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KPA1500 Software Page
Current Production Firmware
MCU 1.64 July 12, 2018
All KPA1500 amplifiers ordered today will have Product Firmware loaded as they come out of the box. Monitor the Elecraft Email Reflector where announcements are made when new releases become available.
Elecraft delivers new features in firmware. As a result, you should consider the Release Notes as an extension of the Owners Manual. Documentation for the new features will be found there and will not appear in the Owner’s Manual until the next major manual revision is released.
Current Production Firmware Release Notes
Bug Fixes and General Enhancements
Important - Please read before installing the latest Production Firmware..
Please load this firmware with the latest version of the KPA1500 Utility. To do so, please download and install the KPA1500 Utility first, then use it to load the 1.64 firmware. This utility version will support the configuration features discussed in the Release Notes.
Production Firmware Installation Instructions are found in the Utility
Download and Install the KPA1500 Utility for your Operating System
Follow the links below to download and install the latest version of the Utility for your Operating System. You will be using the USB A-to-B cable that was shipped with the KPA1500.
Minimum Operating System Requirements for Elecraft UtilitiesMicrosoft Windows: XP Service Pack 3 or later, including Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1 and 10. Apple Mac: OS X 10.7 (Lion) or later x86 Linux: 64-bit or later
Beta Firmware Installation and Release Notes
Beta Firmware Release Notes
There is no Beta firmware candidate at this time.
Beta Test Firmware Installation ProceduresNOTE: Beta test firmware may have new issues that we haven't caught during field testing. Please report them to email@example.com. A little more detail We make it a little harder to load Beta firmware mainly because we want you to be sure you want to do this. Beta firmware means that, while the KPA1500 engineering team has fully tested the firmware, it has not yet been deemed ready for Production status. You can always return to the last firmware you have downloaded by following the steps in the KPA1500 Utility’s Help section. To load Beta Firmware, follow the steps below: