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KX2 Beta Firmware Revision
See KX2 Beta Release Instructions for a complete revision history.
MCU 2.75 / DSP 1.49, April 7, 1017
KX2 Production Firmware Revision
See KX2 Firmware Release Notes for a complete revision history.
MCU 2.69 / DSP 1.49, Final Release Feb 5, 1017
MCU 2.68 / DSP 1.49, 9-23-2016
MCU 2.66 / DSP 1.48, 6-24-2016
MCU 2.59 / DSP 1.39, 5-20-2016
Minimum Operating System Requirements for Elecraft Utilities:
Microsoft Windows: XP Service Pack 3 or later, including Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1.
Apple Mac: OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later
X86-based Linux: GTK+ 2.8 or later, glibc-2.4, libstdc++.so.6 and cURL. 64-bit Linux requires 32-bit compatibility libraries.
Elecraft KXUSB Cable for the KX2
Elecraft offers the KXUSB cable for USB only computers etc. It uses the FTDI chip set.
Before plugging in this cable to any of your computer's USB ports, you may need to install the correct FTDI USB drivers for your computer's operating system. Drivers are available for most Windows, Mac, and Linux OS's. Note that most of the latest Windows 7 operating systems already have the proper drivers for the FTDI chip set and will automatically install them if you just plug the KXUSB cable into a USB port.
FTDI KUSB Drivers (For currently shipping KXUSB cables)
If your computer has a standard serial port, all you will need is our KXSER cable for the KX2.
Most modern computers no longer have serial ports but instead use USB (Universal Serial Bus) ports for connecting to external devices. Elecraft provides the KXUSB cable to connect the KX2 to these computers.
KX2 Utility for Windows (Version 18.104.22.168) May 19, 2016
KX2 Utility for Linux (Version 22.214.171.124) June 25, 2016
KX2 Utility for OSX (Version 126.96.36.199) June 25, 2016