Tag: 970

970 Firmware v2.34



  • Support of SMB 2. This cures incompatibility of Samba transfer with some Windows 10 systems. 
  • Updated Dante Brooklyn II board to firmware version 


  • Longer duration WAV files no longer prematurely stop during playing back. 
  • ‘Unrecognized File’ error no longer appears after fast forwarding to the end of a Mono WAV file. 
  • Improved Dante Sync performance. 
  • Various performance improvements.

Network Naming Convention for the 970 and PIX 260i / PIX 270i

Network screen on PIX 270i

The Sound Devices 970 and Video Devices PIX 260i, PIX 270i rack-mount recorders allow the user to define a unique network name for network identification. While this feature allows for great flexibility, there are some precautions that need to be taken when selecting the network name of the device. In order to create reliable connections, only use recommended characters and limit the network name to 15 characters.

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970 Firmware v2.33

  • New
    • RS-422 Servo Lock Status Bit implemented to support transport control from more DAWs and NLEs.
    • Added Dante Sync option to Menu>Timecode/Sync > Sync Ref
  • Changed
    • Updated Dante Brooklyn II Firmware to
  • Fixed
    • Jumping to cue points within WAV files sometimes terminated playback and produced ‘Unable to play this file” error messages.
    • Synchronization with MADI sources improved.
    • Audio level increased when locating to cue markers during playback of WAV files.
    • Sometimes failed to appear as a Dante Device in the Audio Source List after disconnecting and reconnecting ethernet.