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SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR

Diagram Builder™ Setup Guide
Introduction
This guide provides assistance in upgrading the SEL-3530 Real-Time
Automation Controller (RTAC) for HMI capability and in building diagrams
for HMI viewing. Before beginning the upgrade process, you will need to
have Microsoft .NET 4.0 installed on your computer and the following items.
You can obtain these items from your local SEL representative:

Most recent version of RTAC firmware

RTAC model option table (MOT) upgrade file

ACSELERATOR

Diagram Builder™ installation CD

Setting Up the SEL-3530 RTAC for HMI
Preparing the RTAC
for the HMI Model
Option Upgrade
!

Perform the following steps to upgrade your firmware to the latest version.
1. Obtain the latest firmware release from your local SEL
representative.
2. Use SEL Compass® to upgrade the ACSELERATOR RTAC®
SEL-5033 Software.

WARNING

Upgrading RTAC firmware will
remove the application from the
RTAC. It will be necessary to reload
the application after completion of
the upgrade.
!

WARNING

Disconnecting any external
communications cables prior to
continuing a firmware upgrade is
highly recommended.

Figure 1

Date Code 20130702

SEL Compass Provides RTAC Upgrading Capability

SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide

29.131.1. Click RTAC Firmware Update. In the Firmware Update window. 4. 8. USB B Port Figure 3 Computer Connection to RTAC Front Port 6. enter the default RTAC front USB address 172. and click RTAC Firmware Update. Using the supplied RTAC USB cable. Open the ACSELERATOR RTAC program and log on to the database. Figure 2 Starting the RTAC Firmware Update 5. Enter the user name and password into the corresponding fields. 7. SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide Date Code 20130702 . click the Options button. Click Login.2 3. Click SEL at the upper left. connect your computer or laptop to the front port of the RTAC.

Firmware version Once you locate the firmware file. The following screen shows the present version of the RTAC. Once you have located the file. 10. Click the Select Firmware button. Figure 5 Date Code 20130702 Locating and Updating Firmware SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide . and locate the firmware file you need. click Update. click Update.3 Figure 4 Entering Logon Information 9.

In the ACSELERATOR RTAC software Firmware Update window. USB B Port Figure 7 Computer Connection to RTAC Front Port 4.4 Sending the HMI Model Option Upgrade to the RTAC ! After you purchase an HMI option. 5. Click RTAC Firmware Update. and click RTAC Firmware Update.1. Using the supplied RTAC USB cable. your SEL representative will need the serial number of your RTAC before you can obtain an upgrade. Click SEL at the upper left.131. 6. It will be necessary to reload the application after completion of the upgrade. Figure 6 RTAC Firmware Update Selection 3. click the Options button. SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide Date Code 20130702 . Upon receipt of the RTAC serial number. 1. ! 2. WARNING Disconnecting any external communications cables prior to continuing a firmware upgrade is highly recommended. use the default RTAC front USB address 172. SEL will send you a zipped upgrade file. Click Login. Use this file and perform the following steps to upgrade the RTAC for HMI capability. Enter the user name and password into the corresponding fields.29. WARNING Upgrading RTAC firmware will remove the application from the RTAC. Open the ACSELERATOR RTAC program and log on to the database. connect your computer or laptop to the front port of the RTAC.

click Update. The following screen shows the present version of the RTAC. Do not unzip the upgrade file.5 Figure 8 Entering Logon Information 7. Click the Select Firmware button and locate the zipped file you need. Once you have located the upgrade file. Figure 9 Date Code 20130702 Updating the RTAC With a Model Option Upgrade File SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide . click Update. Firmware version Once you locate the firmware file. Note: Be sure to use the zipped file. 8.

If you have purchased an HMI-enabled RTAC. Go to licensing. 4.selinc. 2. you will be prompted to enter your License Authorization Code (LAC). your ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder CD will have the LAC on the label.exe file contained on your CD to begin the installation process. If the ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder installer cannot generate a license from your LAC. 3.com and enter your LAC. Select Generate License. Be sure to include the entire hexadecimal string: SEL=XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. perform the following steps: 1.6 ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Installation and Licensing ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder is SEL software that you can use to develop HMI Project diagrams for use in the HMI display. Copy the Host ID obtained in Step 1 into the Node-Locked Hostid text box. You can configure the project diagrams with graphics and tie the graphics to tags that you have enabled in the RTAC project. Licensing Run the DiagramBuilderSetup. SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide Date Code 20130702 . During the installation process. Open the newly installed ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder software and note the Host ID presented in the error message.

open the application from Start > All Programs > SEL Applications > AcSELerator Diagram Builder. Select Generate and then save the file to one of the following locations: a. Connect to the RTAC with the correct parameters.binz file from the Software folder to a location to which you have write privileges. After installing ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder. 64-bit operating systems: C:\Program Files (x86)\SEL\AcSELerator\DiaagramBuilder\bin\ 6.com with your Host ID and LAC. Click the Upload HMI Runtime Binary tab and select the . 3. move the . send an email to licensing@selinc.7 Number of available licenses Enter entire Host ID string 5. Perform the following to send the . If you received the software on a CD. Click the Upload button to transfer the . Rename the saved license file to “DiagramBuilder. If neither entering the LAC during install nor using the licensing website works for you. 2. 32-bit operating systems: C:\Program Files\SEL\AcSELerator\DiagramBuilder\bin\ b. Date Code 20130702 SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide .binz file to the RTAC. click the Tools button and then select HMI Runtime Binary Upload Tool. . With ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder open.binz File Upgrade The .binz file SEL provides is an update file for the RTAC that contains the latest releases and corrections to the way the RTAC handles and displays HMI controls. 4. Rerun the ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder software. 7.binz file.binz file to the RTAC: 1.lic”.

8 Figure 10 Figure 11 Screen for Uploading a Binary Upgrade File to the RTAC Confirmation of Successful Binary File Upload SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide Date Code 20130702 .

User Name. and system tags can be imported into the ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder. developed scripts. Date Code 20130702 SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide . you can reference in diagrams only tags defined in each device connection or virtual tags in the RTAC. Go to File > Import Tags.9 Getting Started in ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Open ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder and select File > New > Project or press <Ctrl + N> to open a new project. virtual tags. Creating a New Project Once you have completed an RTAC project. you will need to import tags you want to use into the ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder so that you can use these tags to determine how Toolbox objects display. You can import tags from a project in the local database on the development computer or import them directly from the RTAC. and Password and select Load Tags. You cannot reference variables defined in RTAC scripts directly. Direct to RTAC If you are selecting tags from the RTAC. All tags will load directly from the RTAC and become available for assignment to diagram objects. enter the IP Address. created all devices. etc. Press Ctrl + N. Figure 12 Importing Tags NOTE: At this time. but you should map these variables to virtual tags. enabled tags. or select the New Project icon to open a new project. according to the SEL-3530 Instruction Manual. Only device tags.

at which point tags should be loaded into the project and be ready for assignment to objects on the diagram. SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide Date Code 20130702 . Password. Schema.10 Figure 13 Importing RTAC Tags Direct to ACSELERATOR RTAC Database If you select from the ACSELERATOR RTAC database. and Project. Click Load Tags. enter the User Name.

2. Double-click a project to make it appear in the right-side panel on your display. Select the check box next to the projects in the right-side panel. Click the Send Files button at the bottom of the popup screen. Date Code 20130702 SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide . From the popup screen.11 Figure 14 Sending the Completed Diagram to the RTAC NOTE: You must first save a diagram before you can send it. locate the projects you want to send in the explorer bar in the left-side panel on your display. you will need to send the diagrams to the RTAC. 4. 5. 3. Go to File > Manage Diagrams. 1. Properties for Direct to ACSELERATOR RTAC Database Connection Once you have placed all objects on the diagrams and configured all object properties to fit your needs.

Factory Assistance We appreciate your interest in SEL products and services.332. q Double-click a diagram. If you have questions or comments.509.com Email: info@selinc. Figure 15 Uploading Projects to the RTAC Please refer to the ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder User’s Guide.S. WA 99163-5603 U. accessible via the Help menu.7990 Internet: www.selinc.332. please contact us at: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. 2350 NE Hopkins Court Pullman.A. e Click Send Files to send this diagram to the RTAC.509. for more detailed information about ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder. Inc.com SEL-3530 RTAC HMI and ACSELERATOR Diagram Builder Setup Guide Date Code 20130702 .12 w Click the check box next to the diagram name.1890 Fax: +1. Tel: +1.

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