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M580 SD memory card format procedure

Published date: 23 April 2018

M580 CPU SD memory card format procedure
  1. Connect to M580 and make sure the Unity project is “Equal”, “Run” and “Built”
  2. Stop the PLC
  3. Open SD card door and make sure LED is ON
  4. Open the “Animation Table” Window
  5. Add system word %SW93.0 and %SW93.1
  6. Turn on the “Modification” button
  7. Enter value “1” for %SW93.0
  8. (This will start the format of the SD card then that value will change back to “0” and the value of %SW93.1 will go from “0” to “1” to indicate the format has completed successfully), (Formatting a standard SD card takes about 30-50 seconds)
  9. When completed enter value of “0” for both %SW93.0 and %SW93.1
  10. Start PLC

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