Sound Devices Firmware v8.50 for 8-Series Models

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Sounds Devices has released firmware v8.50 for its 8-Series mixer/recorders.

Firmware v8.50 adds the following new features and fixes for 8-series mixer/recorders:


  • SuperSlot support for the Shure ADX5D when connected to the 8-Series via SL-2 or the Scorpio via SL-6. Use the 8-Series interface to set frequency, start and view RF scans, view RF history, edit parameters and menu items, and more.
  • New RF History Levels menu for the Wisycom MCR54 with options for viewing RSSI or Link Margin. 


  • Rare events where SL-2 or XL-AES audio unexpectedly mutes no longer occur. 
  • SL-2/SL-6 Use Transmitter Names menu is now called Use Wireless Names. Audio Ltd A10-RX and Shure ADX5D support this feature.

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