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Please use the links below to download latest software and documentation for your RF Explorer unit. All firmware upgrades are lifetime free.

 

Firmware versions

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RF Explorer Firmware v1.11

Recommended for all users.

This release extends selectable frequency span up to 600MHz on screen, amplitude accuracy enhancements, as well as improved DSP with auto mode and filtering detection of rapid change signals.

Release notes included in the package, read it before use.

ZIP 2MB

 

Documentation and software for Windows

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RF Explorer User Manual

Updated up to Firmware v1.11

Note: We are constantly adding new features to RF Explorer, therefore newer firmware versions may have additions and changes not yet included in the User Manual. Nevertheless, up-to-date detailed description of incremental functionality is available in the Firmware Release Notes document, please use it as a complement to the User Manual.

PDF 2MB

RF Explorer for Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win8 - 32 and 64 bits - v1.11.1311

Software to display frequency spectrum functionality in your PC, compatible with firmware v1.11. Includes 3D Waterfall using OpenGL hardware accelerated video driver if available, or software OpenGL implementation otherwise.

Requires Microsoft .NET 4 installed (see a link below on this page)

Note: There is an User Manual available online but latest updates may be temporarily documented in the Windows Client Release Notes document only. Please use both to get the max out of your Windows application.

ZIP 7MB

RF Explorer for Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win8 - 32 and 64 bits - v1.11.1307

Software to display frequency spectrum functionality in your PC, compatible with firmware v1.11.

Note: There is an User Manual available online but latest updates may be temporarily documented in the Windows Client Release Notes document only. Please use both to get the max out of your Windows application.

ZIP 7MB

USB Drivers from Silicon Labs for WindowsXP/Vista/7 - 32 and 64 bits - version 6.4

USB bridge driver. See Silabs site for more info.

ZIP 8MB

Microsoft .NET Framework v4

Note: You need Microsoft .NET Framework v4 installed in your machine. Most modern Windows distributions include this library already installed, otherwise you can install it easily from Microsoft website.

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Software for Mac

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iRF-Explorer for Mac

Dirk-Willem van Gulik has created a GUI client for Mac OSX. His application is free and Open Source.

Please visit his site or the AppStore for downloads and more info.

IMPORTANT: Make sure you have the latest drivers from Silabs installed in your Mac OSX.

Appstore Web

Github Web

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Beta versions

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RF Explorer for Windows and Firmware for both RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer and Signal Generator

Stable BETA, suggested to users who want to use the latest available features and are ok with some occasional bugs and limitations.

It includes latest features such as multiple markers, Watts/dBuV/dBm units, Tracking SNA, and a large etc.

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