Easy make PLC S7 200 cable for programming – Super cheap

S7 200 Cable for programming - In this article, 365EVN guides you to make an S7-200 PLC cable for programming. It is simple, easy to do and super cheap.
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How to make S7-200 programming cable

S7 200 Cable – How to make an S7 200 programming cable with the lowest price? In this article, 365EVN guides you to make an S7-200 PLC cable for programming at the lowest price. It is simple and easy to do special for students and beginners.

Make S7 200 Cable for PLC Programming – Preparing

To make a programming cable for PLC S7-200 we use:

  • USB to RS485 converter: 01 pc. Another application of the device here.

Bạn có thể tham khảo bộ phụ kiện và cáp lập trình PLC, HMI, Servo…tại 365evn (Programming cable – “All In One”): Link

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Make S7-200 cable – USB to RS485
  • COM DB9 Male: 01 pc.
  • Signal cable with minimum 02 wires inside.
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Make s7-200 cable – DB9
  • Siemens S7-200 PLC CPU 224 (for a test s7 200 cable above)
  • Software: Step 7 Micro/WIN V4.0 SP9 on Windows 10 x64.

Steps to make PLC S7-200 Programming cable

Step 1: S7-200 cable diagram

  • We make the S7 200 cable following the diagram below
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S7-200 programming cable diagram
  • We recommend using a cable with a length shorter than 1000 mm.

Step 2: Install the driver for S7 200 cable

  • Connect the cable above with PLC and PC. Turn on the power for PLC.
  • Install the driver for the USB to the RS485 converter. In normal it used the CH34x chipset. Download the driver here. After installing the driver, we can check again by accessing the “Device Manager” of Windows.
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Check S7-200 PC PPI cable driver

Step 3: Test the S7-200 programming cable

  • Open Step 7 MicroWIN 4.0 SP9 on Windows 10 64bits.
  • Set PG/PC interface to “PC/PPI cable” and select the COM port of the S7 200 cable (which we checked in “Device Manager”).
  • Click on “Communication” and search for the S7-200 CPU.
  • Now, you can download and upload the program for the S7-200 PLC as normal.
  • Refer to the video below for more detail.

How to make PLC S7 200 cable for programming – Super cheap

How to make PLC S7-200 cable for programming – Super cheap

Summary

With the “S7 200 cable handmake” above we can use it for testing, downloading, upload the program for PLC S7-200. It is simple, easy to do and super cheap. If you have any questions, comment below.

See you in the next post on 365EVN.

Nếu bạn cần một bộ phụ kiện và cáp đa năng để học tập, thực hành với giá rẻ, bạn có thể tham khảo bộ phụ kiện và cáp lập trình PLC, HMI, Servo…tại 365evn (Programming cable – “All In One”): Link

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