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Please advise whether the software of the HMI XBTPM027010 could be downloaded on the new HMIXBTRT500 or not?

To open XBTPM027010 applications, use any XBT-L1000 software version supporting XBT N/XBT R or the XBT-L1000 demo version provided with Vijeo-Designer Lite. 
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you can not open XBTPM027010 applications with Vijeo-Designer Lite. 

As a workaround open an XBTPM027010 application with XBT-L1000 and convert the application to XBT N/ XBT R. After saving the application in XBT-L1000, you can open the converted application with Vijeo-Designer Lite. 

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How to migrate an XBTL application from XBTP to XBTN/R 

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A/ Case of conversion of XBTP to XBTN/R 
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A1/ ESC touch function 
XBTP: when you are in a page and you came here without using a link to page, then pressing on ESC does nothing. 
XBTR: pressing on ESC causes to go back to the previous page, or to the default page. 

Consequently: the PLC program needs to take in account this difference. 

A2/ alarms historical 
The display of alarmhistorical occurs differently 
- XBTP : history is simply displayed 
- XBTN/R: you need to enter to the alarm to display the history 

A3/ Function touch: 
XBTP: while a F touch is maintained pressed, the rest of the keyboard remains active 
XBTN/R: while a F touch is maintained pressed, the rest of the keyboard remains inactive 

A4/ Image of function keys 
- For the XBT-H/P/E range, when a function key is linked to a page access, the corresponding bit of the "image of function keys" word is set to 1. 
- For the XBT-N/R range, when a function key is linked to a page access, the corresponding bit of the "image of function keys" word keeps unchanged. 

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B/ Case of conversion of XBTP terminal with printer port to XBTR 
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Conversion from XBTP022110 to XBTR411 

For XBTP applications using printer function, the customers must take in account the following: 

B1/ XBTRs don't support as many protocols as XBTPs. 
From version XBTL V4.50, the supported protocols are : 
- Modbus 
- Modbus Slave 
- Unitelway 
- PPI 
- DH485 
- Sysmacway 
- DF1 
(+ MTFX :but this one doesn't exist on XBTP) 

B2/ XBTR cannot support form pages. 

B3/ The function of the dialog table "free format print table" is not supported on XBTR. 


B4/ Steps for conversion 
Finaly, the main steps with XBTL1000 to convert an application from XBTP to XBTR should be: 

1/ remove all form pages from XBTP application 
2/ IF the protocol of XBTP application exist with XBTR application 
THEN replace the terminal type for XBTP by the terminal type for XBTN 
ELSE 
- change the protocol by selecting a new protocol 
- change the terminal type 
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