Firmware Download

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Download Type Firmware
Model name IC-R8600
Version Version 1.30 for non-USA version.
Update 2017/12/26
Major changes

This firmware is for non-USA versions that have a serial number beginning with other than "02".

Changes in this version

  • I/Q baseband signal output port is now supported.

To update the firmware

  • Thoroughly read Section 7. USING AN SD CARD and Section 13. UPDATING THE FIRMWARE of the INSTRUCTION MANUAL and follow the instructions displayed on the IC-R8600 LCD screen.
  • The firmware will be updated to the following versions.
    Main CPU: 1.30
    Front CPU: 1.00
    DSP Program: 1.03
    DSP Data: 1.00
    FPGA: 1.10
    DV DSP: 1.00


  • Also download the related software "IC-R8600 USB I/Q Package for HDSDR" from here.
File Size 5.86MB
File Type zip
Manual manual download page

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When using this download service, the implementation, use and/or results of use are the sole responsibility of you using this download service and the equipment. You shall comply with applicable laws and regulatory requirements in the use of this download service and in the operation of the equipment.

Firmware is important data for the basic system control of your equipment. An interruption during downloading or a malfunction may cause a failure in the data re-writing, and your equipment may stop functioning normally. If such a failure of the firmware re-writing results in your equipment not functioning normally, Icom Inc. and its affiliates expressly denies and is free from any and all responsibility arising from the result of damage from such an event.

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