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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109482339, Entry date: 01/28/2016

SIMATIC PCS 7 PowerControl V8.1+SP1 available for delivery

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Substantial improvements have been implemented in Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SIMATIC PCS 7 PowerControl V8.1. This is why we highly recommend that you install this Service Pack.

Functional extensions

In addition to corrections and adaptations to the documentation, the following functional extensions are worth mentioning:

  • Small device symbols for compact graphic display
  • Enabled operations in faceplates conforming to the Advanced Process Library (APL)
  • Configurable FEEDER switch control button in faceplate
  • Configurable switch position text in faceplates
  • Editing of existing IED instances in DBA

Order of the software update

The software for updating existing SIMATIC PCS 7 PowerControl installations from V8.1 to V8.1+SP1 can be obtained from Technical Support with a service request here:

http://support.industry.siemens.com/My/ww/de/requests (German)


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