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Maxwell® RSC 48 Software, Firmware and Methods

Download software and firmware updates and methods for the Promega Maxwell® RSC 48 Instrument.

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Software and Firmware

Latest versions:
Software v3.0.1.161
Firmware v6.2.12

Software Installation Instructions:

  1. Ensure you have Firmware v6.2.12 or higher (Home -> Settings -> Instrument Info).
  2. Export results that may still reside within the Maxwell® RSC 48 Software into a file in a different directory on the Tablet PC or to your local PC drive to prevent data loss. All results and user-defined methods will be saved in the Maxwell® RSC 48 Software and accessible after updating to the new software version. This is merely a precautionary step.
  3. Power OFF the instrument and disconnect it from the PC.
  4. Download and Save the "" file to your hard drive.
    Note: Make sure to extract the file from the zip archive.
  5. Right click on the "Maxwell RSC 48 Installer v3.0.1.161.exe" file and select Run as Administrator.
  6. Follow the prompts and wait for installation to complete.
  7. Launch the Maxwell® RSC 48 Software and go to Settings -> Instrument Info to verify that the Software version is updated.

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Firmware Installation Instructions:

  1. Download and Save the "RSC-48_Firmware-v-6212.bin" file to your hard drive.
  2. Export all results files to the tablet desktop to prevent data loss.
  3. Uninstall existing software.
  4. Re-connect the instrument to the PC, and power the instrument ON.
  5. Install the Firmware by launching the Instrument Programmer from the Apps menu by swiping from the right edge of the Tablet and selecting the search function. Type Instrument Programmer into search box and then click on the icon.
  6. Select the Firmware Browse button and navigate to the file location in step 1.
  7. Select the Firmware file with the extension of .bin and select Open.
  8. Click the Program button and wait for the process to complete. Restart the instrument when prompted and press OK.
  9. Launch the Maxwell® RSC 48 Software and go to Settings -> Instrument Info to verify that the Firmware version is updated.

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Each method download contains the specific automated method necessary to run the Maxwell® RSC 48 Instrument. The download includes encrypted files with a .package extension. 

For detailed information about methods for the Maxwell® RSC 48 Instrument, refer to the Maxwell® RSC 48 Instrument Operating Manual, #TM510.

Maxwell® RSC 48 methods can be downloaded from any PC computer (Microsoft Windows® 7 or higher) with an available USB port.