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Part Number6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1
Model #6AV66420BA011AX1
Warranty2 Year
Part Number6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1
Warranty2 year
Screen diagonal 5.7 inches
Color display Yes
Number of colors256 colors
Control ElementTouch Screen
System keysYes
Alphanumeric KeysYes
Mouse connectionUSB
Mounting PositionVertical
Processor TypeARM, 200 MHz
Supply VoltageDC
MemoryFlash / RAM
InterfacesRS 232, optional, 1 RS422,1 RS 485, 1 Ethernet

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Siemens 6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1 Overview

The 6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1 SIMATIC TP 177B 6" PN/DP

General Information

The SIMATIC TP 177B 6" PN/DP Color is a robust human-machine interface panel designed for various industrial applications. It boasts a customer-specific configuration and is built with an emphasis on durability, ease of integration, and user-friendly operation.

Display Characteristics

Visual Output Quality

Equipped with a 5.7-inch STN screen, the 6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1 panel displays content in 256 colors, enhancing the visualization of processes. It supports a resolution of 320x240 pixels, sufficient for clear imagery and text.

Backlighting Durability

The device has a mean time between failure (MTBF) for backlighting of 50,000 hours at 25°C, highlighting its reliability in industrial settings.

User Interaction

Control Elements

Interaction with the 6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1 TP 177B is primarily through its resistive, analog touch screen. Accompanying system keys, a numeric keyboard, and an alphanumeric keyboard facilitate user input, essential for various operational settings.

Connectivity and Communication

Diverse Connection Interfaces

The 6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1 panel accommodates several communication protocols, with interfaces including RS 485, RS 422, and Ethernet (RJ45), ensuring flexible connectivity. Its compatibility with USB devices like a mouse, keyboard, or barcode reader adds to its operational versatility.

Protocols Support

In terms of industrial communication, it supports key protocols like PROFINET IO, PROFIBUS, and EtherNet/IP, among others. This range ensures seamless integration into existing network infrastructures.

Operational Conditions

Installation and Environmental Tolerance

The TP 177B is designed for vertical mounting with a maximum inclination of 35° without external ventilation. It operates efficiently in temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 50 °C and can withstand storage temperatures from -20 °C to 60 °C. Its front IP65 protection rating signifies dust tightness and protection against water jets.

Memory and Processing

Processor and Memory Specs

The unit is powered by an ARM processor clocked at 200 MHz, coupled with Flash and RAM, providing 2,048 kbytes for user data, ensuring smooth performance for standard applications.

Compliance and Approvals

Standards and Certifications

The device adheres to international standards, marked with CE and UL approvals, among others. However, it's not suitable for use in certain hazardous areas, with ATEX Zone 2 and Zone 22 certifications no longer available post-October 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What software is necessary for configuring the 6AV6642-0BA01-1AX1 SIMATIC TP 177B?

The TP 177B requires the WinCC flexible Compact Version 2005 or higher for configuration, available separately. It does not support configuration with STEP 7 Basic (TIA Portal).

2. Can the device's clock be synchronized with an external time source?

Yes, the hardware clock can be synchronized, but it doesn't have a battery backup. Therefore, it's non-retentive.

3. Does the SIMATIC TP 177B support expansion via memory cards?

While there's no dedicated slot for PC or CF cards, the device does accommodate a Multi Media Card (MMC), with certain restrictions on capacity.

4. Is there support for direct printer logging?

Yes, the panel supports direct logging through a printer, capable of recording/printing alarms and shift reports, among other functions.

5. What are the options for transferring data to or from the device?

Data transfer can occur via several avenues, including MPI/PROFIBUS DP, USB, Ethernet, or an external storage medium, with automatic transfer recognition.

By covering these core aspects and providing a helpful FAQ section, users are well-equipped with the necessary understanding of the SIMATIC TP 177B's functionality, ensuring informed deployment and effective utilization in industrial contexts.

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