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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109483373, Entry date: 06/14/2019

RFID Basic Examples: SIMATIC RF600 via PROFINET without Communication Module

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The SIMATIC RF600 readers RF680R and RF685R are integrated into a control system directly via PROFINET. The “Ident” / “Ident Profile” S7 blocks are used to control this configuration.

The task is to integrate a SIMATIC RF600 reader (RF680R, RF685R) directly into an S7 control system. Using the reader, basic RFID functionalities are to be implemented. 

The SIMATIC RF600 readers (RF680R, RF685R) are connected directly to an S7 control system via PROFINET. The “Ident” S7 program blocks are used to control the readers.
The basic example for this solution is kept very simple. It focuses on describing the basic steps for configuring and programming the automation solution. The following figure shows the structure of the solution:

Documentation and example project for STEP 7 V5.5 are currently in work for an update.

Other SIMATIC Ident Basic Examples
For an overview of other basic examples with different hardware configurations, please use the following link:
RFID Basic Examples

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