PLC S7 200 Programming – Download & Upload Program Using USB PPI Cable Windows 10 x64

The steps to download and upload the program for PLC S7 200 using a USB PPI Cable On Step7 MicroWIN V4.0 SP9

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In this post, 365EVN shows you the steps to download and upload the program for PLC S7 200 using a USB PPI Cable On Step7 MicroWIN V4.0 SP9. You can refer to the previous post to install S7 200 PLC programming software, and download and upload using a “COM” cable.

Previous post: Step 7 MicroWIN 4.0 SP9 on Windows 10 Newest (21H2) And All Windows Version

PLC S7 200 Programming – Download & Upload Program

In this post, we used:

  • Software: Step 7 Micro/WIN V4.0 SP9 On Windows 10 x64 version 21H2
  • PLC S7 200 Programming – Hardware:
    • S7-200 PLC CPU224XP CN
    • USB MPI/PPI Cable (PC Adapter USB) from Amsamotion
    • You can refer to all hardware here.

Step 1: Install Driver For USB MPI/PPI Cable

simatic-pc-adapter-driver

The first time when we put the cable to the PC and did not yet install the driver the MPI led on the cable will off. We can check by opening “Control panel” -> “Device manager” -> “Other Device”, it will show as belowTo install the driver for the PLC S7 200 Amsamotion cable, download the driver at the end of the post extract it. Then, find the driver file and copy it to: “C: \ Program Files\Common Files\Siemens\Automation\Simatic OAM\Drivers” (with Windows x64).

Open “Device Manager” again, select “SIMATIC PC Adapter USB”, right-click and select “Update Drivers” -> “Browse my computer for drivers”.

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Select the folder: “C: \ Program Files\Common Files\Siemens\Automation\Simatic OAM\Drivers” (with Windows x64). Click “Next”, the driver will be installed automatically. Check again the drive has been successfully installed on “Device Manager”.

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Step 2: Download & Upload Program On PLC Programming Software

Open “Step7 Micro/WIN V4.0 SP9” -> “Set PG/PC Interface” and select “PC Adapter.PPI.1” -> “OK”.

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Click “Communications” -> “Double-Click to Refresh”. Waiting a moment, the S7 200 PLC Information will show on the windows. Communication between PLC and PC was successful.

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Click “OK” to close the Windows. If you can not find the PLC try to change the transmission rate to another value (9.6, 19.2 or 187.5 kbps).

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Now, we can download the program to PLC S7 200 (Ctrl + D) or upload the program from PLC to PC (Ctrl + U). Enter the PLC password for the process (if it asks).

Guide Video

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Download Link
  • Amsamotion USB MPI/PPI Cable Driver: Link
  • All guide videos about PLC HMI, VFD and Servo programming by 365evn: Link

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