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EMC-1 Firmware Update application/zip English 04.24.2019 v10 build 1
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This is the latest firmware update for the EMC-1. Update instructions are included with the download. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the EMC-1.

 

v6

Initial Release

 

v7

  • -Added support of TriStar MPPT 600V charge controller.
  • -Ethernet Writes DIP 1 now limits EMC-1 firmware updates.
  • -Enhanced the System page to display EMC-1 faults, alarms and a button to reboot the EMC-1.
  • -Added Reboot button to the firmware update completion page to allow remote resetting of EMC-1.
  • -Increased serial response time-out to better support ProStar MPPT and ProStar PWM Gen3 products
  • -Improved MODBUS TCP/IP connection handling eliminate loss of network connectivity when using MSView.
  • -EMC-1 will retry detecting a lost controller before rescanning all possible device IDs.
  • -Editable fields and the save button are disabled if Ethernet Writes DIP 1 is OFF.
  • -When a settings change is made and saved, the EMC-1 will reboot properly after the user selects to reboot the controller from prompts.
  • -Added firmware update failure notification pages.

 

v9 Build 1

  •  -DHCP overwrite fix
  • -Static IP Disconnect/Reboot Fix
  •  -Mem handling locking
  •  -Task priority adjustments
  •  -Time slicing disabled
  • -TSPWM Boot Sequence Fix

 

v10 Build 1

  •  -24V Meterbus Link Fix

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MSLoad-1.3.17 application/zip English 02.05.2016 1.3.17
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Software 955.82 Kb zip

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MSLoad is a PC software utility used to program new product firmware into Morningstar products that support firmware updates.

Instructions

  • Download MSLoad
  • Download the latest product firmware
  • Unzip MSLoad
  • View MSLoad README

 

Products supported

  • Relay Driver
  • SunSaver MPPT
  • ProStar MPPT
  • TriStar
  • TriStar MPPT
  • TriStar MPPT 600V
  • TriStar Digital Meter
  • TriStar Remote Meter
  • TriStar Digital Meter 2
  • TriStar Remote Meter 2

System Requirements

  • Windows 95 or later
  • x386 or later PC

 

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MSView-1.5.22.0 (***Pre v.19 Firmware***) application/zip 04.22.2014 1.5.22.0
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Software 11.98 Mb zip

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MSView is a PC software utility that allows a PC to connect to supported Morningstar products. It provides real-time data display, customizable data logging, historical graph display of logged data, and an easy to use interface with integrated help menus. MSView also features several setup and configuration wizards for the Prostar-MPPT, TriStar, TriStar-MPPT, TriStar-MPPT 600V, SunSaver MPPT, SunSaver Duo, and Relay Driver.
NOTE: The latest firmware updates for all applicable products are also included in this MSView download.SunSaver-MPPTs MUST be updated to firmware version v09 or later to enable lighting control functionality.

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MSView-1.6.44.0 application/zip English 07.01.2017 1.6.44.0
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Software 12.74 Mb zip

Description:

MSView is a PC software utility that allows a PC to connect to supported Morningstar products. It provides real-time data display, customizable data logging, historical graph display of logged data, and an easy to use interface with integrated help menus. MSView also features several setup and configuration wizards for the Prostar-MPPT, TriStar, TriStar-MPPT, TriStar-MPPT 600V, SunSaver MPPT, SunSaver Duo, and Relay Driver.
NOTE: The latest firmware updates for all applicable products are also included in this MSView download.SunSaver-MPPTs MUST be updated to firmware version v09 or later to enable lighting control functionality.

Version: 1.6.34.0

  • – Includes support for EMC-1 & PSPWM Gen3.
  • – Minor scaling fixes for other controllers

 

Version: 1.6.44.0

  • – PSPWM / PSPPT Summary Screen Swap
  • – Connection Sharing between Real-Time Data & Setup Wizards

 

 

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Prostar Gen3 Firmware Update application/zip English 08.30.2017 v6.0
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Software 219.59 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for the Prostar Gen3 charge controller. To update the firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the related documents. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the Prostar Gen3.

NOTE: A Morningstar USB to Meterbus (model: UMC-1) is required to load new firmware into the Prostar Gen3. Consult your Morningstar dealer for more information.

V4.0   Initial Production Release

 

V5.0 – No Public Release

  • -Day/night check error bugfix
  • -Regulator tune bugfix

 

V6.0

  • – Non-meter version adds pushbutton functionality to toggle load on/off
  • – Meter charge daily times zeroed upon Night-Day transition (does not affect logger)
  • – Low voltage charging limit brought to 9Vbatt
  • – Equalize toggle via meter
  • – HVD can now be disabled via meter
  • – Abs_daily timer no longer accumulates while in EQ

 

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Prostar MPPT Firmware Update application/zip English 08.15.2019 v19
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Software 232.95 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for the Prostar MPPT charge controller. To update the firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the related documents. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the Prostar MPPT.

NOTE: A Morningstar USB to Meterbus (model: UMC-1) is required to load new firmware into the Prostar MPPT. Consult your Morningstar dealer for more information.

v10.0
Fixed issues with lighting mode
Fixed meter screen blank outs and contrast issue
Misc meter usability issues resolved
Improved meter navigation

v11.0
Fixed issues with lighting and/or logic when programmed from the onboard meter
Fixed issue with illumination of navigation buttons on metered versions

v12

  • -RM-1 fixes: floating->fixed conversion, ‘Ic’ vs ‘Ib’ current, Vb min/max, Ah scaling
  • -VEQ/LHVD custom range to include disable (0V)
  • -Meter main screen ‘level bars’ now working

 

v13

Not released

v14

  • -feature: added user configuration so that when EEPROM written, Load does not disconnect
  • -feature: full translations for French, German, Spanish

 

v19

  • -Addresses communications lockup and meter freeze on -M models

 

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Relay Driver Firmware Update application/zip English 09.18.2012 14
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Software 183.82 Kb zip

Description:

– Bug fix 351: Gateway Exception responses on the 485 network w/ TSMPPT.

-Affected Serial Numbers prior to 1440xxxx

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SunSaver MPPT Firmware Update application/zip English 11.13.2014 11b
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Software 3.21 Mb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for the SunSaver MPPT charge controller. To update the firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the related documents. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the SunSaver MPPT.

NOTE: A Morningstar MeterBus to Serial Converter (model: MSC) is required to load new firmware into the SunSaver MPPT. Consult your Morningstar dealer for more information.

 

v11b

  • – bugfix for RM-1 communications
  • – lighting control bugfix

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TriStar Firmware Update application/zip English 10.04.2019 16
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Software 32.67 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for the TriStar charge controller. To update the TriStar firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the related documents. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the TriStar.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
For firmware releases v13 and older, the TriStar internal boot-loader must be updated. The boot updater file is included in the .zip file along with instructions. This update only needs to be performed once. Thereafter, firmware updates can be loaded normally.

 

v12b

  •  modified default custom settings float enter value to 30% (factory default value)
  •  fixed a MODBUS timing issue

 

v13

  •  added data logging feature. TriStar now records ~90 days of data internally. Access data with MSView or TriStar Meter 2 (logging display not supported in original TriStar meter)
  •  added new Alarm: “Controller Reset” has been added to the daily alarms. If power is removed, the event is recorded in memory
  •  real-time kWh value now accessible via Modbus

 

v14

  •  factory firmware release with bootloader update (TriStars with older firmware versions will need to perform the bootloader update procedure before updating to v14 and newer code)

 

v15

  •  added support for advanced settings menu, ability to adjust controller Meterbus ID from the digital meter (TS-M-2, TS-RM-2)

 

v16

  • Improved RTS detection to reduce false-positives at cold temperatures

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TriStar Meter 2 Firmware Update application/zip English 04.11.2014 2.7.7
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Software 49.89 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for TriStar Meter 2 digital meters.
To update the TriStar Meter 2 firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the Related Items section on this page. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Update instructions are included in the .zip file. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed.
Compatible Models
TS-M-2
TS-RM-2
Firmware History
v2.1.2.

  • 1st production release

v2.3.1

  • Added multi-language support
  • Fixed display bug on bar graphs in certain languages

v2.6.1

  • Added support for TS-MPPT-60-600V controllers

v2.7.7

  • Added support for TS-MPPT-30 controllers
  • Fixed bug relating to Relay Driver requesting data from a TriStar controller
  • Minor display tweaks

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TriStar MPPT 30 & Tristar MPPT 45 Processor A Firmware Update (TSMPPT 30 & TSMPPT 45 Only) application/zip English 11.12.2018 v32b
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Software 39.81 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for Processor A (charge controller) of the TriStar MPPT 30 and Tristar MPPT45 charge controllers.
To update the TriStar MPPT firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the Related Items section on this page. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the TriStar MPPT.

Compatible Models
TS-MPPT-30
TS-MPPT-45

Firmware History

v07

  • 1st production release

 

v08

  • Efficiency improvements at all voltages and power levels

 

v09

  • Not released to public

 

v10

  • Bug fix: occasional reset of DSP, failure to access EEPROM would cause issues with webview/COM access

 

v11 (xx.0A)

  • (no info available)

 

v12 (xx.0B)

  • (no info available)

 

v13 (xx.0C)

  • Provides support for Wind Mode (IMPORTANT: this feature is still in BETA)

 

v14-v16

  • Not released to public

 

v17

  • Provides support for TS-MPPT-30 controller
  • Improved Array Current accuracy measurement
  • Minor bugfix relating to Battery Service Reminder
  • Minor bugfix EEPROM logger access

 

v22

  • -Fixes Ethernet communications issues relating to EEPROM access. Fixes underlying cause of symptoms such as:
    • Blank webpages (webpage displayed, but no data shown)
    • Periodic loss of Ethernet communications, both local and remote
    • Alarm 21: EEPROM communications problem

 

v24

  • -Enhanced protection for improper shutdown (battery removal with solar still connected)
  • -Enhanced accuracy for current offset zeroing
  • -Updated enable line for gate drive bootup

 

v26

  •   -Production release containing v24 fixes

 

v29.1

  • – test mode autozero fix
  • – vb hvd disabled in test mode
  • – split of 100Hz/10Hz tasks to make time & fix resets

 

v32b

  • – EE access bugfix causing watchdog trip and subsequent lowside FET turn on

 

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TriStar MPPT 60 Processor A Firmware Update (TSMPPT-60 / TSMPPT-60M Only) application/zip English 11.12.2018 v32b
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Software 39.65 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for Processor A (charge controller) of the TriStar MPPT-60 and Tristar MPPT-60M charge controllers.
To update the TriStar MPPT firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the Related Items section on this page. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the TriStar MPPT.
Also check for firmware updates for Processor B (networking and web server) – see the related documents section for link.
Compatible Models
TS-MPPT-60
TS-MPPT-60M

Firmware History

v07

  • 1st production release

 

v08

  • Efficiency improvements at all voltages and power levels

 

v09

  • Not released to public

 

v10

  • Bug fix: occasional reset of DSP, failure to access EEPROM would cause issues with webview/COM access

 

v11 (xx.0A)

  • (no info available)

 

v12 (xx.0B)

  • (no info available)

 

v13 (xx.0C)

  • Provides support for Wind Mode (IMPORTANT: this feature is still in BETA)

 

v14-v16

  • Not released to public

 

v17

  • Provides support for TS-MPPT-30 controller
  • Improved Array Current accuracy measurement
  • Minor bugfix relating to Battery Service Reminder
  • Minor bugfix EEPROM logger access

 

v22

  • -Fixes Ethernet communications issues relating to EEPROM access. Fixes underlying cause of symptoms such as:
    • Blank webpages (webpage displayed, but no data shown)
    • Periodic loss of Ethernet communications, both local and remote
    • Alarm 21: EEPROM communications problem

 

v24

  • -Enhanced protection for improper shutdown (battery removal with solar still connected)
  • -Enhanced accuracy for current offset zeroing
  • -Updated enable line for gate drive bootup

 

v26

  •   -Production release containing v24 fixes

 

v29.1

  • – test mode autozero fix
  • – vb hvd disabled in test mode
  • – split of 100Hz/10Hz tasks to make time & fix resets

 

v32b

  • – EE access bugfix causing watchdog trip and subsequent lowside FET turn on

 

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TriStar MPPT 60 Processor B Firmware Update (TSMPPT-60 & TSMPPT-60M Only) application/zip English 11.12.2018 v9.25
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Software 129.75 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for Processor B (Networking and web server) of the TriStar MPPT-60 and Tristar MPPT-60M charge controllers.
To update the TriStar MPPT firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the Related Items section on this page. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the TriStar MPPT.
Also check for firmware updates for Processor A (charge controller) – see the related documents section for link.
Compatible Models
TS-MPPT-60 & TS-MPPT-6oM
Firmware History
v4.14

  • 1st Production release

v4.15

  • Correct scaling for Max Power Output Watts logged variable value (off by x10)
  • Updated copyright info
  • MSLogo clickable, links to MS corporate site

 

v5.19

  • Improved webpage performance: web pages load faster
  • Fixed display of firmware version formatting in webpage
  • Network page: fixed link color of TSMPPTMIB.zip file
  • Other minor aesthetic issues on webpages

 

v9.25

  • -SMTP email server port is now configurable. Defaults to Port 25
  • -Added user-definted SNMP trap names/descriptions
  • -Added sysLocation 16 character string, viewable in SNMP browser
  • -Bugfix: Negative temperature reporting in WebView log data

 

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TSMPPT 600V Firmware Update application/zip English 12.02.2017 v19
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Software 412.23 Kb zip

Description:

This is the latest firmware update for f the TriStar MPPT 600V charge controller.
To update the TriStar MPPT 600V firmware, download this file and the MSLoad PC software utility found in the Related Items section on this page. This firmware update contains all fixes to date. Only the latest firmware update needs to be programmed into the TriStar MPPT 600V.

v19

*****NOTE:  IF YOU HAVE CUSTOM PROGRAMMED YOUR CHARGE SETTINGS ON A PREVIOUS FIRMWARE VERSION, THE CUSTOM PROGRAMMING WILL NEED TO BE RE-PROGRAMMED INTO THE CONTROLLER AFTER THE FIRMWARE UPDATE TO v.19*****

*****NOTE:  PREVIOUS LOGGED DATA WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AFTER THIS FIRMWARE UPDATE, IF YOU NEED TO RETAIN THE OLD LOGGED DAT PLEASE EXPORT IT BEFORE UPDATING THE FIRMWARE*****

  • – ib_ref_charge_slave support added
  • – regulation improvements
  • – DHCP reliability fix
  • – various webpage bugfixes

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UMC-1 Windows Driver Package application/zip English 05.30.2015 v01
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Software 3.98 Mb zip

Description:

Provides Windows drivers for:

Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP

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