Planning and configuration

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Don't leave things to chance when it comes to your automation. We have the right software tools for your configuration tasks.

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Which components are right for your task? How can you add and install selected components for your application? Get support during planning and configuration; in addition to technical components, we offer two coordinated software tools.

Your advantages

  • Easy handling: create I/O stations according to configuration rules using Project+, without any specific product knowledge
  • Comprehensive design: plan and assemble complete DIN rail installations directly in CLIP PROJECT
  • Forward configured stations from Project+ to other tools, thanks to import/export functions
  • User-friendly, thanks to both configuration tools being downloaded directly, free of charge and are available in many languages

Configuration assistant for I/O stations


From process signals to a finished I/O station

When it comes to configuring electrotechnical equipment for an automation application, Project+ - the expert solution - is here to help.

With no training required, you can create a functional station according to your specifications very quickly with Project+. In addition, you can generate information for subsequent steps in the automation process.

Workflow: enter the required I/O signals for connecting sensors and actuators in your application. Project+ then determines the optimum production selection from the Inline and Fieldline product ranges from Phoenix Contact.  The selected devices are combined to create a station according to the configuration rules. You are immediately provided with a graphical structure plan and a parts list including item descriptions.

Your advantages:

  • Significantly easier configuration, thanks to the automated creation of I/O stations
  • Project report with parts lists, item descriptions and graphical structure plan
  • Option of data export to: CLIP PROJECT, PC Worx, Excel and Word


Planning software – CLIP PROJECT



The CLIP PROJECT planning software consists of two parts: CLIP PROJECT planning for configuration and CLIP PROJECT marking for labeling markings.


CLIP PROJECT planning enables you to configure terminal strips quickly, conveniently and without any errors. Optimum interaction with CAE systems results in a consistent process chain.

Labeling markings

CLIP PROJECT marking can be used to create markings easily and conveniently – even with a wide range of different marking materials. You are always up-to-date, thanks to online update of material data.


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Middletown, PA 17057
(800) 888-7388