Olympus have recently pushed out a new firmware update for the Olympus DS-7000 and DS-3500, both in the professional range of digital dictaphones. The firmware update is the second release since the recorders launch and takes it to version v1.02. The complete firmware version history is below for reference. Download the latest firmware by clicking the filename link required for your model of dictaphone or recorder:

Olympus DS-7000 & DS-3500 Firmware History
Released Filename Version Summary
17-Apr-12 DS7000_DSP_v1000_FwUp.exe
DS3500_DSP_v1000_FwUp.exe
v1.00 Original Firmware
30-Aug-12 DS7000_DSP_v1010_FwUp.exe
DS3500_DSP_v1010_FwUp.exe
v1.01 1. Supports serial number download
2. Fixes the bug about Author ID
19-Oct-12 DS7000_DSP_v1020_FwUp.exe
DS3500_DSP_v1020_FwUp.exe
v1.02 1. Changes a worktype select logic
2. Reduces noise in Mac Audio Class
28-Mar-13 DS7000_DSP_V1100_FwUp.exe
DS3500_DSP_V1100_FwUp.exe
V1.10 1. Supports MIF (Metadata Import Function)
2. Changes backlight setting

The firmware upgrade can only be performed on a Windows PC so Mac users either use your Parallels/VMWare Fusion Windows image (at your own peril) or find a friend who has a Widows PC.

How To Update The Firmware – Olympus DS-7000 & DS-3500

  1. Turn on the digital recorder and USB connect it to a Windows PC
  2. Run the update program relevant to your recorder (DS-7000 or DS-3500)
  3. Update will start and finish automatically
Run the Olympus DS-7000 DS-3500 firmware update program

How To Confirm The Firmware Version – Olympus DS-7000 & DS-3500

  1. Turn on the recorder and press STOP
  2. Press the “MENU” key, the File Menu will be displayed
  3. Press the Right  “>>” key, the Device Menu will be displayed
  4. Press the “.” key, the next page of Device Menu will be displayed and System Information selected
  5. Press “OK” to select System Information
  6. The model, firmware version and serial number of your recorder will be shown

Step-By-Step Model, Firmware Version & Serial Number for Olympus DS-7000

How To Find The Model, Serial Number and Firmware Version on Olympus DS-7000 Digital Dictaphone

 

Step-By-Step Model, Firmware Version & Serial Number for Olympus DS-3500

How To Find The Model, Serial Number and Firmware Version on Olympus DS-3500 Digital Dictaphone and voice meeting interview recorder
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