FAQ's
 
 GP Series
 Windows® 7 Support
 
Windows® 7-supporting operation of GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows
How to use a serial transfer cable (GPW-CB02) in the Windows XP mode of Windows®7
How to use a USB serial conversion cable or a USB transfer cable in the Windows XP mode of Windows® 7
How to install the driver of a USB transfer cable (GPW-CB03) in the ordinary mode of Windows® 7
How to access the data saved in the ordinary mode drive from the Windows XP mode of Windows® 7
How to connect to a graphic operator interface via an Ethernet port in the Windows XP mode of  Windows® 7
Quick start for new customers
 
  Quick start for new customers
  GP and PLC Connection Procedures
   
Supported Screen Creation Software

  1) GP*10 - GP*50 Series
  2) GP*70 Series
  3) GP*77R/77 Series
  4) GP2000/ST/Factory Gateway Series
  5) GLC/LT Series
Guide to File Extensions
 
Communication Issues
 
GP to a PLC
   

When an Error is Displayed
No Error Displayed

GP to Other Devices (not a PLC)
   

When an Error is Displayed
No Error Displayed

How to connect the 2-port adapter.
How do I connect a Siemens S7 PLC to an ST400 Series?
   
Screen Creation
 
Alarm Features
  [How to create the alarm screen]
    How to create the alarm screen (PDF)
    How many Alarm Messages can be registered in GP-PRO/PB3?
   
  [History/log of alarm messages]
    Will the Alarm History be saved when turning OFF the power?
    How many Alarm History messages can be stored in GP unit?
    Some alarm messages can't be saved in the GP.
   
  [Troubleshooting alarm messages]
    Alarm message is not displayed on Q-tag
    I have edited or deleted Alarm Messages, however, my changes are not reflected on the GP unit.
    The items displayed in the Q-tag when editing with GP/PR-PB3 C-Package, such as [Month/Day/Year], [Trigger] and [Message], do not show up on the screen after download.
    When the Q-tag selection key is touched, nothing happens.
     
  [Print out the alarm message]
    Is it possible to print the Alarm data from a Q-tag?
    Cannot print out the Q-tag's Alarm data
    Print out the alarm data of right to left scrolling display
     
Change a screen
    How can the GP's screens be changed from the PLC?
    Using a Screen Change switch with the Screen Change from a PLC.
    Can't change the screens
     
Keypad Input display/Pop-up keyboard
    [Keypad Input display]
    How to create a data input screen (PDF)
    Can not input numbers with the Numeric Keypad.
    Set the input range
    Is it possible to call up a Keypad Input Display by the Window?
     
    [Pop-up keyboard / Keyboard parts]
    Pop-up Keypad is not displayed
    Which versions of Screen Creation Software support the Pop-up Keypad function?
   

How to detect a value has been entered by the Keyboard.

     
  Lamp/Ltag
    [Ltag]
    The Lamps which have been created on L Tag (Direct) don't change
    The Lamps which have been created on L Tag (Indirect) don't change
    The Lamps which have been created on L Tag (State) don't change
    Is it possible to call up the screen that Tags or Parts are placed by L-tag?
     
    [Lamp(Part)]
    Lamps are not displayed
    Is it possible to display multi status with one Lamp?
     
    [Troubleshooting of Lamp/Ltag]
    The drawings which have been called on L Tag do not disappear
    When displaying the L-tag or Lamp Parts, they are not displayed in the selected color.
    When switching the display of multiple images by using L-tag, the new image is drawn on top of the previous images, and images are overlapped.
     
  Character string/message display
    [Message display]
    Windows are not displayed
    The window is displayed, however, K-tag or Keypad Input Display placed on the window is not displayed.
    How many windows can be displayed?
    Display the designated window on the selected place.
    Change the display area size of the Window Screen
     
  Logging feature
    What's the approximate maximum size for Logging settings of screen-creating software?
   
The operation of GP-PRO/PB3 C-Package
 
  Simulation
    [No simulation infomation] displays in Simulation Feature.
     
  Print out
    Printing a screen from a GP unit
    Print out the data created by GP-PRO/PB3 C-Package such as Screen, D-script and Alarm from the PC.
    Cannot print out the data created by GP-PRO/PB3 C-Package such as Screen, D-script and Alarm from the PC
    Changing a print direction with hardcopy of a screen
     
  Create documents
    How can I output the informations which I have created with GP-PRO/PB III C-Package to Microsoft(R) Word File?
     
  Set GP unit
    How can I change the GP type?
    For using the screen data of GP with large display size by small GP.
    Replacing color screen data with monochrome GP.
     
  LS area/The system data area
    What's System Data Area?
    How to backup the data of LS area even if it turns off the power?
   
Transfer screens
 
  The transfer cable
    Can GPW-CB-SET(GP430-CU02-M) be used for current GP units?
    What kind of transferring cables are there?
    How to use a serial transfer cable (GPW-CB02) in the Windows XP mode of Windows®7
    How to use a USB serial conversion cable or a USB transfer cable in the Windows XP mode of Windows® 7
    How to install the driver of a USB transfer cable (GPW-CB03) in the ordinary mode of Windows® 7
     
  Ethernet transfer
    How to connect to a graphic operator interface via an Ethernet port in the Windows XP mode of  Windows® 7
    How to manually specify "IP Address" of a graphic operator interface and transfer data via Ethernet
     
  Unable to transfer screens
    Solutions for each transfer error message
    When no error is displayed
    When "Windows Security Alert" is displayed.
    Windows® 7-supporting operation of GP-PRO/PBIII for Windows
     
  Transfer password
    Password at the time of transfer
    If you forget your password
     
  Check the file size
    To confirm volume of the screen data to be transferred to GP
     
   
Troubleshooting
 
Open/close a base screen
  Can't open the project file.
  The dialog says [System files is corrupt] or [Unable to read current project information].
  The dialog says [Invalid Screen] when save the screen.
   
Input an address
  An address can't be entered.
  The message dialog says [Invalid address] when address registration. What does this mean?
   
Create screens
  The dialog box says [Exceeds Part Library limt ].
   
Troubles on GP
  Pictures which are not related are displayed.
  When the parts are put upon other parts, the displays show wrong.
  Display of Switces and Lamps are not shown after transferring the Screen to GP
  The buzzer keeps sounding.
  Touch doesn't work.
  GP's screen is displayed nothing.
  A display of GP becomes dim-lit.
  Once the Screen of GP operated on, the Screen is displayed at a moment, but right after that Screen gets black down.
   
Error messages
  Communicating with a PLC
  Communicating with Other Devices (not a PLC)
  Errors starting with [0**:]
  When C:**** or D:**** appears
  Corrupted Screen Data (nnnn:mmmm)
  Clock Set up Errors
  OBJ.PLC has not been setup(**)
   
GP unit/Hardware
 
Initialze screens/Off-line mode
  How to enter [Offline] mode
  How can I confirm PLC type (Connection Device type) on the GP?
  How to adjust Brightness and Contrast
   
Other
  The minimum size of a touch switch.
  If I reset the GP, what will happen to the data inside of the GP?
  Graphic Panel LCD Displays
  Display Panel Sealing and Protection from Environment
  GP Display during start-up
  Barcode
  Can a commercial CF card be used?
   
Return to Top Back
Contact Us | Tech Support | Customer Care | Repairs | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Prop 65
Copyright (c) 1996-2019 Schneider Electric Japan Holdings Ltd. All Rights Reserved.