Sony EX firmware upgrade policy briefly explained - Page 3 at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Sony XAVC / XDCAM / NXCAM / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Sony XDCAM EX Pro Handhelds

Sony XDCAM EX Pro Handhelds
Sony PMW-300, PXW-X200, PXW-X180 (back to EX3 & EX1) recording to SxS flash memory.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old April 5th, 2010, 10:56 PM   #31
Major Player
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Melbourne Australia
Posts: 276
"I actually just had another camera scare that's never happened before. After reviewing a clip with Record Review my screen turned green (like it does for a brief half second when switching formats) and froze there."

Adam,

This has happened on one of my EX's after the very first firmware upgrade, and still does, even after two more firmaware upgrades.

I've since learnt that if I just flip out the LCD screen and then put it away again the camera returns to normal, no need to reboot when you're in a hurry.

Cheers,

Vaughan
Vaughan Wood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 5th, 2010, 11:20 PM   #32
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posts: 3,780
When Sony updated my EX1 to 1.11 I also had some odd behavior which included issues playing back clips. I had Sony redo the upgrade and it fixed the behavior.

BTW this is why I'm still concerned that people may later find "hidden" issues even though the upgrade to 1.20 seems fine.
Craig Seeman is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Sony XAVC / XDCAM / NXCAM / AVCHD / HDV / DV Camera Systems > Sony XDCAM EX Pro Handhelds

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:26 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network