Mitsubishi Melsec serial channel

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Introduction

The Mitsubishi Melsec serial channel Channel Tag Icon provides a serial SCADA/HMI communication channel to Mitsubishi Melsec PLCs.

Configuration Properties

The Mitsubishi Melsec serial channel supports the properties of the Mitsubishi Melsec Channel Tag plus these properties:

Property Type Version Description
Port WSTRING 1.1 The name of the communications port. For example 'COM1:'
Mode WSTRING 1.1 The serial port communication speed, data format and handshake mode.
Click the Browse button Browse button to edit the serial port mode using the Serial Port Mode Editor. You can also type in the serial port mode string directly. See Serial Port Mode String for how this property is formatted.
CommFormat USINT 1.1 The communications format 1-4.

Tag Commands

The Mitsubishi Melsec Serial Channel Tag supports the tag commands of the Mitsubishi Melsec Channel Tag.

Example Configuration

This is an example of a channel suitable for Mitsubishi Melsec PLCs:

PropertyValue
ReplyTimeoutT#5s
PortCOM1
ModeBaud=9600 Parity=N Data=8 Stop=1
CommFormatFormat 1

Notes:

Relationships to Other Tag Types

The Mitsubishi Melsec Serial Channel Tag builds on the features of these tag types:

Further Information

Active Channel Tag

To learn about the features common to all Active Channels.

Mitsubishi Melsec UDP/IP Channel

To learn about Mitsubishi Melsec UDP/IP Channel Tags.

Mitsubishi Melsec PLC Tag

To learn about Mitsubishi Melsec PLC Tags that can be associated with Mitsubishi Melsec serial channels.

Alarm Handling

To learn about alarm management.

Serial Port Mode Editor

To learn how to set the communications speed, data format, and handshake mode of the serial port.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.