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Software Down Load for Satcruiser
models only

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StarCruiser 9000 Software Down load section.

This Section is for downloading StarCruiser 9000 model receivers only.  Downloading this software into any other type of receiver will render that receiver inoperable.


Firmware And Channel Editor Software.


Please note that the software is incompatible across the various models. If you download the wrong software into your receiver, you may render it inoperable and it may require service which is not covered under the warranty.  Also, if your software version is higher than the software version you are downloading STOP, there is no need for an upgrade.

PC Users, point to the link and right-click the mouse button. Macintosh users, hold down the mouse button on the link.

You will need a 9 pin null modem cable. To order on line, please click on this link.

1. Null modem cable
2. Lemon_Lsi software or Microsoft Windows HyperTerminal communication software.

You can download the software using either the hyper terminal program as described below, or by using the newly developed software download program.  There are two versions, one for the Microsoft Windows XP program and another for all other versions of Windows. Please click on the appropriate link to download the correct version for your operating system.

1. HyperTerminal Communication program - Shipped with Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP. To check if you have the HyperTerminal software on your computer click on Start, Programs, Accessories, Communication, HyperTerminal. In the Hyper Terminal folder, you should see a HyperTerminal icon.  If you can not find it there try to find it in the My Computer icon. Click on the My Computer icon in the Desktop.
If you can not find it, you can install it from your Windows CD by clicking on Start, Setting, Control Panel then select the Add/Remove Programs icon. Select Windows setup Tab and click on communication.  You will see the HyperTerminal unchecked. Check it and press okay and continue with the procedure.

If you do not have your windows CD, then you can download this HyperTerminal Program htpe63.zip, you will need WinZip program installed on your computer first to unzip it. If you do not have WinZip on your computer, please down load by clicking here on WinZip81.

2. Serial NULL MODEM cable (Computer to Computer Transfer Cable)
3. Some prior knowledge of the HyperTerminal application.



Firmware Software Loader Editor Software
r3xcamubn is the main software
boot_r3x_v130.bin is the boot software



Ched 1.1.exe


Hyper Terminal Setup


To set your HyperTerminal follow these steps
1. Window 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP Click on Start, Programs, Accessories, Communication, HyperTerminal
2. Click on HyperTerminal, select Satcruiser for the connection name
3. At the "connection string" field, click on the ARROW and select COM1, COM2, COM3 or COM4 depending on the serial port you will be using for the download. (Normally COM1 or COM2). It is extremely important to know which port you will be using for downloading the software.
4. For the Connection Parameters select the parameters from the table below.
5. put the Satcruiser in "software upgrade mode"
6. In the HyperTerminal click on "send file"

StarCruiser 9000

Hyper Terminal Setup

BPS: 57600
Data Bits: 8
Parity: None
Stop Bits: 1
Flow Control: None
File Send Protocol: Z MODEM


How to set the Satcruiser in software upgrade mode.

1. Connect the null modem cable between the Satcruiser and the PC.
2. Press the Z key on the keyboard and turn the receiver power on immediately.  If you do not see the upgrade menu on the hyper terminal, then turn the unit off, and press SHIFT Z then turn the power on.
3. Select item 1 (software upgrade) from the menu displayed on your HyperTerminal screen.

4. From the HyperTerminal menu, click on Transfer and Send File.  Use the BROWSE function to locate the software file name . Select ZMODEM as the type of transfer protocol. Once the file name is in the browse window press OK
5. After clicking on the OK button, a meter will start counting on your HyperTerminal screen.  If it does not, check your connection and start again.

6. Wait until the file is completely transferred, then initialize the unit by pressing Menu, System Setting, Initialization OK, OK
8. To view the version number press Menu, Installation, System Setup, Software Version, Exit.



The software files are for the Satcruiser product line only. If you have a unit that is Satcruiser compatible (similar menu system), this software may lock your system and will cause it to become inoperable.

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