GX Works 3

How To Register and Use a Device Profile in GX Works3

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When you're working with Mitsubishi PLCs and GX Works3, from time to time you may find it necessary to add profiles for components (like networked devices)  so they can be added into the communications...

Timers and Counters Used In Mitsubishi PLCs

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Like most programmable logic controllers on the market, Mitsubishi has its versions of both timers and counters. These are similar but not necessarily set up the same as the other manufacturers. There are two critical pieces...

Common Data Types Used In Mitsubishi PLCs

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As a PLC programmer or troubleshooter, you're already be aware of certain things such as data types. Sometimes they may be referred to differently depending on the platform, such as in one platform a floating...

How to Download and Upload Mitsubishi PLC Programs using GX Works3

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In this walk-thru we'll look at downloading and uploading to Mitsubishi FX5 and iQ-R controllers. The same setup was used in the previous Mitsubishi PLC series which includes the preceding (pre-requisite) document with step-by-step on...

Connect GX Works 3 To A Mitsubishi FX5 Or iQ-R PLC

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As with any popular PLC programming software, GX Works 3 not only allows you to upload and download programs, but also supports program compare and verify as well as viewing ladder differences graphically. But before...

Mitsubishi GX Works Communications Setup

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In today's article I'll explain how you setup communications in the Mitsubishi Programming Software, GX Works. For those coming to GX Works 3 from GX Works 2 (or earlier,) finding the right area to modify...