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ReaderPen firmware upgrade

NOTE: it is important that the steps below are followed and that compatibility is secured prior to making any upgrade.
AN UPGRADE CAN NOT BE REVERTED!

 

Check HERE for firmware history.

 

In order to upgrade you’ll need…

Your ReaderPen

A micro-USB cable

A computer (MAC, Windows or Linux)

Current software version and amount of internal memory of your ReaderPen

Go to Settings\System Information\Version and check Software version

Go to Settings\System Information\Internal Storage and check internal memory.

NOTE:

Free [memory] as referred to on ReaderPen in Settings = disk space available for user files

Free [memory] as referred to in the upgrade tools below = actual free space on disk

 

Upgrade options

Upgrades are incremental which means that you may have to upgrade several times to reach latest. Each upgrade may take 10-30 minutes subject to how much new stuff it includes.

To get started, click on the tab below that shows your ReaderPen’s current software version.

 

NOTE: the same download file applies independent if using Windows, MAC or Linux – except that the included upgrade exe file is for Windows only. Link to additional instructions for MAC and Linux is found below.

 

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.103 or 7.0.106

Your ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.107

 

Step 1: Download and save this THIS upgrade file on your computer.

Step 2: Right click on the downloaded file (C610R 7.0.107.zip) and select to uncompress/unzip it. This step gives you 2 new files – sysdict.BIN & updatesys_7.0.107.BIN.

Step 3: Connect your ReaderPen to your computer USB port. On the pen, use the navigation button to move the arrow to U-Disk option and then press the OK/center button. A new portable drive will appear on your computer.

NOTE: Before next step – make sure your personal text files and voice recordings (if any) on your ReaderPen is backed up to your computer.

Step 4: Copy sysdict.BIN and  updatesys_7.0.107.BIN to the pen drive.

Step 5: Eject the ReaderPen drive from the computer.

Step 6: On ReaderPen, navigate to Settings\Software Upgrade and press OK button to select. In the next view, select Yes and press OK button. This will trigger the upgrade.

Once the upgrade is finished – ReaderPen will reboot.

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.102

Your ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.103.

To proceed, download THIS upgrade file.

Save the downloaded .zip file.

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content.

Select Extract all content.

Click HERE for further instructions.


My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.100

Your ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.102.

 

To proceed, download THIS upgrade file.

Save the downloaded .zip file. This is a 600+ MB file and it will take some time to download unless you have a really speedy internet connection.

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content.

Select Extract all content.

Click here for further instructions.

 


This video shows how to extract the downloaded zip and get the upgrade tool running.

 

 


 

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.97 or 7.0.98

Your ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.100.

 

To proceed, download THIS upgrade file.

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content. Check here for additional instructions or if you use MAC/Linux.

Right click and select Open the .exe file.

Select Extract all content.

In the new window, right click and Open ReaderPenFWUpgrade.exe to run it.

Follow instruction provided in the upgrade tool.

 


This video shows how to extract the downloaded zip and get the upgrade tool running.

 

 


 

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.89

On ReaderPen, go to Settings\System Information\Internal storage and check Internal memory.

If Internal Memory (total) is 8GB, the ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.97.

 

To proceed, download THIS upgrade file.

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content. Check here for additional instructions or if you use MAC/Linux.

Right click and select Open the .exe file.

Select Extract all content.

In the new window, right click and Open ReaderPenFWUpgrade.exe to run it.

Follow instruction provided in the upgrade tool.

 


This video shows how to extract the downloaded zip and get the upgrade tool running.

 

 


 

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.76 or version 7.0.86

On ReaderPen, go to Settings\System Information\Internal storage and check Internal memory.
If Internal Memory (total) is 8GB, the ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.89.

 

To proceed, download THIS upgrade tool for Windows.

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content. Check here for additional instructions or if you use MAC/Linux.

Right click and select Open the .exe file.

Select Extract all content.

In the new window, right click and Open ReaderPenFWUpgrade.exe to run it.

Follow instruction provided in the upgrade tool.

 


This video shows how to extract the downloaded zip and get the upgrade tool running.

 

 


 

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.69

Your ReaderPen is unfortunately not upgradeable to any newer software.

 


 

My ReaderPen has software version 7.0.51, 7.0.52 or 7.0.63

Your ReaderPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.0.69.

Check here for additional instructions or if you use MAC/Linux.

 

To proceed, download THIS upgrade tool for Windows.

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content.

Right click and select Open the .exe file.

Select Extract all content.

In the new window, right click and Open ReaderPenFWUpgrade.exe to run it.

Follow instruction provided in the upgrade tool.

 


This video shows how to extract the downloaded zip and get the upgrade tool running.

 

 


 

Can't find your version?

Please contact C-PEN Support: support [at] cpen [dot] com

 


 


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