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Preface, Contents Part I Introduction SIMATIC HMI Part II Functions OP27, OP37 Operator Panels Equipment Manual Part III Installation and Commissioning Part IV Equipment Description and Maintenance Part V Appendices Glossary, Index 6AV3991–1AK01–0AB0 Release 05/99 Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ... Guaranteed | (888) 88-SOURCE | www.artisantg.com...
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Preface Purpose This equipment manual provides operation, installation, configuration and sys- tem personnel with information concerning functionality, operation and techni- cal design of the Operator Panels OP27 and OP37. Organization of the The ”OP27 , OP37 Operator Panel” equipment manual is organized into the manual following chapters: Part...
Preface History The various releases of the equipment manual correspond to the following firmware and versions: Release Release Remarks Remarks ProTool Version ProTool Version 09/96 First release of the OP37 equipment V 2.5 and later manual 11/97 Inclusion of the OP27 and revision V 4.0 and later according to the new documentation concept...
Preface Other support In the case of technical queries, please contact your local Siemens in the sub- sidiaries and branches responsible for your area. Refer to Appendix E of this equipment manual for a list of addresses. SIMATIC Customer Support Hotline...
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Preface Abbreviations The abbreviations used in this equipment manual have the following meaning: Alarm Message ANSI American National Standards Institute AS511 Protocol of the PU interface to SIMATIC S5 ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange Automation Unit Control Panel Interface Central Processing Unit Dual-In-Line (package) Decentral Periphery...
Product Description Use of OP27 and The implementation of Operator Panels OP27 and OP37 enables operating OP37 statuses, current process values and faults in respect of a connected PLC to be graphically represented and the machine or system to be monitored easily oper- ated.
Product Description Configuration Graphics and texts to be displayed on the OP must be created beforehand using using ProTool a configuration computer (PC or PU) implementing the configuration software ProTool. Before downloading the configuration data to the OP, connect the configuration computer to the OP (refer to the configuration phase in Fig- ure 1-1).
Product Description Visualizing and Controlling Processes Display and The basic functions of the OP27 und OP37 Operator Panels are the visualiza- operating tion of process statuses and the operation of processes. The following display functions and operating functions can be configured: screens input/output of process values bar graphs and trends...
Product Description Messages Messages are displayed on the OP in plain text. The message text may also contain current process values. Incoming messages are stored in a message buffer together with their date and time. Event messages provide information and operating notes on current processes or machine states, for example Motor running at 3000 revs.
Product Description Functions for The OPs are equipped with a range of function keys which can be assigned function keys and operating functions, such as message logging on/off, screen selection and print soft keys screen during configuration. The function keys may be assigned globally or locally.
Product Description The OPs at a Glance The following unit models are available: OP27M with STN monochrome display for screens with gray shading OP27C with STN color display OP37 with STN color display OP37 with TFT color display OP27 OP37 Hardware OP27M OP27C...
Product Description Hardware OP27M OP27C OP37 Interfaces Serial communications 2 x RS232/TTY 2 x RS232/TTY port for (active/passive) (active/passive) connection to PLC, 1 x RS422/RS485 1 x RS422/RS485 PC/PU, printer 1 x TTY (passive) / RS422/RS485 Parallel interface for – 1 x TTL connecting a printer (Centronics)
Product Description Options OP27M OP27C OP37 Floppy disk Storage capacity – 1.44 MB drive Hard disk Storage capacity – 2 GB AT extension Plug-in length, 16-bit – slot AT cards Can only be used in conjunction with SIMATIC S7 PLC Can only be used in DOS mode OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual Release 05/99...
Functionalty The following table presents an overview of the functions of operator panels OP27 and OP37. The values specified are the maximum values that can be managed by the respective OP. The values are limited by the size of the working memory. Functions OP27 OP37...
Functionalty Functions OP27 OP37 Message acquisition Time of occurrence Date and time Message events Arrive, depart, acknowledge Screens View Printout Static screen elements Pixel graphics Text Character graphics Input/output elements Numeric/alphanumeric input fields Numeric/alphanumeric output fields Combined input/output fields Symbolic text input fields Symbolic text/graphics output fields Bar graphs Trends...
Functionalty Functions OP27 OP37 Recipes Number Data records per recipe Entries per data record 3000 (SIMATIC S7) PLC/OP ! data medium Save (create) data records Data medium ! OP/PLC Load data records Delete data records On data medium Modify (edit) data records On data medium PLC ! OP Transfer current values...
Functionalty Functions OP27 OP37 Communication SIMATIC S5 – AS511 – FAP – PROFIBUS-DP SIMATIC S7/M7 – PPI (S7 driver) (S d i – MPI (S7 driver) MPI (S7 driver) – PROFIBUS-DP – PROFIBUS-DP (S7 driver) SIMATIC 500/505 – NITP Block driver –...
Part FUNCTIONS General Operation Screens Password Protection Messages Printing Recipes Storing and Loading Data Status/Control Tag with the OP System Settings Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ... Guaranteed | (888) 88-SOURCE | www.artisantg.com...
General Operation Operating concept It is possible to observe the operating status of the machine or system being monitored using the OP screen and directly intervene in the process running via the OP keyboard. Screen partitioning A screen occupies the entire display. An example of screen partitioning is illus- trated in Figure 3-1.
General Operation Message indicator The message indicator indicates that alarm messages have been received. Not flashing: Alarm messages have been received. Flashing: Alarm messages have been received which have not been acknowledged. Window Message window: By default, the window for system messages is displayed in the top part of the screen area.
General Operation Changing the Active Window Overview It is possible to have several windows open at the same time on the OP. It is possible to switch between the following windows: main screen fixed window message line/message window Window selection Use the middle cursor key to switch between the various windows.
General Operation Integrated Keyboard Keypads The OP keyboard consists of two functional keypads: the function keys/soft keys and the system keys. SIMATIC OP27 É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É +/–...
General Operation Function keys for A “function key for global function assignment” always triggers the same global function action on the OP or PLC, regardless of the screen currently open (global assignment significance on OP). These actions can be: opening a screen displaying current alarm messages initiating a screen printout (Print Screen) displaying the time window.
General Operation Function Purpose Activate Edit mode, This key can be used to: insert/delete activate Edit mode characters insert and/or delete individual characters (Insert/Delete) Characters are deleted when numeric keyboard assignment is active. To insert characters, switch to alphanumeric keyboard assignment using SHIFT.
General Operation Key combinations The following table indicates key combinations which can be used to define settings on the OP27 and OP37. Key Combination OP27 OP37 Display contrast is increased. Display contrast is increased. A–Z (STN displays only). Display contrast is reduced. Display contrast is reduced.
General Operation Enter values Procedure Use the input fields on the OP to enter values which can then be downloaded to the PLC. Carry out the following steps to do this: Step Action First, call the screen required, as described in Section 4.1. Use the cursor keys to position the cursor on the necessary input field.
General Operation 3.3.1 Entering Numeric Values Input using the Numeric values are entered character for character using the input keys on the system keys system keyboard. If a value is already present in the field, it disappears com- pletely from the field when the first character is entered. After starting entering input, it is not possible to exit from the field concerned until the input is either confirmed or cancelled.
General Operation Correct input In the case of an incorrect entry, the following possibilities are available with which to correct it before confirmation. Call in Edit mode. Incorrect Input Action Using Key Incorrect digit Position the cursor on the digit and over- write it.
General Operation Step Keys Description Apply input The input becomes valid. ENTER Revert from the alphanumeric to the numeric key assignment. Cancel input The input cursor is deleted. Revert from the alphanumeric to the numeric keyboard assignment. The ”old” input becomes valid once more.
General Operation Example of Carry out the following steps to enter the name ”Valve 05”: alphanumeric input Display A–Z A–Z A–Z A–Z VALV VALVE A–Z A–Z VALVE VALVE 0 VALVE 05 ENTER Apply input OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 3-12 Release 05/99 Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ...
General Operation 3.3.3 Entering Symbolic Values Input Symbolic values are entered via a pop-up menu, which provides items for selection. Carry out the following steps to enter symbolic values: Step Keys Description Open pop-up Open pop-up ENTER ENTER window window Select entry Move cursor one line at a time Move the cursor page by page...
General Operation Help Text Purpose Help texts are created during configuration using ProTool and provide addi- tional information on the respective subject in the language selected on the OP. Help texts can be configured for event and alarm messages screens input and combined input/output fields.
Screens Process control Processes (e.g. a processing machine or mixing station) are displayed on and and monitoring can be influenced by screens which appear on the OP. These screens are created during configuration with ProTool for specific applications. Logically related process values are compiled on screens and thus provide an overview of a process or a system.
Screens Figure 4-1 illustrates how the configured screen might appear on the OP. Mixing Unit ¬ Tank 1 Tank 2 Tank 3 ¯ ° OPEN CLOSED CLOSED ± Amount in Valve 4 the mixer (l) ® 5300 ² ³ Valve Valve Motor...
Screens Standard Screens Purpose A standard configuration containing standard screens is supplied with the con- figuration software ProTool for the OP27 and OP37. The functions needed for basic operation of the OP have been implemented on the screens. They include, for example, Call Message Buffer, Edit Passwords and Change Param- eters Online.
Screens Main Screen Edit Password Login/Logout View Edit Edit Message EM Window ON/OFF Print Messages Delete Buffer Printer Settings General Print Screen Assign Color Data Record Processing Save and Transmission Load Delete Edit Select Download Sort Selective Data Record PLC ³ OP Transmission OP ³...
Password Protection Access protection Password protection can be configured for function keys/soft keys and input fields to prevent operation of the OP by unauthorized personnel. Password Level and Access Permissions Password During the configuration phase with ProTool, the configurer assigns the func- hierarchy tion keys/soft keys and input fields hierarchically ascending password levels from 0 to 9.
Password Protection Superuser The superuser password is defined during configuration. The default value in password the standard configuration is “100”. This setting can be changed using the OP. Format The passwords for levels 1 to 8 must be assigned on the OP, not during the configuration.
Password Protection Logging In and Out on the OP Login Login on the OP using the Password Processing standard screen by calling a function for which the current password level is too low. In this case the OP automatically requests a password. Logging in on Step Action...
Password Protection Password Management Functions The Password Processing standard screen provides the following functions for password management: create passwords and assign password levels, delete passwords, change passwords and password levels, view password list. These functions can only be called in from password level 9 (exception: view password list).
Password Protection Deleting a Step Action Result password Enter the password to be deleted The cursor moves to the first in the Edit input field and character position in the input confirm by pressing field. If the password level in the adjacent input field is set to ENTER 0, the password has already...
Password Protection Viewing the The password list contains all the passwords set up on the OP. The only pass- password list words displayed are those with a password level lower or equal to the one assigned to the password used to login on the OP. The supervisor password is not displayed.
Messages Overview Messages on the OP indicate events and statuses related to control processes. A message consists of static text, at least. It may also contain tags. The following types of message are displayed on the OP: event messages alarm messages system messages Once issued, alarm messages and event messages are stored on the OP in a message buffer which is protected against a power failure.
Messages Types of Message Event and alarm Event and alarm messages must be configured. Event messages indicate a sta- messages tus in the process, whereas alarm messages indicate faults or errors. Event mes- sages and alarm messages are issued by the PLC. Alarm messages have to be acknowledged on account of their significance.
Messages Presentation Alarm messages and event messages can be configured so that text compo- nents may be distinguished from the rest of the message text by flashing or underlining. Messages may contain text and tag fields. Tag fields display current PLC val- ues in alphanumeric form.
Messages Line/line An event message or an alarm Message line message is displayed on the mes- sage line. The message line is permanently visible. If there are no messages waiting, the standby message is displayed. Message line When a message line has been configured, it is always displayed, regardless of the screen selected.
Messages Number of unacknowledged Message number Date messages Acknowledgment group Time 0000048 11:34:02 27.03.97 QGR 01 Boiler 25: Temperature 156 degrees Summon Shift Engineer. Tel.: 9456 Process value Figure 6-1 Alarm message window (example) Event message window: The event message window must be selected and then deselected by the opera- tor.
Messages 6.1.2 Alarm Messages Acknowledging Alarm messages must be acknowledged because of their urgency and impor- alarm messages tance. This can be done manually or automatically by the PLC. Information on the acknowledgment of alarm messages by the PLC is provided in the Commu- nication User’s Manual.
Messages 6.1.3 System Messages Definition System messages indicate internal OP operating statuses. They indicate, for example, maloperations or communication malfunctions. Close the system message window by pressing the system key depicted on the right. Structure A system message consists of a message number and text, e.g.: 222 AM remaining buffer reached Message text may contain internal system tags for defining the cause of the message more precisely.
Messages Displaying Messages Message archive All message events are written in the message archive in chronological order. Message events are composed of the arrival, departure and acknowledgment of a message. Up to 512 message events can be stored in the message archive of the OP.
Messages Display The message events in the message archive can be filtered according to various criteria and displayed on the OP (Figure 6-3). – All waiting event messages are displayed on the event message page. – All message events for event messages are displayed in the event buffer. The events related to message events are Arrived and Departed.
Messages Message page The event message screen is sorted chronologically. The sorted order of the structure alarm message screen also depends on the First/Last parameters set on the System Settings standard page. Figure 6-4 depicts an example of an alarm mes- sage screen.
Messages Deleting Messages Purpose All message events from event and alarm messages are stored automatically in the message archive. The message archive can contain as many as 512 message events. Message events are deleted automatically in the case of buffer overflow by means of the Message Processing standard screen.
Messages Deleting via The following messages can be deleted from the message archive via the Mes- standard screen sage Processing standard screen: all (not individual) acknowledged and departed alarm messages, all (not individual) arrived and departed event messages. Delete alarm messages by pressing the function key assigned to the icon depicted on the right in the Message Processing standard screen.
Messages Printing Messages How to print Alarm and event messages can be printed out automatically, following buffer overflow (see Chapter 6.3), automatically, as direct message logging. manually (refer to Chapter 6.5.1). Set the printer parameters in the Printer Settings standard screen. The standard screen is described in Chapter 7.
Messages Manual printout of The buffer contents can be printed out in the following ways: buffer content The Message Processing standard screen (see Chapter 6.5.1) has a function key/soft key to print out alarm and event messages. The Output Messages standard screen (see Chapter 6.5.2) has a function key/soft key to print out alarm and event messages.
Messages Standard Screens for Messages Overview The standard standard screens below are significant for messages: Message Processing Output messages System Settings 6.5.1 “Message Processing” Standard Screen Purpose Functions are configured in the Message Processing standard screen which are necessary to view and delete messages (Figure 6-5). Open the Message Processing standard screen from the main screen.
Messages Meaning of operat- Control Meaning ing elements Open/close event message window. Reciprocally open event message page and event buffer. Close event message screen / event buffer. Delete event buffer. Print event buffer. Reciprocally open alarm message page and alarm buffer. OP37 OP27 Close alarm message page / alarm message buffer.
Messages 6.5.2 “Output Messages” Standard Screen Condition In order to select and print messages via the OP according to filter criteria, the Output Messages standard screen must be integrated in the configuration. Purpose The Output Messages standard screen enables the selection and printing of messages according to various, user–defined filter criteria (Figure 6-6).
Messages Meaning of Output medium PRINTER operating elements The factory setting for output from units OP27 and OP37 is to a printer. Message event All the alarm messages or event message buffer contents are printed out. This includes all message events which have Arrived, Departed or been Acknowledged.
Messages 6.5.3 “System Settings” Standard Screen Purpose Different settings can be defined for messages using the symbolic input fields in the System Settings standard screen. Open the System Settings standard screen from the main screen by pressing the key assigned to the icon depicted on the right. Structure System Settings Operating mode:...
Messages Meaning of Only the operating elements of interest as regards messages are listed below. operating elements See Chapter 11 for a description of the other fields and keys. Message display FIRST The oldest message is displayed first. LAST The most recent message is displayed first. Message logging For a description refer to the Table on page 6-13.
Printing Connecting a A black and white or color printer can be connected to the OP. Configuration printer of the connection is described in Section 13.1.3. Descriptions of the interfaces is provided in Appendix B. Print functions The following print functions are provided on the OP: Print Messages (see Section 6.4).
Printing Standard screen The settings configured for printer type and printer parameters can be modified online via the symbolic input fields: with the OP27 on standard screens General Printer Settings, Print Screen and Assign Color (Figure 7-1). with the OP37 on standard screen Printer Settings (Figure 7-2). Make sure that the parameters on the OP37 comply with those of the printer.
Printing Print Screen (default setting): ASCII Only ASCII characters are printed in a screen printout (no graphics or character graphics). Printing in ASCII format is sig- nificantly quicker than graphics printing. A screen which contains text characters belonging to an Asiatic character set is always printed in graphics mode, irrespec- tive of the default ASCII setting.
Recipes Purpose Recipes consist of combinations of tags for a specific application. The purpose of recipes is to transfer several items of data collectively to the PLC. On doing so, the OP and the PLC are synchronized. Data records The data structure is defined with the data record in the configuration. Data is assigned to the structure on the OP.
Recipes Ingredients of a A recipe consists of a series of recipe entries. Each entry contains no more than recipe one input field (tag). The Mixture recipe might contain the following entries: Name: Orange: Water: Sugar: Flavor: Input fields (variables) Data records on Values are assigned to the input field tags on the OP and stored.
Recipes Standard Screens for Recipes Condition In order to create, save and download data records using the OP, the Data Re- cord Processing standard screen must be integrated in the configuration. The standard screen Selection Data Record Transmission is only required in the configuration when current data needs to be transferred directly between the OP and PLC.
Recipes Data Record Processing Recipe: Data record name: Comment: Sort order: Data medium: Format Figure 8-2 Input fields and soft keys in the standard screen Data Record Processing (example: OP37) Meaning of Copy current values from the PLC to the main memory of operating elements the OP and save them as a data record on one of the fol- lowing data media:...
Recipes Recipe Select a recipe from the list of configured recipes. Data record Enter or select the name of the new data record or the data name record to be edited. Comment Enter a comment in respect of the data record to be edited. The comment entered is only accepted when the data record is stored on the data medium.
Recipes Selection Data Record Transmissions Recipe: Data record name: Comment: Sort order: Data medium: Figure 8-3 Input fields and soft keys in the standard screen Data Record Processing (example: OP37) Meaning of Download current values from the PLC to the main operating elements memory of the OP (update values in the OP).
Recipes Sort order Define the sorting criteria for the data records to be transferred. Select from the following sorting criteria: unsorted, alphabetic, alphabetic reversed, chronological, chronological reversed. Data medium Select one of the following data media here: OP27 OP37 flash flash module (memory card) module (memory card)
Recipes 8.1.1 Creating, Editing and Saving Data Records In this section The data structure is defined with the recipe during configuration. Initially, there are no data records. They are created, edited and stored on data media directly on the OP using the Data Record Processing standard screen. How to operate the standard screen Data Record Processing is the subject of this section.
Recipes Creating a new Step Action data record Position the cursor in the Data Record Processing standard screen on the symbolic input field Recipe. Select the recipe for the new data record in the selection window. Position the cursor on the symbolic input field Data Medium. Select from the selection window the data medium on which you want to save the new data record.
Recipes Editing a data Step Action record Position the cursor in the Data Record Processing standard screen on the symbolic input field Recipe. Select the recipe for the data record to be edited from the selection win- dow. Position the cursor on the symbolic input field Data Medium. Select the data medium from the selection window on which the edited data record should be saved .
Recipes Saving data Current values can be copied from the PLC to the OP main memory and saved records as a data record on a data medium. The time at which the data record was saved is also stored. Step Action Position the cursor in the Data Record Processing standard screen on the symbolic input field Recipe.
Recipes Loading data re- Proceed as follows to load data records from data media in the main memory cords of the OP and download them to the PLC: Step Action Position the cursor in the Data Record Processing standard screen on the symbolic input window Recipe.
Recipes 8.1.2 Transferring Data Records In this section The following section describes how to operate the Selection Data Record Transmission standard screen. This standard screen contains special functions configured for transferring data records between the OP and PLC and between the OP and data medium.
Recipes Data medium ³ Proceed as follows to load a data record from a data medium in the main memory of the OP: Step Action Position the cursor in the Data Record Processing standard screen on the symbolic input window Recipe. Select a recipe for the data record to be loaded from the selection window.
Recipes Record Sets Definition A record set combines one data record from several different recipes under a common name. In its data records, a record set contains all the values required to set up a machine or system. This means, for example, that the basic settings for machines which operate simultaneously can be loaded to produce different products.
Recipes Save (Create) A record set can be created in standard screen Data Record Processing in two different ways, i.e. saved on a data medium: 1. Save a data record for each recipe Step Action Select RecordSet as the recipe. Define the data record name and the data medium.
Recipes Delete Complete record set: The sequence of steps corresponds to the procedure described on Page 8-12 under Deleting data records. Partial record set: Delete the data records with the corresponding name individually from the selected data records. The sequence of steps corresponds to the procedure described on Page 8-12 under Deleting data records.
Storing and Loading Data In this chapter This chapter explains how to transfer data to different data media which settings have to be performed and what to bear in mind. Purpose Depending on the type and quantity, data is loaded onto data media to backup data read in stored data (restore), load or store recipe data records...
Storing and Loading Data Internal flash The internal flash memory is a standard storage medium in the OP. The storage memory capacity is 1 MB in the case of the OP27M and 2 MB in the case of the OP27C and OP37.
Storing and Loading Data Clear/Initialize Storage Medium Delete flash/ Before beginning making a backup copy of new recipe data or a modified con- memory card figuration, delete or initialize the target data medium. This establishes a defined status for the data medium. Make sure that the storage module is not inserted when the flash memory is to be deleted because the OP accesses the storage module when switching to Download mode.
Storing and Loading Data Reserved memory A memory area, with the following default settings, is reserved for recipe data area for recipe in the flash memory and on the memory card: data 64 kB (flash memory) 128 kB (memory card). If the default values are not sufficient, they can be reset reset in ProTool.
Storing and Loading Data Backup/Restore Standard screen The Backup/Restore standard screen (Figure 9-1) is opened from the System Settings standard screen using the function key assigned to this icon. Backup/Restore Figure 9-1 Backup/Restore standard screen (example OP37) Meaning of Backup: operating elements Firmware + configuration + data records Restore:...
Storing and Loading Data Inserting memory Use Slot A for inserting the memory card on the OP27, and Slot B on the OP37 card (refer to Chapters 16.3 and 17.3). A backup Flash ! Module can be carried out in normal operation of the OP: Backup flash ³...
Storing and Loading Data Restore firmware/ Perform the following steps to load a backup of the firmware/configuration configuration onto the OP: Step Action Insert the memory card containing the firmware/configuration in Slot A of the OP27 or Slot B of the OP37. Restart the OP.
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Status/Force Tag Using the OP Purpose The Operator Panels provide two functions, namely Status Tag and Force Tag, which enable operand values from the connected PLC to be displayed in a standard screen and modified in a second screen. This means that PLC operands can be edited directly on the OP in online mode without having to connect a programming unit to the PLC to do it.
Status/Force T ag Using the OP 10.1 Status Tag Standard screen The Status Variable standard screen is selected from the basic screen by means Status Variable of a soft key. Status Variable Operand Format Value DB, DBB 100 BIN = 00000000 00000000 ?????? ?????????
Status/Force T ag Using the OP Operands for Figure 10-2 illustrates the structure of a line for the SIMATIC S5 in the form SIMATIC S5 of an example: DB, DW Operand value Data format Operand address (for data types DB, DW, DB, DD: Number of DW or DD) DB number (applicable only to data types DB,...
Status/Force T ag Using the OP Operating Carry out the following steps to view operand values on the PLC: sequence Step Action Enter operands Once the screen has been selected, status processing is at Status Stop. Make the following steps: 1.
Status/Force T ag Using the OP 10.2 Force Tag Function In addition to the functions provided by Status Tag operand values can be mod- ified using the Force Variable standard screen ( = control). Standard screen The standard screen Force Variable is not integrated in the ProTool standard Force V ariable screens and must, therefore, be assigned to a function key.
Status/Force T ag Using the OP Operating Carry out the following steps to force operand values: sequence Step Action START updating Press the function key assigned to the icon shown on the right, and set status processing to Status Running. Force INPUT Switch status processing to the Force Input state using: Status processing is stopped and input is possible.
System Settings Standard screen The standard screen System Settings is configured with functions which can be used to influence general settings on the OP. The following settings are pos- sible: Blank screen Select language Perform backup/restore Set mode Set parameters for messages Set date/time.
System Settings Meanings of Operating mode The OP can be set to one of the following operating elements modes: Online Offline Serial Download, MPI Download (S7), Display message For a description, refer to Chapter 6 Message logging For a description, refer to Chapter 6 Buffer overflow warning For a description, refer to Chapter 6 Date and time...
System Settings 11.1 Setting an Operating Mode The OP27 can only be used in OP mode, whereas the OP37 can also be used in DOS mode. OP mode In OP mode, the entire functionality of the OP is available for operating and monitoring a system or process.
System Settings 11.2 Blanking the Screen Purpose The brightness of the LCD back–lighting is reduced during the course of time due to technological reasons. To extend the useful life of the back-lighting: reduce its brightness on the OP27, switch it off on the OP37. Action Trigger using the standard screen Press the button assigned to the icon, depicted on the right, in...
System Settings 11.3 Other Settings Date/Time The current date and time can be set on the OP in order, for example, to make adjustments for summer and winter time. Any changes affect all the fields which display a date and time variable. The display format for date and time is set in the configuration and cannot be changed later on the OP.
Mechanical Installation Location The OP27 is designed for vertical installation in the front panels of switching and installation cabinets. conditions The OP37 can also be installed in 19” panels/racks. Cut a mounting slot in the front panel in preparation for installation of the OP. The thickness of the front panel must not exceed 6 mm.
Mechanical Installation 12.1 Installing the OP27 Installation in Step Action switching cabinets Slip the seal over the housing from the rear and, working from the front, / consoles position the OP27 in the mounting cutout prepared. Make sure the OP cannot drop out of the front panel before it has been secured.
Mechanical Installation 12.2 Installing the OP37 The OP37 is designed for vertical installation in: 19” panels/racks, front panels of cabinets and consoles. Installing in 19” When installing in 19” panels or racks, use the shaped rails from the panel or cabinets/racks rack manufacturer concerned.
Mechanical Installation Step Action Ë Working from the rear, tighten the grub screws against the front panel, as illustrated. Ë Grub screw Screwtype clamps Rear of OP Hexagon socket-head screw key Note: Make sure the seal is seated correctly against the front panel. Do not overtighten the screws.
Screw or lock all plug connections. Do not install signal lines in the same cable ducts as power cables. Siemens AG refuses to accept liability for malfunctions and damage aris- ing from use of self-made cables or cables from other manufacturers.
Electrical Installation Configuration Figure 13-1 illustrates a number of configuration options for OP, PLC and options periphery equipment. PROFIBUS-DP SIMATIC S5 SIMATIC 500/505 SIMATIC 500/505 SIMATIC S7 Other PLCs Other PLCs optional Relay contact for temperature DIP switches monitoring É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É É IF1A IF1B É...
Electrical Installation 13.1 Power Supply and Relay Contacts Power supply Connect the power supply for the OP to the 4-pin plug connector on the under- side of the OP. Use the 4-pin terminal block supplied with the OP for this pur- pose.
Electrical Installation 13.1.1 Connecting the Configuration Computer Connection In order to download the configuration, a connection between the configuration configuration computer (PU or PC) and OP must be established. There are two connection options available for this: the serial connection of a configuration computer to the OP interface IF2 (serial downloading), the connection of a configuration computer to the OP interface IF1B (MPI downloading).
Electrical Installation 13.1.2 Connecting the PLC Connection Figure 13-3 illustrates the basic connection possibilities between the OP and configuration PLC. Standard cables are available for the connections shown (refer to the ST80.1 catalog). SIMATIC S5 TTY active PU interface TTY active SI 2 TTY active CP521 SI...
Electrical Installation Configure interface The IF1B interface can be configured by using the DIL switches, located IF1B beside the 9–pin Sub-D connector. This interchanges the RS422 receive data and the RTS signal. By default, the RTS signal is not required by the commu- nication peer.
OP: Serial connection: Parallel connection: LPT (OP37 only) Cable sets are available for connecting Siemens printers (refer to the ST80.1 catalog). When connecting printers from other manufacturers, use the cables supplied or specially made cables. Printer...
Commissioning Flowchart The commissioning guide below explains the individual steps for commission- ing the OP27 and OP37. Figure 14-1 provides a diagram of the most important steps for initial startup, recommissioning and normal operation of the OP. Initial startup Recommissioning Normal operation Neither a configuration nor The OP already has a config-...
Commissioning Before Before commissioning the OP, please observe the following: commissioning Caution With the SIMATIC S5, compression of the internal program memory on the PLC (PU “Compress” function, integrated FB COMPR) is not allowed when an OP is connected. Compression modifies the absolute addresses of the blocks in the program memory.
Commissioning 14.2 Recommissioning Types of When recommissioning, the configuration/firmware already loaded in the OP downloading is replaced by another. Downloading can be performed by means of serial download or MPI download (for SIMATIC S7). Serial download In the case of a serial downloading operation, the configuration/firmware is transferred from the PC/PG to the OP via an RS232/TTY connection.
Commissioning MPI download If a configuration is already loaded for the SIMATIC S7 on the OP, other S7 configurations can be downloaded to the OP via an MPI connection. Step Action Switch on the OP power supply. Connect interface IF1B on the OP to the PC or PU using a standard cable (refer to Section 13.1.2, Configuring interface IF1B).
Commissioning MP I D O W N L OAD MPI Baud Rate: 187.5 kBaud MPI OP Station Address: Tel.: Download Address: serial- Downl. Figure 14-2 Settings in operating mode MPI Download Fault diagnosis A fault occurring during commissioning or operation is normally displayed on the OP by means of a system message.
Commissioning 14.3 Startup Behavior After the power supply has been switched on, the OP performs a self Self test test. In the test, it checks the operability of the most important OP components and displays the test results. The test results are then deleted.
Commissioning 14.4 Testing a Configuration in OFFLINE Mode Purpose In operating mode OFFLINE, individual functions and configurations down- loaded from the PC/PU to the OP can be tested without being influenced by the PLC. Variables are not updated in OFFLINE mode. Action Step Action...
Commissioning 14.5 Testing the Configuration in Conjunction with the PLC Test with PLC Test the OP interaction with the connected PLC. This checks that the correct connected data areas have been configured. Step Action Connect the OP to the PLC. A message on the OP indicates that it has been connected successfully.
OP37 in DOS Mode The OP37 is also designed for use in DOS mode. It can be used for different applications. The default settings apply to operation with a configuration created in ProTool. The OP37 can be used for applications which run under both DOS or Windows.
Operating modes 15.1 Specific OP37 Settings in BIOS Setup In order that the OP37 can be used flexibly, a page containing the OP37-spe- cific settings has been added to the general BIOS Setup. These extensions are described in the following paragraphs. All the other pages in the BIOS Setup contain the default settings for PCs and should not be modified.
Operating modes Operate BIOS Operations can only be carried out in Setup via the keyboard. setup Individual input fields in the BIOS Setup are selected by pressing: Apply the setting specified by pressing: Scroll through the definable values with the arrow keys. Some fields allow direct input from the keyboard.
Operating modes 15.2 Changing Between OP and DOS Modes Change from OP Proceed as follows to switch from OP mode to DOS mode: mode to DOS mode Step Action Press the three arrow keys depicted on the right simultaneously while the OP is starting up. The OP then requests the boot medium.
OP27 Unit Description In this chapter This chapter provides information on: dimensions operating and display elements connection elements and communication options 16.1 Dimensions Equipment Front view Side view dimensions SIMATIC OP27 É É É É É É É É Plan view É...
OP27 Unit Description 16.3 Connection Elements Ò Ñ Î Ï Ð Í Ê Ë Ì Figure 16-2 OP27: Arrangement of connections Name/Purpose Description Serial interfaces Level Usage Ê IF1A RS232/TTY (active/passive) Ë RS232/TTY (active/passive) PC, PU, printer Í IF1B RS422/RS485 Ì...
OP27 Unit Description 16.5 Labeling Function Keys State on delivery The function keys on the OP27 are labeled ex–works as follows: F1 to F14 K1 to K10 A set of unlabeled strips is enclosed with the OP. This means that the keys on the OP can be labeled according to individual systems.
OP27 Unit Description Make labeling Use transparent foil to make labeling strips so that the LEDs in the function strips keys remain visible. Use a printer or a smudge-proof foil pen to label the foil. Cut the strips as shown in the examples illustrated in Figure 16-4. Figure 16-5 Dimensions of labeling strips for OP27 File Included with the ProTool configuration software is the directory...
OP37 Unit Description In this chapter This chapter provides information on: dimensions operating and display elements connection elements and Communication options OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 17-1 Release 05/99 Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ... Guaranteed | (888) 88-SOURCE | www.artisantg.com...
OP37 Unit Description 17.1 Dimensions Unit Dimensions The following figure illustrates the OP37, with dimensions, in three views. Front view Side view 482,6 11,3 465,9 SIMATIC OP37 Floppy drv. Plan view Drilled hole details: Options 10.3 Mounting cutout The OP37 requires a mounting cutout (WxH) of mm x 295 OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 17-2...
OP37 Unit Description 17.2 Operating and Display Elements System keys Function keys SIMATIC OP37 – A–Z CTRL +/– Display A–Z A–Z Shift ENTER HELP TEMP DISK HD BUSY POWER LED displays Function keys Keyboard connector Front flap Floppy disk drive Figure 17-1 Operating and Display Element Arrangement Name Description...
OP37 Unit Description 17.3 Connection Elements Slot B Slot A Ó Ì Í Î Ï Ð Ñ Ò Ê Ë Figure 17-2 OP37: Arrangement of connections Name Description Ê Chassis ground – Ë Power supply/Relay output Power supply (+ 24 V DC) and contact assemblies for driving a horn or a light, for example.
OP37 Unit Description 17.5 Labeling Function Keys Labeling OP37 The function keys on the operator panel are labeled ex works as follows: Function Keys F1 to F20 and K1 to K16. A set of unlabeled strips is enclosed with the OP. This means that keys on the OP can be labeled according to individual systems.
OP37 Unit Description Note Labeling on strips must be smudge–proof before they are inserted. If a keyboard overlay is soiled on the inside, it cannot be cleaned and has to be returned to the works for replacement. Figure 17-4 Inserting Labeling Strips 6.
OP37 Unit Description Make labeling Use transparent foil to make labeling strips so that the LEDs in the function strips keys remain visible. Use a printer or a smudge-proof foil pen to label the foil. Cut the strips as illustrated in the examples in Figure 17-5. Figure 17-6 Dimensions of Labeling Strips for OP37 File Included with the ProTool configuration software is the WordT file...
Options This chapter contains descriptions of the following units which can be option- ally connected: AT expansion slot (for OP37 only) Direct Key Module (DKM) Control Panel Interface (CPI) OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 18-1 Release 05/99 Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ... Guaranteed | (888) 88-SOURCE | www.artisantg.com...
Options 18.1 AT Expansion Slot (OP37 only) The optionally available AT expansion slot for the OP37 can be installed to accommodate two 2/3-long 16–bit AT cards. The AT expansion slot is screwed to the rear of the OP37. It can be retrofitted at any time.
Options 4. Secure the AT expansion slot to the OP (Figure 18-2) using two of the four screws enclosed ¸. ¹ ¹ ¹ ¸ ¸ Figure 18-2 Remove the side panel 5. Undo the three screws ¹ (see Figure 18-2) and remove the side panel. 6.
Options 7. Fit the side panel so that the sliders º firmly position the edges of the inserted AT cards. Secure the side panel using five screws » (Figure 18-3). 8. Connect the peripheral unit to the AT cards. The AT cards and the AT expansion slots are disassembled in the reverse order. 18.2 Direct Key Module A Direct Key Module (DKM) is available as an option for connection to opera-...
Options 18.2.1 Installing the Direct Key Module An OP27 or an OP37 can accommodate either a direct key module or a control panel interface (Section 18.3). The procedure for installing a direct key module is as follows: Caution Make sure that the OP is disconnected from the power supply. Always follow the ESD guidelines in the Appendix when working on open devices.
Options 3. Connect the connector of the DKM ribbon cable to the plug connector of the OP in such a way that the color-coded side of the ribbon cable is facing toward the center of the unit (see Figure 18-5). Color coding Ribbon cable Pins...
Options 18.2.2 Connection and Adjusting Elements Each module has a 10-pin plug connector for connecting the outputs and the external power supply a DIL switch for defining whether the outputs are determined by the stroke of a key or by software.
Options Pin array The pin arrays of the module boards DKM A and DKM B have the following pin assignment: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 +24V DC ext. DO 1 DO 8 DKM A DO 3 DO 6 DO 5 DO 4...
Options F1/F3/F5/F7 DO 1/DO 3/DO 5/DO 7 OP27, act as direct keys controlled via software OP37 F2/F4/F6/F8 DO 2/DO 4/DO 6/DO 8 OP27, act as direct keys controlled via software OP37 F9/F11 DO 9/DO 11/DO 13/DO 15 OP37 act as direct keys controlled via software F10/F12 DO 10/DO 12/DO 14/DO 16...
Options 18.3 Control Panel Interface A Control Panel Interface (CPI) is available as an option for operator panels OP27 and OP37 connected to SIMATIC S7 PLCs. The following versions are possible: Operating Control Panel Interface with unit 16 inputs/outputs 16 inputs/outputs 32 inputs/outputs OP27 –...
Options 18.3.1 Installing the Control Panel Interface An OP27 or an OP37 can accommodate either a control panel interface or a direct key module (Section 18.2). The procedure for installing a control panel interface is as follows: 1. Set the OP down with its front plate facing downwards. Caution Make sure that the OP is disconnected from the power supply.
Options 3. Connect the connector of the DKM ribbon cable to the plug connector of the OP in such a way that the color-coded side of the ribbon cable is facing toward the center of the unit (see Figure 18-9). Color coding Ribbon cable Pins...
Options 4. Use the four screws supplied ¸ to secure the control panel interface to the OP (see Figure 18-10). ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ Figure 18-10 Securing the control panel interface to the OP (example OP37) Remove in the reverse sequence of the installation procedure. OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 18-13 Release 05/99...
Options 18.3.2 Connection and Adjusting Elements Each of the two module boards has a 36-pin adapter for connecting the inputs/ outputs and the external voltage supply. When installed, the connectors are at the rear of the OP. +24V Adapter CPI 1 CPI 2 Figure 18-11 Location of connection elements on large module housing (example: OP37)
Options Connector The connectors of modules CPI 1 and CPI 2 have the following pin assign- ments: CPI 1 +24V DC ext. DO 16 to DO 1 +24V DC ext. DI 16 to DI 1 CPI 2 DO 32 to DO 17 +24V DC ext.
Maintenance/Upkeep Scope Operator Panels OP27 ad OP37 are designed for low-maintenance operation. Maintenance of the OP is limited to regular cleaning of the keyboard overlay and screen changing the backup battery and replacing the display back-lighting. Thetable below lists units whichusers can install or replace themselves. Parts OP27 OP37...
OP. Replace the backup battery as quickly as possible after the message is issued. Source of supply The battery can be ordered via the Siemens spare parts service. It is shipped ready for installation with a lead and connector. Refer to our catalog ST80.1 for the order number.
Maintenance/Upkeep Action Step Action If a direct key module or control panel interface is connected to the OP37, remove it (refer to Section 18.2 or 18.3) in order to gain access to the cover of the battery compartment. Switch off the voltage supply before removing the DKM or CPI. After removing the direct key module or the control panel inter- face, switch on the voltage supply before removing the battery.
One of the screws in the back panel of the device is sealed. The warranty for your device ceases if the seal is broken. If the manufacturer’s warranty for your device has not expired, you should have the back-lighting or display replaced by your local Siemens branch office. OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 19-4 Release 05/99 Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ...
Maintenance/Upkeep 19.3.1 Replacing the display on the OP27M Procedure Carry out the following steps in order to replace the monochrome display of the OP27M: Step Action Lay down the device with its front plate facing downwards. ¶ Remove the four screws from the housing.
Maintenance/Upkeep Step Action ½ Remove the four screws ½ ½ ½ ½ Carefully remove the angle bracket with the electronic assembly and lay it down next to the OP with its underside facing upwards. The electronics module is still connected to the display assembly by means of two cables.
Maintenance/Upkeep 19.3.2 Replacing the Back-Lighting of the OP27C Procedure Carry out the following steps to replace the back-lighting on the OP27C with a color display: Step Action Lay down the device with its front plate facing downwards. ¶ Remove the four housing screws ¶...
Maintenance/Upkeep Step Action ½ Remove the four screws ½ ½ ½ ½ Carefully remove the angle bracket with the electronic assembly and lay it down next to the OP with its underside facing upwards. ¾ Remove the four screws connecting the display to the angle bracket. ¾...
Maintenance/Upkeep Step Action ¿ Remove the screw at the rear of the display from the tube holder. ¿ Remove the tube holder with the defective tube and fit the new tube holder and the new tube. Reassemble in reverse order. OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual 19-9 Release 05/99...
Maintenance/Upkeep 19.4 Other Maintenance Work on OP37 Other maintenance/service work on the OP37 involves replacing the back- lighting and floppy disk drive. To do this, however, the housing must be opened. 19.4.1 Opening the OP37 housing Safety notes Observe the following safety notes before starting to open the housing: Warning Repairs to the OP must be performed by suitably qualified and authorized technical personnel.
Maintenance/Upkeep Opening the OP37 Carry out the following steps to open the housing of the OP37: housing Step Action Lay down the device with its front plate facing downwards. ¶ Remove the eight housing screws ¶ ¶ ¶ ¶ ¶ ¶...
Maintenance/Upkeep 19.4.2 Replacing the Back-Lighting of the OP37 Service life The brightness of the LCD back–lighting decreases during the course of time for technological reasons. Increase the service life of the two fluorescent tubes by blanking the screen (refer to Section 11.2). The difference in brightness between a new fluorescent tube and an old one is clearly obvious on the screen.
Maintenance/Upkeep Step Action Open the OP37, as described in Section 19.4.1, and study the safety notes contained in that section. ¶ Undo the four screws ¶ ¶ ¶ ¶ ¸ ¸ · · · Remove the covers (see figure in Step 2). ¸...
Maintenance/Upkeep 19.4.3 Replacing the Floppy Disk Drive To replace the floppy disk drive, perform the following steps: Step Action Open the OP37, as described up to and including Step 3 in Section 19.4.1. Study the safety notes contained in that section. ¶...
Part APPENDICES Technical Data Interface Assignment Test Functions System Messages SIMATIC HMI Documentation ESD Guidelines Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ... Guaranteed | (888) 88-SOURCE | www.artisantg.com...
Technical Data Housing OP27 OP37 External dimensions Wx H 296 mm x 192 mm 482.6 mm x 310.3 mm Mounting cutout W x H mm x 178 mm x 295 Mounting depth without option 59 mm 85 mm with direct key module and cable 92 mm 118 mm with floppy disk drive...
Technical Data Display OP27M OP27C OP37 LCD type Monochrome Color STN Color STN Resolution (horizontal x vertical) 320 x 240 640 x 480 Active screen area (mm x mm) 115 mm x 86 mm 211 mm x 158 mm Back-lighting 1 CCFL tube 1 CCFL tube 2 CCFL tubes...
Technical Data Contact assembly for temperature OP27 OP37 monitoring Switching power – 24 V DC, 0.3 A (no inductive load) Direct key module (DKM) OP27 OP37 Voltage supply for outputs, load voltage supply and internal logic circuitry Voltage supply rated value + 24 V DC permissible range +18.0 to +30.0 V...
Technical Data Control Panel Interface OP27 OP37 Voltage supply for outputs, load voltage supply and internal logic circuitry Voltage supply rated value + 24 V DC permissible range +18.0 to +30.0 V value at t < 0.5 sec 35 V Power consumption of logic circuitry 40 mA Short-circuit protection upon polarity rever-...
Technical Data Control Panel Interface OP27 OP37 Inputs No. of inputs Optical isolation from intern. logic circuitry – Input voltage rated value 24 V DC with signal “0” 0 to 5 V with signal “1” 15 to 30 V Input current with signal “1” Typic.
Technical Data The conformity of the product described with the regulations of Directive 89/336 EEC is proved by com- pliance with the following standards: Noise immunity EN 50082-1 OP27 OP37 Static discharge (contact/atmospheric discharge) EN 61000-4-2 Class 3 RF irradiation ENV 50140 Class 3 Pulse modulation ENV 50204...
Interface Assignments IF1A and IF2 Pin assignment of the 15–pin Sub-D socket: General RS232 Housing RxD– TxD+ TxD– Housing RxD+ +20 mA +20 mA +5 V Not IF2 OP27, OP37 Equipment Manual Release 05/99 Artisan Technology Group - Quality Instrumentation ... Guaranteed | (888) 88-SOURCE | www.artisantg.com...
Interface Assignments IF1B Pin assignment of the 9–pin Sub-D socket (Configuration via DIL switch, see Chapter 13.1.2): General PROFIBUS-DP RS422 RS485 Data B TxD (B) Data B RxD (B) GND (floating ) +5 V (floating ) Housing Data A TxD (A) Data A RxD (A) IF3 (TP37)
Interface Assignments LPT (TP37) Pin assignment of the 25–pin Sub–D socket: only TTL (Centronics) – Strobe + Data Bit 0 + Data Bit 1 + Data Bit 2 + Data Bit 3 + Data Bit 4 + Data Bit 5 + Data Bit 6 + Data Bit 7 –...
Test Functions Overview The OP27 and OP37 automatically test the most important hardware compo- nents when power is switched on or voltage applied. In addition, the OP27 has a test program for testing hardware components as and when necessary. Hardware Test Start hardware test Carry out the following steps to start the hardware test: Step...
T est Functions The tests can also be started by pressing one of the function keys depicted on the right. The result of the test appears in the display as each test is completed: Test completed without error. DEF : The functional unit tested is defective.
T est Functions C.1.1 Individual Tests Performing Contrast Increase or decrease the contrast of the selected settings on the screen using the arrow keys depicted on the selection screen right. Brightness Blank or brighten the screen by pressing the arrow keys depicted on the right. This function corresponds to the Blank Screen function on the System Settings standard screen.
T est Functions RAM Test Initiated by Key Result FLASH The contents of the flash memory are erased during flash memory testing. When you press the function key, you are asked whether you really wish to erase the flash memory. If you do not want to erase the flash memory, press: The selection screen is displayed again.
T est Functions Display Test Initiated by Key Result DISPLAY The display test consists of the following four individual tests, each of which can be performed on its own: White Pixel test of the screen surface, the entire display goes white. Black Pixel test of the screen surface, the entire display is blanked.
T est Functions C.1.2 Test adapters Make up the test adapters in such a way that the pins listed below are con- nected or jumpered, as described: Adapter 1 15–pin Sub-D connector 3 –––– 4 5 –––– 10 Adapter 2 15–pin Sub-D connector 2 ––––...
System Messages Message number OP system messages can be subdivided into various categories. The information as to which category a system message belongs to is contained in the message number as indicated below. Message number Message text Driver error Startup message Warning Information message Operator error...
During startup, set the OP to download mode, downlaod the configuration again and then restart the OP and PLC again. c) If the fault recurs, please contact your nearest Siemens representative. When doing so, please quote the number of the error that has occurred and any variables referred to in the message.
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: 026...029 Storage medium not ready, contains errors or status unde- Reset hardware, remove then refit Flash finable. memory module or carry out hardware test. Storage medium not intialized. Switch to download mode. Error accessing module, Flash may not be supported or Check whether module is properly inserted initialized by incorrect OP.
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: Battery power no longer sufficient for internal data buffer Replace battery. on OP. Note: Battery on memory is discharged, data may no longer be Replace the battery while the unit is readable. switched on in order to prevent loss of data.
Communication with PLC has been re- sumed. Status processing in progress on PU/PC. The OP can not be used while this is going on. Internal error With non-Siemens connections: data block error Network node has illegal address. Max. addresses: S7-MPI: PROFIBUS-DP:...
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: You are attempting to select a screen that does not exist or has been disabled by the function Hide. The minimum value is greater than the maximum value Minimum and maximum values are being for variable scales. confused by OP.
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: Data block error x DB no. y Correct the block length/block number as This message indicates a data block error. The variables x necessary or send the correct data block. and y identify the cause of the fault ( )) and the number of the receive block concerned ( Variable x:...
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: Configured data block length is too short. Change configuration and retransfer. The variable transferred with the message identifies the number of the data block. 541 ... Specified variable not available on PLC Change configuration and retransfer. An MPI/PPI connection to the PLC cannot be established Check MPI station addresses and wiring.
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: On transferring a global data record, it is established that Only returned in the case of data records not all entries are present. that are transferable from one recipe to You have the following options: another.
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: Event message is not configured Configure event message (–> message num- ber) fully. Alarm message is not configured Configure alarm message (–> message number). Internal error Press key to restart. PLC co-ordination area not receivable during startup. If the fault is not corrected by performing a restart, please contact the SIMATIC Hot- line.
System Messages Message Cause Remedy: Overload caused by too many variables (setpoints/actual Check the interface parameters. values). Fault in connection between the OP and PLC. Incorrect interface parameters configured. Configure fewer process links for the screen displayed. Configuration error: Correct the limits and retransfer configura- upper limit = lower limit tion.
SIMATIC HMI Documentation Target groups This manual is part of the SIMATIC HMI documentation. The documentation is aimed at the following target groups: Newcomers Users Configurers Programmers Commissioning engineers How the documentation is organized The SIMATIC HMI documentation consists of the following components: User’s Guides / User’s Manuals for: –...
Documentation Target Group Content First Steps with ProTool Newcomers This documentation guides you step by step through the configuration of Product Brief a screen with various objects changing from one screen to another a message. This documentation is available for: OP3, OP5, OP7, OP15, OP17 OP25, OP27, OP35, OP37, TP27, TP37 Windows-based systems...
Documentation Target Group Content Application Example Newcomers ProTool is supplied with example configurations and the corresponding PLC programs. This documentation describes Start–up Guide how you load the examplesonto the operating unit and PLC run the examples and upgrade the connection to the PLC to suit your own spe- cific application.
Documentation Target Group Content Communication for Programmers Provides information on connecting Windows-based systems Windows-based Systems to the following PLCs: User’s Manual SIMATIC S5 SIMATIC S7 SIMATIC 505 Allen Bradley PLC 5/SLC 500 This documentation describes the configuration and parameters required for connecting devices to the PLC and the network user data areas used for exchanging data between operat- ing unit and PLC.
ESD Guidelines What does ESD Virtually all present-day modules incorporate highly integrated MOS devices mean? or components. For technological reasons, these electronic components are very sensitive to overvoltages and consequently therefore to electrostatic dis- charge: These devices are referred to in German as Elektrostatisch Gefährdeten Bauelemente/ Baugruppen: ”EGB”...
ESD Guidelines Handling ESD as- A general rule is that assemblies should be touched only when this cannot be semblies avoided owing to the work that has to performed on them. Under no circum- stances should you handle printed-circuit boards by touching device pins or circuitry.
Glossary Alarm message Calls attention to high-priority operating states and has therefore to be acknowledged. Alarm time Time between the arrival and departure of an alarm message. Area pointer Required for data exchange between the OP and the PLC. It contains informa- tion concerning the length and size of data areas on the PLC.
Glossary Control panel Option for the OP27 with a maximum of one block and for the OP37 with a interface maximum of two blocks of 16 digital inputs/outputs for high-speed key opera- tion without communication-related delays. May be used under SIMATIC S7 and PROFIBUS-DP.
Glossary Information text Additional, configurable information for messages, screens, screen entries and list boxes. Message log Printout of alarm messages and event messages simultaneously with their out- put to the display. Normal mode Operating mode of the OP during which messages can be displayed and screens can be controlled by the operator.
Glossary Process screen Representation of process values and process sequences in the form of screens, which may contain graphics, pieces of text and values. Screen Form of displaying logically associated process data which may be shown col- lectively on the OP and modified individually. Screen entry Element of a screen, consisting of the entry number, text and variables.
Index Change Connecting language, 11-5 configuration computer, 13-4 operating mode, 11-3 ground, 13-3 change light, siren etc., 13-3 password, 5-5 PLC, 13-5 password level, 5-5 power supply, 13-3 character sets, 2-3 printer, 13-7 number, 2-3 PU or PC, 13-4 character size, character set, 2-3 connection Chassis ground, 13-3 AT expansion slot, 17-4...
Index data DIL switch, 13-6, 16-3 loading, 9-1 Dimensions, 16-1, 17-2, A-1 storing, 9-1 DIP-switch, 17-4 data areas, set up, 1-1 Direct key module, 18-4 data bits, printer, 7-3 installing, 18-5 Data media, 9-1 direct message logging, 6-13 data medium, format, 8-8 disable Data record message logging, 6-13, 6-20...
Index edit Fan, 13-3 data record, 8-10 FAP connection, 16-4, 17-5 password, 5-5 Fields record set, 8-15 alphanumeric, 3-11 Edit Data Record, Standard screen, 8-6 numeric, 3-9 Edit Data Records, Standard screen, 8-4 File, Labeling strips, 16-6 Edit Message, Standard screen, 6-12 file, Labeling strips, 17-8 Edit mode, 3-6 fill level, display, 1-3...
Index Hardware clock, 19-2 Input Hardware test alphanumeric values, 3-10 display test, C-4 left justified, 3-11 internal functional unit test, C-5 numeric, 3-9 keyboard test, C-4 right justified, 3-9 procedure, C-1 symbolic, 3-13 setting on selection screen, C-3 input field, 1-3, 4-2 terminate, C-2 Input window, 3-1 test memory, C-3...
Index issue, password, 5-4 Load configuration, 14-2 Data record, 8-12, 8-14 firmware, 14-2 Record set, 8-16 Job, PLC, 4-2 load, data, 9-1 logging, messages, 6-13 Logging out, OP, 5-3 Logical link, OP – PLC, 11-3 Key functions, 3-5, 3-7 Login, 5-3 Key labeling, 16-5, 17-6 login on OP, 5-3 system specific, 16-5, 17-6...
Index message buffer, 1-4, 6-5 Non–Siemens PLC, connection, 16-4, 17-5 Alarm messages, 2-1 normal operation, 14-1 Call in, 6-10 Number, message, 6-5 event messages, 2-1 number structure, 6-10 alarm messages, 2-1 message display, setting, 6-20 character sets, 2-3 Message event, 6-5...
Index Options, 1-7, 18-1 Power supply, 16-3 Other PLCs, connection, 16-4 connecting, 13-3 other PLCs, connection, 17-5 OP37, 17-4 output field, 1-3 power supply, A-2 Output medium, Set, 6-18 Power supply unit, 13-3 overall reset, 14-3 PPI, connection, 16-4, 17-5 Overflow warning, 6-5 presentation, message, 6-3 switch on/off, 6-11...
Index PROFIBUS–DP, 16-4, 17-5 ProTool, 1-1 Save PS2 mouse, connection, 17-4 Data record, 8-14 PU, connecting, 13-4 Record set, 8-16 PU functions, Status/Control Tag, 2-3 save, data record, 8-11 pulse modulation, A-6 Screen blanking, 11-4 cleaning, 19-1 screen, select, 4-2 quantities, display, 1-3 screen elements, 4-1 Screen partitioning, 3-1...
Index set up, data areas, 1-1 status disturbance, reporting, 6-2 Settings Status Tag, 10-1, 10-2 ASCII character set, 13-7 Status tag, Operating sequence, 10-4 printer, 13-7 Status/Control Tag, 2-3 settings stop bits, printer, 7-3 printer, 7-2 storage, A-5 system, 6-19 Storage medium, 9-2 Setup, 15-2 store...
Index types of message, 6-2 Target groups, E-1 Technical data, A-1 Temperature monitoring, 13-3 temperature variation, display, 1-3 UL-certification, A-6 Template, Labeling strips, 16-6 Unit description template, Labeling strips, 17-8 OP27, 16-1 Terminal block, 13-3 OP37, 17-1 Test, configuration Unit variants, 1-6 Offline mode, 14-7 Update, Data record, 8-13 With PLC, 14-8...
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