AR-DV1 Firmware Update

| junio 5, 2015

AR-DV1 Firmware Update

AR-DV1 Firmware UpdateAR-DV1 Receiver Firmware Version 1505G       Update JUNE 5, 2015

AR-DV1 FIRMWARE UPDATE v1505G RELEASE NOTES

AR-DV1 firmware update:

AOR has uploaded revised firmware for the AR-DV1 receiver. While this update will correct issues that some customers experienced, it also adds more functionality to the AR-DV1.
AOR is committed to the continuous improvement of its products and will post firmware updates periodically to further extend the capabilities of this receiver.
The new firmware version: 1505G is now available for download from the AOR website.

This firmware will correct:

  • Malfunctions with the backlit keys lighting up while the power switch is in the “off” position
  • D-STAR signals overriding the selected mode for received data. The decode mode will now decode and display only the selected mode.
  • Malfunctions with the receive frequency when CTCSS or DCS is selected during Search mode.
  • Problems with pressing LOCK key or MONI key when frequency entry is made from the keypad
  • Issues with the display data freezing when digital data is displayed while using the keypad or rotating the dial knob.
  • Issues with the opening message displaying properly.
  • Memory channel registration problems. Entering the memory tag followed by pressing DOWN key will now work properly.
  • Voice squelch function stability
  • SAL/SAL or USB/LSB operational issues
  • D-CR code setting error
  • Analog FM mode function
  • Initial power-up cycle
  • Problems with “motorboating” noise in DMR mode
  • Problems adding receive mode, IF B/W, CTCSS/DCS in memory scan mode and program search mode.

New enhancements for the AR-DV1 available with this firmware include:

  • Ability to open the squelch while in digital mode by pressing MONI key
  • Ability to save the current receiver settings by pressing [F]+[VOL]
  • Easier frequency entry during search bank setting by using the [.] (decimal) key for frequencies below 1MHz.
  • In memory mode or program search mode, receiver options can be added.
  • SD card FAT16 is now supported
  • Remote ID can be added to last channel memory
  • The AR-DV1 will send a message showing connection status during on/off process.
  • Step frequency can now be set during search or scan mode
  • The following PC commands are now supported: MD ZJ ZK SQ NQ LQ VQ ZP QP EX AG RF ST SH DT BP LN LB LD KL PT ZI LC LM RX LT RT RE SB WI RN VR AC RG IF LS NR OF OL OX SC SI DL FR CI CN DI DS DC DJ DK

(A complete list of new functions will be posted soon.)

TO DO LIST:
Revised firmware unlocking even more features will be available as per the following schedule:

JUNE 12
– VFO search, VFO settings
– priority receive
– pass frequencies
– pass channels
– sleep timer
– ten-keys and dials sub-functions (such as dial press for SAH/SAL)
– PC control with hyperterminal commands

JUNE 19
– Backup to and restore from SD card
– data editor

JUNE 26
– alarm
– timer recording

AR-DV1 Firmware Update Procedures

The AR-DV1 firmware can be updated in either of two ways.

You can download the firmware update file onto the SD card provided with the unit by accessing it on the website at www.aorusa.com.

If you don’t have internet access, or prefer to have AOR download it for you, simply send the provided SD card to AOR USA, Inc. at 20655 S. Western Ave. Suite 112, Torrance, CA 90501. We will send the SD card back to you with the firmware program.


(Caution: Failure to follow the instructions will result serious damage to the AR-DV1 and may void the warranty.)

To install the firmware update, please perform the following steps:

1. Insert the SD card with the new firmware file into the card slot located on the front panel of the AR- DV1 receiver.

2. Turn on power to the receiver.

3. Press the [F] key and then the [7] key.

4. Press the [▼] key to select «SYS.UPDATE».

5. Press the [ENT] key.

6. The firmware file will be displayed as shown here.

AR-DV1_firmware_update_procedures-1

7. Using the [▼] key or [▲] key, select the latest firmware file from the list.

8. When you press the [ENT] key., the update process will start.

9. When the update is completed, disconnect the power.

10. Turn on power to the receiver.

(Note: Update process will not re-initialize settings of search bank, memory bank or receiver’s configuration.)

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