Thursday, January 29, 2015

Update 30 JANUARY 2015

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 + TIA Portal - An Overview of the Most Important Documents and Links
   - Visualization (2015-01-23) [90939751]
   For products: 6AV210.-....2-0; 6AV210.-....3-0; 6AV2104-...
   TIA Portal The New Automation Framework This site gives you an
   overview of the most important documents and links for the TIA
   Portal. Both newcomers and experienced TIA Portal users have an
   entry here to the essential information about the TIA Portal. ...
   => CLICK HERE

  
 + In STEP 7 (TIA Portal) V13 SP1, how do you load project data from
   a device that has been configured with STEP 7 (TIA Portal) V12 or
   V13? (2015-01-21) [82169157]
   For products: 6ES7822-0A.02-..; 6ES7822-0A.03-..; 6ES7822-1
   Description If, in STEP 7 (TIA Portal) V13 SP1, you load project
   data from a device that you have previously loaded into the device
   using a previous version, you must open 'Compatibility Mode V1x'.
   ...
   => CLICK HERE

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+ Firmware update V2.1.0 for CM 1241 (2015-01-20) [108819199]
   BESCHREIBUNG: The S7-1200 CM 1241 firmware update V2.1.0 is
   necessary for the CM 1241 communication modules to support the new
   Point-to-Point, Modbus RTU, and USS library instructions that the
   S7-1200 V4.1 Programmable Controller System Manual describes. ...
   => CLICK HERE

Sunday, January 18, 2015

UPDATE 19 JANUARY 2015

Required software: TIA Portal with STEP 7 V13 SP1 Basic or STEP 7 V13 SP1 Professional

Note:
If after applying the firmware update according to the following instructions, your CPU does not boot successfully, or STEP 7 does not display V4.1 for the firmware version, return the CPU to Siemens for replacement.


 + Firmware update for CPU 1211C, DC/DC/DC, 6DI/4DO/2AI (2014-12-23)
   [107247170]
   For products: 6ES7211-1AE40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1211C, AC/DC/RELAIS, 6DI/4DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107539610]
   For products: 6ES7211-1BE40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1212C, DC/DC/DC, 8DI/6DO/2AI (2014-12-23)
   [107539748]
   For products: 6ES7212-1AE40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1214C, DC/DC/DC, 14DI/10DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107539750]
   For products: 6ES7214-1AG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1211C, DC/DC/RELAIS, 6DI/4DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107539825]
   For products: 6ES7211-1HE40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1212C, AC/DC/RELAIS, 8DI/6DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107539957]
   For products: 6ES7212-1BE40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1214C, DC/DC/RELAIS, 14DI/10DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107539979]
   For products: 6ES7214-1HG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1215C, DC/DC/DC, 14DI/10DO/2AI/2AO
   (2014-12-23) [107539980]
   For products: 6ES7215-1AG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1214C, AC/DC/RELAIS, 14DI/10DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107540156]
   For products: 6ES7214-1BG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1215C, DC/DC/RLY, 14DI/10DO/2AI/2AO
   (2014-12-23) [107540296]
   For products: 6ES7215-1HG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1212C, DC/DC/RELAIS, 8DI/6DO/2AI
   (2014-12-23) [107540369]
   For products: 6ES7212-1HE40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1215C, AC/DC/RLY, 14DI/10DO/2AI/2AO
   (2014-12-23) [107540594]
   For products: 6ES7215-1BG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 + Firmware update for CPU 1217C, DC/DC/DC, 14DI/10DO/2AI/2AO
   (2014-12-23) [107540595]
   For products: 6ES7217-1AG40-0XB0
   BESCHREIBUNG: When updating the operating system, always update to
   the latest version available for the product and its respective
   article number. The previous versions of the operating system are
   only intended as backup to allow a downgrade to the original
   version. Until now this is not known to have been necessary in any
   case. ...
   => CLICK HERE

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 + Firmware Version V4.1 released for S7-1200 CPUs (2014-12-23)
   [106200276]
   For products: 6ES7211-1AE40-0XB0; 6ES7211-1BE40-0XB0; 6ES72
   Firmware Version V4.1 for S7-1200 CPUs is herewith released for
   delivery. Existing S7-1200 CPUs V4.0 in the field can be updated
   using a firmware download. New CPUs will be delivered with the new
   firmware as from end of January 2015. ...
   => CLICK HERE

 +The S7-1200 CM 1241 firmware update V2.1 is necessary for the CM 1241 communication modules to support the new Point-to-Point, Modbus RTU, and USS library instructions that the S7-1200 V4.1 Programmable Controller System Manual describes. Without the V2.1 firmware update, the CM 1241 communication modules support only the legacy versions of these communication instructions.
   => CLICK HERE

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 + SIMATIC S7-1200 Update to the S7-1200 System Manual, edition
   01/2015 (2014-12-22) [108168658]
   For products: 6ES7211-1AE40-0XB0; 6ES7211-1BE40-0XB0; 6ES72
   Edition: 01/2015 Product Information Part no.: Drawing no.:
   A5E03666852-AA 390 KB
   => CLICK HERE

 + SIMATIC S7-1200, S7-1500 PID control (2014-12-23) [108210036]
   Edition: 12/2014 Function Manual Part no.: Drawing no.:
   A5E35300227-AA 10749 KB
   => CLICK HERE

  + SIMATIC S7-1200/S7-1500 Comparison List for Programming Languages
 For products: 6ES7211-1AD30-0XB0; 6ES7211-1AE31-0XB0; 6ES72
Edition: 12/2014 Drawing no.: A5E33285102-AB 888 KB
   => CLICK HERE

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+ How do you implement an array access with an S7-1200/S7-1500 with
   variable index? (2015-01-09) [67598676]
   For products: 6ES7211-1AD30-0XB0; 6ES7211-1AE31-0XB0; 6ES72
   Description For addressing the elements of an ARRAY, with a
   SIMATIC S7-1200/S7-1500 controller you can also specify variables
   of the Integer data type as index in addition to constants. Here
   it is permitted to have integers with a length of up to 32 bits.
   This type of addressing is possible in all available programming
   languages with a SIMATIC S7-1200/S7-1500. ...
   => CLICK HERE


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  + Service Pack 1 for SIMATIC STEP 7 V13 incl. PLCSIM (TIA Portal)
   (2015-01-09) [105825934]
   For products: 6ES7810-5CC11-0YA5; 6ES7810-5CE11-0YB5; 6ES78
   The Service Pack is applicable to the following products: STEP 7
   Professional V13 STEP 7 Basic V13  New features and changes
   compared to earlier versions are described in the delivery release
   for STEP 7 V13 SP1: 103627307 ...
   => CLICK HERE

+ SIMATIC S7-1200 Update to the S7-1200 System Manual, edition
   03/2014 (2014-12-23) [89851659]
   For products: 6ES7211-1AD30-0XB0; 6ES7211-1AE31-0XB0; 6ES72
   Edition: 12/2014 Product Information Part no.: Drawing no.:
   A5E03929122-AE 532 KB
   => CLICK HERE

Sunday, January 4, 2015

S7-1200 - What's NEW in 2015

DEAR CUSTOMERS,

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2015!!!

Info extracted from Advance Product News Issue 2/2014 November


Page 5 - TIA Portal V13 SP1 More efficient and faster configuration

Page 8 - Simatic S7‑1200 : Easy introduction to Safety Integrated

Page 20 - TeleControl Server Basic V3 / CPs for Simatic S7-1200 More flexible remote access
 
READ MORE from the link !
 
 
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 + PROFINET - An Overview of the Most Important Documents and Links
   (2014-12-22) [108165711]
   For products: 6AV3688-3AF37-0AX0; 6AV3688-3AY36-0AX0; 6ES71
   PROFINET The open Industrial Ethernet standard for automation On
   this page you will find a summary of the most important PROFINET
   applications, FAQs and other entries in Industry Online Support.
   Furthermore, you will find some links at the end of this page for
   other offers regarding PROFINET, for example, brochures, courses
   or catalog information. ...
   => CLICK HERE FOR MORE