Which version of the firmware is right for my product?

  • N6705C – use revision E.01.00.2699 and above
  • N6705B – use last applicable firmware revision D.02.15
  • N6705A – use last applicable firmware revision D.02.13 at Previous Version tab

 

NOTE: Please be aware that N6705C firmware is not compatible with N6705A/B

Release Date Version Version Description
2022-10-06 E.02.08.3238 Support updated N6751A - N6756A modules with replacement 16 bit DAC due to chip shortage.
Release Date Version
2022-10-06 E.02.08.3238
Version Description
Support updated N6751A - N6756A modules with replacement 16 bit DAC due to chip shortage.

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705B

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Update file at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Keysight Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Refer Firmware Update Utility Instructions at the bottom of this page to proceed
  5. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 10

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705C

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Revision(.xs) at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Browse and locate the firmware file. Select the file and open.
  6. Select the model number of the mainframe (N6705A or N6705B).
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select the I/O interface (GPIB, LAN or USB) that connects your N6705A/B mainframe to your PC.
  9. Choose the settings necessary for communication (GPIB address, IP address, USB ID).
  10. Click Update.
  11. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Add-On Software / Utilities

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705A, N6705B

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Revision(.xs) at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Browse and locate the firmware file. Select the file and open.
  6. Select the model number of the mainframe (N6705A or N6705B).
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select the I/O interface (GPIB, LAN or USB) that connects your N6705A/B mainframe to your PC.
  9. Choose the settings necessary for communication (GPIB address, IP address, USB ID).
  10. Click Update.
  11. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Add-On Software / Utilities

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705A, N6705B

What is N6705 Primary Firmware D.01.09?

Firmware revision D.01.09 is the latest revision of the primary firmware for the N6705 DC Power Analyzer mainframe. It is the main firmware that provides the features and functionality of the N6705. It can be installed in the following products:
N6705A, N6705B

Firmware revision D.01.09 supersedes all other earlier versions of firmware and is backwards compatible with all other earlier versions of firmware.
 

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Revision(.xs) at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Browse and locate the firmware file. Select the file and open.
  6. Select the model number of the mainframe (N6705A or N6705B).
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select the I/O interface (GPIB, LAN or USB) that connects your N6705A/B mainframe to your PC.
  9. Choose the settings necessary for communication (GPIB address, IP address, USB ID).
  10. Click Update.
  11. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Add-On Software / Utilities

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705A, N6705B

What is N6705 Backup Firmware Revision D.01.02?

Backup firmware revision D.01.02 is the latest revision of the backup firmware of the N6705A and N6705B. The backup firmware is installed to ensure that the instrument will function in the event of a firmware update failure. It is always a good idea to have the latest backup firmware installed on the N6705.

How to Download

  1. Click Download, enter your information as required, and then click Download again.

How to Install

  1. Download and install the Firmware Update Utility at the bottom of this page.
  2. Download the Keysight N6705 Firmware Revision(.xs) at this page and save to a known location.
  3. Click Start > All Programs > Firmware Update Utility.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click Browse and locate the firmware file. Select the file and open.
  6. Select the model number of the mainframe (N6705A or N6705B).
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select the I/O interface (GPIB, LAN or USB) that connects your N6705A/B mainframe to your PC.
  9. Choose the settings necessary for communication (GPIB address, IP address, USB ID).
  10. Click Update.
  11. The update may take several seconds to complete and will reboot the instrument. After the update is complete, exit the utility.
  • Note: There is no need to re-calibrate when this new firmware is installed.

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Add-On Software / Utilities

Installs on: Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP

Prerequisites

  • Information Not Available

Supported Instruments

  • N6705A, N6705B
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