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Strange question - I just bought a 1000ES (showroom demo unit) with only a couple hundred hours surprisingly. It says it's an 1100ES according to the menu but clearly says 1000ES on the side. The store has no idea if it had the 1100ES upgrade. Is there any way to verify?
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if the menu showes you VW 1100 Upgrade is confirmed, but please double check it with a 4k source for ex mediaplayer, if it take that signal you have a VW 1100
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Strange question - I just bought a 1000ES (showroom demo unit) with only a couple hundred hours surprisingly. It says it's an 1100ES according to the menu but clearly says 1000ES on the side. The store has no idea if it had the 1100ES upgrade. Is there any way to verify?
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if the menu showes you VW 1100 Upgrade is confirmed, but please double check it with a 4k source for ex mediaplayer, if it take that signal you have a VW 1100
Yep. The only way it can say 1100 in the menu is if it had motherboard replaced and the firmware update.
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The menu should also show the serial number as a series of 9s with the upgrade.
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The menu should also show the serial number as a series of 9s with the upgrade.
My serial does not have a series of 9's. Actually it has no 9's (via the on-screen menu) at all. What's that mean?

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My serial does not have a series of 9's. Actually it has no 9's (via the on-screen menu) at all. What's that mean?
Not sure. AFAIK, the upgrade changed the internal serial number to a string of 9s. Perhaps someone else can chime in on this since the menu says 1100, but your serial number is intact.

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Yes if anyone else can chime in that'd be great. Unfortunately I don't have the right equipment to confirm one way or another at this time. Thanks in advance!
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Just received notice today that the W1000 upgrade program is now closed. The last kit has been sold. You can still get your 1000 upgrade, but it will be treated as out of warranty work and billed out for parts, labor and shipping both ways.

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Thanks for the info Mike but can you shed some light on the serial showing 9's after the upgrade? Mine definitely does not. But it does show 1100ES in the menu. Is there any possibility it would show 1100ES in the menu and not be a 1100ES?
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Just received notice today that the W1000 upgrade program is now closed. The last kit has been sold.
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Just received notice today that the W1000 upgrade program is now closed. The last kit has been sold. You can still get your 1000 upgrade, but it will be treated as out of warranty work and billed out for parts, labor and shipping both ways.

Probably end up now costing there what the retail cost of the upgrade has been here all along in Aus (and not that much less than Europe) LOL!

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Thanks for the info Mike but can you shed some light on the serial showing 9's after the upgrade? Mine definitely does not. But it does show 1100ES in the menu. Is there any possibility it would show 1100ES in the menu and not be a 1100ES?
I think if it is showing 1100 in the menu, then it has been upgraded. The people that sold it to you should know if it was upgraded or not. Very strange, if they do not know.

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Thanks for the info Mike but can you shed some light on the serial showing 9's after the upgrade? Mine definitely does not. But it does show 1100ES in the menu. Is there any possibility it would show 1100ES in the menu and not be a 1100ES?
Don't read too much into the serial number. I had to have a motherboard replaced after a botched on-site upgrade and I have a real serial number after that. If it was shipped in for upgrade/repair, it likely has a serial number.

If it says its a 1100ES in menus, it probably is.

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There are multiple steps in the upgrade process, it's possible that the step flashing the serial number to 99999999 was missed..

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