The “6ES7 972-0CA23-0XA0” is a part number for a communication cable manufactured by Siemens AG for use with their SIMATIC S7-200 series programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
To connect a computer or other device to the S7-200 PLC using this cable, you would typically need to install the appropriate driver software on the computer. However, the specific driver required will depend on the type of communication interface being used (e.g. USB, serial port, etc.), as well as the operating system of the computer.
Siemens provides driver software for their products on their website. You can search for the specific driver for your system by visiting the Siemens support website and entering the part number or model number of your product. Alternatively, you may be able to find the driver through a search engine or by contacting Siemens customer support.
siemens pc adapter 6es7 972-0ca23-0xa0 PC adapter driver comes with Simatic Net. It does not have a separate CD with it like the PC adapter USB.
To install its driver, just set up Simatic Manager and then Open the control panel, Set PG/PC interface, and select PC Adapter (MPI). You should have two options (COM) & USB. Select COM and then adjust the baud rate. The Baud rate should match the dip switch on the PC adapter side. It can be 19200 or 38400.
You can not use this adapter PC adapter (Auto) option as this option is applicable for PC adapters with USB interface.