Connect device to networks
The following options are available for integrating the device in existing or planned system
environments and networks.
You can use the integrated Ethernet interfaces (10/100/1000 Mbps) for communication and
data exchange with automation devices, e.g. SIMATIC S7.
You need a suitable software to use this functionality: STEP 7, WinCC, WinAC,
You can establish a network between the device and other computers via Industrial Ethernet.
The on-board LAN interfaces are twisted-pair TP interfaces that support data transmission
rates of 10/100/1000 Mbps.
You need a category 6 Ethernet cable for operation at 1000 Mbps.
PROFINET can be operated via:
● Standard Ethernet interfaces (RT)
Use this software package to create, operate and configure an innovative network for Field &
Control level. Information on this can be found on the SIMATIC NET Manual Collection CD.
The software package and the documentation are not included in the product package.
You can find additional information on the Internet at: Technical Support
Operating Instructions, 12/2016, A5E03409486-AE
Installing and connecting the device
3.3 Connecting the device