How are software updates performed on the DR3900 and DR6000 spectrophotometers over an established internet connection?

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Document ID TE9477

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Version 1.0

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Published Date 03/03/2018
Question
How are software updates performed on the DR3900 and DR6000 spectrophotometers over an established internet connection?
Summary
DR3900 and DR6000 software updates
Answer
The update of a DR3900 or DR6000 can be performed either with a USB update stick or via download directly to the photometer from the instrument web page. This article will address automatic software updates through internet connection. To learn more about software updates made with a USB please see the related article: How can the DR3900 and DR6000 spectrophotometers software be updated when it is not connected to the internet?
Note: If the instrument is connected to the internet it will check for the availability of new software during startup.
1. If new software is found, the instrument will prompt the user to update. Select Ok:

Note: If Cancel is selected, the user can update manually or will be prompted again when new software is released.
2. To start the process manually, select the web button on the sidebar and then click Instrument Update:


3. Press Ok and allow the instrument to update:



4. Verify that the update is successful and power the instrument off then back on.
 

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