FP7 CPU unit Upgrade Tool

Information you need to know before using the software (Essential reading)

About FP7 CPU unit Upgrade Tool

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 / AFP7CPS2R) Ver.4.58 (The unit that the upgrade is not supported will be upgraded to the latest version of Ver.3.)
・Low cost type (AFP7CPS21 / AFP7CPS2R) Ver.1.58
*Please prepare a USB cable for connecting a PC with the FP7 CPU unit.

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.

  • AFP7CPS41E
  • AFP7CPS31E
  • AFP7CPS31
  • AFP7CPS41ES
  • AFP7CPS31ES
  • AFP7CPS31S
  • AFP7CPS21
  • AFP7CPS4RE
  • AFP7CPS3RE
  • AFP7CPS3R
  • AFP7CPS4RES
  • AFP7CPS3RES
  • AFP7CPS3RS
  • AFP7CPS2R

Unfortunately the PLCs of the following model numbers cannot be upgraded.

  • AFP7CPS3
  • AFP7CPS3E
  • AFP7CPS4E

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)

System Requirements

Make sure that the computer on which you intend to run the software meets the minimum specifications listed below.

OS Windows 10 (32bit / 64bit) / 11 (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
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Software License Agreement

Please note that acceptance of the Software License Agreement is a condition for using this software.
Please carefully review the contents and proceed with the installation only if you agree to its terms.

How to Install

1.Click on the title of the file name (listed below) that you want to download and indicate the download destination.

*When you already have indicated the download destination, the file will be downloaded automatically.

Title Language Version File size Update
fp7cpu_v0458_en.zip EN 4.58 7.5MB June 3, 2024

Please note that acceptance of the Software License Agreement is a condition for using this software.
Please carefully review the contents and proceed with the installation only if you agree to its terms.

2.Decompress the downloaded file.

 

3.Double-click the file (Fp7Cpu_V458_VupTool.exe) in the decompressed folder to activate the upgrade tool.

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.
 

Preparation for executing the upgrade tool

  • 1. Confirm the product number of the FP7 CPU unit if it can be upgraded with this software.
  • 2. Set the operation mode switch on the FP7 CPU unit to PROG.
  • 3. Connect the target FP7 CPU unit and a PC with a USB cable, and turn on the power.
  • 4. When FPWIN GR is active, set it to offline.
 

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