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Compact Control Builder AC 800M


Version 5.0.2/0

Release Notes

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Compact Control Builder AC 800M
Version 5.0.2/0

Release Notes

NOTICE
This document contains information about one or more ABB products and may include a description of or a reference to one or more standards that may be generally relevant to the ABB products. The presence of any such description of a standard or reference to a standard is not a representation that all of the ABB products referenced in this document support all of the features of the described or referenced standard. In order to determine the specific features supported by a particular ABB product, the reader should consult the product specifications for the particular ABB product. The information in this document is subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a commitment by ABB. ABB assumes no responsibility for any errors that may appear in this document. In no event shall ABB be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any nature or kind arising from the use of this document, nor shall ABB be liable for incidental or consequential damages arising from use of any software or hardware described in this document. This document and parts thereof must not be reproduced or copied without written permission from ABB, and the contents thereof must not be imparted to a third party nor used for any unauthorized purpose. The software or hardware described in this document is furnished under a license and may be used, copied, or disclosed only in accordance with the terms of such license. This product meets the requirements specified in EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and in Low Voltage Directive 72/23/EEC.

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Copyright 2003-2008 by ABB. All rights reserved.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
About This Book
General ..............................................................................................................................9 Document Conventions ...................................................................................................10 Use of Warning, Caution, Information, and Tip Icons ....................................................11 Applicable Specifications ................................................................................................12

Section 1 - Introduction
Executive Summary.........................................................................................................13 Revision Record ..............................................................................................................14 Version Designation.........................................................................................................14 Software .............................................................................................................14 Libraries .............................................................................................................15 Hardware .............................................................................................................19 Product Support ...............................................................................................................19

Section 2 - Functionality Changes


Introduction .....................................................................................................................21 New Functions .................................................................................................................21 Support for IEC 61850 using CI868 ....................................................................21 Improved Execution Performance........................................................................22 Engineering Environments ...................................................................................22 Control and I/O ....................................................................................................27 Compact Flash......................................................................................................27 Standard Libraries ................................................................................................27 New Hardware Units ............................................................................................31 MMS Communication..........................................................................................32 Legacy Protocols ..................................................................................................32 Maintenance .........................................................................................................33

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PROFIBUS-DP .................................................................................................... 34 Discontinued and Replaced Functions and Units............................................................ 34 Engineering Environments................................................................................... 34 Maintenance......................................................................................................... 38 Communication.................................................................................................... 38 Control Network .................................................................................................. 39 S800 I/O ............................................................................................................ 39 Installation ........................................................................................................... 40

Section 3 - Compatibility
Supported Versions.......................................................................................................... 41 Supported Versions for Coexistence of Controller Versions................................ 42 Compatible Hardware Modules ...................................................................................... 42 Compatible Firmware...................................................................................................... 45

Section 4 - Fixed Problems


Version 5.0.2/0 ................................................................................................................ 47 Administration Version 5.0.2/0 ............................................................................ 47 Operational Version 5.0.2/0 ................................................................................. 49 Configuration Version 5.0.2/0.............................................................................. 63 Version 5.0.1/2 ................................................................................................................ 73 Operational Version 5.0.1/2 ................................................................................. 74 Configuration Version 5.0.1/2.............................................................................. 77 Version 5.0.1/1 ................................................................................................................ 78 Administration Version 5.0.1/1 ............................................................................ 78 Operational Version 5.0.1/1 ................................................................................. 80 Configuration Version 5.0.1/1.............................................................................. 87

Section 5 - Known Problems


Administration................................................................................................................. 93 Control Builder .................................................................................................... 94 Controller ............................................................................................................ 95 Communication.................................................................................................... 97

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I/O Handling.........................................................................................................99 Operational ....................................................................................................................100 OPC Server.........................................................................................................100 Controller ...........................................................................................................101 Communication ..................................................................................................103 I/O Handling.......................................................................................................106 PROFIBUS-DP ..................................................................................................109 Configuration.................................................................................................................110 Control Builder...................................................................................................110 Controller ...........................................................................................................113 I/O Handling.......................................................................................................114 PROFIBUS-DP ..................................................................................................115 IEC 61850 ..........................................................................................................116 Instruction Manual Changes..........................................................................................119

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General
This document provides a brief overview on functionality. It lists the problems that existed in the previous version or service pack that were fixed and corrected in this release. It also enumerates known problems encountered in the final testing of this product release. Where possible the document identifies workarounds that help overcome the problem. The document contains additional notes that may be valuable to customers and service personnel working with the product. This document replaces the existing release notes for the prior release and is included on the product media. This document provides important information and information not contained in the ordinary manuals, sales information, or other types of product information. Refer to Compact Control Builder AC 800M when Control Builder is mentioned in this manual. Refer to OPC Server for AC 800M when OPC Server is mentioned in this manual. The term Modem refers to modems that are configured and controlled by a controller. It does not refer to modems that are transparent for the controller.

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About This Book

Document Conventions
The following conventions are used for the presentation of material: The words in names of screen elements (for example, the title in the title bar of a window, the label for a field of a dialog box) are initially capitalized. Capital letters are used for the name of a keyboard key if it is labeled on the keyboard. For example, press the ENTER key. Lowercase letters are used for the name of a keyboard key that is not labeled on the keyboard. For example, the space bar, comma key, and so on. Press CTRL+C indicates that you must hold down the CTRL key while pressing the C key (to copy a selected object in this case). Press ESC E C indicates that you press and release each key in sequence (to copy a selected object in this case). The names of push and toggle buttons are boldfaced. For example, click OK. The names of menus and menu items are boldfaced. For example, the File menu. The following convention is used for menu operations: MenuName > MenuItem > CascadedMenuItem. For example: select File > New > Type. The Start menu name always refers to the Start menu on the Windows Task Bar.

System prompts/messages are shown in the Courier font, and user responses/input are in the boldfaced Courier font. For example, if you enter a value out of range, the following message is displayed:
Entered value is not valid. The value must be 0 to 30.

You may be told to enter the string TIC132 in a field. The string is shown as follows in the procedure:
TIC132

Variables are shown using lowercase letters. sequence name

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Use of Warning, Caution, Information, and Tip Icons

Use of Warning, Caution, Information, and Tip Icons


This publication includes Warning, Caution, and Information where appropriate to point out safety related or other important information. It also includes Tip to point out useful hints to the reader. The corresponding symbols should be interpreted as follows: Electrical warning icon indicates the presence of a hazard which could result in electrical shock. Warning icon indicates the presence of a hazard which could result in personal injury. Caution icon indicates important information or warning related to the concept discussed in the text. It might indicate the presence of a hazard which could result in corruption of software or damage to equipment/property. Information icon alerts the reader to pertinent facts and conditions.

Tip icon indicates advice on, for example, how to design your project or how to use a certain function Although Warning hazards are related to personal injury, and Caution hazards are associated with equipment or property damage, it should be understood that operation of damaged equipment could, under certain operational conditions, result in degraded process performance leading to personal injury or death. Therefore, comply fully with all Warning and Caution notices.

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Applicable Specifications

About This Book

Applicable Specifications
This product meets the requirements specified in EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and in Low Voltage Directive 72/23/EEC. The libraries described in this document conform to the IEC 61131-3 Programming Languages standard, except for control modules, which are not supported by this standard.

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Section 1 Introduction
This document represents the release notes for Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Version 5.0.2/0. This document provides a brief overview on functionality. It lists the problems that existed in the previous version or service pack that were fixed and corrected in this release. It also enumerates known problems encountered in the final testing of this product release.Where possible the document identifies workarounds that help overcome the problem. The document contains additional notes that may be valuable to customers and service personnel working with the product. This document replaces the existing release notes for the prior release and is included on the product media.

Executive Summary
This document covers the products listed in Version Designation on page 14. This release of Compact Control Builder AC 800M (Version 5.0.2/0) is compatible with Compact Control Builder version 5.0.x/x, 4.1.0/x and 4.0.0/0 with some reservations. See section 3, Compatibility, for further information. The manual Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Getting Started, Introduction and Installation (3BSE041584Rxxx) describes how to install the product. It also describes how to perform an upgrade.

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Revision Record

Section 1 Introduction

Revision Record
Table 1. Revisions
Revision Version 5.0.0/0 Version 5.0.0/1 Version 5.0.1/0 Version 5.0.1/1 Version 5.0.1/2 Version 5.0.2/0 Release Date October, 2006 March, 2007 July, 2007 December, 2007 March, 2008 September, 2008 Remarks 5.0 5.0 RU1 5.0 SP1 5.0 SP1 RU1 5.0 SP1 RU2 5.0 SP2

Version Designation
Software
Compact Control Builder AC 800M Version 5.0.2/0 contains software support for the following products:
Released Software Version

Compact Control Builder AC 800M Firmware for PM851/PM856/PM860 Firmware for PM861(A)/PM864(A)/PM866 OPC Server for AC 800M MMS Server for AC 800M Base Software for SoftControl IP Config Serial Firmware Upgrade RNRP

5.0.2/0 5.0.2/0 5.0.2/0 5.0.2/0 5.0.2/0 5.0.2/0 1.5.3 2.2.3 2.25

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Libraries

Libraries
There are three categories of libraries, see Libraries for new Applications on page 15, Classic Libraries on page 18 and Coexistence 5.0.1 on page 18.
Libraries for new Applications

These libraries should be used for new applications.


Library Version

AlarmEventLib BasicGraphicLib BasicLib BatchLib COMLICommLib ControlAdvancedLib ControlBasicLib ControlExtendedLib ControlFuzzyLib ControlObjectLib ControlSimpleLib ControlSolutionLib ControlStandardLib ControlSupportLib FFH1CommLib GroupStartLib IconLib INSUMCommLib MB300CommLib

1.4-6 1.1-1 1.5-7 1.1-3 1.2-1 1.3-3 1.1-4 1.2-3 1.2-3 1.1-5 1.1-2 1.1-4 1.3-5 1.2-2 1.1-1 1.3-3 1.2-1 1.1-2 1.1-1

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MMSCommLib ModBusCommLib ModBusTCPCommLib ModemCommLib ProcessObjBasicLib ProcessObjDriveLib ProcessObjExtLib ProcessObjInsumLib S3964CommLib SattBusCommLib SerialCommLib SignalLib SignalBasicLib SignalSupportLib SupervisionBasiclLib SupportLib

1.2-8 1.2-1 1.1-1 1.1-1 2.3-5 1.3-6 2.3-6 1.3-6 1.2-1 1.2-1 2.0-6 1.5-6 1.0-4 1.0-4 1.0-7 1.2-4

ABBDrvNpbaCI851HwLib ABBDrvNpbaCI854HwLib ABBDrvRpbaCI851HwLib ABBDrvRpbaCI854HwLib ABBPnl800CI851HwLib ABBPnl800CI854HwLib ABBProcPnlCI851HwLib ABBProcPnlCI854HwLib BasicHwLib

1.0-0 1.0-2 1.0-0 1.0-2 1.0-0 1.1-0 1.0-0 1.0-1 5.0-2

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CI851PROFIBUSHwLib CI852FFh1HwLib CI853SerialComHwLib CI854PROFIBUSHwLib CI855MB300HwLib CI856S100HwLib CI857InsumHwLib CI858DriveBusHwLib CI865SattIOHwLib CI867ModbusTcpHwLib CI868IEC61850HwLib COMLIHwLib ModbusHwLib ModemHwLib PrinterHwLib S200IoCI851HwLib S200IoCI854HwLib S800CI801CI854HwLib S800CI830CI851HwLib S800CI830CI854HwLib S800CI840CI854HwLib S800IoModulebusHwLib S900IoCI851HwLib S900IoCI854HwLib S3964HwLib SerialHwLib

1.0-1 1.0-0 1.0-0 1.0-32 1.1-14 1.1-10 1.2-25 1.0-6 1.0-18 1.0-43 1.1-17 1.1-21 1.0-14 1.0-0 1.0-0 1.0-0 1.0-1 1.1-3 1.0-8 1.0-10 1.1-3 1.1-6 1.0-3 1.1-1 1.0-10 1.0-8

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Classic Libraries

These are Classic (i.e., older) versions of libraries that exist in more than one major version. These library versions are supported, but they should not be used for new applications.. These libraries are not available for loading unless enabled via the Custom installation option during the Control Builder installation. If they are needed but were not enabled, then the Control Builder installation must be modified via Add/Remove Programs in Windows Control Panel. Supplied manuals and online help do not describe these versions.

Library

Version

CommunicationLib ProcessObjBasicLib ProcessObjExtLib SerialLib SerialCommLib

1.0-0 1.0-5 1.0-10 1.0-0 1.2-2

Coexistence 5.0.1

This library contains the version 5.0.1 firmware, it is needed in case the controller should be kept running with that firmware version. This library version is supported, but it should not be used for new applications. This library is not available for loading unless enabled via the Custom installation option during the Control Builder installation. If it is needed but was not enabled, then the Control Builder installation must be modified via Add/Remove Programs in Windows Control Panel.
Library Version

BasicHwLib

5.0-1

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Hardware

Hardware
This release supports: AC 800M (PM851, PM856, PM860, PM861(A), PM864(A) and PM866)

Product Support
Contact ABB technical support for assistance in problem reporting.

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Introduction
This section summarizes functionality changes related to Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Version 5.0.2/0. The section contains the following: New Functions. Discontinued and Replaced Functions and Units.

New Functions
The following information characterizes new functions for Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Version 5.0.2/0.

Support for IEC 61850 using CI868


The IEC 61850 for Substation Automation System (SAS) standard defines communication between intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) in the substation and other related equipment. The CI868 Communication Interface makes it possible for the AC 800M Controller to be modeled as an IED receiving data from other IEDs to the 1131 variables, and to send data from its own 1131 variables to other IEDs per IEC 61850 data modeling. This is achieved using the IEC 61850 hardware library (CI868IEC61850HwLib). The CI868 Communication Interface in SV 5.0 SP2 supports the GOOSE communication mechanism but not the MMS communication defined in the IEC 61850 standard.

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Improved Execution Performance

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Improved Execution Performance


Optimizations in the Application Compiler and the controller execution engine have reduced execution times for 1131 code (as seen in the Task Dialog, etc.) by eight to 25 percent compared to previous versions. This leads to a corresponding reduction of Cyclic Load for an upgraded, unchanged project. The actual improvement is dependent on programming style, use of library blocks, etc. Other hints to improve controller performance are: Cyclic load can be reduced significantly if the new SignalBasicLib function blocks are used instead of SignalLib function blocks. Proper adjustment of the ModuleBus Scan Cycle Time can significantly improve performance.

Engineering Environments
Convert a Control Module Instance to a Single Control Module. Right-clicking on a Control Module instance in the Project Explorer and selecting the Convert to Single Control Module makes it is possible to convert a Control Module instance to a Single Control Module. The Control Module instance may contain other Control Modules. Editors Filter in Editors. Selecting Tools-> Filter from the editor of an Application,

Function Block Type, Control Module Type, Single Control Module, or Program makes it possible to filter the content of a column in the variable grid of the editor. From the Filter dialog one can decide which rows to display or hide by selecting or deselecting criteria items. The Criteria items can also be text filtered. A button in the toolbar of the editors can also be used instead of the menu options. The filter functionality is available both in offline and online mode.
Sorting in Editors. Selecting Tools-> Sort A to Z or Tools-> Sort Z to A from the

editor of an Application, Function Block Type, Control Module Type, Single Control Module, or Program makes it possible to sort the content in the variable grid in alphabetic order. Sorting will be per column. If no column is selected the sorting

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will be based on the name column. Buttons in the toolbar of the editors can also be used instead of the menu options. The sorting functionality is available both in offline and online mode.
New Function Block Parameter Attribute: By_Ref

The attribute gives the Control Builder information about how to handle the parameter, if the value should be retained, cold retain etc. For in and out parameters the value of the parameter is copied into the called instance at the call of the Function Block. For structured data types and strings this can be quite time consuming. To improve performance a new attribute called by_ref is introduced. By using the by_ref attribute the data will be passed in the Function Block call instead of copied. The following limitations applies for by_ref: It is not allowed to connect expressions or literals to a reference parameter. Example: fb.par_in := 2; It is not allowed to read or write the parameter from outside the function block (except in the function block call). Example: k := fb.par_out;

Hidden Attribute on In_out Parameter. It is now possible to set the attribute hidden on in_out parameters. This was not previously supported. Width of Columns in Hardware Editor Decided by Content

When a Hardware editor is opened the width of the columns is decided by the content of the columns. The user used to have to adjust the column width by using the menu command Tool->Adjust Column Widths or the short command Ctrl+Q.
Device Import Wizard

This version includes an improved version of the Device Import Wizard. It is recommended to use the new Device Import Wizard version, instead of the older one. A number of improvements and error corrections have been made. Improved check and substitution for illegal characters "." and "," inside device names, module names, and parameter names. Added check to guarantee unique names for devices and modules.

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Advanced status configuration for boolean channels is now working. Mapping of diagnostics from device to module level is now working for first import and re-import. Removed advanced status configuration for conversions 1 Byte to DInt and 1 Word to DInt since they were not supported by copy routines 301/401.

Search and Navigation General.

The amount of memory needed for the search data base is significantly lower compared to previous versions. Less time needed to build the search data base, for some applications it is a significant improvement. Assignment of a structured data type is now also found when searching for one of its components. It is now possible to search for a specific extensible parameter in online mode.

Search and Navigation in Function Block Diagram and Ladder Diagram Editor. When search and navigation is used in the Function Block Diagram editor

the object will be highlighted. In previous versions only the FBD pane, where the object was located, was selected.
Search and Navigation in Online and Test Mode. Online searches are now

modified to be so called deep searches and report all input/output of a certain signal as a result of a single search, irrespective of name changes at parameter connections. This means all information concerning reading and writing from the whole Application/Controllers about a signal is found through one click of the Search button. Previously the user had to contend with the time consuming task of making repetitive queries to follow a signal across projects the were potentially very large.

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New Menu Options Compiler Statistics Tool. Selecting Tools-> Compiler Statistics in the Project

Explorer launches the Compiler Statistics Tool. This tool is available offline and can be used to, for example, list the number of POU instances in a Project or Application, how many times a certain instance is used, the size of the application, or an instance, number of parameters, etc.
View Different Versions of the Difference Report. Selecting Tools-> View Accepted Difference Reports in the Project Explorer makes it possible to open a previously approved difference report. Library Usage. Right-clicking on a library and selecting Library Usage makes it possible to see if the Library is connected to an Application, Controller, or another Library. This new functionality will help the Engineer remove old versions of a Library that are no longer used in the project. Presentation of Number of Instances in an Application. Right-clicking on an application and selecting Statistics makes it possible to see how many instances the selected application contains. The origin of the instances is also listed, i.e. which library or application the type is defined in. Compile and Download Additional Consistency Checks at Download to Controller. Additional consistency checks have been implemented in the Control Builder, to ensure that inconsistent or corrupt configuration and application data can never be downloaded to the Controller.

If any of the data (domain) files used at download are missing, or there is a mismatch of the timestamps etc, the download will be blocked with an error message. The events leading to such a situation can be that a previous download was disrupted in an uncontrolled way, e.g., due to a network failure or memory full, or that data files could not be saved properly on disk.

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Depending on what data is missing or causing the mismatch, the situation will have to be resolved by a ColdRestart of the concerned Application(s), or, sometimes, by a controller reset. The most common reason for missing files are: communication is lost during setup of controller configurations, backup/restore has failed, and that the controller is running with an outdated backup media download.
Additional Warnings During Download to Controller. Additional warning messages are implemented to avoid the Controller being reconfigured in the wrong mode after a download e.g. if warm restart is selected but the changes in the application require a cold restart, the system previously made a cold restart. Now the warning Are you sure.. will be displayed and the user has the option to cancel the download. Possible to Add Previously Deselected Applications During Online Without Download. It is now possible to add previously deselected downloaded applications

during Online Without Download. Previously the workaround was to select Online With Download (no download was performed if the Applications was not changed).
New Compiler Switches. The following compiler switches are added.

SFC Language: Checks that no SFC language is used. Force I/O from Code: Checks that there is no forcing of I/O signals from application code, i.e. writing to the forced component of an IO data type is not allowed. Multiple Calls to the Same Function Block: Checks that there is only one call to the same Function Block instance in a POU-type. None or Multiple Calls to ExecuteControlModules: Checks that Control Modules exist in a Function Block Type. There must be one, and only one, call to the firmware function ExecuteControlModules on the top level without conditions.

Difference Report

The following functionality has been added to the difference report.

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Control and I/O

Line Comparison. Two lines in the Difference Report can be compared to each other. Select a line in the Difference Report and open the context menu and select 'Compare lines'.

Control and I/O


Filter Out System Alarms from Hardware Units

Filter out system alarms is a function that is used to reduce the number of alarms generated from hardware units. A typical example of when this functionality can be used is during commissioning of the system or when adding a new part to an existing system. The function is configured from the Hardware object editor on the controller. Select the Settings tab and there is a parameter called Filter out system alarms from hardware units. The different filter options are Off, Underflow, Overand underflow, Channel error, and All. The errors and warnings will still be visible in the hardware tree and the Unit Status tab in the hardware online editors when the setting is set to filter out alarms. The filter prevents generation of system alarms and events that otherwise will end up in Alarm and Event Lists.

Compact Flash
Warning Message when Compact Flash Card is Empty

If a Compact Flash card is inserted to the Controller and the card is empty a warning with the description No image will be generated.

Standard Libraries
The following objects have been added to the libraries delivered with the Control Builder.
New firmware functions InhibitDownload. The firmware function InhibitDownload makes it possible to

block a download to the Controller from Application code.

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ReservedByTool. The firmware function ReservedByTool checks whether or not

the controller is reserved by any Control Builder.


Serial_string_append_ASCII. The firmware function serial_string_append_ASCII

appends a character to a string.


Serial_string_append_Hex. The firmware function serial_string_append_Hex appends the hexadecimal representation of a DWord to a string. Serial_string_find_ASCII. The firmware function serial_string_find_ASCII returns

the position of a specified character within a string.


Serial_string_get_ASCII. The firmware function serial_string_get_ASCII returns

the ASCII code of a character in a string.


Serial_string_Hex_to_DWORD. The firmware function serial_string_Hex_to_DWORD converts a hexadecimal string to a DWord. Serial_string_left. The firmware function serial_string_left function extracts the

leftmost characters from a string.


Serial_string_mid. The firmware function serial_string_mid extracts a substring

from a string.
Serial_string_put_ASCII. The firmware function serial_string_put_ASCII function

replaces a character in a string.


Serial_string_replace_Hex. The firmware function serial_string_replace_Hex

replaces a substring in a string with the hexadecimal representation of a DWord.


Serial_string_right. The firmware function serial_string_right extracts the

rightmost characters from a string.

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Standard Libraries

Signal Objects SignalLib. The SignalLib library has been extended with the following objects. Object names that start with SD (Shut Down) are intended to be used together with the SD objects in the SupervisionBasicLib library for shutdown logic.

SDLevelAnd4: The Control Module Type SDLevelAnd4 makes an AND function between four signals of SDLevelMConnection. SDLevelOr4: The Control Module Type SDLevelOr4 makes an OR function between four signals of SDLevelMConnection. SDLevelBranch4:The Control Module Type SDLevelBranch4 splits a signal of SDLevelMConnection into four new signals. SDLevelM: The Control Module Type SDLevelM provides an easy way to structure the Emergency or Process shutdown logic in the commonly used level hierarchy. There is an activation input parameter from surrounding objects as well as from superior levels, and output parameters to affect process objects as well as subordinate levels. These four input and output possibilities may be inhibited individually.

SignalBasicLib. The SignalBasicLib library is new and contains simple signal objects. The signal objects in this library are also suitable to use in non-SIL applications, since they consume less memory and execute faster than the ones in SignalLib.

SignalBasicBool: The Function Block type SignalBasicBool is used for overview and maneuvering of boolean signals of data type bool. SignalBasicInBool: The Function Block type SignalBasicInBool is used for overview and forcing of boolean input signals of data type BoolIO. SignalBasicOutBool: The Function Block type SignalBasicOutBool is used for overview and forcing of boolean output signals of data type BoolIO. SignalBasicReal: The Function Block type SignalBasicReal is used for overview and maneuvering of analog signals of data type real. SignalBasicInReal: The Function Block type SignalBasicInReal is used for overview and forcing of analog input signals of data type RealIO.

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SignalBasicOutReal: The Function Block type SignalBasicOutReal is used for overview and forcing of analog output signals of data type RealIO.

SupervisionBasicLib. The SupervisionBasicLib library is new and contains

Function Block types intended for shutdown logic. Basically, they have one normal condition and one safe condition. Some of the Function Block types in the library are not protected, i.e. it means that they can be copied to a user defined library/application and then modified according to user requests. The Function Block types that can be copied are: SDBool, SDReal, SDInBool, SDInReal, SDOutBool, and SDValve. SDBool: The Function Block type SDBool is a variant of SDInBool. The In parameter is of Bool data type, alarm/event handling when input value is different from Normal value. SDLevel: The Function Block type SDLevel provides an easy way to structure the Emergency or Process shutdown logic in the commonly used level hierarchy. There are activation input parameters for input signals (Cause) and superior levels (In), and output parameters for output signals (Effect) and subordinate levels (Out). These four signals can be inhibited by input parameters and by Faceplate commands. SDInBool: The Function Block type SDInBool extends the functionality of a Digital Input signal of data type BoolIO with alarm/event handling when input value is different from Normal value. The activation output (DiffNormalAct) is inhibitable and is intended for safety activation logic. SDInReal: The Function Block type SDInReal extends the functionality of an Analog Input signal of data type RealIO with alarm/event handling for up to two high levels, up to two low levels, and errors. Filtering is also provided. The activation outputs (GTHHAct, GTHAct, LTLAct, and LTLLAct) are inhibitable and are intended for safety activation logic. SDOutBool: The Function Block type SDOutBool extends the functionality of a digital output signal of data type BoolIO with alarm/event handling when output value is different than Normal value. SDReal: The Function Block type SDReal is a variant of SDInReal. The In parameter is of Real data type, alarm/event handling for up to two high levels, up to two low levels, and error.

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StatusRead: The Function Block type StatusRead is used, in application code, to retrieve the signals from the Status output from the Function Block types SDInBool, SDInReal, SDLevel, SDOutBool, and SDValve. When several status output signals are or-ed, the result can be connected to a StatusRead Function Block type to achieve overview indication. SDValve: The Function Block type SDValve is suitable for control and supervision of a shutdown valve with one position defined as 'fail', i.e. Fail Open (FO) or Fail Close (FC).

New Hardware Units


New Controller PM866. The PM866 processor unit has the same characteristics has PM864, but it has 64-Mbyte memory and performance data which is approximately 1.4 times the performance of PM864. New Communication Module CI868 - Communication Interface for IEC 61850. The CI868 Communication Interface in SV 5.0 SP2 supports the GOOSE communication mechanism but not the MMS communication defined in the IEC 61850 standard. New I/O Units AI835A. Analog input module with improved CJT distribution support. It is fully

backward compatible with AI835.


AI815. Analog HART enabled input module for single operation. AO815. Analog HART enabled output module for single operation. DI920. Digital input module with channel-by-channel isolation for connecting

NAMUR sensors.

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New Terminal Unit TU850. The TU850 is a terminal unit with channel wise disconnection support and

current limitation.
New Power Supplies

SD831 3 A @ 24 V. SD832 5 A @ 24 V. SD833 10 A @ 24 V. SD834 20 A @ 24 V. SS832 voting unit.

MMS Communication
Synchronized Write for MMS Internal Communication

It is now possible to get a synchronized write on MMS telegrams between applications running in the same Controller. MMS messages up to 800 bytes in length (corresponding to 100 to 250 simple variables) are sent synchronously by MMSWrite to an Access Variable in the same controller. No other 1131 tasks or communication subsystems can interrupt the transmission.

Legacy Protocols
INSUM New INSUM MCU Type - MCU v2. There is a new INSUM MCU type called

MCU v2 in the CI857InsumHwLib library. The new HWUnit works like the existing MCU HWUnit except that when process related Alarm bits are set, the Warning indication is not set. The Alarm bits are still indicated as status bits but without indicating a Warning.

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Maintenance

MODBUS TCP Support for Real Data Type in MODBUS TCP. The data type real is now

supported in MODBUS TCP Master communication.


Serial Communication Read Messages Longer than 140 Characters Using SerialListen. It is now possible to listen for messages longer than 140 characters using the Function Block type SerialListen. A new status code, +400, has been added indicating that the receive buffer holds more characters to be read. The Function Block can then be called multiple times in the same scan. Receive Buffer now not Always Emptied when Enabling the SerialListen Function Block. The SerialListen function block was changed in Version 5.0 so it

automatically emptied the receive buffer when being enabled; however, this is not always the desired behavior. In Version 5.0 SP2 the SerialListen function block has a new parameter called "ClearBuffer". The default value is True, and the block behaves like in Versions 5.0 and 5.0 SP1. Setting the parameter to False means that the buffer handling works as in versions prior to 5.0; the receive buffer is then not emptied when the listen block is enabled.

Maintenance
Controller Analysis for Service Engineers

By selecting the button Show Controller Analysis in the Remote System dialog the Controller Analysis dialog will be opened. From this dialog it is possible to receive maintenance information from the Controller like reset Module Bus Fail Counters or get Module Bus I/O Revisions.
Firmware Upgrade from Compact Flash Card. Upgrading controller firmware

using the compact flash card is now supported.

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PROFIBUS-DP
Support for Real Data Type on CI854 to Panel 800

Using the data type real when using CI854 together with Panel 800 is now supported.

Discontinued and Replaced Functions and Units


The following information characterizes discontinued and replaced functions and units for Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Version 5.0.2/0.

Engineering Environments
Project Constants Shall not be used as Initial Values in Objects

Initial values on parameters in Control Module types and Function Block types may NOT be originated from project constants. The reason is that if the value of the project constant is changed by a user this may result in different instances of the same type behaving differently if some instances are downloaded after the change with a cold restart and some are not downloaded at all. To solve this issue the project constants are replaced with a literal value with the same value as the project constants. This change has been done in the following libraries: SignalLib.

If Projects Constants in the "cInit" group are changed, then all unconnected parameters that use these Project Constants must be individually assigned.
Project Explorer Editors Retain Attributes on Parameter. When a parameter is created the retain attribute is

no longer added automatically. This change is valid for both Control Module types and Function Block types.

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Composite Data Types in Hardware editors. In the hardware editors the simple

data types are replaced with composite data types, i.e. Bool is replaced with BoolIO. It is still possible to connect a simple data type to a channel, e.g. Real can be connected to an I/O channel of the type RealIO. The data type for UnitStatus is changed from Dint to HwStatus.
Menu Commands Move Up/Down Commands Removed. The menu commands Move Up and Move

Down are removed from the context menus of Control Modules and Single Control Modules. The objects are now always listed in alphabetic order.
Hardware Not Possible to add CI851 or CI852 units in Hardware Tree. It is no longer possible to add CI851 or CI852 units to a Controller in the hardware configuration. The reason is that CI851 and CI852 are in classic mode. Projects that already contain CI851 or CI852 units are not affected by this change. Compile and Download New Error Messages at Download of I/O Connections.

It is no longer possible to move the connection to an I/O channel from one application to another without first removing the existing connection. An attempt to move the connection will be prevented by the compiler error:
Error 9164 : The I/O-channel was used by another application at last download.

The workaround is: 1. 2. 3. 4. Disconnect the channel from the variable in the first application, Perform a download. Connect the channel to a variable in the other application. Perform a second download.

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If the controller configuration is successfully downloaded, but the following download of the applications is disturbed, the Control Builder might come to a situation where it is not able to analyze which I/O connections are configured and running in the controller. The disturbances that might have an influence on the application download can be: Memory full in the Control Builder or the controller. Communication interruption. Fatal error in the Control Builder during the download.

If the Control Builder can not analyze the I/O connections the download will be prevented by the compiler error:
9166 : The I/O-connections for the application are not possible to analyze. Cold restart of application is required. Not Possible to Go Online to Controller After Downloading to Compact Flash.

In SV5.0 SP2, restrictions on Controller Configuration download have been implemented in order to reduce the risk for crashes and shutdowns at reconfiguration. This affects the supported workflows for loading a Compact Flash card. In SV 5.0 SP2, to be able to download to a running controller, the Control Builder must have access to the domain file that was created at the previous download. If not, the controller must be Reset before a download can be made. This is not a restriction at normal use cases for downloading changes from the Control Builder. However, when a Control Builder makes a download to a Compact Flash card (attached to the Control Builder), it overwrites the file from the previous download. Consequently, after a download to a Compact Flash card, it is no longer possible to download from a Control Builder to the controller whose content was just loaded into the Compact Flash card. Also, if an attempt is made to download to the controller in this situation, there will be an incorrect error message saying that the system is inconsistent. Workaround, Clarifications and Helpful Hints Do not load controllers alternately from a Control Builder, and from a Compact Flash card.

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Engineering Environments

Never load a Compact Flash card from a Control Builder that is connected to the same 800xA System that is also used to download to the actual controller. Background The Compact Flash card is primarily intended for use with the Compact products, and for use in controllers that are not connected to a network. It can; however, also be used in an 800xA System, and in a controller connected to a Control Network. However, since the Compact Flash card can only be loaded when attached to the Control Builder workstation, and its content is loaded into a controller at startup, there has never been general support for a workflow where a controller is loaded alternately from a Control Builder and from a Compact Flash Card. The user will easily end up in situations where warm download from the Control Builder is not possible. The intended work flow has always been to load the Compact Flash card in the workstation, then insert it in the controller, and then reset the controller.
Simulate Hardware is Default Turned Off. The possibility to use Simulate

Hardware is default turned off in the control Builder. Select Tools-> Setup-> Station-> Application Download and then set the system variable HWSimulationAllowed to true to activate the hardware simulation. The system variable did not exist before, Simulate Hardware was always enabled.
Restrictions Against Downloading to Hardware Simulation Controllers. If Hardware Simulation controllers are connected on the same Control Network as the corresponding real controllers, the real controllers may receive unintentional downloads or be blocked from subsequent downloads to real controllers.

After a download to a Hardware Simulation controller, it is no longer possible to download from the same System to the corresponding real controller. Also, if an attempt is made to download to the controller in this situation, there will be an incorrect error message saying that the system is inconsistent. Never load a Hardware Simulation controller from a Control Builder that is connected to the same 800xA System that is also used to download to the actual controller. Always connect Hardware Simulated controllers to a separate System and network.

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Unchanged Applications not Stopped During Reconfiguration. When changes

are downloaded to an Application the other running Applications in the Controller will not be affected. Previously all running Applications were stopped in the Controllers during the reconfiguration even if there were no changes downloaded to them.
Firmware Integrity Check at Upgrade via Ethernet. The integrity of the downloaded firmware is now checked by the AC 800M controller when upgrading the firmware via Ethernet. Additional integrity data has been added to the downloaded file; a corrupted firmware file will be discarded by the controller. This also means that a controller running Version 5.0 SP2 firmware will reject an Ethernet based downgrade of the firmware to an older version. Downgrade must be made using the Serial Firmware Upgrade tool.

Maintenance
System Variables Change System Variables in Controller. Previously the Setup - System Variable

dialog launched when the Change System Variables button in the Remote System dialog was used. System variables are now changed by selecting More in the Controller Analysis dialog that is launched from the Show Controller Analysis button in the Remote System dialog.

Communication
Increased Number of Connections to a CI855 Unit

There is a limitation to the number of connections that can be established to a CI855 unit. The limit has been increased from 30 to 100.

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Control Network

Control Network
Removed No Time Sync Warning for Clock Master

If the parameter CS Protocol was set to CNCP and the parameter Clock Master OrderNo was set to 1 the warning No Time sync was given. The combination described will no longer result in a warning.

S800 I/O
AI835

Over and under range limits have been changed so that over and under range indication works properly. Default value for parameter Fix Junction Temperature (FJT) is set to 25 C.

AI843

Over range limits have been changed for sensor type D C at direct connection so that over and under range indication works properly.

AI893

Over and under range limits have been changed so that over and under range indication works properly. Default value for parameter Fix Junction Temperature (FJT) is set to 25 C. The ranges shown in Table 2 are adjusted. This will influence the scaling. Table 2. AI893 Ranges (Old and New)
Sensor Type B B L Unit C F F Old Range 0 to 1,820 32 to 3,308 -212 to 1,652 New Range 44 to 1,8201 111.2 to 3,3081 -148 to 1,6521

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Table 2. AI893 Ranges (Old and New) (Continued)


Sensor Type N U Unit C F Old Range -248.8 to 1,300 -392 to 1,112 New Range 270 to 1,3002 -328 to 1,1121

NOTES: 1. Both the range visible during configuring of the module and the internal value used for the range calculation has been changed. 2. Only the internal value used for the range calculation has been changed.

Installation
The BasicHwLib 5.0-1, ProcessObjBasicLib 1.0, ProcessObjExtLib 1.0 and SerialCommLib 1.x libraries are removed from the typical installation. These libraries are not available for loading unless enabled via the Custom installation option during the Control Builder installation. If they are needed but were not enabled, then the Control Builder installation must be modified via Add/Remove Programs in Windows Control Panel.

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This release of Compact Control Builder AC 800M (Version 5.0.2/0) is compatible with the previous Versions 5.0.x/x, 4.1.0/x and 4.0.0/0. Some Hardware Modules may have to be exchanged to new hardware revisions. See Compatible Hardware Modules on page 42, for further information. Listed Hardware Modules must be of stated version/revision or higher. Control Builder and OPC Server must be upgraded to the new version in order to work together. When upgrading, consideration should be given to memory usage in the controller. The firmware size has grown, resulting in less free memory, compared to previous versions (4.x), for user applications. The reduction primarily concerns processor modules with small amounts of free memory (PM851, PM856, and PM860) and to controllers including several types of CEX-modules. Please see section 3 in Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Product Guide (3BSE041586Rxxx) for information on memory requirements. Controller peer to peer communication is possible with other controllers running Version 2.x/x, 3.x/x, 4.x.x/x or 5.x.x/x by means of Access Variables. See Appendix C Upgrade in the manual Compact Control Builder AC 800M, Getting Started, Introduction and Installation (3BSE041584Rxxx) for further information.

Supported Versions
Coexistence of controller versions is supported, see Supported Versions for Coexistence of Controller Versions on page 42.

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Supported Versions for Coexistence of Controller Versions


Starting from Version 5 and installing newer versions of Control Builder and OPC Server does not require a controller upgrade. Controllers with different firmware versions can coexist in the same network, and newer versions of Control Builder and OPC Server can connect to controllers of older versions (not older than Version 5). All Control Builders and OPC Servers must be of the same version in a running plant. Coexistence is supported between the controller versions listed in Table 3. Table 3. Supported Versions for Coexistence of Controllers
Revision Version 5.0.0/0 Version 5.0.0/1 Version 5.0.1/0 Version 5.0.1/1 Version 5.0.1/2 Version 5.0.2/0 Release Date October, 2006 March, 2007 July, 2007 December, 2007 March, 2008 September, 2008 Build No. 5.0.11.61 5.0.12.5 5.0.1001.75 5.0.1001.76 5.0.1004.14 5.0.1005.4 5.0.2004.52 Remarks 5.0 5.0 RU1 5.0 SP1 5.0 SP1 RU1 5.0 SP1 RU2 5.0 SP2

Compatible Hardware Modules


The Hardware Modules listed in must be of the stated version/revision or higher. Listed I/O Modules are included due to compatibility issues only. For some other I/O Modules there is a recommendation about firmware and hardware versions for other reasons. See other relevant documentation regarding such reasons. Firmware in all Hardware Modules must be upgraded to the delivered version. See Compatible Firmware on page 45 and Libraries on page 15.

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Table 4. Compatible Hardware Modules


Module PM851 PM856 PM860 PM861 (Singular) PM861 (Redundant) PM861A (Singular) PM861A (Redundant) Required Version PR:A PR:A PR:B PR:B PR:B(1) PR:B PR:B with FPGA 1.2/1 -orPR:C PM864 PR:B with FPGA 1.2/5 -orPR:C PM864A (Singular) PM864A (Redundant) PR:B PR:B with FPGA 1.2/1 -orPR:C PM866 CI851 CI852 CI853 CI854 PR:B PR:A PR:A PR:C
(3)

Recommended Version

PR:F PR:H PR:L PR:L PR:C PR:C(2)

PR:H

PR:C PR:C(2)

PR:H PR:B

PR:B Index 01.00

PR:G Index 01.03(4)

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Module CI854A CI855 CI856 CI857 CI858 CI865 CI867 CI868 TB840 TB840A DI830 DI831 DI885 AI845 AO845 AO845A BC810 200-APB12 200-IE8 200-OE4 Required Version PR:D Index 02.05 PR:B PR:A PR:B PR:A PR:B PR:A PR:A PR:J(8) PR:A PR: H(9) PR: H(10) PR:C PR:F PR:F PR:C PR:C 1.6 B B PR:E PR:J PR: K PR: K PR:M PR:C(5) PR:B(6)(7) PR:C Recommended Version

(1) No empty base plates are allowed on the CEX-bus when using less than PR:D. (2) PR:D or later supports online replacement of a defect RCU-cable in configurations with BC810. (3) Firmware Version 1.0.6.0 or later (2002-01-17) must be used. Hardware revision PR:A and PR:B can not be upgraded. Revision PR:C or newer must be used.

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(4) (5) (6) (7) (8)

(9) (10)

When using less than Index 01.01: AC 800M may in some configurations not resume execution after a power fail. Less than PR:C does not support firmware upgrade. PR:B is required when using DSBC173A or TK575V112 I/O Connection Cable. PR:A sometimes fails to start up. CI856 must be upgraded to PR:D or later in order to support online upgrade. PR:B1, D, and E can also be used. When using PR:B1, D and E: The optical Modulebus on PM861(A) or PM864(A) must be disconnected from the backup CPU before it is powered up, in case the primary CPU is already running. When using PR:B1, D, E and J: SA supervision will report error on SB, and vice versa. PR:F can also be used. PR:F can also be used.

Compatible Firmware
The firmware in the Hardware Modules listed in must be of stated label or version. Table 5. Compatible Firmware
Module CI858(1) CI801 CI830 CI840 CI920 Label or Version FWCI858 1.0.0.2 1.2/3(2) (or later) 1.3/2(3)(4) (or later) 3.0/2(5) (or later) 1.4.1 (or later)

(1) Not possible to upgrade from Control Builder. (2) CI801 Version 1.2/3 or later is required when using the added set of RTD sensors in AI830A. CI801 Version 1.3//0 or later is required when using AI815, AO815 and enhanced CJT functions in AI835A. (3) CI830 versions less than 1.3/2 fails to set I/O to OSP in some situations. (4) CI830 Version 1.4/0 or later is required when using AI893 or DP840. (5) CI840 Version 3.3/8 or later is required when using the added set of RTD sensors in AI830A. CI840 Version 4.0/1 or later is required when using AI815, AO815 and enhanced CJT functions in AI835A.

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See Compact Control Builder, Version 5.0.1/0, Release Notes (3BSE033044D5010) regarding issues corrected in version 5.0.1/0.

Version 5.0.2/0
Issues and problems are divided into functional categories: Administration Version 5.0.2/0 Operational Version 5.0.2/0 Configuration Version 5.0.2/0

Administration Version 5.0.2/0


Table 6 lists the major system or product administration issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/2. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 6. Corrected Administration Issues
Issue OPC Server Missing Files after Restore of Project The domain files was not automatically included when a backup of a Control Builder project was done. This resulted in that the OPC Server couldn't connect to the controller when the project was restored. 800xACON-AD-5000-025 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. The domain files (.cdo, cdoxml, ctd and ctdxml) are now included in the backup.

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Issue Correction or Fix

All Serial Communication Stops after Hot This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M Remove of CI853 firmware. All serial communication in a controller could have stopped if a CI853 was hot removed. This problem happened if PPP or COMLI via modem was configured on the CI853 that was removed. 800xACON-AD-5000-032 Potential Controller Shut Down After Upgrade This problem has been corrected in the Control Builder.

An AC 800M controller could have shut Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0042 down during download after an upgrade. This could have happened regardless of whether or not the upgrade procedure was performed manually or by using the Online Upgrade wizard. The problem only occurred if one or more of the following functions were used in the controller: PROFIBUS (CI854). MODBUS TCP (CI867). 800xACON-AD-5011-001 S100: Initialization of CI856 Sometimes Fails At start-up CI856 did not always start as it should. The problem has been corrected in revision; PR:D of the CI856.

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Operational Version 5.0.2/0


Table 7 lists the major system or product operational issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/2. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 7. Corrected Operational Issues
Issue Correction or Fix

Online Display of CMD Editor May Cause This problem has been corrected in Control Memory Full Builder. During specific conditions the CMD Editor could leak memory in Online Mode or Test Mode which eventually led to memory full in Control Builder. Some conditions for this problem were the CMD editor was left untouched on screen for a long time and the CMD Editor contained dynamic graphics but no status changes occurred. 800xACON-OL-5000-074 Compact CB without Network Connection Temporarily Hangs When the Compact Control Builder lost network contact it could sometimes hang for about 20 seconds. This problem occurred repeatedly as long as the network connection was broken. 800xACON-OL-5000-073 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder.

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Issue Corrupt Flash Card was not Indicated Properly An error message appeared the first time a corrupt flash card was detected by the controller. However, if the corrupt flash card was removed and then reinserted, there was no indication that the card was reinserted. It took 28 hours until it was indicated that the card was still corrupted. 800xACON-OL-5000-002 The Status Information From Output I/O was not updated during the First Execution Scan The status information in I/O data types connected to output I/O units was not updated during the first execution scan. 800xACON-OL-5000-046 Not Possible to Acknowledge Alarm If the time difference between two "on" event notifications or one "on" and one "off" Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0032 event notifications, concerning the same alarm, was too short (difference less than 1 ms) was it not possible to acknowledge the Alarm. 800xACON-OL-4100-038 This problem has been corrected in the OPC server. The problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. Correction or Fix The problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issue Strings Longer than Specified Caused Shut Down of OPC Server If a string had a value longer than specified, i.e. a string declared as string[40] and the actual length of the string was 44 the OPC Server shut down and the error message "Buffer overrun! Invalid index used while connecting to controller." was printed in the session log of the OPC Server. 800xACON-OL-5000-063 Wrong Version when Browsing for OPC Server Files An error message about wrong version number of the files was displayed if the browse functionality in the OPC Server was used to load the files needed by the OPC Server. 800xACON-OL-5000-064 The OPC Server was not Able to Perform This problem has been corrected in the SetState MMS Rebuild when Required function in the OPC server. Need for rebuild of the MMS telegrams was not detected when a 3:rd party OPC client was connected to the OPC server. This error caused unnecessary communication load between the OPC server and Controller 800xACON-OL-3100-001 This problem has been corrected in the OPC server. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the OPC server and Control Builder.

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Issue Offset Included in Save Cold Retain Value in OPC Server If the OPC server was configured for automatically save of cold retain values was the offset included in the save cold retain value interval, i.e. if the Save cold retain value was set to 1000 and the offset was set to 250 was the Save cold retain value changed to 1250. 800xACON-OL-5010-019 INSUMReceive Function Block may Report Wrong Value after Warm Download The INSUMReceive Function Block could have reported the wrong value for subscribed Motor State after a warm download. The problem could have occurred when performing a warm download i.e. going offline, performing an application change, and then going back online causing an application warm restart in the controller at the same time as the state of an MCU was changed by a process condition. 800xACON-OL-5011-002 This problem has been corrected both in the AC 800M firmware and in the INSUMReceive function block included in INSUMCommLib. Product Alert: 3BSE047421D0047 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the OPC server.

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Issue Correction or Fix

'OR' Function Miscalculated when 32-bit This problem has been corrected in the Control Literal is Used as Operand Builder. This error led to a faulty calculation result Product Alert: 3BSE047421D0048 when the OR function was used with a literal value with more than 16 bits and the right-hand variable was used later in the same code block. The OR function was only malfunctioning if the literal used in the OR expression could not fit in16 bits, and both the upper half word (16-bit) and lower half word was not zero (0). Refer to Product Alert: 3BSE047421D0048 for details. 800xACON-OL-5020-005 Redundant Mode Enabled Status Missing in Redundant Controller If a power fail or short reset was conducted on a redundant Controller was the information about "Redundant mode enabled" missing in the unit status. 800xACON-OL-4100-039 This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issue SNTP Client Caused Unnecessary Load in AC800M An SNTP Server returns a time packet with Li=3 (alarm) if the server is unsynchronized. If the SNTP client received this and there was no better server the SNTP client made 4 quick retries against the server without any delays. If many controllers did this at the same time excessive network load was generated that disturbed other communication. 800xACON-OL-4000-004 Lock Up Risk in DecoupleFilterCC This problem has been corrected in ControlAdvancedLib. The DecoupleFilterCC have The DecoupleFilterCC Control Module in been modified to only allow either maxreached or the library ControlAdvancedLib could lock minreached signals. up in extreme cases where the control signal were pushed to its limits. The reason for the lock up was when the module send a max and min-reached signal at the same time for the same channel to the precedent Control Module, if this Control Module happen to be a PID, the PID was locked up. 800xACON-OL-5020-002 Backtracking in AnalogOutCC If the out rate per unit was lower in the AnalogOutCC module than in the previous Control Module in the loop did the backtracking not work. 800xACON-OL-5010-021 This problem has been corrected in ControlStandardLib. Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0041 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. A delay is added after each retry.

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Issue Predetermined in SignalOutRealM and SignalSimpleOutRealM The value of predetermined was not correct initiated in SignalOutRealM and SignalSimpleOutRealM when they were connected to objects that allowed backtracking. 800xACON-OL-5010-022 Wrong Freeze Handling in SignalInBoolM and SignalBoolCalcInM This is related to the control module types SignalInBoolM and SignalBoolCalcInM configured with the Freeze error handling option enabled. If the parameter AckReqAtErr was set to true, then the object should have frozen the output until the operator acknowledged the error. However, the output followed the input instead. 800xACON-OL-5020-007 Possible to Set Nesting Level to More Than 10 for DataToSimpleEvent According to the documentation was the maximum value of nesting levels in the Function Block type DataToSimpleEvent 10, but it was possible to configure a higher value in the Control Builder. 800xACON-OL-5000-066 This problem has been corrected in AlarmEventLib. This problem has been corrected in SignalLib. The objects now take AckReqAtErr into consideration and freeze the output until the error is acknowledged. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in SignalLib Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0041

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Issue Max function returned wrong value In some situations did the max function return the wrong value if the abs, atan, cos or sin functions were used inside it. This error was applicable for the SoftController, i.e. the error didn't exist in an AC 800M Controller. 800xACON-OL-3100-002 CPU Switchover Failed This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M If the primary CPU lost connection on CN1 firmware. and CN2 did the switchover to the backup CPU sometimes failed. This happened if the backup CPU had been restarted using the init button and then been synchronized again. 800xACON-OL-4100-040 MODBUS RTU Communication not Resumed after Hot Insert of CI853 If the MODBUS RTU communication protocol was used in combination with other serial protocols connected via the CI853 the communication did not start again after a hot insert of the CI853. 800xACON-OL-5000-080 This problem has been corrected in the MODBUSHwLib. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the Base Software for SoftControl.

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Issue Hot Insert on CI856 or CI865 Disturbs Other CEX Units If a CI856 (S100) or a CI865 (Satt I/O) was hot inserted it could disturb other CEX-units in the controller, causing them to hang. 800xACON-OL-4100-046 Not Possible to Write to Compact Flash Card In some situations the controller could not access the Compact Flash card and error code -42 or -47 was received. 800xACON-OL-4100-041 800xACON-OL-5000-006 Information About Application Version Mismatch Lost After Switchover If the Application version stored on the compact flash card is different from the version running in the Controller will the warning Application version mismatch be displayed. If the warning was given in a redundant Controller did it disappear after a switchover. 800xACON-OL-4100-042 Only the First Value in MMSRead4RealIO This problem has been corrected in MMSCommLib was Read Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0035 When the Function Block type MMSRead4RealIO was used was only the first value (of four possible) read. 800xACON-OL-4100-043 This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issue COMLI Slave Stopped After a Download If the COMLI communication protocol was used and configured as a slave, the communication could have stopped after a download to the controller. 800xACON-OL-5010-031 COMLI Controller Shutdown when Receiving Incomplete Messages If the COMLI communication protocol was receiving incomplete or distorted messages the controller could have shut down. 800xACON-OL-5010-032 Controller Not Responding when Using COMLI Communication When the Request parameter on instance of the Function Block type ModemDialUp was set to true did the Controller stop the communication to other systems. 800xACON-OL-5010-023 SerialWrite Function Block Could Hang with Status -6829 If a SerialWrite instance was called twice in the same 1131 task scan could it hang with status -6829. 800xACON-OL-5000-067 This problem has been corrected in SerialHwLib. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0040 This problem has been corrected in the COMLIHWLib. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the COMLIHWLib.

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Issue The Function Block type SerialListen could not always be interrupted by a new read request from the 1131 Application when it not quit had finished the last one. The new request would then be silently rejected, and the SerialListen would hang itself. The problem occurred when running a big application with high load and with several tasks and when the task running the SerialListen ran with short cycle time. 800xACON-OL-5000-068 Controller Shutdown When Using SerialWrite in SerialCommLib Enabling the Req parameter in the SerialSetup Function Block and then the En_C parameter in the SerialConnect Function Block did not cause any issues. However, if the Req parameter in the SerialSetup Function Block was then disabled and the parameter Req in the SerialWrite Function Block was enabled, this resulted in a Controller shutdown. 800xACON-OL-5000-071 This problem has been corrected in SerialHwLib. Correction or Fix

SerialListen Function Block Could Hang This problem has been corrected in SerialHwLib.

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Issue SerialWriteWait Stops after Download After a warm download the SerialWritewait Function Block in SerialCommLib sometimes stopped sending data. This error was typically indicated by the fact that the Ndr and Error parameter in the SerialWriteWrite Function Block was not set. 800xACON-OL-5000-072 Hang in Serial Communication when Connect and Listen Function Blocks were Toggled Rapidly Rapidly enabling and disabling the parameters En_C and Enable in the Connect and Listen Function Block types in the COMLICommLib, MB300CommLib, and InsumCommLib libraries could have caused the SerialConnect Function Block to hang. 800xACON-OL-5010-027 Controller Shutdown When Running Serial Communication Running several different serial protocols in combination with COMLI in the same Controller could, in some rare situations result in a Controller shutdown. 800xACON-OL-5010-028 This problem has been corrected in COMLIHwLib. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in SerialCommLib.

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Issue Correction or Fix

Controller Shutdown after Power Failure This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M when Using Modem firmware. If modem communication was running in a Controller and a power failure occurred, then the Controller would shut down and a short while later it would restart. 800xACON-OL-5020-004 Redundant Controller Generates CRC Errors on Control Network A redundant controller could, under some circumstances generate an unusually high amount of CRC errors on the Control Network. This problem typically happened if the controller had a large outbound data flow on the Control Network via the CN1 port. The CRC errors are registered by external Ethernet switches and sometimes are also observed as frame alignment errors. 800xACON-OL-4100-045 CI867 MODBUS TCP Shutdown when Communicating with Serial Slaves via a Gateway If MODBUS TCP communication was set up to communicate with two serial slaves connected via a gateway, then the CI867 MODBUS TCP could have shut down. 800xACON-OL-5010-033 This problem has been corrected in the CI867ModbusTcpHwLib. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issue CI867 MODBUS TCP Shutdown when changing IP addresses The CI867 MODBUS TCP communication interface could have shut down if the IP addresses were changed or configured in the wrong way. This happened if the IP address was changed to an IP address previous used by the other port or if the same address was set on both ports. 800xACON-OL-5000-079 Error Marking at Normal Start-up of CI865 This problem has been corrected in CI865SattIOHwLib. After download, subunits that A subunit to a CI865 could be error marked are properly connected will not be error marked. Subunits that are not connected are error marked in the Control Builder after a download, after a number of retries to establish even if it was properly connected. communication. 800xACON-OL-5000-078 Frozen diagnostics after Power Down/Up This problem has been corrected in the with SIMOCODE pro V CI854/CI854A firmware Version 5.56 in After power down/up of SIMOCODE pro V CI854PROFIBUSHwLib devices diagnostics such as Trip - External Fault 5 and Trip - External Fault 6 may still be indicated although they are no longer present. 800xACON-OL-4100-047 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the CI867ModbusTcpHwLib.

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Table 8 lists the major system or product configuration issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/2. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 8. Corrected Configuration Issues
Issue Correction or Fix

The Tool-Tip Functionality in the FBD/LD This problem has been corrected in the Control Panes No Longer Functions Builder. If a pin of a Function Block Type or Function in a pane of the FBD or LD editors was selected the tool-tip with the description of the parameter was no longer shown. 800xACON-CN-5000-070 RNRP Settings Lost after Firmware Upgrade The controller could lose the RNRP settings in the controller during a firmware upgrade. If the controller was located in another network area it was not possible to communicate with the controller from the Control Builder anymore. 800xACON-CN-5000-017 Reconfiguration of IP Addresses may put CI867 in fault mode If the IP address on Ch2 was changed to a new address and then the IP address on Ch1 was changed to the previous address of Ch2 then the CI867 entered fault mode at download. 800xACON-CN-5000-083 This problem has been corrected in CI867ModbusTcpHwLib. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Wrong Indication of Cable Break on CI867 Backup Unit If a cable break was detected on Ch2 on a CI867 backup unit then both Ch1 and Ch2 indicated cable break in the hardware tree. 800xACON-OL-5000-054 CI865 PR:A sometimes does not start correctly CI865 may fail to start after power on, controller restart and at Online Upgrade. The probability for this is fairly low but not negligible. 800xACON-OL-5000-055 CI854 Baudrate Change with Many Disturbed Slaves did not Work Baudrate change with use of RLM01 and many slaves could have stopped the PROFIBUS. 800xACON-CN-5000-010 Literal Value Connected to Anytype Parameter results in Control Builder Shutdown If a literal value was connected to a parameter of the data type anytype did the Control Builder make a shutdown when a download was started. 800xACON-CN-4100-033 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in the CI854/CI854A firmware Version 5.54 in CI854PROFIBUSHwLib. The problem has been corrected in CI865 PR:B. This problem has been corrected in the CI867ModbusTcpHwLib.

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Too Large Floating Point Literals was Accepted in Assignment Statement The expression Value2:= 8.0e+239; was accepted by the compiler and no error or warnings was generated during check or download. 800xACON-CN-3100-001 Implicit Cast Warning when Literal Used This problem has been corrected in Control for Parameter Connection Builder. The restrictions for implicit cast was too tight for passing literal values on parameter connections. 800xACON-CN-4000-001 Control Builder Enter Not Responding When Open Project In some rare situations did the Control Builder enter non responding mode when a project was opened. This happened if the project contained a single jump in a branch in the Sequence Function Chart Editor that was included in a subsequence. 800xACON-CN-5010-008 Change of Inverted Property on Unconnected Channels was not Saved A change to the inverted property of an unconnected digital I/O channel was not saved. The next time the editor was open was the original value still present. 800xACON-CN-4100-035 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. If the value is to large will an error be launched during check or compilation.

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Online Analysis Dialog Indicated Warm This problem has been corrected in Control Restart of Application for Only Hardware Builder. Instead of warm restart the Application is Changes labeled with "-". If a hardware change was done in the project and a download was started was the download dialog displayed. If an Application was selected and the restart mode was changed to Init and then back to warm again did the Online analysis show warm restart. 800xACON-CN-4100-036 Not Possible to Go Online After Interrupted Download If a download to several Controllers was started and the download for some reason failed to one or several of the Controllers was it after that not possible to go online or make a new download to the controllers were the download was successful. The only way to make a download was to download with cold restart. 800xACON-CN-5000-087 Entry Assistance in CMD Connections Using Dot Notation was not Working If the name of a variable/project constant was typed in the connection editor of a Control Module type did the user not get a suggestion of the components (if such existed) when a dot was typed after the name of the variable/project constant. 800xACON-CN-4100-037 This problem has been corrected in the Control Builder. The user will now get a list of the components when the dot is pressed. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder.

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Online Changes in Editor Caused Shutdown of Control Builder If changes like adding a variable was done in an online editor in Control Builder and then a rebuild was done from the search and navigation interface was it possible to save the online changes by answer Yes in a dialog. Reopen of the editor that was changed online did in some situations result in a shutdown of the Control Builder. 800xACON-CN-5010-009 Comments in Function Block Call Removed Parameter Connections If comment like (* comment text *) was added after a parameter in a Function Block call in Structure Text, was the parameters below the comment removed the next time the connection editor was opened. 800xACON-CN-4100-039 Step Out of Subsequence Only worked The First Time in Online Mode When using the SFC Editor, the "Step Out of Subsequence" button in the toolbar was not working properly in the case of stepping out of several levels of nested subsequences. It only worked the first time; to the level above. 800xACON-CN-4100-040 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. The dialog with the save changes option is not displayed anymore.

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No Name on Step or Transition in SFC Caused Errors when Reopen Project These problems has been corrected in the Control Builder. It is not be possible to rename a step or If a Step was renamed to no name, i.e. "" or transition to an empty or blank name any longer. blank " " was an error message displayed to the user when the code was checked. When the project was opened again was the step without the name removed. If a Transition was renamed to no name, i.e. "" or blank " " was an error message displayed to the user when the code was checked. The project was not possible to open again due to the invalid SFC code according to DTD schema. 800xACON-CN-4100-041 SFC Code not Displayed after Save in SFC Editor When Save was clicked in an editor with SFC code block, the display of code in the right-hand code pane (transition condition/step action code) became blank. 800xACON-CN-5020-009 Maximum Number of Extensible Parameters in DataToSimpleEvent The maximum number of extensible parameters in the Function Block type DataToSimpleEvent in the AlarmeventLib library has always been 30 according to the documentation, but there was no check for this. 800xACON-CN-3100-002 This problem has been corrected in AlarmEventLib. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder.

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Code Sorting Loops when Using BatchLib and SeqStartLib There was unintentional code sorting loops when some control module types from the BatchLib and SeqStartLib libraries were used. 800xACON-CN-4100-050 Closing Online Control Builder Caused Shutdown Closing an Online Control Builder could in some situations result in a shutdown of it. 800xACON-CN-4100-043 Missing Components when Search And This problem has been corrected in Control Navigation was Used in Access Variable Builder. Editor If the path to an access variable contained a structured data type was the component of the data type not included when the Search and Navigation tool was launched, e.g. Motor1 was selected instead of Motor1.Status. 800xACON-CN-4100-044 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in BatchLib and SeqStartLib.

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I/O Reference Not Found by Online Search & Navigation This problem was related to Search & Navigation in the Online/Test Mode. If a structured variable was connected to an I/O channel and an online search for a subcomponent (for example MyVariable.Component1) was done, then the I/O reference was not found by Search & Navigation. 800xACON-CN-4100-049 Search and Navigation in Library did not This problem has been corrected in Control Work Builder. Searching for symbols in a library did not work (nothing was found) if the path in the Search In field ended with the library name. 800xACON-CN-5010-014 Control Builder Shutdown During Online This problem has been corrected in Control Documentation Builder. It not possible to select the menu option Documentation Online any more for Applications Usage of the menu option Online Documentation could result in a shut down that are unconnected or not online. of the Control Builder if it was selected for unconnected Applications or Applications that wasn't online. 800xACON-CN-4100-045 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder.

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Project Documentation Failed When Using Own Defined Template in Word 2007 In Word 2007 is it possible to create templates with the extension ".dotx". From the Documentation dialog in the Control Builder was it only possible to browse fore templates with the extension ".dot". 800xACON-CN-5010-010 Project Explorer Window opens behind the Windows Taskbar If the Windows Taskbar was configured to be displayed at the left of the screen or at the top of the screen, the Project Explorer window displayed partly behind the Taskbar when Control Builder started. 800xACON-CN-5000-093 Bad Quality When Downloading Large Applications During application downloading to the controller, the OPC Server could, in rare cases report bad item quality for a short period of time (about 10 seconds). This could have happened for large applications with considerable stop/start times. 800xACON-CN-5010-013 This problem has been corrected in OPC Server for AC 800M. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. If Word 2007 is installed is it also possible to browse for templates with the extension ".dotx".

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Cold Restart Needed to Remove No Time This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M Sync Warning firmware. A warm download is enough to download the changes. A change of the parameter CS protocol Type to No synch required a download with cold restart, otherwise was the message "No time sync" displayed. 800xACON-CN-5000-089 Controller Firmware Upgrade from Versions 5.0.1/1 or 5.0.1/2 This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

The firmware upgrade of AC 800M Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0044 controller models PM851, PM856, or PM860 did not work automatically when done via Ethernet Network when upgrading from AC 800M Version 5.0.1/1 (5.0 SP1 RU1) or 5.0.1/2 (5.0 SP1 RU2). 800xACON-IN-5012-001 PPP not Working after First Download The first time a download to the controller was done from a newly opened Control Builder or newly open project did the PPP stop working (status 0). 800xACON-CN-4100-047 This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Table 9 lists the major system or product operational issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/1. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 9. Corrected Operational Issues
Issue Correction or Fix

Excessive Toggling of Communication This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M En_C Parameter Could Cause Controller firmware. Hang An AC 800M controller could suddenly hang during normal execution. The Application execution would stop, all communication would be stopped, and all connected I/O would freeze at the last value (i.e. not going to OSP). The problem could however only occur if the value of the En_C parameter on any of these Function Blocks was frequently toggled by surrounding Application code during runtime: COMLIConnect MBConnect MBTCPConnect S3964RConnect SerialConnect INSUMConnect Safety Report: 3BSE047421D0038

It could only occur if a disconnect (En_C set to false) was made between a communication Read/Write command and the corresponding respond (or timeout). 800xACON-OL-5010-018

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Issue Correction or Fix

Controller Shutdown due to Detection of This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M False Heap Error firmware. The AC 800M controller could in rare cases Product Bulletin: 3BSE047241D0049 unnecessarily initiate a shutdown. This was due to detection of a false heap error. The heap check mechanism could detect a de-allocation of a memory element as a faulty heap element and consequently make a shut down. For this to occur there had to be a high frequency of heap deallocations. This problem was introduced in Version 5.0.1/1. 800xACON-OL-5010-017

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Issue Controller Shutdown after Power fail in Redundant Controller A controller shutdown due to memory corruption could occur after a power-fail restart of both PM86xx in a redundant configuration. Normally the problem would occur after a power-fail restart followed by several downloads to the controller. In some cases the problem has been observed directly after the backup PM86xx has been synchronized but in other cases the corruption could exist in the controller for a longer time period without symptoms before the shutdown occurred. The problem would normally manifest itself as a backup controller shut down with the following error code in the controller log NOERROR != SendResult but in some cases a controller shutdown has been observed. 800xACON-OL-5010-016 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0034

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Table 10 lists the major system or product configuration issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/1. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 10. Corrected Configuration Issues
Issue Hanging Communication Blocks after Warm Download There was a problem occurring in nonaddress non-subscription communication function blocks (e.g. MB300Send and InsumWrite). Such blocks would hang with an error status code (typically -15) after each warm download. This problem was introduced in Version 5.0.1/1 while correcting 800xACON-CN-4100-031. 800xACON-CN-5010-007 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issues and problems are divided into functional categories: Administration Version 5.0.1/1 Operational Version 5.0.1/1 Configuration Version 5.0.1/1

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Table 11 lists the major system or product administration issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/0. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 11. Corrected Administration Issues
Issue Change of CI854 Web Server Password Failed There was a problem when attempting to empty the CI854 Web server password. When the 'New password' and 'Confirm new password' were empty, there was an alert that the password was illegal. Despite this warning, the password was changed. After the Web page was reloaded, log-in was neither possible with an empty password nor with the old one. The controller had to be powered down, in order to reset the password. 800xACON-AD-5010-003 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issue SFC SB2 Upgrade Issue There was a case when it was not possible to upgrade a project from SB2. Control Builder hanged during the upgrading process. The problem occurred if a SFC code block contained simultaneous sequences branches, and if any of these branches consisted of a subsequence only. 800xACON-AD-5000-023 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in Control Builder.

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Table 12 lists the major system or product operational issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/0. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 12. Corrected Operational Issues
Issue Frozen Time at Power Fail The time was frozen for about 10 seconds at every power fail. This would accumulate for each restart. The problem did not exist in PM861A, PM864A and PM865. 800xACON-OL-4100-036 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Issue Correction or Fix

Erroneous Compilation of Integer Literal This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. having the Value Zero Control Builder could compile and download Control Builder will be shut down during compilation in case it detects one of the affected an erroneous (non functional) application. code structures. The session-log will include any of The problem occurred in certain complex code structures including the use of literals three messages: having the value zero. E 2007-11-19 10:48:32.583 Assertion: Unpredicted result when The problem could only occur if the value adding a zero literal, remove the zero was used directly in the code block; zero literal. variables having the value zero were not affected. E 2007-11-19 10:54:08.011 Assertion: Unpredicted result when This was more or less a theoretical problem, subtracting a zero literal, remove never reported by any end user. the zero literal. E 2007-11-19 11:00:37.628 Assertion: Unpredicted result when a zero literal is used as shift count, remove the shift expression.

Remove the literal value zero from the code, and perform the download once more. 800xACON-OL-5020-001 Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0030

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Issue Write Protection of SPI PROM Correction or Fix

This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M Serial SPI PROMs are used in the controller firmware. products for storage of product specific parameters such as capability information, MAC and IP addresses etc. Inadvertent writes due to data disturbance has in some rare occasions caused permanent loss of one or more of these parameters. Affected CPU devices need to be restored at ABB factory. 800xACON-OL-5000-062 Drive Stop with Deceleration Ramp not Working It was not possible to stop a Drive with deceleration ramp, it was always stopped without ramp. The problem was in the Function Block DriveCmdSend in ProcessObjBasicLib. It sent the command 1143 (stop without deceleration ramp) before 1142 (stop with deceleration ramp). All process objects in ProcessObjDriveLib were affected by this problem. 800xACON-OL-4100-037 This problem has been corrected in ProcessObjBasicLib 2.2-9.

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Issue No Feedback Alarm in UniCore Correction or Fix

This problem has been corrected in There was an error in the UniCore Function ProcessObjBasicLib 2.2-9. Block in ProcessObjBasicLib. The block did not generate any feedback alarms in case the parameter FBConfig was set to the value 3. All other values on the parameter worked as expected. UniCore is used in the following objects, and they were consequently also affected by this problem: ProcessObjExtLib: ValveUniM MotorUniM UniM MotorUni Uni ValveUni ProcessObjBasicLib: UniSimpleM UniSimple 800xACON-OL-5010-013

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Issue Drifting Update of OPC Clients The OPC Server keeps track of the time it last updated the OPC clients with subscriptions. The time was however taken after the clients were updated, which lead to a small offset being added each time. This could cause irregular logging of values in the client, because an update was skipped whenever the added offset had reached one interval time. 800xACON-OL-4100-035 OPC Quick Initial Update not always working There is a mechanism in the OPC Server that should make sure added Items do not get Bad quality in the first call-back. This is achieved by starting the communication (or speeding it up if another Item for that variable already exist in a slower group), and then wait until the value is received from the controller. If no value have been received within a certain time limit a callback is issued to the client with the quality Bad, but normally the value should be available before this time limit expires and a call-back with Good quality is issued. The time limit has in some cases been seen to be too short, resulting in that an OPC client occasionally would initially get Bad data when adding new OPC Items. 800xACON-OL-5010-011 This problem has been corrected in OPC Server for AC 800M. Quality is not set to Bad when the client is setting items to active if they already are active. The timeout when waiting for initial update of newly added items is extended. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in OPC Server for AC 800M.

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Issue Device Specific CI854 PROFIBUS Diagnostics not Set/Reset Diagnostics located only in the last diagnostic byte was not displayed in the HW-editor. The bits only appeared when a diagnostic change in another byte occurred at the same time. Similarly it could happen that a bit was never reset, because it was set together with another one but was reset alone. In this case the CI854 had to be reset to delete the diagnostic. 800xACON-OL-5010-012 CI867 MODBUS TCP Read/Write Timeout This problem has been corrected in the in Runtime CI867 firmware Version 5.0.1016.1 in MODBUS TCP Read/Write blocks could in CI867ModbusTcpHwLib 1.0-26. runtime sporadically return the status code -7006 (time out). This happened even if there was no problem with the communication. The problem was caused by a too short internal timeout that would cause some requests to be dropped; these messages would not have any reply/response thus yielding the time out status. 800xACON-OL-5010-014 The timeout has been increased. Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in the CI854/CI854A firmware Version 5.55 in CI854PROFIBUSHwLib 1.0-27.

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Issue Controller Crash at Misconstructed CI867 MODBUS TCP Function Blocks like MBTCPReadCyc, MBTCPRead and MBTCPWrite does not support more than 123(write) or 125(read) integer variables in one Function Block. The controller would shut down in case this range was exceeded. 800xACON-OL-5010-015 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in CI867ModbusTcpHwLib 1.0-26. The status code -4925 is given if the range is exceeded.

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Table 13 lists the major system or product configuration issues that have been corrected since Version 5.0.1/0. A brief description of the correction has also been given. Table 13. Corrected Configuration Issues
Issue Frozen I/O after Download of Application(s) Changes There was a problem if Control Builder M crashed or lost communication connection to the Controller during download of Application(s) changes to the Controller. The next successful download could lead to lost control over the I/O connected to the previously modified Application(s); all of the connected I/O in the modified Application(s) would get frozen. The Application(s) facing the problem would still execute. Input I/O variables in such Application(s) would no longer be updated, nor would output I/O variables be feed into the outputs. I/O status would be frozen at the last received status. OPC communication to the Application(s) would be unaffected. Affected I/O channels would not show any values at all in the online hardware editor in Control Builder 800xACON-CN-5010-003 Correction or Fix This problem has been corrected in Control Builder and in the AC 800M High Integrity firmware. Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0022 Safety Report: 3BSE047421D0027

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Interrupted Download of Controller Configuration Causing Controller Shut Down An interrupted download of Controller Configuration changes could in rare cases lead to a controller shut down at the next download of Controller Configuration changes. The problem could only occur if either of these two things happened during the first download. A Control Builder crash during the download of the Controller Configuration. The message Error in communication link to system 172.16.xx.xx. Do you want to continue with the transition to online? was showed during the download of the Controller Configuration. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M and AC 800M High Integrity firmware.

The controller could then make a shut down at the next download of a changed Controller Configuration. 800xACON-OL-5000-061

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Controller Version Mismatch in Flash Image Causing Controller to Shut Down Control Builder could in a rare case be unable to make a correct compilation of the controller configuration to an AC 800M. Erroneous data would be downloaded to the controller, which would cause the AC 800M to make a shut down. The problem occurred when all of these three circumstances applied: The AC 800M controller last started up from a Compact Flash image. This image did not reflect the result from the last controller configuration download. Control Builder downloaded a changed controller configuration to an AC 800M controller. 800xACON-CN-4100-032 This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0029

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Receive Communication Blocks not Valid after Warm Download There was a problem in case the variables used for the communication blocks did not have the retain attribute set. If a change was made in the application and a warm download was performed, then the Valid parameter of the Receive blocks would never be set. To get a working state again the En_C parameter of the Connect block had to be toggled. This problem concerned the receive communication blocks for INSUM and MB300. 800xACON-CN-4100-031 INSUM Communication Error ReTriggered After Each Download If there was a communication error to an INSUM device, the INSUM Process Object would re-trigger its object error for each new download. This was regardless if the alarm had been acknowledged or not prior to the download. The object error was reset when downloading and was disappearing from the alarm list. After approximately one minute the object error alarm would be regenerated. All objects in ProcessObjInsumLib had this problem. 800xACON-CN-5010-005 This problem has been corrected in ProcessObjInsumLib 1.2-13. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware.

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Download of new IP-Address Causing Controller Shut Down If the IP-address for a controller was changed in the hardware editor in Control Builder (the Ethernet channel) and downloaded to the controller, then the controller could make a shut down during the download. The controller made a shut down if the application was downloaded to an empty controller or if the application was downloaded with cold restart. The controller was not shut down if the application was downloaded with warm restart. 800xACON-CN-5010-002 Toggling Communication Connection Causing Problem Further On There was a problem in case the application toggled the communication connection by setting the En_C parameter to True -> False -> True on a Connect Function Block. The problem occurred at the next download. A Soft Controller would crash, but in an AC 800M controller would the problem lead to memory leaks. The problem did not affect MMS communication. 800xACON-CN-5010-006 This problem has been corrected in Soft Controller and in the AC 800M firmware. This problem has been corrected in the AC 800M firmware. Product Bulletin: 3BSE047421D0028

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Control Builder Hanging when Navigating from Search & Navigation Control Builder could hang for ever when navigating from the Search & Navigation dialog. The problem occurred when searching for project constants. When trying to open up the project constant editor from the Search And Navigation dialog the entire Control Builder hanged. 800xACON-CN-5010-004 Replace and Replace all in Control Module Diagram Editor did not Replace Replace and Replace All in the Control Module Diagram Editor did not work. Nothing was changed even if the dialog said that substitutions had been made. 800xACON-CN-4100-027 Improved Device Import Wizard This version includes an improved version of the Device Import Wizard. A few minor parsing errors have been corrected Support for empty strings (e.g. "") It is recommended to use the new Device Import Wizard Version 1.2.1, instead of the older one. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder. This problem has been corrected in Control Builder.

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Issues and problems are divided into functional categories: Administration. Operational. Configuration. Instruction Manual Changes.

Administration
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problems.Workarounds, clarifications, or helpful hints have been provided for each issue wherever possible. Table 14. Administration Issues
Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

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Coexistence with Different Project Name Because the project was stored with a new name, not Possible the original project still exists. Simply delete the When upgrading a project, the user is given upgraded project, load the original again, and save in a different directory with the same name. Now the option of not overwriting the original project. This can be done by creating a new Coexistence download will work. directory and either save the project with the same name, or changing the project name. If a new name is selected, it is not possible to do a coexistence download. It is not possible to download a project to a controller where a project with a different name is already running. If the user does not have the intention to perform a co-existence download, changing the name will not lead to any problems. 800xACON-AD-5020-005 Controller and Control Builder Problems Do not change the Windows decimal symbol, or after Decimal Symbol Changed From make any other changes to regional settings that Period to Comma change the decimal symbol. Keep it to ".". If the Windows setting for the decimal symbol (under Regional and Language Options) is changed, this will cause inconsistencies in existing AC 800M applications. This can lead to Controller or Control Builder shutdowns immediately after the change. 800xACON-AD-5010-008

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

Re-Import of PROFIBUS Devices will Fail Change the name of the modified GSD file to be if GSD File Name is Changed the same as original file. Import of an already existing GSD file to the Control Builder will fail if the name of the updated GSD file is different compared with the original file. 800xACON-AD-5020-002

Controller
Backup CPU will Experience Difficulties Note: Any removal of BC810, at any time, will by to Synchronize if BC810 is Hot-swapped design stop the backup CPU. The problem During Synchronization recognized and described here is the state where restart by the INIT button will fail. If BC810 is hot removed during the time when the backup CPU is synchronizing Workarounds (any of these will help): (DUAL LED on primary is flashing) and hot 1. Do not perform hot swap of BC810 during inserted before the end of the synchronization. Synchronizing is an synchronization (the DUAL LED stops extremely volatile state. flashing), the backup CPU will stop and 2. If BC810 already has been removed during enter a state where restart attempts, by use synchronization, then wait to insert it until the of the INIT push button, will fail. synchronization has ended and the backup CPU has stopped. Finally push the INIT button on the backup CPU. 3. If hot swap already has been performed during the synchronization then either redo the hot swap after end of synchronization and push the button or have the backup CPU powered off and then on again. 800xACON-AD-5000-001

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

INSUM GroupStart Stop During Switch in Resynchronize the INSUM GroupStart objects Online Upgrade manually after the Online Upgrade. Group Start objects controlling INSUM objects from ProcessObjInsumLib may stop at an online upgrade. The groupstart objects may stop with the following alarm: Too few available objects. 800xACON-AD-5000-031 Formatted Compact Flash Card Is Not Empty According to Controller If a Compact Flash card has been used to upgrade firmware in the Controller there will still be some information left on the Compact Flash card after it has been reformatted. This can cause problems if the same Compact Flash card is later used to load a Controller Application. When the Controller starts up, it will try to load firmware (and fail), instead of loading the Controller Application from the Compact Flash card. 800xACON-AD-5020-003 Use a separate Compact Flash card for the firmware upgrade, and Compact Flash cards for storing Controller Applications.

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

Communication
Delayed Restart of SattBus on TCP/IP at Cold Restart Download If using SattBus over TCP/IP and downloading the applications with the cold restart option, it may take several minutes before the SattBus communication is up and running. There is no problem when making a normal (warm restart) download. 800xACON-AD-4100-003 No workaround exists.

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

Communication Interrupt for CI855, No workaround exists. CI858, and CI865 at First Download to SP1 Controller from SP2 Control Builder This problem occurs if the Control Builder and other system components have been upgraded to SV5.0 SP2, while a controller is still executing firmware Version SV 5.0 or SV 5.0 SP1, and the controller contains any CI855 (MB300), CI858 (DriveBus), or CI865 (SattIO) modules. At the first download to the controller from the upgraded Control Builder, the CI855, CI858, and CI865 modules will be marked to be reconfigured, with the communication temporarily interrupted, even if there are no configuration changes. At the download the communication is interrupted the same way as at a real reconfiguration of the CI modules. CI855 and the CI858 are restarted. CI865 is not restarted but the communication with the ACN and RACN nodes is restarted. The communication restart will take: 15 to 20 sec for MB300 (CI855), about 10 sec for DriveBus(CI858), and about 20 sec to 1 min for SattIO (CI865). The communication break will not be reported in the controller log file. Subsequent downloads will be as expected, without unnecessary restarts. 800xACON-AD-5000-030

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

I/O Handling
S100: Scanning of DSDI 110 may not Start after Adding a CI856 to a Running Controller When adding a CI856 unit to an empty base plate (no unit has been configured previously) on a running controller, the scanning of the input channels of DSDI 110 may not start and no indication will be shown. This only happens if the channels of DSDI110 are configured to update on interrupt. 800xACON-AD-5000-002 S100: Error for I/O Conflict on Physical Hardware not Cleared If two S100 I/O boards are strapped to the same address, the CI856 will detect it and set Unit status to I/O module ID conflict, on the module which is configured to have that address. Hot remove/insert of CI856 corrects the problem, but stops all I/O communication from CI856 for a while. Use scanning instead of interrupt based updating. Interrupt based updating may be used with caution. If it is used and it does not work the updating can be started by hot remove/hot insert of the CI856 unit.

Another way, that does not disturb the I/O communication for the working boards, is to change the address of the board to an unused address in the hardware configuration and download it. Then either change the address on Removing the boards with the conflicting addresses and inserting the board with the the physical board to match the new one or change the address in the hardware configuration to the correct address does not clear the error. original address and download the configuration 800xACON-AD-5000-003 again.

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Operational
Table 15 lists the issues that may exist and affect operation of the system or product at time of release. Workarounds, clarifications, or helpful hints have been provided for each issue wherever possible. Table 15. Operational Issues
Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

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Query Condition Names does not Work Properly No solution/workaround exists; however, this problem may only be encountered by a 3rd party The OPC AE Server for AC 800M gives the OPC/AE Client. wrong answer to the query condition names call. AC 800M has two event categories that define condition names, Process Condition Event and System Condition Event. If asked for the condition names for one of the categories through the method IOPCEventServer::QueryConditionNames, condition names from both categories will be returned. This will entail that the same set of condition names are returned for both categories. 800xACON-OL-5000-007

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

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Latency Caused by Alarm Burst Consider the extra time for an alarm burst when tuning the task settings in the Controller, especially When an alarm changes state (gets activated, deactivated, or acknowledged), a the Interval, Offset, and Latency settings. An alarm small increment to the Task Execution time burst of 100 alarms (in one scan) adds about 35 for a single scan (approximately 350 s per ms to the execution time, 200 alarms adds 70ms etc. changed alarm) will be added. If an alarm burst occurs, when many alarms are activated simultaneously, this could noticeably increase the Task Execution time. If latency supervision is enabled on the tasks that are executing the Alarm Condition Function Blocks or Control Modules, this could lead to a latency shutdown, if the Task settings are too tight. NOTE: Latency supervision is always enabled for SIL tasks. 800xACON-OL-4100-044 Using GetIntervalTime in Start_Code Might Hang the Soft Controller The function GetIntervalTime has unpredictable behavior when used in Start_Code in a Soft Controller. This might hang the Soft Controller. There are no problems using this function in a real controller. A Start_Code code block does not have any interval time since it only executes once, before the tasks are started (the function will in this case return 0).

If the function shall be used upon application start, put it in an ordinary code block inside an IFstatement triggered with FirstScanAfterApplicationStart. The function will return the requested interval time of the task in 800xACON-OL-4100-008 which the program/module is executing.

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

Controller Can Hang if Tool Port Cable is Do not have an unconnected cable attached to not Connected in the Other End COM4. A cable connected to the tool port on the CPU (COM4), may cause the controller to hang during startup, if the cable is unconnected in the other end, or if the PC it's connected to is unpowered. 800xACON-OL-4100-009 Error Printout in Controller Log from CI853 When using CI853, logging severity low errors (done by changing Error handler settings under "Controller settings menu") might result in error logs: E 2004-10-12 11:09:35.336 ErrorHandler PM: CON 4119 Spur CEX IRQ 9 (1,1) spur IRQ since start 800xACON-OL-4100-010 Power failure when SerialListenReply is Set the Enable parameter on the SerialListenReply treating a message result in pending function block to false and then to true again will operation If a Controller gets a power solve the problem. failure when the function block type SerialListenReply is treating a message the function block will enter the state pending operation (Status code -5331). 800xACON-OL-5000-050 The errors are harmless, but to avoid the printout, turn off logging of Severity low errors in the Control Builder in the "Controller Settings menu".

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

Communication
MMS Takes a Long Time to Start after Application Download A workaround is to have a parallel application containing an MMSConnect to the same partner. The parallel application is unchanged and keeps It takes about 10 to 13 seconds to restart the connection to the partner during stop and MMS communication between controllers restart of the original application. The time for after an application download. bringing the MMS communication up after 800xACON-OL-3100-003 download is decreased to 5 seconds. Long Time for MMSConnect to Become Valid When Restarting From Compact Flash If a power failure occurs and the controller is restarted and loads the Application from the Compact Flash card, it will take about 90 sec before the MMSConnect is valid again. 800xACON-OL-4100-049 No workaround exists.

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Issue Settings for RNRP and for PPP Lost in a Redundant CPU Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

To get the correct settings into the controller, connect a PC with the Control Builder to the same Settings for RNRP and for PPP may be lost network area as the controller and download a after a power fail, if the battery is removed project with the correct RNRP and/or PPP settings. or low during the power fail. In such a case the application is always lost, but additionally it may not be possible to communicate with the Controller from the Control Builder. The problem happens if one CPU is primary when the configuration is downloaded and the other CPU is primary after the startup. This should normally only be a problem in these cases: If the Control Builder uses PPP to communicate with the Controller If explicit RNRP configuration is used and the Controller and the Control Builder are connected to different network areas. 800xACON-OL-4100-011 Shutdown of Active PPP Node can Cause other Node to Shut Down The controller acting as a passive PPP node may shut down if the controller acting as the active PPP node is shut down. 800xACON-OL-4100-012 Make sure the active controller doesn't stop. Use UPS (Uninterruptedly Power Supply) if necessary. Or try to use other communication protocols, if possible.

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Issue Redundant MODBUS TCP Switchover Time Very Long It may take from several tenths of a second to minutes to re-establish the connection to the MODBUS partner after a failover from one CI867 to its backup. The switchover may be caused by a cable disconnect, a CI867 removal, or a unit failure. The local switchover is done in a sub-second, but the partner does not recognize the new active CI module. The connection must time out, and a new connection must be established. This will take at least several seconds. A timeout of 15 minutes has been observed for a Melsec controller. 800xACON-OL-5010-029 3rd Party Modbus TCP Slaves must have Configure the 3rd party slaves to have the address Default Slave ID : FF FF using the suppliers own tool and then connect them one by one to the Controller. The slaves used in Modbus TCP are assumed to have the ID FF. If this is not the case the communication will not work. 800xACON-OL-5010-006 Disturbance on INSUM Communication Result in Incorrect Indication in GroupStartStandby If there is a communication error (cable break) to the MCU the indication in the GroupStartStandby is sometimes wrong. The indication shows that the MCU's are running, but they aren't. 800xACON-OL-5000-045 No workaround exists. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints No workaround exists.

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

COMLI Communication Problem via GSM When configuring the COMLI Client logic (the Modem, Start-Up Delay Read/Write Function Blocks), make sure an initial On a COMLI connection via a dial-up GSM failed message does not stop the continued communication. modem, a timeout message on the first COMLI may occur after the connection is established. There is a retransmission and then the behavior is correct. 800xACON-OL-5010-030

I/O Handling
Modulebus I/O Started too Late Warning! Start of Applications and Modulebus I/O are not synchronized at startup. The controller applications may start before all Modulebus I/O has been started. 800xACON-OL-4100-013 I/O Running on CI865 Started too Late Warning! Start of Applications and I/O running on CI865 are not synchronized at startup. The controller applications may start before all CI865 I/O has been started. 800xACON-OL-5000-010 Use the IO.Status value to interlock start-up actions. Use the IO.Status value to interlock start-up actions.

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Issue OSP Values are Reset During Startup Warning! The following issue occurs after the application(s) in the controller for some reason are erased (for example after a power fail with no attached battery or after making a long press on INIT). The I/O channels will in this state have entered their pre-configured OSP values. In order to restart the controller, the application(s) must be re-downloaded from Control Builder. When the download of the application(s) is performed, just before the applications are restarted, I/O channels with preconfigured OSP values will be deenergized for a couple of seconds. After that, the I/O will be set by the now running application(s). 800xACON-OL-4100-014 S800 I/O Linearization An S800 I/O analog input signal set to 4-20 mA will, if it is set to Linearization and connected via direct Modulebus, warn for underflow at 3.74 mA instead of normally 2 mA. 800xACON-OL-4100-015 For AI845 single range 4-20 mA sqrt can be used. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints Prior to the download; make sure the process is set into a state were it can accept the temporarily deenergized outputs.

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Issue S900: I/O OSP Cleared Warning! OSP on S900 I/O will be cleared in the following two occasions: During a short period of time after resuming after a controller power fail. Controller task abort, due to that a task has executed too long. 800xAIO9-OL-4100-001 Unable to Acknowledge Warning for CI920 If a redundant pair of CI920 are configured, the hardware status displayed in the Control Builder is "redundant switch over"; this warning is not possible to acknowledge. 800xACON-OL-4100-018 No Channel Error from S900 I/O if Wire Break or Short Circuit Digital inputs, digital outputs and analog outputs on S900 I/O does not report data quality 'bad' in the RealIO.Status component in case of wire break or short circuit. This is because S900 I/O sends this information via PROFIBUS diagnostics. A line fault on such channels results in: No system alarm with plain text A PID controller may go into windup The OPC status will not show bad 800xACON-OL-5000-004 No solution/workaround exists. The functionality of the S900 I/O does not affect this case. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints No solution/workaround exists.

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Issue Problem to Use Long I/O Scan Cycle Time in Redundant AC 800M Using DP820 Scan cycle time more than 90ms results in that DP820 will go to OSP state for some seconds. 800xACON-OL-5000-008 Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints Set Modulebus scan cycle time to max 90ms.

PROFIBUS-DP
PROFIBUS Slave CI840 does not Report which I/O Module Acting as Primary/Backup Information about redundant I/O-modules is missing in the status component of the IEC61131-3 data types BoolIO or RealIO, if the redundant I/O-module is connected via the PROFIBUS slave CI840. This means that the function block RedundantIn will not ramp as expected for I/O connected on PROFIBUS at switchover. 800xACON-OL-4100-019 CI854 Stays in Fail Mode after Shortcut of PROFIBUS Line Under some very special circumstances it a shortcut of both PROFIBUS lines can cause the CI854 to stay in STOP mode, as the cyclic communication is disturbed. 800xACON-OL-5010-025 Reset the CI854 after the shortcut is resolved. No solution/workaround exists.

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Configuration
Table 16 lists the issues that may exist and affect configuration of the system or product at time of release. Workarounds, clarifications, or helpful hints have been provided for each issue wherever possible. Table 16. Configuration Issues
Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

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Undo in Sort A-Z and Z-A Fails If the sort A-Z or Z-A functionality has been used and then the undo button is used, the result will not be as expected. 800xACON-CN-5020-008 Using Recursive Relations between Objects or Between Libraries Not Allowed It is not allowed to use recursive relations between objects or between libraries. If used the Control Builder may hang. For example, if there exists two function block types A and B, you can declare a sub object of type A in type B, but if later on trying to declare a sub object of type B in type A the Control Builder might hang when the editor content is saved. 800xACON-CN-4100-002 If the Control Builder is not responding it has to be killed using Task Manager and then restarted. Close the editor without saving.

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Issue String Length of 140 Characters Not Supported for String Constants The maximum length of a string constant is 137 characters even if the length of the string is set to 140 characters. 800xACON-CN-5020-006 Changing CPU Type from PM851 All I/O-modules on Modulebus will be removed if the CPU type PM851 is changed to any other CPU-type e.g. PM860. All parameter settings and I/O-connections related to these I/O-modules will be removed. 800xACON-CN-4100-008 Using Templates from SeqStartLib Generates the Warning Message: Multiple Calls to Same Function Block The Multiple Calls to the Same Function Block compiler switch (introduced in SV5.0 SP2) generates warnings for the code that is copied when using the SFC2DSeqChainExample from SeqStartLib. 800xACON-CN-5020-010 The warnings can be ignored, or the Multiple Calls to the Same Function Block compiler switch can be set to None. The hardware configuration related to the currently used PM851 CPU type e.g. hardware topology, parameter settings and I/O-connections has to be manually stored before the CPU type is changed. This could be done by manually copying relevant information unit by unit to an excel sheet. After the CPU type has been changed, the stored information has to be manually copied back. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints No workaround exists.

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Issue Power-fail During Download Might Fail Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

To reconfigure the controller a Controller reset is If power fails during download the controller necessary. may end up in a state where further reconfigurations are not possible. This will be indicated on the next attempt. 800xACON-CN-4100-010 Firmware Upgrade After Remove of Applications in Controller Fails Start a new firmware upgrade and verify that the firmware has been updated in the controller by If application(s) are removed from a running using the "Firmware Information" button in the controller from the "Application Information" "Remote system dialog" or check the controller log. dialog and then a firmware upgrade is started from the "Firmware Information" dialog the controller will restart and the "Firmware Information" dialog is closed when the controller is up and running again, but the firmware isn't upgraded. 800xACON-CN-5000-003 Control Builder May Shut Down when Reconnect Hardware Libraries on Simulated Controller The Control Builder may shut down if hardware libraries are replaced in a simulate marked controller. 800xACON-CN-5000-004 Remove the simulation mark on the Controller before reconnect of the hardware libraries and restore it.

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Issue Project Documentation from Control Builder When using the menu entries Documentation and Documentation Online in the Control Builder it is important to not generate too many pages. The time needed to generate the documentation in word increases dramatically when the number of pages increases. Sometimes it will take long time before the Cancel command is accepted by the system; if the document that is to be generated is very large. 800xACON-CN-5000-006 Error Message When Aborting Print to File in Difference Report If the menu option File -> Print in the Difference Report is selected and then "Print to file" checkbox is ticked and then if "Cancel" is selected in the "Print to File" dialog you will get an error message. 800xACON-CN-5010-001 Not possible to open projectText that is Make sure that the text that is to be copied into the copied into a POU in the Control Builder Control Builder doesn't contain any illegal may result in that the project is not possible characters. to open again. This only happen if the text contains ASCII characters that are not supported by the Control Builder like ASCII 27 (ESCAPE). 800xACON-CN-5000-082 No workaround exists. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints Instead of one big documentation of for example a large library, divide it into several smaller pieces like data types, function blocks and control modules.

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Issue SattBus on TCP/IP is not enabled in hardware simulated controller In a hardware simulated controller the SattBus TCP/IP communication is disabled. 800xACON-CN-5000-081 Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints Make a warm restart (power fail with battery) of the Controller and then the SattBus TCP/IP communication will be enabled.

I/O Handling
DP840 Scaling Frequency Input The frequency input range for DP840 connected to CI801 or CI840 is fixed at 0...20 000 Hz, even though Min and Max scaling properties has been altered. 800xACON-CN-4100-015 DP840 Variable Connections for Pulse Count and Frequency DP840 can be configured for either pulse count or frequency measurement where frequency is the default. If the application variable is not connected to the input channel that corresponds to the configuration, the values are interpreted wrongly, which may lead for example to faulty alarms. Furthermore, pulse count values are not visible in the Hardware editor when no variable is connected to this channel. 800xACON-CN-4100-016 Ensure that the variable connection matches the channel configuration of the DP840. Connect an application variable to the pulse count channel of the DP840 to get the values in the hardware editor. No solution/workaround exists.

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Issue Single I/O Modules Configured But Redundant IO Units in Project Explorer If a redundant I/O module is configured and downloaded, unit A will be the primary and the hardware tree in Control Builder is displayed correctly. If the I/O module is later configured to be single (nonredundant) while unit A (primary, left) is physically removed, the Control Builder Project Explorer hardware tree may end up in a state indicating that the I/O module is redundant and that unit B is primary. 800xACON-CN-5020-004 Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints This is a presentation problem. No Workaround exists.

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Deactivating of S900 I/O Channels, in Control Builder, is not Working Properly Deactivating S900 I/O-channels via the hardware configuration in Control Builder is not working correctly. The I/O-channel status supervision could be indicated wrong. 800xACON-CN-4100-017 Diagnostics on PROFIBUS Does Not Work Correct After Reconfiguration In some situations are the diagnostics for PROFIBUS units not correctly displayed in the Control Builder when hardware devices with diagnostics have been removed from the configuration. 800xACON-CN-4100-029 Restart the Control Builder. Remove and reinsert the S900 I/O-module.

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Issue Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints

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Problem Encountered while Creating CCF File for REF Series IED There is a problem in the SCL component whenever the REF series of IEDs are used for configuring the SCD File. The REF54x (x=1,3,5) inherently does not have an IEC 61850 interface and hence must use the SPAZC-40x SPA/IEC61850 adapter to attain IEC 61850 connectivity. Hence LD0 and LD1 are designated for SPAZC-40x and REF54x devices respectively. 800xACON-CN-5020-013 Import Wizard Progress Bar Showing Wrong Information While importing SCD files using the IEC 61850 Import Wizard, the progress bar is not synchronized with the actual work progress and indicates work completed while the import is still underway. 800xACON-CN-5020-001 The SPAZC-40x IEC 61850 parser implementation requires the Access Point 'LD1' and hence it has to be retained in the CID file that is downloaded into SPA-ZC40x. However, this is not supported by the SCL Component being used by the IEC 61850 Wizard (and also CCT System Eng. tool) and hence has to be removed manually. Similar is the case for REF542plus IED. The above information is only applicable for the mentioned series of IEDs. Ideally, it is recommended that the user does not make hand made changes in the SCD file. Wait until the IEC 61850 Import Wizard pops up a message indicating the completion of import of SCD.

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Issue Tracing the IEC 61850 Partner from Control Builder It may be difficult to trace the IEC 61850 partner from Control Builder since the partner IP address is not shown. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints The IP Address of the Partner IED is viewable through the CCF view section of the Import Wizard. 1. For all configured Hardware Trees, open the Import Wizard by right-clicking on the Controllers. 2. In the Import Wizard, select the CCF View tab. 3. The controllers participating in IEC 61850 communication and its associated CI868 will be displayed in the All CCF Files window. 4. When any of the CI868 are selected, the Tree structure of that particular CI868 will be displayed in the Selected CCF File window. 5. Select the partner IED and click on the Access point. 6. The properties are displayed in the Misc window. 800xACON-CN-5020-003 7. The IP address will be displayed.

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Issue Problem with IEC 61850 Import using Import Wizard if Import is Aborted If an import of IEC 61850 SCD data to the Control Builder and Aspect Directory is cancelled or interrupted in an uncontrolled way, it may leave an inconsistent hardware tree for the concerned AC 800M Controller. The hardware tree must then be deleted and recreated. 800xACON-CN-5020-011 Slow Performance of IEC 61850 Import Wizard It may take a long time (several minutes) to do an import and create the hardware structure in the Control Builder for large SCD configurations. 800xACON-CN-5020-002 No workaround exists. Wait until the import is completed and the hardware structure is created in Control Builder. Workarounds, Clarifications, and Helpful Hints No workaround exists. Always make sure a current backup of the system is available before making an Import.

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Table 17 list the problems or issues in the instruction manuals that exist at product release. The corrections to the instruction have been indicated. Table 17. Instruction Manual Changes
Instruction Control Builder online help n/a Error (Page) Change or Correction S100 I/O Status Indication A disconnected or broken S100 cable between the CI856 module and an I/O rack gives no error indication in the hardware tree on the S100 rack level or for the bus extender module. The same indication problem also arises at a power down of aS100 rack. Note that all I/O modules in the rack are correctly error marked if this happens. The problem concerns only the hardware units representing the rack itself and the bus extender module.

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Instruction Basic Control Software, Introduction and Configuration 161 Error (Page) Change or Correction Missing information: Information icon If a controller is configured with redundant CEX units is it not possible to create an image for a Compact Flash card if the project hasn't been downloaded to the controller and the Control Builder hasn't been closed since that download. The project must have been downloaded to a PM861A or PM864A controller if the controller in the configuration is a PM861 or PM864.

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Instruction Communication, Protocols and Design n/a Error (Page) Change or Correction Maximum limits of the data can be transferred on a Modbus TCP Read/Write function block call. The maximum limits of the data to be transferred via Modbus TCP depend on the data type and the operation type as described below. Limit bool: MBTCP Read 2000 MBTCP Write 1967 Limit Dint/uint/int: MBTCP Read 125 MBTCP Write 123

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Instruction Communication, Protocols and Design (cont.) n/a Error (Page) Change or Correction Maximum limits of the data can be transferred on a Modbus TCP Read/Write function block call. (cont.) MBTCPReadFileRecord: A maximum number of data that can be transferred is 124. If the data length requested is larger than this, the error (-7007) is active. MBTCPWriteFileRecord: A maximum number of records that can be transferred on one function block call should not exceed maximum Modbus telegram size of 253 bytes. This gives a maximum of 122 records. If the data length is larger than this, the error (-7007) is active. MBTCPWriteFileRecord and MBTCPReadFileRecord do not support Bool. Limit Dint/uint/int: MBTCPWriteFileRecord 124 800xACON-MC-5000-012 MBTCPReadFileRecord 122

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Instruction Communication, Protocols and Design (cont.) n/a Error (Page) Change or Correction Maximum limits of the data can be transferred on a Modbus TCP Read/Write function block call. (cont.) Since the read/write multiple parameters of the function blocks accept connections from/to variables with structured data type, it is very important to build the variables in the correct set, especially for the structured bool data type. The client communication framework in the controller has limitation of 844 components of the structured data configured in each multiple parameter. Exceeding this limit, the communication will return error code -6824 cGCHardLimitExceeded. In other words, to achieve Modbus TCP communication to transfer a variable data with structured data type of 2000 bool components is not acceptable. As workaround, the variable data should be constructed as a structured data type of 4 structured data types of 500 bool components.

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Instruction Controller HW Instruction: AC 800M Controller Hardware, Hardware and Operation n/a Error (Page) Change or Correction Documentation Missing for New Power Supply Devices Documentation regarding the new power supply devices SD831 SD834 and SS832 is missing in the manual. Refer to Technical Descriptions 3BSE053111 and 3BSE054059 respectively for data on the products.

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