Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 22632919, Entry date: 07/02/2007
How do you set the network-related parameters for multimaster mode in STEP 7 Micro/WIN?
Proceed as follows in STEP 7 Micro/WIN to activate multimaster mode in the network.
|1||Make sure that the navigation bar is visible in STEP 7 Micro/WIN (menu "View/Frame/Navigation Bar").|
|2||Click on the "Set PG/PC interface" button.|
|3||Select the PPI interface used and click on "Properties".|
|4||In the "PPI" tab enable the check box for "Multimaster network" and close the Properties window by clicking "OK" twice.|
The following cables are multimaster-compatible:
|Intelligent RS232/PPI cable with built-in RS232/RS485 converter||6ES7 901-3CB30-0XA0|
|Intelligent USB/PPI cable with built-in USB/RS485 converter||6ES7 901-3DB30-0XA0|
Multimaster mode, PPI, Interface
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