Download Current Firmware For V2 Systems

Download Current Firmware For V1 Systems

Download Previous Firmware

Current version for V2 and newer systems is v0.296
Current version for V1 systems is v1.0_V1_Systems

Click here to view the change log for V2 and newer firmware.
Click here to view the change log for V1 firmware.

How do I update the firmware on my TimeMachine?

  1. Download the current firmware above (if you encounter problems, please follow these instructions and use the previous version).
  2. Ensure reader is turned off
  3. Connect reader ‘s micro USB socket to your computer using a micro USB cable
  4. Hold down the Tune button and turn the reader on
  5. Ensure reader display says “Trident USB Bootloader”
  6. Using Windows explorer, browse to the detected disk drive called “Trident BL”
  7. Delete any existing file from this disk, usually called “firmware.bin”
  8. Copy the new firmware file to this disk
  9. Use Windows “Safely Remove Hardware…” icon to eject the “Trident Bootloader” device
  10. Unplug the micro USB cable from the reader
  11. Power off the reader, then power on again
  12. Ensure the new firmware version is displayed at the top of the reader screen

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