These operating instructions contain all the information you need for commissioning and
operation of the SIMATIC IPC227E.
It is intended both for programming and testing personnel who commission the device and
connect it with other units (automation systems, programming devices), as well as for service
and maintenance personnel who install add-ons or carry out fault/error analyses.
Basic knowledge requirements
A solid background in personal computers and Microsoft operating systems is required to
understand this manual. General knowledge in the field automation control engineering is
Scope of validity of this document
These operating instructions are valid for all versions of the SIMATIC IPC227E.
Scope of this documentation
The documentation for the SIMATIC IPC227E consists of:
● Product information, e.g. "Important notes on your device"
● Quick Install Guide SIMATIC IPC227E
● SIMATIC IPC227E operating instructions in English and German
The documentation is supplied with the IPC in multiple languages as PDF on the USB stick
supplied in the documentation package.
The terms "PC" and "device" are sometimes used to refer to the SIMATIC IPC227E in this
In these operating instructions, "Windows Embedded Standard" is also used as a standard
term for "Windows Embedded Standard 7". The abbreviation "Windows 7" denotes the term
"Windows 7 Ultimate".
The following editions of these operating instructions have been published:
Operating Instructions, 11/2016, A5E35782395-AB
Amendment regarding Windows 10