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Sorting by Height with S7-200 SMART

Requirements

  • Siemens Edition or Ultimate Edition
  • S7-200 SMART PLC
  • STEP 7-Micro/WIN SMART

This sample provides you with a STEP 7-Micro/WIN SMART project ready to download to the PLC and control the Sorting by Height (Basic) scene.

  1. Download the zip archive (top of this page), extract it and open the project in STEP 7-Micro/WIN SMART.

  2. Edit the project to match your controller's hardware. Start by Double Left-clicking on System Block to open the configuration dialog.

    open configuration

  3. Select your CPU version from the list. You should also adjust the Ethernet Port configuration if needed.

    select cpu type

  4. Click on the PLC tab and select Download > All. Next, click Download to transfer the blocks to the CPU.

    download

  5. Start FACTORY I/O, press Ctrl + O, select Scenes on the left panel and open the Sorting by Height (Basic) scene.

    open scene

  6. Press F4 to open the Driver Window. Select Siemens S7-200/300/400 on the driver drop-down list.

  7. Click on CONFIGURATION, make sure S7-200 is selected on the Model drop-down list and insert the PLC's IP address into the Host field.

    driver config

  8. Press Esc to return to the Driver Window. Now, click on CONNECT to connect to the PLC.

    driver connected

  9. Switch to Run mode and enjoy.

    run