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FieldFox Analyzer Current Firmware (all FieldFox models)


To upgrade firmware:

  1. Power on the FieldFox
  2. To view the current installed firmware in FieldFox
    • Press System (7), press Service Diagnostics, press System Information
  3. The Current Version tab at the bottom of this page provides a link to download the latest firmware
  4. Follow the appropriate Update Instructions from the table below
Current Firmware Revision Updated Firmware Revision Update Instructions

A.07.51

(Supports all FieldFox models)

• Support option 208, USB power sensor measurement vs. frequency
• Support option 212, 1-Port mixed-mode S-parameters

• Fixed various bugs and crashes found in firmware A.07.50. See firmware release notes for more info.

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Supports ECal on all models, except N9912A. ECal must be connected to FieldFox before performing calibration (A.07.26).

Supports option license file upgrade via external USB CD-ROM/DVD-ROM, (A.07.08).

Supports new firmware update via external USB CD-ROM/DVD-ROM. Requires mininum firmware revision A.07.05 or later.
 

*Implementation of time/date restriction setting on FieldFox. Please set local time correctly before updating from previous revision to A.07.xx.

Updating to / within A.07.xx

Updating firmware using external USB CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive

A.06.24

Supports DataLink 4.12
Supports all FieldFox models

Updating to / within A.06.xx
A.04.xx or A.05.xx

Latest release (A.05.53*)
* Only for N9912A and N9923A.  See "Previous Version" tab to download

Updating within A.04.xx or A.05.xx
< A.04.00

A.04.02 (US/SG serial numbers)
A.04.03 (MY serial numbers)
Refer to "Supporting Documentation" below

Updating A.02.xx or A.03.xx

NOTE: Firmware upgrades do not affect the measurement accuracy of a FieldFox instrument. An annual calibration of a FieldFox remains valid following a firmware upgrade

 

To downgrade firmware:

Click here to view significant firmware history changes

Release Date Version Version Description
2014-06-11 A.07.51 Zip file containing firmware files

How to Download

  • Click the download button, select file, save and unzip.

How to Install

  • See A.07.xx firmware update supporting documentation for installation process.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • ***Before updating to firmware revision A.07.xx, please MAKE SURE the time, date and time zone are set correctly. After installing this version, you will only be able to change your time once per day, and no more than 5 hours backwards.
  • Starting from firmware A.07.5x, user can adjust local time and date via internet LAN connection.***

Supported Instruments

  • N9912A, N9923A, N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A, N9925A, N9926A, N9927A, N9928A, N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A