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User: Cesarin, originally posted: 2018-11-23 06:19:56 Id:325
I have an application in Isagraf 3.5 (.pia file) and it is installed in a Scadapack ES. I want to upgrade the hardware to Scadapack 357E and convert the program to Scadapack Workbench. So I have few questions:
1. Since the existing hardware is Scadapack ES, do I need a configuration file (Scadapack E Configurator) in addition to the .pia file or Isagraf already have the configuration?
2. How do I convert the .pia file to Scadapack Workbench target 5? So far I was able convert the .pia file to Scadapack Workbench target 3. But when I compile the program it give some errors due to some functions blocks are part of Target 5 only.
3. Is it possible to convert a Scadapack Workbench target 3 program to target 5?
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Reply From User: dmercer, posted: 2018-12-07 05:23:47
You always require a separate isagraf configuration file for the SCADAPacks, this applies to the old Isagraf3.5 and to Workbench.
Unfortunately, there is no way to automatically convert a target 3 application to a target 5 application, but there are some techniques to make a manual conversion easier.
Attached is the conversion guide, which gives the basic details on how to do the conversion. The biggest pain that I found was redoing the I/O configuration. You may be able to save some time on this by setting up the I/O boards (empty), configuring the variable wiring in the spreadsheet of exported variables, then reimporting the variables.
Attached file: (editor/61/b43b4e27ovni.docx), SCADAPack 535E Migration Guide v1.0.docx File size: 1729870
Reply From User: Cesarin, posted: 2018-12-07 16:31:47
Thanks Dmercer. I did some progress moving the program to Target 5. Now I'm looking at the SP E configurator and wonder if there is a way to export/import Points. I have the existing Scadapack ES configuration file.
Reply From User: dmercer, posted: 2018-12-10 21:44:03
The configurator files can be opened in a text editor. You can copy and past the point configuration between them that way.
PDC C1B CL CL
MRA 2070 1 0
is a binary point
OBT 40 1
PDC C0S CL CL
LGT N N N N N N N N N N
is an analog point
is a counter point
Reply From User: Cesarin, posted: 2018-12-11 17:28:25
That trick is handy. I got another question. I created my own function block in SP Workbench. Basicalli copying valuues from one variable to another. But there is one where I need to use a standar function block (addition). The program is compiled with no errors. The program is downloaled into the RTU with no errors as well. But the status LED is flashing and in SP configurator shows error: "Unknown TIC code". And seems it only happens when there is a standard function block in a customized function block.