Firmware Download

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Download Type Firmware
Model name IC-R9500
Version Ver.1.07 Any other (non-USA) version
Update Dec.18.2007
Major changes

If your serial number starts from other than "020xxxxxx", you can install this firmware for the update.

What is improved?

  • The bass audio when receiving AM broadcast in SSB mode has been improved.
  • The performance of the S-meter display in the shortwave band range is improved when the receive band is switched.
  • The operation of the band-scope is improved when an external reference device is connected.


  • Please save your memory and setting data to internal memory (CF card) or USB memory before the firmware update.
  • Do not turn OFF the receiver during the firmware update.
  • Before downloading, please read through "Section 15" of the IC-R9500's instruction manual.
  • If you want to update the firmware via LAN, please also download this Firmware update utility;
File Size 3.45MB
File Type zip
Manual manual download page

Regarding this Download Service.

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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