EX-NEXT Updater, Update file Ver. 2.00 and earlier

EX-NEXT updater and update files will be released.
By using this updater, you can update EX-NEXT to the latest software.

2021.10.29  Update file Ver.2.00 with MINI-Z Mode added is now available!
                    Ver.2.00 supports both RC cars using KR-420XT and MINI-Z Mode by mode switching.


Target Model

Applicable only for EX-NEXT(LCD Xpansion unit 2 EXP-201

*This is can not use for EX-RR /2 / LDT / 6/ 6R / and LCD xpansion unit EXP-104/104S/104M of the traditional models.
If you use traditional models, pleaes use " Xpansion updater V2.12for EX-2 /RR ".


Contents of the updater

Below contents will be changed or updated.
Xpansion Unit
Ver2.00.00  NEW

・Added "MINIZ" in the RF mode function.
  (This is compatible for "MINI-Z EVO Receiver Unit EX-NEXT MC-8 82043")
・Some bug fix, update little issue.
*If you use this update file, please update master unit to Ver2.00.00 too.

・Same update as same as Ver1.00.09 and some bug fix, update little issue. 

・Added "PUSH/TGLE" change operation in the 2-way operation of the 3/4CH.
 It will be to easy control for turbo function that is used for several ESC 's function.
・The hand brake value will be independent from High point function


Master unit
Ver2.00.00  NEW

・Added "MINIZ" in the RF mode function.
   (This is compatible for "MINI-Z EVO Receiver Unit EX-NEXT MC-8 82043")
・Some bug fix, update little issue.

・ Operational feeling will be improvement and fixed some issues.


Necessary equipment, Products.

Required Windows 8.1 / 10 PC which used for connecting to products , and ICS USB Adapter HS.
Please use KO Driver 2015 as the driver software which recognizes the products via PC.
Please refer this article when  installngi KO driver 2015 to the Windows 10.


Necessary software ,files.

Please download all of below software, file.
There are 2 kind of update files which is for the Xpansion and for the Master unit.

【Update file download】

This is the software used to write update files to EX-NEXT.

 EX-NEXT Update software Ver1.00
    *Update manual is included in the same folder.



【Update file download】

for Xpansion

 Update file ( for Xpansion ) Ver2.00.00
       *29th of Oct 2021.


for Master Unit

 Update file ( for Master unit) Ver 2.00.00
        *29th of Oct 2021.



【Back up manager for EX-NEXT】

This software is used to save the model memory data registered in EX-NEXT to a PC. All data in EX-NEXT will be reset after the update, so save the data to your PC before executing the update. Download the Backup Manager from the following page.

Back up manager for EX-NEXT


Update procedure

1. Please check there are the below listed software, files.

 1, Update software for EX-NEXT
 2, Update manual( software included)
 3, Update files (for Xpansion, for Master unit)
 4, Back up manager software.

  • * Backup manager, EX-NEXT updater and update file are compressed file. Please decompress before using.
    *You must update both devices xpansion and master unit when performing​ update. If a case of updating only one device, it may have issue.
    *We cannot warranty model data when update. So, we recommend back up data before the update by Back up manager.

2. Please update by referring to the manual contents.



If you are unable to download each file

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If you are using Google Chrome, you may be able to download the file by removing the blocking function. For details, please refer to the Q&A of each browser.
*We are unable to answer questions about browsers.



Previous update file

for Xpansion

 Update file ( for Xpansion ) Ver1.00.19
       *20th of July 2021 Ver1.00.19 release.


for Master Unit

 Update file ( for Master unit) Ver 1.00.03


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