SIMATIC Embedded Automation SIMATIC IPC427C Bundles

This documentation describes the unique features and pre-installed system configuration of the following SIMATIC Embedded Bundles:SIMATIC IPC427C
● SIMATIC IPC427C-HMI
● SIMATIC IPC427C-RTX
● SIMATIC IPC427C-HMI/RTX
● SIMATIC IPC427C-RTX F
● SIMATIC HMI IPC477C-HMI
● SIMATIC HMI IPC477C-RTX
● SIMATIC HMI IPC477C-HMI/RTX
● SIMATIC HMI IPC477C-RTX F

SIMATIC IPC427C Definition

In this documentation, the following terms are used to specify the different pre-installed
system configuration of the following SIMATIC Embedded PCs:
● SIMATIC Embedded Bundles: This term is used to mean both PCs,
● SIMATIC IPC427C Bundles: This term is used to mean the PC alone with all its possible
● SIMATIC HMI IPC477C Bundles: This term is used to mean the PC alone with all its
● Windows Embedded: This term is used to mean the
● Distributed I/O: This term is used to mean PROFIBUS and PROFINET.

Target group

This documentation is intended for engineers, programmers, and maintenance personnel with general knowledge of automation systems and programmable logic controllers.

Required background

To understand this documentation, you require a general knowledge of automation
engineering. Basic knowledge of the following is also necessary:
● Windows operating systems
● Automation systems
● PC-based automation with WinAC RTX
● STEP 7 basic software, particularly:
– Working with the SIMATIC Manager
– Hardware configuration with HW Config

Location of the documentation

The documentation can be found on the Documentation DVD. The documentation is not
installed on fixed storage media.

Guide

The present document consists of instructive sections and a reference section.
The documentation covers the following subject topics:
● Product overview
● Initial startup
● User Tasks
● Restoring and Maintenance

SIMATIC IPC427C Product overview

Hardware configurations

The SIMATIC Embedded Bundles introduce new hardware configurations and deliver
pre-installation of all software and software license keys.
For SIMATIC Embedded Bundles the following exchangeable CompactFlash card is available:
● 4 GB CompactFlash, Windows Embedded and software pre-installed
● 8 GB CompactFlash, Windows Embedded and software pre-installed

SIMATIC IPC427C Bundles

The SIMATIC IPC427C Bundles are available in the following configurations:
● Processor
● RAM
● Mass storage
SIMATIC IPC427C Bundles, SIMATIC HMI IPC477C Bundles Manual, 07/2009, A5E02280126-02
– Celeron M with 1.2 GHz, PN RT
– Celeron M with 1.2 GHz, PROFIBUS
– Core2Solo with 1.2 GHz, PN RT
– Core2Solo with 1.2 GHz, PROFIBUS
– Core2Duo with 1.2 GHz, PN RT
– Core2Duo with 1.2 GHz, PROFIBUS

SIMATIC HMI IPC477C monitor sizes

The SIMATIC HMI IPC477C is available with the following monitor sizes:
● 12″ Touch
● 12″ Key
● 15″ Touch (also for SIMATIC HMI IPC477C PRO)
● 15″ Key
● 19″ Touch (also for SIMATIC HMI IPC477C PRO)
The SIMATIC HMI IPC477C Bundles with WinAC RTX F are available with the following
configuration:
● 12″, 15″ or 19″ Touch Screen
● Intel Core2Duo, PROFIBUS
● 2 GByte RAM
● 8 GByte CompactFlash
● WinAC RTX F + SIMATIC NET software preinstalled

Software bundle configurations

The SIMATIC Embedded Bundles software configurations offer the capability for PROFINET or PROFIBUS communication:
● HMI
● RTX
● HMI/RTX
● RTX F
All software configurations are on CompactFlash cards or SSD. You can use the
CompactFlash cards with pre-installed software on the SIMATIC IPC427C Bundle
or SIMATIC HMI IPC477C Bundle hardware.
The “Getting Started” chapter of the WinAC RTX documentation describes PROFINET and PROFIBUS communication.