Marlin

A portable module for high-speed software updates on electronic control units to avoid expensive delays in the manufacturing process.

Volume

Flash 22 ECUs at the same time

Speed

Transfer software at up to 100mb/s

Portability

Carry it anywhere with the rugged case

Components

Module

  • Compact size (40x30cm)
  • Brushed aluminum body
  • Optional ergonomic stand

Display

  • 10.1 ” multi-touch screen
  • 3mm semi-tempered glass
  • Usage with gloves possible
  • Dust - and water repellent

Portable Case

  • Hand luggage size
  • Durable, rugged design
  • Shock-proof insulation
  • Splash-water protection
  • Dust protection
  • Storage compartment for labels and printers

Hardware

  • Central control unit (Ethernet/DoIP)
  • Network control unit
    (High-speed connections)
  • BroadR-Reach unit
  • CAN/CAN FD unit

Connections

  • 22 Plug and flash ports
  • 12v universal power supply
  • HDMI for rack mounting (optional)
  • USB port

Software

  • Automatic calibration of flash settings
  • Flashing at the highest speed allowed by the ECU
  • Elimination of vehicle-specific diagnostic processes
  • Removal of the VCI (vehicle communication interface)
  • Direct flashing without the need for gateways

How to use Marlin

Step One

Set-up

  • Remove module from transport case
  • Plug in power supply
  • Boot the device
  • Insert USB drive with flash software

Step Two

Configuration

  • Select flash container from USB device
  • Fast mode: Select start
  • Advanced mode: Configure settings
  • Connect ECUs

Step Three

Flashing

  • Automatic start
  • Re-flashing (multiple attempts)
  • Log creation
  • Error-tracing
  • Label printing

Questions


  • When will Marlin be available?

    Prototypes of the second iteration of Marlin will be sent out to test partners in March 2019. Marlin itself will be available for purchase in May 2019.


  • Can I configure Marlin remotely via Web?


  • What cables are provided?


  • Is Marlin restricted to a specific car brand?


  • Can I flash ECUs directly without gateways?


  • Can I use Marlin for flash tests?

Background

If faulty ECU software is detected during the car manufacturing process, it causes expensive delays for the production line. We developed Marlin for high-speed emergency updates on site.

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