Geo 7X Operating system version 6.7.13 and Laser Range Finder Utility 1.20 (released June 2014)

Geo 7X Operating system version 6.7.13 and Laser Range Finder Utility 1.20 (released June 2014)

 

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Trimble MGIS has just released an important Operating System (OS) update and an enhanced Rangefinder application for the Geo7X.  We recommend that all users upgrade to this operating system  Trimble Geo 7X Operating System 6.7.13 version and Rangefinder Utility App 1.20 (if you purchased the add-on laser rangefinder module).

Please read over the release notes and user guides linked below because there are a ton of new valuable enhancements and bug fixes that will increase the ease of use and your productivity.

Installation Instructions:

  1. Backup data
  2. Plug power into Geo 7X
  3. Install the Trimble Geo 7X Operating System 6.7.13 – English Full OS
  4. Verify your OS version under start/settings/system folder and system information
  5. Install the Rangefinder Application v1.20
  6. Set the Laser Rangefinder Application to the Center Button (Start/Settings/Personal/Buttons)
  7. Run the Rangefinder App.  It will ask to calibrate
  8. After calibration, the software will ask to align the module with the camera.  Align at this time
  9. Verify the Rangefinder Application Version (Settings/About Rangefinder)
  10. Install software
  11. Activate software

 

Operating system version 6.7.13 (released June 2014)   

  • Resolves an issue identified with the 6.7.12 Operating System that caused some units to lose registry settings or to have difficulty rebooting after upgrading from 6.7.11.
  • For users with operating system version 6.7.12 ***IMPORTANT NOTE BELOW***
    • For users with operating system version 6.7.12, operating system 6.7.13 is available as a FULL OS image only.
  • For users with operating system version 6.7.11
    • For users with operating system version 6.7.11, operating system 6.7.13 can be installed using the FULL OS image and is also available as an update package. Installing the update package preserves user-installed software, data and settings.
  •  For users with operating system version 6.7.10 or earlier
    • For users with earlier operating system versions, operating system 6.7.13 can be installed using the FULL OS image. To upgrade to operating system version 6.7.13 without resetting the device to factory settings, you can update the operating system from earlier versions to version 6.7.11, then apply the 6.7.11 to 6.7.13 update package.

 

Bundled applications and GNSS firmware

The individual language 6.7.13 OS installer files include:

  • GNSS firmware version 4.00.10

The multi-language provisioned 6.7.13 OS installation file includes:

  • GNSS firmware version 4.00.10
  • Trimble Rangefinder Utility version 1.1
  • Trimble TerraFlex™ field client software

 

Installation:

Please read through the release notes before installing the update. Trimble Geo 7X Operating System 6.7.13 – RELEASE NOTES

 

Option 1 (Recommended).  Install the FULL OS.  This will delete all data and programs, find your installation codes, version of software and please backup any data before proceeding with this option:

  • Download the Trimble Geo 7X Operating System v6.7.13 – ENGLISH – FULL OS
  • Backup all your data if applicable
  • Copy the Geo7Upg_54771_WE.CAB onto the Geo 7X My Documents folder
  • Make sure to plug the Geo 7X into power
  • Run File Explorer on the Geo 7X and browse to the update file
  • Click on the update file to install
  • Follow onscreen directions

 

Option 2.  Install the update package if applicable running the older v6.7.11 OS:

 

Geo 7X Laser Rangefinder Utility version 1.20:

 

Installation:

Please read through the release notes before proceeding with the update Trimble Geo 7 Rangefinder Utility – RELEASE NOTES

Trimble Geo 7 Rangefinder Utility version 1.20 – USER GUIDE

 

The Updated OS 6.7.13 and the Range Finder Utility 1.20 will look like this:

Geo 7x OS and Rangerfinder FW and1.20 Utility_Current June 2014

****When you open the Trimble Rangefinder Application and your Geo 7X is connected to the internet you will receive a message that an “Update is available”.  Click to accept the update and the installation will start.  Your Rangefinder Utility version will then be “1.21.5.5878”.

Laserrangefinder AP Update 1.21.5.5878 FW July 2014

 

See my earlier blog post about Calibrating the Geo 7X Senors:

Geo 7 Laser Rangefinder Calibration and Tips for proper use

One thought on “Geo 7X Operating system version 6.7.13 and Laser Range Finder Utility 1.20 (released June 2014)

  1. The downloaded update Ver 1.21.5.5878 fixed some laser/camera alignment issues I was having. Thanks Jay!

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