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SINUMERIK 840Di Manual (HBI) – 06.03 Edition
The SIMATIC Manager STEP7 required to create the S7 project can be installed
on any PG/PC with MPI connection, which fulfills the following requirements:
MPI connection with 1.5 Mbaud.
To transfer the S7 project to the PLC of the SINUMERIK 840Di, the PG/PC must
be linked with the MPI interface of the MCI board.
The SIMATIC Manager STEP7 required to create the S7 project can also be
installed on the SINUMERIK 840Di.
(The installation of additional software on the SINUMERIK 840Di is described in
detail in Chapter 15, page 15-455).
Windows applications executed on the SINUMERIK 840Di have direct access
to the PLC through the internal MPI interface of the MCI board. To transfer the
S7 project into the PLC of the SINUMERIK 840Di, no additional MPI cable is
For creating the S7 project for the SINUMERIK 840Di, a SIMATIC Manager
STEP7 is required:
SIMATIC Manager STEP7 Version 5.1 and higher, Service Pack 3.
The SIMATIC Manager STEP7 is not included in the scope of supply of the
The 840Di Rack is a SIMATIC-300 station preconfigured for the requirements of
the SINUMERIK 840Di. The following versions are available in the hardware
catalog of HW config.:
840Di with PLC 315-2DP 2AF03
– SINUMERIK 840Di PLC
standard designation: PLC315-2DP M/S 2AF03
– PROFIBUS DP Master
standard designation: DP master
– SINUMERIK 840Di NC
standard designation: S7 FM NCU.
The 840Di Rack is part of the PLC Toolbox and is automatically installed in the
SIMATIC Manager STEP7 when installing the basic PLC program also included
in the PLC Toolbox.
7 PROFIBUS DP Communication