ADI-2 DAC FS Firmware Update


Apart from world-class sound quality, RME interfaces and converters are well-known for their long-term sustainability through constant free firmware updates. In particular, the ADI-2 series received countless new features and refinements over the last couple of years. In this video, we would like to show you the update process for the ADI-2 DAC FS. 

To update the ADI-2 DAC FS to the latest version, we need to download the Flash Update Tool from the Downloads or Product website. Go to Downloads and then select the ADI-2 DAC from the dropdown menu. Now select the operating system of your computer and download the latest firmware. Windows user also need to install the MADIface series driver before installing the firmware update tool, which is found on the same downloads page.

After the download, connect your ADI-2 DAC FS with your computer via a USB cable, unpack the zip folder and start the Flash Update Tool. If you get security warnings, click on „open anyways“. In the dialog screen you can see the current firmware version of your ADI-2 DAC and the new revision.


Under „Programming Status“ you can also check the recommended action:

  • Click on „Update“ if the current revision and new revision do not match.
  • Now the Flash Update Tool will overwrite the firmware of your ADI-2 DAC.
  • After the successful update process, turn the device off and back on again.

Now you are finished!