Welcome to the Mosquito Updater Software

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					     Welcome to the Mosquito Updater
                Software.

System Requirements
    •   Your PC or laptop should be running WinXP SP1 or better.

    •   You need a USB connection between the PC or laptop and the Mosquito.

    •   You need a valid License from Algolith (see the “Licensing” section).

    •   You need the Mosquito Update software (available on your PC).

    •   Your Mosquito must be turned on.



Updating your Mosquito for the First Time
The Mosquito Updater software updates your Mosquito Noise Reducer to the latest available
version of the software. If this is the first time you are updating your Mosquito you must first run
the MosquitoBaseUpdate software. The MosquitoBaseUpdate software does not require a
license. If you have already updated your Mosquito at least once or if your Mosquito is already
at version 2.00 or higher, go to the “Installing the MosquitoUpdate Software” section.

If you have not yet updated your Mosquito, the Mosquito Status window will show six lines of
information. If you have updated your Mosquito, four lines will appear. If six (6) lines are shown
instead of a four (4) lines, run the MosquitoBaseUpdate software before running the
MosquitoUpdate software.




                                              6 Lines




                                              4 Lines

Make sure your Mosquito is turned on and connected to your computer via USB. When you see
the “Your Hardware is Installed and Ready to Use” message, run MosquitoBaseUpdate.exe to
install the software.


Note: MosquitoUpdate.exe and MosquitoBaseUpdate.exe are mutually exclusive. When you
have finished installing MosquitoBaseSetup.exe, you must uninstall it before installing
MosquitoSetup.exe.

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Installing the MosquitoBaseUpdate Software
To install the MosquitoBaseUpdate software, follow the onscreen instructions:


In the Welcome dialog, click Next.




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Make sure your Mosquito is turned on and connected to your computer via USB. Click Install.




Click Finish.




The MosquitoBaseUpdate software is installed and ready to be run.




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Updating your Mosquito with the MosquitoBaseUpdate Software

From C:\Program Files\Algolith\MosquitoBase, run the “MosquitoBaseUpdate.exe” file.




In the Algolith Base Update Utility dialog, click OK to start the update.




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Note: To successfully update your Mosquito, make sure it is connected and turned on at all
times. Otherwise, the following error message will appear:




Warning: Do not click Next or Cancel when the following dialog appears during the installation.
The dialog will disappear after a little while.




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The update should take less than a minute to complete. Once completed, the Update Complete
message will appear in the lower left corner of the window. Click Exit to close the dialog.




At the end of the installation, the following message will also appear and can be ignored. Click
OK to close the dialog.




Your Mosquito is now ready to be updated with the latest Video/Controller Software.




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Installing the MosquitoUpdate Software
To install the MosquitoUpdate software, follow the onscreen instructions:

In the Welcome dialog, click Next.




If necessary, uninstall MosquitoBaseSetup.exe. Enable the Uninstall Mosquito Base check box
and then click Next.




Warning: You must uninstall MosquitoBaseSetup.exe before you can install
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MosquitoUpdate.exe. Otherwise, you will not be able to proceed with the installation.

Make sure your Mosquito is turned on and connected to your computer via USB. Click Install.




Licensing
Before starting the update, you must install the license that enables the software. You obtain the
license from Algolith. If you have not yet received your license, you can request it from support-
ht@algolith.com.

To receive your license, provide the serial number of your Mosquito. The serial number is shown
in the Mosquito Status window and is composed of 8 numbers starting with 0497xxxx.

Your license will be sent to you via e-mail. When you receive the license file, save it in the
C:\program files\algolith\mosquito directory.

You are now ready to upgrade the Mosquito Software.




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Upgrading the Mosquito Software
Go to Start | All Programs | Algolith to run MosquitoUpdate. Alternatively, run MosquitoUpdate
from the C:\Program Files\algolith\Mosquito directory.




In the Algolith Mosquito Update Utility window, click Update to upgrade your Mosquito. The
process will take between three to five minutes to complete.




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A valid license must be installed in order to upgrade your Mosquito. If you do not have a valid
license, or your license is installed in the wrong directory, the following warning will appear:




To obtain a valid license, refer to the “Licensing” section.

Warning: Do not unplug the Mosquito during the upgrade.

The progress of the upgrade is displayed in the Algolith Mosquito Update Utility dialog. When the
upgrade is done, the All Updates Complete message will appear in the lower left corner of the
dialog. Click Exit to close the dialog.




Note: After the upgrade is done, you can uninstall the MosquitoUpdate software.


You need to remove power from your Mosquito by unplugging the power supply.

After re-applying power, your status window displays the new version number:




This completes your Mosquito Upgrade.
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                                  Release Notes



Version 3.03
The following improvements have been made to Mosquito version 3.03.

   •   Supports PAL Standards, 576i, 576P
   •   Detail enhancement has been improved




Version 3.06
The following improvements have been made to Mosquito version 3.06 that updates the video
firmware to V3.04 and the control firmware to V2.08.

   •   Improved MNR2S algorithm image segmentation near edge consolidation.
   •   Improved Block Offset Detection algorithm
   •   Increased filtering no regions without movement.
   •   Added split border vertical line to highlight the split position.
   •   Corrected BAR button that change BAR status (ON/OFF) when it is selected by the user.
   •   Corrected synchronization detection management resulting in a more robust video input
       mode switching.




Version 3.07
The following improvements have been made to Mosquito version 3.07 that updates the video
firmware to V3.05 and the control firmware to V2.09.

   •   Modified MNR image segmentation to reduce the window depth and threshold in
       interlaced mode.
   •   Modified MNR noise estimation to reduce the shape adaptive window vertical size in
       interlace mode.
   •   Added BAR direction isolation.
   •   Added BAR central direction high frequency check.
   •   Corrected artefact (ghost image) introduced when setting is at maximum level.




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