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FieldFox Analyzer Firmware Archive (all FieldFox models)


FieldFox firmware revisions are listed by model below.

 

Version

Release Date

Supported Models & Notes

A.07.57 October 9, 2014

- Enabled 7-16 connector type Ecal module for calibration use.
- Fix bug on SCPI command for normalization (THRU 1,2).

A.07.55 September 22, 2014

- NA mode: Marker commands will crash when marker x value is too close to the end of the frequency span, and when also a marker search is performed.
- NA mode: Enable SCPI command for target search on specific direction (right or left direction search). Previously was set as looping only.

A.07.54 August 29, 2014

- Fix bug where VVM return zero value when recalling two different states.
- Fix bug where GPS display preferences is not active after unit reboot.
- Fix crash when spectrogram time marker is set more than 450.
- Fix bug on SA mode when signal is not at the correct amplitude after resuming from suspend.
- Japanese language translation updates in FieldFox

A.07.52 August 5, 2014 - Fix crash in pulse profiler.
- Fix wrong marker result when Parameter Conversion is selected.
A.07.51 June 12, 2014 - Fix bug where status bar progress percentage would sometimes return to 0% during instrument initialization.
- Fix USB Power Meter crash related to use of the “escape” key.
- Fix function “copy all files to USB” and “saving cable corrections or cable files to USB” error
- Fix crash related to specific ECal units that included commas in the model number.
- Fixed state saving to include missing marker tracking information.
A.07.50 May 14, 2014

- Support option 208, Frequency Offset with USB Power Sensor (FOPS)
- Support option 212, 1-Port mixed-mode S-parameters
- Add Velocity factor for CAT mode DTF waveguide measurements 
- Add Impedance Z and admittance Y parameter conversion
- Add 1-port response calibration w/isolation 
- Add memory trace for Pulse Measurements
- Add print to PCL USB printers
- Add Update time via internet
- Add SCPI support for CPM
- Add Portuguese language
- Fixed: Simple ECal ON ignored for type N ECal
- Fixed: Interference Rejection levels Minimum and Medium appear to be completely broken
- Fixed: Initialization hang if unit is talked to over LAN "too early" in the boot process

A.07.32 April 11, 2014

- Fixed: N9912 Normalization Cal issue.
- Fixed: N9912 Quick Cal issue with long cable
- Fixed: All models intermittently hang during startup when communicating over LAN

A.07.29 February, 21, 2014

- Enhancements to response cal, both short response and normalization.
- .csv data saved in same format as display
- ECal and preset issues resolved

A.07.27 November 19, 2013 - Bug fixes on time zone automatically update to Pacific time after firmware update.
A.07.26 November 11, 2013

- Supports option 330, Pulse Measurements.
- Supports ECal on all models, except N9912A. ECal must be connected to FieldFox before performing calibration.

A.07.08 October 30, 2013

- Add support to install option licenses via external USB CD-ROM/DVD-ROM
- Add support to update new firmware revision via external USB CD-ROM/DVD-ROM

A.07.06 September 24, 2013

- Supports U8485A power sensor
- Fixed crash when using knob in "edit preferences" screen
- Fixed crash when switching from trace#1 to trace #2 with Smith Chart and Scaling.

A.07.05 August 30, 2013

- Enable "set time forward" with only one change per day.
- Fixed "checking for 430 upgrade" line.

A.07.02 August 14, 2013 - Fix power supply dither pattern.
A.07.01 July 29, 2013

- Supports remote control viewing on iOS devices and other bug fixes. Required Option 030 to control FieldFox remotely via iOS devices.

- Supports Spectrum Analyzer Time Gating capability, required Option 238. See configuration guide for ordering info.

- Various bugs fixes. Please refer to firmware release notes for more info.

• Implementation of time/date restriction setting on FieldFox. Please set local time correctly before updating from previous revision to A.07.xx.

A.06.24 June 28, 2013 - Fixed bug that causes some units to shut off during battery only mode after updating to firmware A.06.23.
A.06.23 April 25, 2013

N9912A, N9923A,
N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A,
N9925A, N9926A, N9927A, N9928A,
N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A

- Various bugs fixes. Please refer to firmware release notes for more info.

A.06.18 March 6, 2013

N9912A, N9923A,
N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A,
N9925A, N9926A, N9927A, N9928A,
N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A

- Fixed bug when inserting slow USB flash drive that will show error message "Please Reboot. Expected hardware not present"

A.06.17 February 19, 2013

N9912A, N9923A,
N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A,
N9925A, N9926A, N9927A, N9928A,
N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A

- Add Turkish and Russian language support.
- Compatible with DataLink version 4.12

A.06.08 November 19, 2012

N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A,
N9925A, N9926A, N9927A, N9928A,
N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A

A.05.53 December 20, 2011 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.52 November 16, 2011 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.50 September 8, 2011

N9912A, N9923A.

- Compatible with DataLink version 3.60 and above.

A.05.37 July 27, 2011 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.36 May 19, 2011 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.34 April 6, 2011 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.33 February 16, 2011 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.32 December 15, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.31 November 11, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.30 November 2, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.18 September 15, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.17 August 20, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.16 August 6, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.15 July 13, 2010 N9912A, N9923A
A.05.04 June 4, 2010 N9923A
A.05.01 March 11, 2010 N9923A

 

Version Release Date Supported Models & Notes
A.04.54   March 19, 2010       N9912A
A.04.53 February 4, 2010   N9912A 
A.04.51 January 8, 2010  N9912A 
A.04.50 November 25, 2009 N9912A
A.04.04

September 18, 2009 

N9912A 
A.04.03

September 1, 2009

                               

N9912A

Zip file containing firmware files for MY serial numbers ONLY

A.04.02 September 1, 2009 

N9912A

Zip file containing Firmware files for US/SG serial numbers ONLY 

A.04.01 August 17, 2009  N9912A 
A.04.00 July 24, 2009   Not Available 
A.03.06 April 2, 2009  N9912A 
A.03.02 February 6, 2009  N9912A 
A.02.08 December 8, 2008 N9912A 
A.02.05 November 1, 2008 N9912A 
Release Date Version Version Description
2014-10-09 A.07.57 Zip file containing firmware files

How to Download

  • Click the download button, select file, save and unzip.

How to Install

  • See A.07.xx firmware update supporting documentation for installation process.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

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Instrument

Prerequisites

  • ***Before updating to firmware revision A.07.xx, please MAKE SURE the time, date and time zone are set correctly. After installing this version, you will only be able to change your time once per day, and no more than 5 hours backwards.***

Supported Instruments

  • N9912A, N9923A, N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A, N9925A, N9926A, N9927A, N9928A, N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A