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Firmware

How to Upload new Firmware

Interface firmware

  • Plug the Data Transfer Unit (DTU) into the USB port of a computer and the SubConn end into the DTU
  • Launch Tera Term
  • On Set-up menu select serial port from the drop down. In the resulting window select the correct com port
  • Select speed = 19200, Data = 8bit, Parity = none, Stop bits = 1, flow control = Xon/Xoff
  • Transmit delay set to 0 sec/char and 40 msec/line, click OK
  • On Set-up menu select terminal
  • New line options in resulting window should be Receive = CR+LF and Transmit = CR+LF, click OK
  • Turn on CAPS LOCK
  • Holding down the U key and ensuring the sensor is dry, switch on the DTU (This should be done simultaneously)
  • The monitor will display a version number and a ‘>’ symbol
  • Release CAPS LOCK key and type pf [ENTER]
  • The monitor will display ‘pf+’
  • On Tera Term go to file > send file
  • Browse to where firmware update has been saved and click ‘open’
  • The update progress to the system is indicated by the following, which will continue until the update is complete
 ..*..*..*.. 
  • At completion the upload will have been successful if the last character displayed is a ‘+’ symbol
 ..*..*..*..+ 
  • If no ‘+’ sign is displayed, disconnect sensor from DTU and repeat Set-Up and Driver firmware update sections
  • If no ‘+’ sign persists after repeating the procedures, please contact support@anbsensors.com
  • Turn off the DTU and prepare the sensor for the driver firmware update

Driver firmware

  • On Set-up menu select Serial port
  • Select speed = 19200, Data = 8bit, Parity = none, Stop bits = 1, flow control = Xon/Xoff
  • Transmit delay set to 5 sec/char and 60 msec/line, click OK.
  • On Set-up menu select terminal
  • New line options in resulting window should be Receive = CR+LF and Transmit = CR+LF, click OK
  • Turn on CAPS LOCK
  • Holding down the U key and ensuring the sensor is dry, switch on the DTU (This should be done simultaneously)
  • The monitor will display a version number and a ‘>’ symbol
  • Release CAPS LOCK key and press t [ENTER]
  • The monitor will display an instruction to press the U key.
  • Turn CAPS LOCK on and press the U key
  • The monitor will display a version number and a ‘>’ symbol
  • Release CAPS LOCK key and type pf [ENTER]
  • The monitor will display ‘pf+’
  • On tera term go to file > send file
  • Browse to where firmware update has been saved and click ‘open’
  • The update progress to the system is indicated by the following, which will continue until the update is complete
 ..*..*..*.. 
  • At completion the upload will have been successful if the last character displayed is a ‘+’ symbol
 ..*..*..*..+ 
  • If no ‘+’ symbol is displayed, turn off the DRU and repeat Set-Up and Driver firmware update sections
  • If no ‘+’ symbol persists after repeating the procedures, please contact please contact support@anbsensors.com
  • Power down the DTU and then Power up