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This page contains links to files we are making available for FTP download. Some downloads are in the zip format.

DrzTrack Versions

DrzTrack.exe, Version 5.03 is the newest control and tracking program for the CT-2 controller.  In addition to providing setup, testing, and tracking functions, it also can serve as an interface between certain other tracking programs and the controller board.  DrzTrack.exe must be used with firmware version 5.01 (see Finding Firmware Version).

DrzTrack version 5.03 and firmware version 5.01: Download DrzTrack Install Program

This version includes a boot loader.  This means that everyone will be able to apply firmware upgrades without having to buy a programming device.  Loading new firmware will be done by installing the new DrzTrack version and then accessing a 'Boot Load' menu item, selecting the correct hex file for your processor and speed, and clicking the upload button.  See Boot Loading for more information.

The hex files for boot loading are included in the DrzTrack installation file and after installation they can be found in the same folder where DrzTrack is installed on your hard disk.  If you use the default installation path that will be in the C:\W2DRZ\DrzTrack\DrzTrack_502\ folder.

If you have firmware older than version 5.01 then you cannot use the boot loader.  If you have the capability of programming the PIC Processors, you may download the full CT-2 firmware hex files. They can be found here:  DrzPlusLoader_501 Hex files.  You may then unzip and upload the appropriate hex file to your CT-2 controller yourself.  (See below for  information on selecting the correct file for your processor and clock speed.)

Links to earlier versions of DrzTrack are shown below, along with the matching firmware versions. See DrzTrack V3 Program for information on usage.

DrzTrack version 3.20 and firmware version 4.08: Download Install ProgramDownload as Zip File
DrzTrack version 3.11 and firmware version 4.01: Download Install ProgramDownload as Zip File
DrzTrack version 2.11 and firmware version 2.10: Download as Zip File

If you have the capability of programming the PIC Processors, the Zip files above also contain the various hex files to use.  You may unzip the appropriate hex file and program your CT-2 controller yourself.  Also as new versions are available you can instantly update your system.  There are four hex files for each firmware version.  You need to select the one for your processor.  Note that until 1/1/2015 all stock CT-2 boards come with the PIC18F4580 processor and 20 MHz clock.  Subsequent boards may have the 40 MHz clock.  No production boards have the PIC18F4680 processor, but it will work and so the hex files are provided.

Note that the units with 20 MHz clock have a 20 MHz crystal.  The units with 40 MHz clock have a 10 MHz crystal (with internal x 4 PLL multiplier enabled).  If you wish to upgrade your unit to 40 MHz all that is necessary is to replace the crystal and apply the correct hex file. You can order the correct 10 MHz crystal from Digikey, their part number is CTX902-ND (manufacturer part # ATS100B).

DrzCom.exe: Version 2.00
DrzCom.exe, version 2.00 was released for a very short time to be used with versions 2.00 to 2.09 of the CT-2 firmware.  It works much the same as DrzTrack, but does not include built in tracking, clock, etc.  It is available for download here, but if you have the older firmware, we strongly recommend you contact us to get the latest revision, as it includes some bug fixes as well as the new features.
See Finding Firmware Version.

Download DrzCom2.zip


Finding Firmware Version
You can identify the firmware version by viewing it at the top of the configuration window of the DrzTrack program, or on the LCD display when the board is first powered up, or is reset.  Also some of the PICC processors will have the version number marked on them.

To upgrade your firmware, there are several options. Check our upgrade policy and ordering pages for details.

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