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Product Release Västerås, Sweden 11-02-2019

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Maintenance release of Relion REB500 version 8.2 (

February 7TH, 2019

A new revision of Relion® REB500 version 8.2 has been released. The new revision designation of the REB500 is

The following has been corrected / improved in the new revision:

Communication related

  • GOOSE communication did not correctly work during some circumstances.

System and security related

  • Captions on the CU LHMI were in some cases incorrect.

Recommendation to update

We recommend users that have experienced issues as described above to update to this release.

IED Connect support

Updating to the new firmware does not require a new IED Connectivity Package for Relion REB500.

Ordering and delivery

New orders of REB500 version 8.2 will be delivered as revision Order stock as of today will be automatically updated to the new revision. New orders placed will be delivered as revision

Procedures for ordering the firmware update

Firmware update of the IED can be performed by the local ABB. If you have any questions related to this maintenance release please contact SA-T Supportline.

Please note that it is extremely important that you report back to us via SA-T Supportline 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 ABB units also in the future.

Kind regards,

Lars Frisk, Global Lead Product Manager