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  • #1092

    Halon
    Participant

    Radu,

    I don’t have the tools capable of writing new firmware to the device.

    Once you’re satisfied that it’s stable, is it possible to have the unit sent back to you to be updated?

    Or is there anyone in Australia who might be able to assist?

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 4 months ago by  Halon.
    #1099

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    We can go for whatever option suits you best, but changing the firmware is not a complicated thing. You need a programmer like indicated by me or Mike in this topic, and the software. This takes max. 10minutes . Shipping it back and forth will take 1-2 months.

    EDIT: Btw, I am writing an article on the blog to provide some instructions on how to update the firmware. Photos and step-by-step instructions, it should be ready the next few hours.

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 4 months ago by  Radu Motisan.
    #1156

    fmalpartida
    Participant

    Hi Radhoo,

    any chances of getting the new firmware to have local network access to the reading?
    I’ve looked in the blog, but couldn’t see the firmware upgrade instructions.

    Cheers,

    fm

    #1161

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    Sure, I will provide it to all those interested. I just need some time to setup everything, but will let you guys now when it’s all done (a few days).

    #1186

    Pixel_K
    Participant

    Hi, I finally got my 3.3V capable USBASP clone, is there a walk-through / explanation url on how to update the firmware ?

    #1189

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    I’ll write a quick article the next few hours and get back with the link.

    #1207

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    Here is a quick guide on how to upgrade the firmware: https://www.uradmonitor.com/firmware-upgrade-guide/

    #1208

    Pixel_K
    Participant

    Thank you so much !

    #1209

    Pixel_K
    Participant

    Firmware successfully Updated o/

    uRADMonitor 120000xx
    type:1 hw:108 sw:110 SI-29BG

    I have been super extra careful to test, test and retest the polarity of the USBAsp connector before connecting the dongle to my computer, as I really didn’t to fry anything (and the Chinese spin-off can’t really be trusted to be the same way than the one pictured in the documentation). I made sure that the ground goes from the USB connector up to the uRADMonitor Board, Then connected the USBAsp, installed the driver, launched a cmd as Administrator and launched the flash procedure. All went well, and I can now read the values directly from the HTTP running on the device.







    Thank you a lot Radhoo

    #1210

    Pixel_K
    Participant

    And here are the first few hours of local statistics :

    Count per minute RRD

    If anybody is interested I can post my (very crude) bash script to generate this.

    #1211

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    Nice going, and I think we’d all love to see / have your script, your local stats look awesome!

    #1232

    BB
    Participant

    I went the alternate route and updated mine using a Teensy 3.1 (which runs at 3.3v) and ArduinoISP :).

    Teensy programming uRADMonitor

    If anyone else has a 3.3v Arduino (or clone) and wants to give it a go I’ve put some details of the process on my blog.

    #1235

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    Two very nice articles presenting detailed howtos on how to upgrade the firmware, by BB and Pixel K:
    http://hackers.gallery/580/electronics/uradmonitor-firmware-upgrade

    Howto upgrade your uRADMonitor and graph local statistics

    Also posted on https://www.facebook.com/uRADMonitor/

    Well done guys! If anyone wondered how to do this upgrade I’m sure they have all the details in place.

    #1269

    KPalivec
    Participant

    Ive upgraded my unit. upgrade went smoothly. only takes a few seconds!
    I spent more time making sure I had the plug inserted correctly than I did actually doing the firmware update.

    I used a usb programmer from http://www.batemcu.cn
    it’s a 3.3v unit that has a resistor you can remove to convert to 5V if needed.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/251581407631?_trksid=p2060778.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
    Works without any modifications and it was only $2

    #1270

    Radu Motisan
    Keymaster

    oops! I think that is a 5V unit and removing the resistor converts it to 3.3V , can you verify it with a multimeter?

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