This article is intended to provide a short-summary of how to connect a Melsec iQ-F to Adroit SCADA via an Ethernet communication standard.

GX Works3 Configuration

In GX Works 3 on the left in the Navigation menu go to Ethernet Port

Insert the IP Address and Subnet Mask of the network that you’re using.

Double click on the <Detailed Setting> at the bottom “External Device Configuration

The following window will open up.

On the right hand side under Module list click and drag the SLMP Connection to the main window

Once dragged in it will display.  Enter the Port Number used.  By default enter 1280.

Click “Close with Reflecting the Settings”

Click Check and then Apply

Write the new program to the PLC

Adroit SCADA Configuration

Open the Adroit Configuration Setup –> Tab Drivers

Install the Driver called Mitsubishi Q,QnA,L,R and iQF Series Ethernet(3E Frames) Driver”

Create a new Device (For This instance i called it FX5U)

Open the device

Select FX5 and enter the IP Address

You can then ping and Read Address from the PLC