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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 109767874, Entry date: 05/22/2019

N53x-1DBx1 - FW status is not displayed correctly in ETS

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The current firmware version of the N53x is required, but under Device Info in the ETS the correct information is not displayed.



FW 03 is always displayed under Device info in ETS5, independent of FW installed in the device. The Firmware Download Tool provides the solution.



The Firmware Download Tool is required to read the currently installed firmware version from the switching actuator. This can be found on our www.siemens.de/gamma-fdt page.

After installation open the tool, please note that only Siemens interfaces are compatible. After opening the tool, select an interface, switch the switching actuator to programming mode and search. Then you can read out the currently installed firmware version under Details. At the same time, the tool also shows whether an update is available, if available, please execute.


FW V01            ->         00 1a

FW V02            ->         00 02

FW V03            ->         00 13

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