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Directory: Main / ElementManager

The MDS Element Manager is designed to be a standalone tool compatible with Microsoft Windows OS and supports individual GE MDS radios connected through a choice of interfaces - serial, DLINK, SSH, HTTP(S), etc., dependent on the capabilities of the attached device. This is a replacement for a collection of unsupported engineering tools that have become obsolete over time.

The MDS Element Manager is a purpose-built tool designed as a single application to support legacy MDS radios with a modern user interface. Built on a modern platform, this is a rich internet application with the GE MDS user interface look-and-feel that is built on a common framework for long term supportability.

NOTE: The latest software version of Element Manager requires its use on a 64-bit Windows 7 or Windows 10 operating system

Supported Devices

  • Devices with built-in IP/web based user interfaces are supported primarily via that interface.
  • Built-in upgrade capability provides ability to update/upgrade when a new version is available.


  • Offline Command Line (non-menu/VT100 mode)
  • Ping Console
  • TFTP Server
  • Poller Responder
  • Configuration file Save/Load/Compare
  • Authorization Key
  • Device Reprogramming
  • RTU Simulator

Note: The GE MDS Toolbox is end-of-life and is no longer being updated. Due to limitations of the underlying technology, the GE MDS Toolbox does not execute properly on the Win7 32- and 64-bit platforms. For more details and workarounds, please refer to the Toolbox Utility Chart.


File NameDateSize
Application Bulletin-Resolving installation issues with Java and Adobe Air.pdf2018-05-14 [203K]
Element Manager Setup Guide-Rev B.pdf2014-05-16 [878K]
GE_MDS_Element_Manager_4.5.19.exe2018-07-24 [20.3M]
GE_MDS_EM_Customer_Release_Notes.pdf2018-06-21 [180K]
ToolboxUtilityChart.pdf2014-03-28 [422K]