Robot firmware (new driver)

In order to use the new driver the firmware of the controller must be updated as well to version DS3.53.00A-14.

Backup of current system to USB

  • Connect the USB memory to teach pendant.
  • Boot to MAINTENANCE mode: hold [MAIN MENU] on pendant while turning power on.
  • Touch [SYSTEM] > [SECURITY] and select MANAGEMENT MODE enter password 99999999.
  • Touch [EX MEMORY] > [DEVICE]. Select USB.
  • Touch [EX MEMORY] > [SAVE], Select CMOS, press [SELECT]. Wait for it to beep (couple of minutes).
  • Repeat the same for SYSTEM CONFIG DATA.
  • Done

New Firmware Installation

  • Download the firmware:
  • Unzip it to a flash disk. Put the contents of DS3.53.00A-14 in the root of the flash disk.
  • Connect the flash disk to the teach pendant.
  • Turn on the controller while holding [INTERLOK] + [8] + [SELECT] at the same time.
  • Touch [Software Upgrade] button. (Ignore the application Upgrade button). Wait for it to complete (4-10 min).
  • Turn off the controller and remove the USB.

Handle alarms

  • Boot to MAINTENANCE mode: hold [MAIN MENU] on pendant while turning power on.
  • If you see some I/O and file alarms:
    • Touch [SYSTEM] > [SECURITY] and select MANAGEMENT MODE.
    • Touch [SYSTEM] > [DATA REBUILD]. Press enter and touch YES.
  • Reboot the controller into normal mode.

Check firmware version

  • Start the controller if not running.
  • In main menu select [SYSTEM INFO] and then [VERSION] the screen should look like this:
SYSTEM    : DS3.53.00A(US/DE)-03
MODEL     : MA01400-B0*/MA01400-B0*
LANGUAGE  :  3.53-14-00 / 1.63-14-00

YCP01        3.53.00       --------      D2.01
YPP01        3.51-00       2.00-00        1.02
EAXA*#0      3.42-00       2.01           1.04-00/ 1.04-00
EAXA*#1      3.42-00       2.01           1.04-00/ 1.04-00

Download the ALL.PRM

  • In main menu touch [EX. MEMORY] > [SAVE]
  • In the window select [PARAMETER] then [BATCH PARAMETER] ALL.PRM (a star should appear next to the option)
  • Push [ENTER] and confirm the dialog to save.
  • Send the file to Libor Wagner
  • To upload the modified ALL.PRM
  • Save it on the USB flash
  • boot controler in normal mode
  • Change to management mode [MAIN MENU]> [SYSTEM INFO] > [SECURITY] > Change to management > enter password
  • And on pendant select [MAIN MENU] > [EX.MEMORY] > [LOAD] > [PARAMETER] > [BATCH PARAMETER] (58.3 MB) Libor Wagner, 11/07/2014 13:10