Converting a HMI5070P/HMI5070Pv2 to cMT3072XHT

Converting from your HMI5070P/HMI5070Pv2 is quick and easy, giving you several key hardware upgrades along with some software changes. style=”width: 655.953px; height: 204.11px;” data-filename=”5070pv3072xht.png”> Software: Below is a quick video showing you the easy process of converting your current HMI5070P/HMI5070Pv2 project to one that can be used in the cMT3072XHT. This process will need to…

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…

Why am I getting a Macro warning W2: “Variable not initialized.” after upgrading EBPro?

In EBPro v6.05.01.565, a variable check is performed when saving and compiling a Macro. This check will trigger a “warning W2: variable not initialized.” for each ‘declared’ variable in the macro which has not been ‘initialized’. After a variable has been defined, you can give it a value (in a separate statement) using the = operator.…

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…

Converting HMI500 Libraries

When you use the Translate HM1500 Project option in EasyBuilder-5000 to convert a *.eob file, the Translate tool creates a new project file with a *.mtp extension and it also creates two new Library files that contain the graphics that were in the original *.eob file. It does not convert the original library files for…

I converted my project from a legacy product and the fonts in my project look funny now?

Anytime you convert a project from a legacy software to a newer version there is a risk that your fonts may no longer be supported in the new software. When an EasyBuilder-500 project is converted to EasyBuilder-5000 using the Translate tool, the HMI500 fonts can be used to maintain the look of the original project.…

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