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ICP DAS USA ET-87P4-MTCP User Manual
Quick Start Guide for
ET-87Pn-MTCP
Congratulations on purchasing ET-87Pn-MTCP - a Modbus TCP I/O expansion unit to
expand I-87K series I/O modules and the most popular automation solution for remote
monitoring and control application. This Quick Start Guide will provide information
needed to get started. Please also consult the User Manual for detailed information on
the setup and use of ET-87Pn-MTCP.
In addition to this guide, the package includes the following items:
ET-87Pn-MTCP
Software Utility CD
(ET-87P4-MTCP/ET-87P8-MTCP)
Screw Driver
(1C016)
ET-87Pn-MTCP Quick Start Guide
May 2014, Version 1.0.2
● ET-87Pn-MTCP Reference Document
CD:\Napdos\Modbus\ET87Pn\Document\
http://ftp.icpdas.com/pub/cd/8000cd/napdos/modbus/et87pn/document/
● ET-87Pn-MTCP Website
http://www.icpdas.com/root/product/solutions/pac/ipac/et-87pn-mtcp.html
● ICP DAS Website
http://www.icpdas.com/
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Mounting the Hardware
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Connecting to PC, Network and Setting up the Power
i. Connect PC to LAN1 port through a hub. The ET-87Pn-MTCP is equipped with RJ-45
Ethernet ports for connection to an Ethernet hub/switch and PC. You can also link directly
the ET-87Pn to PC with an Ethernet cable.
ii. Connect the +24 VDC power supply to PWR1 and GND terminals.
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The ET-87Pn-MTCP installation must provide proper ventilation, spacing, and grounding
to ensure the equipment will operate as specified. A minimum clearance of 50mm
between the ET-87Pn-MTCP and the top and bottom side of the enclosure panels must
be provided.
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Installing the Modbus Utility
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Using the Modbus Utility to Assign a New IP Address
UDP Search of the Modbus Utility can be used to configure the IP address. Before
starting the configuration process, ensure that the LAN1 are used to connect to network
and make the controller under the running firmware mode. The default IP addresses
are as follows:
Item
LAN1 (default)
IP Address
192.168.255.1
Subnet Mask
255.255.0.0
Gateway
192.168.0.1
Step 1: Run the Modbus Utility, and then search the ET-87Pn-MTCP.
i. Double-click the Modbus Utility shortcut on the desktop.
ii. Select UDP Search from the Client Tools menu.
iii. Click the Search Servers button of the eSearch Utility dialog, waiting for
the search to be done.
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The Modbus Utility can be obtained from companion CD or ICP DAS FTP
site:
CD:\Napdos\Modbus\Modbus_Utility\
ftp://ftp.icpdas.com/pub/cd/8000cd/napdos/modbus/modbus_utility/
ii. Select UDP Search
iii. Click the Search Servers button,
waiting for the search to be done.
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Step 2: Configure IP Address.
Configuration
(UDP) button to
open the setting
i. Click the “Name” column of ET-87Pn-MTCP.
ii. Click the Configuration (UDP) button.
dialog.
iii. Configure the IP
settings.
iv. Click the OK
button to save
the
configuration.
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iv. Click the OK button.
Inserting and Wiring the I/O Modules
There are various types of I/O expansion modules for interfacing many
different field devices to the ET-87Pn-MTCP.
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i. Select the
“Name” field
from the default
IP address row
of
ET-87Pn-MTCP.
ii. Click the
For more information about I/O
expansion module, please refer to
http://www.icpdas.com/products/PAC/xpac/remote_io_support_list.htm
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Using the Modbus Utility to Configure the Module
The Modbus Utility can be used to make the communication between the
ET-87Pn-MTCP and PC/Laptop via the Modbus/TCP protocol.
Step 1: Run the Modbus Utility and connect to ET-87Pn-MTCP.
iii. Enter the IP address, and then click the Connect button.
Enter the IP address, and then
click the Connect button.
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i. Double-click the Modbus Utility shortcut on the desktop.
ii. Click the Modbus/TCP button in the middle of the Select
Controller dialog.
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Step 2: Match the I/O module and then get the I/O configuration information.
i. Click the Refresh button to match the I/O modules to configuration of the controller.
ii. Select the About option from the Help menu to get the I/O configuration and firmware
information.
iii. Check the module status diagram, ensuring for the I/O modules to be matched.
ii. Select the About option
from the Help menu.
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i. Click the Refresh button.
iii. See the module status diagram,
ensuring for the I/O modules to
be matched.
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Step 3: Set I/O configuration, get the I/O values and then save the I/O
configuration.
ii. Select the Timer Interval from the Monitor menu to set the monitoring interval.
ii. Select the Timer Interval to
set the monitoring interval.
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i. Configure the I/O settings, such as Range Code, Power-on and Safe values.
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iv. Select File option from the Save menu and select a location where the configuration
file is about to be saved. This operation can save the controller configuration and I/O
settings to an “ini” file, and the file can be loaded by Load function at the next time
when using the same controller and I/O modules.
iv. Click File to save the
configuration file.
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iii. Click the Monitor icon to start retrieving I/O values. The I/O values will be
displayed in the Mapping tables.
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