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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109745647, Entry date: 04/13/2017

Delivery Release SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 SP1 and TRIAL download

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The service pack 1 for SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 is now (13th of April 2017) available.

The Service pack 1 for SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced is available for delivery. This will be supplied within the scope of the corresponding Software Update Service contracts.

The service pack is valid for upgrading SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0. Besides a lot of improvements, the service pack supports the installation of Microsoft Windows 10.

As a registered customer, you can download the trial version of S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 SP1 and test it for 21 days.

SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 SP1 contains:

  • 21 day trial
  • Release for Windows 10

Important product note

The firmware within PLCSIM Advanced correlates with the firmware 2.0 of a PLC S7-15xx with firmware 2.0.

A PLC with earlier firmwar versions (e.g. firmware 1.8) can be downloaded to PLCSIM Advanced. The download of a PLC with newer firmware versions > firmware 2.0 will end in an abortion of the download.

To use PLCSIM Advanced with STEP 7 V14 SP1 all PLCs within a STEP 7 project need to have a firmware version <= 2.0.

Which instructions/hardware modules of V14 SP1 can not be used with PLCSIM V1.0 SP1 due to the restriction of the product note?

- System Power Supply PS 60W 24/48/60V DC HF (6ES7505-0RB00-0AB0)

- Instructions:

- Scatter and Gather

- GetSMCinfo

 - STEP 7 Safety: consistent upload of safety projects

Important installation notes

The service pack available in the entry can be used for upgrading existing SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 installations as well as for new installations.

System requirements

SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced has been released for use with the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • Windows 7 Enterprise SP1
  • Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (complete installation)
  • Windows 10 Home Version 1607
  • Windows 10 Professional Version 1607
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Version 1607
  • Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
  • Windows Server 2016 R2 Standard (complete installation)

The following table shows the recommended hardware for operating SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 SP1:

Processor2.2 GHz Intel® Celeron® Dual Core
  • 4 GB for one instance
  • 8 GB for 4 instances
Hard diskMinimum 5 GB of free hard disk memory
Screen resolution1024 x 768

Supported virtualization platforms

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.0
  • VMware Workstation Professional 12 / 12.5
  • VMware Workstation Player 12 / 12.5

The following virus scanners were tested with S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 SP1.

  • Windows Defender
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016
  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8
  • Trend Micro Office Scan Corporate Edition 11.0
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

Ordering data

Information on further SIMATIC STEP 7 option packages and on ordering data is available in the following entry: 109744304 

Notes about downloadting

The software is subject to export restrictions. Download is only possible for registered users. Please note that, on account of the strong demand, the registration for export-restricted downloads will take some time.

SIMATIC S7-PLCSIM Advanced V1.0 SP1:

 Download unterliegt Exportcontrolle  SIMATIC_PLCSIM_Advanced_V1_SP1.exe (602,9 MB)

SHA-256 checksum:

 Registrierung notwendig  SIMATIC_PLCSIM_Advanced_V1_SP1.txt (1 KB) 

Information on SHA-256 can be found here

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