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STBNDP2212 Exec Upgrade to v4.04

Goals and Symptoms

The purpose of this resolution is to inform STB users that executive software for the STBNDP2212 Advantys STB Profibus DP Network Interface Module has been upgraded.

Facts and Changes

STBNDP2212 exec ver. 4.04 introduces the option of enabling channel related Diagnostic Bytes 20 - 61 which display island module information. Previously only Diagnostic Bytes 0 – 19 were utilized.
Format and use of the Diagnostic Data Bytes 20 – 61 is explained in the Advantys STB Standard Profibus DP Network Interface Module Applications Guide and Advantys Configuration Software on-line help.

GSD file Rev. 4.xx minimum is required to use this feature.

V3.50 minimum of the Advantys Configuration Software is required to use this level of the NIM firmware. Lower versions of Configuration Software do not support Profibus NIMs loaded with v4.xx (or higher) execs.

Causes and Fixes

The following items that support this feature can be downloaded from Pl@net:

STBNDP2212 exec v4.04 (ai_nim_ndp_04_04.bin)

GSD file STBNDP2212_Profibus_.gsd_11_2007.zip

Advantys STB Standard Profibus DP Network Interface Module Applications Guide, 31002957.04 (version 4).

Advantys Configuration Software (STB SPU 1000), v3.5.0.0

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