How to Update Spark Firmware (Video Tutorial)

Download Spark Firmware Updater v1.5.4.102 [Windows] & [Mac].

 

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October 12. 2021 - Spark firmware 1.5.4.102

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6 new amps and 6 new effects, meticulously modelled to bring the legendary sought-after gear that Hendrix™ used throughout his career. Play through the Tone City 100, J.H. Legendary Wah, and more!

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J.H. 45/100

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J.H. Super 100

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Fender 1968 BASSMAN 50

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Fender DUAL SHOWMAN

J.H. Sun 100S

SUNN 100S

J.H. Tone City 100

SOUND CITY One Hundred

J.H. Axle Fuzz

Roger Mayer Axis Fuzz

J.H. Super Fuzz

Marshall Supa Fuzz

J.H. Octave Fuzz

Roger Mayer Octavia

J.H. Fuzz Zone

Maestro FZ-1 Fuzz-Tone

J.H. Legendary Wah

Vox 846 wah-wah pedal

J.H. Legendary Vibe

Roger Mayer Voodoo Vibe Junior

  • Famous Moments and Jimi’s Gear

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  • Auto Tone

The brand-new Auto Tone feature automatically switches presets for you while you jam along to your favorite Jimi Hendrix™ song.

 

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Step-by-Step Guide

*For Windows users: Please install the ASIO driver here before updating the firmware.

*Please try to update the firmware with a different computer if attempts to update the firmware keep failing.

 

1. Backup your custom presets to the ToneCloud, Spark App or your Dropbox account before you proceed with the firmware update

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2. Unzip and launch the firmware update tool. 

*The update tool should be started BEFORE plugging the Spark into the USB port.

 

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3. Turn on and connect your Spark amp to a computer using a USB-to-USB type B cable (we recommend using the one that comes in the box with the Spark amp). Keep in mind that the updater software should be started BEFORE plugging the Spark into the USB port.

 

4. Click “Connect Hardware” in the firmware update tool 

*If the firmware updater does not detect your Spark amp, please try reconnecting the USB cable on the Spark amp or try a different USB port on your computer. If that doesn’t work, please try restarting your computer and try again.

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Once the hardware is detected, click “Check to update”

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The app will start updating the firmware. Once the update is completed the message below will appear. Check if the new firmware version number matches the number on the download page.

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5. Make sure to update your Spark app to the latest version as well to get access to all the latest features.
 
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