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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 85014617, Entry date: 08/01/2018

How do you replace a CPU 41x with the CPU 410-5H Process Automation?

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This entry provides comprehensive documentation on making the change from a CPU 41x to a CPU 410-5H. It also includes basic information about updating/upgrading the PCS 7 software plus the Hardware Upgrade Package "HUP CPU410-5H".

To configure the CPU 410-5H you need one of the two options below:

  • PCS 7 V8.0 SP1 with the Hardware Upgrade Package "HUP CPU410-5H"
    You should refer to the entries listed below for this:
    Entry ID
    Information and brief instructions for updating/upgrading the PCS 7 software 39980937
    Hardware Upgrade Package "HUP CPU410-5H" 68627630


  • PCS 7 V8.0 SP1 Upd1 or higher

Follow the instructions in the PDF document for the configuration.


  • It is not possible to make the conversion when the CPU is running.
  • You have to reload all the systems connected to the CPU (controllers, servers, ...).
  • When you convert the system, the CPU-relevant messages are lost.
  • It might be necessary to reconfigure AS-AS, AS-OS, AS-BATCH and AS-RC communications, in particular when changing from CP443-1 to the internal interface of the CPU.
  • In order to retain the data consistency you should delete old system blocks and regenerate them by compiling the HW Config.

 How do you replace a CPU 41x with the CU 410-5H Process Automation? (1,2 MB) 

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