• Key Features
  • Standard Features
  • Advanced Features
  • Device Support
  • Protocols / Networks
  • Videos & App Notes
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Siemens S7-200 Serial Key Features Include

  • Maximum Number of Channels & Devices: 
    • Channels - 256
    • Devices per Channel - 127
    • NOTE: Practical channel/device limits will vary depending on your available system resources
  • Supports all data types
  • Supports the EM241 Modem Module
  • Supports Serial Single Master Multi-drop RS-485 via Siemens PPI Serial Programming Cable
  • Modem Support (Automatic Dial Configuration and Multiple Phone Number Management)
  • Supports Ethernet Encapsulation

Standard Siemens S7-200 Serial Features Include

  • Automatic Tag Database Generation using CSV Import
  • Tag configuration supports dynamic tags from your client application
  • Supports the PPI (11 bit) and PPM (10 bit) protocols
  • Supports Stations 0-126
  • Memory Types Supported: I, Q, M, S, V, T, C, HC, AI, AQ
  • Supports all memory types and data types such as Float, Long Word, and BCD

Siemens S7-200 Serial Driver Advanced Features Include

  • Configurable Siemens Client ID to represent the driver on the serial network.
    • NOTE: Each channel using this driver must have a unique Siemens Client ID and the ID must not be shared with any of the channel's devices
  • Communication Serialization (Virtual Networks allow multi-protocol support on the same communication channel)
  • Auto Device Demotion Support to optimize communication with responsive devices

Siemens S7-200 Serial Supported Devices

  • Any Siemens S7-200 devices
  • S7-212
  • S7-214
  • S7-215
  • S7-216
  • S7-224

For full details on models and networks supported, please consult the driver help file.

Siemens S7-200 Serial Supported Protocols / Networks

  • Point-to-Point (PPI) S7-200 Communications Protocol (11-bit)
  • Point-to-Point Modem (PPM) S7-200 Communications Protocol (10-bit)
  • Serial Single Master Multi-drop RS-485 (Siemens PPI Serial Programming Cable required)
  • EM 241 Modem Module (S7-200 PPM Only)
  • Ethernet Encapsulated Serial

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