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New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-08-2016

Phaser 8560 firmware upgrade

Hello,

I am trying to upgrade the firmware on our Phaser 8560. I cannot locate instruction or the latest firmware. Would you have this information?

Thank you

Analyst Nation Moderator
Posts: 4,906
Registered: ‎11-25-2013

Re: Phaser 8560 firmware upgrade

Phaser8560_SER17_PS4.17.zip

 

Updating the FW over a network connection

To download a file to the device using FTP (Windows and Mac):

 

  1. Open the Command Prompt (Windows) or Terminal window (Mac).
  2. Type in "ftp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx", where the x characters represent the IP Address of the device, and press Enter.
  3. Press Enter at the prompt line that contains "Name (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:user):"
  4. Type in "put /location/of/file.ps", where the full file name and path are entered. If you drag and drop the FW file you are sending into the window (after “put “), the full path and file name will populate.
  5. Press Enter and the file will be transferred to the Phaser device over FTP.

 

To download a file to the device using CentreWare Internet Services (Windows and Mac):

NOTE: CWIS can only be accessed if the device is connected to a network that utilizes the TCP/IP protocol. The device must also contain a valid IP Address.

  1. From a computer, open an Internet web browser.
  2. Enter the Phaser device's IP Address in the Address field, and then press Enter.
  3. Click on the Print button.
  4. Click on the "File Download" link in the list of options on the left side of the window.
  5. Depending on the browser being used, click on the Browse or Choose File button, and then browse to and select the file to be downloaded to the device.
  6. Click on the blue, square button to

send the file to the Phaser device.

 

Updating the FW over a USB connection

To download a file to the printer using the Xerox File Downloader Utility (Windows):

NOTE: This solution assumes the Xerox File Downloader Utility has already been downloaded and installed on the computer.

  1. From the computer, open the Xerox File Downloader Utility. By default, the utility is installed in the following location on the computer's hard drive: C:\File Downloader.
  2. Select the required printer from the Select the printer to spool the file to from the list below pull

down menu.

  1. Click on the [Browse] button, and then browse to and select the file to be downloaded to the printer from the “Select the file to send to the printer” section.
  2. Click on the [Send] button to send the file to the printer.

 

To download a file to the printer over USB from a Mac:

Firmware files can be downloaded to a Phaser device connected over USB by dragging the FW file to the print queue on an Apple Macintosh.

 

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Joe.
New Member
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-08-2016

Re: Phaser 8560 firmware upgrade

Thank you for your post.
New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-19-2016

Re: Phaser 8560 firmware upgrade

Hello, I'm trying to update my 8560MFP firmware. However I can not find the latest firmware can you please point me in the correct link?
Thank you
Analyst Nation Moderator
Posts: 4,906
Registered: ‎11-25-2013

Re: Phaser 8560 firmware upgrade

This is the latest I have

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Registered: ‎06-19-2017

Re: Phaser 8560 firmware upgrade

You need to click on Index, then Site Map to locate the File Download feature.