ETH-MPI(Smart IE) It is used to convert the MPI/DP port of S7-300 PLC into a network port for connecting to the host computer, touch screen, etc. by network cable.
ETH-MPI(Smart IE) Connect the MPI/DP (master) of the S7-300 PLC to this Ethernet converter and convert it to Siemens Profinet (TCP/IP) Ethernet protocol, which can be connected to STEP7/TIA Portal, WinCC, Siemens SMART LINE touch screen, etc. via the network cable.
STEP 7 Connection Setup
Please follow the link below to download the required drivers.
XP system driver (STEP7): click to download
Win7 32-bit system driver (STEP7): Click to download
Win7/10 64-bit system driver (STEP7/TIA Portal): Click to download
After downloading, unzip it and run ETH_MPI.exe
Then select [install], after finishing, you can find the ETH-MPI driver option in set the PG/PC interface of Siemens.
Open SIMATIC–>step7–>set the PG-PC interface
Select ETH_MPI and click on Properties. (Properties) and enter 192.168.1.10 in the IP address of the converter.
You can use the [Online Test] button to test if the IP address entered is exactly the same as the converter. If you can’t communicate with the converter normally, you should type http://192.168.1.222 in the IE browser to check the IP address of the converter, and then change the IP address of the converter in “Set PGPC Interface”.
Select the [OK] button to save the settings, and then you can use Step 7 to program the Siemens S7-300.
TIA Portal setup for Win7/10 64-bit systems
First, install the corresponding driver, open the TIA Portal software, click “Project Name”, select “Online”, and upload the device as a new station.
Select MPI type in PG/PC interface, select “ETH_MPI” as the driver, click “Start Search”, wait until the search is completed, and upload.
When downloading the program, select the MPI type in PG/PC interface, select “ETH_MPI” as the driver, click “Start Search”, and wait until the search is finished.