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A new revision of Relion 670 series version 1.2 has been released. The designation of this update is revision 184.108.40.206. For REB670 customized, the revision is 220.127.116.11.
Click here for the release notes to read the system, security and application related improvements.
Recommendation to update
This release addresses the Addendum to Product Advisory Letter 1MRG039786 wherein certain IEDs of the affected installed base faced a CPU overload situation. Update with this release is mandatory for these IEDs, the serial numbers are shared as part of the action on the installed base for 670 version 1.2 equipped with LDCM module.
In all other cases, we highly recommend to update to this revision as the improvements will benefit all applications of Relion 670 version 1.2 IEDs.
IED Connect support
Updating to the new firmware does not require any changes in the installed IED Connectivity Packages for Relion 670 series. The connectivity packages are available in PCM600 Update Manager.
Ordering and delivery
New orders placed on version 1.2 will be delivered with the latest revision 18.104.22.168/22.214.171.124. All existing orders placed on version 1.2 will be delivered with the latest revision 126.96.36.199/188.8.131.52. If an earlier version/revision is required, a request shall be made to SA-T sales and an approved deviation shall be in place.
Procedures for ordering the firmware update
The IEDs are updated using Field Service Tool (FST). The tool automatically identifies the product version and installs correct firmware in accordance with the product version. Please follow the below procedure for ordering the FST.
· Click the link on the news page to access the FST ordering form
· Fill in the requested data in the new form
· Fill in the serial numbers of all IEDs to be updated
The FST package will be delivered to you by return. An instruction on how to use the tool and perform the update is included in the tool. If you have any questions related to this maintenance release, the Field Service Tool or the updating procedures, please contact SA-T Supportline.
Please note that it is extremely important that you report back to us via email@example.com when the update of the concerned IED has been completed. This information is needed to keep our product register updated and to ensure right information to the right local Hitachi ABB Power Grid units also in the future.
Global Product Manager
Hitachi ABB Power Grids - Grid Automation