This page provides information on the latest changes to embedded software in SENS digitally controlled products.
Release Date: 6/30/2014
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.
Release Date: 7/18/2013
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.
Release Date: 1/31/2013
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.
Release Date: 4/23/2012
Summary of Changes: Improve open DC breaker detection algorithm.
Compatible with Version 2.00 boot loader and SENS SD cards up to 32GB.
Release Date: 8/11/2010
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.
Release Date: 6/14/2012
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.
CommsGenius (EnerGenius IQ communications option)
Release Date: 3/30/2015
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.
Release Date: 9/23/2009
Summary of Changes: Initial Production Release
MicroGenius 2 Power Module
Release Date: 9/28/2017
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.
MicroGenius 2 Display/Alarm/Keypad Module
Release Date: 9/28/2017
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.