Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 28263099, Entry date: 02/09/2010
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What should you watch out for when setting up a connection between S7-200 and SIMATIC Panels or WinCC flexible PC Runtime and what are the options?

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Description
Below is a description of the settings you must make for configuring a connection between panels or WinCC flexible PC Runtime and S7-200.

Please follow the instructions in the PDF file (Attachment 1). The following points are covered in the document.

1 Connection via PROFIBUS
    1.1 Configuration in WinCC flexible
    1.1.1 Settings in the configuration
    1.2 Settings in STEP 7 Micro/WIN
2 Connection via Ethernet (CP243-1)
    2.1 Requirements
    2.1.1 Connection between S7-200 and WinCC flexible PC Runtime
    2.1.2 Connection between S7-200 and Windows-based operator panels
    2.2 Configuration of CP 243-1 with STEP 7 Micro/WIN
    2.3 Configuration
    2.3.1 WinCC flexible PC Runtime
    2.3.2 Windows-based operator panels
3 Connection via RS232/ PPI cable
    3.1 Connection between WinCC flexible PC Runtime and an S7-200 controller
4 Connection via TeleService
    4.1 Requirements
    4.2 Direct connection between a TS Adapter II-Modem and an S7-200 controller
    4.3 Direct connection between a TS Adapter II-Modem and an S7-200 controller and a panel via MPI
    4.4 Direct connection between a TS Adapter II-Modem and an S7-200 controller, an S7-300 controller and a panel via MPI

Attachment 1: S7-200_WinCCflexRT_Panels.pdf ( 1107 KB )

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Keywords:
COM port; COM interface, serial interface, Micro Automation, HMI