Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

LabPro and CBL 2 OS Update Instructions

This process will load the 6.27 version of the LabPro operating system onto your interface. It will also load the most recent DataMate programs.

Windows Computers

  1. Install the TI Connect software on your computer.
  2. Download LabPro_Update_Files.zip to your computer’s desktop.
  3. Double-click the .zip file to extract the files named “base6270.hex” and “dm615_73.hex”.
  4. Connect your TI Connectivity Kit USB cable between your computer and the LabPro or CBL 2 interface.
  5. Launch TI Connect and select the TI Device Explorer option. If required, select the “Data Collection Device” connected to the USB 1 – Silverlink USB cable port.
  6. A device window will open listing the connected device. Note: A LabPro will identify as a CBL 2. This is expected.
  7. Drag and drop the “base6270.hex” file on the Device Explorer window for the connected device.
  8. Click OK. This will initiate the update of the firmware. Loading can take up to 20 minutes.
  9. When the update is finished, drag and drop the “dm615_73.hex” file on the Device Explorer Window to complete the update of the DataMate files.

macOS Computers

  1. Install the TI Connect software on your computer.
  2. Download LabPro_Update_Files.zip to your computer’s desktop.
  3. Double-click the .zip file to extract the files named “base6270.hex” and “dm615_73.hex”.
  4. Connect your TI Connectivity Kit USB cable between your computer and the LabPro or CBL 2 interface.
  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 LabPro or CBL 2 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.
  8. When the update is finished, drag and drop the “dm615_73.hex” file on the name of the LabPro or CBL 2 to complete the update of the DataMate files.

You will need

Connect LabPro to the computer with a special TI Connectivity Kit USB cable
TI Connectivity Kit USB cable
FREE TI Connect Software

Note: TI Connect CE software cannot be used for this update.

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