RTR-500MBS-A Firmware Update Tool

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Details This is a program to update the firmware of RTR-500MBS-A unit (FCC model and CE model).
Compatible Products RTR-500MBS-A
Version Ver. (June 23, 2017)
File Name app_rtr500mbs-firm-2010211-all-all.exe
File Size 7.60 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
English, Japanese
* Parts of the software and documentation are in English.
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.
Please also update your RTR-500MBS for Windows if it is not the latest version.
  1. Turn the Operation Switch to <STBY> on the RTR-500MBS-A for which you wish to check the Firmware Version.
  2. Connect the target RTR-500MBS-A to a PC with a USB cable.
  3. Open the RTR-500MBS-A Settings Utility.
  4. In the displayed list, right click on the target RTR-500MBS-A to open a pop-menu and select "Settings".
  5. Go to Settings Table > Base Unit Settings > Version to check the Firmware Version.
  1. Using a USB cable, connect the RTR-500MBS-A to the PC in which "RTR-500MBS-A Firmware Update Tool" will be executed.
  2. Execute the downloaded "RTR-500MBS-A Firmware Update Tool".
  3. Please follow the instructions on the screen to update the Firmware.
Note that "RTR-500MBS-A Firmware Update Tool" cannot be executed via network. In order to update the Firmware, the RTR-500MBS-A needs to be connected to a PC with a USB cable so that the PC can execute the program. Before connecting a USB cable, make sure that the PC has the USB device driver installed.
Ver. (June 23, 2017)
  • Fixed a problem that caused an error in wireless communication when registering an RTR-576 or RTR-574 as a Remote Unit.
  • Fixed a problem that could not read hardware version of the RF module correctly.
  • Fixed a problem that occasionally caused poor GPS reception when initializing a Base Unit in the RTR-500MBS Settings Utility.
Ver. (October 17, 2016)
  • Fixed a problem that occurred when a communication error occurred to a Remote Unit belonging to the Group of more than 7 registered units, where current readings info from the Remote Unit were sometimes omitted from the Current Readings Data (XML file).
  • Added a function to the "Settings for Sending Recorded Data" menu, which allows the user to select the data range for the first transmission after an RTR-500MBS-A has been restarted - either [All Data] or [Data from after Restart].
Ver. (US/EU)
  • Fixed a problem that occasionally prevented a device from starting up when using only an external power supply.
  • Fixed a problem that caused an error in wireless communication when using a Repeater.
Ver. (US/EU)
  • Fixed a problem so that the correct number of significant digits is displayed after scale conversion.
User Agreement
  1. Although T&D Corporation has carried out operational tests on RTR-500MBS-A 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.