Tag: 664

664 Firmware v4.00

  • New
    • Support for Wingman, an iOS application by Sound Devices, LLC and the hardware accessory, WM-Connect, a Bluetooth® Smart USB dongle.
      • Wingman is a free iOS application available as a download from the Apple® App Store.
      • WM-Connect is an optional hardware accessory that connects to the 688 USB Port via USB B to USB A adapter or directly to CL-12 Keyboard port. The Bluetooth Smart device automatically pairs with mobile devices running iOS v8.0 or later.
    • From the Wingman app, you can:
      • Remotely control Record, Stop, False Take, and Circle commands
      • View Audio Metering, Timecode, Absolute time, Record Status, and more
      • Arm/Disarm Tracks for recording and manage track naming
      • Edit metadata of upcoming, current, and up to 50 previous recorded takes, including: scene, take, notes, track names, etc.
      • Manage, Create, and Email Sound Reports
  • Fixed
    • Intermittent Lock Up when restoring a saved Setup file.
    • Pressing Meters button from Take List > Take Edit screen returns UI to the wrong Meter View.

664 Firmware v3.10

  • New
    • Support for 3rd party wireless control, timecode and metadata management including:
      • Timecode Systems :WAVE and PureBlend’s MovieSlate® iOS app
      • Ambient® Master Lockit.
    • New menu option to disable the CL-12 Output level controls (L, R, X1 and X2). Options for MENU > CL-12 > L-X2 Gain Pots include: Enable or Disable.
    • Take Designator can now be set to any alpha character or ‘-‘ (T is default) in MENU > FILE STORAGE > Take Designator.
  • Changed
      Edit Channel # Name screen. Now when selecting the same PFL, the track name reverts to the previous entry and returns to the Input Settings screen. Selecting another PFL cancels name changes and provides immediate entry to the new channel’s Input Settings screen.
  • Fixed
    • Arming paired LR or X1/X2 tracks using the CL-12 LR, X1/X2 pots did not correctly operate on the pairs.
    • Track Name entries from Input Settings Window would not hold if that track name already existed.
    • Channels turned off from the CL-12 were reverting back to On after a power cycle.

Requirements for Remote Control of 6-Series

Through collaboration with third-party companies—Ambient Recording & Lockit Network GmbH, and Timecode Systems & PureBlend Software—Sound Devices supports wireless remote control of any 6-Series mixer (688, 664, and 633) via web-based and iOS mobile devices. Remote control of the mixers is also supported by connecting these systems to the Sound Devices CL-12 liner fader controller.

For proper integration between a 6-Series mixer and third-party remote control systems, certain hardware and minimum software/firmware is required. For instance, firmware v3.10 or later on the 6-Series mixers is required. Please refer to the tables below for more requirements related to the type of integration.

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664 Firmware v2.12

  • Fixed
    • Timecode LED doesn’t flash when unit is off even though timecode is being maintained.
    • Timecode backup is not timing out after two hours while powered off. This is causing the timecode battery to fully drain which would result in timecode not holding for 2 hours on the next shut down.
    • Track R and Track X2, when linked to Track L and X1 respectively, are not returning to their attenuated level after Tone is toggled on and off.

Connecting the CL-12 to the 633 or 664

Sound Devices released firmware v2.11, which expanded support of the CL-12 linear fader controller to include the 633 and 664 mixer/recorders. Previously released to integrate with the 688, the CL-12 now supports the entire line of 6-Series mixer/recorders. CL-12 setup for the 633 or 664 differs from the 688. This video walks users through the quick and easy process of connecting a 633 or 664 to a CL-12.

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