

The Function Index may be displayed by using the drop-down combo box at the upper left of the Database

Editor window (shown in

Figure 7-1

) to specify a control strategy or a controller mode. (If this drop-down box is used, the actual value to be stored in B000 need not be known. However, the information is presented so you can make the correlation between what you read here and what you read in the 53MC5000 manuals.)

Use the Data Tables button (on the right of the window) to access the Data Tables, which display all data points by their addresses. Use of the Data Tables is described in

Section 7.4.14

.

Use the Options button (also on the right side of the window) to access the Select MC5000 Options window. This window is used to specify the options supported by the target 53MC5000 during configuration of an off-line database.

Figure 7-1. Database Editor Window

Clicking on the drop-down arrow of the Function Index combo box will yield the display illustrated in

Figure 7-2

.

Depending on the value stored as a function index, the controller will perform one of the following actions:

• Go into suspend state (B000 = 0):

When the 53MC5000 is in suspend state, the MicroMod logo is the only display. In this mode, the control program being executed stops, analog control outputs hold their last value, contact outputs hold their last state, analog inputs continue to be measured, and the totalizers and

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Figure 7-2. Function Index Drop-Down Box

trends continue to update.

• Execute a Flexible Control Strategy (FCS) (B000 = 1):

The process control station performs control using one of the "canned" strategies supplied with the controller, either "as is" or as modified by the user. Which of the "FIX 1" strategies the unit executes depends on the value assigned to a different data point (B016). (These standard strategies are referred to as CS1, CS2, etc., in the 53MC5000 Flexible Control Strategy manual.) Once one of these control strategies has been specified, specific database values are loaded and modules in the instrument are linked together to implement the strategy. The actual values assigned to the data points for each strategy are listed in the 53MC5000 manual.

Out of the box, the 53MC5000 is ready to perform one of these "FIX 1" strategies. A one-loop unit will do CS1, single loop PID control. A two-loop unit will do CS20, a two PID control loop strategy. A four-loop unit will do CS41, a four PID loop strategy.

• Test the display (B000 = 97):

A series of test patterns can be displayed. Displaying the test patterns does not disturb the database, but the control program stops executing until the function index is restored.

• Default the database (B000 = 98):

It is possible to set the controller’s database back to the factory settings by "defaulting the database". In this situation, most data points are set to values specified by MicroMod

Automation. The default database values are listed in the Instruction Manual supplied with the controller. The only values not affected are the analog I/O calibration constants, the controller

Model Number and a few other database locations. The default always loads a CS1, Single

Loop PID, control strategy.

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CAUTION

IF DEFAULT THE DATABASE IS SELECTED (FIX98), ANY

EXISTING CONFIGURATION IN THE CONTROLLER WILL

BE OVERWRITTEN WHEN DEFAULT VALUES ARE

WRITTEN TO THE DATABASE.

• Execute the custom F-CIM sequence (B000 = 99):

The user can configure the controller to perform a custom sequence of up to 100 steps, each step executing an F-CIM module (refer to the 53MC5000 Customization Guide).

Execute a custom F-TRAN program (B000 = value of 2 to 89 or 101 to 255):

If the controller is an "extended functionality" unit, the user can write and execute custom control programs (including custom displays if desired). More then one custom program (and display) can be loaded simultaneously into the controller. Each custom control program is assigned its own FIX number within the valid ranges. When one of these custom FIX numbers is assigned to B000, the 53MC5000 executes that particular custom program. Details of creating custom control and display programs is described in the 53MC5000 Customization

Guide.

• Custom PROM support:

A special application of F-TRAN programming includes the creation of a custom PROM.

Normal F-TRAN programs are loaded into battery-backed RAM memory for execution. The creation of a custom PROM allows the F-TRAN program to reside in PROM memory for added protection or special customer applications. If you are interested in using a custom PROM for a unique situation, contact your MicroMod Automation representative.

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7.3.3 Making Changes to a Module’s Configuration

When a module is selected from the main window, the module-specific window opens displaying the configurable parameters for the module. Information contained in the window may include numerical values, alphanumeric strings or buttons representing logical choices. Windows with limited options will have drop

down menus from which to select options. As an example, Figure 7-3

shows the window opened if ANI0 was selected. (For more information on configuration parameters for any module types, see Section 5.0 of the 53MC5000 Modular Controller Instruction Manual.)

To change any parameter within a module window, click on the parameter’s activation button, numerical or text value, or drop down arrow button. Enter a new value, as appropriate and select Save or OK. Changes are executed immediately in the selected online controller or offline database image.

Using the ANI0 example:

• the tagname of the ANI will be stored in database location A224

• the engineering unit will be stored in A298

• the engineering span will be stored in C256

• the engineering zero will be stored in C276

• the input range will be stored in L416

• the input type will be stored in L440

• the smoothing (digital filter index) will be stored in B269

Changes are executed immediately in the selected online controller or offline database buffer but are only stored temporarily until saved. When configuration of the module is completed, save the changes by selecting Save or OK to return to the main Database Editor menu. Selecting Cancel or closing the window instead of selecting Save or OK will return to the main Database Editor menu without saving.

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7.4 Sub-Menu Descriptions

The following sections describe the module windows displayed when each item is selected from the main database editor window. For details concerning any of the parameters, see the Modular Controller Instruction Bulletin. Note that not all values are configurable; these are identified as "display only".

7.4.1 ANI Menu

The number of analog inputs per controller is dependent on the options purchased with the controller.

MicroTools provides access for all nine possible analog input modules (AI0 through AI8). The window for each AI module contains the entries listed below.

ENTRY

Channel:

Tagname:

Eng. Unit:

Signal:

Bias:

Digital Filter:

Lin/Sqrt:

Zero/Span:

Simulation:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Displays channel number

Tagname

Engineering Unit

Selects analog or frequency input (only active for Channels

4 through 7)

1 - 5 or 0 - 5 volt

Digital filtering; 0 is no filtering

Linear or Square root

Full scale range in Engineering Units

Allows manual modification of module output

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu

Saves changes without closing window

Cancels changes and returns to main menu

Figure 7-4. ANI Parameter Configuration Window

In the unlikely event that the calibration span and zero must be changed, see

Section 7.4.18

for a descrip-

tion of adjusting calibration constants using the CALIBRATION menu.

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7.4.2 ANO Menu

The number of analog outputs per controller is dependent on the options purchased with the controller.

MicroTools provides access for all four possible analog output modules (AO0 through AO4). The window for each AO module contains the entries listed below..

ENTRY

Channel:

Tagname:

Output:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Displays channel number

Tagname

Selects between 4 - 20 or 0 - 20 mA output range

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu

Saves changes without closing window

Cancels changes and returns to main menu

Figure 7-5. ANO Parameter Window

In the unlikely event that the calibration span and zero must be changed, see

Section 7.4.18

for a descrip-

tion of adjusting calibration constants using the CALIBRATION menu.

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7.4.3 CCI Menu

The number of discrete (contact) inputs per controller is dependent on the options purchased with the controller. MicroTools provides access for all eighteen possible discrete input modules (CCI0 through CCI17).

The window for each CCI module contains the entries listed below..

ENTRY

Channel:

Tagname:

Input:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Displays channel number

Tagname

Selects between Inverting and non-Inverting operation

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu

Saves changes without closing window

Cancels changes and returns to main menu

Figure 7-6. CCI Parameter Window

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7.4.4 CCO Menu

The number of discrete (contact) outputs per controller is dependent on the options purchased with the controller. MicroTools provides access for all eighteen possible discrete output modules (CCO0 through

CCO17). The window for each CCO module contains the entries listed below.

ENTRY

Channel:

Tagname:

Output:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Displays channel number

Tagname

Selects between Inverting and non-Inverting operation

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu

Saves changes without closing window

Cancels changes and returns to main menu

Figure 7-7. CCO Parameter Window

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7.4.5 Menu

The button for the SYSTEM menu is at the right of the Database Editor window. The SYSTEM menu allows the configuration of the SYSTEM module parameters described in the 53MC5000 Instruction

Manual. The SYSTEM module controls fundamental actions of the controller, such as the control program scan rate or the display program scan rate.

Figure 7-8. System Configuration Window

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The window for the SYSTEM module contains the entries listed below:

ENTRY EXPLANATION

Unit Tagname: Tagname of this instrument [A08]

Function Index: The value of the Function Index (FIX) is displayed.

Link List Load:

The operating modes determined by this value are described in the Instruction Manual. Briefly:

SUSPEND MODE [0]: The control program is not running, although inputs continue to be measured, and totalizers and trends continue to update. Outputs reflect the contents of their associated database points. The display will show the MicroMod

Automation logo.

FLEXIBLE CONTROL STRATEGY [1]: The controller is running one of the built-in Flexible Control Strategies described in the

FLEXIBLE CONTROL STRATEGY guide.

DISPLAY TEST [97]: A series of three test patterns will appear on the controller’s display. The control program is stopped, but the database is unchanged.

INITIALIZE DATABASE [98]: The database is set to factory default values. The entire database, except for analog I/O calibration constants, and some text strings will be set to the default values shown in Appendix D of the Instruction Bulletin.

F-CIM [99]: In extended functionality controllers this enables the use of F-CIM configuration as described in the Instruction Manual.

F-CIM configuration uses its own set of modules; a sequence of up to 100 modules can be executed continuously in a userspecified order at a user-specified rate.

OTHER [USER-DEFINED] FIX of a custom control F-TRAN program:

In extended functionality controllers this selection can be used to enter the control FIX assigned to a custom control program.

Customer control programs are written using MicroMod

Automation’s programming language F-TRAN. F-TRAN is described in the 53MC5000 Customization Guide.

Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are:

One Loop Controller

Analog Backup Controller

Ratio Controller

Auto/Manual Station

Ratio Auto/Manual Station

Two Loop Controller

Two Loop Cascade

Two Loop Override

Dual Two Loop Cascade

Four Loop Controller

Default Wirelist

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ENTRY EXPLANATION

Scan Index: This selection determines the execution rate of the control program. This is an index number representing increments of 50 milliseconds (i.e., a value of 2 is an execution rate of 100 milliseconds, a value of 5 is an execution rate of 250 milliseconds). This value can be adjusted to suit program requirements by entering a new value and clicking SAVE.

Scan File

Overrun Counter:

Incremented every time execution of the control algorithm takes longer than the selected control scan time (determined by the control scan index). This is an indication that the control program is taking longer to execute than expected. This is not a fatal indication and does not indicate a program failure. The program is usually too long to execute in the expected time frame. Time sensitive portions of the program may be affected by longer execution times. This value may be reset to zero at any time.

Display Program: This number represents the index number of the display program currently shown on the faceplate. Entering the desired display index number and clicking SAVE can change the active display.

Background

Scan Index:

This selection determines the execution rate of the display programs. This is an index number representing increments of 50 milliseconds (i.e., a value of 2 is an execution rate of 100 milliseconds, a value of 5 is an execution rate of 250 milliseconds).

Background

Overrun Counter:

Incremented every time execution of the control algorithm takes longer than the selected control scan time (determined by the control scan index).

Background

Program:

Setting the Background Program to "1" initiates the Easy Tune

algorithm. Refer to Section 7.4.7.5

, Tuning Configurable

Parameters Wizard.

Display

Brightness Index:

Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 8 selections that enable the brightness of the 53MC5000 display to be adjusted.

Selections range from * (DIM) to ******** (BRIGHT).

Seconds

:

Run Time Counter or Real Time Clock (53MC5000B only). This value in conjunction with minutes, hours, days, months and years is used to determine the amount of time the controller has been actively running. In design level B version of the 53MC5000 controller, these values can also be used as a Real Time Clock.

Minutes:

Hours:

Run Time Counter or Real Time Clock (53MC5000B only). This value in conjunction with seconds, hours, days, months and years is used to determine the amount of time the controller has been actively running. In design level B version of the 53MC5000 controller, these values can also be used as a Real Time Clock.

Run Time Counter or Real Time Clock (53MC5000B only). This value in conjunction with seconds, minutes, days, months and years is used to determine the amount of time the controller has been actively running. In design level B version of the 53MC5000 controller, these values can also be used as a Real Time Clock.

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ENTRY

Day:

Month:

Year:

RTC Mode:

Disable HiRes

Translation:

Initialization

Message Low:

Initialization

Message High:

Alarm Disable:

Forced Output:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Run Time Counter or Real Time Clock (53MC5000B only). This value in conjunction with seconds, minutes, hours, months and years is used to determine the amount of time the controller has been actively running. In design level B version of the 53MC5000 controller, these values can also be used as a Real Time Clock.

Run Time Counter or Real Time Clock (53MC5000B only). This value in conjunction with seconds, minutes, hours, days and years is used to determine the amount of time the controller has been actively running. In design level B version of the 53MC5000 controller, these values can also be used as a Real Time Clock.

Run Time Counter or Real Time Clock (53MC5000B only). This value in conjunction with seconds, minutes, hours, days, and months is used to determine the amount of time the controller has been actively running. In design level B version of the 53MC5000 controller, these values can also be used as a Real Time Clock.

This drop down menu is used to selected whether the seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, & years represent a Run Time

Counter (Compatibility mode) or a Real Time Clock (Enhanced

Mode).

This drop down menu is used to select whether the 53MC5000

Design Level A standard graphics should be translated to the new symbol sets in the Design Level B format (Translate) or as a straight one pixel to four pixel translation (Scale).

Modem initialization string used to reinitialize a modem following a power fail of the controllers.

Modem initialization string used to reinitialize a modem following a power fail of the controllers.

This drop down menu is used to select whether to hide the controller Alarm Line. The Alarm line appears across the top of the display, regardless of the display and is used to indicate any process alarm configured within the controller.

This drop down menu is used to select a change to the Function

Index of the Controller. Selectable options include:

Flexible Control Strategy (FCS)

Display Test

Initialize Database

Flexible Control Interconnect Modules (FCIM)

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.6 Display List Configuration

Clicking on the DISPLAY button at the right side of the Database Editor window will open the window

shown in Figure 7-9 :

Figure 7-9. Configuration Window

Use this module window to set the number of rows and columns in the display list and also to assign display programs. Once the number of displays has been established by adjusting the number of rows and columns, select a position in the matrix and click in the box. A drop down menu is used to select from a list of standard displays. Displays may be assigned to any location in the matrix and may appear as many times as desired within the matrix. Custom display programs are assigned by entering the display index number assigned to the display.

7.4.7 CONTROL MODULE Configuration

Clicking on the CON button at the right of the Database Editor window will open the window shown in

Figure 7-10 :

Figure 7-10. Controller Configuration Window

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The number of control modules per Controller is dependent on the options purchased with the Controller.

MicroTools provides access for all four possible control modules (CON0 through CON3). The window for each CON module contains the entries listed below.

When first opened, the Control Module window provides access to the General purpose parameters. A module selection window is used to select which of the four CON modules to be displayed or modified.

Using the up & down arrow buttons, select the desired module.

The Controller Configuration mode consists of seven screens that allow configuration of the Controller. The seven buttons shown at the top right of the configuration window activate these screens:

GENERAL

OUTPUT

SETPOINT

ALARM

TUNING

TREND

STATUS

Clicking a button causes a different Control Module configuration window to appear along with its associated parameters.

7.4.7.1 GENERAL Configurable Parameters

The database locations where these values are stored for CON0 are shown in brackets [ ]. Refer to

Figure 7-10 for parameter screen locations.

ENTRY

Module:

EXPLANATION

Selects the Module to be configured. Use the up or down arrow buttons to cycle through the control module selection.

Tagname: Tagname of the CON module [A00]

Engineering Unit: Engineering units [A01]

Control Display

Mode:

Selects desired CONTROL mode from the choices below

[B339]:

Standard PID

Indicator

Manual Loader

Ration Controller

A/M Station

Ratio A/M Station

Reverse Switch: Selects output characteristics as follows [B339]:

PV Up - Out Up

PV Up - Out Down

Reverse Valve: Selects valve operating characteristics as follows [L109]:

20mA Opens

20 mA Closes

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ENTRY

Auto Enable:

Manual Fallback

Disable:

EXPLANATION

Available selections [L114] :

Auto Disabled

Auto Enabled

Available selections [L120]:

Fallback Enabled

Fallback Disabled

Process Variable: Displays Process Variable value

Setpoint

(Change):

A setpoint change here only takes effect if controller is in

LOCAL mode [C101]

Output (Change): An output change here will only take effect if the controller is in MANUAL mode [C102]

Controller Span: Full scale range in engineering units [C115]

Controller Lower

Range:

Low range value in engineering units [C116]

OK: Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu

Save:

Cancel:

Saves changes without closing window

Cancels changes and returns to main menu

7.4.7.2 OUTPUT Configurable Parameters

The control module OUTPUT parameters may be configured by clicking on the OUTPUT button. The win-

dow shown in Figure 7-11 will be displayed. The database locations where these values are stored for

CON0 are shown in brackets [ ].

Figure 7-11. Output Parameter Configuration Window

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ENTRY

Tagname:

Output Track

Status:

Output Track

Switch:

Output Track

Enable:

Hard Manual

Limit:

Output:

EXPLANATION

Tagname of the CON module [A00].

Displays the current status value of the Output tracking. A

1 indicates the output value is coming from the Output

Track value. A 0 indicates the output comes from the control modules automatic or manual output value [L105].

This parameter is used in conjuction with the Output Track

Enable to select output tracking [L117]:

Do Not Track

Track

This parameter is used to disable or enable output tracking

[L119]:

Tracking Disabled

Tracking Enabled

This parameter enables or disables the output limit checking. When enabled, the Output High and Output Low

Limits are applied to the output signal [L122]:

Disabled

Enabled

This parameter is the output of the Auto/Manual selector.

This output normally represents the final output of the controller [C102].

Output High

Limit:

Output Low

Limit:

Output Track

Value:

High output limit value [C109]

Low output limit value [C110]

Output Slew

Rate:

Output rate limit [C118]

Control Output: This displays the calculated output of the PID function

[C123].

This parameter is the output value applied to the Auto/

Manual Selector when the Output Tracking Status is equal to 1.

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.7.3 SETPOINT Configurable Parameters

The control module SETPOINT parameters may be configured by clicking on the SETPOINT button. The window shown in

Figure 7-12 will be displayed. The database locations where these values are stored for

CON0 are shown in brackets [ ].

Figure 7-12. Setpoint Parameter Configuration Window

ENTRY

Tagname:

Setpoint Mode:

EXPLANATION

Tagname of the CON module [A00].

This parameter selects how the setpoint increase and decrease pushbuttons function when the Controller is in remote. Available selections [B338]:

No Effect

Remote SP Ratio - adjusts the Remote Setpoint Ratio

Remote SP Bias - adjusts the Remote Setpoint Bias

Remote Switch: This parameter is used in conjunction with the Remote

Setpoint Enable to choose between the remote and local setpoint functions. Available selections [L113]:

Local

Remote

Remote Setpoint Enable: This parameter is used in conjunction with the Remote

Setpoint Switch to choose between the remote and local setpoint functions. Available selections [L115]:

Disable

Enable

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ENTRY

SP Track Enable:

Setpoint (Change):

Remote SP Bias:

Remote SP Ratio:

Setpoint Slew Rate:

Setpoint High Limit:

Setpoint Low Limit:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

This parameter is used in conjunction with the Setpoint

Track Switch to select the Setpoint Track Mode. The control module’s setpoint is forced to track the Setpoint

Track Value when the Setpoint Track Status is 1. Available selections [L118]:

Tracking Disabled

Tracking Enabled

A setpoint change here only takes effect if the Controller is in LOCAL mode [C101].

This parameter and the Remote Setpoint Ratio are used to modify the remote setpoint prior to its use by the control module [C112].

This parameter and the Remote Setpoint Bias are used to modify the remote setpoint prior to its use by the control module [C113].

This parameter is used to control the rate of change limit on the Setpoint [C117].

High setpoint limit value [C125].

Low setpoint limit value [C126].

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.7.4 ALARM Configurable Parameters

The control module ALARM parameters can be configured by clicking on the ALARM button. The window

shown in Figure 7-13 will be displayed. The database locations where these values are stored for CON0

are shown in brackets [ ].

Figure 7-13. Alarm Parameter Configuration Window

ENTRY

Tagname:

Alarm B:

Control Alarm Ack:

EXPLANATION

Tagname of the CON module [A00].

Control Alarm Mode: This parameter is used to select the control module Alarm mode

[B335]. Available selections:

None

PA1:HI

PA2:LO

PA1:HI PA2:HI-HI

PA1:LO PA2:LO-LO

PA1:HI-DEV PA2:LO-DEV

PA1:HI PA2:LO

Alarm A: Alarm status for the selected alarm limit 1 [L110].

Alarm status for the selected alarm limit 2 [L111].

Alarm Limit 1:

Alarm Limit 2:

Alarm Dead Band:

This database parameter is used to acknowledge the control module alarms.

Alarm Limit value 1 [C103].

Alarm Limit value 2 [C104].

OK:

Defines a value below the high limit and above the low limit through which the process measurement must travel before it will reset the alarm condition. This is also known as hysteresis. [C105]

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

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ENTRY

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

7.4.7.5 TUNING Configurable Parameters

The control module TUNING parameters may be configured by clicking on the TUNING button. The win-

dow shown in Figure 7-14 will be displayed. The database locations where these values are stored for

CON0 are shown in brackets [ ].

ENTRY

Tagname:

Proportional Band:

Reset Time:

Rate Time:

Manual Reset:

Control Zone:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

Figure 7-14. Tuning Parameter Configuration

EXPLANATION

Tagname of the CON module [A00].

This parameter is the percent of error required to move the output full scale for proportional action [C106].

This parameter represents the number of minutes per repeat of integral action, in minutes [C107].

This parameter value represents the minutes that proportional action is advanced, derivative action in minutes [C108].

This parameter determines the position of the valve (output) when the controller is in Automatic mode and the error is zero.

It is only used when RESET TIME is set to 0 [C111].

Defines a gap or "dead-band" on either side of the setpoint; when the process variable is within this zone, output changes are suppressed [C114].

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.7.6 TREND Configurable Parameters

The control module TREND parameters can be configured by clicking on the TREND button. The window

shown in Figure 7-15 will be displayed. The database locations where these values are stored for CON0

are shown in brackets [ ].

ENTRY

Tagname:

Trend Rate:

Trend Mode:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

Figure 7-15. Trend Parameter Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

Tagname of the CON module [A00].

Trend sample rate, in seconds [B336]. Available selections:

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

10

12

15

20

30

60

This database parameter is used to select the mode of the process variable trend. Available selections [B337]:

Instantaneous

Average

Maximum

Minimum

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.7.7 STATUS Configurable Parameters

The control module STATUS parameters may be configured by clicking on the STATUS button. The win-

dow shown in Figure 7-16 will be displayed. The database locations where these values are stored for

CON0 are shown in brackets [ ].

ENTRY

SP Track Status:

Auto Status:

Remote Status:

Auto Switch:

SP Track Switch:

Control Track

Command:

Figure 7-16. Status Parameter Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

Displays the current status value of the Setpoint tracking. A value of 1 indicates the setpoint value is coming from the

Setpoint Track Value. A value of 0 indicates the output comes from the control module’s remote or local setpoint value [L104].

Displays status of Automatic/Manual selection. A value of 1 indicates the control output is provided by the PID function. A value of 0 indicates the control output is manually adjusted by the operator.

Displays status of Remote/Local Switch selection.

Available selections [L112]:

Manual

Auto

This parameter is used in conjunction with the Setpoint Track

Enable to select the Setpoint Track Mode. The control module’s setpoint is forced to track the Setpoint Track Value when the

Setpoint Track Status is set to 1. Available selections [L116]:

Do Not Track

Track

This database parameter is used in conjunction with the Reset

Feedback. When the control Track Command is 1 the reset feedback is ignored by the PID calculation. When the Control

Track Command is 0, the reset feedback is used by the PID calculation to avoid PID windup. [L123]

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ENTRY

Control Alarm Ack:

Control Set Point:

Remote Set Point:

Deviation:

Feed Forward:

Reset Feedback:

Setpoint Track:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

This database parameter is used to acknowledge the control module alarms.

This parameter displays the setpoint value to be used for the final control. This setpoint value has the setpoint slewing applied. [C119]

This parameter is used to display the Remote Setpoint value.

This value is used when the Remote Setpoint mode is selected

[C120].

Displays value of process variable deviation from setpoint.

This parameter is a bias value added to the output as necessitated by the process for proper control [C122].

Displays the value reset term of the PID function. This term is used in the output calculation [C127].

This parameter is the Setpoint Track Value applied to the

Setpoint generator when the Setpoint Tracking Status is equal to 1.

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.8 PARAMETER Menu

There are eight PARAMETER modules available in the 53MC5000. Parameter modules are used to display or change specific database locations within the controller without having to access the engineering mode of the controller. Typical values that can be configured include tuning parameters or alarm limits.

Names can be assigned to each of the point entries for added clarity.

Figure 7-17. Parameter Configuration Window

ENTRY

Module ID:

Tagname:

Point1 Name:

Point1 Designator:

Point2 Name:

Point2 Designator:

Point3 Name:

Point3 Designator:

Modify Display Disable:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

EXPLANATION

Selects the Module to be configured. Use the up or down arrow buttons to cycle through the control module selection.

Tagname (title) of this PARAMETER MODULE.

Name of Point 1, the first point with its value displayed by the PAR module; 10 characters maximum.

Database location of the first point whose value will be displayed.

Name of Point 2, the second point with its value displayed by the

PAR module; 10 characters maximum.

Database location of the second point whose value will be displayed.

Name of Point 3, the third point with its value displayed by the PAR module; 10 characters maximum.

Database location of the third point whose value will be displayed.

This database parameter is used permit modification of Point 1-3 from the faceplate of the controller. Available selections:

Yes - permit changes

No - do not permit changes

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.9 SDT Menu

There are two STATUS DISPLAY (SDT) Modules available in the 53MC5000. Each SDT module contains eight logical status values. These logical values can be used to represent the status of discrete inputs or outputs. The status of each of the eight inputs or outputs can have an associated point name and can also have an associated alarm condition. The SDT module parameters may be configured by clicking on the

appropriate table entry. The window shown in Figure 7-18

will be displayed. Any parameter can be selected and changed.

ENTRY

Module ID:

Tagname:

Name:

Mode:

Alm. Enable:

Figure 7-18. SDT Configuration Menu

EXPLANATION

Selects the Module to be configured. Use the up or down arrow buttons to cycle through the control module selection.

Tagname (title) of this STATUS DISPLAY MODULE.

User definable Point Name, 10 characters maximum.

This parameter is used select how the Point Name is to be displayed. A mode value of 0 uses the full 10 characters as the point name. A mode value of 1 splits the 10 characters into two 5character segments. When the Point Status is 0, the first five characters are displayed. When the status is 1, the second five characters are displayed. Clicking on the field enables the following selections:

No Text Toggle - One 10-character name

Text Toggle - Two 5-character names

Selecting "No Text Toggle" enters a "0" in the field while selecting

"Text Toggle" enters a "1".

Alarm enable bit. Each status has associated with it an alarm capability. This parameter is used to turn the alarm capability on or off. Clicking on the field enables the following selections:

No

Yes

Selecting "No" enters a "0" in the field while selecting "Yes" enters

a "1".

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ENTRY

Read Only:

State:

Alm. ACK:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

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EXPLANATION

Entering a 1 prevents an operator from changing the state of points via controller front panel buttons. Clicking on the field enables the following selections:

No

Yes

Selecting "No" enters a "0" in the field while selecting "Yes" enters a "1".

State of the point; clicking on the field enables the following selections:

No

Yes

Selecting "No" enters a "0" in the field while selecting "Yes" enters a

"1".

Alarm acknowledge. This parameter allows individual status’s that are in alarm to be acknowledged. Clicking on the field enables the following selections:

No

Yes

Selecting "No" enters a "0" in the field while selecting "Yes" enters a

"1".

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.10 TOTALIZER Menu

There are eight Totalizer modules that can be configured. The TOT module parameters can be configured

by clicking on the appropriate entry window or button. The window shown in Figure 7-19 will be displayed.

Any parameter can be selected and changed.

Figure 7-19. TOTALIZER Configuration Window

When the TOT button is selected from the Database Editor, a window opens containing the configurable parameters listed below. The database locations where these values are stored for TOT0 are shown in brackets [ ].

ENTRY

Module ID:

Tagname:

Eng. Units:

DB Input:

EXPLANATION

Selects the Module to be configured. Use the up or down arrow buttons to cycle through the control module selection.

Tagname (title) of the TOTALIZER MODULE.

Engineering Units, up to 10 characters.

Database address of the point to be totaled; for example, C100.

Clicking on the button opens the following display:

Dropout: To set minimum input value of Module; input values less than this value will be treated as 0. Clicking on the button opens the following display:

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Scaling:

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EXPLANATION

This parameter is used for scaling and time interval integration. The totalizer input is sampled once each second. Scale Factor is used to convert the input rate measurement (GPM, MGD, LBHR, etc.) to seconds. Clicking on the button opens the following display:

Rollover: To set the maximum value of the Module; totalizer resets to 0 when this value is reached. Clicking on the button opens the following display:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.11 TREND Menu

Eight TREND modules are available in a Modular Controller. The window for each

TREND module (

Figure 7-20

) contains the entries listed below.

Figure 7-20. Trend Configuration Window

ENTRY

Module:

EXPLANATION

Selects the Module to be configured. Use the up or down arrow buttons to cycle through the control module selection.

Tagname: Tagname of the TREND MODULE.

Trend Engineering Unit: Standard Engineering Units.

Trend Point Designator: Database location of the point to be trended.

Trend Rate (sec): Sample rate, in seconds. Available selections:

1

2

3

4

5

6

10

12

15

20

30

60

Trend Mode: This database parameter is used to select the mode of the process variable trend. Available selections [B337]:

Instantaneous - instantaneous sample

Average - of 1 second samples

Maximum - of 1 second samples

Minimum - of 1 second samples

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ENTRY

Trend Height:

Trend Zero:

Trend Span:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

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Height of the trend at full scale, measured in "display dots".

Low range value of trend in engineering units.

Full scale range of trend in engineering units.

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.12 EXTERNAL Menu

One EXTERNAL INPUT module is available on each 53MC5000 Controller. This feature allows up to 24 data points to be read from or written to other controllers on a cyclic basis. When EXTERNAL is selected, a table is displayed showing the current configuration for the external data points. The column headings in the table identify the configurable parameters for each external data point. This table is shown below:

Figure 7-21. External I/O Configuration Window

NOTE Although this data can always be configured, the peer to peer communications option is necessary for the data to be gathered.

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ENTRY

Remote Point:

Local Port:

Scan Rate:

Mode:

Status:

Access:

EXPLANATION

Name of the parameter to be accessed. SOURCE must be of the form iaTnum where:

ia is the instrument address 0 - 32,

T is the data type: L, B, C, H, A, or F, and

num is the data number

Example: 1L1500

Name of local parameter to be accessed. The Local point must be of the form Tnum where:

T is the data type: L, B ,C, H, A, or F

num is the data number

Example: L900

Interval in seconds between updates.

The mode is used to select the direction of the information exchange.

None = Do nothing.

Read = Reads the data from the Remote point and stores

it in the Local point.

Write = Reads the data from the Local point and writes it to the

Remote point.

Read/Write = Reads the data from the Remote point and stores

it in the Local point and writes changes made to the Local

point back to the Remote point.

Each table entry has a corresponding status, Valid or Invalid depending on the success of the transaction.

None = Do nothing.

Read = Get data.

The following example will read C50 from instrument 15 every 3 seconds and store the value in location

C100 of the local controller.

REMOTE PT.. LOCAL PORT SCAN MODE

15C50 C100 3 READ

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7.4.13 COMMUNICATION Menu

It is possible to change communication parameters using this sub-menu. IF COMMUNICATION

PARAMETERS USED BY THE PRESENT COMMUNICATION MODE ARE CHANGED, COMMUNICA-

TION WILL BE INTERRUPTED. IT WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO USE MC5FIG TO RE-ESTABLISH

COMMUNICATION.

Figure 7-22. Communication Configuration Window

The COMMUNICATION sub-menu entries are listed below. The database location where the value is stored and the communication modes to which the entry applies are shown in brackets [ ].

ENTRY

Instrument Address:

Baud Rate:

Parity:

Protocol:

Datalink Disable:

EXPLANATION

Instrument Address 00-31 [B01 Datalink and MicroLink]

Baud Rate (default is 9600 baud) [B02 Datalink only]. Available selections are:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

Even or None (default is Even) [L256 Datalink only].

Normal (default, Byte Stuffing is enabled) or Modified (Byte

Stuffing is disabled) [L258 DataLink only].

Communication Enabled or Disabled (default is Enabled) [L257

DataLink only].

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ENTRY

MicroLink Mode (Mbits/s): MicroLink communications Baud rate (Mb/s) [B448 MicroLink only]. Available selections are:

2

0.5

0.25

Gateway Mode:

EXPLANATION

Selects the type of Gateway operation. DataLink Responder mode permits the connection of MicroLink instruments to a

DataLink master. DataLink Interrogator mode permits the connection of DataLink instruments to a MicroLink network. [L260].

Available selections are:

Datalink Responder

Datalink Interrogator

Gateway Enable:

Datalink Delay:

Microlink Retry Disable:

Available selections are Enabled or Disabled.

This parameter specifies the time in 10ms increments that the

DataLink Interrogator gateway waits for a response. For DataLink networks with SCADA adapters, this value should be set to accommodate RTS-CTS delays of transmitted and received messages, as well as the data rate of the SCADA adapter RS232 port. [B289]

Set to Disable to deactivate MicroLink gateway message retries.

This value should normally be set Enable when the gateway functions in DataLink Responder mode. It should also be set to

Enable if the gateway functions in DataLink Interrogator mode and only one or two MicroLink Supervisor cards are generating all of the messages [L262]. Available selections are:

Enable

Disable

Auto Connect Disable:

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

Set to Disable (1) to deactivate automatic updating of the DataLink

Node List (B608-B629) when the gateway is set up in DataLink

Interrogator mode. This parameter has no affect when the

53MC5000 is configured in DataLink Responder mode [L263].

Available selections are:

Enable

Disable

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

Note that none of these parameters affect the configuration port on the 53MC5000 Controller front port.

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7.4.14 DATA TABLES Menu

If you are already very familiar with the structure of the 53MC5000 database and prefer to access data points by their database addresses, use the button labeled Data Tables at the right of the Database Editor window.

The Database Values window shown in

Figure 7-23

will open. In this window the data points are listed by type and by address. Tabs are provided for each data type. Use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the window to page through the list of points for each type. Use the refresh button to update the screen with the current database information.

Selecting Data Tables from the main menu permits:

• Displaying of lists containing all database points in the controller and the value of each point.

• Configuring any point (changing the value); the database points are arranged by data type.

Figure 7-23. Data Tables Display

7.4.14.1 Viewing and Changing Database Points

To view a database point, use the forward (>) and backward (<) buttons located in the lower left of the display. The display will change to show additional database points and the snapshot value of each point as

shown in Figure 7-23 .

To change the value assigned to a data point, highlight the point, then type the new value in the text entry box (at the bottom right corner of the data table). When you press the ENTER key, the value is changed in the off-line database or on-line controller. Select the refresh button to update the data table.

ANY CHANGES MADE HERE WILL IMMEDIATELY BE MADE TO THE CONTROLLER’S DATABASE.

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7.4.15 OPTIONS Menu

The Options configuration window ( Figure 7-24

) allows the configuration of the Controller’s model number.

Some product features require the correct model number for activation of the option.

Refer to the MicroTools Help or the 53MC5000 Instruction Manual for the model number description.

ENTRY

Model No.:

Upload:

OK:

Cancel:

Figure 7-24. OPTIONS Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

To change the model number, highlight the model number or portions of the model number in the text entry box, then type the new value.

If a Controller is on-line, its model number can be uploaded by clicking the Upload button.

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.16 DDI Menu

Two Digital Device Interfaces (DDI-A and DDI-B) are available as options in the 53MC5000 Controller.

DDI-A and DDI-B are communication interfaces that allow the controller to interface with Programmable

Logic Controllers (PLCs). Each port is capable of interfacing to one of the available communications devices. The following selections are available:

• DDI-A

• DDI-B

Selecting either of these will open the window shown in

Figure 7-25 :

ENTRY

DDI:

Figure 7-25. DDI Selection Window

EXPLANATION

Clicking on the "down arrow" (as shown in

Figure 7-26 ) reveals a list

of 9 selections; these are:

Allen-Bradley

Opto

Modbus Master

Modbus Slave

Siemens

Koyo

Hart

Printer

OK:

Cancel:

Figure 7-26. Drop-Down Menu

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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7.4.16.1 Allen Bradley Parameter Configuration

Once the preferred PLC device has been selected, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed, as shown in

Figure 7-27

.

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Figure 7-27. Allen Bradley Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456].

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB =

B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

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ENTRY

Set UP:

Network Address:

EXPLANATION

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of three selections, these are [DDIA =

B293, DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

This parameter may be required when using intermediate communication adapters such as Allen Bradley KF2

Communications Modules.

Self Address:

Set Up Error:

This is the 53MC5000 source address used in all messages to the

Allen Bradley. [DDIA = B670, DDIB = B646]

This index number refers to a problem with the read or write setup parameters [DDIA = B684, DDIB = B660]. These errors cause DDI operation to halt.

0 = No error

1 = L-words to read greater then 32

2 = C-words to read greater than 64

3 = L-words to write greater than 32

4 = C-words to write greater than 64

5 = The write command is not 0 (Protected Write) or

8 (Unprotected write)

10 = Scan time is at 0

Scan Time (x100ms): This index number is used to specify the time period for the read and write phases of the controller to PLC communications. Enter a number from 1 to 255 (0.1 to 25.5 seconds). [DDIA = B685, DDIB =

B661]

Scan Overruns: This counter is incremented each time the read-write phases exceed the specified scan time. If the counter is incrementing, the communication transfer is not being completed in the allotted time.

The Scan Time should be increased. [DDIA = B686, DDIB = B662]

Unit Address - Read: This is the address of the PLC to be accessed. [DDIA = B664,

DDIB = B640]

Starting Memory

Address - Read:

This is the beginning memory address for reading data from the

PLC. All subsequent memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The data that is read is mapped into the controller database in the exact same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B665 &B666, DDIB = B641 & B642]

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ENTRY EXPLANATION

Words of L to Read: Beginning with the Starting memory address, this is the number of

Logical data words to be accessed from the PLC. Logical data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data. Individual L data values can then be accessed by the controller. If no Logical type data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B667, DDIB = B643]

Words of C to Read: Immediately following the Logical words of data, the floating-point words of data are read. Floating point or integer data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as

"C" type data. If no floating-point or integer data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B668, DDIB = B644]

There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be read. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

Write Command:

PLC Error - Read:

This selection is used to tell the PLC the type of write to perform.

There are two supported options. [DDIA = B679, DDOB = B655]

0 = Protected Write

8 = Unprotected Write

This Error Code is the reply status from the PLC that is not associated with communications. Here the error code is reported as a decimal number. The PLC manual may report these in hexadecimal. [DDIA = B671, DDIB = B647]

255 = no reply

00 = successful - no error

Comm Error - Read: This Error Code is used to report a message related to the communication message. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Read:

This is a running total of the non-zero PLC Error codes and nonzero Communications Error codes. DDIA = B673, DDIB = B649]

Unit Address - Write: This is the address of the PLC to be accessed. [DDIA = B674, DDIB

= B650]

Starting Memory

Address - Write:

This is the beginning memory address for writing data to the PLC.

All subsequent write memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The written data is mapped from the controller database into the PLC in exactly the same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B675 &B676, DDIB

= B651 & B652]

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Words of L to Write: Beginning with the Starting memory address for the writes, this is the number of Logical data words to be written to the PLC. Words of data stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data is written to the PLC as Logical data. If no Logical type data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B677, DDIB = B653]

Words of C to Write: Immediately following the Logical words of data is the number of floating-point words of data to be written. Words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "C" type data is written to the PLC as

Floating-point or integer data. If no floating point or integer data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B678, DDIB =

B654]

There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be written. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

Write Command:

PLC Error - Write:

This selection is used to tell the PLC the type of write to perform.

There are two supported options. [DDIA = B679, DDIB = B655]

0 = Protected Write

8 = Unprotected Write

This Error Code is the reply status from the PLC that are not associated with communications. Here the error code is reported as a decimal number. The PLC manual may report these in hexadecimal. [DDIA = B681, DDIB = B657]

255 = no reply

00 = successful - no error

Comm Error - Write: This Error Code is used to report a message related to the communication message. [DDIA = B682, DDIB = B658]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Write:

This is a running total of the non-zero PLC Error codes and nonzero Communications Error codes. [DDIA = B683, DDIB = B659]

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7.4.16.2 OPTO 22 Parameter Configuration

Once the preferred PLC device has been selected, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed, as shown in

Figure 7-28

:

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Figure 7-28. Opto 22 Parameter Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456].

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB =

B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

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ENTRY

Set UP:

Set Up Error:

Scan Time (x100ms):

EXPLANATION

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of 3 selections, these are [DDIA = B293,

DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

This index number refers to a problem with the read or write setup parameters [DDIA = B684, DDIB = B660]. These errors cause DDI operation to halt.

0 = No error

2 = bad B value

4 = Initialization Routine running

10 = Scan time is at 0

This index number is used to specify the time period for the read and write phases of the controller to PLC communications. Enter a number from 1 to 255 (0.1 to 25.5 seconds). [DDIA = B685, DDIB =

B661]

Scan Overruns:

Comm Error - Read:

Comm Error Count -

Read:

This counter is incremented each time the read-write phases exceed the specified scan time. If the counter is incrementing, the communication transfer is not being completed in the allotted time.

The Scan Time should be increased. [DDIA = B686, DDIB = B662]

This Error Code is used to report message related to the communication message. [DDIA = B682, DDIB = B658]

00 = Power-Up Clear Expected - Command Ignored

01 = Undefined Command - Illegal Command Character

02 = Checksum Error

03 = Input Buffer Overrun

04 = Non-Printable ASCII Character received

05 = Data Field Error

06 = Communications Link Watchdog Time-Out Error

07 = Specified Limits Invalid

240 - 247 = OPTO 22 Error Codes

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were

found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad cthecksum, the message frame is not properly

formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

This is a running total of the PLC Error that are not successful (PLC

Error other than 00). [DDIA = B683, DDIB = B659]

1st BAD Board Address: This value is the address of the first board returning a communications error. Every time a board is accessed, it is checked for communication errors. [DDIA = B687, DDIB = B663]

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ENTRY EXPLANATION

Communications Mode -

Digital:

This parameter selects whether discrete (digital) values are being transferred as part of the communications. A minimum of one word

(16 L- values) is transferred even if only one L- value is used. [DDIA

= B664, DDIB = B640]

0 = No data exchange

1 = Reads only, from the OPTO 22 to the controller

2 = Reads and writes

3 = Writes only, from the controller to the OPTO 22

Active Boards 0-15

(Digital):

Active Boards 16 - 31

(Digital):

This parameter is used to specify the number of active boards with addresses starting with address 0. The boards must have sequential addresses. [DDIA = B665, DDIB = B641]

This parameter is used to specify the number of active boards with addresses starting with address 16. The boards must have sequential addresses. [DDIA = B666, DDIB = B642]

Out Mods Even 0-15

(Digital):

Out Mods Odd 0-15

(Digital):

Out Mods Even 16-31

(Digital):

Out Mods Odd 16-31

(Digital):

Watchdog Time 0-15

(Digital):

This parameter is used to specify the number of output modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. This applies to even numbered addressed boards from

0 to 15. [DDIA = B667, DDIB = B643]

This parameter is used to specify the number of output modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. This applies to odd numbered addressed boards from

0 to 15. [DDIA = B668, DDIB = B644]

This parameter is used to specify the number of output modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. This applies to even numbered addressed boards from

16 to 31. [DDIA = B669, DDIB = B645]

This parameter is used to specify the number of output modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. This applies to odd numbered addressed boards from

0 to 15. [DDIA = B670, DDIB = B646]

This parameter is used to specify the watchdog condition.

Assuming a loss of communications, the OPTO 22 boards will perform one of the following functions. This applies to all boards from 0 to 15. [DDIA = B671, DDIB = B647]

0 - Watchdog disabled

1 - After 10 seconds, turn off all outputs

2 - After 1 minute, turn off all outputs

3 - After 10 minutes, turn off all outputs

4 - Watchdog timer disabled

5 - After 10 seconds, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

6 - After 1 minute, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

7 - After 10 minutes, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

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ENTRY

Watchdog Time 16-31

(Digital):

Communications Mode

- Analog:

EXPLANATION

This parameter is used to specify the watchdog condition.

Assuming a loss of communications, the OPTO 22 boards will perform one of the following functions. This applies to all boards from 16 to 31. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 - Watchdog disabled

1 - After 10 seconds, turn off all outputs

2 - After 1 minute, turn off all outputs

3 - After 10 minutes, turn off all outputs

4 - Watchdog timer disabled

5 - After 10 seconds, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

6 - After 1 minute, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

7 - After 10 minutes, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

This parameter selects whether analog values are being transferred as part of the communications. [DDIA = B674, DDIB = B650]

0 = No data exchange

1 = Reads only, from the OPTO 22 to the controller

2 = Reads and writes

3 = Writes only, from the controller to the OPTO 22

Active Boards 32-39

(Analog):

This parameter is used to specify the number of active boards with addresses starting with address 0. The boards must have sequential addresses starting at 32. [DDIA = B675, DDIB = B651]

Analog Modules/Board: This parameter is used to specify the number of analog modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. [DDIA = B676, DDIB = B652]

Analog Outputs/Board: This parameter is used to specify the number of analog output modules per board. Analog output modules on each board must be grouped beginning with module position 0. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. [DDIA = B677,

DDIB = B653]

Read Analog Command: This parameter is used to specify the type of analog value to be read. [DDIA = B678, DDIB = B654]

76 = Read Analog Inputs

85 = Read Input Average Data

108 = Read Temperature Inputs

97 = Read Lowest Values

98 = Clear Lowest Values

99 = Read and Clear Lowest Values

100 = Read Peak Values

101 = Clear Peak Values

102 = Read and Clear Peak Values

ANI Type - Boards 32, 33,

36, 37:

This parameter is used to specify the type of analog modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. [DDIA = B679, DDIB = B655]

ANI Type - Boards 34, 35,

38, 39:

This parameter is used to specify the type of analog modules per board. Each board must be configured identically even if positions are unused. [DDIA = B680, DDIB = B656]

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ENTRY

Samples to Average:

Watchdog Time 32-39

(Analog):

Watchdog Time 16-31

(Analog):

EXPLANATION

This parameter is used to specify the number of 100 ms samples to be taken for averaging. This value applies to all analog inputs.

[DDIA = B681, DDIB = B657]

This parameter is used to specify the watchdog condition.

Assuming a loss of communications, the OPTO 22 boards will perform one of the following functions. This applies to all boards from 32-39. [DDIA = B673, DDIB = B649]

0 - Watchdog disabled

1 - After 10 seconds, write zero scale

2 - After 1 minute, write zero scale

3 - After 10 minutes, write zero scale

4 - Watchdog timer disabled

5 - After 10 seconds, write full scale

6 - After 1 minute, write full scale

7 - After 10 minutes, write full scale

This parameter is used to specify the watchdog condition.

Assuming a loss of communications, the OPTO 22 boards will perform one of the following functions. This applies to all boards from 16 to 31. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 - Watchdog disabled

1 - After 10 seconds, turn off all outputs

2 - After 1 minute, turn off all outputs

3 - After 10 minutes, turn off all outputs

4 - Watchdog timer disabled

5 - After 10 seconds, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

6 - After 1 minute, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

7 - After 10 minutes, turn on output 0, turn off all other outputs

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7.4.16.3 Modbus Master Parameter Configuration

Once the preferred PLC device has been selected, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed, as shown in

Figure 7-29

:

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Figure 7-29. Modbus Master Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456]

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB =

B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

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ENTRY

Set UP:

Set Up Error:

EXPLANATION

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of 3 selections, these are [DDIA = B293,

DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

This index number refers to a problem with the read or write setup parameters [DDIA = B684, DDIB = B660]. These errors cause DDI operation to halt.

0 = No error

1 = L-words to read greater then 64

2 = C-words to read greater than 64

3 = L-words to write greater than 64

4 = C-words to write greater than 64

5 = Invalid Function Code

6 = Write Command 6 specifies more than 1 word of L or C data

10 = Scan time is at 0

Scan Time

(x100ms):

This index number is used to specify the time period for the read and write phases of the controller to PLC communications. Enter a number from 1 to 255 (0.1 to 25.5 seconds). [DDIA = B685, DDIB =

B661]

Scan Overruns: This counter is incremented each time the read-write phases exceed the specified scan time. If the counter is incrementing, the communication transfer is not being completed in the allotted time.

The Scan Time should be increased. [DDIA = B686, DDIB = B662]

Unit Address - Read: This is the address of the PLC to be accessed. [DDIA = B664,

DDIB = B640]

Starting Memory

Address - Read:

This is the beginning memory address for reading data from the

PLC. All subsequent memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The data that is read is mapped into the controller database in the exact same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B665 &B666, DDIB = B641 & B642]

Words of L to Read: Beginning with the Starting memory address, this is the number of

Logical data words to be accessed from the PLC. Logical data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data. Individual L data values can then be accessed by the controller. If no Logical type data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B667, DDIB = B643]

Words of C to Read: Immediately following the Logical words of data, the floating point words of data are read. Floating point or integer data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as

"C" type data. If no floating point or integer data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B668, DDIB = B644]

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There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be read. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

Read Function

Code:

PLC Error - Read:

The Function Code is used to describe the type of data to be read from the PLC. [DDIA = B669, DDIB = B645]

1 = Read Output Status (L type data)

2 = Read Input Status (L type data)

3 = Read Holding Resisters (C type data, PLC registers may contain L-values)

4 = Read Input Registers (C type data, PLC registers may contain L-values)

Exception Response Code sent from the PLC. [DDIA = B671, DDIB

= B647]

01 = Illegal function, not a valid function code

02 = Illegal Data Address, not an allowable address

03 = Illegal Data Value, the fetch quantity requested is not allowed

04 = Failure in Associated Device, the slave failed to respond to the message

05 = Acknowledge, the slave has accepted and is processing a long duration command

06 = Busy, Rejected Message, the slave is busy processing a long duration command

07 = NAK, Negative acknowledgement, the program function just requested can not be performed

Comm Error - Read: This Error Code is used to report messages related to the communication message. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly

formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Read:

This is a running total of the PLC Error that are not successful (PLC

Error other than 00). [DDIA = B673, DDIB = B649]

Unit Address - Write: This is the address of the PLC to be accessed. [DDIA = B674, DDIB

= B650]

Starting Memory

Address - Write:

This is the beginning memory address for writing data to the PLC.

All subsequent write memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The written data is mapped from the controller database into the PLC in exactly the same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B675 &B676, DDIB

= B651 & B652]

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Words of L to Write: Beginning with the Starting memory address for the writes, this is the number of Logical data words to be written to the PLC. Words of data stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data are written to the PLC as logical data. If no logical type data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B677, DDIB = B653]

Words of C to Write: Immediately following the logical words of data is the number of floating-point words of data to be written. Words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "C" type data is written to the PLC as

Floating point or integer data. If no floating point or integer data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B678, DDIB =

B654]

There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be written. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

Write Command:

PLC Error - Write:

Comm Error - Write:

Comm Error Count -

Write:

This selection is used to tell the PLC the type of write to perform. There are four supported options. [DDIA = B679, DDIB = B655]

6 = Preset Single Holding Register (C)

8 = Loopback Diagnostic

15 = Force Multiple Coils (L)

16 = Preset Multiple Holding Registers (may contain L- values)

This Error Code is the reply status from the PLC that is not associated with communications. Here the error code is reported as a decimal number. The PLC manual may report these in hexadecimal. [DDIA =

B681, DDIB = B657]

01 = Illegal function, not a valid function code

02 = Illegal Data Address, not an allowable address

03 = Illegal Data Value, the fetch quantity requested is not allowed

04 = Failure in Associated Device, the slave failed to respond to the message

05 = Acknowledge, the slave has accepted and is processing a long duration command

06 = Busy, Rejected Message, the slave is busy processing a long duration command

07 = NAK, Negative acknowledgement, the program function just requested can not be performed

This Error Code is used to report messages related to the communication message. [DDIA = B682, DDIB = B658]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that error were found

in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

This is a running total of the PLC Errors that are not successful (PLC

Error other than 00). [DDIA = B683, DDIB = B659]

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7.4.16.4 Modbus Slave Parameter Configuration

Once the preferred PLC device has been selected, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed, as shown in

Figure 7-30

.

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Set UP:

Self Address:

Figure 7-30. Modbus Slave Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type.

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456]

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB = B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of 3 selections, these are [DDIA = B293,

DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

This is the 53MC5000 source address used in all messages to the

Allen Bradley unit. [DDIA = B670, DDIB = B646]

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ENTRY

Set Up Error:

Scan Time

(x100ms):

Scan Overruns:

EXPLANATION

This index number refers to a problem with the read or write setup parameters [DDIA = B684, DDIB = B660]. These errors cause DDI operation to halt.

10 = Scan time is at 0

This index number is used to specify the time period for the read and write phases of the controller to PLC communications. Enter a number from 1 to 255 (0.1 to 25.5 seconds). [DDIA = B685, DDIB =

B661]

This counter is incremented each time the read-write phases exceed the specified scan time. If the counter is incrementing, the communication transfer is not being completed in the allotted time.

The Scan Time should be increased. [DDIA = B686, DDIB = B662]

PLC Error:

Comm Error:

Exception Response Code sent from the PLC. [DDIA = B671, DDIB =

B647]

01 = Illegal function, not a valid function code.

02 = Illegal Data Address, not an allowable address.

03 = Illegal Data Value, the fetch quantity requested is not allowed.

This Error Code is used to report messages related to the communication message. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count: This is a running total of the PLC Error Error that are not successful

(PLC Error other than 00). [DDIA = B673, DDIB = B649]

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7.4.16.5 Siemens Parameter Configuration

Once the preferred PLC device has been selected, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed, as shown in

Figure 7-31

.

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Figure 7-31. Siemens Parameter Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type.

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456]

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB =

B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

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ENTRY

Set UP:

Set Up Error:

EXPLANATION

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of three selections, these are [DDIA =

B293, DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

This index number refers to a problem with the read or write setup parameters [DDIA = B684, DDIB = B660]. These errors cause DDI operation to halt.

0 = No error

1 = L-words to read greater then 64

2 = C-words to read greater than 64

3 = L-words to write greater than 64

4 = C-words to write greater than 64

5 = Invalid Function Code

6 =

Total bytes to read greater than 128 (command 1 or 2)

7 = Total bytes to write greater than 128 (command 1 or 2)

8 = Specifying C-words in commands 3, 4, 5 or 6

9 = L-type data specified for command 3

10 = Scan time is at 0

Scan Time

(x100ms):

Scan Overruns:

This index number is used to specify the time period for the read and write phases of the controller to PLC communications. Enter a number from 1 to 255 (0.1 to 25.5 seconds). [DDIA = B685, DDIB =

B661]

This counter is incremented each time the read-write phases exceed the specified scan time. If the counter is incrementing, the communication transfer is not being completed in the allotted time.

The Scan Time should be increased. [DDIA = B686, DDIB = B662]

Starting Memory

Address - Read:

This is the beginning memory address for reading data from the

PLC. All subsequent memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The data that is read is mapped into the controller database in the exact same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B665 &B666, DDIB = B641 & B642]

Words of L to Read: Beginning with the Starting memory address, this is the number of

Logical data words to be accessed from the PLC. Logical data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data. Individual L data values can then be accessed by the controller. If no Logical type data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B667, DDIB = B643]

Words of C to Read: Immediately following the Logical words of data, the floating point words of data are read. Floating point or integer data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as

"C" type data. If no floating point or integer data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B668, DDIB = B644]

There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be read. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

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Read Command

Code:

PLC Error - Read:

The Command Code is used to describe the type of data to be read from the PLC. [DDIA = B669, DDIB = B645]

D: DataBlock (L & C type word data)

S: Absolute Address (L & C type word data)

Z: Counter Locations (C type word data)

E: Input Bytes (L type byte data)

A: Output Bytes (L type byte data)

M: Flag Bytes (L type byte data)

This Error Code is the reply status from the PLC. Here the error code is reported as a decimal number. The PLC manual may report these in hexadecimal. [DDIA = B671, DDIB = B647]. See the

Siemens PLC manual for the error code definitions

Comm Error - Read: This Error Code is used to report messages related to the communication message. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly

formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Read:

This is a running total of the PLC Error codes and non-zero

Communications Error codes. [DDIA = B673, DDIB = B649]

Starting Memory

Address - Write:

This is the beginning memory address for writing data to the PLC.

All subsequent write memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The written data is mapped from the controller database into the PLC in exactly the same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B675 &B676, DDIB

= B651 & B652]

Words of L to Write: Beginning with the Starting memory address for the writes, this is the number Logical data words to be written to the PLC. Words of data stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data is written to the PLC as logical data. If no logical type data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B677, DDIB = B653]

Words of C to Write: Immediately following the logical words of data is the number of floating-point words of data to be written. Words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "C" type data is written to the PLC as

Floating point or integer data.

If no floating point or integer data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B678, DDIB = B654]

There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be written. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

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Write Command

Code:

PLC Error - Write:

This selection is used to tell the PLC the type of write to perform.

There are two supported options. [DDIA = B679, DDIB = B655]

1= DataBlock (both L & C type data)

2 = Absolute Address (both L & C type data)

This Error Code is the reply status from the PLC that are not associated with communications. Here the error code is reported as a decimal number. The PLC manual may report these in hexadecimal. [DDIA = B681, DDIB = B657]. See the Siemens PLC manual for the error code definitions.

Comm Error - Write: This Error Code is used to report message related to the communication message. [DDIA = B682, DDIB = B658]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly

formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Write:

This is a running total of the PLC Error codes and non-zero

Communications Error codes. [DDIA = B683, DDIB = B659]

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7.4.16.6 Koyo Parameter Configuration

Once the preferred PLC device has been selected, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed, as shown in

Figure 7-32

.

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Figure 7-32. Koyo Parameter Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type.

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456]

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB = B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

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ENTRY

Set UP:

EXPLANATION

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of three selections; these are [DDIA =

B293, DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

Set Up Error:

Scan Time

(x100ms):

Scan Overruns:

This index number refers to a problem with the read or write setup parameters [DDIA = B684, DDIB = B660]. These errors cause DDI operation to halt.

0 = No error

1 = L-words to read greater then 32

2 = C-words to read greater than 64

3 = L-words to write greater than 32

4 = C-words to write greater than 64

5 = Memory type not 31

10 = Scan time is at 0

This index number is used to specify the time period for the read and write phases of the controller to PLC communications. Enter a number from 1 to 255 (0.1 to 25.5 seconds). [DDIA = B685, DDIB =

B661]

This counter is incremented each time the read-write phases exceed the specified scan time. If the counter is incrementing, the communication transfer is not being completed in the allotted time.

The Scan Time should be increased. [DDIA = B686, DDIB = B662]

Unit Address - Read: This is the address of the PLC to be accessed. [DDIA = B664, DDIB =

B640]

Starting Memory

Address - Read:

This is the beginning memory address for reading data from the PLC.

All subsequent memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The data that is read is mapped into the controller database in the exact same order. This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B665 &B666, DDIB = B641 & B642]

Words of L to Read: Beginning with the Starting memory address, this is the number of

Logical data words to be accessed from the PLC. Logical data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data. Individual L data values can then be accessed by the controller. If no Logical type data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B667, DDIB = B643]

Words of C to Read: Immediately following the Logical words of data, the floating point words of data are read. Floating-point or integer data from the PLC is read as words of data and stored in the controller’s database as "C" type data. If no floating-point or integer data is to be read, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B668, DDIB = B644]

Memory Type: This byte must be a 31. [DDIA = B669, DDIB = B645]

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ENTRY

PLC Error Code:

EXPLANATION

Exception Response Code sent from the PLC. [DDIA = B671, DDIB =

B647]

01 = Illegal function, not a valid function code

02 = Illegal Data Address, not an allowable address

03 = Illegal Data Value, the fetch quantity requested is not allowed

04 = Failure in Associated Device, the slave failed to respond to the message

05 = Acknowledge, the slave has accepted and is processing a long duration command

06 = Busy, Rejected Message, the slave is busy processing a long duration command

07 = NAK, Negative acknowledgement, the program function just requested can not be performed

Comm Error - Read: This Error Code is used to report messages related to the communication message. [DDIA = B672, DDIB = B648]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Read:

This is a running total of the PLC Errors that are not successful (PLC

Error other than 00). [DDIA = B673, DDIB = B649]

Unit Address - Write: This is the address of the PLC to be accessed. [DDIA = B674, DDIB =

B650]

Starting Memory

Address - Write:

This is the beginning memory address for writing data to the PLC. All subsequent write memory locations are referenced from the starting location as contiguous words of data. The written data is mapped from the controller database into the PLC in exactly the same order.

This is a decimal number that is converted and stored as two bytes in the controller database. [DDIA = B675 &B676, DDIB = B651 & B652]

Words of L to Write: Beginning with the Starting memory address for the writes, this is the number of Logical data words to be written to the PLC. Words of data stored in the controller’s database as "L" type data is written to the

PLC as logical data. If no logical type data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B677, DDIB = B653]

Words of C to Write: Immediately following the logical words of data is the number of floating-point words of data to be written. Words of data stored in the controller’s database as "C" type data are written to the PLC as

Floating point or integer data. If no floating point or integer data is to be written, this value should be set to zero. [DDIA = B678, DDIB =

B654]

There are restrictions on the maximum number of L & C type data that can be written. Refer to the PLC

Instruction Manual for details.

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Memory Type: This selection is used to tell the PLC the type of write to perform. This type must be 31. [DDIA = B679, DDIB = B655]

PLC Error - Write: This Error Code is the reply status from the PLC that is not associated with communications. Here the error code is reported as a decimal number. The PLC manual may report these in hexadecimal. [DDIA =

B681, DDIB = B657]

Comm Error - Write: This Error Code is used to report messages related to the communication message. [DDIA = B682, DDIB = B658]

0 = no errors

251 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

252 = 53MC5000 hardware malfunction

253 = bad message, a bad message indicates that errors were found in the predictable portion of the message

254 = bad checksum, the message frame is not properly formatted

255 = timeout error, no message came back from the PLC

Comm Error Count -

Write:

This is a running total of the non-zero PLC Error codes and non-zero

Communications Error codes. [DDIA = B683, DDIB = B659]

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7.4.16.7 HART Parameter Configuration

This DDI interface selection is for use with the HART multi-drop digital communication.

Up to 15 HART devices may be supported on a single network. The HART Parameter configuration window (

Figure 7-33

) is used to set up the communications parameters. The interface is limited to the collection of the primary variable of the 15 devices. Having selected the HART communication, a separate configuration window specific to the interface is displayed.

Figure 7-33. HART Parameter Configuration Window

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ENTRY EXPLANATION

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Set UP:

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC type.

[DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456]

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections, these are [DDIA = B292, DDIB =

B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of three selections; these are [DDIA =

B293, DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

Primary Variables: This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of 3 selections, these are:

PV0 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C704, DDIB = C640]

PV1 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C705, DDIB = C641]

PV2 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C706, DDIB = C642]

PV3 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C707, DDIB = C643]

PV4 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C708, DDIB = C644]

PV5 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C709, DDIB = C645]

PV6 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C710, DDIB = C646]

PV7 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C711, DDIB = C647]

PV8 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C712, DDIB = C648]

PV9 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C713, DDIB = C649]

PV10 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C714, DDIB = C650]

PV11 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C715, DDIB = C651]

PV12 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C716, DDIB = C652]

PV13 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C717, DDIB = C653]

PV14 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C718, DDIB = C654]

PV15 = Primary Variable 1 [DDIA = C719, DDIB = C655]

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7.4.16.8 Printer Parameter Configuration

When configured to the printer interface mode, the DDI ports can output serial data under control of the resident standard format data-log program or user generated free format data-log program. The printer interface is a unidirectional communications channel. As such, a device connected to the printer interface must be capable of operating at one of the baud rates and set-up values without requiring data-flow control.

ENTRY

Mode:

Baud Rate:

Set UP:

Figure 7-34. Printer Parameter Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

This displayed value represents the index number of the PLC/printer type selected. [DDIA = B290, DDIB = B456]

This designates the data transfer rate. Clicking on the "down arrow" reveals a list of 11 selections; these are [DDIA = B292,

DDIB = B458]:

110

300

600

1200

2400

4800

9600

19200

14400

28800

38400

This designates the data format transfer protocol. Clicking on the

"down arrow" reveals a list of three selections; these are [DDIA =

B293, DDIB = B459]:

8, 1, NO

8, 1, EVEN

8, 1, ODD

7, 1, EVEN

7, 1, ODD

7, 2, NO

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7.4.17 PASSWORDS Menu

This option is only viewable when configuring a 53MC5000 on-line. To view and/or change the Modular

Controller’s passwords select the PASSWORDS button from the main DATABASE EDITOR display. The

existing passwords will be displayed as shown in Figure 7-35 .

Figure 7-35. Passwords Configuration Window

To change a password, overwrite the existing password by entering the new data directly in the appropriate box, Password 1 through Password 4.

To delete a password, remove the entry from the password’s entry box. Once deleted, this password will no longer be required to change the controller’s configuration using the keys on its front panel.

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7.4.18 CALIBRATION Menu

This option, illustrated in

Figure 7-36

, is only viewable when configuring a 53MC5000 on-line. Make the desired entry in the appropriate box. The buttons at the bottom of the window have the following functions:

ENTRY

OK:

Save:

Cancel:

Figure 7-36. CALIBRATION Configuration Window

EXPLANATION

Saves changes, closes window and returns to main menu.

Saves changes without closing window.

Cancels changes and returns to main menu.

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8.0 F-TRAN PROGRAMMING

The F-TRAN Editor accessed using the create and edit F-TRAN files in your project.

button on the Project Toolbar provides a convenient way to

8.1 F-TRAN File Storage

F-TRAN file instances are stored in the Control, Display and Subroutine folders within the F-TRAN folder for the project. F-TRAN file templates are stored in the Control, Display and Subroutine folders within the

F-TRAN library folder.

8.2 Specifying an F-TRAN File to Edit

There are multiple ways to specify the F-TRAN file to be edited:

• Using FILE > NEW > F-TRAN FILE or FILE > OPEN > F-TRAN FILE to create a new file or open an existing one; an F-TRAN file name can have up to ten characters; alphanumeric and underscore ( _ ) are valid.

• Selecting an existing file from the PROGRAM MANAGER window, or creating a new one using a Program Manager folder command.

• Selecting the F-TRAN Editor tool from the Project Toolbar; this action calls up the OPEN

F-TRAN FILE window (see Figure 8-1 ). Select an existing F-TRAN file to edit or enter the

name of a new file.

Figure 8-1. Open F-TRAN File Window

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8.3 Editing an F-TRAN File

Once an F-TRAN file has been selected the F-TRAN EDITOR window opens, displaying the file. In the case of a new file, the window will contain the line required by F-TRAN.

8.3.1 Free-Style Editing

You can type directly into the F-TRAN EDITOR window (

Figure 8-2

), using typical word-processing techniques such as swiping text to highlight it, then using cut, copy and paste functions. Keyboard shortcuts are available as shown on the EDIT menu.

Figure 8-2. F-TRAN Editor Window for a New File

8.4 Compiling

You can check the F-TRAN file for syntax errors using the Editor.

To compile a file that is in the F-TRAN Editor window, use the COMPILE button. If errors are found, a new button, VIEW ERRORS, will appear. Clicking the VIEW ERRORS button displays the window which contains the list of errors. The errors can be printed from this window using the FILE menu PRINT command.

Selecting an error causes the offending line in the editor window to be highlighted.

8.5 Saving an F-TRAN File

8.5.1 Overwriting the Opened File

To save the open F-TRAN instance or template file with the same name, overwriting the currently existing file, use the SAVE button in the editor window or select FILE > SAVE.

8.5.2 Saving with a New Name

To save the open F-TRAN instance or template file with a different name, use the FILE > SAVE AS command from the FILE menu. If you save the file with a new name, the file opened for editing will not be changed.

The SAVE AS command can be used to make an instance from a template file.

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8.6 Assigning the Function Index

Each instance of Control, Display or Subroutine F-TRAN programs must have a function index (FIX) assigned before a downloadable program image can be built using the Database Builder tool. The Function Index can be assigned to the program in the F-TRAN Editor by using the Assign Fix button. As an alternative, right-click on the desired program in the Project Manager and select Assign Fix from the menu that pops-up.

8.7 Building An F-TRAN Image

Before an F-TRAN program or set of programs can be downloaded to a controller, they must be assembled together into a single F-TRAN Image. A controller’s F-TRAN Image is made up of Control, Display and

Subroutine F-TRAN programs as well as Screen files. An attached table associates Function Index values to Control F-TRAN programs and Display Program numbers with Display F-TRAN programs. F-TRAN images can be uploaded from a controller but the corresponding source file programs will not be available, therefore changes cannot be made to the program.

The build operation can be started in several ways:

1.

From the toolbar button .

- or -

2.

From the main menu: Tools > Build F-TRAN Image.

- or -

3.

From the right mouse menu on a controller’s F-TRAN Image icon.

The Select Components to include in Build dialog (see Figure 8-4 ) permits the specification of the

F-TRAN programs to be included in the F-TRAN image for this controller.

1.

Check the appropriate boxes and then the adjacent ellipsis button [...].

2.

Select the files to be included in the image.

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Figure 8-3. Diagram of Image File Building Process

8.7.1 How to Initiate the Image Build

Click on the F-TRAN Image Builder button in the Project Toolbar (or right-click the F-TRAN image object with the mouse and select Build from the menu that appears) to open the window used to select the

53MC5000 for which the F-TRAN image will be built. Once you have selected the target controller, the

window shown in Figure 8-4 will open.

Figure 8-4. F-TRAN Image Parts List

Once you are satisfied with the parts list, use the BUILD button to begin the process of creating a downloadable file for the target controller.

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9.0 GRAPHICAL CONFIGURATION

9.1 Introduction

The 53MC5000 Controller supports two types of Function Block oriented customization. Micro-Tools provides tools to graphically configure both systems.

9.2 The Flexible Control Strategy

The 53MC5000 Flexible Control Strategy (i.e., FIX 1) is the simplest and easiest to use customization method available in the 53MC5000 Controller. It consists of a fixed set of function blocks which execute in a fixed order. A description of each function block can be found in the 53MC5000 FCS Configuration

Guide. The actual number of Function Blocks available depends on whether the 53MC5000 is a one loop, two loop, or four loop model. The FCS can be configured graphically using the Micro-Tools FCS editor.

FCS function blocks are graphically placed on a worksheet and the connections between them are drawn as connecting lines. Many function blocks contain parameters which determine the behavior of the block.

These parameters can be assigned values by double clicking the function block and filling in the form which pops up. The resulting Control Strategy can be saved in the Library or installed in a controller.

9.3 F-CIM

The 53MC5000 F-CIM Control Strategy (i.e., FIX 99) is the most powerful Function Block-based customization method available in the 53MC5000 Controller. It is more powerful than the FCS method because each strategy can consist of up to 100 blocks and the order of execution is optimized for the design. The

F-CIM Control Strategy can be configured graphically using the Micro-Tools F-CIM editor. F-CIM function blocks are graphically placed on a worksheet and the connections between them are drawn as connecting lines. Many function blocks contain parameters which determine the behavior of the block. These parameters can be assigned values by double clicking the function block and filling in the form which pops up. The resulting Control Strategy can be saved in the Library or installed in a controller.

9.4 Library and Installed Applications

FCS and F-CIM Applications can exist as either Library designs or Installed designs. In a library they act as templates which can be installed in a controller. Installed Applications are known as Instances.

However, there are significant differences which are detailed on the following page.

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Templates Instances

FUNCTION: Serve as a reusable pattern for installing in controllers, saving time and work, as well as helping to ensure consistency during configuration.

FUNCTION: As part of a database file downloaded to a 53MC5000, implement a segment of a control strategy in a particular controller.

STORAGE LOCATION: Micro-Tools library STORAGE LOCATION: A specific controller folder in a project

NAME: unique; serves to identify the template in the Micro-Tools library

NAME: Adopts the name of the controller.

CREATED BY:

1) configuring "from scratch"

or

2) by saving another template with a new name

CREATED BY:

1) configuring "from scratch"

or

2) saving an existing template or instance with a new name.

9.5 Creating a New FCS or F-CIM Application

New FCS and F-CIM Applications can be created in two ways.

9.5.1 Starting from an Existing Application

Often the easiest way to create a new Application is to modify an existing one. If a control strategy exists that is similar to the new one desired, find it in Project Manager and open it by double clicking. The Micro-

Tools Softwiring through Graphics (STG) editor can then be used to adapt it to the new application. It can then be saved as a new Application by selecting either Save to Library or Save to a Controller from the File menu on the main menu bar.

9.5.2 Starting from Scratch

If no existing control strategy is a good starting point, open a blank worksheet by selecting File > New >

FCS Application or File > New > F-CIM Application from the main menu. If a border is desired, it should be added at this time by selecting Insert > Border from the Application menu and choosing the border.

The border can be then placed anywhere on the worksheet. The Micro-Tools STG editor can then be used to create the new application. It can then be saved by selecting either Save to Library or Save to a

Controller from the File menu on the main menu bar.

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9.6 Softwiring Through Graphics

9.6.1 Introduction to STG

Softwiring Through Graphics (STG) is Micro-Tools' CAD-like function block drawing tool. STG provides four editors related to function block drawings.

1.

Function Block Editor - edits reusable library Function Blocks.

2.

Application Editor - edits FCS and F-CIM Applications.

3.

Drawing Component Editor - edits free form parts that can be reused in Application drawings.

4.

Border Editor - edits borders that you can use in Applications.

9.6.2 The Function Block Editor

A function block is a symbol which represents an FCS or F-CIM module. Since a complete set of function blocks is supplied in the Micro-Tools library it is not necessary to create any. However, if you wish to create an alternative symbol, you may draw any symbol you need using the available graphics and text tools.

The function block and function type associated with the symbol are selected when initially creating the base function block. Alternatively, you can modify the function block and function type by using EDIT >

Model Attributes from the menu bar. You associate function block atom names with symbol connection pins. The set of connection pins is shown below. When you select one of these connection pins you move the mouse pointer to a drop point on the page and click the left mouse button. You will be prompted to enter an associated pin name from a list of available atom names for the selected function block type.

- Generally used as an analog input connection pin.

- Generally used as an analog output connection pin.

- Generally used as a digital input connection pin.

- Generally used as a digital output connection pin.

- Generally used as a special purpose input connection pin.

- Generally used as a special purpose output connection pin.

- Provided as a general purpose connection pin.

Quick Tip: Use the Edit > Make Symbol command on the menubar to quickly create a symbol.

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9.6.3 The Application Editor

9.6.3.1 Opening the Editor

An existing FCS or F-CIM application can opened for editing in several ways:

1.

Select File > Open on the main menu.

- or -

2.

Double click on the FCS or F-CIM icon in Project Manager.

- or -

3.

Select Edit from the right mouse menu on the FCS or F-CIM icon in Project Manager.

9.6.3.2 Adding Function Blocks to the Worksheet

New function blocks can be added to the worksheet by selecting the desired block from the Function

Block Selection panel. If this panel is not visable, it can be re-activiated by clicking the Function Block

tool on the toolbar. Choose the desired Function Block:

1.

Click on a category in the category list box to isolate a group of symbols.

2.

Click on a model name to pick a symbol.

3.

Move the mouse over the drawing page. An outline box the size of the symbol will be echoed.

4.

Click the left mouse button to drop the symbol on the page.

5.

If you want to stop the operation, click the right mouse button once, or else you can continue dropping the same symbol multiple times.

When you no longer want to drop function block symbols on your drawing, click the HIDE button to make the window disappear. Selecting the window.

button on the application toolbar will redisplay this

A special Function Block called a CONSTANT can be added by by clicking on the

9.6.3.3 Adding Text, Drawing Parts and Free Form Graphics to the Worksheet

To add text to a worksheet:

1.

Choose the Text tool on the STG application toolbar.

2.

Enter your text in the edit box. Do not enter RETURN for single line text.

3.

Select a text height in GMS world coordinates. Vaues must be 0.5 or greater.

4.

Select a text alignment using the array of text alignment toggle buttons.

5.

Click on the OK button.

6.

Move the mouse pointer to the appropriate location.

7.

Use the left mouse key to drop the text onto the page.

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To add free-form graphics to a diagram:

1.

Choose one of the graphic tools on the STG application toolbar.

2.

Click the left mouse key to start drawing the graphic part.

3.

Move the mouse pointer (left key up).

4.

Click the left mouse key to finish the drawing or use the right mouse key to cancel.

9.6.3.4 Adding Notes

To create notes to be stored with a Library or Installed Application:

1.

Use the left mouse button to click on the tab labeled Notes at the bottom of the workspace in the STG editor child window.

2.

To enter notes, click on the Notes workspace with the left mouse button and start typing.

When the function block is saved, the notes will also be saved.

9.6.3.5 Function Block ID

A function block ID is a way to specify a function block based on its "position" in the 53MC5000 database.

A 53MC5000 has the following IDs.

ANI0 - ANI23

ANO0 - ANO8

DI0 - DI23

DO0 - DO23

9.6.4 Component Editor

The STG Drawing component editor allows you to create reusable drawing models using any of STG's set of free form graphics and text tools.

To insert the drawing component into another drawing use the menu bar command Insert > Drawing Part.

9.6.4.1 Object Selection

Use this tool to select single objects. If you want to add multiple

selections, hold down the CTRL key while selecting other objects

Use this tool to select multiple objects. An object is selected if the

zoom window surrounds an the entire object.

9.6.4.2 Moving Lines and Objects

• Lines and objects must first be selected.

• You can use the keyboard cursor keys or the mouse to move the selected objects.

• When using the mouse, hold the left mouse button down over the selection outline and drag the object(s) to a new location.

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9.6.4.3 Zooming/Panning

Use this tool to quickly zoom in.

Use this tool to quickly zoom out.

Use this tool to zoom around a specific window.

If you want to keep a popup open for zooming and panning, choose View > Zoom Popup on the menubar or choose Zoom Popup on an object menu when using the right mouse button.

Figure 9-1. Zoom/Pan Window

9.6.4.4 Connecting Function Blocks

Activate the tool used to draw a "signal wire" by clicking on the bar (left mouse button).

button in the STG application tool-

1.

Click on one of the symbol pins to be joined by softwiring using the left mouse button.

2.

Click on the other pin. The softwiring has been accomplished.

To move the wire, click on it (left mouse button) to select it, then use the arrow keys on the keyboard to shift the wire.

9.6.5 Border Editor

The STG Drawing Border editor allows you to create reusable border models using any of STG's set of free form graphics and text tools.

To insert the drawing component into another drawing use the menu bar command Insert > Border.

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9.6.5.1 Notes Window

User notes can be attached to a function block file. Simply enter your text in the multi-line text box. These notes become part of the function block when you save the file.

9.6.5.2 Netlist Window

The STG Netlist is built automatically as you add function block symbols and create interconnections between them. The Netlist is basically a parts and interconnection list. It is provided as a debugging aid to show you which function blocks have been created, parameter assignments, and the connection list. Editing this text has no effect on the Netlist.

9.6.5.3 Function Block Parameter Window

This window allows you to modify the atom parameters of the selected function block. Parameters are not saved until you issue a Save command.

The top part of the window is the "Module ID" window which shows the module number of the selected

Function Block.

How you save an open Application in the STG Editor child window (including any optional notes you entered) depends on whether you want to save it as a Library or Installed Application.

If you want to save it as a Library Application (with the same name or with a new name):

1.

Use the main menu File > Save to Library command.

2.

The SAVE window will open.

3.

To reuse the name currently displayed in the Model Name box, click on OK. The Application will be saved to the Micro-Tools library, overwriting any existing Application with that name.

4.

To save with a different name, type the new name in the Model Name box. You can also use the hierarchy at the right of the SAVE window to specify a library category for the template.

(By default, it will be added to the User category.) The Application will be saved to the Micro-

Tools library using the name you entered. If an Application with that name already exists, it will be overwritten.

If you want to save it as an Installed Application:

1.

From the main menu, select File > Save to a Controller. A "Save to a Controller" confirmation window will be displayed.

2.

Choose the Project and Controller that you want to receive the Application.

To print an Application diagram:

1.

Display the Application by opening it for editing.

2.

From the main menu select File > Print. The PRINT window will open.

3.

Specify:

• Whether the output should go to the screen or the default printer (as defined in the computer's operating system).

• Whether the orientation should be portrait or landscape.

• How the image should be sized.

4.

Click on OK to initiate the print job.

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10.0 THE DOCUMENTER

10.1 Overview

The Micro-Tools Documenter provides a flexible method of defining printed reports to document the configuration of a 53MC5000 Process Control Station. Reports can include the values of configuration parameters, F-TRAN program source listings, and Flexible Control Strategy Function Block diagrams. Before a report can be printed, a Report Specification Form must be created to describe the format of the report. In addition to header and footer definitions, the Report Specification Form references one or more Report

Templates which define the actual body of the report. A library of pre-written Report Templates is included.

Additional Report Templates can be written by the user using standard Hyper Text Markup Language

(HTML) techniques and incorporating special Micro-Tools HTML extentions. The final report can be previewed on the screen by using the Print Preview feature or sent to any Windows printer.

10.2 Creating a Report

Reports can be created in either the Library/Reports/Reports folder or in the Reports folder of a controller. Reports stored in the Library can be saved to a controller at a later time. Reports in the Library cannot be printed because there is no associated Database. At the desired folder, choose New from the right mouse menu. Enter the name of the new report in the edit box. Specify which project components you want included in the new report.

10.2.1 Database

When you check this box, templates for the following modules are included in the report:

SYS, DISP

ANI , ANO, CCI, CCO

CON, SDT PAR, TOT

You can add and remove templates from this list in the report editing dialog that appears when you choose

OK.

10.2.2 FCS Program

When you check this box, templates for the following modules are included:

MATH, EMATH

FCS function block diagram

10.2.3 F-CIM Program

When you check this box, templates for the following modules are included:

MATH, EMATH

F-CIM function block diagram

10.2.4 F-TRAN Programs

When you check this box, templates for all F-TRAN program source code are included.

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10.2.5 OK

You can add and remove templates from this list in the report editing dialog that appears when OK is selected.

10.3 Editing a Report

An existing Micro-Tools Report Specification can be edited by double clicking on it. Changes to the specification are made by entering information into the various tabs.

10.3.1 General

The General tab allows the configuration of the Name and Description of the report. Library based reports can also have the Project and Controller assigned in order to specify where the report is stored when the

Save to a Controller button is clicked.

10.3.2 Report Templates

The body of the report is defined by specifying a list of Report Templates. Each Report Template defines a set of module parameters, an F-TRAN source file, or an FCS or F-CIM graphical design.

1.

Use the right mouse Insert Report Template function to add a Report Template.

2.

Use the right mouse Properties function to call up the Property sheet representing this Report

Template. Choose the Template Parameters tab to see a list of the assignable properties for this Template. Most module templates have only the MODID property. This property should be set to the desired Module ID. For example, "ANI4" will cause this instance of the ANI.HTM template to print the parameters associated with ANI4.

10.3.3 Headers & Footers

A Header and a Footer can be specified that will appear on each page of the printed report. Clicking the right mouse button on one of the nine zones allows the zone to be defined as a Text zone or a Bitmap zone. When a zone is defined as a Text zone, the text entered will be printed on the report. When a zone is defined as bitmap zone, the text must be the name of a .bmp file that has been imported into the

./Micro-Tools/lib/bitmaps folder.

10.4 Previewing a Report

To preview a report select Preview from the right mouse menu on the desired Report.

10.5 Printing a Report

To print a report select Print from the right mouse menu on the desired Report.

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11.0 TROUBLESHOOTING

11.1 General Recommendations

Micro-Tools is primarily a software product which is installed in the user's Personal Computer. This means the environment in which the Micro-Tools components are installed can be very site-specific.

Table 11-1

provides general information and cross references to aid in problem resolution for problems arising during installation and setup of 53MT6000 components. If the source of the problem is external to 53MT6000 hardware and software (e.g., in Windows, in a third-party Ethernet interface board or driver, etc.), consult the appropriate documentation.

Table 11-1. 53MT6000 Installation and Setup Problems and Recommendations

SYMPTOM

No power, LEDs not lit.

53MT6000 software not running.

RECOMMENDATION

Make sure power cable is properly connected.

Make sure that the power switches on the personal computer unit and the monitor are in the ON position.

Make sure the Hardware Key is properly installed on the parallel port. The hardware key is used to license the Micro-Tools software, and must

be installed for the Micro-Tools software to run. See

Section 3.4.2

for information on installing the Hardware Key.

Make sure the Micro-Tools software has been properly installed. See

Section 3.4

for information on installing the Micro-Tools software.

Make sure that the appropriate license key has been properly installed.

Refer to the License Admin icon in

Section 4.1

.

11.2 Diagnostic Messages

Diagnostic output on Micro-Tools falls into several categories:

• Messages generated by the Windows-based operating system

• Messages generated by the Micro-Tools software

11.2.1 Windows Operating System Messages

Messages generated by the Windows operating system can be viewed using the EVENT VIEWER from the ADMINISTRATIVE TOOLS program group. See the documentation which accompanied your Windows software for further details on use of this item.

11.3 Technical Support

Technical support for the Micro-Tools product is available from MicroMod Automation. Refer to the

READ

FIRST

section of this Instruction Manual for information on contacting technical support.

Before contacting the Tech Support Department, refer to Section 11.0, TROUBLESHOOTING , and verify

the following:

• The COM Port is not already being used by another application.

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That DAO 3.5 is loaded properly (refer to Section 3.4.6

).

• That Services are active.

• That Licenses are installed correctly (refer to

Section 3.4.12

).

• The correct path has been specified to the udcilib.dll file.

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12.0 SUPPORT SERVICES

A number of support services are available to users of the 53MT6000 and other Micro-DCI software and equipment. These include training programs, software maintenance agreements, and replacement parts.

12.1 Software Maintenance Agreement

A Software Maintenance Agreement provides the user with Software Update Service. Software Updates may provide modifications, improvements and/or enhancements to existing functionality. Software Update

Service includes:

• the right to receive one copy of the Software Updates for the software specified in the

Agreement, and related standard documentation, which are released during the term of the

Agreement.

• a copy of the standard documentation concerning Micro-DCI Software Updates.

NOTE Technical support and installation of Software Updates are not included in the Software Update Service.

12.2 Training

MicroMod Automation has a modern training facility that provides service and repair instruction. On-site training is also available. Contact a MicroMod Automation sales office for specific information and scheduling.

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12.3 Replacement Parts

The 53MT6000 is a software product. Optional hardware items available for use with the 53MT6000 are

shown in Table 12-1

through

Table 12-4 .

Table 12-1. Interconnection Terminal Boards (ITB)

Model

Datalink Card

MicroLink Card

Communications

Part Number

172S001U02

686B627U01

686B622U01

Table 12-2. Supervisor Cards

Model

Datalink Card

Datalink Card w/PLC Option

MicroLink Card

MicroLink Card w/PLC Option

Redundant MicroLink Interface

Part Number

686B574U02

686B574U03

686B619U04

686B619U04

686B626U01

Table 12-3. Firmware Upgrade Kits

Model

Datalink Supervisor Card - To upgrade previous revisions to Rev. 5.0

MicroLink Supervisor Card - To upgrade previous revisions to Rev. 5.0

Part Number

614C085U01

614C086U01

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Table 12-4. Cable Assemblies

Cable Function

Datalink Card to Micro-DCI Instrument

(screw terminals non-Cord set)

MicroLink Card to 53MC5000

Datalink Card to CCI / CCO ITB

MicroLink Card to CCI / CCO ITB

100 (30.5)

200 (61)

300 (91.4)

400 (122)

500 (152)

6 (1.8)

5 (1.5)

10 (3)

25 (7.6)

Length

Feet (Meters)

5 (1.5)

10 (3)

15 (4.6)

20 (12.1)

25 (7.6)

30 (9)

50 (15)

2.5 (0.8)

5 (1.5)

25 (7.6)

40 (12)

50 (15)

75 (23)

When ordering standard parts for the 53MT6000, use the part numbers and descriptions shown in

Table 12-1

through Table 12-4

. Order replacement parts from a MicroMod Automation sales office. Provide the part description, spare part order number and quantity.

Part Number

677B907U01

677B907U02

677B907U03

677B907U04

677B907U05

677B907U06

677B907U07

677B943U01

677B943U02

677B943U03

677B943U04

677B943U05

677B943U06

677B943U07

677B943U08

677B943U09

677B943U10

677B943U11

677B908U01

677B944U01

677B944U02

677B944U03

12.4 Technical Documentation

Additional copies of this manual can be obtained from the nearest MicroMod Automation sales office at a reasonable charge.

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The Company’s policy is one of continuous product improvement and the right is reserved to modify the information contained herein without notice, or to make engineering refinements that may not be reflected in this bulletin.

Micromod Automation assumes no responsibility for errors that may appear in this manual.

© 2005 MicroMod Automation, Inc. Printed in USA

MicroMod Automation, Inc.

75 Town Centre Drive

Rochester, NY USA 14623

Tel. 585-321-9200

Fax 585-321-9291 www.micromodautomation.com

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