Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

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Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

Post by classacted » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:48 pm

Hi

I recently purchased a DS 203 Nano that does not have a slot for an SD card
I am asking please guide me to the correct software and procedure to upgrade my ds203
Thank you
Ed

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Re: Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

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Re: Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

Post by classacted » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:21 am

the device boots up so quick that I didn't notice the following info (my appology):

hardware version 2.82
DS203 mini DSO sys version 1.64
DS203 mini DSO APP (PLUS A1) Ver 1.13
reload parameter form disk

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Re: Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

Post by classacted » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:24 am

hello bill.yu

when I click on the provided link, nothing happens, but I will check out that web address. I think I actually visited there before the device arrived in the mail. thanks.

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Post by classacted » Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:26 am

thanks bill.yu, I have downloaded the manual.

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Re: Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

Post by classacted » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:33 am

this is from the manual:

'Open Web to access www.minidso.com , download the latest
firmware of your oscilloscope to your PC'

the documentation that I received with the device says that I need to copy hex files to the root of the device and wait until the hex file becomes a rdy file. I copied the V364_APP.HEX file to the device and it became V364_APP.HEX.ERR
I don't want to brick my device. I've already read several threads where the device owner did just that.

I don't like to be critical of a website, so I will accept all of the blame for the fact that I cannot definitively find the correct software, files, and/or the correct procedure for upgrading this device at the minidso website. the info could be right in front of my face, but I am not seeing it.

I actually WANTED to use benf's upgrade, but as it stands right now, it looks like I won't be upgrading this thing at all.

could somebody here PLEASE point me in the right direction here? maybe for a link to the latest firmware I am seeking.
here is all of the info I can provide at this time.


hardware version 2.82
DS203 mini DSO sys version 1.64
DS203 mini DSO APP (PLUS A1) Ver 1.13
device firmware upgrade V3.46C


I notice that people there are asking for license info. is THAT required?
thank you for the help. it is MUCH appreciated.

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Re: Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

Post by bill.yu » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:28 pm

Hi there, i talked to product owner and he suggests to return to factory. but it seems the shipment is quite expensive. Sorry, do you mind shipping back for repair? thanks.

Bill

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Re: Upgrading ds203 unsure of Hardware . guidance needed

Post by classacted » Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:21 am

thank you bill.yu

I think I will wait and see if I can find a way to fix it. to pay again only to have the stock firmware seems like no benefit. if I knew I was going to have the benf firmware, I could see the point in it.

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