Update Your Firmware

Your CharaChorder may have shipped with older firmware that is not the latest version.

This device is in such a rapid point of development that updating your firmware will make sure you have all the best features, keyboard shortcuts, and bug fixes.

It’s recommended that all new users check their firmware version and update their CharaChorder if a new version is available.

The process is straightforward and easy to do.

How to check your firmware version

Option 1: In Chord Manager


Chord Manager using a Chromium based browser (or one that supports the serial api) (https://launchpad.charachorder.com/#/manager)

Option 2: Use the GTM


GTM (Generative Text Menu)

(If you attempt this but you do not see the Version option, you are using an old version of the firmware and should update.)

How to update firmware

Go to Chord Manager using a Chromium based browser (or one that supports the serial api)

Connect your CharaChorder to your device

Click “Connect”

Click “Bootloader”

Your CharaChorder will appear as an external storage device, for example, Drive F:.

Download the most recent file below.

Drag and drop the new CURRENT.UF2 update file to your CharaChorder (Drive F:, etc)

Overwrite the existing CURRENT.UF2. This will cause your CharaChorder to reboot

Place your cursor in a text editor and wait to see 'CharaChorder is ready'

Please pay special attention.

If your CharaChorder Lite was delivered after October 1st, 2022 you will need to download the firmware below that corresponds to the S2 chipset. Any Lites purchased before that date need to use the firmware corresponding to the M0 chipset.

Download Updates

CharaChorder One
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CharaChorder Lite
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