Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 39960679, Entry date: 07/24/2015
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How do you connect a PC station to an S7-1200 with OPC?

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This entry shows you how to connect a PC station to an S7-1200 using OPC.
A PC station and S7-1200 are configured together in a project in the TIA Portal
The document below describes how to configure a PC station, an S7-1200 and an S7 connection in the TIA Portal to exchange data between a SIMATIC NET OPC server and an S7-1200 CPU.

Requirements

  • TIA Portal (STEP 7 Professional V12 SP1 Upd2 or higher) is required for configuring the S7-1200, the PC station and the S7 connection.
  • SIMATIC NET DVD V12 or higher is required for the communication.

  s7-1200_opc_simatic-net_tia-portal_e.pdf (17,0 MB)


The PC-Station and S7-1200 are configured in different projects
In order to be able to exchange data between the SIMATIC NET OPC server and the S7-1200 CPU the PC station and S7-1200 are configured in different projects.

  • The PC station and the S7 connection are configured in NCM PC or STEP 7 V5.5 SP3.
  • S7-1200 is configured in the TIA Portal (STEP 7 Basic or Professional V12 SP1 Upd2 or higher).

  s7-1200_opc_simatic-net_ncm-pc_e.pdf (10,2 MB)

Additional Keywords
OPC Server, OPC Client, OPC Scout, TIA Portal