RF-EXPLORER SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS

RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer Firmware v1.31

RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer Standard firmware.
Only for Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Standard (7 buttons)

Only for Handheld Spectrum Analyzer - DO NOT install this software on signal generator

 

Suitable for the following models:

  • RF Explorer 6G Combo
  • RF Explorer 3G Combo
  • RF Explorer ISM Combo
  • RF Explorer WiFi Combo
  • RF Explorer 2.4G Model
  • RF Explorer WSUB1G Model
  • RF Explorer 915M Model
  • RF Explorer 868M Model
  • RF Explorer 433M Model

RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer PLUS

Version 3.16

RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer PLUS firmware.
Only for Handheld Spectrum Analyzer PLUS model (9 buttons)

Firmware Upgrade Instructions included in the download package
Apple Mac users please visit specific instructions and software on this link

RF Explorer Signal Generator Firmware v1.31

RF Explorer Signal Generator firmware.
Only for Handheld Signal Generator

This firmware is only suitable for Signal Generator models, DO NOT install on spectrum analyzer models

Free Firmware Upgrade downloads for Linux

Latest Firmware for RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer PLUS

Version 3.16

RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer PLUS firmware.
Only for Handheld Spectrum Analyzer PLUS model (9 buttons)

Important: due to configuration data format, after upgrading to v3.16 you must not downgrade to an earlier version as otherwise calibration data may be lost in your unit.

Note: You may need to manually adjust the Contrast in the CONFIG MENU after upgrading to this firmware version.

Firmware Upgrade Instructions included in the download package
Apple Mac users please visit specific instructions and software on this link

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

 

Latest Firmware for RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer Standard

Version 1.31

RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer Standard firmware.
Only for Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Standard (7 buttons)

DO NOT INSTALL THIS IN SIGNAL GENERATOR

Firmware Upgrade Instructions included in the download package
Apple Mac users please visit specific instructions and software on this link

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

Free Software downloads for Windows

RF Explorer for Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.x/Win10 and Windows Server - v2.1.2007

For use with firmware v1.31 and v3.16

Includes firmware v1.26 for Analyzer Standard, v3.06 for Analyzer PLUS and v1.19 for Generator

Supported on Windows XP / Vista / Win7 / Win8.x / Win10 and Windows Server

Note: WindowsXP computers may require prior install Microsoft Windows Installer 4.5 Hotfix from this link.

Note: The installer will automatically detect and install Microsoft .NET 4 if required.

 

RFETouch for Windows - Latest Version

Version v1.5.2007 - for use with firmware Standard v1.31 and Plus v3.16

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

Supported on Win7 / Win8.x / Win10 and Windows Server

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/touch

Note: The installer will automatically detect and install Microsoft .NET 4 if required.

 

RF Explorer Preset Manager for Windows - Latest Version

Version v2.00.1902 - for use with firmware v1.26 and v3.06

Requires firmware v1.26 for Analyzer Standard, v3.06 for Analyzer PLUS and ProAudio

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/preset

Supported on Win7 / Win8.x / Win10 and Windows Server

 

RF Explorer Signal Generator Tool for Windows - Latest Version

Version v2.00.1905 - for use with firmware v1.31

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/rfgenhelp

Supported on Win7 / Win8.x / Win10 and Windows Server

 

USB Drivers from Silicon Labs for WindowsXP/Vista/7/8.1/10 - 32 and 64 bits - version 6.7

USB bridge driver. See Silabs site for more info.

 

RF Explorer System Check Tool 

This tool inspects configuration parameters, system drivers and USB connections for diagnosis purposes. It can run anytime is needed to determine source of problems in a computer configuration, if connection with RF Explorer is failing or the tool has any issues.

Download

 

Free software for MacOS 

RFETouch for Mac - Latest Version

Version v1.4 - for use with firmware Standard v1.28 and Plus v3.12 or newer

Supported on macOS 10.11 - 10.14, note touch capabilities are not available in Mac computers to date. This software is not compatible with macOS Catalina.
For running RF Explorer software in Catalina please use our free VM: www.rf-explorer.com/vm

RF Explorer Preset Manager for Mac

Version v2.00.1902 - for use with firmware v1.26 and v3.06

Requires firmware v1.26 for Analyzer Standard, v3.06 for Analyzer PLUS

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/preset

Available in all MacOS versions with Mono support.

 

USB Drivers for Mac

Latest Silicon Labs drivers for MacOS

Download and install Silicon Lab USB drivers is required for MacOS to recognize device connection.

 

Software for RF Explorer IoT modules

RFETouch - Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 4B

This version requires an official 7" touch screen, do not use in other configurations.

Version v1.4.2002 Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

 

RFETouch - Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 4B

This version can work with any screen connected to the Raspberry.

Version v1.4.2002 Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

 

RFETouch for Raspberry - Latest Version

Version v1.4.2002 - For use with Raspberry Pi 2, 3 and 4 models

To use this version, either upgrade from an earlier Raspberry Pi image including RFETouch already, or follow steps documented to create your own Raspbian setup to correctly work with RFETouch.

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/touch

Note: requires mono from www.mono-project.com installed, recommended mono v5.20

 

RFETouch - Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 3B+

This version requires an official 7" touch screen, do not use in other configurations.

Version v1.3.1907 Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size, you must manually upgrade the RFETouch_bundle binary downloading the latest version after creating the image.

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

 

RFETouch - Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 3B+

This version can work with any screen connected to the Raspberry.

Version v1.3.1907 Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size, you must manually upgrade the RFETouch_bundle binary downloading the latest version after creating the image.

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

 

RFETouch - Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 3B

This version requires an official 7" touch screen, do not use in other configurations.

Version v1.3.1907 Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size, you must manually upgrade the RFETouch_bundle binary downloading the latest version after creating the image.

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

 

RFETouch - Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 3B

This version can work with any screen connected to the Raspberry.

Version v1.3.1907 Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size, you must manually upgrade the RFETouch_bundle binary downloading the latest version after creating the image.

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

 

Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 1B+

Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 16GB size

Important: please make sure to upgrade latest libraries from GITHUB, the SD image may not have the latest developments and examples. More details: https://github.com/RFExplorer

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

For more details visit RF Explorer 3G+ IoT for Raspberry

 

Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 2B

Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size

Important: please make sure to upgrade latest libraries from GITHUB, the SD image may not have the latest developments and examples. More details: https://github.com/RFExplorer

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

For more details visit RF Explorer 3G+ IoT for Raspberry

Raspbian OS image for Raspberry Pi 3B

Download link

Note: requires micro-SD card with at least 8GB size

Important: please make sure to upgrade latest libraries from GITHUB, the SD image may not have the latest developments and examples. More details: https://github.com/RFExplorer

This is a 3GB download. Use standard Raspberry Pi instructions to create the image

For more details visit RF Explorer 3G+ IoT for Raspberry

Native Arduino libraries

Support for Arduino Due and Seeeduino

Note: For more details please visit RF Explorer 3G+ IoT for Arduino

 

Free software for Linux 

RFETouch for Linux - Latest Version

Version v1.4.2002 - for use with firmware Standard v1.28 and Plus v3.12

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

Supported on Linux kernel 2.6+, tested on Ubuntu 18.04 64bits and Mono 6

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/touch

Note: requires mono from www.mono-project.com installed, recommended mono v6

RF Explorer Preset Manager for Linux - Latest Version

Version v2.00.1902 - for use with firmware v1.26 and v3.06

Requires firmware v1.26 for Analyzer Standard, v3.06 for Analyzer PLUS and ProAudio

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/preset

Available in all Linux platforms with Mono support

RF Explorer Signal Generator Tool for Linux - Latest Version

Version v2.00.1905 - for use with firmware v1.31

For Copyright and License note please read this page link.

More details at www.rf-explorer.com/rfgenhelp

Available in all Linux platforms with Mono support.

 

USB Drivers for Linux

Latest Silicon Labs drivers for Linux

Most modern Linux kernels already include support for Silabs CP2012 driver. Visit link above if your specific distro does not work yet with CP2102 natively.