How to upgrade the firmware of AeroSkull HD

Important: this is a Full System Update procedure

Note that the file name must be named askull.hex. The system will not recognise the file if it is named differently. If the file you have is named in a different way, rename it to askull.hex

Update procedure

For the steps of performing USB firmware update for MCU.

  • Plug the power supply into the unit.
  • Press the power button and hold it down for 5 seconds.
  • Release the button as soon as the white LED located between the glasses will flash slowly (~1Hz)
  • Connect the Thumb drive (USB Stick) containing the “.hex” file to the Micro USB – USB OTG cable.
  • Connect the OTG Cable to the Micro USB port of the AeroSkull HD
  • The Blue and White LED will flash alternatively until the software upgrade it completed.
  • Wait until the unit is up again and the LEDs stop flashing, the new firmware should be installed at this point.

How to verify Software version

Dock your iPhone / iPod on the AeroSkull HD

Tap the settings icon

Tap on General

Under General Tap About

Scroll down until AeroSkull HD

Tap on AeroSkull HD

Known issues

The white LED keeps flashing after I have plugged the OTG cable to the Micro USB port

Possible solutions:

  • Make sure the file is named correctly askull.hex
  • There should be no other file in the memory stick apart then askull.hex
  • Make sure your memory stick has been formatted as FAT32