In the main, Yes, except for the Ethernet CPU’s which can be programmed via an Ethernet cable. There are two types of programming leads for our CPU’s: 1. RS232 Cable – For transferring program from PC to CPU only. 2. USB Cable – For transferring program from PC to CPU and for updating CPU firmware.
The main reason for this is that you are probably using the latest version of the software but your CPU has an older version of firmware. Use the firmware updater file for the CPU you are using, which is downloadable from our Download area in the Support section.
There are a number of things that would cause this issue. If it’s the first time you have used your USB cable with the PC, please ensure you have the correct USB driver installed. Use your PC’s Device Manager and you should see something like this: If not download the driver from our Download sectionRead More
Yes, you can achieve this through the programming software by selecting “Tools -> Edit Cover HMI”. Only the first two lines of the LCD can be changed but you can use it to place company details, or maybe system details.
Before using any of our Ethernet CPU’s we advise using our Device Manager software to configure them for your needs. The Ethernet CPU can act as either a Server (Slave) or Client (Master) and needs setting to how you wish it to behave. Other issues that may cause communication problems are: – Not using anRead More