Firmware may be updated to improve performance or correct issues with previous versions of firmware. It is also possible that you may need to update your firmware to use your device with newer versions of NI-DAQmx. Most Multifunction DAQ devices load firmware automatically. Other DAQ devices will require a specific firmware download. This page provides information on how to determine the latest firmware available for network CompactDAQ (cDAQ), DSA, SC Express, and certain Multifunction DAQ devices.