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Model name OPC-2218LU
Download Type USB Driver
Version Ver. 1.1
Update 2013/02/22
Note

Major improvements:

  • Usability with Microsoft® Windows Vista® 8 is added. (32 and 64 bit, but not the "RT" version)
  • There are two different OPC-2218LUs:
    One has no marks on the label of the OPC-2218LU. (previous)
    One has a "B" marked on the label. (See the illustration below.)


NOTE:
The previous OPC-2218LU does not have any marks printed.

  • The previous (unmarked) OPC-2218LU is usable with:
    Microsoft® Windows Vista® 7 (32 and 64 bit)
    Microsoft® Windows Vista®
    Microsoft® XP.

    The previous (unmarked) OPC-2218LU is NOT usable with:
    Microsoft® Windows Vista® 8 (32 and64 bit, including the "RT" version)
    Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, and NT.
    Neither cable is usable with Microsoft® Windows® 95, 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, nor NT.
  • Use the marked ("B") OPC-2218LU when you are using Microsoft® Windows Vista® 8 (32 and 64 bit, but not the "RT" version.)
  • Neither cable is usable with Windows® 8.1(32, 64 nor "RT" version.)

Installing the 1.1 version USB driver

  • Download the driver, extract the ZIP file, and then double click on the folder icon with your OS name displayed.
  • Read the installation guide in the folder for details, and for what is required by your system environment.

Caution

  • Use the 1.0 version USB driver with unmarked cables. The unmarked cable will not work correctly with 1.1 version USB driver for Microsoft® Windows Vista® 8 (32 and 64 bit, but not the "RT" version).
  • Use the 1.1 version USB driver with a marked cable for Microsoft® Windows Vista® 8 (32 and 64 bit, but not the "RT" version).
  • If you use the marked cable and the unmarked cable on the same PC, you must use the 1.0 version USB driver. Used together, those cables will not work correctly with the 1.1 version USB driver.

Usability table of the cables and the USB drivers

CableUSB driverUsability
Unmarked cables (No "B")1.1 version driverNot usable
1.0 version driverUsable
Marked cable ("B")1.1 version driverUsable
1.0 version driverUsable
When marked cables
and unmarked cables
are both used on your PC.
1.1 version driverNot usable
(Unmarked cable is not usable)
1.0 version driverUsable
File Type ZIP
File Size 13.9MB

Regarding this Download Service.

When using this download service, the implementation, use and/or results of use are the sole responsibility of the person making the download.

Firmware is important data for the basic system control of your equipment. An interruption during downloading or a malfunction may cause a failure in the data re-writing, and your equipment may stop functioning normally. If such a failure of the firmware re-writing results in your equipment not functioning normally, Icom Inc. expressly denies and is free from any and all responsibility arising from the result of damage from such an event.

I fully understand the above, and agree not to hold Icom Inc. responsible for any damage to my equipment operation or loss of data as a result of this download.




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