How to update my device firmware?


First, make sure to connect your unit directly to the computer via USB without using any kind of USB HUB, Extension, Adapter or Dock.

If your computer has USB-C ports, then get a proper cable to connect your unit:

  • USB-B to USB-C

  • microUSB to USB-C

  • miniUSB to USB-C



From there please make sure to proceed as described below:

    A) Download the latest firmware version from Downloads & Manuals.

    B) Open the Midi Control Center (MCC) and click on the Firmware Revision button.

    C) Click on “Upgrade".



    D) Select the firmware file and click on "Open".

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    E) Click on "OK" to start the upgrade process.

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The firmware update should now run smoothly.

If it doesn't, force the unit to start in Boot Loader mode:

KeyStep
BeatStep Pro
KeyLab MKI & MKII
MiniBrute 2 & 2S
DrumBrute & DrumBrute Impact
MicroBrute & MiniBrute MiniLab MKII MicroLab MicroFreak BeatStep KeyStep Pro
Hold Play/Stop/Record buttons while powering ON the unit. Hold both Octave buttons while powering ON the unit. Hold "SHIFT" + "Pad 1-8/9-16" buttons while powering ON the unit. Hold "SHIFT" + "HOLD" buttons while powering ON the unit. Hold "SHIFT" + "Arp" + "Oct" while powering ON the unit. Hold Stop/Play-Pause buttons while powering ON the unit. Power the KeyStep Pro off.
Plug a cable from the clock input to the reset out.
Power on the unit.
Remove one of the two end of the cable.

Note that once the Keystep has entered the bootloader mode all LEDS should be off as well as the screen.

And restart the procedure.

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