Siemens LOGO! Modules - Frequently Asked Questions

3 Frequently Asked Questions about the LOGO! Module

LOGO! modules an asset for anyone developing automated systems

At BOLD INDUSTRIAL & DOMESTIC SOLUTIONS LIMITED, our core objective is to ensure that our customers get value for money by providing them with high quality products and reliable customer service. In keeping with this ethos, we continuously seek to educate our customers on the latest and most innovative devices on the market. In this post, we answer three of the most frequently asked questions about the Siemens LOGO! Logic modules.

  1. Which LOGO! Modules are available?

There are three different types of modules available for purchase, each with its own unique features: One is the Siemens LOGO! 8 6ED1052-1FB08-0BA0 Basic Module with Display which has 8 digital inputs and 4 relay outputs, making it useful for control functions. Next is the Siemens LOGO! CSM12/24 Compact Switch Module 6GK7177-1MA20-0AA0 whose small size and multiple 4 connecting ports are valuable for switching operations. Thirdly, we have the Siemens LOGO! CMR 2020 Communication Module 6GK7142-7BX00-0AX0 which enables remote monitoring and control over automated systems.

 2. Which applications can I use LOGO! modules for?

One of the things that makes the LOGO! modules an asset for anyone developing automated systems is their adaptability across a wide range of application areas with a high degree of precision and efficiency. In industry, you can use the logic module to automate systems comprising of components such as pumps, conveyor belts, and gate controls.

Coming with the ability to connect to a KNX building system bus, the LOGO! modules are also useful for domestic automations to remotely control, regulate and monitor a wide range building functions including lighting, security, and heating. Hobbyists will also find these modules useful as they are easy to set up and run, allowing one to effectively build simple automations.

  1. What if I have little or no experience working with LOGO! Modules?

There is always a first time for everything, including using systems such as the LOGO! Modules for automating various operations. To ease your learning experience, Siemens offers a wide range of customer support programs geared towards helping you gather more knowledge on how to effectively use the modules.

These programs include: Free web-based trainings and sample applications to understand the scope of use.  Furthermore, Siemens provides free LOGO! demo software for development, testing, and documentation of projects. In addition to this, you can always reach out to us at BOLD INDUSTRIAL & DOMESTIC SOLUTIONS LIMITED for further guidance and support.


This post is by our contributor and automation enthusiast Atula Owade

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