What was changed within the Bluetooth e-Board firmware?

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Changes in Firmware 3.01:

  • Fixes issues of boards with serial numbers between 20900 and 21500 becoming unresponsive (with LED indicating continuous green light) after a 3.00 firmware update.
  • Update includes an update of the boot loader to 3.0

Changes in Boot loader 3.01:

  • Fixes a rare issue of boards that could falsely trigger the boot loader mode (LED indicating continuous red ).

Changes in Firmware 3.00:

  • Bluetooth e-Boards now fully have integrated the bus communication protocol used by the LiveChess tournament software. Bluetooth e-Boards can now be used with LiveChess via a USB connection cable.
  • Improved compatibility with some USB 3.0 ports
  • Improved compatibility with some USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 hubs.

Changes in Boot loader 3.00:

  • Fixes situations where the e-Board Firmware Uploader tool reports "Timeout: Impossible to update".
  • Fixes situations where on a combined update (firmware + boot loader, the boot loader was not updated.
  • Fixes situations where, if a firmware update fails and then the firmware update is re-attempted with a different firmware, the board freezes.
  • Improves compatibility with some USB 3.0 ports.
  • Improves compatibility with some USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 hubs.

Important: There are still some older USB 3.0 hubs or USB 3.0 host controllers which do not correctly enumerate or communicate with USB 1.1 devices (such as the Bluetooth e-Board). To prevent communication issues, please install the latest firmware updates and use the latest drivers available for that hub or USB host controller. For more details, please check the manufacturer's support website.