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Single Connection Saves Time and Money with STN Panels
The RJ12 modular connector on the STN panels (both 3" and 6") is a serial port which can also supply the required 5VDC power to the units IF you are using an Automation Direct PLC. It can be used for programming, PLC communication, and power. Be sure to purchase DC power adapters for the STN panels IF you are using a different brand of PLC.
That's right, when using most AutomationDirect PLCs (those with a 6 pin Modular RJ12 type serial port connector) - no additional power adapter is required - saving you time and money.
The 6" STN model also includes a 15-pin DSUB serial port, which can be configured for RS232, RS422, or RS485. The 6" units also have a separate connection for 24 VDC built-in.
TFT Panels have Built-in USB & Serial Ports
Step-up to the TFT Panels and get a standard "type B" USB programming port built-in. The USB port even supplies power to the 4" and 6" TFT panels during programming so you don't have to bother hooking up 24 VDC during programming operations.
The TFT units have separate serial connections for communication to the PLC. The 4" and 6" models have a single 15-pin DSUB port that can be configured for RS232, RS422, or RS485. The 8" and 10" units have two serial ports: an RJ12 (port 1) and a 15-pin DSUB (port 2).
Note: See the C-more Micro-Graphic Hardware User Manuals (P/N: EA1-MG-USER-M or EA1-TCL-M or EA3-MG-USER-M), Chapter 6: PLC Communications, for wiring diagrams to construct cables.
Note: For EA1-S6ML and EA1-S6MLW; some PLCs can provide 5 VDC power through the DV-1000 serial cable, and no external 12-24 VDC souce is required. However, screen brightness is diminished and the alarm beep will not function. This Low-Power Mode should be used during initial programming and check-out only. Connect an external 12-24 VDC power source when the panel is installed in its application. EA1-T4CL and EA1-T6CL can also utilize this Low Power Mode during programming only, being powered by the PC through the USB programming port. EA3-T8CL and EA3-T10CL do not offer Low Power Mode, and require an external 12-24 VDC power supply for programming and for normal operation.

Programming Connection
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Part # EA-MG-PGM-CBL
The USB to RS-232 programming cable assembly and adapter is used to program the C-more Micro STN units via the RJ12 modular connection and also supplies 5VDC power to the C-more Micro panel during the programming process. The TFT units use a standard USB A-to-B type cable (such as USB-CBL-AB6) for programming.

PLC Drivers for C-more Micro
The following protocols are supported, and all the drivers are included with C-more Micro:
•  AutomationDirect CLICK
•  AutomationDirect DirectLogic K-sequence
•  AutomationDirect DirectLogic DirectNet
•  AutomationDirect DirectLogic Modbus
•  Entivity (Think&Do ) Modbus
•  Modbus RTU
•  Allen Bradley DF1 Full Duplex
•  Allen Bradley DF1 Half Duplex
•  Allen Bradley PLC5 DF1
•  Allen Bradley DH485
•  GE Fanuc 90/30 SNPX
•  Mitsubishi Melsec FX
•  Mitsubishi Q and QnA Series
•  Omron Host Link Adaptor
•  Omron CS/CJ Series FINS
•  Siemens PPI

Our larger C-more panels offer additional driver options.


PLC Cables for C-more Micro
C-more 3-inch Micro-Graphic Panel Connections
The following cables can be used when connecting the C-more 3" Micro-Graphic panel's built-in RJ12 serial port (Port1) with the Productivity Series, Do-more, CLICK, DL05, DL06, DL105, DL205, D3-350 and DL405 CPUs.
•  DV-1000CBL connects to Productivity Series, Do-more CLICK, DL05, DL06, DL105, DL205, D3-350 and D4-450 phone jack.
•  D4-1000CBL connects to all DL405 CPU 15-pin ports.
The Serial Port with DC Power Adapter module, EA-MG-SP1, can be used with the C-more 3" Micro- Graphic panels if the application requires the use of RS-422 or RS-485 (see below). Here is connectivity chart for the 3" STN panels.
C-more 4-inch and 6-inch Micro-Graphic Panel Connections
The C-more 4-inch and 6-inch Micro-Graphic panels can communicate through the built-in 15-pin serial port (Port2) via RS-232, RS-422 and RS-485 using these cables.
•  EA-2CBL connects to CLICK, P3-550, DL05, DL105, DL205, D3-350 and D4-450 phone jack.
•  EA-2CBL-1 connects to D2-250, D250-1, D2-260, DL06 VGA connector.
The EA1-T4CL and EA1-T6CL can only communicate to a controller through the 15-pin serial Port2; the USB Port1 on these TFT models is for programming only. Here is connectivity chart for the 4" and 6" (both STN and TFT) panels.
C-more 8-inch and 10-inch Micro-Graphic Panel Connections
When using the built in RJ12 serial port (Port1) on models EA3-T8CL or EA3-T10CL to connect with the CLICK, ProductivitySeries, DL05, DL06, DL105, DL205, D3-350 and DL405 CPUs, your cabling choices are fairly simple.
•  D0-CBL connects to P3-530, P3-550, Do-more, CLICK, DL05, DL06, DL105, DL205, D3-350 and D4-450 phone jack.
•  D4-1000CBL connects to all DL405 CPU 15-pin ports.
The C-more 8" and 10" Micro-Graphic panels can also communicate through a built-in 15-pin serial port (Port2) via RS-232, RS-422 and RS-485 using these cables.
•  EA-2CBL connects to P3-530, P3-550, Do-more, CLICK, DL05, DL105, DL205, D3-350 and D4-450 phone jack.
•  EA-2CBL-1 connects to D2-250, D250-1, D2-260, DL06 VGA connector.
The USB programming port on these TFT models is for programming only. The EA3-T8CL and EA3-T10CL cannot be powered from a PLC. Here is connectivity chart for the 8" and 10" TFT panels.

Other Options for Powering & Connecting to C-more Micro 3" STN Panels
When connecting C-more Micro 3" units to other brands of PLCs, a 12-24VDC power adapter must be installed. Two versions are available
•  The EA-MG-P1 allows C-more Micro 3" to be powered from a separate 12-24VDC power source (more)
•  The EA-MG-SP1 also allows the use of 12-24VDC power and offers a second serial port (DB-15 style) for 3" units (more)
Neither of these option modules is needed (nor can they be used) with C-more Micro units other than the 3" models. The larger units already offer externally powered operation, and they have the serial port (DB-15 style) built-in.
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12-24 VDC power adapter (use if your PLC doesn't supply 5V) - more
Part # EA-MG-P1
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12-24 VDC power adapter and a second serial port (DB-15) - more
Part # EA-MG-SP1