How to upload configuration or firmware files to an AF-6700


  • How do I upload firmware on an AF-6700.
  • How do I load messages onto a AF-6700.
  • How do I load fonts onto a AF-6700.
  • How do I load a config file to an AF-6700.


  • Product Family: Transportation
  • Product: Data Display Legacy
  • Component: PCB236 / 237, PCB195 controller board
  • Control System: DVS; DDX Modal, DMS Utility


  1. Download and run the DMS utility. DMS Code Uploader Utility
  2. Disconnect from any other networks you may be connected to, and close DVS if it is running.
  3. Enter a Location Name
  4. Select Add Displays.
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  6. In the new window, Select Add Display
  7. Make sure pixel height and width are set correctly
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  9. Put the file you wish to upload into the correct sections for PCB236/237 or PC195. 
    • Note: App=Firmware  and Secondary loader= loader when selecting the .hex files in firmware folder.
  10. Select Done.
  11. Select Add
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  13. Right click on the newly created display and select Edit.
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  15. Enter controller address (default 0A)
  16. Enter the IP of the display being updated


  1. Select Done.
  2. Right click on the display again and hit connect Note: If you have successfully connected, icons below show notes will appear.
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  4. Select the firmware tab.  Capture7.PNG
  5. Make sure to uncheck all the boxes except for Loader under application Modules.
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  7. Select upload to upload the secondary loader.
  8. When completed you will get a green check mark and get a box that says uploads complete.  Note you will have to click on DMS icon on the bottom of the computer screen in the task bar to get the box that says complete.
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  10. Select ok and then done.
  11. Right click and go to upload firmware.
  12. Uncheck the loader and check the rest of the boxes that need to be uploaded.
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  14. Once the process is complete you will get green check marks and box that says complete like in step 25.
  15. Verify sign is operational.


KB ID: DD3661798

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