Release Note


DM-D Flash Customization Utility (DMDFLASH)

for DM-D1xx, D2xx 

Ver.3.40

Issue Date : October 1, 2012


We have released the Ver.3.40 of DM Flash Customization Utility for Windows (DMDFLASH)

1. Changes from the former version.

Added the below two files in the setup file to apply the new DM-D's VFD module (FIRMWARE Ver.2.10 / BOOT SYSTEM Ver.1.11).

_cu20026_cu200211_f210b111.MOT
_cu20026_cu200211_f210b111.ini

2. Caution.

The firmware of DM-D’s VFD module is not compatible between MAIN FIRM Ver.1.03 or before and Ver.1.10 and Ver.2.10.
You should care to input the serial number of DM-D devise in this utility in the case that DM-D is replaced to new VFD module on repair which is not compatible to the old VFD module. If you write the not compatible firmware with this utility, then the DM-D's VFD module is broken.
Therefore when you use this utility, you must operate on below steps.

Step1. Check the firmware version of VDF module.
           You can check it by either below methods.

       - Click the button “Self Test” after inputting the right communication parameter in this utility’s screen. Then the firmware version is displayed on the DM-D’s VFD module.
       - Change Dip Switch on the VFD Module 1-8 to ON. After that, turn on the power of DM-D.
          Then the firmware version is displayed on the DM-D’s VFD module.
         
After checking it the on the display, return Dip Switch 1-8 to OFF.

Step2. Check the "Serial Number" informed on 5.Support to input it in this utility.
         
In the case that VFD module is not replaced after shipping from the engineering factory, you should input the serial number described on the name plate of DM-D case. In the case that DM-D is replaced to the new VFD module which is different from the firm version on repair, you should select the serial number of the new VFD module from the information in this sheet.

Step3. Input that Serial Number in this utility’s screen.

Refer to the User's manual included in this utility's setup package about the explanation of utility's screen.

3. Contents of this release version

      DM-D Flash utility ver.3.40.

After DMDFlash.exe (Self-extracting file) includes a below file.
    Setup file (setup.exe)
    User's manual (DMDFLASH_ver340_UsersManual.doc)
    Release Note (ReleaseNote_DMDFlashVer340.htm)
By execute the setup file, the program (DMDFLASH, TMFNTRUN) is installed. 

4. Feature.

      When you finish setup DMDFLASH, TMFNTRUN is installed automatically in the same folder. TMFNTRUN is used to create the font pattern.
      You can run TMFNTRUN from the function on DMDFLASH's GUI screen or click TmFntRun.exe installed in a local directly folder.

The DMDFLASH makes the following customize (localize) processes easy.

q       Display a Serial Number as a test.

q       Display a setting information of the DM.

q       Update the firmware to the DM.
        The firmware is recognized automatically for the almost hardware of specified DM models. (DM-D1xx series, DM-D2xx series)
        Also refer to the Release Note included in a package about the supported models.

q       Upload a font data (.MOT) to DM.

q       Change of initial value of Character Code Table and International Character Set.

(*) When the product is customized, the firm version (*.**F) is displayed by Self Test.

The TMFNTRUN makes the following customize (localize) processes easy.

q       Import the reference font pattern from DM-D code page on the utility’s screen.

q       Export DM-D font pattern for code page 255 into the file (.MOT).

q       Create the font pattern and edit the font pattern, copy and paste the BMP data.

q       Save the font pattern to the file (.FTX) .

q       Print the font pattern.

The customized DM model by DMDFLASH can be displayed the firmware version added "F" on Self Test. (Example: Firmware Version 1.10F) Also the information (self test ID, customized font file name, customized date, other) is recorded in the file (TMCUSTOM.db).

      Refer to the User's Manual included in the installer for details.

5. Supports

Environment

  • Windows 7 SP1 English Edition 32bit
      Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate/Enterprise

  • Windows Vista SP1 English Edition 32bit
      Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate/Enterprise

  • Windows XP Professional SP3 English Edition 32bit

  • Windows 2000 Professional SP4 English Edition

  • Windows NT 4.0 WorkStation SP 6 English Edition

  • 20MB or more of free space

  • Serial (COM)

  • USB *

* In case that you use this utility for DM-D USB model, you need to install USB RS-232 convert driver. Please refer to the DM-DFlash user's manual included in the package.
 

Serial number

DM-D101II, DM-D102, DM-D105, DM-D106, DM-D110, DM-D120, DM-D202II, DM-D203, DM-D205, DM-D206, DM-D210   

Firmware Ver1.00
(Dx10v100.mot) 
Firmware Ver1.01
(t22cF101B103.mot)
Firmware Ver1.02
(t22cF102B103.mot) 
Firmware Ver1.03
(t22cF103B103.mot)
Firmware Ver1.10  
(_CU20026T23C_F110B110.mot)
Firmware Ver2.10
(_cu20026_cu200211_f210b111.mot)
DM-D101II N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D102 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D105-101 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D105-101 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D106-110 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D106-112 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D106-115 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D110-101 *1) CTH0000001~
CTH0012831  
CTH0015001~  
CTH0035803  
CTH0035804~
CTH0053745  
CTH0053746~
CTHV119591  
CTHV119592~   CTHV200001~
DM-D110-102  N/A N/A N/A F2ZV000001~
F2ZV001154
F2ZV001155~ N/A
DM-D110-111 *1) C420000001~  
C420010300  
C420015001~  
C420016480  
C420016481~  
C420019210  
C420019211~  
C42V058598  
C42V058599~   C42V200001~  
DM-D110-112  N/A N/A N/A F32V00 F32V001419~ N/A
DM-D110-201 *1) CTJO000001~  
CTJO05001
CTJO015002~
CTJO020865
CTJO020866~
CTJO025401
CTJO025402~
CTJV046501
CTJV046502~ CTJV200001~
DM-D110-211 *1) C43O000001~
C43O015001
C43O015002~
C43O015065
C43O015066~
C43V015085
C43V015086~
C43V015743
C43V015744~ C43V200001~
DM-D110-301 *1) C5NO000001~
C5NO000002
C5NO000003~
C5NO000004
C5NO015024~
C5NO015045
C5NO015046~
C5NO015264
C5NV015265~ N/A
DM-D110-311 *1) N/A N/A N/A C5QO015001~
C5QV015013
C5QV015014~ N/A
DM-D110-401 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D120-103 *1) N/A N/A N/A GUXV000001~
GUXV001773
GUXV001774~ N/A
DM-D120-113 *1) N/A N/A N/A GUYV000001~
GUYV001650
GUYV001651~ N/A
DM-D120-203 *1) N/A N/A N/A GUZV000001~
GUZV000520
GUZV000521~ N/A
DM-D120-213 *1) N/A N/A N/A GV2V000001~
GV2V000140
GV2V000141~ N/A
DM-D120-303 *1) N/A N/A N/A J7GV000001~
J7GV000003
J7GV000004~ N/A
DM-D202II N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D203 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D205-101 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D206-101  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D206-110  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D206-112  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D206-201  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D206-210  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D206-212  N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DM-D210-101 *1) CTK0000001~ CTK0010507   CTK0015001~ CTK0021192   CTK0021193~ CTK0024070   CTK0024071~ CTKV023065   CTKV037120~   CTKV200001~
DM-D210-111 *1) C780000001~ C780010111   C780015001~ C780015271   C780015272~ C780016508   C780016509~ C78V021339   C78V023066~   C78V200001~
DM-D210-201 *1) CTLO000001~
CTLO015040
CTLO015041~
CTLO015512
CTLO015513~
CTLO016156
CTLO016157~
CTLV018847
CTLV018848~ CTLV200001~
DM-D210-211 *1) N/A N/A N/A N/A~
C79V015001
C79V015081~ C79V200001~

 

Support Function for an each user level (Supt. : Supported / no: Not supported)

Function menus of DMDFLASH Outline of function                              Access Level
General *2) Adjustment
(Customization) *3)
Repairing *3)
Display Test Display some text to the DM-D. If communication to the DM-D is failed, then error message is indicated. Supt. Supt. Supt.
Self Test Execute the Self Test at the connected DM-D. If communication to the DM-D is failed, then error message is indicated. Supt. Supt. Supt.
Update firmware *4) Specify the updating firm data. no Supt. Supt.
Upload the customized font data Specify the uploading of font data. no Supt. Supt.
Set the special command settings (Default of Character Code Table.) Changes the Command Initial Value of character code table. no Supt. Supt.
Set the special command settings (Default of International Character Set) Changes the Command Initial Value of international character set. no Supt. Supt.

 

Function menus of TMFNTRUN Outline of function                              Access Level
General *2) Adjustment
(Customization)
*3)
Repairing *3)
Save (Download Font/Extended Font *5) Saves a created font pattern to the file no no no
Load (Download Font/Extended Font *5) Loads a download font pattern from the file no no no
New (Download Font/Extended Font *5) Create a download font pattern no no no
Write to File (Download Font/Extended Font *5) Writes a created font pattern to the file as command binary data no no no
Download (Download Font/Extended Font *5) Download a download font pattern to the TM Printer no no no
Print to Terminal Printer Prints a created font pattern to the terminal printer no no no
Test Print Tests a created font pattern by the TM Printer no no no
New (DM Space Page Font) Creates a space page font pattern Supt. Supt. Supt.
Save (DM Space Page Font) Saves a created font pattern to the file Supt. Supt. Supt.
Load (Space Page Font) Loads a space page font pattern from the file no no no
Upload (Space Page Font) Upload a created font pattern from the TM Printer no no no
Batch Download (Space Page Font) Download font pattern files to the TM Printer in bulk no no no
Write to File (Space Page Font) Writes a created font pattern to a file as firmware file no no no
Change Command Initial Value Settings Changes the Command Initial Value of specific model no no no
Upload (Standard Page Font) Download a standard page font pattern from the TM Printer no no no
Load (Standard Page Font) Download a standard page font pattern from a firmware file no no no
DM-D Font data (Import Reference Font Data) Import the reference font pattern from code page no Supt. Supt.
DM-D Font data (Export Font Data) Export DM-D font pattern for code page 255 to a file no Supt. Supt.

*2 : TMFNTRUN cannot be used if there is no user-ID and special password. "TMFNTRUN" for the user-ID and "T736I2W" for the password are for General use.
*3
: DMDFLASH cannot be used if there is no user-ID and special password. "
DMDFLASH" for the user-ID and "ETPDQUN" for the password are for General use.
*4 : In this function, some models (
*1) are supported to update the firmware automatically. For the models except for these models, it is supported by the manually (Select the firmware file manually as same the firm version displayed on Self Test. Also firmware file (firm306.mot) is applied for firm version 3.06. firm307.mot is applied for 3.07. firm308.mot is applied for 3.08. firm311.mot is applied for 3.11.)
*5 : If you want to use functions for Customization and for Repairing, please contact your technical support because the special user-ID and the password are needed.