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The compact SIMATIC S7-1200 system consists of different CPU performance classes: CPU 1211C, CPU 1212C, CPU 1214C, CPU 1215C and CPU 1217C and two failsafe versions CPU 1214FC and CPU 1215FC. Each of these may be expanded according to the machine requirements. The S7-1200 CPUs can be expanded with up to three communication modules (CM) and eight signal modules (SM).
The new S7 1500 Siemens PLC system is a product focused on performance. With integrated safety technology, security and diagnostics, it is one of the most productive and efficient PLC on the market. The TIA Portal software although slightly clunky, is highly powerful. The S7 1500 is designed for small-series machines as well as complex installations that place high demands on speed.