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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 35934076, Entry date: 05/06/2009

SINAMICS G: Speed control of a G120P using S7-300/400 (STEP 7 V5) with PROFIBUS

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This application contains general instructions on how to connect and commissioning the SINAMICS CU230P-2 DP to a PROFIBUS DP network.

The application describes each of the steps involved in creating an S7 project to control a SINAMIC G120 with the CU230P-2 DP via PROFIBUS, and how to control the inverter using a variable table.


This description applies for SINAMICS G120 frequency inverters with Control Units CU230P-2 DP.

This application does not include any description of the following:

  • The SIMATIC STEP 7 programming tool
  • The basic commissioning of the frequency inverter
  •  Commissioning higher-level controls


Hardware configuration



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Documentation (English)
Commissioning of CU230P 2 DP with Profibus
PDF_Commissioning_of_CU230P_2_DP_with_Profibus_en_V1.pdf ( 3093 KB )
CU230P_2_DP_Control_en.zip ( 245 KB )



Version Date


V1.0 06.05.2009 First Edition


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