Siemens’ new Simatic Field PG M6 programming device optimized for mobile engineering with the TIA Portal

Siemens’ new Simatic Field PG M6 programming device optimized for mobile engineering with the TIA Portal

  • Simatic Field PG M6: Ready-to-use, high-performance programming device for mobile engineering with the TIA Portal
  • Light, rugged and completely shielded device for use in machines and plants in a harsh industrial environment
  • Preinstalled engineering software and integrated automation interfaces
  • Equipment and performance graduated in Advanced and Comfort versions
  • SPS IPC Drives 2018, Hall 11

NUREMBERG, 21-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest generation of ready-to-use, high-performance programming devices from Siemens has been optimized for engineering with the TIA Portal and designed for mobile use in machines and plants for configuration, commissioning, service, and maintenance. The new Simatic Field PG M6 programming device, with a stylish silver housing cover and M6 inscription, is equipped with a high-speed DDR4 work memory of up to 32 GB and an impact-resistant SSD mass storage device of up to 2 TB. Thanks to the light, rugged and completely shielded magnesium housing, the semi-ruggedized device is suitable for use in harsh industrial environments. Additionally, bumpers on exposed parts of the housing protect against shocks and vibrations.

In the Comfort version, the new Simatic Field PG M6 programming device is equipped with a high-performance, latest-generation Intel Core i5 processor. The Advanced version, which can be optionally configured with Simatic S5 interfaces, features the even more powerful Intel Core i7 processor. All interfaces required for the efficient connection of industrial automation applications, such as RS 232, Profibus, Profinet and Simatic Card, as well as the latest WLAN 802.11ac wireless and BT V5.0 Bluetooth technology, are installed onboard.

The new Simatic Field PG M6 is delivered with Windows 10 Enterprise and the current version of the TIA Portal engineering software for controllers, Safety and HMI preinstalled. Additionally, STEP 7 Professional 2017, WinCC flexible 2008, and – in the Advanced version with Simatic S5 interfaces – STEP 5 are preinstalled for older projects.

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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at

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