Touch Screen provides large display.

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Multi-Panel SIMATIC® MP 370 touch screen, with 15 in. display, has 1024 x 768 pixel resolution and 256 colors. Integrated interfaces make it possible to connect unit to Simatic S7, S5, and 505 controllers, as well as PROFIBUS DP. MP 370 also interfaces with office TCP/IP over integrated Ethernet port. I/Os including mouse, keyboard, and printer can be connected via on board USB port. Expansion slots for PC cards and compact flash allow for additional add-ons.



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Siemens Multi-Panel Simatic® MP 370 Touch Screen Features Largest Display In Class, Superior Brightness


Alpharetta, Ga., September 6, 2002 - The Multi-Panel SIMATIC® MP 370 15" Touch Screen from Siemens Energy & Automation features the largest display in its class and superior brightness delivering excellent operator readability and visualization.

The MP 370 has a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and up to 256 colors. The unit is well suited for industrial use because of its rugged design.

It is the newest member in Siemens Windows CE-based multifunctional platform family that includes the MP 270B and MP 370 with 10.4" and 12" screens. Like the 12" MP 370, integrated interfaces on the 15" MP 370 make it possible to connect the unit to the Simatic S7, S5 and 505 controllers, as well as PROFIBUS DP and a wide range of PLCs from other manufacturers.

The MP 370 also interfaces with office TCP/IP over the integrated Ethernet port. I/Os including a mouse, keyboard and printer can be connected via the on board USB port.

Expansion slots for PC cards and compact flash allow for additional add-ons. Like all Simatic operator panels, the visualization system is configured using the ProTool software.

For more information contact:

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.

Information Services

100 Technology Drive

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Or call (800) 964-4114 or seainfo@sea.siemens.com
Visit Siemens' home page at: www.sea.siemens.com

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation manufactures and markets the world's broadest range of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to
process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems.

Siemens AG (NYSE: SI), headquartered in Munich, is a leading global electronics and engineering company. It employs some 450,000 people in 193 countries, and reported worldwide sales of more than $74 billion in fiscal 2001 (10/1/00 - 9/30/01). The United States is Siemens' largest market, with nearly 80,000 employees and sales of $18.9 billion for fiscal 2001. For more information about Siemens in the U.S., go to www usa.siemens.com.

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