Upgrading PM 783F from 9.1 to freelance 2016
I have to update an AC 700F from Freelance V9.1 to Freelance 2013. 10 seconds after starting the firmware update in Configure I get the error message "Firmware update failed: Connection to station could not be established". The engineering station is connected to the controller via an ethernet switch and I get a stable connection.How to upgrade PM 783F from 9.1 to freelance 2016.
Sometimes it helps to read the release notes. The one from Freelance 2016 mentions an issue with updating the AC 700F from 9.1.
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Upgrade of a process station AC 700F from V9.1 cannot be done within one step
If an upgrade of process station AC 700F from version 9.1 to Freelance 2016 SP1 is needed, the new firmware cannot be loaded directly in one step int the AC 700F process station. (#23776 - RN_20131_003)
Workaround: First load the firmware version 9.2 in the process station AC 700F. Then, the firmware version Freelance 2016 SP1can be loaded. For any necessary assistance, please contact your local service organization.