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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 109766963, Entry date: 08/05/2019
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Delivery Release for Motion Control System SIMOTION Version V5.3 SP1

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Effective immediately, SIMOTION version V5.3 SP1 is released for delivery via download and also for all DVD products.

General information

SIMOTION V5.3 SP1 is released for delivery effective immediately. The release refers to the following components:

  • SIMOTION SCOUT engineering system, SCOUT Stand-alone and SCOUT TIA, version V5.3 SP1
  • SIMOTION Kernel/Firmware V5.3 SP1
  • CamTool V4.3 SP1
  • DCC SIMOTION V3.3 SP1

SIMOTION V5.3 SP1 is the first generally released version within the major version V5.3.
The above-mentioned software components are initially made available via Online Software Delivery (OSD) and Industry Online Support (see under Downloads). As a consequence, the complete SCOUT environment and firmware V5.3 SP1 can be downloaded.
SCOUT V5.3 SP1 still works with the license key for V5.2 and does not need a new license key.
SIMOTION DCC V3.3 SP1 can be used without restriction with currently available DCC SIMOTION licenses that can still be ordered and can be installed with SCOUT (see section SIMOTION DCC).

This message also releases all DVD products for delivery.

SCOUT V5.3 SP1 works with the V5.2 license keys without restriction. A V5.3 delivery of SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone using the V5.2 licenses.


Range of functions

Overview of new SIMOTION V5.3 SP1 functions

New functions are available with SIMOTION V5.3 SP1. The most important new functions are:

  • SIMOTION in TIA Portal V15.1 with SCOUT TIA V5.3 SP1 
  • Optimizations for SCOUT and SCOUT TIA (e.g. in editors)
  • SIMOTION D with SINAMICS Integrated V5.2 


Detailed information about new SIMOTION V5.3 SP1 functions

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

  Simotion_Neue_Funktionen_V531_DE.pdf (425.0 KB)

  Simotion_New_Features_V531_EN.pdf (423.8 KB)


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 V5.3 SP1). A description is provided in the readme and 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 as well as SIMATIC S7 Technology (STEP 7 option for configuring the CPU 31XT-2 PN/DP) are integrated in SIMOTION SCOUT V5.3 SP1.

 

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, 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, IFA) can be found at the following link:

https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/ps/14505/cert

 

Released components ( updated August 2019 )

SIMOTION SCOUT incl. SCOUT TIA

 Article numbersDesignationVersion
 6AU1810-1BA53-1XA0SCOUT V5.3 SP1
Single license, DVD
 V5.3 SP1
 6AU1810-1BA53-1XE0SCOUT V5.3 SP1
Upgrade license, DVD
 V5.3 SP1
 6AU1810-1BA53-1XT7SCOUT V5.3 SP1
Test license, DVD
 V5.3 SP1
   
 6AU1810-1CA53-1XA0SCOUT V5.3 SP1 Stand-alone
Simple license, DVD
 V5.3 SP1
 6AU1810-1CA53-1XE0SCOUT V5.3 SP1 Stand-alone
Upgrade license, DVD
 V5.3 SP1
 6AU1810-1CA53-1XT7SCOUT V5.3 SP1 Stand-alone
Test license, DVD
 V5.3 SP1
   
6AU1810-1BA52-1XH5SCOUT V5.2 SP1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery

License key also for SCOUT V5.3 SP1

(Email address required for the delivery)
Single license, key to download
 
V5.2 SP1
 

6AU1810-1BA52-1XK5

 
SCOUT V5.2 SP1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery

License key also for SCOUT V5.3 SP1

(Email address required for the delivery)
Upgrade license, key to download
 
V5.2 SP1
 

6AU1810-1CA52-1XH5

 
SCOUT V5.2 SP1 Stand-alone (OSD) Online Software Delivery

License key also for SCOUT Stand-alone V5.3 SP1

(Email address required for the delivery)
Single license, key to download
 
V5.2 SP1
6AU1810-1CA52-1XK5SCOUT V5.2 SP1 Stand-alone (OSD) Online Software Delivery

License key also for SCOUT Stand-alone V5.3 SP1

(Email address required for the delivery)
Upgrade license, key to download
 
V5.2 SP1


The license keys for V5.2 remain valid for SCOUT V5.3 SP1.
A license for SCOUT V5.2 can also be used for SCOUT versions V5.1, V4.5, V4.4, V4.3, V4.2, V4.1 and V4.0.

For the SIMOTION SCOUT, SCOUT Stand-alone and SCOUT TIA version V5.3 SP1 downloads, see under Downloads.


SIMOTION DCC

 Article numbersDesignationVersion
6AU1810-1JA32-1XA0SIMOTION DCC full license

V3.2.1.0
(see note)

6AU1810-1JA32-1XE0SIMOTION DCC upgrade licenseV3.2.1.0
(see note)

Note
The licenses of DCC V3.2 SP1 are still valid for DCC V3.3 SP1 and should be considered accordingly with new orders. See also section SIMOTION DCC.

 

SIMOTION CamTool

 Article numbersDesignationVersion
6AU1810-0FA41-0XH5

SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery
License key also for CamTool V4.3 SP1


(Email address required for the delivery)
Single license, key to download
 
V4.1 
(see note)
 
 

6AU1810-0FA41-0XK5

 

SIMOTION CamTool V4.1 (OSD) Online Software Delivery
License key also for CamTool V4.3 SP1


(Email address required for the delivery)
Upgrade license, key to download
 
V4.1 
(see note)

Note
CamTool V4.3 SP1 is only supplied via SCOUT/SCOUT Stand-alone and can be installed through the respective setup. CamTool V4.3 SP1 continues to use license key V4.1.

A license for CamTool V4.1 can also be used for versions V3.0 and V2.2.



SIMOTION D

 Article numbersDesignationVersion
6AU1400-1PA23-0AA0


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


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


V5.3 SP1
 
 

6AU1400-2PA23-0AA0

 


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

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


V5.3 SP1


SIMOTION C

 Article numbersDesignationVersion
6AU1720-1KA00-0AA0

MMC 64 MB for SIMOTION C240 / C240 PN
with SIMOTION Kernel/firmware; can be pre-licensed using Z options
 

V5.3 SP1 



SIMOTION P

 Article numbersDesignationVersion
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.
 

Delivery with V5.2 SP1

 
 

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.
 


Delivery with V5.2 SP1


Detailed information on SIMOTION engineering and Kernel/firmware/licenses

SIMOTION SCOUT and SCOUT TIA

The scope of delivery of SCOUT V5.3 SP1 allows the installation of SCOUT in the classic STEP 7 V5.6 SP1 environment as well as the installation of SCOUT TIA in TIA Portal V15.1.
SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone and SCOUT TIA V5.3 SP1 can be installed "side-by-side" on a PC.
Only one SCOUT V5.2 license is required.

SIMOTION SCOUT version V5.3 SP1 requires version STEP 7 V5.6 SP1 as option package for STEP 7.
SCOUT Stand-alone V5.3 SP1 includes STEP 7 components of version V5.6 SP1.
SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone 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 V5.3 SP1.

SIMOTION SCOUT TIA version V5.3 SP1 requires an installation of Totally Integrated Automation Portal V15.1. SCOUT TIA has been released for the operating systems Windows 7 SP1 Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate (64-bit), as well as Windows 10 Pro / Enterprise (64-bit). 

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

  SIMOTION_inside_the_TIA_Portal_-_Details.pdf (1.3 MB)

 

SIMOTION SCOUT update contracts

Users with a valid software update service contract for SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone are automatically supplied with SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone V5.3 SP1 incl. SCOUT TIA after release of the DVDs. Urgently required software can be downloaded via OSD or Industry Online Support (trial license).
Users without update service can source the current software version with the article numbers listed above.

For more detailed information, contact your local Siemens office.


SIMOTION DCC

For use, the appropriate SIMOTION DCC product should be ordered. The SIMOTION DCC product only contains the license for SIMOTION DCC and SINAMICS DCC. Licenses for V2.1, V2.2 SP1, V2.3, V2.4 and V3.2 SP1 remain valid for V3.3 SP1 and can continue to be ordered. Licenses for V2.0 require an upgrade license. DCC for SIMOTION and SINAMICS can be installed using the setup for SCOUT V5.3 SP1 (DCC libraries (DCB) are also automatically installed and the installation of the DCC editor (CFC V9.0.2.2) should be activated in the setup).

 

SIMOTION CamTool V4.3 SP1

The CamTool software is used to generate cams in a user-friendly fashion. CamTool is an option package for SIMOTION SCOUT and is supplied as part of the SCOUT software packages. CamTool cannot be ordered individually.

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

The CamTool should be licensed separately in both cases.

 

SIMOTION C and SIMOTION D4xx-2

The MMC for SIMOTION C and the CF cards for SIMOTION D4xx-2 are supplied with Kernel/firmware V5.3 SP1.
Kernel/Firmware V5.3 SP1 is available as download in the Industry Online Support.


SIMOTION P320-4

There is no preloaded software for SIMOTION P320-4 with Kernel/firmware V5.3 SP1. Version V5.2 SP1 is upgraded to version V5.3 SP1 only by means of a setup program.
Storage in Industry Online Support is not permitted for licensing reasons. Contact your sales department, if needed.


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 V5.3 SP1. Firmware Support Package V5.3 SP1 is required to do this.



Downloads

The following downloads are available in the Industry Online Support:
 
SIMOTION SCOUT, SCOUT Stand-alone and SCOUT TIA V5.3 SP1 complete setup, see 109766964 

SIMOTION C Kernel/firmware V5.3 SP1, see 31263919 

SIMOTION D Kernel/firmware V5.3 SP1, see 31045047 

SIMOTION Firmware Support Package (FWSP) for device update tool, see 33119786


More information

Refer to the readme file for additional information about SIMOTION software version V5.3 SP1.

  Liesmich.pdf (221.7 KB)

  Readme.pdf (201.2 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.
Security information
In order to protect technical infrastructures, systems, machines and networks against cyber threats, it is necessary to implement – and continuously maintain – a holistic, state-of-the-art IT security concept. Siemens’ products and solutions constitute one element of such a concept. For more information about cyber security, please visit
https://www.siemens.com/cybersecurity#Ouraspiration.