BV200 8-3 Software Downloads

Installation of downloads

Once you have downloaded the relevant file, extract the contents - the downloads are always compressed (or ZIPed) files.  Run the extracted contents on the Benson PC. In most cases it will show a installation dialogue and ask you to confirm the installation, using NEXT buttons, etc.  If you have any queries about what the software does or the changes it will make, please contact the Benson support desk.
Please advise Benson support when you have changed any software on your site. 

File (click to download) Description
8-3n upgrade

(if already at 8-3k or_later)

Ability to specify LIMS filename root.  See Customer Utility (Configure system) to configure 


8-3k upgrade

Upgrade from version of 8-3 earlier than 8-3k.

Do not use if you are already on 8-3k or later.

Splits history file into 2, several cosmetic changes. See change log for details


Word document giving details of changes to 8-3 software


File (click to download) Description
Please contact us if you need this The latest full install of 8-3 software is 8-3k
File (click to download) Description


The latest cleaning cycles are 5 Oct 2016


This sections contains programs not normally needed customers. As a general rule, do not download and install a program unless instructed by the Benson Support team.

File (click to download) Description

Install latest Get_Support_Files 8-3b

Clear Weekly Clean

Patch to turn off check that Cassette has been removed during weekly clean


The following are the correct versions of Approved Software. If in doubt please contact the Support desk

  • Main 8-3n
  • Configure System (customer utility) = 8-3f
  • Engineer Utility = 8-3e
  • BV200_8-3k_Help_Operator
  • BV200_8-3k_Help_Maintenance
  • BV200_8-3k_Help_Troubleshooting

 Newest full install pack = 8-3k

List of changes to 8-3 software