Firmware

Firmware updates for RC Logger product family. Please read the "Firmware update" section of your products operating instructions user manual carefully before performing any firmware update. Incorrect firmware update procedure may render your product being unusable. Never interrupt the updating process.

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FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
NovaX Firmware v2.0 - Upgrade Pack
V2.0
5.14MB
16 Mar 2016
English
270

The firmware of RC EYE NovaX 350 (v2.0) is upgraded with various new features and enhancements.

[Warning]
Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the NovaX unusable.

[Firmware Update Procedure]

  1. Download the NovaX Firmware V2.0 Upgrade Pack.
  2. Follow the instructions in the Read me file.
[Version 2.0 Changes] 2016/03/16
- Task Point Command System (T.P.C.S.)
- Aerial Photography Lock Setting
- Illumination Kit Firmware Update
- Home Point Location Notification



 *R8 Radio System firmware v1.1.1  or above is required*



FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
RC Logger R8 Radio System - Upgrade Pack
1.1.1
0.47MB
28 Oct 2015
English
357

The upgrade adds a second Telemetry page on the R8 Radio Transmitter. More instant Telemetry data can be displayed during the flight.

[Warning]
Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the R8 Radio system unusable.

[Firmware Update Procedure]

  1. Unzip the downloaded file.
  2. Go to firmware upgrade page in LCD manual of R8 remote. Hold "OK" to confirm.
  3. Connect R8 remote trainer port to PC via upgrade cable in the delivery package.
  4. Run the upgrade pack on PC, select a correct COM port.
  5. Click "Start Upgrade" and wait for the upgrade complete.
  6. Rebinding the transmitter and the receiver is required.
[Version 1.1.1 Changes] 2015/10/28
- Heading direction (+/- 180 degree)
- Max speed (kph)
- GPS Position in Latitude and Longitude
- Count of satellites (GPS/ GLONASS)
- T.P.C.S. Waypoint status

 *NovaX firmware version v1.5 or above is required*



    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    2.4 GHz Data RX LCD Monitor FW 0.07
    0.07
    0.03MB
    23 Sep 2015

    390

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure. This firmware package has been designed for the 2.4 GHz Data RX LCD Monitor.

    [Warning]
    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the 2.4 GHz Data RX LCD Monitor unusable.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]

    1. Download the latest firmware update from “http://www.rclogger.com” to your personal computer. If its name is not “firmware.bin”, rename it.
    2. Make sure the RX LCD monitor is turned off.
    3. Insert the micro-USB plug of the cable into the micro-USB port on the RX LCD monitor.
    4. Insert the USB plug of the cable into a vacant port of the personal computer.
    5. Press and hold the button “>> / SET” and slide the power switch to “ON” position.
    6. The device will be recognised as a mass storage device. A file “firmware.bin” will be found inside.
    7. Delete the “firmware.bin” file.
    8. Store the new firmware file in the same directory from which you have deleted the old file.

      NOTE: Replacing the file on the device with files other than the official firmware release may damage the device.
       
    9. Safely remove the mass storage device from your computer.
    10. Disconnect the RX LCD monitor and slide the power button “ON/OFF” to “OFF” position again. Turn it on again after a few  seconds and the new firmware version is shown on the device information page.


    [0.07 Changes] 2012/03/10
    - Added IMU Add-On Module Support.

    [0.06 Changes] 2011/08/19
    - Bug Fix - Display of [GPS Sensor - Speed].



    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    SOCAM UltiMate FW 0.2.68
    0.2.68
    16.56MB
    03 Oct 2014

    697

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure for the SOCAM UltiMate full HD camera.

    [Warning]
    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the SOCAM UltiMate camera unusable.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]

    1. Make sure the SOCAM UltiMate battery is fully charged before performing the upgrade.
    2. Unzip the downloaded firmware file.
    3. Save the firmware file to the SD card root location.
    4. Insert the SD card into the SOCAM UltiMate.
    5. Power on the camera, all LED should light up in purple.
    6. Wait for all LED to turn off (about 40 secs) until SOCAM UltiMate powers down itself (all LED off).
    7. Restart the SOCAM UltiMate. The camera will operate under the newly installed firmware.


    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    RC EYE OneLINK FW 7.3
    7.3
    0.01MB
    24 Apr 2014

    876

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure for RC EYE OneLINK.

    [Warning]
    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the OneLINK unusable.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]

    1. Download the latest firwmare file and extract the downloaded file.
    2. Use the provided microUSB to USB cable to connect the microUSB port of the OneLINK to the USB port of the computer.
    3. Remove the batteries from the battery compartment.
    4. While pressing and holding the “Upgrade-Firmware” button, insert the batteries into the battery compartment. The “OneLINK” shows up as a USB mass storage device in your computer (It may take up to 3 minutes).
    5. In the shown USB mass storage drive replace the file “firmware.bin” with the extracted firmware file.
    6. Safely eject the OneLINK USB mass storage drive from your computer.
    7. Remove the batteries and put them back into the battery compartment.
    8. Firmware update is finished successfully.

    Reference video tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yza_Lbvp2ZA


    [Version 7.3 Changes]
    - Improved PPM capturing
    - Improved PPM error handling
    - Improved On/Off switch
    - Improved flight mode switch assignments - travel related
    - Low battery voltage 2.4V
    - Increased TX power



    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    RC EYE OneCam 5.8 GHz RX FW 0.502
    11.99MB
    27 May 2014

    428
    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure for the RC EYE OneCam 5.8 GHz RX.

    [Warning]

    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the RC EYE OneCam 5.8 GHz RX unusable.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]
    1. Download the latest firwmare file and extract the downloaded file.
    2. Prepare a microSD card and format it. Place the firmware file (file extension: “.elf”) in the root directory of the microSD card.
    3. Turn the monitor off and slide the card into the microSD card slot.
    4. Turn the monitor on.
    5. Open the “System” settings.
    6. Select “Firmware Update” and select “Yes”.
    7. The monitor will detect the firmware file and start the update process. Confirm the confirmation dialogue with “Yes”. The monitor’s firmware will be updated automatically.


    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    RC Logger PRO FW 0.1.86
    0.1.86
    3.19MB
    03 Oct 2012

    1100

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure. This firmware package has been designed for the RC Logger PRO.

    [Warning]
    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the RC Logger PRO unusable.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]

    1. Unzip download file and prepare firmware by renaming unzipped file to rclpro.bin.
      Copy the renamed file in the root directory of a SD card.
    2. Make sure the RC Logger PRO is switched off.
    3. Insert the SD card into the RC Logger PRO.
    4. Press and hold the shutter button and switch the “Off / Camera mode / Video mode switch" to either video or camera position.
    5. All three LED’s will blink in blue while the upgrade is processing. If no valid firmware file is detected all three LED’s will blink red.
    6. After the upgrade is finished successfully the RC Logger PRO will turn off.
    7. Turn off/on the RC Logger PRO.

    [0.1.86 Changes] 2012/10/03
    - Bugfix: Fixed recording terminated when using external supply.
    - New: Relocate preview OSD on TV under PAL and NTSC (only for PRO version).

    [0.1.83 Changes] 2012/07/17
    - Bugfix: A/V black-out problem when using external supply.
    - Bugfix: Blue image when using external power supply.
    - Bugfix: Occassional black TV screen while leaving A/V Menu (PRO only using A/V Kit).

    [0.1.82 Changes] 2012/06/21
    - Bugfix: Sensor stops sending data during recording.

    [0.1.81 Changes] 2012/05/15
    - Added: LED indication for orientation setting:
            3-times blue flashing -> normal orientation
            3-times blue purple flashing -> 180 orientation
    - Fixed: Debounce issue causing recording to start after releasing trigger button.

    [0.1.80 Changes] 2012/04/29
    - Added: New feature to change orientation by pressing and holding the shutter button for 5 seconds.

    [0.1.79 Changes] 2012/04/24
    - Added: Enable USB mass storage during power-up.

    [0.1.78 Changes] 2012/03/30
    - Added: Manual shutter speed selection (requires A/V Kit).
    - Fixed: Corrected word length in UI (if using A/V Kit) for some languages.

    [0.1.75 Changes] 2012/02/16
    - Fixed black screen/lockup when exiting playback mode.

    [0.1.74 Changes] 2012/01/27
    - Support IMU orientation setting features.
    - PWM trigger response improved.

    [0.1.71 Changes] 2011/11/30
    - Exif updated.

    [0.1.70 Changes] 2011/11/16
    - Photo AE setting improved.
    - Fixed bug of FW version number display.

    [0.1.65 Changes] 2011/10/08
    - Auto white balance (purple/blue) further corrected.
    - Exposure reduced by one step.
    - Correct mapping video quality bit.

    [0.1.63 Changes] 2011/09/16
    - Auto white balance (purple/blue) corrected.

    [0.1.61 Changes] 2011/09/07
    - Reduce color shading.
    - Correct bug in config.cfg.

    [0.1.60 Changes] 2011/09/05
    - Auto white balance adjustment; correct green/blue effect.
    - Correct handling of byte 2048 in X2 module.

    [0.1.58 Changes] 2011/09/02
    - Auto white balance adjustment.
    - 1st byte 0X00 address in X2 module corrected.

    [0.1.56 Changes] 2011/08/29
    - Correct auto white balance.
    - Real time audio output in photo mode.
    - Correct LED indication for FW upgrade.
    - LED flashes once under singel photo mode.
    - Default setting: PWM = disable.
    - AWB default = "A".

    [0.1.53 Changes] 2011/08/23
    - Fix bug on date/time stamp.
    - "D" set as default white balance.

    [0.1.52 Changes] 2011/08/20
    - External module disabled by default.
    - 4 digit in sampling rate and time lapse interval.
    - X2 module label changed to Z.
    - Digit setting for video quality on PRO and HD2 matched.
    - Correct format on header Switch between PRO and HD2.

    [0.1.48 Changes] 2011/08/15
    - Firmware for RC Logger PRO only.
    - Post "first production batch" release.
    - Minor adjustments.

    [0.1.47 Changes] 2011/08/15
    - Firmware for RC Logger PRO only.
    - First production batch.
    - Added: Red dot and timer for recording.
    - Audio bypass disabled by default.

    [0.1.46 Changes] 2011/08/12
    - First release for RC Logger PRO only.



    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    RC Logger HD2 FW 0.1.86
    0.1.86
    3.24MB
    03 Oct 2012

    633

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure. This firmware package has been designed for the RC Logger HD2.

    [Warning]
    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable. Do not interrupt the update process since this may render the RC Logger HD2 unusable.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]

    1. Unzip download file and prepare firmware by renaming unzipped file to rclhd2.bin.
      Copy the renamed file in the root directory of a SD card.
    2. Make sure the RC Logger HD2 is switched off.
    3. Insert the SD card into the RC Logger HD2.
    4. Press and hold the shutter button and switch the “Off / Camera mode / Video mode switch” to either video or camera position.
    5. All three LED’s will blink in blue while the upgrade is processing. If no valid firmware file is detected all three LED’s will blink red.
    6. After the upgrade is finished successfully the RC Logger HD2 will turn off.
    7. Turn off/on the RC Logger HD2.

    [0.1.86 Changes] 2012/10/03
    - Bugfix: Fixed recording terminated when using external supply.

    [0.1.83 Changes] 2012/07/17
    - Bugfix: A/V black-out problem when using external supply.
    - Bugfix: Blue image when using external power supply.
    - Bugfix: Occassional black TV screen while leaving A/V Menu (PRO only using A/V Kit).

    [0.1.82 Changes] 2012/06/21
    - Bugfix: Sensor stops sending data during recording.

    [0.1.81 Changes] 2012/05/15
    - Added: LED indication for orientation setting:
            3-times blue flashing -> normal orientation
            3-times blue purple flashing -> 180 orientation
    - Fixed: Debounce issue causing recording to start after releasing trigger button.

    [0.1.80 Changes] 2012/04/29
    - Added: New feature to change orientation by pressing and holding the shutter button for 5 seconds.
     
    [0.1.79 Changes] 2012/04/24
    - Added: Enable USB mass storage during power-up.

    [0.1.78 Changes] 2012/03/30
    - Added: Manual shutter speed selection (requires A/V Kit).
    - Fixed: Corrected word length in UI (if using A/V Kit) for some languages.

    [0.1.75 Changes] 2012/02/16
    - Fixed black screen/lockup when exiting playback mode.

    [0.1.74 Changes] 2012/01/27
    - Support IMU orientation setting features.
    - PWM trigger response improved.

    [0.1.71] Changes 2011/11/30
    - Exif updated.
     
    [0.1.70] Changes 2011/11/16
    - Photo AE setting improved.
    - Fixed bug of FW version number display.

    [0.1.65 Changes] 2011/10/08
    - Auto white balance (purple/blue) further corrected.
    - Exposure reduced by one step.
    - Correct mapping video quality bit.

    [0.1.63 Changes] 2011/09/16
    - Auto white balance (purple/blue) corrected.

    [0.1.61 Changes] 2011/09/07
    - Reduce color shading.
    - Correct bug in config.cfg.

    [0.1.60 Changes] 2011/09/05
    - Auto white balance adjustment; correct green/blue effect.
    - Correct handling of byte 2048 in X2 module.

    [0.1.58 Changes] 2011/09/02
    - Auto white balance adjustment.
    - 1st byte 0X00 address in X2 module corrected.

    [0.1.56 Changes] 2011/08/29
    - Correct auto white balance.
    - Real time audio output in photo mode.
    - Correct LED indication for FW upgrade.
    - LED flashes once under singel photo mode.
    - Default setting: PWM = disable.
    - AWB default = "A".

    [0.1.53 Changes] 2011/08/23
    - First release for RC Logger HD2.



    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    RC Logger LC FW 1.1
    1.1
    0.02MB
    21 Feb 2012

    672

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure as explained in the RC Rogger LC operating instructions. This firmware package has been designed for the RC Logger LC.

    Firmware update procedure:

    Warning. Do not disconnect the connection to the computer during the update process. Otherwise, the files in the internal memory can be damaged and the entire update process must be repeated.

    1. Make sure that the product is switched off.
    2. Press and hold down the “Trigger” button on the product.
    3. Connect the product to a computer via the USB cable. The product is detected as an external device.
    4. Release the “Trigger” button.
    5. Delete the “firmware.bin” file.
    6. Store the new firmware file in the same directory from which you have deleted the old file.
    7. Separate the product fully first via the operating system, and then by the USB cable.

    Release notes:

    [RC Logger LC Firmware V1.1] 2012/01/21:
    - Added: Support IMU data and setting.
    - Added: Increase to 4s delay after power on the LC to provide support for IMU.
    - Updated: USB device name updated to “RC Logger LC” (within device manager).



    FilenameVersionSizeRelease-DateLanguageRequestsLink
    OSD Module FW 0.22
    0.22
    0.04MB
    30 Jan 2013

    764

    Unzip the archive file and follow the firmware update procedure. This firmware package is designed for the OSD Module.

    [Warning]
    Do not use this firmware with any other hardware as it may render your product unusable.
    Do not unplug the USB cable during the upgrade process.
    Always remove the OSD module safely via your operation system before unplugging the cable. Otherwise the OSD module may be damaged.

    [Firmware Update Procedure]

    1. Unzip downloaded file to extract the “firmware.bin” file.
    2. Make sure the OSD module is turned off by switching the ON OFF switch to OFF position.
    3. Press and hold the FN button while connecting the OSD to a personal computer (PC) using the microUSB cable. No LED will light up.
    4. Keep the FN button pressed until a new drive is shown on your computer.
    5. Browse the drive, there is one “.bin” file only.
    6. Delete the original “.bin” file.
    7. Copy the newly downloaded “firmware.bin” file into the drive. Do not use the replace file function to update the file. Delete the old file first, then copy the new file into the drive.
    8. Safely remove the device via your operating system before unplugging the cable.
    9. Power on the OSD module again to take effect.

    [0.22 Changes] 2013/01/30
    - Added: Flight time display on connected video receiver. Setup via RC Logger Commander Software.



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    RC EYE Firmware v7.0 - Initial Release Notes
    7.0_CHL
    0.74MB
    09 Nov 2012

    869

    Preliminary release notes for RC EYE 450/650 Firmware 7.0 with X-Flight Mode Support.