G2 Software Upgrade v2

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G2 Software Upgrade Version 2.00 

This G2 software upgrade has 2 main improvements: 

1. MOVABLE LOOPS - G2 firmware/software V2.00 gives you a movable loop on every preset in every Bank. For example on preset 1 you can have your graphic EQ before your distortion and on preset 2 you can have your distortion before your graphic EQ. Any of the eight mono loops on any preset, in any bank, can be repositioned. 

2. Momentary/ Latched RMT Switches - You can now set any of the RMT switches in momentary or latching mode. This is extremely useful for controlling TAP TEMPO devices. 

PLEASE NOTE - This upgrade is not essential. If you're happy with the operation of your G2 then there is no pressing need to upgrade, the original software is very feature rich. However, if any of the upgraded features sound like they might work for you, then replacing your software is easy. 
To work out the software version you have simply power up your G2 holding down foot-switch 5, then press and hold POST GAIN. You will see up to 4 numbers light up. If the numbers 7,6 & 2 light up, you have the original software. If footswitch 10 lights up, you have the V1.10 software. The latest version will illuminate RMT 2 when installed. 

Software Version - Power up holding down foot-switch 5, then press POST GAIN to reveal your software version. Check the list below to see what version you have

Full instructions of how to change your chip are supplied with your upgrade but if you'd like to see the process you can download the manual on the right. 

If you have any questions please get in touch, it really is a very simple process, but we are more than happy to do it for you, you'll simply have to get the unit to us and pay for return shipping. 


Version Number / Release Date / Lights Displayed / Release Type / Release Notes

V0.98 / 23/01/2014 / (7,6,2) / Major Update/ New MIDI Function. Programme any MIDI channel per pre-set 
V0.99 / 31/01/2014 / 7,6,2,1 / Bug Fixes / Stomp Box Mode Improvements 
V1.01 / 27/02/2014 / 7,6,3,1 / Function Update / New function to switch loops 9 & 10 into Mono Mode added 
V1.02 / 03/03/2014 / 7,6,3,2 / Bug Fixes / Engage Switch issues 
V1.03 / 17/03/2014 / 7,6,3,2,1 / Bug Fixes / Engage Switch issues 
V1.04 / 17/03/2014 / 7,6,4 / Function Update / new feature added to foot switch 14 at power up, enabling power on preset to be disabled on every footswitch 
V1.05 / 15/09/2014 / 7,6,4,1 / Major Update / 3 Custom MIDI channels per Preset 
V1.06 / 23/03/2015 / 6 / Major Update / 8 banks (120 Pre-sets) and Unity Gain Function added. 
V1.07 / 30/03/2015 / 7 / Bug Fixes / 
V1.08 / 13/04/2015 / 8 / Bug Fixes / Operating System improvements 
V1.09 / 02/06/2015 / 9 / Bug Fixes / MIDI programming Error fixed 
V1.10 / 07/07/2015 /10 / Bug Fixes / Direct MIDI Control Improvements 
V2.00 / 21/01/2016 /RMT 2, POST GAIN and PHASE OUT 2 LIT / Major Update/ Movable Loops/, Momentary/ Continuous RMT Switches.

The GigRig warrants the product to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 1 year from the original date of purchase. If the product fails within the warranty period, The GigRig will repair or, at our discretion, replace the product and cover the cost of return shipping to the original purchaser. This warranty covers defects in manufacturing discovered while using this product as recommended by The GigRig. This warranty does not cover loss or theft, nor does the coverage extend to damage caused by misuse, abuse, unauthorized modification, improper storage, lightning, or natural disasters. Damage caused by any of the above circumstances may result in a non-warranty repair fee. Legal: In the case of malfunction, the purchaser’s sole recourse shall be repair or replacement, as described in the preceding paragraphs. The GigRig will not be held liable to any party for damages that result from the failure of this product. Damages excluded include, but are not limited to, the following: lost profits, lost savings, damage to other equipment, and incidental or consequential damages arising from the use, or inability to use this product. In no event will The GigRig be liable for more than the amount of the purchase price, not to exceed the current retail price of the product. The GigRig disclaims any other warranties, express or implied. By using the product, the user accepts all terms herein.

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  • 5
    Fast delivery and easy install.

    Posted by Thomas DiNella on May 27th 2021

    Very Easy!

  • 5
    Great Software Update

    Posted by Chris Marlowe on Sep 27th 2019

    I was experiencing intermittent problems with loop 1 on my G2. Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn't. I went to the Facebook G2 Group Forum and posted what was happening. Dan jumped on immediately and directed me to support. They sent me the update, with a MIDI up, as well. The instructions were clear and easy. I'm very pleased with the update and the added features. Well done and Thank you!!!

  • 5
    G2 software/firmware update

    Posted by Chris on Feb 22nd 2019

    Dan has done it again!! With each update the G2 just keeps getting better and better. I'm using mine to control 10 loops and 2 amps. I'm using the MIDI out to control a TimeLine, an H9 Max, and a BigSky, then it connects to an RJM Amp Gizmo to switch channels on my Mesa Road King!! I'm using 1 of the TRS outs to change channels on my Mesa Lonestar. 10 loops, 2 amps, and MIDi all at the touch of one button!! My main goals for buying the new upgrade were the extra presets and moveable loops!! I could not be any happier!!