S7-1200 | Signal Modules | CPUs | Communication | HMI


Engineering Software for SIMATIC S7-120

SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic is designed to be intuitive, easy to learn and easy to use. This provides you with highest efficiency in engineering. Smart functionalities such as intuitive editors, drag and drop as well as “IntelliSense“-tools simply let you engineer faster.

This new software architecture comes from a stable source for future innovations – Siemens has many years of experience in software development and has thus made SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic highly future-oriented.

One common engineering framework

STEP 7 Basic, including WinCC Basic, has task-oriented, intelligent and intuitive editors that enable it to serve as one common engineering framework for programing controllers and configuring HMI Basic Panels. The new integrated engineering system SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic offers you intuitive and fast engineering capabilities for programming and commissioning comprehensive automation solutions.

Supporting first-time users and professionals

Step 7  Basic

With SIMATIC STEP 7 Basic ease-of-use is guaranteed, whether you are just starting out in engineering or have many years of routine. Engineering is easy to learn and use for starters and fast and efficient for professionals.

Different users may chose from two different types of views – which ever suits them best. Using the portal view, you have all tasks for an automation project at a glance. This means, beginners are supported with a task oriented user guidance and with recommended editors that are perfectly fit for their automation task. When using the project view, your entire project is hierarchically structured in the project tree, enabling fast, intuitive access to all editors, parameters and project data, ensuring object-oriented engineering. Both first-time users and professionals will be able to solve engineering tasks fast and efficiently.

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