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SIMATIC IPC627E (Box PC) is available with immediate effect

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The new Box Industry PC: SIMATIC IPC627E with Intel Core i processor technology is now released for sale.


SIMATIC IPC627E (Box PC)





The compact SIMATIC IPC627E is one of the first industrial PCs on the market that is equipped with the latest Intel Core processors of the 8th generation (also known as "Coffee Lake"). It therefore stands out with its high performance in hard industrial use. With its powerful processors, new mass storage media and a memory capacity of up to 64 GB, the IPC627E is ideal for fast processing of large amounts of data and demanding visualization solutions at ambient temperatures of up to 55 °C. For particularly compact solutions (e.g. in the control cabinet), the IPC627E can also be installed with a space-saving vertical mounting.

 

Outstanding features

 

Maximum system performance for demanding measuring, control and visualization tasks

- Intel® processors of the 8th generation: Core i7, Core i3 or Celeron with up to 6 cores and 12 threads
- Intel UHD Graphics 630/610 for high graphics performance (Core i / Celeron)
- DDR4-2666 memory technology up to 64 GB RAM
- USB 3.1 Gen2 SuperSpeedPlus (10 Gbps)
- USB Type C (10 Gbps)
- PCI-Express 3.0 for powerful PCIe card support
- M.2 SSD NVMe for faster data processing
  This new mass storage is up to 5 times faster than a standard SATA mass storage.


Highly compact design for space-saving and flexible installation

- Compact enclosure (approx. 6-liter volume) in new design
- Flexible installation in many different positions with mounting brackets or vertical installation kits
- Free expansion slots: 2x PCI or 2x PCIe or 1x PCIe and 1x PCI
- RAID1 functionality onboard in Platform Controller Hub (no assignment of a PC slot)
- 3x Gigabit Ethernet (IE/PN, RJ45) connections (teaming)
- 4x USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed)

- 2x DisplayPort and 1x DVI-D port


Rugged design for direct installation in the machine

- Maximum processor performance up to ambient temperature of 55 °C

- High shock/vibration resistance in all possible mounting positions

- High EMC for safe operation

- SATA Solid-State Drives (SSD) in M.2- und SATA technology for high reliability and speed

- Strain relief for all connection cables/connectors

 

High system availability, fast commissioning, maintenance and servicing

- High data security through RAID1 mirror disk systems and SSD media (optional)
- 512 KB NVRAM memory for retentive data
- AMT (Intel Active Management Technology) functionality for remote access at the IPC (remote maintenance)
- CMOS buffer battery accessible from the outside, exchangeable during operation. Status can be queried via software
- 4 operating LEDs (1x power, 3x user)
- Operating system pre-installed ready to switch on and already activated
- Quick reset to factory state via Restore USB Flash Drive
- Worldwide service and support


Cost reductions through high investment security

- Platform with long-term stability and embedded Intel components

- Available for a minimum of 4 years, then assured spare parts availability for further 5 years

- Part of the scalable Box PC family with identical performance features and footprint

- System-tested with SIMATIC components

- Certified for worldwide marketing (e.g.: cULus)

- Installation compatibility across device generations, software compatibility to predecessor model

- PC development and manufacture (including motherboard and BIOS) in Germany by Siemens


Areas of application

The SIMATIC IPC627E provides mechanical engineers, plant engineers, and control cabinet makers with an extremely performant, compact PC platform for use at the machine or in an industrial environment for:

- Measuring, open-loop and closed-loop control of process and machine data

- Operation/visualization tasks with remote display/monitor solution

- Data acquisition and data processing

- Motion Control

 

The SIMATIC IPC627E has the CE marking for use in the industrial sector as well as in residential and commercial areas, and small businesses. In addition to industrial applications, it can also be used in building services automation or in facilities open to the public.
With its low installation depth of 90 mm and active forced ventilation, it can be easily integrated into confined spaces.
The SIMATIC IPC627E can also be ordered at a reduced price in conjunction with SIMATIC HMI packages.

Design

 

Basic configuration:

- Rugged metal installation housing, chromated, resistant to vibration and shock, with high electromagnetic compatibility

- Card retainer for reliable operation of PC modules in the event of vibrations and shocks

- Vibration and shock-absorbing internal hard disk bay

- Intel HD Graphics onboard, up to 3 840 x 2 160 /130 Hz / 30-bit color 512 MB

- Interfaces (accessible from one side):

   - 3x Gigabit Ethernet interface (RJ45)

   - 2x DisplayPort, 1x DVI-D graphic port

   - 4 x USB 3.1 Gen.2

   - 2 x USB 3.1 Type C

   - 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type A internal, e.g. for software dongle

   - 1x serial (COM1)

- 4 operating LEDs (1x power, 3x user)

 

Equipment versions (configurable)

 

Processor:

- Core i7-8700, 6 cores, 12 threads, 3.2 (4.6) GHz,  VT-d, AMT, 12 MB  cache

- Intel Core i3-8100, 4 cores, 4 threads, 3.6 GHz, VT-d, 6 MB cache

- Intel Celeron G4900 2 cores, 2 threads, 3.1 GHz, VT-d, 2 MB cache

 

Main memory:

- 4 GB to 64 GB, DDR4 2600

 

Drives:

- M.2 Solid-State Drive NVMe (4x PCIe 3.0) 512 GB

- Solid-State Drive (SSD) SATA 480/960

- RAID1 2x SSD SATA 480/960 GB internal or in removable drive bay

- SATA 320 GB, 2.5" hard disk

 

Free slots for expansions:

- 2x PCI (185/185 mm) or

- 2x PCIe x16, x4 (185/185 mm) or

- 1x PCIe x16 and 1 x PCI (185/185 mm)

 

Power supply:

- 100-240V AC (wide range), 50/60 Hz

- 24 V DC industrial power supply

 

Operating systems, pre-installed and activated:

- Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB

 

Miscellaneous: 

- 2x USB 2.0 (occupies one slot)
- Without CMOS battery option (for non-hazardous goods freight option)
- SIMATIC PC DiagMonitor software
- SIMATIC PC Image&Partition Creator software
- TPM Module V2.0 - onboard security hardware (Trusted Platform Module)



Security information
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