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Mint WorkBench Revision History

Mint WorkBench Build 5860

Released: May 2018.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5860.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5860 -> 5513
  • Virtual Controller Build 5640 (Mint target format 14, Mint Virtual Machine 65)
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.8, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A08 and HF0005A08.
  • USB Device Driver v2.2.1.039
  • PCI Device Driver v3.1.0.003
  • Mint HTTP Package v1.7.2

New Features:

  • Initial Chinese language support. The language can be selected from the Help menu and WorkBench must be restarted. Some content will remain in English.
  • Add HDS motor range support. HDS motors are now selectable in the Motor Selection screen.
  • Add DriveEnableInput to Operating Mode wizard.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5854

Released: December 2017.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5854.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5854 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.9, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A08 and HF0005A08.

New Features:

  • Trace and Event Log now included in SupportMe.
  • Automatic update of MotiFlex e180 FPGA when required.
  • Automatic prompt for recovery firmware update when required.
  • BSM132 motors added to motor database.
  • Memory unit compatibility check added.
  • Sidebar now supports Discovery via Wireless network adaptors.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5852

Released: December 2016.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5852.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5852 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.8, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A07 and HF0005A07.

New Features:

  • Allow entry into the Autotune screen when enabled.
  • Check for motor brake delays when starting Autotune tests.
  • Check for motor brake delays when entering Drive Setup and Operating Mode wizards.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5850

Released: November 2016.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5850.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5850 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.8, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A06 and HF0005A06.

New Features:

  • Linear feedback pages in Drive Setup wizard now show pre-scale and interpolation. Overall travel length is calculated.
  • KITime parameter added to the Current tab of Fine Tuning for drives with 58xx firmware.
  • Binary data in the Data watch window is now formatted to make it easier to read.
  • Popup added indicating that some controllers require manual parameter saving.
  • EncoderMode is now set for ESM motors based on feedback type.
  • Update BSM, SDM and ESM motor databases.
  • Archive creation and restore now warns in advance if the drive is enabled.
  • New Mint Sidebar application providing a quick view of connected controllers from a tray application.
  • New 64bit versions of the ActiveX controls. Allows 64 bit applications to run alongside 32 bit applications and communicate to the same controller.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5822

Released: July 2016.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5822.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5822 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A05 and HF0005A05.

New Features:

  • Support for new ESM Motor Range.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5820

Released: May 2016.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5820.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5820 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A05 and HF0005A05.

New Features:

  • Encoder pre-scale can now be set on the feedback page of the Drive Setup Wizard.
  • BSM 8NC, 9NC and 10NC motors added to the BSM motor database.
  • Scan controller list is now alphabetical.
  • System Defaults now used in the Commissioning wizard where appropriate.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5818

Released: November 2015.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5818.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5818 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A05 and HF0005A05.

New Features:

  • Support for EthernetPOWERLINK on MotiFlex e180.
  • New Autotune test to measure or estimate the motor magnetising current for induction motors.
  • Autotune options now have separate options per test.
  • General improvements to the Drive Setup and Operating Mode wizards.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5816

Released: June 2015.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5816.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5816 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A04 and HF0005A04.

New Features:

  • Hiperface DSL feedback support added to the Drive Setup wizard.
  • Improvements to the workflow in the Drive Setup wizard.
  • Parameter file enabled in archiving for devices running Build 58xx firmware.
  • Licence file information now displayed in SupportMe for MotiFlex e180.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5814

Released: April 2015.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5814.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5814 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A03 and HF0005A03.

New Features:

  • During installation of Mint System Files (MSX), registration of components will now prompt for elevated privileges in order to complete correctly.
  • Autotune 'Feedback' test now automatically selected for Induction motors.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5812

Released: October 2014.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5812.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5812 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0004A01 and HF0005A01.

New Features:

  • Support for new MotiFlex e180 drive.
  • Support for new 58xx drive firmware.
  • Improved Help File design.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5712

Released: May 2014.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5712.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5712 -> 5513
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A16 and HF0002A16.

New Features:

  • Support Linear Endat v2.2 in the Feedback screen.
  • Disconnect notification for IP connections.
  • Device name shown in status bar.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5710

Released: December 2013.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5710.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5710
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A16 and HF0002A16.

New Features:

  • Support for SDM motors range.
  • Support for Mint structures in Data File upload.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5708

Released: November 2013.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5708.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5708
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.20, v14.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A16 and HF0002A16.

New Features:

  • Support for BSM60R & 80R motors.
  • Support for new Generic SSI feedback.
  • Support for new Resolver Adapter.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5706

Released: January 2013.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5706.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5706
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.19, v14.6, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A16 and HF0002A16.

New Features:

  • Integration with Control Builder Plus.
  • Improvements to project file handling.
  • Support for starting offline projects for MicroFlex e150.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5704

Released: June 2012.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5704.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5704
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.19, v14.6, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A15 and HF0002A15.

New Features:

  • Official support for new MicroFlex e150 drive.
  • New EtherCAT toolbox item for MicroFlex e150.
  • Mint code can be automatically formatted using the 'Format Source Code' entry on the 'Program' menu.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5702

Released: December 2011.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5702.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5702
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.18, v14.5, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A14 and HF0002A14.

New Features:

  • New Data Watch Spy tab replaces the Comms, NetData and NVRAM Spy tabs. All three items may be viewed together in an improved user interface.
  • New format Error Log and Object Viewer components for MicroFlex e150.
  • Add ability to monitor InStateX and OutX in the Spy Monitor tab for NextMove and MintDrive II.
  • Support for DriveEnableInput for MicroFlex e150 in Digital IO wizard and Mint Startup generation.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench Build 5700

Released: October 2011.

Components

  • Mint WorkBench Build 5700.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5700
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.17, v14.4, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A13 and HF0002A13.

New Features:

  • Rebranding for transistion to ABB.
  • New options dialog for communication timeouts adjustment.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench Build 5644

Released: September 2011.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5644.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5644
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.17, v14.4, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A13 and HF0002A13.

New Features:

  • Improved support for Windows 7.
  • Initial support for MicroFlex e150.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench Build 5630

Released: February 2011.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5630.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5630
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.13, v14.3, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A13 and HF0002A13.

New Features:

  • None.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench Build 5628

Released: September 2010.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5628.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5628
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.13, v14.2, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A13 and HF0002A13.

New Features:

  • Improvements to the Edit & Debug view. The Watch and Tasks tabs from the Output bar now have their own dock bar. A new local toolbox provides easier access to features.
  • The contents of the NVRam Spy tab are now saved in the project file.
  • Support for V/Hz control in the commisioning wizard
  • Support for Conditional Compilation in Mint programs. Multiple build configurations can also be configured within WorkBench and batch built.
  • Changes to CN mapping screen in the System Configuration Wizard to allow mapping on Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP.
  • Improvements to USB sub-system error reporting and logging. USB retries can now be enabled under the direction of technical support.
  • The archiving process features a new interface making it easier to interpret the state of archives and includes connectivity and powerbase data to prevent mismatches on restore.
  • The support-me email process now includes a drop list of support-me addresses from which the user may select the intended help desk recipient.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench Build 5626

Released: March 2010.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5626.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5626
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.13, v14.1, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A12 and HF0002A12.

New Features:

  • Improvements to functionality and usability of the Presets toolbox item.
  • Support for Mint on MicroFlex e100 and MotiFlex e100 when offline.
  • Support for Windows 7.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench Build 5625

Released: August 2009.
Distribution: Request only.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5625.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5625
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.13, v14.0, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A11 and HF0002A11.

New Features:

  • Improved VS1 support.
    - Added VS1 name strings to WorkBench; for example: "VS1 Cooling Tower" etc.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5624

Released: May 2009.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5624.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5624
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.9, v11.2, v12.9, v13.13, v14.0, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A11 and HF0002A11.

New Features:

  • Support for new MotiFlex e100 option cards - Mint Option Card and Fieldbus Option Cards.
  • New Network watch window replaces the CAN/EPL watch window. It is now possible to add watches for CAN and EPL objects.
  • New EPL and CAN Object Viewer window. This allows all device objects to be read as specified with an Electronic Data File (EDS/XML).
  • Added BiSS feedback types to the motor database.
  • Added NVRAM spy tab to allow NVRAM locations to be watched.
  • Support for new Mint language enhancements (target format 14).
  • Watch window: Local variables can now be watched and edited.
  • Watch window: Strings cannot be edited while a program is running (a paused or stopped program allows them to be edited).
  • Watch window: Binary and hexadecimal values are prefixed with 2# and 16# respectively (replacing 0 and 0x)
  • Watch window: New formats for integer data, character display and IP (dotted decimal) display.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5600

Released: January 2008.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5600.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5563.
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, v10.8, v11.2, v12.9, v13.7, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A09 and HF0002A09.

New Features:

  • Added ability to import devices from EDS files in System Config Wizard.
  • Added Configuration column to list control in EPL Configuration page.
  • Added Network Transmission section to PDO Item dialog.
  • Added support for events over Ethernet.
  • Support for new E100B hardware.
  • WorkBench and MMC can now be run without elevation in Windows Vista.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5560

Released: August 2007.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5560.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5560.
  • PCI Wizard v1.0.2.0.
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.15, v9.11, 10.8, 11.2, 12.9, 13.5, v1000.1.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A07 and HF0002A07.

New Features:

  • New PLC Task and Presets functionality.
  • Autocomplete and popup help for Editor and Command Prompt.
  • New motor database, including new 40/60R motors.
  • New common controls 6 look and feel.
  • Support for Windows Vista.
  • Return of the Task Tab.
  • Persistant Editor properties.
  • TCP/IP Port-forwarding to Ethernet Controllers.
  • System Config Wizard for CNs and Fieldbus Option Cards.
  • Network Data Spy tab.
  • DriveMacro / editor support for H2.
  • Command Prompt support for H2.
  • Ability to run a Mint file in a Command Prompt macro.
  • MMC Ethernet scanning added and EPL CN scanning modified.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5555

Released: December 2006.
Distribution: SupportMe & Mint Motion Toolkit v5.5 01.2007.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5555.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5555.
  • Mint compiler v8.15, v9.11, 10.8, 11.2, 12.7, 13.3.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A05 and HF0002A05.

New Features:

  • Support for MotiFlex e100 drives.
  • Support for Multiplexing on EPL in the System Config Wizard.
  • Composite Reference added for H2 drives.
  • Language Packs added for H2 drives.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint Machine Center and Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5550

Released: August 2006.
Distribution: SupportMe & Mint Motion Toolkit v5.5 07.2006.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5550.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5513 -> 5523.
  • Mint compiler v8.14, v9.10, 10.7, 11.2, 12.4, 13.0.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A04 and HF0002A04.

New Features:

  • Introduction of support for debugging features in Mint including:
    Breakpoints and Watchpoints.
    Single step, step over, run to cursor and pause execution.
    Hover over popups of definitions, prototypes and live watch data.
    New watch window and break point window
  • Enhanced control over PDO items for custom nodes in SystemConfigWizard.
  • New offline mode implementation.
  • New indicator for ControlRefSource (e100).
  • New compiler options interface.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5518

Released: April 2006.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5518.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5510 -> 5516.
  • Mint compiler v8.13, v9.9, 10.6, 11.2, 12.2.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A03 and HF0002A03.

New Features:

  • Enhancement of NextMove e100 System Config Wizard (allow multiple latches per device).
  • Added extra error reporting when downloading parameter tables (requires MicroFlex e100 Build 5518 or later).
  • Added tabs back to the graph view.
  • Implemented UploadConfig for NextMove e100.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5513

Released: December 2005.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5513.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5510 -> 5513.
  • Mint compiler v8.13, v9.9, 10.6, 11.2, 12.0.
  • Mint Help files HF0001A01 and HF0002A01.

New Features:

  • Enhancements to NextMove e100 system configuration wizard.
  • USB port locking between 5.2 and 5.5 MILServers.
  • First release compatible with all MintMT products.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5512

Released: October 2005.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5513.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5503 -> 5510.
  • Mint compiler v8.13, v9.9, 10.6, 11.2.
  • Mint Help files v2005-04.

New Features:

  • Enhancements to NextMove e100 system configuration wizard.
  • New USB reconnection scheme.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5508

Released: September 2005.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5508.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5503 -> 5508.
  • Mint compiler v8.13, v9.9, 10.6, 11.0.
  • Mint Help files v2005-04.

New Features:

  • Enhancements to NextMove e100 system configuration wizard.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5507

Released: August 2005.
Distribution: SupportMe, Baldor Motion Toolkit v5.5 08.2005.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5507.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5503.
  • Mint compiler v8.13, v9.9, 10.6, 11.0.
  • Mint Help files v2005-04.

New Features:

  • Support NextMove e100 and MicroFlex e100.

See the readme file for full change details.

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Mint WorkBench v5.5 Build 5504

Released: July 2005.
Distribution: SupportMe.

Components

  • WorkBench v5 Build 5504.
  • MintControls ActiveX builds 5015 -> 5503
  • Mint compiler v7.3, v8.13, v9.9, 10.6.
  • MintMT Help files v2005-03.

New Features:

  • First release of Mint WorkBench v5.5.
  • Support for new H2 drive range.
  • Improvements to software oscilloscope.
  • New parameter editor/viewer.
  • Improvements to Error log and Jog page.

See the readme file for full change details.

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