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SCARLET Firmware

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 04/14/2014
Version: 5.1.47

DSMC Release Build v5.1.47 April 12, 2014

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 must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.1.38 after upgrading to v5.1.47.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v1.7.10 after upgrading to v5.1.47.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v2.0.2 after upgrading to v5.1.47.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v8.0.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the RED DSMC Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v5.1.47.

UPGRADE DSMC FIRMWARE TO v5.1.47

NOTE: You must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON 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 (RED MINI-MAG or RED STATION REDMAG 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 (RED MINI-MAG or RED STATION 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.

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 EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON, go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > Calibrate > Sensor and black shade your camera using the Black Shading (default) option.

NOTE: You must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON after upgrading it.

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

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v5.1.38

  • Added Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM for Canon
  • Added Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II for Canon
  • Added Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD for Canon
  • Added Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 for Canon
  • Added Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
  • Added Tokina 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 Fisheye DX for Nikon
  • Added Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD for Nikon (No AF)
  • Added Media Info tab in “Menu>Settings>Maintenance>System Status”
  • Added media firmware upgrade support
  • Fix inconsistent Motion Mount ND step size
  • Fix Motion Mount ghosting/doubled images at 100fps 1/200sec 6k WS
  • Fix HD-SDI and HDMI clipped output in playback with ANA
  • Fix exposure check clip and noise indicators
  • Fix error message moving large list of media files to the playlist
  • Fix auto white balance with Motion Mount
  • Fix Nikon lens Iris reset at highest UI Iris settings
  • Fix labels for toggle overlay items key actions
  • Fix incorrect CAMTAKE value in RCP SET command
  • Fix error reported in SHANGLET parameter
  • Fix HDR dialog not updating on RCP command
  • Fix intermittent SLA messages on startup after accepting
  • Fix PL lens auto-detect always enabled on boot
  • Fix edgecode of 00:00:00:00 after exiting playback
  • Fix HD-SDI genlock at 59.94
  • Fix media info when media is removed or added
  • Fix gamma and color space when loading clips in playback
  • Stability updates for Dragon
  • Updated RAW mode for MX and Dragon: RLF, RC2, 5600K, 800 ISO, 0 TINT
  • Updated in-camera help files

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v5.1.47

  • You must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2014 Red.com Inc., All Rights Reserved

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 02/12/2014
Version: 5.1.38

DSMC Build v5.1.38 Firmware February 12, 2014

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 must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • After upgrading to v5.1.38, you cannot downgrade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON.
  • After upgrading to v5.1.38, you cannot downgrade an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to firmware v1.7.10 or earlier.
  • After upgrading to v5.1.38, you cannot downgrade a SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to firmware v2.0.2 or earlier.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v8.0.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the RED DSMC Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v5.1.38.

UPGRADE DSMC FIRMWARE TO V5.1.38

NOTE: You must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON 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 (RED MINI-MAG or RED STATION REDMAG 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 (RED MINI-MAG or RED STATION 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.

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.

NOTE: The upgrade automatically runs at power up.
NOTE: 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.

NOTE: 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 EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON, go to Menu > Settings > Maintenance > Calibrate > Sensor and black shade your camera using the Black Shading (default) option.

NOTE: You must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON after upgrading it.

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

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD V5.1.35

  • Added support for new Dragon OLPF
  • Added support for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
  • Added support for Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x
  • Added support for Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM with 1.4x III Extender
  • Added support for Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM with 2x III Extender
  • Added support for Sigma 180mm f/2p8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM for Canon
  • Added support for Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX for Canon
  • Added support for Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX II for Canon
  • Added support for Tokina SD 11-16mm f/2.8 IF DX AT-X for Nikon (No AF)
  • Added support for Tokina SD 11-16mm f/2.88 IF DX AT-X II for Nikon (No AF)
  • Added support for Nikon AF-S Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G DX
  • Added support for Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED DX (No AF)
  • Added support for Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED IF (No AF)
  • Added support for Nikon AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR N
  • Added RED media model display in media dialog
  • Added popup message when a MAG is inserted
  • Added Dragon support for 8:1 formats
  • Fix incorrect frame rate exiting low power preview in magnify
  • Fix Motion Mount shutter angles not restored on boot
  • Fix properly switching from Side Handle to rear XL battery on insert
  • Fix HD-SDI audio during playback in 4K and 5K
  • Fix playback to load default clip when using playlists
  • Fix possible camera shutdown during user black shade
  • Fix immediate shutdown with Non-RED V-Mount batteries attached to Quickplate Module
  • Enhanced the Advanced Format menu
  • Updated in-camera help files

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD V5.1.38

  • You must black shade an EPIC DRAGON or SCARLET DRAGON after upgrading it.
  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2014 Red.com Inc., All Rights Reserved

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 01/16/2014
Version: 5.1.35

DSMC Build v5.1.35 Firmware January 16, 2014

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • Mandatory Black Shade (SETTINGS>MAINTENANCE>CALIBRATE>SENSOR) required for all Dragon cameras after upgrade.
  • You cannot rollback Epic/Scarlet Dragon earlier than v5.1.35
  • You cannot rollback Epic earlier than firmware revision v1.7.10
  • You cannot rollback Scarlet earlier than firmware revision v2.0.2
  • REDMote firmware v8.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions
  • Preset files are compatible with v4.0 or later
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files

Installation Instructions for v5.1.35 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

1. Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
2. Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
3. Go to DISPLAY > MONITOR CONTROL > OVERLAY and copy Custom Overlays to the SSD.
4. Shutdown the camera, remove the SSD.
5. Uncompress the firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

6. Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
7. Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
8. Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
9. Insert the SSD into your Epic-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

10. After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
11. Power up the camera.

NOTE: The camera can take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs will blink and the LCD will remain off.

12. Go to SETTINGS > MAINTENANCE > SYSTEM STATUS > CAMERA INFO and verify that the camera monitor displays Version 5.1.35 and PIN (value specific to camera).
13. Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files from SSD to the camera.
14. Go to DISPLAY > MONITOR CONTROL > OVERLAY and restore Custom Overlays from the SSD to the camera.
15. Dragon ONLY, go to SETTINGS>MAINTENANCE>CALIBRATE>SENSOR and perform mandatory Black Shade (default).
16. Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v5.1.34:

  • Added in camera SLA agreement on first boot
  • Fix XL Battery module switching to Side handle battery
  • Fix recording error in 4K HD at high frame rates
  • Fix incomplete Overcurrent message for Rear battery module
  • Fix rounding error when manually entering Cam Mix
  • Fix lookaround for all possible formats
  • Fix incorrect relative shutter on UI when in speed ramp
  • Fix underexposed last frame in speed ramp
  • Update in camera help files

Operational notes specific to Build v5.1.35:

  • Mandatory Black Shade (SETTINGS>MAINTENANCE>CALIBRATE>SENSOR) required for all Dragon cameras after the upgrade.
  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2014 Red.com Inc., All Rights Reserved

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 12/20/2013
Version: 5.1.34

DSMC Build v5.1.34 Firmware January 2, 2014

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • Mandatory Black Shade (SETTINGS>MAINTENANCE>CALIBRATE>SENSOR) required for all Dragon cameras after upgrade.
  • You cannot rollback Epic/Scarlet Dragon earlier than v5.1.34
  • You cannot rollback Epic earlier than firmware revision v1.7.10
  • You cannot rollback Scarlet earlier than firmware revision v2.0.2
  • REDMote firmware v8.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions
  • Preset files are compatible with v4.0 or later
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files

Installation Instructions for v5.1.34 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

1. Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
2. Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
3. Go to DISPLAY > MONITOR CONTROL > OVERLAY and copy Custom Overlays to the SSD.
4. Shutdown the camera, remove the SSD.
5. Uncompress the firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

6. Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG¨ 1.8" SSD directory.
7. Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
8. Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
9. Insert the SSD into your Epic-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

10. After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
11. Power up the camera.

NOTE: The camera can take 30 seconds or longer to upgrade all the attached modules. During this time the PWR and REC LEDs will blink and the LCD will remain off.

12. Go to SETTINGS > MAINTENANCE > SYSTEM STATUS > CAMERA INFO and verify that the camera monitor displays Version 5.1.34 and PIN (value specific to camera).
13. Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files from SSD to the camera.
14. Go to DISPLAY > MONITOR CONTROL > OVERLAY and restore Custom Overlays from the SSD to the camera.
15. Dragon ONLY, go to SETTINGS>MAINTENANCE>CALIBRATE>SENSOR and perform mandatory Black Shade (default).
16. Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v4.0.18:

  • Added Dragon support
  • Added Dragon support of HDRx and Speed Ramp
  • Added support for QuickPlate Battery module
  • Added support for XL Battery Module
  • Added support for Motion Mount
  • Added In-Camera help
  • Added Search Help
  • Added User Lens Calibration (rudimentary support for unsupported lenses)
  • Added Quick Presets
  • Added Create Shortcut
  • Added Reverse Key Mapping
  • Added Auto-Hide/Remove Menus Mode
  • Added support for MiniMag 512GB media
  • Added Adaptive fan mode for Dragon. Epic/Scarlet default set to Auto.
  • Added meta data for RedCode compression ratio and Sensor revision id.
  • Added fan control dialog to display warning if auto or manual mode is selected
  • Added option for Rack points to show distances on the overlay
  • Added raw mode indicator to “Standard” overlay configuration
  • Added shutdown notification when more than one rear battery module is found
  • Added support for Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
  • Added support for Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS
  • Added support for Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM
  • Added support for Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
  • Added support for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS
  • Added support for Canon EF_24mm f/2.8
  • Added support for Canon EF 400mm f/2.8
  • Added support for Canon EF 500mm f/4
  • Added support for Canon EF 28mm f/2.8
  • Added support for Canon EF 300mm f/2.8
  • Added support for Canon EF 35mm f/2.0
  • Added support for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0
  • Added support for Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
  • Added support for AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
  • Added support for Sigma 18-35mm
  • Added REDMOTE firmware v8.0.8
  • Playback Enhancements
  • Rack Focus Mode Enhancements
  • Major UI Enhancements
  • Improved On-Screen Keyboards
  • Support for returning to dialog after opening sub-dialog
  • Advanced Format Dialog
  • Large Pull-Down lists are searchable
  • Easier sensor calibration management
  • Extra confirmation required for formatting media
  • 9" Touchscreen supports large menu items by default
  • Simplified Time/Angle and Absolute/Relative exposure time setting
  • Fix shutter speed menu when ramp record is in progress
  • Fix guide with the shading to be on top of the other guides
  • Fix player hang with invalid in/out set points
  • Fix REDcode calculation using fps/2 for MoCo mode
  • Fix Nikon lenses iris control for unsupported lenses
  • Fix removes “OK” from “Incompatible Battery” dialog and replaced with 10 second timeout
  • Fix limits the REDcode displayed in playback similar to preview
  • Fix will round up displayed REDCODE value for display (e.g., 10.35:1 is now 11:1)
  • Fix REDmote unresponsive left navigation button

Operational notes specific to Build v5.1.34:

  • Mandatory Black Shade (SETTINGS>MAINTENANCE>CALIBRATE>SENSOR) required for all Dragon cameras after the upgrade.
  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2013 Red.com Inc., All Rights Reserved

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 08/13/2013
Version: 4.0.18

Scarlet Build 4 v4.0.18 Firmware August 13, 2013

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v4.0.18
  • REDMote firmware v5.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions
  • Preset files are compatible with v3.3 or later
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files

Installation Instructions for Build 4 v4.0.18 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

  • Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
  • Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
  • Go to MONITOR > OVERLAY and copy Custom Overlays to the SSD.
  • Shutdown the camera, remove the SSD.
  • Uncompress the firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
  • Insert the SSD into your Epic-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

  • After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.
  • Go to the SETTINGS > MAINTENANCE > SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 4.0.18 and PIN (value specific to camera).
  • Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files from SSD to the camera.
  • Go to MONITOR > OVERLAY and restore Custom Overlays from the SSD to the camera.
  • Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v4.0.12:

  • Fix power LED flashing red on startup with side handle attached
  • Fix in camera audio sync
  • Fix magnify split image with Pro IO and LCD
  • Fix histogram for FF, HD, 3:2, 4:3 and 5:4 aspect ratio formats
  • Fix test signals output for PRO IO monitor port
  • Fix intermittent camera initialization failure
  • Fix blank LCD and/or 3G-SDI monitor after wake
  • Fix goal post and traffic lights during playback
  • Changed ‘Improper Shutdown’ message to a 10 second timeout

Operational notes specific to Build v4.0.18:

  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2013 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 06/05/2013
Version: 4.0.12

Scarlet Build 4 v4.0.12 Firmware June 5, 2013

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v4.0.12
  • REDMote firmware v5.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions
  • Preset files are compatible with v3.3 or later
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files

Installation Instructions for Build 4 v4.0.12 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

  • Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
  • Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
  • Go to MONITOR > OVERLAY and copy Custom Overlays to the SSD.
  • Shutdown the camera, remove the SSD.
  • Uncompress the firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
  • Insert the SSD into your Epic-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

  • After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.
  • Go to the SETTINGS > MAINTENANCE > SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 4.0.12 and PIN (value specific to camera).
  • Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files from SSD to the camera.
  • Go to MONITOR > OVERLAY and restore Custom Overlays from the SSD to the camera.
  • Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v4.0.10:

  • Added top and bottom fan support
  • Added pre-settable recording options
  • Fix unlock screen with notification
  • Fix ramp list to use entire FPS list
  • Fix playback failure
  • Fix audio output for HD-SDI 720P60
  • Fix error on HDRx record stop
  • Fix double tap capability for 9" touch screens
  • Fix split-screen when toggling magnify
  • Fix relative shutter calculation on frame-rate updates

Operational notes specific to Build v4.0.12:

  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2013 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 04/08/2013
Version: 4.0.10

Scarlet Build 4 v4.0.10 Firmware April 8, 2013

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v4.0.10
  • REDMote firmware v5.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions
  • Preset files are compatible with v3.3 or later
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files

Installation Instructions for Build 4 v4.0.10 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

1. Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
2. Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
3. Go to MONITOR > OVERLAY and copy Custom Overlays to the SSD.
4. Shutdown the camera, remove the SSD.
5. Uncompress the firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

6. Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
7. Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
8. Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
9. Insert the SSD into your Epic-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

10. After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
11. Power up the camera.
12. Go to the SETTINGS > MAINTENANCE > SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 4.0.10 and PIN (value specific to camera).
13. Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Preset, Look and Custom Overlay files from SSD to the camera.
14. Go to MONITOR > OVERLAY and restore Custom Overlays from the SSD to the camera.
15. Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v3.3.18:

  • Added Pre-Record
  • Added Time Lapse
  • Added Record Ramp
  • Added Vertical Monitor Flip
  • Added Vertical and Horizontal UI Flip/Mirror
  • Added Custom Overlay
  • Added Power Save Modes
  • Added User selectable 1:1 zoom
  • Added Selectable LCD Frequency
  • Added Import/Export user cal maps
  • Added Calibration warnings for exposure and temperature
  • Added Luma Ramp Test Pattern
  • Added Pro IO and Monitor Audio Mixer
  • Added internal frame summing for long exposures
  • Added internal frame averaging capability (noise reduction)
  • Added REDmote Auto Pairing
  • Added +1 Support
  • Added pluge pattern to SMPTE bars
  • Added ability to enable/disable REDlink
  • Added separate Audio Channel Setup
  • Added Target exposure time support (behaves like redcode now)
  • Added error popup when clip fails to load
  • Added REDmote firmware upgrade
  • Fix default LCD refresh rate to 30Hz
  • Fix slow initialize with Canon 50mm 1.4 lens
  • Fix entering playback when no clips on the media
  • Fix rack focus to toggle between points when in 1:1 magnify
  • Fix AF to restore framerate/exposure time to correct values
  • Fix UI to show correct framerate, exposure time, or redcode with AF
  • Fix keyboard focus issue when non-control monitor is removed or Enhanced AF is enabled
  • Fix camera freeze when AF arc is drawn outside screen bounds
  • Fix playback error with fast tap of LCD touchscreen
  • Fix loss of SYNC output when camera format is changed
  • Fix camera freeze in Enhanced AF mode
  • Fix overlay if lens is not reporting focal length or focus distance
  • Fix to turn off +1 LCD if PRO/IO attached
  • Fix UI to change fps based on max for that resolution
  • Enhanced Calibration capture
  • Enhanced RAW metering
  • Enhanced UI control look/feel
  • Enhanced AF

Operational notes specific to Build v4.0.10:

  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2013 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 01/10/2013
Version: 3.3.15

Scarlet Build 3 v3.3.15 Release Firmware January 10, 2013

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v3.3.15
  • REDMote firmware v4.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support.
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions.
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset and Look files

Installation Instructions for Build 3 v3.3.15 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset and Look files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

1. Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
2. Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
3. Shutdown the camera and remove the SSD.
4. Uncompress the v3.3.15 firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

5. Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
6. Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
7. Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
8. Insert the SSD into your Scarlet-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

9. After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
10. Power up the camera.
11. Go to the SETTINGS/MAINTENANCE/SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 3.3.15 and PIN (value specific to camera).
12. Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Presets and Looks from SSD to the camera.
13. Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v3.3.14:

  • Fix camera crash when screen keyboard orphaned
  • Fix magnify center crop to properly center for 720p and 1080p
  • Fix softkey labels to show valid text when key actions as labels is selected
  • Fix import of colorspace and gammacurve from RMD files
  • Added support for 512GB V3 mag

Operational notes specific to Build v3.3.15:

  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2013 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 10/17/2012
Version: 3.3.14

Scarlet Build 3 v3.3.14 Release Firmware October 17, 2012

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v3.3.14
  • REDMote firmware v4.0.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support.
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions.
  • Force upgrade deletes user generated Preset and Look files

Installation Instructions for Build 3 v3.3.14 camera firmware:

NOTE: Force upgrade will delete on camera user generated Preset and Look files. The files must be manually saved/restored using the outlined procedure.

  • Power up camera, insert the SSD into the camera and format.
  • Go to PRESETS and copy user generated Camera Presets and Looks to the SSD.
  • Shutdown the camera and remove the SSD.
  • Uncompress the v3.3.14 firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
  • Insert the SSD into your Scarlet-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

  • After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.
  • Go to the SETTINGS/MAINTENANCE/SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 3.3.14 and PIN (value specific to camera).
  • Go to PRESETS and restore user generated Camera Presets and Looks from SSD to the camera.
  • Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v3.2.21:

  • Added Pro IO Support (Video, Audio, Timecode, Sync, Genlock, GPIO and PWR)
  • Added Pro IO Power Control
  • Added Pro IO and Camera Audio Output Mix Control
  • Added Audio Playback
  • Added HD-SDI and HDMI Audio
  • Added Pro IO HD-SDI audio on PREVIEW and PLAYBACK
  • Added Overlay Menu on left/right side of touch screen (Soft Keys)
  • Added Preset RUN on internal actions (Startup, Preview→Playback, Playback→Preview)
  • Added Yellow GEN icon on cross-locking
  • Added Frame Guide Menus
  • Added Lookaround support
  • Added higher frame rates 312,325,330,336,350,360,375,384,390
  • Added simultaneous HDMI and HD-SDI outputs
  • Added Nikon Mount support
  • Added Monochrome Epic support
  • Added 512GB and 48GB SSD Support
  • Enhanced Camera/Pro IO Overlay Selection
  • Enhanced Camera/Pro IO Video Output Format Selection
  • Enhanced UI usability
  • Enhanced AF and Iris control capability
  • Enhanced Audio Stability
  • Fix to support hot plug of media in Playback
  • Fix for invalid user settings after changing a frame guide from OFF to USER
  • Fix for minor rendering issue with Histogram/Goal Post Display
  • Fix IRE levels used in video check tools
  • Fix UI to show higher precision frame rate
  • Fix Audio meter to show real peak
  • Fix startup brightness level for 5.6" and 7" LCDs
  • Fix playback keyboard focus using Side Handle
  • Fix metric/imperial focus distance setting to take affect
  • Fix key mapping of next/previous clips when not in playback
  • Fix right audio volume out
  • Fix PL mount FD display
  • Fix FD when Canon lens is in MF mode
  • Fix VU meter with Digital audio input
  • Fix ABSOLUTE frame guide and USER guide calculations
  • Fix REDmote bottom clip bar to match camera
  • Fix playback with hot plug of media
  • Fix limiting AES A to Ch1/2 and AES B to Ch3/4
  • Fix initialization of audio channels in PROIO
  • Fix error in Playback when switching rapidly between HDRx clips
  • Fix min/max frame-rate/exposure in HDRx mode
  • Fix Security Erase for 512GB Mag
  • Fix intermittent mount of 512GB Mag
  • Fix to apply AF mode presets
  • Fix REDmote upgrade notification
  • Fix display of max frame rate
  • Fix guides in playback regardless of “Load Image Metadata” checkbox
  • Fix sensor frame rate info in UI for certain exposure error case
  • Fix metadata for user time-code preference
  • Fix no phantom power on Pro I/O CH 3/4
  • Fix AF misses after FPS change in HDRx
  • Fix Scarlet 4K frame rate 28.97 limitation
  • Fix inconsistent window location in the touch track mode
  • Fix video jitter issue entering playback
  • Fix entering playback touching very top of 9" LCD

Operational notes specific to Build v3.3.14:

  • Use camera brain HD-SDI and Sync ports for 3D work
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is yellow
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK 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 © 2012 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 08/09/2012
Version: 3.2.21

Scarlet Build 3 v3.2.21 Firmware August 9, 2012

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v3.2.21
  • REDMote firmware v3.1.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support.
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files are not compatible with previous versions

Installation Instructions for Build 3 v3.2.21 camera firmware:

NOTE: The ‘force_upgrade’ procedure erases all user preset files on camera. The files can be saved/restored manually using CAMERA PRESETS menu.

  • Power up camera. Once startup is complete, insert and format an SSD.
  • Go to PRESETS/CAMERA PRESETS menu, highlight the preset files and copy to the SSD using the —> button.
  • Power down the camera.
  • Uncompress the v3.2.21 firmware zip file.

NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.

  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
  • Insert the SSD into your Scarlet and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.

NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 15 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.

  • After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.
  • Go to the SETTINGS/MAINTENANCE/SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 3.2.21 and PIN (value specific to camera)
  • Go to PRESETS/CAMERA PRESETS menu and restore the files to the camera using the <— All button
  • Installation is now complete.

NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v3.2.19:

  • Fix brightness setting on startup for 5.6" and 7" LCD
  • Fix camera startup issue due to gyro calibration error

Operational notes specific to Build v3.2.21:

  • LCD stutter may occur at some frame rates.
  • Detaching monitor during playback will require reboot on monitor re-attach
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases. Use Shadow to adjust.
  • Image Magnify supported in preview only
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2012 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 07/05/2012
Version: 3.2.19

Scarlet Build 3 v3.2.19 Firmware June 29, 2012

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v3.2.19
  • REDMote firmware v3.1.x is required to be functional and can be downloaded from www.red.com/support.
  • Refer to the Ops Guide for REDmote upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files are not compatible with previous versions

Installation Instructions for Build 3 v3.2.19 camera firmware:

  • Uncompress the v3.2.19 firmware zip file.
    • NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.
  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory. 3. Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down and REDmote undocked.
  • Insert the SSD into your Epic-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run only at power up and will not display anything on the external monitors.
    • NOTE: During upgrade, fans will run at high speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After approximately 45 seconds, the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.
  • After camera power down, remove the SSD and wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.
  • Go to the SETTINGS/MAINTENANCE/SYSTEM INFO menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 3.2.19 and PIN (value specific to camera)
  • Installation is now complete.
    • NOTE: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build v3.2.16:

  • Fix white/black monitor on startup
  • Fix unresponsive camera and SSD mount issues after v3.2.16 upgrade
  • Fix split calibration of 5K > 72 fps
  • Fix displaying x-track exiting magnify in HDRx
  • Fix external record hang and record button delay
  • Fix exposure tools for HDMI modes
  • Fix audio out for 3G HD-SDI
  • AF and Iris control updates

Significant changes since previous build v3.0.7:

  • Added 5K HD, 3K HD, 2K HD, 1K HD formats
  • Added 1K WS format (Epic 400fps, Scarlet 120fps)
  • Added Target REDCode feature
  • Added Post Record Fan Delay (max 1 minute)
  • Added 1-camera to multiple REDMote support
  • Added Slate Information Dialog
  • Added User RGB curves capability
  • Added RMD file import/save/apply
  • Added Gyro support
  • Added Side Handle Key Lock Feature
  • Added Audio Gain/Limiter Controls
  • Added Phantom Power Support(Hardware Rev Dependent)
  • Added External record mode
  • Added Force Restore Feature using Power Button
  • Added HD-SDI Format controls
  • Added 9" LCD Touchscreen support
  • Added Dual Battery Module support
  • Added Rear SSD Module support
  • Added OLED EVF Brightness support
  • Added Playback Frame, Title and Action Guide status
  • Added PL Lens short circuit detection
  • Added HDMI 1080p/720p refresh rates of 24,25,30,50,60
  • Enhanced Keys assignment dialog
  • Enhanced Preset dialog
  • Enhanced Playback load notifications and error handling
  • Enhanced UI usability
  • Enhanced AF capability
  • Camera Name defaults to camera type (i.e., SCARLET/EPIC)
  • Fix for Playback using EVF
  • Fix for Playback support of 5K and 5K ANA
  • Fix for Zoom Rocker +/- Mapping
  • Fix for HD-SDI output scaling
  • Fix for LCD image ‘stutter’ when panning
  • Fix for camera freeze when changing AF/MF with Focus dialog open
  • Fix for Zebras disappearing after disconnect/reconnect of RED monitor
  • Fix for scaling of 5K clips during Playback
  • Fix for HD-SDI test pattern output levels
  • Fix for record error 0×00001E seen on some cameras
  • Fix for multi-clip load issue in Playback
  • Fix for audio in HDRx mode
  • Fix for frame drift with Sensor Sync = Genlock on some cameras
  • Fix for camera not completing clip recording to end of media
  • Fix for camera hang mapping actions to rocker switch
  • Fix for LCD w/half white screen on start-up
  • Fix for RED EVF connection problems

Operational notes specific to Build v3.2.19:

  • LCD stutter may occur at some frame rates.
  • Detaching monitor during playback will require reboot on monitor re-attach
  • Camera powered by RED BRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases. Use Shadow to adjust.
  • Image Magnify supported in preview only
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive and does not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2012 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 05/09/2012
Version: 3.0.7

Scarlet Build 3 v3.0.7 Release Firmware May 9 2012

Included in download:

  • SCARLET Build 3 v3.0.7
    • Upgrade folder
    • Upgrade sequence – please follow these instructions
    • readme notes
  • REDmote Firmware v2.0.13
    • REDmote Firmware upgrade
    • readme notes

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v3.0.7
  • REDMote firmware v2.x is required to be functional. Refer to the Ops Guide for upgrade instructions.
  • Firmware upgrade will set camera settings to defaults but presets will be preserved.

Installation Instructions for Build v3.0.7 camera firmware:

  • Uncompress the v3.0.7 firmware zip file.
    • NOTE: RED Watchdog (MAC Only) mounts the MAG read-only by default. Change preference to mount Read-Write before attempting to copy firmware to the MAG.
  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Power up camera and wait for camera to complete startup
  • Insert the SSD and select SETTINGS >> MAINTENANCE >> SW UPDATE and confirm with OK
    • IMPORTANT: THE CAMERA MUST NOT BE SHUTDOWN OR LOSE POWER AT THIS POINT OR THE CAMERA WILL NOT COME BACK UP.
  • Confirm camera shutdown when upgrade has completed with OK.
  • Power up the camera.
  • Go to the SETTINGS >> MAINTENANCE >> SYSTEM INFO and verify that the camera monitor output is – Version 3.0.7 and PIN (value specific to camera)
  • Installation is now complete.
    • Note: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build:

  • Fixed notification for HDRx warning during cal
  • Fixed black shading problems at non-default exposure times
  • Fixed camera status information to reflect correct gamma curve
  • Fixed code to disable RAW button during record
  • Fixed invalid OSD when lens data changes
  • Fixed presets to enable menus on HD-SDI monitors
  • Fixed led indicators for the rear battery status
  • Fixed frame rate indicator in Side Handle display
  • Fixed raw exposure meters to match raw exposure view
  • Fixed hang in UI when using keyboard entry
  • Fixed code for faster PL mount lens data updates
  • Fixed histogram clipping in 2K
  • Fixed record freeze with saturated image
  • Fixed duplicated columns in 5K playback
  • Fixed AF Iris control
  • Fixed AF distance tables
  • Fixed histogram to show real peaks without smoothening
  • Changed Media UI to add media percentage and number of clips on media
  • Changed Media UI to add cancel button to the media format and secure format
  • Changed F-Stop Advanced UI to add PL Lens Auto-Detect feature (DISABLED is default)
  • Changed Eject and Format buttons in Media UI
  • Changed Monitor Control UI to add non-standard frame rates for HD-SDI 720p
  • Added SMPTE 352 payloads for 720p
  • Added to save mount type when lens is disconnected
  • AF performance enhancements

Operational notes specific to Build v3.0.7:

  • EVF not supported in playback
  • Phantom power disabled
  • Sensor Flip disabled
  • 5K ANA clips not supported in playback
  • Detaching monitor during playback will require reboot on monitor re-attach
  • Zoom Rocker mapping to aperture is not fully implemented
  • Camera powered RED BRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases
  • ISO setting limited to min of 250
  • Image Magnify is available during preview, but not during recording.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive, and do not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

REDmote v2.0.13 firmware:

Significant updates:

  • Fix for intermittent loss of connection
  • Fix for audio gain control of channels 2,3,4

Copyright © 2012 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

  mac windows

SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 03/05/2012
Version: 3.0.0

Scarlet Build 3 v3.0.0 Firmware Mar 5 2012

Included in download:

  • Scarlet Build 3 v3.0.0
    • Upgrade folder
    • Upgrade sequence – please follow these instructions
    • readme notes
  • REDmote Firmware v2.0.9
    • REDmote Firmware upgrade
    • readme notes

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v3.0.0
  • REDMote firmware v2.x is required to be functional. Refer to the Ops Guide for upgrade instructions.

Installation Instructions for Build v3.0.0 camera firmware:

  • Uncompress the v3.0.0 firmware zip file.
  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and its contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down.
  • Remove Side Handle and/or REDmote if installed on the camera.
  • Connect an AC power adapter to the camera. IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE BATTERIES TO POWER CAMERA DURING THIS PROCEDURE.
  • Insert the SSD into your Scarlet-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run on power up only and will not display anything on the external monitors. During upgrade, the fans will run at hi speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After about 45 seconds the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.
  • Remove the SSD from the camera, wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.

IMPORTANT: THE CAMERA MUST NOT BE SHUTDOWN OR LOSE POWER AT THIS POINT OR THE CAMERA WILL NOT COME BACK UP.

  • Go to the SETTINGS / SYSTEM / MAINTENANCE menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 3.0.0 and PIN (value specific to camera)
  • Installation is now complete. Note: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build:

  • Added RedGamma3/REDColor3
  • Playback Enhancements
  • HD-SDI 720p support of 50, 59.94 and 60
  • SMPTE352 payload added for all HD-SDI modes
  • Updated list of supported lenses
  • Changed REDcolor default to REDColor3/REDGamma3
  • Changed “Curve” button “Color/Gamma”
  • Changed audio gain default to 10dB
  • Changed audio limiter default to ON
  • Changed Title/Action guide defaults
  • Changed Media>>Set dialog to a Slate Dialog; Settings>>Project>>Slate
  • Fix default Zebra 2 high IRE to 47
  • Fix for audio meters indicating ‘no input’ after shutdown
  • Fix for frame-guides not sized correctly in 1.9 aspect ratio
  • Fix to show power dialog in record (power button disabled)
  • Fix for audio input indicators not always correct at startup
  • Fix for changing the playback speed
  • Fix for changing Shutter Angle with REDmote
  • Fix for REDmote lockup when docked on Rear Battery module
  • Fix for RAW exposure tool

Operational notes specific to Build v3.0.0:

  • EVF not supported in playback
  • Phantom power disabled
  • Sensor Flip disabled
  • 5K ANA clips not supported in playback
  • Detaching monitor during playback will require reboot on monitor re-attach
  • Zoom Rocker mapping to aperture is not fully implemented
  • Camera powered RED BRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases
  • ISO setting limited to min of 250
  • Image Magnify is available during preview, but not during recording.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive, and do not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

REDmote v2.0.9 firmware:

Significant updates:

  • Audio and exposure mode icons now in sync with camera
  • Wireless indicator now updates when wireless is turned off
  • Bug fix for fan speed and shutter angle slots

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SCARLET Firmware

Release Date: 12/01/2011
Version: 2.0.5

Scarlet-X Build 2 v2.0.5 Release Firmware Dec 1 2011

Included in download:

  • Scarlet Build 2 v2.0.5
    • Upgrade folder
    • readme notes
  • REDmote Firmware v2.0.2
    • Upgrade folder
    • readme notes

Note: Download the latest versions of REDCINE-X and RED Rocket installer/drivers from www.red.com/support.

IMPORTANT:

  • You will not be able to roll back to earlier firmware revisions than v2.0.2 after installing v2.0.5
  • REDMote firmware v2.x if required to be functional. Refer to the Scarlet-X Ops Guide for upgrade instructions.

Installation Instructions for Scarlet-X Build 2 v2.0.5 camera firmware:

  • Uncompress the v2.0.5 firmware zip file.
  • Using RED STATION REDMAG 1.8", copy the “force_upgrade” folder and it’s contents to the top level of the REDMAG® 1.8" SSD directory.
  • Eject or unmount the SSD, then remove the SSD from RED STATION.
  • Ensure camera is powered down.
  • Remove Side Handle and/or REDmote if installed on the camera.
  • Connect an AC power adapter to the camera. IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE BATTERIES TO POWER CAMERA DURING THIS PROCEDURE.
  • Insert the SSD into your Scarlet-X and power up. Force upgrade will automatically run on power up only and will not display anything on the external monitors. During upgrade, the fans will run at hi speed and the PWR and REC LEDs will blink Green. After about 45 seconds the LEDs will stop blinking and the camera will power down.
  • Remove the SSD from the camera, wait 10 seconds.
  • Power up the camera.
  • IMPORTANT: THE CAMERA MUST NOT BE SHUTDOWN OR LOSE POWER AT THIS POINT OR THE CAMERA WILL NOT COME BACK UP.
  • Go to the SETTINGS / SYSTEM / MAINTENANCE menu and verify that the camera monitor output(s) report back – Version 2.0.5 and PIN (value specific to camera)
  • Installation is now complete. Note: After the firmware upgrade, it is mandatory that you re-format the REDMAG SSDs before use.

Significant changes since previous build 2 v2.0.2:

  • AF Enabled
  • Added notification while loading clips
  • Fix for loading large clips into player
  • Fix playback project UI metadata
  • Fix playback base frame rate info
  • Fix for restoring focus after notifications appear
  • Fix for AF and record frame rates
  • Fix for exposure settings

Operational notes specific to Build 2 v2.0.5:

  • Phantom power disabled
  • Sensor Flip disabled
  • 5K ANA clips not supported in playback
  • Detaching monitor during playback will require reboot on monitor re-attach
  • Zoom Rocker mapping to aperture is not fully implemented
  • Camera powered RED BRICK may display voltage instead of battery capacity on some cameras.
  • EVF black level raised in some cases
  • ISO setting limited to min of 250
  • Image Magnify is available during preview, but not during recording.
  • HD-SDI is True Progressive, and do not support 1080i or 1080 PsF signal formats.

Copyright © 2011 RED Digital Cinema, All Rights Reserved.

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