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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 21651554, Entry date: 06/07/2005
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SIMATIC Operator Panel OP 73 available now (DR)

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Effective immediately, the SIMATIC OP 73 is available for delivery. 
With the new Operator Panel OP 73, the 70 series, which includes the established OP 77B, is rounded out towards the bottom. 

Highlights:

  • Fully graphical 3" display, allows for Bitmap or bar graph displays
  • Compact, space-saving design (same mounting cutout as the OP3)
  • Onboard MPI and Profibus DP (1.5 Mbit/s)
  • Different font sizes
  • 5 Online languages, including Asian and Cyrillic
  • Graphical labeling of the softkey buttons
  • New functions in the course of the new configuration software WinCC flexible

The OP 73 has the same mounting cutout as the OP3. Existing OP3 configurations can be transferred to the OP 73. 

The configuration is performed exclusively with WinCC flexible.

The already available OP 73micro is a price-optimized Operator Panel tailored to applications with the micro-PLC SIMATIC S7-200 (see Delivery Release: OP 73micro 21120013).



1. Delivery Release

Object of the Release:

SIMATIC Operator Panel OP 73

Delivery Start:

June 2005

Contact:

Contacts: Siemens Partners on the Internet

Catalog:

CA01 2004, ST80 2004/2005, A&D Mall, Guest Catalog

Internet Link:

http://www.siemens.com/panels

 

2. Product Description

2.1 Features of the OP 73

Overview of some of the highlights:

  • Fully graphical 3" display, allows for Bitmap or bar graph displays
  • Compact, space-saving design (same mounting cutout as the OP3)
  • Onboard MPI and Profibus DP (1.5 Mbit/s)
  • Different font sizes (up to 2 cm character height)
  • 5 Online languages, including Asian and Cyrillic
  • Graphical labeling of the softkey buttons
  • New functions in the course of the new configuration software WinCC flexible

Connection Possibilities:
The OP 73 can be connected to the SIMATIC S7 via MPI and Profibus DP up to 1.5 Mbit/s. 

Configuration:
The configuration is performed exclusively with WinCC flexible Version 2004 SP1 or higher.
Version 2004 SP1 is already available. To configure the devices, an additional Hardware Support Package (HSP) is required, which can be downloaded at the following Internet Links:
http://www.siemens.de/wincc-flexible-hsp
or
http://www.siemens.com/wincc-flexible-hsp

2.2 Technical Data of the OP 73

  OP 73

Display
Size
Resolution (Pixels)
Colors
MTBF of Backlight at 25 °C

LCD
3"
160 x 48
Monochrome (yellow-green)
approx. 100,000 h

Control Elements
Function Keys, programmable
System Keys
Alpha/Numeric Input

Membrane Keyboard
4 Function Keys
8 System Keys
Yes/Yes (via Cursor Keys)

Memory
Memory for User Data


256 KB

Interfaces, integrated

1 x RS 485 

PLC Connection

SIMATIC S7-200/300/400, WinAC

Clock Software Clock, no Battery Backup

Power Supply
Nominal Current

24 V DC (20.4 V to 28.8 V)
0.1 A

Degree of Protection

IP65 (Front), IP20 (Back)
Under Preparation:
NEMA 12, NEMA 4  

Certifications

CE, cULus, C-Tick
Under Preparation:
FM

Dimensions [mm]
Faceplate W x H
Mounting Cutout W x H


154 x 84
138 x 68

Weight

approx. 0.3 kg

Environmental Conditions
Mounting Position
   max. permissible Angle of Inclination without external Ventilation

Temperature
   Operation (mounted vertically)
   Operation (at max. inclination)
   Transport/Storage
Relative Humidity 


vertical
+/- 80°


0 to +50 °C
0 to +40 °C
-20 to +60 °C
max. 90%; no Condensation

2.3 Quantity Schedule of the OP 73

  OP 73

Alarm System
Number of Alarms
Alarm Length (Number of Characters)
Number of Process Values per Alarm
Alarm Buffer


500
80
8
Ring Buffer per 150 Entries, 
no Battery Backup

Process Screens
Text Objects
Tags per Screen
Fields per Screen
Graphics Objects

Dynamic Objects

500
1000
20
20
500 (Bitmaps, Icons, Background Images)
Bar Graphs

Tags

1000

User Administration Yes

Online Languages

5

Project Languages
(incl. System Alarms)
21
Fonts WinCC flexible Standard, Symbol Languages
Help System Yes
Task Planner Yes
(for the Global Function Processing)


2.4 Configuration of the
OP 73

The configuration is performed exclusively with the engineering software WinCC flexible Version 2004 SP1 or higher. 

The OP 73 is configurable starting with the WinCC flexible Compact edition.
OP 3 projects created with ProTool/Lite, ProTool or ProTool/Pro can be converted. 
The configuration can be transferred via MPI/Profibus DP or serial connection using a PC/PPI adapter cable. 


Configuration with WinCC flexible Compact, Standard or Advanced:
Version 2004 SP1 is already available. To configure the devices, an additional Hardware Support Package (HSP) is required, which can be downloaded at the following Internet Links:
http://www.siemens.de/wincc-flexible-hsp
or

http://www.siemens.com/wincc-flexible-hsp

3. Ordering Data

Product Name

Order Number

SIMATIC OP 73
3" Display, Monochrome
Incl. Installation Accessories

6AV6641-0AA11-0AX0

Engineering Software
WinCC flexible Compact

see WinCC flexible

Starter Package OP 73
Consisting of:
  • OP 73
  • Engineering Software WinCC flexible Compact
  • HMI Manual Collection (in 5 Languages)
  • MPI Cable (for downloading and testing purposes)
  • PC/PPI Cable Multimaster
  • Voucher for 1 Year of Software Update Service

6AV6651-1AA01-0AA0

Operating Manual OP 73, OP 77A, OP 77B
German
English
French
Italian
Spanish


6AV6691-1DA01-0AA1
6AV6691-1DA01-0AB1
6AV6691-1DA01-0AC1
6AV6691-1DA01-0AD1
6AV6691-1DA01-0AE1

SIMATIC HMI Manual Collection
In 5 Languages (German, English, French, Italian, Spanish); includes all available User, Device and Communication Manuals for SIMATIC HMI

6AV6691-1SA01-0AX0

Accessories

Service Package forOP 73
Consisting of:

  • Mounting Seals
  • 5 x Tightening Clamps
  • Plug-In Clamp Bar (Double-Block)

 6AV6 671-1XA00-0AX0

Configuration Cable
PC/PPI Cable MULTIMASTER for OP 73 Image Update and Initial Image Loading

6ES7901-3CB30-0XA0

 


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