OP3 has a plug connector (male) on the
MPI interface. How do you get to an MPI network using it?
The OP3 gets its power supply from the
PLC. The cable is thus active. According to the DIN/VDE regulations
"active" interfaces which provide current or voltage
must be in the form of a socket connector (female).
This regulation must be observed.
An appropriate cable is supplied with the OP3. Should it be lost
or damaged, you can order a new one.
Order number for this cable: 6ES7 705 - 0AA00 - 7BA0