Programmable Controller – Shimaden FP93 Series


  • Full multi-input and multi-range performance
    User selectable Thermocouple, RTD, V, mV and Current inputs A 250 Ω resistor is required across the input terminal for 4-20mA DC.
  • Large 20mm bright display
  • Readable from a distance and in a low light area
  • 64-step programs function
  • RS-232C or RS-485 Interface (MODBUS / Shimaden) available
  • Dust and splash proof front panel equivalent to IP66

FP93 Series is programmable controller with a bright, easy-to-see large LED display.


Digital display PV Red 7 segments LED 4 digits
SV Green 7 segments LED 4 digits
PTN Green 7 segments LED 1 digit
STEP Green 7 segments LED 2 digits
Status display OUT Green LED lamp indication
EV1–3 (3 points) Orange LED lamp indication
AT Green LED lamp indication
MAN Green LED lamp indication
COM Green LED lamp indication
DO1–4 (4 points) Green LED lamp indication
GUA Green LED lamp indication
RUN Green LED lamp indication (blinks during FIX)
HLD Green LED lamp indication
Display accuracy ±(0.3%FS + 1 digit), with restriction depending on measuring range, CJ error excluded.
Display accuracy maintaining range 23 °C±5 °C
Display resolution Differs by scaling and measuring range (0.001, 0.01, 0.1 and 1)
Measured value display range -10%–110% of measuring range
(-210–680 °C for Pt -200–600 °C range)
Display updating cycle 0.25 second
Input scaling Possible during linear input (current and voltage)
(-1999–9999, span 10–5000, decimal point position variable)
Local Setting Operated by 8 keys on the front panel
SV setting range Same as measuring range (within setting limiter)
Setting limiter Individual setting for higher and lower limits, any value is selectable within measuring range
(Lower limit < Higher limit)
Keylock OFF, 1–3 (4 levels)
Setting of unit °C or °F selectable for sensor input
Type of input Selectable from multiple (TC, Pt, mV, V) and current (mA)
Thermocouple B, R, S, K, E, J, T, N, PLII, Wre5-26, {U, L (DIN43710)}
Input impedance 500 kΩ min.
External resistance tolerance 100 Ω max.
Influence of lead wire tolerance 1.2μV/10 Ω
Burnout function Standard up scale
Cold junction compensation accuracy Within the accuracy maintaining range ±1 °C
Ambient temperature 5–45 °C±2 °C
For K, T and U thermocouples with indication values below -100°C, ±0.7% FS
Accuracy guarantee not applicable to B thermocouple below 400°C (752°F).
R.T.D. Pt100/JPt100 3-wire type
Normal current 0.25 mA
Lead wire tolerable resistance 5 Ω max./wire (3 lead wires should have the same resistance.)
Influence of lead wire tolerance (error in temperature)
0.3 °C max. in the case of 5 Ω/wire
0.7 °C max. in the case of 10 Ω/wire
1.6 °C max. in the case of 20 Ω/wire
Voltage (mV) -10–10, 0–10, 0–20, 0–50, 10–50, 0–100mV DC
                 (V) -1–1, 0–1, 0–2, 0–5, 1–5, 0–10V DC
Input resistance 500 kΩ min
Current (mA) 4–20, 0–20mA DC
To be used with external 250 Ω shunt resistor (Option)
Sampling cycle 0.25 second
PV filter 0–100 seconds
PV bias -1999–2000 digits
Isolation Not insulated from system and DI but insulated from others
Control mode Expert PID control with auto tuning function
RA (heating)/DA (cooling) action
Type of control output/rating Contact 1c 240V AC 2.5A(resistive load) 1.0A (inductive load)
SSR drive voltage12V±1.5V DC (max. load current 30mA)
Current 4–20mA (max. load resistance 600 Ω)
Voltage 0–10V (max. load current 2mA)
Resolution Approx. 1/8000 (voltage, current outputs)
Output Accuracy ±1.0% FS (5–100%)
Control output
Proportional band (P) OFF or 0.1–999.9% FS (ON-OFF action by OFF)
Integral time (I) OFF or 1–6000 seconds (P or PD action by OFF)
Derivative time (D) OFF or 1–3600 seconds (P or PI action by OFF)
Target value function OFF or 0.01–1.00
ON/OFF hysteresis 1–999 digits
Manual reset ±50.0% (Effective when I = OFF)
Output limiter Lower limit 0.0–99.9%, higher limit 0.1–100.0%
Proportional cycle 1–120 seconds (when contact and SSR drive voltage output)
Manual control 0.0–100.0% Setting resolution 0.1
Control output characteristic RA/DA to be set by front key
Isolation Contact output insulated from all
AO (analog output) not insulated from SSR drive voltage, current or voltage output but insulated from others
External control input (DI)
*DI stands for “Digital Input.”
Number of input points 4
Type of input Edge or level input (none, RUN/RST, HLD, ADV, FIX and start pattern No.)
DI1 fixed to RUN/RST for DI2–DI4, selectable from none, HLD, ADV, FIX and start pattern No.)
Input rating Voltage 5V DC (0.5mA/1 input)
Input holding time Min. 0.125 seconds
Isolation Not insulated from input and system but insulated from others.
Action input Non-voltage contact or open collector
Event output
Contact output rating Normal open (1a × 3 common) 240V AC 1A (resistive load)
Action ON-OFF action
Hysteresis 1–999 digits (during alarm output)
Type Selectable from the following 16 types respectively for EV1, EV2 and EV3
No selection, Higher limit deviation, Lower limit deviation, Outside higher/lower limit deviations, Within higher/lower limit deviations, Higher limit absolute value, Lower limit absolute value, Scaleover, Hold, Guarantee soak, Time signal (2 types), RUN status, STEP signal, END signal, FIX
Event setting range
Absolute value alarm Within measuring range
Deviation alarm Higher limit deviation -1999–2000 digits, lower limit deviation -1999–2000 digits
Outside higher/lower limit deviations 0–2000 digits
Within higher/lower limit deviations 0–2000 digits
Standby action Selectable from the following 4 types respectively for EV1, EV2 and EV3
None, Standby 1 (standby only when power is applied), Standby 2 (standby when power is applied and when
SV in execution is changed), and Standby 3 (input abnormality not output [Control mode])
Output updating cycle 0.25 second
Isolation Insulated from other inputs
Communication function (Option)
Type of communication RS-232C or RS-485
Communication system RS-232C/3-line type half duplex system, RS-485/2-line type half duplex multi-drop (bus) system
Synchronization system Start-stop synchronization system
Communication distance RS-232C/Max. 15m, RS-485/Max. 500 m (depending on conditions)
Communication address 1–255
1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200 bps
1–100 (0.512msec/unit)
Selectable from EEP, rAm and r_E
Shimaden standard mode
Data format  7E1, 7E2, 7N1, 7N2, 8E1, 8E2, 8N1, 8N2
Control code STX_ETX_CR, STX_ETX_CRLF, @_:_CR
Checksum (BCC) Add, Add two’s cmp, XOR, None
Communication code ASCII data
Data format 7E1, 7E2, 7N1, 7N2
Control code CRLF
Checksum (BCC) LRC check
Communication code ASCII data
Function code 03H, 06H
1)03H Reading of data
2)06H Writing of data
Data format 8E1, 8E2, 8N1, 8N2
Control code NON
Checksum (BCC) CRC-16
Communication code Binary data
Function code 03H, 06H
1)03H Reading of data
2)06H Writing of data
Communication mode type Selectable from COM1 and COM2
Number of connectable instruments 1 for RS-232C, 31 for RS-485 (Address setting 1–255)
Isolation insulated from other inputs and outputs
Others Start character and BCC operation method also selectable
Analog output (Option)
Number of output points 1
Type of analog output Selectable from measured value, target value (SV in execution) and control output
Output specification/rating Current 4–20mA DC (max. load resistance 300 Ω)
Voltage 0–10V DC (max. load current 2mA)
0–10mV DC (Output resistance 10 Ω)
Output accuracy ±0.3% FS (Comprehensive accuracy when measured value is output ±0.6% FS )
Scaling Within measuring range or output range (inversed scaling possible)
Output resolution Approx. 1/10000
Output updating cycle 0.25 second
Isolation Not insulated from P.I.V. control output but insulated from others
Status output (DO) (Option)
*DO stands for “Digital Output.”
Number of output points 4
Type of output None, scaleover, hold, guarantee soak, time signal (2 types), RUN status, STEP signal, END signal, FIX
Output specification/rating Open collector darlington output, voltage 24V DC (max. load current 20mA), saturation voltage during status output ON 1.2V
Output updating cycle 0.25 second
Isolation Insulated from other inputs and outputs
Number of patterns Max. 4 (setting 1, 2 or 4 possible)
Number of steps Max. 10–40 (Total number of steps = 40)
Number of PID types Max. 6
Number of zone PID types Max. 3
Zone hysteresis 0–999 digits
Time setting 0 hour 0 minute–99 hours 59 minutes or 0 minute 0 second–99 minutes 59 seconds/1 step
Setting resolution 1 minute or 1 second
Accuracy of time ± (set time × 0.02% + 0.25 second)
Setting for each step SV, step time and PID No.
Time signal 2 outputs/pattern, to be set within time setting range
Number of pattern executions Max. 9999
PV start ON/OFF
Guarantee soak OFF, 1–999 digits
Hold By front key input or external control input
Advance By front key input or external control input
Power failure compensation ON/OFF (guarantee not applicable to the period of time of step in which power failure occurs)
General specification
Data storage Non-volatile memory (EEPROM)
Ambient conditions for operation:
Temperature -10–50 °C
Humidity 90% RH or less (no dew condensation)
Altitude 2000m from the sea level or lower
Category II
Degree of pollution 2
Storage temperature -20–65 °C
Supply voltage 100–240V AC±10% 50/60Hz
24V AC/DC±10% (option)
Input/noise removal ratio 50 dB or higher in normal mode (50/60 Hz)
130 dB or higher in common mode (50/60 Hz)
Insulation resistance Between input/output terminals and power terminal 500V DC 20 MΩ min.
Between input/output terminals and protective conductor terminal 500V DC 20 MΩ min.
Dielectric strength Between input/output terminals and power terminal 3000V AC 1 minute
Between power terminal and protective conductor terminal 1500V AC 1 minute
Power consumption 16VA max. for AC, 7W for DC
Conformity with standards
Safety IEC61010-1 and EN61010-1
EMC EN61326-1
RoHS EN50581
Protective structure Only front panel has dust-proof and drip-proof structure equivalent to IP66.
Material of case PPO (equivalent to UL94V-1)
External dimensions H96 × W96 × D111 mm (Panel depth: 100 mm)
Panel thickness 1.0–4.0 mm
Mounting dimensions H92 × W92 mm
Weight Approx. 450g

Ordering Information

SERIES FP93- 96 x 96 DIN size Program controller (External control input 4 points, event output 3 points – standard)
INPUT 8 Multi Thermocouple B, R, S, K, E, J, T, N, PLII, Wre5-26, U, L
R.T.D. Pt100, JPt100
Voltage mV: -10–10, 0–10, 0–20, 0–50, 10–50, 0–100mV DC Scaling possible
Range: -1999–9999
Span: 10–5000
V : -1–1, 0–1, 0–2, 0–5, 1–5, 0–10V DC
4 Current 4–20, 0–20mA DC (equipped with external 250 shunt resistor)
CONTROL OUTPUT Y- Contact 1c Contact capacity: 240AC 2.5A/resistive load Proportional cycle: 1–120 seconds
I- Current 4–20mA DC Load Resistance: 600 max.
P- SSR drive voltage 12V ±1.5V DC 30mA max. Proportional cycle:1–120 seconds
V- Voltage 0–10V DC Load current: 2mA max.
POWER SUPPLY 90- 100–240V AC ±10%  50/60Hz
08- 24V AC/DC ±10% 50/60Hz
0 None
1 Open collector darlington output Rating: 24 V DC max. 20mA
3 Voltage: 0–10mV DC Output resistance: 10
4 Current: 4–20mA DC Load resistance: 300 max.
6 Voltage: 0–10V DC Load current: 2mA max.
0 None
5 RS-485 Shimaden standard protocol/MODBUS communication protocol
7 RS-232C
REMARKS 0 Without
9 With (Please consult before ordering.)


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