How do I display historical trend data?

To display historical trend data within the Trend Display Object, you will first need to configure the indexed Data Sampling Object to enable the saving of the sampled data to History Files. The Sampled Data can be saved to HMI memory or USB disk. style=”width: 938px;” data-filename=”Untitled.png”> Once the indexed Data Sampling object has been…

How do I update the Firmware on a cMT-iV5 and/or a cMT-iV6?

The Utility Manager application that comes bundled and installed with EBPro, features a Firmware upgrade utility for the cMT-iV5 and iV6. The Utility Manager application is located in the root of the EBPro installation directory. By default, it is installed in C:Maple SystemsEBProUtilityManagerEx.exe. You will need to select the cMT X Series as the model…

How to control object visibility in EasyBuilderPro

The Enhanced or Basic security feature can indeed be used to control object visibility, as select objects can be hidden for different access levels.   Object visibility an also be controlled based on the status of a bit, which can be configured on the Security tab in the object attributes window. data-filename=”image.png” style=”width: 50%;”>

When I create a new Meter Display object and use a REAL or DINT data type/tag from a PLC, I can not add negative values in the limits.

When creating a New Meter Display Object for a cMT Series HMI, you may not be able to assign a negative value for the minimum or maximum values when using REAL, DINT, or INT signed data types. Solution: First, select a Local Word (LW) register for the Read Address in the Meter Display Object Properties…

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…

How to read a 32-bit register using a 16-bit protocol like Modbus?

When you want to read 32-bit register using a word addressed protocol like Modbus all you have to to is set the format to a 32-bit format (32-bit signed, 32-bit unsigned, 32-bit float) on the format tab of your object. The HMI will take care of reading the correct number of registers:<br />

How to use the Word Lamp in EBPro

The Word Lamp Object is used as an indicator to represent the value in a PLC register, or the value in a register in the HMI local memory (LW). Creates a graphics object to reflect the current state of a multi-state PLC data register. It can display a different shape or picture depending on the…

ASCII object displaying String has unwanted extra spaces

There was an issue that cropped up in some recent versions of EBPro that caused the UNICODE selection in ASCII objects to not work. This has been fixed in EBPro v6.04.02.552. The latest version of EBPro can be downloaded from our website at:EBPro Full Version

What is the Recipe Feature?

A recipe defines a series of parameters assigned to internal HMI registers (non-volatile memory locations) that are downloaded to corresponding PLC registers for a predefined control process. The Recipe feature in EBPro is used to create preset variables in the HMI for different batch processes. Manage batch processes and easily select different batch variables to…

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