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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 31536572, Entry date: 06/03/2009

Connecting external periphery to PCS 7 via IE/PB Link PN IO

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Purpose of this document
The application shows how, in an existing system, field devices at a profibus from an external manufacturer can be parameterized via PCS 7 with the Process Device Manager (PDM).

Main contents
The steps for the configuration of the IE/PB Link PN IO on a PCS 7 Engineering Station (ES) are described by in the example of the connection with a PROFIBUS PA device at a SIEMENS DP/PA Link.


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Connecting external periphery to PCS 7 via IE/PB Link PN IO 31536572_Anbindung_IEPB-Link_PNIO_en.pdf ( 864 KB )





09/2008 V1.0 First release

05/2009 V2.0

Revision IE/PB Link PN IO incl. PCS 7 V7.1


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