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FileDescriptionFile sizeLast modified
Download this file (taurus_supers3lcm_history.txt)Firmware HistoryHistory of previous changes0.5 kBFeb 03, 2015
Download this file (ufs946dse_tauruslcm_20141208_x32.exe)PC Updater (32-bit)Firmware v3.01.0003.0008 for Windows XP (32-bit) or above2316 kBFeb 03, 2015
Download this file (ufs946dse_tauruslcm_20141208_x64.exe)PC Updater (64-bit)Firmware v3.01.0003.0008 for Windows XP (64-bit) or above1984 kBFeb 03, 2015


  • The firmware has to be updated when the device is connected via FireWire.
  • The firmware can not be updated when there are any drives installed.
  • The firmware utility is only available for Windows.


  • Never turn off your unit during the firmware update procedure. This may damage your device! If the upgrade fails (e.g. power supply failure during firmware update), you may not be able to operate your device anymore.
  • This firmware is only for AKiTiO's standard products and specifically the model(s) as mentioned above. DO NOT use this firmware for any other devices!


How to update the firmware

  1. Download the latest firmware and save it on your local disk.
  2. Turn on your external drive and connect it to your computer via FireWire.
  3. Right-click on the *.exe file and select Run as administrator to start the updater utility.
  4. Wait until the device has been recognized by the updater utility.
  5. Click Upgrade to start the firmware update.
  6. Wait for the update process to complete and make sure never to turn off the power during the firmware update procedure!
  7. When the upgrade is completed, click Exit to close the program. After the firmware update, the system will restart by itself to load the new firmware, so the device will be disconnected and mounted again.
  8. Done!