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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 66522791, Entry date: 12/13/2012

Release of Motion Control System SIMOTION Version V4.3 SP1 HF9

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SIMOTION Software Version V4.3 SP1 HF9 has been released with immediate effect.

This release includes the following:

  • Delta Setup for SIMOTION SCOUT and SCOUT Stand-alone  V4.3 SP1 HF9
  • SIMOTION C240/C240 PN Kernel/Firmware  V4.3 SP1 HF9
  • SIMOTION D4xx Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF9
  • SIMOTION D410-2 Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF9
  • SIMOTION D4x5-2 Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF9
  • SIMOTION P3xx-3 Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF9
  • Firmware Support Package  V4.3 SP1 HF9

SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF9 has been released with immediate effect.
SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF9 eliminates various functional restrictions which are included in SIMOTION Version V4.3 SP1 HF3. (Hotfixes 4 to 8 are STARTER hotfixes resp. versions which are not generally available)

We recommend that you use these versions in case of error. If you wish to change to Hotfix 9, perform the SIMOTION SCOUT delta setup and upgrade the kernel / firmware version of the relevant platform.

The version delivered remains V4.3 SP1 HF3.


The installation of SCOUT or SCOUT Stand-alone Version V4.3 SP1 HF3 (current delivery status) on the engineering computer is required for the installation. When these prerequisites are fulfilled, you can install the SCOUT delta setup.

Upon installation, the SIMOTION SCOUT engineering system us upgraded to the following versions:

  • SIMOTION SCOUT V4.3.1.9 (Internal Identifier:

  • SIMOTION technology packages V4.3.1.9 (Internal Identifier:

The projects need not be upgraded when changing from SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HFx to V4.3 SP1 HF9.
The following must be performed to ensure that the new technology package is activated for existing configurations:

  • Before downloading the new version, select the new version of the technology package in the SCOUT dialog "Select technology package".

  • Then, with "Load project into target system", select the option "Replace technology package releases".

After downloading, the updated version SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF9 of the Motion Control technology package can be identified in the system diagnostics.


The Kernel/Firmware Version V4.3 SP1 HF9 is provided for SIMOTION C, P and D. The detailed versions including the safety versions are stated in the Readme ( 128 KB ) . The SINAMICS Integrated version on SIMOTION D remains unchanged compared to SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF3.

More detailed information

More detailed information regarding SIMOTION V4.3 SP1 HF9 is provided in the Readme file.

   Liesmich.rtf ( 128 KB )

   Readme.rtf ( 123 KB )

To upgrade SIMOTION C and D  V4.1 SP2 (or later) to V4.3 SP1 HF9, you can use the Device Update Tool. The Firmware Support Package V4.3 SP1 HF9 is required for this.

The following downloads are available with immediate effect via the Internet Product Support pages:

  • SIMOTION SCOUT V4.3 SP1 HF9 Delta Setup, see 66679331

  • SIMOTION C Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF9, see 31263919

  • SIMOTION D Kernel/Firmware V4.3 SP1 HF9, see 31045047

  • SIMOTION Firmware Support Package (FWSP) for Device Update Tool, see 33119786

If you wish to update SIMOTION P to V4.3 SP1 HF9, please contact your local Siemens partner.


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