Siemens IPC 547C SIMATIC IPC547C

SIMATIC IPC547C is a powerful industrial PC in 19″ design (4U). SIMENS IPC547C is ideally suited to industrial applications demanding maximum PC system performance such as required, for example, in industrial server applications, process visualization, or image processing.
Equipped with powerful and energy-saving Intel Core2 Quad / Duo processors with 64-bit technology, a memory size of up to 8 GB and up to 500 GB serial ATA hard disks, the IPC547C reliably provides high computing performance in 24-hour continuous use at an extremely attractive price.
The 7 long expansion slots in PCI/PCI-Express technology allow for the use of powerful expansion cards such as PCIe x16 graphics cards for the connection of two monitors and PCIe x8 (1 lane) for installing a Framegrabber module.
The IPC547C is equipped with the following to increase system availability:
 Up to 3 mass storage units in RAID5 network for maximum data security and performance with optimum memory space utilization in a hot-swap removable rack
 Comprehensive diagnostics and monitoring options due to LEDs on the front for temperature and fan
 Redundant power supply
 High data transfer rates and redundancy thanks to two teaming-capable Gigabit Ethernet connections
Furthermore, the IPC547C is characterized by
 All-metal enclosure in sophisticated industrial design with high electromagnetic compatibility
 Increased dust protection and low noise due to fan-controlled pressurized cooling
 Maximum computing power without throttling at ambient temperatures from 5 to 40°C


The SIMATIC IPC547C is a powerful industrial PC in 19″ rack format design (4 HE). It is
perfectly suited for high-performance industrial PC applications.
● Maximum performance
● Attractive price


Latest PC technology:
● State-of-the-art Intel technology
● High performance and scalability
● PCI-, PCIe x1-, PCIe x8-, PCIe x16 slots
Industrial suitability:
● Dust protection
● Service-friendly
● CE certification for industrial and office use
● Transport safety for expansion cards
● Monitoring functions
Investment security:
● Guaranteed spare parts availability for at least 3 years
High system availability:
● SIMATIC PC DiagMonitor – PC diagnostics / message software via OPC/SNMP/LAN
● Preventative data backup with the SIMATIC PC/PG Image Creator
● RAID1 – redundant data storage on two hard drives, also “hot swap” in connection with
SATA removable racks.
● RAID5 – striping with parity on three hard disks, “hot swap” in connection with SATA
removable racks
● Redundant power supply


The SIMATIC IPC 547C offers system integrators, cabinet designers, system engineers and
machine designers a 19″ rack PC platform for high-performance IT applications on the
control and cell levels. It can be used for:
● Process and visualization applications
● Industrial image processing
● Quality assurance / surveillance tasks
● Measurement, control and rule-based tasks
● Data acquisition and management
The SIMATIC IPC547C has CE certification for use in the industrial sector as well as in
residential and commercial areas, and small businesses. In addition to the industrial
applications, it can also be used in building services automation or in facilities open to the


 19″ rack, 4 HU
 Robust full metal rack design case, lacquered outside and coated
 Prepared for mounting telescopic rails
 Horizontal and vertical mounting position is possible
 Tower installation by means of Tower Kit
 Lockable front cover as access protection


● Integrated, assigned monitoring functions
– Fan speed (CPU, power supply and front fan)
– Temperature (case, mainboard)
– Program execution (watchdog)
● RAID1 (mirroring) for automatic data mirroring of two serial ATA hard drives
● RAID5 (striping with parity) for increased memory and improved data security on three
serial ATA hard disks
● Enhanced diagnostic/messaging by way of Ethernet, E-mail, SMS, and for direct input in
SIMATIC software by way of OPC (optional using SIMATIC PC DiagMonitor):
– Operating hours counter
– Hard disk status
– System status (Heart Beat)
– Automatic logging of all messages to a log file
– Option of remote monitoring of networked SIMATIC PCs


The SIMATIC IPC547C with redundant power supply provides a reliable solution for increasing
system availability in continuous operation duty.
If one power supply rack unit fails, the other unit takes over the full load without interruption.
Failures are signaled by an LED on the power supply rack unit and as acoustic signal. The power
supply rack unit can then be replaced during operation (hot swap).

Dimensional drawings

Siemens IPC 547C SIMATIC IPC547C

Design 19″ rack, 4U
Mounting Prepared for telescopic rails, for horizontal and vertical installation, 19″ mounting bracket can be removed from the outside; tower kit (optional) for conversion to tower PC
Processor • Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 (2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB, 6 MB L2 cache, EM64T, VT) • Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (3.0 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB, 6 MB L2 cache, EM64T, VT) • Intel Pentium Dual Core E5300 (2.6 GHz, 800 MHz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache)
Main memory From 1 GB DDR2 800 SDRAM (dual-channel support); 4 x DIMM; upgradable to 16 GB 7)
Free expansion slots 4 x PCI, 1 x PCIe x1, 1 x PCIe x8 (1 lane), 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen. 2.0) (all long)
Graphics • Onboard: Intel GMA4500 graphics controller integrated in chipset; dynamic video memory up to 256 MB; up to 2048 x 1536 pixels / 16 bit / 75 Hz • Graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 (dualhead: 2 x VGA or 2x DVI-D), PCIe x16; 256 MB; up to 2048 x 1536 pixels / 32 bit / 60 Hz (optional)
Power supply / temporary Voltage interruption AC: 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz / max. 16 ms; AC, redundant: 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz / max. 16 ms (optional) available soon
Optical drives DVD-ROM or DVD ± R/RW
Diskette drive 1.44 MB
Slots 6 (internal: 2 x 3.5″, front: 3 x 5.25″, 1 x 3.5″) or 6 (internal: 2 x 3.5″, front: 3 x low-profile removable frames, 1 x 3.5″)

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