FCT Festo Configuration Tool
Update firmware (USB) Read this text thoroughly! Difficulty
Working Time In this tutorial, the
following versions are used: Controller CMMP-AS-C5-3A-M3
FCT Version 184.108.40.206 Firmware Version 4.0.1501.2.2
updated to Version 4.0.1501.2.3 Documents
01 Dynamic help in FCT Refer to the dynamic help in FCT
a. in order to obtain complete information. b. in the event that your software version or
hardware configuration is not covered by this video. Hardware and accessories
01 PC / 02 Controller / 03 USB cable Internet access / Administrator rights
if applicable / support Portal FCT / Controller firmware / USB dirver
Available in the Festo Support Portal Glossary The Festo
Configuration Tool (FCT) is a software for the commissioning
of electrical drives, controls, cameras etc.The
plug-in provides FCT with an additional specific device.
It is installed on the computer. The concrete
parameters of the device are stored in a project.
The plug-in version is retained when creating the project.
The firmware is on the device. It is a type
of “operating system”. The individual steps
Read out controller data Download current firmware Load firmware on controller Load projekt on controller Read out controller data The controller’s factory settings
are restored during the update. For this reason, projects should
be archived before the update. For the initial commissioning
via USB, a USB driver must first be installed. This is
available in the Support Portal. Connect to the controller (“online”)
in order to query the firmware version. Notes
Controller type Download current firmware For the initial commissioning via USB,
a USB driver must first be installed. The number shown in the Support
Portal is higher than in FCT. In this case, there is a more
up-to-date version available. Load firmware on controller The firmware is loaded on
the controller. FCT still displays the project data
that was last read out. Load project on controller The firmware is now loaded on the
controller and updated in the project.