Interface Module endows Siemens' ET200S with CANopen support.

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Plug-in 1SI CANopen extension module brings CANopen connectivity to Siemens SIMATIC ET200S distributed I/O system, allowing integration of CANopen-enabled devices into Siemens Profibus- and Profinet-based automation architecture. Mechanically fitting into standard ET200 system rack, module can be used in combination with all other Siemens modules of ET200S series. Integration into Step7 helps minimize engineering efforts.


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CANopen Module for ET200S

The new module connects Siemens automation and control systems with CANopen HMS Industrial Networks in co-operation with Siemens AG, introduces the new plug-in 1SI CANopen extension module for the Siemens SIMATIC ET200S I/O system. The new module brings CANopen connectivity to the SIMATIC ET200S distributed I/O system, allowing seamless integration of CANopen devices into the Siemens automation architecture. The CANopen module fits mechanically into the standard ET200 system rack and can be used in combination with all other Siemens modules of the ET200S family. Via the standard Siemens Profibus or Profinet bus coupler of the ET200S, the 1 SI CANopen module can be used along with the large range of Siemens automation and control systems including SIMATIC, SIMOTION and SINUMERIC systems. The 1SI CANopen enables the easy integration of CANopen enabled devices within the Siemens Profibus and Profinet based automation architecture. Typical applications include all kinds of machines and automation systems where CANopen enabled drives and Siemens PLCs are used. The 1SI CANopen module is integrated into Step7 which helps users to minimize engineering efforts. The CANopen Master configuration is made via an external CANopen configuration tool. HMS Industrial Networks is a leading independent supplier of embedded network technology for automation devices. HMS develops and manufactures solutions for interfacing automation devices to industrial networks. Development and manufacturing takes place at the head office in Halmstad, Sweden. Local sales and support is provided by the HMS branch offices in Chicago, Beijing, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mulhouse and Tokyo. HMS employs over 150 people and reported sales of 33 million in 2008. HMS is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in the category Small Cap, Information Technology with ISIN SE0002136242. Press contact: HMS Industrial Networks Inc Sarah Hardman 900 W Jackson Blvd Suite 2W Chicago IL 60607 USA Tel: (312) 829-0601 E-mail: sha@hms-networks.com www.anybus.com Readers contact: HMS Industrial Networks Inc Sales 900 W Jackson Blvd Suite 2W Chicago IL 60607 USA Tel: (312) 829-0601 E-mail: us-sales@hms-networks.com www.anybus.com

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