Programmable Controller SBC PCD3 system

  • PCD3.M5/6xxx CPU base units

    with 4 I/O module slots.

    Onboard interfaces: USB, RS232, RS485, Ethernet, Profibus, CAN Basic.

    Slots for memory modules and battery module

    Link to PCD3 CPU page

    Link to PCD3+ CPU page (fast CPU)

PCD3

  • Is it possible to use a 16 DI/O module on the base addresse 240? (FAQ #101671)
  • Important remark when updating the PCD firmware to 1.16.xx (FAQ #101587)
  • Why does the BACnet "Upload/Merge" not work on very busy IP networks? (FAQ #101417)
  • Why is there a difference in the power consumption calculation between the Excel sheet and the Device Configurator? (FAQ #101398)
  • Does a PCD automatically generate "gratuitous ARP" telegrams? (FAQ #101045)
  • Order numbers for I/O cover and battery module cover (FAQ #100945)
  • Why doesn't my CPU go in RUN after download, even if this download option has been activated? (FAQ #100942)
  • Why goes the PCD3 in HALT with a BUS Error when changing the Profi S-Bus configuration in the hardware settings (FAQ #100828)
  • How can the bus be terminated on Port 3 of a PCD3.M5340 (FAQ #100766)
  • Why can't I connect a PCD3.M5xx0 over the serial PGU port? (FAQ #100737)
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN) in the example of BacNet (FAQ #100730)
  • How long does it take to load the supercap? (FAQ #100707)
  • The init-string with PIN-code for the GSM modem (G736-AS2) does not work on the PCD3 (FAQ #100654)
  • Conflict between communication module (PCD3.F1xx) and memory module (PCD3.Rxxx) (FAQ #100636)
  • It is not possible to use the internal backup memory with FW <030 (FAQ #100616)
  • allowed Firmware for PCD3.M5540 hardware version D (FAQ #100590)
  • How should the PCD3 User LED work? (FAQ #100565)
  • Is it possible to download an xx7 firmware to a classic PCD and invers? (FAQ #100557)
  • Intelligent modules aren't correctly detected on HW version older than "D" (FAQ #100549)
  • Is it possible to use the S-Net MPI port as free RS 485 port? (FAQ #100529)
  • Why does the ethernet communication stop after a few days/weeks (FAQ #100528)
  • 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)

PCD3 / Txxx

  • It's possible that the same master PCD is able to handle PCD3.T665/T666 and PCD3.T660? (FAQ #101842)
  • Using a PCD3.A860 on a RIO (FAQ #101551)
  • Is the "full duplex" mode supported by the Ethernet ports of a PCD? (FAQ #101365)
  • Why can't I download an I/O configuration to a PCD3.T760? (FAQ #100971)
  • How to configure the PCD3.W800 and A810 on an RIO Module PCD3.T760? (FAQ #100570)
  • Are the modules PCD3.W800, PCD3.A810 and PCD3.A860 supported by the PCD3.T760? (FAQ #100504)

PCD3 / _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)
  • MUKE error 100xxxxxH (FAQ #101933)
  • How to find more information based on the error message "SF not loaded"? (FAQ #101568)
  • What does CSF stand for? (FAQ #101566)
  • 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)
  • Is the "full duplex" mode supported by the Ethernet ports of a PCD? (FAQ #101365)
  • 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)
  • The XOB 8 is no longer called on the systems Saia PCD® COSinus. (FAQ #101137)
  • Why does the communication on the PCD3.F281 not work? (FAQ #101090)
  • Why does a "KRNL ERROR" or a "SWTO Error" occur? (FAQ #101069)
  • What criterias are to be fulfilled for sending e-Mails from the PCD? (FAQ #101054)
  • 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)
  • How to dump the memory of a PCD (with Saia PCD® COSinus firmware)? (FAQ #100833)
  • Why are broadcast telegramms not working anymore on the PCD3 or PCD2.M480 (FAQ #100798)
  • Why is the Port 3 on the PCD3.M5340 not running correctly in RS 485 mode? (FAQ #100765)
  • Download of PCD3 firmware fails on END command (NAK response) (FAQ #100742)
  • New firmware version names for Saia PCD® COSinus systems (a.bb.cc) (FAQ #100741)
  • Why can't I connect a PCD3.M5xx0 over the serial PGU port? (FAQ #100737)
  • PCD3.Mxxxx Real Time Clock (RTC) corruption (FAQ #100712)
  • Can I use the character mode with XON/XOFF protocol on NT-PCD's? (FAQ #100700)
  • Download of PCD3 firmware fails on END command (no response) (FAQ #100681)
  • Download of PCD3 firmware fails with "NAK response" (FAQ #100679)
  • Different handling of the TBSY flag (in MC mode) between PCD3 / PCD2.M5 and older systems (FAQ #100655)
  • Conflict between communication module (PCD3.F1xx) and memory module (PCD3.Rxxx) (FAQ #100636)
  • allowed Firmware for PCD3.M5540 hardware version D (FAQ #100590)
  • Intelligent modules aren't correctly detected on HW version older than "D" (FAQ #100549)
  • Why is the message: "cannot create page content yet" appears from time to time (FAQ #100527)
  • PCD8.K120 doesn't work after FW download to PCD3 (FAQ #100524)
  • Why does "Sasi Slave" on Port 1 / 0 (RS232) of the PCD3 generate an error? (FAQ #100420)
  • PCD3 problem with "Real TIME CLOCK" Firmware V010 (FAQ #100387)
  • lose Hardware settings after Firmware update (FAQ #100366)
  • FW depending differences in the handling of the diagnosic flags (FAQ #100321)
  • Error LED of PCD is lit! How to find the problem? (FAQ #100269)
  • Download of the wrong FW to a PCD3 possible (FAQ #100259)
  • What EPROM burner is recommended to create firmware chips for PCD's? (FAQ #100256)
  • 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)

PCD3 / T665 | T666

  • Why is the diagnostic flag of the PCD3.T665 / T666 partially not automatically reset on the Ethernet Smart-RIO manager after Ethernet network interruption? (FAQ #101995)
  • Why appears the following S-RIO internal error message? (FAQ #101940)
  • Can I use DALI on the PCD3.T666? (FAQ #101902)
  • On PG5 2.1 the 'fatal error 2004' is shown after building a project where a smart RIO PCD3.T665/T666 is used. (FAQ #101871)
  • The data exchange to smart RIO does not work with certain FW version! (FAQ #101860)
  • It's possible that the same master PCD is able to handle PCD3.T665/T666 and PCD3.T660? (FAQ #101842)
  • What are the differences between firmware 1.16.69 and COSinus FW 1.22.48? (FAQ #101820)
  • SWeb Alarming is not supported on Smart-RIO PCD3.T665 / PCD3.T666 (FAQ #101803)
  • Why the exchange of ‘data transfer array’ between the PCD3.T66x smart RIO’s and the smart automation manager does no more work after installing the patch 1 of PG5 2.0.220? (FAQ #101785)
  • What is the signification of the history entry "ESIO CFG FAIL nn"? (FAQ #101778)
  • Can I "stop" the programm execution of a Smart Ethernet RIO (PCD3.T665 or PCD3.T666)? (FAQ #101768)
  • Diagnostic flag from SMART RIO is high for a short time after a program download (FAQ #101752)
  • Why can't I detect that the RIO manager is missing during the start of the RIO? (FAQ #101653)
  • Why is the diagnostic flag "ManagerNotPresent" on the RIO not set? (FAQ #101652)
  • Why does the data exchange to the RIO not work after the program has been restored? (FAQ #101640)
  • What are the differences between firmware 1.14.23 and 1.16.69? (FAQ #101624)