Do I Need to Update My John Deere Display Software?

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/10/2022 - 4:52pm

Were there any recent updates to John Deere software?

John Deere works consistently to help you get the most accurate details out of your operation with displays and receivers. To keep up with the latest technology and data collection available, it is vital to your operation that you update your displays and receivers when John Deere releases updates. Continue reading to see what the most recent versions of receivers and displays are available through software updates.

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Do I need to update my StarFire receiver?

StarFire™ 3000 receivers had a software update released in August 2020. The most current version of StarFire™ 3000 is 2.80 S. If you are having issues with your StarFire™ 3000 receiver, the first step is to verify you installed the 2.80 S version. As of February 1, 2021, the update was required to avoid any interruption in function.

If you are operating with a StarFire™ 6000 or StarFire™ 6000 Integrated Receiver, the most current software update is version 4.50 P which was released in March 2021. This update allows for the StarFire™ 6000 to utilize GLONASS with Mobile RTK access subscriptions where available. This update also has improved stability when using AutoTrac™ in reverse at slow speeds.


Were there any Generation 4 display updates?

In January of 2022, John Deere released software update 21-3 (version: 10.21.2144-121) for Generation 4 displays (4600 v2/4640/4240/4200). Some of the updates in the 21-3 version include:

  • Controller software updates.
  • AutoTrac™ Turn Automation.
  • AutoPath™ Recording Status visible on Work Setup Application page.
  • Filter by Operator and Farm.
  • Multiple Operators in Work Planner.
  • Additional views of Module Totals.

View the full list of new features and improvements in the 21-3 Generation 4 display here.


Where can I find precision agriculture support?

If you need help with your precision agriculture technology, the Precision Specialists at Koenig Equipment are here for you every step of the way. Whether you are looking to purchase new precision technology or need to update your current displays and receivers, our trained professionals are available to help. Contact your local dealership today for all your precision agriculture support needs.