These operating instructions contain all the information you need for commissioning and
operation of the SIMATIC Industrial Flat Panel IFP.
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 required
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 the operating instructions
These operating instructions apply to all IFP1500, IFP1900 and IFP2200 Industrial Flat
Panels with the order numbers 6AV7863-....
Scope of this documentation
The SIMATIC Industrial Flat Panel is supplied with the following documents:
● In printed form: Quick Install Guide SIMATIC IFP1500, IFP1900, IFP2200, Installation
● Electronically as PDF file on the "Documentation and Drivers" CD/DVD:
In these operating instructions, the SIMATIC IFP is also referred to as "Flat Panel" or
At some places in these operating instructions, the general term "Windows Embedded
Standard" is used to refer to "Windows Embedded Standard 2009" and "Windows
Embedded Standard 7". "Windows 7" is used as an abbreviation for "Windows 7 Ultimate".
A touch device generally refers to a device with a touch screen, as opposed to a pure
"display device". Touch screen is the general term for a capacitive multi-touch screen and
resistive single touch screen.
Industrial Flat Panel IFP1500, IFP1900, IFP2200
Operating Instructions, 06/2014, A5E31298376-AB
and Commissioning Instructions
– IFP1500, IFP1900, IFP2200 Operating Instructions
– Operating Manual SIMATIC IPC Wizard
You can find the operating manual in the IPC Wizard installation directory after
installing the IPC Wizard.