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Frequently Asked Questions about Programmable Logic Control

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Looking for an equivalent PLC model for CQM1-PA206 x 1 – CQM1H-CPU51 + 16 DC input x 1 – CQM1-ID213 x 2 – CQM1-OD213 x 2 – Proface Touch screen x 1

Answer :

For the PLC, you may select these range CJ1W-PA205R x 1 – CJ2M-CPU12 x 1 – CJ1W-ID211 x 1 – CJ1W-ID231 x 2 – CJ1W-OD231 x 2. As for the touch screen, you may try our NB5 series. Kindly drop us at  for further technical discussion.

Looking for CJ1M series PLC with 16 input & 16 output & a 7″ or 8″ color HMI.

Answer : 

You may consider this CJ2M-CPU12 x 1 – CJ1W-PA202 x 1 – CJ1W-ID211 x 1 – CJ1W-OD211 x 1 – NB7W-TW00B x 1 – XW2Z-200T x 1 – CX-One x 1 (Optional).

What is the connector model for NX-OD6121-6 and NX-ID6142-6?

Answer : 

You may consider this C500-CE404 connector.

I want to know how to use and convert from my old PLC CPM1A to CP1E.

Answer: 

Kindly contact us directly at  for further technical discussion.

Looking for equivalent model for CQM1H-CPU51 – CQM1-PA203 – CQM1-ME08K – CQM1-ID212 – CQM1-OD214

Answer : 

You may consider CJ2M-CPU12 (PLC Unit) – CJ1W-PA202 (AC Supply Unit) – CJ1W-ID211 (DC Digital Input Units) – CJ1W-OD212 (DC Digital Output Units). The size of memory defer accordingly: 128MB -> HMC-EF183 256MB -> HMC-EF283 512MB -> HMC-EF583

Is CPM1A peripheral port a serial port, and how to connect to PC? Does CP1E have the same port?

Answer: 

CPM1A peripheral port can be used to connect to a PC via the CQM1-CIF02 interface cable or CPM1-CIF01 RS232 Adapter. These units can be used in conjunction with the CS1W-CIF31 unit in order to connect the Serial to USB. The connection port for the CP1E is the Peripheral USB port, and the cable used is the USB type A to type B cable.

What are the input and output cards for the CJ1M-CPU13? Looking for 64 in and 64 out transistor NPN.

Answer : 

You may consider CJ1W-ID261 (DC Digital Input Unit) and CJ1W-OD261(DC Digital Output Unit).

What is the DC individual power consumption for each of the following: 16-Pts Output Card (SRT2-ROC16) 08-Pts Output Card (SRT2-ROC08) 16-Pts Input Card (SRT2-ID16) 08-Pts Input Card (SRT2-ID08) Analog Output (SRT2-DA02) Analog Input Card (SRT2-AD04). 

Answer : 

SRT2-ROC16 -> 350mA max at 24VDC SRT2-ROC08 -> 350mA max at 24VDC SRT2-ID16 -> 50mA max at 24VDC SRT2-ID08 -> 50mA max at 24VDC SRT2-DA02 -> 170mA max at 24VDC SRT2-AD04 -> 100mA max at 24VDC

Looking for Resistance Thermometer Devices for an application.

Answer : 

You may consider a full system, CJ2M-CPU12 1 unit PLC CPU CJ1W-PA202 1 unit Power Supply for PLC CJ1W-TC003 1 unit Temperature Control Module NB5-TW00B 1 unit 5.6″ Touchscreen CQ-RS232 1 pc Cable for PLC to Touchscreen Connection.

Why after installing the CJ1W-IC101 and CJIW-II101 on his PLC, after connecting the cable, the PLC does not run.

Answer : 

For the CJ1 arrangement PLC, just CJ1M-CPU13 and CPU23 can be extended up to 1 extension rack. Prescribe client change CPU to CJ2M-CPU11. Kindly contact us at  for further discussion.

Looking for a new model replacement for Omron PLC CPM1a 20 CDR-A connected to a Master Control Unit RS 232C-SRM1-CO2-V2.

Answer : 

You may consider CJ2M-CPU11 x1 CJ1W-ID211 x1 CJ1W-OC201 x1 CJ1W-PA202 x1 CJ1W-CRM21 x1. Kindly advise us of the slave units for the SRM1 directly at  for more offers that are equivalent to you.

How to connect PLC to PC Hyperterminal?

Answer :

By using TXD command transfer to PC Hyperterminal. Kindly refer to here for the instructions.

Looking for equivalent model for EIP coupler + serial communication module + 16DI + 16DO NPN to pair with NJ101.

Answer :

NJ101 have EIP built in it. For serial communication, you may consider CJW-SCU21-V1 for 2 port RS232-1. For 16DI, you may consider CJ1W-ID211. For 16DC NPN, you may consider CJ1W-OD211.

Looking for equivalent model with the following criteria of : displaying the reading from the 2 pressure sensor (4-20mA) which will show the difference between these two value and transferring the data to Database.

Answer :

You may consider NX102-9020NX-AD2203NX-PF0630NA5-7W001B.

Looking for equivalent model of a PLC with the following criteria : able to work with Mitsubishi Servo MR-J3-700A with positioning control (pulse), encoder, 2 x 16 input and 1 x 16 relay output.

Answer :

You may consider CJ1W-PA202CJ2M-CPU11CJ1W-ID211CJ1W-OC211 and CJ2M-MD211.

Looking for equivalent model to connect the receiver to PLC via Profibus DP to control some valves, motor and others.

Answer :

You may consider CJ1W-PA202CJ2M-CPU11CJ1W-PRM21CJ1W-DA041CJ1W-AD041-V1CJ1W-ID201 and CJ1W-OD204.

3) Looking for equivalent model with 10.4″, 24VDC.  4) Looking for equivalent model that can communicate with HMI and VSD.

Answer :

3) You may consider NB10W-TW01B. 4) You may consider CP1L-EM40DR-DCP1W-20EDR1CP1W-CIF11.

1) Is CJ2M, a CPU unit compatible with CJ1W I/O units? 2) By following the below arrangement, do we need the second rack? (I/O interface & Control units)- 10 I/O + 1 comm unit

Answer :

1) Yes, It is compatible. 2) Yes, require the second rack.

Looking for equivalent model which consists of 6 axis and can work with 1s servomotor.

Answer :

You may consider NJ301-1200.

Looking for equivalent model with :
1) Digital Output (DO), min 6 channel and is a relay type
2) Digital Input (DI), min 6 channel
3) Analog Input (AI), min 6 channel and current 4-20mA
4) Analog Output (AO), min 6 channel and current 4-20mA
5) 10 inch HMI required EtherCAT

Answer :

You may consider
1) CJ2M-CPU31 x 1pcs
2) CJ1W-PA202 x 1pcs
3) CJ1W-ID211 x 1pcs
4) CJ1W-OC211 x 1pcs
5) CJ1W-AD081-V1 x 1pcs
6) CJ1W-DA08C x 1pcs
7) NB10W-TW01B x 1pcs
8) CXONE software x 1pcs

Looking for equivalent model with the following criteria of :
Omron PLC : 1
PLC Input : 16 port
PLC Output : 16 port
Omron HMI : 7 Inch
VSD 2 unit

Answer :

You may consider
1) CJ1W-PA202
2) CJ2M-CPU11
3) CJ1W-ID211
4) CJ1W-OD212
5) CJ1W-SCU41-V1
6) NB7W-TW00B

Looking for equivalent model with removable terminal block.

Answer :

You may consider CP1L- EM (30/40) , CP1L-M (40,60).

Looking for equivalent model of both CJ and NX IO cards which can be used with ribbon cable.

Answer :

You may consider CJ1W-ID232CJ1W-OD233NX-ID6142-5NX-OD6256-5.

Looking for equivalent model for CP1W with expansion module of 8 DI & 2 AO.

Answer :

You may consider CP1W-8ED & CP1WDA021.

1) Looking for equivalent model of a CPU Unit for C200HE-CPU42, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
2) Looking for equivalent model of a Power Unit for PD024, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
3) Looking for equivalent model of a Memory Unit for C200H-ME08K, with the rating of 8K word. x1
4) Looking for equivalent model of a Input Unit for C200H-IC215, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
5) Looking for equivalent model of a Input Unit for C200H-ID217, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
6) Looking for equivalent model of a Output Unit for C200H-OD215, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
7) Looking for equivalent model of a Output Unit for C200H-OD219, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
8) Looking for equivalent model of a Output Unit for C200H-OD224, with the rating of 24VDC. x1
9) Looking for equivalent model of a I/O RELAY( a contact) Unit for G7T-1112S, with the rating of 24VDC. x2
10) Looking for equivalent model of a I/O RELAY( b contact) Unit for G7T-1012S, with the rating of 24VDC. x2

Answer :

1) You may consider CS1G-CPU42H as a replacement model for C200HE-CPU42.
2) You may consider C200HW-PD024 as a replacement model for PD024.
3) You may consider HMC-EF183 with 128MB of Flash Memory as a replacement model for C200H-ME08K.
4) You may consider CS1W-ID231 as a replacement model for C200H-IC215.
5) You may consider CS1W-ID261 as a replacement model for C200H-ID217.
6) You may consider CS1W-OD231 as a replacement model for C200H-OD215.
7) You may consider CS1W-OD261 as a replacement model for C200H-OD219.
8) You may consider CS1W-OC201 as a replacement model for C200H-OD224.
9) You may consider G7T-1112S 24VDC.
10) You may consider G7T-1012S 24VDC.

Looking for equivalent model of a Converter to convert RS-232 to RS-485 in CS1G-CPU42.

Answer :

You may consider CJ1W-CIF11.

1) Looking for equivalent model of a CPU.
2) Looking for equivalent model of a Power Supply Unit (AC).
3) Looking for equivalent model for CS1W-MC221-V1 with driver and I/O cable.
4) Looking for equivalent model of a 16 points transistor input and output card (NPN.
5) Looking for equivalent model of a 7 inch touch panel with interfacing cable to PLC.

Answer :

You may consider the following:
1) CS1G-CPU43H x 1 pcs
2) CS1W-BC053 x 1 pcs
3) C200HW-PA204S x 1pcs
4) CS1W-MC221-V1 x 1pcs
5) R88A-CPG001M1 x 1pcs
6) XW2B-20J6-6 x 1pcs
7) CS1W-ID211 x 1pcs
8) CS1W-OD211 x 1pcs
9) NS8-TV00B-V2 x 1pcs
10) XW2Z-200T x 1pcs

1) Looking for equivalent model for C200HE-CPU42 x 1pcs.
2) Looking for equivalent model for C200HW-PA204 x 1pcs.
3) Looking for equivalent model forC200H-ID212 x 4pcs.
4) Looking for equivalent model forC200H-OC225 x 4pcs.

Answer :

You may consider
1) C200HE-CPU42 —> CJ2M-CPU12
2) C200HW-PA204 —> CJ1W-PA205R
3) C200H-ID212 —> CJ1W-ID211
4) C200H-OC225 —> CJ1W-OC211

Looking for equivalent model that can support I/O cards.

Answer :

1. CJ2M-CPU12 x 1pcs
2. CJ1W-PA202 x 1pcs
3. CJ1W-ID211 x 2pcs
4. CJ1W-OD211 x 1pcs
5. CJ1W-AD081-V1 x1 pcs
6. CJ1W-SCU31-V1 x1 pcs

Looking for equivalent model for C200HG-CPU43.

Answer :

You may consider CQM1-CIF02 + CS1W-CIF31.

Do you have any installation driver for CS1W-CIF31.

Answer :

Refer to the download link.

Looking for equivalent model to control stepper motors.

Answer :

CP1H only have 4 pulse output.  You will need to have an adapter CP1W-EXT01 + another position unit card.

Looking for equivalent model C200H-ID212 and C200H-OC225.

Answer :

Sorry, there is no direct replacement for the items. Kindly contact us directly at for further technical discussion on the whole configuration.

Looking for equivalent model of an EIP card for PLC NJ501.

Answer :

You may consider CJ1W-EIP21.

Looking for equivalent model :
1) C200HG-CPU43
2) C200H-AD002
3) C200H-OD212
4) C200H-DA002
5) C200H-IM212
6) C200H-RM201
7) C200H-PA204
8) C200H-BC101-V2
9) G730-VID08-1
10) G730-VOD08-1
11) G71-OD16
12) G72C-ID16-1
13) G72C-OD16

Answer :

You may consider:
1) C200HG-CPU43 –> CJ2M-CPU13
2) C200H-AD002 –> CJ1W-AD081-V1
3) C200H-OD212 –> CJ1W-OD211
4) C200H-DA002 –> CJ1W-DA041
5) C200H-IM212 –> CJ1W-ID211
6) C200H-RM201 –> CJ1W-CRM21
7) C200H-PA204 –> CJ1W-PA205C
8) C200H-BC101-V2 –> No need
9) G730-VID08-1 –> CRT1-ID08-1
10) G730-VOD08-1 –> CRT1-OD08-1
11) G71-OD16 –> CRT1-VOD16ML
12) G72C-ID16-1 –> CRT1-ID16-1
13) G72C-OD16 –> CRT1-OD16

Looking for equivalent model of a Communication Cable between:
1) PLC –> HMI
2) PC –> HMI
3) PC –>PLC
using PLC: C200HG-CPU43
HMI: NS10-TV00B-ECV2

Answer :

You may consider:
1) PLC –> HMI
– XW2Z-200T
2) PC –> HMI
– XW2Z-S002
3) PC –> PLC
– CS1W-CIF31
– CQM1-CIF02

Looking for replacement for CJ1G-CPU43H as it has already obsolete.
E2EV-X5C1
CJ1G-CPU43H
CJ1W-TC101
CJ1W-AD081-V1
CS1W-CN223
GLS-1
HL-5030
TL-N10ME1
TL-N12MD15
E2E-X14MD1
CJ1W-PA205R
E3Z-G61
E2E-X10ME1
CJ1W-ID231
CJ1W-OC21
CJ1W-DA041

Answer :

You may consider CS1G-CPU44H or CJ1W-CPU13.

Advise on the correct pin for the expansion rack so that it can be use together with CJ2M-CPU13.

Answer :

Kindly refer here. Kindly contact us directly at for further technical discussion.

Looking for equivalent model and checking if any things to take note when upgrading CJ2 to NB.

Answer :

You may consider
1) CQM1H-CPU51 –> CJ2M-CPU12
2) CQM1-PD026 –> CJ1W-PD025
3) CQM1-OC224 x 2pcs –> CJ1W-OC211
4) CQM1H-MAB42 –> CJ1W-MAD42
5) CQM1H-SCB41 –> CJ1W-SCU41-V1
6) NT21-ST212B-E –> NB3Q-TW00B or NB5Q-TW00B
7) Need to add CJ1W-ID211 as the programming needs to convert and modify and the touchscreen need to use NB-Designer (touch screen program need to rewrite).

Looking for equivalent model of a Conversion Cable for CP1E to PC.

Answer :

You may consider CS1W-CIF31 + CS1W-CN226. In order to connect a PLC to PC’s USB port. Kindly refer to the datasheet here.

Checking if CP1E-N30DT-D can support CP1W-DAM01.

Answer :

Sorry, CP1E-N30DT-D is not able to support CP1W-DAM01.

Looking for equivalent model to replace :

1) CQM1H-CPU51
2) CQM1-PA203
3) CQM1-ID212
4) CQM1-ID213

Answer :

You the consider the following:
1) CQM1H-CPU51 —> CJ2M-CPU12
2) CQM1-PA203 —> CJ1W-PA202
3) CQM1-ID212 —> CJ1W-ID211
4) CQM1-ID213 —> CJ1W-ID231
5) add CJ1W-ID211

Kindly note that the replacement of PLC will require an amount of design change work, eg: PLC Programming, unit setting and etc.

Looking for equivalent model for CPM1A-20CDR-A-V1.

Answer :

You may consider CP1E-N20DR-A. You can use back your existing program from CPM1A and convert it to CP1E via CX-programmer with some changes in the program.

Looking for equivalent model for CPM1A-3CRD-A-V1 + CPM1-CIF01
CPM1A-MAD01.

Answer :

You may consider CPM1A-30CRD-A-V1 + CPM1-CIF01 –> CP1E-N30DR-A
CPM1A-MAD01 –> CP1W-MAD11.

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