LOADING THE BASIC MODULE
APPLIES TO: MP6000
controllers / Gaston AT dyeing machines with SECO inverter drives for lifter
or other IBM compatible computer with a communication software package such as
PROCOMM. Serial communication cable. Copy of Gaston County basic
program, normally titled SECODRVS.BAS.
1) Turn the
power off on the MP6000 controller.
2) Disconnect the DB25 connector on the front of the Basic
3) Remove the Basic Module card from the PLC slot.
4) Move the top DIP switch (marked 4) to the right.
NOTE: Now all the DIP switches should be to the right or in the OFF
5) With the power still OFF, replace the Basic Module into the
6) Connect the serial cable from the laptop to the
bottom DB25 connector on the Basic Module to the Com1 connection on the laptop.
7) Turn the laptop and the MP6000 on. Run your
communication software. NOTE: Some software packages must be run
from DOS, so you may need to "restart" in MSDOS mode. This
example describes running the commonly available PROCOMM software package.
8) type NEW then press <page up>. You will see
9) Select 7. This is the choice for ASCII file type.
10) The computer will now ask for file name. Type the
path where the SECODRVS.BAS program is located on your computer.
11) type "CALL EEWRITE" <enter>
NOTE: Type exactly as shown, upper case and include the quotes.
12) The computer will now write the program to EEPROM.
The STAT1 LED on the Basic Module will now flash for several minutes indicating
that the operation is in progress. When finished the STAT1 LED will stop
13) Type LIST <enter> You should see the program
flashing across the screen. This allows you to verify the the program was
loaded. It will stop at 9000.
14) Press <alt>+X to exit the program.
15) Turn off power to the MP6000.
16) Remove the Basic Module and return the DIP switch 4 of S3
to the left position - the other switches will remain to the right.
17) Replace the Basic Module in the original slot.
Reattach the internal cable to the original port.
18) Turn the power back on the the MP6000. When the PLC
runs its startup sequence, the Run LED should come on on the Basic Module.
The machine is now ready to run.