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Upgrade the firmware of your dictation hardware

SpeechControl software download

  • To check, or to upgrade the firmware, you first need to install SpeechControl (Philips Device Control Center).

  • You can download the latest SpeechControl software (Windows or Mac edition) from the following link: www.dictation.philips.com/speechcontrol

Firmware check

To check the installed firmware proceed as follows:

  1. Connect your device to the computer.

  2. Start Philips Device Control Center:

    • If the option to start the Philips Device Control Center automatically was selected during installation, open the program by clicking the speechcontrol_systray-icon.png icon in the notification area of the Windows task bar.

    • To manually start the program, open the Windows start menu in Windows and select Philips Speech Control > Philips Device Control Center.

  3. Check whether your device is selected in the Active device drop down menu.

    speechcontrol_select-device.png
  4. Click on the speechcontrol_info-button.png button to retrieve information about the selected device. SpeechControl displays the installed firmware version in the Device details.

    speechcontrol_device-details.png

Firmware upgrade

  1. Connect your device to the computer.

  2. Start Philips Device Control Center:

    • If the option to start the Philips Device Control Center automatically was selected during installation, open the program by clicking the speechcontrol_systray-icon.png icon in the notification area of the Windows task bar.

    • To manually start the program, open the Windows start menu in Windows and select Philips Speech Control > Philips Device Control Center.

    Note

    Make sure that you're using the latest version of Philips Device Control Center.

  3. On the Device tab, click on Firmware upgrade.

    speechmike_fw-upgrade_step1.png
  4. Click on the desired upgrade version from the Available firmware versions list.

    speechmike_fw-upgrade_step2.png

    If the Available firmware versions list is empty:

  5. Click the Upgrade button.

    speechmike_fw-upgrade_step4.png
  6. Choose Yes, upgrade the device to install the new firmware.

  7. Run the firmware upgrade

    During the firmware upgrade this dialog box is displayed until the firmware upgrade is finished

    speechcontrol_fw-upgrade_in_progress.png
  8. When the firmware upgrade box has disappeared the device is ready to use again.

  1. Download the latest firmware from the following links below:

  2. Connect your device to the computer.

  3. Start Philips Device Control Center:

    • If the option to start the Philips Device Control Center automatically was selected during installation, open the program by clicking the speechcontrol_systray-icon.png icon in the notification area of the Windows task bar.

    • To manually start the program, open the Windows start menu in Windows and select Philips Speech Control > Philips Device Control Center.

    Note

    Make sure that you're using the latest version of Philips Device Control Center.

  4. On the Device tab, click on Firmware upgrade.

    speechmike_fw-upgrade_step1.png
  5. Load the firmware version into SpeechControl

    1. Click on Import and select the folder that contains the firmware you want to import.

      speechmike_fw-upgrade_step3.png
    2. Click OK.

  6. Load the firmware into your device

    To start the firmware upgrade select the firmware version you want to use and click Upgrade.

    speechmike_fw-upgrade_step4.png

    screenshot for illustration only

    Caution

    Do not disconnect your SpeechMike from the computer during firmware upgrade!

  7. Confirm the firmware upgrade

    1. The following confirmation dialog appears:

      speechcontrol_fw_upgrade_yes_upgrade_device.png
    2. Choose Yes, upgrade the device to install the new firmware.

  8. Run the firmware upgrade

    During the firmware upgrade this dialog box is displayed until the firmware upgrade is finished

    speechcontrol_fw-upgrade_in_progress.png
  9. When the firmware upgrade box has disappeared the device is ready to use again.