documents for downgrade via Bluetooth released

Today we have released new documents with detailed help on how to downgrade your STePS bike to a previous firmware via Bluetooth and your iOS or Android device.

See this document on how to to a downgrade via Bluetooth in combination with an iOS device (iPhone or iPad).

See this document on how to to a downgrade via Bluetooth in combination with an Android device.

new version 2.11 of miniMax released

Today we have released the new version 2.11 of our Windows based miniMax program.

There are some nice and new features (change of light output state, modification of remaining light time and light power [EP8 only] for saving battery capacity) which all could be used already in the licence free version.

new version 2.10 of miniMax released

Today we have released the new version 2.10 of our Windows based miniMax program.

There are some nice and new features (change of light output state, modification of remaining light time for saving battery capacity, change of derailleur type) which all could be used already in the licence free version.

new version of eMaxMobileApp 1.38 released

With this version it is still only possible to modify the latest motor firmware versions from Shimano in a VERY LIMITED way (see very below).

special settings” is now available also for the new DUEP800 drive unit (this is especially useful if you want to change the derailleur type from mechanical to electronical). Also the new BT-E8036 battery is added.

TAKE CARE: With the newest motor firmware versions and the current eMaxMobileApp version it is NOT possible to change settings for increasing max. motor support speed!

If you want to speed up your bike with the latest motor firmware versions, you can use the latest version of our Windows based miniMax program or you can downgrade to a previous motor firmware.

new version of eMaxMobileApp 1.36 released

With this version it is possible also to modify the latest motor firmware versions from Shimano in a restricted way.

special settings” now includes functionalities for “light activation” and “mounting angle of drive unit“.

TAKE CARE: With the newest motor firmware versions and the current eMaxMobileApp version it is NOT possible to change settings for increasing max. motor support speed!

If you want to speed up your bike with the latest motor firmware versions, you can use the latest version of our Windows based miniMax program or you can downgrade to a previous motor firmware.

Take care: Regarding new motor firmware versions for DUE50X0 and DUEP800 drive units released from Shimano Oct. 22, 2020 and Nov. 04, 2020.

On Oct. 22 and Nov. 04, 2020 Shimano has released new firmware versions for these drive units: DUE50X0 (4.4.2) and DUEP800 (4.1.1). We have released our Windows based miniMax program version 2.02 which is capable of modifying a bike with the newest firmware according to the USA – modification as well as according to the wheel – circumference – modification (down to its min. value of 1300mm). However, currently it is not possible to process these modifications with our eMaxMobileApp. So please do not update to the newest motor firmware if you intend to optimize your bike via Bluetooth.

Take care: Regarding new motor firmware versions for DUE61X0, DUE7000, DUE80X0 drive units released from Shimano on Oct. 13, 2020.

On Oct. 13, 2020 Shimano has released new firmware versions for these drive units: DUE61X0 (4.6.0), DUE7000 (4.6.0) and DUE80X0 (4.9.0). We have released our Windows based miniMax program version 2.01 which is capable of modifying a bike with the newest firmware according to the USA – modification as well as according to the wheel – circumference – modification (down to its min. value of 1300mm). However, currently it is not possible to process these modifications with our eMaxMobileApp. So please do not update to the newest motor firmware if you intend to optimize your bike via Bluetooth.

new version of eMaxMobileApp 1.35 as well as miniMax 2.00 for Windows released

With this program versions it is possible to modify also the new EP8 drive unit according to the US – modification and wheel circumference – modification.

new version of eMaxMobileApp 1.34 as well as miniMax 1.07 and freeMax 1.11 for Windows released

This version will also handle the newly released firmware version 4.8.0 for DUE80X0.

decreased VAT from 19% to 16% and related price reduction for licence key

due to the reduced VAT percentage from 19% to 16% starting from July, 1st 2020, for sure we have adapted this reduction to the price of our licence key also.