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Version 1.01

This was the first released plug-in version for the WattNode Logger.

  • Release Date: 2008-11-06

Version 1.02


  • Updated plug-in to correctly update resource catalog. Installer no longer tries to do this.
  • Updated some status indications to appear in pop-up window during plug-in initialization (before main form visible).
  • Validates resource file versions.
  • Better error handling if the CSV log file isn’t writable (typically because it is open in Excel).
  • Updated handling of enabling and disabling network variable monitoring.
  • Only display one digit to the right of the decimal point for VAC measurements.
  • No longer converts date of 0000-00-00 (null date) to 2000-00-00.
  • Comma’s between thousands, millions, etc. for power, demand vars, like energy.
  • “Read Log” button grayed out during download.
  • When energy reaches 100,000 kWh, stop displaying digit to the right of the decimal if we’re using a floating point energy SNVT, because LNS only provides six digits of precision.
  • Displays “Offline” or “Read Error” if the WattNode meter is offline or we cannot communicate with it.
  • Periodically checks the WattNode state and error and updates the display.

Version 1.03

  • Internal – never released

Version 1.04

  • Release Date 2008-12-04
  • Add support for WattNode firmware version 3.63
  • Remove changeable type support (moved into inactive dialog box)
  • Added support for multiple program IDs
  • Hide “Calibrate” option in “Device” menu
  • Changed logic to find SNVTs by name instead of number.

Version 1.05

  • Release Date: 2008-12-10
  • Fixed bug where negative power wasn’t displayed with same formatting as positive power.
  • Added support for Option B and BI models, and WattNode firmware version 3.64.
  • Added basic error strings for LonWorks internal error codes: 127-164.
  • Updated code to display “W” vs. “kW” and “VAR” vs. “kVAR” to work correctly with Option BI model.
  • Updated code to suppress display of digit to the right of decimal for SNVT_elec_kwh.
  • Updated About screen.
  • Fixed bug with negative DateTime values in ParseDateTime().

Version 1.06

  • Release Date: 2009-01-26
  • Added extensive error handling and logging.
  • Plug-in diagnostic logging is active if there is no log file (ie. the first time the plug-in runs) or if a file named “EnableLog.txt” is present in the same folder as the plug-in.

Version 1.07

  • Release Date: 2009-01-29
  • The timer to detect an unresponsive plug-in was increased from 15 seconds to 60 seconds.
  • Added more detail to logfile, including fractions of seconds on timestamps.
  • Improved error messages to provide more detailed information.
  • Improved startup behavior when unable to communicate with the WattNode meter.

Version 1.08

  • Release Date: 2009-02-20
  • Added support for WattNode Plus LonMark (v3.33). Template name “WNC-FT-Plus-333”
  • Added support for WNB WattNode Plus (v2.08). Template name “WNB-FT-Plus-208”
  • Added support for WNB WattNode Plus Integer (v2.11c). Template name “WNB-FT-Int-211”
  • Renamed template for WattNode Logger from “WNC-FT-364” to “WNC-FT-Log-364”
  • Renamed template “WNC-FT-312-BI” to “WNC-FT-BI-312”
  • Updated about screen.

Version 1.09

  • Release Date: 2009-02-20
  • Internal changes.

Version 1.10

  • Release Date: 2009-03-31
  • Manual: Manual_PlugIn_LNS.pdf
  • Installer: LNS_Plugin_Setup_110.exe
  • Renamed template for WattNode Plus Option B from “WNC-FT-302-B” to “WNC-FT-B-303”
  • Added support for latest firmware versions: 3.03, 3.13.
  • Renumbered internal errors.
  • Added LDRF errors module for better resource registration diagnostics.
  • Fixed bug where plug-in wouldn’t terminate during resource registration.
  • Refactored to create function to get LonWorks path from registry.
  • Fixed resource file catalog update function bug. Improved error handling.
  • Improved behavior with missing resource files.
  • Added XIF and NXE files for Opt B 3.03 firmware to install.

Version 1.11

  • Release Date: 2011-11-08
  • Manual: Manual-LNS-PlugIn-V1.11.pdf
  • Installer: LNS-Plugin-Setup-111.exe
  • Added support for Plus Option PT (3.40) and Logger Option PT (3.70) versions.
  • Added new WattNode error codes from Option PT and firmware versions 3.37 and 3.67.
  • Added XIF and NXE files for Opt B 3.03 firmware to install.
  • Added PT Ratio configuration text box and PT Primary voltage field. These are only visible with Option PT models.
  • BUG: Fixed behavior of Offnet condition.

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