The 8100 Series can be updated via USB to add new functionality for end users.


It is recommended that USB updates are performed only by competent personnel and only after confirming that the unit is compatible with the latest version. The latest version is available by contacting Transmille via support ticket (recommended) or via email


A List of Software Versions and improvements can be found below :


V1.0.0 - Initial Release


V1.0.1 - 9th February 2018

  • Improved speed and performance of 100MR and 1GR Range calibration
  • When in frequency mode the READ? command now returns the Frequency instead of voltage/current
  • PIC Version can be seen from the main menu


V1.0.2 - 15th February 2018 - REQUIRES PIC VERSION 5.9

  • Allows configuration of Frequency Measurement Gate between SLOW and FAST modes
  • Will warn the user if incorrect PIC version (low-level firmware) is detected


V1.0.3 - 19th February 2018

  • Improved loading of specification file and simplification of file names


V1.0.4 - 28th February 2018 

  • Resolved issue setting GPIB interface address via front panel


V1.0.5 - 16th March 2018

  • Improved performance with handling a large number of samples (>10,000 samples) in rolling average mode
  • Improved remote interface performance & compatibility
  • Added remote commands to enable/disable backlight (DISPlay:BACKLight {ON}{OFF})
  • Display backlight will now enter screensaver mode correctly during long-term measurements (i.e. using ProGraph)


V1.0.6 - 16th March 2018

  • Resolved error in the on-screen calculation for power dissipation


V1.0.7 - 28th March 2018

  • Internal Release - minor terminology changes


V1.0.8 - 6th April 2018

  • Introduction of Ratio Configuration Options - enabling the user to select the number of stabilization samples as well as the number of samples used on a per terminal basis
  • Main Menu re-written to be in alphabetical order for ease of use
  • Allowed Main Menu to scroll between pages via digital control
  • Null indicator text change from "NULL ON" to "NULL"
  • The configuration menu is now protected by system password
  • All Null values are now cleared when performing a reset via front panel or via the *RST command
  • Ohms compensation status now visible in the top menu bar when set
  • Electrometer Infinity null enabled
  • Electrometer functionality colour scheme corrected
  • All null's now cleared when performing a reset to startup state


V1.0.9 - 15th April 2018

  • Shunt menus re-configured in main menu to enable full support of frequency specific AC/DC differences


V1.1.0 - 4th May 2018

  • Internal Release - minor terminology changes


V1.1.1 - 10th May 2018

  • Resolved issue introduced in V1.1.0 with conflicting NATIVE and SCPI commands


V1.1.2 - 11th May 2018

  • Improved behavior of NULL command over remote interfaces

V1.1.3 - 30th May 2018

  • Added support for -R models for Russian Market.


V1.1.4 - 22nd June 2018

  • Improved menu structure for 8109 Models


V1.1.5 - 2nd July 2018

  • Internal Release - Minor terminology changes


V1.1.6 - 2nd July 2018

  • Added additional functionality into AC/DC Current Shunt menus and reduced the number of key presses required to select AC/DC Current shunt functions


V1.1.7 - 13th September 2018

  • Resolved issue with selecting second page of thermocouple menu via front panel quick access keys