8.2 Remote Firmware Updates

Note:

If you have registered your STS/RRL Software at: www.solinst.com/
Downloads/
, you will receive e-mail notifications when new firmware is available. If not, it is recommended you routinely check for new firmware manually.

Note:

The new firmware will be uploaded to the Remote Station STS Controller, the next time the Remote Station reports to the Home Station.

Under the File menu of STS/RRL Administrator, choose ‘Firmware Upgrade’. The STS Firmware Upgrade Window will display.

Figure 8-2 STS Firmware Upgrade Utility

 

Figure 8-3 STS Firmware Upgrade Window

 

Go to: www.solinst.com/downloads/ and download the firmware version to your Home Station Computer. Copy the file location and enter it in the Firmware File Location Bar. Each Remote Station and its current firmware version will be listed. Check the Sites that need to be updated, and click Apply.

The Site Status Bar on the STS/RRL Administrator screen should indicate the upgrade is being performed. Also, the Communication Agent will display the progress of the upgrade and notify when it is complete (see Figure 8-4).

The new firmware will be uploaded to the Remote Station STS Gold Controller the next time the Remote Station reports to the Home Station.

Figure 8-4 STS Firmware Upgrade Process