Tag Archives: Siemens date and time format

Time and date data format in SIEMENS S7-300/400 series PLC

Data types are split into basic data types and complex data types. Data formats for time and date have both basic and complex data types. 1. Time of Day and wherein DATE belongs to the basic data types 1.1 DATE is a 16-bit data type in IEC format with a resolution of 1 day; The format is D#1990-01-01~D#2168-12-31 or DATE#1990-1-1~DATE#2168-12-31; It can be translated […]

How to set multiple dates for Siemens system time

There comes a time setting in the properties of the CPU of Siemens S7-1200 system. When we use it, if there is a relatively high requirement for time, we must give attention to setting the correct parameters, otherwise it will be incorrect. Pay heed to the choice of time zone. The picture above shows UTC time, ie GMT time, time standard time. If it is Beijing time, please […]