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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 14196393, Entry date: 08/08/2012
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Which fail-safe signal modules of the distributed I/O can be combined with which fail-safe controllers?

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Description
There are various fail-safe modules of the distributed I/O available depending on the fail-safe controller used.

The table below gives you an overview of the possible combinations of fail-safe SIMATIC controllers and the distributed IO in which you can operate fail-safe modules.
 

SIMATIC controller Implemented F modules
S7-400F/FH

CPU 412-3H
CPU 412-5H
CPU 414-4H
CPU 414-5H
CPU 416-5H
CPU 417-4H
CPU 417-5H

ET 200M
PN
  • F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
  • H-CPU V6.0 onwards
DP Possible
ET 200S
PN
  • F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
  • H-CPU V6.0 onwards
DP
  • Possible
  • As from S7 F Configuration Pack V5.5+SP3 and STEP 7 V5.4 also possible behind Y-Link
ET 200pro

 

PN
  • All F modules possible
    (must support PROFIsafe Profile V2)
  • H-CPU V6.0 onwards
DP
  • Possible
  • As from S7 F Configuration Pack V5.5+SP7 and STEP 7 V5.4 also possible behind Y-Link
ET 200eco
PN Not possible
DP
  • Possible
  • As from S7 F Configuration Pack V5.4+SP2 and STEP 7 V5.4 also possible behind Y-Link
ET 200iSP
PN
  • Connection over PN/DP coupler possible
  • All F modules possible
    (must support PROFIsafe Profile V2)
  • H-CPU V6.0 onwards
DP Possible
Standard devices/standard slaves
PN
  • Possible if these have
    PROFIsafe Profile V2
  • H-CPU V6.0 onwards
DP Possible as from Lib V1.3 if these have PROFIsafe Profile
S7-400F

CPU 414-3F
CPU 416-2F
CPU 416-3F

ET 200M
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200S
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200pro
PN Possible
DP Possible
ET 200eco
PN Not possible
DP Possible
ET 200iSP
PN Connection over PN/DP coupler possible
DP Possible
Standard devices/standard slaves
PN Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile
S7-300F ET 200M (also possible centrally)
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200S
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200pro
PN Possible
DP Possible
ET 200eco
PN Not possible
DP Possible
ET 200iSP
PN Connection over PN/DP coupler possible
DP Possible
Standard devices/standard slaves
PN Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile
WinLC RTX F ET 200M (also possible centrally with EC31-RTX F)
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200S
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200pro
PN Possible
DP Possible
ET 200eco
PN Not possible
DP Possible
ET 200iSP
PN Connection over PN/DP coupler possible
DP Possible
Standard devices/standard slaves
PN Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile
ET 200S:

IM 151-7 F-CPU/
IM 151-8F PN/DP

ET 200M
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200S (also possible centrally)
PN Possible distributed if F modules have PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible over master module
ET 200pro
PN Possible
DP Possible
ET 200eco
PN Not possible
DP Possible
ET 200iSP
PN Connection over PN/DP coupler possible
DP Possible
Standard devices/standard slaves
PN Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile
ET 200pro:
IM 154-8F PN/DP
ET 200M
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200S
PN F modules must support PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible
ET 200pro (also possible centrally)
PN Possible distributed
DP Possible
ET 200eco
PN Not possible
DP Possible
ET 200iSP
PN Connection over PN/DP coupler possible
DP Possible
Standard devices/standard slaves
PN Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile V2
DP Possible if these have PROFIsafe Profile

Note on security
Caution
The functions and solutions described in this article confine themselves predominantly to the realization of the automation task. Furthermore, please take into account that corresponding protective measures have to be taken in the context of Industrial Security when connecting your equipment to other parts of the plant, the enterprise network or the internet. More information is available in Entry ID: 50203404.

Additional Keywords
Safety integrated, Distributed Safety, F Systems, Fail-safe, F IO

Security information
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