data/Software

DL1 - Software for CD402 Compact display and JB70 Unit
DL1 Customer change notes.docxNew Features in DL1 1.57 : Bug fixes to eliminate occasional crashing : Improvements on web page for calibration and setup : New bootloader version 0.53 made to eliminate occasional crashing : Improvement in calibration pages : Correction of calibration temperature compensating factors, this upgrade will require new calibration. : Distance, trip and total and trip reset are now transferred to DL2 in DL21 configuration allowing DL1 data to be logged and transmitted from DL2 when DL2 is in SOG only mode.
SW M001 2 3 R1.57 DL1 SW for JB70 CD402 display and DL1 sensor.zip(Recomended) Software version 1.57 for the DL1 Multi version (also DL1 in DL21) , This upgrade will probably require a new calibration, as temperature compensation is improved. Contains SW-M001-0.53 Bootloader upgrade for CD402; SW-M001-1.57 Software for CD402 DL1 Display ; SW-M003-0.53 Bootloader upgrade for JB70 unit ; SW-M003-1.57 Software for DL1 JB70 unit; SW-M002-105 Firmware for sensor upgrade.
DL850X27 - Software for the 270kHz DL850 Doppler log
DL850 software upgrade procedur May 2014A.pdf
DL850release (270KHz) v 4 04 03.EXEVersion 4.04.03 for DL850 270 version, bug fix in trip counter.
Old Versions
DL270 04 03 08 (4).EXESW-D006 4.03.08. May 2015 DL850N/D27 software for DL850 270 kHz version. 1 Made NMEA output work at 1 second (previously went faster) 2 On upgrade, the Trip is correct.(previously changed to negative number over a certain value) 3 Standby and reboot fix to make this go quicker. (It slowed down in 4.03.03) 4 Fix of white area in diagnostic screen in night screen (June) 5 Bug fix of introduced problem with bootup with NMEA on input 6 Position from GPS. N-E swapped
4 03 07 DL270.zipSW-D006 4.03.07 DL850N/D27 software for DL850 270 kHz version 4.03.07 with bug fixes for lost NMEA, occasional checksum errors, and some bottom track errors (recomended upgrade) Software version 4.03.05, Feb 2014 1. UART driver bug has been fixed. With the heavy traffic, the byte in the output stream was lost sometimes. 2. Total and trip counters are not reset by the “soft” master reset Release 2 (March) : 3. Changed output VHW and VTG to x.x on com 2 (was x.xx) Software version 4.03.06, April 2014, release 3 1 Correction of UART, rewrite of interrupt due to stop of com2 on start up with heavy com input load. Software version 4.01.33, for 540 kHz Feb 2014 1. UART driver bug has been fixed. With the heavy traffic, the byte in the output stream was lost sometimes. Software version 4.03.07, April Mai 2014 1 Bug fix, a missing ; in code meant that after production an error could occur that maid the gain curve wrong in bottom track mode. This could cause problems in some cases and can be seen by almost continuous flashing of LED800 on PV271 receiver card. Now fixed 2 Bug fix, During production the WT gain is changed, this was not updating in this version, now fixed
DL850release (270KHz) v 4 04 02.EXE
4 03 03 DL850release (270Khz) version R4.03.03.exeSoftware with corrected diagnostic features and correction for the occasional white screen problem. See forum or data bullitins for more info.
DL850 (270Khz) version 4 02 03.EXE
4 03 04 DL850release (270KHz) version R4.03.04.850DL850 270 version with many improvements and some new features including remote trip reset.
4 03 07 DL270.EXESW-D006 4.03.07 DL850N/D27 software for DL850 270 kHz version 4.03.07 with bug fixes for lost NMEA, occasional checksum errors, and some bottom track errors (recomended upgrade) Software version 4.03.05, Feb 2014 1. UART driver bug has been fixed. With the heavy traffic, the byte in the output stream was lost sometimes. 2. Total and trip counters are not reset by the “soft” master reset Release 2 (March) : 3. Changed output VHW and VTG to x.x on com 2 (was x.xx) Software version 4.03.06, April 2014, release 3 1 Correction of UART, rewrite of interrupt due to stop of com2 on start up with heavy com input load. Software version 4.01.33, for 540 kHz Feb 2014 1. UART driver bug has been fixed. With the heavy traffic, the byte in the output stream was lost sometimes. Software version 4.03.07, April Mai 2014 1 Bug fix, a missing ; in code meant that after production an error could occur that maid the gain curve wrong in bottom track mode. This could cause problems in some cases and can be seen by almost continuous flashing of LED800 on PV271 receiver card. Now fixed 2 Bug fix, During production the WT gain is changed, this was not updating in this version, now fixed
04 04 01 DL850release (270KHz) version R040401(2).EXESW-D006 4.04.01 DL850N/D27 (Build August) software for DL850 270 kHz version; 1 Addition of diagnostic for lost STW; 2 Addition of method to remove a single beam with error; 3 Removal of Low and high speed Alarms; 4 div. screen updates; For diagnostic information see databullitin SDB_DL850_19 Beam failure causing STW Error
04 03 10 DL850release (270KHz) version R040310.EXESW-D006 4.03.10 DL850N/D27 software for DL850 270 kHz version 1 Correction of Speed limit settings, The settings are now saved through a system restart.
EN101C - Software for the GDS101
GDS Software upgrade instructions v5.05.09..pdf
GDS101 v 5 06 03.EXESoftware uddate with changes for IEC62288:2014 and MSC302 (ALF alarm). See release file for details. 5.06.03: The instance number is added to ALC message, if the alert is not in inactive state
gds101 v 5 06 01 Changes.docxChange notes for version GDS101 5.06.01
Old softwares
GDS101 5 05 13.EXE
gds101 v 5 5 19.EXEGDS101, sw version 5.5.19. Release notes. 1. Deep and shallow alarms are separated. They have individual ID, NMEA sentence text field and timing of the change event. 2. Additional screen (number 11) has been added. It contains all alarm related functions. 3. Shallow alarm can be disabled by setting its value to 0. In this case the shallow alarm ALR message will not be sent on the NMEA output. Factory default is 0. 4. Deep alarm can be disabled by setting its value to max range (1600m). In this case the deep alarm ALR message will not be sent on the NMEA output. Factory default is max range. 5. CAT A / CAT B function added in “Screen 11”.The default alarm processing type is CAT A were “Shallow alarm” will only be silenced by external acknowledge. Acknowledged only local. 6. In CAT A Alarm relay is only “Power failure” alarm
Gds101 5 05 12 release.101
5 05 16 GDS101(6).EXEGDS 101 Software, with clearer indication of the depth being displayed on screen (DBT,DBS,DBK) and corrected NMEA alarm protocol, Remote NMEA key press and bug fix of remote keyboard (Build 7 under test)
5 06 01 gds101 .EXESoftware uddate with changes for IEC62288:2014 and MSC302 (ALF alarm). See release file for details
5.05.17 GDS101(7).101SW-G010-505.17(6) GDS 101 Software, Software version 5.05.17, March 2014 1. German text and abbreviations according to the list. 2. Semaphores – to avoid fonts conflicts (Report from Eva) 3. RS232 TX driver – missing byte problem fix. 4. The global ParamValueStr size increase to 120 byte – to avoid overflow 5. NMEA string text output change – for proper output of the messages with wrong checksum 6. Change of the Epson printer name 300->350 (Report from Eva) 7. Change of the position of the texts in the lower text line – to avoid overlap (Report from Eva) 8. Change of the font in the digital indicator – removed stripes. Software version 5.05.17, April 2014 (release 6) Fix of com 2 failure when rebooted with heavy input load Software version 5.05.17, June 2014 (release 7) number of characters accepted on NMEA input extended to 82 (from 79) to meet standard
GDS101v5 5 14.101
Beta Versions
STARTUPFILE
STARTUP.EXE
EN102C - Software for the GDS102
GDS102v 1 13 03.zip03.1.2.2018 - 1) During printing in playback mode the date of recording is being printed. (Earlier the current date was printed) 2) Printer bug fix. The text data was never update after printer start 3)Reduced paper advance after stopping printing.
Old software
01 12 09(3) GDS102.102SW-G006-01.12.09(3) GDS102, version 1.12.9 release notes in 1.12.07 1. Priority of the indicated depth has been changed. If the offset is set non-zero, depth below keel will always be indicated regardless of the draft setting. 2. One more text field is added below the depth indication on the screen. This is to provide clear indication which depth value id being indicated: below transducer/below the surface/below the keel. 3. NMEA Alarm changes. If the valid AKN message received – the status in the ALR message is changed to A. (Acknowledged) 4. Screen presentation Alarm changes. The alarm label always keeps red color when in alarm conditions. The alarm label is blinking if alarm is not acknowledged (from the display unit keyboard, externally or from NMEA line) GDS102, version 1.12.09 release notes Feb 2014 1. Detected amplitude is outputted on the ana channel #3 (“Trygve Braarud” feature) 2. Minimal TX pulse width is increased to 300us 3. Number of averaged digitized samples is reduced from 10 to 5 4. Blanking period is increased to 60cm (High F) and 80cm (Low F) 5. Default GAIN settings changed to 55% (High F) and 41% (Low F) 6. Default TVG settings changed to 65% (High F) and 60% (Low F) GDS102, version 1.12.09 release 2 notes April 2014 Fix of bug of crash of output com 2 when rebooted with heavy load on com 2 input GDS102, version 1.12.09 release 3 notes May 2014 Bug fix, Change of frequency in software, causes change of pulse length, this did not always follow – fixed Bug fix, Top information line moved down 3 pixels to be compatible with new screens DG81.
GDS102 1 12 6.EXE
1 12 10 (2)GDS102.102Fixed shallow water issues. system detected surface as bottom in some cases • Jumping amplitude diagnosed to mixer issues. Slight frequency differences causing filter to overreact (shown a little extreme when using simulator with slightly different frequency return) –change to be made in PLD 14 • Swapped N and E on GPS line • To check hanging text on NMEA on coms screen when changing from output to input
1.13.01 GDS102.102Changes for autorange, and IEC62288:2014 and MSC302 (ALF) See release file for details
1.13.02 GDS102.zipFixed an issue where printing in playback mode printed the current date instead of date of recording.
GDS102 v 1 12 4.EXE
1.13.01 GDS102 changes.docxRelease notes for the software version GDS102 v1.13.01
1 12 7(2) GDS102 1.12.7.EXEGDS102, version 1.12.7 release notes 1. Priority of the indicated depth has been changed. If the offset is set non-zero, depth below keel will always be indicated regardless of the draft setting. 2. One more text field is added below the depth indication on the screen. This is to provide clear indication which depth value id being indicated: below transducer/below the surface/below the keel. 3. NMEA Alarm changes. If the valid AKN message received – the status in the ALR message is changed to A. (Acknowledged) 4. Screen presentation Alarm changes. The alarm label always keeps red color when in alarm conditions. The alarm label is blinking if alarm is not acknowledged (from the display unit keyboard, externally or from NMEA line)
EF201 - Software for GDF201
GDF201 v 3 01 05.EXEAdd Checksum to NMEA outputs
Old Software
GDF201 v 3 01 03.EXE
DL21 - Software for screen and JB70 unit on DL21
Change note for software DL21 system sw 1.0.13 to 1.0.15 Sensor 2.13 to 2.16.pdfChange notes from DL2 v 1.0.13 to 1.0.15
Instruction for upgrade.docxSome instruction for use with upgrade of DL1 DL2 and DL21 systems using the SKIPPER service software. It is important that the software version in the screen and the electronic unit match. If you are replacing 1 unit , check you have the same software version, and if not update the older part.
SW for DL21 DL2 v 1.0.15 w manuals.zipUpdates improve communications between systems, and removal of extra unused buttons
instructions to upgrade DL21 15072016.pdfDetailed instructions of how to set up and commision a DL21 system in the SOG only mode.
Old versions
SW for DL21 DL2 v 1.0.14 w manuals.zip1.June-2018: Latest release of DL2 software, bug fixes, new features, improved STW 1.0.14 patch 5 with general improvements: 30.8.2018 bugfix for system alarm
ESN100 - Software for ESN100 echosounder
SW M007 1 0 1 ESN100 software.tarRecomended Software update for ESN100 - This is a new type of upgrader and the files do not need to be unzipped. Use the latest skipper service software and go to ESN100 tab for further instructions. This software includes improvements in Auto functions and a number of bug fixes.
EML224N- EML Graphic display
EML224 v1 28 02 release.EXESW-E001-1_28_02 SW for EML224 - Fix of Heading Error bug ; W-E001-1_28_01 SW for EML224 Changes, version 1.28.01, Feb 2017 Alarm Changes-removed softkey ScreenA speed HI/LO, Screen COM removed Type and alarm ID, Relay alarm to power failure. Demo Indication-changed indication to large S. NMEA Messages integrity checks-included intergrity check on the input of GDS. Screen Presentation-"No calibration present" does not flash, messages with low intergrity shown by yellow color COM, Panel keys are lit in Standby
Old Versions
1 27 21 EML224 Graphic cabinet R1.27.21.EXESoftware For the EML224 Graphic cabinet (Not Compact)
1 27 26(2) EML224.224SW-E001-1_27_26(2) SW for EML224 Changes, version 1.27.26, Feb 2014 UART driver bug has been fixed. With the heavy traffic, the byte in the output stream was lost sometimes. Changes, version 1.27.26, April 2014 release 2 Fix of com 2 crash when restarted with high load
SW-E001-1 27 25(3) SW for EML224(3).224SW version 1.27.25 including a new function to allow the display to show 1 Axis data, or data from a DL1 sensor
ETT985 - Tester firmware upgrade software
RS232 USB DRIVERS.zipZipped file of the installation drivers for the pink USB_232 converter supplied with ETT985
STC ISP V486-english.exe
SW-ETT985-1.03 ETT985 Firmware V1.03.hexImportant Firmware upgrade for the ETT985 tester unit. This software fixes a bug in the table download, and adds a function to monitor NMEA at 38400 baud-rate. Use the firmware upgrader 'SKIPPER_ETT_UPGRADER' to perform this upgrade.
Using the ETT Upgrader.pdf
SKIPPER ETT UPGRADER.EXEInstallation software for the ETT985 Upgrader software, chinese text so please read Using the ETT_Upgrader.pdf
DL850X - Software for the 540kHz DL850 Doppler log (SN 07XXX-)
4 01 32(1) DL850 sw For 540kHz R4.01.32.EXERecomended upgrade of software for the DL850 display cabinet for the 540 kHz system. Includes bug fixes, a diagnostics screen and new speed indicator. Also a fix for the white screen problem See manual/ data bullitin for details
DL850 software upgrade procedur May 2014A.pdf
Old versions
DL850 sw 4 01 31 For 540kHz.850
DL850 (540Khz) v 4 01 30 release.850
CD401XX-SB Compact Display
Updating the CD401MR-SB 14.07.2016.pdfInstruction of how to update a CD401MR-SB Multirepeater using a JTAG unit (must be purchased) or Chips that are inserted in the back. The Service software method currently does not work reliably for this update.
CD401MR Update.zipProgram and Instruction of how to update a CD401MR-SB Multirepeater using a JTAG unit (must be purchased) or Chips that are inserted in the back. The Service software method currently does not work reliably for this update.
SW-C002-1.20 software for CD401XX-SB build1.binNew version following all current regulations EML / DL1 alarm is removed. MR now show ... instead of error if message is present, but not valid. Simulate S no longer flashes.
Old softwares
SW-C002-1.18 software for CD401XX-SB build0.binNew version including DL1, Alarm on NMEA (Speed logs) , 0.1 resolution. Remote trip reset, 1.18 includes bug fix for starting with lots of NMEA input. (black screen problem) and removes the default looping of input to output. Tsi can be reactivated in the menus if required. This update will probably not work for CD401MR-SB ( see seperate file)
CD401MR Update (2).zip
SkipperServiceSoftware
SetupProjectServiceSoftware.msiInstallation file for SKIPPER Service Software Version 1.82, for use with ETT985 and other SKIPPER products
Read.MeRead me file showing changes made in software versions. (read with notepad or similar)
Welcome.html
DL2 - Software for screen and JB70 Unit
SW for DL2 1.1.1 (HF) w manuals.zip
DL2 Customer Release notes.pdfRelease notes, showing the main new features in the latest versions.
Instruction for upgrade.docxSome instruction for use with upgrade of DL1 DL2 and DL21 systems using the SKIPPER service software. It is important that the software version in the screen and the electronic unit match. If you are replacing 1 unit , check you have the same software version, and if not update the older part.
Older Versions
SW M005 1 0 13 20160715 DL2 Software for Display JB70 Sensor.zip Software version 1.0.13 for Display unit, fixes to allow the DL21 DL2 part to work in SOG only mode, also improves STW values to be within spec. Contains SW-M004-2.0.13.2 for display, SW-M005-1.0.13.2 for JB70, SW-M006-2.14 for sensor( note although the file says 2.15 the software will report 2.14).
DL2 Software version 1.0.13 patch 4 23.08.2016.zipRecomended Software version 1.0.13 (Patch 4) for Display unit, fixes to allow the DL21 DL2 part to work in SOG only mode, also improves STW values to be within spec. Contains SW-M004-2.0.13.4 for display, SW-M005-1.0.13.4 for JB70, SW-M006-2.14 for sensor. Changes of 1.0.13.2 to 1.0.13.4 stabilise the system with high NMEA input loads.
SW for DL2 1.1.0 (HF) w manuals.zip09.11-2017: DL2 software with new High frequency STW for DL2 only (not DL2 in DL21) 1.1.0.patch 5 with improved SOG lost bottom and upgrade fix. Note, all 3 softwares must be upgraded. Sensor software upgrades for sensors delivered before 1.8.2017 (SN <170374), will require the user to select the sensor serial number and download the correct frequency firmware. Contact skipper for more details.
DL2 Software version 1.0.13 patch 4 23.08.2016 with manuals.zip
EML224S - EML Sensor
EML224 1 01 14.SFT