Allen-Bradley PanelView (classic type with model number 2711-) is old. However, with right firmware, it can communicate with newer controller.

How to use newer PanelView Firmware in Panel Builder Software

Select newer firmware from panelview by clicking on Catalog & Revision Number button as shown in the picture below.

001 Selection Version 4_10 and 4_xx

How to Upgrade PanelView Firmware

There are several way to upgrade Panelview’s firmware. The easiest way is downloading firmware to flash card. Insert the card into PanelView’s memory slot before power up the PanelView. Firmware will be loaded into PanelView at power up.

The other ways are using Flash Programming tool to download firmware to PanelView or using Panel Builder software to upgrade the firmware.