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Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« on: 03 August 2018, 14:36 »
Help required i want to update my RNS510, what upgrade path do I need to do as ive searched the net and I'm even more confused,  :undecided:
Specs.
Part no. 1T0 035 680 F
HW H06
SW 3970
Maps 7690
Man fac date 2011

Some google searches say I can go straight to SW 5238 ?
Some say latest for this model is SW 5274.
Whats the difference and can I go straight to 5274?
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Some sites say I need to update the SW to load the latest V15 maps as they are too large for the current version as the hard disc partitions are changed by the newer SW?
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Thanks for any help
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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #1 on: 07 August 2018, 17:43 »
5238 is the most stable and widely used. You won't need to update the software to use the latest maps, but you can if you wish. The latest software is indeed 5274, but there's nothing to be gained from anything higher than 5238 really.

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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #2 on: 07 August 2018, 18:33 »
Thanks.  :smiley:
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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #3 on: 07 August 2018, 18:45 »
If you get stuck at all, don't feck with it. I'm just down the road from you and I'll be able to sort it if summat goes wrong.

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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #4 on: 07 August 2018, 23:02 »
If you get stuck at all, don't feck with it. I'm just down the road from you and I'll be able to sort it if summat goes wrong.
Thanks again and also for the offer of help. From your advice i think i will give 5238 and v15 maps ago in a couple weeks when I get the chance.
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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #5 on: 07 August 2018, 23:03 »
One of those is a modified firmware and I can't remember which one. One of the reasons to update to newer software is you'll get 7 digit postcode search (some of the older versions only had 4 digit search). You can jump straight to the highest firmware available if you want to although I never did when I had an rns510. You just never know with the rns510  :grin:
I'm just outside Durham too. Used to do the software for rns510s years ago. I might have that software already on a disc too.
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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #6 on: 07 August 2018, 23:58 »
HW Vehicle: 0xC801 – HW Radio: 0006
C10/C11/C12
1T0 035 680 D (1T0035680D)
1T0 035 680 F (1T0035680F)
1T0 035 680 G (1T0035680G)
1T0 035 680 H (1T0035680H)
1T0 035 680 J (1T0035680J)
Firmware version (first and last release when manufactured): 3970 to 5269
Firmware version (unmodified releases): 5270
Firmware version (modified releases): 5270

C10/C11/C12
40GB Hard Drive
Larger Fan
Faster Processor
LED TFT Display
Support for 2TB SDXC cards
C10/C11/C12 Part Numbers

1T0 035 680 D (1T0035680D) – Manufactured 06/2011 to unknown – C10
1T0 035 680 E (1T0035680E) – Manufactured 06/2011 to unknown – C11 (Factory part number)
1T0 035 680 F (1T0035680F) – Manufactured 06/2011 to unknown – C11 (Spare part number)
1T0 035 680 G (1T0035680G) – Manufactured 06/2011 to unknown
1T0 035 680 H (1T0035680H) – C12
1T0 035 680 J (1T0035680J)



Later ones have modified chipset so cannot use latest 7276 flash in mine
C14
Manufactured CW45/13 onwards

New GPS chip
40GB SSD Hard Drive


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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #7 on: 08 August 2018, 07:16 »
Only ones with the SSD hard drives can take the latest firmwares. 5274 is the highest your unit will take. Give me a shout if you need a hand, I'm just in Houghton.
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Re: Upgrade path RNS510 firmware and map help
« Reply #8 on: 30 August 2018, 20:19 »
Hope to test it soon. Update seemed to go  ok. Thanks everyone for the help.
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