Version 2.3 (PRO 26 and 10)

07 Aug 2009


Mac (Universal Binary)

-SaffireControl PRO 2.3.8404
-Saffire PRO Firmware 2.1.8386

Windows XP (All versions) & Vista (All versions)

-SaffireControl PRO 2.3.8467
-Saffire PRO Firmware 2.1.8386
-Saffire PRO Drivers 2.44

IMPORTANT: Windows 7 users should note that legacy firewire drivers should be installed BEFORE connecting and installing ANY Saffire devices on their system. Please visit the answerbase for details on how to do this.


Saffire PRO 2.3 resolves an issue with the firmware updater in Mac OS Leopard and Windows XP service pack 3

Saffire PRO version 2 includes several major changes including:
- Hardware Monitoring
- Digital Output Monitoring
- "Desired" and "Active" digital sync states

Important Installation/Updating Information!
Please follow the steps below to update your Saffire PRO firmware and drivers:

Mac OS Users:
1. Connect your Saffire PRO.
2. Run the 'Saffire PRO' installer.
3. Run the firmware update which appears at the end of the installation process.
4. Restart your Mac.

Windows Users:
1. Run "Saffire PRO 2.3.exe".
2. The installer will guide you through the installation/update process.
3. Following driver installation, select the "Update Saffire PRO firmware" option during the last step in the installer.
4. If not already connected, connect and power up your Saffire PRO before running the firmware update.
5. When the firmware updater launches, press update to begin updating the firmware.
6. When firmware update is complete, you may need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect.

The firmware and driver update should now be complete! If you accidentally skip the firmware update at the end of installation, you can run the update from within SaffireControl PRO by selecting 'Update Firmware...' from the 'Hardware' menu.