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LabPro and CBL 2 OS Update Instructions

Windows Computers

  1. You will need a TI Connectivity Kit USB cable to install this update.
  2. Download the VS&Tgl12_update_8.exe to your computer’s desktop.
  3. Connect your TI Connectivity Kit USB cable between your computer and the LabPro or CBL 2.
  4. Locate the file that you downloaded on to your computer. Double-click the file to install the software to your LabPro or CBL 2. The update may take up to 10 minutes to complete. If you do not receive a message indicating a successful transfer, check all of your connections and restart the update.

This process will load LabPro/CBL 2 Operating System version 6.27 into your interface. It will also load the most recent DataMate program. For the TI-73, TI-83 Plus and TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, this will be version 1.15. For all other calculators this will be version 6.15.

Mac OS X

  1. You will need a TI Connectivity Kit USB cable and TI Connect software to install this update.
  2. Download base6270.zip to your computer’s desktop.
  3. Double-click the .zip file to extract a fle named “base6270.hex”.
  4. Connect your TI Connectivity Kit USB cable between your computer and the LabPro or CBL 2.
  5. Launch TI Device Explorer. A device window will open listing the connected device(s).
  6. Drag and drop the base6270.hex file on the name of the CBL 2/LabPro you wish to update.
  7. Click proceed. You will notice an operation in progress message at the top of the TI Device Explorer Window. Loading may take up to 20 minutes.

TI Connectivity Kit USB Cable

Connect LabPro to the computer with a special TI Connectivity Kit USB cable
To perform this update, you will need to connect LabPro to the computer with a special TI Connectivity Kit USB cable
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