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Software update

As of software release 2.1.0 the system automaticly checks for updates when the host computer is connected to internet. If you have the latest release you will see a green checkmark as shown below. An exclamation mark will indicate if a newer release is available.

sw_version

A software update package (.wlup file) includes all files required to update the system. The software package is encrypted and will only work for the Chip ID it is generated for. The Chip ID can be found in the About tab of the GUI.

Update process

Please select the update process that is best suited to you:

Warning

The software upgrade will clear the receiver configuration, settings and POIs. Make sure to save the information you need before upgrading.

Download software package

To get the latest software package for your kit:

  • Download directly from the "About" page of the Underwater GPS GUI
  • Alternatively: Go to update.waterlinked.com and enter the Chip ID of your kit.

Update using static IP

This procedure works if you have haven't changed the jumpers on the Master-D1, you have set up a static IP address on your computer and you are able to see the gui on http://192.168.2.94.

Step Description
1 Download the software package (.wlup) for your kit Download software package
2 Power off the system
3 Connect the upgrade plug included in the kit or connect GPIO0 to ground using a jumper cable upgrade_plug upgrade_jumper
4 Power on the system
6 Go to web gui http://192.168.2.94 If you see a blank or partly broken page, try to clean browser cache by pressing Ctrl-F5 or opening the page in "Private"/"Incognito" mode
7 Remove the upgade plug or the jumper grounding GP0.
8 Click “Browse file” and select correct <>.wlup file
9 Wait for update process to complete
10 When the update process is complete and successful, the system will automatically reboot to standard mode If process fails, please try again
11 Verify that the SW version has updated by going to the web gui http://192.168.2.94 If you see a blank or partly broken page, try to clean browser cache by pressing Ctrl-F5 or opening the page in "Private"/"Incognito" mode
12 Upgrade process complete Celebrate with your favorite beverage

Update using DHCP

This procedure works if you don't know how to set a static IP address on your computer.

Step Description
1 Download the software package (.wlup) for your kit Download software package
2 Power off the system
3 Set Master-D1 to DHCP Server. (Remember original setting) See network settings
4 Connect a network cable directly from your computer to the Master-D1
5 Configure the network on your computer to get IP address from DHCP (this is default on most computers, so if you haven't set a static ip you're good)
6 Connect the upgrade plug included in the kit or connect GPIO0 to ground using a jumper cable upgrade_plug upgrade_jumper
7 Power on the system
8 Go to web GUI http://192.168.0.1 If you see a blank or partly broken page, try to clean browser cache by pressing Ctrl-F5 or opening the page in "Private"/"Incognito" mode
9 Remove the grounding of GP0.
10 Click “Browse file” and select correct <>.wlup file
11 Wait for update process to complete
12 When the update process is complete and successful, the system will automatically reboot to standard mode If process fails, please try again
13 Verify that the SW version has updated by going to the web gui http://192.168.0.1 If you see a blank or partly broken page, try to clean browser cache by pressing Ctrl-F5 or opening the page in "Private"/"Incognito" mode
14 Reset network settings to original setting from step 2 See network settings.
15 Upgrade process complete Celebrate with your favorite beverage