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CV-H1X

CV-X Series Terminal-Software

User's Manual

Read this manual before use. Always keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.

Introduction

Introduction

This manual explains how to install, handle, and operate the data logging software CV-X Series Terminal- Software for the "High-speed, High-capacity, Multi-Camera Machine Vision System CV-X Series". It also covers precautions regarding use of the software. Read this manual thoroughly to understand the CV-X Series Terminal-Software functions. Always keep this manual in a safe place for future reference. Please ensure the manual is passed to the end user of the software.

Related manuals

Refer to the following manuals when using the CV-X Series Terminal-Software:

CV-X Series Controller Instruction Manual: Contains specifications and precautions for CV-X Series.

CV-X Series Setup Manual: Contains equipment/product specifications for system connection/initial adoption of CV-X Series.

CV-X Series User's Manual: Contains specifications, functions, and operation methods for CV-X Series.

CV-X Series Terminal-Software User's Manual (this manual)

Symbols

The following symbols alert you to important messages. Be sure to read these messages carefully.

WARNING
WARNING

It indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

CAUTION
CAUTION

It indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.

NOTICE
NOTICE

It indicates a situation which, if not avoided, could result in product damage as well as property damage.

Important
Important

It indicates cautions and limitations that must be followed during operation.

Point
Point

It indicates additional information on proper operation.

Reference
Reference

It indicates tips for better understanding or useful information.

Introduction

Trademarks

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Introduction

Safety Precautions

WARNING
WARNING

Do not use this product for the purpose of protecting the human body or any part thereof.

 

Before starting or operating the system, check to make sure all system functions are working properly.

CAUTION
CAUTION

If any Keyence product fails, take all safety precautions to prevent damage before using the system again.

 

If the system is operated beyond its published specifications or if the system is modified, its functions and performance cannot be guaranteed.

NOTICE
NOTICE

Please note that when the system is used in combination with other instruments, its functions and performance may be degraded.

Precautions

Do not launch more than one instance of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

Software License Agreement

Software License Agreement

NOTICE TO USER: PLEASE READ THIS SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT ("THIS AGREEMENT") CAREFULLY. BY USING ALL OR ANY PORTION OF THE CV-X Series Terminal-Software ("THIS SOFTWARE"), YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THIS SOFTWARE.

If you install, copy and or use all or a portion of this Software on a device or computer, you will be deemed to have agreed to all the terms of this Agreement, and this Agreement will come into effect.

1. Definitions.

1.1. "Use" or "using" refers to the accessing, installing, downloading, copying, operating and or otherwise benefiting from the utilization of this Software.

1.2. "This Software" denotes the software and all associated documentation provided by KEYENCE.

1.3. "User" or "User's" infers the company or persons who have had the license to use this Software granted to them by KEYENCE.

2. Grant of License.

2.1. In compliance with all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, KEYENCE grants the nonexclusive and non-transferable license to install and use this Software.

2.2. The granting of the license permits the single reproduction and or copying of this Software for the User's backing up or archiving purposes.

2.3. This Software maybe installed on multiple devices and computers for the User's benefit and use.

2.4. The transfer of this Software via devices and computers with this Software installed on them by the User to third parties is permitted. In such a case, the third party who receives this Software may continue to use this Software in the same manner as the previous User.

2.5. With the transfer of this Software to a third party, the original User may install this Software to additional devices and computers for further use as required. In such a case, the third party who receives this Software may continue to use this Software in the same manner as the previous User.

2.6. The User maintains and guarantees that any third parties (as detailed in the previous two sections) who receive and use this Software agree to this license Agreement and comply with all the terms and conditions.

3. Restrictions.

3.1. This Software may not be modified by the User in any form except from the installation of updates or new functions provided by KEYENCE.

3.2. The reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembling of this Software by any persons are not permitted.

3.3. Without the prior permission of KEYENCE, the User may not reproduce or copy this Software for

selling or distributing to a third party.

4. Intellectual Property Rights.

Except as stated herein, KEYENCE reserves all rights, titles and interests in this Software, along with all associated copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights.

Software License Agreement

5. Disclaimer.

This Software is licensed to the User "AS IS" and without any warranty of any kind. In no event does KEYENCE or its suppliers accept or assume any liability for any damages, claims, costs or profit loss as a result of operating this Software.

6. Termination.

6.1. Under this Agreement the User's license will automatically terminate if this Software and any associated copies of this Software are destroyed or voluntarily returned to KEYENCE.

6.2. Under this Agreement the User's license will terminate immediately and automatically without any notice from KEYENCE if there is any failure to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination, the using of this Software shall cease, and all copies (full or partial) of this Software should be destroyed or returned to KEYENCE.

6.3. Compensation will be sought by KEYENCE should any violation or breach of this Agreement result in any incurred costs or lost profit to KEYENCE.

7. Governing Law.

7.1. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of Japan.

7.2. If any part of this Agreement is found void and unenforceable, the rest of this Agreement will remain intact, valid and enforceable according to the associated terms and conditions.

Contents

Contents

Introduction

2

Safety Precautions

4

Precautions

4

Software License Agreement Contents

5

7

Chapter 1

Introduction

Confirming the Package Contents Overview of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

1-1

1-2

Operating Environment System Configuration

1-3

1-4

Chapter 2

Preparations

Installing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

2-1

New Installation from the DVD-ROM

2-1

Uninstalling the Software

2-2

Downloading and Installing the Latest Version

2-3

Chapter 4

CV-X Series Terminal- Software Application Menu

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu

 

4-1

File Menu

4-2

Creating a New Settings File (New)

4-2

Opening a Settings File (Open)

4-2

Saving the Settings File (Save)

4-2

Saving the Settings File (Save as)

4-3

Exiting the CV-X Series Terminal-Software (Exit)

4-3

View Menu

4-4

Show/Hide the Connections view (Connections)

4-4

Temporarily Disabling Remote Desktop Operations

(Mouse Operation Lock)

4-4

Changing the Displayed Contents for Each Connection

4-4

Starting and Exiting CV-X Series Terminal -Software

2-4

Connections Menu

4-7

Registering a New Connection (Add Connection)

Starting CV-X Series Terminal-Software

2-4

Exiting CV-X Series Terminal-Software

2-4

Operation Menu

4-7

4-8

Understanding the Respective Windows

2-5

Basic Window

2-5

Toolbar

2-6

Connecting to the CV-X Series

Before Connecting

Ethernet (1:1) Connection

LAN Connection

USB Connection (CV-X200 Series only)

2-7

2-7

2-7

2-8

2-9

Chapter 3

Typical Uses

Typical Uses of CV-X Series Terminal-Software

Controlling the CV-X Series Remotely (Remote Desktop)

1. Registering a Controller

2. Connecting to the Controller

3. Displaying the Remote Desktop

4. Controlling the Remote Desktop

Logging Data from the CV-X Series

1. Registering a Controller

2. Connecting to the Controller

3. Start Logging

4. Viewing the Log

3-1

3-2

3-2

3-3

3-3

3-4

3-5

3-5

3-6

3-6

3-7

Connecting to All Registered CV-X Series controllers

(Connect All)

4-8

Disconnecting the Connected CV-X Series Controllers (Disconnect All)

4-8

Starting Logging (Start Logging)

4-8

Stopping Logging (Stop Logging)

4-8

Window Menu

4-9

Switching View Layout in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Window (Select Layout)

4-9

Aligning the Views in the CV-X Series Terminal-

Software Window

(Arrangement)

4-9

Bringing a View to the front (View Name)

4-9

Settings Menu

4-10

Changing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Global Settings (Options)

4-10

Observing 3D Images (3D Viewer)

4-10

Help Menu

4-12

Displaying the Help File (Help)

Displaying the Version Number of the CV-X Series

4-12

Terminal-Software (Version Info)

4-12

Chapter 5

Appendix

Error Messages

5-2

Contents

Introduction

Chapter

1

Introduction

Confirming the Package Contents

This package contains the following item and accessories. Check that all contents are included before use.

PC Software DVD-ROM (Model Number: CV-H1X) x 1

This disc contains the installer, program files, and PDF

instruction manual files for the CV-X Series Terminal-

Software. Keep this disc in a safe place following

installation.

A backup should be made in case the DVD-ROM or

case are accidently damaged.

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While we have taken the utmost care in packing the components, if some items are missing or damaged, please contact your nearest KEYENCE sales office.

For details on the contents of the DVD-ROM, see the installation guide screen found on the DVD-ROM.

Overview of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

Overview of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software is specifically designed for the "High-speed, High-capacity Multi-camera, Machine Vision System CV-X Series".

Overview

Using the CV-X Series Terminal-Software, it is possible to collect result and image outputs from the CV-X Series. For result outputs, the latest values can be checked in real- time using the log view. In addition, the remote desktop function enables you to view the CV-X Series screen from a PC and to use a mouse to operate the CV-X Series.

from a PC and to use a mouse to operate the CV-X Series. Connection via Ethernet

Connection via Ethernet or USB (USB connection available only for the CV-X200 Series)

Operating Environment

Introduction

Operating Environment

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software requires an environment that meets the following conditions.

Supported OS

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, Enterprise Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, Enterprise

• The following OS are supported: Japanese, English, Chinese (traditional/simplified), Korean, Thai, German, French, Italian, Spanish (Mexican), Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese and Indonesian.

• Supports the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 only. For all other operating systems, only the 32-bit version is supported.

• Operating systems not listed are not supported.

Runtime environment

• CPU: Core2Duo 3.00GHz equivalent processor or higher.

• MEMORY: 2 GB or more.

• HDD: 1 GB or higher of available space. *Additional available space is required for storing images.

• Monitor: 1024 x 768 resolution of higher (1280 x 1024 resolution or higher recommended).

• Optical drive: An optical drive is required to use the installation DVD-ROM.

System Configuration

System Configuration

Example of a standard system setup with two cameras using the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

Controller

CV-X170/X150/X100

Dedicated mouse

(OP-87506,

Monitor Camera 1 Camera 2 CA-MP120
Monitor
Camera 1
Camera 2
CA-MP120

(option)

included with controller) SD card (OP-87133, 512 MB*) (Loaded in slot SD1 on controller) * CV-X170 comes with 1 GBCA-SD1G

Camera cable CA-CN3 (3 m)/ CA-CH3* (3 m) (option) * Used to connect high-speed cameras

24 V DC power supply CA-U3 (option)

Lenses (option)

Supported

cameras

(option)

CV-200C * 1 /CV-035C CV-S200C * 1 /CV-S035C CV-200M * 1 /CV-035M CV-S200M * 1 /CV-S035M CV-H100C * 1 /CV-H035C CV-H100M * 1 /CV-H035M CV-H500C * 2 /CV-H200C * 1 CV-H500M * 2 /CV-H200M * 1

*1 CV-X170/X150 only. *2 CV-X170 only.

Connection cable product numbers

Ethernet cable (1 Gbps, cross): OP-66843

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Ethernet connection supports up to 8 controllers.

Preparations

Chapter

2

Preparations

Installing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

Installation procedures will differ depending on whether the program is being installed from the DVD-ROM or by downloading from the User Support page.

New Installation from the DVD-ROM

Install the CV-X Series Terminal-Software from the DVD- ROM by using the following procedures.

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If the PC you are installing to does not have

the necessary runtime components used by

this software, you will be asked to install those

components. Follow the instructions and

install all components as necessary.

Installation must be performed by a user with

Administrator privileges.

Uninstall any previous version of this software

(Page 2-2).

If the installation guide does not appear,

double-click the index.html file in the html

folder on the DVD-ROM.

1 Insert the PC software DVD-ROM into the DVD-ROM

drive of the PC.

The installation guide appears.

When the [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver...

Installation] in the installation guide is clicked, the

[Welcome to the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver.*.*

Setup] appears.

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You can select the language of the software to be installed from the [Installer Language] dialog pull-down menu.

You can select the language of the software to be installed from the [Installer Language] dialog

Installing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

2 Click [Next].

The [License Agreement] screen appears.

2 Click [Next]. The [License Agreement] screen appears. 3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the

3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the

installation.

When using USB (only supported by the CV-X200 Series), the USB driver can also be installed at the same time (if installing CV-X200 Series), the USB driver can also be installed at the same time (if installing the driver at a later time, see "USB Connection (CV-X200 Series only)" (Page 2-

9).

4 When the [Completing the CV-X Series Terminal-

Software Ver..Setup] screen appears, click

[Finish].

Ver.  .  Setup] screen appears, click [Finish]. The CV-X Series Terminal-Software installation is completed.

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software installation is

completed.

The shortcut icon for the [CV-X Series Terminal-Software

Ver..] appears on the desktop.

A shortcut will be added to the Windows Start menu under

[KEYENCE Applications] [CV-H1X] [CV-X Series

Terminal-Software Ver..].

The PDF file of the user's manual for this software will also be installed along with this software. This file will be accessible from software will also be installed along with this software. This file will be accessible from the start menu.

Uninstalling the Software

Uninstall the CV-X Series Terminal-Software using [Uninstall Programs] in the Windows [Control Panel].

1 Click the Start menu and select [Control Panel].

The [Control Panel] screen appears.

2 Select [Uninstall Programs].

The [Uninstall/Change Programs] screen will appear.

3 Right-click [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver.*.*]

and select [Uninstall].

4 The "Welcome to the Uninstall Wizard for the CV-X

Series Terminal-Software Ver. ." screen will

appear.

From here, continue operation in accordance with

the directions that are shown on the screen.

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software is removed.

Installing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

Downloading and Installing the Latest Version

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If the PC you are installing to does not have the necessary runtime components used by this software, you will be asked to install those components. Follow the instructions and install all components.

Installation must be performed by a user with Administrator privileges.

1 Uninstall any previous version of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

2 Download the latest files from the User Support page.

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For the download URL, contact your local KEYENCE office.

3 Double-click the downloaded file. The installer launches and extracts the installation files. The language selection screen appears.

4 Select the language for the software to be installed and then click [OK]. The [Welcome to the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver.*.* Setup] screen appears.

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver.*.* Setup] screen appears. 5 Click [Next]. The [License Agreement] screen appears.
5 Click [Next]. The [License Agreement] screen appears. Preparations
5 Click [Next].
The [License Agreement] screen appears.
Preparations

6 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

When using USB (only supported by the CV-X200 Series), the USB driver can also be installed at the same time (if installing CV-X200 Series), the USB driver can also be installed at the same time (if installing the driver at a later time, see "USB Connection (CV-X200 Series only)" (Page 2-

9).

7 When the [Completing the CV-X Series Terminal- Software Ver..Setup] screen appears, click [Finish].

Ver.  .  Setup] screen appears, click [Finish]. The CV-X Series Terminal-Software installation is

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software installation is completed.

The shortcut icon for the [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver..] appears on the desktop.

A shortcut will be added to the Windows Start menu under [KEYENCE Applications] [CV-H1X] [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver..].

The PDF file of the user's manual for this software will also be installed along with this software. This file will be accessible from the start menu. this software. This file will be accessible from the start menu.

Starting and Exiting CV-X Series Terminal-Software

Starting and Exiting CV-X Series Terminal-Software

This section explains how to start and exit the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

Starting CV-X Series Terminal- Software

Click the shortcut in the Windows Start menu under [All Programs] [KEYENCE Applications] [CV- H1X] [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Ver..] [CV- X Series Terminal-Software Ver..].

Or, double-click the shortcut icon for the [CV-X Series

Terminal-Software Ver..] on the desktop.

The initial window appears.

Ver.  .  ] on the desktop. The initial window appears. Reference • The version
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The version number may vary depending on the release date.

After the CV-X Series Terminal-Software has been launched for the first time, it will automatically load the last saved settings files.

If [Connect automatically] and [Auto- logging] are selected in the [Options] menu (Page 4-10), the CV-X Series Terminal-Software will automatically begin logging from the next time it is started.

Exiting CV-X Series Terminal- Software

Click [File], and then [Exit].

Or, click the close button at the upper right of the

window.

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software exits.

Understanding the Respective Windows

Understanding the Respective Windows

Basic Window

The basic window for the CV-X Series Terminal-Software is outlined below.

(1) (2)
(1) (2)

(3)

CV-X Series Terminal-Software is outlined below. (1) (2) (3) (1) Connections view This view displays the

(1) Connections view

This view displays the name of the CV-X Series controllers that the CV-X Series Terminal-Software is connected to, as well as logging information and a remote desktop operation menu.

(2) Menu bar

This bar displays the menus for executing commands. See "CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu" (Page 4- 1) for more details.

(3) Toolbar

This bar contains button icons for the major commands. Clicking an icon executes the command. See "Toolbar" (Page 2-6) for more details.

(4) Log Summary view

This view shows the most recent data as it is being logged. See "Viewing logs (Log Summary)" (Page 4-4) for more details.

logs (Log Summary)" (Page 4-4) for more details. (5) Remote desktop This view shows monitor output

(5) Remote desktop

This view shows monitor output from the connected CV-X Series controller. See "Controlling the CV-X
This view shows monitor output from the connected
CV-X Series controller. See "Controlling the CV-X Series
Remotely (Remote Desktop)" (Page 3-2) for more details.
Preparations

Understanding the Respective Windows

Toolbar

The most frequently used functions and settings in the CV- X Series Terminal-Software can be accessed by clicking these icons on the toolbar.

Icons and names on the toolbar

Functions

 

Add

Registers the CV-X Series as the target for logging using the CV-X Series Terminal-Software and as the target to view using the remote desktop function. See "Connecting to the CV-X Series" (Page 2-7) for more details.

Connection

Connection

Connect All Connection to all registered C V - X Series controllers begins. See "Connecting

Connect All

Connection to all registered CV-X Series controllers begins. See "Connecting to All Registered CV-X Series controllers (Connect All)" (Page 4-8) for more details.

Disconnect Disconnects all connected C V - X S e r i e s controllers.

Disconnect

Disconnects all connected CV-X Series controllers. See "Disconnecting the Connected CV-X Series Controllers (Disconnect All)" (Page 4-8) for more details.

All

Start Logging from all connected CV-X S e r i e s controllers begins. See

Start

Logging from all connected CV-X Series controllers begins. See "Starting Logging (Start Logging)" (Page 4-8) for more details.

Logging

Stop Logging from all C V - X S e r i e s controllers

Stop

Logging from all CV-X Series controllers for which logging is in progress stops. See "Stopping Logging (Stop Logging)" (Page 4-8) for more details.

Logging

Options Changes the CV-X Series Terminal- Software global settings. Displays the [Options] menu. See "Changing

Options

Changes the CV-X Series Terminal- Software global settings. Displays the [Options] menu. See "Changing the CV- X Series Terminal-Software Global Settings (Options)" (Page 4-10) for more details.

 

Zoom Ratio

Changes the zoom ratio of the remote desktop window.

(%)

Auto-fit Automatically adjusts the zoom ratio of the remote desktop to fit the window size

Auto-fit

Automatically adjusts the zoom ratio of the remote desktop to fit the window size of the CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

 

Update

Manually update the remote desktop display. See "Switching the update method for the remote desktop" (Page 4-5) for more details.

Remote

Remote

Desktop

View Switches through each view layout of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software window. See "Switching View

View

Switches through each view layout of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software window. See "Switching View Layout in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Window (Select Layout)" (Page 4-9) for more details.

Layouts 1 to

5

Icons and names on the toolbar

Functions

Layouts 1 to 5 Icons and names on the toolbar Functions 3D Viewer Displays 3D inspection

3D Viewer

Displays 3D inspection target images based on the information obtained from the LJ-V (supported only by the CV- X290). For details, see "Observing 3D Images (3D Viewer)" (Page 4-10).

Connecting to the CV-X Series

Preparations

Connecting to the CV-X Series

After connecting the PC with CV-X Series Terminal- Software installed and the CV-X Series controller, the controller must be registered as the connection.

Before Connecting

Check the following settings.

Settings on the PC

Set the information required for the Ethernet connection (IP address, Subnet mask, Port number, etc.). For more details, see the PC and CV-X Series manuals.

Settings on the CV-X Series

Start up the CV-X Series controller and verify the Ethernet settings are correct. For details, see the user manual for the CV-X Series.

Ethernet (1:1) Connection

Connect the CV-X Series directly to the PC using an Ethernet cable (cross cable: OP-66843).

to the PC using an Ethernet cable (cross cable: OP-66843). Cross cable (3m): OP-66843 Connecting to

Cross cable (3m):

OP-66843

Connecting to the CV-X Series

Connect the Ethernet cable (cross cable: OP-66843) to the Ethernet ports on the CV-X Series controller and the PC.

Registering the CV-X Series in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software

The CV-X Series must be registered as a connection so that the CV-X Series Terminal-Software can recognize it.

1 From the [Connections] menu, click [Add Connection].

The [Add Connection] menu appears.

menu, click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] menu appears. 2 Select [Search for Co nnections/Controllers]. 2-7

2 Select [Search for Connections/Controllers].

Connecting to the CV-X Series

3 Click [Search].

The CV-X Series connected to the PC appears in the

list.

The CV-X Series connected to the PC appears in the list. Reference Clicking [Search] will only
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Clicking [Search] will only display controllers that exist in the same subnet.

4 Check the box next to the CV-X Series controller to

register it as a connection and click [OK].

The new connection is added and appears in the

connections view.

new connection is added and appears in the connections view. LAN Connection Connect the CV-X Series

LAN Connection

Connect the CV-X Series and PC over an Ethernet-based LAN.

HUB (Router)
HUB
(Router)

Connecting to the CV-X Series

Connect the Ethernet cable (commercial straight cable) to the Ethernet ports on the CV-X Series controller and a hub or LAN port device.

Registering the CV-X Series in CV-X Series Terminal-Software

The CV-X Series must be registered as a connection so that the CV-X Series Terminal-Software can recognize it.

1 From the [Settings Connections] menu, click [Add

Connection].

The [Add Connection] menu appears.

menu, click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] menu appears. 2 Select [Search for Connections/Controllers]. 2-8

2 Select [Search for Connections/Controllers].

Connecting to the CV-X Series

Preparations

3

Click [Search].

The CV-X Series controllers that are connected on the

LAN appear in the list.

that are connected on the LAN appear in the list. Reference • Clicking [Search] will only
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Clicking [Search] will only display controllers that exist in the same subnet.

When there are multiple controllers connected to the network, some of them may not show up initially. Repeat the search as necessary.

4 Check the box next to the CV-X Series controller to

register it as a connection and click [OK].

The new connection is added and appears in the

connections view.

new connection is added and appears in the connections view. USB Connection (CV-X200 Series only) Connect

USB Connection (CV-X200 Series only)

Connect the CV-X200 Series directly to the PC using a USB cable (USB cable: OP-66844).

directly to the PC using a USB cable (USB cable: OP-66844). USB cable: OP-66844 Installing the

USB cable: OP-66844

Installing the Driver

The driver must be installed on your computer before connecting the controller with your computer. When the driver is installed, communication with the controller by using the KEYENCE application software becomes possible.

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When the USB driver was installed along with this software, this procedure is not required.

Installation must be done from an account with Administrator rights

This section explains the installation procedure for Windows 7.

1 Turn on the controller and your computer.

2 Once your computer has started up, insert the CV-

H1X DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive.

3 Connect the OP-66844 (sold separately) to the USB

ports on the controller and the PC.

4 From the properties for the [Other Device] that was

added in the device manager in Step 3, select

[Update Driver Software] and then manually specify

the folder that holds the USB driver.

The installation of the USB driver will begin.

Connecting to the CV-X Series

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The USB driver is stored in the CV-H1X DVD

in

the /driver/USB folder. Also, after installing

the CV-X Series Simulation-Software and CV-

X

Series Terminal-Software, the drivers are

stored in c:/drivers/CV-H1X.

If

installing the drivers on a computer with a

Windows 7 environment, a warning screen may appear during installation. If a warning screen appears, click "Continue" to continue the installation.

Registering the CV-X200 Series in the CV-X200 Series Terminal-Software

The CV-X200 Series must be registered as a connection so that the CV-X200 Series Terminal-Software can recognize it.

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Only 1 CV-X200 Series controller can be registered to the CV-X Series Terminal-Software via USB connection.

1 From the [Connections] menu, click [Add Connection].

The [Add Connection] screen appears.

click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] screen appears. 2 Click [USB]. 3 Click [OK]. The new

2 Click [USB].

3 Click [OK].

The new connection is added and appears in the

connections view.

screen appears. 2 Click [USB]. 3 Click [OK]. The new connection is added and appears in

Typical Uses

Chapter

3

Typical Uses

Typical Uses of CV-X Series Terminal-Software

This Chapter explains the operations outlined below used to accomplish basic tasks in the CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

Controlling the CV-X Series remotely (remote desktop)

(Page 3-2).

Logging data from the CV-X Series (Page 3-5).

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To utilize the other features available in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software, see "CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu" (Page 4-1).

Controlling the CV-X Series Remotely (Remote Desktop)

Controlling the CV-X Series Remotely (Remote Desktop)

View the monitor output from the CV-X Series controller in CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

3 Click [OK].

The new connection is added and appears in the

system view.

1. Registering a Controller

Register the CV-X Series controller as a connection in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software to view the screen output.

1 From the [Connections] menu, click [Add

Connection].

The [Add Connection] menu appears.

click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] menu appears. 2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register
click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] menu appears. 2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register

2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register it as a

connection.

With USB connection (CV-X200 Series only)

Click [USB].

With Ethernet connection

Select [Search for Connections/Controllers], and then

click [Search]. The CV-X Series connected to the PC

appears in the list. Check the box next to the

CV-X Series controller you wish to register as a

connection.

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Clicking [Search] will only display controllers that exist in the same subnet.

When there are multiple controllers connected to the network, some of them may not show up initially. Repeat the search as necessary.

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To register a CV-X Series contro ller that does not display as connected to the network after searching, select [IP Address] and manually enter the IP address.

Controlling the CV-X Series Remotely (Remote Desktop)

Typical Uses

2. Connecting to the Controller

This procedure connects the CV-X Series controllers that are registered as connections in the CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

Click [Connect All] from the [Operation] menu.

When the connection is completed, icons for each

connection in the system view change from

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You can also connect to the controllers by clicking the toolbar.

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If any of the connections fail, a confirmation screen will appear.

When multiple connections are registered, it is not possible select individual controllers to connect to, all of them will be connected.

3. Displaying the Remote Desktop

This procedure displays the monitor output from the connected CV-X Series controller.

1 From the [View] menu, select the desired CV-X

Series connection and then click [Launch Remote

Desktop].

The remote desktop window appears.

[Launch Remote Desktop]. The remote desktop window appears. 2 If required, you can change how the

2 If required, you can change how the remote

desktop screen is updated. To do this, click the

[View] menu - and select the desired connection

and change the screen update method.

There are three methods available for updating the

remote desktop. Choose the method based on the

operating conditions of the CV-X Series connected

and/or the PC running CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

Asynchronous: Updates at regular intervals.

Continuous: Updates in real time.

Manual: Updates by clicking [Update] under the [View] menu for the selected connection.

Controlling the CV-X Series Remotely (Remote Desktop)

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Displaying remote desktops for multiple controllers using [Continuous] may result in slow screen updates for all connected XG Series controllers. In this case, select [Asynchronous].

The update interval for [Asynchronous] cannot be user specified to an arbitrary value because the interval is determined automatically based on the current connection status.

A check mark will appear next to the selected update method when the menu is displayed.

You can also specify the update method from the shortcut menu displayed by right-clicking on the remote desktop window.

The remote desktop icon for connections in the system view will reflect the update method selected.

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Closing the remote desktop

Click the close button on the upper right side of the remote desktop window.

4. Controlling the Remote Desktop

Operating with a mouse

You can perform operations on the CV-X Series that is being monitored in the remote desktop in the same manner as you perform operations on the actual CV-X Series.

manner as you perform operations on the actual CV-X Series. Saving the remote desktop screen to

Saving the remote desktop screen to a file (Capture screen)

This procedure saves the contents of the currently displayed remote desktop as an image file.

From the [View] menu, select the connected controller and then click [Capture Screen].

The image shown in the current remote desktop will be

saved to a 24-bit bitmap image file (.bmp) on the PC.

The file will be stored in the [Capture] folder located

under the path set in the [Save file to this base path]

field on the [Options] menu (Page 4-10).

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The destination folder can be changed in the [Downloaded File Basepath] field in the [Options] menu.

Logging Data from the CV-X Series

Typical Uses

Logging Data from the CV-X Series

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software can log (collect) inspection results and images output from the CV-X Series during operation.

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To log data, it is necessary to set up the PC program settings, or the image output location in the image output settings as PC program in the CV-X Series output settings dialog. For details, see the CV-X Series user's manual.

1. Registering a Controller

Register the CV-X Series controller as a connection in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software to log data from it.

1 From the [Connections] menu, click [Add

Connection].

The [Add Connection] menu appears.

click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] menu appears. 2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register

2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register it as a

connection.

With USB connection (CV-X200 Series only)

Click [USB].

With Ethernet connection

Select [Search for Connections/Controllers], and click

[Search]. Connectable CV-X Series models appear in

the list. Check the box next to the CV-X Series

controller you wish to register as a connection.

controllers that exist in the same subnet.CV-X Series controller you wish to register as a connection. When there are multiple controllers connected

When there are multiple controllers

connected to the network, some of them

may not show up initially. Repeat the

search as necessary.

Clicking [Search] will only display

To register an CV-X Series controller thatas necessary. • • Clicking [Search] will only display does not display as connected to the

does not display as connected to the

network, click [IP Address] and manually

enter the IP address.

3 Click [OK].

The new connection is added and appears in the

connections view.

and manually enter the IP address. 3 Click [OK]. The new connection is added and appears

Logging Data from the CV-X Series

2. Connecting to the Controller

This procedure connects the CV-X Series controllers that are registered as connections in the CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

Log file destination

Log files are output to [Documents\ KEYENCE\CV-X Series Terminal-Software\(IP address or [USB]) for the user currently logged in (by default).

Example:

If the destination folder indicated in the PC program output

From the [Operation] menu, click [Connect All]

When the connection is completed, icons for each

connection in the connections view will change from

settings of the CV-X Series output settings is set to [SD2:

\cv-x \result\SD1_000\], the default log destination will be noted as follows:

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You can also connect to the controllers

by clicking

by clicking on the toolbar.

on the toolbar.

If any of the connections fail, a confirmation screen will appear.

 

When multiple connections are registered, it is not possible to select individual controllers to connect to, all of them will be connected.

For Windows Vista/7:

C:\Users\name of logged in user\Documents\

KEYENCE\CV-X Series Terminal-Software\(IP address or

[USB])\SD2\cv-x\result\SD1_000\

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The logging destination can be changed in the [Downloaded File Basepath] field. See "Changing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Global Settings (Options)" (Page 4-10) for more details.

The log file destination folder can be opened directly by clicking [Open destination] in the properties menu displayed by right-clicking on each logging icon, or by double-clicking the icon. However, in case of image output, this shortcut always opens the following location. - For Windows Vista/7:

3. Start Logging

This procedure starts logging data from the CV-X Series connected and enabled as a logging target.

From the [Operation] menu, click [Start Logging].

Logging starts and the logging icon in the connections

Logging starts and the logging icon in the connections view changes from to . Clicking on
Logging starts and the logging icon in the connections view changes from to . Clicking on

view changes from to .

Clicking on the [+] to the left of the logging icon

expands the logging targets.

to the left of the logging icon expands the logging targets. C:\Users\name of logged in user\Documents\KEYENCE\CV-X

C:\Users\name of logged in user\Documents\KEYENCE\CV-X Series Terminal-Software\(IP address or [USB])\(The folder that has been specified as the folder for image output)

Logging Data from the CV-X Series

Typical Uses

4. Viewing the Log

This procedure opens the log summary which displays the latest data as it is being logged.

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The log summary only displays the result outputs.

1 From the [View] menu, click the [(CV-X Series

controller to operate)] and then [Show log view].

The [Log Summary] appears.

and then [Show log view]. The [Log Summary] appears. 2 The most recent log data appears

2 The most recent log data appears in the menu.

Understanding the log view

Log display: The most recently logged values from the

selected CV-X Series will be displayed.

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The display updates may be delayed if

multiple log summary windows are open.

Closing the log summary

Click the close button on the upper right corner of the log summary window.

Logging Data from the CV-X Series

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu

Chapter

4

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Appli- cation Menu

CV-X Series Terminal- Software Application Menu

Commands in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software are organized under the following seven menus.

File (Page 4-2)

View (Page 4-4)

Connections (Page 4-7)

Operation (Page 4-8)

Window (Page 4-9)

Settings (Page 4-10)

Help (Page 4-12)

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The commands available depend on the type of window being displayed.

File Menu

File Menu

This section explains the commands in the [File] menu.

Creating a New Settings File (New)

This command creates a new settings file for the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

1 From the [File] menu, click [New].

A confirmation screen to save your changes appears.

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If clicking [New] is the very first operation performed after the CV-X Series Terminal- Software starts, the confirmation screen will not appear (and those steps following this step are not required).

2 Clicking [Yes] opens up the [Save as] menu.

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If you click [No] on the confirmation

screen, any changes to the current

settings will not be saved and a new file

will be created.

Clicking [Cancel] will not create any new

files.

3 Enter the file name, then click [Save].

All CV-X Series Terminal-Software windows open at

this point are saved together with the specified

settings file, and then a new CV-X Series Terminal-

Software window opens under a new settings file.

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The settings file contains the following

information.

List of CV-X Series controllers registered

as connections in the CV-X Series

Terminal-Software.

View layout information.

Settings on the [Options] menu (Page 4-

10).

Window size and display position of the

CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

Logging targets.

Opening a Settings File (Open)

This command opens an existing settings file.

1 From the [File] menu, click [Open].

The [Open file] menu appears.

If the currently open file has unsaved changes

A confirmation screen appears. To save the settings,

click [Yes]. Otherwise click [No].

2 Select the settings file and click [Open].

All CV-X Series Terminal-Software windows open at

this point are closed, and then a new CV-X Series

Terminal-Software window opens under the specified

settings file.

Saving the Settings File (Save)

This command will save the settings to the current file overwriting the previous file.

From the [File] menu, click [Save].

This command overwrites the settings file that is

currently open.

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If the settings file is being saved for the first time, the [Save as] menu appears instead.

File Menu

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu

Saving the Settings File (Save as)

This command saves the settings file currently open to a file with a different name.

1 From the [File] menu, click [Save as].

The [Save as] menu appears.

2 Enter the file name, then click [Save].

The file is saved as a [Settings file] with the extension

".cxn".

Exiting the CV-X Series Terminal- Software (Exit)

This command exits the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

From the [File] menu, click [Exit].

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software exits.

View Menu

View Menu

This section explains the commands in the [View] menu.

Show/Hide the Connections view (Connections)

The connections view is displayed when a check mark appears next to this command.

With the check mark visible, open the [View] menu and click [Connections].

This hides the connections view.

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By default, a check mark appears next to this command and the connections view is displayed.

To show the connections view again

From the [View] menu, click [Connections] again to restore the check mark.

Temporarily Disabling Remote Desktop Operations (Mouse Operation Lock)

This command temporarily disables input from the remote desktop using the mouse to prevent unintentional operation.

From the [View] menu, click [Mouse Operation Lock].

"Operation Locked" will appear in the remote desktop

view's title bar and the mouse operation will be

temporarily disabled.

To unlock the handheld controller

From the [View] menu, click [Mouse Operation Unlock].

Changing the Displayed Contents for Each Connection

When 1 or more CV-X Series units are registered as connection destinations, the sub menu located within each connection under the [View] menu allows you to change the information displayed for each connection.

Viewing logs (Log Summary)

This command opens a log summary view that displays the latest data as it is being logged.

1 From the [View] menu, select the desired controller

connection and then click [Show log view].

The [Log Summary] appears.

and then click [Show log view]. The [Log Summary] appears. Closing the log summary Click the

Closing the log summary

Click the close button on the log summary window.

Understanding the log summary view

Log Summary display: The result output that was last

received from the selected CV-X Series will be

displayed.

View Menu

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu

Monitoring the CV-X Series remotely (View remote desktop)

This procedure displays the screen output from the connected CV-X Series controller.

From the [View] menu, select the controller connection

to operate and click [Launch Remote Desktop].

The remote desktop appears.

click [Launch Remote Desktop]. The remote desktop appears. Closing the remote desktop Click the close button

Closing the remote desktop

Click the close button on the remote desktop window.

Switching the update method for the remote desktop

Change the update method based on the processing load of the CV-X Series connections and the PC that is running the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

From the [View] menu, select the CV-X Series connection and then select the desired update method.

The following three update methods are available.

Asynchronous: Updates at regular intervals.

Continuous: Updates in real time.

Manual: Updates manually by clicking [Update] under

the controller connection in the [View] menu.

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Displaying remote desktops for multiple controllers using [Continuous] may result in slow screen updates for all connected CV-X Series controllers. In this case, select [Asynchronous].

The update interval for [Asynchronous] cannot be specified to an arbitrary value because the interval is determined automatically based on the current connection status.

A check mark will appear next to the selected update method when the menu is displayed.

Saving the remote desktop screen to a file (Screen Capture)

This procedure saves the contents of the currently displayed remote desktop screen as an image file.

From the [View] menu, select the controller

connection and then click on [Screen Capture].

The image shown in the current remote desktop will be

saved to a 24-bit bitmap image file (.bmp) on the PC.

The file will be stored in the [Capture] folder located

under the path set in the [Downloaded File Basepath]

field in the [Options] menu (Page 4-10).

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The destination folder can be changed in the [Options] menu.

The captured image file will be named as follows: "controller

name_year-month-date_hour-min-sec.bmp".

View Menu

Viewing the properties of an CV-X Series connection (Properties)

This command displays the properties menu of an CV-X Series connection.

1 From the [View] menu, select the desired

connection and then click [Properties].

The [Properties] menu for the specified CV-X Series

connection appears.

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Clicking [Log Files Location] opens the log file destination folder. - Default location for Windows Vista/7:

C:\Users\name of logged in user\Documents\KEYENCE\CV-X Series Terminal-Software\(IP address or [USB])\SD2\cv-x\result\(Program No.)

The logging destination can be changed in the [Downloaded File Basepath] field. See "Changing the CV-X Series Terminal- Software Global Settings (Options)" (Page 4-10) for more details.

2 After confirming the properties, click [OK].

Connections Menu

Connections Menu

This section explains the commands on the [Connections] menu.

Registering a New Connection (Add Connection)

1 From the [Connections] menu, click [Add

Connection].

The [Add Connection] menu appears.

click [Add Connection]. The [Add Connection] menu appears. 2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register

2 Specify the CV-X Series controller to register as a

connection.

With USB connection (CV-X200 Series only)

Click [USB].

With Ethernet connection

Select [Search for Connections/Controllers], and then

click [Search]. The CV-X Series connected to the PC

appears in the list. Check the box next to the CV-X

Series controller you wish to register as a connection.

Clicking [Search] will only display controllers that exist in the same subnet. controllers that exist in the same subnet.

If multiple controllers are connected, they may not be found at the first try even if searched.

To register a CV-X Series controller that does not display as connected to the network, click [IP ad dress] and manually enter does not display as connected to the network, click [IP address] and manually enter the IP address of the connected controller.

3 Click [OK].

The new connection is added and appears in the

connections view. CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu Deleting connections Reference Always disconnect the
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deleting it.

1 Click [Delete connection] from the shortcut menu

displayed by right-clicking on the connection in the

connections view.

A confirmation screen appears.

2

Click [Yes].

The CV-X Series controller selected in Step 1 is

deleted from the list of connections. Click [No] to exit

without deleting the connection.

Operation Menu

Operation Menu

This section explains the commands on the [Operation] menu.

Connecting to All Registered CV-X Series controllers (Connect All)

This procedure connects the CV-X Series controllers that are registered as connections in the CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

From the [Operation] menu, click [Connect All].

When the connection is completed, icons for each

connection in the connections view change from

for each connection in the connections view change from to . Reference • If any of
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If any of the connections fail, a confirmation screen will appear.

When multiple connections are registered, it is not possible to select individual controllers to connect to, all of them will be connected.

Disconnecting the Connected CV- X Series Controllers (Disconnect All)

This command disconnects all connected CV-X Series controllers.

From the [Operation] menu, click [Disconnect All].

When all connections are disconnected, icons for

each connection in the connections view change from

to .

to

to .

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A confirmation screen will appear if logging is in progress.

When multiple connections are registered, it is not possible to select individual controllers to disconnect, all of them will be disconnected.

Starting Logging (Start Logging)

This procedure starts logging data from the CV-X Series connected and specified as a logging target.

From the [Operation] menu, click [Start Logging].

Logging starts and the logging icon in the connections

view changes from

and the logging icon in the connections view changes from to . Excluding the CV-X Series

to

and the logging icon in the connections view changes from to . Excluding the CV-X Series

.

Excluding the CV-X Series controller as a logging target

Click [Enable Logging] from the shortcut menu displayed by right-clicking those connections in the connections view you wish to exclude from logging.

The specified CV-X Series controllers are excluded as

logging targets.

By default, all controllers have a check mark and are set as logging targets. mark and are set as logging targets.

Setting a connection as a logging target

From the shortcut menu displayed by right-clicking the desired connection, click [Enable Logging] again to restore the check mark.

Stopping Logging (Stop Logging)

This command stops logging data from all controllers for which logging is in progress.

From the [Operation] menu, click [Stop Logging].

Logging stops and the logging icon in the connections

view changes from

and the logging icon in the connections view changes from to . Reference • is not

to

and the logging icon in the connections view changes from to . Reference • is not

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is not possible to stop logging on only

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a

selected controller, all logging will be

stopped.

Logging will stop the moment the connection is excluded as a logging target. To resume logging, specify it as a logging target, then click [Start logging].

Window Menu

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu

Window Menu

This section explains the commands in the [Window] menu.

Switching View Layout in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Window (Select Layout)

The CV-X Series Terminal-Software can store up to 5 view layouts (window locations and layout), from No. 1 to No. 5. The view layout can be changed by specifying the view layout number.

From the [Window] menu, click [Select Layout] - [Layout No.(1 - 5)].

The view layout changes to the selected view layout

number.

Aligning the Views in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Window (Arrangement)

This command aligns the log summary views displayed in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software window.

Splitting the views

From the [Window] menu, click [Arrangement] - [Tile].

This command will automatically arrange the views

side by side within the VisionTerminal screen.

Cascading the views

From the [Window] menu, click [Arrangement] - [Cascade].

This command will automatically arrange the views so

that they are overlapping each other.

Bringing a View to the front (View Name)

This command brings the desired view to the front when multiple log views are displayed in the CV-X Series Terminal-Software window.

From the [Window] menu, click [(name of view)].

The selected view appears in front of the others.

Settings Menu

Settings Menu

This section explains the commands on the [Settings] menu.

Changing the CV-X Series Terminal-Software Global Settings (Options)

This command changes the CV-X Series Terminal-Software operating environment settings.

1 From the [Settings] menu, click [Options].

The [Options] menu appears.

menu, click [Options]. The [Options] menu appears. 2 Change the settings as required. Selecting [Automatic

2 Change the settings as required.

Selecting [Automatic connection on startup]

When this option is checked, the CV-X Series Terminal-

Software will automatically connect to all registered

CV-X Series connections when it is started.

Selecting [Start logging on startup]

When this option is checked, the CV-X Series Terminal-

Software will automatically start logging from all

registered CV-X Series connections when it is started.

This option can only be checked if the [Automatic connection on startup] option is checked. [Automatic connection on startup] option is checked.

Downloaded File Basepath

This option defines the base path used for image

logging and results logging.

Click [Browse] to specify the destination.

The [Browse] button is disabled when logging is in process. logging is in process.

Selecting [Follow window size]

When this option is checked, the remote desktop

image size is fit to the window frame.

Observing 3D Images (3D Viewer)

Uses information obtained from the LJ-V to display 3D inspection target images in the 3D Viewer window.

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"Height images" that have been captured with the LJ-V are required to use the 3D Viewer. If there are no "height images", nothing will be displayed.

1 From the [Settings] menu, click [3D Viewer].

The [3D Viewer] screen appears.

me nu, click [3D Viewer]. The [3D Viewer] screen appears. Executes 3D image display. Run once

Executes 3D image display.Run once

Run once

Executes 3D image display in the reverse direction. reverse direction.

Run in

reverse order

Specifies the folder containing

Specify

the "height images" required for 3D image display.Specify folder

folder

Expand

range

Expands the height range.Expand range

Reduce

Reduces the height range.range

range

Shifts the height range in the low direction (far from the camera).Shift range (low)

Shift range

(low)

Shifts the height range in the high direction (close to the camera).Shift range (high)

Shift range

(high)

Performs color display that fits in

the currently displayed height range.Fit in range

Fit in range

Performs color display that fits the upper/lower limit for measurable height range of the LJ-V.Reset range

Reset range

Color palette

Switches the height display method (rainbow 1 (default setting)/ rainbow 2/cyan/ magenta/yellow).

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You can also directly control the color bar with the mouse to change the height display range.

Settings Menu

CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu

2 Click

(specify folder) in the tool bar and specifyMenu CV-X Series Terminal-Software Application Menu 2 Click the folder that contains the "height images"

the folder that contains the "height images"

required for 3D image display.

5 Exit the 3D Viewer.

Click the close button in the top-right corner of the 3D

viewer to close the 3D viewer.

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By dragging and dropping a "height image" directly into the window, you can have a height distribution image temporarily displayed. This display directly into the window, you can have a height distribution image temporarily displayed. This display is cleared by clicking [Run Once] and [Run in Reverse Order] as seen in Step 3.

If the CV-X Series Terminal-Software is closed while the 3D Viewer is displayed, the 3D viewer will also close at the same time. To close only the 3D display, click the close button in the top-right corner of the 3D viewer.

3 Click

(Run Once) orbutton in the top-right corner of the 3D viewer. 3 Click (Run in Reverse Order) .

top-right corner of the 3D viewer. 3 Click (Run Once) or (Run in Reverse Order) .

(Run in Reverse Order) .

The 3D image that was created from the "height

image" will appear in the view window.

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You can copy the image currently being displayed in the view window by pressing the Ctrl + C key on the keyboard.

You can check the file name of the "height image" being used for the 3D image currently being displayed on the status bar at the bottom of the view window.

4 Operate the mouse to change the display method.

Return the 3D view display location to its origin Click "Reset Position" or double-click the right button

on the mouse.

Rotate and view 3D Drag the mouse while holding the left mouse button.

Expand/reduce 3D view Spin the mouse wheel.

Drag the mouse while holding down the wheel to move

the display position in the Z-direction.

Move 3D in parallel and display Drag the mouse while holding the right mouse button.

Always display in front By checking the box, you can set it so that the 3D

viewer is not hidden in the background when another

application that has been started on the CV-X Series

Terminal-Software or PC is operated.

Help Menu

Help Menu

This section explains the commands in the [Help] menu.

Displaying the Help File (Help)

This command displays the PDF version of this manual.

From the [Help] menu, click [Help].

This manual appears.

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Adobe Reader must be installed on the PC to view.

Displaying the Version Number of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software (Version Info)

This command displays the version number of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software.

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Always provide the version number of the CV-X Series Terminal-Software when contacting Keyence for technical support.

From the [Help] menu, click [About CV-X Series Terminal-Software].

The [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Version

information] menu appears.

click [About CV-X Series Terminal-Software]. The [CV-X Series Terminal-Software Version information] menu appears. 4-12

Appendix

Chapter

Appendix

5

Error Messages

Error Messages

Error ID

Message

Cause

Remedy

T02010

Connection to the controller (connection) failed.

The controller at the connection is disconnected from the network physically or otherwise.

• Check that the LAN cable is connected correctly between the controller, PC and the hub.

• Make sure power to the hub is turned on.

 

The IP address is set incorrectly.

• Check the IP address settings for the controller.

 

Register the connection again using the correct IP address (Page 2-7, 2-8).

 

The controller has no power.

Check the power to the controller.

The connection failed due to a slow response caused by heavy network traffic.

Close all applications using the network bandwidth.

The camera cable is unplugged.

Check that the camera cable is connected correctly to the controller.

T00017

A communication error occurred.

The controller at the connection is disconnected from the network physically or otherwise.

• Check that the LAN cable is connected correctly between the controller, PC and the hub.

Results logging from the (connection) failed.

• Make sure power to the hub is turned on.

The IP address is set incorrectly.

• Check the IP address settings for the controller.

 

Register the connection again using the correct IP address (Page 2-7, 2-8).

 

The controller has no power.

Check the power to the controller.

The connection failed due to a slow response caused by heavy network traffic.

Close all applications using the network bandwidth.

The camera cable is unplugged.

Check that the camera cable is connected correctly to the controller.

T00015

A communication error occurred.

The controller at the connection is disconnected from the network physically or otherwise.

• Check that the LAN cable is connected correctly between the controller, PC and the hub.

Image logging from the (connection) failed.

• Make sure power to the hub is turned on.

The IP address is set incorrectly.

• Check the IP address settings for the controller.

 

Register the connection again using the correct IP address (Page 2-7, 2-8).

 

The controller has no power.

Check the power to the controller.

The connection failed due to a slow response caused by heavy network traffic.

Close all applications using the network bandwidth.

The camera cable is unplugged.

Check that the camera cable is connected correctly to the controller.

T00016

A communication error occurred.

The controller at the connection is disconnected from the network physically or otherwise.

• Check that the LAN cable is connected correctly between the controller, PC and the hub.

Failed to establish a remote desktop (connection).

• Make sure power to the hub is turned on.

The IP address is set incorrectly.

• Check the IP address settings for the controller.

Register the connection again using the correct IP address (Page 2-7, 2-8).

 

The controller has no power.

Check the power to the controller.

The connection failed due to a slow response caused by heavy network traffic.

Close all applications using the network bandwidth.

The camera cable is unplugged.

Check that the camera cable is connected correctly to the controller.

This version of controller does not support remote desktop.

Use controller of version Ver.1.0.0010 or more upper version.

T01010

The selected remote desktop view is disconnected.

A remote desktop connection has not been established for the target controller.

Connect the remote desktop (Page 4-5) and retry.

Error Messages

Appendix

Error ID

Message

Cause

Remedy

T02050

The number of controllers that can be registered exceeded.

The maximum number of controllers that can be added to the connections view is 256.

Delete unnecessary connections, then add the desired connection (Page 4-7).

T03010

Could not start logging from the controller (connection).

Not enough memory on the PC.

Close any unused applications and retry logging.

T03072

Failed to write unit result file(s) due to low disk space. Could not start logging from the controller (connection).

Not enough disk space available at the destination.

Make space available by deleting files on the PC.

T03071

Failed to write image data due to low disk space. Could not start logging from the controller (connection).

Not enough disk space available at the destination.

Make space available by deleting files on the PC.

T03082

Failed to write results data. Could not start logging from the controller (connection).

The drive at the destination could not be found.

• Make sure the drive specified in the file destination base path (Page 4-10) exists.

• Specify a drive that currently exists in the downloaded file basebath (Page 4-10).

 

The number of output items in the PC program output settings exceeds the output buffer.

• Make sure the drive specified in the file destination base path (Page 4-10) exists.

• Specify a drive that currently exists in the file downloaded file basebath (Page 4-10).

T03081

Failed to write image data. Could not start logging from the controller (connection).

The drive at the destination could not be found.

• Make sure the drive specified in the file destination base path (Page 4-10) exists.

• Specify a drive that currently exists in the file downloaded file basebath (Page 4-10).

T02040,

Connection to the controller (connection) failed. An error occurred while

The controller at the connection is disconnected from the network physically or otherwise.

• Check that the LAN cable is connected correctly between the controller, PC and the hub.

T02070

• Make sure power to the hub is turned on.

 

• Check that the LANcard on the PC is not disabled.

 

The controller has no power.

Check the power to the controller.

 

communication was in progress.

The camera cable is unplugged.

Check that the camera cable is connected correctly to the controller.

T04050,

The settings file contains corrupt or invalid data. Starting with a new file.

The settings file is corrupt.

Create a new settings file.

T04060

Tried to open an incompatible settings file.

Open a file compatible with the CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

T04080

Failed to save the settings file.

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Contact your local KEYENCE office.

T03050

Failed to stop logging.

The controller power was off, or the cable was disconnected when stopping the logging of results and images.

• Make sure the power to the controller is turned on.

 

• Check whether the cable is connected correctly.

T04090

Failed to launch CV-X Series Terminal- Software.

The PC may have insufficient memory.

Check the operating environment of the PC.

T02080

A communication error occurred while detecting all controllers.

The LAN cable is unplugged from the PC.

Make sure the LAN cable is connected to the PC.

T02090

A communication error occurred while detecting controllers.

An internal processing problem may have occurred in the application.

Contact your local KEYENCE office.

Error Messages

Error ID

Message

Cause

Remedy

T03060,

Failed to display the log view.

An internal processing problem may have occurred in the application.

Contact your local KEYENCE office.

T03090

T04110

The folder does not exist. The save destination path cannot be found.

Please check to see that the save destination path exists.

Error Messages

Appendix

Revision History

Revision History

Printing date

Edition

Revision

March 2012

First Edition

October 2012

Second Edition

Support has been added for version 2.0.0000.

April 2014

Third Edition

Support has been added for version 3.0.0000.

October 2014

Fourth edition

Support has been added for version 3.2.0000.

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