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Zeus Monitors Software Update


B&G® is pleased to announce that new software has been released for the ZM range of widescreen monitors. This release incorporates some minor fixes from the previous version.

Fixes

The following are fixes from issues reported from the field

- If the power button is pressed repeatedly the monitor would become unresponsive

- a smoother backlight transition is implemented

- PiP source history was not saved

- PiP split screen did not always work

- Wrong source displayed when switching PiP

- Half screen sometimes displayed on start up

Download and preparation Instructions

Download the software update zip file BandG_ZM_MONITOR_SOFTWARE_2019.zip

The software upgrade pack contains these three files:

· Bootloader: KETOS Boot Loader 12_0_00_00.swup

· BIOS: ZM16 19 - MCU 1_5_06_00.swup

· OSD: ZM16 19 - OSD 2_0_04_01.swup

Unzip the three files and copy to the root of an SD card.

Note: Card size: B&G Multifunction displays can read SD/MicroSD cards upto 32GB if formatted FAT 32. Cards over 32 GB require formatting to NTFS before use. Refer to your computers operating system manual how to do this.

Preparation

Before commencing with the upgrade, it is recommended that NMEA 2000 network traffic is minimized by de-powering unnecessary devices such as AIS transponders and multifunction displays.

Upgrades must be performed dock side and not whilst the vessel is underway. Some NMEA 2000 devices will go into maintenance mode during the upgrade and will be off line.

Make sure all monitors to be upgraded are connected to the NMEA 2000 network.

The updaters can be run from any B&G MFD that is on the same NMEA 2000 network as the MO Monitor. If there is another MFD other than the connected NSO it is recommended to run the updater from that MFD.

Check current versions

Before upgrading, please make a note of the current versions as this determines in which order the software is to be upgraded.

1. Press the power button on the monitor to bring up the OSD (On Screen Display)

2. Press down arrow to select CONFIGURATION

3. Check the version and proceed to the next relevant step

Step A

Install Bootloader upgrade file “KETOS Boot Loader 12_0_00_00.swup”

Only apply this upgrade file to one monitor at a time. (Multiple monitors on a network can be powered on, but only one monitor at a time should be selected before starting the upgrade).

1. Insert the media card into the card reader of an MFD or NSO evo2 processor.

2. From the HOME page select FILES.

3. Select the media card that holds the upgrade files.

4. Select the upgrade file “KETOS Boot Loader 12_0_00_00.swup”.

5. Select Upgrade to continue.

6. Select the monitor to upgrade (make sure only one is selected). Then select Start upgrade (OP40 /OP50 press MENU> then select start upgrade).

7. The upgrade process of the BIOS only takes a short time indicated by a progress bar.

8. Once complete, acknowledge the upgrade successful message.

9. The LED on the monitor will continue to flash for approximately 45 seconds after, which the monitor (not the MFD/NSO) will automatically restart.

10. Press X to exit installer page.

11. Apply to the next monitor.

12. Proceed to Step B

Note: If when running this updater the update fails. Power cycle and proceed to Step B.

Step B

Install Bootloader upgrade file “ZM16 19 - MCU 1_5_06_00.swup”

Only apply this upgrade file to one monitor at a time. (Multiple monitors on a network can be powered on, but only one monitor at a time should be selected before starting the upgrade).

1. Insert the media card into the card reader of an MFD or NSO evo2 processor.

2. From the HOME page select FILES.

3. Select the media card that holds the upgrade files.

4. Select the upgrade file “ZM16 19 - MCU 1_5_06_00.swup”.

5. Select UPGRADE to continue.

6. Once completed, acknowledge the upgrade successful message.

7. The LED on the monitor will continue to flash for approximately 45 seconds after which the monitor (not the MFD/NSO) will automatically restart.

8. Press X to exit installer page.

9. Apply to the next monitor.

10. Proceed to Step C.

Note: If the monitor reboots to a black screen and flashing red LED, remove power to the monitor then power back on. Proceed to Step C.

Step C

Install the OSD updater file “ZM16 19 - OSD 2_0_04_01.swup”

Make sure you have upgraded the BIOS (MCU 1.5.0 or later) as above.

This upgrade can be applied to multiple monitors on the network at the same time (up to six monitors).

1. Insert the media card in to the card reader of an MFD or NSO evo2 processor.

2. From the HOME page select FILES.

3. Select the media card that holds the upgrade files.

4. Select the upgrade file “ZM16 19 - OSD 2_0_04_01.swup”.

5. Select UPGRADE to continue.

6. Select the monitor(s) to upgrade (you can select up to six monitors at a time). Then select Start upgrade.

7. This process will take about ten minutes to upgrade one monitor. Allow for an extra ten minutes for each additional monitor that is selected to be upgraded. Please be patient. It is important not to remove power to the system at this stage.

8. As each monitor is upgrading, the red LED status light will flash.

9. Once completed, acknowledge the upgrade successful message.

10. The LED on the monitor will continue to flash for approximately 45 seconds after which the monitor (not the NSO) will automatically restart.

11. Press X to exit installer page.

Recheck the software versions

After applying both upgrades. Recheck the version numbers.

1. Press the power button on the monitor to bring up the OSD (On Screen Display).

2. Press down arrow to select CONFIGURATION.

3. The new software versions displayed should be

a. OSD Should now be 2.0.4

b. The BIOS should now be 1.5.6


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