SIMATIC Controllers


Basic Controllers

Basic Controllers -
for simple and stand-alone automation tasks

Basic Controllers are the intelligent choice for compact automation solutions with integrated communication and
technology functions. It is available in both standard and safety versions.

Advanced Controllers

Advanced Controllers -
for medium and highly complex machine and plant automation

Advanced Controllers automate not only com-plete production plants, but also applications which demand the greatest performance, flexibility and networking capability.
A new addition to the portfolio is the SIMATIC S7-1500 controller in a compact design.

Software Controllers

Software Controllers -
for PC-based automation

The Software Controller is used wherever maximum
precision and speed are required as well as
PC-based automation. The PC-based controller is fully independent of the operating system during operation.

Distributed Controllers

Distributed Controllers -
for serial machines with limited footprint and machines with distributed architecture

Distributed Controllers are used for machines with a distributed architec-ture and for series machines with limited space available. It combines the advantages of a
SIMATIC S7-1500 with the design of a SIMATIC ET 200SP.