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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 87447188, Entry date: 09/17/2019
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SIMATIC S7-based Telecontrol via DNP3- and IEC 60870-5-Protocol

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The control station communicates with the outstations via Ethernet using the DNP3 and IEC 60870-5 telecontrol protocol.

Overview of the application example
Three outstations are connected to a control center. Various products from the SIMATIC portfolio are used.
The outstations are available in 3 versions:

  • S7‑1500 with TIM 1531 IRC

  • S7‑1200 with CP 1243‑1

  • ET 200SP (based on S7-1500) with CP 1542SP‑1 IRC

The WinCC TeleControl software is installed at the control station, making the control station the DNP3- or IEC 60870-5-master.



Benefits
The solution presented in this document offers you the following advantages:

  • Use of a standard DNP3- or IEC 60870-5 protocol.

  • Efficient and safe monitoring and control of process plants.

  • Homogeneous SIMATIC solution, as the SIMATIC portfolio offers software and hardware for DNP3- and IEC 60870-5-masters and outstations.

  • Connection to all standardized DNP3- and IEC 60870-5-master systems possible.

Downloads
  Documentation DNP3 protocol (1,8 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Project DNP3 protocol TIA Portal V15.1 (45,5 MB)

  Documentation IEC 60870-5 protocol (1,8 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Project IEC 60870-5 protocol TIA Portal V15.1 (57,6 MB)

Last Changes
Addition of the IEC 60870-5 protocol

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