SIMATIC RF1000: Secure access control for machinery and equipment

RFID system for secure access management

SIMATIC RF1000 offers solutions to control and manage access to machinery and plants with maximum efficiency and process security.

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The SIMATIC RF1000 RFID system

Electronic access management enhances process security and boosts productivity and efficiency by preventing damage caused by unauthorized access.


  • Individual control of access rights using existing employee ID cards
  • Diagnostics via 3-color LED status display
  • Secure and documented access to machines prevents operating errors
  • Simple integration into existing hardware (HMI devices, IPCs, and panels)
  • ATEX II approval (for SIMATIC RF1060R and RF1070R only)
  • Integration into TIA Portal
  • Data reading and writing onto ID/card
  • Customer-specific reader parameterization via config card
  • Management and storage of customer-specific key material for data access
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Electronic access management: Simple and versatile implementation with RF1000

Access control and management using the readers in the SIMATIC RF1000 series enables the documentation of processes and storage of user-specific instructions – based on the customer-specific application. And all with one card.
Typical application examples

SIMATIC RF1000 in practical use

Our portfolio for SIMATIC RF1000 offers you a comprehensive range of components for almost all identification tasks.

SIMATIC RF1040R, RF1060R and RF1070R

With the SIMATIC RF1000 readers, Siemens provides an RFID-based solution that enables a simple and versatile implementation of electronic authorization management. Existing employee IDs provide the basis for identification, which increases user-friendliness and minimizes costs.

Technical data


13,56 MHz

125 kHz

13,56 MHz
13,56 MHz
StandardsHF: ISO 15693, ISO 14443 A/B (MIFARE)

HF: ISO 15693, ISO 14443 A/B (MIFARE)

LF: HITAG 1/2/S, EM 41xx/45xx, EKS

ISO 15693, ISO 14443 A/B (MIFARE)
ISO 15693, ISO 14443 A/B (MIFARE), Legic Prime, Legic Advant
USB 2.0, RS232
USB 2.0
USB 2.0, RS232
Specific features
OEM version: with neutral front film, for customer-specific design
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SIMATIC RF1000 product information

Overview of all features

SIMATIC RF1000: End-to-end access control and access management

What SIMATIC RF1000 offers you:
  • Molded holder for access IDs in card and token (round) form
  • High degree of protection (IP65)
  • Diagnostics via 3-color LED status display
  • Flexible cable outlet
  • Lean design, low installation depth
  • Installation guide

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Watch our video to learn how to implement SIMATIC RF1060R in the Siemens SIMATIC PRO Extension Unit.


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