GalaxySII , Apr 13, Thanks to tiller, I have solved one of my problems. So the firmware update tool doesn’t work for me at all. I would like to figure out why I couldn’t do simple flash but everything seems to be working fine so If I never solve this second issue, I’ll live. James D , Sep 28, Aluminum Casing OS Requirements: I’ve followed the instructions here:

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I would guess that the problem is that the ExpressCard controller is not giving the USB3 enclosure enough power.

I’ve found instructions on how to do it, but everytime I do assmedia it fails. If your serial number in system profiler begins with, orthis firmware update is recommended.

Log in or Sign up. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Whatever, it worked for him so he’s happy and im asmddia its still in use. All units with serial numbers beginning with, or are expected to have firmware version f Do you already have an account?

USB3-SATA-U3 (ASMedia e) Firmware Update – Plugable

NOT old bin file which goes with flasher. Also, you are trying to update asmexia a USB 2. James DSep 28, Your name or email address: For deeper technical details, read amedia post on understanding large SATA volume compatibility. And thanks for taking the time to update the thread. I’ve followed the instructions here: Issues with these older docks are more likely due to outdated USB 3. Share This Page Tweet.


To be clear, this update is recommended for most users with docks beginning with serial numbersor Yes, my password is: Please see our firmware update page here. I couldn’t figure out how to update the firmware so i gave up and used it with whatever firmware it shipped with.

ASMedia ASM 1051 USB3/SATA Controller Firmware Update

For customers with older docks with serial numbers beginning with an 8 or lower, these docks used a different chip set, and this update is not relevant. Meanwhile if I were you I would download older firmware flasher tool and asmefia to use it for flashing newer bin file.

Mac users who cannot get access to a USB 2.

Trust me, you’ll ask yourself why you didn’t try it sooner. I would like to figure out why I couldn’t do simple flash but everything seems to be working fine so If I never solve this second issue, I’ll live.

I used it with a “Y” usb cable, the one with the extra usb, to power up an HDD in a usb3 enclosure. I eventually gave this ASMedia card to my friend for his non-usb3 ThinkPad but let him know about the reason for the “Y” usb cable.


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Its just my throw-away USB 3. GalaxySIIApr 13, This article is no longer relevant. For customers with newer docks beginning with serial numbers or higher, this update should have already been applied and should not be necessary- feel free to use the firmware check utility below to confirm, and proceed with update as needed. Wsmedia know I have to use the tool called MPTool, and run it as administrator.

Discussion in ‘ Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades ‘ started by davidricardo86Sep 20, Obvious yet funny mistake. I also bought this ExpressCard model as the one I currently have doesn’t have the external power port.