Korg Electribe 2 Downgrade from 1.18

Dowgrade Korg Electribe from 1.18 to 1.10

UPDATE: Added a windows compatible version

Some of you on my mailing list and youtube users, contacted me about if they can test the hack on their upgraded electribes (1.17 and 1.18, the current official firmwares from korg). At first I said no, assuming that the hack will not work as downgrade, but Greg, contact me and his research went forward and found a way to this on a french forum.

For my followers, I decided to the same as the first firmware files, and give it easy. In the next video, I’ll show how easy is to rollback using my firmware:

I created the same modified firmware file of 1.10 that acts as 1.18, allowing to roll back your electribe if already has 1.17 or 1.18.

In order to get the file, you must share this post with your friends. Notice that KORG don’t recommend this

And after this you probably want to try the HACK

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20 thoughts on “Korg Electribe 2 Downgrade from 1.18”

  1. You can still downgrade Electribe synth from v2.02 to Victor’s modified “1.18” file !

    Hex edit the firmware file, and change location A 20 from 0112 to number bigger than 0202 (v2.02). I entered 0209, and was able to downgrade to modified “1.18” file and then apply the E2 -> E2S hack!
    I used his hacked v1.06 E2S.

    If somebody is very brave, they can try to update to a higher (v2+) Sampler firmware – it may brick the Electribe…

  2. I upgraded E2 from 1.07 to 1.17 from KORG site, and now it just can’t load. It shows Electribe logo, “Working” and after that – “Error. Unknown error”. Do you know what is the problem or how to fix it?

    1. Hey Arie,

      Which link are you talking? can you contact me via other private channel?

      If you review the rest of the post, some firmwares allow to restore to the original firmware

  3. Yo victor, how is it going? I want to try yr firmware but…
    1. can’t see wich version is my firmware
    2. couldn’t see the firmware file here

    extra question:
    did you found a way to work booth system in the same machine at same time or kind of switch systems faster?

    thank you so much,

  4. Hey man, I’ve been trying to subscribe to your channel through this webpost, but I can’t seem to do it.

    I needed to get the files to downgrade my Electribe 2 so I can turn it into the sampler version, could you please help me with this issue? through email perhaps?

    Ps. also i cannot find your mailing list


  5. Hey Victor,
    Can I know, why do you ask us our Google account authorization for YouTube access? and more…!?

    Yes I would like the hack, but in a first time, I don’t use Google account, cause it’s Google… Second time I create it but realized it’s to give you my account access.
    So why do you need it?

    I prefer help you by PayPal or an other way

    Let me know.

    Best regards,

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