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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 21896380, Entry date: 08/05/2005

PC-based Automation with WinAC

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This multi-media demonstration system gives you a concise overview of PC-based automation. We will introduce the components to you and show you how to use them for your specific application. The example modules ("Drive Technology") show you how selected automation tasks can be solved with SIMATIC WinAC. You will get an overview of the automation solution and its technical implementation.

From this page you can download one module on the topic of drive technology. A description of the contents can be found in the table below.

The demonstration system features the following characteristics:

  • All graphical animations are explained by spoken text which has been recorded by German and English native professional speakers.
  • The sections of the demonstration system can be reached by means of navigation elements. You may, for example, repeat any section any time.
  • Continuative links and support pages have been integrated.

The following picture shows the home page of the demonstration system. The module of this page is marked in red. Links to the other modules can be found in the table at the end of this page.

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Demonstration system  PC-based Automation, module "Easy Motion Control and WinAC"

Presents the application "Positioning with WinAC RTX, Easy Motion Control and MICROMASTER 4xx"

Duration: 5 Min
Size: 16 MB

Download the exe file to your PC and start it. Alternatively you can start the exe file directly from your browser.




08/2005 First edition


Additional Information  
The demonstration system "PC-based automation with SIMATIC WinAC" consists of eleven graphically animated modules. In addition to the modules above you can download more on the topics of Control Technology, Human Machine Interface and Communication. The following table contains links to the entries in the "Service & Support" portal.



Control Technology:

Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Overview of PC-based Automation"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Installation and configuration"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Programming and execution model"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "WinAC basics"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Connecting databases"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Vision sensors with WinAC ODK"

Human Machine Interface:

Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "WinAC and WinCC"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Visualisation with Visual Basic"




Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "S7 communication with WinAC"
Demonstration system "PC-based automation", module "Sending emails"



The complete demonstration system can also be ordered via internet as demo CD WinAC 11/2004  in German and English language. There is a protection charge of 3.00 €.
In addition to the demonstration system "PC-based Automation with SIMATIC WinAC“ the Demo CD contains a trial version of SIMATIC WinAC.

Order no.: 6ZB5310-0KH50-2FA2

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