GPIB-ETHERNET Controller 1.2 Release Notes

Version (May 14, 2013)

  1. Added ++lllo command to disable front panel operation. See manual for details.
  2. DHCP requests now include the adapter name (host name) for easier network lookup. Format of the host name string is "Prologix-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX", where XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX is the adapter MAC address.

Version (April 18, 2011)

  1. Reliability improvements to NetFinder protocol used to discover and configure GPIB-ETHERNET Controllers.
    KE5FX toolkit must be updated to the latest version for use with this firmware version.
  2. Added ++lon command for "listen-only" operation. See manual for details.

Version (September 14, 2009)

  1. Added ++savecfg command to enable, or disable, automatic saving of configuration parameters. See manual for details.

Version (June 2, 2009)

  1. Added secondary address support. See manual for details.
  2. Added support for device mode serial poll status byte. See manual for details.
  3. Several reliability and compatibility enhancements.

Version (March 26, 2009)

  1. Fixed defect causing spurious characters to be generated on startup.
  2. Fixed defect causing lockup when changing modes.


  1. Enhanced compatibility with various network analyzers (such as 8757E).