SIMATIC PC Panel PC 670 Panel PC 870 Start-Up Instructions This Start-Up Instructions manual is valid for the following units: Panel PC 670: Order Number 6AV77xx-... Panel PC 870: Order Number 6AV77xx-xC... and 6AV77xx-xD... Release 11/02 A5E00174923 Preface, Contents Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870...
Appropriate transport, and appropriate storage, installation and assembly, as well as careful operation and maintenance, are required to ensure that the product operates perfectly and safely. Trademarks The registered trademarks of the Siemens AG can be found in the preface. Impressum Editor and Publisher: A&D PT1...
Caution The contents of the Panel PC 670/870 Start-Up Instructions are superordinated to those of the Equipment Manual of the Panel PC 670/870. Siemens AG assumes no liability resulting from failure to observe the instructions. Documentation Start-Up Instructions (this document).
Step x and chronologically ordered according to the sequence of steps. All the other chapters and sections serve to provide information before performing the respective step. Trademarks The following names are registered trademarks of the Siemens AG: ® SIMATIC ® SIMATIC HMI...
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Contents Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 ... 1–1 Unpacking and Checking the Delivery Contents ... 1–1 Installation of the Panel PC 670/870... 1–3 Installation of the Computer Unit... 1–11 Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 ... 2–1 Interfaces ...
1 Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Unpacking and Checking the Delivery Contents Unpacking Check the packaging of the Panel PC 670/870 for visible signs of transport damage. If signs of transport damage are apparent, contact the transporting company responsible immediately.
Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Figure 1–2 View of the Panel PC 670 computer Check that the content of the delivery package is complete and free of damage. Check the content against the "delivery contents" list enclosed. If the delivery content is incomplete or damage, inform the transporting company responsible and set the contents aside unused.
Release 11/02 Also enter the Microsoft Windows "Product Key" of the "Certificate of Authenticity" (COA) in the table. The Product Key can be found on the unit on the power supply cover. The Windows Product Key is necessary should the operating system need to be reinstalled.
Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Installation angle Warning If the Panel PC 670/870 is installed in a position which is not permissible, all approvals complying with UL 1950 and EN 60950 are annulled. The Panel PC 670/870 is available in two different designs: Panel PC 670/870 in a centralized design –...
Release 11/02 2. Panel PC 670/870 in a decentralized design Only applies to the operating unit: Figure 1–5 Permissible installation angles for the Panel PC 670/870 in a decentralized design Vertical installation as well as deviations up to +70° to –20°...
Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Select installation cut-out Apples to the computer in a decentralized design: No installation cut-out is required for the computer. Skip this working step. Applies to both centralized and decentralized designs: Select an appropriate installation area taking the installation notes and selected installation angle into account.
Release 11/02 112 0.5 Drill hole for screw fixings M6/ 7 Gasket area Operating units (a) with key-based front panels: 10.4"-TFT / 12.1"-TFT 15.1"-TFT (b) with touchscreen front panels: 12.1"-TFT 15.1"-TFT Figure 1–6 Installation cut-out for Panel PC Refer to Figure 1–6 to check that the screws and pressure points on the rear side, and the shaded seal area are freely accessible after completion of the installation cut-out.
Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Making the installation cut-out Applies to both centralized and decentralized designs: Figure 1–7 below contains the dimensions for the installation cut-out for the Panel PC 670/870 or the operating unit in a decentralized design. All specifications in mm.
Release 11/02 Fixation Fixation using clamping saddles Applies to both centralized and decentralized designs: Skip this working step if screw mounting fixation has been decided upon. The clamping saddles and threaded pins required for the installation are part of the material supplied in the delivery content.
Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 3. Install the assembled operating and computer units or operating unit in the prepared installation cut-out from the front. 4. Fasten the operating unit with suitable nuts and bolts through the drill holes. The installation with screw mountings meets the IP54 degree of protection.
Release 11/02 Installation of the Computer Unit Skip this chapter if the centralized design has been chosen. Only applies to the computer unit: Permissible installation positions for the computer unit complying with UL1950/EN60950/CSA22.2 No. 950 An angle of 20° is allowed in every permissible installation position. Position 1 (preferable position) Position 3 (desktop) Not permitted where an LS240 drive is installed.
Unpacking and Installing the Panel PC 670/870 Additional permissible installation position for the computer unit complying with UL508/CSA 22.2 No. 142 An installation angle of 15° is permitted in this position. Figure 1–10 Additionally permissible installation positions for the computer unit in a decentralized design Select an appropriate installation location taking the installation notes and selected installation angle into account.
Release 11/02 Installation Figure 1–11 Dimensions for installation of the computer unit Install the computer unit. Installation is complete. Refer to Chapters 2.1 to 2.3 for information concerning the position of the interfaces, the operating panel and the operating system. Then continue with Step 11.
2 Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Interfaces Computer unit Figure 2–1 Figure 2–2 SIMATIC Panel PC 670/870 Start-Up Instructions Interfaces on the Panel PC 670 computer unit Interfaces on the Panel PC 870 computer unit 2–1...
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Mouse PS/2 socket for connecting a PS/2 mouse. COM 1/Modem/Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) The COM 1 (TTY) interface can be used to connect e.g. S5 PLCs. By implementing the adapter supplied, the interface can also be used as a 25- pin V.24 standard interface to connect devices with a serial interface, such as modem, mouse or printer.
Release 11/02 13 LPT1 The parallel interface serves to connect devices with a parallel interface, e.g. a printer. 14 Keyboard Connection for a PS/2 keyboard. Operating unit On the rear side of the operating unit (refer to Figure 2–3) are two flatband cables for connection to the computer unit: Display Cable K2...
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Operating Units with Keypad Fronts The front side of the Panel PC 670/870 is equipped with a membrane keyboard and mouse. The integrated USB mouse with two mouse buttons is a "piezo mouse", i.e. the direction of the mouse pointer movement is controlled by the position of pressure on the pressure surface, while the speed of the mouse pointer movement is controlled by the force of pressure applied.
Release 11/02 Keyboard: The layout of the membrane keyboard is USA International. Please ensure that the layout of any other keyboard that may be connected also complies with this character set. Only those characters inscribed on the external keyboard match those displayed on the screen.
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Operation The operating unit is operated by touching the touch-sensitive screen which contains application-specific functions, e.g. touching a button displayed. Continue with Step 11. Power Supply Connection The Panel PC 670/870 can be operated on AC-120/230 V power supplies. The voltage selection is performed automatically.
Release 11/02 Initial Startup Checklist Before startup, go through the following checklist: Have you considered the environmental conditions of the Panel PC 670/870 and the connected peripheral devices? Are the peripheral devices connected properly and have all the required presettings been made? Have you checked the connection to the power supply? Caution Risk of damage to the Panel PC 670/870!
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 License number After connection to the mains, the Panel PC 670/870 performs a self-test. During the self-test, the message Press <F2> to enter SETUP appears briefly. After the self-test has been completed, the operating system is loaded. The "Welcome"...
Release 11/02 Screen resolution and panel type selection After the system settings have been updated, the following dialog appears in which to select the screen resolution: Figure 2–6 Selecting the screen resolution Select the screen resolution corresponding to your device and confirm the selection with OK.
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Operating System The Panel PC 670/870 is approved for the following operating systems: Panel PC 670 Windows 98 SE, German/English Windows NT 4.0 with USB driver extension, German/English Windows 2000 Professional Multi-Language; German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional) Windows XP Professional Multi-Language;...
Release 11/02 2.6.1 Windows 98 (only applies to Panel PC 670) When the Panel PC 670 is started up for the first time, the system requests entry of the appropriate OEM license number during the operating system boot routine. Please refer to the label supplied for this information. After entering the license number, enter a name for the computer so that it can be identified within a network.
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 2.6.2 Windows NT 4.0 TM When a Panel PC 670/870 is started up for the first time, the system may request entry of the appropriate OEM license number during the operating system boot routine. Please refer to the label supplied for this information. After entering the license number, enter a name for the computer so that it can be identified within a network.
Release 11/02 BIOS settings The Panel PC 670/870 is shipped with BIOS setting LEGACY SUPPORT DISABLED. That means the full functional range of a USB keyboard is not available during the initial boot sequence (before Windows is started). There are no restrictions for using a USB keyboard to make changes in the BIOS Setup.
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 2.6.3 Windows 2000 When a Panel PC 670/870 is started up for the first time, the system may request entry of the appropriate license number during the operating system boot routine. After entering the license number, enter a name for the computer so that it can be identified within a network.
Release 11/02 2.6.4 Windows XP When a Panel PC 670/870 is started up for the first time, the system may request entry of the appropriate license number during the operating system boot routine. After entering the license number, enter a name for the computer so that it can be identified within a network.
Panel PC 670/870 with operating system supplied by Siemens. When a third party operating system is integrated in the Panel PC 670/870, support can only be provided by Siemens AG to a minimum extent for the reasons explained. Note Operating systems which do not support USB (e.g.
Release 11/02 Installing Additional User Software After the initial start-up has been completed, the required additional software can be installed on the Panel PC. When the installation is completed, it is recommended to defragment the hard disk drive. Defragmenting the hard disk Proceed as follows to defragment the hard disk drive: Procedure Valid for SIMATIC software with authorization:...
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Use of USB Peripheral Devices USB interfaces Panel PC 670 operating system Windows 98 SE, German/English Windows NT 4.0 with USB driver extension, German/English Windows 2000 Professional Multi- Language Windows XP Professional Multi-Language Panel PC 870 operating system Windows NT 4.0 with USB driver...
Release 11/02 Note When using standard USB peripheral devices, note that their electromagnetic interference immunity is often only sufficient for office environments. For startup and maintenance purposes, such devices are adequate. However, components suitable for the industrial environment must be used for the process operation. The USB peripheral devices (e.g.
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Panel PC 670/870 – Windows NT 4.0 with USB Stack The operating system manufacturer does not support USB in the case of Windows NT 4.0. In order to use the integrated mouse and the membrane keyboard with operating system Windows NT 4.0, the Panel PC 670/870 has been extended by the introduction of USB driver software.
Release 11/02 Note Register an intelligent USB device with the operating system before removing the device using the Unplug or eject hardware dialog. More information on this is provided in the documentation to your operating system. Panel PC 670 – Windows XP The Panel PC 670/870, in centralized design, is equipped with a front side USB interface on the operating unit and two more on the rear side integrated in the computer unit.
Connecting and Switching On the Panel PC 670/870 Notice When installing a USB device for the first time, please note that the device driver required must be available during installation if it is necessary for operation. When using USB components under Windows 98 SE, please note that the following actions restrict the Plug-and-Play capability and, thus, influence the reliable functioning of the entire system: Parallel use of several USB devices...
3 Operating the Panel PC 670/870 Normal Operation The operating system and additional user software is installed on the hard disk. Note After all the necessary applications have been installed, it is recommended to create a mirror image of the hard disk contents. This should then be saved on a CD-ROM, for example.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 Data Backup and Restoring the Operating System Backup copy of the hard disk drive The Panel PC 670/870 hard disk drive is partitioned into two sections – namely drives C and D. Drive C contains the operating system, drive D is available for user data.
Release 11/02 Notice Check whether the active Partition C still exists. Use the MS-DOS tool fdisk, for example, to do this. If the active partition is no longer available, recreate it, observing the following: If the active Partition C is no longer available and the EasyRestore program is started, data is lost on Partition D.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 After calling in the Setup, the drivers are copied in one of the following directories on the hard disk, depending on the operating system: c:\drivers.w98 c:\drivers.nt4 c:\drivers.w2k c:\drivers.wxp To install the individual drivers, open the respective directory and activate the setup.exe file.
Release 11/02 Additional Drivers and Applications 3.3.1 Documentation & Drivers CD The Documentation & Drivers CD supplies contains the specific driver and Panel PC applications for the operating systems supported. Note These drivers and programs supplied have been system tested and approved for this Panel PC.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 2. Select the tab control Touch Settings. The following window appears: Figure 3–1 Touch Settings tab control 3. Select the Touch Settings tab control and then Drawing. Use the mouse to click on Right-click to activate the Right-Click Tool. Note It is recommended to alter the setting as described above in order to simplify operation using Windows.
Release 11/02 2. Select the tab control Touch Settings. The following window appears: Figure 3–2 MicroTouch touchscreen properties Note Explanatory text concerning the buttons provided in the following windows can be called in by pressing the Help button. 3. Define the Touch Settings. 4.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 5. Select the Advanced button. The following window appears: Figure 3–3 Advanced Touchscreen Settings 6. Select the option 2 Point for Calibration Style. 7. Activate the checkboxes as depicted in Figure 3–3. 8. Confirm the input twice using Close. 9.
Release 11/02 10. Select the Calibrate button. A window for touch calibration appears. 11. Touch the touchscreen at the cross-hairs. During calibration, two cross-hairs are displayed which must be pressed for a minimum of 3 sec. to a maximum of 10 sec. Finally, the Calibration Complete window appears.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 3.3.3 Keypad Call in Select one of the following files according to the keypad front: Keypad front File 10" c:\drivers.xxx\keypad\keypads10.exe 12" c:\drivers.xxx\keypad\keypads12.exe 15" c:\drivers.xxx\keypad\keypads15.exe "xxx" has the following significance: Windows 98: Windows NT: Windows 2000: Windows XP: Function Applies for Windows 98, Windows 2000 and Windows XP:...
Release 11/02 3.3.4 SIMATIC SOM (safecard on motherboard) Call in SIMATIC SOM is active after starting the Panel PC 670/870. An icon is present in the message field. Double-click o the icon to open the following screen. Figure 3–6 SIMATIC SOM Function This window can be used to view information, for example, on the current temperature of the CPU, the desktop and input/output components and, if...
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 3.3.5 TouchInputPC Call in Using the TouchInputPC icon on the desktop. Function Using the TouchInputPC screen keyboard, it is possible to enter characters using the touchscreen or the mouse. Figure 3–7 Keyboard TouchInputPC 3.3.6 Setdisplay Call in c:\drivers.xxx\setdisplay\setdisplay.exe In Windows 98, xxx is replaced by:...
Release 11/02 Figure 3–8 Setdisplay Press the button corresponding to the display and confirm it with OK. 3.3.7 Setbrightness Call in Use the Setbrightness icon on the desktop. Function The intensity of the back-lighting can be adjusted by using the Setbrightness software tool.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 3.3.8 KeyHook Only applies to Panel PC 670/870 with keypad front panels. Danger This program may not be deinstalled for safety-related reasons. Call in Start Settings Function KeyHook has the following two functions: 1. KeyHook prevents the impermissible, simultaneous activation of two function keys.
Release 11/02 3.3.9 CheckLanguageID Only applies for Windows 2000 Multi-Language and Windows XP Multi- Language. Call in c:\drivers.w2k\checklang\checklangid.exe c:\drivers.wxp\checklang\checklangid.exe Function Serves to display the language currently set. Figure 3–11 CheckLanguageID These represent the following: SystemDefaultLangID: UserDefaultLangID: UserDefaultUILangID: Note Al three languages displayed should be assigned to the same ID. SIMATIC Panel PC 670/870 Start-Up Instructions Operating the Panel PC 670/870 System language...
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 3.3.10 Language settings Only applies for the Panel PC 670/870 with Windows 2000 Multi-Language and Windows XP Multi-Language. Changing user interface languages The user interface language can be changed using the Multilanguage User Interface desktop button. Figure 3–12 Changing user interface languages The languages installed are listed in the above dialog.
Release 11/02 Note If the user interface language should be changed, select Start Control Panel Regional Options. The following window appears. Figure 3–13 Language setting In order to define a standard language, select the Set default button. Select the language required in the window which subsequently opens. Confirm the selection by clicking OK twice.
Operating the Panel PC 670/870 Changing the standard language If a different standard language needs to be activated, select Start Control Panel Figure 3–14 Standard language In order to install another standard language, select the Add button. The languages available for selection correspond to those defined in Figure 3–13 under Language settings for the system.
4 Electromagnetic Compatibility The Panel PC 670/870 meets the requirements of German EMC laws as well as European Directives concerning EMC. The following includes information on interference immunity of the Panel PC 670/870 and on interference suppression. The Panel PC 670/870s have been conceived as installation devices with Protection Class IP65 on the front side.
Electromagnetic Compatibility Sinusoidal wave interference RF Radiation complying with EN 61000-4-3 Electromagnetic RF field, amplitude-modulated from 80–1000 MHz 10 V/m 80 % AM (1 kHz) Electromagnetic RF field, pulse-modulated 5 MHz 10 V/m 50 % ED 200 Hz pulse repetition frequency RF interference on signal lines, data lines, etc.
5 General Information Faulty pixels in display A minimum number of faulty pixels in the display cannot be avoided. The following is permissible: Permanently light and permanently dark pixels Permanently light green pixels The production process for modern flat screens (LCD) does not currently guarantee that all pixels in the screen are error free.
General Information FM approval Note Not all unit configurations have an FM approval. If the unit has been awarded the FM approval, the following symbol appears on the rating plate: Complying with Factory Mutual Approval Standard Class Number 3611 Hazardous (classified) Locations Class I, Division 2, Group A, B, C, D and Class I, Zone 2, Group II C.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Domain Name Service Decentralized Periphery Data Source Name Electrostatically Sensitive Device Electromagnetic Compatibility Height High Frequency Human Machine Interface Interface Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode Megabits per second Personal Computer Programming Unit Point to Point Interface (SIMATIC S7)
Appendix PS/2 Personal System 2 Programmable Logic Controller Device depth TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol Universal Serial Bus Video Graphics Array Width Release 11/02 SIMATIC Panel PC 670/870 Start-Up Instructions...