8301 Paging Adapter & Scheduler

Firmware Downloads for the 8301 Paging Adapter & Scheduler

This page provides the files necessary to upgrade your 8301 to Firmware Version 1.7.6

What's new in Firmware Version 1.7.6:

  • Add DTMF passcode support for paging extensions
  • Add support for 802.1x network security
  • Improve DNS Caching
  • Improve InformaCast support (additional license required)
  • Improve compatibility with older firmware versions
  • Corrected ‘rport’ header issue from v1.7.5 firmware
  • Minor bug fixes

What's new in Firmware Version 1.6.2:

  • TLS & SRTP (secure SIP signalling and media)
  • SIP over TCP (allows increased packet size over UDP)
  • DNS SRV Record
  • CDP/LLDP automatic VLAN assignment
  • InformaCast support (additional license required)

What's new in Firmware Version 1.5.6:

  • Correct reboot loop when using provisioning with old parameters
  • Increase volume range (add new “negative” settings for softer audio)
  • Disable Partial Provisioning by default for enhanced security
  • Minor bug fixes

What's new in Firmware Version 1.5:

  • Expanded Polycom Group Paging support
  • Ability to cancel delayed-page call during recording stage
  • Support for partial provisioning (allows existing settings to be retained)
  • Enhanced DHCP Option 66 support (full URL supported, including protocol & path)
  • Support for DHCP Options 150, 160 & 42
  • Large tone file uploads allowed

What's new in Firmware Version 1.3.1:

  • Corrects important memory issue

What's new in Firmware Version 1.3:

  • Increase number of page zones to 50
  • Direct zone paging using dedicated SIP extensions
  • Emergency Alerts feature allowing activation & cancel by ringing up to 10 different extensions (e.g. Lockdown, Evacuation, Medical Emergency, etc.)
  • Scheduler for automated bells, tones, announcements, music, etc. (e.g. school bell, store closing announcement, shift change, visiting hour annoucement, play an anthem, etc.)

Firmware Upgrade Procedure

Please follow the instructions in one of the sections below to complete the firmware upgrade on your Algo device.

The firmware version is displayed in the top-right corner of the web interface, and may be used to verify that the upgrade was successful.

Note: The latest version of the Algo Locator Tool is required in order to be compatible with this new firmware.

Method 1: Upgrade Using URL Link (Internet access required)

Recommended method if your device(s) can access the Internet

Open the web interface, go to System > Maintenance. Select the ‘From URL Method’. Copy and Paste the URL below and click Upgrade.

Firmware Upgrade (v1.7.6):


> Note: Upgrade will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.


Method 2: Upgrade Using Downloaded Files

Alternate method for devices that cannot access the Internet

First, download the files from the links below, and save to your local computer.

Next, open the web interface, and go to “System > Maintenance”. In the Upgrade section, select the .fw file in the “Firmware Image” field, and the .md5 file in the “MD5 Checksum” field. Click Upgrade.

Firmware Upgrade (v1.7.6):

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Firmware Download Quick Links For Other Algo Products

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