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Hardware Tricks

Upgrading with all features the DSOX2002A osciloscope

Method without LAN card using patched firmware

  • Download patched 2.50 firmware version from (filename 3000XSeries.02.50.2019022736_patched.zip):

https://www.eevblog.com/forum/testgear/dsox2000-and-3000-series-licence-have-anyone-tried-to-hack-that-scope/msg2945740/#msg2945740

  • Download license patched file from (v241_link_install.zip):

https://www.eevblog.com/forum/testgear/dsox2000-and-3000-series-licence-have-anyone-tried-to-hack-that-scope/msg1189010/#msg1189010

  • Extract this file, edit infiniivision.lnk with:
80#infiniivisionLauncher.exe -l DIS -l MSO --perf -l BW20 -l SCPIPS -l CABLE -l VID
  • Copy firmware file (.ksx) to USB drive. If your current firmware is older than 2.41 then rename this file to .cab
  • Copy licence file (2x .cab files and .lnk file) to same USB drive
  • Go to scope, turn on and plug USB to front panel.
  • Press [Utility] > File Explorer, select the firmware file (3000XSeries.02.50.2019022736_patched.cab); then, press Load File, wait for scope to load and reboot.
  • Check firmware has updated to v2.5, if successful continue
  • Press [Utility] > File Explorer, select v241_link_install.cab file; then, press Load File, wait for scope to load and reboot.

Method with LAN card with original firmware

  • Update original 2.5 firmware. Similar instructions in this video:

  • Modify (patch) binary infiniivisioncore.dll in the following way:
3000A series:

firmware: 2.50
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1) options patch:  0x2815f4  --> "04 00 A0 E1" --> "00 00 A0 E3"
2) nag patch:      0x2aae50  --> "CD 59 FF EB" --> "01 00 A0 E3"
  • Use this video with similar instructions (patch is for older firmware):

References

hardharware_tricks.txt · Last modified: 2021/01/31 23:55 (external edit)