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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 82212115, Entry date: 01/29/2014

How do you configure and program an S7 connection and the PUT and GET communication instructions for data transfer between two S7-1500 CPUs?

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You can use the S7 Communication, for example, for data transfer over the integrated PROFINET interface and Industrial Ethernet interface of the S7-1500 CPU.

The following communication instructions are available for S7 Communication:

  • PUT for sending data
  • GET for receiving data

In STEP 7 V12 SP1 Upd2 (TIA Portal) you will find the above-mentioned communication instructions in the "Instructions" task card in the "Communication > S7 Communication" palette.

The document below describes how to configure an S7 connection between two S7-1500 CPUs to exchange data between the S7-1500 CPUs using the PUT and GET communication instructions.

S7_communication_S7-1500_en.pdf ( 1038 KB )

The download includes the "S7_communication.zip".
Copy the "S7_communication.zip" file into a separate directory and then start the file with a double-click. You can then use STEP 7 to open and process the extracted project data.

S7_communication.zip ( 1431 KB )

Further Information
Detailed information about configuring and programming S7 Communication in the S7-1500 CPU is available in the manual entitled "STEP 7 Professional V12.0 SP1" in Entry ID 77991795.

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The screens and downloads in this FAQ response were created with STEP 7 Professional V12 SP1 Upd2 (TIA Portal).

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