[ENG] 2.4. [DKSF 70/71.6 IU] I Need to Know Firmware and Hardware Versions and a Serial Number of a Device

The information about a firmware or hardware version and a serial number can be found on the homepage of a device web interface:

Home page of a web interace of UniPing server solution v3SMS


Firmware Version – is a current firmware version installed on a device.

A number of a firmware version looks like DKSF PPP.VV.SS.C-M (for example, DKSF 70.6.3.A-1), where:

  • DKSF – is a special prefix for all firmware versions of NetPing Co Ltd;
  • PPP – is a number of a device model which this firmware is designed for.

 Usually but not necessarily, project numbers coincide with a project number of a device hardware.

  • VV – is a version number. Versions are numbered starting from 1. A version number is changed to the next one if in the process of development functionality is expanded or changed significantly;
  • SS – is a subversion number. A subversion number is changed from any firmware update, including error fixes, updating internal modules, optimization;
  • С – is a character that represents a type of the firmware version. R or A is a stable Russian firmware version, В is a version for testing or the first version of a new firmware. E is a stable English firmware version;
  • М – is a numeric suffix that represents a modification (variant) of a device model for which the firmware is designed.

Hardware version – is a version of a printing board and/or a configuration of this device.

Serial number – is a unique identification number of a device. It must coincide with a number on a sticker of a device. A serial number of a device cannot be changed.