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firmware:ui_controller [2016/12/12 19:26]
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-===== Updating UI Controller Firmware =====+~~NOTOC~~
  
-**Link ​to firmware:** http://​firmware.mpselectmini.com+====== Updating UI Controller Firmware ====== 
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 +<wrap lo><​wrap em>If you received a Select Mini V1 or V2, black or white and the UI looks like the photo, do <wrap hi>​__NOT__</​wrap>​ update the UI Controller firmware with any currently available firmware version. Some V1's & V2's, white or black do <wrap hi>​__NOT__</​wrap>​ use the same firmware as previous V1 & V2's. \\ 
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 +If your Select Mini has UI Controller version 106.2, 156.2, or similar pre-installed,​ do <wrap hi>​__NOT__</​wrap>​ use V1 UI Controller firmware which is any versions 33 through 42. \\ 
 +\\ 
 +I know all that is a bit confusing and may not make sense to anyone other than myself. Basically if you have a Select Mini V2 or V1 that has the UI seen in the pictures below/​adjacent,​ don't update the UI/LCD Controller ​firmware. \\ 
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 +{{gallery> ​:wiki:mpsm_new_ui_example_collage_20170623.jpg?&​200x200&​1&​lightbox }} 
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 +{{gallery>​ :​wiki:​collage_2017-09-25_07_14_52.jpg?&​200x200&​1&​lightbox }} 
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 +Do you have a black screen after falling victim to updating the firmware ​after watching a video or maybe you outright ignored the warnings? You can contact me in one of the following online community groups so that we may schedule a time to get your printers display back to the way Monoprice intended it to be\\ 
 +[[https://​facebook.com/​groups/​1717306548519045/​|MP Select Mini Owners Facebook Group]] - Name: [[https://​www.facebook.com/​matthewupp|Matthew Upp]] \\ 
 +[[https://​reddit.com/​r/​MPSelectMiniOwners/​|MPSelectMiniOwners subreddit]] - User: [[https://​www.reddit.com/​user/​tiny_tim_|tiny_tim_]] \\ 
 +[[https://​plus.google.com/​communities/​116802523766279866092|Monoprice MP Select Mini Google+ Community]] - Name: [[http://​google.com/​+MatthewUpp|Matthew Upp]]\\ 
 +//(This is only a temporary fix. When the V1's have definitely stopped shipping and fully tested firmware for the V2 is released, this process will not need to be done.)//</​wrap>​ 
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 +</​WRAP>​ 
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 +<wrap em>​**UPDATING THE FIRMWARE IS NOT SUPPORTED BY MONOPRICE** </​wrap>​\\ 
 +<wrap lo><​wrap em>Do not update the firmware before completing a few prints. \\ 
 + 
 +Updating the firmware before using the printer introduces another variable to the troubleshooting session you may have to go through.</​wrap></​wrap>​ \\ 
 + 
 +<wrap em><​wrap lo>If you have UI Controller firmware version 34 or higher you do NOT need to update the firmware to enable WiFi.</​wrap></​wrap>​ 
 + 
 +**[[downloads:​start|Link to V1 firmware]]**
  
-<wrap em>​Updating the firmware is not supported by Monoprice.</​wrap>​ \\ 
 <wrap hi>//​Note:​ If you have trouble updating, please format microSD card or use another microSD card and try again. Try a microSD card that is 4GB or less formatted with FAT. The printer can be picky at which cards it will update from so try a few cards.//</​wrap>​ <wrap hi>//​Note:​ If you have trouble updating, please format microSD card or use another microSD card and try again. Try a microSD card that is 4GB or less formatted with FAT. The printer can be picky at which cards it will update from so try a few cards.//</​wrap>​
  
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   - Slide the y-axis (bed) all the way to the back making sure the endstop stays pressed in.   - Slide the y-axis (bed) all the way to the back making sure the endstop stays pressed in.
   - Press and hold down the control dial/button   - Press and hold down the control dial/button
-  - While keeping the control dial/button pressed down, power on the printer. Keep the control dial/button pressed down until the fan on the hotend starts spinning (about 3-5 seconds).\\ The LCD will stay black until the update process is finished which is about one minute or less. The LCD will turn on when the update is complete.+  - While keeping the control dial/button pressed down, power on the printer. Keep the control dial/button pressed down until the fan on the hotend starts spinning (about 3-5 seconds).\\ The LCD will stay black or white until the update process is finished which is about one minute or less. The LCD will display ​will turn on when the update is complete.
   - Restart Printer   - Restart Printer
   - Delete lcd.bin from micro SD card if printer keeps restarting.   - Delete lcd.bin from micro SD card if printer keeps restarting.
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 ==== Behind the Scenes ==== ==== Behind the Scenes ====
 A simplified version of what is happening at the start of the UI Controller firmware update process. \\ A simplified version of what is happening at the start of the UI Controller firmware update process. \\
-<wrap lo>//​User ​need to pressing ​center ​button to force LCD module into recovery mode.//</​wrap>​ \\+<wrap lo>//​User ​needs to be pressing ​the button to force LCD module into recovery mode.//</​wrap>​ \\
   - Bootloader jump to main app   - Bootloader jump to main app
   - Initialize all IO and read both X & Y endstops   - Initialize all IO and read both X & Y endstops
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