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Issues Encountered When Using the Siemens S7 MPI Driver with an MPI Repeater

Last Update: 11/12/2018

The MPI repeater keeps the PC's MPI adapter powered independently from the PLC. When using this repeater, users should do the following:

  1. Open the server's Device Properties and then select the Timing tab.
  2. Set the product of "Request timeout" "Fail after __ successive timeouts" to a minimum of 10 seconds.
Related Products
Siemens S7 MPI, Siemens Suite