Synchronize the system time of your HMI Basic Panel with the system time of your S7-1200 PLC by configuring tags and blocks and incorporating the configuration in your HMI Basic Panel.
Synchronize the time
Detailed instructions for synchronizing the time are available in PDF format in the section "Instructions for Synchronizing Time" in the file "S7-1200_HMI_time_sync_HowTo.pdf".
The sample project created in the instructions for STEP 7 Basic V10.5 can be downloaded in the section "Download" in the file "S7-1200_HMI_time_sync_example.zip".
Instructions for synchronizing the time
- Configuring the S7-1200 PLC
- Configuring the HMI Basic Panel
- Using the time functions
Double-click the link "S7-1200_HMI_time_sync.pdf" to open the instructions. You need the Acrobat Reader program for this.
S7-1200_HMI_time_sync_HowTo.pdf ( 748 KB )
Right-click the link. In the pop-up menu that opens, select the item "Save target as..." and save the file on your computer. Unpack the file with WinZip program.
S7-1200_HMI_time_sync_example.zip ( 1861 KB )
This FAQ is valid for
- S7-1200 PLCs from firmware version V1.0.0.
- STEP 7 Basic from V10.5.