Convergent Design Odyssey7Q Firmware Update

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This is our favourite video recorder however less expensive models may be sufficient for many people’s needs.  A new, free firmware was recently released for the Odyssey7Q+, Odyssey7Q and Odyssey7 that features:

HD Dual-Stream Monitoring (Odyssey7Q+ & Odyssey7Q) View two HD video signals while recording one in Apple ProRes Note that Dual-Stream Recording (view & record two streams simultaneously) will be in the Odyssey RAW Bundle as a future firmware update. The Apollo Option (Quad-Stream Monitoring/Recording/Switching) will be available in December 2015.

Apple ProRes 4444 and Apple ProRes 4444(XQ) Recording (Odyssey7Q+ & Odyssey7Q) Record 4:4:4 2K and HD video signals in 12-bit & 10-bit as Apple ProRes 4444 or 4444(XQ) Supports many cameras including Sony F3/F5/F23/F35/F55, Canon C300mkII/C500, Panasonic HPX3100 and more.

Spot Meter (All models) New Advanced Monitoring Tool exposure meter

FS7/FS700 2K HS RAW->2K Apple ProRes (Odyssey RAW Bundle) Capture up to 240fps in 2K

Additional & improved Preset LUTs New and improved LUTs for Canon C-Log, C-Log2 and Panasonic V-Log

…and a lot more!

See their firmware announcement for more information.