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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109483367, Entry date: 06/13/2019
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RFID basic examples: SIMATIC RF200 via RF120C

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With the RF120C communication module you can integrate proprietary SIMATIC RF200 readers into a S7-1200 control system. The S7 block “ident blocks" or “ident profile" are used to control this configuration.

Task
A SIMATIC RF200 reader is to be integrated directly into a S7-1200 control system. Basic RFID functionalities are to be realized via the reader. 

Solution
The RF120C communication module was developed in order to connect the SIMATIC RFID readers directly to a S7 1200 control system. To control the readers the S7 "Ident blocks" program blocks are used.
The basic example for this solution is kept very simple. The focus of this description is on the basic steps for the configuration and programming of the automation solution. The figure below shows the structural configuration of the solution:
 


Documentation and example project for STEP 7 V15.1 with Technology object
 Registrierung notwendig  Documentation STEP 7 V15.1 (TO) (1,7 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  STEP 7 V15.1 project for S7-1200 (TO) (1,6 MB)

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Documentation and example project for TIA V14 with Technology object
  Documentation STEP 7 V14 SP1 (TO) (1,8 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  STEP 7 V14 SP1 project for S7-1200 (TO) (1,1 MB)

Documentation and example project for TIA V13
  Documentation STEP 7 V13 SP1 (1,0 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  STEP 7 V13 SP1 project for S7-1200 (3,7 MB)

Other basic examples for SIMATIC Ident
An overview of other basic examples with different hardware combinations can be found at the following link:
RFID basic examples