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Version 4.30

Because the memory assignments are dramatically different in software Versions 3.X and earlier, upgrading the code is required in both the remote and the TIU. The system will not function correctly if only one of the two components has been updated. In addition, if the remote and the TIU are currently running any version of 2.X DCS software, both must be reset using the appropriate System menu commands prior to uploading the Version 4.x software into the remote and the TIU. By resetting both components, all previous information and settings (engines, accessories, switches, etc.) entered into the remote and TIU will be lost and must be reentered by the user after the software update has been completed. Users upgrading from 3.x and higher will not have to reset the remote and TIU prior to uploading the new 4.x software.

There are two software files attached to the download. Both feature the same numeric code and should be used together (the appropriate file for the remote and TIU) when migrating from Version 3.x or earlier.

The user MUST use the most recent DCS Loader Program, Version 2.20 or greater to upload Version 4.30 into the TIU and Remote. Earlier versions of the DCS Loader Program prior to version 2.20 will not function with the Version 4.30 code.

Version 4.30 New Features

Version 4.30 Fixes

Version 4.20

Version 4.20 New Features

Version 4.10

Version 4.10 New Features

Version 4.10 Fixes and Improvements

Version 4.0

The latest version (4.00) of the software used in the DCS system adds the largest selection of new features to the DCS system since it's release in 2002. We've described the changes to 4.00 below in two groups; New Features and Improvements.

Because the memory assignments are dramatically different in software Versions 3.X and earlier, upgrading the code is required in both the remote and the TIU. The system will not function correctly if only one of the two components has been updated. In addition, if the remote and the TIU are currently running any version of 2.X DCS software, both must be reset using the appropriate System menu commands prior to uploading the Version 4.00 software into the remote and the TIU. By resetting both components, all previous information and settings (engines, accessories, switches, etc.) entered into the remote and TIU will be lost and must be reentered by the user after the software update has been completed. Users upgrading from 3.X and higher will not have to reset the remote and TIU prior to uploading the new 4.00 software.

There are two software files attached to the download. Both feature the same numeric code and should be used together (the appropriate file for the remote and TIU) when migrating from Version 3.X or earlier.

The user must use the most recent DCS Loader Program, Version 1.83 in order to upload Version 4.00 into the TIU and Remote. Earlier versions of the DCS Loader Program will not function with the Version 4.00 code.

Version 4.00 New Features

Version 4.00 Improvements

DCS 4.00 Operating Instructions

Version 3.10

The latest version of the software used in the DCS system adds a few new features to revision 3.0 and continues on using software control under the command of the remote control’s memory rather than the TIU’s memory. Initial releases of the software had both the remote and the TIU sharing the memory settings for various commands and operations of the DCS operating system. Now, with the exception of custom sounds, all memory functions will be stored in the remote.

There are two software files attached to the download. Both feature the same numeric code and should be used together (the appropriate file for the remote and TIU). If an alpha character follows the numeric code in either software file name, the alpha character simply denotes that the software contains a "patch" from a previous version that used the same numeric code. If your hardware was already programmed with software using the same numeric code in the filename, it is only necessary to load the patch into the appropriate device. Thus a TIU with 3.1 software will work with a remote programmed with 3.1 software. It isn't necessary to reprogram the remote with the remote software included in the download because nothing will have changed in its code.

Because the memory assignments are dramatically different in Version 3.X, upgrading the code is required in both the remote and the TIU. The system will not function correctly if only one of the two components has been updated. In addition, if the remote and the TIU are currently running any version of 2.X DCS software, both must be reset using the appropriate System menu commands prior to uploading the Version 3.1 software into the remote and the TIU. By resetting both components, all previous information and settings (engines, accessories, switches, etc.) entered into the remote and TIU will be lost and must be reentered by the user after the software update has been completed. Users upgrading from 3.0 to 3.1 will not have to reset the remote and TIU prior to uploading the new 3.1 software.

The user must use the most recent DCS Loader Program, Version 1.57 in order to upload Version 3.1 into the TIU and Remote. Earlier versions of the DCS Loader Program will not function with the Version 3.1 code.

Version 3.1 Resolves The Following TIU & Remote Issues

Version 3.1 Adds The Following TIU and Remote Features

Version 3.00

The user must use the most recent DCS Loader Program, Version 1.30 in order to upload Version 3 into the TIU and Remote. Earlier versions of the DCS Loader Program will not function with the Version 3 code.  Be sure to factory reset the remote after updating to Version 3.00.  Be sure to either feature reset (preserve TIU address) or factory reset (reset TIU address to #1) the TIU after updating to Version 3.00.

Version 3.00 Resolves The Following TIU & Remote Issues:

Version 3.00 Adds The Following TIU and Remote Features:

 Version 2.21a

Resolves The Following TIU Issues

Adds The Following TIU Features

Resolves The Following Remote Issues  

Adds The Following Remote Features

Version 2.20

Version 2.10

Resolves the Following TIU Problems

Resolves The Following Remote Control Handheld Problems
New TIU Features
New Remote Control Handheld Features

Version 2.00



Last updated: 02 Mar 2015

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