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Where can I find the IsFirstMastCycle and IsFirstMastColdCycle functions in EcoStruxure Machine Expert?

Published date: 27 May 2020

Issue
Where can I find the IsFirstMastCycle and IsFirstMastColdCycle functions in EcoStruxure Machine Expert?
This function returns a value of TRUE when the PLC is first put into RUN or after a power cycle - useful for initiating machine parameters.

Product Line
EcoStruxure Machine Expert
Versions: v1.1, v1.2.0, v1.2.2

Environment
PLC Configuration software for Windows - Logic Builder -> POU programming window

Resolution
To find the IsFirstMastCycle and IsFirstMastCold functions in EcoStruxure Machine Expert, go to the Input Assistant dialog when programming in a POU (e.g. right-click in the program area of a Structured Text POU to get the context menu to open the Input Assistant).

For the HMISCU, M241 and M251 PLCs:
Select the "Module Calls" category on the left list.
Then expand: SEC-> ReadFunctions

HMISCU:



M241:


M251:


For the Modicon M262:
Select the "Module Calls" category on the left list.
Then expand: PLCSystemBase -> ReadFunctions


Note
: The LMC Motion Controllers do not support this module call

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