What functions depend on the device firmware version

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In most cases, the release of new firmware versions for detectors, sirens, control, and automation devices is due to the changes in production processes. However, some updates add new features, either to comply with regional standards or to enhance the capabilities of the Ajax system.

This article answers the following questions:

Firmware or embedded software is software and hardware settings stored in the non-volatile memory of the device. Essentially, it is a program that determines how a device works.

What functions depend on the device firmware

Function Device Firmware version

Disabling LED indication in case of alarm

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DoorProtect Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
DoorProtect Plus Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
MotionProtect Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
MotionProtect Plus Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
CombiProtect Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
MotionProtect Outdoor Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
MotionCam Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
GlassProtect Jeweller 5.55.0.0 and later
MotionProtect Curtain Jeweller 6.53.1.1 and later

Connection of the roller shutter motion detector

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DoorProtect Plus Jeweller 5.53.1.0 and later

Pulse mode operation

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WallSwitch Jeweller 5.54.1.0 and later
Socket  (type F) Jeweller 5.54.1.0 and later

Setting the display brightness and selecting the contact state: NC/NO

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Socket (type F) Jeweller 5.54.1.0 and later

Interconnected alarms of fire detectors

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FireProtect Jeweller 3.42.0 and later
FireProtect Plus Jeweller 3.42.0 and later

Accidental pressing filter

To enable, press the button for more than 0.15 seconds

Ajax SpaceControl Jeweller 3.18 and later

Advanced protection against accidental pressings: double and long press

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Ajax SpaceControl Jeweller 5.54.1.0 and later

Attenuation Test

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StreetSiren Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
HomeSiren Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
CombiProtect Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
DoorProtect Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
DoorProtect Plus Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
GlassProtect Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
KeyPad Jeweller 3.50.0 and later
MotionProtect Jeweller 4.51.0 and later
MotionProtect Plus Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
Transmitter Jeweller 3.52.0 and later

Continuous LED indication regardless of the security mode

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Temporary device deactivation

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After-alarm indication

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Ability to turn off the siren signal in case of alarm

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StreetSiren Jeweller 3.71.0 and later
StreetSiren DoubleDeck Jeweller 3.71.0 and later
HomeSiren Jeweller 5.55.1.0 and later

Indication of two-stage arming, as well as restoration after alarm according to PD 6662:2017

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KeyPad Jeweller from 4.52 to 4.99.0
Keypad awakening during the activation of delay when entering KeyPad S Plus Jeweller 5.60.6.3 and later
Indication of delays when entering/leaving HomeSiren Jeweller 3.51.0 and later
StreetSiren Jeweller 3.51.0 and later

Chime

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HomeSiren Jeweller 5.55.1.0 and later
StreetSiren Jeweller 3.73.1.0 and later
StreetSiren DoubleDeck Jeweller 3.73.1.0 and later

Audio annunciations according to ANSI/SIA CP-01-2019

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HomeSiren Jeweller from 5.60.4.00 to 6.0.0.0 and
6.56.3.37 or higher
StreetSiren Jeweller from 5.60.5.00 to 6.0.0.0 and
6.56.1.57 or higher
StreetSiren DoubleDeck Jeweller from 5.60.5.00 to 6.0.0.0 and
6.56.1.57 or higher
Alarm duration up to 15 minutes HomeSiren Jeweller Alarm duration of more than 3 minutes is available only for HomeSiren Jeweller with firmware version NA 5.60.4.14 or higher
StreetSiren Jeweller Alarm duration of more than 3 minutes is available only for StreetSiren Jeweller with firmware version NA 5.60.4.14 or higher and with Quiet or Loud alarm volume
StreetSiren DoubleDeck Jeweller Alarm duration of more than 3 minutes is available only for StreetSiren DoubleDeck with firmware version NA 5.60.4.14 or higher and with Quiet or Loud alarm volume

The operating temperature range of MotionCam Jeweller also depends on the date of manufacture:

  • From 0°C to +40°C (date of manufacture before June 1, 2020)
  • From –10°C to +40°C (date of manufacture from June 1, 2020)
How to find out the firmware version device by QR code

Enter device ID

Firmware version

How to find out the device ID on the box

Each package contains two device IDs: at the bottom of the box and under the lid.

ID at the bottom of the box

ajax device id

ID under the lid

ajax device id

How to find out the device ID in the Ajax app

  1. Select a hub from the list if you have several of them or if you are using the Ajax PRO app.
  2. Go to the Devices tab.
  3. Select a device from the list. The ID is located on the status screen at the bottom.

How to find out the device firmware version in the Ajax app

  1. Select a hub from the list if you have several of them or if you are using the Ajax PRO app.
  2. Go to the Devices tab.
  3. Select a device from the list. The information about the firmware version is located on the status screen at the bottom.

How to update the firmware

Hubs and range extenders run on OS Malevich. The firmware version is automatically updated over the air (via the Internet) as soon as a new version is available on the server.

Other Ajax system devices get their firmware at the time of manufacture.

You can replace the device with a new one at the point of purchase or from your service company (for example, from installation engineers or security companies). You can check the possibility of exchange, the availability of devices, and the conditions for replacement at the point of purchase. Note that we recommend purchasing devices from authorized partners only.

If you deal with service companies, please contact them to replace the device. Keep in mind that they may charge extra money for replacing and configuring the device as additional services.

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