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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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46.6 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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46.6 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 7.0.2

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23.3 MB

Release Date:

4/19/2018

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.0.2 April 19, 2018

IMPORTANT:

  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v7.0.2 after upgrading to v7.0.2.
  • 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 v7.0.2.
  • 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 v7.0.2

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 v7.0.1

  • Improved REDMINI-MAG® reliability
  • Added DSMC2® GEMINI™ support
  • Fixed camera crash in playback after changing control surface
  • Fixed 2K 6:5 distorted image after toggling HDRx with Lookaround
  • Fixed intermittent audio anomalies in recording
  • Fixed Stop Lights based on RAW data
  • Fixed distorted image in playback on HELIUM camera using preset with flip/mirror enabled
  • Fixed diagonal tearing of RED Touch 7" or RED Touch 4.7" LCD
  • Fixed camera freeze and/or shutdown after WiFi connection
  • Fixed Legacy ACES to use restricted (legal) range
  • Fixed incorrect LUT applied with ACES and 3D LUT preset
  • Fixed VU meter accuracy in playback with 4 channel audio
  • Fixed 6K 6:5 distorted image in playback
  • Fixed focus mode locked on RACK when toggling thru settings
  • Fixed loss of UI control on top LCD after switching to clean
  • Fixed blue tint with Motion Mount and IPP2 for HELIUM or MONSTRO based cameras
  • Fixed power information on UI when Jetpack attached
  • Fixed EVF port hot plug with no HDMI port on attached module
  • Fixed aperture control with Sigma lens
  • Fixed Focal Length displayed in UI when using Element Technica protocol
  • Fixed relative shutter angle with Reduce Judder Preview
  • Fixed camera response slowdown in AF Continuous mode
  • Fixed monitor artifacts when the Global Flip/Mirror feature is enabled
  • Fixed intermittent camera HD-SDI output on startup
  • Fixed RTC battery discharge rate when powered off
  • Fixed all HDR display presets to use restricted (legal) range
  • Fixed 3D LUT input to be REDLogFilm based
  • Fixed intermittent locking of Flanders DM-series monitors
  • Fixed horizontal tear on startup at 2K 2:1 119.88fps with HDRx
  • Fixed incorrect values after importing an RCX Look preset
  • Updated DSMC2® GEMINI™ 5K 6:5 format to use full sensor height (3600×3000)

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.0.2

  • 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.

Version 7.0.1

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23.1 MB

Release Date:

12/15/2017

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.0.1 December 15, 2017

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 v7.0.1.
  • 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 v7.0.1.
  • 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.
  • Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X PRO and the REDROCKET Installer or the REDROCKET-X Installer from red.com/downloads.

UPGRADEDSMCFIRMWARE TO v7.0.1

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 v7.0.0

  • Added support for future RED accessories
  • Fixed Apple ProRes elevated black levels in IPP2 mode
  • Fixed camera freeze after loading a large number of 3D LUTs
  • Fixed camera response slowdown in AF Continuous mode
  • Fixed delay entering playback with a Creative 3D LUT
  • Fixed False Color levels in IPP2 mode
  • Fixed Gio Scope False Color mapping in IPP2 mode
  • Fixed incorrect Gamma Curve listed in the Output Summary
  • Fixed intermittent high fan speed during camera shutdown or entering playback
  • Fixed Error 0×0000020 when starting record immediately after changing frame rate
  • Fixed Error 0×0000020 in HDRX mode at 1 fps and REDCODE 3:1
  • Fixed intermittent ‘Audio Buffer Overflow’ errors with Apple ProRes
  • Fixed several ‘Proxy Buffer Overflow’ error conditions during recording
  • Fixed bleached out image while lens focus is adjusted with auto focus
  • Fixed intermittent Power Status indicator with DSMC2 Jetpack Expander
  • Fixed issues with enabling/disabling Output Sharpness
  • Fixed loss of HDRx setting after power cycle
  • Fixed MXF ‘Picture Essence Descriptor’ for Avid DNxHD/HR 444
  • Fixed R3D playback (Legacy RWG/L3G10) levels to match preview
  • Fixed Record Start/Stop sounds enable
  • Fixed full SLA notification to always be on top
  • Fixed intermittent MOTIONMOUNT ND operation
  • Fixed scrolling image when 3.5K FF clip is loaded for playback with MONSTRO 8K VV
  • Fixed Red stop light response at higher ISO
  • Improved handling for active file transfers with remote control application
  • Improved record start response time

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.0.1

  • 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.COMLLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 7.0.0

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23 MB

Release Date:

10/5/2017

Release Notes

DSMC2 Release Build v7.0.0 October 5, 2017

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 v7.0.0.
  • 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 v7.0.0.
  • 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 v7.0.0

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

  • Added WEAPONMONSTRO 8K VV support
  • Added WEAPONHELIUM 8K S35 MONOCHROME support
  • Added IPP2 support for HELIUM 8K S35 and MONSTRO 8K VV cameras
  • Added Tethering support for HELIUM 8K S35 and MONSTRO 8K VV cameras
  • Added UDF filesystem support
  • Added >4GB Apple ProRes file support (UDF only)
  • Added Varispeed audio support
  • Added baked-in 3D LUT controls for Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD/HR
  • Added per monitor 3D LUT status to RED Standard Overlay
  • Added splash screen on startup
  • Added RAW/Log View indicator to playback overlay
  • Added IPP2 CreativeCube 3D LUT metadata
  • Added 3D LUT support in playback (IPP2 only)
  • Added IP Address display to WiFi Ad-Hoc Mode
  • Added R3D User Metadata
  • Added new ISO calibration for HELIUM 8K S35 cameras
  • Added ‘Use new ISO Calibration’ checkbox for HELIUM 8K S35 cameras (Enabled by default)
  • Added log_files directory
  • Added clip name as prefix to exported LUT filename
  • Added notification when auto calibration is loading
  • Added Sigma ART lens support
  • Added Canon CN-E 18-80mm support

SIGNIFICANTCHANGESSINCEPREVIOUSBUILD v7.0.0rc4

  • Added WEAPONMONSTRO 8K VV support
  • Added Canon CN-E 18-80mm support
  • Added Sigma ART lens support
  • Added WEAPONHELIUM 8K S35 MONOCHROME help files
  • Fixed ‘Buffer Overflow’ error during record with RFTP operation
  • Fixed ‘Error 0×000000e8’ at 3K FF 120fps with R3D + DNxHD/HR
  • Fixed HDMI initialization on startup when top LCD is OFF
  • Fixed incorrect 3D LUT name with tethering enabled
  • Fixed lower status bar power label for the TILTA Expander
  • Fixed magnify at low frame rates
  • Fixed RED Touch 4.7" display behavior on startup
  • Fixed stream type field for 3D LUT streaming
  • Fixed dismount method for RED 960GB MINIMAG

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v7.0.0

  • 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.COMLLC. All Rights Reserved.

Version 6.3.105

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15.5 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 6.3.104

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15.5 MB

Release Date:

8/30/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.104 August 30, 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 v6.3.104.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.104.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.104.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.3.98 or v6.4.21 after upgrading to v6.3.104.
  • 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 v6.3.104.
  • 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 v6.3.104

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 v6.3.102

  • Added rear module upgrade failure notification
  • Fixed RED Touch 4.7" LCD operation attached to side LCD/EVF port (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed SDI output on startup with framed overlay (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed intermittent media mount failure (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed gamma correction for RED Touch 7" LCD and DSMC2 EVF (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed ‘Proxy Buffer overflow’ with 4K HD R3D+DNxHR/HD (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed intermittent OMOD module firmware upgrade failure (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Serial Communication dialog for OMOD RT modules (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Amps in ‘Power Out’ for the DSMC2 V-Lock Battery Module Pro (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed camera shutdown with REDLINK Bridge Module attached (DSMC only)
  • Fixed no LCD image on startup connected to Pro IO LCD/EVF port (DSMC only)
  • Fixed displayed clip name of -- after exiting playback
  • Fixed displayed Frame Rate after Project Time Base is changed
  • Updated 8K VV calibration

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.104

  • 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 6.3.102

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15.4 MB

Release Date:

6/1/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.102 June 1, 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 v6.3.102.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.102.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.102.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.3.98 or v6.4.21 after upgrading to v6.3.102.
  • 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 v6.3.102.
  • 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 v6.3.102

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 v6.3.101

  • Added future RED accessory support
  • Fixed Aperture scroll bar in the Lens Info dialog after lens swap
  • Fixed incorrect clip list after media is formatted
  • Fixed Apple ProRes ‘Buffer Overflow Error’ with 8K at 60fps
  • Fixed ’Buffer Overflow ’ error with Avid DNx444 at high frame rate

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.102

  • 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 6.3.101

|

15.4 MB

Release Date:

4/18/2017

Release Notes

DSMC Release Build v6.3.101 April 18, 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 v6.3.101.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLETMYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.101.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLETDRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.101.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or REDRAVEN to earlier than v6.3.98 or v6.4.21 after upgrading to v6.3.101.
  • 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 v6.3.101.
  • 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 v6.3.101

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 v6.3.98

  • Added log_files directory
  • Fixed HELIUM horizontal lines in image after calibration (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Avid DNxHD/HR SQ quality (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed 8K HD record error at high frame rate (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed 25/50Hz HD-SDI output with test patterns or playback (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed missing timecode and frame rate in extended_clipinfo_t for ProRes and MXF clips (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed audio buffer oveflow errors with Apple ProRes 422/422LT (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed tearing in R3D for 3.5K 5:4 2x Anamorphic mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Side Handle detection on startup (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed RCPMEDGCII response on record stop
  • Fixed blank REDTOUCH 4.7" LCD after systems restore or upgrade
  • Fixed calibration rename failure with special characters
  • Fixed camera freeze applying guides in playback
  • Improved HELIUM calibration (DSMC2 only)

OPERATIONALNOTESSPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.101

  • 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.