BeFREE 07

Select operating system:

Drivers:

Tipro ChangeMe Software

ChangeMe is the programming utility to configure the modules of the FREE/FREE+/BeFREE (also referred to as FREE) product family. This software assists users to define a set of parameters, save them into a file (for possible replication in the future) and program them into the non-volatile memory of the Tipro controller for permanent storage.

  • Operating system:
    • Windows 11
    • Windows 10
    • Windows 8, 8.1
    • Windows 7
  • USB driver is WHQL certified by Microsoft
    • Version: ChangeMe 6.0.7

Tipro HID API

HID API is Tipro’s Application Programming Interface for Windows

HID API is Tipro’s Application Programming Interface for Windows

Tipro HID API can be used in the following cases:
a) Change settings of Tipro Device (e.g. microphone sensitivity) from within the application software
b) Query a Tipro Device (e.g. get volume setting of loudspeakers in Speakerbox)

  • Requirements:
    Operating System: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP
    Tipro Device with controller version 05.xx.31 and above (ChangeMe: Device > Info)
  • Installation:
    Download HID API (2 MB) September 2020

Extract and copy files to user application directory
Documentation included

Drivers:

Intel Graphics Driver: please visit Intel’s Linux download page

Touch Driver
please check Elo Touch Solutions

Writing settings and key contents into BeFREE 07 with Linux:

  • First use a Windows installation, using ChangeMe. Once it is programmed, it can be installed with Linux OS as the configuration is stored in the hardware. Or:
  • Using Linux program tiprowrite – see below for details.

Tiprowrite

Program settings and key contents into Tipro devices on Linux OS.

Tipro products (BF07, BF10, BF20, BF22, Intercom, speakerbox, handset) can be updated on Linux by creating a TXB file using ChangeMe on Windows computer and then writing it using tiprowrite program in Linux.

Installation:

  • 1. Install ChangeMe version 6.0.0 or newer on a Windows system
    a. Install ChangeMe: ChangeMe installation
  • 2. System with Linux
    a. Download tiprowrite.zip from the above link
    b. Extract the zip file into a folder where you will run it. It needs libtiprohidapi.so – see Tipro Linux API below.

Usage:

  • 1. Create TXB file on Windows system:
    a. Run ChangeMe (version 6.0.0 or newer) on Windows system.
    b. Open your LAY file for your product – File > Open
    c. Save it to TXB file – File > Save as batch update file (TXB)
  • 2. Transfer the TXB file to Linux system.
    a. Run the tiprowrite program with a TXB file name as parameter – e.g. ./tiprowrite bf07.txb

Tipro Linux API

Allows you to communicate with Tipro devices and catch their key presses/releases in Linux OS.

The zip file includes .so library, .h files, installation instructions and an example. The example shows how to detect devices, communicate with their modules and catch presses/releases of buttons programmed with HID telephony content (HID telephony interface).

Techincal data:

  • Processor & Chipset & Video: Intel Intel Celeron® N3350 Processor SoC 1.1 GHz (2.4 GHz. Burst)  2.0 GHz (Intel)
  • LAN: Intel i210AT, 10/100/1000 Base-TX
  • Touchscreen: ELO (Elo Touch Solutions)