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FLIR Client 12 Software: Manually updating DVR / NVR firmware on PC / Mac

Your LHA / LNK Series DVR / NVR can receive firmware updates:

  • Automatically over a network, connected by an Ethernet cable (included). Click here for information on how to automatically upgrade firmware.
  • Manually by connecting a USB flash drive (not included) to your DVR / NVR. Click here for more information about manually upgrading firmware through your DVR / NVR.
  • Manually by connecting a USB flash drive (not included) to your PC / Mac and using the FLIR Client 12 software.

IMPORTANT: It is recommended to use automatic upgrade unless directed by technical support to perform a manual upgrade. Technical support will provide you with a .bin file for manual firmware upgrade. Do not power off the DVR / NVR during a firmware upgrade.

Prerequisites:

  • Download and install the FLIR Client 12 software on your PC / Mac. Click here for more information on locating software downloads.
  • Save the .bin file on your PC / Mac.

To manually update the DVR / NVR firmware:

  1. Launch the FLIR Client 12 software on your PC / Mac.

  2. Click Remote Setting.

  3. Under Advanced,‎ click Maintenance > Firmware Update tab.

  4. Click Scan.

  5. Select the .bin file saved on your PC / Mac, and then click Open.

    Firmware Update

  6. Click Start to upgrade the firmware.

  7. Allow 5-10 minutes for the system to upgrade. The DVR / NVR will automatically restart when the firmware upgrade is complete.

Click here for information on how to manually update firmware using your LHA / LNK Series DVR / NVR system.
Click here for information on how to manually update firmware using your LHB Series DVR.