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. 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 it it fails. Meanwhile if I were you I would download older firmware flasher tool and tried to use it for flashing newer bin file. Trust me, you’ll ask yourself why you didn’t try it sooner.
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I used it with a “Y” usb cable, the one with the extra usb, to power up an HDD in a usb3 enclosure.
ASMedia ASM USB3/SATA Controller Firmware Update | NotebookReview
Mac users who cannot get access to a USB 2. So the firmware update tool doesn’t work for me at all. Its just my throw-away USB 3. Discussion in ‘ Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades ‘ started by davidricardo86Sep 20, Can you give your USB 3. Please see our firmware update page here.
Whatever, it worked for him so he’s happy and im glad its still in use. Do I have to create a bootable USB drive or something? If your serial number in system profiler begins with, orthis firmware update is recommended. To be clear, this update is recommended for most users with docks beginning with serial numbersor Better just write it in a simple way and post screenshots of your problem.
James DSep 28, Meanwhile if I were you I would download older firmware flasher tool and tried to use it for flashing newer bin file. Yes, my password is: 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.
ASMedia ASM 1051 USB3/SATA Controller Firmware Update
I know I have to use the tool called MPTool, and run it as administrator. Obvious yet funny mistake.
All units with serial numbers beginning with, or are expected to have firmware version f I also bought this ExpressCard model as the one I currently have doesn’t have the external power port. 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’ve found instructions on how to do it, but everytime I do it it fails.
I’ve followed the instructions here: Do you already have an account? After update, docks will report a serial number matching the one shown below, E GalaxySIIApr 13, Trust me, you’ll ask yourself why you didn’t try it sooner.
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. For deeper technical details, read our post on understanding large SATA volume compatibility. And thanks for taking the time to update the thread. Please let us know if you have questions or run into issues by posting below, or shoot an email to support plugable.
Share This Page Tweet. I couldn’t figure out how to update the firmware so i gave up and used it with whatever firmware it shipped with. Your name or email address: Can someone please asmedi me?