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Marvo Part ID: MV-28Q2

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Specification Description
Part Number 6ES7516-3AN00-0AB0
Alternative Part Number 6ES75163AN000AB0
Manufacturer Siemens
Category PLC Systems
Type CPU Module
Supply Voltage 24 V DC
Work Memory 1 MB for program, 5 MB for data
Interfaces PROFINET IRT with 2-port switch, Ethernet, PROFIBUS
Bit Performance 10 ns
Memory Card Requirement SIMATIC Memory Card required
Engineering Software Compatibility STEP 7 TIA Portal V13 SP1 Update 4 and higher
Display 6.1 cm diagonal screen
Control Elements 6 keys, 1 mode selector switch
Input Current Rated value 0.85 A
Power Loss Typical 7 W
CPU Processing Times Bit operations typically 10 ns, Word operations typically 12 ns
Number of Industrial Ethernet Interfaces 2
Number of PROFINET Interfaces 2
Number of PROFIBUS Interfaces 1
Programming Languages Supported LAD, FBD, STL, SCL, GRAPH
Know-how Protection User program protection, Copy protection, Block protection
Access Protection Password for display, Protection levels for write, read/write, and complete protection
Dimensions Width 70 mm, Height 147 mm, Depth 129 mm
Weight Approx. 845 g
Ambient Operating Temperature Horizontal installation 0 °C to 60 °C, Vertical installation 0 °C to 40 °C
High-speed Counting Yes
Memory Card Plug-in (SIMATIC Memory Card), max. 32 GB
Backup Maintenance-free
Number of Ports (1st Interface) 2
Integrated Switch (1st Interface) Yes
RJ 45 (Ethernet) Yes
Number of Ports (2nd Interface) 1
Number of Ports (3rd Interface) 1
RS 485 (3rd Interface) Yes
Transmission Rate (RS 485) Max. 12 Mbit/s
Number of Connections Max. 256 via integrated interfaces and connected CPs/CMs
PROFINET IO Controller Services PG/OP communication, S7 routing, Isochronous mode, Open IE communication, IRT, MRP, PROFIenergy
Update Times with RT 250 μs to 512 ms depending on send clock
Supported Technology Objects Motion Control, Speed-controlled axis, Positioning axis, External encoders
Controllers PID_Compact, PID_3Step, PID-Temp

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6ES7516-3AN00-0AB0 Product Description

The Siemens CPU Module 6ES7516-3AN00-0AB0 is a state-of-the-art central processing unit designed for the SIMATIC S7-1500 series, renowned for its exceptional performance and reliability in a wide range of industrial automation applications. This CPU module is equipped with a substantial work memory of 1 MB for program tasks and 5 MB for data, ensuring smooth and efficient handling of complex processes.

Featuring a versatile set of interfaces, the module includes PROFINET IRT with a 2-port switch for real-time communication, an additional Ethernet interface, and a PROFIBUS interface, providing a high degree of connectivity and integration options. With a remarkable 10 ns bit-performance, this CPU module delivers rapid processing speeds that can significantly enhance system responsiveness and throughput.

The module's integrated display and control elements, including a mode selector switch and six keys, offer user-friendly interaction and on-site configuration capabilities. The display provides valuable information such as module status, error messages, and system diagnostics, all of which contribute to reduced downtime and easier maintenance.

Designed with a focus on flexibility and scalability, the Siemens CPU Module 6ES7516-3AN00-0AB0 is an ideal choice for applications requiring a powerful and reliable control solution. Its compact dimensions and lightweight design allow for convenient installation and integration into various industrial settings, making it a top choice for professionals seeking to optimise their automation systems.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of power supply does the CPU module require?

The CPU module requires a 24 V DC supply voltage, with a permissible range from 19.2 V to 28.8 V, and it has reverse polarity protection.

Can I use this CPU module with STEP 7 TIA Portal for engineering?

Yes, the CPU module is configurable and integrated with STEP 7 TIA Portal starting from version V13 SP1 Update 4.

Does the CPU module come with a display and control elements?

The module features a display with a 6.1 cm screen diagonal and control elements including six keys and a mode selector switch.

What are the memory specifications for this CPU module?

The module has an integrated work memory of 1 Mbyte for the programme and 5 Mbyte for data. It also supports a SIMATIC Memory Card with a maximum capacity of 32 Gbyte for load memory.

What are the processing times for the CPU module?

Typical processing times for the CPU module are 10 ns for bit operations, 12 ns for word operations, 16 ns for fixed point arithmetic, and 64 ns for floating point arithmetic.

How many blocks can be stored in the CPU module?

The CPU module can store a total of 6,000 blocks, which include OB, FB, FC, DB, and UDTs.

What interfaces does the CPU module have?

The module is equipped with two PROFINET interfaces with an integrated switch, one PROFIBUS interface, and an RS 485 interface.

Can the CPU module be used for motion control applications?

Yes, the module supports motion control and can manage up to 30 speed-controlled axes, 30 positioning axes, and 15 synchronized axes, among other motion technology objects.

What kind of diagnostic features does the CPU module offer?

The module has a diagnostic buffer with a maximum of 3,200 entries, of which 500 are powerfail-proof. It also has configurable traces and diagnostics indication LEDs for RUN/STOP, ERROR, and MAINT signals.

Is the CPU module capable of high-speed counting?

Yes, the module includes high-speed counter functionality for various counting and measuring applications.