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Visium CytAssist Firmware Release Notes

Important
Firmware v2.0 is available for download on network connected Visium CytAssist instruments. To download the latest firmware, navigate on your instrument to "System" and select "Firmware Update" for installation. For help with connecting your instrument, refer to our support site or contact [email protected].

FOR USE WITH:

  • Visium CytAssist & Accessory Kit, 12-Month Warranty, PN-1000441
  • Visium CytAssist & Accessory Kit, 24-Month Warranty, PN-1000442

v2.0.1 (February, 2024)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in the 2.0.0 release where an additional 'Upgrade Available' banner appeared after installation of the 2.0.0 firmware

v2.0.0 (February, 2024)

Features

  • Now includes support for Visium HD Spatial Gene Expression
  • Added barcode scanner support for slide serial number entry
  • Added functionality to document additional sample details
  • Added instrument information to TIFF metadata for CytAssist images
  • Improved error handling
  • Improved leveling mode
  • Increased stringency of the system self test

Bug Fixes

  • Eliminated occurrences of false temperature warnings
  • Display permanent WiFi MAC address in Network Settings

v1.1.5 (October, 2023)

Features

  • Improved instrument's lid-lock capabilities

v1.1.4 (June, 2023)

Features

  • Enhanced diagnostic logging to improve troubleshooting
  • Added functionality to export run data to Network Attached Storage
  • Added a warning icon to the home screen when the instrument is cooling down
  • Improved CytAssist image file names to contain more descriptive run information

Bug Fixes

  • Reduced occurrence of false positive leveling errors
  • Improved scrolling behavior reduces the likelihood of accidental clicks
  • Eliminated occurrence of false temperature warnings during First-Time-Use (FTU)
  • Fixed bug preventing run logs from being visible on the instrument user interface

v1.1.3 (March, 2023)

Firmware patch 1.1.3 fixes a bug that causes false positive temperature warnings after the First-Time-Use workflow. This firmware release is relevant to users who have not yet installed version 1.1.1. If you have already updated to version 1.1.1, you do not need to install the patch. Note there is no version 1.1.2.

Features

  • Enhanced diagnostic logging to improve troubleshooting
  • Added functionality to export run data to Network Attached Storage
  • Added a warning icon to the home screen when the instrument is cooling down
  • Improved CytAssist image file names to contain more descriptive run information

Bug fixes

  • Reduced occurrence of false positive leveling errors
  • Improved scrolling behavior, reducing the likelihood of accidental clicks
  • [Specific to firmware version 1.1.3] Eliminated occurrence of false temperature warnings during First-Time-Use (FTU)

v1.1.1 (February, 2023)

Features

  • Enhanced diagnostic logging to improve troubleshooting
  • Added functionality to export run data to Network Attached Storage
  • Added a warning icon to the home screen when the instrument is cooling down
  • Improved CytAssist image file names to contain more descriptive run information

Bug fixes

  • Reduced occurrence of false positive leveling errors
  • Improved scrolling behavior, reducing the likelihood of accidental clicks

v1.0.1 (July, 2022)

Features

  • Improved Readiness Test algorithms
  • Reduced log upload time to the 10x Genomics Cloud
  • Improved error code language for clarity
  • Miscellaneous User Interface improvements

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug that caused issues focusing the camera
Document Type
Instrument Software

Last Modified
March 20, 2024