Firmware Updates / Software Downloads


Model name ID-5100A
Download Type Firmware
Version Release E2
Update 2014/10/30


  1. DV Fast Data is now supported.
  2. The Near Repeater Search function is improved.
  3. Tone squelch (TSQL) is now supported when using FM repeaters in the DR function.
  4. The [TONE] FUNC key is now displayed when using FM repeaters in the DR function. (Only ID-5100E)
  5. A “to me: Alarm/High Tone” option is added in the Standby Beep function, and is set as the default.
  6. The RX History screen default is changed from call signs to names.
  7. The RX History screen setting is now stored.
  8. A function is added in the DV mode to display the distance that is in the recorded audio files, between you and the other stations.
  9. A GPS Record Sentence option is added in GPS Logger.
  10. An External GPS option is added to GPS Select in GPS Setting to support an external GPS input from the DATA jack.
  11. The Save and Load speed of icf setting files and CSV repeater list files to/from an SD card is faster.
  12. Beep tones sound when pushing the headset PTT on a non-Icom Bluetooth headset.

For more information, please refer to "ID-5100A/ID-5100E Firmware update information– Release E2"

  • An OPC-2350LU, OPC-1529R or OPC-2218LU is required to install the firmware update. To use the OPC-2218LU for the first time, a USB driver is required. Download the driver here.
  • Before downloading, please thoroughly read “Firmware update instructions (here)” to know what the update requires.
  • CAUTION: You MUST first save your transceiver's data onto an SD card or to your PC using the CS-5100 cloning software. ALL the transceiver's data will be erased during the update.
  • Never turn OFF the equipment power or disconnect the data communication cable during the update.
  • The following firmware have been updated:
    •CPU M to Version 1.10
    •CPU C to Version 1.10
    •DSP to Version 1.10
File Type ZIP
File Size 1.78MB
Manual IC-5100A/ID-5100E

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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. expressly denies and is free from any and all responsibility arising from the result of damage from such an event.

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