Service Pack 3 for Version 6.0 of SIMATIC ProTool/Lite, ProTool, ProTool/Pro and ProAgent is available now (Delivery Release)
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.
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
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 )
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).
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.
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).
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.
The authorization disks from earlier versions of ProTool/Pro Runtime and Pro/Agent PC remain valid for Version 6.0 + SP3.
Ordering_Data_ProTool_V60_SP3.doc ( 93 KB )
For further questions, please contact your local Siemens office: