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What software is required for M172 controller and how to upload the program ?

FAQ000134083

13 April 2021

Machine Expert HVAC is the software that you will need to program the M172 controller. You can download the software from the following link:

https://shop.exchange.se.com/en-US/apps/40117/ecostruxure-machine-expert---hvac

Inside the PLC there is a binary file (compiled file) so, it is not possible to have the source code of the application from a real PLC (M172P) transferred onto your PC. 

It is a security behaviour setup by Schneider Electric to protect the code. Hence, a backup file is necessary.