The S7-200 series of micro-programmable logic controllers (Micro PLCs) can control a wide variety of devices to support your automation needs.
The S7-200 monitors inputs and changes outputs as controlled by the user program, which can include Boolean logic, counting, timing, complex math operations, and communications with other intelligent devices. The compact design, flexible configuration, and powerful instruction set combine to make the S7-200 a perfect solution for controlling a wide variety of applications.
The Siemens S7-200 PLC is a very popular choice, when you start PLC programming. It is the cheapest PLC from Siemens, and it is very easy to begin programming. The Siemens S7-200 has a limited variety of functions, but it certainly also has a lot of advantages. With this article, you will be ready to start configuring and programming the Siemens S7-200 PLC.
As you may know, the PLC product line from Siemens is named S7 or Step 7 PLC’s. The smallest PLC model is the Siemens S7-200 PLC. In the line of PLC’s you will also find the Siemens S7-300, Siemens s7-400, Siemens S7-1200 and the most advanced PLC system in the line; Siemens S7-1500.