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Relase date for OpenModbus TCP Firmware V5.2 (netX 90) is delayed until 2022-05-20

Relase date for OpenModbus TCP Firmware V3.2 (netX 51, 52, 100) is delayed until 2022-06-10

Reason is extended system test phase, partly due to JIRA System Issues in December and January, casued by hacker attack

Release of an updated CANopen Firmware for netX 90 was scheduled for June 17th 2022
Mayor Improvements:


Firmware Roadmap


PROFINET protocol firmware will be updated to meet new conformence requirements and extended by a few features 

release is planned for end of September 2022

Firmware Roadmap






The released firmware packages are published now and can be found in the respective knowledge base spaces (links below).


Major Improvements

PROFIBUS

  • Secure Boot Support
  • Improve IO exchange performance with host down to 250usec to support faster IO cycle times
  • Improved Host Example structure for netx 90 and Windows


DeviceNet

  • Secure Boot Support
  • Support of reset type 2 and user reset types
  • Support of stack diagnostic packets
  • Improved Host Example structure for netx 90 and Windows


Targets

The new firmwares can be used on the following target devices

  • M.2 cards, based on netx 90, e.g. CIFX M223090AE-DP\F
  • chip carrier netRAPID 90
  • netX 90 SoC


Further Information and Download

DPS V5.2 for netX 90: PROFIBUS DP Slave V5.2.0.0
Host Examples for netX 90 and Windows PC:
PROFIBUS DP Device Examples

DNS V5.2 for netX 90: DeviceNet Slave V5.2.0.0
Host Examples for netX 90 and Windows PC: DeviceNet Slave Examples