Optimizing the OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA for Audio Sync with Video using Mac, firmware version 1.1.1

In order to optimize your OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA for synced video playback, you will need to download, install, and run the Upgrading Tool on your Mac.   

Please note: If you have paired two OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA speakers in OontZ Wireless Dual Stereo then be sure to update both speakers with this firmware.     After updating to firmware version 1.1.1 both speakers will have independent volume control in Wireless Dual Stereo.

Before you begin, be sure to have the following items ready (do not plug in cables until asked to do so later in the instructions):

  • OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA speaker - with power turned OFF
  • the Micro USB Charging Cable that came with the speaker
  • the 3.5mm Audio Cable that came with the speaker

Double check that your Mac system version is 10.10.5 or higher before you install the OontZ Upgrading Tool.

Part 1 : Download the OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA Upgrade Tool for Mac

Step 1.1 : Click here to go to the download page for the ZIP file 'Angle-3-ULTRA-Mac'.  Click 'Download Now' after the page loads:

Step 1.2 : Navigate to the zipped file "Angle-3-ULTRA-Mac" in your  Downloads folder:

 


Part 2 : Installing the Product Tool

Step 2.1 : Double click the zipped file "Angle-3-ULTRA-Mac", then double click the installation file "OontZ Upgrading Tool Mac.dmg"

Step 2.2 : In the window that appears, click and drag the "OontZ" icon to the "Application Store" folder icon, as indicated by the red arrow, to install the "OontZUpgradingTool"

 

Step 2.3 :  Go to Applications and drag the "OontZUpgradingTool" to the "Utilities" folder

Step 2.4 :  In the dialog box that appears, click "Authenticate", then enter your Administrator password if requested in the dialog box that follows.

 


Part 3 : Running the Upgrading Tool

Step 3.1 :  Double click the "OontZUpgradingTool" in the "Utilities" folder:

Step 3.2 :  In the next dialog box that appears, click "Open"


Note: If you receive the message below you will need to unblock the "OontZUpgradingTool".  Click "OK"

 

Go to "Security & Privacy", and you will see "OontZUpgradingTool" was blocked from opening.   Click "Open Anyway"

 


 

 

Step 3.3 :  Using the Micro USB Charging Cable that came with your speaker, please insert the large end into the USB port on your Mac.

Step 3.4 : Make sure your OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA is powered OFF.  We recommend you stand the speaker up on end for the following steps.

Step 3.5 :  Press and hold down the Volume Up + button on the OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA.    While holding down the Volume Up + button, insert the small end of the Micro USB cable into the Micro USB charging connector on the speaker.   Release the Volume Up + button once the Micro USB cable has been inserted into the Micro USB charging connector on the speaker.

Step 3.6 :  With the OontZUpgradingTool open, click the "..." browse button indicated by the green arrow below:

Step 3.7 :  Select the file named "Firmware-v1.1.1.FW" and click "Open".   If you do not see the file you will need to browse to Downloads > Angle-3-ULTRA-Mac > Firmware-v1.1.1.FW:

Step 3.8 : In the OontZUpgradingTool window click "start" :

Step 3.9 :  When the update is completed you will see the following message "Congratulations! New firmware has been upgraded successfully!":

Step 3.10 : Unplug the Micro USB cable between your speaker and your PC.

If you experience any issue upgrading the firmware files, please contact our support team by clicking here

After upgrading the firmware on the OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA be sure to re-pair your source device to the speaker.   You will need to "Forget this device" from your source device , then re-pair the OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA.   Click here for pairing instructions.

 


Part 4 : Confirm Firmware Updated to Version 1.1.1

Step 4.1 : Power on your OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA

Step 4.2 : Insert the 3.5mm audio cable into the AUX IN Jack, the Bluetooth Light will turn green and you will hear the voice prompt: “AUX IN Source

Note: In the following step, once the firmware confirmation begins, the lights on the OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA should illuminate in the following sequence:

  • Green light will be solid
  • Red light will flash 1 time, then
  • Orange light will flash 1 time, then
  • Green light will turn off
  • Blue light will flash 1 time
  • Green light will turn back on and remain solid

Be sure not to cover the lights while pressing the bluetooth button or you will not be able to see the light sequence.  

Step 4.3 : To begin the firmware confirmation, press and hold down the bluetooth button for about 5 seconds until the red light flashes once.    Release the bluetooth button.    The orange light will flash one time, the green light will turn off and then the blue light will flash one time.  The green light will turn back on.   This light sequence confirms the firmware upgrade to Version 1.1.1 was successful.