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Technical Service Bulletin – Recommended (.P454) Firmware Update for MS, MX, CS, CX, M, XM, XC Series Printers (October 2014)

Document ID:TE488
11/12/12 Properties  


Firmware update; WC EC4.1; Rip code; Base P454; Engine code required; Low power improvements


Available Firmware Code (October 2014)



  • When updating your printer’s firmware, use an available combo-firmware file that incorporates both Base code ( .P328 or later ) and the latest Engine code.

NOTE: Do not update firmware using base code-only ( .P328 or later ) packages to avoid potential errors or issues that may render the device inoperable. For example, 980.11 Service errors when the device enters sleep mode. 

  • For *DLE-equipped devices, typically the Engine code is updated first, and then continue with updating the DLE's Base code.

    *Downloadable Language Emulator (DLE) card; e.g., IPDS, Prescribe, ImageQuick, PrintCryption, or FMBC.


About EC4.05 (.P439) base code

This firmware addresses an issue that could lead to a 950.01 NVRAM Mismatch Error if you upgrade any product equipped with EC0 firmware (initial start-of-production release) to EC4 (.P436) firmware.

Please discard all saved or archived versions of EC4 (.P436) and all PE revisions of same firmware. 


Current Base/Engine Code Levels

Single Function

.P454/.E509 (BASE/ENGINE)


  • MS310, MS312, MS315, MS410, MS415, MS510dn, MS610dn, MS610de
  • M1145, M3150(de), M3150dn
  • MS710 
  • MS711 
  • MS810 
  • MS811
  • MS812 
  • MS810de 
  • MS812de
  • M5155, M5163, M5163dn, M5170
  • Lexmark CS310 (2-line)
  • Lexmark CS410 (2.4")
  • Lexmark CS510 (4.3")



.P454/.E511 .P454/.E613 .P454/.E402
  • MX310 

  • MX410
  • MX510
  • MX511
  • MX610
  • MX611
  • XM1145, XM3150
  • MX710 
  • MX711
  • MX810
  • MX811
  • MX812
  • XM5163, XM5170, XM7155(x), XM7163(x), XM7170(x) 
  • MX910, 911, 912 - XM9145, 9155, 9165 (engine code varies)
  • MX6500e Scanner
    (engine code varies)
  • CX310 (.P328/.E305)
  • CX410
  • CX510dhe
  • XC2130
  • XC2132


Prefixes,  i.e., MX611de Suffixes, i.e., MX611de

M – Mono

C – Color

X – Multifunction

S – Single Function

d – duplex

n – network

e – eTask interface (4", 7", 10")

E – Engine

Bold – BSD Models


Release Notes/Firmware

Single Function

Printer Model Release Notes
  • MS310, 312, 315
  • MS410, 415
Click here
  • MS510
  • MS610
  • M3150dn
  • M1145
Click here
  • MS610de
  • M3150
Click here
  • MS710 
  • MS711 
  • MS810
  • MS811
  • MS812
  • M5155
  • M5163dn
Click here
Lexmark MS810de, M5163 Click here
Lexmark MS812de, M5170 Click here
Lexmark CS310 Click here
Lexmark CS410 Click here
Lexmark CS510 Click here
Lexmark MS910,911 Click here


 Printer Model  Release Notes
  • MX310dn
Click here
  • MX410, 510, MX510, MX511 and XM1145
Click here
  • MX610, MX611, XM3150
Click here
  • Lexmark MX710
  • Lexmark MX711
  • Lexmark MX810
  • Lexmark MX811
  • Lexmark MX812
  • XM5163, XM5170, XM7155, XM7163, XM7170
 Click here
  • CX310, 410, 510, CX2132
Click here

 MX910, 911, 912, XM9145, 9155, 9165

Click here
 MX6500e Scanner Option Click here



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