Part II Basic Functions
Part III Expanded, Configurable
Part IV Commissioning and
Description of Devices
Part V Appendix
This manual contains notices which you should observe to ensure your own personal safety, as
well as to protect the product and connected equipment. These notices are highlighted in the
manual by a warning triangle and are marked as follows according to the level of danger:
indicates that death, severe personal injury or substantial property damage can result if proper
precautions are not taken.
indicates that minor personal injury or property damage can result if proper precautions are not taken.
draws your attention to particularly important information on the product, handling the product, or
to a particular part of the documentation.
Equipment may be commissioned and operated only by qualified personnel. Qualified personnel
within the meaning of the safety notices in this manual are persons who are authorized to commission, ground and identify equipment, systems and circuits in accordance with safety engineering
Note the following:
The equipment may be used only for the applications stipulated in the catalog and in the technical description and only in conjunction with other equipment and components recommended or
approved by Siemens.
Startup must not take place until it is established that the machine, which is to accommodate this
component, is in conformity with the guideline 89/392/EEC.
Faultless and safe operation of the product presupposes proper transportation, proper storage,
erection and installation as well as careful operation and maintenance.
SIMATIC is a registered trademark of Siemens AG.
Some of the other designations used in these documents are also registered trademarks; the
owner’s rights may be violated if they are used be third parties for their own purposes.
Editor and Publisher: A&D PT1
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created by patent grant or registration of a utility model or design, are
We have checked the contents of this manual for agreement with the
hardware and software described. Since deviations cannot be precluded entirely, we cannot guarantee full agreement. However, the
data in this manual are reviewed regularly and any necessary corrections included in subsequent editions. Suggestions for improvement are welcomed.
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Siemens AG 1996
Order No. 6AV3991–1AE05–1AB0
Equipment Manual OP7, OP17
Guide through the
The “OP7, OP17 Operator Panel” equipment manual is divided into five
Overview of the OPs and their range of functions.
3 – 10
Step-by-step instructions on how you control the
OPs with the standard screens.
11 – 13
Expanded functions of the OPs (online changes
to system settings, PLC jobs and the scheduler).