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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109749349, Entry date: 10/10/2017
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Delivery Release for Motion Control System SIMOTION Version V5.1 HF1

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SIMOTION Version V5.1 HF1 is released for delivery effective immediately.

Update

The DVD-products are now also released for delivery. The necessary order numbers can be found under point 5.
Users with a valid software update service contract for SCOUT or SCOUT standalone are automatically supplied with SCOUT or SCOUT standalone V5.1 HF1 incl. SCOUT TIA.


1. General

Effective immediately, SIMOTION V5.1 HF1 is released for delivery. The release refers to the following components:

  • SIMOTION SCOUT engineering system, SCOUT standalone and SCOUT TIA, version V5.1 HF1
  • SIMOTION Kernel/firmware V5.1 HF1
  • DCC SIMOTION V3.1.0.1

SIMOTION V5.1 HF1 is the first generally released version within the major version V5.1.
The above mentioned software components are initially available via Online Software Delivery (OSD) as well as the Industry Online Support International (SIOS) (see under downloads). As a consequence, the complete SCOUT environment and firmware V5.1 can be downloaded.
SCOUT V5.1 requires a new license key.
DCC SIMOTION V3.1 uses the existing DCC SIMOTION V2.4 licenses (see Section SIMOTION DCC).

2. Functional scope

Overview of new SIMOTION V5.1 HF1 functions

New functions are available with SIMOTION V5.1. The most important new functions are:

  • SIMOTION in the TIA Portal V14 SP1 with SCOUT TIA V5.1
  • Support of the Windows 10 operating system for SCOUT and SCOUT TIA
  • Simulation SIMOSIM
  • Expansions for object-orientated programming (OOP)


Detailed information about new SIMOTION V5.1 HF1 functions

A detailed description of the new functions is provided in the following documentation:

Simotion_Neue_Funktionen_V51_DE.pdf (1.1 MB)

Simotion_New_Features_V51_EN.pdf (1.2 MB)


3. Compatibility


Projects, which were created with older versions, can be upgraded to the new version (e.g. if the existing project is to be extended to include functions of version V5.1 HF1). A description is provided in the readme or in the manual.

Detailed information about combining software products is provided in the compatibility lists for SCOUT and SCOUT TIA on the Internet under 18857317.

You can find a detailed list of the I/O modules released for SIMOTION – which is regularly updated – as well as notes on their use, also on the Internet under 11886029.

The SINAMICS STARTER commissioning tool, well as SIMATIC S7 Technology (STEP 7 option for configuring the CPU 31XT-2 PN/DP), are integrated in SIMOTION SCOUT V5.1.


4. Test certificates

SINAMICS Safety Integrated functions are generally certified by independent institutes. You can request a list of currently certified components from your local Siemens office. For questions relating to certifications that still have not been completed, please contact your local Siemens representative.

Detailed information on the SINAMICS Integrated firmware version of SIMOTION D including the Safety versions is available in the entry 31045047.

The current status of the available certificates with regard to international standards and machine safety (TÜV, BGIA) can be found at the following link: https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/ps/14505/cert


5. Released components

SIMOTION SCOUT incl. SCOUT TIA

Article numbers

Name

Version

6AU1810-1BA51-0XA0SCOUT V5.1 full-license (DVD)
Inclusive SCOUT TIA and documentation
Single license
 
V5.1
6AU1810-1BA51-0XE0SCOUT V5.1 upgrade (DVD)
Inclusive SCOUT TIA and documentation
Upgrade
license
 

V5.1

6AU1810-1BA51-0XT7SCOUT V5.1 TRIAL (DVD)
Inclusive SCOUT TIA and documentation
TRIAL Software
 
 

V5.1

   

6AU1810-1BA51-0XH5

SCOUT V5.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery

(E-mail address required for the delivery)

Single license, key to download

V5.1

6AU1810-1BA51-0XK5

SCOUT V5.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery

(E-mail address required for the delivery)

Upgrade license, key to download

V5.1

6AU1810-1BA51-0XG7SCOUT V5.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery
(E-mail address required for the delivery)
TRIAL-Software incl. SCOUT TIA, SW to download
 

V5.1

A new license key is required for SCOUT V5.1.
A license for SCOUT V5.1 may also be used for the SCOUT versions V4.5, V4.4, V4.3, V4.2, V4.1 and V4.0.


SIMOTION SCOUT Stand-alone

Article numbers

Name

Version

6AU1810-1CA51-0XA0SCOUT Stand-alone V5.1 full-license (DVD)
Inclusive SCOUT TIA and documentation
Single license
 
 V5.1
6AU1810-1CA51-0XE0SCOUT Stand-alone V5.1 Upgrade (DVD)
Inkclusive SCOUT TIA and documentation
Upgrade license

V5.1

6AU1810-1CA51-0XT7SCOUT Stand-alone V5.1 TRIAL (DVD)
Inclusive SCOUT TIA and documentation
TRIAL software
 

V5.1




6AU1810-1CA51-0XH5

SCOUT V5.1 standalone (OSD) Online Software Delivery

(E-mail address required for the delivery)

Single license, key to download

V5.1

6AU1810-1CA51-0XK5

SCOUT V5.1 standalone (OSD) Online Software Delivery

(E-mail address required for the delivery)

Upgrade license, key to download

V5.1

6AU1810-1CA51-0XG7SCOUT Stand-alone V5.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery
(E-mail address required for the delivery)
TRIAL-Software incl. SCOUT TIA, SW to download
 
 

V5.1

A new license key is required for SCOUT V5.1.
A license for SCOUT V5.1 may also be used for the SCOUT versions V4.5, V4.4, V4.3, V4.2, V4.1 and V4.0.


SIMOTION DCC

Article numbers

Name

Version

6AU1810-1JA24-0XA0

DCC SIMOTION full license

V2.4.0.1 1)

6AU1810-1JA24-0XE0

DCC SIMOTION Upgrade license

V2.4.0.1 1)

1) Note:
The licenses of DCC V2.4 are still valid for DCC V3.1 and should be considered accordingly with new orders. See also Section SIMOTION DCC.


SIMOTION CAMTOOL

Article numbers

Name

Version

6AU1810-0FA41-0XA0SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 full-license (DVD)
Software for SCOUT/SCOUT Stand-alone/SCOUT TIA V5.1
Single license
 

V4.1

6AU1810-0FA41-0XE0SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 Upgrade (DVD)
Software for SCOUT/SCOUT Stand-alone/SCOUT TIA V5.1
Upgrade license
 

V4.1

     

6AU1810-0FA41-0XH5

SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery
(E-mail address required for the delivery)

Single license, key to download

V4.1

6AU1810-0FA41-0XK5

SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery
(E-mail address required for the delivery)

Upgrade license, key to download

V4.1

A new license key is required for CamTool V4.1.
A license for CamTool V4.1 may also be used for versions V3.0 and V2.2.

SIMOTION D

Article numbers

Name

Version/note

6AU1400-1PA23-0AA0

CompactFlash Card (CF) 1 GB for SIMOTION D410-2

with SIMOTION Kernel/firmware and SINAMICS S120 drive software; actual software release; can be pre-licensed using Z options

V5.1 HF1 (SINAMICS V4.8 HF4)


6AU1400-2PA23-0AA0

CompactFlash Card (CF) 1 GB for SIMOTION D4x5-2

with SIMOTION Kernel/firmware and SINAMICS S120 drive software; actual software release; can be pre-licensed using Z options

V5.1 HF1 (SINAMICS V4.8 HF4)



SIMOTION C

Article numbers

Name

Version/note

6AU1720-1KA00-0AA0

MMC 64MB for SIMOTION C240 / C240 PN with SIMOTION

Kernel/firmware; can be pre-licensed using Z options

V5.1 HF1


SIMOTION P320-4 (as of October 2017)

Article numbers

Name

Version

6AU1320-4DE65-3AF0

SIMOTION P320-4 E
Windows embedded Standard 7 operating system with SIMOTION RT/Kernel installed on internal CFast card.
Delivery with Certificate of License (CoL) for Z options ordered additionally.

V5.1 HF1

6AU1320-4DS66-3AG0

SIMOTION P320-4 S

Windows 7 Ultimate operating system with SIMOTION RT/Kernel installed on internal solid-state drive (SSD).
Delivery with Certificate of License (CoL) for Z options ordered additionally.

V5.1 HF1


6. Detailed information about SIMOTION engineering and kernel/firmware

SIMOTION SCOUT and SCOUT TIA

The scope of delivery of SCOUT V5.1 allows SCOUT to be installed in the classic STEP 7 V5.6 environment, as well as SCOUT TIA in the TIA Portal V14 SP1.
SCOUT or SCOUT standalone and SCOUT TIA V5.1 can be installed "side-by-side" on a PC.
Only one SCOUT V5.1 license is required.

SIMOTION SCOUT version V5.1 HF1 requires version STEP 7 V5.6 as option package for STEP 7.
SCOUT standalone V5.1 HF1 includes the STEP 7 components of version V5.6.
SCOUT and SCOUT standalone have been released for the operating systems Windows 7 SP1 Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate (64-bit), Windows 10 Pro / Enterprise 64-bit.

SIMOTION SCOUT software releases can be ordered using the article numbers mentioned above. New part orders for older versions are not automatically substituted by SIMOTION version V5.1 HF1.

SIMOTION SCOUT TIA Version V5.1 HF1 requires that Totally Integrated Automation Portal V14 SP1 is installed. SCOUT TIA has been released for the operating systems Windows 7 SP1 Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate (64-bit) as well as Windows 8.1 Professional and Enterprise (64-bit), Windows 10 Pro / Enterprise (64-bit).


You can find an overview of the versions and essential function differences regarding "SIMOTION inside the TIA Portal" (SCOUT TIA) here:

Registrierung notwendig SIMOTION_inside_the_TIA_Portal_-_Details.pdf (608.6 KB)


SIMOTION SCOUT update contracts

Users with a valid software update service contract for SCOUT or SCOUT standalone are automatically supplied with SCOUT or SCOUT standalone V5.1 HF1 incl. SCOUT TIA. Urgently required software can be downloaded via OSD or in SIOS (trial license).
Users without update service can source the actual software release with the article numbers listed above.

For more detailed information, please contact your local Siemens contact person.


SIMOTION DCC

For use, the appropriate DCC SIMOTION product should be ordered. DCC SIMOTION includes the license for DCC SIMOTION and DCC SINAMICS. A new license V3.1 is not introduced for DCC SIMOTION V3.1. Licenses for V2.1, V2.2 SP1, V2.3 and V2.4 retain their validity for V3.1. Licenses V2.0 require an upgrade license. DCC for SIMOTION and SINAMICS can be installed using the setup for SCOUT V5.1 HF1 (DCC libraries (DCB) are also automatically installed and the installation of the DCC editor (CFC V8.2) should be activated in the setup).


SIMOTION CLib Studio (C/C++ programming)

Notes:
Customer-specific delivery release.
Libraries generated using CLib Studio V3.3 can be used with SIMOTION V4.4 – and also with/on SIMOTION V5.1.


SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 HF1

The CamTool software is used to generate cams in a user-friendly fashion. CamTool is an option package for SIMOTION SCOUT.

For SCOUT TIA, the CamTool can also be installed within the scope of the SCOUT TIA installation (optional).

The CamTool should be separately licensed in both cases.


SIMOTION C and SIMOTION D4xx-2

MMC for SIMOTION C and the CF cards for SIMOTION D4xx-2 are supplied with kernel/firmware V5.1 HF1.
Kernel/firmware V5.1 HF1 is available as download in SIOS.


SIMOTION P320-4

The software for the P320-4 with kernel/firmware V5.1 HF1 will be available in October 2017. The storage in SIOS or Pridanet is not permitted for licensing reasons. Please contact your sales representative, if necessary.
As soon as the delivery of P320-4 with V5.1 HF1 will be available, we will inform you again in SIOS.


Firmware support package

The device update tool can be used for upgrading SIMOTION C and D from SIMOTION software version V4.1 SP2 to SIMOTION software version V5.1 HF1. Firmware Support Package V5.1 HF1 is required to do this.


7. Downloads

The following downloads are available on the Internet Product Support pages:

SIMOTION SCOUT, SCOUT standalone and SCOUT TIA V5.1 HF1 complete setup, see 109749385
SIMOTION C Kernel/firmware V5.1 HF1, see 31263919
SIMOTION D Kernel/firmware V5.1 HF1, see 31045047
SIMOTION Firmware Support Package (FWSP) for device update tool, see 33119786


8. Additional information

Please refer to the README file for additional information about SIMOTION software version V5.1 HF1.

Liesmich.pdf (276.7 KB)

Readme.pdf (268.4 KB)


SIMOTION at a glance

For frequently asked questions from our range of information, we have created an overview page for you with the most important information about SIMOTION that can be reached with just one click.
Whether you are a new or experienced SIMOTION user – here you will find the most important downloads, manuals, tutorials, FAQs, application examples, etc.