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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 6839319, Entry date: 04/17/2002

Operating FM-NC with CPU 318-2   

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Presently, it is not possible to use the FM-NC with the CPU 318.

Problems are encountered when the FM-NC is used together with the CPU 318-2 with the new firmware 1.2.0 and 1.2.1 (FM-NC does not run-up). The presently supplied CPU 318-2 DP, version 3 and firmware 1.2.0 or 1.2.1 cannot be used for operation with the FM-NC.

This means that the FM-NC can presently not be operated with the CPU 318 as the CPU version 2, functioning with firmware 1.2.0, can no longer be supplied.

Operation of the FM-NC with CPU 318 version 3 and firmware 1.2.0 was scheduled for the middle of 2001. Unfortunately, due to problems, up until now, no satisfactory solution has been found.
This means that the combination of FM NC and CPU 318 should not be used until further notice.

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