Massoth Firmware update - how to guide

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Thanks, Marc (muns) for the guide.
Risking to be a dimwit, I first like to ask 2 questions:
- Do I really have to update? Are the new features relevant to me?
- What happens if I do not update?
Thanks guys, i'd like to know these first b4 embarking in strange pc - control unit linkages...
Hi

Dimwit, no you are not, they are valid questions.

1) No you do not have to update, the decision is totally yours. Unfortionatly I cannot tell you if updating will provide you with additional features that you will use or fix issues to features that you use. I would need to know your current versions in order to provide you with details of these new features and fixes.

2) Nothing will happen, you will continue using your system as you do now.

:)
 
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Nigel,

First things first. Massoth components can ONLY be updated via a Dimax central station or via the Massoth PC interface unit.
 
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Reading your original post, it would seem to me that the 1200Z is nor initialising the Dimax bus.

I should have a copy of the 2.61 firmware someplace, PM me your email address and i will send it to you so that you can try that version (works fine for me).
 
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Also, I will update my 1200Z to 2.62 and see if i have the same issues....
 
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any chance of having this tread in the TOP TIPS section so it can be found easily:admire::admire:
 
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I bought a Massoth 1210Z central station in 2014 (firmware 2.67) together with a Navigator (version 1.90). After a few years of inactivity and running the trains again, I noticed that there have been quite a few updates along the years. At the time of purchase, Massoth did not supply the Service Stick yet. Not knowing how to update the central station, I contacted their hotline and got an answer from Mr Norbert Rosch who kindly explained the procedure to follow. Unfortunately I get stuck when opening the Dimax Update Tool. I am asked to select firmware image file and I don't have a clue where to find this file.
This is how I proceeded to the update tool: in the support section I opened the wiki and then the software category and on the top left, Dimax Update Tool. This leads you to a window to open or download V13.zip file and that is how far I managed to go.
Silly question:should I connect my Central to my computer before doing this? I know there are quite a few users of this central on the forum, hence my questions, hoping someone can help.