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Firmware Manager

Firmware Manager is a stand-alone dSPACE tool for updating and restoring firmware of the following dSPACE platforms:

  • DS1005, DS1006, DS1007
  • SCALEXIO (since Release 2015-B)
  • MicroAutoBox II
  • MicroLabBox
  • DS1103, DS1104

Most of the features of Firmware Manager are also available in ControlDesk or ConfigurationDesk.


The instructions on this site do not apply to RapidPro and Solution-specific hardware. In that case refer to the provided documentation.

Latest Firmware Manager Download

  • For use under Windows 7 64-bit SP1 and Windows 10 64-bit:
    Firmware Manager 2.3 from dSPACE Release 2017-A.
    Can be used with dSPACE Release 7.0 (released in 2010) or newer.
  • When installing Firmware Manager on a computer without or with an older dSPACE Release, it might be necessary to install the required redistributables:
    dSPACERequiredRedistributables2.3.exe for Firmware Manager 2.3
  • Firmware Archives must be downloaded and installed separately.
    Follow the link to Firmware Archives in the navigation bar on the left.
  • Firmware Manager and Archives are also contained on the dSPACE Release DVD1/Tools.

Older Versions

  • For use under Windows 7 32-bit:
    Firmware Manager 2.1 from dSPACE Release 2016-A
    dSPACERequiredRedistributables2.1.exe for Firmware Manager 2.1
  • For use under Windows XP:
    Firmware Manager 1.1 from dSPACE Release 2014-A
    dSPACERequiredRedistributables.exe for Firmware Manager 1.1
    Note: Firmware Manager 1.1 does not support MicroLabBox nor SCALEXIO.
  • MicroAutoBox
    The predecessor of MicroAutoBox II is supported with dSPACE Release 2015-B for the last time. In order to update its firmware, use ControlDesk or Firmware Manager that comes with the dSPACE Release that you use with your MicroAutoBox.


Date 2017-01-13
Product Type Compact Systems, Modular Systems
Hardware Type PHS Hardware, Off-the-Shelf Systems
Product DS1005 PPC Board, DS1006 Processor Board, DS1007 PPC Processor Board, DS1103 PPC Controller Board, DS1104 R&D Controller Board, DS2202 HIL I/O Board, DS2211 HIL I/O Board, DS4302 CAN Interface Board, MicroAutoBox, MicroLabBox, SCALEXIO
Type Patches
Information Category Working with, Troubleshooting
dSPACE Release 2017-A, 2016-B, 2016-A, 2015-B, 2015-A, 2014-B, 2014-A, 2013-B, 2013-A, Prior to 2013-A
Keywords driver