ODYSSEY7 & ODYSSEY7Q UPDATES

Today 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.

NEW FEATURES

  • Refreshed User Interface
    Newly simplified menus with easier, intuitive access to all functions.
  • HDMI Record Trigger
    Start/stop Odyssey7 or Odyssey7Q on cameras supporting a trigger pulse over HDMI (Sony: FS700, FS100, 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 PRORES TRANSFER UTILITY 1.4.4, a Final Cut Pro XML can transfer Markers to FCPX, FCP7, Adobe Premier 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
  • FS700 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.

Note: You’ll need nn Odyssey SSD or Odyssey Utility Drive to perform the firmware update.

 

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