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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109757269, Entry date: 08/02/2018

Running SIMATIC MV400 as a technology object

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To implement automatic identification of goods, materials and material carriers for process and production plants, the SIMATIC Ident product portfolio from Siemens offers customized modules for this task. The stationary SIMATIC MV400 reader is used for optical identification.

In this application example, a reader is directly connected to the control system via PROFINET. SIMATIC MV420 / MV440 is used as the Ident system for identification using 1D/2D codes, labeling and/or shapes.

The goal of the application example is to support you in commissioning your SIMATIC Ident modules. The application example mainly focuses on the ready-to-use blocks of the "SIMATIC Ident" library. It additionally describes the project engineering and configuration of the SIMATIC Ident modules.

The focal point of this application example is the use of the Ident technology object that allows easy and convenient configuration of the SIMATIC MV400 readers.


Documentation and Sample Project
  SIMATIC MV400 via PROFINET (TO) (2,0 MB) 
 Registrierung notwendig  SIMATIC MV400 via PROFINET with S7-1200 and TIA V14 (TO) (2,5 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  SIMATIC MV400 via PROFINET with S7-1500 and TIA V14 (TO) (2,3 MB)

  SIMATIC MV400 via PROFIBUS (TO) (2,0 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  SIMATIC MV400 via PROFIBUS with S7-1200 and TIA V14 (TO) (2,4 MB)
 Registrierung notwendig  SIMATIC MV400 via PROFIBUS with S7-1500 and TIA V14 (TO) (1,9 MB)

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