【Notification of Manufacturer Change for Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Products and Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Tatsuno Products】
From April 1, 2024, the terms "Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Co., Ltd." and "Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Tatsuno Co., Ltd."
in this page and in the manuals and other documents to be downloaded will all be replaced with "Panasonic Industry Co., Ltd." and applied accordingly.




Our Mission is to Maximize Customer Benefits with Outstanding Products Enhancing Advanced Functionality and Performance.
The Answer is FP0R, Superior to Basic Ultra-compact Models.

UL C-UL Recognaized C-UL-US CE Marking UKCA Korean KC NK

UL/C-UL , CE , Korean KC , NK , UKCA Approved
UL : Excluding some models
CE : Excluding some models
Korean KC : Excluding some models
NK : Excluding some models
UKCA : Excluding some models

NK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai)
These are the regulations of the Class NK. If the equipment and automated machines used in the shipping business pass the Class NK safety inspection they will be authorized.


Makeover for FP0R analog units.
Greatly improved performance, extended functions

●Higher resolution: 14 bits (previously 12 bits)
Higher resolution: 12 bits → 14 bits (analog input, output)
Higher precision: ±0.6 % → ±0.2 % (at 25 ℃ 77 ℉)
Achieve high-resolution analog control in applications such as film winding, tension control, winding speed control, and other operations.

Film winding

●Enables move to multi-channel systems and optimization
Up to 8-channel input: Easier transition to multi-channel systems. And, with free combination of input/output, systems can be optimized.

●Select among 6 input ranges (analog input unit) and 6 output ranges
Five selectable input settings: ±10 V, ±5 V, 0 to +10 V, 0 to +5 V, 0 to 20 mA
Sixth output setting: ±10 V, ±5 V, 0 to +10 V, 0 to +5 V, 0 to 20 mA, 4 to 20 mA
With ±10 V support it is even possible to control the rotation of motors.

●Can also be used with other PLCs outside the FP0R series
Use in connection with FP0H, FP-XH, and FP-X0 series PLCs is possible.

The control unit is small at 90 mm 3.54 in in height and 25 mm 0.98 in in width.
Even when expanded with three expansion units, the total width only 100 mm 3.94 in.

Smallest in its class

Multi-axis (4-axis) control is available without expansion units.

Built-in pulse outputs for four axes (50 kHz max. each)

Multi-axis (4-axis) control is available without expansion units.

Full-fledged positioning functions

Up to 8-channel input: Easier transition to multi-channel systems And, with free combination of input/output, systems can be optimized.

Built-in high speed counter

A single-phase 6 points or 4 points (50 kHz max. each), 2-phase 3 points or 2 points (15 kHz max. each) high speed counter is built in.

Ultra-high speed processing

Ultra-high speed: 80 ns/step (ST instructions)
* Within a range of 0 to 3,000 steps. Processing of the 3,001st and later steps is 580 ns, 1.5 times faster than the conventional model.
Note: Unit expansion increases the base time.

Without expansion units: 0.2 ms or less
With expansion units: 0.2 ms or less + (1 x Number of expansion units) ms

Battery-less automatic backup of all data

The F type (FP0R-F32) has a built-in FeRAM, which is a cutting-edge device that allows the automatic saving of all data without a backup battery.
● There is no need to worry about data loss after a long vacation.
● Battery replacement is no longer necessary when shipping or
transferring the unit overseas.
● Replacement of equipment and restoration of idle equipment is easy.
● The unit can be powered off flexibly on weekends or at other
non-operating times, promoting energy saving.

Large capacity independent comment memory

Program maintenance and management become easier.

USB tool port provided as standard equipment

Programming work becomes simpler, easier, and quicker, improving the production efficiency.

Large capacity program

Program capacity: 32 k steps * 1, Data register: 32 k words * 1
*1: C10, C14 or C16 control unit: Program capacity of 16 k steps and data register of 12 k words


■Jog positioning control (F171 instruction)
The motion can be started without a preset target value. When a stop signal is input, the target value is set, and the motion is slowed to a stop.

Jog positioning control (F171 instruction)

■Individual settings for acceleration and deceleration
(available for F171, F172, and F174 instructions)

The acceleration time and deceleration time can be individually set.

Individual settings for acceleration and deceleration

■Changing the speed
(available for F171 and F172 instructions)

The target speed can be changed by an external signal input during the jog operation or trapezoidal control operation.

Changing the speed

■Measuring the pulse frequency (F178 instruction)
Pulses input in a specified period by a single instruction are counted, and the frequency is calculated.

Measuring the pulse frequency

■Built-in 4-axis pulse outputs (Transistor output type)
Two sets can simultaneously undergo two-axis linear interpolation.

No complicated speed calculation or programming is required.
Two-axis linear interpolation is available by using the F175 dedicated instruction. Two sets such as two X-Y tables, for example, can be simultaneously controlled.

Built-in 4-axis pulse outputs (Transistor output type)

■High-speed counters and pulse outputs
Ladder programs can be combined to create an application for counting pulse signals from the encoder through the high-speed counter input and adjusting the pulse output frequency based on the count to synchronize the slave axis speed with the master axis speed.

High-speed counters and pulse outputs
In the above figure, the speed of conveyor 1, which is inverter-controlled, is measured based on the encoder pulse count, and pulses are output to the slave motor (for jog operation) according to the measured speed in order to synchronize the speed of conveyor 2.

■Built-in multipoint PWM outputs (4 channels)
The pulse output port of FP0R can also serve as a PWM output port. One of the application examples is an analog voltage output, which can be used for inverter speed control.

Built-in multipoint PWM outputs (4 channels)


■PLC link (MEWNET-W0)
Contact data can be shared among up to 16 PLC units, including FP0R, FPΣ, FP-X, FP2/FP2SH, and a mixture of them, without the need for programs.

PLC link (MEWNET-W0)

■FP Web-Server2
The FP0R operation status can be monitored on a Web browser.

The FP0R operation status can be monitored on a Web browser by connecting FP Web-Server2 and FP0R via RS-232C and making required settings using dedicated software (FP Web Configurator Tool 2).

FP Web-Server2

■RS-485 serial communication
Compatible with both Modbus master and slave RTU.

This feature expands applications for the eco-conscious business field, and is ideal for the control of air conditioners, temperature, and electrical power.

RS485 serial communication

●Control of 31 servo motor shafts
Can be connected using a MINAS A6 series Panasonic Industry servo motor and Modbus RTU. Motor control and monitoring are achieved via minimal wiring.

Motor information collection and adjustment are possible from the host PC via Modbus RTU communication.

Control of 31 servo motor shafts

FP0R motor control specifications

  Conventional model Latest model
pulse output
FP0R & MINAS A6 Modbus
Control capability 50 kHz Infinite*
Max. number of controllable shafts 4 shafts 31 shafts

* No limits apply for serial communication. Resolutions is decided by setting on the amplifier side.

●Up to 99 units can be connected.
When 17 or more FP series units need to be linked, you can link up to 99 units by using the Modbus function instead of MEWNET-W0. Since each FP0R unit can be either a master or a slave, a multi-master link can be created by passing a token from a user program.

Up to 99 units can be connected.

■RS-232C general-purpose serial communications
The control unit has an RS-232C port for serial communications.

The RS-232C port allows for direct connection to an operation display panel or a PC. Also, it facilitates bi-directional data communications with bar-code readers and other RS-232C devices.

* The port block has S, R, and G terminals for connection. Operation display panels can also be connected to the tool port.
* Both the relay output and transistor output types of control unit equipped with an RS-232C port are available.

RS-232C general-purpose serial communications

■CC-Link slave unit
This unit is compatible with CC-Link, which is an open network, and capable of reading/writing four-word data through a maximum of 16 input and 16 output points.

CC-Link slave unit

■I/O link unit
This link unit enables FP0R to serve as a slave station of MEWNET-F (remote I/O system) and exchange I/O data from 32 input points and 32 output points with a master station without the need for programs.

I/O link unit


■Program protection
Program upload protection setting

User programs can be protected from unauthorized copying by disabling program upload using our software, FPWIN. This function is useful for users who manage original programs on a PC.

Program protection

Eight-character password
Since uppercase and lowercase alphanumeric characters can be used, there are approx. 218 trillion possible password combinations.
If an incorrect password is entered three times in a row, a cold reboot is required.
This function is useful for users who upload programs from FP0R.

■Temperature controller
・A temperature control program can be written in only one line by using a PID instruction (F356 EZPID), facilitating temperature control programming by a PLC, which had previously been considered difficult.
・The total accuracy is ±0.8℃ ±33.44 (K, J and T range). Two types are available: 4-channel and 8-channel types. Up to three units can be connected, allowing high-accuracy multi-point PID control of a maximum of 24 channels.

Temperature controller

■Built-in real-time clock (T type only)
The clock allows for year, month, day, hour, minute, and second data processing. The clock data can be linked to periodic monitoring of production data and operation status, and the management of error history records.

■Interrupt input
This function takes in input signals at high speed regardless of the scan time and instantly executes the interrupt program. This is useful for high-accuracy positioning control or control of defective item ejector valves. The X0 to X7 inputs can be designated as interrupt inputs (C10: X0 to X5).

■Pulse catch
This function can take in 10 μs short pulse inputs and is therefore ideal for taking in signals from a sensor to detect small components.

Pulse catch

The trace function records contact ON/OFF status and data changes per each scan and allows them to be displayed in a graph on the time chart in the Control FPWIN GR7 programming software.

■Analog I/O
The lineup includes a compact analog I/O unit with one analog output and two analog input channels, an A/D converter unit with eight analog input channels, and a D/A converter unit with four analog output channels. Communication using up to 24 channels is possible. Both the compact body size and the high input/output resolution of 1/4,000 (12 bits) have been achieved.
The DIP switches in the unit cover a variety of input/output ranges and are user-friendly.

Analog I/O

■EEPROM data saving (F12 and P13 instructions)
All FP0R series models are equipped with EEPROM, which can electrically rewrite data and retain data without the need for voltage supply. Setting data and production result data can be written and saved by the P13 instruction, and read out by the F12 instruction when necessary.

EEPROM data saving (F12 and P13 instructions)

■Program download in RUN mode (Comment writable)
Even while the equipment is operating with FP0R in RUN mode, a whole program edited offline can be downloaded to FP0R, and comments can be written simultaneously.
Programs can be changed without stopping a running production line.

Program download in RUN mode (Comment writable)

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