New ET200 configuration tool
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You want to configure one (or several) SIMATIC ET 200S/ ET200pro or ET 200iSP station(s) and require support in selecting the appropriate modules?

The answer is quite simple: The SIMATIC ET 200 Configurator.

This software tool provides a convenient, easy and user-friendly guide through the configuration of an ET 200S, ET200pro oder ET 200iSP-station and supports you in selecting the different components and right accessories. As a result you receive a list with order numbers and quantities as a basis for your order.

http://support.automation.siemens.com

 

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