The OP3 comes as standard with a 2.5 m
long MPI cable. You can use this MPI cable for connecting an OP3 to
an S7 and for the OP3's power supply. In this case, the OP3 does
not need an external power supply.
There isn't a longer cable available in this form.
If you need a cable extension, you can use the following
- PROFIBUS cable
(standard PROFIBUS cable - order number: 6XV1 830-0EH10, by the
- PROFIBUS connector
(bus connector with axial cable end - order number: 6GK1
- Gender changer (9-pin female / female)
The gender changer is needed if you want to connect the PROFIBUS
cable to the OP3.
If you use a PROFIBUS cable as cable extension,
the power to the OP3 must be supplied from an external