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Genie Z-135/70 Installation Instructions Manual

ZX-135/70

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Installation Instructions 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Part No. 1258800 
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Instructions 

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Part No. 1258800 

 

Introduction 

 

Introduction 

 

Observe and Obey: 

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This procedure shall be completed by a person 
trained and qualified on the repair of this 
machine. 

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Immediately tag and remove from service a 
damaged or malfunctioning machine. 

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Repair any machine damage or malfunction 
before operating the machine. 

Before Starting Installation: 

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Read, understand and obey the safety rules 
and operating instructions in the appropriate 
operator's manual. 

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Be sure that all necessary tools and parts are 
available and ready for use. 

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Read this procedure completely and adhere to 
the instructions. Attempting shortcuts may 
produce hazardous conditions. 

 

Indicates that a specific result is expected after 
performing a series of steps. 

 

Indicates than an incorrect result has occurred 
after performing a series of steps. 

Note: These installation instructions only apply 
to the Genie models listed on the front cover, 
as required by Service Advisory 140007.

 

Tools Required: 

Computer or Laptop with Microsoft operating 
system XP or newer 

DB9 cable, female to male of suitable length 
(DB9F to DB9M) 

7/16 inch wrench 

7/16 inch socket 

Ratchet 

Small flathead screwdriver 

Service Manual: 
Z-135/70, GPN-106783 
ZX-135/70, GPN-218700 

USB to DB9 adapter cable (if required) 

SCON Tee harness (if required) 
(107647, ordered seperately) 

WebGPI™ software 
(215336, ordered separately) 

Note: The WebGPI™ software kit must be 
purchased if it is not already installed on your 
computer, and is not warrantable under this 
Service Advisory.

 

Glossary of Terms 

SCON - Safety controller 

TCON - Turntable controls (Ground controls) 

PCON - Platform controls 


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Instructions 

 Introduction 

 

 

Part No. 1258800 

Software Update 

 

Machine Software Version 
Update Requirements 

  Machines equipped with platform overload 

protection and an operating system with a 
software version less than 3.00 must install 
load sense upgrade kit 1258801. 

  Machines equipped with platform overload 

protection and an operating system with a 
software version 3.00 or higher continue to the 
Application Software Installation. 

  Machines not equipped with platform overload 

protection continue to the Application Software 
Installation. 

Before proceeding, verify the Service 
Bypass key switch is in Run mode. 

 

Components of Kit 1258799 

Flash drive, Z135/ZX135, V3.06 
Genie part number 1258799 
Qty. 1 

Includes:

 

TCON software, V3.06 
Genie part number 237074 

PCON software, V3.06 
Genie part number 237075 

SCON software, V3.06 
Genie part number 237076 

Installation instructions 
Genie part number 1258800 

STOP

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Run

Service

Bypass

Recovery


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If you have any further questions regarding these 
instructions or need assistance, please contact 
Genie Product Support at one of the following 
telephone numbers: 

United States: 

 800-536-1800

Canada: 425-881-1800

Europe: 

UK 

0044 1476 584 333

 

France 

0033 237 260 986

 

Germany 

0049 4221 491 821

 

Iberica 

0034 935 725 090

 

Italy 

0039 075 941 8132

 

Scandinavia 

0046 3157 5154

 

Other locations 

0031 653 221 908

Middle East: 

0097 143 391 800 or

0097 150 459 7937

Australia: 

61 7 3456 4444

All other locations 

001-425-881-1800

 


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Part No. 1258800 

Software Update 

 

Procedure 

Note: Perform this procedure on a flat level surface, 
with the boom and jib in the stowed position. 

Software Version 

Note: Before proceeding, verify the version of 
software installed on your machine.

 

At the TCON, turn the key switch to ground 
controls and pull out the red Emergency Stop 
button. 

Read and record the scroll message on the 
display (example: VER 2_10 is version 2.10). 

Push in the red Emergency Stop button. 

Limit Switch Rework 

For machines equipped with platform overload 
protection and software version less than 3.00

 

The platform overload limit switch LSP1OLS must 
be replaced before proceeding with the software 
upgrade. 

Calibration Information 

After the installation of the Application Software is 
complete, the machine will have to go through a 
complete calibration process. Refer to the 
appropriate Service Manual for your machine. 

Loading the Software onto a 
Computer or Laptop 

Note: Loading software onto your computer 
requires that you must have administrative 
rights to download executable files.

 

Turn on the computer or laptop. 

Note: If the WebGPI Software Update Zip files 
have been downloaded from the Firmware site, 
continue to the Application Software Installation. 

Insert the thumb drive (Genie part 
number 1258799) into the computer or laptop. 

Note: If the WebGPI Update files are not displayed 
on your computer, go to My Computer and locate 
the Removable Disk

Select each of the three application files one at 
a time. 

 


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Select Yes on the License Agreement 
screen. 

 

On the Choose Destination screen record the 
default destination folder and select Next

 

 

On the Setup Type screen select Typical
then select Next

 

Note: After pressing Next you will see a series of 
file names flash across the screen. When the 
status bar displays 100%, installation is complete.  

Remove the thumb drive. 

 


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Instructions 

 Procedure 

 

 

Part No. 1258800 

Software Update 

 

Application Software Installation 

SCON Software Update 

Note: The key switch must be in the off 
position, and the red Emergency Stop Button 
pushed in before disconnecting the the 
harness from the SCON.

 

Locate the SCON mounted on the frame 
behind and to the right of the function manifold 
on the ground controls side of the machine. 

Disconnect the gray J121 connector from the 
SCON. 

 

Connect the SCON Tee-Harness (Genie part 
number 107647) between the gray connector 
and the SCON. 

Connect the laptop DB9 cable to the 
Tee-Harness. 

At the TCON, turn the key switch to ground 
controls and pull out the red Emergency Stop 
button. 

 

Open WebGPI™ and click on the Connect 
icon. 

 

Note: The current application software file will be 
shown at the top of the screen. (example: 
S0677100 for older software) 

Note: If Check power and serial connection is 
displayed, confirm power is on at the TCON and 
check the connection between the computer and 
SCON. 

Note: If Attempting to establish connection is 
displayed, check your serial port COM settings. 
The COM port settings can vary between 
computers. 

Click on the Application icon. 

 


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Select Check Parameters. 

 

Select Tilt Sensors Params. Read and record 
the Tilt Angle Matrix Gains parameters. 

10  Click on the Disconnect icon. 

11  Click on the Connect icon. 

12  Click on the Download icon. 

 

 

13  Select File type: Kernel. 

 

14  Click on the Search button and locate 

application software S0829306.HEX

 


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15  Select S0829306.HEX, and then click on 

Open

 

16  Click on the Force download button. Cycle 

the power off, then back on at the red 
Emergency Stop Button at the TCON. 

 

17  Click on the Download button. 

18  When the Kernel file is at 100%, cycle the 

power off, then back on at the red Emergency 
Stop Button at the TCON. 

 

19  Click on the Exit button, then the Application 

icon. 

20  Select Set All Defaults. Select Ok

 


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21  When prompted, select Level 2, enter 

SG81355 

for the password and select 

Accept

.Select Check Parameters

22  Select Tilt Sensors Params. Enter the 

parameters that were recorded in step 9. 

Note: The numbers must be entered 
accurately. The SCON can not be calibrated in 
the field. If the numbers are not accurate, the 
machine will not operate or level properly.

 

23  When prompted, select Level 3 and enter 

BSNW

 for the password. 

24  Push in the red Emergency Stop button at the 

TCON and disconnect the Tee-Harness from 
the SCON.  

25  Securely connect the gray J121 connector to 

the SCON. 

 


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TCON Software Update 

Note: Before installation, go to your computers 
Control Panel

 and increase your computers time 

out period to more than 30 minutes. 

Open the ground control box and set the 
fasteners aside. 

Connect the computer DB9 cable to the TCON 
PCB. 

 

At the TCON, turn the key switch to ground 
controls and pull out the red Emergency Stop 
button. 

 

Open WebGPI™ and click on the Connect 
icon. 

 

Note: The current application software file will be 
shown at the top of the screen. (example: 
S0675100 for older software) 

Note: If Check power and serial connection is 
displayed, confirm power is on at the TCON and 
check the connection between the computer and 
TCON. 

Note: If Attempting to establish connection is 
displayed, check your serial port COM settings. 
The COM port settings can vary between 
computers. 

Click on the Download icon. 

 


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Click on the Search button and locate 
application software S0827306. HEX

 

Select S0827306.HEX, and then click on 
Open

 

 

Click on the Download button. 

Note: This download can take 10 to 30 minutes 
depending on the speed of your serial connection. 
If your computer times out you will have to repeat 
the TCON Software Update. 

 

When the Application file is at downloaded, 
click on the Exit button. 

 


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10  Cycle the power off, then back on at the red 

Emergency Stop Button at the TCON. 

11  Click on the Application icon. 

 

12  Select Set All Defaults. Select Ok

 

 

13  When prompted, select Level 2, enter 

SG81355 

for the password and select Accept

14  Push in the red Emergency Stop Button and 

disconnect the DB9 cable from the TCON 
PCB.  

15  Close the ground control box and securely 

tighten the retaining fasteners. 

 


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PCON Software Update 

Open the platform control box and set the 
fasteners aside. 

Connect the computer DB9 cable to the PCON 
PCB. 

 

At the TCON, turn the key switch to platform 
controls and pull out the red Emergency Stop 
buttons at both control boxes. 

 

Open WebGPI™ and click on the Connect 
icon. 

 

Note: The current application software file will be 
shown at the top of the screen. (example: 
S0676201 for older software) 

Note: If Check power and serial connection is 
displayed, confirm power is on at the TCON and 
check the connection between the computer and 
PCON. 

Note: If Attempting to establish connection is 
displayed, check your serial port COM settings. 
The COM port settings can vary between 
computers. 

Click on the Download icon. 

 


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Select File Type: Kernel. 

 

Click on the Search button and locate 
application software S0828306.HEX

 

 

Select S0828306.HEX, and then click on 
Open

 

Click on the Force download button. Cycle 
the power off, then back on at the red 
Emergency Stop Button at the TCON. 

 


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10  Click on the Download button. 

 

11  When the Kernel file is at 100%, cycle the 

power off, then back on at the red Emergency 
Stop Button at the PCON. 

 

12  Click on the Exit button, then the Application 

icon. 

 

13  Select Set All Defaults. Select Ok

 

14  When prompted, select Level 2, enter 

SG81355 

for the password and select Accept

15  Cycle the power off, then back on at the red 

Emergency Stop Button at the TCON. 

16  Select RSJ1AO Function Check

17  Enter the following settings: Sensor voltage 

range %, 60

Timeout, 10Lower Deadband, 

75

Min Movement Value, 22

18  When prompted, select Level 2, enter 

SG81355 

for the password and select Accept

19  Push in the red Emergency Stop Button and 

disconnect the DB9 cable from the PCON 
PCB.  

20  Close the platform control box and securely 

tighten the retaining fasteners. 

21  Calibrate the machine. Refer to the 

appropriate Service Manual for you 
machine.

 

Instructions 

Part No. 1258800 

Rev A 

Software Update