May 10, 2018

PCM600 new release!


EARTfelt Welcome, dear friends of protection and control engineering!

ABB just released the new version of PCM600. With version 2.9 the evolution of PCM600, the Protection and Control IED Manager (PCM600) continues. PCM600 provides versatile functionalities for the entire life cycle of all Relion® Protection and Control IED applications.

New features and enhancements

IEC 61850

Support for mixed editions of IEC 61850:

🌐 Now Ed1 and Ed2 IEDs can be configured in same PCM600 project.

Increased efficiency

Efficient Online Usages:

🌐 Efficient read/write with help of versioning of configuration.

🌐 Efficient online debugging in Application configuration with “Go to partner“.

🌐 Keep continue with online debugging in Application Configuration with non-relevant graphical changes.

Efficient File Operations:

🌐 During project opening, option to automatically install missing Connectivity Package.

🌐 Import/export of pcmp/pcmi/pcmt file sustains user hidden parameters.

🌐 Versioning of configuration and compare of versions.

Cyber Security

Defense in depth:

🌐 Indication for secure/unsecure communication.

🌐 Displaying of certificate expiration date.

🌐 Showing username logged-in the IED.

🌐 Better port handling.

Improved usability

🌐 Operation Manual is now in PDF format.

🌐 Optional installation of Update Manager.

🌐 More responsive GUI of Monitoring and Event Viewer, when IED is offline.

🌐 Now user can fix the execution order and cycle time of Function blocks used in creation of Composite Function Block type.

🌐 More detailed preview to project information.

Installation options

🌐 Update Manager now loosely coupled with PCM600.

Quality improvement

🌐 Improved robustness of the software.

Support for newer operating system

🌐 Windows Server 2016

Other additions

🌐 Upgraded version of Wavewin

Here are further informations first hand available.

HEARTfelt Greetings Alexander Muth