How to update the firmware of WiFi NTRIP Master

ArduSimple WiFi NTRIP Master board (aka ESP32 XBee) is in continuous development and new versions with cool new features are being released periodically.
In this tutorial we will show you step by step how to update the firmware of your WiFi NTRIP Master.

Required hardware:

Required software:

  • firmware update tool (Here we use Flash download tools. We will show how to download and use it in the following steps)

How to update the firmware of WiFi NTRIP Master?

  1. Download the firmware update tool from here.
    Unzip the file and save the folder in your computer. This tool won’t change between firmware releases.
  2. Check the last firmware release here and download the following files to your computer:
    • bootloader.bin
    • esp32-xbee.bin
    • partition-table.bin
    • www.bin

              Ignore the rest of the files.

  1. Run flash_download_tools_v3.6.7.exe tool which you downloaded in step 2.
  2. Select ESP32 DownloadTool option.
  1. Select the proper path to the binaries you downloaded in step 3 and make
    sure to set the tool as in this screenshot. Select the right COM port and BAUD (the paths and the COM port may be different).
  1. Click the START button and wait until the progress bar reaches the end and FINISH is shown.
  1. Now the firmware of your WiFi NTRIP Master is updated. If you want to use the WiFi NTRIP Master as a Bluetooth connection to your smartphone or PC, please have a look of this tutorial.

If you want to do this tutorial, we have the simpleRTK2B/3B series receiver, WiFi NTRIP Master and USB cable in stock and ready to be shipped.

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