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Software FESTO AUTOMATION SUITE 8074657
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Festo Automation Suite Parameterisation, programming and maintenance of electronic devices by Festo

Major release

  • Existing projects can be converted into the new format.
  • The original project remains unchanged.
  • Opening a converted project or one created with Festo Automation Suite V2.0 in in V1.x is not possible.


New Features:

  • Topology Editor:
    • Configuration of network connections based on the network topology
    • Configuration specific display of devices
    • Adding and connecting of EtherCAT slave devices which are not supported by plug-ins
  • Export of parameter files:
    • For Siemens S7-1500 (SCL source file)
    • For EtherCAT based servo drives (proprietary format)
  • Downloading of all available firmware files into the local repository
  • Cyclical network requests for retrieving device status data can be deactivated
  • Release note history is displayed for plug-ins und extensions
  • Improved installation of CODESYS packages during plug-in installation (only if CODESYS extension is installed)


Fixed Bugs:

  • Application crashes if "My Documents" special folder is missing
  • Loading a project by double clicking the project file fails if "Last used project" startup option is set
  • Motor is not imported from PositioningDrives in certain configurations
  • Opening previously downloaded manuals raises an error "Download failed"
  • Firmware update not possible for CPX-E-CEC basic controller
  • Saving of the project fails for certain project names
  • Identification function on a device remains active even after application has been closed
  • Changed network settings are sporadically not applied when set via the device scan in the right sidebar
  • Command for scanning for EtherCAT slaves is shown even if CODESYS Extension is not installed
  • Undocked windows show green background when a dialog is opened


Known Limitations:

  • CANopen Slave devices which are not supported by a plug-in cannot be added in the topology editor


System Requirements:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10 Version 1607 or higher
  • 32 or 64 bit
2.0.1.9
12-08-2020
Festo Automation Suite Parameterisation, programming and maintenance of electronic devices by Festo

New Features:

  • Display of Notification, e. g. in case of new available software versions or trace recordings
  • Support for transferring licenses into devices
  • Device state "no errors" in connection area of Plug-ins now displayed in green
  • Width of project list on start page and in backstage menu can be modified


Fixed Bugs:

  • Firmware files for new devices (e. g. CMMT-AS-C5) cannot be downloaded (V1.3.2)
  • Crash at application start when used with certain Windows language packs (V1.3.2)
  • Crash when installing Plug-ins at low disk space
  • Crash at application start when installed in user folder
  • Installation fails with error code 0x80070643 in rare circumstances
  • Crash when saving if the opened project has been deleted from the file system
  • Devices not found in the network scan if the network interface is added after the application has started
  • Message "Renaming not possible" appears without reason and blocks the application
  • Multiple selection in Designer is cancelled when opening context menu
  • Error when displaying documents that have been downloaded before


Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10 Version 1607 or higher
  • 32 or 64 bit
1.3.2
31-01-2020
Festo Automation Suite Parameterisation, programming and maintenance of electronic devices by Festo

New Features:

  • Display of Notification, e. g. in case of new available software versions or trace recordings
  • Support for transferring licenses into devices
  • Device state "no errors" in connection area of Plug-ins now displayed in green
  • Width of project list on start page and in backstage menu can be modified


Fixed Bugs:

  • Crash when installing Plug-ins at low disk space
  • Crash at application start when installed in user folder
  • Installation fails with error code 0x80070643 in rare circumstances
  • Crash when saving if the opened project has been deleted from the file system
  • Devices not found in the network scan if the network interface is added after the application has started
  • Message "Renaming not possible" appears without reason and blocks the application
  • Multiple selection in Designer is cancelled when opening context menu
  • Error when displaying documents that have been downloaded before
1.3.1.57
29-11-2019
Festo Automation Suite Parameterisation, programming and maintenance of electronic devices by Festo

New Features:

  • PositioningDrives data import
  • Support for modular EtherCAT slaves in EtherCAT scan
  • EtherCAT slaves can be imported when importing a PLC from the device scan
  • Release notes for available and installed Plug-ins and Extensions
  • Connections in Designer now using colors for different connection types
  • Devices with identical IP address (path to the engineering interface) are tagged with a warning icon in Designer
  • Warnings for parameter pages are indicated in Plug-in navigators (similar to errors)


Fixed Bugs:

  • Misleading error message when trying to check for updates without Internet connection
  • Undocked windows cannot be moved when trying to drag certain areas of the window title bar
  • Context menu in Designer does not work correctly for multiple selections
  • Cursor cannot be set with the mouse when renaming a device


System Requirements:

  • Windows 7/10 (32/64 bit)
  • Screen resolution 1600x900 or higher recommended
1.2.1.16
06-06-2019
Festo Automation Suite Parameterisation, programming and maintenance of electronic devices by Festo

New Features:

  • EtherCAT scan (only non-modular devices)
  • Manual access also for motors, axes and gears


Fixed Bugs:

  • Firmware is not shown correctly after downloading it into the repository
  • Connections between devices get lost when copying and pasting
  • Opening the scan view while the application window is shown in reduced size might freeze the application


Known Issues:

  • After importing a modular device from the EtherCAT scan, its modules still need to be configured manually.
  • Downloading a firmware to a CMMT-AS with improper network settings stops at 10 %, and the application freezes.
1.1.1.610
16-01-2019
Festo Automation Suite Parameterisation, programming and maintenance of electronic devices by Festo

New Features:

  • English online help

 

Fixed Bugs:

  • Opening a Plug-in by double clicking the device in the navigator does not work
  • Access error message after Plug-in installation
  • Firmware file cannot be downloaded after the user interface language has been changed
  • Searching for firmware updates sporadically fails
1.0.3.6
23-07-2018
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