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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 99684399, Entry date: 07/17/2020


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A SINAMICS converter with PROFINET interface should be connected to a PC with the software LabVIEW from National Instruments.

A SINAMICS converter with PROFINET interface is to be connected to a PC with the software LabVIEW from National Instruments.

Cyclic and acyclic I/O communication shall be realized via any network interface of the used PC. LabVIEW shall operate as PROFINET controller.

The application example shows how to connect a SINAMICS S120 converter to a standard PC by using a DLL which is integrated and running in LabVIEW. For simpler handling the application example VIs are provided for standard telegrams. Their interface emulates 1:1 the SINAMICS telegram interface:

·         Standard telegram 1 (Closed-loop speed control)

·         Standard telegram 111 (Basic positioner operation)

·         Free telegram configuration

For acyclic communication an example VI is provided to read/write parameters which can be extended when required.

The DLL to be tied into LabVIEW is based on the product “PROFINET driver for controllers”.
A runtime license is required (e.g. single license  6ES7195-3AA05-0XA0).

  Documentation (1,8 MB) 
 Registrierung notwendig  LabView Library (1,4 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  Starter Project (507,8 KB) 
 Registrierung notwendig  TIA Portal Project V15.1 (221,1 KB)

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