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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109754382, Entry date: 05/09/2018

SINAMICS Startdrive V15

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You can download SINAMICS Startdrive V15 here

Startdrive V15 can also be ordered directly as a DVD:

OSS note regarding SINAMICS Startdrive V15

Third-party software – license conditions and copyright notes

You can find the copyright notes for third-party software included in this product, particularly open source software, as well as applicable license conditions of such third-party software in the following file:

 Registrierung notwendig  Readme_OSS_All_Languages.htm (2.9 MB)

Special note for resellers

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

OSS source code

The OSS source code files are part of the download package and can be downloaded separately here:

 Registrierung notwendig  TIA_OpenSourceSoftware.zip (725.5 KB)

 Registrierung notwendig  HWCN_OpenSourceSoftware.zip (228.8 KB)109760845


There is only one combined download package for Startdrive Basic V15 and Startdrive Advanced V15. To use the Startdrive Advanced functionality, no further installation is required, merely the license key.

 SINAMICS Startdrive V15

SINAMICS Startdrive V15

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Please directly install Startdrive V15 Update 1

The successor version to Startdrive V15 ist Startdrive V15.1. Startdrive V15.1 can be downloaded at 109760845 .

SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 1

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SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 1 includes the complete installation of Startdrive V15. The installation of Startdrive V15 is not a precondition for SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 1.

SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 1 is applicable for Startdrive Basic and Startdrive Advanced.

 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_V15.exe (2.8 MB)

 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_V15.001 (2.0 GB)

 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_V15.002 (1.7 GB)

SHA-256 checksum  Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_V15.txt (1 KB) Information about SHA-256

SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 2

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The installation of SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 1 is a precondition for SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 2. Update 2 does not include SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 1.

SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 2 is applicable for Startdrive Basic and Startdrive Advanced.

 Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_Advanced_V15_UPD2.exe (2.4 GB)

SHA-256 checksum  Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_Advanced_V15_UPD2.txt (1 KB) Information about SHA-256

SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 3

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Update 3 includes Update 2. Update 1 is, however, not included and must be installed separately.

Update 3 is applicable for Startdrive V15 Basic and Startdrive V15 Advanced.

 Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_V15_UPD3.exe (2.8 GB)

SHA-256 checksum:  Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_V15_UPD3.txt (1 KB)   Information about SHA-256

SINAMICS Startdrive V15 Update 4

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Update 4 includes all previous updates. Previous updates do not have to be installed in order to be able to install Update 4.

Update 4 is applicable for Startdrive V15 Basic and Startdrive V15 Advanced.

 Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_Advanced_V15_UPD4.exe (2.9 GB)

SHA-265 checksum:  Registrierung notwendig  SINAMICS_Startdrive_V15_UPD3.txt (1 KB) Information about SHA-256 

Startdrive supports Chinese (simplified), English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

SINAMICS Startdrive Basic can be used free of charge without having to enter a license key. However, for licensing reasons, you should be in possession of a SINAMICS Startdrive Basic license certificate (any version). If you do not have a license, you can order the current SINAMICS Startdrive Basic version – including the license certificate – as a DVD or you can download it.

Data protection

Siemens observes standard data protection principles, in particular the principle of privacy by design. Further information on complying with the General Data Protection Regulation  Compliance _with_General_Data_Protection_Regulation_en.pdf (20.0 KB)

Installation procedure for Startdrive V15

  1. Download the attached files to a target directory on your hard disk.
  2. Please ensure that there are no spaces anywhere in the entire path name of this target directory.
  3. Launch Startdrive by running "Start.exe".

 Startdrive V15 Support Package for SINAMICS firmware V4.7 SP10 

Startdrive V15 Support Package for SINAMICS firmware V4.7 SP10

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 Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_V15_HSP_FW_V4_7_SP10.zip (460.6 MB)

SHA-256 checksum  Registrierung notwendig  Startdrive_V15_HSP_FW_V4_7_SP10.txt (1 KB)

Information on the SHA-256 checksum 109483101 

Startdrive V15 is a requirement for the installation of the Support Package for SINAMICS firmware V4.7 SP10. 

Installation information for the Startdrive V15 Support Package for SINAMICS Firmware V4.7 SP10

Under 54163658 , you will find a description of how to update the hardware catalog of your Startdrive (TIA Portal) installation with this download.

The Support Package for SINAMICS firmware version 4.7 SP10 can only be installed if Startdrive V15 has already been installed. If Startdrive V15 is installed again, the Support Package must also be installed again.

Download of previous versions

Previous versions of Startdrive V15 can be downloaded at 68034568 .

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