SSW7-USB, MPI programming adapter USB

SSW7-USB, MPI-Programmieradapter USB
SSW7-USB, MPI-Programmieradapter USB

SSW7-USB, MPI programming adapter USB

The SSW7-USB enables conversion from a USB interface to the MPI bus for programming software or visualization.

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Replacement type NETLink USB Compact.

The SSW7 has a 1.2 m long MPI connecting cable which can be plugged directly into the CPU socket of the automation device and into any other point in an MPI network.
In the housing of the SSW7-USB, there is a USB socket of type “B”. The SSW7-USB can be connected to the PC with the USB cable included in the scope of delivery. The SSW7-USB receives its voltage supply from the PC. It can therefore be used at any point on the MPI bus.
A driver for creating a virtual COM port is included.
Parameterization and diagnostic functions are possible using the SHTools software.
For a firmware update, a free download of the latest SHTools version is available.

  • Programming & visualization via USB
  • MPI up to 187.5 kbps
  • Power supply via USB
  • Virtual COM port for flexible applications
Download PDF datasheet
General information
Order number700-755-1VK21
Article nameSSW7-USB, MPI programming adapter USB
Scope of deliverySSW7-USB, 3 m USB cable, manual, CD with software
Dimensions (DxWxH)105 x 53 x 29 mm
Weightapprox. 180 g
Supply voltage5V via USB
Current drawapprox. 150 mA
MPI interface
Transmission rate19,2 or 187,5 kbps
ConnectionSUB-D, 9 pin
Communication interface
TypeUSB 1.1
ProtocolPC <-> S7
ConnectionUSB-B socket
Protection ratingIP 20

Technical Documentation

SSW7-USB, Manual - Version 3 3 690 KB


SHTools, für Windows 7/8/10 32/64 Bit 3.89 FW6 6 MB History SHTools, für Windows 7/8/10 32/64 Bit
Changelog: Firmware, SSW7 and SSW7-USB 676 B


SSW7-USB, USB Driver XP/Vista/Windows 7 (32 + 64 Bit) 2.12.24 1,014 KBcan300, sas341, can400, sas340, ssw-7, dp/dp-koppler, can-bridge
SSW7-USB, USB-Treiber XP (bis Seriennummer 0404957) 1210 2 MB

Starting with STEP* 7 version 5.5 SP2, Siemens no longer supports serial COM ports under Windows 7** 64 bit.

The TIA Portal* also no longer supports any COM ports – regardless of what operating system it is installed on!

Our technical sales representatives can provide you with advice on alternatives.


* STEP and TIA Portal are registered trademarks of Siemens AG.

** Windows 7 is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.