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GE Digital Energy

F650 Feeder Management Relay


& Bay Control
Firmware Version 5.68
Software Version 6.24

Release Notes
GE Publication Number: GER-4628
Copyright 2013 GE Multilin

Overview
Summary
GE Multilin releases the F650 Feeder Management Relay & Bay Controller Firmware version 5.68 and
software version 6.24.
Highlights of this release include:

DNP 3.0 Level 2 enhancement.

Wider setting range on voltage supervision on frequency function.

Strengthen internal CAN communication and IO boards initialization.

ICD files conversion tool implemented on the Enervista 650 setup.

Configuration and PLC project files classified as per model and version.

Non-ascii characters of HMI displays

Fault Report information on Chinese HMI displays

Negative values read

Release Date: September 5th, 2014

Note:

Firmware version 5.68 is compatible with Enervista 650 Setup Software version 6.24 and
F650 relays with hardware version 01 or higher and Bootware version 6.00.

Please refer to Chapter 8 of the Instruction manual for detailed directions on Bootcode and
Firmware upgrade. The F650 Instruction Manual is available at the GE Multilin website:
http;//gemultilin.com/

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For upgrade to new Hardware version 04, please contact Multilin Technical Support Team
for the appropriate hardware package.

F650 Relay Release Notes

The hardware version of the F650 relay can be verified from the device identification label.
Alternately, it is also available from the EnerVista 650 Setup software version 3.00 or higher
(while communicating with the relay).

Please contact your local GE Multilin Sales Representative or GE Multilin Technical


Support Department for any questions regarding this F650 Release.

Release details
In the following enhancement descriptions, a revision category letter is placed to the left of the description.
Refer to the Appendix at the end of this document for a description of the categories displayed.

Firmware Version 5.68

DNP 3.0 Level 2 enhancement.

Wider setting range on voltage supervision on frequency function

Minimum value for voltage supervision on frequency functions 81O and 81U changed from 20V (as
today) to 10V.

Strengthen internal CAN communication and IO boards initialization.

Enhanced the reception of the setpoint values by the I/O boards when the relay boots up.

Non-Ascii characters of HMI displays.

Enhanced the non-ascii characters of the Turkish, Spanish and French languages to avoid problems
when printing them on the different HMI displays.

Fault report information on Chinese HMI displays

Fault Report information for the three phases are now available on the Chinese language HMI.

IEC 103 Negative Values reading.

Improved the response on communication through DNP 3.0 serial, when relays are daisy chain
connected and a high traffic of messages is received.

When using IEC103, the relay now sends MW, Mvar, PF ... information, for both positive and negative
values.

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F650 Relay Release Notes

Enervista Set up Software Version 6.24

ICD files conversion tool implemented on the Enervista 650 setup.

Implemented the tool to convert ICD files to different available version:


o

IEC 61850 Configurator menu-> Tools-> Convert IEC 61850 files

Configuration and PLC project files classified as per model and version.

The configuration files .650 and PLC projects have been classified, enabling an easier search.

Revised for application and use with firmware version 5.68 and Bootware version 6.00.

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F650 Relay Release Notes

Upgrade paths
In order to take advantage of the enhancements and new features introduced in the latest F650 release, we
recommend that you upgrade to the new F650 Firmware version 5.68.

Firmware upgrades can be easily performed using 650 set up software. This upgrade can be done either via
EnerVista Launchpad or by direct download from the following site:

http://gemultilin.com/software/F650

If using EnerVista Launchpad, follow these steps:


1.

Open EnerVista Launchpad

2.

Click IED Setup

3.

Click Check Updates. Note: this will check for updates to all of the IED setup software shown.

4.

Select the F650 version 5.68 upgrade for download.

Upgrade path for Hardware version 01 and above


For F650 relays with Hardware version 01 and above, the 5.68 Firmware release can be uploaded to the F650
relay CPU via the Enervista 650 Setup software.
Hardware Upgrade package must be obtained from GE Multilin to upgrade the relays from Hardware 01 to
Hardware 04.

Upgrade path for Hardware Version 00


For F650 relays with Hardware 00, an upgrade package must be obtained from GE Multilin to upgrade the relays
CPU to hardware 01 to 04.

Please contact your local GE Multilin sales representative or GE MultilinTechnical Support Team for any
questions regarding this upgrade.

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F650 Relay Release Notes

Appendix
Change categories
This document uses the following categories to classify the changes.
Table 1: Revision categories
Code

Category

Comments

New feature

A separate feature added to the relay. Changes to existing features even


if they significantly expand the functionality are not in this category

Change

A neutral change that does not bring any new value and is not correcting
any known problem

Enhancement

Modification of an existing feature bringing extra value to the application

Changed, incomplete or false


faceplate indications

Changes to, or problems with text messages, LEDs and user pushbuttons

Changed, incomplete or false relay


records

Changes to, or problems with relay records (oscillography, demand, fault


reports, etc.)

Protocols and communications

Changes to, or problems with protocols or communication features

Metering

Metering out of specification or other metering problems

Protection out of specification

Protection operates correctly but does not meet published specifications


(example: delayed trip)

Unavailability of protection

Protection not available in a self-demonstrating way so that corrective


actions could be taken immediately

Hidden failure to trip

Protection may not operate when it should

False trip

Protection may operate when it should not

Unexpected restart

Relay restarts unexpectedly

The revision category letter is placed to the left of the change description.

GE Multilin technical support


GE Multilin contact information and call center for product support is shown below:
GE Multilin Technical Support
650 Markland St., Markham, Ontario,
Canada L6C 0M1
Telephone: +1 905 927-7070 or 1-800-547-8629 (North America), +34 94 485 88 00 (Europe)
Fax: 905-927-5098 (North America), +34 94 485 88 45 (Europe)
E-mail: multilin.tech@ge.com
Home Page: http://www.gedigitalenergy.com/multilin/

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