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How to Update the RMC-180 Firmware

Last Updated: Aug 09, 2017 02:55PM PDT

How to update the
RMC-180 Firmware


PLEASE NOTE: The update requires a USB type A male to type A male cable. One was included in the box with your RMC-180. These are not commonly available in stores, so you may need to order a replacement online if it is missing

Please see pages 15 to 17 of the manual for images to help guide you through the update:

PLEASE NOTE: The manual also covers updating the Bootloader firmware. If you are updating your RMC-180 from 1.3 to 1.7, your bootloader is already up to date. If you have a version older than 1.3, please contact us and we can send you the files you need

  1. Power off the RMC-180 and connect the USB A to A cable between the rear port on the RMC-180 and your PC
  2. Press and hold the following 4 buttons at the same time (see page 15 of the manual for an image)
    • Focus Auto/Manual
    • Iris Auto/Manual
    • CH A Preset 1
    • CH C Preset 4
  3. While still holding the 4 buttons, power on the RMC-180
  4. Release the 4 buttons
  5. The RMC-180 will appear as the removable storage device RMC-180_U38 on the PC
  6. Open File Explorer and open the RMC-180_U38 removable storage device and delete the "bootcode.bin" file
  7. Copy and paste the latest firmware file RMC180_PTC150_USB0v7_1v7.bin into the RMC-180_U38 removable storage device
  8. Safely Remove the storage device RMC-180_U38 in Windows and power down the RMC-180
  9. Disconnect the USB cable and reboot the RMC-180 without holding any buttons
  10. The RMC-180 device is now ready for controlling the connected cameras
  11. To verify the firmware version, press Menu, and select FN11, Firmware Version

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