Dash M200/L200 - Stages Dash M200/L200 Firmware

To check for an update via Wi-Fi:

Go to Connections > Wi-Fi > Sync now.

To update via USB, download the latest firmware release.

Firmware Release

Power on your Stages Dash and plug it in to your laptop or desktop computer via USB (using the provided USB cable).

  1. Copy the .uhupkg file to the Dash.
  2. After the file transfer is complete, unplug the Dash.
  3. The update will start automatically.

 ATTENTION: Make sure your Dash is charged to at least 15% battery before updating firmware.

Date: 02/21/24 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.6.0

Replaces Release #: v3.5.1

New features:

  • Electronic shifting support: View current gear and track the number of shifts.
    • Di2
    • SRAM
    • Campagnolo
  • Rides from your Ride History can now be ridden as a course and added to your course library.
  • Add map on climb page option and implementation.

Improvements:

  • Resume support for Arabic.
  • Added ride recovery in case of crash or improper shutdown.
  • Ride history lists ride start time instead of end time.
  • Deleted rides are now stored in a trash bin for 2 weeks so that they can be recovered in cases of accidental deletion.

Bug fixes:

  • Map and course parsing is fixed in certain fit files.
  • Minor fixes for displaying Kanji characters.
  • Emoji display issue has been fixed.
  • Climb profile is displayed when going directly to the climb page from the prompt.
  • Some metrics for single-sided power meters display correctly.
  • Preset profile orientation fixes.
  • Auto-uploading rides that were ended due to plugging in USB to Dash now works as intended.
  • USB will process files on bootup, which fixes the issue where files added to the Dash over USB were not processed if the Dash then shut down automatically while still plugged into the USB.
  • Heart rate sensors connected via Bluetooth no longer experience “sticky disconnect”.
  • Light sensor auto on-off control fixed.
  • Courses will populate missing metadata on load.
  • Ride paused menu draws much quicker.
  • Course reset fixes.
  • Home screen fixed after app sync.
  • Various minor fixes.

Date: 10/12/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.5.1

Replaces Release #: v3.5.0

Improvements

  • Minor improvements to Dash UI, phone sync, and Wi-Fi sync.

Bug fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Translation fix for Dutch

Date: 08/23/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.5.0

Replaces Release #: v3.4.0

Improvements:

  • Database and climb robustness improvements.
  • SyncMgr improvements.

Bug Fixes:

  • Rolling gradients update correctly when backtracking on a climb.
  • Dash redirects to a consistent page after adding a new sensor.
  • Ascent-to-end and distance-to-end metrics at the end of the climb work now as expected.
  • Ascent to end/next and descent to end/next no longer shows metric units when imperial units are selected.
  • First climb timer starts correctly when a course starts with a climb.
  • Analytics should not show 0.0 speed if you are pedaling.
  • Fixed issue where Analytics has no profile settings on ride start.
  • User zones and other settings are recovered in case of a UI recovery.

Date: 07/12/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.4.0

Replaces Release #: v3.3.4

Features:

  • New upcoming climb overlay
  • Climb notification settings added to Settings > Dash settings > Maps and courses.

Improvements:

  • Improved UI stability.
  • Better and more consistent icons for navigation cues.
  • Improved course tracking when going off course and coming back.
  • After completing a climb, Dash returns to the last used page.
  • Updated default climb metrics when HR or Power are not present
  • Various backend improvements

Bug Fixes:

  • Even better map recovery and safer map guardrails.
  • Climb summary metrics display properly when power or heart rate are not paired.
  • Analytics show 0.0 speed when ride is paused instead of holding the last value.
  • Status icon fixes.
  • Addressed one cause of red or yellow map screen.
  • Fixed a UI issue where overlays could stop working.
  • Lap/back dismisses climb overlay.
  • File manager fixes.
  • Various other bug fixes.

Date: 06/01/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.3.4

Replaces Release #: v3.3.3

Bug fixes:

  • Fix for some map tiles not being able to download over Wi-Fi.
  • UI robustness improvements.

Date: 05/03/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.3.3

Replaces Release #: v3.3.2

Bug fixes:

  • Climbs and course distance to go no longer backtrack unexpectedly when a course overlaps itself.
  • Gradient flows correctly to prevent an incorrect check on climb gradient.

Date: 04/21/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.3.2

Replaces Release #: v3.3.1

Improvements:

  • New method for finding course cues along the route to avoid cues being skipped on courses that pass by the same location multiple times.
  • Use Course-defined distance if available, to improve consistency with course cues.
  • Better mechanism for choosing the current location in the course.

Bug fixes:

  • Rolling gradients fixed on courses that end on an uphill.

Date: 03/31/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.3.1

Replaces Release #: v3.3.0

Improvements:

  • Smarter course matching allows the Dash to correct course position when it accidentally jumps ahead on out-and-back courses.
  • When connecting to a trainer and using an automatic profile, the Dash honors the trainer as a movement source in its data page presentation.
  • The lap overlay and lap history show power from a trainer.

Bug fixes: 

  • Power values are recorded when invalid cadence values are sent from the power sensor.
  • Directional arrows on the course line now show the correct direction.
  • Preset summary page issues fixed.
  • Invalid course files no longer cause issues with the Dash climb feature.

Date: 03/22/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.3.0

Replaces Release #: v3.2.2

Features:

  • Climb: Dash will now analyze course files for climbs along the route and display the following:
    • Climb list: The climb list displays a list of all climbs present in your course in a table, including number, distance to climb, length, ascent, and average grade. Select a completed climb to view a summary of your performance or select an upcoming climb to view the profile and climb details.
    • Climb profile: The climb profile page displays a profile of the climb as a color-coded gradient (from green to dark red) profile, with climb progress grayed out
    • Live climb metrics: Current climb time, power, heart rate, and VAM are displayed top left corner.
    • Climb remaining: Distance and ascent to the top of the climb are displayed at the bottom of the climb profile page.
    • Climb settings: Choose to see the climb page for All, Medium and above, or Large climbs only, and if you would like to create a new lap for every climb.

Improvements:

  • Charge status displays on the charging screen while the Dash is powered off.
  • Columns with no data are hidden in the lap history chart.

Bug fixes:

  • Improvements to temperature readings.
  • Map tile downloads are now queued so that all tiles are downloaded when multiple map tiles are selected to download over Wi-Fi.
  • Resolved notification settings problems between the app and Dash on initial pairing and setup.
  • The Dash requires at least 2% battery to turn on fully, preventing strange issues with bootup and battery reporting.
  • Elapsed time metric no longer stays at 0:00.
  • Various fixes to prevent a loss of the breadcrumb trail and other map-related stability improvements.
  • Battery notifications no longer cause beeps even when the notification was not displayed.
  • Minor translation fixes.
  • Various minor robustness improvements.

Date: 02/27/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.2.2

Replaces Release #: v3.2.1

Bug fixes:

  • Dash screen no longer freezes during a ride.
  • Light sensor icons fixed.
  • Breadcrumb trail now recovers after map crashes.

Date: 02/01/23 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.2.1

Replaces Release #: v3.2.0

Bug fixes:

  • Text messages from some iPhones no longer cause the Dash to freeze.
  • Maps no longer stay frozen after maps crash.

Date: 12/06/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.2.0

Replaces Release #: v3.1.0

Features:

  • Shimano E-Bike compatibility – Dash computers now connect to and display data from Shimano STEPS-equipped E-bikes.

Improvements:

  • Better GPS pause filtering.

Bug fixes:

  • Dash battery charge reaches 100%.
  • Time of day displays correctly after midnight.
  • Radar notification bar no longer shows red when no cars are approaching.
  • LR balance does not appear in ride history when no LR balance data exists.
  • Varia Radar and other smart lights correctly respond to on/off commands.
  • Interval beep warning occurs for each interval when interval steps repeat.
  • Ascent to next and distance to next fields populate with accurate data.
  • Sleep screen no longer appears while in battery saver mode.

Date: 07/19/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.1.0

Replaces Release #: v3.0.8

Features:

Improvements:

  • When in sleep mode, a sleep screen is displayed instead of only dimming the backlight.
  • Total ascent and descent display as 0 instead of “–”.
  • The lap span indicator in the graph changes to minutes format after 60s.
  • Map colors adjusted for dark mode.
  • FE-C device changes to Sim mode if a workout is removed mid-ride.
  • HR color wheel unit changed from BPM to the HR icon.
  • L/R balance goes to zero.
  • Sim mode commands are sent to FE-C equipment for workout laps without power targets.
  • GPX track support added.

Bug fixes:

  • Overlay menus no longer appear with the wrong menu item selected.
  • TCX files display cues and elevation profiles when loaded in a ride.
  • Switching from dark to light mode mid-ride no longer causes the breadcrumb trail to be lost.
  • The lap overlay displays average power when using an automatic profile.
  • The home screen displays if a USB data connection was plugged in mid-ride.
  • 30s gradient should work correctly.
  • Changing from a trainer to a power meter as the power source mid-ride no longer causes power fields to appear blank.
  • GPX courses with invalid fields can be loaded correctly.
  • Trainer control data field displays control value consistently.
  • Map distortion no longer appears at the top of the map.
  • All fit courses load into courses files instead of some remaining in the add_files directory.
  • Workouts deactivate correctly when deactivated from the ride screen menu.
  • Workout graph power line is no longer difficult to see when the interval is yellow in dark mode.
  • The cue sheet displays the next cue at the top of the sheet.
  • Lap Normalized Power works as expected.

Date: 06/06/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.0.8

Replaces Release #: v3.0.7

Bug fixes:

  • Minor fixes and improvements.

Date: 05/16/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.0.7

Replaces Release #: v3.0.6

Bug fixes:

  • Minor fixes.

Date: 05/09/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.0.6

Replaces Release #: v3.0.5

Bug fixes:

  • Minor fixes.

Date: 03/24/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.0.5

Replaces Release #: v3.0.4

Bug fixes:

  • Incorrect ride dates no longer appear in the ride history.

Date: 3/10/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.0.4

Replaces Release #: v3.0.1

Improvement:

  • Increased the number of cues that fit on the cue sheet to 500.

Bug Fix:

  • TCX files loaded to the add_files folder now show correct navigation, points of interest, and elevation.
  • Fixed ride history.

Date: 1/26/22 (m/d/y)

Current Firmware Release #: v3.0.1

Replaces Release #: n/a

  • Initial Release.