SIMATIC S7-1500 CPUs 1511T(F)-1PN and 1515T(F)-2 PN:

A recent Siemens article reported that the SIMATIC S7-1500 Technology CPUs 1511T(F)-1 PN and 1515T(F)-2 PN are being upgraded. The firmware version V3.0 expands the CPUs’ capabilities and boosts their performance. Moreover, the program and data memory have been augmented. These enhanced CPUs are now ready for delivery and can be purchased with new article numbers (Update 2023.06.06).

The updated design incorporates the display into the CPU and substitutes the RUN/STOP switch with two push buttons. The positioning of the RJ45 sockets has also been improved for more convenient Ethernet cable insertion.

In addition, the CPUs’ performance, program and data memory, and communication performance have been amplified. The inclusion of an extra processor core notably enhances communication performance. These CPUs can now function in a variety of ambient temperatures, ranging from -30°C to +60°C.

Furthermore, the (Extended) Motion Control Resources will see an increase as part of these upgrades.

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