[SMC Corporation] Electric Actuator Connection(SP5000/GP4000 Series)


You can connect SP5000/GP4000 Series to an electric actuator “LEC Series” made by SMC Corporation with RS-485 communication. Up to 16 actuators can be connected.
Besides, when a touch panel is connected to a controller such as PLC with RS-232C, simultaneous communication to several devices can be done.
And by using LAN port of a touch panel, various data of PLC or LEC series for an electric actuator controller can be transmitted to upper server PC.


Supported Connection Devices

ManufacturerSupported Model
SMC CorporationElectric Actuator LEC series

Target HMI

Related UnitsSP5000 SeriesGP4000
ResolutionWVGA (800×480 pixels)VGA (640×480 pixels)VGA (640×480 pixels)
Related ModelsBox Module : SP-5B10, SP-5B40
Display Module : SP-5400WA 
Box Module : SP-5B10, SP-5B40
Display Module : SP-5500TP 
  • GP-Pro EX Ver. 3.01.203 or later is required. For SP5000 Series, GP-Pro EX Ver. 4.03.000 or later is required.
  • We do not guarantee that the operation of this sample will be uninterrupted or error-free.
  • When this sample is used with Open Box (SP-5B40) and display modules of different resolutions, to change the setting of display unit in GP-Pro EX is required.
  • For WVGA (800×480 pixels),there is function button area at the right of the screen. Please read the manual," Functions Added to Sample Project File for SP5000 Wide Model ".


  • Actuator status (such as current position and current speed) can be checked on a SP5000/GP4000 Series unit.
  • The basic operations, such as JOG operations, return to an original position and error reset, can be controlled from a SP5000/GP4000 Series unit.
  • Step data and parameters can be configured, edited and stored on a SP5000/GP4000 Series unit.
  • Details of current alarm and alarm history can be viewed on a SP5000/GP4000 Series unit.
  • Up to 16 units can be connected at once with multiple axis support within the Indirect Device setting feature.
  • Test operation for operation check of step data can be performed on SP5000/GP4000 Series unit.

How to Install

These download files are self-extracting files.
Double-click on the file to open a sample file and the PDF file of an explanatory material.

Download file

SP5000 Series VGA
3.44 MB (3,605,105 Byte)
SP5000 Series WVGA
4.15 MB (4,347,088 Byte)
GP4000 Series VGA
1.55 MB (1,626,335 Byte)

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