Ultracom - Firmware updates

Note! The device SIM-card must be active and the device must be connected to the mobile network (does not apply to Avius)



Ultracom R10 Hybrid firmware update

Ultracom R10 Hybrid firmware version: B6.1

Date: 3.1.2022

Update content:

  • Country setting change corrected
  • Battery charge level measurement correction (the device could display two different battery charge levels)
  • Other minor fixed and improvements.


Note! The device SIM-card must be active and the device must be connected to the mobile network.


Update instructions on Ultracom Next or Tracker app:

  1. Install a charged battery to the device. Note the (+) and (-) markings on the battery and the battery casing.
  2. Wait that the green LED-light on the device starts to blink once per second. If the device finds satellites, the light will blink once per three seconds.
  3. Open the app and open the main menu. 
  4. Select "devices" and select your Hybrid device. 
  5. Select "Firmware update" and read more instructions from the screen. 
  6. The device will receive the command and start the firmware update.
  7. When the update is complete, the device will continue to send the location.
  8. To update the VHF-receiver:
    • Next: open the main menu and select "settings"
    • Tracker: open the main menu and select devices.
  9. Select the VHF-receiver and select "Firmware update".
  10. The app downloads the firmware update and sends it to the VHF-receiver. Green and blue led on the receiver will blink simultaneously. 
  11. When the device has been successfully updated the receivers lights will continue to blink normally and it will form a Bluetooth-connection to the app.


Ultracom R10 firmware update
Ultracom R10 firmware version: B5.9
Date: 1.13.2021
Update content:
  • Delays when the Ultracom Global SIM-card changed the operator is fixed.


Note! The device SIM-card must be active and the device must be connected to the mobile network.


Update instructions on Ultracom Next or Tracker app:

  1. Install a charged battery to the device. Note the (+) and (-) markings on the battery and the battery casing.
  2. Wait that the green LED-light on the device starts to blink once per second. If the device finds satellites, the light will blink once per three seconds.
  3. Open the Ultracom Next or Tracker app and open the main menu. 
  4. Select "devices" and select your R10 device.
  5. Select "Firmware update" and read more instructions from the screen. 
  6. The device will receive the command and start the firmware update.
  7. When the update is complete, the device will continue to send the location.



Ultracom Avius firmware update

Ultracom Avius host device firmware version: 1.016

Date: 1.13.2021

Update content

  • Sending of VHF commands were sometimes slow, or the device could not send the commands is now fixed. 


Updating the VHF receiver from the Ultracom Next or Tracker app:


  1. Insert charged battery to the VHF-receiver and turn the device on.
  2. Open the app main menu
    • Next: select "settings".
    • Tracker: select "devices"
  3. Select the VHF-receiver and select "Firmware update".
  4. Input the security code to the indicated field and the update will start.
  5. The app downloads the firmware update and sends it to the VHF-receiver. Green and blue led on the receiver will blink simultaneously. 
  6. When the device has been successfully updated the receivers lights will continue to blink normally and it will form a Bluetooth-connection to the app.

Ultracom Novus firmware update
Ultracom Novus firmware version: 95
Date: 6.2.2017.
Update content:
  • Minor updates.


Update instructions on Ultracom Next and Tracker app:

  1. Install a charged battery to the device. Note the (+) and (-) markings on the battery and the battery casing.
  2. Wait that the orange LED-light on the device starts to blink once per second. If the device finds satellites, the light will blink once per three seconds.
  3. Open the app and open the main menu. 
  4. Select "devices" and select your Novus device.
  5. Select "Firmware update" and read more instructions from the screen. 
  6. The device will receive the command and start the firmware update.
  7. When the update is complete, the device will continue to send the location.

 

Ultracom Dog-GPS (2011 and newer) firmware update

Ultracom Dog-GPS firmware version: 19

Date: 2.24.2020

Update content:

  • Fixed: battery level indication.
  • Fixed: GPS power save.


Note! The device SIM-card must be active and the device must be connected to the mobile network.


Update instructions on Ultracom Next or Tracker app:

  1. Install a charged batteries to the device. Note the (+) and (-) markings on the battery and the battery casing.
  2. Wait that the orange LED-light on the device starts to blink once per second. If the device finds satellites, the light will blink once per three seconds.
  3. Open the app and open the main menu. 
  4. Select "devices" and select your R10 device.
  5. Select "Firmware update" and read more instructions from the screen. 
  6. The device will receive the command and start the firmware update.
  7. When the update is complete, the device will continue to send the location.