Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 Now Available for ARC Plus Touch and ARC Plus SLPosted Jun 01, 2017
ARC Plus Touch and ARC Plus SL systems running version 5 firmware can now be upgraded with firmware version 188.8.131.52. Changes from firmware version 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 are highlighted below. Detailed descriptions of these changes can be found in the Release Notes document included in the firmware download package. This version of ARC Plus firmware requires use of AutoLoad Plus version 3.1.104 or higher and AutoPilot®. version 2.10.64 or higher.
New Features and Enhancements
- Meter channels now provide user-selections for configuration of both Meter Actions and Meter Alarm Actions.
- Status channels now provide user-selections for configuration of both Status Actions and Status Alarm Actions.
- A user configurable de-bounce filter can now be applied to Status channels.
- SNMP Plus now uses direct encoding for Variable and Value bindings in SNMP Object Identifiers (OIDs).
- Scheduled macros now restore properly from saved configuration files.
- Long ARC Plus user names can now be saved using AutoLoad Plus.
- ARC-16 Speech labels are now properly imported.
- New user names are now created as entered.
- AutoLoad Plus now uses Plus-X command channel relay pairings for Plus-X 300 and Plus-X 600 units.
To install the new firmware, follow these steps:
- Visit www.burk.com/downloads and select the support page for ARC Plus Touch or ARC Plus SL.
- Download and install AutoLoad Plus version 3.1.104 or higher.
- Download the ARC Plus zip folder titled ARC Plus 18.104.22.168.
- From this zip folder, extract and save files "Release Notes ARC Plus 22.214.171.124.pdf" and "ArcPlus_5_0_10_1.bin".
- At the Windows Start Menu, navigate to All Programs > Burk Technology > AutoLoad Plus > ARC Plus Firmware Loader.
- Launch the ARC Plus Firmware Loader and browse to the "ArcPlus_5_0_10_1.bin" file to complete the installation.
- If you are using AutoPilot software in conjunction with this ARC Plus, download and install AutoPilot 2.10.64 or higher from the AutoPilot support page at www.burk.com/downloads.
- To download the ARC Plus Touch Version 5 User Guide, visit www.burk.com/downloads, select the support page for ARC Plus Touch, and click on ARC Plus Touch Version 5 User Guide.
For further information or for assistance with this upgrade, please contact Burk technical support at 978-486-3711 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.