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Keep your PosiTector current with software updates containing the latest features and functionality


 

 

 

Locating your PosiTector's current software revisions

 

Select Gage Info from the Setup menu. Select Next at each screen until the following Package List appears...

See Software Revision Notes for current revision and release information.

 

 

Update Instructions

 

NOTE: Ensure that stored measurements are backed up to a PC or PosiTector.net. The Gage may Reset after completion of the update and ALL readings in memory would be erased.

PosiTector Advanced users connected via WiFi can skip to Step 3.

Step 1: Ensure PosiSoft Desktop Manager (PDM) is installed and running on your PC. If you have not installed PDM, it can be downloaded here. PosiSoft Desktop Manager (PDM) not required when updating via WiFi (PosiTector Advanced models only).

Step 2: Connect your PosiTector to the PC using the supplied USB cable. When connected, the PosiSoft Desktop Manager Icon (lower right hand corner of Windows taskbar) will turn Green as shown below.

Step 3: Select Updates from the gage's Connect menu as shown below

a) Select the Connect menu option b) Next, select Updates c) Choose OK to check if new updates are available
d) By default all available updates
are selected for install. Select OK
to proceed with the update

e) The update process will begin and a progress bar (as shown above) will display. The Gage will power-down upon completion of the update. When powered-on, the gage may reset to finalize the installation.

DO NOT unplug the Gage during the update operation.

Now, the PosiTector software revision should match the latest package found in the Software Revision Notes below.

 

 

Software Revision Notes

 

fs updates

Revision Release Date Revision Notes
1.01.00 08-Aug-2012 Advanced models with serial numbers greater than 730,000 only
-
Support for User Cal Adj feature within PosiSoft Desktop Manager
1.00.07 29-Oct-2012

Standard & Advanced models with serial numbers less than 730,000 only
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

1.00.06 08-Aug-2012 Advanced models with serial numbers less than 730,000 only
-
Support for User Cal Adj feature within PosiSoft Desktop Manager
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates
1.00.04 02-June-2012 -Support for larger update revisions
1.00.03 05-April-2012 -Video driver update
1.00.02 25-April-2011 -Initial Release

Fonts

Revision Release Date Release Notes
1.00.03 15-Aug-2011 -Updated font package
1.00.02 05-April-2011 -Initial Release

Arial Font

Revision Release Date Release Notes
1.00.04 30-Oct-2013 -Added support for RTR (replica tape reader) probes
1.00.02 07-Mar-2012 -Added support for UTG (ultrasonic thickness) probes
1.00.01 21-Feb-2012 -Added support for Onscreen Batch Annotation
1.00.00 15-Aug-2011 -Initial Release

STD Base (PosiTector Standard models)

Revision Release Date Release Notes
5.01.00 19-Dec-2013

New probe interchangeability features...
-Hot Swap - change probes without powering down the instrument
-Probe Settings Retention: PosiTector remembers the stored settings of each probe that was attached
-Support 250 readings storage for each connected probe

5.00.00 30-Oct-2013 - Added support for RTR (replica tape reader) probes
4.00.14 10-July-2013 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates (6000 probes)
4.00.11 10-May-2013

-Added support for 6000 FNGS probe
-Fixed displayed range in Gage Info (200 probes only)
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

4.00.09 07-Jan-2013 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates
4.00.08 12-Dec-2012 -Support for PosiTector 6000 FHXS Xtreme probe
4.00.06 29-Oct-2012 -Support for 200 (ultrasonic coating thickness) probes
3.00.04 01-June-2012 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates
3.00.03 26-April-2012 -UTG updates
3.00.01 13-April-2012

-Added support for UTG (ultrasonic thickness) probes
-Added Screen Capture feature - compatible with all probes
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

2.00.05 14-Oct-2011

-Corrected memory view display issue when using DPM dew point meter probes


2.00.04 30-Sept-2011

-Added status and substrate data fields to the readings.txt file located within the PosiTector's USB Mass Storage drive.

2.00.03 27-Sept-2011 -Added support for SPG (surface profile) probes
-Updated Spanish and Korean language translations
2.00.02 08-Sept-2011

-Added support for DPM (dew point meter) probes
-Improved power management to extend battery life
-Enhanced USB Mass Storage - faster initialization of PosiTector virtual drive when plugged into computer.
-Updated Chinese, Czech, French, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Japanese and Italian language translations

1.00.32 04-Aug-2011

-Resolved periodic delay while measuring in Fast Mode
-The (+) button no longer clears stored readings when Memory is On. To delete readings, select
Memory->Clear from the gage menu
-A probe disconnect icon will now display during power-up if a probe is not attached
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

1.00.31 27-May-2011

-Enhanced button response
-Added Gage Serial Number to USB Mass storage index.html file

1.00.30 10-May-2011 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates
1.00.29 05-May-2011

-Updated menu translations for German, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian and Turkish.
-Updated DeFelsko logo in USB Mass Storage Reports

1.00.28 25-April-2011 -Enhancements to menu navigation.
1.00.27 13-April-2011 -Initial Release

ADV Base (PosiTector Advanced models)

Revision Release Date Release Notes
5.05.00 17-Mar-2014

-Added support for PC (powder checker) probes
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

5.01.00 19-Dec-2013 New probe interchangeability features...
-Hot Swap - change probes without powering down the instrument
-Probe Settings Retention: PosiTector remembers the stored settings of each probe that was attached
5.00.00 30-Oct-2013 -Added support for RTR (replica tape reader) probes
4.00.16 23-July-2013 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates (UTG probes)
4.00.14 10-July-2013 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates (6000 probes)
4.00.11 10-May-2013

-Added support for 6000 FNGS probe
-Fixed displayed range in Gage Info (200 probes only)
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

4.00.09 07-Jan-2013 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates
4.00.08 12-Dec-2012 -Support for PosiTector 6000 FHXS Xtreme probe
4.00.06 29-Oct-2012 -Support for 200 (ultrasonic coating thickness) probes
3.01.05 08-Aug-2012

Advanced models with serial numbers greater than 730,000 only
-
Support for User Cal Adj feature within PosiSoft Desktop Manager
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates to WiFi support

3.00.04 01-June-2012

-PosiTector DPM: Fixed Trend Chart display issue
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

3.00.03 26-April-2012 -UTG updates
3.00.01 13-April-2012 -Added support for UTG (ultrasonic thickness) probes
-Added Screen Capture feature - compatible with all probes
-Added memory summaries screen - compatible with all probes
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates
2.00.09 06-Mar-2012

-Added Batch Annotation with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
-Misc. updates and fixes for SSPC-PA2 (PosiTector 6000) and Smart Batch (PosiTector SPG)

2.00.06 29-Dec-2011 -PosiTector 6000: updated PA2 batch view, added axis labels to real-time chart
-PosITector SPG: SmartBatch now opens correctly when no readings exist in a batch (empty batches)
-Updated Dutch translations.
2.00.05 30-Sept-2011 -Added status and substrate data fields to the readings.txt file located within the PosiTector's USB Mass Storage drive.
2.00.04 27-Sept-2011 -Added support for SPG (surface profile) probes
-Updated Spanish and Korean language translations
2.00.03 09-Sept-2011

-Added support for DPM (dew point meter) probes.
-Improved power management to extend battery life
-Enhanced USB Mass Storage - faster initialization of PosiTector virtual drive when plugged into computer. -Updated German, Chinese, Czech, French, Dutch, Norwegian, Japanese and Italian language translations
-Updated help screens.
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

1.00.52 04-Aug-2011

-Resolved periodic delay while measuring in Fast Mode
-Fixed: [Statistics Mode] A high value (9999) was erroneously displayed when using the (-) button to delete the last reading.
-Fixed: Bluetooth Printing of non-latin characters
-A probe disconnect icon will now display during power-up if a probe is not attached
-Added Icon overview help screen
-Miscellaneous fixes/updates

1.00.51 27-May-2011

-Enhanced button response
-Included Italian language help support
-Added Gage Serial Number to USB Mass storage index.html file

1.00.50 10-May-2011 -Multilanguage help support. Minor updates to IMO PSPC 90/10 mode. Miscellaneous fixes.
1.00.49 05-May-2011 -Updated menu translations for German, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian and Turkish.
-Updated DeFelsko logo in USB Mass Storage Reports
1.00.48 25-April-2011 -Miscellaneous fixes/updates
1.00.47 13-April-2011 -Initial Release

 

 


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