Fortin FlashLink Updater - Firmware Update Tool for Windows - Shark Electronics

Fortin FlashLink Updater - Firmware Update Tool for Windows

Regular price $65.00CAD Sale price $79.00CAD Unit price per
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The FlashLink Updater device allows you to update the firmware on your Fortin bypass modules and remote-starters in a matter of seconds using the Fortin FlashLink Manager software for Windows [1]. The FlashLink Updater will work with modules that have bar codes stamped on the label and will allow you to upgrade/downgrade the firmware version on any of our supported modules through a USB cable, PC and Internet connection.

Product Features

  • On-board status LEDs
  • User-friendly interface
  • DCryptor capability
  • Internet upgradeable
  • FlashLink Updater module supplied with USB-C cable and detailed installation instructions
  • Ability to update Fortin 2-Way data modules with the bar-code to any vehicle specific firmware
  • Includes Windows drivers (98/2000/XP)
  • Compatible with PC and an internet connection
  • Customization features and module options directly from the FLASHLINK Manager menu
  • Simple point-and-click enable or disable functionality
  • Access installation guides directly from the FLU menu
  • No internet required to disable or enable features in the options menu

Product Specifications

The user can disable the following features enabled by default:
  • Door Locks
  • Trunk Release
  • Key Bypass
  • Heated Seats & Rear Defrost
  • Foot-Brake Output
  • Hand-Brake Output
  • Door Trigger
  • Trunk Trigger
  • Hood Trigger
  • Auxiliary 1
  • Auxiliary 2
The user can enable the following features disabled by default:
  • Unlock/Lock (disarm factory OEM alarm)
  • Unlock drivers door priority only
  • Aftermarket alarm control via OEM remote
  • Engine-Start via OEM remote by pressing 3x lock
  • Enable RF kit functionality by brand
  • Enable EVO-ALL alarm features

Parts Included

  • 1 x FlashLink Updater module
  • 1 x USB cable (Type B)
  • 1 x Fortin Data-Link cable


[1] Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit).


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