Protocol Converter for Data Exchange Between Different Controllers
echolink S7-compact enables simple and fast integration of SIMATIC S7-200/300/400 controllers into Ethernet networks. This enables programming, configuration and SCADA applications such as STEP7, TIA Portal, WinCC or OPC Servers to robustly and cost-effectively access up to 32 automation devices in parallel. The adapter can be plugged directly into the MPI connection and replaces expensive Siemens CP communication processors. The looped-through programming device socket allows retroactive piggyback mounting.
For configuration purposes, echolink s7-compact can be integrated as a programming device in the familiar STEP7 or TIA Portal development tools. In addition, a web interface is available for basic settings, e.g. the PROFIBUS subscriber address or the IP address. SIMATIC S7-200/300/400 controllers without Ethernet connection can also be connected to SIMATIC S7-1200/1500 controllers with Ethernet connection via the adapter. echolink s7-compact can be supplied with power directly via the SIMATIC S7 or via the 24 V connection.