Updating firmware from a Mac

Is it possible to update the VEX IQ firmware from a Mac? From one not running Windows in some virtualized environment…

jschoolcraft,

Unfortunately the Texas Instruments driver needed for a computer to reload firmware onto the Robot Brain is not available for Mac OSX at this time.

Currently, you will need to use a Windows PC or Bootcamp/VM partition on your Mac to upgrade VEX IQ firmware. We understand that a Mac version of the VEX IQ Firmware Upgrade Utility would be beneficial, and we will take this into consideration for the future.

Regards,

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