Firmware Update - Improved Support for Serial Port

A new release of the mbed Microcontroller Firmware is available (14129). 

This release provides: 

  • Support for both Mac and Linux USB Serial Port connections by default 
  • An improved Windows Serial Port and Driver to replace the buggy Windows default serial drivers. 

Please could all beta testers update to and test this new firmware, directing any feedback about the Firmware Upgrade process and new Firmware itself back to this forum thread. To upgrade your firmware, click on the appropriate link from your mbed Microcontroller MBED.HTM file, or go directly to

Instructions for using the Serial Port aspects of this new firmware can be found under "Serial Communication with a PC" in the Handbook. 

Any problems, please let us know. 


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