14 - VBOX Mini Upgrade Firmware
See below for an online Video guide for carrying out a firmware upgrade on your PerformanceBox/ DriftBox/ VBOX Mini.
- Download Racelogic Upgrader Software
Software can be downloaded from here. Run through the installation on your PC.
- Download the correct firmware file
Click ‘Save’ and save this firmware file to your desktop.
- Install the correct drivers.
Download and save our Driver Installation Program. Extract and run the executable inside the folder.
Note: You may need to authorise a couple of windows security warnings.
- Connect Performance/ Drift Box unit to your PC.
Power up your PB/DB/VBM unit in Upgrader mode by holding the mode button down while applying power.
The unit will show ‘Upgrader’ and ‘Connect USB cable’ on the screen.
- Connect unit to your PC via USB cable.
The unit should change to show ‘Waiting to Connect’.
You should also see a window appear in the corner of your PC screen saying ‘Your device is ready to use’. You are now ready to run the upgrade.
*If you see an error message, or a message telling you to restart your PC, just disconnect the PB/DB/VBM and turn it off and then repeat steps 4 and 5. If you are still having problems, you may need to restart your PC.
- To run the upgrade, double click on the .RUF firmware file.
The upgrader software should appear. This will now automatically upgrade the firmware on your PB/DB/VBM unit.
- Reset GPS.
When you have successfully carried out the firmware upgrade, go outside and leave the unit with a clear view of the sky. Select: MENU, SETUP then COLDSTART.
This will carry out a GPS cold start on the unit and allow it to search for satellites without using any stored previous satellite locations.