Dante Accelerator Firmware V2.5.0-2 (Previous version)
- You need to update the Dante Accelerator Driver for Windows to V2.0.2 or later / for Mac to V2.5.0 or later
- You need to use the Dante Firmware Update Manager V1.4.5 or later for updating firmware.
- You need to use the Dante Controller V3.5.0 or later.
- Customers using Mac Pro up to Mid 2012 is not required to update to V2.5.0.
Dante Accelerator Firmware/Driver Compatibility
Main Revisions and Enhancements
V2.0.0 to V2.5.0
- Mac Pro (Late 2013) is now supported. You will need the Thunderbolt Expansion Box to connect Dante Accelerator to the Thunderbolt port of a Mac computer. Following models to be verified for use with Dante Accelerator.
- Sonnet Echo Express SE II/ Echo Express III-D/ xMac Pro Server
- Magma ExpressBox 1T/3T
- Dante Accelerator Driver may not work if the Thunderbolt Expansion Box is connected to a Mac computer after starting the Mac. Make sure to connect the Thunderbolt Expansion Box to the computer before starting it.
|OS||Windows 8/8.1||Windows 7 (SP1)||OS X 10.7.5/ 10.8.x/ 10.9.x/ 10.10.x|
|PC||32-bit : Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i7 (2nd Generation "Sandy Bridge" Core i7 or later recommended)
64-bit : Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i7 (2nd Generation "Sandy Bridge" Core i7 or later recommended)
|32-bit : Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i7 (2nd Generation "Sandy Bridge" Core i7 or later recommended)
64-bit :Intel Core i5 / Intel Core i7 (2nd Generation "Sandy Bridge" Core i7 or later recommended)
|Mac Pro (Early 2009) or later|
|HDD||64M Cache (recommended) 7200rpm||64M Cache (recommended) 7200rpm|
|PCIe SLOT||x4 lane or above||x4 lane or above|
|Thunderbolt Expansion Box||-||Magma ExpressBox 1T/3T, Sonnet Echo Express SE II/ Echo Express III-D/ xMac Pro Server|
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Last updated :January 28, 2020