Civet

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  1. Hello, Can anyone tell me what types of Ethernet/IP device the  QJ71EIP71 can be configured as? Explicit message server, explicit message client, I/O adapter and/or I/O scanner? I'm having trouble finding this information in the manual: https://eu3a.mitsubishielectric.com/fa/en/dl/12484/SH(NA)-081157ENG-B.pdf
  2. Nevermind. I've found the str_printf() function. For some reason it can't be used in object scripts.
  3. Hi guys, Is it possible to convert integers to/from strings in scripts in GT Designer3? I don't want to perform the conversion in the PLC. Thanks,
  4. Batteries

    Hello all, My understanding is that the FX3 and iQ-F Series PLCs don't require a battery. Program memory and device data is retained in EEPROM. The Q Series on the other hand requires a battery to retain program memory and device data. Is that correct? What about the iQ-R series? Does it require a battery? Thanks,
  5. Simple Project vs Structured Project

    Thanks guys. When I write a Structured Project to an FX Series PLC and then 'Read from PLC', it's read as a Simple Project without labels, as you described Parky. Is there any way to read the project as a Structured Projects with labels? When you read the project from a higher-end model PLC, the project is read as a structured project with labels - is that right? Does this apply to all Q Series, iQ-R and iQF? Thanks again,
  6. Help Installing GX Developer on Windows 10

    Hi YJLinkFixer, I had trouble installing some older Mitsubishi software a little while ago and it was resolved by starting Windows 10 in safe mode (Google for instructions) and installing. Let me know if that does the trick.
  7. Hi all, What the difference between a Simple Project and a Structured Project? You can use Ladder, ST and SFC in either project type on a Q Series, but only in a structured project can you use Structured Ladder / FBD. In a structured project you can create functions. Is there anything else? Thanks,
  8. Connect to PLC through GOT HMI

    Actually I think it's port 5562 
  9. Connect to PLC through GOT HMI

    Hi kevspark, I think you should change the Controller Type to iQ-F. Also, I suspect that you'll need to change the port no. in Ethernet Controller settings from 5551 to 5556. Hope that helps.
  10. Ahhh... Thank you very much. That makes sense now.
  11. Hello, I've done simple Ethernet networks between a FX3GE and a GOT. Under Ethernet Controller Settings in GT Designer, I set the station number for the PLC to 1 and I set the GOT station number to a different number. Under what circumstances would the station number under Ethernet Controller Settings be set to a different number (other than 1)? Would it be set to a different number when there are multiple PLCs connected to the GOT? How is the PLC station number set? Is it set somewhere in GX Works2? I'm a little confused about network numbers and station numbers in general. If you can point me to a useful manual it would be appreciated. Thanks,