Convergent Design Odyssey7 / Odyssey7Q / Odyssey7Q+ Firmware 4.10.100 Released

(Colorado Springs, CO – 12/19/2014) Today Convergent Design releases a firmware update for the Odyssey7, Odyssey7Q and the new Odyssey7Q+. This release adds features, improves current functions and fixes some previous issues. Highlights of the new firmware include:

NEW FEATURES (Odyssey7Q+)

4K 10-bit HDMI Support
4K Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 24
UHD Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30

1080p60 10-bit HDMI Support
1080p Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 50p, 60p

NEW FEATURES (Odyssey7Q & Odyssey7Q+)

Extended Warranty (Odyssey7Q only)
All Odyssey7Q warranties are automatically extended to January 1, 2016. (See bulletin to Odyssey7Q
owners for details.)

Multi-Stream HDMI Input
Allows HD video signal over HDMI as one of the inputs for Multi-Stream Monitoring.

Multi-Stream 720p Input
Allows 720p HD video signal for Multi-Stream Monitoring. Mixable with 1080i and 1080p HD video.

Sony FS7 (with XDAC-FS7 extension back) Support
Record modes available with FS RAW Record Option:
4K RAW 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94
2K RAW 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 100, 119.88 (120), 200, 239.76 (240)
4K RAW to 4K Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 25, 29.97
4K RAW to UHD Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.08, 25, 29.97
4K RAW to 2K Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94
4K RAW to HD (1080p) Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94
NOTE: FS7 S-Log3 supported in RAW & Apple ProRes record modes

Sony FS700 4K RAW to 4K/2K Apple ProRes
Additional record modes available with FS RAW Record Option:
4K RAW to 4K Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 25, 29.97
4K RAW to 2K Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94

Canon C500 4K/QHD RAW to 4K/UHD Apple ProRes
Additional record modes available with Canon RAW Record Option:
4K RAW to 4K Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
QHD RAW to UHD Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30

NEW FEATURES (Odyssey7, Odyssey7Q, Odyssey7Q+)

HDMI Record Trigger
Start/stop recording on Odyssey from Panasonic GH4 (with new GH4 firmware) and Sony a7S.

HDMI Timecode Support
Capture timecode data from Panasonic GH4 (with new GH4 firmware) and Sony a7S.

1TB Odyssey SSD Support
Allows the use of the new Odyssey 1TB SSD in Odyssey monitor/recorder.

Custom Frame Guides
Up to four user-programmable frame guides in six color options. All four frame guides plus one preset frame guide can be displayed concurrently.

Playback Notes
Expanding PLAY Markers functionality, a Notes text field is now available in Clip XML data as well as a Good/Bad take indication. Used in conjunction with new CD APPLE PRORES TRANSFER UTILITY 1.5, a Final Cut XML can transfer Markers and Notes to FCPX, FCP7, Adobe Premier and Resolve 10 & 11.

PSF Video Output Option
Certain modes add choice of true progressive (p) or Progressive-Segmented Frame (psf) video output for expanded compatibility with other equipment.

OLED Calibration Controls
RGB Gain and Saturation controls added for the OLED display, with reset.

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