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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109744928, Entry date: 02/24/2017

Delivery release and download of block update V5.5.4.3 for the SIMATIC_NET_CP library in STEP 7 / NCM S7 V5.5 SP4.

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There is a block update for the SIMATIC_NET_CP library in STEP 7 / NCM S7 V5.5 SP4.

There is a block update for the SIMATIC_NET_CP library in STEP 7 / NCM S7 V5.5 SP4.

The V5.5.4.3 block update contains improved versions of the following blocks compared to STEP 7 / NCM S7 V5.5 SP4:

- FB10/CP_300 V1.1

- FB40/CP_300 V2.1

- FB10/CP_400 V1.1

- FB40/CP_400 V2.3

Additionally, the following blocks that were not included in STEP 7 / NCM S7 V5.5 SP4 are added by the V5.5.4.3 block update:

- FB230/CP_400 V1.0

- FB231/CP_400 V1.0

- FB232/CP_400 V1.0

- FB233/CP_400 V1.0

- FB234/CP_400 V1.0

- FB235/CP_400 V1.0

- FB236/CP_400 V1.0

You can find detailed information on the block history
forthe SIMATIC_NET_CP library in the document
"Version history of the SIMATIC NET function blocks and functions for SIMATIC S7-CPs"
under the following link109474421
Please always use
thelatest block versions for new user programs.

Detailed information on the use of the communication blocks from the SIMATIC_NET_CP library

is provided as usual in the SIMATIC NET manuals on NCM S7 for PROFIBUS or Industrial Ethernet

in the STEP 7 online help or the Programming manual for SIMATIC NET CPs. 62543517

The download of the block library available here contains product improvements in the blocks. This update is released for all versions of STEP 7 as of V5.5.4.

This download is only an update of the block library. Please note that to use some of the new functions it is also necessary to use specific STEP 7 versions or a hardware support package for the corresponding STEP 7 version.

Installation of the SIMATIC_NET_CP library:

  • Terminate STEP 7
  • Execute the file "S7LibUpdate_V_2017_01_30.exe" in any directory
  • Follow the instructions on the screen
  • The SIMATIC NET Lib is updated when the SETUP finishes without error. STEP 7 can now be reopened.


If the block library is not visible in the Open dialog after setup,

open it via "Open -> Browse".

Third-party software – license conditions and copyright notes

Copyright notes for the third-party software contained in this product, especially Open Source Software, as well as applicable license conditions of such software can be found in the ReadMe_OSS file.

Special note for resellers

The information and the license conditions in the Readme_OSS file must be passed on to the purchasing party to avoid license infringements by the reseller or purchasing party.

Registrierung notwendig SimaticNetLibUpdate_VS2012_160602_ReadMe.html (209.5 KB)

You can download the file here.

Registrierung notwendig S7LibUpdate_V_2017-01-30.exe (11.0 MB)

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