Amatrol Portable PLC Troubleshooting Learning System - Siemens S71200 (990-PS712F)

A Student Reference Guide sourced from the system’s comprehensive curriculum includes the entire series’ technical content from the learning objectives.



  • Electricity (100-240V/50-60Hz/1ph)


  • eBook Curriculum (E40070/E40080)
  • Mobile Technology Workstation (82-610)

Optional eBook Curriculum Available

Portable PLC Troubleshooting Training | Siemens S71200 Programming

Learning System: 990-PS712F

Amatrol’s Portable PLC Troubleshooting Learning System - Siemens S71200 (990-PS712F) teaches programmable logic controller (PLC) programming, operation, and applications used throughout industry. The system also utilizes FaultPro, the industry’s premier computer-based fault insertion system. FaultPro enables learners to develop key PLC troubleshooting skills, such as PLC input and output testing, software testing, and application troubleshooting.

The portable Siemens PLC troubleshooting training system features real-world components, such as the powerful Siemens S7-1200 PLC and a Siemens Human Machine Interface (HMI) panel. Combined with Amatrol’s in-depth curriculum, learners will gain both theoretical and hands-on knowledge by studying industry-relevant applications and troubleshooting skills that will build a strong foundation for a rewarding career in a variety of industries.

Learning Topics

  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • PLC Systems Troubleshooting
  • Analog I/O & Application Troubleshooting
  • Siemens HMI Panel Operation
  • PLC Programming
  • PLC Motor Control
  • PLC Timer and Counter Instructions
  • Event Sequencing
  • Program Control Instructions
  • Math and Data Move Instructions
  • Analog Inputs & Outputs
  • Thermostatic & Analog Temperature Control
  • Reversing Constant-Speed Motor Control
  • Variable Speed & Stepper Motor Control

Rich Applications: Basic through Advanced

Amatrol’s portable Siemens PLC troubleshooting training system features multiple real-world applications that enhance learning by allowing students to see their programs control real systems. In addition to a discrete I/O simulator with discrete switches and indicators, the system includes application circuits and components for thermostatic temperature control, analog temperature control, reversing constant-speed motor control, variable speed motor control with feedback, and stepper motor control. These circuits include basic and advanced applications starting with discrete I/O projects and extending to projects involving motion control and analog I/O.

Cutting-Edge PLC Troubleshooting

The portable Siemens PLC troubleshooting training system with FaultPro includes a variety of electronic faults that present realistic situations that technicians encounter on the job. This allows learners to develop important PLC troubleshooting skills, like PLC input and output testing, software testing, and application troubleshooting. Learners will practice skills, such as using a six-step sequence to troubleshoot a PLC system, troubleshooting a PLC routine that performs on/off control using an analog input, and testing a PLC-controlled PWM output device. FaultPro’s computer-based faults automatically track progress, enabling learners to gain troubleshooting skills in a self-paced environment that ensures that faults are inserted safely, protecting both learners and equipment.

Comprehensive PLC Curriculum Teaches Hands-On Skills

The portable Siemens PLC troubleshooting training system features in-depth curriculum that teaches a wide variety of PLC topics, from basic operation and programming to troubleshooting. Learners will apply theoretical knowledge to hands-on skills that build real-world experience. For example, learners will practice hands-on skills, such as: configuring the IP address of an S7-1200 PLC; downloading and running a PLC project that performs logic operations; entering and operating a PLC project that uses seal-in logic to control a motor; troubleshooting a PLC-controlled variable speed drive; and troubleshooting a PLC-controlled PWM temperature control application.

Optional eBook Curriculum Available

Amatrol’s eBooks look like a real book and allow users to flip between pages with ease. Enhanced with features such as keyword searches and zoom controls that enable a user to quickly locate and view information, these eBooks are a fantastic learning tool. Amatrol’s eBooks are available online and can be used by anyone with access to Amatrol’s Learning Management System (LMS). Optionally, if you choose to use your own LMS, these eBooks are SCORM compatible to allow smooth integration into your current training system. Combined with our already extensive library of interactive multimedia titles, which are also SCORM compatible, users can now complete their entire course work online!

Expand Your PLC Training | Available Additional Systems

Amatrol’s offering of PLC training systems can meet your training needs through outstanding eLearning curriculum, portable PLC training solutions, or a full-scale, heavy-duty workstation loaded with PLC application panels.