EZText Panel User Manual

EZText Panel User Manual

EZText Panel User Manual

Models: EZ-220P and EZ-220P-DEV

Manual Part Number EZ-TEXT-P-M

WARNING!

Programmable control devices, such as EZText Panels, must not be used as stand-alone protection in any application. Unless proper safeguards are used, unwanted start-ups could result in equipment damage or personal injury. The operator must be made aware of this hazard and appropriate precautions must be taken.

In addition, consideration must be given to the use of an emergency stop function that is independent of the programmable controller.

The diagrams and examples in this user manual are included for illustrative purposes only. The manufacturer cannot assume responsibility or liability for actual use based on the diagrams and examples.

CAUTION

Do not press the EZText Panel pushbuttons with any sharp objects. This practice may damage the unit beyond repair.

Trademarks

This publication may contain references to products produced and/or offered by other companies.

The product and company names may be trademarked and are the sole property of their respective owners. AVG disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

Manual P/N EZ-TEXT-P-M

© Copyright 2001, AVG Automation

All Rights Reserved

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

WARNING/Caution .................................................................. inside cover

Table of Contents ........................................................................................ i

Manual Revisions ....................................................................................... iv

EU Information ............................................................................................ v

1 INTRODUCTION

Manual Organization ............................................................................. 2

Introduction to the EZText Panel .......................................................... 4

What you need to get started ............................................................... 5

Hardware ......................................................................................... 5

Software .......................................................................................... 5

Need Help? .......................................................................................... 5

Onscreen HELP .............................................................................. 5

PLC HELP ....................................................................................... 5

Technical Support ........................................................................... 6

Models .............................................................................................. 7

PLCs Supported by EZText Panels ...................................................... 8

PLC and Programming Cable Part Numbers ....................................... 9

Accessories and Optional Equipment .................................................. 9

Front Panel Features .......................................................................... 10

Operator Controls and Indicators ................................................. 10

PLC Message LED .................................................................. 10

Control Pushbuttons ................................................................ 11

Function Pushbuttons ............................................................. 11

Pushbutton LED ...................................................................... 11

Annunciator Lamps ................................................................. 11

Data Entry (Keypad) Pushbuttons .......................................... 12

Character LCD Display with LED Backlight ............................ 12

Messages ................................................................................ 12

Rear Panel Indicators ......................................................................... 13

Specifications ...................................................................................... 14

2 HARDWARE INSTALLATION

Custom Labels .................................................................................... 16

Create Custom Labels .................................................................. 16

Install Custom Labels ................................................................... 17

EMI Noise Filter Installation ................................................................ 18

Mounting ............................................................................................ 19

STUD Mounting ............................................................................ 19

Model EZ-220P/EZ-220P-DEV Outline Dimensions .................... 19

Model EZ-220P/EZ-220P-DEV Cutout Dimensions

(Mounting Template) ............................................................... 20

DIN CLIP Mounting ....................................................................... 21

Connections and Wiring ...................................................................... 22

Rear View ..................................................................................... 23

Power Connector .......................................................................... 24

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Serial Port ..................................................................................... 24

Connect a Programming PC ......................................................... 24

Connect a PLC .............................................................................. 25

DeviceNet Port .............................................................................. 25

3 LEARNING THE FEATURES

Learning the Features ......................................................................... 28

Memory Mapping/PLC Data Registers ............................................... 28

Pushbuttons .................................................................................. 29

LEDs ............................................................................................ 29

Annunciator Lamps ....................................................................... 30

PLC Message Registers ............................................................... 31

Embedded Data Registers ........................................................... 31

PLC Messages and Local Messages ................................................. 32

Embedded Data ............................................................................ 32

Message Types ............................................................................ 33

Displaying PLC Messages ........................................................... 34

Arrow Adjustment Entry ................................................................ 35

Numeric Keypad Entry .................................................................. 35

Annunciator Lamps ....................................................................... 35

PLC Message LED ....................................................................... 35

Displaying Local Messages .......................................................... 36

Local Message File Structure Example .................................. 37

Local Message Menu Structure Example ............................... 38

4 TUTORIAL

EZText Panel Setup ............................................................................ 40

SETUP Mode ................................................................................ 40

Adjust Display Contrast ................................................................ 40

Internal Software and Hardware Revisions ................................. 40

Preparing for Configuration .......................................................... 40

Installing EZText Programming Software ........................................... 41

Tutorial — Plan the Project using Application Worksheets ............... 43

Tutorial — Create the Project using EZText Programming

Software ........................................................................................ 48

Tutorial — Configure a PLC ................................................................ 57

5 CONFIGURATION

Configure New System ....................................................................... 62

Configure Existing System .................................................................. 78

Connect to Panel, View Panel Status and Firmware Version ............ 79

Upgrade Firmware .............................................................................. 80

6 MAINTENANCE and TROUBLESHOOTING

Maintenance ........................................................................................ 84

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Fuse Reset .................................................................................... 84

Precautions ................................................................................... 84

Screen Overlay/Chemical Compatibility ....................................... 84

Screen Overlay Cleaning ............................................................. 86

Gasket Replacement .................................................................... 86

Troubleshooting .................................................................................. 87

Panel Configuration Problems ..................................................... 87

PLC Errors .................................................................................... 87

Still Need Help? .................................................................................. 89

Warranty Repairs ................................................................................ 90

Out of Warranty Repairs ..................................................................... 90

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) .................................................. 91

Appendix A

EZText Panel Application Worksheet ......................................... A-2

Appendix B

Cable/Wiring Diagrams ................................................................ B-2

Appendix C

PLC Driver Error Messages ....................................................... C-2

EZText Panel Error Messages ................................................. C-13

EZText Programming Software Error Messages ..................... C-14

INDEX

............................................................................................ I-1

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MANUAL REVISIONS

Manual Revisions

Manual Part Number: EZ-TEXT-P-M

Manual Title: EZText Panel User Manual, Models EZ-220P and EZ-220P-DEV.

The following table provides you with update information. If you call technical support with a question about this manual, please be aware of the revision number.

Revision

Original

Release

Date

04/2001

Effective Pages

Cover

Warning/Copyright i–iv

1–94

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Index

Description of Changes

Original Release of Manual

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EU INFORMATION

EU Information

The EZText Panel is manufactured in compliance with European Union (EU) Directives and carries the CE mark. The EZText Panel has been tested under CE Test Standard #EN55011, and is listed under UL File #E209355. The following information is provided to comply with EU documentation requirements.

Please NOTE: Products with CE marks perform their required functions safely and adhere to relevant standards as specified by EU Directives provided they are used according to their intended purpose and that the instructions in this manual are adhered to. The protection provided by the equipment may be impaired if this equipment is not used in accordance with this manual. Only replacement parts supplied by Automationdirect.com or its agents should be used.

Technical

Support

Consult EZText Programming Software Help or you may find answers to your questions in the operator interface section of our web site @ www.Automationdirect.com. If you still need assistance, please call our technical support at 1-770-844-4200 or FAX us at 1-770-886-3199.

SELV Circuits

All electrical circuits connected to the communications port receptacle are rated as Safety Extra Low Voltage (SELV).

Environmental

Specifications

Operating Temperature ................................................................ 0 to 45 °C

Storage Temperature ............................................................. –20 to +70 °C

Operating Humidity ...................................... 10–95% R.H., noncondensing

Air Composition ............................................ No corrosive gases permitted

Preventative

Maintenance and Cleaning

No preventative maintenance is required. The EZText Panel overlay should be cleaned as needed with warm, soapy water. See Chapter 6, Maintenance, for a list of compatible/incompatible chemicals and compounds.

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Intr oduction

In this chapter....

— Manual Organization

— Introduction to the EZText Panel

— What you need to get started

— Need HELP?

— Models

— PLCs Supported by EZText Panel

— Accessories and Optional Equipment

— PLC and Programming Cable Part Numbers

— Front Panel Features

— Specifications

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Manual Organization

This manual is all you’ll need to get the EZText Panel installed and configured.

This manual covers models EZ-220P and EZ-220P-DEV

In this manual we will take you through the steps necessary to get your EZText

Panel up and running in the shortest possible time. Although your familiarity with programmable operator interface devices will determine how quickly you move through the steps — it’s as easy as 1 — 2 — 3. This manual is arranged in chapters. A description of key information contained in each chapter is provided below.

Chapter Description

1

2

3

4

Introduction

Provides Manual Organization, and lists what you need to get started, hardware and software. Discusses how to get help with questions or problems you might encounter through Onscreen Help and Technical

Support. Provides you with a table listing the various models, their part numbers and special features. Lists the important features of the EZ-220P

EZText Panel. Lists the PLCs supported by the panel, by brand, model and protocol. Lists the part numbers for PLC cables and the programming cable.

Tells how to install programming software.

Hardware Installation

Provides instructions on how to install custom labels and the EMI Noise

Filter. Discusses two mounting techniques — stud mounting and DIN clip mounting. Provides Outline Dimensions and Mounting Template. Provides you with instructions on connecting the unit to power, a programming PC and a PLC.

Learning the Features

Provides an Overview of the panel features. Front Panel Features, including; Function Pushbuttons/LEDs, Annunciator Lamps, Character LCD

Display, PLC Message LED and Control Pushbuttons are discussed. Local and PLC Messages are described, along with types of Messages and

Embedded Data Variables (DATA 1, 2, and 3).

Tutorial

Provides instructions to create an example (or “demo”) project. Discusses how to configure a PLC ladder logic program to use with the demo project.

Takes you through the steps necessary to create an EZText Panel project using the programming software and application worksheets. Shows you how to transfer a project to the panel.

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6

B

C

A

Configuration

Step-by-step instructions for configuring the EZText Panel using the EZText

Programming Software are provided.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Instructions for maintaining the EZ-220P panel are provided, including; Fuse

Reset, Precautions, Chemical Compatibility, Cleaning, and Gasket Replacement. Troubleshooting section aids in diagnosing problems you might encounter when installing or operating the panel. Provides steps to take to isolate and correct problems.

Appendix A

Application Worksheets are provided to help you plan and implement your system configuration.

Appendix B

Wiring diagrams for several PLC cables are provided.

Appendix C

Error Message for PLC Drivers, EZText Panel, and EZText Programming

Software.

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Introduction to the EZText Panel

The EZ-220P EZText Panel provides a man-machine interface to your PLC automation system. The panel provides features such as 5 user-defined pushbuttons with LED indicators, annunciator lamps, arrow adjust buttons, a numeric keypad, and a built-in menu system. The panel communicates with a

PLC using either RS-232C or RS-422A/485A serial communication. Configuration software and panel programming are covered in chapter 5 of this manual.

The panel allows you to configure up to 256 20-character text strings configured as PLC Messages and Local Messages. Local Messages are internal panel messages that the operator can scroll in a menu tree hierarchy. PLC

Messages are displayed when prompted from the PLC program. A PLC Message LED illuminates whenever a PLC Message is being displayed. Either message type can have up to three embedded data variables, one of which can be edited by using the arrow adjust buttons.

The panel has sealed membrane function pushbuttons that allow you to trigger PLC actions with the push of a button. These pushbuttons are used for input signals to the PLC. Each pushbutton can be configured to function as one of three switch types:

ALTERNATE—keeps its current state until the button is pushed again

MOMENTARY— is activated only while the button is being pushed

PANEL SET AND PLC RELEASE —sets a bit in the PLC when pressed and is reset by either the PLC program or by pressing the button again.

The LCD display window supports two message lines that can display up to

20 characters each. The messages are programmed using the EZText Panel

Programming Software. The message control type may be either static—text displays that have NO embedded data, dynamic —text messages that include embedded data (READ access only), or interactive —text messages that allow the operator to enter data, or change values that are stored in the

PLC registers (READ/WRITE access).

The panel has a 12-key numeric keypad for entering values in an interactive message. A decimal and ce (clear entry) button are included. There are 3 annunciator lamps above the LCD display window. Each lamp has a tri-color indicator (red, amber, or green) that is controlled through the PLC program.

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What you need to get started:

Hardware

• EZText Panel Model EZ-220P or EZ-220P-DEV

• 24 VDC Power Supply (FA-24PS recommended)

• Programming Cable (P/N EZTEXT-PGMCBL)

• RS-232C or RS-422A/485A PLC Cable (see page 9 for part numbers of cables)

• Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

• PC requirements:

— IBM or compatible PC (486 or better) with a mouse and separate serial port

— VGA display with at least 800 x 600 resolution (1024 x 768 recommended)

— Standard Windows 95/98 (Second Revision)/NT4.0/2000 ® requirements

— CD ROM Drive

Software

• EZText Programming Software (P/N EZ-TEXTEDIT)

Need HELP?

PLEASE NOTE: Section 6, Maintenance and Troubleshooting, should be able to help you with most problems you might encounter.

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Onscreen HELP

One of the most important features of the EZText Panel Programming Software is the availability of context sensitive onscreen help. To access the Help windows, simply press the F1 function key while on the topic where you need help or click on HELP in the main menu bar. For example, if you need help while working with panel configuration, hit the F1 function key when that dialog box is open and a pop-up HELP window will be displayed.

PLC HELP

If you need help with the PLC to EZText Panel Interface, see Appendix C or consult the EZText Programming Software Help. Each PLC Driver has a Help

Topic that lists the error messages and provides an explanation for each. Also, for PLC to EZText Panel wiring diagrams, see Appendix B or the EZText Programming Software Help topics.

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Technical Support

Although most questions can be answered with EZText HELP or the manuals, if you are still having difficulty with a particular aspect of installation or system design, technical support is available at 1-770-844-4200, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, or FAX us at 1-770-886-3199. Visit our website at

www.Automationdirect.com.

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Models

The EZText Panel provides a low-cost, easy-to-use operator interface alternative for your PLC system. With easy-to-configure Windows-based software and simple installation, you can be connected and running in minutes. If your application requires pushbuttons, LEDs, or text display, but your budget is low, check out the complete line of EZText Panels at our website at

www.Automationdirect.com.

Part Number

EZ-220P

• 2 lines by 20 characters LCD display

• Character height of 0.22"

( 5.55 mm)

• stores up to 256 20-character messages

• 5 user-defined function pushbuttons and LEDs

• 4 control pushbuttons

• 12 key numeric keypad

• 3 annunciator lamps (each can illuminate in red, amber, or green)

• up to three embedded PLC data variables per message

• built-in menu system

• EMI filtered power supply to reduce communication problems

EZ-220P-DEV

Above with DeviceNet communications

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PLCs Supported by EZText Panels

Below is a list of various PLCs and their protocols supported by EZText Panel. Please note that we continue to add new drivers to this list. If you don’t see your PLC listed here, please contact

Automationdirect.com or visit our website.

PLC Brand

Allen-Bradley

Model

Micrologix 1000, 1200 and 1500

SLC5/03, /04, /05 (with DF1)

Protocols Supported

DF1 Half Duplex; DF1 Full Duplex

PLC5

General Electric 90/30 and 90/70

Mitsubishi

Modicon

FX Series (all)

984 CPU, Quantum 113 CPU

AEG Modicon Micro Series 110 CPU:

311-xx, 411-xx, 512-xx, 612-xx

Omron

DirectLogic

C200, C500

DF1

SNPX

Direct

Modbus RTU

DL05

DL105

D2-230

D2-240

Host Link

K-Sequence; DirectNet;

ModBus (Koyo addressing)

K-Sequence

K-Sequence

DL205

D2-250

D2-240/250 DCM

D3-330/330P

K-Sequence; DirectNet

K-Sequence; DirectNet;

ModBus (Koyo addressing)

DirectNet

DL305

D3-340

D3-350

DirectNet

DirectNet

K-Sequence; DirectNet;

ModBus (Koyo addressing)

DL405

D3-350 DCM

D4-430

D4-440

D4-450

DirectNet

K-Sequence; DirectNet

K-Sequence; DirectNet

K-Sequence; DirectNet;

ModBus (Koyo addressing)

DirectNet

Other

All with DCM

H2- WinPLC (Think-N-Do V5.2, check for version compatability)

Modbus RTU (serial port)

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PLC and Programming Cable Part Numbers

Part Number Cable Description

EZ-2CBL

EZ-2CBL-1

EZ-3CBL

EZ-4CBL-1

EZ-4CBL-2

EZ-90-30-CBL

EZ-SLC-232-CBL

EZPLC5-232-CBL

Direct

Logic PLC RJ12 port, DL05, DL105, DL205,

DL350 & DL450 (RS-232C)

Direct

Logic (VGA Style) 15-pin port, DL250 (RS-232C)

Direct

Logic PLC RJ11 port, DL340 (RS-232C)

Direct

Logic PLC 15-Pin Dsub port, DL405 (RS-232C)

Direct

Logic PLC 25-Pin Dsub port, DL405, DL350,

DL305 DCU, and all DCM's (RS-232C)

GE 90/30 and 90/70 15-pin Dsub port (RS-422A)

AB SLC 5/03/04/05 DF1 port (RS-232C)

AB PLC5 DF1 port (RS-232C)

EZ-MLOGIX-CBL

EZ-MITSU-CBL

EZ-MITSU-CBL-1

AB MicroLogix 1000, 1200 & 1500 (RS-232C)

Mitsubishi FX Series 25-pin port (RS-422A)

Mitsubishi FX Series 8-pin (RS-422A)

EZ-OMRON-CBL Omron C200, C500 (RS-232C)

EZTEXT-PGMCBL EZText Programming Cable

Accessories and Optional Equipment

Part Number

EZ-TEXTEDIT

EZ-TEXT-S-GSK

EZ-TEXT-L-GSK

EZ-BRK-2

EZ-TEXT-STUDS

EZ-MULTIDROP

EZ-MULTIDROP-M

EZTEXT-PGMCBL

EZ-TEXT-M

EZ-TEXT-P-M

EZ-TEXT-SP-M

Description

EZ Text Panel Programming Software

Standard Replacement Gasket (smal)

Standard Replacement Gasket (large)

DIN Clips (package of 4)

Mounting Studs (package of 4)

Serial Multiplexer

Serial Multiplexer Manual

EZ Text Panel Programming Cable

EZ-220/220L/420 User Manual

EZ-220P User Manual

EZ-SP User Manual

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Front Panel Features

In this section, we will describe the front panel features of the EZText Panel.

Descriptions of the PLC Message LED, Pushbuttons, Pushbutton LEDs, Annunciator Lamps, PLC messages, and Local Messages are provided. To understand the Features, see Chapter 3, Learning the Features. For a demonstration of how to program the panel indicators and controls, please refer to

Chapter 4, Tutorial.

Operator Controls and Indicators

Each EZText Panel provides sealed membrane Pushbuttons for operator interface with a PLC. Pushbuttons may be used to begin events or tasks within the PLC, such as Start/Stop Control. Pushbutton inputs can be monitored for

ON/OFF conditions in your PLC ladder logic program. EZText Panel Pushbuttons are Control Pushbuttons, Function Pushbuttons, or Data Entry (Keypad)

Pushbuttons.

PLC Message LED

Annunciator Lamps Control Pushbuttons

2 x 20 Character

LCD Display with

LED Backlight

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Function Pushbuttons Function Pushbutton LEDs Keypad (Data Entry) Pushbuttons

PLC Message LED

This LED will illuminate to indicate that the PLC has triggered a message that will be displayed in the LCD window. The pushbuttons are disabled for 3 seconds after a PLC message is displayed to ensure that the operator sees the message.

The LED will turn OFF when the operator presses the escape pushbutton, thereby acknowledging message received. Press escape again and the

PLC Message will re-display.

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Control Pushbuttons

There are 4 Control Pushbuttons on the front panel. These buttons consist of an esc (escape),

▲ (UP Arrow), ▼ (DOWN Arrow), and enter pushbutton.

The arrow buttons are used to scroll through local messages or to change a value within an interactive message. As the operator presses the buttons, the numeric value will increment or decrement, respectively. As it is adjusted, the value WILL NOT BE UPDATED in the PLC data register until the enter pushbutton is pressed. When completed, the operator will press the enter pushbutton and the value will be written to the PLC. Press esc to abort or cancel the adjustment without writing the value to the PLC.

Function Pushbuttons

There are 5 Function Pushbuttons that are user-defined. They may be configured as one of three “switch” types; Alternate, Momentary, or Panel Set &

PLC Release (described on page 29.) They are configured as discrete input signals to the PLC. These pushbuttons are label F1 through F5 or may be

custom labeled to suit their function or application.

LEDs

Function

Pushbuttons

Pushbutton LEDs

There are LEDs located above each of the user-defined pushbuttons. These

LEDs can indicate if the pushbutton status condition is ON or OFF, or they can be controlled by the PLC. You may choose the LED Control while configuring your panel (see

Configuration, Chapter 5). There are three different controls—

By Button, By Button & Flash, or By PLC, that will determine LED response when the pushbuttons are pressed.

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Annunciator Lamps

The EZ-220P Model contains 3 tri-color Annunciator Lamps above the LCD message window. Each of these lamps may be programmed to illuminate in green, amber, or red and may be labeled to fit your application. The lamps are turned ON and OFF through your PLC ladder logic program. They are configured with EZText Programming Software and may be configured to display status or the condition of any operation being controlled within the PLC.

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Data Entry (Keypad) Pushbuttons

The EZ-220P also features a numeric keypad. Use this keypad to enter or change embedded data values. To update or enter a data value, the enter button must be pressed to select the data value.

Then you may use the numeric keypad or the UP

Arrow (increment) or DOWN Arrow (decrement) to adjust the value. For the PLC to acknowledge the change in value, you must press enter again

(sends the updated value to the PLC.) The CE

(Clear Entry) button is used to clear, or set back to zero, the current value.

Character LCD Display with

LED Backlight

Messages display in the Character LCD Display Window with LED

Backlight. The LCD window supports two line by twenty characters.

Messages

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PLC Messages can be programmed to display PLC register values and allow the operator to change a PLC register value. Up to 3 data variables can be programmed to display in each message. The messages are entered using

EZText Programming Software. Up to 256 PLC Messages may be configured and stored in the EZText Panel (Local Messages take away from the 256 Total

Messages). PLC Messages are numbered 1 to 256. The message control type may be static text, dynamic, or interactive. The PLC logic program controls which messages are displayed. The PLC Message LED illuminates when a

PLC generated message is being displayed.

Local Messages are also displayed in the LCD Display Window. Local Messages provide pertinent information or instructions to the operator and are displayed in a menu hierarchy. They can also be programmed to display values from a PLC register that the operator may change using the EZText Panel control buttons. You may create Folders to group messages pertaining to the same topic. Local Messages and Folders can be grouped in up to 3 levels using the EZText Panel Programming Software. The first character in a Folder message display is a “+” or “–” indicating folder status (closed or open). The next 19 characters of the display are for the Folder text. For Messages, all 20 characters are used as message text. Local Messages allow the operator to select and initiate user-defined interaction. See Chapter 3,

Learning the Features, for more information.

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Rear Panel Indicators

TXD LED—This LED will toggle “on” and “off” to signal activity on the transmission line.

RXD LED—This LED will toggle “on” and “off” to signal activity on the receive line.

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Specifications

Display Type:

Character LCD, 2 lines by 20 characters with LED backlight

3 Annunciator Lamps (tri-color: red, amber, or green) (0.4" x 0.75")

Character Height:

Keypad Overlay:

Service Power:

Power Consumption:

0.22 inches (5.55 mm)

5 Function, 4 Control, and 12 Data Entry Pushbuttons

24 VDC (20–30 VDC operating range)

5.5 Watts @ 24 VDC

Inrush:

Fuse:

Storage Temperature:

Humidity:

Electrical Noise

Tolerance:

< 1 Amp with 50 mSec rise time to 30 VDC

Auto-Reset (0.65 Amp polyfuse)

Enclosure:

NEMA 4, 4X (Indoors)

Agency Approvals:

UL, CUL and CE

Operating Temperature:

0 to 45 °C (32 to 113 °F)

–20 to +70 °C (–4 to +158 °F)

10–95% R.H. (noncondensing)

Vibration:

Shock:

Serial

Communications:

NEMA ICS 2-230 showering arc, ANSI C37.90a-1974 SWC

Level C Chattering Relay Test

5 to 55 Hz 2G for 2 hours in the X, Y, and Z axes

10G for under 12 ms in the X, Y, and Z axes

Download/Program/PLC Port — RS-232C, RS-422A, RS-485A

15-pin D-sub (female)

External

Dimensions:

Weight:

5 x 10 x 1.6 inches (127 x 254 x 40.6 mm)

14 oz.

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Har d ware Installation

In this chapter....

— Custom Labels

— EMI Noise Filter Installation

— Mounting

— DIN Clip Mounting

— Connections and Wiring

HARDWARE INSTALLATION

Custom Labels

Create Custom Labels

You may create custom labels for the EZText Panel Function Pushbuttons and

Annunciator Lamps that are particular to their function within your application.

The labels slide into an existing slot in the panel overlay so that the text or numbers you have printed will rest over the pushbuttons or annunciator lamps.

A Microsoft Word® document (EZ-TEXT_INSERTS.doc) was installed in the EZText Program folder on your computer when you installed your programming software. You must have Word installed on your computer

to open this document. This document will help you create your labels. Two sheets of cover stock and a sheet of transparent film have also been shipped with your panel.

Install Custom Labels

A 1/2-inch x 4-inch flat metal tool (ramp tool) is shipped with each unit to

aid in the installation of the label inserts.

To install the pushbutton or annunciator lamp labels into the slots, perform the following steps.

1.

Carefully remove rubber trim mold from panel front to access label slots. (The trim has a barbed retaining rib that is pressed securely into a channel in the front panel housing.) The ramp tool can be used to help lift the trim (see illustration #1).

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Remove trim, using ramp tool.

Illus. #1

Gently pull trim from the molding.

Illus. #2

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Use ramp tool to lift overlay.

Illus. #3

Use ramp tool to start custom label into slot.

Illus. #4

2. The recessed slot(s) where the labels are inserted should now be visible.

3. Remove the factory installed label insert.

4. Use the corner of the ramp tool to lift the top layer of the overlay (shown in illustration #3), just enough to start the custom label into the slot. Hold the overlay up with the ramp tool and start the custom label into the slot (illustration #4).

5. Once the label has been started into the slot, move the ramp tool behind the label insert and use as a ramp to guide the label insert into the slot until properly positioned

(illustration 5).

6. Push label tab down into trim channel with the ramp tool

(illustration 6).

7. Repeat this procedure for the annunciator lamp label, if required.

8 Replace the rubber trim by firmly pressing the barbed rib into the molded channel in the front panel housing.

Use tool as a guide, and position label over buttons.

Illus. #5

Use ramp tool to push custom label tab into the trim

Illus. #6

New Function Key

Label installed

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EMI Noise Filter Installation

EZText Panels are supplied with two ferrite cores that should be attached to the cables prior to installation of the EZText Panel. These cores are required to suppress EMI emissions that are conducted through the Power Cable and the Communications Cable. The figure, below, shows the ferrite cores properly installed. Attach the cores within one inch of the EZText connector. The cable should be snugly wrapped once around the core, providing two passes through the core.

The Power Cable Core is a solid ferrite cylinder. The Power Cable should pass once through the core, be looped around and pass through a second time. Pull the excess cable so that it rests snugly against the outside of the core.

The Communications Cable Core is a snap-together, split, ferrite core. This core can be installed on a finished cable. Lift the latch to open the core. Wrap the wire through the core center, snugly around the outside, and again through the center. Close the core until the latch snaps. Ensure that the cable jacket is not pinched between the two halves of the core. The finished cable should look similar to the drawing shown below.

Communications Cable Power Cable

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Lift up on latch to open core

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Mounting

EZText Panels can be mounted in two different ways: 1) Stud Mounting, and 2) DIN Clip Mounting.

The panel comes with all the necessary mounting hardware required for stud mounting. DIN Clips

(P/N EZ-BRK-2) must be ordered separately. For DIN Clip mounting instructions, see page 21.

STUD Mounting:

Model EZ-220P/EZ-220P-DEV

Outline Dimensions

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STUD Mounting:

Use the 4 studs and 4 nuts with captive washers to secure the unit to the mounting surface. Requires a 5/16" wrench.

Mounting Studs (4 total)

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Model EZ-220P/EZ-220P-DEV

Cutout Dimensions (MountingTemplate)

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DIN CLIP Mounting

DIN Clips (P/N EZ-BRK-2) are metal brackets that attach to the panel housing and secure the front bezel to a mounting surface with a screw. They provide an alternative to bolting the panel into the mounting surface. There are 4 square holes in the chassis (two on the top and two on the bottom). Insert the clip flanges into the holes and secure the EZText Panel by tightening the DIN CLIP screws until the front bezel is firmly pressed to the mounting surface.

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Connections and Wiring

Example of an EZText Panel Application

EZ-220

EZ-220P

Multiplexer (check for availability)

DL205 with

D2-250 CPU

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Koyo Encoders

Stacklights

Limit Switch

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EZ-220P and EZ-220P-DEV Rear Panel CONNECTIONS and WIRING

REAR VIEW

Serial Port Communication LEDs

These LEDs illuminate to show whether the unit is sending or receiving data. (See page 87.)

24 VDC

Power Source

Power Connector

Block style connector is used to connect an external 24 VDC power supply. See Power

Connector Pinout on page 24.

Optional*

*MNS LED (Optional)

If connected to a

DeviceNet network, this LED indicates

Module Network

Status.

*DeviceNet Port

This is an optional port that can be used to connect to a DeviceNet network. See page 25.

Programming

PC Cable

OR

!

PLC

Cable

PLC

PC

Serial Port

This port may be used to connect the program-

ming computer or a PLC (see page 24). Use

Programming Cable P/N EZTEXT-PMGCBL to connect the PC. See PLC Cable Part Number table, page 25, for the appropriate PLC cable type used by your application.

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Power

Connector

Serial Port

24

This block style connector is used to connect an external 24 VDC power supply.

The connector with screw terminals is provided with your EZText Panel and allows you to plug into the power receptacle. A pinout is shown below.

An external power supply is adapted to supply operating voltage to the EZText

Panel. The power supply must deliver a range of 20 to 30 VDC.

In multi-panel applications, if separate power supplies are used, please ensure the electrical ground common does not have a great potential difference. In a multi-panel application, the power supply must maintain the specified voltage and current consumption under all conditions (this includes powerup) for each of the individual units. Please refer to the specifications on page 14 for the individual units.

Pin #

1

2

3

+V

–V

Connection

24VDC (20–30 VDC)

Chassis Ground

Connect (+) on the unit to the (+) lead of your power source; (-) on the unit is connected to the (-) lead; and chassis

GND (on the unit) is connected to the chassis ground of the cabinet. It is recommended you use a regulated power source isolated from relays, valves, etc.

The Serial Port may be used to connect your panel to a programming computer

(PC) or a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC). You will only need to connect to a PC when you initially configure and program the EZText Panel. The Serial

Port is then available for connection to the PLC. When you power up the EZText

Panel, it will come up in RUN Mode. While in RUN Mode the Serial Port will only communicate with a PLC. To program the panel and have the Serial Port communicate with a PC, you will have to enter the SETUP Mode (see following paragraph).

Connect a Programming PC

To program the EZText Panel, you must put the panel into SETUP Mode.

When the panel is powered up, it will be operating in RUN Mode. (The panel will go through “Self Initialization” before it enters Run Mode — you must wait until this is accomplished before entering Setup Mode.) To enter SETUP Mode, you must press and hold the UP Arrow button while simultaneously pressing the DOWN Arrow button. While in SETUP Mode you may also adjust the screen contrast by pressing the UP/DOWN Arrows.

The EZText Panel is configured using a PC running the EZText Panel

Programming Software. When you are ready to download the program, connect the programming cable (EZTEXT-PGMCBL) to the serial port of the panel and the serial port of the PC. A wiring diagram for the programming cable follows.

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P/N EZTEXT-PGMCBL

RS-232

PC COM Port

TXD (3)

RXD (2)

EZTEXT Panel

(3)

(2)

RXD

TXD

DeviceNet

Port

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DTR

(4)

(6)

DSR

CTS

D-sub 9-pin

Female

(8)

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

Connect a PLC

Connect your PLC to the EZText Panel one of the cables listed below.

Part Number Cable Description

EZ-2CBL

EZ-2CBL-1

EZ-3CBL

EZ-4CBL-1

EZ-4CBL-2

Direct Logic PLC RJ12 port, DL05, DL105, DL205,

DL350 & DL450 (RS-232C)

Direct Logic (VGA Style) 15-pin port, DL250 (RS-232C)

Direct Logic PLC RJ11 port, DL340 (RS-232C)

Direct Logic PLC 15-Pin Dsub port, DL405 (RS-232C)

Direct Logic PLC 25-Pin Dsub port, DL405, DL350,

DL305 DCU, and all DCM's (RS-232C)

EZ-90-30-CBL

EZ-SLC-232-CBL

GE 90/30 and 90/70 15-pin Dsub port (RS-422A)

AB SLC 5/03/04/05 DF1 port (RS-232C)

EZPLC5-232-CBL AB PLC5 DF1 port (RS-232C)

EZ-MLOGIX-CBL

EZ-MITSU-CBL

EZ-MITSU-CBL-1

EZ-OMRON-CBL

AB MicroLogix 1000, 1200 & 1500 (RS-232C)

Mitsubishi FX Series 25-pin port (RS-422A)

Mitsubishi FX Series 8-pin (RS-422A)

Omron C200, C500 (RS-232C)

This is an optional port that can be used to connect to a DeviceNet network.

For more information about the connection, see the DeviceNet Module manual.

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In this chapter....

— Learning the Features

— Memory Mapping/PLC Data Registers

— Pushbuttons

— LEDs

— Annunciator Lamps

— PLC Message

— Embedded Data

— PLC and Local Messages

— Message Types

— Displaying PLC Messages

— Arrow Adjustment Entry

— Numeric Keypad Entry

— Annunciator Lamps

— PLC Messages LED

— Displaying Local Messages

— Local Message File Structure Example

— Local Message Menu Structure Example

LEARNING THE FEATURES

Learning the Features

In this section, we will help you to learn and understand the Features of the

EZText Panels. Details for using pushbuttons, PLC Messages, LEDs, and

Local Messages are discussed. We recommend that you read this chapter well before you attempt to configure and use the EZText Panel features and controls. As you proceed through this section, relate the topics discussed with how you will implement your panel.

Regardless of the PLC product type, the concepts discussed here are applicable.

To help you, the following figures use small example programs that display

DirectLogic instruction elements and address references. Once again, this section is showing concepts for using the panel features. For complete

DirectLogic examples and other PLC solutions, such as Allen-Bradley, please refer to the PLC manufacturer’s manual.

Memory Mapping/PLC Data Registers

Pushbuttons Register

LEDs Register

Annunciator Lamps Register

PLC Message Registers

Embedded Data Registers

• PLC and Local Messages

— Embedded Data

— Message Types

Static

Dynamic

Interactive

Passwords

• Displaying PLC Messages

Arrow Adjustment Entry

Numeric Keypad Entry

Annunciator Lamps

PLC Messages LED

• Displaying Local Messages

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Memory Mapping/PLC Data Registers

The EZText Panels communicate with the PLC through user-defined PLC data registers. PLC registers are assigned during configuration using the EZText

Panel Programming Software. For discrete operations, such as pushbuttons,

LEDs, and annunciator lamps, the register bits are accessed by the PLC control program. The following pages show how the pushbuttons, LEDs, and annunciator lamps are assigned to the PLC bit registers.

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NA

16

NA

15

NA

Pushbuttons

Pushbuttons use one 16-bit register. All bit designations are in octal (0–7 and

10–17), used by DirectLogic PLCs. Use bits 0 through 15 for PLCs using decimal numbering. (Address must be READ/WRITE)

BUTTONS (BIT WRITE) PLC WORD — (FROM PANEL)

7 6 14

ACK

F5

13

ACK

F4

12

ACK

F3

11

ACK

F2

10

ACK

F1

5

ENT

4

F5

3

F4

2

F3

1

(BITS)

0

F2 F1

F1–F5 = Function Pushbuttons 1–5

ENT = Enter

ACK F1–F5 = Panel acknowledge of PLC button release

NA = not used (Do not use for other PLC program addresses)

Bits 0–7 are set when pressing the corresponding button on the panel.

Bits 10–14 are set when the Panel Set and PLC Release Option is selected for the corresponding Function Pushbutton and the Release Bit for that button is set by the PLC in the LED (BIT READ) PLC WORD.

17

NA

16

NA

15

NA

LEDs

LEDs use one 16-bit register. All bit designations are in octal (0–7 and 10–

17), used by DirectLogic PLCs. Use bits 0 through 15 for PLCs using decimal numbering.

LED (BIT READ) PLC WORD — (TO PANEL)

14 13 12 11 10 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

(BITS)

0

REL

F5

REL

F4

REL

F3

REL

F2

REL

F1

NA NA NA LED5 LED4 LED3 LED2 LED1

LED1–LED5 = Only used when By PLC has been chosen.

REL F1–REL F5 = Used by PLC to release a button that is set by the panel.

NA = not used (Do not use for other PLC program addresses)

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15

NA

14

NA

Example when using Panel Set & PLC Release Option for a Function

Pushbutton:

Operator Presses Button:

F1 is set by the Panel (Bit 0 in Button Word). This is a maintained pushbutton to the PLC.

PLC Releases Button:

REL F1 is set by the PLC (Bit 10 in LED Word). The PLC resets the panel button by setting this bit in the ladder program.

Panel Acknowledge Button Release:

ACK F1 is set by the Panel (Bit 10 in Button Word). This is the panel acknowledging to the PLC that it has reset the button.

Annunciator Lamps

Annunciator Lamps use one 16-bit register. All bit designations are in octal

(0–7 and 10–17), used by DirectLogic PLCs. Use bits 0 through 15 for PLCs using decimal numbering.

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NA

ANNUNCIATOR (BIT READ) PLC WORD — (TO PANEL)

12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3

NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

LAMP

3

LAMP

3

LAMP

2

(BITS)

2 1 0

LAMP

2

LAMP

1

LAMP

1

LAMP 1 = Left Lamp, Bits 0 and 1

LAMP 2 = Center Lamp, Bits 2 and 3

LAMP 3 = Right Lamp, Bits 4 and 5

NA = not used (DO NOT use for other PLC program addresses)

To have the lamps illuminate in a particular color, or not to illuminate at all, set the bits in your PLC Ladder Logic as follows:

Color

OFF

Red

Amber

Green

LAMP 1

BIT 0 BIT 1

OFF OFF

ON OFF

ON ON

OFF ON

LAMP 2

BIT 2

OFF

ON

ON

OFF

BIT 3

OFF

OFF

ON

ON

LAMP 3

BIT 4 BIT 5

OFF OFF

ON OFF

ON ON

OFF ON

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PLC Message Registers

The EZ-220P panels have 2 lines of PLC Message display. Each message line references a user-defined register in the PLC. The registers are assigned using the EZText Programming Software. The panel monitors each register for a value (message number) and displays the message associated with the value (i.e., a value of 3 displays message 3).

Embedded Data Registers

Each message can have up to three embedded data values, DATA 1, DATA 2, and DATA 3. Embedded Data Registers are user-defined.

Note:

Decimal points are used with keypad entry only, not arrow adjust. The decimal point must be pressed when entering a decimal value.

DATA 1 (16-Bit Register, READ/WRITE)

This is a PLC register that contains the first of three possible embedded data values on a line for the message displayed. DATA 1 can be set as a READ/

WRITE Register allowing the operator to change a data value. It can also be set to READ ONLY. This is the only data value that has this option.

Enter address for DATA 1

Enter address for PLC

Controlled

Decimal Point

Enter addresses for DATA 2 and

DATA 3

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PLC CONTROLLED DECIMAL POINT (16-Bit Register)

This is a register in the PLC for controlling a decimal point within an embedded data value (DATA 1 only). One register holds the value and the other controls the decimal point. The register addresses are assigned from the Message Edit screen as shown above. This feature only works with keypad entry, not arrow adjust. No ASCII characters are allowed in

DATA 1 with a PLC Controlled Decimal Point.

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DATA 2 (16-Bit Register, READ ONLY)

This is a PLC register that contains the second of three possible embedded data values on a line for the message displayed. You may manually insert a decimal point. The PLC Address and Data Type are assigned from the

Message Edit screen, shown above.

DATA 3 (16-Bit Register, READ ONLY)

This is a PLC register that contains the third of three possible embedded data values on a line for the message displayed. You may manually insert a decimal point. The PLC Address and Data Type are assigned from the Message Edit screen, shown above.

PLC Messages and Local Messages

Embedded Data

The user message contains the ASCII characters and optional embedded data to be displayed. The embedded data can be up to 3 different values —

DATA 1, DATA 2, and DATA 3.

NOTE:

When selecting

BCD Data Type, only a 4-digit value can be used (0–9999).

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Special characters in the message determine where the embedded data from the registers should go. When programming, each character for

DATA 1 values will be represented by a “1” for up to five digits. For example, if you want to display a five digit value from the PLC, you will press Ctrl + 1 or F5, five times, and “11111” will display in your message (in red) representing the five digit value.

Only DATA 1’s embedded value can be Interactive (READ/WRITE register), meaning that data values will display and can be changed from the message.

DATA 2 and DATA 3 are Dynamic (READ ONLY register) meaning that they will display a value, but the value cannot be changed from the message. DATA

2 values are entered into the message by pressing Ctrl +2 or F6, and are represented by a “2” for each numerical digit, displayed in blue. DATA 3 values are entered into the message by pressing Ctrl +3 or F7, and are represented by a “3” for each numerical digit, displayed in green. Again, these values can be up to five digits. Data values are only represented by a “1,” “2,” or “3” when you are programming the message. The actual values will be displayed on the EZText Panel LCD Display window, or will be blank if no value is present.

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Password protection may be used on DATA 1 only and can be local or PLC defined. Passwords allow you to prevent unauthorized users from changing a

PLC register value.

For DATA 1, you can select a minimum and maximum range for the embedded data value. The Maximum is to set an upper limit for the data value and Minimum is to set a lower limit for the data value. This will let the user update the value between the ranges. Data values are incremented or decremented with the

UP/DOWN Arrow Buttons, or by using the numeric keypad.

Also for DATA 1, you can choose to have the Decimal Point in the value controlled by the PLC, or you can manually insert it in the message.

Message Types

There are three types of messages: Static, Dynamic, and Interactive identify the different message types.

Static Messages

Static Messages are text displays that have

NO embedded data. The Static Message may be displayed when an event or condition becomes true. You will enter the messages using the EZText Programming

Software.

SYSTEM RUNNING

Dynamic Messages

Dynamic messages are text messages that include embedded data. These messages are used to display values from the PLC

(READ only access to a PLC register). This data is information that helps the operator closely monitor and/or control the machine or process..

Zone1 Temp. : 753

Data Value update from PLC register

Embedded Data Values in messages can be of two types — BCD or Binary. DATA 1 can have a decimal point controlled by the PLC or manually inserted. DATA 2 and DATA 3 allow you to manually insert a decimal point. The maximum number of data values per message is three. Data type and decimal points are programmed when configuring the message from the Message Edit screen.

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Interactive Messages

(With an embedded DATA 1 value, only).

An Interactive Message is commonly used for operator data entry. This type of message is used for changing values that are stored in the PLC registers

(READ/WRITE access). These values are typically; Setpoint, Upper and Lower

Limits, etc. Interactive Messages may be configured to enter data using the UP/

DOWN Arrow buttons.

Enter New Temp. = 300

Data value entered by operator

Passwords are used to protect DATA 1 values from being accessed by unauthorized users. When pressing the enter button to select a data value to change, the panel will perform a check to see if there is a password on the data value, and whether it is a locally defined password or defined by the

PLC. Locally defined passwords are set using the EZText Programming

Software. If there is a password on the data value, the operator will be prompted to enter a password. Once entered, the password allows the operator to edit the data value. If the password is not valid, the operator will receive an “Invalid

Password” message and then is prompted again to enter a password. You must program the value of the PLC Password into the register (defined in the

EZText Programming Software) manually, or with an Interactive Message programmed into the panel file structure.

Displaying PLC Messages

Static Message Operation

To display a Static PLC message, you simply put the message number (1–

256) in the appropriate PLC register. These messages are text only, no embedded data.

Dynamic Message Operation

Dynamic messages are text messages that include embedded data. These messages present the operator with important PLC data. You may program message numbers 1–256 to be used as dynamic messages. Dynamic messages may be displayed on either the top or bottom line. The maximum number of digits that may be displayed is five (if Binary data format or four if

BCD). Use the EZText Programming Software to configure Dynamic messages.

See Section 5 , Configuration for more information.

Interactive Message Operation

An interactive message is a text display that allows operator data entry. Use these messages to enter or change values that are stored in PLC registers.

When the interactive message is displayed, the operator can enter data. Check

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Depending on the PLC, the data format will be either Binary or BCD (Binary

Coded Decimal). Five digits may be entered in a 16-bit register using Binary data format. Four digits may be entered in a 16-bit register using BCD data format.

Interactive messages are configured within the EZText Panel Programming

Software by embedding a DATA 1 value in a PLC message. An interactive message requires that you define the Format (Binary or BCD), and Decimal

Point Position. There are two types of decimal point placements — PLC controlled and fixed placement (decimal point entered between characters when configuring the message). A PLC controlled decimal is only allowed in Data 1 using the keypad entry. Data 2 and Data 3 allow you to enter a fixed point

(manually inserted). Two PLC registers are used to store PLC controlled decimal point values, one for the data value and the other for decimal point control.

When the decimal point is PLC controlled it must be configured in your PLC logic program. For more information, see Chapter 5, Configuration, or your

PLC Configuration Manual.

Arrow Adjustment Entry

Arrow adjust is often used when minimum and maximum setpoint ranges are required or a setpoint value requires only minor adjustment. These arrow adjustments are only possible using the UP or DOWN Arrow pushbuttons. As you press the UP and DOWN Arrow pushbuttons, the numeric value will increment (up) or decrement (down) one count at a time. (The longer you hold down the button, the faster the count will increase or decrease.) When the adjustment is complete, press the enter pushbutton, and the value will be placed in the data register for display and the bit is set. When the UP/DOWN

Arrows are used to increment or decrement a value, the cursor is disabled and will not be visible again until you press enter, esc, or return from a PLC

Message. Arrow adjustment does not work when using decimals.

Numeric Keypad Entry

Numeric Keypad entry is used when a decimal point is being used and is the preferred method for data entry instead of arrow adjust. The decimal point button must be used when entering a decimal value.

Annunciator Lamps

There are three tri-color lamps located above the LCD Message Display. They can be illuminated as red, amber or green through the PLC program.

PLC Message LED

The PLC Message LED will illuminate any time a PLC message is being displayed. Press the esc key to exit the PLC message and return to Local

Messages. Press esc again to re-display the last PLC message.

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Displaying Local Messages

In a Local Message, the first message (root level) or folder in the hierarchy is displayed on the top line at start up and the following message or folder is displayed on the second line.

A plus (+) is displayed in front of a folder’s or subfolder’s name if it is closed. If a folder or subfolder is open, a minus (–) is placed in front of the name. Any messages within that folder will be displayed below it.

+Local Folder 1

+Local Folder 2

Local Folder 2

Local Message 2.1

You may use the UP/DOWN Arrow buttons to scroll down to the next message in that folder. At the end of the messages for that folder, you can press the esc button to move to the previous folder or level.

The Local Message menu hierarchy can only extend three levels deep (after the root level) but each folder (level 1 and level 2) may have many subfolders or messages on that level. Folder level 3 may have many messages, but no folders. Messages can contain up to three embedded data values. See the following examples of a menu tree and how it may appear from within the

EZText Programming Software, and how it may appear on your EZText Panel display.

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Local Message File Structure Example

(as seen when configuring messages in the EZText Panel Programming Software)

This is not displayed on the EZText Panel.

Level 0

(Root Level)

You cannot change this. It is the Root Level. All messages and folders stem from here.

Level 1

Folder A is allowed multiple Messages and subfolders

Level 2

Folder B is allowed multiple Messages and subfolders

Level 3

Folder C is only allowed multiple

Messages

Folder D is only allowed multiple

Messages

Folder E is allowed multiple Messages and subfolders

Basic Structure

“Local Messages” is just a place holder and always appears in the configuration software menu tree.

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In this example of the Local Message programming window:

Folder 1 would be displayed on Line 1 of the EZText Panel display,

Folder 2 would be displayed on Line 2 of the display.

A plus (+) is displayed in front of the folder icon

if it is closed. If a folder is open, a minus (–) is placed next to the folder icon , and any message in that folder will be displayed.

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Local Message Menu Structure Example

(as would be seen on the EZText Panel Display, except that Levels are indented here to make them easier to see.)

Viewing the menu from the root (

A folder is also counted as a message.)

Local Messages (Root)

Message 1 (Root message)

Message 2 (Root message)

+Folder A (Folder is closed, but it contains 3 messages and two subfolders with 3 messages each)

Message 16

(Root message)

Message 17 (Root message)

+Folder D (Folder is closed, but it contains 5 messages and one subfolder also with 5 messages)

Message 29 (Root message)

Viewing the menu from open Folder A

–Folder A (Folder is open and it contains 3 messages and one subfolder with 3 messages)

Message 4 (Folder A message)

Message 5 (Folder A message)

+Folder B (Folder is closed, but is contains 3 messages and one subfolder also

with 3 messages)

Message 14 (Folder A message)

Viewing the menu from open Folder B

–Folder B (Folder is open and it contains 3 messages and one subfolder with 3 messages)

Message 7

(Folder B message)

Message 8 (Folder B message)

Message 9 (Folder B message)

+Folder C (Folder is closed, but it contains 3 messages)

When a folder is opened, a minus sign “–” appears before the folder name. A “+” sign indicates that the folder is closed.

Local Messages (Root)

Message 1 (Root message)

Message 2 (Root message)

–Folder A

(Folder A is open)

Message 4 (Folder A message)

Message 5 (Folder A message)

–Folder B (Folder B is open and is a subfolder of Folder A)

Message 7 (Folder B message)

Message 8

(Folder B message)

Message 9 (Folder B message)

–Folder C (Folder C is open and is a subfolder of Folder B)

Message 11 (Folder C message)

Message 12 (Folder C message)

Message 13

(Folder C message)

Message 14 (Folder A message)

Message 15 (Root message)

Message 16 (Root message)

+Folder D (Folder D is closed)

Message 29

(Root message)

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In this chapter....

— EZText Panel Setup

— Installing EZText Programming Software

— Installation Screens

— Tutorial

Plan the Project using Application Worksheets

Create the Project using EZText Programming Software

Configure a PLC

TUTORIAL

EZText Panel Setup

SETUP Mode

In order to download the program to the

EZText Panel using the EZText Panel

Programming Software, you must be in the

Setup Mode. Setup Mode is also where you will adjust the display contrast of the

EZText Panel.

SETUP MODE

DRV. REV.:

The EZText Panel will start up in the RUN Mode. To access the SETUP Mode, follow these steps:

1.

Press the UP Arrow Pushbutton and hold while simultaneously pressing the DOWN Arrow Pushbutton to enter the SETUP Mode.

2.

At any time you may press the Escape (esc) button to go back to

RUN Mode. You will be taken back to the start of the Local Message menu (cursor is placed at root level when you return from setup).

Adjust Display Contrast

You may only adjust the Display Contrast when in Setup Mode. To adjust the display contrast use the UP and DOWN Arrows to increase or decrease the contrast.

Internal Software and Hardware Revisions

While in SETUP Mode the Panel Hardware Revision, Driver Revision, Boot

Revision, and Exec (Firmware) Revision numbers will display on the panel.

Preparing for Configuration

If you prepare and plan ahead of time, your use of the EZText Panel

Programming software will be successful. Below are a few important steps to take to prepare to program your application.

Prepare your personal computer and ensure proper installation of the

EZText Panel Programming Software

Know your operator interface requirements. Determine the type of

EZText Panel and the number of EZText Panels required by your application

Know your PLC type and available resources, such as, programming tools, CPU capabilities, user memory, etc.

Verify type of communications port, as well as protocol used.

Determine the CPU link(s) available for connecting an EZText Panel

(RS-232/RS-422, baud rate, parity, stop bits.)

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Determine how the pushbuttons, LEDs, PLC Messages, and Local

Messages will be assigned in your panels with respect to your machine or process.

To prepare your application, use the application worksheets provided in appendix A of this manual. The example worksheets will help you understand how the EZText Panel program is configured. Blank worksheets can be used in planning, implementing, and using your

EZText Panels.

Installing EZText Programming Software

EZText Panels are configured with software running on an IBM or compatible personal computer. This software is available through Automationdirect.com, part number EZ-TEXTEDIT. The software is used to download your configuration before connecting the panel and communicating with a PLC. Help

Topics are provided to help you configure your panel. You design and configure your EZText Panel program off-line and save it to disk. The program may then be transferred to the EZText Panel. To install EZText Programming Software, perform the following steps:

• Place the CD into your CD ROM Drive.

From Windows click on the Start Button, and then click on

Run from the menu. The Run dialog box will pop up.

• At the prompt type D:\ (or your CD Drive) setup.exe or click on the Browse Button and find the Setup.exe file for

EZText Programming Software.

Click on the OK button to begin the installation. The

EZText Programming Software Installation Screen will appear.

Follow the onscreen prompts to load the software.

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Installation Screens

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This icon will appear on your desktop after installation.

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This is the final installation screen. Here you select the destination folder where your software program will be installed.

The default destination location is C:\

Program Files\EZText. If you wish to select another destination, click on the Browse button.

To complete the installation, click on Next> button. That’s all there is to it! The EZText

Icon shown above will appear on your desktop. Simply click on it to open the

Programming Software!

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Tutorial — Plan the Project using Application Worksheets

The following is a project tutorial. It will take you through the process of creating a new project, configuring buttons and annunciator lamps, creating messages, and transferring a project to the EZText Panel. This should help familiarize you with the EZText Programming Software.

Let’s start by filling out the application worksheet found in Appendix A. For tutorial purposes, we have already filled in the information. For your project, make copies of the forms in Appendix A. Follow steps 1 through 4 as shown below to fill out the application worksheet for the EZText Demo Project.

1 Fill in the Project and PLC information.

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2

2 Assign a PLC Word

(V40600) to the buttons and to the Panel

Acknowledge (if using

Panel Set/ PLC Release for Button Action). See next page.

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3 Assign a PLC Word

(V40601) to the LED

Control (if using By PLC) and PLC Button Release

(if using Panel Set & PLC

Release Button Action).

See next page.

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This is a copy of page 29 Chapter 3, Learning the Features. Shown here are the bit addresses for the Button PLC Word (V40600) and LED PLC Word

(V40601) in this tutorial.

Please note that any unused bit address SHOULD NOT BE USED in your

PLC program. The EZText Panel will control the unused bits.

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4 Assign a PLC Word

(V40602) to the

Annunciator Lamps.

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5 Assign a PLC Word for each PLC

Message Line.

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1 Add a Folder at Level 1

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2 Add a Message under the Folder at Level 2

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3 Add another

Message at Level

2. This Message is a READ Only with one data point

DATA1).

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4 Add another

Message at Level 2.

This Message is a

READ/WRITE for data entry with one data point (DATA1) with a min. and max. value range.

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For the next part of our project planning, we’ll create four Local Messages using the Local Message Worksheet. These messages will be configured later in our EZText Demo Project using the EZText Programming Software.

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1 Add Message

No. 1. When F3 button on panel is pressed, this message will be displayed.

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The last part of our project planning is creating three PLC Messages using the

PLC Message Worksheet. These messages will be configured later in our

EZText Demo Project using the EZText Programming Software.

2 Add Message

No. 2. This message will be

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displayed to let the operator know that the

PLC has turned off F4 button on the panel.

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3 Add Message

No. 3. This message will be displayed when either of the other messages are displayed, to let the operator know how to return to Local

Messages.

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Tutorial — Create the Project using EZText Programming Software

Let’s assume you have the programming software installed on your PC (if you don’t, go back to page 41 and install now). Connect the EZText Panel to your

PC using the P/N EZTEXT-PGMCBL cable. Apply 24 VDC to the panel power connector.

1.

From the Welcome screen, click on the New System button.

2.

The Create Project window will appear. Type in “EZText Demo

Project” in the File name field. Click on Save. (If you don’t want your project saved to the default “Project” folder, navigate to the directory and/or folder where you want it to reside.)

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3.

In Step 1, Select Panel, you will start your project by selecting the panel type you are using.

a.

From the Main Configuration Screen, click on the Select Panel

Type button.

b.

The Select Panel dialog box will open. Under Panel Type, click on the panel type you are using to highlight it. A picture of the panel will appear under Panel Preview, and key features of the panel are displayed under Panel Attributes.

c.

Click on the OK button to select, and close the dialog box.

Click here to open this window

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4. In Step 2, Select PLC, you will choose the type PLC you are using.

a.

Click on the DOWN arrow next to the Select PLC field to view the drop down menu of available PLCs. Click on the PLC TYpe to select.

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b.

Click on the Press for communication configuration for

Selected PL C button.

c.

The PLC Attributes window will appear for the PLC you have selected. (In this case, DirectLogic K-Sequence.) Set the attributes to match those in the screen capture, below. Click on the OK button.

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5.

In Step 3 you will configure the Buttons/LEDs, Messages,

Annunciators, and Panel System PLC Addresses.

6.

Click on the Buttons/LEDS button. The following screen will appear.

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LED Control

Button Action

LED PLC Word

Button PLC Word

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Under LED Control, click on the down arrow to view control choices. Select By Button for LED 1, LED 3 and LED 4. Select

By PLC for LED 2, and By Button & Flash for LED 5 (selections should be as shown in the screen capture above).

b.

Under Button Action, click on the down arrow to view control choices. Select Alternate for F1 and F5, Momentary for F2 and

F3, and Panel Set & PLC Release for F4.

c.

Assign a PLC Word for the LEDs and the Buttons. These PLC

Words should be a BIT Register.

d.

Click on OK to accept and exit the screen.

7.

Click on the Annunciator button. The screen shown to the right will appear.

a.

Assign a PLC Read Word

(Bits). The PLC Word should be a BIT register.

b.

Click on OK to accept and exit the screen.

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8.

Next, we’ll show you how to configure Local Messages.

Click on the Messages button for Step 3 on the Main

Configuration Screen. The following screen will appear.

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a.

Click on the Add Local Folder button (Step 1). In the Message

Text field (Step 2), type in “Process Control.” Click on the Press

to accept Message edit button (Step 3).

b.

Click on the Process Control Folder to select it, and then click on the Add Local Message button.

c.

Enter “Press F1 to Start Y0” in the Message Text field and then click on the Press to accept Message edit button.

d.

Next we’ll configure a Dynamic Message. Click on the Process

Control Folder, then click on Add Local Message and type in

“Zone 1 Temp =”. After Zone 1 Temp =, enter a space and press F5 (or Ctrl +1) three times, type in a decimal point, then press F5 again. Type in a “C” immediately after the “

111 .

1

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(DATA 1 will appear as four, red ones in the message.)

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Under the DATA 1 section of the screen shown above, type in

“V2010” in the PLC Address field. The Data Type should be set to BCD, and Access should be Read Only.

f.

Click on the Press to accept Message edit button.

g.

The last Local Message to be configured will be an Interactive message (DATA 1).

h.

Click on the Process Control Folder, then click on Add Local

Message.

i.

In the Message Text field, type in “Load Part #”, leave a space, and then press F5, or Ctrl + 1, four times. (DATA 1 will appear in the

Message Text field as four, red ones.)

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The DATA 1 configuration area is now available (no longer grayed out.) Next to PLC Address, type in “V2011”. Data Type should be BCD. Access is Read/Write. Set the Min. value to “1200” and the Max. value to “1999” (settings are shown in the screen capture, above.) This will limit what value can be entered by the operator.

k.

Click on the Press to accept Message edit button to save it.

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9.

To create PLC Messages 001, 002, and 003 as shown in the screen capture above, perform the following steps: a.

Click on the Add next PLC Message button.

b.

Type in the Message Text field, “F3 Button Message”.

c.

Click on the Press to accept Message edit button to save it.

d.

Click on the Add next PLC Message button.

e.

Type in the Message Text field, “PLC Release Bit Ackn”.

f.

Click on the Press to accept Message edit button to save it.

g.

Click on the Add next PLC Message button.

h.

Type in the Message Text field, “ESC for Local Msgs”.

i.

Click on the Press to accept Message edit button to save it.

10. You are now finished configuring the messages for this tutorial, click on OK to exit the Message Edit screen.

11. The final part of Step 3 is to configure the panel system PLC addresses.

To configure PLC addresses, click on the

Configure Panel System

PLC addresses button.

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PLC Messages Setup

Enable Beeper

12. The Panel System PLC Address Setup screen will appear. Enter settings as follows:

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Type in “V3000” in the Line One field. Select BCD as the DATA

Type. Type in “V3001” in the Line Two field. Select BCD as the

DATA Type.

b.

The panel beeper is defaulted to Yes. If you do not want to hear the beeper each time a button is pressed, select No under Enable

Beeper.

c.

Click on the OK button to save and exit.

13. You are now ready to write the project to the EZText Panel.

14. Click on the Write to Panel button on the Main Configuration Screen.

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15. The Writing to Panel screen will appear. Click on the down arrow under Port selected and select the COM port on your PC that is connected to the EZText Panel (COM1, COM2, COM3 or COM4).

16. Before preceding, ensure that the panel you are about to write to is in the Setup Mode. To enter the Setup Mode, press the UP and DOWN arrows on the EZText Panel simultaneously. The panel display will read SETUP MODE on the first line.

17. Click on the Start button on the Writing to Panel screen, as shown above.

18. The progress of the Write to

Panel process will be shown by a check mark placed in front of the items as the project is written to the panel. The status bar along the bottom portion of the screen will also show the progress.

19. Now that the panel is configured, let’s connect our PLC programming software to the PLC and write the ladder program.

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Tutorial — Configure a PLC

For the purposes of this tutorial, we will be using a DirectLogic® DL05 PLC.

To configure the PLC we are using DirectSOFT® Programming Software. The purpose of this part of the tutorial is to show you how to configure your PLC to communicate with an EZText Panel.

1.

Connect to the PLC with DirectSOFT.

2.

Enter the following ladder logic.

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Save the Program to the PLC and to disk (EZTextDemoProject).

4.

Place the PLC in Run Mode.

The PLC is now configured and running. Now, to test our project, connect the

Panel to PLC communications cable (P/N EZ-2CBL), to the panel port and the

PLC port.

1.

Press the esc (escape) button on the EZText panel. The Local

Message (folder), “- Process Control”, will be displayed on the first line.

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2.

Press the enter button to open the folder. Level 2 Local Message

Press F1 to Start Y0” will be displayed. Use the

▲▼ to scroll through the messages. Press the esc button to go back to the Folder Level 1.

3.

Press F1 to turn ON or OFF Y0, and turn LAMP 1 Red.

4.

Press F2 to turn ON Y1 and LAMP 2 Green for 5 seconds.

5.

Press F3 to display PLC Message No. 1.

6.

Press F4 to turn ON Y2 and LAMP 3 Amber. Either press F4 again to turn it OFF, or turn on X0 in the PLC. If the PLC turns OFF F4, a message will be displayed.

7.

Press F5 to see an alternate button with flashing LED.

CONGRATULATIONS! You have now successfully configured an EZText Panel!

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In this chapter....

—Configure New System

Step 1, Select Panel

Step 2, Select PLC

Step 3, Panel System PLC Address Setup

Configure Local and PLC Messages

—Configure Existing System

—Connect to Panel, View Panel Status and Firmware Version

—Upgrade Firmware

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This section will take you through the steps necessary to configure a new system, edit an existing system, view panel status, and upgrade the EZText Panel firmware.

We recommend that you go through the tutorial in Chapter 4, page 39, before configuring your EZText Panel.

installed on your computer, go to Chapter 4, Tutorial, page

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Configure New System

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Software. The following screen will appear.

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2.

Click on the New System button to configure the EZText Panel program. The following screen will appear.

3.

Enter a name for the project in the File name field. Navigate to the directory and folder where you want to keep the file (or except default location), and click on the Save button to save. The following screen will appear.

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4.

For Step 1, click on the Select Panel Type button. The following screen will appear. Under Panel Type, click on the model you are using. A Panel Preview and Panel Attributes specific to the type of panel you have chosen will appear in this dialog box. Click on OK to enter your selection.

The Main Configuration Screen will change to show you the EZ-

220P configuration options as follows:

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Specific to the

EZ-220P Model

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5.

For Step 2, click on the Down

Arrow next to the Select PLC field. Choose the PLC and

Protocol type you are using.

6.

Click on the Press for

Communication Configuration

for Selected PLC button.

A PLC Attributes dialog box specific to your type

PLC will appear. Complete the communications information. After selecting the PLC type, you must define the remaining protocol items, such as baud rate, parity, etc. The following table provides the necessary information for most DirectLogic controllers. When using another type PLC, consult that product’s user manual to determine the port communications capabilities.

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Table for DirectLogic

PLC Attributes

PLC Model Port/Baud Rates

DL105/230/240

DL250

DL330

DL340

DL350

Top 9600

Bottom

(DL240 only)

9600/19.2k

Top 9600

Bottom 9600/19.2k

DCU only 4800/9600/19.2k

Bottom & Top 4800/9600/19.2k

DL430/440

DL450

Top 9600

Bottom 4800/9600/19.2k

Top 9600

Bottom 9600/19.2k

DB15 9600

DB25 9600/19.2k

RJ12 9600/19.2k

Parity

Odd

Odd/None

Odd/None

Odd/None

Odd/None

Odd

Odd/None

Odd

Odd/None

Odd

Odd/None

Odd/None

Stop Bit

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

During configuration, ensure that your address and communications parameters match the PLC port settings. There will be a selection for PLC timeout. When the panel sends a message to the PLC and does not receive a response or does not understand the response, it will wait the timeout period before sending the message again.

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A communication failure initiates the error message “PLC COMMUNICATION

TIMEOUT” on the panel.

7.

For Step 3, click on the

Configure Panel System

PLC Addresses button. The

Panel System PLC Address

Setup window will appear.

If you want the

PLC to be able to turn on the panel beeper, click Yes, here.

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8.

Under PLC Messages (Line Address) Setup, enter the PLC

Addresses for Line One and Line Two. Select the Data Type for the

PLC. Select Yes or No to Enable Beeper.

9.

If you want Password Protection, to restrict access to data entry, enter a Local Password (up to 5 digits, 0–65535). If you want to store the password in the PLC, enter a register address (PLC

Password Register) and select the Data Type for the PLC. Click

OK to exit the Setup screen.

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10. Next, click on the Buttons/

LEDs button (shown to the right) to configure the Panel

Functions. The following screen will appear.

LED Control

Button Action

PLC Button

Release Bits

Panel

Acknowledge

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11. First select the LED Control for Button F1. You may choose to have the LED controlled By Button, By Button & Flash, or By PLC. Make selections for Bit 0 through Bit 4. The LED function depends on the type of Button Action selected.

By Button means that the LED illuminates when the button is pressed.

By Button & Flash means that the LED illuminates and flashes when the button is pressed.

By PLC means that the LED illuminates when triggered by the PLC.

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12. Select the Button Action for each button Bit 0 through Bit 4. You may choose from Momentary, Alternate, or Panel Set and PLC Release.

Momentary means that the Button is ON only while the button is being pressed.

Alternate means that the Button it turned ON when the button is pressed and only turns OFF when the button is pressed again.

Panel Set and PLC Release means that the Button is turned ON when the button is pressed and turns OFF when pressed again or when turned off by the PLC.

PLC Button Release Bits use Bit 10 through Bit 14 (Octal) or

Bit 8 through Bit 12 (Decimal). If the button is ON, the PLC can release the button by setting the corresponding release bit.

Panel Acknowledge of PLC Release Bits use Bit 10 through

Bit 14 (Octal) or Bit 8 through Bit 12 (Decimal). The panel turns ON these bits to acknowledge the PLC Release Bits.

13. Enter a LED (Bit Read) PLC Word and a Buttons (Bit Write) PLC

Word address.

This register controls

LEDs and PLC Button

Release (Read Only or

Read/Write)

This register controls

Buttons and Panel

Acknowledge (must be

Read/Write)

14. Click on OK to save your Button/LED control selections.

15. Now you are ready to configure the Annunciator Lamps. Click on the

Annunciator Button, shown below.

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The following screen will appear.

Red

Amber

Green

16. Enter a PLC address in the PLC Read Word (Bits) field. When you configure the PLC ladder logic, use the bit assignments as shown in the dialog box above to control the three annunciator lamps. (White represents OFF.)

17. Click on the OK button to save the register address and exit the screen.

18. Now you are ready to configure Local and PLC

Messages. Click on the

Message button (as shown to the right). The screen at the top of the following page will appear.

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19. For Step 1, choose to configure a Local or PLC Message. Local

Messages are messages stored in the panel in a menu hierarchy and provide information and instructions to the operator. PLC Messages are triggered by a value in a PLC register. The PLC Message LED will illuminate to tell the operator that the PLC has triggered a message.

The buttons will not respond for 3 seconds after the PLC Message has been triggered to ensure that the operator has a chance to read the message. See step 20 (next step) to program a PLC Message.

To program a Local Message, perform the following steps.

a.

Next to Local Messages, click on the Add Local Folder button or the Add Local Message Button.

Click on this button to add a folder

Click on this button to add a message

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NOTE: Folders can have up to 19 characters maximum.

b.

Under Step 2, type in up to 20 characters in the Message Text field.

c.

Step 3, click on the Press to Accept Message Edit button. The message text you have typed in will appear in the Local Message field.

1 Enter text here 2 Click here to accept text

3 Configured Message will appear here Total characters in current message is shown here d.

If you want to embed data from a PLC register in a Local Message, place the cursor in the message where you want the value to appear and press F5 or (CTRL+1) for Data 1, F6 or (CTRL+2) for Data 2, or F7 or (CTRL+3) for Data 3. Each press of the function key will enter one data value digit. You may enter up to

5 characters (depending on the data type).

In the message, the data will be represented by red

1’s for DATA 1, blue 2’s for DATA 2, and green 3’s for DATA 3. (The actual value will display in the message on your EZText

Panel.)

PLEASE NOTE: DATA 1 is READ/WRITE and allows the option for the operator to change data values in the PLC register using the Control Keys on the EZText Panel.

DATA 2 and DATA 3 are READ ONLY and will display a value from the PLC register.

You cannot change the DATA 2 or DATA 3 value from the panel.

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e.

Now you will need to configure the embedded data . If you have embedded data, you will notice that the DATA 1, DATA 2, or

DATA 3 field is now available.

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f.

You must first enter the PLC Address where the value resides.

Select the Data Type (format) for your PLC Type (either BCD or

Binary).

g.

Select the Access for the PLC register. Will you want the message to display a register value (READ only)? Do you want the message to display a register value and allow the operator to change the value with the numeric keypad (READ/WRITE)?

h.

If you select READ/WRITE Access, you can enter a Minimum and Maximum Range that the operator can write to the PLC.

i.

Select whether or not to enable Password Protection for this data value. Select Local or PLC. Passwords are entered by the operator with the numeric keypad. The operator will not be able to change the data value if the correct password is not entered.

j.

You may configure DATA 1 to display a decimal point that is controlled by the PLC. The location of the decimal point must be configured in your PLC ladder logic program. Place a check mark in the box next to PLC Controlled Decimal Point and then enter the PLC Address where the control resides. (This is DATA 1 only — you cannot configure PLC Control for a DATA 2 or DATA

3 embedded value.) Keypad entry, not arrow adjust, must be used when using decimals.

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If PLC control for the decimal point is enabled, the program will place a decimal point at the end of the characters representing the data value in the Message Text field —

1111.

in the figure above. Then placing a value of 1–4 (BCD) or 1–5 (Decimal) in the PLC register will place the decimal in the appropriate location.

You may manually enter a decimal point in DATA 1, DATA 2 or

DATA 3, by placing your cursor in the message where you want it to appear in the value, and then insert the decimal point as shown below.

l.

Create Folders to group messages relating to the same topic.

The first message or folder you program will appear on the first line of the EZText Panel display when it is in Run Mode. (Second programmed message displays on second line, etc., up to four lines, depending on the type of panel you are using.) The Local

Message and Folder menu tree can have up to 3 levels as shown in the following example.

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To add a folder, click on the Add Local Folder button.

To insert a Message or Folder between already configured messages, you must first have a message or folder highlighted.

Click on Insert Folder or Insert Message. The inserted Message or Folder will be placed above the highlighted Message or Folder.

To delete a Message or Folder, click on it to highlight it and then click on the Delete button.

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p.

To save your messages, click on the OK button at the bottom of the Message Edit window. To exit without saving, click on the

Cancel button.

20. PLC Messages are triggered by a value in a PLC register. The PLC

Message LED will illuminate to show the operator that the PLC has triggered the message. To program a PLC Message, click on the Add

Next PLC Message button.

PLC Message LED illuminates to indicate panel is displaying a PLC triggered message a.

Type in text up to 20 characters in the Message Text field. The

20 character maximum includes Data Items, also, if you choose to enter them. You will see the Message Length value change as you enter characters to let you know how many you have used.

The current Message Number and Total Number of Messages

(of 256) programmed are also displayed for your information.

To configure a

PLC message out of sequence, click in the message number field and type in the message number

Total number of messages configured is shown here

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b.

c.

d.

If you want to embed data values from a PLC register in the message, press F5 or (Ctrl+1) for DATA 1, F6 or (Ctrl+2) for

DATA 2, or F7 or (Ctrl+3) for DATA 3. Each press of the function key will enter 1 data value character. You may enter up to 5 characters depending on the data type you have selected.

You will configure Data 1, Data 2, and Data 3 values the same way as described in a Local Message.

If you have configured messages out of sequence and you want to insert a message between messages already programmed, click on Insert a PLC Message. Be aware that blank messages count in the Total Messages allowed.

For example:

You have programmed PLC Messages numbered 001, 002 and

004, skipping PLC Message number 003, as shown below.

Click on 004: PLC Message 4 in the message field to highlight it, and then click on the Insert a PLC Message button. PLC

Message Number 003 will appear above PLC Message Number

004 and you may enter the new message.

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Be aware that when programming messages out of sequence, that the “blank” messages are counted in the Total Messages allowed. The following “CAUTION” message will appear when you enter a message number higher than the next number in sequence.

If you have skipped more than one message number (e.g., you have programmed messages 1 through 4, skipped messages 5, and 6, and then programmed 7), and highlight message 7 and click on Insert a PLC message, the following dialog box will appear asking you to enter the number (e.g., 5 or 6) of the message you want to insert.

e.

To delete a message, click on it to highlight and then click on the

Delete button.

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21. To view the PLC Addresses you have programmed click on the Panel

PLC Address Database button. The following window will open.

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Shown here will be the addresses mapped to the panel display lines

(Line one, Line two, etc.), the Bit Write (Buttons), Bit Read (LEDs),

Bit Read (Annunciator Lights), PLC Password Register or Local

Password, and the PLC Message Data Items. (Items grayed out are not available for EZText Panel model EZ-220P.) The PLC/controller you have selected and the Project Name are also displayed, along with the Total Number of messages (OUT OF 256) programmed.

This is for information only—to edit the addresses, click on the EDIT

PANEL SYSTEM PLC ADDRESSES button.

22. Click on the Print button to print the database or the OK button to exit.

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Configure Existing System

1.

Click on the EZText Editor Icon to open the EZText Programming

Software. The following screen will appear.

2.

Click on the Existing System button to edit an EZText Panel program.

The following screen will appear.

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3.

Select the project you want to edit from the default program directory or navigate to where the project resides. Click on it to highlight, and then click on the Open button and the project you have selected will open to the Main Configuration Screen.

4.

Begin editing your project.

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Connect to Panel, View Panel Status and Firmware Version

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Click on the Connect to Panel, View

Panel Status & Firmware Version button to view the panel status. The Panel

Status window will open. An example is shown below (the EZ-220P model is not shown).

Picture of the panel type you are connected to

Key features of the current panel

Panel and PLC information is displayed, including panel model,

Firmware Revision, Memory Size,

PLC Driver, and PLC Driver

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Upgrade Firmware

There may be occasional upgrades to the EZText Panel internal software, also referred to as the Exec or Firmware. Check the Automationdirect.com web site periodically for information about software and firmware upgrades.

To Upgrade Firmware:

1.

Place the panel in Setup Mode by pressing the UP/DOWN arrows on the EZText Panel simultaneously.

2.

Under the Panel Menu, click on Upgrade Firmware. The following screen will appear.

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3.

Click on the Browse button. The window, shown below, will open to the default folder, Firmware (located in the EZText Program directory). If the firmware file has been downloaded from the Automationdirect.com website to another location, navigate to the new firmware file (.hex file).

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There are five types of firmware files (.hex) for the different types of

EZText Panels: EZ220xy — for the EZ-220 panel; EZ220Lxy — for the EZ-220L panel; EZ420xy — for the EZ-420 panel; EZ220Pxy — for EZ-220P panel; and the EZSPPxy —for the EZ-SP Set Point Panel.

The “x” represents the major revision of the firmware (e.g., A). “y” represents the minor revision (e.g., 1). Make sure that you select

the correct firmware.hex file for your type panel, and send the upgrade to the panel.

4.

Select the appropriate COM port under Port Selected (if necessary) and click on the Start button to begin downloading the firmware to the

EZText Panel. A status bar will let you know when the upgrade is complete. Click on Close when complete.

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When you initialize the Upgrade Firmware process, the EZText Panel Message display will read SELF TESTING. When the download begins, the display will read LOADING EXEC. When the download is complete, the panel will enter the Run Mode.

If the message INCOMPATIBLE EXEC is displayed on the panel while the

Upgrade is in process, it means that the wrong firmware file has been sent to the panel. You will also receive an error message from the EZText Programming

Software, as shown below. If this happens, do the following:

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1.

Click on the OK button on the Error Message.

2.

Click on the Cancel button on the Downloading Firmware window.

3.

Click on Upgrade Firmware to start the process over, being careful to select the correct firmware.hex file.

Upgrade Firmware, when you press the Start button, the panel will display SELF

TESTING while the upgrade is initializing.

When the download begins, the panel will display LOADING

EXEC.

If you get the message,

INCOMPATIBLE EXEC, you have sent the wrong firmware file. Exit all windows and start the Upgrade

Firmware process again, being careful to select the correct file.

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oub leshooting

In this chapter....

Maintenance

— Fuse Reset

— Precautions

— Screen Overlay/Chemical Compatibility

— Screen Overlay Cleaning

— Gasket Replacement

Troubleshooting

— Panel Configuration Problems

— PLC Errors

— Warranty Repairs

— Out of Warranty Repairs

— Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING

Maintenance

Fuse Reset

The EZText Panel features an AUTO-RESET fuse (0.65 Amp polyfuse). It is reset by removing power for 5 minutes and then reapplying power to the unit.

Precautions

To ensure the longevity and effectiveness of the EZText Panel, please take note of the following precautions:

• Do not press sharp objects against the pushbuttons or screen overlay.

• Do not strike the panel with hard objects.

• Do not press the pushbuttons or screen overlay with excessive force.

• Once the panel is mounted and has power applied, do not place any objects over the ventilation slots. This will result in heat buildup and may damage the unit.

CHEMICAL

Acetaldehyde

Acetamide

Acetic Acid @ 5%

Acetic Acid @ 50%

Acetone

Acetonitrile

Acrylonitrile

Adipic Acid

Alanine

Allyl Alcohol

Alum. Hydroxide

Aluminum Salts

Amino Acids

Ammonia

Ammonium Acetate

Ammonium Gloclate

Screen Overlay/Chemical Compatibility

The screen overlay has a polycarbonate surface. The following list is provided to make you aware of the general compatibility between chemicals that may be present in your work environment and the polyester surface of the overlay.

Use the chart to determine those chemicals that are safe to use around your

EZText Panel and those that may harm the overlay. The list rates these chemicals as E—Excellent, G—Good, F—Fair, and N—Not Recommended. Because the ratings are for conditions at 134 °F (57°C), consider all factors when evaluating your application.

RATING

N

N

E

N

F

N

N

G

G

N

N

E

F

N

G

E

CHEMICAL

Ammonium Hydroxide @ 5%

Ammonium Hydroxide @ 30%

Ammonium Oxalate

Ammonium Salts n-Amyl Acetate

Amyl Chloride

Aniline

Benzaldehyde

Benzene

Benzoic Acid

Benzyl Acetate

Benzyl Alcohol

Bromine

Bromobenzene

Bromoform

Butadiene

RATING

N

G

G

G

F

N

N

N

G

N

N

N

N

N

N

E

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n-Butyl Acetate n-Butyl Alcohol sec-Butyl Alcohol tert-Butyl Alcohol

Butyric Acid

Calcium Hydroxide

Calcium Hypochlorite

Carbazole

Carbon Disulfide

Carbon Tetrachloride

Cedarwood Oil

Cellosolve Acetate

Chlorine @ 10% in air

Chlorine @ 10% moist

Chloroacetic Acid p-Chloroacetophenone

Chloroform

Chromic Acid @ 10%

Chromic Acid @ 50%

Cinnamon Oil

Citric Acid @ 10%

Cresol

Cyclohexane

Decalin o-Dichlorobenzene p-Dichlorobenzene

Diethyl Benzene

Diethyl ether

Diethyl Ketone

Diethyl Malonate

Diethylene Glycol

Diethylene Glycol Ethyl Ether

Dimethylformamide

Dimethyl Sulfoxide

1, 4-Dioxane

Dipropylene Glycol

Ether

Ethyl Acetate

Ethyl Alcohol

Ethyl Alcohol @ 40%

Ethyl Benzene

Ethyl Benzoate

Ethyl Butyrate

Ethyl Chloride Liquid

Ethyl Cyanoacetate

Ethyl Lactate

Ethylene Chloride

Ethylene Glycol

Ethylene Glycol Methyl Ether

RATING

N

N

G

G

N

N

N

N

F

F

N

N

N

N

F

N

G

N

N

F

G

N

N

N

N

N

N

N

N

F

N

F

N

N

N

N

N

N

F

N

G

F

N

N

N

N

N

F

F

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CHEMICAL

Ethylene Oxide

Fluorides

Fluorine

Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde @ 40%

Formic Acid @ 3%

Formic Acid @ 50%

Formic Acid @ 99%

Fuel Oil

Gasoline

Glacial Acetic Acid

Glycerin n-Heptane

Hexane

Hydrochloric Acid @ 5%

Hydrochloric Acid @ 20%

Hydrochloric Acid @ 35%

Hydrofluoric Acid @ 5%

Hydrofluoric Acid @ 48%

Hydrogen Peroxide @ 5%

Hydrogen Peroxide @ 30%

Hydrogen Peroxide @ 90%

Isobutyl Alcohol

Isopropyl Acetate

Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropyl Benzene

Kerosene

Lactic Acid @ 3%

Lactic Acid @ 85%

Methoxyethyl Oleate

Methyl Alcohol

Methyl Ethyl Ketone

Methyl Isobutyl Ketone

Methyl Propyl Ketone

Methylene Chloride

Mineral Oil

Nitric Acid @ 10%

Nitric Acid @ 50%

Nitric Acid @ 70%

Nitrobenzene n-Octane

Orange Oil

Ozone

Perchloric Acid

Perchloroethylene

Phenol Crystals

Phosphoric Acid @ 5%

Phosphoric Acid @ 85%

Pine Oil

RATING

N

E

F

F

G

N

N

N

E

G

E

G

F

N

N

F

N

N

N

N

G

E

G

G

N

F

E

G

N

N

E

E

E

N

N

E

F

N

F

G

F

N

E

G

G

G

G

F

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CHEMICAL

Potassium Hydroxide @ 1%

Potassium Hydroxide conc.

Propane Gas

Propylene Glycol

Propylene Oxide

Resorcinol sat.

Resorcinol @ 5%

Salicylaldehyde

Salicylic Acid Powder

Salicylic Acid sat.

Salt Solutions Metallic

Silver Acetate

Silver Nitrate

Sodium Acetate sat.

Sodium Hydroxide @ 1%

Sodium Hydroxide @ 50%+

Sodium Hypochlorite @ 15%

Stearic Acid Crystals

Sulfuric Acid @ 6%

Sulfuric Acid @ 20%

RATING

F

G

E

G

G

E

G

N

N

F

F

G

G

E

N

N

N

F

F

F

CHEMICAL

Sulfuric Acid @ 60%

Sulfuric Acid @ 98%

Sulfur Dioxide Liquid

Sulfur Dioxide dry

Sulfur Salts

Tartaric Acid

Tetrahydrofuran

Thionyl Chloride

Toluene

Tributyl Citrate

Trichloroethane

Trichloroethylene

Triethylene Glycol

Tripropylene Glycol

Turpentine

Undecyl Alcohol

Urea

Vinylidene Chloride

Xylene

Zinc Stearate

RATING

G

G

N

F

N

N

N

E

N

N

N

N

N

F

N

G

G

N

G

N

Screen Overlay Cleaning

The EZText Panel screen should be cleaned as needed with warm, soapy water.

Gasket Replacement

The gasket may need to be replaced if it becomes damaged or worn. To replace the gasket, use P/N EZ-TEXT-L-GSK. To replace the gasket perform the following steps:

1.

The gasket is removed and replaced from the back of the unit. Ensure that all pieces of old gasket have been removed from the panel enclosure surface where the gasket is affixed.

2.

Remove the new replacement gasket from its plastic bag.

3.

Remove the temporary protective covering from the adhesive side of the gasket.

4.

Position gasket (adhesive side down) over the panel gasket surface and press firmly.

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Troubleshooting

In this section we will explain how to isolate potential problems. If you cannot isolate and remedy the problem using the procedures we have outlined below, call technical support. For a list of EZText Panel, EZText Programming

Software, and PLC Driver Error Messages, see Appendix C.

Panel Configuration Problems

EZText Panel Programming Software is used to create panel applications and to download/upload panel programs. If you are online with the EZText Panel and communication fails, the following error message is displayed:

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If you receive this EZText Panel Programming Software error message, check the following:

1.

On the rear panel of the unit, observe Serial Port Communication

TXD/RXD LEDs while attempting to Upload/Download a program.

Both LEDs should be slowly and alternately flashing to indicate that the programming PC and the panel are connected. If the TXD

(transmitter) LED is the only one flashing, or if the TXD/RXD LEDs are NOT alternating between flashes, check to ensure that the EZ

Text Panel is set to the Setup (programming) Mode. (To enter the

Setup Mode, press and hold the UP Arrow Button while simultaneously pressing the DOWN Arrow button.)

2.

Check to ensure that the programming cable (part number EZTEXT-

PGMCBL) is properly connected at both ends.

3.

Check that the correct communications port is selected with the

EZText Programming Software (i.e., COM1, COM2)

4.

Check the 24 VDC power source and its connections.

5.

After completing steps 1 through 4, above, repeat the procedure to

Upload/Download a program.

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PLC Errors

If you experience communication problems between the EZText Panel and your PLC, you will receive an error message that is unique to that particular

PLC. Look in the Appendix C of this manual, or the EZText Panel Programming Software Help for error messages for your type PLC. Each PLC Help topic lists the error messages and provides an explanation for each PLC driver.

To access the PLC Help topics, perform the following steps.

a.

Run EZText Panel Programming Software.

b.

From the Main Menu, click on Help > Help Topics.

c.

Under the Contents tab, find the type PLC you are using (next to a closed book icon) and click on it to view help topics.

d.

Click on Driver Errors Topic.

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You may also notice that the Pushbuttons, Pushbutton LEDs, and/or Mes-

sages are not working, Check the following:

1.

Observe the TXD and RXD LEDs on the rear of the panel. If both

LEDs are not steadily flashing or illuminated (depending upon the baud rate) check to ensure the proper communications cable is connected securely at both ends.

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2.

Check the PLC Communication information for the PLC type, protocol, baud rate, parity, stop bits, and address number. Use the PLC manual to determine the proper settings.

3.

If you have configured your own cable, verify cable pinout using the

PLC Wiring diagrams provided in Appendix B.

4.

Check the 24 VDC power source.

5.

If connected to a multiplexer, connect the panel directly to the PLC port.

6.

Verify that the EZText Panel registers are mapped correctly. Does the EZText Panel register exist in the PLC? Is the register Read

Only? Is the register Write Only?

Still need Help?

You have two additional sources for more information other than this manual.

Visit our website at www.Automationdirect.com

Our web site contains all of this information, any new feature releases, technical support, plus much more ...

Call our Technical Support Group Monday–Friday at 1-770-844-4200 or FAX us at 1-770-886-3199.

If you have any questions that you can’t find an answer to, give us a call from

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST at the number above and we will be glad to assist you.

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Warranty Repairs

If your EZText Panel is under warranty, contact Automationdirect.com @

1-770-844-4200.

Out of Warranty Repairs

If your EZText Panel is out of warranty, contact AVG’s Service Department

for an evaluation of repair costs @ 1-563-359-7501. You can then decide whether it is more economical to proceed with factory repairs or purchase a new panel.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.

How do I format an address string when connecting to multiple

PLCs?

Add the PLC station number to the beginning of the address string.

Ex: PLC station is 3 and the address is v2000 the string would look like this, 3-V2000.

2.

Can I convert a project from one Panel type to another?

Yes, to do this simply change the panel type from one to another.

This will keep all address and message information intact. The only exception is switching from any of the panels to the Set Point panel.

This will cause all messages and addressing to be deleted. Note:

Switching panel types does not create a new project. If you wish to create a new project select NEW from the FILE menu.

3.

Can I connect multiple panels to a single PLC?

Yes, there are two methods of doing this. The first would be to use the multiplexer (P/N EZ-MULTIDROP). You can connect up to five panels per multiplexer, and one multiplexer per serial port. The second method is to connect one panel per serial port.

4.

What is the maximum number of messages I can have in a project?

The maximum amount of PLC and Local messages is 256.

5.

What are Local Messages?

A Local Message is a text message that is used to provide instructions or information to the machine operator using a hierarchical file structure. The operator can scroll through these messages using the arrow keys to find information pertaining to a particular part of a process.

6.

What are PLC Messages?

A PLC Message is a text message that can be triggered by the PLC to provide the operator with important instructions, information, or warnings. PLC Messages will be displayed for 3 seconds before they can be cleared in order to make sure the operator has a chance to read the message. The operator can also view the last PLC Message displayed by pressing the ESC key.

7.

How many characters can I have per message?

The maximum number of characters per message is 20. This is true for all messages except folder names. They are limited to 19 because of the plus "+" or minus "-" sign displayed in front of the folder name.

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8.

I am using an EZ-220 panel and I can not access the password option. How do I do this?

The only panel that can have password protection is the EZ-220P.

This is because the EZ-220P is the only panel that has a key pad usable for data entry.

9.

What is the maximum number of Embedded Data values I can have in a project?

The maximum number of Embedded Data values in a project is 300.

10. How do I get my panel into Setup Mode?

To get the panel into Setup Mode press and hold the up arrow key while simultaneously pressing the down arrow key. To exit Setup

Mode, press the ESC key.

11. How do I get my panel to display PLC Messages?

To display a PLC message, using your ladder logic, place the number of the PLC Message you wish to display into one of the PLC Message

Line Addresses (up to four if using the EZ-420). When the message number is placed in this register the panel will display the message corresponding with that number.

Example: I want to display PLC Message One on Line One of my panel display. Using the ladder logic, I write a value of 1 to register

V2000, which is set as PLC Message Line Address One. The panel displays PLC Message One on Line One of my panel display. The message will remain on the display until the ESC key is pressed.

12. Why won’t the panel display the same PLC Message twice in a row on the same message line?

This is because the message line must be reset by either setting the

Line Register to zero, or by changing the value in the Line Register to some unused PLC Message number.

13. Why do PLC Messages not clear when the ESC key is pressed?

The panel locks out all key presses for 3 seconds after a PLC

Message is displayed in order to ensure the operator has a chance to read the message. Pressing ESC 3 seconds after the PLC Message is displayed will display the Local Message screen.

14. Do the EZText Panels support discrete addresses?

No, the EZText Panels do not support discrete addresses. All addressing for the EZText Panels must be in Word format.

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15. How do I insert a PLC Message?

In order to insert a PLC Message, there must be a gap in the message numbers. For example, I have PLC Message #1 and PLC

Message #3 programmed. If I click on PLC Message #3 and click the

INSERT A PLC MESSAGE button, PLC Message #2 will be inserted between PLC Messages 1 and 3.

16. Can I renumber PLC Messages?

Yes, you can renumber PLC Messages; however, when changing a message number to a higher message number, all unused lower message numbers will be sent as “blank” messages when the project is transferred to the panel. Blank messages will count towards the maximum number of allowed messages in a project (256).

17. Can you copy and paste messages?

Yes, you can copy and paste messages. Currently, however, you can copy or paste only one message at a time. (This may be changed to multiple message and folders in the future.)

18. It is hard to read the display on my panel. It’s too bright. Is there a way to adjust the contrast?

Yes, to adjust the contrast on the display, simply place the panel into

Setup Mode. While in Setup Mode you can use the up and down arrow keys to adjust the contrast.

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In this appendix....

—EZText Panel Application Worksheets

—Local Message Worksheet

—PLC Message Worksheet

APPENDIX A

EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

PANEL TYPE: ____________________

PROJECT NAME: _________________

________________________________

PLC CONFIGURATION:

PLC MANUFACTURER: ____________

PLC Model: _______________________

PLC Protocol: _____________________

PLC Address: _____________________

PLC Timeout: _____________________

Baud Rate: _______________________

Parity: ___________________________

Data Bits: ________________________

Stop Bits: ________________________

Checksum: _______________________

BUTTONS/LEDS

BUTTON ACTION/PANEL ACKNOWLEDGE (BIT WRITE) PLC WORD ______________

Button Action:

* Panel Acknowledge of PLC Release:

Mom.

Alt.

Pnl Set/

PLC Rel * (PLC Address)

F1 ____________

F2 ____________

F3 ____________

F4 ____________

F5 ____________

(PLC Address)

ACK F1 _______________

ACK F2 _______________

ACK F3 _______________

ACK F4 _______________

ACK F5 _______________

LED CONTROL/PLC BUTTON RELEASE (BIT READ) PLC WORD _________________

LED Control:

(PLC Address)

LED1 _________

LED2 _________

LED3 _________

LED4 _________

LED5 _________

By

Button

By Button

& Flash PLC **

* PLC Button Release:

(PLC Address)

REL F1 _______________

REL F2 _______________

REL F3 _______________

REL F4 _______________

REL F5 _______________

* Panel Acknowledge and PLC Button Release are only used when using the Panel Set & PLC Release Button Action.

** LED Control by PLC is the only LED function that uses a PLC Address.

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EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

ANNUNCIATOR:

ANNUNCIATOR LAMPS (BIT READ) PLC WORD

(PLC Addresses)

LAMP 1 (BIT 0) __________ (BIT 1) ___________

LAMP 2 (BIT 2) __________ (BIT 3) ___________

LAMP 3 (BIT 4) __________ (BIT 5) ___________

Color

OFF

Red

Amber

Green

LAMP 1

BIT 0 BIT 1

OFF OFF

ON OFF

ON ON

OFF ON

LAMP 2

BIT 2 BIT 3

OFF OFF

ON OFF

ON ON

OFF ON

LAMP 3

BIT 4

OFF

ON

ON

OFF

BIT 5

OFF

OFF

ON

ON

PLC Messages (PLC Words)

Line 1 ___________________________

Line 2 ___________________________

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APPENDIX A

LOCAL MESSAGES:

Folder

Message

EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Folder

Message

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________ Read Only

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Min

Read/Write

Max

Folder

Message

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________ Read Only

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Min

Read/Write

Max

Folder

Message

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

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APPENDIX A

LOCAL MESSAGES:

Folder

Message

EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________ Read Only

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

Min

Read/Write

Max

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Folder

Message

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Folder

Message

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Folder

Message

Level:

1 2 3 4

Folder = 19 characters, Message = 20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________ Read Only

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal Min

Read/Write

Max

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

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EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

PLC MESSAGES:

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

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EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

PLC MESSAGES:

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

APPENDIX A

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EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET

PLC MESSAGES:

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

Message

No._________

20 characters

DATA 1 __________________________

BCD Binary

PLC Decimal

DATA 2 ________

BCD Binary

DATA 3

BCD Binary

Read Only

Min

Read/Write

Max

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In this appendix....

—RS-232 A-B SLC DF1

—RS-232 A-B PLC5 DF1

—RS-232 A-B Micrologix

—RS-232 DirectLogic with RJ12

—RS-232 DirectLogic with HD D-sub

—RS-232 DirectLogic with D-sub 15

—RS-232 DirectLogic with RJ-11

—RS-232 DirectLogic with D-sub 25

—RS-422 GE Fanuc 90/30

—RS-422 Mitsubishi 25-pin

—RS-422 Mitsubishi 8-pin MINI-DIN

—RS-232 Modicon ModBus RS-232

—RS-232 Modicon ModBus w/RJ45

—RS-232 Modicon Micro 110XCA20300 Adaptor

—RS-232 Omron Host Link

—RS-232 EZText Panel Programming Cable

APPENDIX B

Wiring Diagrams

The following diagrams depict the wiring pinouts for the EZText Panel to PLC Cables. If Automationdirect.com provides the cable, the part number is included with the description. Wiring diagrams for some

PLCs are provided so that you may construct your own cable.

Allen-Bradley SLC DF1 RS-232 (P/N EZ-SLC-232-CBL)

AB SLC DF1

TXD (3)

RXD (2)

GND (5)

D-sub 9-pin

Female

RS-232

(3)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

(2) TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

Allen-Bradley PLC5 DF1 RS-232 (P/N EZPLC5-232-CBL)

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Allen-Bradley Micrologix 1000/1200/1500 RS-232 (P/N EZ-MLOGIX-CBL)

A-B Micrologix

PLC

TXD

RXD

(7)

(4)

GND

(2)

RS-232

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

(3)

(2)

RXD

TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

.35"

Dia.

Mini Din 8-pin Male

Nonstandard keying

.290"

DirectLogic PLC RJ-12, D05, DL105, DL205, DL350, and DL450, RS-232 (P/N

EZ-2-CBL)

DirectLogic w/RJ12

TXD

RXD

(4)

(3)

GND

(1)

Phone Type

6-pin

RS-232

(3)

(2)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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DirectLogic PLC 15-pin D-SUB, DL405 RS-232 (P/N EZ-4CBL-1)

DirectLogic w/Dsub15

TXD (2)

RXD

(3)

RS-232

(3)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

(2) TXD

GND

(4)

(13,14,15)

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

(1)

(7)

(8)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

DirectLogic PLC VGA 15-pin , 250, RS-232 (P/N EZ-2CBL-1)

DirectLogic w/HD D-sub

TXD

(2)

RXD

(3)

RS-232

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

(3) RXD

(2)

TXD

GND

(7)

(4)

(5)

HD D-sub 15-pin

Male

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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DirectLogic PLC RJ-11 , 340, RS-232 (P/N EZ-3CBL)

DirectLogic w/RJ11

TXD (2)

RXD

(1)

GND

(4)

Phone Type

4-pin

RS-232

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

(3) RXD

(2)

TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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DirectLogic PLC 25-pin D-SUB, DL405, 350, 305 DCU, and all DCMs RS-232

(P/N EZ-4CBL-2)

DirectLogic w/Dsub25

TXD (2)

RXD

(3)

RS-232

(3)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

(2)

TXD

GND (7)

(4)

(5)

D-sub 25-pin

Male

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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General Electric 90/30 and 90/70 15-pin D-SUB RS-422 (P/N EZ-90-30-

CBL)

GE Fanuc

90/30

SD+

SD-

(13)

(12)

RD+

RD-

GND

(11)

(10)

(7)

(8)

(15)

(5)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

RS-422

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

(13)

Termination

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

RD+

RD-

SD+

SD-

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

Mitsubishi FX Series 25-pin RS-422 (P/N EZ-MITSU-CBL)

Mitsubishi

SD+

SD-

(3)

(16)

RD+ (2)

(15)

RD-

GND

(7)

GND

(4)

D-sub 25-pin

Male

RS-422

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

(13)

Termination

(9)

(10)

(11)

RD+

RD-

(12)

SD+

SD-

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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Mitsubishi FX Series 8-pin MINI-DIN RS-422 (P/N EZ-MITSU-CBL-1)

Modicon ModBus 9-Pin D-SUB RS-232

Modicon

ModBus

TXD (3)

RXD (2)

GND

D-sub 9-pin

Male

(5)

(4)

(6)

(7)

(8)

RS-232

(3)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

(2)

TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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Modicon Micro with 110XCA20300 Adaptor

AEG Modicon

Micro 110XCA20300

Adaptor

TXD (2)

RXD

(3)

RS-232

GND

(5)

D-sub 9-pin

Female

(3)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

(2)

TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

Modicon ModBus with RJ45 8-Pin RS-232

Modicon ModBus w/RJ45

TXD (3)

RXD (4)

RS-232

GND

(5)

CTS

RTS

Phone Type

8-pin

(7)

(6)

(3)

(2)

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

RXD

TXD

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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Omron C200, C500 RS-232 (P/N EZ-OMRON-CBL)

Omron Host

Link

TXD

RXD

(2)

(3)

RS-232

EZ TEXT

PLC Port

(3) RXD

(2)

TXD

GND (7)

CTS

RTS

(4)

(5)

D-sub 25-pin

Male

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

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EZText Panel Programming Cable RS-232 (P/N EZTEXT-PGMCBL)

PC COM Port

TXD

RXD

(3)

(2)

RS-232

EZ TEXT

(3)

(2)

RXD

TXD

GND

DTR

DSR

CTS

D-sub 9-pin

Female

(8)

(5)

(4)

(6)

Communication Connector (J1, D-sub 15-pin female)

12

13

14

15

10

11

8

9

Pin # Connection

1 Chassis GND

2

3

4

5

PLC TXD (RS-232)

PLC RXD (RS-232)

+5V (100

Ω)

Logic GND

6

7

LE

(DO NOT CONNECT)

PLC CTS (RS-232)

PLC RTS (RS-232)

RD+ (RS-422)

RD– (RS-422)

SD+ (RS-422)

SD– (RS-422)

Termination Resistor (connect to pin 9)

NC

NC

B-10

(5)

(1)

D-sub 15-pin

Male

In this appendix....

—PLC Driver Error Messages

—EZText Panel Error Messages

—EZText Programming Software Error Messages

APPENDIX C

PLC Driver Error Messages

ALLEN-BRADLEY PLCs

Driver Errors for Micrologix/SLC 500 with DF1 Half Duplex Protocol

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have incompatible revision.

0x0002 PLC error incorrect map size

This error occurs when an incompatible map is loaded into the unit. The driver will not attempt to communicate with the PLC when this occurs.

0x0004 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display that can be monitored.

0x0008 PLC MSG time-out CMD=X

This error occurs when the unit does not receive a reply to its command. The unit will retry a command and wait for the specific time-out period before reporting this command. The command ID causing this error is reported. CMD 0xAA=READ CMD 0XA2=WRITE.

0x0010 Invalid PLC attributes - using defaults

This will occur if the PLC driver receives an invalid set of attributes. The default attributes will be used when this occurs.

0x0020 PLC bad checksum CMD=X

This occurs when a reply with an invalid checksum is received by the unit. The command ID of the command that incurred the error is reported as part of the message. CMD 0XAA=Read CMD

0XA2=Write.

0x0040 PLC Error STS=XX EXTSTS=XX CMD=ZZ

This is reported when a controller responds to a command with an error. The error code is shown and can be looked up in the Allen-Bradley documentation. The command ID of the command causing the error is reported. CMD 0XAA=Read, CMD 0XA2=Write.

0x0080 PLC Nack Error

This error is reported when a controller responds to a command with a negative acknowledgment.

0x0100 PLC element read-only

This is reported when an attempt is made to write to an element with a read-only map entry. Read-only map entries are: input file, output file, and all discrete entries. The driver can only read discrete entries, it cannot write to a single bit within a word.

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0x0200 PLC TX buffer full

The error is reported if the transmit buffer becomes full in the PLC driver.

0x0400 PLC error no reply

This occurs when the DF1 modules indicate the PLC has no reply to the last message. It is usually displayed when the unit reestablishes communications after a PLC message time-out error. This can also occur when the panel message time-out is too short. If the PLC message time-out does not give the

PLC enough time to respond to the message this error will be displayed.

0x0800 Error code xx

This is reported when the PLC driver encounters an unknown error. This should never occur.

Driver Errors for PLC5 with DF1 Protocol

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 PLC error incorrect map size

This error occurs when an incompatible map is loaded into the unit. The driver will not attempt to communicate with the PLC when this occurs.

0x0004 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to be monitored. The number of registers on the display must be reduced.

0x0008 PLC MSG Time-out CMD=X

This occurs when the unit does not receive a reply to its command. The unit will retry a command and wait for the specified time-out period before reporting this command. The command ID causing the error is reported.

0x0010 Invalid PLC attributes - using defaults

This error is reported when the PLC driver receives an invalid set of PLC attributes. The default attributes will be used when this error occurs.

0x0020 PLC Bad checksum CMD=X

This error occurs when a reply with an invalid checksum is received by the unit. The command ID of the command that incurred the error is reported as part of the message.

0x0040 PLC Error STS=xx EXTSTS=yy CMD=zz

This error is reported if a controller responds to a command with an error. The error code is shown and can be looked up in the Allen-Bradley documentation. The command ID of the command causing the error is reported.

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0x0080 PLC Nack Error

This error is reported if a controller responds to a command with a negative acknowledgment error.

0x0100 PLC Element Read Only

This error is reported if an attempt is made to write to an element with a read only map entry. Read only map entries are: INPUT file, OUTPUT file, and the control word of TIMERS, COUNTERS, and

CONTROL structures.

0x0200 PLC Transmit Buffer Full

The error is reported if the transmit buffer becomes full in the PLC driver.

0x8000 Error Code XX

This error is reported when the PLC driver encounters an unknown error. This should never occur.

Time-outs

This specifies the amount of time the EZText Panel will wait for a reply to a message before triggering an error. Each message sent to the PLC must be acknowledged by the PLC. The acknowledgment must be received within the time-out period. After the message has been sent twice with no response, the time-out message will be displayed.

Driver Errors for Micrologix/SLC 500 with DF1 Full Duplex Protocol

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have incompatible revision.

0x0002 PLC error incorrect map size

This error occurs when an incompatible map is loaded into the unit. The driver will not attempt to communicate with the PLC when this occurs.

0x0004 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many register on the display that can be monitored.

0x0008 PLC MSG time-out CMD=X

This error occurs when the unit does not receive a reply to its command. The unit will retry a command and wait for the specific time-out period before reporting this command. The command ID causing this error is reported. CMD 0xAA=READ CMD 0XA2=WRITE.

0x0010 Invalid PLC attributes - using defaults

This will occur if the PLC driver receives an invalid set of attributes. The default attributes will be used when this occurs.

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0x0020 PLC bad checksum CMD=X

This occurs when a reply with an invalid checksum is received by the unit. The command ID of the command that incurred the error is reported as part of the message. CMD 0XAA=Read CMD

0XA2=Write.

0x0040 PLC Error STS=XX EXTSTS=XX CMD=ZZ

This is reported when a controller responds to a command with an error. The error code is shown and can be looked up in the Allen-Bradley documentation. The command ID of the command causing the error is reported. CMD 0XAA=Read, CMD 0XA2=Write.

0x0080 PLC Nack Error

This error is reported when a controller responds to a command with a negative acknowledgment.

0x0100 PLC element read-only

This is reported when an attempt is made to write to an element with a read-only map entry. Read-only map entries are: input file, output file, and all discrete entries. The driver can only read discrete entries, it cannot write to a single bit within a word.

0x0200 PLC TX buffer full

The error is reported if the transmit buffer becomes full in the PLC driver.

0x0400 PLC error no reply

This occurs when the DF1 modules indicate the PLC has no reply to the last message. It is usually displayed when the unit reestablishes communications after a PLC message time-out error. This can also occur when the panel message time-out is too short. If the PLC message time-out does not give the PLC enough time to respond to the message this error will be displayed.

0x0800 Error code xx

This is reported when the PLC driver encounters an unknown error. This should never occur.

DIRECTLOGIC PLCS

K-Sequence Protocol/Direct Logic PLC Models: DL05, DL105, D2-230, D2-240,

D2-250, D3-350, D4-430, D4-440, D4-450

0x0000 No Error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded.

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to monitor.

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0x0004 Invalid Checksum

This error occurs when a message with an invalid checksum is received by the unit. The unit is receiving invalid data.

0x0008 Protocol Error

The driver has received a serial communications protocol error from the PLC. The driver is unable to communicate with the PLC when this error occurs.

0x0040 PLC Error Incorrect Map Size

An incompatible map has been loaded into the unit. The driver will not attempt to communicate with the

PLC when this error occurs.

0x0080 Invalid write to panel register nnn

A write was attempted to the panel's internal register nnnn when that register is mapped to a read-only location in the PLC.

0x0100 PLC Communications Timeout

The panel is unable to communicate with the PLC.

0x0200 Invalid attributes - using defaults

The driver received attributes it could not use. The default values for all PLC attributes will be used.

DirectNet Protocol (except DL330/340)/ Direct Logic PLC Models: DL05, D2-240,

D2-250, D2-240/250 DCM, D3-350, D3-350 DCM, D4-430, D4-440, D4-450, DL405

Series all with DCM

0x0000 No Error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded.

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to monitor.

0x0004 Invalid Checksum

This error occurs when a message with an invalid checksum is received by the unit. The unit is receiving invalid data.

0x0008 Protocol Error

The driver has received a serial communications protocol error from the PLC. The driver is unable to communicate with the PLC when this error occurs.

0x0040 PLC Error Incorrect Map Size

An incompatible map has been loaded into the unit. The driver will not attempt to communicate with the

PLC when this error occurs.

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0x0080 Invalid write to panel register nnn

A write was attempted to the panel's internal register nnnn when that register is mapped to a read-only location in the PLC.

0x0100 PLC Communications Timeout

The panel is unable to communicate with the PLC.

0x0200 Invalid attributes - using defaults

The driver received attributes it could not use. The default values for all PLC attributes will be used.

ModBus (Koyo Addressing) RTU Protocol/Direct Logic PLC Models: DL05, D2-

250, D3-350, D4-450

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to monitor.

0x0004 Reply received from invalid slave nnn

If the driver received a message from a PLC with address nnn when one was not expected.

0x0008 Invalid Checksum Received

This error occurs when a message with an invalid checksum is received by the unit.

0x0010 Incorrect Reply

The driver received an incorrect or unexpected reply from the PLC with address nnn.

0x0020 Error - PLC nnn - <error>

The driver received a ModBus message exception code from the PLC. The <error> strings are:

Illegal Function

The PLC received an invalid function code.

Illegal Data Address

The address requested is not allowable for the PLC. This may appear instead of a time-out when a PLC is in bridge mode to a ModBus Plus network. The PLC that the Panel is communicating with will return this error if the message could not be passed on to the addressed PLC.

Illegal Data Value

The value in the data field is not allowed for the PLC.

Slave Device Failure

An unrecoverable error occurred in the PLC.

Acknowledge

The PLC requires more time to process the message.

Slave Device Busy

The PLC is processing a long command and is not ready for a new one.

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Negative Acknowledgment

The PLC cannot perform the function requested.

Memory Parity Error

An error was detected in the PLC memory.

0x0040 Broadcast not allowed in read command

If a broadcast message to read was attempted.

0x0080 PLC time-out - PLC nnn

The EZText Panel is unable to communicate with the PLC with address nnn. This may be corrected by increasing the time-out time or increasing the baud rate. An alternative may be to lower the number of registers or coils per message. This causes the panel to use smaller messages, that the PLC should be able to respond to at a faster rate.

0x0100 PLC reply length exceeded - PLC nnn

The driver received, or is receiving a message with a length exceeding the maximum allowed by ModBus protocol from the PLC with address nnn.

0x0200 Invalid write to panel register nnn

A write was attempted to the panel's internal register nnnn when that register is mapped to a read-only location in the PLC.

0x0400 Invalid attributes - using defaults

The driver received attributes it could not use. The default values for all PLC attributes will be used.

DirectNet Protocol DL330, DL340/Direct Logic PLC Models: D3-330/330P, D3-

340

0x0000 No Error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded.

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to monitor.

0x0004 Invalid Checksum

This error occurs when a message with an invalid checksum is received by the unit. The unit is receiving invalid data.

0x0008 Protocol Error

The driver has received a serial communications protocol error from the PLC. The driver is unable to communicate with the PLC when this error occurs.

0x0040 PLC Error Incorrect Map Size

An incompatible map has been loaded into the unit. The driver will not attempt to communicate with the

PLC when this error occurs.

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0x0080 Invalid write to panel register nnn

A write was attempted to the panel's internal register nnnn when that register is mapped to a read-only location in the PLC.

0x0100 PLC Communications Timeout

The panel is unable to communicate with the PLC.

0x0200 Invalid attributes - using defaults

The driver received attributes it could not use. The default values for all PLC attributes will be used.

GENERAL ELECTRIC PLCS

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to monitor.

0x0004 PLC Time-out - X = YYYYY

This error results from a loss of communication with a PLC. The X shown stands for the PLC that timed out. This will be a number one through 16 or default. The YYYYY stands for the actual SNP-X ID string entered for the PLC that timed out. If the SNP-X ID string is a null string, the space after the equal sign will be the last character in the error string.

0x0008 Invalid PLC Attributes - using default

The attributes passed from the program loader, or the existing attributes in memory do not match those expected by the driver. The default attributes will be used and normal operations will commence.

0x0010 Invalid Write to panel register xxx

There was an attempted write to panel internal register number xxx which is mapped to an address which has read-access only.

0x0020 PLC Message Error

A communications error occurred which resulted in an invalid message. It could also indicate that an address was requested which is out of the range limits of the PLC.

0x0040 Incorrect Map Size

This error occurs when a map is stored that is not the size the PLC expects.

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MITSUBISHI PLCs

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many elements on the display to monitor.

0x0004 Communications Error

This error occurs when there is an error involving communications between the panel and PLC. A communications error results from one of the following: no or bad physical connection between panel and PLC, bad checksum in reply from the PLC, bad checksum in command from the panel, bad command from the panel, bad format of command from the panel, or unexpected reply from the PLC.

0x0010 Invalid Write - Panel register : xxxx

This error will occur when an attempt to write to a read only MFX element. The panel register xxxx contains the address of the MFX element that is read-only.

0x0020 PLC Message Time-out

This message occurs when the unit does not receive a reply to its command. The unit will retry a command and wait for the specified time-out period before reporting this command.

0x0040 Invalid PLC attributes - using defaults

This error is reported when the PLC driver receives an invalid set of PLC attributes. The default attributes will be used when this error occurs.

Timeouts

The timeout time specifies the amount of time the panel will wait for a reply to a message before triggering an error. Each message sent to the PLC must be acknowledged by the PLC. The acknowledgment must be received within the time-out period. If the acknowledgment is not received the driver will retry the command. After the message has been sent twice with no response, the time-out error message will be posted.

MODICON PLC WITH MODBUS RTU PROTOCOL

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to be monitored. The number of registers on the display must be reduced.

0x0004 Reply received from invalid slave nnn

If the driver received a message from a PLC with address nnn when one was not expected.

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0x0008 Invalid Checksum Received

This error occurs when a message with an invalid checksum is received by the unit.

0x0010 Incorrect Reply

The driver received an incorrect or unexpected reply from the PLC with address nnn.

0x0020 Error - PLC nnn - <error>

The driver received a Modbus message exception code from the PLC. The <error> strings are:

Illegal Function

The PLC received an invalid function code.

Illegal Data Address

The address requested is not allowable for the PLC. This may appear instead of a time-out when a PLC is in bridge mode to a Modbus Plus network. The PLC that the EZText Panel is communicating with will return this error if the message could not be passed on to the addressed

PLC.

Illegal Data Value

The value in the data field is not allowed for the PLC.

Slave Device Failure

An unrecoverable error occurred in the PLC.

Acknowledge

The PLC requires more time to process the message.

Slave Device Busy

The PLC is processing a long command and is not ready for a new one.

Negative Acknowledgment

The PLC cannot perform the function requested.

Memory Parity Error

An error was detected in the PLC memory.

0x0040 Broadcast not allowed in read command

If a broadcast message to read was attempted.

0x0080 PLC time-out - PLC nnn

The EZText Panel is unable to communicate with the PLC with address nnn. This may be corrected by increasing the time-out time or increasing the baud rate. An alternative may be to lower the number of registers or coils per message. This cause the EZText Panel to use smaller messages, which the PLC should be able to respond to at a faster rate.

0x0100 PLC reply length exceeded - PLC nnn

The driver received, or is receiving a message with a length exceeding the maximum allowed by

Modbus protocol from the PLC with address nnn.

0x0200 Invalid write to Panel register nnn

A write was attempted to the EZText Panel's internal register nnnn when that register is mapped to a read-only location in the PLC.

0x0400 Invalid attributes - using defaults

The driver received attributes it could not use. The default values for all PLC attributes will be used.

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OMRON HOST LINK PLCs

0x0000 No error

0x0001 Incompatible Revision

This error will be displayed when the driver and exec have an incompatible revision.

0x0002 Limit of elements per screen exceeded

This occurs when there are too many registers on the display to monitor.

0x0004 Incorrect Unit Response

This will occur when there are too many registers on the display to be monitored. The number of registers on the display must be reduced.

0x0008 PLC Invalid Checksum received

An invalid checksum was received in a message from the PLC.

0x0010 Incorrect reply received

The driver received an incorrect reply from a PLC.

0x0020 Response to an undefined command

The driver received the undefined command response.

0x0040 Command cc Error Response Code xx

This error occurs when a response code xx is returned to a PLC message command of cc.

0x0080 Incorrect Map Size

This error occurs when an incorrect map is stored that is not the correct map entry size the driver expects.

0x0100 Invalid Write to EZText Panel register r

This error occurs when an attempt is made to write to a register r when r is mapped to read-only element.

0x0400 PLC Message Time-out

This error occurs when a no reply or error is seen within the time-out time in the EZText Panel PLC attributes. If the EZText Panel is displaying time-out errors, the timeout may need to be increased.

0x2000 Invalid PLC attributes - using defaults

The driver received attributes it could not use. The default values for all PLC attributes will be used.

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EZText Panel Error Messages

READ ONLY VALUE

This message indicates that the operator has tried to edit to a read only data item.

INVALID

This message indicates that the operator has entered an illegal password.

NO DATA SET

This message indicates that the operator has tried to enter a data item in a message that contains no data items.

OUT OF RANGE

This message indicates that the operator has entered a value in a data item that is out of range.

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EZText Programming Software Error Messages

Error Codes are divided into categories and are numbered with prefixes and 3 digits as follows:

PLC DLL Errors Pxxx

Communications Errors Cxxx

Tag Errors Txxx

Message Errors

Miscellaneous Errors

Mxxx

Zxxx

PLC DLL Error Messages:

Error P001: Load dll Procedure failed. Unable to validate PLC address. Possible reason:

Unable to locate correct PLC DLL.

Reason: A PLC .dll file has been moved or deleted from the program directory.

Solution: Reinstall the software.

Error P002: Unable to load library : PlcUtils.dll

Error P003: Unable to load PLC dll.

Error P004: Unable to unload PLC dll.

Error P005: PLC DLL load failed.

Reason: Unable to load selected PLC dl.

Solution: (1) Try closing all other applications and retry; (2) reboot the system; (3) reinstall the software.

Error P006: PLC1 is not compatible with PLC2. Do you want to change the PLC anyway?

Error P007: Unable to rebuild the address for new PLC.

Reason: When changing PLCs, check the addressing in the PLC manuals to see if they are compatible

(same addressing type is followed in both PLCs). If they are not compatible, then the database is no longer valid and the addresses will have to be reentered.

Communication Error Messages:

Error C001: The panel connected to the PC is different from the configured one

Reason: When writing to the panel, if the panel type selected does not match the panel that the computer is physically connected to, the program loader will not upload the project.

Solution: Select appropriate panel type for the connected panel.

Error C002: Cannot Locate the Driver File

Reason: Driver file (*.plx) has been moved or deleted from the program directory.

Solution: Reinstall the software.

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Error C003: Error opening port

Reason: Either you have not selected a valid COM port available on your computer or some other program is using this port.

Solution: Select another available COM port or close the program that is using this COM port. If this does not work, reboot your system and try again.

Error C004: Error in setting communication attributes

Reason: Unable to set the attributes for the Panel to PC communication.

Solution: Reboot the system.

Error C005: Unable to write to Panel. Possible cause: No local messages configured.

Reason: No local messages are configured. At least one local message should be configured before downloading the program to the panel.

Solution: Configure local messages.

Error C006: Error in reading the project from the panel. Project in the panel is corrupted.

Solution: Please upload the project from the computer to the panel. You cannot read the project from the panel.

Error C007: Invalid Length in Reply

Reason: Length of the panel reply buffer is less than the maximum replay length (70)

Solution: If you receive this error message consistently, please report it to technical support.

Standard reply error messages:

13

14

21

22

24

9

10

11

12

7

8

5

6

3

4

Error Code Error Message

1 Error C008: Checksum error

2 Error C009: Time out Error. Make sure Panel is in Setup Mode. To enter Setup Mode, press the up and down arrow keys simultaneously

Error C010: Invalid Message Code

Error C011: Start Load Not Requested

Error C012: Start Dump Not Requested

Error C013: Insufficient space in Text Panel

Error C014: Invalid Message Number

Error C015: Invalid Message Length

Error C016: The firmware being loaded into the panel does not match the panel type

Error C017: E2 Memory failed to program correctly

Error C018: Invalid Load Format

Error C019: Invalid LED control

Error C020: Option Not included

Error C021: Memory is Read Only

Error C022: Invalid with Random PLC loaded

Error C023: Invalid with Random/standard format

Error C024: Invalid Byte in the data fields of Command

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PLC Address Error Messages:

Error T001: PLC Address count exceeds maximum limit.

Solution: You cannot assign another PLC address. Only 300 PLC addresses can be defined. If you want to assign a new address, delete one or more addresses and try again.

Error T002: Invalid Access Type

Reason: Access type of the specified address is invalid (e.g., entering a READ only address where a

READ/WRITE address type is expected.

Solution: Supply the correct address.

Error T02_1: Invalid Unit Number.

Error T02_2: Invalid Address Type.

Error T02_3: Invalid Address.

Error T02_4: Invalid Bit Number.

Error T02_5: Address in not Word Aligned (Even address is required).

Error T02_6: Address is not Word Aligned (Odd address is required).

Reason: Address entered for the PLC Address is not correct.

Solution: Specify a valid PLC address.

Error T003: The value entered is invalid.

Reason: The value entered for Minimum or Maximum field is out of range.

Solution: Supply values in the range 0…9999 for BCD and 0…65535 for Binary

Error T004: Unable to open tag map file : <filename> Please choose the map file

Error T005: Unable to open map file <map file>

Reason: Think N Do map (.map) file not found.

Solution: Locate the correct map file.

Error T006: Error in reading PLC Addresses

Reason: Unable to generate PLC address while reading from the panel.

Solution: Project in the Panel is corrupted. Reload the project to the panel.

Error T007: Unknown access type specified for PLC Address.

Reason: Invalid access type found while reading a project from disk.

Solution: Project in the Panel is corrupted. Reload the project to the panel.

Message Error Messages:

Error M001: Unable to add a new Message/Folder. Possible cause: All the available 256 messages have been programmed

Solution: Delete one or more messages or folders and try adding your message again.

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Error M002: Invalid message number or this message number has already been configured.

Solution: Please change the message number to a valid message number and ensure that this message number was not programmed earlier.

Error M003: Cannot add a message with message number greater than 256.

Solution: Message numbers have to be numbered with the range of 1 to 256. Please enter a valid message number within this range.

Error M004: Invalid Message Number.

Solution: Valid range for message number is 1 to 256. Please enter a valid message number.

Error M005: Message number is out of range.

Solution: Message number is out of range. Valid range is 1-256

Miscellaneous Error Messages:

Error Z001: Error in printing page.

Solution: (1) Check whether you have printer attached to the PC and set to Ready; (2) if still receiving this error, reboot the system and check printer to PC connection.

Error Z002: You are trying to read from an invalid file.

Reason: Either project file is corrupted or you are trying to open an non-EZText file.

Solution: If the project file is corrupted, then, recreate the project.

Error Z003: The file may be corrupted.

Reason: The Exec file is corrupted.

Solution: If you receive this error message consistently, please report this to technical support.

Error Z004: Unable to open the PLC driver file.

Reason: Invalid PLC driver file.

Solution: If you receive this error message consistently, please report this to technical support.

Error Z005: The Maximum message length has exceeded.

Reason: Maximum message length exceeded.

Solution: Reduce length of message.

Error Z006: Unknown value type encountered while loading project. Known values are 0

(BCD) and 1 (Binary)

Reason: Invalid value type found while reading project from disk.

Solution: Project file in the panel is corrupted. Reload the project to the panel.

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Error Z007: Discrete addresses are not allowed here.

Reason: Discrete addresses are not allowed in the EZText Panel.

Solution: Use the correct address type.

Error Z008: Invalid Device Type

Reason: The connected equipment may not be an EZText Panel.

Solution: Ensure that you are connected to an EZText Panel.

Error Z009: Error in project file Line : <line number> Column : <column number>

<filename>

Reason: The project file (XML version) is invalid.

Solution: Use a valid project file.

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INDEX

Symbols

16-bit register, 35

20-character text strings, 4

24 VDC power, 23, 24

24 VDC Power Supply, 5

A

abort, 11

Accessories and Optional Equipment, 9 adhesive, 86

Adjust Display Contrast, 40

Agency Approvals, 14

Air Composition, v

Allen-Bradley PLC Cable Wiring Diagrams

Micrologix 1000/1200/1500 RS-232, B-3

PLC5 DF1 RS-232, B-2

SLC DF1 RS-232 (P/N EZ-SLC-232-CBL), B-2 alternate, 4, 11 — See also switch types

ANNUNCIATOR (BIT READ) PLC WORD — (TO

PANEL), 30 annunciator lamp labels, 17

Annunciator Lamps, 30, 35 application, 40

APPLICATION WORKSHEET, A-2, A-3

Application Worksheets, 43

Arrow Adjustment Entry, 35

Arrow buttons, 34

Arrow pushbutton keys, 35

ASCII, 32

AUTO-RESET, 84

B

BCD, 34

Binary Coded Decimal, 35 binary data format, 34 bit addresses, 44

Boot Revision, 40

Browse button, 80

Button Action, 68

BUTTONS (BIT WRITE) PLC WORD — (FROM

PANEL), 29

Index

C

cable pinout, 89 cancel (pushbutton), 11 captive washers, 18

CD ROM, 5

CD ROM Drive, 41

CE, 14

Character LCD Display with LED Backlight, 12

Character Size, 14 characters, 73

Chattering Relay Test, 14

Chemical Compatibility, 84

Cleaning, 86

Clear, 12 — See also CE

COM port, 81

Communication Connector, B-10 communications port, 40, 87

Configuration, 40

Preparing for, 40

Configuration software, 4

Configure Existing System, 78

Configure New System, 62

Connect a PLC, 25

Connect a Programming PC, 24

Connect to Panel, View Panel Status and Firmware

V, 79 context sensitive, 5

Control Pushbuttons, 11 controls, 10 corrosive gases, v

CPU, 40

Create Custom Labels, 16

CUL, 14

Custom Labels, 11, 16 —

See also Labels

D

DATA 1

(16-Bit Register, READ/WRITE), 31

DATA 2

(16-Bit Register, READ Only), 32

DATA 3

(16-Bit Register, READ only), 32 data available status bit, 11 data entry, 35

Data Entry (Keypad) Pushbuttons, 11, 14

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data value, 12, 73 decimal point, 31 value, 35 decrement, 11 default destination, 42 desktop, 42 destination folder, 42

DeviceNet

Module, 25 network, 23, 25

Port, 23, 25

DIN CLIP Mounting, 21

DIN Clips, 21

DirectLogic PLC Cable Wiring Diagrams

15-pin D-SUB (P/N EZ-4CBL-1), DL40, B-4

25-pin D-SUB (P/N EZ-4CBL-2), B-5

RJ-11 (P/N EZ-3CBL), B-5

RJ-12 (P/N EZ-2-CBL), B-3

VGA 15-pin (P/N EZ-2CBL-1), 250 RS, B-4 discrete input signals, 11 operations, 28

Display

Contrast, 40

Type, 14

Displaying

Local Messages, 36

PLC Messages, 34

DOWN arrow, 11 download, 41

Download/Program Port, 14

Driver Errors

ALLEN-BRADLEY PLCs, C-2

Micrologix/SLC 500 (DF1 Full Duplex), C-4

PLC5 with DF1 Protocol, C-3

DirectLogic PLCs, C-5

DirectNet Protocol (except DL330/340), C-6

DirectNet Protocol DL330, DL340, C-8

K-Sequence Protocol, C-5

ModBus (Koyo Addressing) RTU Protocol, C-

7

General Electric PLCs, C-9

MITSUBISHI PLCs, C-10

Modicon PLC (MODBUS RTU Protocol), C-10

OMRON HOST LINK PLCs, C-12

Driver Revision, 40

Dynamic, 4, 12

Dynamic Message Operation, 34

Dynamic Messages, 33

E

electrical circuits, v electrical ground common, 24

Electrical Noise Tolerance, 14

Embedded Data, 32

Embedded Data Registers, 31

Embedded Data Value, 31, 33

Enclosure, 14 enter pushbutton, 11 error message, 87, 88

Escape, 11, 40

EU Information, v

European Union (EU) Directives, v

Exec, 80

Exec Revisions, 40

External Dimensions, 14 external power supply, 24

EZ-220, 5

EZ-220D, 5

EZ-220P/EZ-220P-DEV Outline Dimensions, 19

EZ-220P/EZ-220P-DEVCutout Dimensions

MountingTemplate, 20

EZ-BRK-2, 21

EZ-TEXT-L-GSK, 86

EZ-TEXT_INSERTS.doc, 16

EZ-TEXTEDIT, 41

EZ220Lxy, 81

EZ220Pxy, 81

EZ220xy, 81

EZ420xy, 81

EZSPPxy, 81

EZText Demo Project, 43

EZTEXT PANEL APPLICATION WORKSHEET, A-

2, A-3

LOCAL MESSAGES, A-4

PLC MESSAGES, A-6, A-8 project information, A-2, A-3

EZText Panel Error Messages, C-13

EZText Programming Software, 5

Error Messages, C-14

Communication Error Messages, C-14

Message Error Messages, C-16

Miscellaneous Error Messages, C-17

PLC Address Error Messages, C-16

PLC DLL Error Messages, C-14

Icon, 42, 62

EZTEXT-PGMCBL, 25

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F

F1 function key, 5 factory repairs, 90

Firmware, 80 firmware revision, 81 fixed placement, 35 folder, 36 icon, 36 status, 12

Folders, 12

Front Panel Features, 10

Function Pushbuttons, 11

Fuse Reset, 84

G

Gasket

Replacement, 86 slot, 86

General Electric PLC Wiring Diagram, B-6

H

Hardware, 5

Hardware Revisions, 40

Help, 5, 89

Topics, 41 windows, 5 hierarchy, 36

Humidity, 14

I

IBM or compatible PC, 5 icon, 42

INCOMPATIBLE EXEC, 81 increment, 11 indicators, 10 input signals, 4

Installation Screens, 42

Installing EZText Programming Software, 41

Interactive, 4, 12

Message Operations, 34

Messages, 34

Internal Software, 40, 80

Internal Software and Hardware Revisions, 40

INVALID, C-13

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INDEX

K

Keypad Overlay, 14

L

ladder logic program, 10 lamp labels, 16 lamps color, 30

LCD display window, 4 message window, 11 window, 10

LED

Control, 43

LED (BIT READ) PLC WORD — (TO PANEL), 29

Limits, 34

LOADING EXEC, 81

Local Message, 36

File Structure Example, 37

Menu Structure Example, 38

Worksheet, A-4

Lower Limit, 33

M

maintenance, 84 man-machine interface, 4

Manual Revisions, iv mapped, 89 menu hierarchy, 36

Menu Worksheet, A-1

Menus, 12 message, 36 control type, 12

Edit, 31

Number, 34

Types, 33

Worksheet, A-1

Messages, 12

Microsoft Word® document (EZ-

TEXT_INSERTS.doc), 16 minus, 36

Mitsubishi FX Series 8-pin MINI-DIN RS-422 (P/N

EZ, B-7

Mitsubishi FX Series PLC Wiring Diagram, B-6, B-7

MNS LED, 23

Models, 7

Module Network Status, 23 momentary switch, 4

Mounting, 21

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INDEX

mouse, 5 multi-panel applications, 24

N

NEMA 4, 14

NO DATA SET, C-13 numeric keypad, 12

Numeric Keypad Entry, 35 numeric value, 11, 35

O

Omron PLC Wiring Diagram, B-9

Onscreen HELP, 5

Onscreen help, 5 onscreen prompts, 41

OperatingTemperature, 14

Operator, 10 operator interface, 10 requirement, 40

OUT OF RANGE, C-13

Out of Warranty Repairs, 90

P

P/N EZ-MITSU-CBL-1, B-7

Panel

Acknowledge, 43

Hardware Revision, 40

Programming (Configuration) Problems, 87 set and PLC release, 4

Panel PLC Connections, 24

Panel Set and PLC Release, 29

Panel to PLC Communications Problems, 88

Passwords, 34

PC requirements, 5 personal computer, 40

Plan the Project, 43

PLC, 10 automation system, 4

Cable, 5

Communication, 89

CONFIGURATION, A-2 control, 73 data register, 11 driver, 88

Errors, 88 ladder logic program, 10, 11, 12

Message LED, 10

Word, 43

PLC cable, 25

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PLC Cable Part Numbers

P/N EZ-2-CBL, B-3

P/N EZ-2CBL-1, B-4

P/N EZ-3CBL, B-5

P/N EZ-4CBL-1, B-4

P/N EZ-4CBL-2, B-5

P/N EZ-90-30-CBL, B-6

P/N EZ-MITSU-CBL, B-6

P/N EZ-MITSU-CBL-1, B-7

P/N EZ-MLOGIX-CBL, B-3

P/N EZ-OMRON-CBL, B-9

P/N EZ-SLC-232-CBL, B-2

P/N EZPLC5-232-CBL, B-2

PLC Cables, 9

PLC CONTROLLED DECIMAL POINT, 31

PLC Driver Error Messages, C-2

PLC Message LED, 35

PLC Message Registers, 31

PLC MESSAGES

Worksheet, A-6

PLC Messages and Local Messages, 32 plus, 36 polyfuse, 14 pop-up HELP, 5

Port Selected, 81

Power

Consumption, 14

Receptacle, 23, 24

Supply Connections, 24

Power Connector, 23

Precautions, 84

Preparing for Configuration, 40 preventative maintenance, v

Print, 77 problems, 87

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), 5 — See also PLC programmable operator interface devices, 2

Programming Cable, 5, 24

Programming Software, 24

Project, 43 project tutorial, 43 prompt, 41 purchase a new panel, 90 pushbutton labels, 16

Pushbutton LEDs, 11 pushbutton type, 11

Pushbuttons, 4, 10

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Q

questions, 89

R

ramp tool, 16

Range, 33 ratings, 84

READ ONLY VALUE, C-13

Rear Panel CONNECTIONS and WIRING, 23

Rear View, 23 register bits, 28 registers, 28 repair, 90 revision, iv root level, 36

RS-232C, 4

RS-422A/485A, 4 rubber trim mold, 16

Run, 41

RUN Mode, 24, 40

S

Safety Extra Low Voltage (SELV), v

Screen Overlay, 84

Cleaning, 86 screw terminals, 24 scroll, 12, 36 sealed membrane pushbuttons, 10

SELF TESTING, 81 serial communication, 4, 14 serial port, 5, 23, 24

Serial Port Communication LEDs, 23, 87

Service Power, 14 set with release, 11

Setpoint, 34 setpoint ranges, 35 setpoint value, 35

SETUP, 40

SETUP Mode, 40, 87

Setup Mode, 80

Setup.exe, 41

Shock, 14

Software, 5

Software Installation, 41

Special characters, 32

Standard reply error messages, C-15

Static Display, 34

Static Message Operation, 34

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INDEX

Static Messages, 33 static text, 4, 12 status bit, 35

Step 1 Project Information, 49

Storage Temperature, 14

STUD Mounting, 19 subfolder, 36 supply operating voltage, 24 switch types, 4, 11

T

Technical Support, 6, 87 temporary protective covering, 86

Touchscreen/Chemical Compatibility, 84 tri-color, 35 triggered a message, 10

Troubleshooting, 87

Tutorial, 43 bit addresses, 44

Button PLC Word, 44

Configure a PLC, 57

Create a Project, 43

Create the Project, 48 ladder logic, 57

LED PLC Word, 44

Local Message Worksheet, 46

PLC Message Worksheet, 47

Setup Mode, 56

Step 1

Select Panel, 49

Step 2

Select PLC, 49

Step 3

Annunciator, 51

Buttons/LEDS button, 50 configure a dynamic message, 52 configure the panel system PLC addresses,

54 create Messages, 52 create PLC Messages, 54 test project, 59

Writing to Panel, 56

TXD (transmitter) LED, 87

TXD and RXD LEDs, 88

TXD/RXD LEDs, 87

U

UL, 14 unused bit address, 44

UP arrow, 11

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INDEX

update, iv

Upgrade Firmware, 80

Upper Limit, 33 user-defined interaction, 12 user-defined pushbuttons, 11

V

variable point, 35

VDC, 14

VGA display, 5

Vibration, 14

W

Warranty Repairs, 90 website, 6, 89

Weight, 14

Windows 98, 5 wiring diagram, 24

Worksheet, 43, A-2, A-3, A-6, A-7, A-8 worksheets, 41 wrench, 18

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