AR-285 (serv.man144). Flash Memory - Manual Correction. (WHITE) — Sharp Copying Equipment Technical Bulletin (repair manual)

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FLASH MEMORY - MANUAL CORRECTION
1.Model Name:
AR280/285/335
2.General:
The ICU PWB of the models listed above includes a ROM writing function which used to
carry out version upgrades of the flash memory. An explanation of this function is
provided in the service manual (please refer to p7-25 to p7-26), but a change has been
carried out in the utility software which is used by this function.
3.Description:
(1) The use of the function described above.
The function described above is used when carrying out version upgrade operations
on the flash memory of each PWB (product quality improvements, function
improvements, option equipment expansion operations, etc.).
(2) PWBs which include the flash memory.
ICU PWB, PCU PWB, Operation PWB
Sharp Electronics (UK) Ltd., Technical Services Group
Date:
2 August 1999
Model:
AR280/285/335
Ref:
031
Colour: White
Page:
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TECHNICAL BULLETIN
AR280/285/335 Cougar ICU PWB ROM writer function operating procedure
1. Personal computer operating environment
•
OS: Windows 95 (Desk-top/Note)
•
SCSI host adapter supporting ASPI
•
This function is assured with the following SCSI host adapters:
PCI:
AHA-2940 made by Adaptec
AHA-2910B made by Adaptec
PCMCIA:
APA-1460 made by Adaptec
CardBus:
APA-1480 made by Adaptec
ISA:
AHA-1520B made by Adaptec
AHA-1510B made by Adaptec
•
Driver software:
The newest SCSI driver software and the ASPI driver software should be downloaded
from the Adaptec Co. Web site (http://www.adaptec.com) and installed in the PC.
•
Utility Software used by the ROM writing function of the ICU PWB is provided by
our Operations Division free of charge.
2. Procedure
[1] Turn off the power and remove the cabinet of the Copier.
•
Remove the rear cabinet, the flywheel, and the shield line guide.
•
Remove the glass holder right, the table glass, and the dark box cover.
•
Open the front cabinet , and remove the ROM cover from the frame cover A.
•
When rewrite the flash ROM, can be operate without flash ROM PWB on the
OPE PWB and PCU PWB.
*
When the flash ROM is rewritten using the ROM writer function described above, it
is essential that the flash ROM (program) of the ICU PWB is loaded to ICU PWB socket-1.
The targeted ROM is loaded to socket-2.
[2] Connect the SCSI connector for the ICU PWB printer board and the personal
computer with the SCSI cable. (Cable length: Max. 1m)
Sharp Electronics (UK)Ltd., Technical Services Group
[3] Install the flash ROM to be written to the Dimm socket (SOCKET-2)of the ICU PWB.
For ICU PWB
CPWBN1281FC52
8Mbit ´ 2
For PCU PWB CPWBN1281FC53
8Mbit ´ 1
For OPE PWB CPWBN1281FC56
16Mbit ´ 1
[4] Turn on the power of the Copier.
[5] Turn on the power of the personal computer.
[6] When the personal computer is started, the Copier (display “COUGAR”) is
recognized as the SCSI unit by the SCSI host adapter.
[7] Copy the flash ROM writing program and the data file to be written into the flash
ROM to the same directory.
•
Flash ROM writing program: FLASH2.EXE (Windows program)
•
ICU program:
ICUxxxx.MOT(xxxx = Version No.)
ICU file data:
ICUxxxx.FD
(xxxx = Version No.)
•
PCU program: PCUxxxx.MOT
(xxxx = Version No.)
PCU file data:
PCUxxxx.FD (xxxx = Version No.)
•
OPE program: OPExxxx.MOT
(xxxx = Version No.)
OPE file data:
OPExxxx.FD (xxxx = Version No.)
[8] When FLASH2.EXE is executed the following display is shown.
If the SCSI connection is not correct the window shown below is displayed.
Sharp Electronics (UK)Ltd., Technical Services Group
If the window shown to the left is displayed,
the confirmation items listed below should be
checked, and the operations should be carried
out once again in sequence from step [1].
Confirmation items:
SCSI Cable connection status.
SCSI Cable connection position.
SCSI Board type.
Software version of any SCSI driver related
software.
[9] Select the type of the flash ROM to be written and click the Translate button. Data
transfer is started from the personal computer to the ICU PWB.
[10]After completionof data transfer, writing to the flash ROM is started in the ICU PWB.
[11]When writing to the flash ROM is normally completed,the following display is shown.
[12]If writing has failed, the following display is shown.
Sharp Electronics (UK)Ltd., Technical Services Group
If the window shown to the left is displayed,
the confirmation items listed below should be
checked, and the operations should be carried
out once again in sequence from step [1].
Confirmation items:
• Flash PWB status.
• Status of the socket for the Flash PWB.
• Flash PWB type and file type.
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