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Service Pack 3 for Version 6.0 of SIMATIC ProTool/Lite, ProTool, ProTool/Pro and ProAgent is available now (Delivery Release)

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Effective immediately, the Service Pack 3 for Version 6.0 of SIMATIC ProTool/Lite, ProTool and ProTool/Pro Configuration and Runtime as well as ProAgent is available in the languages German, English, French, Italian and Spanish. ...

Effective immediately, the Service Pack 3 for Version 6.0 of SIMATIC ProTool/Lite, ProTool and ProTool/Pro Configuration and Runtime as well as ProAgent is available in the languages German, English, French, Italian and Spanish. 


Product Description

General Information

The Service Pack 3 for Version 6.0 of ProTool/Lite, ProTool, ProTool/Pro and ProAgent replaces the previous Version 6.0 Service Pack 2.

All products that come with the software ProTool/Lite, ProTool or ProTool/Pro Configuration and Runtime will from now on be delivered in Version 6.0 + SP3. 
The corresponding order numbers have been changed (see Ordering).

New in Version 6.0 + SP3

Operator Device C7-636 Key:
With the installation of ProTool V6.0 + SP3, the operator device C7-636 Key becomes available for use (for further information, see article ID 18153256). 

Released also for the current Service Packs of the Operating Systems:

  • Windows 2000 SP4
  • Windows XP Professional SP2

New Data Type for Multiplex Tags:
For the protocols OPC and SINUMERIC NC, tags of the type DOUBLE can be incorporated in multiplex tags of the type FLOAT. 

More configurable Array Elements:
The number of configurable array elements has been increased to 5000.  

Changes compared to V6.0 + SP2

Error Corrections:

Compared to the previous Version - 6.0 Service Pack 2 (see "Delivery Release: Service Pack 2 for Version 6.0 of SIMATIC ProTool/Lite, ProTool, ProTool/Pro and ProAgent" - article ID 14456966) - error corrections have been made. These correction are described in the "ReadMe" file available on the Service Pack 3 CD-ROM and below:   

Readme.pdf ( 185 KB )  

Language Versions

The delivery release covers all software packages with German, English, French, Italian and Spanish user interface as well as the documentation (available in electronic form as pdf/chm file on the respective product CD-ROM and in hardcopy form, which can be ordered separately). 

Operating Systems

As PC operating system platform for the configuration as well as the runtime software, the following operating systems are released:

  • Windows 98 SE (Second Edition)
  • Windows ME (Millennium Edition)
  • Windows NT 4.0 SP6a or higher
  • Windows 2000 SP2 or higher
  • Windows XP Professional (SP1, SP2)

Supported STEP 7 Versions

All versions of ProTool V6.0 + SP3 support the STEP 7 versions 5.1 SP4 or higher, 5.2 and 5.3. 

Upgrades

Free-of-Charge Updates from Version 6.0x to 6.0 + SP3

Customers already employing Version 6.0, 6.0 + SP1, 6.0 + SP1a or V6.0 + SP2 can download the Service Pack 3 for Version 6.0 of ProTool/Lite, ProTool, ProTool/Pro and ProAgent  from the Internet (see article ID: 11772575).

Upgrades available for a Fee

To upgrade to the current Version 6.0 + SP3, upgrades for the respective software packages can be purchased for a fee. This applies to ProTool/Lite, ProTool and ProTool/Pro. Prerequisite is the possession of an "older" version of the respective software package (existing installation or CD-ROM/Disk 1 of ProTool/Lite, ProTool or ProTool/Pro).

Service Tool ProSave (Internet Download)

The Service Tool ProSave can also be downloaded from the Internet (see article ID: 10347815).

Compatibility Information

With the configuration tools ProTool/Lite, ProTool and ProTool/Pro Configuration Version 6.0 + SP3, all configurations of older ProTool version levels can be opened. If a configuration is saved in Version 6.0 + SP3, it must only be edited further using Version 6.0 + SP3.

A configuration generated with ProTool/Pro Configuration Version 6.0 + SP3 can only be run on ProTool/Pro Runtime Version 6.0 + SP3.

ProAgent Version 6.0 + SP3 is only operational in connection with ProTool or ProTool/Pro Configuration Version 6.0 + SP3 and ProTool/Pro Runtime Version 6.0 + SP3.

Authorizations

The authorization disks from earlier versions of ProTool/Pro Runtime and Pro/Agent PC remain valid for Version 6.0 + SP3.

Ordering

Ordering_Data_ProTool_V60_SP3.doc ( 93 KB )

For further questions, please contact your local Siemens office:

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