The Pilot Plug Manager can be used to test the various sensors and update the firmware of your Pilot Plug. You can connect to your Pilot Plug via WiFi or USB.
You can also change the configuration of your Pilot Plug.
If you want to update the firmware you need to use the Pilot Plug Manager. It automatically downloads the latest version for you.
If the installation fails, try to uninstall any previous version of this program.
Version 188.8.131.52 — 26.08.2019
Fixed: no versions were listed in the update guide.
Version 184.108.40.206 — 07.08.2019
Fixed: unable to select versions when connected via WiFi
Changed yellow text color to make it more readable
Added tip to guide when connecting via USB
Positions of satellites now correct
Version 220.127.116.11 — 25.06.2019
Satellite instrument updated
Added helper for fixing internet connectivity issues
Fixed a bug in the configurator
Version 18.104.22.168 — 03.05.2019
Display for latest firmware download added
Increased reliability of firmware flashes
Version 22.214.171.124 — 09.04.2019
Support for our latest firmware version 3.2A
Adjustable ROT range
Small adjustments to satellite view
Version 126.96.36.199 — 18.02.2019
New updater allows to select the firmare version you want to install
Fixed an error which prevented the updater from finding the Pilot Plug
Fixed some design flaws
Version 188.8.131.52 — 07.12.2018
Fixed a bug which let the firmware update fail
Improved communication with the Pilot Plug
Version 184.108.40.206 — 28.11.2018
Fixed a bug which caused automatic firmware downloads to fail.
Version 220.127.116.11 — 13.11.2018
IMPORTANT: the version includes a new certificate which is not yet accepted by Windows. If Windows smartscreen pops up after the installation/at startup, please follow this guide:
Click on "More info"
Click on "Run anyway"
Release Notes for this version
Added ability to update the firmware via WiFi
New and updated pages in the Help Center
Version 18.104.22.168 — 15.10.2018
You can configure your Pilot Plug
You can reliably update the firmware of your Pilot Plug
Help Center added
Easier connect guides
AIS status indicator added
Version 22.214.171.124 — 11.09.2018
This version is only able to update the firmware of your Pilot Plug. Every other feature is experimental!
Application icon updated
Step-By-Step connect guides
Pilot Plug Infotool renamed to Pilot Plug Manager (PPM)
Version 126.96.36.199 — 30.07.2018
Some design changes
More help related text
Updater was simplyfied
New Application icon
Version 188.8.131.52 — 20.07.2018
Automatic updates for the tool itself
Can connect to the Pilot Plug via WiFi, Bluetooth or USB/Serial
Receives ROT, heading, pitch, roll, battery status and firmware version and displays them properly
Includes a firmware updater:
Check for a newer version (needs an internet connection)
This list contains features which are planned to be built into the tool but are not yet included.
Showing satellite positions relative to your position
Ability to configure your Pilot Plug through the tool