Overview of Sinumerik protocol

The following image shows the data source input window for the Sinumerik protocol:

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NOTE

The supported device types are S7 SINUMERIK, example S7 840D sl.

In order to connect a Sinumerik device, you need to select the Sinumerik protocol and enter the following data source parameters:

Parameter

Description

IP Address

IP address of the device.

Slot Number

Choose the correct slot number, where the “NC unit” of the device is mounted.

Sinumerik data point parameter

The following image shows the data point parameter window:

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The following table shows the parameter of the Sinumerik data point window:

Parameter

Description

Datapoint Address

Peripheral address strings in WinCC OA must be entered in a symbolic manner using the Siemens BTSS format.

Examples:

S7Conn1./Nck/Spindle/speedOvr[1]

NCK2.@SinumerikErrors@

Type

The following datapoint types are supported:

  • int

  • long

  • double

  • boolean

  • string

Type Transformation

For the above datatypes, the following transformation types are available (see also table below):

  • int: INT16, INT32, UINT16, UINT32, BYTE

  • long: INT16, INT32, UINT16, UINT32, BYTE, DATETIMELONG

  • double: FLOAT, DATETIMELONG

  • boolean: BIT

  • string: STRING, DATETIMELONG, BLOB

Data Acquisition Mode

The following modes are supported:

  • READ

  • WRITE

  • READ and WRITE

The following table shows the transformation type of the Sinumerik data point window:

Transformation type

Description

UNDEFINED

Default

INT16

16 Bit Integer signed

INT32

32 Bit Integer signed

UINT16

16 Bit Integer unsigned

BYTE

Byte

FLOAT

Floating-point value

BIT

Boolean

STRING

Text

UINT32

32 Bit Integer unsigned

DATETIME

Date/Time variable (used for S7 300 and S7 400 models)

BLOB

Blob

BITSTRING

Bit pattern

DATETIMELONG

Date/Time variable (used for S7 1200 models)