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Radenso DS1 Firmware Update

Radenso DS1 Firmware Update


How can I find out which firmware version my Radenso DS1 has?

You can discover your firmware version using two easy methods:

Option 1: Menu settings
-Enter Menu Settings. Scroll and select "Unit". Scroll and select "FW Ver". That is the version currently installed on your DS1.

Option 2: Radenso DS1 Firmware Update program:
-You can also connect the Radenso DS1 to your PC and use the Radenso DS1 Firmware Update Tool to display the firmware version.

Latest Radenso DS1 Firmware:

v1.09 released 4/8/2022
Red Light & Speed Camera Database: 4/4/2022
Radenso DS1 Firmware File

Update Instructions:

Android (DS1 firmware v1.07 or higher required)
Mac OS

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Android update instructions:

Enabling Bluetooth on DS1:

  1. Go into the Menu settings.
  2. Go into “User Preference”
  3. Go to “BT” (this is Bluetooth) and set it to “On”.
  4. Press the menu button to go back to the “User Preference” menu.
  5. “BT Pairing” will appear below “BT”
  6. Go to “BT Pairing” then select “Pairing Set”
  7. It will display “Pairing DS1@XX” (after the @ sign, this is the name of your device)
    a. Side note: Pairing will stay active for 30 seconds. Once timed out, it will show “Pairing Fail” 
  8. If successful, the DS1 will show “Pairing Successful”

Pairing DS1 to Radenso Nexus App:

  1. Download “Radenso Nexus” on Google Play.

  2. Start Bluetooth pairing on the DS1 device.
  3. On the Nexus app, click on “Refresh” and look for your device.
  4. Once your device has been selected, your Android device, it will prompt “Bluetooth pairing request”.
  5. Select “Pair” on the prompts on your Android device.
  6. If the device is paired, the DS1 will display “Pairing Successful”.
  7. Select your DS1 under the “Devices” list to connect to it.

Updating Firmware using Radenso Nexus App:

  1. Open the Radenso Nexus app and connect to the DS1 via Bluetooth.
  2. Click on “Update DS1” on the Nexus menu.
  3. If the current version is different from the update available, click on “Start Update”.
  4. Once completed, reboot the app and DS1 and confirm the firmware version by going back to the update menu option on the Radenso Nexus app.
  5. Side note: If the device or phone turns off or loses connections, you might need to do an update in recovery mode to fix any corrupted files from interruption using a Windows PC.


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Windows update instructions:

Radenso DS1 Firmware Files:

Latest Version: v1.09 released 4/8/2022
Red Light & Speed Camera Database: 4/4/2022

Download Link

Please do not plug your DS1 in until Step 5.

Step 1:
Download the compressed folder that matches the version of Windows you are using. All files necessary for the update are in this folder. Please do not move forward until you unzip/extract this folder.

Step 2:
Open the “Drivers” file within the folder after its extracted, and double click the driver necessary for your version of Windows to install it. In most cases it will be the following file:

Step 3:
Go back to the main folder, which you can do by clicking the back arrow on the window. Double-click the Radenso Download Tool Setup file to open the updater.

Step 4:
Check the box next to “auto connect”. The text to the right of it should change to “Searching”. Move down to the section titled “Download File” and click the “Open” button.

Locate the “Radenso DS1 Update” folder from Step 1, which should be in your “Downloads” folder. Go into this folder, and select the .bin file, starting with “DS1 Firmware”, then click “Open” at the bottom of the window to insert it into the update tool. You should see the name of the file fill the empty space next to the “Open” button.

Step 5:
Plug in your Radenso DS1 to your PC's USB port. Please note, beginning with v1.09 firmware and later you will immediately press and hold the "-" and "+" volume buttons simultaneously on top of the Radenso DS1 to enter firmware update mode. The update tool should show “Connected” where it previously said “Searching”. Once you see that its connected, click “Begin Firmware Update” at the bottom.

You will receive a message when it is finished updating, and can unplug and close the Radenso Updater app.


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macOS update instructions:

Radenso DS1 Firmware Files:

Latest Firmware Version: v1.09 released 4/8/2022
Red Light & Speed Camera Database: 4/4/2022

macOS Radenso Update Program and Drivers
Radenso DS1 Firmware File

6. Another prompt will appear - enter your user name and password again.

7.  Your computer will warn you that a system extension is blocked; click on "Open Security Preferences"

8.  A new window will open that contains your computer's Security and Privacy Settings. Click on the lock in the bottom left hand corner of the window and enter your username and password again.

9. Click "Unlock" and then click "Allow".

10.  The USB driver installation will automatically finish.

3. Click on "Open Anyway".

4. Click "Open" on the following prompt below.