Maximum system performance for complex measuring, control and visualization tasks
  • Intel processors: Xeon, Core i3 or Celeron; in each case with 2 cores, with turbo-boost technology and AMT (Xeon) and hyper-threading (Xeon, i3)

  • Intel DH82C226 PCH Platform Controller Hub (PCH)

  • DDR3 1600 memory technology up to 16 GB RAM

  • Intel HD 4600 (Xeon, i3) graphics for high graphics performance

  • PCI Express x16 slot for x16 graphics card support

  • SATA hard disks with up to 500 GB capacity and NCQ technology (Native Command Queuing) for a larger data volume

High flexibility and expandability
  • Flexible installation in many different positions with mounting brackets or portrait assembly kit

  • Vacant expansion slots: 3 x PCI, 1 x PCIe Express (x16) and 1 x PCIe (x4)

  • 3 x PROFINET interfaces onboard (optional, IRT-capable, 3-port, switching-enabled, CP1616-compatible)

  • 1 x PROFIBUS interface onboard (optional, CP5622-compatible)

  • RAID1 controller onboard (no occupation of a PC slot)

  • 2 x LAN 10/100/1000 Mbit/s connections (Gigabit Ethernet with teaming capability), PROFINET RT-compatible

  • 4 x USB-3.0 ports (SuperSpeed)

  • DisplayPort and DVI-I interface (for VGA and/or DVI-D monitors)

Rugged design for direct installation in the machine
  • Maximum processor performance up to an ambient temperature of 55 °C

  • High shock/vibration resistance in all possible mounting positions

  • High EMC for safe operation

  • SATA Solid-State Drive (SSD) with 240 GB for high reliability and speed

  • Strain relief for all cables/connectors

High system availability, fast startup, maintenance and servicing
  • High degree of data security thanks to mirror disk system (RAID1, optional) or Solid State Drive (SSD, optional)

  • ECC memory (optional, for 1-bit error correction)

  • 2 MB battery-backed SRAM, of which 128 KB can be used as memory for retentive WinAC RTX data

  • Remote control and maintenance through iAMT (Intel® Active Management Technology) for Xeon versions (remote access to the device, even in shut-down state)

  • Externally accessible CMOS backup battery, replaceable during operation, status can be scanned by software

  • 4 LEDs – 1 x for power and 3 x for applications

  • Operating system preinstalled, ready to run, and already activated (eliminates need for usual product activation via the Internet or by telephone)

  • Following system failure, fast restoration of hard disk contents to factory status using supplied recovery and restore DVD

  • Worldwide service and support

Cost reductions through high investment security
  • Long-term platform with Intel embedded components

  • Availability of 3 to 6 years, then guaranteed availability of spare parts for further 5 years

  • Part of the scalable Box PC range with identical performance features and footprint

  • System-tested with SIMATIC hardware and software

  • Certification for worldwide marketing (e.g.: cULus)

  • Installation compatible for all device generations, software compatible with predecessor model


The SIMATIC IPC827D provides mechanical engineers, plant engineers, and control cabinet makers with a high-performance, compact PC platform for use at the machine or in an industrial environment for:

  • Measuring, testing, open-loop and closed-loop control of process and machine data (e.g. filling plants, packaging machines, machines for the semiconductor industry, CD/DVD production machines)

  • Operating and visualization tasks with separate display/monitor solutions (e.g. information terminals, large-scale displays in automotive production)

  • Data acquisition and processing (e.g. wind-driven power stations, energy management, test systems)

The SIMATIC IPC827D carries the CE certification mark for use in the industrial sector as well as in residential, business and commercial areas. In addition to industrial applications, it can also be used in building services automation or in facilities open to the public.

The SIMATIC Box PCs can be ordered in combination with WinCC flexible, WinCC RT Advanced or WinCC as SIMATIC HMI packages at favorable prices.


Basic equipment
  • Rugged metal enclosure, resistant to vibration and shock, with high electromagnetic compatibility

  • Card retainer for reliable operation of PC modules in the event of vibrations and shocks

  • Vibration and shock-absorbing hard disk holder

  • Onboard graphics, up to 3 840 x 2 160 / 130 Hz / 30-bit colors

  • Vacant slots: 2 x PCI (240 mm), 1 x PCI (185 mm), 1 x PCIe x16 (185 mm) and 1 x PCIe x4 (185 mm)

  • Interfaces (accessible from one side):

    • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet interface (RJ45)

    • DisplayPort and DVI-I graphics interface

    • 4 x USB 3.0

    • 1 x serial (COM1)

    • 4 LEDs – 1 x for power and 3 x for applications

Design versions
  • Processor:

    • Intel Xeon processor E3-1268L v3
      (4C/8T, 2.3 (3.3) GHz, 8 MB cache, VT-d, AMT)

    • Intel Core i3-4330TE
      (2C/4T, 2.4 GHz, 4 MB cache, VT-x)

    • Intel Celeron G1820TE
      (2C/2T, 2.2 GHz, VT, 2 MB cache)

  • Main memory:

    • 2 GB to 16 GB, DDR3 1600

    • ECC memory 8 GB and 16 GB, DDR3 1600

  • Fieldbus:

    • PROFINET onboard, IRT-capable, switching-enabled, 3 x RJ45, CP1616-compatible, PROFINET versions feature onboard 2 MB SRAM with battery back-up

    • PROFIBUS/MPI onboard, CP5622-compatible, PROFIBUS versions feature 2 MB battery-backed SRAM onboard

  • Drives:

    • SATA hard disks: 250/500 GB, 3.5"; RAID1 2 x 320 GB, 2.5"

    • Solid-State Drive (SSD) SATA 240 GB

    • Optical drive SATA DVD+/-RW/-RAM/-DL

  • Power supply:

    • 100 / 240 V AC (wide range), 50/60 Hz

    • 24 V DC industrial power supply

  • Pre-installed and activated operating systems:

    • Windows 7 Ultimate 32/64-bit, Multi-Language

    • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB 2015, 64-bit, Multi-Language

    • Windows Embedded Standard 7 English (on 80 GB SSD)

  • SIMATIC IPC DiagMonitor1)

  • SIMATIC IPC Image & Partition Creator 1)

1) Further information can be found under "Expansion components/accessories".


  • Integrated, parameterizable monitoring functions (program execution (watchdog), internal enclosure temperature, external enclosure temperature, speed monitoring of fans, CMOS battery)

  • Expanded diagnostics/signaling via Ethernet, e-mail, text message, and for direct infeed to SIMATIC software via OPC and logging (optional using SIMATIC IPC DiagMonitor):

    • Runtime meter

    • Hard disk status

    • Automatic logging of all messages to a log file

    • Long-term recording and graphic display of measured values (temperature, fan)

    • Option for remote monitoring of networked SIMATIC IPCs

  • RAID1 for automatic data mirroring on two serial ATA hard disks

  • Flash drive, via CompactFlash card or solid-state drive accessible from outside, for especially rugged data storage and systems without hard drive

  • AMT functionality (Intel Active Management Technology). This feature allows remote access to the IPC (for service work) even with operating system shut down, e.g.:

    • Controlled startup/shutdown of the IPC

    • Access to BIOS settings and BIOS update

    • Measures by means of remote access in the event of a fault, e.g. reboot

    • Software updates from integrated ISO image

  • CMOS batteries are externally accessible and therefore easily replaced

  • Flash BIOS with the ability to store customer-specific CMOS settings in a non-volatile memory area

  • The PROFINET and PROFIBUS versions offer 2 MB of battery-backed SRAM for application data

  • After an unexpected power interruption, up to 128 KB of important process data can be written into the battery-backed SRAM

  • 4 LEDs – 1 x for power and 3 x for applications


Integral interfaces:

  • Ethernet
    Two integrated Ethernet interfaces (10/100/1000 Mbit/s) for IT communication and for exchanging data with automation devices such as SIMATIC S7 (with the software package "SOFTNET S7").

    The optional PROFINET interface for connecting distributed field devices or for controlling drives.

    The optional floating PROFIBUS interface (12 Mbit/s) can be used to connect distributed field devices or to interface to the SIMATIC S7 (with the "SOFTNET for PROFIBUS" software packages).

  • Further interfaces
    There are two spare slots for PC modules, 4 USB (Universal Serial Bus) and a serial interface for connecting additional I/O devices.



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