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Connect to a Siemens S7 PLC

This tutorial introduced the Siemens S7 connection plugin that is a new feature released in Visual Components Premium 4.2.2.
After finishing this tutorial you will know how to connect your simulation to a S7 PLC and perform virtual commissioning on your PLC logic.

Software Version: 4.2.2


  1. Getting Started
  2. Setting up the properties in TIA Portal
  3. Creating your PLC progrma block
  4. Exporting the tag table
  5. PLCSIM and NEtoToPLCSim
  6. Connecting Visual Components to the PLC
  7. Pairing the variables
  8. Review
  9. Appendix