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Software Revision History

This page provides information on the latest changes to firmware/software for SENS digitally controlled products. Click the link to sign up for email notifications of firmware and software updates.

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EnerGenius IQ
3.01

Release Date: 6/30/2014
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Increased alarm threshold for high AC voltage alarm to avoid possible nuisance alarms. Temperatures now displayed in both degrees C and degrees F.

3.00

Release Date: 7/18/2013
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added new functionality including Dynamic EqualizeTM charging, commissioning mode, set battery chemistry from control panel, alarm relay/lamp test, and various other feature & reliability improvements.

2.06

Release Date: 1/31/2013
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: NiCad strings up to NEMA maximum cell count can now be set per NEMA specifications: 1.600 Volts per cell equalize voltage and 1.750 Volts per cell over-voltage shutdown threshold. Chargers set up for any type of lead-acid battery are not affected by this release.

2.05

Release Date: 4/23/2012
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Improve open DC breaker detection algorithm.
Compatible with Version 2.00 boot loader and SENS SD cards up to 32GB.

2.04

Release Date: 8/11/2010
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Changed behavior of “High Battery Temperature” alarm such that it does not operate the summary relay, does not show the “DC System Alarm” display on line 2 of the default display, does not sound a beep, does not show up in the alarms menu, and does not turn the Battery mimic LED to amber. The IQ will still check for and propagate the alert to the CommsGenius.

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EnerGenius IQ Bootloader
2.00

Release Date: 6/14/2012
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes:

  • Compatible with FAT32 file systems and SENS SD cards up to 32GB.
  • Faster firmware field update operation.
  • Compatible only with IQ functional software version 2.05 or later.
  • NOTE: Bootloader is not field upgradeable. Provided only with new chargers and replacement control boards.
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CommsGenius (EnerGenius IQ communications option)
2.02

Release Date: 11/6/2018
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Not a required field update. Release 2.02 allows SENS flexibility for internally assembling/calibrating the IQ CommsGenius option. No change to features or function.

2.01

Release Date: 3/30/2015
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Release 2.01 is a field-installable upgrade for the IQ CommsGenius option that improves communications between the SENS IQ & CommsGenius Setup Utility and the charger.

2.00

Release Date: 9/23/2009
Security-Related: N/A
Summary of Changes: Initial Production Release

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MicroGenius 2 Power Module
2.3.0

Release Date: 2/6/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Enhanced Charger Fail alarm detection and revised Current Limit minimum to 25% of rated output current.

2.2.0

Release Date: 6/8/2018
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added filtering on the AC input to improve voltage and frequency readings for distorted or noisy AC inputs. Enhanced current sharing for parallel chargers at very light loads. Revised operation at low power to react more quickly to large load transients.

2.1.0

Release Date: 2/26/2018
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Improvement in current sharing behavior when output power of paralleled chargers is derated for protection due to operation at full load and high temperature.

2.0.0

Release Date: 2/5/2018
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Revised to support new MicroGenius S2/S4 chargers, remote accessory panels and multiple output capability.  Updated current sharing to better handle light intermittent loads.

1.7.0

Release Date: 9/28/2017
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Revised to support operation with a front panel keypad including features such as Battery Check and Battery Commissioning. Fixes voltage range adjustment when using jumpers in Factory Mode.

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MicroGenius 2 Display/Alarm/Keypad Module

3.3.0

Release Date: 3/11/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Improved speed of flash writes at factory. This update is not required for units in the field.

3.2.0

Release Date: 2/20/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Improved flash writes at factory. This update is required for MicroGenius 2 chargers with the optional display/alarm/keypad module.

3.1.0

Release Date: 2/15/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Increased speed of flash writes at factory. This update is required for MicroGenius 2 chargers with the optional display/alarm/keypad module.

3.0.0

Release Date: 2/6/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added additional protections against unintentional changes to charger settings. Improved MODBUS RS-485 reliability. Enhanced charger module fault detection. Requires SENS Setup Utility 2.0.0 or later. This update is required for MicroCab, MicroGenius S2/S4 and MicroGenius 2 chargers with a keypad.

2.1.0

Release Date: 6/22/2018
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Enhanced recovery for oscillator interruption to improve communications between power and accessory circuit boards under fault conditions.

2.0.0

Release Date: 2/5/2018
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Revised to support new MicroGenius S2/S4 chargers, remote accessory panels and multiple output capability. Added ability to clear battery check and low crank alarms using the keypad. Added ability to initiate a battery check remotely using Modbus.

1.8.0

Release Date: 9/28/2017
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added new functionality including Battery Check, Battery Commissioning and front panel keypad operation.  This upgrade is optional and for chargers/systems including the display/alarm/keypad accessory circuit board. Removes incorrect vent fan message in MicroGenius 2 models with display or keypad.

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SENS Setup Utility

2.3.0

Release Date: 3/11/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Revised to include updated MicroGenius firmware. No change to SENS Setup Utility functionality.

2.2.0

Release Date: 2/20/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Revised to include updated MicroGenius firmware. No change to SENS Setup Utility functionality.

2.1.0

Release Date: 2/15/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added a feature to update firmware on all devices in a system with one button press.

2.0.0

Release Date: 2/12/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added support for MicroGenius 2 Display/Alarm/Keyboard module code 3.0.0 and later.

1.6.0

Release Date: 9/28/2019
Security-Related: No
Summary of Changes: Added ability to adjust Channel Rated Current setting.  This setting allows control over  output current and redundancy for systems with multiple charging modules such as MicroGenius S2/S4 chargers.