Externals and Firmware

I was wondering if I am able to flash my external drive through usb2.0
It is a NEC-2510A. If so what should I use, and how risky is it b/c the drive is less than a week old.

Yes, you can. Use binflash. It should be fairly safe.

Location: Kansas, USA

And welcome to CD Freaks from a fellow Kansasan.