Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 620
Connecting the SIMATIC Box PC 620 to an S5 Programmable Logic Controller
You can connect the SIMATIC Box PC 620 to a SIMATIC S5 programmable logic
controller using the COM1/TTY interface port. The cable for connecting to
SIMATIC S5 CPUs is supplied with the SIMATIC Box PC 620
( Order no.: 6ES5734-2BD20).
Figure 4-8 Connecting the SIMATIC
You connect your
controller as follows:
1. Switch off your device.
2. Insert the connecting cable into the port
COM 1 / AG.
3. Screw down the plug.
4. Plug the cable into the corresponding port on the CPU of the programmable
5. In order to enable TTY operation, you must set TTY to "enabled" in the BIOS
Risk of damage to the Simatic Box PC 620!
The interface port may be damaged if you confuse the connections or use the
wrong connecting cables.
Make sure the TTY cable of the SIMATIC Box PC 620is plugged into the
COM 1 / TTY port and not into the LPT 1 port.
Before inserting the connecting cables, the electrostatic charge in your body, the
device and the connecting cables must be brought to the same potential. Briefly
touch the sheet metal case to do this.
Use only original cables to stablish the connection to the programmable controller.
Box PC 620
Box PC 620 to a SIMATIC S5 programmable logic
to an S5 Programmable Logic Controller
SIMATIC Box PC 620 Manual