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Updating Reach firmware

This guide explains how to update your Reach RX firmware using Reach Firmware Flash Tool.

Installing Reach Firmware Flash Tool

To update your Reach RX, download and install Reach Firmware Flash Tool on your PC.

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Windows installation

  1. Double-click on the downloaded file.

  2. Follow the instructions to install Reach Firmware Flash Tool on your PC.

  3. Reboot your PC.

Ubuntu installation

tip

We recommend using the terminal to install the Flash Tool on your PC.

tip

If your Flash tool version is 1.7.1 or older, to update to the latest version you will need to add the new GPG key. Run sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 90F3927E0416B765 command in the terminal.

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open the terminal.

  2. Navigate to the directory with the downloaded file with cd ~/Downloads command.

  3. Run sudo dpkg -i reach-firmware-flash-tool_1.9.1_amd64.deb to start installation.

    caution

    Please confirm adding the current user to plugdev and dialout groups during the installation process. In case of a negative answer, the application might not work as expected.

  4. Reboot your PC.

macOS installation

  1. Double-click on the downloaded file.

  2. Follow the instructions to install Reach Firmware Flash Tool on your Mac.

  3. Drag the application icon to the Applications folder.

Updating Reach firmware

Once you download and install Reach Firmware Flash Tool, update your Reach firmware following the steps below:

  1. Open Reach Firmware Flash Tool. In the Select Reach dropdown menu, choose Reach RX. Click Next.

  2. Using the USB Type-C cable supplied with the receiver, connect your Reach RX to the PC. You will see the ‘Reach RX is connected’ message.

    note

    You can connect your Reach RX to the PC in both on and off states.

  3. Download the proposed Reach Firmware .zip file.

  4. Click Flash.

  5. Wait until the end of the flashing process.

  6. Wait until Reach reboots after flashing. When Reach successfully reboots, you will see the ‘Reach is flashed and ready for use’ message.

    caution

    Do not unplug your Reach on this step.

Now your Reach RX is updated and ready for work.

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