Order No.: 6GK7242-5DX30-0XE0 6GK72425DX300XE0 Communication module CM1242-5; for connection of SIMATIC S7-1200 to PROFIBUS as DP Slave module6GK72425DX300XE0_datasheet_en
The CM1242-5 communication module is used to connect a SIMATIC S7-1200 to PROFIBUS as a DP slave and has the following characteristics:
PROFIBUS DPV1 slave in accordance with IEC 61158
Module replacement without PG supported
Power is supplied via the backplane bus so that no extra cabling is required
Support of all standard baud rates from 9.6 kbps to 12 Mbps
Compact industry-standard enclosure in S7-1200 design for mounting on a standard mounting rail
Fast commissioning thanks to easy configuration using STEP 7 without additional programming overhead
The CM 1242-5 is intended for use in factory automation. Low-cost PROFIBUS-based automation solutions can be created on the basis of the SIMATIC S7-1200 for optimal production.
The CM1242-5 is designed for use in factory automation.
With the CM1242-5, low-cost, distributed automation solutions can be implemented on the basis of the SIMATIC S7-1200, or in simple cases even complete plant automation systems. It can be used in all sectors of discrete automation. These include, for example:
Food processing industry