The servo drive system for medium-complexity higher dynamic motion control applications

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SINAMICS S210 / SIMOTICS S-1FK2 servo drive system

The SINAMICS S210 servo drive system offers a wide range of power ratings up to 7 kW (10 Hp). The drive features integrated safety functions and streamlined engineering. Connected to the higher-level PLC over PROFINET industrial Ethernet, the drive allows simpler commissioning using a web server as well as one-button tuning. Working in concert with SIMOTICS S-1FK2 servo motors, SINAMICS S210 allows for highly dynamic movement of minimal loads as well as ultra-precise movement of medium and higher loads.


All you need to know about SINAMICS S210

How to couple maximum efficiency with simple engineering and intuitive operation

The new, versatile SINAMICS S210 servo drive system is as compact and easy to handle, as it is powerful. The single-axis S210 converter is connected to the SIMOTICS S-1FK2 servomotor using a single space-saving cable. Commissioning is completely intuitive using a web server or through the Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal).


The system is particularly well-suited for dynamic, discontinuous applications found in OEM machines, leveraging its strengths when the application involves precise positioning and motion control. To achieve high dynamic performance, all motion sequences are executed with the SIMATIC S7-1500 controllers and command the S210 converters via PROFINET.


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Meet the mates

Designed to work together, the SINAMICS S210 drive and SIMOTICS S-1FK2 servomotors are the perfect complement to each other for efficiently tackling middle-of-the-road motion control challenges.


SINAMICS-S210 innovations & highlights

Video introductions

The tried-and-tested high-end SINAMICS S210 motion control servo drive system combines high-performance hardware with efficient engineering and innovative software. Here you can see the highlights of this motion control solution.

sinamics s210 servo drive system award

IF Product Design Award Gold 2019 for the SIMOTICS S-1FK2

"It is truly astounding to see the technical significance of every detail and every component of the servo motor series and the distinctive design language is highly impressive. The functions are flexible since the appearance remains entirely unchanged when the motors are combined. The stylish and well-designed interface enhances the elegance of the Siemens brand. Simply brilliant!"
(excerpt from the IF Award statement)

Overview and selection

Building your servo drive system step by step

From the ideal servomotor, the optimum servo drive, with suitable cables and connectors to the right controller, follow the simple steps below to arrive at the perfect configuration for your specific application.
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Typical applications


With its surprisingly powerful performance, SINAMICS S210 is an ideal solution for many types of packaging machines, along with handling systems, plastics processing as well as digital printing.
Overview of strengths

Easy. Precise. Safe.


Technical introduction to SINAMICS S210

Component variable-frequency drive
Motor compatibility
Supply voltage / power range

1AC 200 – 240V ± 10%  :  0.05 – 0.75kW (0.13 – 1 Hp)

3AC 380 – 480V ± 10%  :  0.4 – 7 kW (0.5 – 10 Hp)

Torque range

1AC 200 – 240V ± 10%  :  0.16 – 2.4 Nm

3AC 380 – 480V ± 10%  :  1.3 – 50 Nm

Servo control methods

• General

• Setpoint addition

• Speed setpoint filter

• Torque setpoint limitation

• Current setpoint filter

• Increased stall power at voltage limit

• Dynamic servo control (DSC)

• Travel to fixed stop

• Vertical axis

• Variable signaling function

• Central probe evaluation

• Voltage precontrol

• Automatic controller tuning Servo

• Controller parameter adaption

• Fast controller cycles

Typical controllers
Engineering functions
• One-button tuning

• Automatic configuration

• "Out of the box" install & run`

• One-cable connection

• SD card backup / restore

Motor connection
One cable connection (OCC) with SPEED-CONNECT quick-lock fastener and compact, rotatable plug; Allowed cable length: up to 165 ft. (50 m)
Motor versions

• High-dynamic with low rotor moment of inertia and shaft heights from 20 to 63 mm

• Compact with medium rotor moment of inertia and shaft heights from 30 to 100 mm

Motor options
Brake, multiturn and singleturn encoder, feather key, shaft sealing ring
Selection / configuration tools
Commissioning / engineering tools
Web server, Startdrive (TIA Portal)
Integrated safety technology


• Safe Torque Off

• Safe Stop 1



• Safely-Limited Speed

• Safely Limited Acceleration

• Safe Direction

• Safe Operating Stop

• Safe Brake Control

• Safe Brake Test

• Safe Stop 2

• Safe Speed Monitor


*Requires a Safety license as well as Safety-capable SIMOTICS S-1FK2 servo motors)

Degree of protection
Standards compliance
CE, UL, UKCA (pending approval)

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Downloads and support

More information about SINAMICS S210 / SIMOTICS S-1FK2

Servo drive system

Commissioning in just a few steps

The simple, high-performance, and safe servo drive system.

Buttoned up tight

See how easy it is to commission the SINAMICS S210 with SIMOTICS S-1FK2 servomotors via web server with One-Button Tuning.

Mister Automation Ep 26 - Connecting S210 to a technology object

Learn about the connection of a SINAMICS S210 servo drive to a technology object of the SIMATIC controller, use of the control panel to check the movement of the axis and the optimization of the drive control.    

Easy configuration and ordering

Configure and order your SINAMICS S210

You can easily and quickly configure the SINAMICS S210 with the Siemens Drive Technology configurator and then order it via the Industry Mall ordering system.