Entry type: Product note, Entry ID: 12984253, Entry date: 09/20/2002

Product Phase-Out for SIMATIC S7-300 CPU 312IFM and 314IFM 

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After the successful introduction of the S7-300 compact CPUs and because of a recent decline in the number of modules sold, the CPU 312IFM and 314IFM modules will be declared mature products as per October 1, 2002. We wish to stress that this has no effect on product availability for the time being. Orders for new modules can be placed as before until the date of type discontinuation, planned for October 2003. The list prices of the affected products will be increased effective October 1, 2002.

The following products are affected:


Order No. 

CPU 312IFM, 
6 kB, 10DI/6DO


CPU 314IFM with slot for MC,
32 kB, 16DI/16DO/4AI/1AO


CPU 314IFM with integrated loading memory, 32 kB, 16DI/16DO/4AI/1AO


The following S7-300 compact CPUs are available as follow-up products:


Order No.

CPU 312C, 16 kB, 10DI/6DO


CPU 313C, 32 kB, 24DI/16DO/4AI/2AO/1PT100


The new S7-300 compact CPUs in our Internet catalog


The innovative development has resulted in a partially different system response. Adaptations to the user program may be necessary when the new integrated technology functions (counting, positioning) are used.