Echolink S7 Compact

Compact Profibus/MPI Adapter for Connecting S7 Controllers via Ethernet

  • Integration of S7-200, S7-300 and S7-400 into Ethernet Architectures
  • PLC Programming and Communication via Interface
  • Integration into Product Management and Visualization Applications

Integration of S7-200, S7-300 and S7-400 into 10/100 Mbit Ethernet Networks

  • Direct communication with one or several controllers in any kind of TCP network structure
  • Support of up to 16 simultaneous connections
  • Use of standard TCP/IP for communication within plant or company networks and with the Internet
  • Expansion of participants using MPI or PROFIBUS via pass-through PG port
  • Interference-free integration into existing control systems
  • Centralized configuration of all adapters in the network via NetCon S7 software
  • Power supply directly from controller or via external power supply
  • Cost-effective solution alternative

Programming Adapter Supporting all Relevant S7 Engineering Tools

  • Interface for programming controllers via Ethernet
  • Compatibility with STEP7, TIA-Portal, WinCC and WinCC flexible
  • Display and configuration of the adapter in STEP7 or TIA portal

Application Integration through RFC1006 and OPC UA

  • Connection to HMI station and PLC directly via RFC1006 Ethernet protocol
  • Support of OPC and OPC UA by using dataFEED OPC Suite for integration into higher-level systems, e.g. for production management
Hardware Requirements Ethernet Interface
PC Connection RJ45
Supported Controllers Siemens S7-200, Siemens S7-300, Siemens S7-400
Supported Bus Systems PROFIBUS, MPI
Communication Type Ethernet 100 BASE-TX/10 BASE-T
Supported Transfer Rates to PLC 9.6 KBit/s … 12 MBit/s with automatic detection
Supported Transfer Rates to PC 10 / 100 MBit/s
Simultaneous Connections 16 TCP/IP, 32 MPI / PROFIBUS Connections
Power Supply 24V ± 25%, external or from Controller
Galvanic Isolation Yes
Temperature Range 0°C … +55°C
Housing, Dimensions (W x H x D) 40,6 mm x 16,7 mm x 74,3 mm
Weight Approximately 40g
Approvals CE
Protection Class IP20
Configuration Software NetCon S7 for Local and Remote Configuration
Supported Application Software Siemens TIA Portal V11-V13, Siemens STEP 7 V5.5, Siemens WinCC, Siemens WinCC flexible, Siemens ProTool
System Requirements PC/PG with Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
ATV-GPL-CS-191000 echolink S7-compact

Scope of Delivery

Hardware echolink S7-compact
Software Configuration Software NetCon S7 on CD-ROM (also downloadable from Softing website)
Documentation Product handbook and configuration tutorials on CD-ROM (also downloadable from Softing website)

Additional Products and Services

ATV-LRL-DY-134501 dataFEED OPC Suite
ATV-LRL-DY-132101 dataFEED OPC Server Siemens
ATV-GAA-DX-145111 uaGate SI
ATV-GAL-YY-143101 echocollect e (and other echocollect variants)
110-1000-01 Training “Industrial Ethernet – Troubleshooting in Automation“, 3 days