FP Loader Ver2.50

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

About FP Loader Ver2.50

FP Loader (hereinafter referred to as this software) utility is designed to download, to a PLC, program files created with NPST-GR or FPWIN. It supports all FP series PLCs(without FP7, FP-XH and FP0H).

  • Programs cannot be uploaded.
  • Only program files can be downloaded. (Comments, etc., cannot be downloaded.)
  • The USB port of FP0R can be used in case the USB driver is "PIDSX PLC USB-COM".
    The other driver like "Panasonic Electric Works PLC Virtual UART" is not available.

You cannot download programs under the following conditions.

  • When reading of a file fails.
  • When communication with the PLC cannot be established
  • When the PLC is in RUN mode.
    (You can switch to REMOTE-PROG when the PLC is in REMOTE-RUN mode.)
  • When the PLC type of the selected file is different from the PLC type actually connected
    (including difference in capacity).
  • When the PLC is password protected and the password is unknown.

Version-Up Information (Ver.2.40 to Ver.2.50)

  • Supports FP2SH 32K.
  • Supports FP-X0.

Version-Up Information (Ver.2.30 to Ver.2.40)

  • Supports FP0R.
    note) The USB port of FP0R can not be used.

Version-Up Information (Ver.2.21 to Ver.2.30)

  • Supports FP-X transistor type.

Version-Up Information (Ver.2.20 to Ver.2.21)

  • The problem, that the data value became 0, was improved, even if you did not check [Clear Data].

Version-Up Information (Ver.2.10 to Ver.2.20)

  • Supports FPSigma 32K.

Version-Up Information (Ver.1.22 to Ver.2.10)

The following points have been upgraded.

  • Supports FP-X.
  • Prepare 3 modes as download method.
  • - 1:1 : : Downloads the specified file for the PLC directly connected.
    - 1:1(Unit number changing is possible) : Downloads the system register changing the PLC unit number for the PLC directly connected.
    - 1:N : Downloads the specified file to the multiple PLC units.
  • Improve the download function, when you check [Clear data].
  • PLC data can be cleared before downloading.
  • PLC mode can be changed when continuously processing downloading.
  • Improve the automatic COM port scan.

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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.

Conditions of Use

  • Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX does not warrant anything regarding the use of this software.
  • Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX will not assume responsibility of any sort for direct, indirect, repercussive, resulting or special damage that results from using this software or from the operation of the software itself.
  • Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX does not restrict the use, copying or distribution of this software.
    However, when copying or distributing, Panasonic Industrial Devices SUNX prohibits the procurement of fees other than the cost of media, and prohibits the applying of restrictions in use of the software.

System Requirements

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

OS Windows XP/ Vista/ 7*1/ 8*1/ 8.1*1/ 10*1
Available hard disk space More than 1 MB
Recommended CPU Pentium 100 MHz or better
Recommended system RAM More than 32 MB (depends on OS)
Recommended display resolution 800*600 or more
Recommended color depth 256 colors or better
Language The display language will be Japanese when a Japanese OS is used. Otherwise the display language will be English.
Applicable PLCs All FP series (without FP7, FP-XH and FP0H)
*1 32 bit edition / 64 bit edition

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
fploader_freev250.exe EN 2.50 340.0KB July 21, 2011

2.When the download is finished, double-click the file to begin the installation process.


3.After completing the installation, reboot the computer.


Operation image

1.Select file.

2.Connect PLC to computer.

3.Automatically search the communication conditions.

4.Simply download it.


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