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Version 7.2.4

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144.1 MB

Release Date:

7/22/2019

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.2.4 June 22, 2019

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

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade the camera to earlier than v7.0.2 after upgrading to v7.2.4.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.7.x. 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/225544547 for supported Canon lenses.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225724728 for supported Nikon lenses.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225565627 for supported PL lenses.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v7.2.4.
  • User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.
  • 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.

UPGRADEDSMC2FIRMWARE TO BUILD v7.2.4

  1. 1. Connect a RED MINI-MAG 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. 2. Download the most recent firmware from www.red.com/downloads.
  3. 3. Unzip the firmware zip file.
  4. 4. Copy the force_upgrade folder and its contents to the top level of the SSD directory.
  5. 5. Eject or unmount the SSD, and then remove the SSD.
  6. 6. Ensure the camera is powered down.
  7. 7. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your camera.
  8. 8. Power up the camera.

    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.

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

  11. 11. Go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > System Status > Camera Info and verify that the firmware version listed matches the firmware version that you downloaded.
  12. 12. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v7.2.2

  • Added Core SWX EVO Module support
  • Fixed DSMC2 EVF color mismatch with IPP2
  • Fixed banding artifacts with MONSTRO when Sensor Flip/Mirror Scan Direction enabled
  • Fixed Apple ProRes file metadata for Rec. 2020
  • Fixed Apple ProRes output transform with Rec. 2020 baked-in settings
  • Change to only display voltage for all Gold Mount batteries

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.2.4

  • Perform sensor calibration after upgrade.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/sections/204939547 for the list of Known Issues.
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON 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 (c) 2004-2019 RED.COM, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 7.2.2

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144.1 MB

Release Date:

4/25/2019

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.2.2 April 25, 2019

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

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade the camera to earlier than v7.0.2 after upgrading to v7.2.2.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.7.x. 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/225544547 for supported Canon lenses.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225724728 for supported Nikon lenses.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225565627 for supported PL lenses.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v7.2.2.
  • User Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files will be preserved across upgrades of v6.2.3 or later.
  • 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 v7.2.2

1. Connect a RED MINI-MAG 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.

6. Ensure the camera is powered down.

7. Insert the SSD with the force_upgrade folder into your camera.

8. Power up the camera.

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.

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

10. 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.

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

12. Reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v7.2.1

  • Updated DSMC2 Production Module support

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.2.2

  • Perform sensor calibration after upgrade.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/sections/204939547 for the list of Known Issues
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON 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 © 2004-2019 RED.COMLLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 7.1.0.1

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143.7 MB

Release Date:

11/27/2018

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.1.0.1                              November 27, 2018

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


IMPORTANT:


  • You cannot downgrade a camera to earlier than v7.0.2 after upgrading to v7.1.0.1.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.7.x. 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/225544547 for supported Canon lenses.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225724728 for supported Nikon lenses.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/225565627 for supported PL lenses.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v7.1.0.1.
  • 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.


UPGRADE DSMC2 FIRMWARE TO v7.1.0.1


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


1. Connect an SSD (RED MINI-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.



SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v7.0.4


  • Added DSMC2 BRAIN support
  • Added Sensor Flip/Mirror Scan Direction for DSMC2 MONSTRO 8K VV
  • Added User-Defined Voltage Alert 
  • Added focus peaking tool
  • Added ability to import CDLs, RMDs, and LUTs
  • Added 5K 4:3 and 5K 4:3 2x ANA support to EPIC-W 8K S35, DSMC2 8K S35 and DSMC2 8K VV
  • Added option to select a center mark dot (small/medium + color)
  • Added Hybrid Log-Gamma display preset 
  • Added Avid DNxHD/HR HQ codec recording standalone option (RED RAVEN)
  • Added Avid DNxHD/HR SQ codec recording standalone option (RED RAVEN)
  • Added R3D + DNxHD/HR HQ codec recording option (RED RAVEN)
  • Added R3D + DNxHD/HR SQ codec recording option (RED RAVEN)
  • Added 30.00 fps project time base 
  • Added Kippertie ND Lens Mount (KipperTie Revolva) support 
  • Added Zeiss XD Metadata Support: Implemented extended Cooke /i commands for lens shading and distortion for metadata captured from Zeiss lenses (included in R3D metadata)
  • Added Teradek Bolt DSMC2 module support 
  • Added Sigma Art lens for Nikon support
  • Added Sigma lens firmware v2.01 support
  • Added Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon support
  • Added Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art for Canon support
  • Added Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art for Canon support
  • Added Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art for Canon support
  • Added Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro Art for Canon support
  • Added AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II support
  • Improved UI responsiveness
  • Improved pixel processing along high contrast edges
  • Improved user error messages
  • Fixed camera startup issues that occurred with some batteries
  • Fixed hot pixels that appeared after using Auto Calibration
  • Fixed vertical lines displayed when changing resolution, magnify or playback with a RED Touch 4.7" LCD 
  • Fixed DSMC2 Side Handle lock feature 
  • Fixed potential errors associated with R3D+ProRes
  • Fixed camera freeze when Auto Focus 'fast' mode selected 
  • Fixed Camera Info displayed for Scarlet-W Monochrome 
  • Fixed DSMC2 Sidekick navigation using vertical spinner 
  • Fixed Gamma Space preset always defaulting to REDgamma 4
  • Fixed incorrect upper status bar aperture values in Playback 
  • Fixed loss of SYNC OUT after toggling 'Reduced Judder Preview' 
  • Fixed monitor artifacts toggling HDRx in 6K 6:5 with Lookaround 
  • Fixed quick flash on LCD when double-tapping LCD to exit Clean mode 
  • Fixed camera freeze after loading 3D LUT files 
  • Fixed slate parameters in playback 
  • Fixed camera freeze using DSMC2 Side Handle to focus 
  • Fixed SYNC failure after 'Genlock' selected with genlock device connected on startup 
  • Fixed test audio tone when camera is genlocked 
  • Fixed tethered REDMOTE detection of lost connection 
  • Fixed timecode overlay in playback after pressing REC button twice 
  • Fixed read out-of-focus peaking high contrast edge 
  • Fixed shutter angle spinner when setting above 90 degrees 
  • Fixed calibration export for EPIC-W GEMINI 5K S35 
  • Fixed camera crashing after selecting "Unknown" from search results
  • Fixed incorrect f-stop limit displayed for some lenses
  • Fixed histogram to display full range in ACES mode
  • Fixed Genlock Offset text box to display all characters
  • Fixed ISO in RAW mode for GEMINI sensor
  • Fixed Yellow Cal indicator in Auto Cal mode
  • Fixed split screen on Magnify with 4K FF and Lookaround enabled
  • Fixed camera freeze attaching a lens during record
  • Fixed intermittent LAN connection on startup
  • Fixed focus control using DSMC2 Side Handle
  • Fixed 'Confirm' style dropdown list in Focus > Mode dialog
  • Fixed aperture lockout using a variable aperture zoom lens
  • Fixed playback video corruption with 8K 6:5 ANA clip
  • Fixed shortcut name of _0 when Settings > Attached Modules is mapped
  • Fixed Gamma Space preset defaulting to REDgamma4
  • Fixed GEMINI corrupted image in 4.5K 4:1/8:1 with Lookaround enabled
  • Fixed inconsistent lens hot swap detection
  • Fixed blank screen for extended period when loading a large clip in Playback
  • Fixed intermittent diagonal tear on RED Touch 4.7" and RED Touch 7" LCD
  • Fixed incorrect overlay mode after selecting clean mode and restarting camera
  • Fixed intermittent RAVEN camera freeze with auto calibration
  • Fixed overlay shift on RED Touch 9" LCD
  • Fixed scrolling video on LCD in 5K FF and Framed Overlay enabled
  • Fixed flashing pixels in sensor flip mode
  • Fixed Infrastructure Mode SSID Scan button in Playback
  • Fixed camera shutdown entering playback of 2K 2:1 Apple ProRes clip
  • Fixed invalid 'Image Stabilization Not Supported' notification 
  • Fixed camera freeze loading large ProRes clip in Playback
  • Fixed 'Unknown Unknown' resolution displayed in Playback with no media
  • Fixed Frame Guide displayed on HDMI monitor with 'Auto Hide Menus' enabled
  • Fixed artifacts displayed on the monitor in Playback when switching between clips
  • Fixed colored bands displayed on the monitor in 2K FF, 1.3x, ProRes 4444 at 60 fps
  • Fixed image roll on specific camera formats with 'Framed Overlay' enabled
  • Fixed scrolling image in Magnify with 2K 6:5 2x format
  • Fixed frame rate changing when entering Magnify
  • Fixed SDI video scrolling at 60Hz with 'Framed Overlay' enabled
  • Fixed camera shutdown after upgrade with auto calibration enabled
  • Fixed display preset in Legacy mode with False Color enabled
  • Fixed Exposure Tool in Legacy mode
  • Fixed invalid Time Indicator with fully charged battery
  • Fixed N/A Power Indicator with non-RED battery when set to Time Remaining
  • Changed IPP2 to be the default image pipeline (Output Tone Map: Low, Highlight Roll-off: Soft)
  • Removed Avid DNxHR LB codec

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.1.0.1


  • Perform sensor calibration after upgrade.
  • Refer to https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/sections/204939547 for the list of Known Issues
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON 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 © 2004-2018 RED.COM LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 7.0.4

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23.3 MB

Release Date:

8/9/2018

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.0.4 August 9, 2018

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade a DSMC2, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v7.0.1.7 after upgrading to v7.0.4.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.7.×. 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 v7.0.4.
  • 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.
  • Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v7.0.4

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 v7.0.3

  • Fixed rare occurrence of horizontal green lines in recording on GEMINI
  • Fixed camera freeze attaching a lens during record
  • Fixed lens detection with SIGMA v2.0.1 lens firmware
  • Fixed CDL saturation not being properly applied
  • Fixed exposure tools after the LCD is detached/attached
  • Fixed loss of iris control on SIGMA 18-35mm for Canon
  • Fixed ‘Proxy Buffer Overflow’ with 4K R3D + Apple ProRes and HDRx
  • Fixed UI Flip for LCD/EVF port
  • Fixed playback video corruption with 8K 6:5 ANA clip
  • Fixed focus control using DSMC2 Side Handle
  • Fixed Gamma Space preset defaulting to REDgamma4
  • Fixed intermittent LAN connection on startup
  • Fixed all white RED Touch 7" LCD on camera power up
  • Enhanced user error messages
  • Removed 30Hz Frequency option for RED Touch 4.7" and 7" LCD

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.0.4

  • Perform sensor calibration after upgrade.
  • 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 © 2004-2018 RED.COMLLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 7.0.3

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23.3 MB

Release Date:

5/21/2018

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.0.3 May 21, 2018

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade a DSMC2, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v7.0.1.7 after upgrading to v7.0.3.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.7.×. 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 v7.0.3.
  • 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.
  • Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v7.0.3

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 v7.0.2

  • Added DSMC2 BRAIN support
  • Updated WEAPON camera name to DSMC2 in Camera Info
  • Updated all camera names to include sensor info
  • Fixed vertical lines displayed on a RED Touch 4.7" LCD when changing resolution, magnify or playback
  • Fixed incorrect f-stop limits for some lenses
  • Fixed histogram to display full range in ACES mode

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.0.3

  • Perform sensor calibration after upgrade.
  • 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 © 2004-2018 RED.COMLLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 6.3.106

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15.5 MB

Release Date:

12/21/2017

Release Notes

DSMC2 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 a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.3.105 or v7.0.0 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 distorted display with 7.5K formats and MONSTRO 8K VV camera

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.