AutomationDirect logo Firmware Revisions for C-more EA7 Series



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Recent Firmware History:


Version: 2.78
Details:
New Feature
1) Support for Windows 8 (32/64 bit)
Improvements:
2) Add a warning to the fw update dialog to caution users against updating fw remotely
3) USB Driver(x64) - Need improvement driver signature
4) Clock Source Dialog – Remove reference to Time Server Setting
Bugs fixed
5) Update EtherNetIP Server (Generic IO Messaging) driver to conform to ODVA specification
6) Remote Access – Remote Client does not display keypads correctly
7) Remote Access - Remote Client does not show the password keypad for the Alarm Log Protection
8) P3000 driver - PLC701 error when reading Internal Bit arrays with elements above 229
9) Do-more drivers - problem with DateTime Structures


Version: 2.77
Details:
Bugs fixed
1) USB Driver folder – new installations will not create duplicate USB driver folders
2) In some cases, the panel is locked if the right side of the keypad title bar is clicked.
3) White Screen or Lockup when connected to P3000. Ver.2.75 fixed this but Ver.2.76 did not.
4) Sound Loop option may cause Memory Leak and White Screen issue
5) Change title of Productivity 3000 CPU in the PLC Enquiry screens on the panel
6) The Tag Name Database import of L5K file is unnecessarily restrictive
7) IP address becomes 0.0.0.0) Ver.2.75 fixed this but Ver.2.76 did not.
8) Panel white screen
9) Do-more driver PLC Enquiry test returns "Fail" even when it is apparently successful
10) Define the asterisks used on Panel Manager Device configure dialog when multiple devices are added
11) P3000 white screen issue
12) Some fonts are stored in too much panel memory.
13) A separate Demo installation for EA7 software is no longer posted. To install a Demo version, do not enter a key code when prompted during the full version installation.
14) Do-more Ethernet and Serial driver: programming software doesn't import String tags with nicknames


Version: 2.76
Details:
New drivers
1) Do-More PLC by AutomationDirect
Bugs fixed
1) White screen may occur when sound loop option is configured
2) Online Link List – Ethernet Browse occasionally misses some panel responses
3) Tag Cross Reference dialog window can’t be moved in Windows7


Version: 2.75
Details:
Bugs fixed
1)P3000, Recipe Write causes exception (does not follow Extended Modbus Specification)
2) P3000 Ethernet with Recipe: Turning on the "Use Write Event Tag" from the PLC causes the panel to
lock up
3) EtherNet/IP driver for SLC5/05: Panel giving PLC-012 error
4) Allen Bradley Ethenet/IP Cleient MicroLogix 1100 Driver - L Bits causing Panel to White Screen
5) When the project is started, C-more doesn't sometimes communicate with PLC.
6) Send Project to Panel : Error PTC-002 : Transfer Failed - Communication timeout
7) SYSTEM TAG:"SYS ERR POWERFAIL COUNT" is not preserved.
8) IP address becomes 0.0.0.0.
9) White Screen or Lockup when connected to P3000.
Improvements
10) Main software window Title bar - Add Version to display in the Main Title Bar
11) Correct errors in Object Help text for Radio Button


Version: 2.73
Details:
Bugs fixed
1) When a recipe exists in multiple Call Recipe Objects, the values displayed in the recipe update only on the first
2) In some circumstances when 40 alarms or more are logged at the same time, the SRAM area of the data log is destroyed.
Improvement
3) Improved Remote Access performance
4) Readme file format changed from .txt to .pdf


Version: 2.72
Details:
Security Patch
1) Correct FTP and Web Server security vulnerabilities that, when exploited, can compromise the security of the device.


Version: 2.71
Details:
2/2/2011 - version 2.71
Bug fixed
1) Transaction ID on AB EtherNet/IP protocol is not handled correctly and can result in whitescreen or panel lockup.


12/6/2010 - Version 2.70
Improvements
1) GE SNPX driver: allow the %I and %Q data types to be Read/Write
2) Improve tolerance of Ethernet packet loss for all Ethernet drivers
3) Improve Remote Access .jpg image quality
4) The install process is updated to correct the associated registry keys from the Windows Registry

Bugs fixed
5) A-B SLC5/05, when PLC out of connections C-more gives up and stops all communications.
6) Modbus TCP: Register Write Function Code feature does not work
7) S7-300 Ethernet driver: C-more is writing an unnecessary byte on bit writes
8) C-more Simulator: objects assigned to I/O addresses in the Allen Bradley protocols are 'flickering'
9) DH485 and Pass through: Local C-more writes a zero to register in PLC when a remote panel is connected via Pass through
10) .eas file created in version older than 2.51 won’t open in software versions 2.51 and later
11) "Program memory is very low" error dialog is displayed. Screen caching may cause a memory shortage in some circumstances, for example if a project that includes many fill gradations is accessed remotely and many screen changes are made during the remote access session
12) P3000 Input & Output System IDs over slot 9 do not work.
13) Remote access: When a panel experiences multiple remote access sessions simultaneously and one client pauses the session, other sessions may not be updated.
14) Multi-state bitmap object Image Tab title of coumn says "Bit Number" when it should say "Image Number"
15) A-B DF1 Tag-Based, Recipe Write packet size can become too large.
16) Protected File saved with wrong extention


Version: 2.70
Details:
Version 2.70 is not available for customer download

Improvements
1) GE SNPX driver: allow the %I and %Q data types to be Read/Write
2) Improve tolerance of Ethernet packet loss for all Ethernet drivers
3) Improve Remote Access .jpg image quality
4) The install process is updated to correct the associated registry keys from the Windows Registry

Bugs fixed
5) A-B SLC5/05, when PLC out of connections C-more gives up and stops all communications.
6) Modbus TCP: Register Write Function Code feature does not work
7) S7-300 Ethernet driver: C-more is writing an unnecessary byte on bit writes
8) C-more Simulator: objects assigned to I/O addresses in the Allen Bradley protocols are 'flickering'
9) DH485 and Pass through: Local C-more writes a zero to register in PLC when a remote panel is connected via Pass through
10) .eas file created in version older than 2.51 won’t open in software versions 2.51 and later
11) "Program memory is very low" error dialog is displayed. Screen caching may cause a memory shortage in some circumstances, for example if a project that includes many fill gradations is accessed remotely and many screen changes are made during the remote access session
12) P3000 Input & Output System IDs over slot 9 do not work.
13) Remote access: When a panel experiences multiple remote access sessions simultaneously and one client pauses the session, other sessions may not be updated.
14) Multi-state bitmap object Image Tab title of coumn says "Bit Number" when it should say "Image Number"
15) A-B DF1 Tag-Based, Recipe Write packet size can become too large.
16) Protected File saved with wrong extention


Version: 2.60
Details:
4/14/2010 - Version 2.60
New drivers
1) SOLO temperature controller

Improvements
2) Support for Windows 7 (32/64 bit) and Vista 64 bit (Vista 32 bit previously supported)

Bugs fixed
3) Screen Library - Screen Sorting - Dragging and dropping screens does not work in VISTA
4) Event Manager Export/Import - Events Tags are always imported as ON, even if the original file is set to OFF
5) Using password with the Inc/Dec object causes the panel and simulator to lock up
6) Remove the bug fix (Ver.2.51): Sounds Crackling on second loop


Version: 2.53
Details:
Version 2.53 corrects an issue with version 2.52 that could cause a panel to freeze with a white screen.


Version: 2.51
Details:
Available as part of software download, firmware is not available independent of software.
8/19/2009 – Version 2.51
New drivers
1) GS Drives Modbus Serial
2) GS Drives Modbus Ethernet

Bugs fixed
3) MultiState Text Indicator, bug when using String Tags
4) Simulation problem: AB drivers (DH485 and DF1), T4:11.ACC does not work in Simulation on PC
5) EZTouch Conversion - Modbus and Modbus TCP - Poll time is not converted properly
6) Alarm message object does not update properly on a Background screen
7) DF1 Half Tag-Based, problem when using two devices of same protocol.
8) Message database doesn't properly display edited message
9) Sounds Crackling on second loop
10) LCD remains dark after screen saver is deactivated by touching the screen in EA7-S6M(-R) panels
11) A-B Ethernet/IP 1100 with two PLCs, problem when communications lost to one PLC.
12) Slider object: Enter and Cancel buttons do not appear when object is narrower than default and On Demand is selected
13) EtherNet/IP Tag Based Control/CompactLogix: Tag Copy of Strings with an odd length does not copy correctly
14) C-more USB Pen Drive Recognition

Readme errata
Version 2.40 item 8 has been changed to read: The total quantity of screens in the project is increased to 9999, limited by available memory.

Improvements
15) Adjust Screen value set by Adjust Screen object should be retentive
16) Event Manager - Tag Event - for Analog Tags, base the event on <, = or > or not equal or like the Visibility option on most objects
17) Line Trend Graph and PID Trend graph Objects - Scroll Buttons - Add Check Box option "Display Scroll Buttons" to Options Tab, Default = checked
18) Modbus RTU & Modbus TCP: Allow write function code for registers and Coils to be selected
19) Radio Button - Expand the object to use the entire 16 bit word instead of just 8 bits.
20) Radio Button - Background to Buttons should be editable
21) Trend Data Logging - CSV file needs headers
22) Event Manager Export/Import - There is a field at the bottom of an Event Manager Export that we can not see. But if it is deleted or if data is added after it on the spreadsheet, the import will not work as expected. Identify this row so it will not be deleted.
23) Limit C-more Tag data type selection to Allen Bradley PLC memory type
24) Modbus RTU and Modbus TCP: Add "2" as an option in the "Registers Per Message" field for the Panel Manager settings
25) Modbus RTU and TCP: allow Registers per Message and Coils per Message to be unique settings per devices
26) Add Numeric/Text Entry Object Focus option
27) Add Byte Swap option in event manager Tag and Tag Copy events for ASCII data.


Version: 2.42
Details:
The Source Data becomes corrupted in the Recipe Object using Single Source Recipe in various circumstances.

This only happens when converting projects from versions older than 2.40 to version 2.40 or 2.41.


Version: 2.41
Details:
Projects from previous versions that are upgraded to version 2.41 will have the Remote Access Feature set to off by default.


Version: 2.40
Details:
In order to make use of the Remote Access feature when upgrading fw the customer must Reset to Factory Default at the panel (this writes new html files)

This version adds the Remote Access Feature.
Also, sample projects install in the Project folder, SMTP authentication support and the option to identify screens with numbers up to 9999 (quantity of screens remains 999)


Version: 2.23 + Service Pack 1
Details:
Bugs Fixed

1) Allen Bradley L5K Import with TagName the same as DataType causes C-more S/W to crash.
2) When Importing over 30,000 tags the Error Message text is wrong.
3) C-more importing Analog I/O Aliases in ControlLogix driver L5K import with wrong data type.
4) Import Message Database with Message Overwrite, Message Text is deleted.


Version: 2.23
Details:
The Firmware is packaged with C-more Programming Software version 2.23 and can not be downloaded separately.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.
http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html



Version: 2.20 + SP1
Details:
The Firmware is packaged with C-more Programming Software version 2.2 and can not be downloaded separately.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html


Version: 2.2
Details:
07/31/2008 - Version 2.2

The Firmware is packaged with C-more Programming Software version 2.2 and can not be downloaded separately.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html


Version: 2.1
Details:
04/29/2008 - Version 2.1

The Firmware is packaged with C-more Programming Software version 2.1 and can not be downloaded separately.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html



Version: 2.0.7.35E
Details:
Special Firmware Release

There is no need to download this firmware unless you have experienced the problems that are corrected by this release.

For the latest version of the C-more Software, go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html

These firmware fixes will be included in the next Full Release of the C-more Software.

Bugs Fixed in the special Firmware Release:

1) Bar Graph not always updating with current PLC data
2) Line length animation not changing as expected


Version: 2.0.07.35B
Details:
Special Firmware Release

There is no need to download this firmware unless you have experienced the problem that is corrected by this release.

For the latest version of the C-more Software, go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html

This firmware fix will be included in the next Full Release of the C-more Software

Bug Fixed in the special Firmware Release

Allen Bradley Control/CompactLogix PLC's

EtherNet/IP and DF1


1) Only the first element of REAL ARRAY Tags will update


Version: 2.0.07.35
Details:
09/5/2007 - Version 2.0 Build 07.35

Bugs Fixed
1) False Allen Bradley EtherNet/IP PLC-011 error
2) No * when entering Screen Password


Improvements

1) Retentive Tag Startup Performance Improved
2) Added Copy and Paste of Individual Records within Event Manager


Version: 2.0.07.35
Details:
09/5/2007 - Version 2.0 Build 07.35

Bugs Fixed
1) False Allen Bradley EtherNet/IP PLC-011 error
2) No * when entering Screen Password


Improvements

1) Retentive Tag Startup Performance Improved
2) Added Copy and Paste of Individual Records within Event Manager


Version: 2.0.07.32
Details:
Firmware is packaged with software version 2.00 Build 7.32.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html

Allen Bradley ControlLogix/CompactLogix Ethernet IP Tag Based Client
Allen Bradley ControlLogix/CompactLogix DF1 Full Duplex Tag Based Client
Allen Bradley ControlLogix/CompactLogix DF1 Half Duplex Tag Based Client
Allen Bradley SLC5/05 EtherNet/IP Client
Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1100 EtherNet/IP Client
Allen Bradley Net-ENI EtherNet/IP Client


Other Features Added:

Recently Open Files Listed in File Menu
Navigation Paths Memorized Automatically


Version: 1.31.7.27
Details:
Firmware is packaged with software version 1.31 Build 7.27.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html


Fixed bugs as listed

1) Popup Window Memory Leak
2) Objects overlapping Text Objects causing objects to not update
3) A-B DH485 did not accept Panel Station number set to 1
4) Old project transferred instead of saved project
5) Firmware updates failures
6) Load Library Fail - Database issue with Windows 2000, missing msvcp60.dll
7) Modbus TCP/IP double requests causing "PLC-499 Error Code 0x0004"
8) Recipe Sheet in Popup window causing an error


Version: 1.30.7.21A
Details:
06/01/2007 - Version 1.3 Build 07.21 - Firmware Release Only

Fixed bugs as listed

1) Memory Leak in Line Trend Graph Object - will cause panel to lock up.

This is a Firmware change only. If 1.30 Build 7.21 is already installed, then simply download firmware version


Version: 1.30.07.21
Details:
Firmware is packaged with software version 1.30 Build 7.21.

Go to the software download page to download the latest version of the software and to see details of the new features with this release.

http://support.automationdirect.com/products/cmore.html


Version: 1.21.6.18K
Details:
This is a firmware update only. There is no Software version associated with this update. Software version 1.21.6.18E is still the latest software version at the time of this release.

This release corrects:

Floating Point Accuracy Bug
Floating Point Data Display Bug with the following Objects
Numeric Display
Numeric Entry
Slider
Bar Meter
PID FacePlate
Analog Meter

Trend Graph Update Bug related to clock adjustments

Download and Unzip the file into the \AutomationDirect\C-more\Firmware folder.

Then in the C-more Software go to the Panel Menu and select Update Firmware to update the firmware in the panel.


Version: 1.21.6.18I
Details:
This is a firmware update only. There is no Software version associated with this update. Software version 1.21.6.18E is still the latest software version at the time of this release.

This release corrects some performance issues related to transparency and bitmaps, especially in the EA7-T12C and EA7-T15C panels.


Version: 1.21.6.18E
Details:
This release corrects an issue with the EA-AC power adapter. The C-more Panel was responding incorrectly to the power loss signal from the power adapter. The panel would go blank for no obvious reason and required a power cycle to recover.


Version: 1.21.6.17
Details:
Firmware is packaged with software version 1.21 Build 6.18A


Version: 1.1.1.3
Details:


Version: 1.1.1.3a
Details:
Corrects "Backlight Error"


Version: 1.1
Details:
Initial shipping version