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Firmware Update Tool (rs-fw-update)

Goal

rs-fw-update tool is a console application for updating depth camera firmware.

Prerequisites

In order to update a depth camera firmware, a signed image file is required.
The latest firmware for D400 cameras is available here.
The firmware is packed into zip file and contains a file with "bin" extension with the following naming convension: "Signed_ImageUVC<firmware_version>.bin"

Usage

After installing librealsense run rs-fw-update -l to launch the tool and print a list of connected devices.
An example for output for a D415 camera is:

connected devices:
1) Name: Intel RealSense D415, serial number: 725112060411, ASIC serial number: 012345678901, firmware version: 05.11.01.100, USB type: 3.2

Then we will provid the serial number to identify the device together with the path to firmware file that we want to update rs-fw-update -s 725112060411 -f Signed_Image_UVC_5_11_6_250.bin.
An example for the expected output is:

search for device with serial number: 725112060411

update to FW: Signed_Image_UVC_5_11_6_250.bin

updating device:
Name: Intel RealSense D415, serial number: 725112060411, ASIC serial number: 012345678901, firmware version: 05.11.01.100, USB type: 3.2

firmware update started

firmware update progress: 100[%]

firmware update done

device 725112060411 successfully updated to FW: 05.11.06.250

In case only one camera is connected you can simply run rs-fw-update -f Signed_Image_UVC_5_11_6_250.bin.

A camera/s might be in a recovery state, in such case listing the devices will output the following:

connected devices:
1) Name: Intel RealSense D4xx Recovery, serial number: unknown, ASIC serial number: 012345678901, firmware version: unknown, USB type: unknown

In such case we can use the recovery flag and run rs-fw-update -r -f Signed_Image_UVC_5_11_6_250.bin
An example for the expected output is:

update to FW: Signed_Image_UVC_5_11_6_250.bin

recovering device:
Name: Intel RealSense D4xx Recovery, serial number: unknown, ASIC serial number: 012345678901, firmware version: unknown, USB type: unknown

firmware update started

firmware update progress: 100[%]

firmware update done

recovery done

Command Line Parameters

Flag Description
-s The serial number of the device to be update, this is mandetory if more than one device is connected
-f Path of the firmware image file
-r Recover all connected devices which are in recovery mode
-l List all available devices and exits
-v Displays version information and exits
-h Displays usage information and exits

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Firmware Update Tool (rs-fw-update)


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