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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109743258, Entry date: 01/03/2017
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Update 3 is available for SIMATIC S7-1500 Software Controller V2.0

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Effective immediately, update 3 can be downloaded for all SIMATIC S7-1500 Software Controllers Version V2.0.

Improvements of Update 3

Update 3 for SIMATIC S7-1500 Software Controller V2.0 includes the following improvements:

  • The following sporadic message: "Serious firmware exception error
    (non user-relevant system code: 16#400001 16#10020074 16#4a6c24d0)" no longer occurs when a ProcessEvent OB is triggered by various ProcessEvents with different priorities causing the OB to interrupt itself.
  • The following sporadic message: "Serious firmware exception error
    (non user-relevant system code: 16#400001 16#10020011 16#468a6be8)" no longer occurs when the "DataLogWrite" block is used in the user program.
  • The following sporadic message: "Serious firmware exception error
    (non user-relevant system code: 16#00400001 16#1002012E 16#00010206)" no longer occurs during an active connection setup via T_CON using a CM1542-1/CP1543-1 when the connection is already closed via T_DISCON.
  • Security performance of the CPUs was improved
  • The TIA Portal no longer freezes when the memory card of the CPU is filled to capacity by the trace functions.
  • The response of the blocks "DPRD_DAT" and "RD_REC" in combination with optimized data blocks has been improved.

Note
For a standardized versioning of SIMATIC S7-1500 products, Update 3 is also displayed for the Software Controller. The contents of this version are equivalent to CPU FW V2.0.3 and also include the relevant improvements.


Notes on installation

Procedure
1. Close the Software Controller and start the PC in "Windows" mode.
2. Copy the update onto your IPC.
3. Start the update by clicking on the downloaded file.
4. Carry out the individual installation steps.
5. Restart the PC once the installation is complete.


Important information:
  • The upgrade deletes the configuration. After upgrading your system, you must therefore load the complete device anew.
  • The storage paths of the PC station are reset to the default paths. Correct the storage paths according to your requirements, if necessary

Availability

Update3 is available for the following software controllers:
  • CPU 1505SP V2.0
  • CPU 1505SP F V2.0
  • CPU 1507S V2.0
  • CPU 1507S F V2.0

The updates can be downloaded from the following links:

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