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Version 6.3.106

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18.7 MB

Release Date:

12/21/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.106 December 21, 2017

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.106.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.106.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.106.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225255907-DSMC-Module-Errors if you experience DSMC Side Handle issues after upgrading.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.106.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.3.106

NOTE: User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.

1. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

3. Unzip the firmware zip file.

4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

5. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

6. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

7. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

8. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

9. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

10. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

11. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.3.105

  • Fixed blue tint with Standard OLPF and Motion Mount
  • Fixed full SLA notification to always display on top
  • Fixed error when changing ISO with Pre-Record above 90fps

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.106

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 6.3.105

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18.6 MB

Release Date:

10/5/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.105 October 5, 2017

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.105.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.105.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.105.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.3.105 or v7.0.0 after upgrading to v6.3.105.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225255907-DSMC-Module-Errors if you experience DSMC Side Handle issues after upgrading.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.105.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.3.105

NOTE: User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.

1. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

3. Unzip the firmware zip file.

4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

5. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

6. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

7. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

8. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

9. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

10. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

11. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.3.104

  • Fixed dismount method for 960GB REDMINI-MAG

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.105

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 6.3.98

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18.6 MB

Release Date:

4/12/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.98 April 12, 2017

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.98.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.98.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.98.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.3.98 or v6.4.21 after upgrading to v6.3.98.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225255907-DSMC-Module-Errors if you experience DSMC Side Handle issues after upgrading.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.98.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.3.98

NOTE: User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.

1. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDSTATIONREDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

3. Unzip the firmware zip file.

4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

5. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

6. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

7. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

8. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

9. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

10. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

11. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.3.78

  • Changed compatibility version (DSMC2 only)

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.98

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All rights reserved.

Version 6.3.78

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18.6 MB

Release Date:

2/3/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.78 February 3, 2017

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.78.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.78.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.78.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.2.64 or v6.3.47 after upgrading to v6.3.78.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.78.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.3.78

NOTE: User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.

1. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

3. Unzip the firmware zip file.

4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

5. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

6. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

7. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

8. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

9. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

10. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

11. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.3.75

  • Added new IPP2 preview presets (DSMC2 only)
  • Added TILTA Rear Module and Top Handle support (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed intermittent ‘FPGA upgrade failed’ message on startup (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed ‘Proxy Error’ when changing focus with Side Handle (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed line on bottom of frame when shooting high frame rates (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed in-camera playback with audio at 59.94 (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Avid DNxHD/HR proxy record error (DSMC2 only)

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.78

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All rights reserved.

Version 6.3.75

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18 MB

Release Date:

1/10/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.75 January 10, 2017

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.75.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.75.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.75.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.2.64 or v6.3.47 after upgrading to v6.3.75.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.75.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.3.75

NOTE: User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.

1. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

3. Unzip the firmware zip file.

4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

5. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

6. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

7. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

8. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

9. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

10. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

11. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.3.73

  • Added RED 480GB MINI-MAG support
  • Added RED 960GB MINI-MAG support
  • Fixed frame guide vertical alignment in UI flip/mirror mode

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.75

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All rights reserved.

Version 6.3.73

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18 MB

Release Date:

12/15/2016

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.73 December 15, 2016

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.73.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.73.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.73.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.2.64 or v6.3.47 after upgrading to v6.3.73.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.73.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.3.73

NOTE: User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.

1. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

3. Unzip the firmware zip file.

4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

5. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

6. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

7. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

8. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

9. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

10. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

11. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.3.47

  • Added ‘IPP2 Preview (RED)’ preset (DSMC2 HELIUM only)
  • Added Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L IIIUSM lens support
  • Added Canon EF 40mm STM lens support
  • Added Canon EF-S 24mm STM lens support
  • Fixed Proxy Record Error with R3D + Avid DNXHD/HR SQ (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed REDVOLT Expander battery detection status (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI timecode in ProRes playback (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HELIUM Frame Averaging image artifacts (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HELIUM magenta tint with standard OLPF (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed REDRAVEN horizontal line at high frame rate (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed shutter SYNC dropout (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed incorrect colors in ProRes playback (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed intermittent audio noise in Apple ProRes or Avid DNx clips (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed ‘Media Full’ indication recording Apple ProRes or Avid DNx (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed EPICDRAGONMONOCHROME limited Keys>Advanced options (DSMC only)
  • Fixed control of Cooke lens v0.39 or earlier
  • Fixed R3D playback hang using Next button
  • Fixed ISO change lockout in ACES Proxy mode
  • Fixed Ad Hoc SSID when camera ID changes
  • Fixed Channel selection in Ad Hoc mode
  • Fixed intermittent HD-SDI split screen at 60Hz
  • Fixed manual exposure capability in Single Shot Mode
  • Fixed 60Hz frequency option for all EVF types
  • Fixed AE overlay exiting playback
  • Changed WC Top Plate to ‘Easy Top’ in Module Status dialog (DSMC2 only)
  • Changed maximum Frame Averaging count to 2 for all 8K cameras (DSMC2 only)
  • Changed HELIUM internal default to LLO for 3rd party filter selection (DSMC2 only)
  • Improved HELIUM image quality (DSMC2 only)
  • Improved HELIUM sensor calibration (DSMC2 only)
  • Improved DRAGON sensor calibration
  • Improved Avid DNxHD/HR LB codec quality (DSMC2 only)
  • Improved histogram scaling
  • Improved UI spinner response time

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.73

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All rights reserved.

Version 6.0.46

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16.7 MB

Release Date:

2/2/2016

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.0.46 February 2, 2016

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.0.46.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.0.46.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.0.46.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.3.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the REDDSMC Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.0.46.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v6.0.46

NOTE: You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.
NOTE: Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.

1. If you have user-generated preset files on your camera, follow the instructions below to save the files to an SSD:
A. Power up the camera, insert an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDSTATIONREDMAG 1.8") into the camera, and format the SSD.
B. Go to Menu > Presets and copy user-generated Camera Preset and Look files to the SSD.
C. Go to Menu > Settings > Display > Monitor Control and copy user-generated Overlay files to the SSD.
D. Shut down the camera, and remove the SSD. You will copy the files back to your camera after the upgrade procedure, as described in Step 13.

2. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDSTATIONREDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

3. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

4. Unzip the firmware zip file.

5. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

6. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

7. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

8. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

9. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

10. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

11. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

12. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

13. To restore user-generated preset files to your camera, follow the instructions below:
A. Power up the camera and insert the SSD with the saved preset files into the camera.
B. Go to Menu > Presets and copy user-generated Camera Preset and Look files from the SSD to the camera.
C. Go to Menu > Settings > Display > Monitor Control and copy user-generated Overlay files from the SSD to the camera.

14. After upgrading an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON, go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > Calibrate > Sensor and black shade your camera using the Black Shading (default) option.

NOTE: You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.

15. After offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v6.0.44

  • Fix camera not syncing on startup
  • Fix camera freeze in 5K HD with Pro I/O Module

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.0.46

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Use camera BRAIN HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by REDBRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases. Use Shadow adjustment as required.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

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Version 5.3.49

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15.6 MB

Release Date:

12/18/2015

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v5.3.49 December 18, 2015

NOTE: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

IMPORTANT:

  • You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v5.3.49.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPICMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v5.3.49.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v5.3.49.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.0.x or later. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the REDDSMC Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v5.3.49.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v5.3.49

NOTE: You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.
NOTE: Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.

1. If you have user-generated preset files on your camera, follow the instructions below to save the files to an SSD:
A. Power up the camera, insert an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDSTATIONREDMAG 1.8") into the camera, and format the SSD.
B. Go to Menu > Presets and copy user-generated Camera Preset and Look files to the SSD.
C. Go to Menu > Settings > Display > Monitor Control and copy user-generated Overlay files to the SSD.
D. Shut down the camera, and remove the SSD. You will copy the files back to your camera after the upgrade procedure, as described in Step 13.

2. Connect an SSD (REDMINI-MAG or REDSTATIONREDMAG 1.8") to your computer.

NOTE: On Mac computers with REDCINE-X PRO installed, RED Watchdog mounts the SSD as Read-Only by default, which means that you are unable to write files (including firmware upgrade files) to the SSD. Change the Mount preference to Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the SSD.

3. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.

4. Unzip the firmware zip file.

5. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.

6. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.

7. Ensure the camera is powered down and the REDMOTE is undocked.

8. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your DSMC.

9. Power up the DSMC.

The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
During upgrade, the fans run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs flash green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs stop flashing and the camera powers down. Nothing displays on the external monitors during the upgrade.

10. After the camera powers down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.

11. Power up the camera.

The camera may take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs flash green and nothing displays on the external monitors.

12. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.

13. To restore user-generated preset files to your camera, follow the instructions below:
A. Power up the camera and insert the SSD with the saved preset files into the camera.
B. Go to Menu > Presets and copy user-generated Camera Preset and Look files from the SSD to the camera.
C. Go to Menu > Settings > Display > Monitor Control and copy user-generated Overlay files from the SSD to the camera.

14. After upgrading an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON, go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > Calibrate > Sensor and black shade your camera using the Black Shading (default) option.

NOTE: You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.

15. After offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v5.3.47

  • Fix intermittent image ‘jitter’ on RED Touch 7" LCD
  • Fix LCD refresh on hot plug in ‘Mirror LCD’ mode

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v5.3.49

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • You must black shade an EPICDRAGON or SCARLETDRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Use camera BRAIN HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GENICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by REDBRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases. Use Shadow adjustment as required.
  • Image Magnify is available during preview only
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2004-2017 RED.COM, LLC. All rights reserved.