µTune Updates

Here you can download the latest µTune firmware version.

This is how to install the firmware:
– Extract ZIP-file, you will get a file ‘uTuneFW.ebi’
– Put this file in the root directory of your SD card
– insert SD card in µTune and go to CONFIG->Misc->Expert Settings->Firmware Update (HW 16?*)
– The updater will start and firmware will update
– After the update you must reset the settings to default.

Firmware 2.xx

Firmware 2.xx brings a lot of changes and improvements. Generally people used to 1.xx will find a different menu structure, but overall functionality is similar.
>µTune user manual for firmware v2.01 (PDF).

µTune firmware 2.03 download
– FEATURE: added timeout for display – turns off automatically
– FEATURE: translate incoming pitch bend in midi2µmidi mode
– BUGFIX: improved usb compatibility
– BUGFIX: µTune CV/Gate did not receive midi when midi2µTonal DIN midi was active

µTune firmware 2.02 download
– BUGFIX: Fixes display issues

New features:

  • Expander support, up to 8 channels
  • Automatic tuning
  • Midi2Midi tuning: Supports pitch bend and realtime sysex
  • CV2midi: now supports pitch bend or real time sysex tuning
  • Upgraded inter-channel routing
  • Clock generator
  • Upgraded frequency display / tuner
  • Added glide, glide time via CV and glide switch via GATE-in
  • Autotrigger: Automatic GATE-out trigger generation on note change
  • Upgraded midi router with tuning option
  • New flexible voice assigner based on midi input channels
  • Improved frequency measurement: more stable and higher resolution
  • ‘auto’ function for notes/volt input setting, chooses notes/v based on scale
  • SD card det. ignore switch option
  • added more intervals to list
  • Midi router now supports sysex
  • Load and save KBM files (only partially supported)
  • Current scale is saved internally and available on startup
  • Select gate out polarity
  • On hardware version 18+ : optional switch trigger/gate output
  • Midi2CV now also supports midi controller messages
  • Send scale as midi tuning dump
  • Adjustable output trigger length
  • and more 🙂

Bugfixes and features since 1.98

– BUGFIX: ADC calibration for HW17 was not working
– BUGFIX: midi out transpose not working?
– BUGFIX: Scale masks were not working for midi out
– BUGFIX: Fixed bug in scale mask nearest note finding
– FEATURE: Added plug-in detection display

Newest stable 1.xx version:

µTune 1.05
– BUGFIX: Midi velocity link now working
Please read when updating from firmware version 1.00

Older versions:
µTune firmware 1.98 (last beta before 2.00)

µTune 1.04
– BUGFIX: CV2Midi ignored midi channel settings
– added SD Card detection option on/off
Please read when updating from firmware version 1.00

µTune 1.02
– Support for hardware version 18
– Tuner now shows frequency, BPM and cents
Please read when updating from firmware version 1.00

µTune 1.01
– Includes CV-Input calibration procedure (important please read this)
– BUGFIX: keyboard mapping not correct after startup
– BUGFIX: CV-to-Midi was not sending correctly over USB

Should you be one of the few people with hardware version 16, you can not access the bootloader from the menu directly. Instead hold the back button while powering on the µTune. This is also a failsave for failed updates.