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How to Upload Sola Series Fixture Software Using USB

Required Equipment

  • Sola Series fixture with USB update port
  • USB drive with proper *.NCW upload file


  1. Apply power to the fixture
  2. After fixture has homed, plug the USB drive into the USB socket on the fixture
  3. Enter the menu system by pressing and holding the MODE/ESC button
  4. Navigate to Set  → USB Update and press Enter button
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  5. Use the menu buttons to select the proper *.NCW file and press the Enter button to select the file
  6. The "Update Fixture?" box will pop up on the display. Select YES and press Enter

    Do not remove the USB drive while the read LED is lit.

  7. After updating all processors, the display will read SUCCESS and the fixture will restart and home.
  8. Remove the USB drive from the fixture
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