Set Up or Update Your Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform

The Valleylab™ Exchange (VLEX) Software Update System enables you to perform a first-time setup or software update on your Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform. This ensures that you have access to the latest performance features as new features and energy delivery profiles become available for your electrosurgical energy platform.


Valleylab™ Exchange is a software application that you download, install, and run on your computer.
Note: Does not work on Apple hardware.


You can perform two different tasks, either a First-Time Setup or a Software Update.




Valleylab™ Exchange Resources for the Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform

Set Up Your Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform


To get started:


Either verify that Valleylab™ Exchange (VLEX) is already installed by locating the VLEX Client icon on your desktop or begin the setup process following the steps listed below.

For system requirements, please see the Valleylab™ Exchange User’s Guide for the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform.

  1. Download Valleylab™ Exchange.
  2. Once downloaded, click the Valleylab™ Exchange icon on your desktop.
  3. Next, follow the prompts and setup instructions.
  4. Once installed, launch Valleylab™ Exchange and click First-Time Setup to configure the application.



Set energy platform location:

Follow the instructions listed in the First-Time Setup and Software Update Guide below.




Valleylab™ Exchange Resources for the Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform

Update Your Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform


IMPORTANT: Before you start a software update, you must have a Valleylab™ Exchange (VLEX) username and password. To set up an account, start the VLEX application and click "Create Account."

Download software packages:

  1. Log in to Valleylab™ Exchange with your username and password.
  2. Valleylab™ Exchange must be in Online mode. Confirm Online mode by the green indicator in the lower right corner.
  3. The software packages will download automatically. When the green status bar is at 100%, click Logout.



Update software:

  1. Connect your energy platform and laptop by an Ethernet cable.
  2. Log in to Valleylab™ Exchange with your username and password.
  3. Once log retrieval is complete, click Software Update on the left-hand menu.
  4. Click Update.
  5. When the green status bar is at 100% on Valleylab™ Exchange, the software update is complete.



*For further step-by-step instructions, please refer to the First-Time Setup and Software Update Guide below. 




Valleylab™ Exchange Resources for the Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform