Service and maintenance

Firmware updates

The firmware can be updated on the Turbine, Pitch system and Ground Converter. 

Check out the video on how to upload the firmware to each system.

Download the firmware files below. We recommend not to use Safari for the firmware upload as it doesn't report upload status doing the upload. 

Turbines received before March 2022: Please contact customer support before upgrading the firmware.

Turbine Firmware

Firmware link + version Changes
v210 (b84ee0e) - Newest
  • The turbine now logs cumulative statistics (energy generated, rotor revolutions, pitch system movement and uptime).
  • Live graph that can show the last 60 second power and 24 hours.
  • Fault log page (with values)
  • Updated fault and protection mode description
  • New Feature: Autostart on power (advanced setting)
  • Bugfixes: Stepper timeout.
v200 (90b73fe)
  • Ability for the turbine to estimate its wind environment and optimise production. 10% more power in strong and steady wind, less power but safer operation in turbulent wind. 
  • Important! Fixes issue where turbine would pitch its blade into the wind too fast causing the turbine to hit the guy wires.  
  • Improved fault detection
  • Can detect Belt skips
  • Fix acc/gyro + vesc faults doing startup
  • Support for turbines with buzzers (turbine hardware revision 320)
  • Updated blade calibration logic
  • Various bugs
  • OBS: requires min: Pitch system firmware v154

Ground Converter Firmware 

 Firmware link + version Changes
V130 (4f42e9b)
  • Ability for enter power saving mode, when no power from the turbine is available. 
  • Updated list of portable power stations.
  • Various internal updates.
  • Improved fault detection and protection in case of converter misconfiguration (Resistor, Battery, MPPT)
  • Improved button responsiveness
  • Upgraded internal libraries 
  • Only works with hardware version 312 and forward.
  • Updated control algorithms for improved compatibility with portable power stations
  • Fixed Watt Hour counter
  • Created Portable power station lists in UI
  • Added hardware version (can be seen through Web UI) 

Pitch System Firmware

Firmware link + version Changes
  • Improved encoder fault messages
  • Updated internal libraries
  • Added firmware and git hash to webfoot

  • Improved Fault detection
  • New error codes that can be sent to turbine.
  • OBS: Needs turbine firmware v123 and up.