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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109762689, Entry date: 12/12/2018

Sales and delivery release for CP 1616/CP 1604 software V2.8.0 / DK-16xx PN IO V2.8.0

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CP 1616/CP 1604 with software V2.8.0 has been released for delivery. The Development Kit DK-16xx PN IO V2.8.0 for CP 1616 and CP 1604 is now available for download.

1. Product description 

Drivers and IO Base software for CP 1616 and CP 1604 as PROFINET IO controller and IO device under Linux and Windows in source code for porting to any PC-based operating systems

  • Interface to PROFINET IO controller (RT and IRT): Connection of field devices to the PC via PROFINET IO using real-time communication in accordance with the PROFINET standard
  • Interface to PROFINET IO device (RT and IRT): Connection of the PC to a PROFINET IO controller using real-time communication in accordance with the PROFINET standard

The software can be used for the operation and upgrading of any number of CP 1616 and CP 1604 modules.  

To use firmware V2.8.0 it is necessary to upgrade the host software of existing implementations to version V2.8.0 too, and modify any customer-specific GSDML files. 

Version V2.8.0 supports the new asset management feature. Furthermore, PROFINET Stack V7.0 is integrated.


Security fixes and improvements

Correction of SSA-559174: Multiple vulnerabilities in CP 1604 and CP 1616 devices



2. Ordering data 

Product name

Order number

CP 1616

6GK1 161-6AA02

CP 1604

6GK1 160-4AA01

CP 1604 EEC

6GK1 160-4AT01


3. Intended use

The Development Kit DK-16xx PN IO permits the simple integration of the CP 1616 and CP 1604 PROFINET modules in any operating system environments with a standard PCI slot or PCI-104 interface.

The kit contains the required source code including the descriptions in PDF format.

The CP 1616 and CP 1604 enable connection to PROFINET.

High-performance control tasks can be implemented using the CP 1616 and CP 1604 (Soft Control, Numeric Control, Robot Control, Motion Control).    

Third-party software – license conditions and copyright information 

Copyright notes for the third-party software contained in this product, in particular the open source software, as well as the applicable license conditions, can be found in the ReadMe file CP_1616_CP1604_V2_8_0_ReadMe

Special note for resellers

The information and the license conditions in the ReadMe file must be passed on to the purchasing party to avoid license infringements by the reseller or purchasing party.

 Registrierung notwendig  CP_1616_CP1604_V2_8_0_ReadMe.html (263.4 KB) 

You can update the software or the DK-16xx PN IO using the following link:   Registrierung notwendig  V02p08p00.zip (97.8 MB)

Security information
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