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HARDWARE USER GUIDES

F6 Hardware User Guide
F6080 User Guide
F6816 User Guide
F5850 User Guide
F6052 User Guide

 

SOFTWARE

Protection Suite
F6080 Calibration Software for F6 Instruments
F6080 for F2 Instruments
F6 Multiple Amplifier Configurator
F6TesT
61850 TesT
F6011 Mobile Control Panel

 

FIRMWARE

Updating Firmware for F6 Instruments
F6 CPU3 Firmware
F6 CPU2 Firmware
F6 CPU1 Firmware

 

DRIVERS

F6080 Windows 7 Driver for USB RS232 Cable
USB Driver For The Updated F6150 (CPU2 and CPU3) Front Panel

USER GUIDES

F6 Hardware User Guide

Password Protected – Current Registered Users Only

To obtain the password for extracting the F6 Hardware User Guide, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6 Hardware User Guide Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 35.2 MB – 2015/1/14 Download file: F6HWUG-RevE

F6080 User Guide

Password Protected – Current Registered ProTesT Users Only

To obtain the password for extracting the F6080 User Guide, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6080 User Guide Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 737 Kb – 2016/4/21 Download file: F6080_User_Guide.zip

F6816 User Guide

Password Protected – Current Registered ProTesT Users Only

To obtain the password for extracting the F6816 User Guide, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6816 User Guide Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 1.0 MB – 2016/4/21 Download file: F6816_User_Guide.zip

F5850 User Guide

Password Protected – Current Registered Users Only

To obtain the password for extracting the F5850 User Guide, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line F5850 User Guide Password. Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 5.7 MB – 2016/4/21 Download file: F5850_User_Guide.zip

F6052 User Guide

Password Protected – Current Registered Users Only

To obtain the password for extracting the F6052 User Guide, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line F6052 User Guide Password. Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 2 MB – 2017/9/25 Download file: F6052_User_Guide.zip

 

SOFTWARE

Protection Suite v5

See the difference with Protection Suite v5.

The latest Protection Suite is now available for download. This new major release of the Protection Suite software product is 100% backward compatible with PSX files from previous versions and gives customers new test functions and increased automation going forward.

New with Protection Suite v5:

  • Expanded dynamic testing
    Doble re-wrote F6TesT software modules into Protection Suite v5 which now replaces F6TesT. Protection Suite v5 features an F6TesT data converter and the new Advanced license level offers a feature set equivalent to F6TesT-type operations.
  • Increased user efficiencies
    Protection Suite v5 offers more power and flexibility with test operations with new settings importers and line fault models plus other features like improved worksheet support and improved formula support of complex functions.
  • Enhanced IEC 61850 testing
    Protection Suite v5 has facilities that accept GCX files from 61850 TesT software and reformat F6150sv instruments to stream sampled values and exchange GOOSE messages during digital testing.
  • New data management options
    Protection Suite v5 can interface to PowerBase for central control and supervision of PSX test data within enterprise-wide protection system asset management.

A new license key is required for customers upgrading to Protection Suite v5 from previous versions due to the expanded set of available license configurations now offered.

Size: 267 MB – 2019/10/16 – Download file: ProtectionSuite505_Installer.zip
setup.exe hash: 2cced273f947e48c517cefc079cae634
ProtSuite5.0.5-Setup.msi hash: 805222ddd1103580b94fa15785f5fad9

Activation keys are available to registered contract users with an active maintenance agreement. Email your request to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line Protection Suite v5 Activation Key. Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 406 KB – 2019/10/16 Download file: ProtectionSuite505_ReleaseNote.zip

Size: 22.1 MB – 2019/10/16 Download file: ProtectionSuite505_Documentation.zip

 

Protection Suite 4.4.3

This is the final release of the 4-series of Protection Suite.

Doble Protection Suite software is a complete, no-compromise, protection testing solution for running manual and automated tests for protection-scheme verification.

It is the most recent release for Protection Suite software and it comes in a number of levels depending on your organization’s testing and reporting needs. More information about this release can be found in the release note and the product page.

NOTE: All previous installations of Protection Suite from 4.1.0 to 4.4.2 do not require a new activation key if a license key for version 4.1.0 or greater is already installed. However for enabling PowerBase Lite or PowerBase Field, new activation keys will be required.

PowerBase Field installation package for PowerBase users requiring connectivity to Protection Suite v4.4.3 can be downloaded from ENOSERV’s support center: https://www.enoserv.com/support/index.php

The latest F6 firmware packages available on our website are recommended with this software release. 

Protection Suite software is administered through Doble’s License Server. You do not need a password to unzip the file, but will need an activation key to use the software after installation. The activation key will determine your edition of Protection Suite: Professional, Basic, Control Panel, Calibration, Administrator with PowerBase Lite or PowerBase Field.

Size: 159 MB – 2019/05/21 Download file: ProtectionSuite443_Installer.zip

Activation keys are available to registered contract users with an active maintenance agreement. Email your request to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line Protection Suite 4.4.3 Activation Key. Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 342 KB – 2019/05/21 Download file: ProtectionSuite443_ReleaseNote.zip

Size: 20 MB – 2019/05/21 Download file: ProtectionSuite443_Documentation.zip

User documentation files are password protected. To obtain the password for extracting the Protection Suite 4.4.3 Release Note or User Documentation, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line Protection Suite 4.4.3 User Documentation Password. Please state your name and company in the text.

NOTE: If you are transitioning from ProTesT to Protection Suite, your files must be converted using Sybase 12 if you are running a Windows 7 or later operating system. A Sybase 12 Standalone Seat License is required.

Sybase 12 Download files:
Size: 420.0 MB – 2013/4/22 Download Sybase file: sqla201win3264.zip
Size: 262 Kb – 2013/4/22 Download instruction file: sqla1201winoemdocs.zip

These files are password protected. Request the password by emailing fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘Sybase 12 Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name, company and number of Sybase seats required in the text.

F6080 Calibration Software

Please note: Calibration software for F6 instruments is now a part of Protection Suite. Please see the information above to download and request an activation key for the Protection Suite Calibration edition.

F6080 for F2 instrument

(Calibration functionality for F2 instruments is available at no charge for current Protection Software Maintenance License members)

F6080 for F2 instrument software with calibration unit permits the field calibration of F2151, 2, or 3 and F2251, 2, or 3 Power System Simulators (F2 Requirements Chart below). The F6080 field calibration system is an effective way to keep your Power System Simulators properly calibrated on site without having to send the instruments back to Doble for calibration.

 

Software/VersionOSF2Standard AmplifiersEnhanced-Rating Amplifiers
F6150 CPU1F6150 CPU2F6150aF6150svF6150eF6150sv
F6080 F2 RevXP onlyYesNo. Requires Protection Suite 4.1
Protection Suite 4.1Win XP/7/8/10NoYesYesYesYesYesYes

 

Please read the release notice before installing.

To obtain the password for extracting the F6080 for F2 instrument software, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6080 for F2 Instrument Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 2.52MB – 2012/10/31 Download file: F6080Rev1F2X.zip

F6 Multiple Amplifier Configurator v5.0.0

F6 Multiple Amplifier Configurator is software for configuring and controlling several F6 amplifiers (F6350/e and F6300/e). The software is hosted on one computer and can control/configure up to 16 amplifiers. Configuration of amplifiers is required to enable correct amplification of the low level signals that are provided by a host simulator. The amplified signal must be of the correct magnitude, based on conversion factors that are selected as part of the configuration process. More information about this software can be found in the release note.

The configuration software configures both the AC analog outputs of the amplifiers and also the battery output of the F6350s. This software can run on both Windows 7 and Windows XP operating systems.

This software will be administered through Doble’s License Server. You do not need a password to unzip the file, but will need an activation key to use the software after installation.

Size: 30.4 MB – 2015/12/28 Download file: F6MAC_V500.zip

Activation keys are available to registered contract users with an active maintenance agreement. Email your request to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6 Multiple Amplifier Configurator v5.0.0’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 45 Kb – 2014/12/28 Download file: F6MAC_V500_Rel_Note.zip

Size: 5.2 MB – 2015/12/28 Download file: F6MAC_V500_UserGuide.zip

User documentation files are password protected. To obtain the password for extracting the F6 Multiple Amplifier Configurator v5.0.0 Release Note or User Documentation, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to  fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line F6 Multiple Amplifier Configurator v5.0.0. Please state your name and company in the text.

F6TesT 4.0.1

Password Protected: Registered Users Only

F6TesT is a graphical and highly automated software application for protection testing. The instruments supported by this software are F6150e, F6150sv, F6150, F6150A and F6300. F6TesT supports multiple languages such Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Chinese and English.

F6TesT version 4.0.1 includes full support for relay settings and various templates that facilitate the development of relay libraries for automated protection testing. F6TesT is Windows 8 compliant.

This software will be administered through Doble’s License Server. You do not need a password to unzip the file, but will need an activation key to use the software after installation.

Size: 153 MB – 2017/2/24 Download software file: F6TesT 4.0.1

Activation keys are available to registered contract users with an active maintenance agreement. Email your request to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6TesT Activation Key’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 324 KB – 2017/2/24 Download file: F6TesT 4.0.1 Release Note
Size: 15 MB – 2017/2/24 Download software file: F6TesT User Guide ENGLISH

User documentation files are password protected. To obtain the password for extracting the F6TesT 4.0.1 Release Note or User Documentation, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6TesT 4.0.1 User Documentation Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

61850TesT v3.1.1

61850TesT software, in conjunction with Doble’s F6150sv power simulator and protection software, tests intelligent electronic devices (IED) and protection and automation systems that are based on IEC 61850. 61850 TesT software supports routable GOOSE (R-GOOSE).

Version 3.1.1 is a maintenance release. Please refer to release notes for list of enhancements and fixes.

61850TesT software is now available in two versions: Basic and Professional. Basic is included with the purchase of the F6860 option. Professional can be purchased through your local Doble representative.

Please Note: The F6860 option must be installed on your F-series instrument to work with 61850TesT software. All previous installations of 61850 TesT v3.0.0, & v3.1.0 will not require a new activation key for v3.1.1.

This software will be administered through Doble’s License Server. You do not need a password to unzip the file, but will need an activation key to use 61850TesT v3.1.1 software after installation. The activation key will determine your edition of 61850 TesT: Basic or Professional.

Size: 67 MB – 2019/05/21 Download file: 61850TesT_V311_Installer.zip

Activation keys are available to registered contract users with an active maintenance agreement. Email your request to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘61850TesT v3.1.1 Activation Key’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 240 KB – 2019/05/21 Download file: 61850TesT_V311_ReleaseNote.zip

This release note is password protected. Request the password by emailing fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘61850TesT v3.1.1 Release Note’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

F6011 Mobile Control Panel Application 1.0.0

The F6011 Mobile Control Panel Application is an embedded control panel that provides a way to control settings of your F6150 instrument and run simple tests, using the browser on a browser-enabled platform such as a tablet (including iPad), smart phone or Android device. The F6011 Mobile Control Panel provides a subset of the Protection Suite Control Panel features.

To obtain the password for extracting the F6011 Mobile Control Panel Application, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6011 Mobile Control Panel Application Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 1.6 MB – 2014/9/18 Download file: F6011 Documentation
Size: 160 KB – 2014/9/18 Download file: F6011 Mobile Control Panel Application V1.0.0 Release Note
Size: 294 Kb – 2014/9/18 Download file: F6011 Mobile Control Panel Application V1.0.0.0016

 

FIRMWARE

Updating Firmware for F6 Instruments

Need assistance? Download our application note for updating firmware for F6 instruments.

Size 1 MB – 2018/09/26 Download file: Updating Firmware for F6 Instruments

F6 CPU3 Firmware 5.8.2

(Password Protected – Doble recommends users to update to this current firmware version that will support battery system simulator monitoring system)

Note: Firmware version 5.8.2 is required to support all new features in Protection Suite for CPU3 instruments.

F6 CPU3 Firmware version 5.8.2 is intended for all versions of F6150sv, F6150e, F6350e, F6300e, and is also compatible with F6150 CPU3 instruments.

New enhancements include resetting GPS Trimble antenna to factory defaults along with bug fixes. Please refer to Release notes for additional details.

To obtain the password for extracting F6 CPU3 Firmware 5.8.2 contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6 CPU3 Firmware 5.8.2 Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size 1 MB – 2018/09/26 Download file: F6 Firmware CPU3 v5.8.2

Size 137 KB – 2018/09/26 Download file: F6150 Firmware Release Notes

F6 CPU2 Firmware 4.33.2

(Password Protected – Doble recommends users to update to this current firmware version that will support battery system simulator monitoring system)

Note: Firmware version 4.33.2 is required to support all new features in Protection Suite for CPU2 instruments.

F6 CPU2 Firmware version 4.33.2 is intended for all versions of F6150, F6150A, F6350, and F6300 instruments.

New enhancements include resetting GPS Trimble antenna to factory defaults along with bug fixes. Please refer to Release notes for additional details.

To obtain the password for extracting F6 CPU2 Firmware 4.33.2 contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6 CPU2 Firmware 4.33.2 Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size 1 MB – 2018/09/26 Download file: F6 Firmware CPU2 v4.33.2

Size 127 KB – 2018/09/26 Download file: F6150 Firmware Release Notes

F6 CPU1 Firmware 2.23

F6000 firmware, version 2.23 corrects problems with the earlier versions and adds new features. Firmware version 2.23 supports the CPU1 F6000 instruments. The CPU1 instruments contain a 10Base2 BNC Ethernet connector.

Software QA testing has been performed, per Doble Engineering ISO 9001 procedures. F6000 firmware version 2.23 are recommended for the following Doble software revisions:

  • ProTesT Version 2.06 or higher
  • F6TesT Version 2.18 or higher
  • F6MeterControlPanel Version 2.10 or higher
  • Transwin Version 2.05 or higher
  • F6000 Control Panel Version 2.0 or higher

Please note that earlier software versions may have compatibility issues and some features may not function properly.

The zip file contains a copy of the Marketing Release notice and 3 firmware files. One for the F6150 and F6150A instruments labeled “F6150.pkg”. A second for the F6300 instruments labeled “F6300.pkg”. A third for F6150 instruments with specially modified Analog Input Boards labeled “F6350.pkg”. The CPU1 firmware files do not contain the CPU type in the name.

A list of known limitations is included in the release notice. Please take time to review it.

To obtain the password for extracting the F6 CPU1 Firmware 2.23, contact your Doble engineer or send an e-mail to fserieshelp@doble.com with the subject line ‘F6 CPU1 Firmware 2.23 Password’ (no quotes). Please state your name and company in the text.

Size: 0.99MB – 2008/6/19 Download file: F6K_CPU1_FW2.23 for CPU1

 

DRIVERS

F6080 Windows 7 Driver for USB RS232 Cable

F6080 Windows 7 Driver for USB RS232 Cable
Size 2.26 Mb – 2013/4/24 Download file: PL2303_Prolific Driver Installer v1.30

Windows 7/8/8.1/10 – USB Driver for the Updated F6150 (CPU2 and CPU3) Front Panel

Recent F6150 Power System Simulators have a front-panel layout with three Ethernet ports and one USB B serial port. (Earlier F6150 instruments had one Ethernet port and one RS-232 serial port)

The USB B port on the F6150 provides serial communication without using an external USB-to-RS-232 adapter. The USB B port on the F6150 operates after you load the driver, available at the link, below.

Doble provides the USB type A-to-B cable for communicating via USB with the newer F6150 instruments.  Do not insert this cable into your computer until after you have completed the driver installation, below.

Access the USB driver at the OEM manufacturer’s page: https://www.silabs.com/products/development-tools/software/usb-to-uart-bridge-vcp-drivers

Select the download link “Download VCP (5.3 MB)” under the “Download for Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (v6.7.5)” section. If you cannot see a link in the Software column, check with your IT department or contact Doble Engineering.

Extract (unzip) the file on your computer to view the two installer applications, _x86.exe (32-bit operating systems—Windows 7 and older) and _x64.exe (64-bit operating systems—Windows 7 and newer).  Select the appropriate installer and right click on the file name to “Run as administrator.”

With the F6150 instrument powered, connect the USB cable.  Open Device Manager and confirm that the instrument port is available.

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