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TOUGHPAD Windows Support for FZ-E1B Series

Updated: Apr 05, 2017

This page shows the information regarding the TOUGHPAD Support (hereinafter referred to as "Support") for Panasonic TOUGHPAD FZ-E1B of the "Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld" Tablet.

FZ-E1B (Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld)

This page shows the released Windows Update information for FZ-E1B Series
(Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld).

3. History of Released Version for FZ-E1B (Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld)

We inform it of release note / Windows Update delivery history of the TOUGHPAD FZ-E1B series update.

This Windows Update service is managed by Microsoft Corporation.
The list every product model is Windows Update history of the version up firmware.

Please refer to "5. Precautions" before updating.

Europe Models FZ-E1BFB Series

FZ-E1BFB series (without Barcode Reader model)

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.2.163

[Updated: The middle of August, 2016]

Lists of main Update

  • Fixed an issue that the device may reboot when a PIN locked SIM card is inserted.
  • Improves voice audio quality of VoIP apps such as Skype.
  • Improves response performance of the compass function.

[Updated: The middle of April, 2016]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.2.162

  • Adds "WiFi roaming signal level" to Settings menu. WiFi roaming performance can be changed.
  • Reduces clipped whites when shooting a close image with a flash by a Camera app.

[Updated: The first of December, 2015]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.2.161

  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with 802.11n 5GHz.

[Updated: The end of July, 2015]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.2.160

  • Version upgrade to Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld Update 2.
  • LAN port (Ethernet) of the dedicated cradle has been supported.
  • USB-keyboard at USB port of the dedicated cradle has been supported.
  • Bluetooth-keyboard has been supported.
  • L2TP with IPSec on VPN has been supported.
  • Preinstalls a File application.
  • Clock synchronization with NTP has been supported.
  • Internet Sharing with Bluetooth has been supported.
  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with a stealth SSID.

[First Released: Nov 11, 2014]

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Version: 0.404.2.6
The first version of Firmware Revision Number "0.404.2.6".

Europe and Australia Models FZ-E1BFC Series

FZ-E1BFC series (with Barcode Reader model)

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.1.173

[Updated: The middle of August, 2016]

Lists of main Update

  • Fixed an issue that the device may reboot when a PIN locked SIM card is inserted.
  • Improves voice audio quality of VoIP apps such as Skype.
  • Improves response performance of the compass function.

[Updated: The middle of April, 2016]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.1.172

  • Adds "WiFi roaming signal level" to Settings menu. WiFi roaming performance can be changed.

[Updated: The first part of February, 2016]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.1.171

  • Improves scanning performance of a Barcode Reader function.
  • Adds "Mobile Phone/Display Mode" to improve performance of reading barcode on PC displays.
    Also adds some settings to a Barcode Reader function.
  • Reduces clipped whites when shooting a close image with a flash by a Camera app.

[Updated: The first of December, 2015]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.1.164

  • The following barcode reader functions have been supported.
    • 1-1. Keyboard wedge function:
      The scanned characters can be input to text box of any application as keyboard input.
    • 1-2. Post-Scan Action function:
      A selected keystroke (TAB or ENTER and so on) can be input following keyboard wedge barcode scan.
    • 1-3. Scan-feedback expanded:
      Any wav sound file can be set to the beep at the time of successful scan. Vibration can be worked at the time of successful scan.
    • 1-4. Preamble/Postamble function:
      Any characters can be added to the beginning or end of the scanned data.
    • 1-5. Auto profile import function:
      The profile data of barcode reader settings can be automatically imported.
  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with 802.11n 5GHz.

[Updated: The end of July, 2015]

Lists of main Update

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1104.1.160

  • Version upgrade to Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld Update 2.
  • LAN port (Ethernet) of the dedicated cradle has been supported.
  • USB-keyboard at USB port of the dedicated cradle has been supported.
  • Bluetooth-keyboard has been supported.
  • L2TP with IPSec on VPN has been supported.
  • Preinstalls a File application.
  • Clock synchronization with NTP has been supported.
  • Internet Sharing with Bluetooth has been supported.
  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with a stealth SSID.

[Updated: The first part of February, 2015]

Lists of main Update

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Version: 0.404.1.25

  • Stability of the battery authentication has been improved.
  • Improved a connectivity to LTE network at certain mobile phone operator.
  • Built-in APN settings of the internet sharing for certain mobile phone operator have been updated.

[First Released: November 11, 2014]

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Version: 0.404.1.19
The first version of Firmware Revision Number "0.404.1.19".

North America AT&T, Verizon Models FZ-E1BBB and FZ-E1BBC Series

North America (AT&T, Verizon) without Barcode Reader models: FZ-E1BBB series

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1202.5.172

[Updated: The middle of December, 2016]

Lists of main Update

  • Updates OS Version to 8.10.15165.177.
  • Reduces clipped whites when shooting a close image with a flash by a Camera app.
  • Adds "WiFi roaming signal level" to Settings menu. WiFi roaming performance can be changed.
  • Improves voice audio quality of VoIP apps such as Skype.
  • Improves response performance of the compass function.

North America (AT&T, Verizon) with Barcode Reader models: FZ-E1BBC series

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1202.3.172

[Updated: middle of December, 2016]

Lists of main Update

  • Updates OS Version to 8.10.15165.177.
  • Improves scanning performance of a Barcode Reader function.
  • Adds "Mobile Phone/Display Mode" to improve performance of reading barcode on PC displays.
    Also adds some settings to a Barcode Reader function.
  • Reduces clipped whites when shooting a close image with a flash by a Camera app.
  • Adds "WiFi roaming signal level" to Settings menu. WiFi roaming performance can be changed.
  • Improves voice audio quality of VoIP apps such as Skype.
  • Improves response performance of the compass function.

FZ-E1BBB series (without Barcode Reader model)

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1102.5.160

[Updated: The end of October, 2015]

Lists of main Update

  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with a stealth SSID.
  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with 802.11n 5GHz.

FZ-E1BBC series (with Barcode Reader model)

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1102.3.163

[Updated: The end of October, 2015]

Lists of main Update

  • The following barcode reader functions have been supported.

    1-1. Keyboard wedge function:
    The scanned characters can be input to text box of any application as keyboard input.
    1-2. Post-Scan Action function:
    A selected keystroke (TAB or ENTER and so on) can be input following keyboard wedge barcode scan.
    1-3. Scan-feedback expanded:
    Any wav sound file can be set to the beep at the time of successful scan. Vibration can be worked at the time of successful scan.
    1-4. Preamble/Postamble function:
    Any characters can be added to the beginning or end of the scanned data.
    1-5. Auto profile import function:
    The profile data of barcode reader settings can be automatically imported.

  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with a stealth SSID.
  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with 802.11n 5GHz.

FZ-E1BBB series (without Barcode Reader model)

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.802.5.136

FZ-E1BBC series (with Barcode Reader model)

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.802.3.136

[Updated: The middle of June, 2015]

Lists of main Update

  • Version upgrade to Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld Update 2.
  • LAN port (Ethernet) of the dedicated cradle has been supported.
  • USB-keyboard at USB port of the dedicated cradle has been supported.
  • Bluetooth-keyboard has been supported.
  • L2TP with IPSec on VPN has been supported.
  • Preinstalls a File application.
  • Clock synchronization with NTP has been supported.

FZ-E1BBB series (without Barcode Reader model)

[First Released: December 10, 2014]

-
Version: 0.402.5.3
The first version of Firmware Revision Number "0.402.5.3".

FZ-E1BBC series (with Barcode Reader model)

[First Released: December 10, 2014]

-
Version: 0.402.3.25
The first version of Firmware Revision Number "0.402.3.25".

North America and Canada WifiOnly Models FZ-E1BCC Series

FZ-E1BCC series

- Firmware Revision Number: 0.1102.4.161

[Updated: The end of October, 2015]

Lists of main Update

  • The following barcode reader functions have been supported.

    1-1. Keyboard wedge function:
    The scanned characters can be input to text box of any application as keyboard input.
    1-2. Post-Scan Action function:
    A selected keystroke (TAB or ENTER and so on) can be input following keyboard wedge barcode scan.
    1-3. Scan-feedback expanded:
    Any wav sound file can be set to the beep at the time of successful scan. Vibration can be worked at the time of successful scan.
    1-4. Preamble/Postamble function:
    Any characters can be added to the beginning or end of the scanned data.
    1-5. Auto profile import function:
    The profile data of barcode reader settings can be automatically imported.

  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with a stealth SSID.
  • Improves connectivity to Wi-Fi access point with 802.11n 5GHz.

[Updated: The end of February, 2015]

Lists of main Update

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Firmware Revision Number: 0.402.4.26

  • Stability of the battery authentication has been improved.
  • Fixed a issue that might cause Windows to restart unexpectedly when made battery hotswap at the time of a audio reproduction start.
  • Stability of a barcode reader function has been improved.

[First Released: September 25, 2014]

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Firmware Revision Number: 0.402.4.20

The first version of firmware for Firmware Revision Number "0.402.4.20" for FZ-E1BCC series.

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