Hardware Compatibility - Siemens CP 5612 Operating Instructions Manual

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Hardware compatibility

Compatibility with other communications processors
The CP 5612 can replace the following communications processors:
• CP 5621
• CP 5611 A2
• CP 5611
PCI module
Please note: The CP 5612 is a PCI card. The CP 5621, on the other hand, is a PCI Express card.
This means that you can only replace a CP 5621 with a CP 5612 if there is a PCI slot available
on the PG/PC.
If the previous CP has been removed from the PG/PC, no configuration changes need to
be made
You can adopt the configuration of the previous CP. To do this, you simply need to reload the
Note the following: When loading the previous configuration, the previous CP has priority
over the new CP. As long as the previous CP is connected, its configuration cannot be
adopted by the new CP. You should therefore remove the previous CP from your PC/PG.
Procedure for replacement
When replacing a module, follow the steps described in the section "Hardware installation
(Page 15)".
CP 5612
Operating Instructions, 05/2021, C79000-G8976-C278-04
Hardware installation
3.3 Hardware compatibility


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