XMC-1 Firmware Update v4.1 – Update and instructions (.zip)
WARNING!: When the firmware update process is complete, your XMC-1 will switch into Standby by itself. POWERING YOUR XMC-1 OFF BEFORE THIS OCCURS MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS FIRMWARE CORRUPTION THAT MAY REQUIRE THAT YOUR XMC-1 BE RETURNED TO THE FACTORY FOR SERVICE.
XMC-1 Firmware Update v4.1 – Update instructions (PDF)
XMC-1 Firmware Update – Application Note: Formatting a FAT32 USB drive on an Apple computer (PDF)
Dirac Activation Link:
Click here to download and activate your Dirac Live LE and Dirac Live Full for Emotiva software
You will need your activation code to activate your account and download the software.
You will also need your activation code, user name, and password to download a new copy of the software.
Dirac Install Reset:
Click here to reset your installs
You will need your email and password you used to set up your account.
FIRMWARE VERSION 4.0 OR LATER IS REQUIRED FOR YOUR XMC-1 TO FUNCTION PROPERLY WITH THE NEW HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 UPGRADE BOARD.
FIRMWARE VERSION 4.0 OR LATER IS OPTIONAL IF YOU HAVE AN XMC-1 WITH THE ORIGINAL HDMI BOARD.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR XMC-1 FIRMWARE.
If you purchased a new XMC-1 which includes the UPDATED HDMI 2.0 / HDCP 2.2 HDMI BOARD, you received it with Firmware version 4.0 already installed on it. Likewise, if you sent your XMC-1 in to have it upgraded by us, when you got it back it had been updated to Firmware version 4.0 .
DO NOT INSTALL OLDER VERSIONS OF FIRMWARE ON AN XMC-1 WITH THE NEW HDMI UPGRADE BOARD, IF YOU INSTALL FIRMWARE VERSION 3.1a OR OLDER ON AN XMC-1 WITH THE NEW HDMI BOARD INSTALLED YOU WILL CAUSE IT TO MALFUNCTION.
Dirac Live for Emotiva FAQ
Configuring WASAPI Mode in Audio Players (PDF)
Instructions for Emotiva Unified USB Drivers v1.11a – WinXP/Vista/Win7/Win8.x (11/05/14) (PDF)
Instructions for USB Drivers v1.01a – Windows 10 ONLY (8/10/2015) (PDF)
Windows 10 and USB Audio Drivers (PDF)
USB Stream Input Update (adds USB Stream Input support for sample rates up to 24/192):
Note: This update is already included on all XMC-1’s shipped after October 2014
Note: If you install this update, and use a Windows computer, you will also probably need the latest drivers (v1.11a)
XMC-1 USB Stream Input update (11/05/2014) – READ THIS FIRST (PDF)
XMC-1 USB Stream Input update (11/05/2014) (.zip)
Disable Driver Signature Enforcement – for DAC drivers:
ReadMe for driver issues with Microsoft Windows 10 (PDF)