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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 84212407, Entry date: 01/18/2017

Presentation of the 2nd-Generation Basic Panels (Video)

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  • Associated product(s)
Selection of new functionalities of the 2nd-generation basic panels.

Browser Control

  • Simple handling.
  • Deployment versatility.
  • Access to web servers of SIMATIC- and SIMOTION controllers.
  • Option for exporting documents in html format. 

Backup & Restore

  • Backup without PC.
  • Quick replacement of a defective device.
  • Possibility of "Series commissioning"“.


With the 2nd-generation basic panels you can archive up to ten process values.

Recipe display
The recipe display has been completely revised. The operating concept is equivalent to the one of the comfort panels.

Start Center
The user interface of the system settings has been fundamentally renewed and expanded by new functions.


You already use 1st-generation basic panels and now would like to benefit from the advantages of the 2nd Generation?


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Control center, archive, archiving, data storage, backup, tags, variables, saving values, CSV, TXT, text file, USB flash drive, memory stick, recipe, system settings, transfer settings, time, date, dimming, roller controls, network settings, IP address, display, display settings, service life, migrate, migration, upgrade, transition, change, switch, replacement, replace, subnet mask, E-Learning, Tutorial, Teaser, Webcast, Multimedia-based demonstration system, MMDS, Film, Screencast


Security information
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