Operator Devices

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LOGO! TDE and SIMATIC Basic Panels offer simple operator control and monitoring possibilities.

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LOGO! Operator devices at a glance

Choose between LOGO! TDE with 6 lines and 20 characters per line for messages in plain text or a SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels 2nd Generation which are available with high-resolution wide-screen displays from 4“ to 12“

LOGO! TDE - Text Display

The external text display LOGO! TDE provides an affordable interface for machine operators.
Parameter adjustments and troubleshooting are easily handled using the LOGO! TDE with built-in operator functions and diagnostics.

  • Display of up to 50 messages on either the on-board LCD of LOGO! or external text display or both.
    For example, you can output messages relevant to operation on the text display and service information only in the switching cabinet

  • Easily configured with the same message text function block as in the program code

  • Controllable backlight and contrast

  • Multi-language character sets

  • Automatic switching between 2 screens or scroll up to 40 characters on any or all lines for each message (ticker text)

  • Display of up to 4 bar graphs and 4 I/Q status information per message

  • Status control for all I/Q and flags, trend view for analog inputs and outputs

  • Adjusting of parameters either in “parameter mode” or individually direct in a message text

  • 6 tactile input buttons

  • Acknowledge function for alarm messages

  • IP65 when correctly panel-mounted

  • For connection to a LOGO! controller no dedicated communications module is needed

  • Integrated switch2 ports

Design and functions


  • LOGO! TDE (usable with LOGO! 8) with two Ethernet interfaces to connect simultaneously to LOGO! basic modules and PC/PG

  • Improved display with 6 lines and 20 characters per line for messages in plain text

  • Using ticker text function one line can show up to 40 characters

  • selectable white, orange, and red backlighting for optical
    emphasis, etc.

  • Via Ethernet a LOGO! TDE can show messages or parameters from several LOGO! modules one after the other

  • Password protection for changing between operator mode and administrator mode

  • LOGO! TDE has also access to the application program of the LOGO! in administrator mode
    (i.e you can program from the TDE directly).

Menue languages of the display:
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Turkish, Chinese and Japanese

(for messages)

Common name

Character set
in LOGO!

Internet reference

English, German,
Spanish (partly),
Dutch (partly)





















64 x 38 mm, adjustable contrast


6 lines


20/10 characters per line,

40/20 in ticker mode
(depending on selected character set)

Controllable background colors

white, orange, red

Special characters


Menu languages

English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Turkish, Chinese and Japanese

Character sets


Supply voltage
polarity independent

12...24 V DC / 24 V AC

Power consumption

typ. 145 mA (12 V DC),
typ. 70 mA (24 V DC),
typ. 75 mA (24 V AC)  Ethernet and white back light active


6 standard keys, 4 function keys (tactile surface buttons)


2 Ethernet ports RJ45

Connecting cable length

Standard Ethernet cable (not included)
30 m

Dimensions (over all)
(W x H x D)

128.2 x 86 x 38.7 mm

Cut-out dimensions 
(W x H x D)

119.5 x 78.5 x 1.5 – 4.0 mm
for panel mounting


IP 20, Front IP65 (4X/12)

Configure and order at the Tia Selection Tool 

Cost-effective operation and monitoring in the 2nd Generation

With their sophisticated HMI basic functions, SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels 2nd generation are the ideal entry-level series for simple HMI applications. The device series offers panels with 4", 7", 9" and 12" displays, and combined key or touch operation The innovative widescreen displays are high resolution with 64,000 colors. They can be installed in portrait mode and are especially energy-efficient due to their 100% dimmable brightness. The innovative user interface opens up a wide range of operations with improved usability through new controls and graphics. The USB interface allows you to connect a keyboard, mouse and barcode scanner and supports easy archiving of data on a USB stick.

Here you find everything about SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels 

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