How to Upgrade Firmware PLC Siemens S7-200 SMART ?. In this post, 365EVN shows you the steps to upgrade the S7 200 SMART PLC Firmware using Step 7 MicroWIN SMART 2.6 programming software.
Preparing To Upgrade Firmware PLC S7-200 SMART
To upgrade S7 200 SMART firmware, we have 02 methods:
- Upgrade PLC S7-200 SMART Firmware by using a Micro SD memory card.
- Upgrade S7-200 SMART Firmware by using the “Firmware update” function on Step 7 Micro/WIN SMART
In this post, we guide you to upgrade the firmware of PLC S7-200 SMART using Step7 MicroWIN SMART V2.6 software, it is simple, easy to do. To make a firmware upgrade for S7-200 SMART PLC we need some things:
- Hardware: PLC S7-200 SMART Series. We used CPU ST20.
- Software: Step 7 Micro/WIN SMART. The latest version (Until now) is V2.6
- Firmware file for the CPU. You can download it at the end of the post.
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Upgrade Firmware PLC S7 200 SMART On Step 7 MicroWIN SMART
To make a FW upgrade for PLC S7-200 SMART on Step7 Micro/WIN SMART 2.6, follow the steps:
- Download the FW you want to upgrade for your device. And then extract it, we have a file *.udp.
- Open “Step7 MW SMART” and connect the PLC. You can use an Ethernet cable to do it, refer to the previous post if necessary.
- On the menu click the “PLC” tab -> “Information – PLC”.
- Click “System” -> “CPU name”. Now, you can see your device information included order number, serial number, hardware and firmware revision.
- Now, click “Firmware update” -> “Browse” and select the FW file you downloaded and extract (Filename extension is “*.upd”). And then click “Update”.
- Waiting for the update firmware of the PLC S7 200 SMART to complete. Note: Do not disconnect the power or Ethernet cable during updating.
- The firmware V2.6 only following the CPU with article number “-0AA1”
- You can update an S7 200 SMART CPU Firmware with article number “-0AA0” to the version V2.5.
- Read the “S7-200 SMART System Manual V2.6” for more information.
S7-200 SMART Firmware Download
- S7-200 SMART CPU Firmware V2.4: Link
- Link S7-200 SMART CPU Firmware V2.5
- Step 7 MicroWIN SMART & System Manual V2.6: Link
See you in the next posts!
-365EVN; Refer: Siemens.com–