FIRMWARE UPDATE

 

MixUpdate is a necessary application to update the M 18’s firmware. Follow carefully the instructions to perform the firmware update.

 

MixUpdate also features BACKUP and RESTORE functions. BACKUP allows saving all the Snapshots, Shows and Effects’ Patches from your mixer into a USB stick inserted in the M 18. Then, the RESTORE command brings the contents back to the M 18, either the same or a different one.

 

 

 

MixUpdate app for iOS

 

MixUpdate app for Android

MIXUPDATE APP

Update and backup tool

for the RCF M18 digital mixer

FIRMWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE

Please install the RCF app MixUpdate on your iPad. You can find MixUpdate on the App Store and Play store.

iOs

Android

Download the latest firmware file

Unzip the .zip file and copy the RCF-M18_0XXX.mpk file on the root directory of a FAT32 formatted USB stick. Be sure to have one .mpk file only in the USB stick, to avoid file mismatch.

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Change Log

 

M18 firmware - version 221 (Released 2016-07-26)

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A major upgrade to the M18 firmware is now available, with several improvements and additions. It is recommended to use the latest MixRemote 2.0 versions, available on iTunes Store (iOS ) and Google Play Store (Android).

 

NEW FEATURES

  • VuMeters are more reactive and accurate
  • DAC and Mute Groups have been enabled *
  • Additional controls: MUTE All Outputs, Mute FX *
  • Additional AMP  models (Overange 120, Heavy 51, Slo 88 Lead, Slo 88 Crunch) *
  • Acoustic Simulator can be enabled instead of AMP simulation *
  • Additional Stomp effects: Ring Modulator, AutoWah, Octaver *
  • File player can also reproduce 4 tracks (when TK3 and TK4 are routed to  ch. 17 and  18) *
  • Metronome function with audio samples (routable to ch. 18) *
  • Import, Export, Copy and Swap functions to manage your favorite Shows, Snapshots and Patches *
  • Additional options for footswitch and output routing of AUX1, AUX2 *
  • Expanded MIDI implementation *
  • Several performance improvements
  • Several minor bug fixes

 

* requires latest MixRemote app

 

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Insert your USB stick into the M 18’s USB slot and turn it on.

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Connect to the M-18XXXXXX network through the WiFi settings in the Configuration menu of your iPad.

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Launch the MixUpdate app and click on "Connect".

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The left column shows the firmware’s version that is currently installed on your M 18. The right column shows the firmware’s version on the USB stick, ready to be installed.

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Click on the Update button to install the most recent version. You will be warned: Press OK if you want to proceed.

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After a few seconds you will see a confirmation notice:

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Press the OK button to reboot the M 18. This procedure will take a few seconds.

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After rebooting the following notice will appear:

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Go back to your iPad’s WiFi configuration page and check the network connection. Make sure you are connected to the M18-XXXXXX network.

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Now launch the MixRemote App and enjoy your updated M 18 mixer.

BACKUP FUNCTION

BACKUP FUNCTION PROCEDURE

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Connect to the M-18XXXXXX network through the WiFi settings in the Configuration menu of your iPad.

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Launch the MixUpdate app and click on "Connect".

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The screen will show this:

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Touch the BACKUP tab on the left

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Insert a FAT32-formatted USB stick into the M 18 USB slot

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Press the Backup button in the left column of the screen

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A notice will appear, click on “OK” to proceed

 

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A complete backup has been successfully created on the USB stick

RESTORE FUNCTION

RESTORE FUNCTION PROCEDURE

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Connect to the M-18XXXXXX network through the WiFi settings in the Configuration menu of your iPad.

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Launch the MixUpdate app and click on "Connect".

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The screen will show this:

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Insert the USB stick containing the M 18 backup into the M 18 USB slot

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Touch the BACKUP tab on the left.

The App screen will appear like this:

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Press the Restore button on the right column

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If you want to proceed, click on “OK”.

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The restore procedure has been completed

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