RTR-601 Firmware Update Tool

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Details The RTR-601 Firmware Update Tool is a program to update the internal firmware of RTR-601 unit.
Compatible Products RTR-601-110 , RTR-601-130 , RTR-601-E10 , RTR-601-E30
Version Ver. 2.017 (December 9, 2016)
File Name app_rtr601-firm-2017-us-all.exe
File Size 6.03 MB
Operating Environment Compatible OS *1
Microsoft Windows 10 32/64bit
Microsoft Windows 8 32/64bit
Microsoft Windows 7 32/64bit
Microsoft Windows Vista 32bit (SP1 or later)
Display Languages *2
Copyright T&D Corporation
Replication Copying to another media is expressly forbidden
*1: For installation, it is necessary to have Administrator (Computer Administrator) rights.
*2: We recommend using an operating system in the same language as the display language. Operation in different language is not guaranteed.
Check your firmware version by turning on the RTR-601, and from the top screen go to [Main Menu] - [Remote Info].
  • The RTR-601 firmware update cannot be carried out via network.
  • Make sure the RTR-601 is fully charged before update. If battery level is low, update may fail.
  • All recorded data will be deleted by updating the firmware. Please make sure to download all necessary data before update.
  • Also, the clock of the device will be reset to default by updating the firmware. Please make the clock settings again by using the software "RTR-500W for Windows (for RTR-601)". (See "RTR-500NW/500AW Introductory Manual for Use with RTR-601 Series".)
1. Before executing the RTR-601 Firmware Update Tool, please make the following preparations:
  • Exit all T&D applications (such as the Settings Utility) running on your computer.
  • Connect the Battery Charge Dock to the PC with a USB cable, and place the RTR-601 into the right side of the dock. (Do not connect an AC adaptor.)
Before connecting a USB cable, make sure that the PC has the USB device driver installed. (By installing the application "RTR-500W for Windows", the USB device driver will also be installed.)
2. Execute the downloaded "RTR-601 Firmware Update Tool".
3. Please follow the instructions on the screen to update the firmware.
  • During the update process, the following messages will appear on the RTR-601 LCD in the following order: [TEST MODE] - [Flash MODE] - [Program update].
  • When the firmware is updated successfully, after the auto reset [Ver:LXXX] will appear on the RTR-601 LCD.
  • If the update fails, go back to step 1 and repeat the process.
Ver. 2.017 (December 09, 2016)
  • The group name is now always displayed in hexadecimal format.
  • Fixed a problem where the logger repeatedly restarted with the LCD backlight flashing on and off when battery was running low.
  • Improved the communication stability during the firmware update.
Ver. 2.016 (April 25, 2016)
  • Fixed a problem that occurred when downloading recorded data for a specified time period from the RTR-601. When the number of recorded data in the RTR-601 exceeds 1800 readings, an incorrect number of readings was downloaded.
Ver. 2.015 (March 01, 2016)
  • Fixed a problem that occurred when downloading recorded data for a specified time period from the RTR-601. When the number of recorded data in the RTR-601 exceeds 1800 readings, an incorrect number of readings was downloaded.
Ver. 2.014 (November 01, 2015)
  • Fixed a problem where the "Settings changed" message was not displayed on the RTR-601 LCD after changing the settings via wireless communication.
  • Fixed a problem where the auto power off function was not set correctly.
  • Fixed a problem that occurred in the communications protocol provided by T&D distributors which is used with user developed software. When getting the current settings via wireless communication, the management number would not appear in the settings table.
Ver. 2.013 (March 01, 2015)
  • Fixed a problem that occurred when downloading recorded data, the time stamp of the downloaded data did not reflect the time zone (time difference) info.
Ver. 2.012 (November 01, 2013)
  • First Release
User Agreement
  1. Although T&D Corporation has carried out operational tests on RTR-601 Firmware Update Tool, hereafter referred to as "the software", we cannot guarantee that all operations will work properly under all conditions.
  2. T&D Corporation shall not accept any responsibility for any damage whether direct or indirect that results from the usage of the software.
  3. Specifications of the software may be subject to change and service may be terminated without advance notice to the user. In such a case T&D Corporation shall not be responsible for any damages whether direct or indirect from the inability to use the software.
  4. T&D Corporation has no obligation to correct any defects found in the software.
  1. All copyrights for the software, including all of the programs and all related documents, are the sole property of T&D Corporation.
  2. The software is for use free of charge. Redistribution is permitted as long as it is to others for non-profit. In this case, all terms and conditions as written in the above disclaimers automatically transfer and hold true and valid for the party to which the program was redistributed. Please note that if you wish to commercially redistribute the program please contact your local distributor or T&D representative.
  3. The reprinting or redistribution for commercial purposes whether in part or in whole, in magazines or as a part of any product is strictly forbidden without the expressed consent of T&D Corporation. Any inquiries concerning commercial redistribution should be directed to the Sales Department of T&D Corporation.
  4. Please do not attempt to make any changes or modifications to the software.