Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Using EM277 to test S7-200 system with only 1 port

Step 1 - Update to Microwin 4.0 to SP7 (http://support.automation.siemens.com/WW/view/en/33005232).

Step 2 - Connect the PPI cable to EM277

Step 3 - Access via Profibus, the PG/PC interface has to be configured to "S7ONLINE --> PROFIBUS". For example CP5611 (Profibus). Then in properties "mark" "Only Master on the Bus", select address and baud rate should be bigger then 187kbaud.

Step 4 - You are online & connected to the S7-200 system with only 1 port.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

S7-200 in Power Plant

The deployment was successfully carry out in Sept 2009.

In this installation, S7-200 PLC act as a data collector, process control centre & interface device between 1 touchscreen + 1 SCADA workstation.

Communication between SCADA workstation ( at Main Control Room ) with S7-200 ( at Local Control Panel, WWTP ) is via WiFi.

This installation exibit the agile, compact & flexible features of low cost S7-200!

Availability of S7-1200 PLC in Malaysia, please contact us!

We are please to inform that following units of S7-1200 is available for local demo / testing:

# CPU1214c - 2 units
# CM1241, RS485 - 1 unit
# SM1234, AI/AQ - 1 unit

S7-1200 has built-in tracebility functions for OEMs / SIs / END-USERs who requires low cost PLC that comply to GAMP 4 environments!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Micro Controller SIMATIC S7 1200

We are please to inform all our customers that we'll be receiving our 1st test unit for S7 1200 in July 2009. Upon completion of in-house application testing & further arrangement with Siemens Malaysia. We foresee that S7 1200 will be make available locally very soon.

For further information & preview on the S7 1200 please visit,


As for Micro Controller Simatic S7 200, we welcome your enquiries. The price competitive CN version provides further advantages to your applications' deployment!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

STEP 7 MicroWIN Service Pack 7 Installation Instructions

Applicable for Siemens S7-200 PLC CN version sold by us:
1. Click “Start” on your Windows taskbar > Click “Control Panel” > Click “Add or Remove Programs”

2. Look for SIMATIC STEP 7-Micro/WIN v4.0.X.XX (depends on your current Service Pack) and click on “Change/Remove”

3. Click “Yes”. Be careful NOT to remove any other components such as “S7-200 Explorer” or “TD Keypad Designer”. DO NOT remove these components as it may cause STEP 7-Micro/WIN to malfunction.

4. After removing old version of STEP 7-Micro/WIN, restart your system, look for “STEP7-MicroWIN_V40_SP7” setup file downloaded and extracted earlier and double click on it. Then continue the installation procedure as usual.

5. After completing installation of Service Pack 7, restart your system.

6. Click “Start” on your Windows taskbar > Click “Control Panel” > Click “Regional and Languange Options”.

7. Change “Location” to “Malaysia” and click “OK”

8. Your system is now ready to use Service Pack 7.
Microwin SP7 & detailed instructions is available at :

Monday, June 1, 2009


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