Maintenance release of REB500 Ver. 8.2 (


A new revision of the REB500 version 8.2 has been released. This revision has been conformance tested and certified by an independent test laboratory according IEC 61850-8-1 UCA level A.

The new revision designation of the REB500 is

The following issues have been corrected / improved in the new revision:

  • IEC 61850-8-1 Edition 2
    Modification in the indication of the disturbance recorder according to the latest IEC 61850-8-1 Edition 2 standard.

  • IEC 60870-5-103
    Time synchronization status indication “ready” has been corrected when the IEC103 master session is up and running.
Recommendation to update
Due to the nature of the improvements, the update is not mandatory. However, to be able to benefit from the changes, a firmware update is necessary.

IED Connect support
Updating to the new firmware does not require any changes in the installed IED Connectivity Packages. The IED Connectivity Packages are available in the PCM600 Update manager.

Ordering and delivery
Please contact your local ABB.

Kind regards,

Christian Pinzon
Global Product Manager
Grid Automation Products