RED V-RAPTOR Version 1.5.1 Beta Firmware

Tilta Camera Rig for RED V-RAPTOR

RED has released Version 1.5.1 Beta for the V-RAPTOR 8K VV, V-RAPTOR 8K VV XL. V-RAPTOR XL 8K S35, and V-RAPTOR 8K S35.

The firmware update mainly deals with big fixes.

What’s new in Version 1.5.1 Beta?

  • Added RF Iris Compensation Added upcoming clip filename to SDI HANC while in preview
  • Added DSMC3 RED TOUCH 7.0″ FW 5.4.1
  • Fixed intermittent Gold Mount battery communication
  • Fixed Absolute Frame Guide when values are outside the format limits
  • Fixed R3D timecode mismatch in camera array
  • Fixed stuck pixels in 7K 3:2 1.6x/1.8x format
  • Fixed inconsistent Iris values on lens swap
  • Improved V-RAPTOR XL DC-IN power handling
  • Improved RCP2 CDL control

Below you can see changes that were added in the previous RAPTOR 1.5.0 Beta firmware release.

  • Added ability to edit FPS, Shutter, and Format lists.
  • Added Gio Scope
  • Added ND control to assignable buttons list
  • Added ND Increments to Lens & Histogram Page
  • Added Format Dimensions status
  • Added RED Connect License support
  • Added firmware update prompt and automatic restart
  • Added firmware update over USB Type-C
  • Added OWC 1.3TB support
  • Added Prograde 1.3TB support
  • Fixed proxy timecode offset under certain formats
  • Improved Cloud Upload File Types menu
  • Improved ND Stop Display Mode
  • Improved External Only Audio over SDI
  • Improved Network Static IP setup
  • Improved DC IN low voltage warning interface

How to Upgrade V-RAPTOR Firware

  1. Copy upgrade.bin to a /upgrade directory on the CFexpress card.
  2. Power up the camera and insert a CFexpress card into the V-RAPTOR media slot.
  3. Go to Menu > Maintenance > Upgrade and select OK.
  4. The camera starts the upgrade process which will automatically restart the camera.
  5. After the camera restarts to complete the upgrade process, select RESTART once it appears.
  6. Go to Menu > System Settings > System Status > Camera Info to verify the firmware version after the camera boots.

You will also need to download the latest REDCINE-X PRO from https://www.red.com/downloads.

Operational Notes

  • RED CONNECT is a license-enabled feature, for more info see https://support.red.com/hc/en-us/articles/7391709361683
  • Calibration must be performed in Sensor Flip mode.
  • Some devices may experience intermittent connection issue over USB-C tethering.
  • Warning message will occur with unapproved Media and Batteries.

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