PLC Mitsubishi and Visual Basic

Thursday, December 10, 2015







To make HMI for PLC Mitsubishi, Visual Basic (with MX Component) can be used with communication through Ethernet
Those steps are summarized from Mitsubishi document (Ethernet course)

1. Config PLC and PC
2. Program in Visual Basic
3. Testing with demo hardware

1. Config PLC and PC
   Set up an PLC hardware as picture below

   Make a simple program 


Test communication between PLC and PC by MX Component:
   When the setting in MX Component is completed, the "Communication Setup Utility" screen appears as:

   Testing successful as:

   The detail of config PLC and PC: see more at this Link (Google share)

2. Make HMI by Visual Basic
   Using Viusal Studio 2008 to make HMI (Visual Basic language)
   In this step, Misubishi MX Component will be added to VB to communicating to PLC
   Detail step of making HMI found at this Link (Google share)
   Also, code of VB at this Link (Google share): PDF, total project

3. Testing with demo hardware








15 comments

  1. se puede hacer la conexion con plc fx y visual??

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    1. Estoy trabajando en algo parecido, lograste la conexion?

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  3. Dear I download the Mitsubishi MX Component v. 4 but I don't have the password for this software , kindly can you help me to get it.Please reply to my e-mail:mustafa@intel-vintage.info , Thanks & Best Regards ...Mustafa

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    1. Hi Mustafa, MX Component have to be purchased from Mitsubishi. Or, you can find it somewhere in Intennet.

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  4. Where or whats is the Link to dowload MC Component v.4 ? Y have the password for the old version . Its can works

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    1. Hi, you can download MX Component Version4 at following link
      http://www.fapro.com.tw/DB/download/PLC_SOFTWARE/sw4dnc-act-e_12n.zip

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    2. Install failed.. It's said "Must install from CD"

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    3. Strange... it's ok in my case. Let's try it yourself.

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  6. Thanks Success,,,
    But , Problem .
    when Install from built exe cannot run in my PC.
    Can You Help Me Please,,,

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    1. You mean: built exe file can't run in other PC which don't have Visual basic?
      If so, you need to make installation file for exe file.

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  7. Go to EnvMel folder and run the setup first. Then run the main setup.

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