File Name: iBaseUpdater.exe
Version: 1.4.0
Date Published: 9/15/2009
Language: English
Download Size: 30 MB


Updated programs

Program Number Gel Types Program name Default Run Time (min.) Maximal Run Time (min.)
1E-Gel® (0.8%, 1.2%, 2%)E-Gel 0.8-2.0%2640
2E-Gel® 4%E-Gel 4%3040
3E-Gel® double comb (0.8%, 2%)E-Gel DC1320
4E-Gel® CloneWell™ 0.8%CloneWell 0.8%1260
5E-Gel® CloneWell™ Reverse runREVERSE E-Gel23
6E-Gel® (0.8%, 1.2%, 2%)SPEED E-Gel77
7E-Gel® EX 1%, 2% E-Gel EX 1-2%
8E-Gel® EX 4%E-Gel EX 4%
SizeSelect™ 2%SizeSelect 2%820

System requirements:

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP and Windows Vista
  • PC with 600 MHz equivalent or higher processor
  • 128 MB of hard drive space

Additional requirements:

  • Cable: USB to USB Mini Cable.
  • Available for purchase from Invitrogen. Request catalog number G6300. 


  1. Disconnect the electrical plug of the iBase from the electrical outlet.
  2. Please make sure the USB cable is not connected.
  3. Press and hold the "Go” button (red button).
  4. Continue holding the "Go" button and Insert the power plug into the electrical outlet, and then connect the cable to the iBase unit.
  5. Release the "Go" button and connect the iBase to this computer with a USB A to B cable (A end into the computer, B end into the iBase).   The computer should now begin to search for the iBase.  This step may take several minutes.
  6. The program will inform it is searching for the iBase.
  7. The program will inform the iBase has been found.
  8. Please press ‘Next’ to begin the iBase Firmware Update.
  9. Please do not disconnect or use the device until iBase Updater is complete !
  10. The update was successful.
  11. Please disconnect the USB cable from the iBase device.
  12. The iBase is now updated.


  1. If the update was unsuccessful, the message "The Update failed" will appear.
  2. Retry the program and if the problem persists contact Technical Support for further assistance.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.