New Firmware Released 5.6.3/8.8

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Damn, gonna have to wait until I get my other Jeep back from the body shop. My jammer and flash drives are both in it!
 
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Well, this will be interesting being my first firmware update. Did I read correctly that my config shouldn’t change with this, seeing as the system is much less than a year old? (And updated and configured by the installer).
At any rate, I happened upon this while looking to ask a question in the general ALP discussion thread - hopefully I’m not too far off base asking here but the other day I was on an undisclosed highway in Mexico in a construction zone. There were no peeps present so I was at the normal PSL, not the “construction “ SL when I rounded a gentle left hander, in the left lane, in traffic, (and I looked through my dash cam and just ran out of time to find that particular snip) when what to my wondering eyes should appear but 2 MC LEO’s clearly targeting traffic with their lidars. But my ALP made not a peep. So, my question is, does one have to be firmly in their crosshairs before jamming happens? Or should I be worried? My gut says I was just too far off axis for a hit to register, meaning they never had me in their sites even though I was passing slower vehicles. Yes? No? Thanks!!
 

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Your ALP will go off if they are firing in your general direction. Good sensitivity on ALP.
 

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Anyone else having issues with the file not updating the control box. My USB is not working with the updated fw. But it will load my config files fine on the same USB. Still on the 5.5.8 fw as Bluetooth update is saying that I'm already up to date.??
 

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Anyone else having issues with the file not updating the control box. My USB is not working with the updated fw. But it will load my config files fine on the same USB. Still on the 5.5.8 fw as Bluetooth update is saying that I'm already up to date.??
No issues on my end updating 5.5.5. I had to relearn sensors and go to default after the update. Did that, restarted the system and everything was good.
 

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No issues on my end updating 5.5.5. I had to relearn sensors and go to default after the update. Did that, restarted the system and everything was good.
Exact same here
 

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Right now I have 5.5.8/8.7 and it says my firmware is up-to-date. I have not kept track so what’s the next firmware update? The one Tom just released 5.6.3/8.8??
 

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Right now I have 5.5.8/8.7 and it says my firmware is up-to-date. I have not kept track so what’s the next firmware update? The one Tom just released 5.6.3/8.8??
Yes that is the next update in order.
 

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Anyone else having issues with the file not updating the control box. My USB is not working with the updated fw. But it will load my config files fine on the same USB. Still on the 5.5.8 fw as Bluetooth update is saying that I'm already up to date.??
I have found the USB has to be an older or low Gig one for it to be consistent in firmware transfer. I had a newer 64 Gig and even though it would do the config files, other loads like the DSP and Fw files had issues. I have a couple older 2- 8 Gig drives I keep just for the ALP stuff.
 

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Well, this will be interesting being my first firmware update. Did I read correctly that my config shouldn’t change with this, seeing as the system is much less than a year old? (And updated and configured by the installer).
At any rate, I happened upon this while looking to ask a question in the general ALP discussion thread - hopefully I’m not too far off base asking here but the other day I was on an undisclosed highway in Mexico in a construction zone. There were no peeps present so I was at the normal PSL, not the “construction “ SL when I rounded a gentle left hander, in the left lane, in traffic, (and I looked through my dash cam and just ran out of time to find that particular snip) when what to my wondering eyes should appear but 2 MC LEO’s clearly targeting traffic with their lidars. But my ALP made not a peep. So, my question is, does one have to be firmly in their crosshairs before jamming happens? Or should I be worried? My gut says I was just too far off axis for a hit to register, meaning they never had me in their sites even though I was passing slower vehicles. Yes? No? Thanks!!
I wouldn't trust an "Installer" to get your set-up properly configured unless they were extremely familiar w/ the AL Priority system.
The ONLY way to determine your system is correctly done is to have it Tested by an experienced member w/ Lidar guns.
There are members who do this here on the Forum who live in the PNW.
 

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I wouldn't trust an "Installer" to get your set-up properly configured unless they were extremely familiar w/ the AL Priority system.
The ONLY way to determine your system is correctly done is to have it Tested by an experienced member w/ Lidar guns.
There are members who do this here on the Forum who live in the PNW.
I’ve been in contact with him and can ensure it’s all set up correctly and test as well
 

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I just downloaded the U491XXXX .
The upper part of the page @ https://www.alpupdate.com/Firmware
stipulates :
(Present fw. version is 5.6.3/8.8 released 2020-07-31)

After the process i get firmware confirmation : 5.5.8 ,
not 5.6.3

I did not receive yet the usual email , could it be
the 5.6.3 is not ready for my serial ?

Thanks for help.
 

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I just downloaded the U491XXXX .
The upper part of the page @ https://www.alpupdate.com/Firmware
stipulates :
(Present fw. version is 5.6.3/8.8 released 2020-07-31)

After the process i get firmware confirmation : 5.5.8 ,
not 5.6.3

I did not receive yet the usual email , could it be
the 5.6.3 is not ready for my serial ?

Thanks for help.
I would like to know this as well.
 

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I just downloaded the U491XXXX .
The upper part of the page @ https://www.alpupdate.com/Firmware
stipulates :
(Present fw. version is 5.6.3/8.8 released 2020-07-31)

After the process i get firmware confirmation : 5.5.8 ,
not 5.6.3

I did not receive yet the usual email , could it be
the 5.6.3 is not ready for my serial ?

Thanks for help.
BRD posted quite a while ago the ALP does this to manage their server resources, so until you've received an email notification you can't download new FW. I use BT and it says I'm up to date on 5.5.8, so some of us have to wait it seems.
 

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I didn't receive any email and installed the 5.6.3/8.8 from BT..
 

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I didn't receive any email and installed the 5.6.3/8.8 from BT..
I did install previous update before the reception of email and it worked ...i guess now there is a lot more customers ...Alp is so popular !
Let's remember each update is individual /personalised for every serial unit .
 

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