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You can use ADP6 print function to print "Workstation setup", "Screen
Can I print all the project ? Print sept.-07
Overview" and "Screen Image". File -> Print...
How many words in each telegram could be send, in Modbus slave and Master driver ? read 32 words, write 32 words Restriction Modbus sept.-07
Is it possible to have 2 pop-ups at the same time ? With Alarms ? No, only 1 pop-up is available in the same time. Restriction Pop-up sept.-07
Is Ethernet port 10/100 Base TX ? 10 Base Ethernet sept.-07
Unfortunately, there is no way to recall the password. So pay attention
What can I do if Super password is loosed ? Password sept.-07
not to lose it
Is it possible to have 2 bare-code reader on the same screen ? No, only one is accessible. Bare-code sept.-07
Is there alarm groups ? No, only one alarm group is available Alarms sept.-07
Is it possible to up/download trends and alarms ? No Trends Alarms sept.-07
How many Ethernet connection could we have ? Is it possible to put few CP400 in a same Ethernet
Is it possible to Scroll down text on CP410 ? No Restriction CP410 sept.-07
We can save trends and alarms from HMI to CF Card and USB memory
Is it possible to up/download trends and alarms ? sept.-07
stick on CP440 and CP450 products.
Is it possible to transfer the project without to be obliged to confirm on the CP400 product ? No, you have always to confirm on the product. sept.-07
Simulation mode ON/OFF Line, is it possible with ABB Drivers ? Yes, simulation mode ON/OFF Line is available for ABB Drivers sept.-07
USB Host can connect USB memory stick. It can save trends and
What is possible to do with USB Host and Device? alarms, up/download recipe and application . USB Device can be used USB Host or device sept.-07
to up/download and connect to printer.
Is it possible to use macro with the PLC addresses ? Yes it's possible. Restriction Macro Addresses sept.-07
Yes with a macro (need an additional modem !)
Is it possible to send SMS ? sept.-07
Please see example document (ask us for it or find it on Inside).
Is it possible to enter only 3 or 4 numbers in the Password or 8 are needed ? sept.-07
This area is used if you want to have some variables that updates very,
What is General User Area ? very fast. It's only possible read them in the PLC, not possible to change sept.-07
Is it possible to send a part of the project? No Restriction Programming sept.-07
Is there Web server and e-mail options ? No Restriction Web server e-mail sept.-07
Is it possible to program by USB port? Yes ! Information USB Programming sept.-07
Could we change Macro <-> ladder during a project build ? Yes Macro Ladder sept.-07
Could we change the display type during a project build ? Yes ! Pay attention with the functions not available Restriction Display type sept.-07
CP440 & CP450: 3 drivers
CP430 Ethernet : 3 drivers (1 Ethernet)
CP430 : 2 drivers
How many drivers could we use in same time ? Restriction Communication Driver sept.-07
CP420 : 2 drivers
CP410 : 1 driver
The 4th ports on bigger terminal could be used to program the panel
Which is the higher level of password ? Level 1 or Level 9 ? Level 1 have the highest rights, and Level 9 lowest rights Information Password Level sept.-07
Yes, in Application Properties / Control Block / Address, The 10 first bits
Can the PLC managed the Screen to display Tricks and easy ways Screen displayed PLC sept.-07
(Bit 0 to Bit 9) will be used to choose the screen to display
Yes, in Application Properties / Control Block / Address, The Bit 14
Could the Backlight be turn off by the PLC ? (Begin to 0 so the 15th) bit will be used to switch OFF the backlight and Tricks and easy ways Backlight PLC sept.-07
Bit 15 (the latest) to switch ON the backlight.
Could a register control the dimming of the backlight (0-100%) ? No sept.-07
Use the TK401 programming cable and a Male->Male converter on one
Tricks and easy ways Cable Copy sept.-07
For the copy product to product in system menu, which cable do we have to use ? of the sides
What's happen if Not language was selected : Bit 13, 12 and 11 of Screen Number Register to No changes ! If e.g. Language 2 is selected and Bit 13, 12 and 11 are
Tricks and easy ways Multilanguage Selection sept.-07
value "0" ? reset then the language will still be Language 2.
In X/Y Chart, it possible to Put Trigger Flag #1 mixed with Clear Flag #2, 3 or 4, are they obliged to The Trigger and Clear flags are located in the Control block. It's possible
be the same number ? to use e.g. Trigger flag 1 and Clear Flag 4 in a X/Y-chart. Clear Flag 4 Restriction Flag X/Y charts sept.-07
will clear the chart and Trigger Flag 1 will update the chart.
There are 14 logging buffers. 12 of them are possible to control from the
14 logging buffers are available and only 12 are controlled by registers ? Restriction Buffer Register sept.-07
control block. The last 2 can only be used as Timer triggers.
How many Slide out-menu can we define ? It's possible to have up to 999 slide-out menus. Restriction Number Menu sept.-07
It's not possible for the PLC to know what the current password level is.
If alarms are used, could the current level of the password be know in the PLC ? Restriction Alarm Password sept.-07
There is currently no work-around/solution for this issue.
How many alarms message can I use ? Up to 512 messages can be set. Restriction Alarm number sept.-07
Each bit in the word-area corresponds to an alarm. If several bits are set
How the alarms works ? at the same time then the corresponding alarms will be presented in the Information Alarms sept.-07
alarm list (several bits can be set and presented at the same time).
In the menu Application\Workstation Setup\Miscellaneous\Touch Screen
How to disconnect the buzzer Information Buzzer sept.-07
(On the product menu, the buzzer is always actif)
Cold cathode fluorescent Lamp
- High brightness, High-Efficiency, Low power consumption and long
What CCFL mean ? - Excellent vibration and impact resistance. Technology Backlight Lamp sept.-07
- Durable and excellent blinking characteristics.
- Quick start at low temperature.
- Small size and light weight.
- Low heating.
Flash ROM 4 mb: The memory-area were the application is stored.
Battery backed memory and Data/recipe memory is referring to the
same memory. You have a total of 512 kb which can be mixed freely
What are the memory for ? Information Memory Type sept.-07
(not 256 kb for trends and 256 kb for recipes).
RAM 512 kb: the memory that the terminal uses to execute the
Were can I find help for Ladder function ? Help is online in the CP400Soft. sept.-07
Which cable do I use to copy from one CP400 to an other ? Use Programming cable with Male/male converter Information Programmation Copy sept.-07
No it's only possible to program with COM1, COM2, USB or Ethernet
Could I use COM3 to program ? port Programmation COM3
How do we update the firmware or BIOS on CP400 products set switch3=off, run the BIOS downloaded file Tricks and easy ways sept.-07
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