Configuration Software for our Basic HMI, Advanced HMI, and CMT Series
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Nov 15, 2019 v6.03.02.257
Added support for cMT-CTRL01
Basic Series HMIs with Ethernet: Added support for VNC Server.
EasyBuilderPro common features
Added support window layers, a way of organizing objects in a window. Having added layers to a window, objects can be placed within different layers as appropriate. Objects in selected layers can be displayed while those in other layers are invisible, which greatly facilitates the screen design process.
Expanded system picture library. New libraries include generic icons across multiple themes, industrial buttons and switches, P&ID symbols……etc.
Added "Apply" button to the object property settings window. This button allows saving of the settings without having to close the window.
Added support for search function and the use of hashtag for the picture libraries in the Browse Libraries interface.
Added [Duplicate to Every State], [Duplicate to Every Language], and [Duplicate to Every State and Language] shortcut buttons into text settings in Home tab which can be used to duplicate the current text settings of the selected object to its other states or languages.
Moved settings relating to Recipe Database to the Data / History tab.
Added support for 64-bit data type.
Added [BACnet Schedule] object. This feature is only applicable when using the [BACnet/IP] driver and it helps visualize and access schedule data in BACnet controller with a graphical UI.
[Recipe View] Made whether or not to display specific columns configurable.
[MQTT] Added support for Google Cloud IoT Core.
[MQTT] Added support for using nested structure for Topic Subscriber under JSON (Advanced) mode.
[MQTT] Added support for automatically building data structure using JSON template under JSON (Advanced) mode.
[Backup (per page)] [Backup (global)] Added support for using SQL Query as data source.
[Picture Viewer] Added support for playing GIF-format images.
[Option List] Added row height setting.
[Alarm Bar] [Alarm Display] [Event Display] [Event Bar Chart] Added dynamic category range setting.
[Action Trigger][Combo Button] Added [Write constant string] option for Set Word action.
[Action Trigger][Combo Button] Added [File Transfer (FTP)] action.
[Function key] Added line feed option for keyboard input.
[File Browser] Added [Select] command.
[System Parameter Setting] Added [Trigger release actions anyway if touch moves out of the button] option.
Added system register LB-12665 : open USB/SD card download/upload dialog.
Added the following system registers relating to Wi-Fi hotspot feature:
LB-12666 : Disable/enable Wi-Fi Hotspot
LB-12667 : Refresh Wi-Fi Hotspot setting
LW-12006 (16 words) : Wi-Fi Hotspot SSID
LW-12022 (32 words) : Wi-Fi Hotspot password
(cMT Series) Added cMT Diagnoser. This tool can be used to access the data of HMI (cMT Series models, including Gateway models) and the PLC it's connected to, the communication status and details between HMI and PLC, and the communication status between HMI and MQTT Server.
View communication status with PLC
View communication status with MQTT server
[Backup] Fixed an issue where LB-9039 (status of file backup activity) is not set ON when backing up data to EasyPrinter.
[Window Copy] Fixed an issue where the pictures in a window are not copied simultaneously when window copying from an earlier version of project file.
[Data Sampling] Fixed an issue where [Set OFF after sampling finished] option is not canceled after changing from Trigger-based to Time-based mode.
Fixed an issue where frequently writing same values to specific system reserved registers (LW-9134, LB-9019 and LB-9033) for a long period may cause system instability.
[Database Server] Fixed an issue where re-connecting to MS SQL Server frequently for a long period will stop data from updating.
Fixed an issue where pictures or texts appear blurry when in 1:1 ratio and either project screen width or height is smaller than that of cMT Viewer.
Updated Omron EtherNet/IP (NJ/NX Series) driver: fixed issue where multi-dimensional arrays cannot be correctly read. Fixed tag import issues.
Updated OPC UA Client driver: fixed an issue where EasyBuilder Pro may not function properly when Display Name is empty. Also added support for write operation with ASCII objects for Word Array.
Updated S7-1200 (Symbolic Addressing) (Ethernet) driver: fixed an issue where multi-dimensional arrays cannot be correctly read.
Updated S7-1200/S7-1500 (Absolute Addressing) (Ethernet) driver: fixed an issue where using multi-layered Function Block or Data Block in a TIA project may result in incorrect tag mapping after import.
Updated Schneider SoMachine M Series driver: fixed an issue where String cannot be written.
Updated Schneider SoMachine M Series (Ethernet) [CODESYS V3 Ethernet] driver: fixed an issue where considerably long arrays may not be successfully transferred using Data Transfer.
Updated Siemens S7-400 (Ethernet) driver: Fixed an issue where DBBn cannot be read.
Updated Yaskawa DX100/DX200/FS100/YRC1000 Robot Controller (Ethernet) driver: added support for accessing multiple devices and fixed an issue where the value in DX100 may sometimes be unstable.
Dec 13, 2018 v6.02.01.209
Added support for cMT3071, cMT-FHD, and MT8053iE models.
Renamed the cMT-HDMI model to cMT-HDM.
EasyBuilderPro common features
Address Tag Library: added support for tag search.
MQTT: support for-
"Use top-level key 'd' for all addresses" option.
Option for TLS/SSL encryption.
Draw: now supports security settings for Line, Arbitrary Line, Link Line, Arc, Ellipse/Circle, Pie, Rectangle, Polygon, and Scale.
Function Key: added Inc/Dec function keys for use with keyboard. These keys can increase/decrease a value by 1 when being used for numeric input.
Trend Display: can now include Date information for the time scale.
HMI5000B, HMI5000L Series
Added support for saving data to USB Disk 2.
Action Trigger object: This is a global-scope object that can trigger a series of pre-defined actions after a pre-set idle time or when the value of the designated address meets the specified condition.
PLC Browser object: This web browser is intended for access to a PLC's web server for parameter configuration. The browser shows locally on the HMI screen only; it will not display on cMTViewer (when connected remotely).
Trend Display: added support for:
controlling channel visibility by setting bit state.
Combo Button: added support for an action group setting that is similar to the [Action Trigger] object. As a result, the order of the trigger actions can be configured.
SQL Query Result Viewer: now automatically adjusts the column width to fit the content.
Operation Log and Database Server: can now synchronize the Operation Log to the database.
MQTT: add support for Buffer settings under Sparkplug B mode.
for cMT3071, cMT3072, cMT83090, cMT3103, and cMT3151 models only: can now update the system setting using the description file (*.conf) during project download.
cMT Gateway Series
cMT-G03 model: now supports MODBUS TCP/IP Server.
PC version of cMTViewer has the following updates:
now supports fullscreen display
can manually load a project file. This eliminates the time spent uploading the file from the HMI. The loaded project file must be identical to the file downloaded to the HMI unit.
Android version of cMTViewer now supports customized keyboard.
Android and iOS version of cMTViewer now support using vibration mode on mobile devices for event notification.
Alarm Bar and Alarm Display objects: supports dynamically changing the event category to be displayed.
EasyDiagnoser: added a Watch feature- watch addresses can be added by clicking the + icon.
Added Toshiba TOSVERT VF (MODBUS TCP)driver.
Added Toshiba TOSVERT VF (EtherNet/IP)driver.
Oct 24, 2018 v6.01.02.228
Added cMT-G03 and cMT-G04 models.
Added System Keyboard-Flat and System Keyboard-Standard in the Picture Library to create keyboards. Note: Some project templates contain the new keyboard arrangement in Windows#83-90.
Flow Block object: added new arrow style.
System Parameter Settings: added Time Sync/DST tab so that you can enter HMI time zone information in an outgoing email so that email clients can correctly interpret and display the actual send time. HMI time zone can be viewed or changed using System tag LW-11276 during runtime.
Function Key object: added a title bar and start position settings for popup windows.
Numeric Input and ASCII Input objects: added [Relative to object] option for the popup position setting of a popup keypad.
Event Bar Chart object: added Title Bar Format setting.
SQL Query object: added support for accessing SQLite database stored in a USB disk or SD card.
Control Token feature: added Idle Timeout setting. The control token will be released when the token processor's HMI remains untouched for a period of time longer than Idle Timeout.
cMT-HDMI model: added support for adjusting the audio volume and backlight brightness using System Tag registers:
LW-9051 for audio volume
LW-9040 for the backlight brightness.
cMT3072/3090/3103/3151 models: added support for 3G/4G dongle (with OS version 20180723 or later).
cMT Gateway Series
Database Server feature added.
Data Sampling feature added, with support for saving historical data to local memory and synchronization with the database.
Event Log feature: added support for saving historical data to local memory and synchronization with the database.
Added ability to change the CoDeSys network settings using System Tag registers.
Added 1:1 display mode for the PC version (accessed using the right-click menu)
Added support for cMT Series.
Fixed an issue where inputting value is not possible when interpolation is used.
Fixed an issue that prevents entering a negative number and decimal points.
Fixed a conversion error related to the use of macro subroutines which use 32-bit integers.
ASCII object: Fixed issue that caused incorrect display of GB coded characters.
Database Server: Fixed MySQL 8.0 connectivity problem. The authentication method of the login account must be set to mysql_native_password in MySQL database.
Event Bar Chart and Event Display objects: Fixed an issue where the system may not function properly when both objects are simultaneously placed in base window and popup window.
Trend Display object: Fixed an issue where enabling time scale option can make pause function ineffective.
Sound: Changed the default beep sound for the cMT series.
Import/Export feature: Fixed an issue that causes settings to be deleted.
Fixed issue of macro content descrepancy upon file opening if macro contains many S7-1200 address references.
Fixed ASCII2DEC function conversion error for values greater than 2147483647.
MQTT feature: Fixed lost username/password parameters following HMI restart.
System Parameter settings: Added the option to delay device communication when the HMI starts.
Pie Chart object: Fixed issue that causes incorrectly drawn chart when the data source is floating point.
History Data Display object: Fixed a problem that caused addresses that are not actually used to be displayed.
Fixed issue that caused the HMI to run abnormally when both the following conditions are met: running CoDeSys runtime version that is older than 20180723 and communicating with Ethernet-type PLC.
Updated Siemens S7-1200/S7-1500 (Absolute Addressing)(Ethernet)to support obtaining tag information.
Updated MODBUS ASCII with 3x_Double, 6x_Bit and 4x_Double address types.
Updated Rockwell EtherNet/IP (Compactlogix) to fix tag import issue and to support new models.
Updated Schneider SoMachine M Series (Ethernet), Omron (Ethernet), Yaskawa (Ethernet), and CoDeSys V3 (Ethernet) drivers to fix problem where HMI is unable to resume communication if cable is not plugged in already when HMI starts.
Updated CANBus 2.0A/2.0B General and SAE J1939 drivers to fix an issue that prevents SetData from working more than once within a macro.
Updated OPC UA Client driver to optimize import/export of tags.
Updated Omron CJ/CS/CP and Omron CJ/CS/CP (Ethernet - FINS/TCP) drivers to support expanded EM address ranges (EMD-EM18)
Updated Toshiba Inverter VF driver with expanded Cmd. No B address range to FFFF15
Jul 18, 2018 v6.01.01.213
Fixed an issue where index registers cannot function properly with Recipe Database addresses.
Fixed an issue where data format setting may be incorrect when using a system register for a Numeric object.
Fixed an issue where combination of communication ports COM1 RS232 and COM3 RS485 2W cannot be configured for HMI5102.
Fixed an issue where RTC time may occasionally jump to year 2036.
Added support for TLS 1.2 for MQTT. (HMI OS Version 20180323 or later).
Fixed an issue where Free Tags are not verified during compilation.
Fixed an issue where the data may not be correctly read when using WiFi related system registers.
Fixed font display issues.
Fixed an issue where HMI5150XL project cannot be opened.
Fixed an issue where picture library cannot be used for Set Bit object.
Fixed an issue where PLB and PLW addresses mistakenly become available for non-cMT projects.
Fixed an issue where changing HMI name can make project file uncompilable.
Fixed an issue where Trend Display object may not be normally configured when using certain types of drivers.
Fixed an issue where objects using local addresses may not show when continuously transferring data using Free Protocol.
(cMT Series) Fixed an issue where Meter's size and location do not show as configured.
(cMT Series) Fixed an issue where using Monitor Mode to monitor a PLC address may cause HMI to work abnormally.
Fixed an issue where invalid username/password is used for connection attempt when username/password authentication is not enabled in MQTT settings.
Fixed an issue where connecting an HMI whose project was not made with EBPro V6.01.01 may cause the HMI to work abnormally.
OPC UA Server
Fixed an issue where OPC UA Server does not start as a result of certain operations
Fixed an issue where cMT3151 with OS version 20161220 or earlier versions installed cannot properly communicate with other devices.
Fixed an issue where pass-through cannot function properly.
Fixed an issue where EasySystemSetting cannot be opened when certain locale settings are used in Windows.
Updated Weintek Remote IO (CANopen) driver to address the issue regarding to Send NMT.
Updated CAN Bus 2.0A 2.0B General and SAE J1939 driver to add support for CAN Bus device disconnection detection and address the sending issue of CAN ID.
Added Bosch Roxroth IndraControl - Free Tag Names (Ethernet) driver.
Updated Saia PCD S-BUS Mode, Saia PCD S-BUS Mode driver to address the issue relating to Reg_bit addresses.
Added GE Fanuc 0i/30i/31i/32i/35i Series (Ethernet) driver.
Updated Weintek Built-in CODESYS driver to address the issue where connection with Codesys cannot be recovered after resetting Codesys.
Updated KOYO CLICK (Ethernet) driver to address the data reading issue relating to TXT addresses.
Updated Opto22 CONT Protocol (Ethernet) driver to address the displaying issue of string table.
Optimized communication speed for Ethernet-based PLCs.
Jun 11, 2018 v6.01.01.141
Fixed problem with using "test.mosquitto.org" as the external MQTT broker- MQTT request sent incorrectly when authentication is not used.
Fixed error regarding a change to HMI name during compile.
Jun 01, 2018 v6.01.01.117
Added support for the following models:
- cMT3072 7"(1024x600pixels) HMI with built-in CODESYS support (requires a license and dedicated OS)
added support for [WeChat Barcode Display] object. Displays the QR code needed for EasyAccess 2.0 push notification via WeChat
separate password protection for individual macros now supported
additional MQTT features:
%0 (HMI Name) and %2 (Random Code) for Client ID
variable now supported for topics
bit control now supported when publishing topics
Macros have additional statistic functions: AVERAGE, HARMEAN, MAX, MEDIAN, MIN, STDEVP, and STDEVS
Basic and Advanced HMI models
History Data Display object: can now delete or modify historical data sampling
added support for new feature called Control Token. Available in Combo Button, Numeric Input, ASCII Input, Direct Window and Indirect Window objects.
The control token prevents control of an object by multiple clients simultaneously. When enabled, the HMI gives the token to the first cMT Viewer client that displays the target object.
Any other cMT Viewer clients that connect are not able to obtain the token until first client closes the screen that contains the targeted object. Then the token is passed to the second cMT Viewer client, and so on.
Data Sampling and Event Log objects: option to remove the 10,000 record limit when saving history data to HMI memory.
MS SQL Server for the Database Server object now supported.
MQTT Sparkplug B now supported. This allows an HMI to be the Edge of Network Node in a Sparkplug architecture.
Event Bar Chart object now supported. The new object depicts Event Log information using bargraphs.
The allowable number of cMT Viewer connections can now be specified in the System Parameter settings. The connection limit maximum is 10 connections.
Added the following system registers to support multiple cMT Viewer clients connected to the HMI: Models supported cMT-SVR, cMT3072, cMT3090, cMT3103, cMT3151, and cMT-HDMI.
LW-11839: number of connected cMT Viewer clients
LW-11840 to 11912: cMT Viewer client 1 through 10 user names
LW-11940 to 11979: cMT Viewer client 1 through 10 IP address
Support for the Monopoly setting for "Device No Response" Window No.5. When monopoly is not enabled, you can specify the start position and displaying the title bar.
Event Display object: can now change event categories
can now hide Start button
Operation Log View object: can now set the displayed date range.
LW-11760: CODESYS firmware status (0: error, 1: start, 2: stop)
LW-11761: CODESYS application status (0: error, 1: start, 2: stop)
LW-11762: CODESYS login status (0: error, 1: login, 2: logout)
Additional debugging support- HMI can collect system information (HMI model name, OS version, EBPro version) and save to USB disk.
cMT Series: added Crystal and Flat styles to simplify appearance settings for Recipe View object.
cMT Series: added support for configuring down actions and up actions separately in the Combo button.
added support for MQTT v3.11 communication protocol.
added support for specifying length of Registration ID/Username/Password.
added support for removing bracket  in JSON formatted messages.
added support for setting the number of digits after decimal point for Float.
added support for selecting whether to include timestamp (ts) and to verify timestamp (ts).
Note: these additional features for MQTT allow better compatibility for cloud service providers such as IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud, etc.
Added support for changing label tag name.
Added new mechanism to indicate related addresses in address grid.
Red: addresses used explicitly by an object.
Yellow: addresses used implicitly by an object.
For example, a numeric display object uses LW-0 as the read address. The LW-0 address, explicitly used, will be shown in red, whereas LW_bit-000 to LW_bit-015, implicitly used, is shown in yellow.
Improved security of project by prohibiting unauthorized decompilation attempts to obtain original project file.
Added support for keyword filtering in system register window.
Added support for the following models:
cMT3103 10.1"(1024x600pixels) HMI with support for cMTViewer. One Ethernet port, CANbus, Wi-Fi Functionality, two serial ports. 10-28VDC input. EasyAccess license included.
cMT3090 9.7"(1024x768pixels) HMI with built-in CODESYS (requires a license and dedicated OS).
Fixed issues where compilation is not properly carried out when simultaneously using user-defined tag and array.
Fixed an issue where local address cannot be used for certain settings when HMI name is not "Local HMI".
Fixed an issue where LW-9030 shows incorrect time after running system for a long period.
Fixed an issue where text position of certain objects may be influenced when increasing number of languages.
Fixed an issue where certain system fonts may not be found.
CODESYS V3 (Ethernet) driver: Fixed an issue where String data type may not be accessed. Also fixed an issue where running driver may cause CODESYS to crash.
Feb 23, 2018 v6.00.01.220
Added system register LW-12024: disable alarm buzzer (set ON)
cMT Viewer: added support for the Pie Chart object.
Fixed issues relating to [Find/Replace] function.
Event Log object (cMT Series only): Fixed an issue where data is incorrectly displayed.
PLC Control object (cMT Series only): Fixed an issue where PLC object is ineffective when simultaneously selecting [Write data to PLC] and [Use window no. offset].
OPC UA object (cMT Series only): Fixed communications problem when using a cMT-SVR and the OPC UA Server.
Rockwell EtherNet/IP (CompactLogix) driver: adjusted the maximum number of reads and writes.
Mitsubishi FX5U- Binary mode (Ethernet) and Mitsubishi FX5U - ASCII Mode (Ethernet) drivers: added support for Remote Password.
Emerson SI-Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP driver: renamed to Control Techniques SI-Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP.
BACnet/IP driver: fixed problem when importing tags that have the user-defined object name causing incorrect communications.
Jan 17, 2018 v6.00.01.174
Updated version of EZwarePlus
Software name changed from EZwarePlus to EBPro
User Interface format changed from menus to ribbon layout
Added support for the following models:
cMT3072 7.0"(1024x600pixels) HMI with support for cMTViewer. Two Ethernet ports, three serial ports. 10-28VDC input. EasyAccess license included.
cMT3090 9.7"(1024x768pixels) HMI with support for cMTViewer to view HMI screen from remote location (iPad, Android device, or PC). Dual Ethernet. EasyAccess included.
cMT-G01 IIoT Gateway (no display capability) with two Ethernet ports and three serial ports.
cMT-G02 IIoT Gateway (no display capability) with support for OPC UA and/or MQTT (client or server) and WiFi connectivity (802.11b/g/n)
cMT-HDMI cMT without built-in display but with HDMI port to attach a touchscreen monitor of any size. Resolution up to 1920x1080pixels.
New SQL Query and SQL Query Result Viewer objects. Execute SQL statements, exchange data with MySQL database, and show SQL Query execution results.
Enable image caching for faster screen updates (see System Parameter Settings- Enable fast display mode...)
Added additional actions for Combo button: popup window, close window, keyboard input, screen hardcopy, Acknowledge Alarms, Import Data, and Wait Until.
Language feature extended to 24.
System Picture Library now supports custom colors.
System Parameter Settings option to change screen orientation: portrait or landscape.
History Data Display and Operation Log Display objects (cMT Series only): now support crystal and flat background styles.
Diagnoser app now supports cMT models.
Picture object: can now generate an object using the Windows clipboard.
Event Log (cMT Series only): provided statistical information for occurrence and elapsed time.
Backup object (cMT Series only): can now backup Data Logs that record data using Customized File Handling mode.
MQTT (cMT Series only): now supports AWS (Amazon Web Services) IoT.
Added system register LW-11406 for Wi-fi signal strength (dBm).
0, 1, 2 indicate failed connection
else signal strength
Fixed problem where some projects would not compress due to insufficient memory.
Added time zones for time synchronization feature
fixed time synchronization issue on cMT3090 and cMT5151 models
Brightek printer driver: fixed problem with printing
SQL Query: can now use special characters in the column name without causing SQL syntax error.
Fixed printing problem where project screens appear displaced.
Combo button: can now use Recipe Address (would cause application to halt)
Fixed problem when using LW and LW_Bit system addresses simultaneously for an object; would cause application to halt.
Password prompt now displays after incorrect password attempted
IP settings are now correct after changing the cMT-D090 IP address
EasyAccess 1.0: can now use with HMI5070B model
Bosch Rexroth SIS (Absolute Addressing)
Emerson ROC800 Series Free Tag names
Emerson SI-Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP
CoDeSys V2 (Absolute Addressing)
CoDeSys V2 (Absolute Addressing) Ethernet
Delta AS300 MODBUS RTU/ASCII
Delta AS300 MODBUS TCP/IP
Brother Speedio (Ethernet)
OPC UA driver:
(cMT-G01/cMT-G02 only): support for web interface to change OPC UA server parameters, edit nodes, manage certificates, and configure PLC comm. parameters.
support for automatic synchronization of user accounts for OPC UA server and Enhanced Security Mode. Changes made in the web interface are immediately available in server.
optimized speed when device disconnect message is updated at client end.
improved comm. efficiency when reading large amounts of data
o added tags relating to PLC connection stats.
BACnet/IP driver: now support configuring communication port.
Siemens S7-1200/S7-1500 (Absolute Addressing) Ethernet driver: Ranges for I, Q, M, Byte, Word, and DWORD now extended to 65532.
Mitsubishi FX Series (FXOS/FXON/FX1S/FX3G) driver: now supports pass-through function.
Schneider MODBUS RTU, TCP/IP, and UniTelway drivers: can now import tags
MODBUS RTU driver: fixed problem when using 0x_single_coil address and running simulation mode.