Fanuc Power Mate i-D/H Maintenance Manual

4. INTERFACE BETWEEN NC AND PMC
B63175EN/03
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The online debugging function enables the monitoring and modification
of ladder programs and signal status on personal computers screen using
a personal computer connected to the Power Mate through an RS232C
cable.
FANUC FAPT LADDERII is necessary to use the online debugging
function. (This software is a programming system for developing
FANUC PMC sequence programs which operate on IBM PC/AT and
compatible computers.)
Software name Specification Personal computer
FAPT LADDERII A08B9201J503 IBM PC/AT and compatible
In this section, only the parameter of online monitor driver for Power
Matei and attention in use is described. Other points (connection of cable
with personal computer, details of the operation, etc.) are described in the
following manual.
Name of Manual Spec.No. Reference Items
FAPT LADDERII OPERATORS
MANUAL
B66184EN Online function
When using the online debugging function to connect a personal
computer to the PMC, first start the driver that provides the
communication function of the PMC.
When starting or stopping the driver, it is necessary to set the following
parameters.
D Parameter screen for online monitor ([PARAMETERS FOR
ONLINE MONITOR])
Pressing the [MONIT] then [ONLINE] soft keys on the PMC menu screen
displays the online monitor parameter screen .
Parameter [RS232C] =
[USE] : Online monitor driver is used.
[NOT USE] : Online monitor driver is not used.
NOTE
The CRT/MDI is necessary when the parameter is set on the
PARAMETERS FOR ONLINE MONITOR screen.
D Parameter in the Power Mate i (No.0024)
0024
Port for communication with the PMC ladder development tool (FAPT LADDERII)
[Data type] Byte
This parameter sets the port to be used for communication with the PMC
ladder development tool (FAPT LADDER 2).
0 : HSSB(COP7)
1 : RS232C serial port 1 (JD42)
2 : RS232C serial port 2 (JD42)
Setting entry is acceptable.
4.5
ONLINE
DEBUGGING
FUNCTION
Starting and stopping
the online debugging
function

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