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HOW TO UPGRADE THE FIRMWARE ON A MODICON M258 OR LMC058 CONTROLLER?

1
Extract the zip file on the root of the USB memory Key.

- Example: if you upgrade the firmware for a M258, on the root of the USB memory key you should have the following files: vxBoot.bin, xloaderV8_CRC_RevBA_333.uimg and a folder called “sys”

- The firmware updates for Modicon LMC058 Motion Controller are available on the http://www.schneider-electric.com website in .zip format. They can also be found on the PC where SoMachine is installed: C:\Program Files\Schneider Electric\SoMachine\Firmware

2
Power OFF the controller
3
Plug the USB memory Key into the controller.
4
Power ON the controller

NOTE: The USB Host LED is flashing green and the other controller LEDs are switched OFF during download.

5
Wait until the end of the download (USB Host LED is solid state):

- If an error has been detected the USB Host LED is red.

- If the download ended successfully, the USB Host LED is solid green.

Unplug the USB memory Key.
The controller reboots automatically with new firmware if the download ended successfully.


Note: Performing a firmware update will delete the current application program in the device, including the Boot Application in Flash memory.
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