9 Drive Start-Up (Preconditions)
9.1 SIMODRIVE 611 universal/E, POSMO CD/CA and SI
3. SimoCom U is installed on the SINUMERIK 840Di and is routed from the
PLC to the PROFIBUS. Via the PROFIBUS DP interface of the MCI
board, SimoCom U is connected to all drives using a PROFIBUS cable.
Within the framework of SINUMERIK 840Di, the procedure described above
(Point 3.) is recommended:
The advantages of this procedure are:
SimoCom U is always available for:
– controller optimization
– software upgrade of drive firmware
– software upgrade of option module firmware
no additional PG/PC required
no additional cables required.
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SINUMERIK 840Di Manual (HBI) – 06.03 Edition