Sunday, August 14, 2011

TIA Portal v11 SP1 (Newer Version Available)

DESCRIPTION:

The Service Packs are applicable to the following products:

  • STEP 7 Professional V11
  • STEP 7 Basic V11

New features and changes compared to earlier versions are described in the delivery release for STEP 7 V11 SP1 (entry ID 51774795)

Installation instructions

  • If your installation comprises several products based on the TIA Portal (e.g. STEP 7 V11 and WinCC V11), all the products must be upgraded to Service Pack 1 (see entry ID 51706933)
  • Service Pack 1 of WinCC Basic V11 is part of STEP 7 Professional/Basic V11 SP1.
  • We recommend to install the latest update after installing the Service Pack 1 (see entry ID 52258326)

STEP 7 Professional V11:
Free download of Service Pack 1 for STEP 7 Professional V11:

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V11.001 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V11.002 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V11.003 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V11.004 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V11.005 ( 289279 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Professional_V11.exe ( 1811 KB )

This free download contains the Service Pack 1 for STEP 7 Professional V11 and can only be installed, if STEP 7 Professional V11 is installed already.
The download comprises several files. Please download all the files first and then execute the file ending with .exe. After that the parts will be joined together and you can execute the Setup.

STEP 7 Basic V11:
Free download of Service Pack 1 for STEP 7 Basic V11:

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V11.001 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V11.002 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V11.003 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V11.004 ( 665600 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V11.005 ( 233711 KB )

SIMATIC_STEP_7_Basic_V11.exe ( 1811 KB )

This free download contains the Service Pack 1 for STEP 7 Basic V11 and can only be installed, if STEP 7 Basic V11 is installed already.
The download comprises several files. Please download all the files first and then execute the file ending with .exe. After that the parts will be joined together and you can execute the Setup.

Full download at Siemens website http://support.automation.siemens.com/WW/view/en/51696778

Thursday, August 11, 2011

New Features for S7-1200 and Step 7 V11
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Step 7 V11 and the S7-1200 CPU firmware V2 provide additional capabilities and features
  • To allow you more control of how you define the data in your user program, S7-1200 provides additional data types, such as pointers, indexed arrays, and structures.
  • The instruction set has been expanded. New instruction include the following:
  1. Communication instruction include S7 communication GET and PUT instructions, Distributed I/O RDREC, WRREC, and RALRM instructions, new PROFINET TUSEND and TURCV instructions, and Teleservice GPRS and TM_MAIL instructions.
  2. A new Calculator instruction allows you to enter an equation directly into your LAD or FBD program.
  3. Additional Interrupt instruction allow you to set and query time delay and cyclic interrupts.
  4. You can also use the new diagnostic instruction to read the LED status or other diagnostic information about modules and devices.
  5. There is also a new easy-to-use PID_3Step instruction.
  • PROFINET UDP is now supported. UDP provides a "broadcast" communication functionality
  • The S7-1200 CPU is a PROFINET IO controller.
  • Step 7 V11 provides an "undo" function.
  • Step 7 provides STOP and RUN button on the toolbar for stopping nd starting the CPU.
  • The "force table" is separate from the watch table and allows you to force inputs and outputs.
  • You an copy-protect your user program or code blocks by binding them to a specific CPU or memory card.
  • You can capture and restore various states for your code blocks.
  • You can capture the values of a DB to set those values as the start values.
  • With a click of a button, you can export the data from tables in STEP 7 into Microsoft Excel. You can also use CTRL-C and CTRL-V to copy and paste between Step 7 and Microsoft Excel.
  • Disconnecting I/O devices from the configured network without losing the configured devices or having to reconfigure the network.
  • Changing the assignment of a DB for an FB or an instruction (such as for changing the association of an FB from a single-instance DB to a multi-instance DB).



For more information, check out Siemens website at http://support.automation.siemens.com/WW/view/en/10805148/130000