KB48056
Published: April 21, 2006
Revision: 2.0

Serial B3000 issues in firmware versions 81.30 and 81.31


Applies To:

B3000

Versions Affected:

Problem was discovered in version: 81.30
Released version problem is resolved in 81.32

Resolved In Version:

Released version problem is resolved in 81.32


Symptoms:

Various symptoms are apparent when using serial B3000 brains with version 81.30 or 81.31 firmware. They are characterized by the following:

  1. Averaging does not work on the second channel of analog modules.
  2. Periodic zero readings possible on any analog module. Readings are typically normal.
  3. Some analog modules may report a value of ‑32768.
  4. Scanning issues resulted in I/O readings not being updated.

Resolution:

Brain firmware version 81.32 corrects these issues. Determine the firmware version in your serial B3000 using the suggested methods:

If you are using OptoControl:

  1. A serial B3000 unit may represent up to two digital I/O units, and two analog I/O units. Select one of the configured I/O units to inspect in Debug mode.
  2. In Debug mode, double-click the I/O unit in the strategy tree. The View I/O Unit window appears.
  3. The version is listed under Firmware Version.
  4. If the version is within the affected version range, contact Opto 22 Product Support.

If you are using a custom application in a Windows environment:

    If you are experiencing the above symptoms and are using a custom application in a Windows environment, contact Opto 22 Product Support to determine the firmware revision.


Questions?

Contact: Opto 22 Product Support.
Phone: 800-835-6786 or 951-695-3080
Email: support@opto22.com


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