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WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)
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WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 10/11/2016
Version: 6.3.47

DSMC Release Build v6.3.47 October 11, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.47.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.47.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.47.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, EPIC-W, SCARLET-W or RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.64 or v6.3.38 after upgrading to v6.3.47.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.6.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.47.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.3.47

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 v6.3.27

  • Added EPIC-W support
  • Added Motion Mount support for HELIUM sensor
  • Fixed WEAPON HELIUM intermittent startup failure (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed WEAPON 8K camera playback stutter (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed WEAPON HELIUM blackshade failure for exposures greater than 1/24 (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed WEAPON HELIUM HDRx X track exposure (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Tethering support with Jetpack-SDI (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI output with genlock on startup (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI split screen at 60Hz (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed distorted image with 5.5K 4:1/8:1 with Lookaround (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed playback with 6K FF with Lookaround and QT 2K 4444XQ (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed image artifacts in 6K FF 2:1 and WS formats with lookaround and QT 4444 or 4444XQ (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed image artifacts in 7.5K WS format and QT 4444XQ (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed swapped audio channels on DSMC brain (DSMC only)
  • Fixed blank LCD during magnify with REDCAST module (DSMC only)
  • Fixed no REDCAST SDI out after reboot in AUTO mode (DSMC only)
  • Fixed progress bar when secure formatting media (DSMC only)
  • Fixed blue tint with Motion Mount and Standard OLPF (DSMC only)
  • Fixed playback freeze with REDCAST and active genlock (DSMC only)
  • Fixed REDCAST HD-SDI output after format change (DSMC only)
  • Fixed diagonal tear with RED Touch 7" and 4.7" LCD
  • Fixed image stutter on startup with RED Touch 9" LCD
  • Fixed numerical value text in Audio Mixer UI
  • Fixed stale spinner values after editing custom list
  • Fixed non-functional left side record button in Still mode
  • Fixed empty custom resolution list
  • Fixed control of timecode out with LTC Out checkbox
  • Fixed spinner when custom aperture value is added
  • Fixed stale aperture metadata information in R3D
  • Fixed black LCD screen with changing formats with Auto Hide enabled
  • Fixed far focus distance value always equal to focus distance in metadata
  • Fixed display priority with only EVF attached
  • Fixed distance slider bar after ‘Init Lens’ operation
  • Fixed clip duration time with pre-record

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.47

  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

17.8 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 07/29/2016
Version: 6.3.27

DSMC Release Build v6.3.27 July 29, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.27.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.27.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.27.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, SCARLET-W or RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.63 or v6.3.27 after upgrading to v6.3.27.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.27.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.3.27

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 v6.3.17

  • Added 8K S35 HELIUM sensor support
  • Added 8K VV DRAGON sensor support
  • Added 8K VV Anamorphic DRAGON sensor support
  • Added DSMC2 REDVOLT Expander support
  • Added DSMC2 V-Lock Battery Module support
  • Added DSMC2 JETPACK-SDI Expander support
  • Added REDMOTE v9.6.28 (DSMC only)
  • Added RED 512GB V6 support
  • Fixed WEAPON 8K VV black sun artifact (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Apple ProRes playback with 4 channels of audio (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Apple ProRes playback audio synchronization (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed incorrect Apple ProRes frame rate in Open Gate mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed magnify issue with Apple ProRes 4444 and 444XQ (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed framed overlay/auto hide menus for mirrored monitor
  • Fixed random cursor movement in playlist moving multiple clips
  • Fixed camera freeze in playback with auto-hide menu and custom overlay
  • Fixed blank RED Touch 7" LCD on startup
  • Fixed record start failure with HDRx at 2K WS 1fps
  • Fixed invalid Power In information after battery swap

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.27

  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

18.1 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 06/23/2016
Version: 6.3.17

DSMC Release Build v6.3.17 June 23, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.17.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.17.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.3.17.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.52, v6.2.60 or v6.3.17 after upgrading to v6.3.17.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON MG, SCARLET-W or RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.60 or v6.3.17 after upgrading to v6.3.17.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. Download the firmware upgrade from red.com/downloads.
  • Refer to the Operation Guide, available at red.com/downloads, for REDMOTE upgrade instructions.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.3.17.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.3.17

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 v6.3.10

  • Added WiFi static IP support for WEAPON and REDLINK Bridge
  • Added RED 512GB V5 support
  • Improved Nikon Iris control
  • Fixed Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD/HR audio in Open Gate mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed calibration ISO for WEAPON 6K STH OLPF (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed frame guides with playback and ProRes files (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed inability to playback ProRes file after an R3D clip (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed monitor output with 6K FF 1.25x ANA and Avid DNxHR/HD 4K mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed playback of 6K 3:2 1.3x ANA ProRes clips (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed intermittent media mount failure on startup or hot plug (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI stutter in R3D record mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI vertical scroll in 4K 3:2 1.3x ANA with Lookaround (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed playback screen with REDCAST after changing Output Mode (DSMC only)
  • Fixed black image switching resolution with Avid DNx 444 (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed invalid battery status with ET battery modules (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed RED RAVEN black sun artifact (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed RED Touch 4.7" LCD diagonal tear exiting magnify
  • Fixed RED Touch 4.7" LCD frozen screen entering magnify
  • Fixed WiFi connect button when connecting/disconnecting
  • Fixed 1 frame delay using Internal Timelapse Timer
  • Fixed Canon Motion Mount ND operation
  • Fixed Exposure Tool for ISO > 800
  • Fixed Green and Blue curve adjustment values in R3D metadata
  • Fixed max fan speed in adaptive modes
  • Fixed Monitor priority list in UI
  • Removed AWB in playback
  • Removed genlock selection in Sensor Sync Mode dialog when no genlock input is present
  • Removed genlock source selection for all WEAPON cameras (DSMC2 only)

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.3.17

  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

18.0 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 07/29/2016
Version: 6.2.63

DSMC Release Build v6.2.63 July 29, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.63.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.63.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.63.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON, SCARLET-W or RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.63 or v6.3.27 after upgrading to v6.2.63.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. 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 v6.2.63.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.2.63

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 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.

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 v6.2.60

  • Added DSMC2 REDVOLT Expander support
  • Added DSMC2 V-Lock Battery Module support
  • Added DSMC2 JETPACK-SDI Expander support
  • Added RED 512GB V6 support
  • Fixed magnify issue with Apple ProRes 4444 and 444XQ (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed record start failure with HDRx at 2K WS 1fps
  • Fixed invalid Power In information after battery swap

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.2.63

  • ProRes only playback is not supported
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

18.0 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 06/23/2016
Version: 6.2.60

DSMC Release Build v6.2.60 June 23, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.60.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.60.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.60.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.52 or v6.2.60 after upgrading to v6.2.60.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON MG, SCARLET-W or RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.60 after upgrading to v6.2.60.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. 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 v6.2.60.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.2.60

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 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.

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 v6.2.57

  • Added RED 512GB V5 support
  • Fixed HD-SDI vertical scroll in 4K 3:2 1.3x ANA with Lookaround (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI stutter in R3D record mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed ‘ProRes Disabled’ check after media inserted (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed intermittent media mount failure on startup or hot plug (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed invalid battery status with ET battery modules (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed RED RAVEN black sun artifact (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed 1 frame delay using Internal Timelapse Timer
  • Fixed Green and Blue curve adjustment values in R3D metadata
  • Fixed max fan speed in adaptive modes

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.2.60

  • ProRes only playback is not supported
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

18.0 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 05/17/2016
Version: 6.2.57

DSMC Release Build v6.2.57 May 17, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.57.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.57.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.57.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.50 or v6.2.57 after upgrading to v6.2.57.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON MG, SCARLET-W or RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.57 after upgrading to v6.2.57.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. 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 v6.2.57.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.2.57

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 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.

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 v6.2.55

  • Added flip video support in R3D metadata
  • Fixed audio output disabled after setting Headphone Volume to -dB value (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed Base Expander distorted live audio after playback (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed invalid Apple ProRes and Avid DNx clips recording 6K Full Frame at 82.81fps (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed horizontal split in monitor at max frame rates in 6K/5K formats (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed repeated columns in right side of monitor (DSMC2 only)
  • Fixed HD-SDI cutout in playback with genlock
  • Fixed HD-SDI flip/mirror with genlock
  • Fixed HD-SDI test pattern output with genlock
  • Fixed UI Flip/Mirror setting not saved across boots
  • Fixed incorrect Gamma Space indication on Histogram during playback
  • Fixed incorrect clip count returned in MEDACLPC when playlist exists

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.2.57

  • ProRes only playback is not supported
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

17.8 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 04/13/2016
Version: 6.2.55

DSMC Release Build v6.2.55 April 13, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.55.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.55.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.55.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.55.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON MG or SCARLET-W to earlier than v6.2.44 after upgrading to v6.2.55.
  • You cannot downgrade a RED RAVEN to earlier than v6.2.51 after upgrading to v6.2.55.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. 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 v6.2.55.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.2.55

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 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.

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 v6.2.51

  • Added SLA message to Switchblade/Sidekick
  • Added 30Hz option for RED Touch 7" LCD
  • Added warning to Adaptive Preview/Quiet fan mode (DSMC2 only)
  • Added Canon EF-S 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 IS II
  • Added Tamron 28-300mm f3.5-6.3 Macro for Canon
  • Fix UI slider values when changed externally
  • Fix remaining time calculation in magnify mode
  • Fix media format failure with REDMOTE attached (DSMC only)
  • Fix Apple ProRes 4K 444XQ artifacts with 2K FF 1.3x Anamorphic at 120fps (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix Amps display in power dialog for ET Battery and V-Lock I/O Expander modules (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix color shift in playback with RED Touch 7" LCD (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix magnify in 3K formats (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix Base Expander distorted live audio after playback (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix HD-SDI sync at 50/59.94 FPS genlock input (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix Rear Analog Pre-Amp Gain displayed value (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix tearing on LCD after format change
  • Fix playback timeline when auto-hide menus enabled
  • Fix REDMOTE lockout when SLA is displayed (DSMC only)
  • Fix timelapse timer when frame count is larger than 1
  • Fix tint value for Auto White Balance
  • Fix message when REDVOLT battery installed in REDVOLT XL module
  • Improved Adaptive fan mode to protect against overheating in cool ambient temperatures (DSMC2 only)
  • Changed SCARLET-W camera ID (DSMC2 only)
  • Updated in-camera help files

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.2.55

  • ProRes only playback is not supported
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

17.8 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 03/18/2016
Version: 6.2.51

DSMC Release Build v6.2.51 March 18, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.51.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.51.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.51.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.51.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON MG or SCARLET-W to earlier than v6.2.44 after upgrading to v6.2.51.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. 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 v6.2.51.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.2.51

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 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.

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 v6.2.44

  • Added RED RAVEN support
  • Added SCARLET-W Monochrome support
  • Added REDMOTE v9.5.36 (DMSC only)
  • Fix low power warning on Base I/O V-Lock Expander with non-RED batteries (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix intermittent battery status on Base I/O V-Lock Expander with IDX batteries (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix Brick 0% power source indicator and camera shutdown with AC adapter (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix intermittent ‘The media in the Side SSD is not formatted correctly…’ message on startup (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix Quicktime file import failure with Premiere (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix video stutter on monitor during record (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix artifacts in Quicktime file with 4K 6:5 and Lookaround On (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix Quicktime remaining record time (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix HD-SDI cutout in playback with genlock (DSMC2 only)
  • Fix no EVF image on startup attached to +1 Adaptor Module (DSMC only)
  • Fix Open Gate mode with 25 fps Project Frame Rate
  • Fix exposure change lockout in Open Gate
  • Fix camera freeze inserting media while playlist is open
  • Fix ISO 250 value displayed in UI slider
  • Fix color temperature not saved across boot
  • Changed maximum ISO to 3200 on UI slider
  • Changed WiFi connection failure message to informational popup
  • Updated in-camera help files

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.2.51

  • ProRes only playback is not supported
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM, INC., All Rights Reserved

17.5 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 02/05/2016
Version: 6.2.44

DSMC Release Build v6.2.44 February 5, 2016

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 an EPIC MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.44.
  • You cannot downgrade an SCARLET MYSTERIUM-X to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.44.
  • You cannot downgrade an EPIC or SCARLET DRAGON to earlier than v5.3.49, v6.0.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.44.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.2.44.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON MG or SCARLET-W to earlier than v6.2.44 after upgrading to v6.2.44.
  • You must upgrade your REDMOTE firmware to v9.5.×. 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 v6.2.44.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.2.44

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 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.

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 v6.2.25

  • Added WEAPON MAGNESIUM support
  • Added SCARLET-W support
  • Added REDMOTE v9.5.33
  • Added Horizon to the ‘Display’ preset group
  • Fix 0% power level with V-Mount and Gold Mount Battery modules (WEAPON only)
  • Fix QT file crashing Resolve/Premier (WEAPON only)
  • Fix elevated audio levels with Base Expander (WEAPON only)
  • Fix boot hang with active Genlock and Auto Cal (WEAPON only)
  • Fix video stutter during Weapon playback (WEAPON only)
  • Fix Enhanced A/F notification (Weapon only)
  • Fix HDRx state in network storage mode (EPIC DRAGON/WEAPON only)
  • Fix incorrect Ramp mode frame rate on startup
  • Fix Preset Create/Clone not functioning
  • Fix Switchblade/Sidekick operating mode during calibration
  • Fix blank HDRx setting on startup when enabled
  • Fix stale calibration info displayed in UI
  • Fix calibration error with active Genlock
  • Fix HD-SDI video disruption during start/stop record
  • Fix potential camera freeze using keyboard
  • Fix intermittent sync failure on startup
  • Fix sync loss when record is active
  • Fix incomplete UI dropdown lists after defaults restore
  • Fix 2K FF audio sync
  • Fix AF zone shifted to the right
  • Changed UI behavior for ACES
  • Improved Calibration Map Import notifications
  • Improved Motion Mount colorimetry

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.2.44

  • ProRes only playback is not supported
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

16.9 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 02/05/2016
Version: 6.1.49

DSMC Release Build v6.1.49 February 5, 2016

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON CF to earlier than v6.1.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.1.49.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.49.
  • It can take the camera up to 8.5 minutes to update firmware for the RED Touch 7" LCD. The LCD displays a progress screen during the update. If your camera loses power during the update, turn your camera back on. The LCD upgrade restarts. During the upgrade, the LCD is blank and the PWR/REC LEDs flash green.

UPGRADE DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.49

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 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 STATION) 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. 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 30 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 can take more than 1 minute 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 offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.47

  • Fix QT file crashing Resolve/Premier
  • Fix video stutter in playback
  • Fix calibration error with Genlock
  • Fix HD-SDI video disruption during start/stop record
  • Fix potential camera freeze using keyboard
  • Fix AF zone shifted to the right
  • Updated in-camera help

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.49

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

22.0 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 01/12/2016
Version: 6.1.47

DSMC Release Build v6.1.47 January 12, 2016

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.1.47.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.47.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.47

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 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 STATION) 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. 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 30 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 can take more than 1 minute 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 offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.44

  • Added H2O OLPF support
  • Fix 0% power indicator with ET Battery modules
  • Fix Base Expander elevated audio levels
  • Fix playback stutter at RC 3:1
  • Updated in-camera help

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.47

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2016 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved.

22.0 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 12/18/2015
Version: 6.1.44

DSMC Release Build v6.1.44 December 18, 2015

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.44 or v6.2.25 after upgrading to v6.1.44.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.44.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.44

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 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 STATION) 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. 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 30 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 can take more than 1 minute 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 offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.40

  • Fix erroneous framerate after opening Recording > Codec
  • Fix intermittent image ‘jitter’ on RED Touch 7" LCD
  • Fix LCD refresh on hot plug in ‘Mirror LCD’ mode
  • Fix horizontal noise switching from 2K/444XQ to 4K/422HQ
  • Fix Quicktime metadata for 24/25/30 project frame rates
  • Fix Target Temperature changing when preset applied
  • Fix auto cal import of the factory cal map
  • Updated in-camera help

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.44

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2015 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

22.0 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 11/24/2015
Version: 6.1.40

DSMC Release Build v6.1.40 November 24, 2015

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.35 or v6.2.3 after upgrading to v6.1.40.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.40.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.40

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 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 STATION) 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. 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 30 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 can take more than 1 minute 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 offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.35

  • Added Serial REDLINK Camera-to-Camera support
  • Fix overlay after Still/Motion mode change
  • Fix camera freeze after Stills/Motion mode change
  • Fix audio buffer overflow in 4K FF with frame averaging enabled
  • Fix image split/tear after hot plug or format change
  • Fix magnify with sensor scan direction enabled
  • Fix invalid HD-SDI rate at 47.95/48.00 Project Frame Rates in Auto
  • Fix ‘Attached Modules’ list when module is removed
  • Fix incorrect frame rate exiting playback with frame averaging enabled
  • Fix Nikon 14-24mm lens iris control
  • Fix GIO Scope exposure tool with 3D LUT selected
  • Fix intermittent image ‘jitter’ on RED Touch 7" LCD
  • Updated in-camera help file

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.40

  • RAW+QT does not support 4K FF and 5K FF (ProRes Disabled)
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2015 RED.COM Inc., All Rights Reserved

22 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 10/30/2015
Version: 6.1.35

DSMC Release Build v6.1.35 October 30, 2015

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.35 or v6.2.3 after upgrading to v6.1.35.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.35.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.35

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 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 STATION) 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. 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 30 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 can take more than 1 minute 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 offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.25

  • Added RED 120GB MINI-MAG support
  • Added Canon EF 28-105mm f/3.5 II USM support
  • Added Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM support
  • Added Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II support
  • Added Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM support
  • Added Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.4 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Planar 85mm f/1.4 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Distagon 15mm f/2.8 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Distagon 18mm f/3.5 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Distagon 21mm f/2.8 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Distagon 25mm f/2 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Distagon 28mm f/2 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/2 ZE for Canon support
  • Added Zeiss Makro-Planar 100mm f/2 ZF.2 for Canon support
  • Fix camera hang on startup after importing 3D LUTs
  • Fix lens calibration import list when media is not present
  • Fix battery charge percentage indicator
  • Fix intermittent Side Module detection on startup
  • Fix intermittent ‘Unsupported battery Module’ popup with WEAPON RVXL module
  • Fix intermittent lcd display issues on format change
  • Fix starting timecode displayed in clip browser
  • Fix H2O OLPF spelling in R3D metadata
  • Fix loss of frame guides on HD-SDI or HDMI after playback
  • Fix invalid timecode for QT files in clip browser
  • Fix erratic value with ND slider
  • Fix OLPF mount type in R3D metadata
  • Fix stale 3D LUT file list on media mount/eject
  • Fix error popup after deleting 3D LUT file in camera
  • Fix camera freeze on pre-record start
  • Fix pre-record error configured for 10 seconds
  • Fix notification in playback with no media
  • Fix Audio Source dropdown with Jetpack attached
  • Updated in-camera help files

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.35

  • RAW+QT does not support 4K FF and 5K FF (ProRes Disabled)
  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2015 Red.com Inc., All Rights Reserved

21.2 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 09/02/2015
Version: 6.1.25

DSMC Release Build v6.1.25 September 2, 2015

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.18 after upgrading to v6.1.25.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.25.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.25

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 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 STATION) 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. 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 30 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 can take more than 1 minute 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 offloading firmware upgrade files and/or preset files from any SSD, reformat the SSD before recording to it.

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.18

  • Fix display issues on FPS change
  • Fix horizontal horizon changes rotating on Z axis
  • Fix RCP_PARAM_PLAYBACK_METADATA_ISO string

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.25

  • Secure Format media before using Pre-Record.
  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • 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 © 2015 RED.COM INC., All Rights Reserved

21.1 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 08/24/2015
Version: 6.1.24

DSMC Release Build v6.1.24 August 24, 2015

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.18 after upgrading to v6.1.24.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.24.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.24

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 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 camera.

9. 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.

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

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.18

  • Added Apple ProRes format 4096×2160
  • Added Apple ProRes format 2048×1080
  • Fix display issues after format change in Apple ProRes mode
  • Fix rounding error when controlling lens aperture
  • Fix key mapping defaults for WEAPON
  • Fix progress indicator when importing multiple 3D LUTs
  • Fix camera freeze importing or applying 3D LUTs
  • Fix notification when importing Calibration files
  • Fix Pre-Amp Gain and Headphone volume selection list
  • Fix Pre-Amp controls when CH1/2 set to Base Expander
  • Fix sharpening in 1:1 magnify mode

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.24

  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • 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 © 2015 RED.COM Inc., All Rights Reserved

21.1 MB    




WEAPON Firmware (6K CF, 8K S35, 8K VV, 8K VV Ana)

Release Date: 08/13/2015
Version: 6.1.18

DSMC Release Build v6.1.18 August 13, 2015

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:

  • Upgrading your camera deletes all in-camera user-generated Preset, Look, and Custom Overlay files.
  • You cannot downgrade a WEAPON to earlier than v6.1.18 after upgrading to v6.1.18.
  • Preset files created only on v4.0.x or later are compatible with v6.1.18.
  • 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 DSMC FIRMWARE TO v6.1.18

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 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 camera.

9. 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.

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

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS BUILD v6.1.6

  • Added Apple ProRes UHD + R3D support
  • Added thumbnails when recording Apple ProRes
  • Added Side UI control mode setting
  • Added Gyro data per R3D frame
  • Added 3D LUT file (.cube) to RDC folder at end of record
  • Added Software License Agreement popup after firmware upgrade
  • Added up to 120 FPS ProRes support
  • Fix format issues when recording QT or RAW + QT
  • Fix spurious audio buffer overflow errors
  • Fix improved R3D + QT data rates
  • Fix Headphone Volume tab in playback
  • Fix 3D LUT disable with flip/mirror
  • Fix error in speed ramp mode
  • Fix camera hang on boot after upgrade
  • Fix current monitor selection in UI Monitor Control dialog
  • Fix sharpening in 1:1 magnify mode
  • Fix ‘successful’ and ‘failed’ notifications displayed together upon failed auto cal
  • Fix missing monitor and timezone settings in preset
  • Fix Audio pre-amp gain slider
  • Fix error during LCD/EVF upgrade
  • Fix Audio Channel UI lockout when record is active
  • Fix hot plug support for OLED EVF
  • Fix enable selectable magnification regions
  • Fix camera freeze applying default system preset after defaults restore
  • Updated in-camera help files

OPERATIONAL NOTES SPECIFIC TO BUILD v6.1.18

  • Please perform an Auto-Cal after upgrading from v6.1.6.
  • The horizon feature requires Gyro calibration be completed prior to use.
  • Do not 3D sync when GEN ICON is not illuminated or yellow.
  • 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 © 2015 RED.COM Inc., All Rights Reserved

21 MB