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Siemens S7 PPI adapter interface driver ID:58


Interface Description

The IGSS32 PPI Adapter communication interface offers connection to SIMATIC S7/200 PLCs using a SIMATIC S7 PPI Adapter and a standard serial RS232 port. The SIMATIC S7 PPI Adapter connects directly to the CPU port on the PLC using PPI protocol. On the PC side the PPI Adapter connects to a standard serial RS232 port.

The IGSS32 system polls the PLC equipment cyclically according to one of four user-defined time intervals. The time intervals are configurable from 100 milliseconds to 999 seconds. The system automatically groups process data in data blocks - thus fully exploiting the the communication link in relation to the present configuration.

Technical Data

Electrical Interface:Standard RS-232c seriel interface.
Protocol:Simatic PPI communication protocol.
Types of data:String, Fixed point 8, 16, 32, BCD 16, 32, IEEE float etc.
PLC types supported:Simatic S7 200.
Addressing:Node (PLC), data type (Data Blocks, Input, Output, Flags, Timer and Counter), Type index, bit offset.
Supported platforms:Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2000
Max. telegram size:256 bytes per telegram.
Transmission speed:1200 to 38400 baud.
Communication mode:Half duplex.
Max. number of channels:Up to 8 channels (COM ports) are currently supported.Each channel support max 4 nodes
Max. number of nodes:Up to 32 nodes.
PC hardware requirements:Siemens PPI Adapter
PC software requirements:None.