Firmware Updates

How do I update the firmware on my camera?

UltraFire™ Firmware Update: V 2014.10.27b


Important Update

This firmware update resolves an issue related to the date/time functionality. If you want to be sure you have the most current firmware with all the latest features and performance enhancements, you should load this firmware onto your UltraFire cameras.

To determine if this firmware update is appropriate for you...


Power on your UltraFire camera. Scroll to the "Advanced" menu and choose the "Display Version Information" option. If the first item listed is not "2014.10.27b (cam)", your firmware needs to be updated.

Follow these steps to update your camera:

  1. Save this UltraFire firmware update file (UFireCAM.fw2) to your computer.
  2. Locate the file on your computer and copy it to a blank SD card.
  3. With the camera turned OFF... Insert the SD card into your camera.
  4. Turn the camera ON and follow the prompts to apply the firmware update.

Repeat Steps 3-4 for each camera you need to update.

Note: The firmware update file will remain on the SD card even after your camera is updated. You can use this card to update all of your cameras without having to download the firmware again.

HyperFire Firmware Update: V 4.1.0.20140506


There is a firmware update available for all RECONYX HyperFire Cameras (cameras with Cellular Upgrade option - see below). If you want to be sure you have the most current firmware with all the latest features and performance enhancements, you should load this firmware onto your HyperFire cameras.

To determine if this firmware update is appropriate for you...


Go to the "Camera Info" option on your camera and see which version of firmware is currently loaded on your camera. The top line of the Camera Info display will look something like this: V:3.0.1.20100409. The last 8 digits of the first line are the release date of the firmware
(The current version is V:4.1.0.20140506)

Follow these steps to update your camera:

  1. Save this HyperFire firmware update file to your computer (Recnxsd2.bin).
  2. Locate the file on your computer and copy it to a blank SD card.
  3. With the camera turned OFF... Insert the SD card into your camera.
  4. Turn the camera ON and it will automatically update itself.

While updating, the camera will flash the walktest LED rapidly and display "UPDATING" on the LCD panel for a few seconds. After updating, the camera will delete the file and boot like normal.

Repeat Steps 2-4 for each camera you need to update.

Along with the new Firmware is a new HyperFire Instruction Manual, download an electronic copy now.

HyperFire Firmware for Cameras with Cellular Upgrade


*** This firmware update is for RECONYX HyperFire Cameras with Cellular Upgrade ONLY.*** NOTE:  ALL other HyperFire Models should use the standard HyperFire version (above)
If you want to be sure you have the correct firmware with all the latest features and performance enhancements, you should load this firmware onto your Cellular HyperFire cameras.

To determine if this firmware update is appropriate for you...


Be sure your camera has the Cellular Upgrade installed.
Go to the "Camera Info" option on your camera and see which version of firmware is currently loaded on your camera. The top line of the Camera Info display will look something like this: V:3.0.1.20100409.  The last 8 digits of the first line are the release date of the firmware

Follow these steps to update your Cellular Enabled camera:

  1. Save the appropriate file below to your computer:
  2. Locate the file on your computer and copy it to a blank SD card.
  3. With the camera turned OFF... Insert the SD card into your camera.
  4. Turn the camera ON and it will automatically update itself.
While updating, the camera will flash the walktest LED rapidly and display "UPDATING" on the LCD panel for a few seconds. After updating, the camera will delete the file and boot like normal. Repeat Steps 2-4 for each camera you need to update. Along with the new Firmware is a new HyperFire Instruction Manual, download an electronic copy now.

RapidFire Firmware Update: V 3.0.0.20111024


There is a firmware update available for all RECONYX RapidFire Cameras. If you want to be sure you have the most current firmware with all the latest features and performance enhancements, you should load this firmware onto your RapidFire cameras.

To determine if this firmware update is appropriate for you...


Go to the "Camera Info" option on your camera and see which version of firmware is currently loaded on your camera.  The top line of the Camera Info display will look something like this: V:2.3.0.20090112. The last 8 digits of the first line are the release date of the firmware (The current version is V:3.0.0.20111024).

 

Follow these steps to update your camera:

  1. Save this RapidFire firmware update file to your computer (Reconyx1.bin).
  2. Locate the file on your computer and copy it to a blank CF card.
  3. With the camera turned OFF... Insert the CF card into your camera.
  4. Turn the camera ON and it will automatically update itself.

While updating, the camera will flash the walktest LED rapidly and display "UPDATING" on the LCD panel for a few seconds. After updating, the camera will delete the file and boot like normal.

Repeat Steps 2-4 for each camera you need to update.

Along with the new Firmware is a new RapidFire Instruction Manual, download an electronic copy now.