Programmable Controller Saia PCD2 system

  • Saia PCD2.M4x60 controllers

    Base units with 4 slots for I/O modules

    - PCD2.M4160 Basic controller with 4 I/O slots, not expandable, max. 68 I/O's

    - PCD2.M4560 Basic controller with 4 I/O slots, expandable up to 64 I/O slots, max. 1028 I/O's

    Up to 3 integrated communication interfaces, can be expanded to max. 14 communication interfaces with plug-in modules. Integrated AutomationServer in all CPUs.

  • Saia PCD2.M5 controllers

    Base units with 8 slots for I/O module

    - PCD2.M5440 Basic

    - PCD2.M5540 Extended with Ethernet switch

    - PCD2.M1xxx*

    Up to 4 integrated communication interfaces, can be expanded to max. 15 communication interfaces with plug-in modules. Integrated AutomationServer in all CPUs.

     

    *not proposed for new projects

  • Saia PCD2 input/output modules

    Modules with various functions with plug-in terminals

    - PCD2.Axxx Digital output modules

    - PCD2.Bxxx Combined digital input/output modules

    - PCD2.Wxxx Analog input/output modules

    - PCD2.Exxx Digital input modules

  • Saia PCD2 interface modules  

    Plug-in modules to expand the communication interfaces (up to 4 modules or 8 interfaces)

    - PCD2.F2xxx 2 serial interfaces RS-232, RS-422/RS-485

    - PCD2.F2150 BACnet® MSTP

    - PCD2.F2610 DALI

    - PCD2.F27x0 M-Bus

    - PCD2.F2180 Belimo MP-Bus

    - PCD7.F1xxS 1 serial interface RS-232, RS-422/485, Belimo MP-Bus

    - PCD7.F7500 Profibus DP

  • Saia PCD2 memory modules

    Plug-in memory modules for data and program backup

    - PCD7.R-SD SD flash memory cards for PCD3.R6xx

    - PCD7.R5xx Flash memory module for slots M1 & M2

    - PCD2.R6xx Basic module for SD flash memory card for slots 0…3

PCD2

  • Is it possible to use a 16 DI/O module on the base addresse 240? (FAQ #101671)
  • Why does the BACnet "Upload/Merge" not work on very busy IP networks? (FAQ #101417)
  • Does a PCD automatically generate "gratuitous ARP" telegrams? (FAQ #101045)
  • Why can't I connect a PCD2.M480 (with firmware 039) over the serial PGU port? (FAQ #100738)
  • The error LED is on and the history contains the message XOB 20 / 25 missing (FAQ #100690)
  • I forgot the password for my PCD/PCS! How can I access it again? (FAQ #100639)
  • Which extension memory chips are recommended / supported (FAQ #100507)
  • Is the XOB 5 "No response from I/O module (I/O Quit Failure)" supported by the PCD3? (FAQ #100501)
  • Can the S-Net MPI-Port on the PCD3.M5xx0 and on the PCD2.M5xx0 be used as standard RS-485 Port (FAQ #100500)
  • Why can't I connect a PCD over Ethernet after replacing its Ethernet module? (FAQ #100156)
  • Can input/output modules be changed under tension (hot-plug)? (FAQ #100111)

PCD2 / _Firmware Classic

  • Lon Bindings lost after power off / on with FW 1.26.15 (FAQ #101999)
  • What are the differences between the COSinus firmwares FW 1.24.30 and FW 1.26.15? (FAQ #101987)
  • What is the meaning of the PCD history entry ‘FWDnld UnknownFW’? (FAQ #101959)
  • How to find more information based on the error message "SF not loaded"? (FAQ #101568)
  • What does CSF stand for? (FAQ #101566)
  • Which hardware revision of the PCD2.M5_ is needed for firmware 1.14.23? (FAQ #101490)
  • What are the differences between firmware 1.10.51 and 1.14.23? (FAQ #101470)
  • Why can't I send more than 512 bytes using the STXT instruction? (FAQ #101468)
  • Can I have more than 16 COBs? (FAQ #101467)
  • Why is the error bit 7 or 8 set when I try to execute a "Backup DB to flash"? (FAQ #101466)
  • What are the differences between firmware 1.10.16 and 1.10.51? (FAQ #101422)
  • How to define a comma as separator in interpreted texts? (FAQ #101392)
  • Potential data loss on SD cards bigger than 256 MBytes (FAQ #101377)
  • Overview of the current production firmware versions (FAQ #101304)
  • What does "Saia PCD® COSinus" stand for? (FAQ #101297)
  • How to implement a software watchdog (FAQ #101285)
  • Why does the S-I/O communication no longer work on a PCD3 or a PCD2.M5? (FAQ #101244)
  • What is the "WebServer2" on Saia PCD® COSinus systems? (FAQ #101191)
  • Can I calulate with IEEE floating point values on a PCD system? (FAQ #101188)
  • Can I read a value from a PCD text and copy it into a register? (FAQ #101187)
  • Is it possible to search an expression within a PCD text? (FAQ #101186)
  • Why do I sporadically get communication errors when connecting a PCD/PCS in "Secure S-Bus Data Mode"? (FAQ #101180)
  • The XOB 8 is no longer called on the systems Saia PCD® COSinus. (FAQ #101137)
  • What criterias are to be fulfilled for sending e-Mails from the PCD? (FAQ #101054)
  • Why do I get a "68k add Error" when writing a text on the S-Web Server? (FAQ #101049)
  • Why is the message: "Failed to get data on alarm.exe" displayed on the alarming page? (FAQ #100963)
  • Is it possible reading the PCD "IP address" from the user program? (FAQ #100952)
  • How does the system watchdog work? (FAQ #100908)
  • Why are broadcast telegramms not working anymore on the PCD3 or PCD2.M480 (FAQ #100798)
  • New firmware version names for Saia PCD® COSinus systems (a.bb.cc) (FAQ #100741)
  • Different handling of the TBSY flag (in MC mode) between PCD3 / PCD2.M5 and older systems (FAQ #100655)
  • Booter update on PCD2.M150 (FAQ #100606)
  • Firmware download on a PCD2.M150 (FAQ #100598)
  • S-Bus Slave on Port 3 doesn't work with FW 020 on the M480 (FAQ #100389)
  • lose Hardware settings after Firmware update (FAQ #100366)
  • FW depending differences in the handling of the diagnosic flags (FAQ #100321)
  • Incompatibility of old FW and new Profibus DP configurator (FAQ #100319)
  • Which Flash chip to use for which usage? (FAQ #100309)
  • Error LED of PCD is lit! How to find the problem? (FAQ #100269)
  • What EPROM burner is recommended to create firmware chips for PCD's? (FAQ #100256)
  • Baudrate limitation on serial ports (FAQ #100252)
  • Communication interface isn't reset on SW watchdog restart with option XOB0 enabled (FAQ #100243)
  • Software Watchdog mustn't be used with FW 0C1 on PCD2.M150! (FAQ #100218)
  • Firmware version naming of non-Saia PCD® COSinus systems (FAQ #100176)
  • Not all History entries can be found in the Online Help of PG5 (FAQ #100173)
  • Why is the instruction DSP not supported on Saia PCD® COSinus systems? (FAQ #100034)

PCD7 / D31xxx (eDisplay)

PCD2 / Rxxx

  • Are there known problems when accessing the PCD FTP server with FileZilla? (FAQ #101586)
  • Why can't I use the whole memory of my flash card for my files? (FAQ #101558)
  • What is the signification of the error: "Failed to copy to/from Flash..." (FAQ #101502)
  • Do I have to compress a SD card every time I deleted a file? (FAQ #101494)
  • Why does the PCD2.R6000 not work if a PCD2.C2000 is used on the same system? (FAQ #101414)
  • Why does only one PCD2.R6000 work on my PCD2.M5xxx? (FAQ #101275)
  • A PCD2.W3x0 conflicts with a PCD2.F2xx0 or a PCD2.R6000 on a PCD2.M5xxx (FAQ #101262)
  • How to copy the content of one SD flash memory card to another? (FAQ #101251)
  • How many characters can be written on the file system with one write access? (FAQ #101154)
  • The correct syntax for files and directories is necessary on the filesystem (FAQ #101153)
  • File- or directory- names with spaces are not allowed on the filesystem (FAQ #101152)

PCD2 / M5xxx

  • What are the differences between the COSinus firmwares FW 1.24.30 and FW 1.26.15? (FAQ #101987)
  • MUKE error 100xxxxxH (FAQ #101933)
  • What are the differences between the COSinus firmwares FW 1.22.48 and FW 1.24.30? (FAQ #101921)
  • How many onboard I/O are available on a PCD2.M5x40? (FAQ #101907)
  • Can the PCD7.R610 SD card memory be used on any PCD device? (FAQ #101890)
  • It's possible to connect a Ethernet Port of a PCD directly to Power over Ethernet (PoE)? (FAQ #101847)
  • Why is there an offset to the current PCD time in the Trending timestamp of a Web project if the FW 1.20.nn is used? (FAQ #101834)
  • On PCD2.M5 and PCD3 CPU's without Ethernet port and equipped with the FW 1.20.25, it's not possible to communicate over the port 0 and 1. (FAQ #101823)
  • What are the differences between firmware 1.16.69 and COSinus FW 1.22.48? (FAQ #101820)
  • On a NT PCD the S-Bus slave gateway port doesn't communicate after programm restart of the gateway PCD! (FAQ #101802)
  • Why is the modem "MDLS144 onbit" no longer working on a new PCD? (FAQ #101718)
  • Why does the PCD no longer run due to "BNt FAIL AI00006"? (FAQ #101712)
  • Why does the user program no longer work correctly after a restore from flash? (FAQ #101680)
  • Why does my PCD7.F7500 not work on my PCD2.M5540? (FAQ #101655)
  • Why has the PCD lost the program while updating the firmware to 1.16.xx? (FAQ #101625)
  • What are the differences between firmware 1.14.23 and 1.16.69? (FAQ #101624)
  • What for is the "Extension memory backup size" in the Device Configurator used? (FAQ #101623)
  • How does the "Backup user program to file system" on PCD3 and PCD2.M5 work? (FAQ #101622)
  • Important remark when updating the PCD firmware to 1.16.xx (FAQ #101587)
  • Important remark when updating the PCD firmware from 1.10.xx or 1.14.xx to 1.16.xx/1.20.xx (FAQ #101535)
  • Why is the USB communication to my PCD lost after a program download? (FAQ #101518)
  • What do parameters 'speed' and 'priority' mean which get displayed on the status page of the PCD? (FAQ #101513)
  • Which hardware revision of the PCD2.M5_ is needed for firmware 1.14.23? (FAQ #101490)
  • Why do I get IP communication errors from time to time on a PCD2.M554x? (FAQ #101473)
  • How to extend the amount of available Flags on a PCD? (FAQ #101447)
  • What are the reasons for a "Bus Error" on a PCD2.M5 or a PCD3? (FAQ #101418)
  • Why does the PCD2.R6000 not work if a PCD2.C2000 is used on the same system? (FAQ #101414)
  • Firmware dependencies for the "DB Access Library" (FAQ #101372)
  • Is the "full duplex" mode supported by the Ethernet ports of a PCD? (FAQ #101365)
  • Why are the inputs 8100 and 8101 continously "high" in my fupla file? (FAQ #101363)
  • Why does the PCD go into halt when using temporary data (TEQU)? (FAQ #101293)
  • Meaning of the error codes for DB backup to flash (FAQ #101284)
  • Why are the DBs not correctly restored after a "restore program from flash"? (FAQ #101279)
  • Is Modbus supported by Saia PCD®s? (FAQ #101270)
  • A PCD2.W3x0 conflicts with a PCD2.F2xx0 or a PCD2.R6000 on a PCD2.M5xxx (FAQ #101262)
  • If I do change the TCP/IP settings of the PCD2.M5 CPU with the eDisplay (PCD7.D3100E), when are the new TCP/IP settings are activated? (FAQ #101168)
  • Is parity mode working on all ports of PCD3 and PCD2.M5 CPU? (FAQ #101103)
  • Is it possible to use two different TCP/IP addresses for the two TCP/IP connectors of the PCD2.M5 CPU? (FAQ #101097)
  • Why do the onboard outputs on a PCD2.M5xxx not work? (FAQ #100944)
  • Why doesn't my CPU go in RUN after download, even if this download option has been activated? (FAQ #100942)
  • On the Profibus-DP or Profi-S-I/O master it isn't possible to read or write registers with address > 4095 from the slave (FAQ #100927)
  • What is the minimum distance between PCD2.Mxxx CPUs and PCD2.C1xx extension rack? (FAQ #100892)
  • How to dump the memory of a PCD (with Saia PCD® COSinus firmware)? (FAQ #100833)
  • RTS and CTS signs are crossed on Slot A#1 and A#2 (Hardware Version A and Prototypes) of the PCD2.M5540 (FAQ #100831)
  • Can I use the character mode with XON/XOFF protocol on NT-PCD's? (FAQ #100700)
  • Why does a PCD7.F120 not work when used on a PCD3 or a PCD2.M5? (FAQ #100646)
  • Is it possible to download an xx7 firmware to a classic PCD and invers? (FAQ #100557)
  • Why does the "Error 335:...Invalid register number" appear on build? (FAQ #100491)
  • New systems do not support the baudrates below 1200Baud (FAQ #100394)
  • MPI communication on the Profi-S-Net port of a PCD2.M480, PCD2.M5xxx or PCD3.Mxxxx (FAQ #100284)
  • PCD7.D7xx terminal works on PGU port of PCD2.M110 but not on PGU port of PCD2.M150! (FAQ #100188)