Odyssey7 & Odyssey7Q Firmware v3.10.100 Released

convdeslogo-dvi2Today Convergent Design releases a firmware update for the Odyssey7 and Odyssey7Q. This release adds features, improves current functions and fixes some previous issues.

The following is a summary of new features, fixes and improvements in the new firmware. For morei nformation, view the full announcement here.

NEW FEATURES

REFRESHED USER INTERFACE
Newly simplified menus with easier, intuitive access to all functions.

HDMI RECORD TRIGGER
Start / stop Odssey7 or Odyssey7Q on cameras supporting a trigger pulse over HDMI
(Sony: FS700, a7S, etc.; Canon: C100, 1DC, 5D mk3, etc.)

HDMI TIMECODE SUPPORT
Feed timecode to Odyssey7 or Odyssey7Q on cameras supporting timecode over HDMI (Sony: FS700, FS100, a7S, etc.; Canon: C100, 1DC, 5D mk3, etc.)

ANALOG AUDIO INPUT
Record analog audio on Odyssey7 or Odyssey7Q via 3.5mm AUD IN port. Two-channel unbalanced or one-channel balanced input with gain adjustment from -99 to +44dB.

HEADPHONE MUTE
On / Off control for AUD OUT port.

SELECTABLE PROJECT RATE FOR HD APPLE PRORES RECORDINGS
In 1080p, Project Rate can now be set from 23.98 – 60fps or FOLLOWS INPUT.

PLAYBACK MARKERS
In PLAY mode, reference up to 16 In & 16 Out points per clip. Used in conjunction with new CD APPLE PRO-RES TRANSFER UTILITY 1.4.4, a Final Cut Pro XML can transfer Markers to FCPX, FCP7, Adobe Premiere and Resolve 10 & 11.

NEW FEATURES (Odyssey7Q Only)

4K/UHD APPLE PRORES RECORDING
4K (4096×2160) Apple ProRes 422(HQ) at 23.98, 25 and 29.97 fps
UHD (3840×2160) Apple ProRes 422(HQ) at 23.98, 25 and 29.97 fps
Input via 4x SDI with full playback & scrubbing

2K APPLE PRORES RECORDING
2K (2048×1080) Apple ProRes 422(HQ) at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94 fps

FS7OO 4K RAW TO UHD APPLE PRORES
With SONY FS RAW Record Option, input 4K RAW from FS7/FS700 and record UHD (3840×2160) video in Apple ProRes 422(HQ) at 23.98, 25 and 29.97 fps. Capture in S-Log2, REC709 or REC709(800%).

FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS

  • FIXED HDMI input legalization
  • FIXED Image tearing with interlaced & PSF signals
  • FIXED PIXEL ZOOM image blackout when dragged to corner
  • IMPROVED PLAY mode audio sync
  • FIXED PLAY mode for ARRIRAW 24p
  • IMPROVED PLAY mode scrubbing of RAW recordings
  • IMPROVED PLAY mode RAW playback artifacts

Go to Convergent-Design.com/firmware-downloads.html to download the latest firmware, update instructions, firmware release notes, quick-start guides, and the latest Odyssey7 and Odyssey7Q manuals.

Please Note: An Odyssey SSD or Odyssey Utility Drive is required to perform the firmware update.

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