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Release Notes

NOTE: Predator CNC Service v11 requires Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2016 Server, 2012 Server, 2008 Server or 2003 Server.

May 14th 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.138
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds PowerState support to MTConnect version 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3
  2. Adds Line Power State support to MTConnect version 1.4
  3. Adds Control Power State support to MTConnect version 1.4
  4. Adds Functional Mode support to MTConnect version 1.3 and 1.4
  5. Adds Diameter/Radius Offset support to MTConnect version 1.4
  6. Adds Length Offset support to MTConnect version 1.4
  7. Adds Work Offset support to MTConnect version 1.4
  8. Adds End of Primary Bar support to MTConnect version 1.4 and 1.3
  9. Adds End of Auxiliary Bar support to MTConnect version 1.4 and 1.3
  10. Improves all four Equipment Modes to be High/Low style tags
  11. Reduces Windows Installer requirements
  12. Fixes a bug in build 136 where testing a MTConnect v1.3 device would crash the manager
  13. Fixes a bug in build 135 with the new MTConnect tags were also added to other protocols

May 3rd 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.136
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Fixes a bug with the Execution tag in MTConnect 1.3

May 2nd 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.135
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Setup ID support to MTConnect version 1.4
  2. Adds Materials support to MTConnect version 1.4
  3. Adds EquipmentMode support to MTConnect version 1.4
  4. Adds Maintenance ID support to MTConnect version 1.4
  5. Fixes a bug with Operator ID support in MTConnect 1.4 and 1.3
  6. Fixes a bug with emergency stop support in MTConnect 1.4 and 1.3
  7. Fixes a bug with \LongMonth within Text protocol
  8. Fixes a bug when pathnames contained variables within Text protocol

April 19th 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.132
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Fanuc 32 specific processing to the Fanuc Focas protocol
  2. Fixes a bug with \ShortDay and \ShortMonth variables within the Text protocol
  3. Fixes a bug with JSON to eliminate an extra CRLF
  4. Fixes a bug with MTConnect so Line is an altternate for LineNumber

April 3rd 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.131
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Line Label support to MTConnect version 1.4
  2. Adds Work Holding ID support to MTConnect version 1.4
  3. Adds Operator ID support to MTConnect version 1.4
  4. Adds 5 Digit macro variable support to Fanuc Backup

March 20th 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.129
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds MTConnect version 1.4 support
  2. Improves Empty state support in all custom tag protocols
  3. Improves the logging of custom macro availability in Fanuc Focas protocol
  4. Removes MTConnect version 1.4 specific details from MTConnect version 1.3
  5. Fixes a logic bug with the End state in all custom tag protocols

March 8th 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.128
This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Automatic alternative part counter to the Fanuc protocol
  2. Adds End state to the JSON protocol
  3. Adds End state to the Microsoft Access protocol
  4. Adds End state to the Microsoft SQL protocol
  5. Adds End state to the MTConnect protocol
  6. Adds End state to the OPC DA protocol
  7. Adds End state to the OPC UA protocol
  8. Adds End state to the Oracle protocol
  9. Adds End state to the Secure OPC protocol
  10. Adds End state to the Secure Siemens protocol
  11. Adds End state to the Siemens OPC UA protocol
  12. Adds End state to the Text protocol
  13. Adds End state to the XML protocol

February 17th 2019 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.127
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.127 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Fanuc 31 specific processing to the Fanuc Focas protocol
  2. Adds High and Low style C string support to the Modbus protocol
  3. Adds Address support to 99999 to the Modbus protocol
  4. Improves Xpath support to MTConnect v1.1, v1.2 and v1.3
  5. Improves Error handling to MTConnect v1.1, v1.2 and v1.3

November 30th 2018 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.122
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.122 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds 7 Read Types to simplify Modbus register support
  2. Adds \High1, \Low1, \High2 and \Low2 variables to the Modbus protocol
  3. Adds Paused state to the MTConnect v1.3 protocol
  4. Improves saving Modbus registers
  5. Improves MTConnect browsing
  6. Fixes a bug with attempting access to invalid Modbus registers
  7. Fixes a bug with multiple Modbus register definitions

September 23rd 2018 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.117
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.117 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds Trace Log option within the Help menu
  2. Adds Append option to the Fanuc Backup protocol
  3. Improves Spindle Load option in the Fanuc Focas protocol
  4. Fixes a bug with the Part Counter option in the Fanuc Focas protocol

August 20th 2018 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.113
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.113 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Improves Modbus protocol with additional data types
  2. Increases Modbus address ranges up to a maximum of 999999
  3. Adds Microsoft Access file confirmation
  4. Adds Microsoft SQL Server connection confirmation
  5. Adds Oracle connection confirmation
  6. Fixed a bug with null, no value or empty table queries

May 23rd 2018 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.109
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.109 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Includes Predator Secure OPC v11.0.0.23
  2. Improves OPC DA server compatibility with Predator Secure OPC
  3. Improves Installation of C++ redistributables for all Secure applications
  4. Improves Splash screen
  5. Improves Digital I/O Override with Fanuc Focas
  6. Improves Program Override with Fanuc Focas
  7. Improves Variable Override with Fanuc Focas

March 28th 2018 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.106
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.106 has been released. This minor update makes the following improvements:

  1. Adds 5 digit macro variable support to Fanuc Focas
  2. Adds LongYear and ShortYear variables to URI
  3. Adds LongMonth and ShortMonth variables to URI
  4. Adds LongNamedMonth and ShortNamedMonth variables to URI
  5. Adds LongDay and ShortDay variables to URI
  6. Adds LongNamedDay and ShortNamedDay variables to URI
  7. Improves Text from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  8. Improves width of device list
  9. Fixed a bug with Secure Siemens

January 17th, 2018 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.103
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.103 has been released. This major update makes the following improvements: MTConnect protocols with the following:

  1. Adds High-speed query option to all protocols
  2. Adds Fanuc Focas v4.7
  3. Adds Secure Siemens v11.0.22
  4. Improves ModBus from 20 to 50 coil & register inputs
  5. Improves JSON from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  6. Improves XML from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  7. Improves OPC from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  8. Improves OPC UA from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  9. Improves Secure OPC from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  10. Improves Microsoft Access from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  11. Improves Microsoft SQL Server from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  12. Improves Oracle from 20 to 50 tags and threshold tags
  13. Improves Secure HID from 20 to 50 tags
  14. Fixed a bug with IP address and port processing in Secure OPC

December 18th, 2017 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.99
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.99 has been released. This update improves the Secure Siemens and MTConnect protocols with the following:
1. Adds Program name to Secure Siemens
2. Adds Program name overrides to Secure Siemens
3. Improves MTConnect from 20 to 50 custom tags
4. Improves MTConnect from 20 to 50 threshold tags

December 6th, 2017 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.98
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.98 has been released. This update improves MTConnect agent compatibility with the following MTConneect functions:
1. Rapid Overrides
2. Spindle Overrides
3. Default Paths

November 30th, 2017 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.97
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.97 has been released. This update makes the following improvements to Predator Secure OPC:
1. Adds support for Opto 22’s OPC Server
2. Adds Ethernet port configuration
3. Adds several new command line options
4. Adds new documentation
5. Improves tag requests to support automatic refresh
6. Includes Predator Secure OPC v11.0.22
7. Fixes a bug with the default port number

November 13th, 2017 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.95
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.95 has been released. This update fixes the following issues:
1. Fixes a bug with MTConnect v1.2 with unavailable machines
2. Fixes a bug with MTConnect v1.1 with unavailable machines

September 23rd 2017 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.94
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.94 has been released. This update adds a new Cincinnati Laser protocol and improves several existing protocols:
1. Adds Cincinnati Laser protocol
2. Adds register support to Fanuc Robot
3. Improves Hand Broken support within Fanuc Robot
4. Improves Fanuc Robot documentation

August 20th 2017 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.91
Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.91 has been released with the following improvements:
1. Adds Program Name support to Fanuc Focas
2. Adds 13 and 10 highlighting
3. Fixes a bug with 13 and 10 processing with some events

06/29/17 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.89
1. Added Siemens OPC UA protocol
2. Added trace logging when ControllerMode is missing with MTConnect v1.2
3. Improves EOL output with Fanuc Robot protocol
4. Improves MTConnect v1.1 and v1.2 with support for paused machine state
5. Improves PalletID support with all MTConnect protocols
6. Improves device selection
7. Fixed a bug with extra wide device listings
8. Fixed a bug with MTConnect program numbers and part counts
9. Fixed a bug to simplify saving

03/04/17 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.78
1. Adds Modbus TCP protocol
2. Adds Notes per device for implementation documentation
3. Adds multiple spindle support for MTConnect v1.3
4. Adds OPC UA tag browser
5. Improves Secure Siemens compatibility with more machine OEMs
6. Improves Text protocol usage and processing
7. Improves MTConnect custom tag processing
8. Improves OPC UA processing
9. Improves Microsoft Access protocol to simplify queries
10. Improves Microsoft SQL protocol to simplify queries
11. Improves Oracle protocol to simplify queries
12. Improves Fanuc Robot protocol to support v8.30146 firmware

01/04/17 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.67
1. 40 New Fanuc Variables
2. 40 New Okuma Variables
3. New MTConnect URL Browser
4. New non-Administrator mode for the Manager
5. Improved MTConnect support for override tags
6. Improved MTConnect execution tag support
7. Improved MTConnect controller mode tag support
8. Improved Secure HI communication protocol
9. Improved trace logging within the Fanuc protocol
10. Improved tray application
11. Improved version logging
12. Fixed a bug with testing and environment variables

10/28/16 – Predator CNC Service v11.0.0.62
1. v11 Released
2. Feature Complete
3. Updated Install