System overview Advanced Controllers

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The Advanced Controllers from Siemens meet the demanding automation requirements, from machine to complete plant; they are the right choice when things become challenging. Perfectly matched to tasks in which high system performance and high complexity are required.

The flagship of the Advanced Controllers is SIMATIC S7-1500 the current standard for all factory auto-mation, including complex safety-related applications. Due to its free scalability, SIMATIC S7-1500 is the perfect controller automation solution, from single machine to complete plant.

Thanks to the seamless integration in the TIA Portal, you get the most out of your investment and are well equipped for the increasingly rapid changes in the market, the ever shorter product life cycles and increasing competition and cost pressure.

Advanced Controllers in the Siemens controller portfolio

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The Advanced Controllers portfolio by Siemens

SIMATIC S7-1500

SIMATIC S7-300

SIMATIC S7-400

SIMATIC S7-1500

SIMATIC S7-300

SIMATIC S7-400

With its many technical inno-vations, the SIMATIC S7-1500
is a milestone in automation and is convincing in terms of system performance and usability.
Small series machines profit from this as well as complex systems with high requirements in terms of performance and functionality for data processing and communication.
With fast signal processing and a variety of built-in communi-cation interfaces, the high-end CPU 1518 provides high pro-ductivity and simple integration of office and plant communi-cation.
The S7-1500 is also available in a compact design.

SIMATIC S7-300 is especially designed for system solutions
in the manufacturing industry,
for example, in the automotive
and packaging industries.
The wide range of modules can
be used task-specific for central extensions or building decen-tralized structures, and enables cost-effective storage of replacement parts.

Within the SIMATIC Controller range of products, the S7-400
is used both for system solutions in manufacturing and in process automation. SIMATIC S7-400 is especially suitable for dataintensive tasks, such as those in the process industry. In the manufacturing industry, for example, it enables high processing speeds and deter-ministic response times for short machine cycle times.

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Controller portfolio