Recovering the firmware


In the following you will find advice on recovering the firmware of the following devices:


How to recover Raumfeld firmware


Recover firmware for Raumfeld Expand (current model sold since 2014)

Please first download the file "base2.img" and copy it to a USB stick:

> http://updates.raumfeld.com/repair/base2.img

Then perform the following steps:
  1. First remove the Expand's power plug for at least 30 seconds.
  2. Then, connect the USB stick to the USB port of the Expand
  3. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the device while you attach the Expand's power plug in order to start it.
  4. Please press and hold the setup button for 10 more seconds.
  5. After max. 30 seconds the outer and inner LEDs will start to blink alternatingly. This indicates that the recovery has been started. Please note that the recovery may take up to 5 minutes. After that, the Expand will reboot automatically.

Recover firmware for Raumfeld Expand (previous model called “Base” and sold up to 2014)

Please first download the file "base.img" and copy it to a USB stick:

> http://updates.raumfeld.com/repair/base.img

Then perform the following steps:
  1. First remove the Expand's power plug for at least 30 seconds.
  2. Then, connect the USB stick to the USB port of the Expand
  3. Press and hold the setup button on the back of the device while you attach the Expand's power plug in order to start it.
  4. Please press and hold the setup button for 10 more seconds.
  5. After max. 30 seconds the outer and inner LEDs will start to blink alternatingly. This indicates that the recovery has been started. Please note that the recovery may take up to 5 minutes. After that, the Expand will reboot automatically.

Recover firmware for Raumfeld Connector (sold from 2013, no external antena, for older hardware see below)

Please first download the file "connect2.img" and copy it to a USB stick:

> http://updates.raumfeld.com/repair/connect2.img

Then perform the following steps:
  1. Remove the power supply of the Connector. Please also perform this step if the Connector is off already.
  2. Then, connect the USB stick to the Connector's USB port.
  3. Put a paper clip into the reset opening on the back of the device.
  4. Press and hold the paper clip while you plug in the power supply of the Connector. Make sure the button in the reset opening remains pressed down with the paper clip.
  5. Press and hold the paper clip while you plug in the power supply of the Connector. Make sure the button in the reset opening remains pressed down with the paper clip.
  6. Please press and hold the paper clip for 10 more seconds.
  7. The installation has been started and may take up to 5 minutes.
The LEDs inform you about the current status of the installation:

- Firmware is loaded (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Firmware is installed (both LEDs blink in alternation; max. 3 minutes)
- Device is rebooted (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Installation is complete (left LED permanently lit, right LED blinks every 5 seconds)


Recover firmware for Raumfeld Soundbar/Sounddeck

Please first download the file "speaker2.img" and copy it to a USB stick:

> http://updates.raumfeld.com/repair/speaker2.img

Then perform the following steps:
  1. Remove the power supply of the device. Please also perform this step if the device is off already.
  2. Then, connect the USB stick to the devices USB port.
  3. Put a paper clip into the reset opening on the back of the device.
  4. Press and hold the paper clip while you plug in the power supply of the device. Make sure the button in the reset opening remains pressed down with the paper clip.
  5. Press and hold the paper clip while you plug in the power supply of the device. Make sure the button in the reset opening remains pressed down with the paper clip.
  6. Please press and hold the paper clip for 10 more seconds then release it
  7. The installation has been started and may take up to 5 minutes.
The LEDs inform you about the current status of the installation:

- Firmware is loaded (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Firmware is installed (both LEDs blink in alternation; max. 3 minutes)
- Device is rebooted (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Installation is complete (left LED permanently lit, right LED blinks every 5 seconds)


Recover Raumfeld Speaker 2. Gen (all speakers with station keys and Stereo Cubes)

Please first download the file "speaker2.img" and copy it to a USB stick:

> http://updates.raumfeld.com/repair/speaker2.img

Then perform the following steps:
  1. Switch off the Speakers by pressing and holding the On/Off button on the front panel for 10 seconds. Please also perform this step if the speakers seem to be off already.
  2. Then, connect the USB stick to the active speaker's USB port.
  3. Put a paper clip into the reset opening on the back of the active speaker.
  4. Press and hold the paper clip while you switch on the Speakers by briefly pressing the On/Off button.
  5. Please press and hold the paper clip for 10 more seconds.
  6. The installation has been started and may take up to 5 minutes.
The LEDs inform you about the current status of the installation:

- Firmware is loaded (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Firmware is installed (both LEDs blink in alternation; max. 3 minutes)
- Device is rebooted (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Installation is complete (left LED permanently lit, right LED blinks every 5 seconds)


Recover firmware for Raumfeld Speaker 1. Gen (all speakers without stationkeys except Stereo Cubes)

Please first download the file "speaker.img" and copy it to a USB stick:

>http://updates.raumfeld.com/repair/speaker.img

Then perform the following steps:
  1. Switch off the Speakers by pressing and holding the On/Off button on the front panel for 10 seconds. Please also perform this step if the speakers seem to be off already.
  2. Then, connect the USB stick to the active speaker's USB port.
  3. Put a paper clip into the reset opening on the back of the active speaker.
  4. Press and hold the paper clip while you switch on the Speakers by briefly pressing the On/Off button.
  5. Please press and hold the paper clip for 10 more seconds.
  6. The installation has been started and may take up to 5 minutes.
The LEDs inform you about the current status of the installation:

- Firmware is loaded (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Firmware is installed (both LEDs blink in alternation; max. 3 minutes)
- Device is rebooted (left LED permanently lit, then right one; max. 1 minute)
- Installation is complete (left LED permanently lit, right LED blinks every 5 seconds)