Firmware Updates

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Overview

It is highly recommended to update the firmware should a new firmware version become available.

 

 

MADRIX HARDWARE MANAGER

To update your devices, please use the separate MADRIX HARDWARE MANAGER software.
Learn more »MADRIX HARDWARE MANAGER [USB / Ethernet]

 

 

Available Firmware Updates

Version

Highlights

STELLA Firmware
1.00.6127
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 3.6 RC
 
Release Date
May 2016

Initial firmware release.

STELLA Firmware
1.01.6147
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 3.6
 
Release Date
May 2016

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STELLA Firmware
1.01.6168
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 3.6a
 
Release Date
July 2016

Web configuration page: Added Voltage to the Device Information section.

Web configuration page: Added the Refresh button to always show the latest information that was last saved on the device in the web browser [instead of using a browser refresh which may change settings again].

STELLA Firmware
1.02.6346
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 3.6d
 
Release Date
December 2016

Sensor data: Devices can now report back if voltage is connected/disconnected over USB [Voltage USB].

Sensor data: Devices can now report back which voltage is used for Power [Voltage Power].

Sensor data: For STELLA models V1.1 and higher, devices can now report back the ambient temperature [Temperature].

Fixed an issue that could make the device become unresponsive under certain circumstances when connecting, disconnecting, and calling up the website several times in a row.

STELLA Firmware
1.02.7035
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 3.6f
 
Release Date
May 2017

Fixed an issue that could leave the status LEDs permanently on when using the ArtAddress functionality for Art-Net to switch from normal operation to off while the status LEDs were currently active.

STELLA Firmware
1.04.7082
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 3.6h
 
Release Date
February 2018

Added 4 distinct options for sending data output in case of data connection loss [only available in the web configuration tool]:
- Send The Last Received Frame Continually
- Send Black Frames Continually
- Stop Sending After Sending A Black Frame
- Stop Sending

Increased the minimum output frequency that is sent on each port from 10 FPS to 20 FPS [in order to ensure functionality with lighting fixtures that are not working correctly when receiving low frame rates].

Fixed an issue that could prevent reception of DMX input when Sync Mode had been enabled in the MADRIX 3 Software.

STELLA Firmware
2.00.7140
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.0b
 
Release Date
July 2018

Web configuration page: Updated the visual appearance for MADRIX 5.

Web configuration page: Network universes are now also shown in hexadecimal notation in addition to the decimal notation.

Added support for Streaming ACN [sACN] for input and output.

You can now choose the network data source: Art-Net, Streaming ACN, or Art-Net And sACN.

You can set the Start Channel for each port.

You can change the Channel Order for the output.

Added support for ArtSync.

STELLA Firmware
2.01.7147
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.0d
 
Release Date
August 2018

Fixed an issue that did only sent out Art-Net data when setting Port 2  to input.

Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device in rare cases.

STELLA Firmware
2.02.7206
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.0e
 
Release Date
February 2019

Added RDM support.

Added support for 2 Ethernet ports [Model V1.2 required].

Added daisy-chain support [Model V1.2 required].

Web configuration page: Universes up to number 32,768 can now be assigned.

During normal operation, pressing the Reset button now sends an Art-Net PollReply [e.g., Device Manager] and a MADRIX PollReply [MADRIX Device Configuration].

Changed the Art-Net PollReply to assign a separate BindIdx to each universe.

Fixed an issue that did only apply a new IP address after changing it over USB after disconnecting it from power first.

STELLA Firmware
2.03.7236
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.1
 
Release Date
June 2019

Fixed an issue that only applied a new IP address that was set over USB after a power cycle.

Fixed an issue that did continue to send the last frame that was received over USB under certain circumstances although new network data was received.

Fixed an issue that did not allow receiving data over USB when merging data from Art-Net and sACN.

Fixed an issue that allowed special characters and control characters [ASCII] in names and descriptions, which are not filtered out.

STELLA Firmware
2.03.7252
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.1a
 
Release Date
August 2019

Fixed an issue that could make the device become unresponsive when using RDM and both ports at the same time.

STELLA Firmware
2.03.7259
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.2
 
Release Date
November 2019

Channel Order 4-1-2-3 has been added.

Now clears the input buffer in order to discard obsolete and incorrect RDM packages before sending out new requests to avoid that packages cannot be assigned and processed correctly due to timeouts.

STELLA Firmware
2.3.7261
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.3
 
Release Date
May 2020

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STELLA Firmware
2.03.7291
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4
 
Release Date
December 2020

Fixed minor issues.

STELLA Firmware
2.04.7304
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4a
 
Release Date
February 2021

Web configuration page: Fixed an incorrect IP address shown for sACN Multicast Mode (#6562).

Fixed a critical issue that could halt the device when receiving an Art-Net OpIpProg request (#6852).

Fixed an issue that did not save the chosen value for the 'In Case Of Network Data Timeout' setting for the second port (#6899).

Fixed an issue that did send back the On/Off state of RDM for Port 2 incorrectly in the Art-Net PollReply (#6915).

STELLA Firmware
2.05.7308
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4b
 
Release Date
May 2021

The device now replies with ArtTodData to an ArtTodControl request for improved compatibility with Art-Net 4 (#6958).

Improved and streamlined how the device replies to ArtTodData with Unicast, Directed Broadcast, or Limited Broadcast (#6959).

STELLA Firmware
2.06.7355
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4c
 
Release Date
July 2021

Web configuration page: Added the option to set the Output Intensity (#7317).

Web configuration page: Added the option to set the Upper Intensity Limit (#7317).

Web configuration page: Added the option to reboot the device (#7403).

Web configuration page: Added the option to reset the device to factory default settings (#7403).

Fixed an issue that could prevent changed settings from being saved in rare cases after a power cycle (#5382).

Fixed an issue that did not show the favicon in web browsers (#6460).

Fixed that the option Send The Last Received Frame Continually did not work correctly when a universe failed after having received two universes of data (#7344).

STELLA Firmware
3.00.7380
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4e
 
Release Date
October 2021

Updated the system of the device (#6971, #7114, #7504).

Updated the bootloader of the device (#7544).

A single bootloader now supports both Ethernet ports (#7695).

A maximum of 170 RDM Responders can now be discovered per port (#7479).

Improved the timing of RDM packets (#7479).

RDM packets are now also forwarded during a discovery of connected RDM Responders (#6726).

All RDM packets that are not processed by the device itself are forwarded unchanged to the RDM Controller (#7639).

Changes regarding connected RDM Responders are now also evaluated with the help of the UID itself in addition to the UID count (#7683).

Fixed an issue that stilled showed the previous IP address when setting a new IP address via ArtIpProg over Art-Net (#7347).

Fixed an issue that did not consistently initiate a PollReply when changing settings using the web configuration page (#7689).

STELLA Firmware
3.01.7385

 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4f
 
Release Date
January 2022

The bootloader can now read the hardware revision/model over USB (#7802).

Supports the RDM flag per universe/port according to the latest Art-Net 4 protocol revision 1.4dd2 (#7904).

Fixed a critical issue that could cause the bootloader on hardware revision 1.2 to freeze at startup with the status-LED Power being permanently on (#7808).

STELLA Firmware
3.02.7387
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4g
 
Release Date
March 2022

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STELLA Firmware
3.03.7390
 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.4h
 
Release Date
April 2022

Web Configuration: Added the possibility to edit the ShortName identifier for Art-Net (#8159).

Web Configuration: Added option 'Send White Frames Continually' for the 'In Case Of Missing Network Data' setting (#8169).

Web Configuration: Now shows the uptime of the device (#8183).

Increased operational robustness of the device by discarding RDM responses that are only received from RDM Responders after the valid response time (#8183).

STELLA Firmware
4.01.7397
 
Bootloader
4.01.9396

 
MADRIX Version
MADRIX 5.5a
 
Release Date
July 2022

Added support for new hardware components (#8029).

Bootloader 4.0: Fixed an issue that did not always respond to firmware packets being sent over Art-Net (#8027).

Bootloader 4.0: Added support for new hardware components (#8028).

Bootloader 4.0: A single Art-Net PollReply is being sent after starting and remaining in the bootloader (#8032).

Fixed an issue that did not disable Send Full Frames when deactivating it for both ports (#8606).

 

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