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Topic: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Here comes a small update with issues that were found after the last firmware update (https://forum.rme-audio.de/viewtopic.php?id=35133). The ADI-2 DAC series changes from DSP49 to 50, the ADI-2 Pro series from 113 to 115.


Pro and DAC

- Bugfix: A preset name consisting only of spaces caused the device to freeze.

-  AutoRef DSD did not work correctly on devices with AK4490.


Pro only

- ADC set to DSD mode caused a false DC warning on the DAC part.

- AutoStandby now also includes signal check of the analog inputs.


The firmware update tools:

Win: https://www.rme-audio.de/downloads/fut_madiface_win.zip

Mac: https://www.rme-audio.de/downloads/fut_madiface_mac.zip

Regards
Matthias Carstens
RME

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Thank you very much for the incredible product support!

PEQ - request:
Would it be possible to get higher Q values than 5.0 (at least 7.0 or even higher) for the PEQ?
Or cause such high values undesirable side effects?

Thanks.

Warm regards,
Bernhard Rother
enjoy-audio.de

3 (edited by Curt962 2022-05-23 17:35:07)

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

I'm late to the Party once again, but just seamlessly flashed my Vintage ADI-2 DAC to the newest FW 50.  Thanks!

You know...

I would LOVE to be able to Stream FW Updates to my RMI via USB from the BIT-Perfect Rpi!   In this case perhaps simply place the update file in my Server, and send it to the RME via that Route. (Server>Router>Pi>RME)

FWIW:  My SB devices, and even my BT speakers for Travel receive FW updates via streaming.

For me?  It's just a brief (albeit PITA) Cable swap, but if even THAT could be eliminated.. I would like it!  Lot's of Wireless going on here for a reason.

Vielleicht?

Curt

Vintage 2018 ADI-2 DAC. "Classic AKM4490 Edition"
Cables:  Red, and White Ones.
Speakers:  Yes

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Thanks for the updates!

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Thank you for your efforts from me too. Top products.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Bug report: Dismiss warning cause subsequent remote messages not shown.

Reproduction steps:

0. Turn off dual phones in settings
1. insert 1/4 inch jacks to both 1/2 and 3/4 HP out.
2. you'll see the "dual phone is off" warning screen. press setup to ignore the message.
3. In remote. press EQ (or other key maps that can show a message)

You'll notice EQ is enabled, but the EQ on/off message is not shown to the screen

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

@MC:

regarding potential future updates to the ADI2 DAC - would it be possible to integrate the horizontal L/R level meters into either the "Dark Volume" / "Dark Volume Details" screen?

Best regards and thanks!

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Please read the manual what these screens are for and why they exist. Adding level meters to them makes no sense.

Regards
Matthias Carstens
RME

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

MC wrote:

Please read the manual what these screens are for and why they exist. Adding level meters to them makes no sense.

OK, thanks a lot but please in the future give a link or a version number to the correct manual version for a given firmware update. I have found rev 3.1 of the manual for the ADI-2 DAC fs but (if I'm not mistaken) neither the 3.1 manual says it is valid for firmware DSP 50, nor your original post in this thread says that manual 3.1 is the correct manual for this update.

I would never want or get any other DAC than the ADI-2. Both the hardware and the software are outstandingly professional, I know it's a PITA but please keep us stupid users clearly documented about firmware and cross-related manual versions both on the site and here in the forum.

Thank you again for the quality of music I am hearing daily through your device.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

fisico wrote:

please in the future give a link or a version number to the correct manual version for a given firmware update. I have found rev 3.1 of the manual for the ADI-2 DAC fs but (if I'm not mistaken) neither the 3.1 manual says it is valid for firmware DSP 50, nor your original post in this thread says that manual 3.1 is the correct manual for this update.

Each latest manual usually contains all information valid for older firmwares too.
Only that some functions don’t exist in older FW versions.

Anyway, for ADI-2 not much stands against installing the latest FW, unlike others no serious bugs are to expect, and in case it’s easy to go back.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

KaiS wrote:
fisico wrote:

please in the future give a link or a version number to the correct manual version for a given firmware update. I have found rev 3.1 of the manual for the ADI-2 DAC fs but (if I'm not mistaken) neither the 3.1 manual says it is valid for firmware DSP 50, nor your original post in this thread says that manual 3.1 is the correct manual for this update.

Each latest manual usually contains all information valid for older firmwares too.
Only that some functions don’t exist in older FW versions.

Anyway, for ADI-2 not much stands against installing the latest FW, unlike others no serious bugs are to expect, and in case it’s easy to go back.

wink

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

I just updated my firmware for the first time in over a year.  The changes to the B/T functions were great additions. 
But it would be really nice if we could configure the bass boost to be a shelf instead of peak.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Marc_G2 wrote:

But it would be really nice if we could configure the bass boost to be a shelf instead of peak.

The Bass Band (BB) is shelf, and PEQ’s Band No. 1 (B1) is Shelf, Peak and High-Pass selectable.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

I suggest noting somewhere that the drivers must be installed in order to update the unit, else the DAC will work fine with Windows drivers but the update utility only shows about and lists the different models and their firmware numbers, but no update action possible.

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

That info is 2 x in the manual, where it belongs: chapter FUT and Windows driver.

Regards
Matthias Carstens
RME

16 (edited by Matias 2022-09-10 15:36:01)

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Maybe also add in the About page a static text "To update the firmware please install the drivers first" and it becomes idiot proof. smile

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

I agree with that.

Regards
Matthias Carstens
RME

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

I am certain that "idiot proof" is not possible.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

04gto wrote:

I am certain that "idiot proof" is not possible.

These things have to be done with some "least common denominator" in mind. So that its accesible to most people. Some people could just mess about anything up. Filling diesel to the gasoline tank or whatnot wink

ADI-2 DAC, ADI-2 PRO, DigifaceUSB, UCXII, ARC, HEGEL.h80, KEF.ls50, HD650, ie400pro _,.\''/.,_

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Request for the following:

1. More EQ bands
2. Higher Q value per band
3. Bass/Treble values to be included in preset

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

3. You seem to have missed a lot...and 1/2 have been discussed here up and down already...

Regards
Matthias Carstens
RME

22 (edited by jonoaerts 2022-09-15 15:25:39)

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

MC wrote:

3. You seem to have missed a lot...and 1/2 have been discussed here up and down already...


So you can include the Bass/Treble in the preset?

I have seen the posts about people asking for more eq bands and higher q factors and was just adding my nod as well

23 (edited by KaiS 2022-09-15 16:43:36)

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

jonoaerts wrote:

So you can include the Bass/Treble in the preset?

Press the EQ button twice:
“Load B/T w. Preset” “ON”

The Bass /Treble gain range is extended to+/-12 dB now too.

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

KaiS wrote:
jonoaerts wrote:

So you can include the Bass/Treble in the preset?

Press the EQ button twice:
“Load B/T w. Preset” “ON”

The Bass /Treble gain range is extended to+/-12 dB now too.


Thanks for your reply.

But when I load 2 different presets with different Bass/treble values the Bass/treble doesn’t change? It stays as a master setting rather than an individual preset setting?


Ps. I do have the B/T w. Preset selected

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Andf you do have the latest firmware, and saved those presets with that firmware? It seems not as older presets do not include the BT information.

Regards
Matthias Carstens
RME

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

jonoaerts wrote:
KaiS wrote:
jonoaerts wrote:

So you can include the Bass/Treble in the preset?

Press the EQ button twice:
“Load B/T w. Preset” “ON”

The Bass /Treble gain range is extended to+/-12 dB now too.


Thanks for your reply.

But when I load 2 different presets with different Bass/treble values the Bass/treble doesn’t change? It stays as a master setting rather than an individual preset setting?


Ps. I do have the B/T w. Preset selected

Store the settings to each EQ Preset first.

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Ok, will give it a try. Thanks

Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

Is there any way to randomly change the color scheme of the LCD every time I boot up the unit? I kind of get bored with the same color after a week or so and then change it to something else. But if it would just randomly change to one of the themes would be more convenient smile)

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Re: Firmware Update ADI-2 DAC 78 / 50 and ADI-2 Pro 262 / 115

helohe wrote:

Is there any way to randomly change the color scheme of the LCD every time I boot up the unit? I kind of get bored with the same color after a week or so and then change it to something else. But if it would just randomly change to one of the themes would be more convenient smile)

I think RME's core business is advanced analog/digital tools for reference quality audio production rather than Halloween/Christmas tree decorations.