GE Fanuc Automation
Programmable Control Products
Series 90 -70 Remote I/O Scanner
GFK–0579B July 1992
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes as Used in this Publication
Warning notices are used in this publication to emphasize that hazardous voltages, currents, temperatures, or other conditions that could cause personal injury exist in thisequipment or may be associated with its use. In situations where inattention could cause either personal injury or damage to equipment, a Warning notice is used.
Caution notices are used where equipment might be damaged if care is not taken.
Notes merely call attention to information that is especially significant to understanding and operating the equipment. This document is based oninformation available at the time of its publication. While efforts have been made to be accurate, the information contained herein does not purport to cover all details or variations in hardware or software, nor to provide for every possible contingency in connection with installation, operation, or maintenance. Features may be described herein which are not present in all hardware and softwaresystems. GE Fanuc Automation assumes no obligation of notice to holders of this document with respect to changes subsequently made. GE Fanuc Automation makes no representation or warranty, expressed, implied, or statutory with respect to, and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, sufficiency, or usefulness of the information contained herein. No warranties of merchantability orfitness for purpose shall apply.
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Content of this Manual
This book is a reference to installing, configuring, and using a GE Fanuc Series 90 –70 Remote I/O Scanner (IC697BEM733). Chapter 1. Introduction: This chapter describes the Remote I/O Scanner and other equipment that may be used with it. It discusses Genius bus operation as it relates to the Remote I/O Scanner, and describes how the Remote I/OScanner can be used in redundancy systems. Chapter 1 also describes configurable features of a remote drop, and explains configuration methods.
Chapter 2. Installation: Explains how to properly install the components of a remote drop, including Series 90–70 racks, a Remote I/O Scanner, and other Series 90–70 modules. Chapter 2 also explains how to complete the Genius bus connectionsand how to connect a programmer to the Remote I/O Scanner. Chapter 3. Remote I/O Scanner Operation: Describes the memory and operating modes of the Remote I/O Scanner, and explains its operation. This chapter also explains how option modules such as the Programmable Coprocessor Module (PCM) could be used in a remote drop. Chapter 4. Configuration with Logicmaster 90–70: Explains configurationsteps using Release 4 of the Logicmaster 90–70 configuration software. Chapter 5. Logicmaster 90 Operation with a Remote Drop: Explains how to set up a Logicmaster 90 programmer to communicate with a remote drop. This chapter also describes functional differences in LM90 when it communicates with a remote drop. Chapter 6. Remote Drop Configuration with a Hand–held Monitor: Explains how to configure aremote drop using a Genius Hand–held Monitor. Chapter 7. Monitoring and Controlling Remote Drop Data: Explains how the I/O data for a remote drop can be displayed on a Hand–held Monitor or programmer. Chapter 7 also describes how I/O circuits can be forced, toggled, or overwritten. Chapter 8. Diagnostics and Fault Clearing: Explains how diagnostic information from a remote drop can be displayed...