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BCS Tools 3.61

Description
BCS Tools, a complete tool for Beijer Electronics control offer including debugging, configuration, simulation and commissioning in one software. Based on CODESYS IEC 61131-3 programming with all editors (FBD, LD, IL, ST, SFC, CFC). BCS Tools offers full customization, object-oriented graphics and user-friendly programming, with enhanced editing-control integrating application program, fieldbus and process networks into a single interface.

Four different license levels available:
• Lite
• Basic
• Professional
• Advanced

Based on the license entered during the installation, BCS Tools will run in one of four license levels. Without entering a license key during installation, BCS Tools will run in "Lite" mode.
Please contact Beijer Electronics sales & order representatives to help you Where to buy.

Link to Software life cycle policies: Click here



Update information
BCS Tools 3.61 (Current version):

New features 3.61:
• Added support to PROFINET Dual-port Controller for MRP on NX3008

New features 3.60:
• Added Distributed IO Configurator for M-series network adapters
- M9386 EtherCAT, M9289 MODBUS TCP and M9273 MODBUS RTU
• Added BFI Modbus TCP Configurator.
• Added BootP Server (mainly for Distributed IO).
• Added Advanced PID Control function block to all Beijer devices.
• Added “Professional Developer Edition” support. Requires a separate CODESYS license for activation.
• Added an option to enable/disable the BSD/BFI EtherCAT autogenerated code.
• See more information in the release notes and revision history documents attached..

The free of charge "Lite" version 3.61 can be used for:
• X2 Control, X2 Marine SC, X2 Extreme SC, BoX2 Pro SC and BoX2 Extreme SC (Soft Control)
• NEXTO Modular (<= BCS-NX3010 without additional communication module)
• NEXTO Xpress (BCS-XP3xx)
• Beijer G- and M-series Programmable IO (PIO)

To use all features in BCS Tools version 3.61 make sure to always use the latest firmware.
Firmware versions older than stated below is not supported with the latest compiler in BCS Tools. Minimum firmware requirements:
• X2 Control/Marine, BoX2 Pro SC image 2.0 b775 with CODESYS runtime 3.5.13.30_7
• X2 Extreme SC image 2.0 b367 with CODESYS runtime 3.5.13.30_7
• BoX2 Extreme SC image 2.0 367 with CODESYS runtime 3.5.13.30_7
• BCS NEXTO firmware 1.14.7.0 for NX3010 / NX3020 / NX3030
• BCS NEXTO firmware 1.14.20.0 for NX3008
• BCS NEXTO firmware 1.14.20.0 for NX3003 / NX3004 / NX3005
• BCS NEXTO firmware 1.14.20.0 for XP300 / XP315 / XP325 / XP340 / XP350
• Beijer G- and M-series Programmable IO (PIO) with firmware Rev 3.002 or 2.007

Note! If you previously downloaded the software package from SmartStore, find the download link in submenu My account > My apps, when logged in!


Related documents
BCS Tools 3.61 - Release Notes.pdf
RevisionHistoryProductsBEIJER_Nexto-Series.pdf

Facts

General description

Version: 3.61.300.0
Release: 2024-02-15
Lifecycle policy: One year upgrade
Support status: Full support
Article: BCS Tools 3.61