Firmware Download For 8186 SIP Horn Speaker

This page provides the files necessary to upgrade your Algo 8186 to Firmware Version 3.4.4.

SELECT FIRMWARE

WHAT’S NEW IN FIRMWARE VERSION 3.4.4:

  • Add support for the 2507 Ring Detector
  • Add MED-Application Type extension to LLDP and other VLAN improvements
  • Add emergency announcement status to the status tab
  • Allow provisioning of trusted CA certificates
  • Automatic Gain Control improvement
  • Fix CDP VLAN ID parsing
  • Fix notification in web interface during firmware upgrades from URL
  • Fix ring extensions not holding secure passwords
  • Fix SRTP SDP negotiation issues
  • Increase priority of Poly priority and emergency groups
  • InformaCast module improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

FIRMWARE UPGRADE PROCEDURE

Please select the current firmware version your device is running and follow the instructions in one of the sections below:

Version 3.2.1 or Higher

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 > Firmware. Select the ‘From URL Method’. Copy and Paste the URL below and click Upgrade.
  • Firmware Upgrade (v3.4.4): https://www.algosolutions.com/firmware/algo-8186-3.4.4f.sfw
    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 > Firmware”. In the Upgrade section, select the .sfw file in the “Signed Firmware File” field. Click Upgrade.
  • Firmware Upgrade (v3.4.4): algo-8186-3.4.4f.sfw   (106 MB :: 2021-Sep)
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Version 1.7 to 1.7.10

STEP 1 – Upgrade to 3.2.5 using either method below

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 (v3.2.5): https://www.algosolutions.com/firmware/algo-8186-3.2.5-bundle.fw
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 25 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 (v3.2.5):
    algo-8186-3.2.5-bundle.fw   (92.4 MB :: 2020-Oct-20)
    algo-8186-3.2.5-bundle.md5    (60 B :: 2020-Oct-20)
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

STEP 2 – Upgrade to 3.4.4 using either method below

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 > Firmware. Select the ‘From URL Method’. Copy and Paste the URL below and click Upgrade.
  • Firmware Upgrade (v3.4.4): https://www.algosolutions.com/firmware/algo-8186-3.4.4f.sfw
    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 > Firmware”. In the Upgrade section, select the .sfw file in the “Signed Firmware Image” field. Click Upgrade.
  • Firmware Upgrade (v3.4.4): algo-8186-3.4.4f.sfw   (106 MB :: 2021-Sep)
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Version 1.6.5 or Lower

STEP 1 – Upgrade to 1.7.6 using either method below

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): https://www.algosolutions.com/firmware/algo-8186-1.7.6-bundle.fw
    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):
    algo-8186-1.7.6-bundle.fw   (101.8 MB :: 2019-May-09)
    algo-8186-1.7.6-bundle.md5    (58 B :: 2019-May-09)
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

STEP 2 – Upgrade to 3.2.5 using either method below

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 (v3.2.5): https://www.algosolutions.com/firmware/algo-8186-3.2.5-bundle.fw
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 25 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 (v3.2.5):
    algo-8186-3.2.5-bundle.fw   (92.4 MB :: 2020-Oct-20)
    algo-8186-3.2.5-bundle.md5    (60 B :: 2020-Oct-20)
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Step 3 – Upgrade to 3.4.4 using either method below

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 > Firmware. Select the ‘From URL Method’. Copy and Paste the URL below and click Upgrade.
  • Firmware Upgrade (v3.4.4): https://www.algosolutions.com/firmware/algo-8186-3.4.4f.sfw
    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 > Firmware”. In the Upgrade section, select the .sfw file in the “Signed Firmware Image” field. Click Upgrade.
  • Firmware Upgrade (v3.4.4): algo-8186-3.4.4f.sfw   (106 MB :: 2021-Sep)
    Note: Upgrade will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

PAST FIRMWARE RELEASE NOTES

Past Release Notes

What’s new in Firmware Version 3.3.3:

  • Improve parsing of SIP Refer-To header
  • Fix minor display issues in the web interface
  • Mute ringback tone for one way calls
  • InformaCast module improvements

What’s new in Firmware Version 3.2.5:

  • Fix multicast DTMF selectable delayed page timeout bug
  • Fix NTP time server sync and reboot issue
  • InformaCast module improvements
  • Status page content updates
  • Validate static IPv4 subnet mask

What’s new in Firmware Version 3.2.1:

  • Updated Linux system (includes all latest security patches)
  • InformaCast improvements
  • Added RESTful API support
  • IPv6 support
  • SNMPv3
  • TLS/SRTP improvements (includes additional certificate support & improved SDP offer)
  • Added support for Master Key Identifier (MKI) parameter in SRTP Crypto Line
  • Support firmware bundle upgrade via provisioning
  • Added support for signed firmware image
  • LLDP/CDP switch port detection display option
  • 48kHz music-band audio support (includes .mp3 tone file support, and Opus codec for multicast)

What’s new in Firmware Version 1.7.8:

  • Improve InformaCast support (additional license required)
  • Add support for SIP ‘BYE’ message authentication challenge
  • Config file improvements to allow whitespace around “=” sign
  • File Manager improvements
  • Minor bug fixes

What’s new in Firmware Version 1.7.6:

  • Add support for 802.1x network security
  • Improve DNS Caching
  • Improve compatibility with older firmware versions
  • Corrected ‘rport’ header issue from v1.7.5 firmware
  • Minor bug fixes

What’s new in Firmware Version 1.6.1:

  • 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.)

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