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FAQ How do you download the 3D, CAx and ePLAN data for the SIMATIC products?

You can use the CAx download manager to access the latest product data for your CAD or CAE system.

ID: 89671877
FAQ What are the article numbers of the backup batteries for SIMATIC IPCs and SIMATIC Field PGs?

Backup batteries are used to maintain basic functions in the case of a power failure. We explain here how you can determine the article number of the backup battery of your SIMATIC IPC or SIMATIC Field PG.

ID: 64351747
FAQ How do you find the UL certificates for SIMATIC modules?

The following instructions show you how to find the UL certificate on our Support pages taking the example of an S7-1500 digital input module (article number: 6ES7 521-1BL00-0AB0).

ID: 102840331
FAQ What should you watch out for when using Windows XP / Server 2003 on IPCs?

Description Microsoft has announced the end of Extended Support for the operating systems list in Table 01. ...

ID: 82555422
Download BIOS-Download for SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2

The BIOS updates each contain the changes of the earlier versions listed in the info texts. Please pay careful attention to the following points before or when installing the BIOS update Use the most recent version possible of the BIOS (current release version). Using an older BIOS on a new PC platform can lead to faults. The USB stick or USB disk drive must be the first drive in the boot sequence. Make sure that the power supply is not cut off. Under no circu ...

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ID: 19624791
FAQ Which program changes have to be made in an S5 controller if a line or graphics operator panel with PROFIBUS connection is replaced by a Windows-based operator panel?

Configuration Notes: If you wish to exchange a line or graphics operator panel, which is connected to a SIMATIC S5 controller via a PROFIBUS DP link, for a Windows-based operator panel, this necessitates the program changes described below. ...

ID: 31676209
FAQ How can you use an English operating system with a German keyboard without having to worry about the z and y keys?

Description: You have installed an English operating system on your computer. Upon installation it was assumed that you are using an American keyboard. However, you want to use a German keyboard. This leads problems when logging on and above all when entering the password. You must make sure that you use the z key instead of the y key and vice versa. Once you have logged on, you can create your own configuration with the correct keyboard definiti ...

ID: 902013
FAQ How do you install Microsoft Windows NT on a SIEMENS SIMATIC PC from a Recovery CD?

Description: To install the Windows NT operating system from a Recovery CD it is recommended first to create two FAT16 partitions of 2 GB each on your computer. Refer to Entry ID 14450825 'Partitioning hard disks with FDISK' for partitioning and formatting the drives. ...

ID: 14472869
Product note SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2 Declared a Mature Product

The SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2  has been declared a mature product as per January 1, 2008. Please take note of this announcement of the product maturity phase to change over to the new SIMATIC Box PC 827B in good time. ...

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ID: 27242505
FAQ Why are no limit values set for the SOM application when the operating system language is changed?

Description: The behavior described above for the SOM application occurs when not only the language for the menus and dialog fields, but also the settings for the programs that do not support Unicode are changed to Japanese. ...

ID: 26494871
Download IMCEA Driver Download V1.6

Description The WINDOWS IMCEA driver permits direct addressing of hardware interfaces under a Microsoft Windows NT / Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating system. For this purpose the following physical I/O resources can be accessed via a C programming interface: Memory-mapped I/Os, e.g. onboard SRAM of the SIMATIC Microbox PC 420 ...

ID: 24947196
FAQ What measures are taken with SIMATIC PCs to ensure permanent operation of the ATA hard disks?

Configuration Notes: The experience and failure rates of the last few years have shown that permanent operation of ATA hard disks in SIMATIC PCs in no way increases security risks. In this respect numerous measures are employed in particular with hard disks to ensure the high SIMATIC quality standards. When selecting long-term availability ATA hard disks they are put through numerous tests (e.g. mechanical and continuous tests) by our development department before bein ...

ID: 24510769
FAQ Which hard disks are used in SIMATIC PCs and what are the differences between SCSI and ATA hard disks?

Configuration Notes: Both 2.5' and 3.5' hard disks with memory capacities of over 40 GB are used in the SIMATIC PCs. Here both parallel ATA hard disks (PATA) and increasingly serial ATA hard disks (SATA) are used. These have a higher data transfer rate that the PATA hard disks and the slim, shielded SATA cables provide much greater security than the broad, unshielded PATA cable. ...

ID: 24508350
FAQ What factors affect the service life of ATA hard disks and what does the MTBF value mean?

Configuration Notes: Hard disks are sensitive electromechanical products whose reliability is greatly influenced by their surroundings and environment. Alongside relative humidity, power fluctuations or failure, shocks and vibrations, it is above all high temperatures that are a frequent cause of hard disk faults. The reliability of the electronics and mechanics - spindle motor and bearing - depends heavily on it. Inadmissible operating environments (e.g. exceeding of tempera ...

ID: 24510106
FAQ What alternatives are there to PATA/SATA/SCSI hard disks and what are the advantages of SIMATIC PC Compact Flashes compared with the hard disks?

Configuration Notes: SIMATIC PC Compact Flashes are also offered as alternatives to the SIMATIC Microbox PC 420, SIMATIC Box PC 627 and SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2. SIMATIC PC Compact Flashes are much more robust and longer-living than hard disks. ...

ID: 24509557
Download Hotfix 7 for DiagMonitor V2.1 and V2.2

Description: If one of the following points should be applicable to one of your SIMATIC PCs, we strongly recommend to install the SIMATIC PC DiagMonitor V2.2 Hotfix 7. SIMATIC PC DiagMonitor V2.2 is installed on a SIMATIC RACK PC IL43 or SIMATIC RACK / BOX PC 840 P4. Your SIMATIC PC starts with a blue screen or remains ...

ID: 22614656
Download Driver Download for SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2

Attached please find the latest drivers for the SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2 (order no.: 6ES7647-6Mxxx-xxxx) for downloading.   Driver...

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ID: 19736553
Product note SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2: Price Reduction for Memory Options

The prices of the CompactFlash options for the SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2 have been considerably reduced as per October 01, 2006. ...

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ID: 24022506
FAQ How can you avoid faults in the graphics display in Windows XP with the Box PC 840 V2?

  Instructions:   In combination with some user applications and the device driver the following undesirable system properties might manifest themselves in Windows XP with the SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2: The title bar blinks when you change from one active window to another. Loss of lines after scrolling in the graphics with CFC. The screen freezes or the graphics resolution switches back to VGA mode. You get a black screen after selecting an 'Open ...

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ID: 19378507
Download Driver hotfix for SATA RAID Promise TX 2300

Attached for downloading is the latest driver hotfix for the SIMATIC Box PC 840 V2. Please proceed as follows to install the driver hotfix. Open the 'FTSATA2.zip' file and load the 'FTSATA2.sys' file into a separate directory on your hard disk. ...

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