Spark Firmware Release Notes

*For firmware update instruction, please refer to How to Update Spark Firmware (Video Tutorial).

 

February 18. 2022

Spark firmware 1.7.5.182

Spark App Power Update is here! Make sure to update your app to Android v2.3.0.4397 / iOS v2.3.0.4695 and update your Spark amp to the latest firmware to unlock the following new features and enhancements:

  • The (much requested) in-app tuner
  • Tap Tempo feature for modulation and delay pedals
  • Creative Control for Spark Control users introducing custom wah features
  • Experience Jimi Hendrix™ pack users can now simultaneously use the J.H. Legendary Wah with Vintage Delay or Echo Tape pedal

October 12. 2021

Spark firmware 1.5.4.102

This firmware update enables the use of the Experience Jimi Hendrix™ expansion, along with some performance and stability improvements. Update both the Spark app and firmware after purchase to gain access to all the included features.

 

Experience Jimi Hendrix™

  • Legendary Gear

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!

 

  • Included Gear:

Name in Spark

Inspired by

J.H. 45/100

Marshall JTM45/100

J.H. Super 100

Marshall Super Lead 100

J.H. Bass Master

Fender 1968 BASSMAN 50

J.H. D-Show Master

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

Explore an interactive timeline where you can learn more about Jimi’s incredible story and the gear he used throughout his career – all told through your guitar.

 

  • Auto Tone

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

 

*Other product names mentioned in this page are trademarks of their respective companies that are not endorsed, associated, or affiliated with Positive Grid. Fender, Marshall, Vox, Sunn, Sound City, Roger Mayer, Maestro, Dallas Arbiter, Supro, Silvertone, Danelectro are trademarks or trade names of other manufacturers and were used merely to identify products. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

 

July 26. 2021

Spark firmware 1.4.3.174

  • Amps:
    • ODS 50 - Inspired by the Dumble ODS 50
    • Blues Boy - Inspired by the Fender® Blues Junior™
    • Insane 6508 - Inspired by the Peavey 6505®
  • Effects:
    • Clone Drive - Inspired by the Klon Centaur
    • Guitar EQ
    • Bass EQ
  • Other Fixes and Improvements:
    • Spark Tone Control connection speed has been optimized
    • Additional minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Known Issues
    • Downgrading your firmware to an older version while Spark has a hardware preset slot with the newly released amp and effects in firmware 1.4.3.174 will cause Spark’s firmware to crash. Please do not downgrade your firmware if you’ve update to the latest version!

*Other product names mentioned in this page are trademarks of their respective companies that are not endorsed, associated, or affiliated with Positive Grid. Dumble, Fender, Peavey, and Klon are trademarks or trade names of other manufacturers and were used merely to identify products. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

 

June 12. 2020

Spark firmware 1.2.3.37

  • Fixed the random loud noise when switching presets via Spark app
  • Improved Bluetooth connection stability
  • Exiting Tuner mode now only requires short tap on any of the 5 buttons (for units shipped with firmware version 0.1.2.197)
  • Increased USB recording volume (for units shipped with firmware version 0.1.2.197)
  • Various bug fixes
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