Firmware Upgrade Studio

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Firmware Upgrade Studio


Video: How to: update a Graupner HoTT radio, export and load model memories into the mz-12 PRO, load user voice files

Video: How to update the HoTT receiver GR-12L, GR-12, GR-16, GR-24, GR-32

Video: How to update the #S1038 FC, gyro receivers, or slowflyer receivers

Video: How to update the HoTT telemetry ESCs

Video: How to update the GPS #S8437

Video: How to update HoTT sensors, WLAN #S8505, SmartBox

VDF-Editor 10.04.2019

DataExplorer for log data log data analysis and much more for Java 8

Java 8/11 Software for windows

Java 8 Software for Linux, MacOS

platform independent Java software:

TTS Voice Editor for mz-32 for Java 8, 11 2019-march 6th

Firmware Upgrader Receiver, sensors, ESCs for Java 8, 11 for OS, Linux 2019-march-29

Firmware Updater Receiver, sensors, ESCs for Java 8, 11 for Windows 2019-march-29

Video: Update Slowflyer and Gyroreceiver and FC update

Video: How to update the receivers GR-12L, GR-12, GR-16, GR-24, GR-32 with Java firmware updater software

Video: How to update HoTT telemetry escs with Java firmware updater software

MacOS Fimrware Updater V1.2 for Slowflyer & Gyro Receiver 2019-may-6th

mz-32 Downloader for Java 8, 11  2019-october 26th


USB driver for Win7 and Win8 for radios with micro USB plug (X-8E, mz-16, mz-32, mc-26, mc-28)




Firmware Upgrade Studio 4.6
- Update can be made on mc-28 and mz-24.PRO
- Updates will be made automatically with the http-server and not with ftp-server

Firmware Upgrade Studio 4.6 V2
- Load the model memory from the mc-26/28 works
- BUS Firmware upgrade for GPS / Vario Module Alpha Graupner HoTT (No. S8437)
- Link for generating QR codes. Suitable for WiFi chargers Polaron. With the WiFi app, stickers can be generated for the batteries and the app and the QR codes set the right parameters for charging.

Firmware Upgrade Studio 4.7 from 27 June 17
- Corrected the QR-Code generator
- Improved model memory security

VDF Editor from 31th December 2018
-The VDF Editor is a program that can edit voice announcements for the Graupner HoTT radios (not for mz-32).
- Manual in the languages DE and EN in the zip-data enclosed

Firmware Upgrader Slowflyer- & Gyro Receiver for OS and Linux from the 26 February 2018

- This software allows to update slowflyer and gyro receiver with OS or Linux computers, if installed on the computer JAVA 8, 9, 10.

Firmware Upgrade Studio 4.9 from 15 March 2018

- Added mz-32 update
- Changed update server

Firmware Upgrader Studio from 12 April 2018
- mc-28 autoupdate works now
- TTS Software for Java >=8 for mz-32 added as link. 

Firmware Upgrader Studio from 11 June 2018
- Vdf Editor works only with JAVA 8
- Java 10 is not yet supported, since some of the libraries used for Java 10 are not yet available. Data Explorer, Gyro Receiver updater, HoTT TTS

mz-32 Downloader from 31th December 2018
Downloader for mz-32 Software updates. Software for Windows, Linux, Apple
- works with JAVA 8,9,10 or 11

Please note: The new update software must be downloaded and the old update software uninstalled. An automatic update is no longer possible.

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  • Error

    Cannot download english version, file size is 0.


  • Firmware upgrade studio 4.6 notice

    Please translate manuel firmware upgrade 4.6 in english or french for no german users. It is difficult to update without :we don't understand error messages!

  • Answer "Error"

    Hello Marc,

    the English version of the Firmware Upgrade works now.
    Thank you for your information.

    Kind regards


  • Answer to "Firmware upgrade studio 4.6 notice"

    Hello Gastal Michel,

    thank you for your message.
    We are really sorry that we can not offer you an English or French version of the Firmware Upgrade 4.6 manual.
    We translation is still in processing.
    Thank you for your appreciation.

    Kind regards


  • Studio 4.7

    you answer : "Hello Andy Dix, please do not update the version v1.052. Therefore you need the GR_Studio 4.7"
    Kind regards Graupner
    So where is possible to download 4.7 ?? Only 4.6 is available but you let people to download 1.052 for Mz24!


  • Answer "Studio 4.7"

    Hello Davide Dreossi,

    for the mz-24 the current certified version is 1.042.
    For the update version 1.042 you need the Firmware 4.6.
    The version 1.05x and the firmware 4.7 are not certified and not issued by Graupner/SJ GmbH.
    So you can not download the firmware 4.7 at our update blog.

    Kind regards


  • firmware upgrade studio

    la version 4.7 en français ne trouve pas les fichiers bin de mise à jour.
    Merci de votre réponse.

  • Manual Firmware_Upgrade_Studio.pdf

    Hi, please, where I find the MANUAL FIRMWARE_UPGRADE_STUDIO.PDF in english version? Thank you so much. Best wishes from Brazil.

  • Answer to "firmware upgrade studio"

    Bonjoure Monsieur Delalonde,

    I am sorry but it is difficult to understand your question and your error.
    It is not possible to update the 4.7 with the automatical update (please check your internet connection) or it was not possible with a manual access into the file.

    Please let us know more details and we looking forward to help you.

    Kind regards


  • Answer "Manual Firmware_Upgrade_Studio.pdf"

    Hello Arlindo Carvalho,

    we are really sorry but we can not offer you a firmware upgrade studio manual in English at the moment.
    We are eager to make this timely. Thank you for your understanding.

    Kind regards from Germany


  • keep getting error message " ERROR RETURN. ADDRESS :8004000"

    Hi struggling to update MZ-24 with latest firmware, keeps coming up with " ERROR RETURN. ADDRESS :8004000" can you help please

  • Ouverture fichier bin

    Ayant voulu passer la radio en Français, j'ai suivi la procédure pour télécharger le dernier Firmware en Français avec le soft en 4.7. Plantage en plein téléchargement. La radio est donc plantée.
    J'ai donc voulu utiliser la procédure d'urgence .... La version 4.7 ne permet de sélectionner les fichiers bin.
    Je fais quoi maintenant ? Agggrhhhhhhhhh !

  • Answer "keep getting error message " ERROR RETURN. ADDRESS :8004000"

    Hello Shaun,

    we never heard from this error. The source of error may come from the update program, not from the transmitter.
    But we need more details that we can support you.
    Please get in touch with our service (mail: or phone. +49 0 7021/722 130

    Kind regards


  • Répondre à "Ouverture fichier bin"

    Bonjour M. Fonvielle

    Vous pouvez utiliser le programme d’urgence en téléchargeant le fichier bin
    Lancer la procédure avec l’émetteur à l’arrêt, puis mettre l’émetteur en marche lorsque la barre verte commence à défiler.
    Si cela ne fonctionne pas appelez-moi au 03 87 85 62 12



  • mz-24 updating Error 8004000

    Hi - I am trying to update my mz-24 from v041 to v052 using firmware v4.7, and I encounter Error return address : 8004000 , Firmware download Fail.


  • Answer to "mz-24 updating Error 8004000"

    Hello Mike,

    it might be the USB driver. Do you have installed the USB driver?

    Kind regards


  • Are micro_swloader exe-fil a virus?

    The fil "micro_swloader_V11.exe" that is in your downloads, are by Norton antivirus I am running on my laptop considered to be a threat to the computer and are therefor remowed befor when unpacking the ZIP files.

    Can you please re-wrigt that exe-fil so that I can upgrade my gyrorecivers. Or give us an opertunity to upgrade the gyro-reciver from the studio instead.

    Otherwise an exelent radiosystem, using MC28

    Regards from

  • ubdate mz-12

    Prosím , link na video aktualizácia mz-12 . Aké Graupner Kabel und Stecker potrebujem ? Aký postup dodržať ? (Fernsteuerung) Vysielač kábel + S - ? Ďakujem

  • Answer "ubdate mz-12"

    Hello Hanus Rudolf,

    thank you very much for your comment. Unfortunately we can no understand your question.
    Please get in touch with us in English or German.

    Thank you

    Kind regards


  • ¨POLARON EX upgrade

    Hi Gr support,

    using last version of French Gr Studio on Win7 labtop to upgrade POLARON EX (current v1.3xx) USB link is operational (datas from POLARON displayed after COM port selection) but the file target is hosted! (.BIN file...)
    Note that when i'm using win explorer, the file is available !!!
    Help requested for that trouble,


  • Answer "Polaron EX upgrade"

    Hello YanOnQwad,

    thank you very much for your comment.
    Unfortunately we do not understand your question.
    Feel free to get in touch with our French Service Department or please explain the bug in French.

    Kind regards


  • Mac users

    Is the firmware Upgrade Studio compatible with MAC?

  • Answer "Mac users"

    Hello Mr Philips,

    unfortunately the Firmware Upgrade is not compatible with MAC.

    Kind regards


  • Model Data read not working

    Using v4.7 of the software with an MZ-24 Pro running 2v.025, Model Data read does not work at all. PC side is grayed out and can't select files. If I click the Read Start button, I get an error that says "connected device not supported". Meanwhile, the MZ firmware update worked, I can read the TX time, and I can read all the sound files. So the connection is working but not the Model Data feature on either the PC or controller side. I have tried this on both a laptop and a desktop both running Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.

  • Answer "Model Data read not working"

    Hello Mr Rhodes,

    the model memory can only take place with internet connection.
    If you have internet connection please contact our service directly .

    Kind regards


  • manual for firmware upgrade studio

    Please, when can you translate this manual in english or french language. It seems very useful in german with many screen pictures, but it is impossible to understand it for someone who doesn't speak german.
    Thank you very much.

  • Answer "manual for firmware upgrade studio"

    Hello Mr Marvaud,

    thank you for your reminder.
    The translation of the manual is on our to do list.
    At the moment we can not say the date of publication.
    Thank you for your understanding.

    Kind regards


  • BinCopy?

    VDFEditor, MdlViwer - nice. Will BinCopy be able to copy files from SDcard to a computer? (No SDcard handling)

  • Answer "BinCopy?"

    Hello Tony,

    With VDF Editor and MDL Viewer you can save the files directly on the transmitter.

    Kind regards


  • analyze logdata

    I use the Firmware_Upgrade_grStudio Version 4.9 to analyze my log file.
    I have a question.
    Is it possible to copy the data on the Log View screen to memory < ctrl > C or a .csv file to export for further analysis?
    I think if this is possible you can make many users happy with it.

    grts Peter

  • Answer "analyze logdata"

    Hello Peter,

    for more detailed analysed better use the Data Explorer software.

    Kind regards


  • Reply answer "analyze logdata"

    Thank you for the reply!
    I tried this but the DataExplorer does not put always a good output on the screen.
    The output of Firmware_Upgrade_grStudio this is correct but I can not save or export the loose data further.
    It would be nice if they could.
    Do you think that option this can be added or is there maybe a workarroud to do this ?

    grtz Peter

  • Answer "Reply answer "analyze logdata"

    Hello Peter,

    you can adust almost everything on the output screen. I think you need to work more with the data explorer to see, which possibilities it does have.
    It can also export the files to .csv.

    Feel free to get in touch with our service department for more information.

    Kind regards


  • Model data read faild

    Model data read faild! MZ24 Pro 2.026. Does not work

  • Answer "Model data read faild"

    Hello Rauno,

    here the model date are normally exported to SD card and imported again from there.
    It is not possible with mz.24.PRO. Please save the data via SD card.

    Kind regards


  • English version of Manual

    Can you please put an English Version of the manual. Thanks in advance.

  • Answer "English version of Manual"

    Hello Juan Villegas De Waegenaere,

    we are really sorry but we do not have a manual for the firmware upgrade studio in the language English.

    Kind regards


  • Firmware Upgrade studio still do not visualize the devices update files ...

    Impossible to find the downloaded ( from the upgrade site )update files with the French language version
    this has been happening for a moment ( still V .4.7, if I'm right )

    But strictly no problem with the English language version.

    somewhat stange ...


  • the sound does not work

    radio controls MZ 18. I installed version 1.052 English.
    now I can not get a voice.

  • Answer "the sound does not work"

    Hello Mr Hucaljuk,

    you will find the voice files for your mz-18 here.

    Kind regards


  • Answer "Firmware Upgrade studio still do not visualize the devices update files ..."

    Hello Alain,

    we have the firmware just in the language German and English.

    Kind regards


  • voice

    I use grStudio 4.9.
    I get a message:" The connected device is not supported "
    my device is MZ-18.
    Please instructions how to activate voice

  • Answer "voice"

    Hello Mr Hucaljuk,

    I think you have chosen the wrong software.
    Feel free to get in touch with our service department.


  • MZ 24 impossible to update

    I'm trying to update my MZ 24 but the firmware available on your page is not compatible with the version. According to the MZ 24, it is necessary to use version 4.0. how can i get that version 4.0 or how can i update my MZ 24? with the available version it gives me an error code 800 4000. Thanks

  • Answer "MZ 24 impossible to update"

    Hello Mr Lopez,

    you will find the current firmware for your mz-24 here.

    We do not know how you get the error code 800 400 and which firmware version you use.
    Please get in touch with our service via mail and screenshots or phone +49 (0) 7021 722 327.

    Kind regards


  • Roberts

    English Manual Required. Worthless if you cannot read German.
    Also link to download VDF-Editor is broken.

  • Roberts

    Hello Brian Roberts,

    thanks for your feedback. Right now we are working on an Eglish manual. For now you can write an email with your questions to We will answer every question so that you can use the studio.

    The VDF link should work again now.

  • Fichier introuvable

    Avec cette dernière version le logiciel ne voit pas les fichiers .bin ou .cir or que dans mon explorateur Windows je les vois bien. Du coup je ne peux pas faire la mise à jour de mon chargeur polaron pro combo qui est en allemand !! Et donc il m'est quasiment impossible de l'utiliser...
    Pouvez vous m'aider ?

  • Answer "Fichier introuvable"

    Hello Niko,
    thank you for your comment. Unfortunately we do not understand your problem.
    Please let us know you problem in English or feel free to get in touch with our service department in France.
    Graupner Service France
    Gérard Altmayer
    86, rue St. Antoine
    57601 Forbach-Oeting
    Tel. (+33) 38 78 56 21 2
    Fax (+33) 38 78 50 00 8


    Guys LATEST FIRMWARE UPGRADE STUDIO works for me to get the latest update for my mz24pro , one thing that was really nice was the manual in pdf but i cant read German very well is there an English manual coming out?

  • english manual for gr-studio

    We are working on it.

  • User Manual translation

    Please could you tell us if any English or French translation will be available? That is really annoying to not undersatnd such a complex procedure. Think about your customers please !!!

  • english manual for gr-studio

    english manual with german screen shots is now available. I hope it does help.

  • manual for firmware upgrade studio

    In your last answer (October 18), you say:
    english manual with german screen shots is now available. I hope it does help.
    Please can you tell me how can I do to get this english manual.
    Thank you and kind regards.
    J. Marvaud

  • english manual

    Sorry. We forgot to update the manual link on the english page. Please download it now. It's also included in the PC_Software package now.

  • Apple & Firmware Upgrade Studio

    Good afternoom.
    Do you have a version, of Firmware Upgrade Studio, for APPLE users?
    Thankful for your attention. Greetings from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Update Software for Apple users

    Java 8 and 10 Software is available for receivers and the mz-32, which works also with Apple PCs.
    Update software for sensors wil be available, soon. Update software for the ESCs will take longer.
    mz-18 and mz-24 software updates can only be done with windows right now.

  • Update receivers

    Good morning! Could you tell me what software should I use to update my receivers? My receivers are GR12, GR16 and GR24. Thank you for your help.

  • Receiver updates GR-12, 16, 24 ,32

    Just use automatic download or V7.07