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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 21063680, Entry date: 08/17/2006

Micro Automation: Simplest possible access to PLC data via standard PC applications (MAS 11)

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Note The SIMATIC S7-200 components used in this application example are currently phased out. ...

The SIMATIC S7-200 components used in this application example are currently phased out.
This application can be realized even more effective and easier with the new SIMATIC S7-1200.
The respective application example with SIMATIC S7-1200 is available under entry-ID: 40603943, 67295801
Furthermore, many useful applications with SIMATIC S7-1200 are available under entry-ID: 35923253

Automation task
The configuration described in the set is suitable for the following tasks:
Acquisition and evaluation of process data of an S7-200 CPU on the PC

The configuration can e.g. be used for the following applications:
Archiving process data, creating statistics, operator control and monitoring of process data

Automation solution 
The configuration consists of the following automation components:
CPU S7-224, PC/PG with OPC server S7-200 PC-Access and MS Excel

The software example on the configuration has the following functionality:
Reading and writing process data of an S7-200 CPU using MS Excel

Startup Code
For the startup we offer you software examples with test code and test parameters as download. The software examples support you during the first steps and tests with your Micro Automation Sets. They enable quick testing of the hardware and software interfaces between the products described in the Micro Automation Sets.


Content of Downloads


Flyer (English) 
Micro Application Example (English) 
Set11_DocTech_v1d0_en.pdf ( 312 KB )
Startup Code (STEP 7-Micro/WIN Projekt - CPU with adress 2) Set11_S7-200_Code_2_v1d0_en.zip ( 6 KB )
Startup Code (STEP 7-Micro/WIN Projekt - CPU with adress 3) Set11_S7-200_Code_3_v1d0_en.zip ( 6 KB )
Startup Code (PC-Access Project) Set11_PCAccess_Code_1_v1d0_en.zip ( 10 KB )
Startup Code (MS Excel file) Set11_Excel_v1d0.zip ( 24 KB )


Link contents


S7-200 system manual
System manual
S7-200 PC Access online-help

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