1830A Firmware Releases

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1830A Firmware Releases

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All new firmware releases will be in this topic.

Please scroll down for the latest update... it may not be on the first page displayed.

Instructions for upgrading the firmware are in the upgrade text file included in the archive.
Information on changes between the versions are in the revisions text file included in the archive.

Versions numbers that are skipped failed pre-release production testing and were never released to production.
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1830A v1.1.00a

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v1.1.00a
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Main Application
Changes to web interface calibration as per recommendations from the Army
System is LXI compliant

Analog board
No Changes
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1830A v1.1.04a

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v1.1.04a
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Main Application
Limited Cal Factor values to 90dB of correction
Fixed screen editing bug where putting a cal factor value less than 0.0001 resulted in an error
Fixed bug where substituted power calculation would not work if the cal factor was too small
Fixed state machine menuing bug

Analog Board
Fixed bug where DAC20 register read would fail reading the LSB correctly.
Made changes to help improve accuracy

Web Application
No Changes
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1830A v1.1.06a

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v1.1.06a
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Main Application
Increased the analog board reset time
Now create a backup copy of configuration file at startup
Changed code for open wire detection to use open wire detect circuit
System temperature now read from MSC1210 chip
Made changes to system state machine to fix state transtition bugs
System now uses a ramdisk for system pid file handling
Various other minor bug fixes

Analog Board
Added a checksum check to the data stored in flash memory
Some code cleanup

Web Application
No Changes
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1830A v1.1.10a

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v1.1.10a
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Main Application
Made changes to send command to clear ADC MUX settings when taking critical readings

Analog Board
Added command to clear ADC MUX settings

Web Application
No Changes
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1830A v1.1.12a

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v1.1.12a
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Main Application
Changed code to not do open wire check while in run mode, will still do open wire check when exiting standby
Changed code to enable mount before checking for open wire
Changed operation to not allow unit to be put into calibration mode if not in standby, or there are alarms active

Analog Board
No Changes

Web Application
No Changes
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1830A v1.1.14a

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v1.1.14a
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Main Application
No Changes

Analog Board
No Changes

Web Application
Changed the xml file that contains maximum error from last calibration values
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1830A v1.1.16a

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v1.1.16a (6937)
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Main Application
Fixed bug in buffer of VXI interface.

Analog Board
No Changes

Web Application
No Changes
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1830A v1.1.18a

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v1.1.18a (6985)
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Main Application
Changed system to always make the USB port available as long as it is enabled in the application.
Fixed a minor shutdown bug.

Analog Board
Changed version number

Web Application
Changed version number
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1830A v1.1.20a

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v1.1.20a (7066)
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Main Application
Changed displayed digits for dBm reading on front panel
Changed displayed digits for frequency when editing a sensor
Fixed bug in VISA communications where the wrong byte count would be returned

Analog Board
Changed version number

Web Application
Changed calibration results screen to show what percentage of the limit value has the calibration changed.
The limits for the percentage of limit values can be set through the front panel at SETUP->Maintenance->Cal Limits
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