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How to perform a net-boot software update on a DP 8000


Use this guide to perform a net-boot software update


  1. Connect the DP 8000 to the console 
  2. Power off the DP 8000
  3. Log off the show on the console
  4. Open control panel
  5. Enable DHCP server on the console
  6. Make sure "Enable Boot Server" is checked
  7. Select OK
  8. Launch a new show
  9. With DP 8000 off, hold down all three front panel buttons and power on the DP 8000. The display should read "Forcing Software Reload"
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