Support & Files

This page contains user manuals and firmware for our products.  To check the firmware version of your controller, watch the display as it boots.  The version number will be displayed - if it is older than the version listed here, we recommend you update your controller.

Update Procedure - READ THIS FIRST!
Disaster Area Gen3 Firmware Update v2.1
Mac OS X Updater App  - Disaster G3 Uploader
Windows systems do not need an uploader app!
For older products, please view the Drivers & Firmware section at the bottom of the page.

Current Products:

DMC-3XL Gen3

User Manual: DMC-3XL Gen3 Manual v1.50 Latest Firmware: DMC_3XL_Gen3_150.bin

DMC-4 Gen3

User Manual: DMC-3XL Gen3 Manual v1.50 Latest Firmware: DMC_3XL_Gen3_150.bin

DMC-6 Gen3

User Manual: DMC-6 Gen3 Manual v1.02c Latest Firmware: DMC_6_Gen3_105d

DMC-8 Gen3

User Manual: DMC-6 Gen3 Manual v1.02c Latest Firmware: DMC_8_Gen3_105d

DPC-5 Gen3

User Manual: DPC-5 Gen3 Manual v1.00d Latest Firmware: DPC_5_Gen3_102b.bin

DPC-8EZ Gen3

User Manual: DPC-8EZ Gen3 Manual v1.00d Latest Firmware: DPC_8EZ_Gen3_100g

SMARTClock Gen3

User Manual: SMARTClock Gen3 Manual v1.00 Latest Firmware: SMARTClock_G3_103a.bin

DMC.micro

User Manual: DMC.micro Manual Latest Firmware: DMC_MICRO_101e

micro.clock

User Manual: micro.clock Manual Latest Firmware: MICRO_CLOCK_103c

DMC NNB

User Manual: NNB Manual v1.0 Latest Firmware: DMC_NNB_1.01a.bin (updated 09.18.2018)

MIDIBox

User Manual: MIDI Box Manual

EVO Solderless

Instructions: EVO Instructions

EVO MIDI Cables

Instructions: MIDI Cable Instructions

Support

IMPORTANT NOTE:  IF YOU ARE NOT SURE WHICH FIRMWARE YOU NEED, PLEASE SEND US A PICTURE OF YOUR CONTROLLER AND WE CAN ADVISE YOU!

Uploading firmware requires a Windows or Mac computer and a USB cable.  Install the USB driver first, then open and follow the instructions in the .ZIP file for the appropriate Disaster Uploader.  Firmware files are listed below.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Programming the wrong firmware into your pedal can result in incorrect operation of the pedal.  Please make sure that you are using the correct version and type of firmware for your pedal.

Gen3 Pedals:  Generally labeled “Gen3” on the pedal itself.  Gen3 pedals also have small (3mm) LED lights above the display.  Small USB-mini firmware update port.

DMC.micro, DMC NNB, DMC-3XL Gen3, DMC-4 Gen3, DMC-6 Gen3, DMC-8 Gen3, DPC-5 Gen3, DPC-8EZ Gen3, SMARTClock Gen3, micro.clock

Gen2 Pedals:  Generally have an LED display but no small 3mm LED lights.  DPC-5 s/n 0405 and higher are Gen2.  All DPC-8EZ are Gen2 unless specifically labeled Gen3 on the pedal itself.

DMC-2 Gen2 (models with visible USB port on the back panel), DMC-3XL Gen3, DMC-4 Gen2, DMC-6D, DMC-8D, DPC-8EZ, DPC-5 sn 0405 and higher without display, SMARTClock, SMARTSwitch

Gen1 Pedals:  Generally have no LED display and large 5mm LEDs.

Firmware Uploader

Gen3

Update Procedure – READ THIS FIRST!
Disaster Area Gen3 Firmware Update v2.1

Mac OS X Updater App Disaster G3 Uploader

Windows systems do not need an uploader app!

Gen2

Supported pedals: DMC-3XL GEN2, DMC-4 GEN2, DMC-6D, DMC-7D, DPC-4EZ, DPC-5 (above s/n 405,) DPC-8EZ

Xloader Disaster Area (Windows XP, Vista, 7)

Dissater Uploader X v2.5 (Mac OS X 10.6 and above, Intel only)

Gen1

Supported pedals: DMC-2, DMC-3, DMC-3XL, DMC-4, DMC-5K, DMC-6, DMC-7, DPC-5 (under s/n 405,) SMARTLoop

Xloader Disaster Area (Windows XP, Vista, 7)

Disaster-Uploader-X-1.3 (Mac OS X 10.6 or above, Intel only)

USB Drivers

Gen3 Pedals do not require USB drivers!
Gen1 Drivers (FTDI-based)
Windows Driver:
Mac OS X Driver
Gen2 Drivers
Windows Driver:
Disaster_Bootloader_Driver (signed driver for Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8)
Mac OS X Driver
USB Drivers are not required for Gen2 pedals on Mac OS X.


Discontinued Products

DMC-2 Gen2

Manual:     DMC-2 Gen2 Quick Start

Firmware:

Strymon Timeline / Mobius Version (hold both buttons to access TL looper mode)

DMC_2_Gen2_100

Strymon BigSky Version (hold both buttons to access freeze / tap mode)

DMC_2_Gen2_102_BigSky

Eventide Version

DMC_2_Gen2_EVT_100


DMC-2 Plus

Manual:     DMC-2plus Quick Start

DMC-2 Gen1 (small and large box versions)

Manual:     DMC-2 Quick Start

Strymon Version
     DMC_2_204
Eventide Version
Line6 Version

DMC-3 / DMC-3XL / DMC-4 Gen1

Manual:     DMC-3 DMC-3XL Manual

Firmware:

Strymon Timeline
Strymon Timeline + BigSky Version
Strymon Timeline + Mobius Version
Strymon Timeline + Eventide Factor / H9 Version
Strymon Timeline + Line6 M5 Version
Strymon “Trinity” (controls Timeline + Mobius + BigSky)
Line 6 M9
Eventide H9 / Factor (Timefactor, Modfactor, Pitchfactor) / Space

DMC-3XL Gen2 / DMC-4 Gen2

Manual:     DMC-3XL Gen2 v2.0 Quick Start (updated 5/13/15)

Firmware:
DMC_3XLD_203.cpp.hex (updated 8/19/2016)
UNITS EQUIPPED WITH gHOST OUTPUT ONLY
(Will not boot on non-gHOST devices!)

DMC-6 / DMC-7 / DMC-6L (Gen1)

Manual:     DMC-6_L_7-Manual-v1.01

Firmware:

Universal Firmware Version (controls Timeline, Mobius, Space, Eventide, Line6)

Requires RGB LED in upper-right position

DMC-6D / DMC-8D (also discontinued DMC-7D.)

Manual:     DMC-6D Quick Start Universal

Firmware:     DMC_6D_Universal_2_05

Manual:     DMC-6D Quick Start Ableton

Firmware:     DMC_6D_Ableton_205.cpp.hex


DPC-4EZ

Manual:     DPC-4EZ Manual Rev 101

Firmware:      DPC_4EZ_v1.03


DPC-5

Manual:     DPC-5 Manual Rev 115c

Firmware:

(UPDATE AS DMC / v1.3 UPDATER)
     DPC_5_1_15f
Gen2 version only (serial numbers greater than 0418)
(UPDATE AS DMC G2 / v2.1 UPDATER)

DPC-8EZ

Manual:      DPC-8EZ Manual Rev 105

Firmware:

(UPDATE AS DMC GEN2 / v2.1 UPDATER)
DPC_8EZ_104 (rev 1 boards only)
DPC_8EZ_105b.hex (rev 2 boards only)

gHOST Converter

Manual:     gHOST Converter Manual

Firmware:

(Update as DMC g3 / v2.1 UPDATER, HOLD RESET BUTTON TO ENTER UPLOAD MODE)

gHOST_Converter_101a


SMARTClock  Gen2

Manual:     SMARTClock Manual 1.04 (updated 5/20/15)

Firmware:

(Update as DMC G2 / v2.1 UPDATER)

SMARTClock_1_11_b.hex (updated 5/20/15)


SMARTLoop

Manual:     SMARTLoop Manual v1.1

Firmware:

(UPDATE AS DMC / v1.3 UPDATER)


TNT Triple Tap N Toggle

TNT Manual Rev1