Welcome to the Dakota Ultrasonics firmware upgrade area. The downloads listed below include both bug fixes and product enhancements. The flash programmer is now integrated into our DakView utility software. This makes it very easy and convenient for users to take advantage of the upgrades posted on a regular basis. Simply download our latest version of DakView to your desktop, download the firmware file on this page to your desktop, install the PC software on your computer, and follow the instructions on ‘how to flash’, both located in the ‘Help’ menu item in our DakView software. A MAC OSX version is also available for download. Certainly feel free to contact Dakota with any questions you may have regarding the upgrade process.
Check your firmware version
|Version 1.xx can only be used to upgrade existing PR8V gauges currently programmed with version 1.xx firmware. Gauges programmed with version 1.xx firmware are equipped with our original processor.|
|PR8V v1 Upgrade
Created January 22, 2016 – Latest version 1.15e
|Version 3.xx can only be used to upgrade existing PR8V gauges currently programmed with version 3.xx firmware. Gauges programmed with version 3.xx firmware are equipped with our new processor.|
|PR8V v3 Upgrade
Created January 22, 2016 – Latest version 3.15e
Be sure to check the version number currently programmed in your gauge, in order to make sure you’re downloading and installing the firmware that will allow your gauge to function properly. You can check your version in the XFER menu of the gauge. The version will be listed to the right of the ABOUT menu item. Versions cannot be interchanged. Therefore, if you have a gauge with version 1.12 version 3.14 cannot be used.