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Description Of The Device; Product Characteristics - Siemens CP 5711 Operating Instructions Manual

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Description of the device


Product characteristics

The CP 5711 is a communications processor for connecting PCs (personal computers) or
PGs (programming devices) to PROFIBUS and MPI networks. The essential properties are
as follows:
● Transmission speeds up to 12 Mbps.
● Floating RS-485 connector.
● Linking of up to 32 devices (PC, PG, SIMATIC S7 or ET 200) to form a network segment.
– By linking several segments with repeaters, up to 64 nodes can be connected.
● The additional interface signals for a direct link to a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller)
are supported up to 187.5 Kbps.
● Connection to PGs and PCs with a USB Interface:
– At the CP end: Type B with locking mechanism
– At the PG/PC end: Type A
– Plug and play
● With an additional DIN rail holder, the CP is suitable for mounting on a 35 mm DIN rail.
CP 5711
Operating Instructions, 02/2018, C79000-G8976-C283-05

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