Why do I receive the message "160000 connection to control
open-loop control_1 is disconnected" with a connection between
ProTool/Pro and WinAC?
Figure 1: Message
For a connection between WinAC and ProTool/Pro do not
switch the operation to "SIMATIC S7 WinAC v6.0", but to "SIMATIC
Connection settings in ProTool/Pro
- Select "Open-loop control" and doubleclick on your
- Under protocols, select "SIMATIC S7- 300/400 V6.0" and
click on "Parameter".
Figure 2: Compile protocol
- Connect the PC to the WinAC via profibus.
Figure 3: Control connection
If you run the WinAC and ProTool/Pro Runtime on two different PCs,
the interfaces of both PCs have to be configured at
"PG-PC-interface settings"(e.g. settings at WinAC-PC: "WinLC_0
--> CP5611" and at ProTool/Pro Runtime-PC "S7ONLINE -->