Mitsubishi GX Works 2 with Factory I/O PLC Training

Using GX Works 2 software with PLC Simulation, MX OPC Server and Factory I/O, Intermediate level.

Training Course Objectives:

What you’ll learn

  • Learn the requirement of the software we going to learn..
  • Download and Install GX Works 2 Software, MELSEX MX OPC Server & Factory I/O..
  • Mitsubishi PLC Addressing.
  • Create a project and understand how it works with Mitsubishi PLC simulations..
  • Download, Upload, Save and copy programs with simulation PLC..
  • Utilize advanced troubleshooting tools online with Factory IO and GX Work 2..
  • Formulate a control strategy for creating PLC programs..
  • Fully document a PLC program..
  • Link the PLC Program with MELSEC MX OPC Server by creating Tags..
  • Link the OPC Server with FACTORY I/O and create scene..
  • Practice with 5 type of scenes from Factory IO with PLC programming Projects.

Course Content

  • Freshed Up with Programmable Logic Controllers. –> 5 lectures • 37min.
  • Setup with GX Works 2 software –> 4 lectures • 24min.
  • Create PLC program in GX Works 2 –> 13 lectures • 1hr 51min.
  • Setup and create with MELSEC MX OPC Server Software –> 4 lectures • 21min.
  • Setup Factory I/O and Introductions (Basic) –> 8 lectures • 1hr 7min.
  • Create Scenes (PROJECTS) in Factory I/O & link to GX Works 2 Program –> 5 lectures • 44min.
  • End Lesson Bonus Credit –> 1 lecture • 20min.

Mitsubishi GX Works 2 with Factory I/O PLC Training


  • Basic computer skills are required..
  • Windows 7, 8 or 10 PRO is required..
  • Basic Electricity knowledge..
  • Basic Knowledge on Electrical /Electronics..
  • Basic Industrial Knowledge..
  • Basic “Numbering systems” knowledge..
  • Basic Programmable Logic Controller Knowledge..
  • Basic Ladder Logic Programming Knowledge..

Training Course Objectives:

This training program for Mitsubishi Intermediate PLC Programming using Simulation link with MELSEC MX OPC Server communicate using Factory I/O course provides a deep understanding of Mitsubishi PLCs programming capabilities using OPC Server as communications. Control strategies and programming will be reviewed. Data Movement, Floating Point Math, Shift, Compare, Distribute, Collection, Transfer, and other instructions will be covered. After that, we will use the MX OPC Server to link with Factory IO and do some scenes.

Training Course Aims:

Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Able to install GX Works 2 software and test run simulations.
  • Construct, test and run PLC programs using instructions in GX Works 2,
  • Download, Upload, Save and copy programs.
  • Download and Install MX OPC Server (Demo Version).
  • Able to create links and tags MX OPC Server with GX Works 2.
  • Download and Install Factory I/O.
  • Able to Link Factory I/O projects with MX OPC Server.
  • Utilize advanced troubleshooting tools online through Factory I/O.
  • Learn basic operation using Factory IO and learn how to link with MX OPC Server.
  • Do 3 to 4 Basic to Intermediate lever projects.
  • Utilize advanced troubleshooting tools.

Recommended Audience:

Electricians, Technicians, Engineers, Maintenance Personnel, Control Engineers, Individuals who need to be able to understand the intermediate capabilities of Mitsubishi PLCs.


  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • OS Requirement: Windows 7 Profesional, Windows 8 Pro or Windows 10 Pro | 32 Bit.
  • Basic knowledge in PLC and Ladder Logic is needed.
  • Installed GX Works 2 (Will guide you to download the software).
  • Installed MELSEC MX OPC Server 6.01 or 6.02 (Will guide you to download the software).
  • Installed Factory I/O full or demo package. (Will guide you to download the software).
  • Basic Electricity.

Trainer’s Introduction:

Mr. Sunderasen (TSoon) has more than 32 years of industry experience in PLC and HMI programming as a Project Engineer in Singapore. Trained in Australia as an Electrical and Instrument Engineer, he then got his formal PLC and Robotics Training from Ngee Ann Poly Singapore. Mr.TSoon has worked in an OEM company for machine fabrication as a programmer and has commissioned machines in Germany, Thailand, India, China, Philippines, and Malaysia. Throughout his years of industry experience, he has undergone specialized training and massive exposure towards different PLC systems, i.e. Siemens (Siemens Singapore), Allen Bradley (Rockwell Singapore), Omron (Precision Singapore), Adept Robot (Adept Singapore), and GE Fanuc (TDS Singapore). He has also vast experience in Building Management systems, integrating HVAC, Security, Fire Fighting System, Electrical and Utilities into one centralized monitoring station.