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SIMATIC
SIMATIC Box PC 840
Manual
Edition 08/2002
A5E00085984-04
Preface, Contents
Important Information
Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840
Setting-up and Operating
the SIMATIC Box PC 840
SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions
Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840
Error Diagnosis
Hardware Information
Reinstallation of the Software
Appendix
Guidelines for ESD
Technical Specifications
Glossary, Index
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   Summary of Contents for Siemens SIMATIC Box PC 840

  • Page 1 Preface, Contents Important Information SIMATIC Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Setting-up and Operating SIMATIC Box PC 840 the SIMATIC Box PC 840 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Manual Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Error Diagnosis Hardware Information...
  • Page 2 Trademarks SIMATIC, SIMATIC HMI and SIMATIC NET are registered trademarks of SIEMENS AG. Third parties using for their own purposes any other names in this document which refer to trademarks might infringe upon the rights of the trademark owners.
  • Page 3: Simatic Box Pc

    Where is this Manual Valid? This manual is valid for all supplied variations of the SIMATIC Box PC 840 and describes the state of delivery as of August 2002. Certifications, Standards and Approvals...
  • Page 4 Expansion Chapter 4 describes how to expand your SIMATIC BOX PC 840 (for example, installation of memory expansions). Please observe the safety instructions. Configuration Modifications to the system hardware may make it necessary for you to adapt the original hardware configuration.
  • Page 5 Siemens representative or agent responsible. http://www.siemens.com/automation/partner Training Centers Siemens offers a number of training courses to familiarize you with the SIMATIC S7 automation system. Please contact your regional training center or our central training center in D 90327 Nuremberg, Germany for details: Telephone: +49 (911) 895-3200.
  • Page 6 +49 (0) 180 5050-223 E-Mail: isd-callcenter@ E-Mail: simatic.hotline@ E-Mail: adsupport@ sea.siemens.com sea.siemens.com.sg siemens.com GMT: +8:00 GMT: +1:00 GMT: –5:00 The languages of the SIMATIC Hotlines and the authorization hotline are generally German and English. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 7 S A forum, where users and experts from all over the world exchange their experiences. S Your local representative for Automation & Drives via our representatives database. S Information on field service, repairs, spare parts and more under “Services”. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 8 Preface SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual viii A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    ........3-11 Connecting the SIMATIC Box PC 840 to Other SIMATIC S5 Devices . . .
  • Page 10 ......Self-Test of the SIMATIC Box PC 840 before Booting ....
  • Page 11 ............. Index-1 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 12 Contents SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 13: Important Information

    Caution The safety instructions given on the reverse of the title page of this manual must be observed. Before expanding your SIMATIC Box PC 840 refer to Chapter 4 and read the relevant safety instructions. This device corresponds to the relevant safety measures according to IEC, EN, VDE, UL, and CSA.
  • Page 14 Disconnect the power plug and inform the responsible service personnel. The SIMATIC Box PC 840 must be switched off when you connect or disconnect peripheral devices (keyboard, mouse, printer, etc.). You can damage the PC if you do not adhere to these instructions.
  • Page 15 15 A, 250 V. The cord set should have the approviate safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed and marked. Repairs Only authorized personnel are permitted to repair the SIMATIC Box PC 840. Warning Unauthorized opening and improper repairs on the device can result in significant danger to the user.
  • Page 16 S Always pull the power plug and disconnect the battery before connecting or disconnecting modules (containing ESDs). S Touch modules fitted with ESDs by their edges only. S Never touch wiring posts or printed conductors on modules containg ESDs. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 17: Certificates, Directives And Declarations

    (voltage fluctuation and flicker) have been fulfilled. Caution This is a class A electronic device. This device may cause interference in residential areas. In this case the user may be asked to take the necessary precautions. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 18 This has been certified by the German society for the certification of quality management systems (DQS). EQ Net certificate no.: 1323 01 Software License Agreement The SIMATIC Box PC 840 is shipped with the software already installed. Please observe the relevant license agreements. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 19: Certification For The Usa, Canada And Autralia

    Canadian Standard Association (CSA) to standard C22.2. No. 950 (LR 81690) or to C22.2 No. 142 (LR 63533) Canadian Standard Association (CSA) to the American Standard UL 1950 (LR 81690) or to the UL 508 (LR 63533) NRTL SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 20 Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Australia (for devices with AC power supply) AS/NZS 3548 This product meets the requirements of the Norm. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 21: Transport

    Important Information Transport Transporting Despite the fact that the SIMATIC Box PC 840 is of rugged design, its internal components are sensitive to severe vibrations or shock. You must therefore protect the PC from severe mechanical stress when transporting it.
  • Page 22 Important Information SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 1-10 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 23: Welcome To The Simatic Box Pc 840

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Overview of Chapter Section Description Page Port Side of the Device Fan Side of Device Front Port Side of Device Drives Backup Battery 2-10 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 24: Port Side Of The Device

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Port Side of the Device Figure 2-1 Port Side Floppy Disk Drive (LS240 as an alternative) Depending on the device configuration a standard floppy disk drive (1.44 Mbytes) or an LS240 Super disk drive is installed. Floppy disks up to 1.44 Mbytes as well as Super disks up to 240 Mbytes can be used in LS240 drives.
  • Page 25 Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Ethernet RJ 45-Ethernet connector. Ethernet is a local network with a bus structure for data communication with a data transfer rate of 10 or 100 megabits per second (Mbps). Universal Serial Bus connector. You can use the USB port to connect external devices, for example, CD drives, printers, modems as well as mouse and keyboard.
  • Page 26: Fan Side Of Device

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Fan Side of Device Figure 2-2 Fan Side Device Fan Here are openings for device ventilation. Type Label You can find the order number and the serial number (F-No.) of your device on the type label.
  • Page 27: Front Port Side Of Device

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Front Port Side of Device Front Ports The front ports are located behind the cover on the rear side of the device. They are used for connection of the front elements: S I/O port for the connection of front components...
  • Page 28: Drives

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Drives The SIMATIC Box PC 840 is equipped as standard with a 3.5” disk drive or an LS240 drive and a 3.5” hard disk drive. 2.4.1 Disk Drive (Depending on the Device Configuration) You can store programs and data on diskettes with the disk drive and load them from diskettes into the SIMATIC Box PC 840.
  • Page 29 Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Handling Disks with the LS 240 Drive Depending on the fitting position, the disks are inserted into the disk drive as illustrated below: Access hole for emergency ejection (only LS240) Ejector Ejector Access LED...
  • Page 30: Hard Disk Drive

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Authorization with AuthorsW V2.x Use AuthorsW to authorize STEP 7 and other SIMATIC components. When using PGs start the taskbar under Start > Simatic > AuthorsW. Usage Notes for LS240 Superdisks Floppy disks up to 1.44 Mbytes as well as Superdisks up to 240 Mbytes can be used in LS240 drives.
  • Page 31: Cd Rom Or Cd Rw/dvd Drive (depending On The Device Configuration)

    Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840 2.4.4 CD ROM or CD RW/DVD Drive (Depending on the Device Confi- guration) Depending on the device configuration, a CD ROM or a CD RW/DVD drive is fitted in the SIMATIC Box PC 840.
  • Page 32: Backup Battery

    Do not recharge the battery, do not open the battery by force. The correct lithium battery is available from Siemens (order no.: W79084-E1003-B1). Return used batteries to the manufacturer/recycler or dispose of them according to local regulations.
  • Page 33: Setting Up And Operating The Simatic Box Pc

    Connecting Peripheral Units 3-11 Connecting the SIMATIC Box PC 840 to Other SIMATIC S5 3-17 Devices Connecting the SIMATIC Box PC 840 to a SIMATIC S7 Network 3-20 (PROFIBUS/MPI) Networking the SIMATIC Box PC 840 with Other Stations on 3-22...
  • Page 34: Unpacking And Checking The Scope Of Delivery

    Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Unpacking and Checking the Scope of Delivery Unpacking the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Unpack your SIMATIC Box PC 840 as follows: 1. Remove the Box PC from the packaging. 2. Do not throw the original packing away. Keep it in case you have to transport the unit again sometime in the future.
  • Page 35: Installing The Simatic Box Pc

    Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Installing the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The SIMATIC Box PC 840 can be operated in all the usual fitting positions. It is particularly suitable for fitting in consoles, switch boards and control panels.
  • Page 36 Instructions for Wall or Ceiling Installation To install the SIMATIC Box PC 840 in a concrete wall or ceiling proceed as follows: 1. Fix the mounting brackets to the housing of the PC. 2. Drill four holes of 8 mm diameter and 60 mm depth into the wall or ceiling. You will find the required dimension drawings on the following pages.
  • Page 37 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 20,31 .800 388,5 15.295 166,4 1.024 6.551 46,5 46,5 11.024 1.83 1.83 Measuring units: mm Inch Figure 3-2 Dimension Drawings for Fitting in Control Panel with Installation Angle SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual...
  • Page 38 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 20,31 .800 388,5 166,4 15.295 6.551 14.764 Measuring units: mm Inch Figure 3-3 Dimension Drawings for Fitting in Control Panel without Installation Angle SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 39 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Permissible Fitting Positions of the PC to UL1950/EN60950/CSA22.2 No. 950 An inclined position of ± 20_ is allowed in each of the permissible fitting positions. Position 1 (Preferred Position) Position 2 *)
  • Page 40 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Additional Permissible Fitting Positions of the PC to UL508/CSA 22.2 No. 142 An inclined position of ±15_ is allowed in each of the permissible fitting positions. Position 5 Position 6 (Fan Side Down) **)
  • Page 41: Preparing For Operation

    Make sure that the socket on the device or the grounding outlet of the building installation is easily accessible and as near as possible to the device. The SIMATIC Box PC 840 has no mains switch. The mains plug must be pulled out for complete mains separation. This point must be easily accessible.
  • Page 42 The connection is on the fan side and is identified by the symbol: Connecting and Switching on the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Before you connect the SIMATIC Box PC 840 to the mains, the peripheral units must be connected. 1. Insert the connector cable of the peripheral units into the corresponding sockets on the port side of the SIMATIC Box PC 840 (see Section 3.4.)
  • Page 43: Connecting Peripheral Units

    Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting Peripheral Units Notice When connecting peripheral units, ensure that the components have industrial capability. Connecting the Printer to the Parallel Port Proceed as follows to connect your printer: 1. Separate the Box PC from the mains and switch off the printer.
  • Page 44 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting the Printer to the Serial Port You can also connect your printer to the SIMATIC Box PC using a serial COM port. You will find information on how to adapt and set your port and which connecting cable you require in the description of your printer.
  • Page 45 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Please read the following note referring to the operation of a flat display and an external monitor: Notice The default setting of the display provides the simultaneous operation of a flat display and an external monitor.
  • Page 46 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting a PS/2 Mouse You can connect an external PS/2 mouse or another external pointing device to an additional PS/2-compatible mouse connector. Port for PS/2 mouse (socket) COM 2 Port for serial mouse...
  • Page 47 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting a PS/2 Keyboard A PS/2 keyboard of your choice can be connected to the SIMATIC Box PC 840. PS/2 keyboard connection Figure 3-10 Connecting a PS/2 Keyboard To connect the keyboard, proceed as follows: 1.
  • Page 48 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting USB Periphery You can connect peripheral devices with USB interfaces to the USB port. S Plug the USB cable into the port. The device is automatically detected by a Plug and Play operating system, for example, Windows 98, and is then available.
  • Page 49: Connecting The Simatic Box Pc 840 To Other Simatic S5 Devices

    Connecting the SIMATIC Box PC 840 to Other SIMATIC S5 Devices Point-to-Point Connection In this section, you will learn how to connect your SIMATIC Box PC 840 to a programming device or S5 programmable logic controller using a point-to-point connection.
  • Page 50 The interface port may be damaged if you confuse the connections or use the wrong connecting cables. Make sure the TTY cable of the SIMATIC Box PC 840 is plugged into the COM 1 / TTY port and not into the LPT 1 port.
  • Page 51 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 SIMATIC Box PC 840 to PG Connection (V.24, TTY) If you want to connect your SIMATIC Box PC 840 to a programming device, you can plug the appropriate connecting cable into the V.24 or TTY interface port...
  • Page 52: Connecting The Simatic Box Pc 840 To A Simatic S7 Network

    Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting the SIMATIC Box PC 840 to a SIMATIC S7 Network (PROFIBUS/MPI) Connecting an S7 Programmable Controller via PROFIBUS/MPI Port You can connect the SIMATIC Box PC 620 to a SIMATIC S7 automation system or to a PROFIBUS network via the potentially isolated*) PROFIBUS/MPI port**).
  • Page 53 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Connecting Via the PROFIBUS/MPI port, you can connect your PC to S MPI networks (S7-200, S7-300, and S7-400) or S PROFIBUS DP networks (DP components). MPI/PROFIBUS-DP Network Up to 32 devices (PC, programming device, or programmable controller) can be connected to the PROFIBUS/MPI interface to form a network segment.
  • Page 54: Networking The Simatic Box Pc 840 With Other Stations On Profibus

    Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Networking the SIMATIC Box PC 840 with Other Stations on PROFIBUS Networking the SIMATIC Box PC 840 on PROFIBUS PROFIBUS is an open and robust bus system for industrial use. It can be used to configure networks with up to 32 stations per segment.
  • Page 55: Ethernet (rj45 Ethernet Port)

    Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Ethernet (RJ45 Ethernet Port) Networking the Box PC 840 via the RJ45 Ethernet Port The RJ45 Ethernet port is a Twisted Pair (TP) port with a data transfer rate of 10/100 Mbps. The onboard port is compatible with the Intel pro/100+ PCI adapter.
  • Page 56 Setting Up and Operating the SIMATIC Box PC 840 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 3-24 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 57: Simatic Box Pc 840 Expansions

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions What Does This Chapter Contain? You can enhance the performance of your SIMATIC Box PC 840 by adding an additional main memory, drives and expansion modules. This chapter describes how to expand your SIMATIC Box PC 840. Please observe the relevant safety guidelines.
  • Page 58: Opening The Unit

    S Leave components and modules in their packing until you are ready to install them. S Disconnect the SIMATIC Box PC 840 from its power supply and remove the battery before plugging in or removing any modules or components. S Touch components and modules only on their edges. Above all, do not touch the connecting pins and printed conductors.
  • Page 59: Opening The Simatic Box Pc 840

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Tools You can carry out all necessary installation work on the SIMATIC box PC 840 with screwdrivers of the TORX T10 and TORX T8 types. 4.1.2 Opening the SIMATIC BOX PC 840 To open the SIMATIC Box PC 840, proceed as follows: 1.
  • Page 60: Components Visible After Opening The Unit

    Once you have removed the housing cover of your unit, the components are visible. Power supply unit CD ROM Backup battery Floppy drive or LS 240 Processor Memory extension Bus board Figure 4-2 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Open SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 61: The Motherboard

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.1.4 The Motherboard The motherboard is the heart of the SIMATIC Box PC 840. Here, data is processed and stored, and interfaces and device I/Os are controlled and managed. Figure 4-3 Motherboard SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual...
  • Page 62 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Components on the Motherboard The following components are located on the motherboard of the SIMATIC Box PC 840: Slot Interface/Port Processor socket with heat sink X3, X4, X5 DIMM slots for memory expansion 2.54 mm primary IDE (HDD)
  • Page 63: Installing Memory Expansion Submodules

    Installing Memory Expansion Submodules The motherboard has 3 slots for 144 pin SDRAM memory submodules. This allows you to expand the memory capacity of your SIMATIC Box PC 840 to a maximum of 512 Mbytes. Either one, two or three modules can be installed.
  • Page 64 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Caution The electronic components of the printed circuit boards are extremely sensitive to electrostatic discharge. Certain precautionary measures are therefore necessary when handling such components. These measures are explained in the guidelines for handling electrostatically sensitive devices (ESD) in Appendix A.
  • Page 65: Replacing The Backup Battery

    A backup battery (3.6 V-lithium battery) powers the the real-time clock even after the SIMATIC Box PC 840 is switched off. In addition to the time of day, all the information about the SIMATIC Box PC 840 (device configuration) is stored in RAM.
  • Page 66 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Backup Battery Figure 4-5 Position of the Backup Battery Caution Risk of damage! Only replace the lithium battery with an identical battery or with a type recommended by the manufacturer (Order No.: W79084-E1003-B1). Dispose of used batteries in keeping with local regulations.
  • Page 67: Installation Of Expansion Cards

    Installation of Expansion Cards Notes about the Cards The SIMATIC Box PC 840 is designed for the use with cards as per the AT/ PCI specification. The dimensions of the cards may not exceed the stated dimensions. If the height is exceeded, contact problems, malfunctions and difficulties with the assembly cannot be excluded.
  • Page 68: Removal And Installation Of The Device For Holding Down The Modules

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.4.1 Removal and Installation of the Device for Holding Down the Modules The device for holding down the modules is attached to the housing with two screws. It has five slits, through which the slide elements are inserted.
  • Page 69 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Aligning the Holding-Down Device Proceed as follows to install the holding-down device. 1. Insert the slide element through the guide slit until it is resting firmly on the module. The module must now be introduced into the notch.
  • Page 70: Removal And Installation Of An Expansion Module

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.4.2 Removal and Installation of an Expansion Module Proceed as follows: 1. Open the housing as described in Section 4.1. 2. Remove all connectors from the expansion module and note the assignment. 3. Remove the device for holding down the modules as described in Section 4.4.1.
  • Page 71: Removal And Installation Of Drives

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Removal and Installation of Drives 4.5.1 Removal and Installation of the Hard Disk Drive 1. Undo the 4 screws of the drive holder. 2. Open the drive holder. 3. Detach the drive holder from the mounting and lay the drive holder with its top on the housing.
  • Page 72 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Figure 4-11 Hard Disk Drive with Holder Removed SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 4-16 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 73: Removal And Installation Of The Floppy/ls240 Or Cd Rom

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.5.2 Removal and Installation of the Floppy/LS240 or CD ROM, CD RW/DVD Drive Holder 1. Open the housing as described in Section 4.1. 2. Remove the hard disk drive holder as described in Section 4.5.1.
  • Page 74: Removal And Installation Of The Floppy/ls 240 Drive

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.5.3 Removal and Installation of the Floppy/LS 240 Drive 1. Remove the drive holder as described in Section 4.5.2. 2. Undo the four screws of the drive. 3. Lift the drive upwards out of the drive holder.
  • Page 75: Removal And Installation Of The Cd Rom Or Cd Rw/dvd Drive

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.5.4 Removal and Installation of the CD ROM or CD RW/DVD Drive The removal and installation of the CD drive takes place with the same steps as for the floppy drive. 1. Remove the drive holder as described in Section 4.5.2.
  • Page 76: Removal And Installation Of The Power Supply Unit

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Removal and Installation of the Power Supply Unit 1. Open the system housing as described in Section 4.1. 2. Remove the drive holder as described in Section 4.5.1. 3. Note the cable assignment and remove them from the motherboard and the drives.
  • Page 77: Removal And Installation Of The Bus Board

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Removal and Installation of the Bus Board 1. Open the housing as described in Section 4.1. 2. Remove all the modules from the slots (proceed as described in Section 4.4.2.). 3. Remove the drive holder as described in Section 4.5.1.
  • Page 78: Removal And Installation Of The Motherboard

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Removal and Installation of the Motherboard 1. Open the housing as described in Section 4.1. 2. Remove all the modules from the slots (proceed as described in Section 4.4.2). 3. Remove the drive holder as described in Section 4.5.1.
  • Page 79: Removal And Installation Of The Device Fan

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions Removal and Installation of the Device Fan The SIMATIC Box PC 840 is cooled by means of a fan which draws hot air out of the housing. 1. Open the housing as described in Section 4.1.
  • Page 80: Processor Change

    SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions 4.10 Processor Change Proceed as follows to exchange the processor: 1. Pull out the fan cable plug. 2. Remove the cooling unit which is fixed using a lifting lever. 3. Then push the lever in the direction of the arrows (1) and swing it upwards as far as it will go (2).
  • Page 81: Reset Button

    A hardware reset is initiated by means of the reset button on your device. The PC is restarted. The SIMATIC Box PC 840 reset button is located between the two PS/2 sockets on the port side. The reset button can be only actuated with a thin pen (for example, an opened-up paper clip).
  • Page 82 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Expansions SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 4-26 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 83: Configuring The Simatic Box Pc 840

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 What Does This Chapter Contain? In this chapter, you will learn how to configure your programming device. You need to do this if you change your system by adding, removing, or exchanging expansion modules and memory expansions, or by replacing a system module.
  • Page 84: Changing The Device Configuration With Bios Setup

    Changing the Device Configuration with BIOS SETUP Changing the Device Configuration Your SIMATIC Box PC 840 device configuration is set for working with the software supplied with the unit. You should only change the preset values if you have modified your Box PC in any way or if a fault occurs when the unit is powered up.
  • Page 85 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Screen Display Following Power On With the default setting of your PC, the display shown below appears following power-on: Phoenix BIOS 4.0 A5E000xxxxx–ES0x Copyright 1985-2000 Phoenix Technologies Ltd. All Rights Reserved. SIMATIC Box PC 840 V10.01.02 CPU = Intel...
  • Page 86 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Menu Structure The screen is divided into four sections. In the top section, you can select the menu screens [Main], [Advanced], [Security], [Power], [Boot Sequence], [Version], [Exit]. In the left of the center section you can select various settings or submenus.
  • Page 87: The Main Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Main Menu PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility Main Advanced Security Power Boot Sequence Version Exit Item Specific Help System Time: [ 15:35:32 ] [ 11/23/2000 ] System Date: Shift-Tab , or Enter selects field. Diskette A: [ 1.44 MB, 31/2”...
  • Page 88 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 System Time und System Date Time and Date System Time and System Date indicate the current values. Once you have selected the appropriate option, you can use the [+] and [–] keys to modify the time...
  • Page 89 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 “Type” Field The parameters you can select here are usually stored on the IDE drive. The ’Auto’ setting in the ’Type’ field means that these values are automatically read from the drive and written into memory (Autodetect).
  • Page 90 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 ”Boot Options” Field The following submenu appears when you select the “Boot Options” field in the main menu: PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Boot Options Item Specific Help QuickBoot Mode: [Enabled] Allows the system to skip certain tests while booting.
  • Page 91 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Example of a summary screen: PhoenixBIOS Set Up Utility SIMATIC Box PC 840 BIOS Version: V10.01.02.  CPU: System ROM: Fxx – FFFF Pentium PIII CPU Speed xxxx MHz BIOS Date: 01/29/01 System 640 KB...
  • Page 92 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 ”Hardware Options” Field The following submenu appears when you select the “Hardware Options” field in the main menu: PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Hardware Options Item Specific Help PCI - MPI / DP: [Enabled] Enable or disable the...
  • Page 93 [Enabled] PS/2 Mouse The PS/2 port is activated. This is the default for the SIMATIC Box PC 840, the PS/2 mouse is activated in this setting. IRQ 12 is assigned. [Disabled] The PS/2 port is deactivated, IRQ12 is available.
  • Page 94: The Advanced Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Advanced Menu Menu Structure PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Security Power Boot Sequence Version Exit Advanced Item Specific Help Setup Warning Setting items on this menu to incorrect values may cause your system to malfunction...
  • Page 95 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Local Bus IDE [Primary] One IDE interface for max. two drives. adapter [Secondary] [Primary & Secondary] Two IDE interfaces for max. four drives. [Disabled] No local IDE interface. Large Disk [DOS] The drive tables are adapted for DOS access operations Access Mode in accordance with Enhanced IDE.
  • Page 96 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Printer Port Internal LPT1 Mode: Use this setting to set the operating mode of the printer interface. Refer to the table below to ensure that the setting matches the printer connected to the printer port.
  • Page 97 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 ”PCI Devices” Field If the PCI devices field is selected, the following submenu appears: PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility. Advanced PCI Devices, Slot #1 Item Specific Help Initialize device expansion Option Rom Scan [Enabled] Enable Master:...
  • Page 98 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 “PCI/PNP ISA IRQ Resource Exclusion” Submenu Available means that the Plug and Play mechanism in BIOS can allocate the IRQ to Plug and Play submodules or motherboard functions. Use the ’Reserved’ setting only if the interrupt has to be assigned specifically to PCMCIA submodules with no Plug and Play capability.
  • Page 99 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 “PCI IRQ line” Field PhoenixBIOS Setup Utility. Advanced Item Specific Help PCI Configuration PCI devices can use hardware interrupts called IRQs. A PCI PCI/PNP ISA Resource Exclusion device cannot use IRQs already in use by ISA or...
  • Page 100: The Security Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Security Menu You can only edit the fields enclosed in square brackets. Two passwords are assigned to protect your PC from unauthorized use. You can use the supervisor password to prevent use of diskettes for the normal user and to limit use of the hard disk.
  • Page 101 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Diskette This mode of protection is not active unless ”Password on boot ” is set to access [enabled]. [Supervisor] Diskette access is not possible unless the supervisor password was entered during system boot. [User] Diskette access is not possible unless the user password was entered during system boot.
  • Page 102: The Power Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Power Menu This menu has the following structure. PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Advanced Security Power Boot Sequence Version Exit Item Specific Help APM: [Enabled] Power Savings: [Customized] APM (Advanced Power Management) allows APM aware software to...
  • Page 103: The Boot Sequence Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Boot Sequence Menu This menu allows you to prioritize the boot devices. PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Advanced Security Power Boot Sequence Version Exit Item Specific Help Diskette Drive Keys used to view or configure...
  • Page 104 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Groups marked + can contain more than one device. When you select a group marked in this way, hit Enter to view the list of devices in the group. See the figure below for an illustration:...
  • Page 105: The Version Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Version Menu This menu contains the information you will have to quote when you send us technical questions about your system. PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Advanced Security Power Boot Sequence Version Exit Item Specific Help...
  • Page 106: The Exit Menu

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 The Exit Menu The setup program is always terminated using this menu. PhoenixBIOS Setup-Utility Main Advanced Security Power Boot Sequence Version Exit Item Specific Help Save Changes & Exit Exit Without Saving Changes Exit System Setup and save your Get Default Values changes to CMOS.
  • Page 107: Default Setup Settings

    Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 Default Setup Settings Documenting Your Device Configuration If you have made any modifications to the default Setup settings, you can enter them in the following table. You can then refer to these entries if you need to make any hardware modifications later.
  • Page 108 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 System Parameter Default Settings Your Entries PS2 Mouse Auto Advanced Installed O/S Other Reset Configuration Data COM/LPT Configuration Internal COM1 Auto Internal COM2 Auto Internal LPT1 Auto Mode PCI-Configuration PCI Device Slot 1 Option ROM Scan...
  • Page 109 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 System Parameter Default Settings Your Entries Power Enabled Power Savings Disabled Standby Timeout Suspend Timeout Hard Disk Timeout Disabled Boot Sequence Diskette Drive Removable Devices Hard Drive ATAPI CD-ROM Drive  Intel Boot Agent...
  • Page 110 Configuring the SIMATIC Box PC 840 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 5-28 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 111: Error Diagnosis

    No Mouse Pointer Appears on the Screen The Clock Time and/or the Date in your PC Is Incorrect USB-Device does not Function An Error Message Appears on the Screen Self-Test of the SIMATIC Box PC 840 before Booting SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 112: Problems When Using Modules From Other Manufacturers

    – If the PC still crashes, you must contact your technical support team. – If the error no longer occurs, the module you used from another manufacturer was the cause of the fault. Replace this module with a Siemens module, or contact the module supplier. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 113: The Monitor Remains Dark

    S Switch on the monitor and the system unit. Note If the monitor screen still remains dark after these checks and measures have been carried out, please contact your technical support team. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 114: The Screen Display Does Not Appear Or Drifts

    S Switch on your PC. Note If the mouse pointer still does not appear on the screen after you have performed these checks and measures, please contact your technical support team. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 115: The Clock Time And/or The Date In Your Pc Is Incorrect

    The USB port is not recognized by the operating system. It is only supported by Windows Me, Windows 2000 and Windows XP at the present time. In addition, the BIOS setup can be controlled by a USB keyboard. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 116: An Error Message Appears On The Screen

    Contact your technical support team. Shadow RAM Failed at offset: Memory error Contact your technical support team Extended RAM Failed at offset: Memory error Contact your technical support team Failing Bits: Memory error Contact your technical support team SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 117 Run SETUP System timer error Hardware error Contact your technical support team. Real time clock error Clock chip error Contact your technical support team. Keyboard controller error Keyboard error Contact your technical support team. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 118: Self-test Of The Simatic Box Pc 840 Before Booting

    Error Diagnosis Self-Test of the SIMATIC Box PC 840 before Booting When the PC is powered up, it runs a self-test (POST = Power On Self Test). If the POST detects a fault, it outputs the sequence of beeps (beep code) assigned for the fault.
  • Page 119 Reset the interrupt controller TP_COMPUTE_SPEED Determine the clock pulse speed TP_740_INIT Initialize the PG 740 I/Os TP_CMOS_TEST Test the CMOS RAM TP_ADV_CS_CONFIG Configure the advanced chip set TP_VECTOR_INIT Initialize the interrupt vectors TP_COPYRIGHT Test the copyright SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 120 Determine the serial ports TP_LPT Determine the parallel port TP_IO_AFTER Reenable the IO blocks TP_FDISK_CFG_IDE_CTRLR Configure the IDE controller TP_ENABLE_NMI Enable the NMI TP_FLOPPY Initialize the floppy controller TP_FDISK Initialize the hard disk controller SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 6-10 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 121 This signal means that the initialization of the special PC hardware has been skipped. If your SIMATIC Box PC 840 does not power up properly, you can advise the hotline of the hex code of the POST. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual...
  • Page 122 Error Diagnosis SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 6-12 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 123: Hardware Information

    Description Page Current Requirement of the Components (Maximum Values) Overview of the Components and Ports System Resources Monitoring Functions Ports Bus Board 7-30 Power Supply (AC) 7-36 Power Supply (DC) 7-37 Connecting Cables 7-38 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 124: Current Requirement Of The Components (maximum Values)

    Alternatively to 5V, the ISA/PCI slots with the same total power consumption can also be operated at 3.3V. The total power comsumption of the +5V and +3.3V voltages may not exceed 140 W. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 125: Overview Of The Components And Ports

    (CP 5611 compatible) 12MBaud Universal Serial Bus high current USB port (500mA) Ethernet 10BaseT/100Base-TX (Intel Kinnereth, 10/100 Mbps, potentially isolated * DA82562ET) Electrically isolated in a safety extra-low voltage circuit (SELV) Optional product feature SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 126: System Resources

    Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Information Windows NT 4.0 Start > Programs > Administrative Tools (Common) > Windows NT Diagnostics Windows 2000/XP Start > Run : enter msinfo32 in Open field and confirm with OK SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 127: Monitoring Functions

    The meaning of the indicators is as follows: GREEN Watchdog Watchdog not active Watchdog active Watchdog executed Temp Inside temperature Inside temperature normal outside the permissible range. No hard disk activity Hard disk activity SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 128: Temperature Monitoring/indication

    The temperature error remains saved until the temperatures have fallen below the thresholds and are reset by one of the following measures: S Acknowledge the error message via the SOM program S Restarting the device. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 129: Watchdog (wd)

    The monitoring times are adjustable in increments of one second in a range from 3 to 255 seconds. Note If the watchdog time is changed after the watchdog was activated (i.e., while the watchdog is running), the watchdog is retriggered! SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 130: Fan Monitoring

    The temperature error remains stored until the cause of the fan failure has been corrected in one of the following ways: S Acknowledgement of the error message via the SOM program. S Device restart. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 131: Ports

    Hardware Information Ports The following ports are available on the motherboard of the SIMATIC Box PC 840: S Ports for the connection of external devices S Portsfor the connection of display devices S Ports for internal connections (drives, bus boards etc.) The connector assignments of the individual ports are described in the following chapters.
  • Page 132 Hardware Information COM 1 Serial Port (PLC/V.24/Modem) X30* The serial port (COM 1) on the SIMATIC Box PC 840 has the following pinout: Figure 7-1 COM 1 Serial Port (Socket Connector) Pin No. Designation Description Input /Output Shield TxD (D1)
  • Page 133 The V24 and TTY interfaces for COM1 can be alternately used. COM 2 Serial Port (V24/Mouse), X31 The serial port (COM 2) on the SIMATIC Box PC 840 has the following pinout: Figure 7-2 COM 2 Serial Port (Connector) Pin No.
  • Page 134 Hardware Information LPT1 Parallel Port The parallel port (LPT 1) on the SIMATIC Box PC 840 has the following pinout: Figure 7-3 LPT 1 Parallel Port (Socket) Pin No. Designation Description Input / Output / Strobe (CLK) Data message Output (open collector)
  • Page 135 Hardware Information PS/2 Mouse Port, X22 You can connect an external PS/2 mouse to your SIMATIC Box PC 840. The connector has the following pinout: View of socket connector Figure 7-4 Connector Pinout for a PS/2 Mouse Pin No. Designation...
  • Page 136 +5V (fused) Output - Data Data line Input / Output + Data Data line Input / Output Ground The connectors are of type A. The ports are rated as high current USB (500mA). SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-14 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 137 Hardware Information PROFIBUS/MPI Socket Connector *, X400 The MPI/DP socket connector on the SIMATIC box PC 840 has the following pinout: Figure 7-7 PROFIBUS/MPI Socket Connector Pin No. Designation Description Input/Output Unassigned Unassigned LTG_B Signal line B of MPI module...
  • Page 138 Internal 75 Ω output 4, 5 * SYMR Received data Input Internal 75 Ω output 7, 8 * SYMT Shield LED yellow Connection LED green Activity * is not necessary for data transfer SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-16 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 139 Hardware Information VGA Socket Connector, X303 The VGA socket connector on the SIMATIC Box PC 840 has the following pinout: Figure 7-9 VGA Socket Connector Pin No. Designation Description Input/Output Output Green Output Blue Output Unassigned Ground Ground Ground Ground...
  • Page 140: Assignment Of The Front Ports On The Motherboard

    LVDS output signal bit 2 (-) Output RXIN2+ LVDS output signal bit 2 (+) Output Ground Ground RXCLKIN- LVDS clock pulse (-) Output RXCLKIN+ LVDS clock pulse (+) Output Ground Ground Reserved Reserved SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-18 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 141 No display / DDC selec- ted display SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-19 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 142 LED temperature error, anode with Output 1kΩ in series on motherboard RUN_R LED watchDog error, anode with 1kΩ Output in series on motherboard RUN_G LED watchdog o.k., anode with 1kΩ Output in series on motherboard SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-20 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 143: Assignment Of The Internal Ports On The Motherboard

    170h-177h, 1F0h-1F7h, can be disabled Huckepack IRQ14, IRQ15, edge-triggered 44 pin, 2 mm male connector (CD ROM, se- condary slave with connected LS120, other- wise secondary master), a maximum of one drive is operable SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-21 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 144 The line current (TTY) interface is an optional product feature. Port to the Bus Unit, X20 The SIMATIC Box PC 840 has a bus board with two PCI slots, one ISA slot and two shared ISA /PCI slot. Expansion cards can be installed to ISA specification (Rev.
  • Page 145 SBO# Ground PCI_GNT_N4 SERR# Ground PCI5_PCLK +3.3V +3.3V +3.3V PCI_GNT_N5 C/BE[1]# AD[15] PCI_REQ_N5 +3.3V AD[14] +3.3V Ground ISA_OSL Ground AD[13] +12V +12V AD[12] AD[11] +12V +12V AD[10] Ground –12V –5V # low active SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-23 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 146 12V power supply Input 3.3V 3.3V power supply Input –12V –12V power supply Input Ground PSOFF Output Ground Ground Ground –5V –5V power supply Input 5V power supply Input 5V power supply Input SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-24 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 147: Index

    TRACK_N0 Track 0 signal Input Ground WR_PRT_N Write protection signal Input Ground RD_DAT_N Read Data signal Input Ground SIDE_1_N Page selection Output MED_ID1 High Density Disk recognition Input DCHG_N Disk change display Input SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-25 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 148 Interrupt signal Input – Unassigned AD_1 Adress 1 Output Reserved Reserved AD_0 Adress 0 Output AD_2 Adress 2 Output CS1_N Chip Select 1 Output CS3_N Chip Select 3 Output HDACT_N HD active Input Ground SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-26 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 149 Adress 0 Output AD_2 Adress 2 Output CS1_N Chip Select 1 Output CS3_N Chip Select 3 Output HDACT_N Disk drive activity Input Ground +5V power supply Output +5V power supply Output Ground Reserved Reserved SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-27 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 150 CS_N Chip Select Output HDACT_N Disk drive activity Input CS1_N Chip Select 1 CSEL Chip Select Ground +5V power supply Output +5V power supply Output +5V power supply Output +5V power supply Output SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-28 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 151 The battery for the standby supply to the CMOS RAM is connected to this connection. A 3.6 V lithium battery with a capacity of 750 mAh is used. Pin No. Designation Description Input / Output Positive pole Input – Negative pole – SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-29 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 152: Bus Board

    PCI specification (Rev. 2.0) can be inserted. All PCI slots are master capable. The expansion modules are powered via the link between the bus board and the motherboard. Figure 7-10 Bus Board SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-30 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 153: Port For Motherboard

    The connection to the motherboard is established by a gold-colored PCI 64 bit indirect connector. All the required bus signals (ISA and PCI) are present on this connector. The following table shows the pin assignments. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-31 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 154 PCI_REQ_N4 Ground +3.3V SBO# Ground PCI_GNT_N4 SERR# Ground PCI5_PCLK +3.3V +3.3V +3.3V PCI_GNT_N5 C/BE[1]# AD[15] PCI_REQ_N5 +3.3V AD[14] +3.3V Ground ISA_OSL Ground AD[13] +12V +12V AD[12] AD[11] +12V +12V AD[10] Ground –12V –5V SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-32 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 155 SA 06 IRQ 3 SA 05 DACK2# SA 04 SA 03 BALE SA 02 + 5V SA 01 SA 00 I/O determines the direction of the signals for the CPU board. low active SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-33 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 156 CPU for system bus access send and receive these signals. A minus sign “-” in front of the signal name shows that the signal is LOW active. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-34 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 157 +3.3V Ground FRAME# IRDY# Ground +3.3V TRDY# DEVSEL# Ground Ground STOP# LOCK# +3.3V PERR# SDONE +3.3V SBO# SERR# Ground +3.3V C/BE[1]# AD[15] AD[14] +3.3V Ground AD[13] AD[12] AD[11] AD[10] Ground # low active SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-35 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 158: Power Supply (ac)

    Input voltage +5 V secondary voltage POWER GOOD preset time 100 ... 500 ms hold-up time 16.6 ms minimum save time 1 ms mimimum Figure 7-12 Time Characteristics of the Power Good Signal SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-36 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 159: Power Supply (dc)

    Power–Good Signal: Input voltage +5 V secondary voltage POWER GOOD preset time 100 ... 500 ms hold-up time not specified save time 1 ms mimimum Figure 7-13 Time Characteristics of the Power Good Signal SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 7-37 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 160: Connecting Cables

    Figure 7-14 SIMATIC S5 Connecting Cable SIMATIC S7 Connecting Cable for MPI/DP You can use the 6ES7901-0BF00-0AA0 connecting cable to connect your SIMATIC Box PC 840 to a SIMATIC S7 programmable controller. Please read the notes in Chapter 3. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual...
  • Page 161: Reinstallation Of The Software

    Chapter Overview Section Description Page Restoring the Hard Disk Installation of the Windows Operating System Installing Drivers and Software 8-13 Installing and Operating the Burner Software 8-13 Installing and Operating the DVD Player Software 8-13 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 162: Restoring The Hard Disk

    7. To format the partition from the Recovery CD, as described above in steps 1 to 3, reboot and then format drive C: with the “Format” program. Enter: ”A:\>Format C:” (A: is the CD-ROM drive). SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 163: Creating Partitions Under Windows 2000/xp

    5. Create a primary DOS partition with 4090 MB. Enter [N] for “No” for the ques- tion ”Do you want to use the maximum memory size available for the primary DOS partition and do you want to activate this partition?” and set the partition size to 10245 MB. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 164: Creating Partitions Under Windows Nt

    The hard disk is delivered with the following installed (only for versions delivered with Windows NT): – a partition of with the FAT16 file system with 2045 Mbytes, – a partition of with the NTFS file system. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 165 Use the Recovery CD to boot as described in steps 1 to 3 above and then for- mat drive C: with the program “Format”. Type: ”A:\>Format C:”. The creation of NTFS partitions is done under the Windows NT setup program. Starting the Windows NT setup is described in chapter 8.2.1. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 166: Installing The Windows Operating System

    Recovery Microsoft Windows XP Professional. 8.2.1 Installing the Recovery CD for Microsoft Windows NT This CD contains encoded data which can only be transferred to a SIEMENS SIMATIC PC. Data transfer is carried out with the OEMSETUP.EXE program on the CD ROM or, after booting, from the CD-ROM with the recovery function.
  • Page 167: Installing The Microsoft Windows Me Operating System

    With the help of the Recovery CD you can reinstall or restore the operating system. This CD contains encoded data which can only be transferred to a SIEMENS SIMATIC PC. Data transfer is carried out using the OEMSETUP.EXE program on the CD ROM or using the recovery function after booting the CD ROM.
  • Page 168: Installing The Recovery Cd For Microsoft Windows Me

    If the hard disk has not been installed, first select “2. Boot for FDISK, FORMAT or Windows-Setup (Section 8.1). 5. You have to acknowledge the “SIEMENS End User License Agreement” with the F8 function key. Pressing ESC allows you to decline the agreement and cancels the installation.
  • Page 169: Installing The Recovery Cd For Microsoft Windows 2000

    Reinstallation of the Software 8.2.4 Installing the Recovery CD for Microsoft Windows 2000 This CD contains encoded files which can only be transferred to a SIEMENS SIMATIC PC. Data transfer is made with the OEMSETUP.EXE program on the CD ROM, or after booting from the CD ROM with the recovery function.
  • Page 170 You can set another language and keyboard via the control panel with the dia- log Start >Settings > Control Panel > Regional Options > tab ”General”, box ”Menus and dialogs”> tab ”Input locales”, box ”Input language”. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 8-10 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 171: Installing The Recovery Cd For Microsoft Windows Xp

    Reinstallation of the Software 8.2.5 Installing the Recovery CD for Microsoft Windows XP This CD contains encoded files which can only be transferred to a SIEMENS SIMATIC PC. Data transfer is made with the OEMSETUP.EXE program on the CD ROM, or after booting from the CD ROM with the recovery function.
  • Page 172 ”Language used in menus and dialogs”. In addition to the language for menus and dialogs, you also have to set the standard for non-Unicode programs for Date, Time and Regional Options via Advanced. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 8-12 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 173: Installing Drivers And Software

    Installing and Operating the DVD Player Software A DVD software is not installed in the delivery condition. You will find instructions on installing and operating the DVD player software on the supplied CD ROM for the DVD software. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 8-13 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 174 Reinstallation of the Software SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual 8-14 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 175 Guidelines for Handling Electrostatic Sensitive Devices (ESD) Overview of Chapter Section Description Page What Does ESD Mean? Electrostatic Charging Basic Protective Measures against Discharge of Static Electricity SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 176: A.1 What Does Esd Mean?

    The damage which arises in a module as a result of overvoltage cannot usually be detected immediately, but only becomes apparent after a lengthy operating period. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 177: A.2 Electrostatic Charging

    3 antistatic material, for example, wood or concrete 5 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 rel. humidity in % Figure A-1 Electrostatic Voltages which an Operator Can Be Charged with SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 178: A.3 Basic Protective Measures Against Discharge Of Static Electricity

    If you have to perform measurements on an assembly, discharge your body by touching a grounded metallic object before carrying out the work. Use only grounded measuring instruments. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 179 Technical Specifications SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 180 10 V/m 80-1000 MHz, 80% AM (to IEC 61000-4-3) 10 V/m 900 MHz and 1.89 GHz, 50% ED (to IEC 61000-4-3) 10 V 9KHz- 80MHz (to IEC 61000-4-6) Magnetic field 30 A/m 50Hz (to IEC 61000-4-8) SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 181 10 to 58 Hz: 0.019 mm, 58 to 500 Hz: 2.5 m/s Restrictions for CD-RW/DVD: the burning operation is only permissible in an untroubled environment and under an ambient temperature between +5_C and +40_C. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 182 FD/LS240 access (on FD/LS240 drive on the side of the computer box) CD ROM access (on the CD ROM drive, if fitted) *4 The line current (TTY) interface is an optional product feature Optional product feature SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 183: Glossary

    This chapter contains a glossary in which you will find a list of the terminology used in conjunction with the SIMATIC range of personal computers and programming devices and a brief explanation of each of the terms. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-1 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 184 Acronym for Basic Input/Output System. On PC-compatible computers, the set of essential software routines that tests hardware at startup, starts the operating sy- stem, and supports the transfer of data among hardware devices. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-2 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 185 It can also be used to connect printers with a serial interface. Configuration Files These are files which define the configuration after booting. Examples of such files are CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT and registry files. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-3 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 186 DIMMs can be added to a computer one at a time. Disk Drive The disk drive (floppy disk drive) is used to store programs and data on diskette (write access) or to load from diskette to the computer (read access). SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-4 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 187 These programmed submodules are then plugged in specially designed receptacles in the programmable controller. Ethernet Local network (bus structure) for text and data communication with a data transmission rate of 10 or 100 Mbps. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-5 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 188 The output of the complete contents of the screen on a printer is called a hard copy. Hard Disk Drive Hard disk drives (Winchester drives) are a form of magnetic disk memory where the magnetic disks are permanently built into the drive. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-6 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 189 Industrial Standard Architecture (bus for expansion module) JEIDA (Japanese Electronics Industry Development Association) Association of Japanese electronics manufacturers whose aim is to set up standards worldwide for the miniaturization and flexible application of PC expansion cards. Cooperates with PCMCIA. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-7 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 190 The main memory is the complete RAM memory of a PG or PC. Memory Card Memory cards are memory for user programs and parameters in credit-card for- mat, for example, for programmable modules and CPs. Micro Memory Card (MMC) Very compact card for SIMATIC. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-8 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 191 The multipoint interface (MPI) is the programming device interface of SIMATIC S7/M7. It enables access to programmable modules, text displays, and operator panels from a central point. The stations on the MPI can communicate with each other. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-9 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 192 Information is transmitted a byte at a time via a parallel interface (port). This means that the transmission rate is very fast. The PGs or PCs have a parallel in- terface (LPT) to connect a printer. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-10 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 193 CP/IP, or a coordinator module (PG-MUX) and is used to connect a programming device. Some CPUs may have two PG interfaces as an option. Pixel Pix Element (picture point). The pixel represents the smallest element that can be reproduced on-screen or on a printer. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-11 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 194 ROM (Read Only Memory) is a memory in which every memory location can be addressed individually. The stored programs and data are permanently programmed at the factory before delivery and are not lost in the event of a power failure. Real-time clock SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-12 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 195 I/O) can be networked directly using SINEC H1 interface modules. Software The collective term for all programs which are used on a computer. The operating system and the user programs are part of the concept “software”. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-13 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 196 USB is designed to support the ability to automatically add and configure new devices and the ability to add such devices without having to shut down and restart the system (hot plugging). SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-14 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 197 S Diskette write protection; for 5 1/4 in. diskettes by blanking out the hole on the right-hand edge with an adhesive label, for 3 1/2 in. diskettes or EOD disks by opening the write protection hole. SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-15 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 198 Glossary SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Glossary-16 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 199 Fan, 4-4 Creating Partitions removal and installation, 4-23 under Microsoft Windows 2000/XP, 8-3 Fan Monitoring, 7-8 under Microsoft Windows Me, 8-2 Fan of Power Suppy, 2-4 under Microsoft Windows NT, 8-4 Fan side, 2-4 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Index-1 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 200 Memory extension, 4-4 motherboard, 4-22 Memory submodules, 4-7 power supply unit, 4-20 Monitoring functions, 7-5 Repairs, safety instructions, 1-3 Monitors, 3-12 Reset button, 2-3, 4-25 Motherboard, 4-5 RJ45 Ethernet port, 3-23 removal and installation, 4-22 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Index-2 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 201 Setup Settings, 5-25 Superdisk, 2-8 Ventilation, safety instructions, 1-1 Switching off the PC, 3-10 VGA port, 2-3, 3-13 Switching on the PC, 3-10 VGA socket connector, 7-17 Technical Specifications, B-1 Watchdog, 7-7 Temperature Monitoring, 7-6 SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Index-3 A5E00085984-04...
  • Page 202 Index SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual Index-4 A5E00085984-04...

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