Thank you for purchasing a RapidSE Kit!

Thank you for your purchase of a RapidSE Demo, Desktop, or Development Kit. Please follow the steps on this page in order to install and configure your RapidSE Desktop software and hardware. This page will always contain the latest version of RapidSE Desktop software, drivers and documentation. If you require older versions, please contact us at

Step 1 | Download and install hardware drivers

The drivers included on this page are intended for use with the RapidSE Desktop Software running on Windows platforms. If you require drivers for other platforms such as Linux, for use with your own applications, please contact us.

RapidConnect USB Driver (Click to download)

For use with USB Stick, Development Board, and Programming Tool
Platform: Windows
Version: 6.1


Installation Instructions:
Install driver before connecting hardware for the first time.

  • Extract the zip file. Run Setup.exe and click "Install".
  • When installation has finished, insert the RapidSE USB Stick.
  • Windows will present the Found New Hardware wizard.
  • From the first screen, select "No, not this time", and click Next.
  • From the second screen, select "Install Automaticially" and click Next.
  • If the Windows Logo Testing dialog appears, click "Continue Anyway"
  • Click "Finish".

Step 2 | Download and Install RapidSE Desktop Software

The RapidSE Desktop kit comprises two applications, RapidSE Desktop ESI (sometimes referred to as ESP) and RapidSE Desktop Devices, available here as separate downloads.

RapidSE Desktop ESI allows you to simulate a Smart Energy network coordinator or Energy Service Interface, and create an SE network. 
RapidSE Desktop Devices allows you to simulate a Smart Energy router or endpoint, and join a Smart Energy network.

Note: The firmware included on the hardware in your kit may be out of date. If your hardware requires updating, upon connecting the device, RapidSE Desktop will notify you and begin the update process.

RapidSE Desktop ESI
Platform: Windows
Version: 1.7.1
Firmware Supported: RapidSE ESI 1.7.7+
SE Version Supported: SEP 1.0, SEP 1.1

RapidSE Desktop Devices
Platform: Windows
Version: 1.11.5
Firmware Supported: RapidSE Devices
SE Version Supported SEP 1.0, 1.1

RapidSE Desktop ESI 1.71 (same as above)

RapidSE Desktop Devices 1.10.5
Platform: Windows
Version: 1.10.5
Firmware Supported: RapidSE Devices 1.10.19
SE Version Supported: SEP 1.0
For SE 1.1 support, please contact us

Step 3 | Launch and register RapidSE Desktop


You are now ready to launch RapidSE Desktop. Please launch the application, and follow the on-screen instructions to register your software.

Upon registration, you will be emailed a licence key, and any documentation appropriate to your software license version.