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Manual Firmware Update Procedure

This article describes how to perform a manual firmware update for Olympus Digital Voice Recorders (DVR)...

  1. Connect DVR to a computer
  2. Browse to the internal memory “System” folder
    • "System" folder may be hidden by default
      win folder hidden
    • To reveal hidden folders, 1. Open the "View" tab in Windows File Explorer 2. Tick the "Hidden items" checkbox - As seen below
      win folder shown
  3. Rename to firmware to “olfirm.bin” and copy to the DVR "System" folder
    copying windows
    IMPORTANT: Ensure you use the correct firmware for your voice recorder
  4. Disconnect DVR from the computer, the firmware update will automatically start
  1. Connect DVR to your Mac
  2. Browse to the internal memory “System” folder
    • "System" folder may be hidden by default
      hidden folder
    • To reveal hidden folders open the device folder screen as shown above and hold down the Command, Shift and Period keys: cmd + shift + [.]
      folder shown
  3. Rename the firmware file to “olfirm.bin” and copy to the DVR "System" folder
    copying mac
    IMPORTANT: Ensure you use the correct firmware for your voice recorder
  4. Disconnect DVR from the computer, the firmware update will automatically start

 

 

Model Compatible  Notes
DS-9500  YES  Battery 50% or above
DS-9000 YES  Battery 50% or above
DS-2600 YES  Battery 50% or above. Use bin file for the DS-9000.
DS-7000 YES  From firmware v2.00
DS-3500 YES  From firmware v2.00

 

 

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