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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 80461891, Entry date: 10/02/2013

Sales/Delivery Release of the innovated S7-1200 Signal and Communication Modules

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With immediate effect, the completely innovated S7-1200 signal module and communication module portfolio - with new order numbers - is available for delivery. 
The innovated modules (6ES7 2xx-xxx32-0XB0) replace the preceding modules (6ES7 2xx-xxx30-0XB0) and are fully spare-parts-compatible. 
Improved Functionality
Among other things, the innovated S7-1200 modules are characterized by the following additional technical features:
  • The listed analog input and output modules support current signals in the range from 4 to 20 mA. 
  • The listed analog input modules support a wire break detection when used in the range from 4 to 20 mA.
  • The listed thermocouple modules support type B thermocouples in addition to the previous ones. 
  • The keying of the plug connectors prevents errors when connecting field wiring connectors that are available for the listed modules with relay outputs.
The ordering designations for the innovated modules can be found below. The order number of the respective predecessor version is listed for reference purposes. 

Ordering Data of Digital Signal Modules: 

S7-1200 Signal Modules (SMs) Digital Old Order Number New Order Number
SM 1221 8 x 24 V DC Input (current sinking/sourcing) 6ES7 221-1BF30-0XB0 6ES7 221-1BF32-0XB0
SM 1221 16 x 24 V DC Input (current sinking/sourcing) 6ES7 221-1BH30-0XB0 6ES7 221-1BH32-0XB0
SM 1222 8 x 24 V DC Output (current sourcing) 6ES7 222-1BF30-0XB0 6ES7 222-1BF32-0XB0
SM 1222 16 x 24 V DC Output (current sourcing) 6ES7 222-1BH30-0XB0 6ES7 222-1BH32-0XB0
SM 1222 8 x Relay Output 6ES7 222-1HF30-0XB0 6ES7 222-1HF32-0XB0
SM 1222 8 x Relay Output (CO) 6ES7 222-1XF30-0XB0 6ES7 222-1XF32-0XB0
SM 1222 16 x Relay Output 6ES7 222-1HH30-0XB0 6ES7 222-1HH32-0XB0
SM 1223 8 x 24 V DC Input (current sinking/sourcing) / 8 x 24 V DC Output (current sourcing) 6ES7 223-1BH30-0XB0 6ES7 223-1BH32-0XB0
SM 1223 16 x 24 V DC Input (current sinking/sourcing) / 16 x 24 V DC Output (current sourcing) 6ES7 223-1BL30-0XB0 6ES7 223-1BL32-0XB0
SM 1223 8 x 24 V DC Input (current sinking/sourcing) / 8 x Relay Output 6ES7 223-1PH30-0XB0 6ES7 223-1PH32-0XB0
 SM 1223 16 x 24 V DC Input (current sinking/sourcing) / 16 x Relay Output 6ES7 223-1PL30-0XB0 6ES7 223-1PL32-0XB0
SM 1223 DI 8 x 120/230 V AC Input (current sinking/sourcing) / 8 x Relay Output 6ES7 223-1QH30-0XB0 6ES7 223-1QH32-0XB0


Ordering Data of Analog Digital Signal Modules:

S7-1200 Signal Modules (SMs) Analog Old Order Number New Order Number
SM 1231 4 x Analog Input 6ES7 231-4HD30-0XB0 6ES7 231-4HD32-0XB0
SM 1231 8 x Analog Input 6ES7 231-4HF30-0XB0 6ES7 231-4HF32-0XB0
SM 1232 2 x Analog Output 6ES7 232-4HB30-0XB0 6ES7 232-4HB32-0XB0
 SM 1232 4 x Analog Output 6ES7 232-4HD30-0XB0 6ES7 232-4HD32-0XB0
SM 1234 4 x Analog Input / 2 x Analog Output 6ES7 234-4HE30-0XB0 6ES7 234-4HE32-0XB0
SM 1231 4 x Analog Input 16-Bit 6ES7 234-4HE30-0XB0 6ES7 234-4HE32-0XB0
SM 1231 TC 4 x 16-Bit  6ES7 231-5QD30-0XB0 6ES7 231-5QD32-0XB0
SM 1231 TC 8 x 16-Bit 6ES7 231-5QF30-0XB0 6ES7 231-5QF32-0XB0
SM 1231 RTD 4 x 16-Bit 6ES7 231-5PD30-0XB0 6ES7 231-5PD32-0XB0
SM 1231 RTD 8 x 16-Bit 6ES7 231-5PF30-0XB0 6ES7 231-5PF32-0XB0

Ordering Data of Communication Modules:

Communication Modules (CMs) Old Order Number New Order Number
CM 1241 RS232 6ES7 241-1AH30-0XB0 6ES7 241-1AH32-0XB0
CM 1241 RS422/485 6ES7 241-1CH31-0XB0 6ES7 241-1CH32-0XB0

Spare Parts Compatibility

The innovated signal modules (6ES7 2xx-xxx32-0XB0) replace the previous signal modules (6ES7 2xx-xxx30-0XB0) and are spare-parts-compatible with them. The revised modules can be used without changes in place of the previous signal modules.
Software Requirements 
  • To utilize the full functionality of the innovated signal modules, the respective module needs to be configured using its new order number. If necessary, the corresponding hardware support package must be used for this. The appropriate procedure is outlined in the article "How do you update the hardware catalog in STEP 7 (TIA Portal)?" 54163658
  • The upload of a module configuration from the device configuration editor will not recognize the innovated signal modules. They have to be manually integrated into your project. If necessary, drag the signal modules from the hardware catalog and drop them into the device configuration.

New Spare Parts

The following new spare parts are available for use with the components of the S7-1200 portfolio: 
Terminal Block Order Number
Terminal Block, keyed left, 7 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AG40-0XA1
Terminal Block, keyed right, 7 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AG40-0XA0
Terminal Block, keyed right, 8 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AH40-0XA0
Terminal Block, keyed right, 11 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AL40-0XA0
Terminal Block, keyed right, 12 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AM40-0XA0
Terminal Block, keyed right, 14 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AP40-0XA0
Terminal Block, keyed right, 20 Contacts 6ES7 292-1AV40-0XA0

Information Material

Technical data and detailed information about these modules as well as further information about the product family can be found in the system manual for the SIMATIC S7-1200 automation system.
For additional support, technical questions or information about ordering these products, please contact your Siemens representative.


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