The requested software / document is no longer marketed by Saia-Burgess Controls AG and without technical support. It is an older software version which can be operated only on certain now no longer commercially available products.

  • PCD2.M127

  • Central processing units (obsolete, replaced by PCD2.M157)

Documentation

Starter Manual xx7

Manual 26-835 Starter Manual xx7

DE02 .pdf 2.27 MB Download
EN02 .pdf 2.01 MB Download
FR03 .pdf 2.25 MB Download

Hardware xx7 PCD1 and PCD2

Manual 26-757 Hardware xx7 PCD1 and PCD2

 

 

DE02 Archive .pdf 1.59 MB Download
EN01 Archive .pdf 1.03 MB Download
FR01 Archive .pdf 1.51 MB Download
IT01 Archive .pdf 2.27 MB Download

Ethernet TCP/IP for the serie xx7

Manual 26-791 Ethernet TCP/IP for the serie xx7

DE05 .pdf 4.64 MB Download

Reference Guide xx7 (instruction set)

Manual 26-758 Reference Guide xx7 (instruction set)

DE02 Archive .pdf 0.40 MB Download
EN02 Archive .pdf 0.50 MB Download
FR02 Archive .pdf 0.52 MB Download
IT01 Archive .pdf 0.81 MB Download

xx7 System Functions (PCD1 and PCD2)

Manual 26-797 xx7 System Functions (PCD1 and PCD2)

DE05 .pdf 5.66 MB Download
EN05 .pdf 5.64 MB Download

xx7 Modem library

Manual 26-793 xx7 Modem library

 

 

DE03 .pdf 1.79 MB Download
EN03 .pdf 1.35 MB Download

Serial communication with xx7

Manual 26-794 Serial communication with xx7

 

 

DE Archive .pdf 1.63 MB Download
EN Archive .pdf 1.62 MB Download

Hardware configuration including PCD2.W3 and .W6

Info Hardware configuration including PCD2.W3 and .W6

EN Archive .zip 0.48 MB Download

Preliminary version of the documentation regarding FDL Master-Master communication with xx7

Flyer Preliminary version of the documentation regarding FDL Master-Master communication with xx7

DE Archive .pdf 0.11 MB Download

Software

I/O-Builder version 2.4.0

Software I/O-Builder version 2.4.0

(Tool for hardware configuration)

DE-EN-FR Archive .EXE 1.21 MB Download

Xx7 only: LON network configurator SNET xx7 version

Software Xx7 only: LON network configurator SNET xx7 version

EN Archive .zip 3.14 MB Download

SFC library

Software SFC library

EN Archive .zip 0.03 MB Download

Firmware

Current version 3.116 (February 2007),

Firmware Current version 3.116 (February 2007),

 

Only to be used for 

EN Archive .zip 0.21 MB Download

How to download a new firmware version

Info How to download a new firmware version

EN Archive .pdf 0.12 MB Download

PCD2

  • Is it possible to use a 16 DI/O module on the base addresse 240? (FAQ #101671)
  • Why does the BACnet "Upload/Merge" not work on very busy IP networks? (FAQ #101417)
  • Does a PCD automatically generate "gratuitous ARP" telegrams? (FAQ #101045)
  • Why can't I connect a PCD2.M480 (with firmware 039) over the serial PGU port? (FAQ #100738)
  • The error LED is on and the history contains the message XOB 20 / 25 missing (FAQ #100690)
  • I forgot the password for my PCD/PCS! How can I access it again? (FAQ #100639)
  • Which extension memory chips are recommended / supported (FAQ #100507)
  • Is the XOB 5 "No response from I/O module (I/O Quit Failure)" supported by the PCD3? (FAQ #100501)
  • Can the S-Net MPI-Port on the PCD3.M5xx0 and on the PCD2.M5xx0 be used as standard RS-485 Port (FAQ #100500)
  • Why can't I connect a PCD over Ethernet after replacing its Ethernet module? (FAQ #100156)
  • Can input/output modules be changed under tension (hot-plug)? (FAQ #100111)

PCD1 / _Firmware xx7

  • Which Flash chip to use for which usage? (FAQ #100309)

xx7 Series

xx7 Series / General

  • Why does an EPROM made with GALEP not work on a xx7? (FAQ #100489)
  • Firmware downgrade with new Flash Eproms (FAQ #100324)
  • Are training courses offered? (FAQ #100032)
  • Is there a helpline for technical problems? When can I contact it? (FAQ #100031)
  • Are manuals available in English? (FAQ #100030)
  • What distinguishes the Saia PCD® xx7 series from other Step®7 programmable controllers on the market? (FAQ #100029)
  • Which customers will not find their needs best served by Saia-Burgess Controls AG? (FAQ #100028)
  • Which customers will find their needs best served by the Saia PCD® xx7 series? (FAQ #100027)
  • What price benefit do I have compared with an original Siemens controller? (FAQ #100026)

xx7 Series / Programming

  • It’s possible to use the interrupt Inputs on xx7 CPU’s as normal inputs? (FAQ #101061)
  • Why are the LED's RUN HALT and ERROR flashing when going online? (FAQ #100665)
  • Is programming over IP supported? (FAQ #100615)
  • Which Siemens FC's and FB's can be used on a Saia PCD® xx7-Series? (FAQ #100592)
  • Why doesn't the "RAM to ROM" function work on PCD1.M137? (FAQ #100455)
  • Does the xx7 have a standard HEAVAC library, like the PG5? (FAQ #100049)
  • Can a PC/MPI adapter that does not come from Siemens (e.g. Helmholtz) be used for programming? (FAQ #100047)
  • Does programming require any other software than Simatic-Manager? (FAQ #100045)
  • Which CPU versions are supported by the xx7 series? (FAQ #100044)
  • With which Siemens CPU can an xx7 CPU be compared? (FAQ #100043)
  • How long are execution times for instructions? (FAQ #100042)
  • How long are execution times for instructions? (FAQ #100041)
  • Do function blocks/functions work from the Siemens Standard Library? (FAQ #100039)
  • Are the xx7 series controllers really fully compatible? (FAQ #100038)
  • Can a Step®7 project edited for Saia PCD® xx7 series run again on an S7? (FAQ #100037)
  • Can Step®7 programs from an S7-300/400 run directly on a Saia PCD®, or does anything have to be adapted? (FAQ #100035)

xx7 Series / Hardware configuration

  • It’s possible to use the interrupt Inputs on xx7 CPU’s as normal inputs? (FAQ #101061)
  • The PCD3.W745 can not be selected in the IO-Builder (FAQ #100520)
  • My new hardware configuration for I/Os was not taken over by the xx7. (FAQ #100145)
  • How many rows for a PCD2 Slave can I define in the DP slave configuration of a XX7? (FAQ #100131)
  • How can local SBC hardware be projected in Simatic-Manager? (FAQ #100053)
  • Does programming require any other software than Simatic-Manager? (FAQ #100052)
  • Are the xx7 series controllers really fully compatible? (FAQ #100051)
  • How do I configure an xx7 system? (FAQ #100050)

xx7 Series / CPU and operating system

  • Why it’s no more possible to set the PCD3.Mxx6x in the firmware download mode with the help of the run/stop switch? (FAQ #101948)
  • Why the MPI adapter doesn’t work on the MPI port of the PCD3.M5547, PCD3.M5567, PCD3.M5540, PCD3.M5440 or PCD3.5560? (FAQ #101814)
  • What are the port numbers which have to be used on Step7 depending of the communication modules? (FAQ #101704)
  • The modem library xx7 indicates an error -104 (FAQ #101324)
  • It’s possible to use the interrupt Inputs on xx7 CPU’s as normal inputs? (FAQ #101061)
  • The "SBC format" changed on Saia PCD® COSinus CPU's (FAQ #101048)
  • How to use port 2 of a PCD3.M6xx7 as MPI port (FAQ #100872)
  • Can I change the operating system from PCD3 xx7 to SBC standard operation system ? (FAQ #100748)
  • Why does the CPU crash when reading the diagnostic buffer? (FAQ #100705)
  • Program from PCD7.R400 is not automatically copied into the PCD’s memory (FAQ #100357)
  • Firmware downgrade with new Flash Eproms (FAQ #100324)
  • What ambient temperature range is the xx7 series approved for? (FAQ #100073)
  • What approvals do the xx7 series PCD controllers have? (FAQ #100071)
  • What standards are met by the xx7 series regarding EMC guidelines? (FAQ #100070)
  • Are run-time meters supported? (FAQ #100069)
  • Can access to a xx7 CPU be protected with a password? (FAQ #100068)
  • Does the xx7 series have a watchdog relay? How is it activated? (FAQ #100067)
  • Are there any modules with interrupt capabilities? (FAQ #100065)
  • Are interrupt inputs and fast counter inputs available? (FAQ #100063)
  • Does an xx7 series PCD have the same system resources as an original Siemens CPU? (FAQ #100062)
  • Does an xx7 series PCD have a buffer battery and integral clock? (FAQ #100060)
  • Can the xx7 operating system be updated (FW update)? (FAQ #100059)
  • Which system functions are available? (FAQ #100056)
  • How long are execution times for instructions? (FAQ #100055)
  • Are the xx7 series controllers really fully compatible? (FAQ #100051)
  • Which CPU versions are supported by the xx7 series? (FAQ #100044)
  • With which Siemens CPU can an xx7 CPU be compared? (FAQ #100043)

xx7 Series / Communication

  • What are the port numbers which have to be used on Step7 depending of the communication modules? (FAQ #101704)
  • The modem library xx7 indicates an error -104 (FAQ #101324)
  • Which Profibus address do I have to choose if the PCD3.M5547 is used as Profi S-IO master or the PCD3.M6547 is used as DP Slave and Master? (FAQ #101178)
  • What kind of DP profile do I have to choose when using the PCD3.M6547 as Master and Slave? (FAQ #101177)
  • If the PCD3.Mxx7 or PCD2.M5547 has a Profibus configuration it goes often in Stop after startup (FAQ #101176)
  • Is it possible to use two different TCP/IP addresses for the two TCP/IP connectors of the PCD2.M5 CPU? (FAQ #101097)
  • What is the TCP/IP port number if you want to access the PCD3.Mxxx7 from Step7 over an ADSL router? (FAQ #100796)
  • When do I need SFC 14 and 15 for profibus communication? (FAQ #100628)
  • Why is the Profibus / LON Communication not working on a PCD7.F772 or PCD7.F802 (FAQ #100563)
  • Why is the serial communication on PCD3.Mxxx7 or PCD2.M5xx7 Port 0 not working properly? (FAQ #100554)
  • DP-communication between SBC Master and Siemens CP342-5 Slave (FAQ #100396)
  • How many MPI-connections can be handled by a XX7? (FAQ #100267)
  • Why the XX7 does not support diagnostic messages for SFC14/15 for Profibus DP Networks? (FAQ #100265)
  • MPI-communication over serial RS 232 port (FAQ #100220)
  • Can M-Bus be implemented on the xx7 series? (FAQ #100201)
  • Rules for configuration of Profibus-FDL (FAQ #100166)
  • Is it possible to use DP mode "DPV1" on XX7? (FAQ #100162)
  • What are the main error sources when Profibus FMS is configured on xx7 series? (FAQ #100160)
  • Is it possible to turn off the hardware flow control (RTS-CTS) for RS 232 on a XX7? (FAQ #100158)
  • I am not able to establish a modem connection for serial communication on a xx7. (FAQ #100144)
  • How many rows for a PCD2 Slave can I define in the DP slave configuration of a XX7? (FAQ #100131)
  • Is it also possible to operate GSM modems with the xx7 series PCD? (FAQ #100098)
  • Can SMS messages and e-mails also be sent directly with the xx7 series PCD? (FAQ #100097)
  • Can a modem be connected to an xx7 series PCD? (FAQ #100096)
  • What are the telemaintenance possibilities offered by the xx7 series? (FAQ #100095)
  • What things are needed to operate the interface with LON-Works? (FAQ #100094)
  • Do xx7 series controllers also offer an interface for LON-Works? (FAQ #100093)
  • Is there an interface module for Interbus-S? (FAQ #100092)
  • Does the PCD xx7 series also support Profibus-PA? (FAQ #100091)
  • What does one do to make a Profibus-DP slave V1 run on the xx7 master? (FAQ #100090)
  • What I/O addressing is possible with Profibus-DP master/slave? (FAQ #100088)
  • Can an xx7 series controller be both a Profibus-DP master and a DP slave? (FAQ #100087)
  • Is Profibus-DP master-master communication possible? How many stations are supported? (FAQ #100086)
  • Which serial communication protocols are supported on xx7 systems? (FAQ #100085)
  • What transmission speed does the PCD2.M487's integral MPI/S-Net interface support? (FAQ #100084)
  • What transmission speed is supported in an MPI network? (FAQ #100083)
  • What are the MPI communications capabilities? (FAQ #100082)
  • Is it possible to run a Siemens-OP on the MPI interface? (FAQ #100081)
  • Can GeniBus be implemented on the xx7 series? (FAQ #100080)
  • Can Modbus be implemented on the xx7 series? (FAQ #100079)
  • Can SBC S-Bus be implemented on the xx7 series? (FAQ #100078)
  • Is Ethernet also supported? (FAQ #100077)
  • What are the specific communications capabilities? (FAQ #100076)
  • What is the essential, structural design difference between S7 controllers and Saia PCD®? (FAQ #100075)
  • What is special about Profibus with Saia PCD®, compared to Siemens or other suppliers? (FAQ #100074)

xx7 Series / Peripherals

The requested software / document is no longer marketed by Saia-Burgess Controls AG and without technical support. It is an older software version which can be operated only on certain now no longer commercially available products.

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