Training Video: Connecting Mitsubishi FX3U PLC to TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI via Melsec Protocol
Learn how to connect a Mitsubishi Melsec FX3U PLC to TRACE MODE SCADA/HMI through built-in driver with our new free online video training.
Let's develop a control system, including an operator console (human machine interface) and a PLC. The connection between them will be provided via MELSEC protocol through Ethernet network. As PLC we will use Mitsubishi FX3U-16M with I/O module FX3U-4AD-PT-ADP connected to temperature sensors and ETHERNET module FX3U-ENET. The IP-address of the PLC is 192.168.10.218 the port for data exchange is 5551.
We should acquire and visualize data from one temperature sensor on our operator HMI. The value from sensor is located in Data/FileRegister D8260. In order to show temperature in degrees centigrade, it is necessary to divide data in Register by 10.
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