MixPre Series Firmware v1.11

Remaining Time on Status Bar

Remaining Time

The MixPre Series now displays on the status bar the remaining time of a recorded file during playback.

Sound Devices MixPre Series firmware - (v1.11) provides a firmware update for previously released versions. It is highly recommended that users update to the latest version of firmware available as soon as possible.

This MixPre Series Firmware Revision Notice provides more information about any new features and functionality changes in this released version of firmware.

Last update June 22, 2017

Changes introduced in 1.11 include:

New

  • When playing back a file, the file's remaining time is now shown in the Status Bar.

Changes

  • The File List Number is now editable from 1 to 9999.
  • The Current Project name is now displayed in the Menu>Project header.
  • The Headphone output is briefly muted when Aux In Mode is changed to prevent loud audible pops.
  • Various system improvements and enhancements.

Fixed

  • In some custom setups, ISO Tracks were recorded low level when Tracks L and R were disarmed.
  • File corruption when power was depleted mid-recording.
  • Some custom mode settings were not retained after a power cycle; for instance, 40 Hz Low Cut Filter setting was set to 80Hz after a power cycle.
  • After a power cycle, channel gain was not set correctly until the channel knob was slightly adjusted.
  • Channel 5 and 6 did not correctly show limiter activity when Input Source was set to Aux In.
  • Clip indicator showed twice for one clipping event.
  • Changing headphone gain while in the Solo/Mute screen caused incorrect monitoring and routing of signals to the headphone output.
  • Gain and pan controls were not grayed out on channel 2 when channels 1 and 2 were linked as a stereo or MS pair. (MixPre-3 Only)
  • Engaging record with a full SD card inserted created small files.
  • Incorrect message was displayed when attempting to record with a locked SD Card inserted. Now, 'SD Card is Locked' is reported.
  • Camera Meters (C1, C2) did not display signal activity in Custom Mode with Advanced Headphone Settings.
  • Camera and USB Meters didn’t show any activity during playback.
  • USB Audio Routing was incorrect while playing back.
  • The Open Project Menu list was displayed incorrectly when rapidly scrolling through it.
  • Audio Delay could have been incorrect after changing sample rate.
  • A recording's first sample could have been incorrect after changing sample rate.
  • Improved stability of HDMI Timecode.
  • USB Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Z did not perform Undo.
  • USB Keyboard shortcut F2 did not enter the File List.
  • The Record/L&R Gain setting incorrectly altered the L&R track playback levels. The setting should only affect the L&R record levels, not the L&R playback levels.

1.10 - June 26,2017

New

  • When playing back a file, the file's remaining time is now shown in the Status Bar.

Changes

  • The File List Number is now editable from 1 to 9999.
  • The Current Project name is now displayed in the Menu>Project header.
  • The Headphone output is briefly muted when Aux In Mode is changed to prevent loud audible pops.
  • Various system improvements and enhancements.

Fixed

  • In some custom setups, ISO Tracks were recorded low level when Tracks L and R were disarmed.
  • File corruption when power was depleted mid-recording.
  • Some custom mode settings were not retained after a power cycle; for instance, 40 Hz Low Cut Filter setting was set to 80Hz after a power cycle.
  • After a power cycle, channel gain was not set correctly until the channel knob was slightly adjusted.
  • Channel 5 and 6 did not correctly show limiter activity when Input Source was set to Aux In.
  • Clip indicator showed twice for one clipping event.
  • Changing headphone gain while in the Solo/Mute screen caused incorrect monitoring and routing of signals to the headphone output.
  • Gain and pan controls were not grayed out on channel 2 when channels 1 and 2 were linked as a stereo or MS pair. (MixPre-3 Only)
  • Engaging record with a full SD card inserted created small files.
  • Incorrect message was displayed when attempting to record with a locked SD Card inserted. Now, 'SD Card is Locked' is reported.
  • Camera Meters (C1, C2) did not display signal activity in Custom Mode with Advanced Headphone Settings.
  • Camera and USB Meters didn’t show any activity during playback.
  • USB Audio Routing was incorrect while playing back.
  • The Open Project Menu list was displayed incorrectly when rapidly scrolling through it.
  • Audio Delay could have been incorrect after changing sample rate.
  • A recording's first sample could have been incorrect after changing sample rate.
  • Improved stability of HDMI Timecode.
  • USB Keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Z did not perform Undo.
  • USB Keyboard shortcut F2 did not enter the File List.
  • The Record/L&R Gain setting incorrectly altered the L&R track playback levels. The setting should only affect the L&R record levels, not the L&R playback levels.

1.01 - May 30, 2017

Fixed

  • Upon startup with an SD card inserted, the MixPre-3 or MixPre-6 could enter a power cycle loop.

1.00 - Initial Release

Please read and follow the steps below carefully. You may want to print them before upgrading firmware.

Sound Devices recommends saving a setup file prior to loading new firmware.

Prepare to Update

  1. Download the MixPre firmware file MixPre_1.11.zip using the link below.
    From the zip archive, extract the file within named MixPre_1.11.prg file. Copy this .prg file to the root level (not within a folder) of an SD memory card that has already been formatted by the MixPre recorder.
  2. Apply Update to MixPre.
  3. Power the MixPre via USB-C to external DC power or via "fully charged" batteries. Do not perform the update with low batteries or unstable power sources.
  4. Insert the SD card with the .prg file.
  5. Power on the MixPre.
  6. Navigate to System > Update Firmware and follow the on-screen instructions.
  7. When the update is complete the recorder will power cycle itself. The version number MixPre_1.11 will be displayed briefly on the splash screen while booting up. A message box appears "Firmware updated successfully Version:MixPre_1.11". Tap "OK". Please note any changes or additions to the main Menu (if applicable). Consult product documentation for details.