Cold Serial Port Upgrades Using DS Manager

Cold upgrades of DS1101 and DS1102-based Modbus Gateways are performed using the serial mode of the DS Manager utility.

To perform a cold upgrade, you will need the following:

• A PC with a serial (COM) port, or a USB-to-serial converter (cable).

• A DB9F-to-DB9F serial cable, such as Tibbo's WAS-1455 cable. You can purchase this cable here: .

The procedure:

• Download the Modbus Gateway app file (firmware file) to your PC.

• Connect the serial port of your DS1101 or DS1102 to your PC's COM port or to a USB-to-serial converter cable plugged into the PC.

• Start the DS Manager in the Administrator mode . To do this:

o Click the Windows Start button ;

o Browse to and right-click on Tibbo DS Manager ;

o Choose Run as Administrator from the drop-down menu.

• In the DS Manager , switch to the Serial Access tab .

• Click on the serial port you will be using (for example, COM1 ).

• Click Upgrade .

Browse to the app file and click OK . The DS Manager will start waiting for your DS1101/1102 to become ready.

• Power off your bricked DS1101/1102.

• Press and hold the Setup ("MD") button (the button is to the left of the Ethernet port ).

• Without releasing the button, power up your DS1101/1102. The upgrade process will start.