Manually Update RTU Firmware

Caution!!!- Be sure to statically ground yourself prior to touching any of the electronics inside the X2 logger



    1. Remove Power from the X2 by disconnecting any cable connected to the center 6-pin port.


    1. Locate the green plastic wire from its track in the base of the X2’s aluminum housing.


    1. Slide tweezers or the tip of the screwdriver packaged with the X2 beneath the wire to expose it.


    1. Pull the end of the wire while applying pressure to the top of the X2 to remove it from the track. Tweezers or needle-nose pliers can be used if needed. 


    1. Pull up on the enclosure to separate it from the X2 base.


    1. Locate the RTU’s SD card slot opposite the RF connector and on the topside of the lower board.

      RTU-PCB SD Card Location


    1. Push the SD card further into the mount to unlock it. Place the card into a micro-SD card reader to access its files.


    1. Copy over NexSens-supplied DL100.bin and DL100.crc files into the root directory.

      Root Directory of RTU SD Card


  1. Once the file modification(s) are complete, select the Eject option in Windows to safely remove the SD card.

    Eject the SD card in Windows.


  2. Re-install the SD card back into the slot on the X2’s Main PCB.
  3. Align the wire entry with the machined body tag on the aluminum base.
  4. Slide the enclosure back over top the X2 base, ensuring that no wires are pinched.
  5. Push down on the top of the enclosure and feed the wire back into its track.
  6. Re-apply power to the system. The firmware update will be completed on power-up and the system will resume normal operation.