Information you need to know before using the software (Essential reading)
FP7 CPU unit Upgrade Tool is the software to update the firmware by connecting a PC and the FP7 CPU unit with a USB cable.
EDS files are stored in this upgrade tool.
This upgrade tool enables the upgrade of the CPU unit to the following version.
|・Standard model (Excluding AFP7CPS21)||：||Ver.4.52 (The unit that the upgrade is not supported will be upgraded to the latest version of Ver.3.)|
|・Low cost type (AFP7CPS21)||：||Ver.1.52|
Confirm the product number of the FP7 CPU unit if it can be upgraded with this software.
The product numbers of PLCs that can be upgraded with this upgrade tool are as follows.
Unfortunately the PLCs of the following model numbers cannot be upgraded.
For using FP7 CPU-Ver.3.20 or later, FPWIN GR7 Ver.2.5 or later should be used.
Using a version older than Ver.2.5 affects the display of the system monitor area. (Standard model only)
Be aware of the following points listed below.
This software is freeware. The copyright for this software is held by Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX Co., Ltd. By using this software it is assumed that you agree to "Conditions of Use" presented below.
When applying the new version to the FP7 CPU Unit used for control of equipment and machines under operation, please thoroughly verify in advance.
Make sure that the computer on which you intend to run the software meets the minimum specifications listed below.
|OS||Windows XP / 7 / 8 (32bit / 64bit) / 10 (32bit / 64bit)|
|Available hard disk space||100MB or more|
|Recommended CPU||Pentium4 1GHz or more|
|Recommended system RAM||1 GB or more|
|Recommended display resolution||1280 x 800 px or more|
|Recommended color depth||High Color (32bit) or more|
|*1||Microsoft Windows, Windows XP, 7, 8 and 10 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.|
*When you already have indicated the download destination, the file will be downloaded automatically.
|fp7cpu_v0452_en.zip||EN||4.52||6.0MB||May 7, 2020|
The following "Preparation for executing the upgrade tool" is required before the upgrade.
The screen of the upgrade tool will appear. Upgrade the FP7 CPU unit according to the procedure.
|*||Do not turn off the power to the FP7 CPU unit or remove the USB cable during the upgrade.
It may cause a damage to the FP7 CPU unit.