Delivery release for the Motion Control System SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23
With immediate effect, the SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23 has been released.
This release includes
- Delta Setup for SIMOTION SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF23
- SIMOTION C240/C240 PN Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF23
- SIMOTION D4xx Kernel/Firmware, V4.3 SP1 HF23
- SIMOTION D410-2 Kernel/Firmware, V4.3 SP1 HF23
- SIMOTION D4x5-2 Kernel/Firmware, V4.3 SP1 HF23
- SIMOTION P3xx-3 Kernel/Firmware, V4.3 SP1 HF23
- Firmware Support Package, V4.3 SP1 HF23
Many functional restrictions applying in the SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF17 have been eliminated in the SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23.
We recommend that you use this version in case of error. When changing to the Hotfix 23, perform the delta setup of SIMOTION SCOUT and upgrade the Kernel/Firmware Version of the respective platform.
The delivery version remains SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF12.
Prerequisite for the installation is a SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone Version V4.3 SP1 HF17 which has already been installed on the engineering computer (V4.3 SP1 HF17 is installed via an additive setup to V4.3 SP1 HF12, the current delivery version of V4.3 SP1)
If these prerequisites are fulfilled, you can install the SCOUT delta setup. With this installation, the following versions are installed on the Engineering System SIMOTION SCOUT:
SIMOTION SCOUT V184.108.40.206 (Internal Identifier: 68.11.55.00)
SIMOTION Technology Packages V220.127.116.11 (Internal Identifier: 68.11.55.00)
When migrating from SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HFx to V4.3 SP1 HF23, the projects need not be upgraded. In order to activate the new technology package in existing configurations, you have to
select the new version of the technology package in the SCOUT dialog "Select technology package" before performing the download.
select "Load project into the target system" and then the option "Exchange release versions of the technology packages".
The updated SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23 of the Motion Control technology package can then be identified in the device diagnostics after the download.
SIMOTION C, P and D
The Kernel/Firmware Version V4.3 SP1 HF23 is provided for SIMOTION C, P and D. The detailed versions including the safety versions are listed in the Readme ( 136 KB ) .
More detailed information about the SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23 is provided in the Readme file.
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/cs/pool/doc.gif Readme.rtf ( 136 KB )
You can use the Device Update Tool for upgrading SIMOTION C and D as from SIMOTION Software Version V4.1 SP2 to the SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23. The Firmware Support Package V4.3 SP1 HF23 is required for this.
The following downloads are provided via the Internet Product Support pages:
- SIMOTION SCOUT V4.3 SP1 HF23 delta setup, see 105107537
- SIMOTION SCOUT V4.3 SP1 HF17 delta setup is precondition for HF23, see 81002649
SIMOTION C Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF23, see 31263919
SIMOTION D Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF23, see 31045047
SIMOTION Firmware Support Package (FWSP) for the Device Update Tool, see 33119786
If you wish to perform an update from SIMOTION P to the SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF23, please contact your local Siemens contact person.