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' Magellan/gsc100: Firmware Upload Uploading Firmware Instructions'




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1 Connect the appropriate cables to your PC and GSC 100 These cables were shipped with your unit
Diagram below
A Connect the RS232 software update cable to the datapower extension cable
B Connect the RS232 software update cable to your PCs com port
C Connect the datapower cable to your GSC 100
2 Run the upload program
A Turn your GSC 100 ON GSC 100 battery should be fully charged
B Put your GSC 100 into GPS mode using the following procedure
While in the MAIN MENU screen press the MNU key Highlight SYS MODE and press
ENT Highlight GPS MODE and press ENT Your unit is now in GPS mode
C If you are working in Windows 95 restart your computer in MSDOS mode this is an option
under Shut Down If you are working in Windows 31 close all applications and any software
programs and exit This will bring up the DOS prompt
D In DOS go to the CTemp directory where the downloaded files from steps 1 and 4 are stored
Both files must be in the same directory From the DOS prompt type cd ctemp and then Enter to
move to the Temp directory
E At the DOS prompt type the following using your PCs keyboard
GSCUPLD GSCVxxxBIN then press the Enter key GSCVxxxBIN is the filename for
the latest GSC 100 software downloaded in step 1 xxx refers to the version number such
as Your PC will download your GSC 100s waypoints routes messages and addresses onto
the PC disk erase your units memory and then upload the latest software into your GSC
100 This user specific information will be reloaded into your GSC 100 after the new
software is uploaded
You will see the following on your PC screen
WAITING FOR UNIT RESPONSE
ERASING EPROMs
Your PC will count up to 100 which takes approximately 23 minutes Once upload is
complete your GSC 100 will automatically turn OFF
You will then see the following on your PC screen
1000 complete CODE DONE
FINISH Turn on the unit by pressing the power key Then press a key on the PC to upload data
F Turn your GSC 100 ON by pressing the PWR key and then press the key with the
letter A on your PC keyboard to upload data Your PC will display
WAITING FOR UNIT RESPONSE
RESTORING DATA TO GSC100 UNIT SOFTWARE
Upload completed
Wait until your PC screen displays Upload Turn your PC and GSC 100 OFF then disconnect all the cables from your PC and your GSC 100
4 Turn on and reinitialize your GSC 100 Take it outside and allow it to calculate a position fix Once it
has a GPS fix it will calculate correct ORBCOMM satellite pass times
5 You are now ready to use your GSC 100 with the updated software

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