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Entry type: Download, Entry ID: 90466591, Entry date: 11/13/2014
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Updates for STEP 7 V13 and WinCC V13

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In the TIA Portal

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As from TIA Portal V13 you can use the menue "Installed Software -> Search for updates" to search the Internet for suitable updates and then directly download and install them.

Update 6

This update is applicable to the following products:

  • STEP 7 Basic/Professional V13
  • WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional V13 

Enhancements compared to earlier versions:

STEP 7 Basic/Professional:

  • Enhancements with the migration of the S7-1200 CPU from firmware version V3 to V4
  • Enhancement of the Chinese language interface
  • Optimization when downloading changed blocks

WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional:

  • Correction of  configured screen-specific function keys (softkeys)
  • Improvement on the system function for picture change in the KP400 Comfort
  • Improvement of the display of image objects on panels and Runtime Advanced
  • Optimization when uploading panels
  • Improvement of the communication over OPC UA

The readme file for Update 6 is available here : ReadMeTIAPUPDATE_6_new_US.pdf (319 KB) ( 319 KB )  

Installation instructions: 

  • Update 6 is cumulative and includes all previous updates  
  • The update can only be installed, if one of the above products is installed already.
  • After each installation of STEP 7 V13 or WinCC V13 the currently latest update must be installed


Update 6 for STEP 7 / WinCC V13 (11/2014):
  SIMATIC_TIAP_V13_UPD6.exe  ( 762547 KB )        

Updates for WinCC Runtime Professional V13 are available at the Entry ( 90527654 )

Updates for WinCC Runtime Advanced V13 are available at the Entry ( 98211132 )


 

Update 5

This update has been withdrawn. Please install Update 6.


   

Update 4

This update is applicable to the following products:

  • STEP 7 Basic/Professional V13
  • WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional V13

Enhancements compared to earlier versions:

STEP 7 Basic/Professional:

  • The Chinese language interface for TIA Portal Update 3 is supported  
  • With PLCSIM V13, you can also simulate the new S7-1500 modules with firmware version 1.6 based on the firmware version 1.5 functionality. The ET 200SP CPU is supported as of PLCSIM V13 SP1.

The readme file for Update 4 is available here ( 153 KB )  


Installation instructions: 

  • Update 4 is cumulative and includes all previous updates  
  • The update can only be installed, if one of the above products is installed already.
  • After each installation of STEP 7 V13 or WinCC V13 the currently latest update must be installed


Update 4 for STEP 7 / WinCC V13 (08/2014):
  SIMATIC_TIAP_V13_UPD4.exe ( 748606 KB )      

Updates for WinCC Runtime Professional V13 are available at the Entry ( 90527654 )

Updates for WinCC Runtime Advanced V13 are available at the Entry ( 98211132 )


 

Update 3

Please bear in mind that Update 3 should not be used with Chinese user interface language.
The Chinese user interface language will be supported with Update 4 and higher.

This update is applicable to the following products:

  • STEP 7 Basic/Professional V13
  • WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional V13

Enhancements compared to earlier versions:

STEP 7 Basic/Professional:

  • Support of new hardware
  • Support of a simple gear synchronism in S7-1500 from V1.6 
  • Integration of the S7-OpenMODBUS/TCP software blocks (S7-300/400 PN-CPUs)
  • Available Hardware Support Packages (HSPs) and Service Packs for the TIA Portal are displayed
  • Information concerning the commissioning function S7-1500 Motion Control
  • Information concerning the simulation S7-1500 Motion Control
  • Correction of the Online help system with respect to removing and returning a central module 
  • Correction of block parameters for the instructions MIN, MAX, LIMIT and SEL
  • The stability when working with the TIA Portal has been improved.

WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional:

  • Enhanced routines for device-specific adaption of object properties for a device replacement
  • Enhanced display of vector-based graphics after upgrading the device version
  • Enhanced representation of transitions in the object PLC-Code display
  • Enhanced characteristics in the case of picture blocks
  • Enhanced representation and operability of image objects in runtime
  • Enhancement of the routines for uploading to a Comfort Panel
  • Enhancement of the routines for reading messages from archives
  • Enhanced representation in runtime for the 2nd generation Basic Panels
  • Available Hardware Support Packages (HSPs) and Service Packs for the TIA Portal are displayed  

The readme file for Update 3 is available here ( 152 KB )


Installation instructions: 

  • Update 3 is cumulative and includes all previous updates
  • Update 3 is a requirement for the installation of Hardware Support Package HSP0098 HMI Basic Panel 2nd Generation 
  • The update can only be installed, if one of the above products is installed already.
  • After each installation of STEP 7 V13 or WinCC V13 the currently latest update must be installed


Update 3 for STEP 7 / WinCC V13 (07/2014):
  SIMATIC_TIAP_V13_UPD3.exe ( 748803 KB )

Updates for WinCC Runtime Professional V13 are available at the Entry ( 90527654 )

Updates for WinCC Runtime Advanced V13 are available at the Entry ( 98211132 )


 

Update 2

This update is applicable to the following products:

  • STEP 7 Basic/Professional V13
  • WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional V13

Enhancements compared to earlier versions:

STEP 7 Basic/Professional:

  • Enhanced stability
  • Expansion of PLC variables during operation with a S7-1200 CPU

WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional:

  • Functional expansion of the PLC code display
  • Correction of the representation in the S7-Graph overview
  • Enhanced runtime characteristics of the System Diagnostic display
  • Correction of the global image of projects and Basic Panels migrated from V12
  • Enhanced copying of line objects of projects migrated from V12
  • Enhanced uploading to devices with incorrect address
  • Enhanced migration of WinCC flexible projects
  • Improved communication to a PLC configured with STEP 7 V5.2
  • Improved communication over AR_SEND
  • Improvement of WinCC Runtime Start on operating systems with Asiatic languages
  • Description of the function OpenViewerIECPLByCall
  • Description of the function OpenViewerIECPLByAssignment
  • Description of the function OpenViewerS7GraphByBlock
     

The readme file for Update 2 is available here ( 227 KB )


Installation instructions: 

  • Update 2 is cumulative and includes all previous updates
  • The update can only be installed, if one of the above products is installed already.
  • After each installation of STEP 7 V13 or WinCC V13 the currently latest update must be installed.


Update 2 for STEP 7 / WinCC V13 (05/2014):
  SIMATIC_TIAP_V13_UPD2.exe ( 279560 KB )

Updates for WinCC Runtime Professional V13 are available at the Entry ( 90527654 )

Updates for WinCC Runtime Advanced V13 are available at the Entry ( 98211132 )

 


 

Update 1

This update is applicable to the following products:

  • STEP 7 Basic/Professional V13
  • WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional V13

Enhancements compared to earlier versions:

STEP 7 Basic/Professional:

  • A detailed comparison is also possible with different block interfaces.
  • Networks can be moved with drag-and-drop.
  • Stability when working with the TIA Portal has been improved.
  • PLCSim can now be opened directly from the TIA Portal, even if a project name contains Chinese characters.

WinCC Basic/Comfort/Advanced/Professional:

  • Improved restoring of a backup at Comfort Panels
  • Improved scroll bar of a combobox
  • Improved system functions when using tag-prefix in screen windows
  • Improved Stop Runtime of Client- Server- System
  • Improved synchronizing of logs in a redundant system
  • Improved synchronizing of recipe data in a redundant system
     

The readme file for Update 1 is available here ( 152 KB )

Installation instructions:

  • The update can only be installed, if one of the above products is installed already.
  • After each installation of STEP 7 V13 or WinCC V13 the current latest update must be installed.


Update 1 for STEP 7 / WinCC V13 (03/2014):
  SIMATIC_TIAP_V13_UPD1.exe ( 118622 KB )

 

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