How to Convert a project for a HMC3000 Series to a HMC2000 Series model.

Current applications for the HMC3000 series HMI + PLC models that are in IEC programming mode can easily be converted to a HMC2000 series model.  The legacy Native Ladder programming mode is NOT SUPPORTED on the HMC2000 series modes. Projects created in the Native Ladder programming mode will need to be recreated in IEC programming…

Maple Systems HMI File Extensions

The software for Maple Systems HMI’s has changed and improved over the years, as such the file types and extensions have changed along with it. Below is a list of file extensions associated with the relevant software and HMI model series: HMI5000 Series models: *.emtp file – Working EBPro and EZwarePlus project file *.ecmp file – Compressed…

Converting a MAPware-7000 project from a HMC7000 series model to a HMC3000 series model

Take into consideration the difference in IO modules. If your HMC7000 series project uses IO, these modules will be removed from the IO Allocation folder in the project when it is converted to a 3000 series, yet the tags for the IO module will remain. To automatically remove any unused tags once converted, open the…

Converting a MAPware-7000 project from a HMC7000 series model to a HMC3000 series model

Take into consideration the difference in IO modules. If your HMC7000 series project uses IO, these modules will be removed from the IO Allocation folder in the project, yet the tags for the IO module will remain. To automatically remove any unused tags, open the IO Allocation > Expansion window and configure the slot to…

MAPware-7000 “Black Screen”

If you open up an instance of MAPware-7000 and one of the windows or logic blocks appears as a black screen, try closing the software and reopening it or restarting your computer. If this doesn’t resolve the issue, try reinstalling MAPware or opening the project on another PC with MAPware installed. Contact technical support if…

What is the Winscout Windows PC Diagnostic Script and how do I use it?

Maple Systems Winscout is a non-invasive diagnostic script that gathers all the most relevant data for troubleshooting. The results are saved in plain-text format in the same folder in which you run the script. Please email or share the results (.txt file) with your Tech Support Representative, along with a brief description of the issues…

Why am I experiencing a compile error in Window 8: “Unsupported system tag LB-9036: SD card free space insufficiency alarm (when ON)”?

When compiling a project that was originally created in an older version of EBPro, this error will occur if the model that was selected when the project was originally created does not support SD cards. This is due to a change that was implemented in EBPro: Version 6.05.01. With this change, if the originally selected…

TESTVCDLL.dll error in MAPware7000

This error is caused by a missing Microsoft Visual C++ component.  Navigate to “C:MapleSystemsMAPware-7000” and look for files vcredist_x64.exe and vcredist_x86.exe. Double click on each file to start the installation manager to install the redistributable. data-filename=”image.png” style=”width: 625.458px; height: 171.762px;”> An alternative installation method: Visual Studio C++ 2012 redistributables can be downloaded and installed from…

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