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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 85060091, Entry date: 01/13/2014
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New SIMATIC IPC USB FlashDrive and SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive with USB 3.0 and 16GB for SIMATIC IPCs and Comfort Panels

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The new SIMATIC IPC USB FlashDrive and SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive have a larger memory capacity (16 GB) and meet the requirements for fast data transmission via USB3.0. They are nevertheless compatible with USB 1.1 and USB 2.0.

The USB FlashDrives are available in two versions as removable data carriers:
1) SIMATIC IPC USB FlashDrive as flexible memory medium
2) SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive for setting up and the maintenance of SIMATIC IPCs

The 8-GB versions will remain available for a limited period. 


The new SIMATIC IPC USB FlashDrive and the SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive meet the requirements for the new USB3.0 interface and can store up to 16GB data; they can be employed on any PC.

The USB FlashDrives are well prepared for use in an industrial environment and, due to their large memory capacity, can replace several diskettes and optical write/read media (CD/DVD) as mobile data memory. With its preinstalled software the SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive is the ideal service tool for PCs.      

Functional highlights

  • Robust metal housing, ultra-compact design and high EM compatibility to CE Industry
  • High memory capacity of  16 GByte
  • High data security and write / read performance
  • High data transmission rate (USB 3.0 interface: 20 MB/s write, 75 MB/s read)
  • Boot-capable 
  • Status LED to indicate operating status and data transmission
  • System tested with SIMATIC IPCs/PGs
  • Immediately ready – "Plug & Play", no drivers required 

Application areas

  • Mobile data transport (removable data carrier) as replacement for floppy disk / CD-ROM, or DVD (e.g. user data, recipes, configuration data, Automation License Manager)
  • Start medium for SIMATIC IPC BIOS Manager
  • Start medium for Windows tools that are only used temporarily on devices and require no installation (portable applications) 
  • Backup / Restore medium for quick backup and restoration of drive contents
  • Safe data storage

    in addition with the SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive
    with preinstalled SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator software
  • Creation of backup images
  • Restoration of PCs via backup images
  • Setting up and formatting of PC memory media (e.g. SSD)

    with preinstalled  SIMATIC IPC Bios-Manager software
  • Updating of the BIOS (also for older IPCs)


Ordering Data

Product description and scope of supply Article No.
SIMATIC IPC USB FlashDrive,

16 GByte , USB 3.0, metal housing, boot-capable,
CD SIMATIC IPC BIOS-Manager V3.3 included 

Scope of supply:

  • SIMATIC IPC USB FlashDrive, 16 GB
  • Neckband
  • Product Information (En / Ge) in printed form
  • SIMATIC IPC BIOS-Manager V3.3 on CD
6ES7648-0DC60-0AA0

 

Product description and scope of supply Article No.
SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive,

16 GByte, USB 3.0, metal housing, boot-capable,
pre-installed:
SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator V3.3.2  (English)
SIMATIC IPC BIOS-Manager V3.3

Scope of supply:

  • SIMATIC IPC Service USB FlashDrive, 16 GB
  • Neckband
  • Product Information (Ge / En) in printed form
  • SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator V3.3.2
    (English and German) on DVD
  • SIMATIC IPC BIOS-Manager V3.3 on CD
6AV7672-8JD02-0AA0

Compatibility

The SIMATIC IPC USB FlasDrive has been released for use with the following products:

  • SIMATIC Field PG M / M2 / M3 / M4
  • SIMATIC Comfort Panels (15" to 22")
  • SIMATIC Comfort Panels (4" to 12") with new formatting.
  • PCU 50.2 / .3 / .5
  • All "B" generation SIMATIC IPCs
  • All "C" generation SIMATIC IPCs
  • All "D" generation SIMATIC IPCs
  • SIMATIC IPC547D / E (w/o BIOS-Manager)

A complete overview of the available expansion components is available at
German:  ipc-erweiterungskomponenten 
English:  ipc-expansion-components  

Technical data

Dimensions (LxWxH) 59.1 mm x 16.7 mm x 7.0 mm
Weight approx. 12 g
   

Supported operating systems

● Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-Bit
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 32-Bit/64-Bit
Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 2009  1)
Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7, 32-Bit/64-Bit,   1)
Microsoft Windows 7, 32-Bit/64-Bit
Microsoft Windows 8, 32-Bit/64-Bit
Power supply USB bus-powered (4.5 V - 5.5 V)
Memory capacity 16 GB
LED Indicator

Permanently lit:  ready for operation

● Blinks: data transfer

Temperature

In operation 0 °C to +50 °C
Storage -40 °C to +70 °C

Relative humidity

In operation 30 % to 85 %
Storage 30 % to 95 %

1)  Embedded operating systeme in the SIMATIC IPC configuration

Security information
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https://www.siemens.com/cybersecurity#Ouraspiration.