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PLCs >KEYENCE Corporation KV-700/1000/3000/5000 CPU Direct Driver

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Title KEYENCE Corporation KV-700/1000/3000/5000 CPU Direct Driver
Version Ver. 1.16.06
File Name KEY_KCPU.exe
File Size 871KB
Applicable Software GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.10.000 or later
Pro-Server EX Ver. 1.30.000 or later
To check your version, go to the ” Help ” menu → ” Version Info ”.
Related Devices
  • KV-700 Series
  • KV-1000 Series
  • KV-3000 Series
  • KV-5000 Series
  • KV-5500 Series
  • KV-7000 Series
  • KV-Nano Series
Related Units Required versions depend on models.
Please check "Supported Models / Version" for the required versions of GP-Pro EX. Required driver versions for different models are listed below.

Model Required driver version
GP3000 Series Ver. 1.10.01 or later
ST3000 Series Ver. 1.11.01 or later
LT3000 Series Ver. 1.15.05 or later
GP4100 Series (GP4104: Ethernet Multilink only) Ver. 1.14.03 or later
GP4100 Series (GP4105, GP4106) Ver. 1.14.02 or later
GP4100 Series (GP4107) Ver. 1.16.06 or later
GP4000M Series Ver. 1.14.03 or later
GP4000 Series Ver. 1.14.04 or later
LT4000M Series Ver. 1.15.06 or later
SP5000 Series Ver. 1.15.06 or later
IPC Series for WinGP Ver. 1.11.01 or later
General PCs for WinGP Ver. 1.11.01 or later
Device/PLC Connection Manual For details, please read the following
PDF:key_kcpu.pdf ( 1,521KB )

For general information regarding Device connection and documentation conventions, please refer to "Device/PLC Connection Manual".
Updated Contents Ver. 1.16.06 (Nov. 27, 2015)
The following functionalities were added.
  • KV-7000 Series Support
  • KV-Nano Series Support

Installation (This file is self-extracting.)

  1. Please confirm that the supported software is installed in your computer. Prior to installing the driver, close all your personal computer applications, including any resident programs such as virus detection program, etc.
  2. Click on the above file name to download the data to desired folder.
  3. After the download to your PC is finished, double-click on the file's icon to start the installer program.
  4. After the installer starts, follow the instructions given on each screen.
  5. After installation, execute GP-Pro EX.
  6. After installation, click on the Device/PLC area's [KEYENCE Corporation] selection and select [KV-700/1000/3000/5000 CPU Direct].
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When using the driver, be sure to refer to the Device Connection Manual PDF (Shown above). Also, for general information regarding Device connection and documentation conventions please refer to "Device/PLC Connection Manual".

Update History:

[Ver. 1.16.06] (Nov. 27, 2015)

The following functionalities were added.
  • KV-7000 Series Support
  • KV-Nano Series Support

[Ver. 1.15.06] (Jul. 27, 2012)

The following functionalities were added.
  • LT3000 Support
  • USB-Serial (RS-422/485) Conversion Adapter Support

[Ver. 1.14.06] (Feb. 17, 2012)

The following issues were corrected:
  • If "38400" or more is specified in the pass-through function, communication may not be made normally.
  • When the pass-through function is used via Ethernet, connection to PLC cannot be made.

[Ver. 1.14.05]

The following issue was corrected:
  • A device comment cannot be transferred via the pass-through function.

[Ver. 1.14.04]

The following setting was added:
  • GP4000 Series were supported.
    * GP-Pro EX Ver. 3.00.000 or later is necessary to use GP4000 Series.
The following issue was corrected:
  • When the program development tool is left online for long hours in the use of pass-through function, the communication error may occur.

[Ver. 1.14.03]

The following settings were added:
  • GP4000M Series were supported.
    * GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.71.000 or later is necessary to use GP4000M Series.

  • GP-4104 was supported.
    * GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.70.000 or later is necessary to use GP-4104 (Ethernet Multilink).
The following issue was corrected:
  • Reading 126 or more inconsecutive addresses of ZF device may cause a communication error.

[Ver. 1.14.02]

The following setting was added:
  • GP-4105 and GP-4106 were supported.
    * GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.60.000 or later is necessary to use GP-4105 or GP-4106.

[Ver. 1.13.02] (Oct. 16, 2008)

The following setting was added:
  • Support for Pass-through.

[Ver. 1.12.02] (Aug. 21, 2008)

The following issue was corrected:
  • When the KV-700/1000 series is selected, the address of an Input Relay / Output Relay / Internal Auxiliary Relay cannot be correctly set.

[Ver. 1.12.01] (Mar. 17, 2008)

The following settings were added:
  • KV-3000Series/KV-5000 Series are supported.
  • The driver name is changed to "KV-700/1000/3000/5000 CPU Direct".

[Ver. 1.11.01] (Oct. 31, 2007)

The The following setting was added:
  • Support for Device Monitor
    * GP-Pro EX Ver. 2.00.000 or later is necessary to use a Device Monitor.

Last Updated : Nov. 27, 2015
Posted : Oct. 31, 2007

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