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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109767809, Entry date: 06/05/2019

Conversion of S7-1500 / ET 200MP modules for use in installation altitudes above 2000 m

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With immediate effect, most of the S7-1500 modules are available for use in altitudes above 2000 m.

This function extension allows the use of SIMATIC S7-1500 in industrial or infrastructure plants installed at very high altitudes, such as, for example, in South America.

Typical applications include, for example, ropeways, wind power plants, tunnels, automotive plants or mines.

Please note that the entire range of products will be migrated successively.

List of currently migrated modules:

A current list of S7-1500 modules which can be operated at altitudes above 2000 m is included in the
"Product information for S7-1500: Use of (F-)CPUs at heights > 2000 m": 109763260


The maximum permissible installation altitude depends on the relevant module.

Please also read the information provided in the manual respectively the product information. 
"Product information for the S7-1500/ET 200MP documentation": 68052815

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