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Basic Controller Scribble

Delivering convincing results thanks to their comprehensive range of technological functions and inte-grated I/Os, as well as featuring a compact, space-saving design, SIMATIC S7-1200 Basic Controllers are the intelligent choice for everyday automation tasks within the scope of small projects. Thanks to standardized remote control protocols, you can connect SIMATIC S7-1200 controllers directly to your control station without any programming.

A further decisive benefit is the incorporation of SIMATIC Controllers into the Totally Integrated Auto-mation Portal (TIA Portal), with every SIMATIC Controller having recourse to a shared database, a standardized operator concept and centralized services. This reduces your engineering overhead and makes for simpler operation. In addition, the user-friendly and innovative operation of the TIA Portal and integrated system diagnostics also contribute to efficient working.

SIMATIC Controllers support automation solutions that are scalable in performance and functionality, and thus cost-efficient for any individual application. For more complex tasks, SIMATIC S7-1500 controllers seamlessly continue the functionality of the SIMATIC S7-1200 series, ensuring uniform sequences and thus maximum efficiency in engineering, operation, and maintenance, and when changing over.

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SIMATIC S7-1200

SIMATIC S7-1200

Compact controller with integrated I/Os, technology and communication functionalities

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