EcoStruxure Control Expert V15 - Release Notes

 

Contents

1  What’s new in Control Expert V15  1

2  Compatibility rules  9

2.1  Table 1 Unity Pro Versions and PLC OS compatibility  9

2.2  Table 2: XEF and ZEF Files on PC   11

2.3  Table 3: STA Files on PC   17

2.4  Table 4: STU Files on PC   21

2.5  Table 5: PLC <=> PC Transfer 24

2.6  Table 6: Online modification  28

2.7  LL984 Libraries  32

2.8 DTM Version matrix  34

3  Important information  35

4 Additional information from previous releases  35

 

 

1     What’s new in Control Expert V15

New features coming with Control Expert V15 are: 

·       Topology Manager (available in 2nd step : Control Expert V15.0 Service Pack 1)

o   a new multi-controllers configuration environment to reduces engineering hours, commissioning and start-up time. An innovative client server architecture and central repository allow multiple users to work in parallel. 

o   Centralized Security Editor 

·       Communication Function Blocks: easy to configure and simulate PAC to PAC communication (M580 and M340) 

·       Improvements on DFB search 

·       Global Name Space 

·       Data Memory Protect: protect data against unwanted update (on M580 and M340) 

·       More data logged in Syslog 

 

And Control Expert V15 supports Modicon range new features:  

·       MC80 is now by default in catalog 

·       BMXERT1604.2 can be used on M580 HSBY

·       Monotonic time: In Safety communication, the NTP Time synchronization is improved. 

·       Support BMENUA V1.1  

 

In synchronization with OFS V3.63 

·       SCADA Access to variables within nested DFBs 

·       Display in SCADA of forced bits status (including EBOOL) 

 

Note: firmware versions (3.20 for M580 / M580 Safety , and 3.3 for M340) and BMECRA modules is required to access new features Communication Function BlocksMonotonic time In Safety communication and Data Memory Protect. 

 

 

For details see attached pdf file (Adobe Acrobat Reader is necessary to open the file)

 

 

Hot Fixes listed below are implemented in Control Expert V15

 

ControlExpert_V141_HF_MC80

ControlExpert_V140_HF0567175R

ControlExpert_V141_HF_Multilanguages_Online_Help

ControlExpert_V141_HF0570819R

ControlExpert_V141_HF_Integrity_Check

ControlExpert_V141_BMENOR2200H

ControlExpert_V141_HF1

ControlExpert_V141_HF0583313R

ControlExpert_V141_HF0578777R

ControlExpert_V141_HF0586008

ControlExpert_V141_HF_EPE_Evolution1

ControlExpert_V140_HF0540480

ControlExpert_V141_HF0598509R

ControlExpert_V141_HF0608820R

ControlExpert_V141_HF0591961R

 

 

Enhancement listed below are implemented in Control Expert V15 :

 

Id #

Adaptation

Title

Description of the enhancement

PEP0534777R

Adaptation

DTM versions are not documented

A matrix for  native Control Expert  DTMs. Is now available in Control Expert Release Notes  (see 2.8)

PEP0540775R

Adaptation

bad restore messages of located EBOOL variables

On Restore Data, the message BOX  note is adapted to indicate that : Forcing status of EBOOL variables is not restored.

PEP0543486R

Adaptation

validation with 'VMware vSphere Hypervisor- ESXi'

Control Expert V15 is tested on  VMware vSphere Hypervisor- ESXi.

PEP0566614R

Adaptation

Search Windows size not correct in German Language

 in German language, the pop-up window size is now appropriate.

PEP0578391R

Adaptation

CIP Safety DTM update

In the DTM, the description of the path to access a CIP Safety Device was only using "Instance" name and not  "Connection point"
 EDS syntax  allow now  the "Connection point"

PEP0541852R

Adaptation

Tech Support Diagnostic

Tech Support Diagnostic Wizard is improved in Topology Manager

PEP0533619R

Adaptation

Inspect Windows in ST for strings

 “inspect windows” displays now the complete string for string type value in Structure Test (ST),

PEP0531707R

Adaptation

Data Memory Protect

Data Memory Protect feature.

PEP0498028R

Adaptation

BMEAHI BMEAHO CCOTF

It is possible to add/delete BME AHI/AHO modules in RUN in a rack (CCOTF). But DTM configuration (HART) cannot be updated.

PEP0432844R

Adaptation

BMXNOM0200 on ERIO

BMXNOM0200 Ch0, Master RS232; configuration is the same on main rack or ERIO

 

 

Issues listed below are fixed in Control Expert V15 :

 

Id #

Quality

Title

New behavior / solution

PEP0427129R

Quality

HART configuration  does not transfer in FDR server.

on BMEH584060, HART modules configuration files are correctly transfered in FDR server.

PEP0493214R

Quality

Unity Pro DFB Template Signature

DFB Template signature remains consistent between projects after import of DFB Template

PEP0536726R

Quality

open .zef M580 on previous versions

on M580 project with a 140CRA31200 with SV equal or higher than 2.30, it is now possible try to open  .zef file on previous versions of Unity Pro or Control Expert

PEP0537172R

Quality

M580 Master DTM Connection bit deletion and addition.

On M580 Master DTM , when  many connection bits were added  (Limit is 127 in total), and deleted , then the bit assignment may be out of 1-127 range
When adding new connections, gaps are now filled correctly.
NOTE : some projects done in previous versions may not build correctly : delete  requests that are "out of range"  and add it again so that valid connection bits (1-64) are reassigned.

PEP0538093R

Quality

NOC Time zone Offset Wrong Calculation

Unity in win10 performed a wrong calculation( display 0) of BMENOC Time zone Offset no matter what was put in Time Zone. This issue is now fixed

PEP0539808R

Quality

Restored 'ERRORID' value cannot be over written.

after Restore Data from file to PLC', the value in the 'ERRORID' register for the 'CAN_HANDLER' block could not be overwritten. This is now fixed.

PEP0541135R

Quality

BMENOC0301.4 configuration

on BMENOC0301.4:  connection numbers and ID numbers are correct

PEP0542097R

Quality

BMEENOC321 looses its IP forwarding service on build All

after changing the IP forwarding setting changes itself enable -> disable,  the IP addresses for fieldbus network are no more lost.

PEP0544933R

Quality

Control Expert stops working when  click mouse on Ethernet Network windows

in "Ethernet Network" window, after single click mouse, behavior is now correct

PEP0546693R

Quality

M580 HSBY working as Standalone CPU : CCOTF not allowed

CCOTF is possible on a M580 HSBY controller, even if no Secondary CPU is used (so HSBY is used as a Standalone controller)

PEP0546976R

Quality

DFB export type always enabled in XVM

option "DFB type"  is disabled in export to XVM, sa types are exported in any case

PEP0547179R

Quality

Sections print distorted when a .pdf is printed

print of sections improved

PEP0548563R

Quality

Function Block IS_PAR_CON reports wrong status

Function Block IS_PAR_CON reports right status

PEP0551621R

Quality

M580 DTM I/O scanner calculations causes Build error.

on project created with previous Control Expert versions, the M580 DTM bandwidth calculation is now correct.

PEP0553522R

Quality

CYB - Unity Pro PLC simulator - Buffer Overflow

for further information, please refers to CVE-2020-7475

PEP0556594R

Quality

 

Warning Popups windows with EIP device

 

a lot of Warning Popups windows appeared when adding EDS file with some unsupported data types ... show dialog with Error for each line of issue. This is now minimized  with one single dialog box

PEP0558943R

Quality

STU file size increase after save.

STU file size does not increase any more after save.

PEP0559234R

Quality

IP address difference between Ethernet Network and DTM Browser

When BMENOC0301 was configured at Fieldbus Network of BMENOC0321, the IP Address displayed in Ethernet Network tool were not correct. This is now fixed

PEP0560974R

Quality

Error  when adding Can Open EDS with Hardware Catalog Manager

No more error  when adding Can Open EDS with Hardware Catalog Manager

PEP0561914R

Quality

An error is displayed when adding a new MFB axis in M580 Safety

Error is no more displayed when adding a new MFB axis in M580 Safety (Process part)

PEP0567142R

Quality

M580S go to SAFE HALT when link on S_SEL is used

Problem : In Safety mode,  SAFE HALT is displayed in Control Expert when  a direct link is used between S_SEL Function Block and another Function Block . This issue is now fixed

PEP0567143R

Quality

Checking extra Can Open PDO, configuration causes binary error at build

Checking extra Can Open PDO, configuration does not any more cause binary error at build

PEP0567943R

Quality

rename "maintenance Input" in Safety CPU Config screen

The Safety CPU configuration screen is updated:
"Maintenance input" is replaced by "Maintenance authorization"

PEP0571606R

Quality

Description in German not complete in BMENOC03x1 config screen

Description in German in BMENOC03x1 config screen is updated.

PEP0571898R

Quality

Concept Converter: type INT is converted to ZONE with array of 4 INT.

Concept Converter: type INT was converted to ZONE with array of 4 INT, when multiple variables were assigned to same address. This is now fixed.

PEP0572105R

Quality

 L9_SUB UINT data type behaves as INT

L9_SUB function did not behave correctly according the defined types in the block. All the parameters in the block  defined as UINTS but the operation behaved as if they were INT. This is now fixed

PEP0573324R

Quality

Fail gcc compilation error

 "fail gcc compilation" after Rebuild All does not occur any more in above conditions.

PEP0573422R

Quality

Problem when Cyrillic characters in name or folder name.

error when  opening a CE file including Cyrillic characters or open a CE file without Cyrillic characters but from a folder name which includes Cyrillic characters. This error is now fixed.

PEP0573497R

Quality

Missing T850_to_T870 and T870_to_T850 EF safety

when selecting a Safety processor, the EF T850_to_T870 and T870_to_T850 are now available.

PEP0573929R

Quality

Increase the size of refine dialog box

Refine on DFB Instance dialog box :  long names were not fully visible, user had to  scroll to the right to read displayed names.  The Dialog box size is now increased

PEP0573940R

Quality

Data search drop down list Scope truncates names

On data search on "project  scope", in the drop down list showing the scope, names are now  visible.

PEP0574067R

Quality

Initial value save on application closure.

After setting %S94 and so "update  initial value with the current values" inside the PLC if the application were closed, then a window opens:
 customer can then save his application and  “Update local init value with PLC init value”.
This last option is now working, and the local init value are correctly updated.

PEP0575706R

Quality

CYB - Adaptation of the Integrity Check

for further information, please refers to CVE-2020-7475

PEP0575805R

Quality

Copy/Paste from digital IO configuration window does not work.

Copy/Paste from digital IO configuration window is correct

PEP0576007R

Quality

M580 Safety : Process variables export file empty

Filtered variable could only be exported once, doing a second filter would export a blank .xsy. This is now fixed

PEP0576129R

Quality

Third party DTM instantiation issue under BMEAHI

under a BMEAHI/BMEAHO , when adding a device  an error message appeared “"this version of control Expert does not support DTM devices". This error is now fixed
(note: it was fixed in V14.1 by hot fix CONTROLEXPERT_V141_HF0608820R)

PEP0576134R

Quality

No "Replace" option" in the Program Unit 'Import Trouble Report' window

When importing a Program Unit that conflict  with an existing Program Unit ( same name), a "replace"  option is now available

PEP0576165R

Quality

module compatibility issue  on ProWORX project

Message "AS-H827-103 is not compatible with Drop " is now fixed

PEP0577416R

Quality

Changing SFC block name stops Control Expert

In an SFC section,  renaming an Instance of a block, inside an Action, to the Action name is now possible.

PEP0577417R

Quality

Process Forced Bit table does not show symbol name.

On M580 Safety controller, if a process variable were forced and the forced table called up, it brought up the %Mxxx address : Now, it brings up the Name in the Name Column and the Address in the address Column.

PEP0578784R

Quality

 Time Stamping ID lost in project

In a M580 Safety application TS ID were lost on STU, STA, ZEF. This is now fixed.

PEP0579494R

Quality

Device list description in M580 DTMs is incorrect

in M580 DTM, the description of Device List is now correct.

PEP0579729R

Quality

Adding a profile in private family does not work for BMXEIA0100

In BMXEIA0100 configuration screen, a new profile in the Private family can now be added

PEP0580247R

Quality

BMXEIA0100 configuration issue

private family in Chinese language text is now correct.

PEP0580408R

Quality

Overview 140CRA31210

Indication "400Word in /out" was misleading as size is limited by 1400 bytes in /out of ethernet buffer.  Overview is now updated.

PEP0581511R

Quality

CE v14.1 - Error to add a Profibus Slave

The following issue is fixed :
On M580, after add a PRM gateway in DTM browser, and add a GSD file to library, and Update catalog. Then, in DTM browser, add the device created from GSD under the PRM gateway: an error message appears “"this version of control Expert does not support DTM devices".
(note: it was fixed in V14.1 by hot fix CONTROLEXPERT_V141_HF0608820R)

PEP0582379R

Quality

M340, IOStructure Name Error with BMXNOC0401

After adding the DTM device under BMXNOC0401.2 changing the "IO Structure NAME" is now possible.

PEP0582801R

Quality

Windows folder which contains Chinese characters

Stu/Sta projects stored in folder  named with Chinese characters, can now be open without error.

PEP0584471R

Quality

RESTORE DATA from Premium to M580 error

DTX file  created by SAVE_DATA from  Premium project can be RESTORE_DATE to  M580 project.

PEP0587180R

Quality

Text error on Spanish version

 “Types Library Manager” screens updated

PEP0587223R

Quality

Multime ENO abnormal behavior

ENO of  Multime Function Block was stack at "0" even if  EN was set to 1. This is now fixed.

PEP0587762R

Quality

thread tried to read from or write to …

On project using  EXTERNAL Variables inside Program Units and message appeared: "The thread tried to read from or write to a virtual address for which it does not have the appropriate access". This issue is now fixed.

PEP0588566R

Quality

wrong grammar in warning message

message " this variable doesn't longer exist" is corrected.

PEP0589681R

Quality

Hot fixes do not completely uninstall

Hot fixes are uninstalled when Control Expert is uninstalled

PEP0589803R

Quality

Unity DIF shows different results for REAL in .zef and .sta

REAL variable  value appears as  400 (for example) in ZEF  but  value will be 400.0 (floating point) in sta and Unity DIF will show a difference between the two applications.  Value appears now as 400,0 in both.

PEP0590044R

Quality

Right click on DFB & initialize search return nothing

Search on DFB type is now done on All scope of project, so all instances are found (in DFBs, nested, in Program Units..)

PEP0591961R

Quality

invalid assignment using LENGTH_ARSTRING

issue with LENGTH_ARSTRING function is now fixed

PEP0592027R

Quality

BMXDRA0815 3.3V power budget

 BMXDRA0815 3.3V power budget is corrected

PEP0592805R

Quality

RIO / CRA  can build with all the PLC security enabled

in14.1 project with remote rack I/O could build with all the PLC security enabled.
But this is wrong. It is now highlighted that TFTP, EIP, and DHCP/BOOTP must be enabled

PEP0596346R

Quality

Search function Scope Global default doesn't work

Search on DFB type is now done on all scope of project

PEP0598891R

Quality

CANopen size error at build when changing Premium CPU reference

Changing CPU, with TSXCPP110 ,  and rebuild all, may cause an error on  CANopen channel: {Channel (0.0.1 ) CANopen} : Error in definition of configuration size
This error is now fixed

PEP0599967R

Quality

CE 14.1 Implicit Type Conversion

in Mathematics operations literal value conversion is now correctly managed

PEP0600506R

Quality

SEARCH in Program Unit : variable used in another Program Unit cannot be  found

Search  is now done on all scope of project, so all instances are found (in DFBs, or in Program Units)

PEP0603047R

Quality

changing LID/DID cause an error on BMENUA (message: BadWaitingForInitialData)

BME NUA module connection to an OPC client application is now OK , without error message BadWaitingForInitialData, after online changes.

PEP0608820R

Quality

CE V14.1  Import of provided XSY file generates an error at analyze

The following issue is fixed:
When importing XSY file, with variables and Function Block instances already existing in the project, then during import a “Replace” is proposed on these variables and FB instances. In some cases, when “replace” option is selected for both variables and FB instances, the FBD section using the instance and variables may be in error.
(note: it was fixed in V14.1 by hot fix CONTROLEXPERT_V141_HF0608820R)

 /

Quality

New Modbus driver

for further information, please refers to CVE-2020-7523

PEP0609251R

Quality

REF TO BOOL issue

The following issue is fixed: REF TO BOOL is reset when used on a Reset Coil

PEP0593950R

Quality

Arrays conversion from CONCEPT

The following issue is fixed: Arrays on project converted from  CONCEPT are offset by 2 registers

PEP0584212R

Quality

GET_TS_EVT_M error & status

GET_TS_EVT_M error & status are now correct (to 0) and no more to 1

PEP0574773R

Quality

Access Rights Overridden by MDT Autosave

The following issue is fixed: Some Control Expert access Rights (set in Security Editor) were overridden by MDT Autosave.

PEP0572624R

Quality

DDDT name under NOC401 & 402

Device DDT created from Modbus DTM added under NOC0402, or NOC0401, can now be renamed correctly.

PEP0546596R

Quality

BMENOC0321 Ethernet Network screen

On BMENOC0321, the configuration screen for Sub-network mask of IP Forwarding  is now consistent with what is displayed in Ethernet Network tool

PEP0578777R

Quality

Open STA file with several BMECXM0100 (so several CANopen buses).

ControlExpert_V141_HF0578777R

The following issue is fixed: It is not possible to open a STA file when there are several BMECXM0100 (so several CANopen buses). The problem is reproducible when we have 2 different devices at same address on different CANopen buses.

The “open STA” command fails without any explanation

 

2  Compatibility rules

2.1  Table 1 Unity Pro Versions and PLC OS compatibility 

This table gives the application version created with the different Unity Pro versions.

Application version corresponds to the processor OS version displayed in Unity Pro configuration screen.

The OS version corresponds to the minimum version required to execute an application functional level.

Higher OS versions ensure compatibility with a lower application version.

As example: an application version V2.00 generated by Unity Pro V3.0 can be executed by a PLC OS version V2.30.

Control Expert / Unity Pro Version

PREMIUM
Minimum OS Version

QUANTUM
Minimum OS Version

QUANTUM SAFETY Minimum OS Version

Momentum

Minimum OS Version

M340
Minimum OS Version

M580
Minimum OS Version

M580

SAFETY
Minimum OS Version

V15

/

/

NA

/

3.3

3.2

3.2

V14.1

/

/

NA

/

3.2

3.1

3.1

V14

/

/

NA

/

/

2.9(***)

2.8

2.9(***)

2.8

V13.1

/

/

NA

/

/

2.7

2.7

V13

/

/

NA

2.0

/

2.4

2.4 (**)

V12

/

/

NA

/

/

2.3

NA

V11.1

/

/

NA

1.3

/

2.2

NA

V11

/

/

NA

/

/

2.1

NA

V10

/

3.3  (*)

NA

/

2.7

2.0

NA

V8.1

3.10

3.2x  (*)

NA

/

2.60

1.1x

NA

V8.0

/

3.20

NA

1.0

/

1.0

NA

V7.0

3.0

3.10

3.0

NA

2.50

NA

NA

V6.1

/

/

NA

NA

2.40

NA

NA

V6.0

2.90

3.00

NA

NA

2.30

NA

NA

V5.0

2.60 / 2.70 (2)

2.80

NA

NA

2.20

NA

NA

V4.1

2.60 / 2.50 (2)

2.70

2.0

NA

2.10

NA

NA

V4.0

2.60 / 2.50 (2)

2.60

NA

NA

2.00

NA

NA

V3.1

2.50 (2)

2.40

1.0

NA

1.00

NA

NA

V3.0

2.40

2.40

NA

NA

1.00

NA

NA

V2.3SP1

2.30

2.30

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

V2.2

2.21 (1)

2.00

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

V2.1

2.00 MFB

2.00

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

V2.0

2.00

2.00

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA


(1)      Only TSX P 57 5634 M.
(2)      Only TSX H57 24 M and TSX H57 44 M
NA     Not Applicable: Applications not supported.

/        No evolution

 

(*) Quantum minimum OS version for Unity Pro V8.1 is 3.20 (standalone) or 3.21 (Hot Stand By CPUs)

    Quantum minimum OS version for Unity Pro V10 is 3.3 (high end CPUs 140CPU6xx) or 3.20 (others)

(**) OS version 2.6 with UnityPro_V130_HF2

(***) M580 Version 2.9 support comes with CONTROLEXPERT_V140_HF_PMEPXM0100_HF0312169E or CONTROLEXPERT_V140_HF2

2.2  Table 2: XEF and ZEF Files on PC

 Open XEF Files

With
Unity Pro V2.3 SP1

With
Unity Pro V3.0

With
Unity Pro V3.1

With
Unity Pro V4.0

With
Unity Pro V4.1

With
Unity Pro V5.0

With
Unity Pro V6.0 (1)

With
Unity Pro V6.1 (2)

With
Unity Pro V7.0 (3)

With
Unity Pro V8.0 (4)

With
Unity Pro V8.1 (4)

With
Unity Pro V10 (4)

With
Unity Pro V11 (4)

With
Unity Pro V11.1 (4)

With
Unity Pro V12 (4)

With
Unity Pro V13 (4)

With
Unity Pro V13.1 (4)

With
Control Expert V14

(4)

With
Control Expert V14.1

(4)

With
Control Expert V15

(4) (6)

Modicon M580 Safety application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modicon M580application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

NA (5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Momentum Unity

V1.0 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Momentum Unity

V1.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Momentum Unity

V2.0 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premium / Quantum
V2.00 appl
ication *

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.30 application

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.40 application

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V2.50 application

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.60 application

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.70 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V3.00 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V3.10 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quantum
V2.80 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.00  application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.10  application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.2x application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modicon M340
V1.0 application

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.0 application

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.1 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.2 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.4 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.50 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.60 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.7 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V3.2 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V3.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quantum safety
V1.0 application

NA

NA

YES

NA

YES

NA

NA

NA

YES

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Quantum safety
V2.0 application

NA

NA

NO

NA

YES

NA

NA

NA

YES

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Quantum safety
V3 .0 application

NA

NA

NO

NA

NO

NA

NA

NA

YES

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA


NA:
    Not Applicable (Quantum Safety only exists for Unity Pro V3.1, V4.1 & V7.0)

Ø      Application version corresponds to the choice of PLC version in Unity Pro configuration screen (V2.00, V2.30 …)

         See Unity Pro, application and PLC OS compatibility (Table 1).

Restrictions:

(1)  When XEF file created with Unity Pro ≥ V6.0 contains LL984 sections, XEF file cannot be open by Unity Pro version < V6.0

(2)  When XEF file created with Unity Pro ≥ V6.1 for the M340 platforms contains LL984 sections, XEF file cannot be open by Unity Pro version < V6.1

(3)  When XEF file created with Unity Pro V7.0 contains Extracted bits in DDT, XEF file cannot be open by Unity Pro version < V7.0

(4)  Downward compatibility of DTM's is not guaranteed : so If an application created with Unity Pro contains DTMs version n, it may not be opened and run with DTMs version n-1 (or prior) : Status is displayed in DTM Audit Tool.

     Upward compatibility of DTMs is guaranteed : If an application created with Unity Pro contains DTMs version n, it can be opened and run with DTMs version n+1 and above.

 (5) XEF format is not available on M580 platform (zef format only is available for M580 platform).

(6) XEF import format is only supported by Control Expert Classic. It is not supported by Control Expert Topology Manager

 

 Open ZEF Files

With
Unity Pro ≤ V5.0

With
Unity Pro V6.0 (1)

With
Unity Pro V6.1 (2)

With
Unity Pro V7.0 (3)

With
Unity Pro V8.0  (4)

With
Unity Pro V8.1  (4)

With
Unity Pro V10  (4)

With
Unity Pro V11  (4)

With
Unity Pro V11.1  (4)

With
Unity Pro V12

(4)

With
Unity Pro V13

(4)

With
Unity Pro V13.1

(4)

With
Control Expert V14

(4)

With
Control Expert V14.1

(4)

With
Control Expert V15

(4) (5)

Modicon M580 safety

V2.4 or 2.6 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580 safety

V2.7 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580 safety

V2.9 & V2.8 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580 safety

V3.1 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

Modicon M580 safety

V3.2 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modicon M580

V1.0 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V1.1x application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.0 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.1 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.2 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.3 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.4 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.7 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.9 & V2.8 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V3.1 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V3.2 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Momentum Unity

V1.0 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Momentum Unity

V1.3 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Momentum Unity

V2.0 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premium / Quantum
≤ V2.70 application *

NA

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V3.0 application

NA

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V3.10 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quantum
V3.00  application

NA

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.10  application

NA

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.2x application

NA

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.3 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modicon M340
≤ V2.3 application

NA

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.4 application

NA

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.50 application

NA

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.60 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V2.7 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V3.2 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

Modicon M340
V3.3 application

NA

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quantum safety
≤ V3 .0 application

NA

NA

NA

YES

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA


NA:
    Not Applicable

Ø      Application version corresponds to the choice of PLC version in Unity Pro configuration screen (V2.00, V2.30 …)

         See Unity Pro, application and PLC OS compatibility (Table 1).

Restrictions:

(1)  When ZEF file created with Unity Pro ≥ V6.0 contains LL984 sections, ZEF file cannot be open by Unity Pro version < V6.0

(2)  When ZEF file created with Unity Pro ≥ V6.1 for the M340 platforms contains LL984 sections, ZEF file cannot be open by Unity Pro version < V6.1

(3)  When ZEF file created with Unity Pro V7.0 contains Extracted bits in DDT, ZEF file cannot be open by Unity Pro version < V7.0

(4)  Downward compatibility of DTM's is not guaranteed : so If an application created with Unity Pro contains DTMs version n, it may not be opened and run with DTMs version n-1 (or prior) : Status is displayed in DTM Audit Tool.

     Upward compatibility of DTMs is guaranteed : If an application created with Unity Pro contains DTMs version n, it can be opened and run with DTMs version n+1 and above.

(5) Control Expert Topology Manager supports ZEF import from V15. To import ZEF from previous versions : import ZEF in Control Expert Classic >> Export ZEF >> import new ZEF in Control Expert Topology Manager

 

 

2.3  Table 3: STA Files on PC 

Open STA Files on PC

With
Unity Pro V2.3 SP1

With
Unity Pro V3.0

With
Unity Pro V3.1

With
Unity Pro V4.0

With
Unity Pro V4.1

With
Unity Pro V5.0

With
Unity Pro V6.0 (1)

With
Unity Pro V6.1

With
Unity Pro V7.0 (3)

With
Unity Pro V8.0

(4)

With
Unity Pro V8.1

(4) (5)

With
Unity Pro V10

(4) (5)

With
Unity Pro V11

(4) (5)

With
Unity Pro V11.1

(4) (5)

With
Unity Pro V12

(4) (5)

With
Unity Pro V13

(4) (5)

With
Unity Pro V13.1

(4) (5)

With
Control Expert V14

(4) (5)

With
Control Expert V14.1

(4) (5)

With
Control Expert V15

(4) (5) (6)

Modicon M580 safety

V2.4 or 2.6 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580 Safety

V2.7 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580 Safety

V2.9 & V2.8 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580 Safety

V3.1 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

Modicon M580 Safety

V3.2 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modicon M580

V1.0 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V1.1x application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.0 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.1 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.2 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.4 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.7 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V2.9 & V2.8 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V3.1 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

Modicon M580

V3.2 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Momentum Unity

V1.0 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Momentum Unity

V1.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Momentum Unity

V2.0 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premium / Quantum
V2.00 application

YES (2)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.30 application

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.40 application

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V2.50 application

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.60 application

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium / Quantum
V2.70 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V3.00 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Premium
V3.10 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quantum
V2.80 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.00  application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.10  application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.2x application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Quantum
V3.3 application

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO