Visualization and diagnostics for PROFINET IO devices.
All status information and parameters from the process being controlled are sent to a control room. This allows malfunctions to be detected centrally and rectification measures to be implemented quickly. This is important for the availability and stability of the whole system.
Previously, additional engineering tools were required to obtain this information. These require additional licences and for the operator open up the possibility of making changes to the system configuration.
With our solution - PROFINET IO Device Diagnostics - we offer a standard solution that makes it possible to carry out a complete system diagnostics of the devices connected to the PROFINET IO.
The status of the instrumentation and control equipment can now be displayed directly in the WinCC based control room. After the configuration of a diagnostics environment, your WinCC operator station will be in a position to deliver detailed information about the individual devices.
This add-on comprises both SIMATIC as well as Windows components and can also be integrated retrospectively into any STEP 7 project. The visualization components are especially suited for use in a WinCC environment - but can also be integrated easily into other applications.
If you are already familiar with SIMATIC STEP 7 / WinCC you know all you need to configure the system.
No need for additional engineering tools
Engineering in a few simple steps
Simple updating of changes in the hardware configuration - online anytime in WinCC
Fast and reliable availability of all relevant information about the configured devices
The diagnosis is carried out during runtime, independently of any engineering tools
Visualization of all PROFINET IO devices supported by STEP 7
Diagnostics buffer to store any error messages that have occurred
The diagnostic software for PROFINET IO devices is configured using standard STEP 7 and WinCC software tools.
Six simple steps lead to the goal
Insert the diagnostic blocks in the S7 program
Export the hardware configuration (cfg file)
Transfer the block variables to WinCC
Insert the diagnostic ActiveX Control in the WinCC picture
Connect the transferred block variables to the diagnostic ActiveX Control
Specify the path for saving the exported HW configuration (cfg file)
Once you have configured the diagnostic system, the engineering environment is no longer required.
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