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These instructions are only for printers with versions 3.5 and higher.

⚠ Caution: Do not force the upgrade to printers with SW version lower than 3.5, as this may cause permanent damage to the equipment.

Upgrade your KODAK Portrait printer from version 3.5 to 4.0 or higher.

To upgrade your printer you will need to download a program that will run from a Windows computer (download link below). From that application you will be able to download a .zip file directly to a USB flash drive, then connect that flash drive to your KODAK Portrait printer and follow the steps below.

We recommend doing the update with the KODAK Portrait printer connected via Ethernet to the Internet provider’s modem, this guarantees a more stable connection than wireless (wifi) connections.

Updating without risk! In case of problems during the upgrade you can always recover the operating system of your KODAK Portrait printer. For an emergency recovery follow these steps.

Warning Do not disconnect the printer from any network during the upgrade.
Make sure that the Internet connection does not use a firewall.

Update via ethernet cable

You will need:

  1. Computer with Windows
  2. Internet connection
  3. Formatted USB Flash Drive
  4. Ethernet cable

Step 1 – Download KODAK Portrait Updater software

  1. Download app from this link: WE ARE UPDATING THE FILE, COME BACK IN A FEW DAYS. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.https://downloads.exo.com.ar/descargas/KDK/setup.exe
  2. Select the location where you will save the Setup.exe file on your computer and click on it to start the installation of the KODAK Portrait Updater program.
  3. Select the “Install” button to continue.
  1. Wait for the program to finish installing.
  1. In case Windows displays a security warning, select “More information”.
  1. And select “Run anyway”.
  1. Once the installation is complete, the KODAK Portrait Updater program will open.

Step 2 – Updating the KODAK Portrait Printer Software

  1. In the KODAK Portrait Updater program window select “Get File from Server” option. Download the file directly to the preformatted flash drive.
  1. Turn on the printer
  2. Connect the KODAK Portrait printer to the Internet modem using the Ethernet cable. The Ethernet port is located on the back of the printer.
  1. Verify that the ethernet connected icon appears at the top of the screen in the printer’s main menu.
  1. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB connector of the printer.
  1. From the main menu press “Setup”.
  1. Then choose the “Connectivity” option.
  1. And then “Network”.
  1. Copy the IP Address (Eth), then enter it into the KODAK Portrait Updater program.
  1. Type the IP number in the “Kodak 3D Printer IP Address” field.
  1. Select the “UPGRADE” option.
  1. Verify that the USB flash drive is inserted into the printer’s USB port and select “Accept”.

DURATION The installer may take up to 40 minutes depending on the software version.

  1. Select the “Yes” option to continue with the update.

Once the update is complete, the printer display will turn off.

  1. A banner will appear in the installer stating that the upgrade is complete, select “Accept”.
  1. Turn off the printer, remove the USB flash drive and turn on the printer again.
  1. When starting the printer, check in the lower left margin that the version has been updated.

In case of failure to update, the printer will revert to the latest functional version.
You will have to perform the above mentioned steps again.

Read the instructions for an update via wifi.

Visit the Kodak Portrait 3D Printer Knowledge Base

Questions such as How to install the latest firmware version?, When to lubricate the axles?, How to purge the hotends? and much more, can be found in our knowledge base.