7000/8000/Andromeda Protocol 2 Firmware UPDATE 16 JAN 2023

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7000/8000/Andromeda Protocol 2 Firmware UPDATE 16 JAN 2023

Postby w-u-2-o » Mon Jan 16, 2023 6:26 pm

Starting January 2023, Apache is now shipping 7000 and Andromeda units with a third type of FPGA. The 7000 units are marked "MKIII" on the front panel.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOADING FIRMWARE CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://community.apache-labs.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=2333

At this point everyone who has some version of the 7000, 8000 or Andromeda must carefully inspect their hardware in order to determine what type of FPGA it contains and therefore what version of Protocol 2 firmware is required, as follows:



Hardware using the EP4CGX150F896 Cyclone IV series FPGA

- ANAN-8000DLE (original version, 200W, not MKII)
- ANAN-7000DLE (original version, not MKII or MKIII)
- ANAN-7000DLE MKII, no serial number or serial number lower than DX8300497A
- Andromeda with serial number lower than DX8300497A (only 5 units built)

Latest firmware
Metis_Orion_MkII_Protocol_2_v2.1.18.rbf
(1.89 MiB) Downloaded 280 times

Quartus project archive file for developers
Orion_MkII_Protocol_2_v2.1.18.qar
(234.39 KiB) Downloaded 111 times

Older firmware
https://community.apache-labs.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=3192

Hardware using the EP4CE115F29C8N Cyclone IV series FPGA

- ANAN-7000DLE MKII serial number DX8300497A or higher
- Andromeda with serial number ending in -CIV

Latest firmware
Metis_Orion_MkIII_Protocol_2_v2.1.26c.rbf
(1.37 MiB) Downloaded 191 times

Quartus project archive file for developers
Orion_MkII_MkIII_Protocol_2_v2.1.26C.qar
(242.85 KiB) Downloaded 111 times

Older firmware
https://community.apache-labs.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=4292

Hardware using the 5CEFA9F31 Cyclone V series FPGA

- ANAN-7000DLE MKIII all serial numbers
- Andromeda serial number ending in -CV
- ANAN-8000DLE MKII (500W)

Latest firmware
Metis_Orion_MkIII_P2_CV_21.7.rbf
(3.07 MiB) Downloaded 337 times

Quartus project archive file for developers
Orion_MkIII_P2_CV_21.7.qar
(261.48 KiB) Downloaded 110 times


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