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Doc 402207.063, Issue 2.4, 2007-Nov, Pub. 2007-11-15


The PowerSuite Team

Contents • Installation • Compatibility • New in This Version • In Previous Versions • Reported Problems

This document is a record or history database that describes what's new in the latest and previous versions of this program. PowerSuite is a software application designed for programming Smartpack-based DC Power Supply Systems from a personal computer. Installation The PowerSuite installation software will upgrade and overwrite your previously installed version of PowerSuite. PowerSuite must be installed in a PC running MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP or MS Windows 2000 operating systems. Do not connect the USB cable to the PC before installing the application and drivers. You can install PowerSuite directly from the CD-ROM, from the FTP server or from the EltekWorld site. Follow the instructions on the screen. In short, to install PowerSuite do following: 1. Run the setup.exe file, and the PowerSuite Install Wizard will guide you through the installation process 2. Switch the Smartpack controller ON and connect the USB cable 3. Wait for Windows to detect the Smartpack 4. Start the PowerSuite program . Compatibility ⎯ Smartpack controller versus PowerSuite
For a complete overview of compatibility between Smartpack controllers, PowerSuite, rectifiers and communication protocols, e-mail your contact person at Eltek Valere. Smartpack Version No. 402070.003, v 01.00 402070.003, v 01.01 402070.003, v 01.02 402070.003, v 01.03 402073.003, v 01.00 402073.009, v 02.00 402073.009, v 02.02 402073.009, v 02.03 402073.009, v 02.04 PowerSuite Version No. 1.0 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.4 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X


PowerSuite Program History --- Eltek Valere ---
Doc 402207.063, Issue 2.4, 2007-Nov, Pub. 2007-11-15


eltekvalere.4): ID Symptom 1594 At times the dots in the Power Animation are not displayed. 2007-11-15 2(8) .www.4 Fixed in version 2. improvement Most Important Fixes in PowerSuite (2.009 2. clone tool improved • Doc 402207. colours. 402207. 2178 The Clone tool write to file "Save button" does not save file. after editing values. improvement • Battery Test Guard Time remaining time indication on Status bar.063. 1596 Missing monitor text link. 2007-Nov. at the end of this file. Issue 2.4 2416 The alarm monitor’s alarm group list is not updated. ^Top PowerSuite Program History --.Eltek Valere --. Part of another window is displayed instead.4. read the description of reported problems or bugs at the moment. 2415 The Reconnect message dialog box does not disappear after clicking on the dialog box Cancel button 2410 The Battery Bank Current alarm monitors do not display the shunt size. before clicking on these buttons. Also.4) 2007-11-05 • MS Windows Vista compatibility • Battery-Capacity used alarm monitor • I/O Alarm Interface Functionality on CAN bus connected units • Rectifier Shut Down alarm monitor (only in Chinese versions) • PowerSuite language improvements • Eltek Valere branding code implemented (logo. Scale and Configuration of Alarm Monitor functionality. Fixed in version 2. improvement • PowerSuite appearance options or themes . after opening the Power Summary pane and clicking on the Apply or OK buttons. etc) • Import & Export configuration uses a new Wizard.4 New functionality (2.Version & Date New in This Version Art.4 Fixed in version 2. improvement • Site Manager adjustments.4 when an alarm group is edited (outputs enabled) on other control units than Smartpack • Also.4 Fixed in version 2. before you edit the size value manually Status Fixed in version 2.4 Fixed in version 2. Pub.

com Doc 402207.Eltek Valere --.4.3 Fixed in version 2.3 In negative system polarity. read the description of reported problems or bugs at the moment.eltekvalere.3) 2007-07-dd • Rectifier ID reassignment directly from PowerSuite • Connection to an Smartpack Connection File • Modem Call-Back Functionality • Battery String Monitor Functionality on CAN bus connected units • All Smartpack connection and login tasks collected in the same dialog box • Site Manager connection data (phonebook) preserved after upgrades • Calibrate.3 1845 Control System \ Summary: Hide the OK and Apply Fixed in version 2.Version & Date In Previous Versions 2.3 • Also. Should be all nodes where the parent node is expanded 1120 The battery table Export to File function only exports the actual displayed table values. at the end of this file. Pub. improvement • More PowerSuite languages.063. Fixed in version 2.3 buttons 2062 Added "Reset Manual Alarm" in the "Tools" menu 2065 Options dialog .3 Fixed in version 2. most of the dc-voltages Fixed in version 2.3 Fixed in version 2. added Most Important Fixes in PowerSuite (2. show “Critical” in the status field 1849 Increased the number of maximum Control Units from 10 to 100 Fixed in version 2. improvement • PowerSuite version displayed in title bar. Other relevant battery test data will not be exported.3 Fixed in version 2. Issue 2. improvement • White unused nodes in Power Explorer pane.bug when closing dialog fixed 2125 Tree View .3): ID Symptom 1982 Rectifier Status and Details export 2079 Battery test log does not show correct info 1977 More information in the battery test log file 1995 Added explanation in discontinuance tab 1881 The OK button will not save data 2076 String view is not correct 906 Status Fixed in version 2.When system is in critical state.Only nodes that are "In view" are updated for status.3 Fixed in version 2.3 will be shown as negative Fixed in version 2.3 Fixed in version 2.www.3 New functionality (2. 2007-Nov. 2007-11-15 3(8) .3 2080 Status field .3 Fixed in version 2.3 Fixed in version 2. Configure and Scale functionality on applicable Alarm Monitors • Import & Export configuration data supports several units. ^Top PowerSuite Program History --.

v 2. added • RectCapacity – monitor.4. PowerSuite site connection overview • Storage of the 5 last site connections • Modem Dial-up functionality • Efficiency Management functionality • Distributed functionality and configuration.1 PowerSuite Program History --. 2007-11-15 4(8) .Eltek Valere --.1): ID 904 Symptom The PowerSuite program window hides behind other program windows Status Fixed in version 2. improved • Battery String overview.2): ID Symptom Status Fixed in version 2.Version & Date In Previous Versions 2. read the description of reported problems or bugs at the moment.2) 2007-03-16 • No new functionality has been added Most Important Fixes in PowerSuite (2. at the end of this file.2 New functionality (2. Pub. improved • Discontinuance Battery Test • Inhibit Battery Test option • Battery Test Log view. ^Top 2. Issue 2.www. added • RectCurrShareEr – monitor. improved • DeltaStringCurr – Doc 402207. 2007-Nov. added • “Max.1 New functionality (2. • Also.063. added Most Important Fixes in PowerSuite (2.eltekvalere.1) 2006-12-21 • Site Manager. other battery configuration settings might be inadvertently changed too. improved • PowerSuite languages.2 NNN When manually configuring Battery Symmetry settings with Power Suite.1. Discharge (Ah)” configuration in Simplified Battery Test. added • Smartpack language configuration • Default setting for 48V and 24V systems • Smartpack Data Log overview • PowerSuite Data Log overview • Symmetry Configuration.

1506.0 New functionality (2.Version & Date In Previous Versions 1098 LVD monitors may display negative values. 1520. when entering data outside the min/max limits Fixed in version 2. when it should be active. For detailed information about these and other fixes.1 1118 The Get Data button. 1589. 2007-11-15 5(8) . among Fixed in version 2. 1649. when Mains Fail option is active • Rectifier Walk-in time configuration implemented • Rectifier Communication Error monitor implemented • Rectifier Capacity monitor implemented • Battery Test/Boost event configuration implemented • Manual Reset Configuration monitor extended • Hysteresis Configuration monitor implemented • Time Delay Configuration monitor implemented • Fuse Input Configuration (NO/NC/Diode Matrix) implemented Most Important Fixes in PowerSuite (2.www. 1650.0): ID 611 Symptom If Time/Date is adjusted during a Battery Test or boost it will affect the test time. e-mail your contact person at Eltek Valere. 2007-Nov. Issue Doc 402207.4.063.0) 2006-07-17 • Distributed functionality Support for larger power systems with several Smartpack controllers.0 PowerSuite Program History --. Pub.1 Xxxx We have also corrected several other fixes. 1198 The String Cell monitor text may not be displayed correctly. ^Top 2. Fixed in version 2.1 be disabled (grey). 1573.eltekvalere.1 them fixes with following ID numbers: 1046. Status Fixed in version 2.Eltek Valere --. the first time you open the window. • Multilanguage support • Automatic data refresh for dialog boxes • Dialog boxes design improvement OK and Cancel buttons located on the bottom of dialog boxes • PowerSuite Help implemented • Improved Event-log functionality • More configurable LVD alarm groups • Shunt scaling implemented • Expanded calibration functionality • Control unit Error monitor implemented • Smartpack’s front panel option disabled • Rectifier Fail suppressed.1 1605 The Control Unit dialog box may sometimes hide behind the Animation View pane. in the Battery table data. may Fixed in version 2. 1785. 1685. 1832. Fixed in version 2. 1805.

063. Fixed in version 2. 972 Changing temperature scale (Celsius. Fixed in version 2. Fixed in version 2. 2007-Nov.a window is opened from the Explorer pane.. Auto. Fixed in version 2.or when double-clicking the Expand / Retract Hierarchy Tree icon -.0 923 Alarm group names longer than 16 characters may Fixed in version 2. Pub. Issue 2.0 be entered in PowerSuite.0 881 Cancel functionality.0 be higher than the battery test End Voltage. Fixed in version 2. Interval and Charge/Discharge.0 1059 Warnings for incorrect system voltages entries do not refresh properly (hang) Fixed in version 2. Fixed in version 2. This may cause the battery test to enter an endless Doc 402207.0 PowerSuite Program History --. a warning should be displayed informing the reason. controls. But. characters above 16 are lost when refreshing (Smartpack’s max.0 1097 Slow update of animations Fixed in version 2. Fixed in version 2.0 1027 Certain buttons and controls seem to be deactivated at times. The result parameters are displayed correctly. etc. Fahrenheit) does not update battery monitor’s denominations.0 1073 The Battery Test results table and the graph columns at the bottom are not displayed in the same order.0 1107 When pressing the + or – button in the Explorer pane -. Fixed in version 2. Fixed in version 2.Eltek Valere --.0 867 Refreshing the Power Explorer pane expands all the tree options.www.eltekvalere. all messages will re-appear after last message. Fixed in version 2.0 1009 When Time / Clock is selected in read only mode. 2007-11-15 6(8) .Version & Date In Previous Versions 832 Test Mode could have sub levels: Boost.0 834 If you try to start a Battery Test and it is not possible. when more than 10 test results are displayed.4. Fixed in version 2. Fixed in version 2.0 974 Information. may not refresh properly in certain dialogue windows. Fixed in version 2.0 1108 Power System Install date and Service date have no Min/Max check in PowerSuite. you are not allowed to log in to adjust the time.0 1125 The Disconnect / Connect animation may display red dots missing. Automatic refresh.0 918 As the Event Log list is displayed in a ring-buffermanner. Float Man. string length) 930 It is possible to set the rectifier’s Standby Voltage to Fixed in version 2.

special beta test group -. Fixed in version 2.for good accomplished testing job. Most Important Fixes in PowerSuite (1. blank fields (no values) may be displayed.0 the displayed data.0 1602 Error message in Event Log.0 xxxx PowerSuite allows displaying Battery Test Result data in several windows. Neither the Refresh button nor closing and reopening the window will refresh the data. PowerSuite Program History --. hopefully making your Flatpack2 configuration tasks easier.0 1132 PowerSuite allows displaying LVLD and LVBD data Fixed in version 2.4.Eltek Valere --. please let us know about them Future software versions will describe the new functionality and fixes in each version. Steffen. Fixed in version 2. this history file will describe the reported problems or bugs at the moment.0 in several windows.: displaying degree Celsius when Fahrenheit are selected. Hanne and Bjarne-.0 1606 Buttons disappear when downsizing the Event Log dialog box. Also. Fixed in version 2. 1130 When you open a LVLD monitor.063. Fixed in version 2. Issue 2. The R&D Department thanks Asbjørn. Fixed in version 2.eltekvalere. Fixed in version 2. Fixed in version 2.0): • • Hopefully we have been able to removed most of the initial problems in the application.0 New functionality (1. 2007-11-15 7(8) .0 1607 Alarm group Configuration may report an error message. 2007-Nov.0 1598 Active alarm groups prevent status on slave alarm groups to be presented correctly.0 ^Top 1.www.g.0 1587 System Configuration dialog box crashes if not loaded completely. But should you find any bugs. Pub.Version & Date In Previous Versions 1128 Calibration in system configuration may not refresh Fixed in version 2.0) 2005-11-04 • Finally we release the official version! This program is made for you. Fixed in version Doc 402207. forcing to quit the application. • The beta testing is now completed. They have used PowerSuite extensively during many months. 1134 Incorrect temperature scale is displayed in the Rectifier detailed data. E.

Eltek Valere --.063. . though there are no alarms below this node in the Power Explorer pane 2513 The Smartpack controller’s USB driver sometimes malfunctions (communication loss). Issue 2. Pub. alarm will also show up on the String-node even and could be improved. and the R&D 2005-mm-dd Department has revised and improved the software extensively.www. Eltek Valere has confirmed that this might be annoying. and Eltek Valere has confirmed there is an alarm on the BatteryMonitor. among others: Programmers & Architects: Tonny Mastad Hanne Cathrine Enger Sherry Zhang Asbjørn Skjereng Bjørn Marthinsen Bjarte Håkon Hovden Bjarne Stavnes Ty Heaven Manuel Fernández Ole Morten Lunden Håkon Andersen Tonny Mastad Hanne Cathrine Enger Testers: Product Manager: Help and Installation system: Contributors Thanks to all for a great job! ^Top PowerSuite Program History --. when PowerSuite writes COM port settings to the controller. the that this might be confusing. and is working to correct the Doc 402207.4. Applies to Smartpack firmware 2. ^Top Reported Problems ~ 2007-11-09 ID Symptom Status Workaround 2182 If the Power Explorer string-view is active.0 and upwards. ^Top The PowerSuite Team Many in Eltek Valere have contributed to create the PowerSuite application. and when PowerSuite 2. 2007-Nov.Version & Date In Previous Versions Beta Our beta test group tested and used PowerSuite during many months.eltekvalere. Restart the Smartpack controller to reestablish USB communication .3 generates the Smartpack configuration XLM file. 2007-11-15 8(8) .