Updating TA-8000 series devices

Important: this article is only covers the update for TA-8000 series time attendance devices. This series includes the following models: TA-8010, TA-8015, TA-8020, TA-8025, TA-8030, TA-8035. This update is not for the TM-600 series (TM-616, TM-626) or TM-800 series (TM-818, TM-828, TM-838, TM-818 SC and TM-828 SC). If you want to update any of those devices, please refer to the following Support Center articles:



To make sure your TA-8000 time attendance device is fully compatible with the TimeMoto Cloud and PC / PC Plus Software, we advise you to make sure it is updated to the latest firmware. In this article, we describe how to check the current firmware and how to update to the latest firmware if necessary.

Checking your current firmware version


To check your current firmware version, go to the [Menu] > [System Info] > [Firmware Info]. At the top you will find the firmware version.

If this shows Ver 7.03.100-TA8000-14, then you already have the latest firmware version on your device. You do not have to update your firmware in that case.

If you see any other firmware version, we advise to update your device’s firmware version.

Download the firmware update file


To upgrade your device you need to install a new firmware file on the device. Please click here to download the update file and save it on your computer.

Installing the update on your device


After downloading the file, unzip the file.

  • Once you have extracted the files, you will see a file called emfw.cfg.
  • Plug a USB drive into your computer. Copy the file emfw.cfg from the unpacked folder on to the USB drive.
  • Copying the file to the USB drive should take only a few seconds. Click on the USB drive in your window to guarantee that the file has been copied into the root of the USB drive.

Next, plug in the USB drive into the USB port on the side of your TA-8000 series time attendance device. Open the [Menu] of the system, and select [System]. Press [OK] to open the system settings.

  • In [System],  navigate to [USB Upgrade] and press [OK].
  • The device will now apply the USB update.
  • After the update has been successfully applied, the system has to be rebooted. Press [OK] to reboot the device.

After the reboot, the system has been updated!

Checking your current firmware version

To check your firmware version, open the Menu of your time clock system and select [System Info] > [Firmware Info]. At the top you will find the firmware version.

If the firmware version is changed to Ver 7.03.100-TA8000-14, you have succesfully updated your firmware.

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