E-Chip Software Installation
read all instructions carefully before
1. Click here to install the E-Chip
software, drivers and manuals. This download also
includes a sample spreadsheet for manipulating the data
saved by the software.
If you have a USB chip reader dongle, do not connect it
until prompted by the install program.
Internet Explorer users:
The install file will download to a
default location (usually the desktop). You may
Run directly from the prompt or when the download is
complete, click on the Open button.
Firefox or other
The install file will download to the
last folder you have downloaded to.
When the download is complete you will need to find this
folder and open setup.exe that you have just
Mac and Linux Users: Sorry, there is no Mac or Linux version
of this software. Operation on a software virtual
machine or WINE is not supported.
Windows Users. 64 bit versions of Vista, Windows 7 and
Windows 8 are now supported. Server versions of
Windows, IA64 versions and XP-64 are not
on a software virtual machine is not supported.
Installs on Windows Vista will require a reboot during
the install. It is necessary to be logged in to
Windows as a user with Administrative rights both for
the install and the first reboot in the case of Windows
2. Follow the on screen
After installation, complete manuals
for both the machine and the PC software may be found in
the C:\EChip folder
The manuals are in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
If you do not already have the acrobat reader program
installed, you may download it from adobe.com
is posted 10/22/15.
install support for Windows10, no
188.8.131.52 is posted 1/28/15.
install support for Windows 8.1, support for
Windows 2000 removed.
is posted 5/6/13.
support to install on Windows 8, no other
is posted 8/27/12.
an issue where the software would
incorrectly identify a chip as
having time set in the future if the
chip was immediately taken from an
exercise machine to the PC.
184.108.40.206 is posted 8/16/12.
installer messages to make updating easier on
Window7 and Vista Software functionality
is the same as the previous version.
Release 220.127.116.11 is posted 7/20/12.
a bug that prevents setting time on the time
set key east of GMT and west of International
date line Software functionality is the
same as the previous version.
Release 18.104.22.168 is posted 7/28/11.
support for 64 bit versions of Windows Vista
and Windows 7. Software functionality is
the same as the previous version.
Release 22.214.171.124 is posted 3/16/11.
chip rebuild function to deal with invalid
model numbers. Adds a time stamp to
Release 126.96.36.199 is posted 2/17/11.
Readibility of error dialogs on the chip
rebuild function is improved.
Release 188.8.131.52 is posted 2/11/11.
to make detection of data with future dates
more user friendly. Improves detection
of future data to reduce the number of
Release 184.108.40.206 is posted 2/7/11.
release adds detection of records on a chip
dated in the future. Rebuild now removes
future records to make data logging function
Release 220.127.116.11 is posted 12/10/10.
improvements on formatting of blank chips.
Release 18.104.22.168 is posted 11/29/10.
of corrupt chips automated. Logging of
corrupt chips automated. Now functions
correctly with a restricted Windows
user. A delete chip function is added to
the index. Documentation is updated to
match newer software in the exercise machine.
Release 2.3.2.U is posted 4/29/10.
log file to the repair function. No
Release 2.3.2.T is posted 4/21/10.
repair chip function is dramatically improved
in this release. This release supports
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and
Release 2.3.2.S is posted 4/5/10.
release adds a copy button to save raw
contents of a chip for use by support.
Error reporting when writing to chips is
improved. This release supports Windows
7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows 2000.
Release 2.3.2.R is posted 3/4/10.
release improves the look and feel of exercise
numbers on FT machines and Iron weight on Rack
machines. This release now supports
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and
Release 2.3.2.Q is posted 1-25-10.
release adds the ability to save seat settings
on a per exercise basis. Firmware version 7.90
or newer is required in the exercise machine
to make use of this feature. Contact Keiser
Service for the availability of an upgrade to
exercise machines with older firmware.
Release 2.3.2o is posted 7-2-09.
release adds service diagnostics. It is
functionally idethical to 2.3.2n.
Release 2.3.2n is posted 1-2-09.
release provides support for Runner and Rack
models, as well as updated documentation.
Release 2.3.2m is posted on 11-21-08.
Fixes a problem with Windows Vista installs
where some of the red data keys would not
always read correctly, Windows XP and 2000 are
Release 2.3.2l is posted on 11-21-08.
new time keys released in Oct of 08.Still
supports the original black time keys.
Includes a new manual supporting new time
keys. Release package L was only released on
CD shipped with new machines.
Release 2.3.2k is posted on 08-13-08.
release resolves Windows Vista compatibility
issue. No other changes.
Release 2.3.2j is posted on 11-13-07.
release fixes a bug in the drivers for the USB
chip reader. This changeaffects only the USB
reader; the serial port chip reader is not
affected. No other changes.
Release 2.3.2 is posted on 8-8-07.
release fixes a bug that would cause the
program to hang if a minimized window is
clicked on. Titles of printed data are
improved. This setup will not alter any
Release 2.3.1 is posted on 4-19-07.
release makes printing the contents of the
chip possible. It also addresses certain
issues with internationalization and time that
can be seen in rare circumstances. This setup
program will update the software without
altering any existing data.
Release 2.2.1 is posted on 2-3-06.
release fixes a bug that will cause an
'Invalid floating point operation' to occur
when the key is inserted under certain
circumstances. Download and run the setup to
update an existing Release 2.2 install or to
preform a new install. Manuals are included in
the install .
Release 2.2.2 is posted on 3-22-06.
release fixes a error that affects the model
1131 leg extension only and then only the data
related to the six rep test on that model.
Release 2.2.3 is posted on 3-28-06.
release resolves the same error as 2.2.2
however for for model 1132.