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Delivery release for Motion Control System SIMOTION Version V4.3 SP1 HF1

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With immediate effect, the SIMOTION Version V4.3 SP1 HF1 has been released for delivery.

Contents

1. General information

2. Functional scope

3. Compatibility

4. Test certificates

5. Components released

6. Condition on delivery of SIMOTION SCOUT / SIMOTION update contracts / Other

1. General information

With immediate effect, the SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF1 has been released for delivery. The Version SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF1 is the first general version released within the main version V4.3.

The release includes the following components:

  • Engineering System SIMOTION SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF1
  • CamTool V3.0 SP2
  • DCC SIMOTION/SINAMICS V2.2 SP1
  • SIMOTION Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF1 (supplied with SIMOTION SCOUT)

Users who have already signed a valid Software Update Service contract for SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone automatically receive SIMOTION SCOUT/SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF1 (DVD delivery).

With immediate effect, the Control Units SIMOTION D4xx and D4x5-2 with Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF1 have been released. With SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF1, new CF cards are introduced for SIMOTION D4xx (6AU1400-2PA02-0AA0) and SIMOTION D4x5-2 (6AU1400-2PA22-0AA0). The existing CF cards 6AU1400-2PA01-0AA0 and 6AU1400-2PA21-0AA0 will be declared phase-out product in July and only be supplied until August 2012. The new CF cards are fully compatible.

V4.3 SP1 HF1 extends the product range of the SIMOTION D4x5-2 Control Units by D425-2 and D435-2 and CBE30-2. A Hotfix 2 for V4.3 SP1 is required for the new Control Unit SIMOTION D410-2 DP. More detailed information about the new Control Units is published in a separate delivery release (60997586).

With immediate effect, the SIMOTION C240/C240 PN with Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF1 has been released. The MMC card for SIMOTION C240/C240 PN (6AU1720-1KA00-0AA0) is delivered with SIMOTION Kernel V4.3 SP1 HF1.

With immediate effect, the SIMOTION P320-3 and SIMOTION P350-3 with Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF1 have been released. SIMOTION P320-3 and SIMOTION P350-3 are still delivered ex factory with SIMOTION Kernel V4.2 SP1. The Kernel V4.3 SP1 HF1 is provided on the SCOUT DVD and can be used to upgrade the SIMOTION P platforms to the Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF1.

2. Functional scope

SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF1 provides several new functions.

The major new functions are listed in the following:

  • Completion of the SIMOTION D4xx-2 series by additional Control Units (details see 60997586)

  • Extension of the handling functions

  • PROFINET communication for comprehensive quantity frameworks, smooth media redundancy (MRPD) and 2 PROFINET IO interfaces

  • Numerous enhancements in SCOUT V4.3 SP1 (e.g. watch tables, project comparison, local search in LAD/FBD)

  • Extensions such as

    • Project generator SIMOTION easyProject under 62049135
    • For Utilities & Applications at 62049289 on the SCOUT-DVD Documentation, Utilities & Applications

Detailed description of the new functions:

Simotion_Neue_Funktionen_V431.pdf ( 2118 KB )

Simotion_New_Functions_V431.pdf ( 2289 KB )

3. Compatibility

The SIMOTION SCOUT Version V4.3 SP1 HF1 is compatible with the Versions V4.2, V4.1, V4.0 and V3.2..

Projects which have been created with older versions

  • can be upgraded to the new version (e.g. if the existing projects shall be extended by functions included in Version V4.3 SP1 HF1). The relevant description is included in the Readme resp. in the manual.
  • can also be processed with the SCOUT Version V4.3 SP1 HF1 (only the project data are converted upwards). Afterwards, the project data can be stored in the format V4.2, V4.1, V4.0 and V3.2, if required. Projects being created under V3.0 or V3.1 must be upgraded with an older SCOUT version to V3.2 (or later) before.

The current SIMOTION compatibility list with combined software and hardware can be found at 18857317.

Note regarding the TopLoading Application

When using the TopLoading Application with SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF1, you require the Toploading Application V1.9. The Application Version V1.8 is no longer supported as from SIMOTION V4.2 SP1 due to interface changes.

4. Test certificates

In general, the SINAMICS Safety Integrated functions provided by SINAMICS/SIMOTION are certified by independent institutes. A list of the currently certified components is available on request from the local Siemens office. If you have any questions regarding certifications which have not yet been completed, please contact your local Siemens contact partner.

The new SIMOTION D CompactFlash Cards are delivered with the Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF1 and SINAMICS Integrated drive software.

SIMOTION D Kernel/Firmware Versions V4.3 SP1 HF1

SINAMICS Integrated drive software version

V2.6 SP2 HF13 (V02.60.45.22)

V4.5 HF2 (V04.50.30.02)

Firmware Version "Safety Integrated Basic Functions"

V02.60.40.00 (CU)

V04.50.30.00 (CU)

Firmware Version "Safety Integrated Extended Functions"

V02.60.45.13 (CU)

V04.50.24.00 (CU)

Control Units supported

D410, D425, D435, D445-1, CX32

D425-2, D435-2, D445-2, D455-2, CX32-2

The current status of available certificates regarding international standards and machine safety (TÜV / German Technical Inspectorate, BGIA / German Institute for Labor Protection) is provided at the following link: http://support.automation.siemens.com/WW/view/de/13305690/134200

5. Components released

SIMOTION SCOUT

Order numbers

Designation

Version

6AU1810-1BA43-1XT7

SIMOTION Engineering System SCOUT V4.3 SP1 HF1 DVD, Demo/Trial Version with Trial License

V4.3 SP1 HF1

6AU1810-1CA43-1XT7

SIMOTION Engineering System SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF1 DVD, Demo/Trial Version with Trial License

V4.3 SP1 HF1

6AU1810-1BA43-1XA0

SIMOTION Engineering System SCOUT V4.3 SP1 HF1 DVD

V4.3 SP1 HF1

6AU1810-1BA43-1XE0

SIMOTION Engineering System SCOUT V4.3 SP1 HF1 Upgrade DVD

V4.3 SP1 HF1

6AU1810-1CA43-1XA0

SIMOTION Engineering System SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF1 DVD

V4.3 SP1 HF1

6AU1810-1CA43-1XE0

SIMOTION Engineering System SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF1 Upgrade DVD

V4.3 SP1 HF1

SIMOTION CamTool

Order numbers

Designation

Version

6AU1810-0FA30-2XA0

SIMOTION CamTool V3.0 SP2 DVD / full license

V3.0 SP2

6AU1810-0FA30-2XE0

SIMOTION CamTool V3.0 SP2 DVD / upgrade license

V3.0 SP2

SIMOTION DCC

Order numbers

Designation

Version

6AU1810-1JA22-1XA0

DCC SIMOTION V2.2 SP1 DVD / full license

V2.2 SP1

6AU1810-1JA22-1XE0

DCC SIMOTION V2.2 SP1 DVD / upgrade license

V2.2 SP1

SIMOTION D

Order numbers

Designation

Version/Note

6AU1400-2PA02-0AA0

CompactFlash Card (CF) 1 Gbyte for SIMOTION D4xx
Incl. SIMOTION Kernel/Firmware and SINAMICS S120 drive software; current software version; can be pre-licensed via Z options

Note: Only for SIMOTION D4xx

V4.3 SP1 HF1 (SINAMICS V2.6 SP2 HF13) replaces CF 6AU1400-2PA01-0AA0

6AU1400-2PA22-0AA0

CompactFlash Card (CF) 1 Gbyte for SIMOTION D4x5-2
Incl. SIMOTION Kernel/Firmware and SINAMICS S120 drive software; current software version; can be pre-licensed via Z options

Note: Only for SIMOTION D4x5-2

V4.3 SP1 HF1 (SINAMICS V4.5 HF2) replaces CF 6AU1400-2PA21-0AA0

6AU1400-1PA22-0AA0

CompactFlash Card (CF) 1 Gbyte for SIMOTION D410-2
Incl. SIMOTION Kernel/Firmware and SINAMICS S120 drive software; current software version; can be pre-licensed via Z options

Note: Only for SIMOTION D410-2

The Hotfix 2 for V4.3 SP1 is required for the new Control Unit SIMOTION D410-2 DP. For more detailed information, see 60997586.
Licenses The runtime licenses (POS, GEAR, CAM, TControl, ...) can be used both for SIMOTION D4xx and SIMOTION D4xx-2.

Further details on the new Control Units D410-2, D425-2 and D435-2 are provided in a separate delivery release, see 60997586

SIMOTION D445 with order no. "6AU1445-0AA00-0AA0" is no longer supported as from Runtime System V4.3. With SCOUT V4.3, however, the Control Unit can be configured with a Runtime System < V4.3.

SIMOTION C

Order numbers

Designation

Version/Note

6AU1720-1KA00-0AA0

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

V4.3 SP1 HF1

The C230-2 with order no. "6AU1230-2AA01-0AA0" is no longer supported as from Runtime System V4.2. With SCOUT V4.3, however, it can be configured with a Runtime System < V4.2.

SIMOTION P

Order numbers

Designation

Version/Note

6AU1350-3AK41-1BE2 - Z V43 W01

SIMOTION P350-3 PROFIBUS, Pentium M 2GHz, without DVD-ROM

SIMOTION P320-3 and SIMOTION P350-3 are still delivered ex factory with SIMOTION Kernel V4.2 SP1 .

The Kernel V4.3 SP1 HF1 is provided on the SCOUT DVD and can be used to upgrade the SIMOTION P platforms to the Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF1, if required.

6AU1350-3AK43-1BE2 - Z V43 W01

SIMOTION P350-3 PROFIBUS, Pentium M 2GHz, with DVD-ROM

6AU1350-3AK41-2BE2 - Z V43 W01

SIMOTION P350-3 PROFINET, Pentium M 2GHz, without DVD-ROM

6AU1350-3AK43-2BE2 - Z V43 W01

SIMOTION P350-3 PROFINET, Pentium M 2GHz, with DVD-ROM

6AU1320-7AB55-3AF0

SIMOTION P320-3 PROFINET, INTEL CORE 2 SOLO 1.2 GHZ with WINDOWS EMBEDDED STANDARD 2009

Runtime licenses

With immediate effect, new runtime licenses are available for SIMOTION D4x5/D4x5-2 Firmware V4.3 (or later). These include the known platform-specific MultiAxis Package (as the M42/M43/M44 license) and additionally the licenses for the Safety Integrated Extended Functions for all drives on the SINAMICS Integrated/CX32-2/CX32. Further, a new MultiAxis Package is available for the new Control Unit SIMOTION D410-2.

Order numbers

Designation

Z Option

6AU1820-0AS42-0AB0

SIMOTION MultiAxis and Safety Integrated Extended Functions Package for SIMOTION D425/D425-2

S42

6AU1820-0AS43-0AB0

SIMOTION MultiAxis and Safety Integrated Extended Functions Package for SIMOTION D435/D435-2

S43

6AU1820-0AS44-0AB0

SIMOTION MultiAxis and Safety Integrated Extended Functions Package for SIMOTION D445/D445-1/D445-2/D455-2

S44
6AU1820-0AA41-0AB0

SIMOTION MultiAxis Package for SIMOTION D410-2

M41

A CompactFlash Card can be pre-licensed via the Z option.

6. Condition on delivery of SIMOTION SCOUT / SIMOTION SCOUT update contracts / Other

SIMOTION SCOUT

The SIMOTION SCOUT Version V4.3 SP1 requires, as option package for STEP7, the Version STEP7 V5.5 SP2. SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 provides the STEP7 components Version 5.5 SP2. SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone have been released for the operating systems Windows XP SP3, Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit).

The SIMOTION SCOUT software versions must be ordered using the above-stated order numbers. Orders being placed for new parts for older versions will be automatically substituted by the SIMOTION Version V4.3 SP1. If the user wants to receive older SCOUT versions, he must order them as a spare part.

SIMOTION SCOUT update contracts

Users who have signed a valid Software Update Service contract for SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone automatically receive SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone V4.3 SP1 HF1 (DVD delivery). Users who have not subscribed to the Update Service can order the current software version stating the above-mentioned order numbers.

For more detailed information, please contact your local Siemens office.

SIMOTION C and SIMOTION D

The MMC for SIMOTION C and CF card with SIMOTION D4xx/D4x5-2 are supplied with Firmware Version V4.3 SP1 HF1. (SIMOTION D410-2 DP: V4.3 SP1 HF2, see 60997586)

The Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF1 is supplied with the SIMOTION SCOUT. If required, the SIMOTION hardware can be upgraded to V4.3 SP1 HF1. For SIMOTION D and SIMOTION C, the firmware can be downloaded from the Product Support, see 31045047 and 31263919.

With the Device Update Tool, SIMOTION provides a convenient solution for upgrading SIMOTION devices. The Firmware Support Package V4.3 SP1 HF1 is supplied with the SIMOTION SCOUT. For SIMOTION D and SIMOTION C, the Firmware Support Package can be downloaded from the Product Support, see 33119786.

SIMOTION DCC

If you wish to use the DCC SIMOTION, order it with the corresponding license. DCC SIMOTION includes the license for DCC SIMOTION and DCC SINAMICS. Licenses for V2.1 which have already been delivered remain valid for V2.2 SP1. Licenses for V2.0 which have already been delivered require an upgrade license. With the setup for SCOUT V4.3 SP1, the DCC libraries (DCB) are automatically installed and optionally also the DCC-Editor (CFC V8.0). The orderable DCC-DVD need not be installed separately.