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Updating Firmware on the Device

Last Modified: May 17, 2019

The NI ELVIS III ships with required firmware. You can use Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) to update the firmware.

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MAX is installed automatically when you install the NI ELVIS III Software Bundle or the LabVIEW ELVIS III Toolkit.

Complete the following steps to update firmware on the NI ELVIS III using MAX:

  1. Obtain the latest firmware file by installing the latest NI ELVIS III Software Bundle.
  2. In MAX, expand Remote Systems in the configuration tree.
  3. Click the NI ELVIS III target, and click the Update Firmware button in the System Settings section. MAX automatically navigates to the latest firmware file for the NI ELVIS III. Firmware files for the NI ELVIS III are named ELVISIII_<version number>.cfg. For example, ELVISIII_6.0.0.cfg.
  4. Click Open.
  5. Click Begin Update to update the firmware.
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    If MAX prompts you to log in, enter admin in User name and leave Password blank if you have not set a new password. Refer to Securing the Device to learn how to set a new password for the device.

You can verify the version of the firmware currently installed on the NI ELVIS III in the System Settings section.
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Go to Setting Up the Host Computer to set up the software environment.

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Go to Securing the Device to prevent unauthorized users from changing system configuration.


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