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FOCUS Firmware Update Instructions



CAUTION: Make sure you do not lose power during firmware update


1. Download the latest .bin file version 3.0.4   

2. Drag and drop .bin file from download onto your SD card (Must be 16gb or smaller – FAT or FAT32 for Windows, MS-DOS (FAT) for Mac) 

3. Remove SD Card from computer or card reader attached to computer 

4. Insert SD card into your SmallHD FOCUS monitor 

5. Turn on your monitor 

6. Swipe left to right on your FOCUS all the way to the monitor’s Settings Menu 

7. Tap firmware update in Settings Menu and follow on-screen prompts 

8. Once the firmware is installed and the on-screen prompts tell you to reboot your monitor – Hold down the power button for at least 5 seconds and then release.

9. Press the power button again to begin operating your FOCUS monitor with the new firmware installed.

703 UltraBright quickstart guide: Download pdf
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CAUTION: Make sure you do not lose power during firmware update

1. Download the latest .zip file version 1.7
2. Unzip file (extract files)
3. Read the included chagelog .pdf file to see what changes are included
4. Drag and drop .bin file from download onto your SD card (Must be 16gb or smaller – FAT or FAT32 for Windows, MS-DOS (FAT) for Mac)
5. Remove SD Card from computer or card reader attached to computer
6. Insert SD card into your 702 OLED monitor
7. Turn on your monitor
8. Page left on your 702 OLED all the way with the thumb stick to the monitor’s Settings Menu
9. Select firmware update in Settings Menu and follow on-screen prompts
10. Once firmware is installed and the on-screen prompts tells you to reboot your monitor – remove the power source and then re-attach the power source to reboot (power button will not work for this reboot)
Currently, our monitors are NOT compatible with the Fuji X-T2 camera.
  How to update your Production monitor firmware. CAUTION: Make sure you do not lose power during firmware update
  1.  Download Latest firmware file
  2.  Drag and drop .bin file from download onto your SD card (Must be 16gb or smaller – FAT or FAT32 for Windows, MS-DOS (FAT) for Mac)
  3.  Remove SD Card from computer or card reader attached to computer
  4.  Insert SD card into your Production Monitor
  5.  Turn on your monitor
  6.  On monitor, page left all the way with your joystick to the monitor’s settings Menu
  7.  Navigate down in the settings menu until you see the heading (System)
  8.  Under the system heading you will see an option that says firmware. (Highlight the word firmware)
  9.  Click your joystick to select firmware
  10.  You should now see an option appear on the right side of the screen that says UPDATE TO 1.0 (FUSION) Select this option to begin update. Note: If you do not see this wording but instead see Current version followed by a version number. Than the firmware may not be on the card properly or the card is not inserted all the way.
  11.  Once firmware is installed and the on screen prompt tells you to reboot your monitor – remove the power source and then re-attach the power source to reboot (power button will not work for this reboot)
Firmware 1.3 for 17, 24, and 32 inch monitors: http://www.smallhd.com/support/firmware/smallHD5-1300-1700-2400-3200_v1-3_update.zip
With some cameras, the top 1/4 to 1/8 of the image will appear like it is lagging behind or tearing. The reason for this is hardware related and cannot be fixed with a firmware upgrade. This often happens when using SDI signal and flipping the image. The only solution is to keep the image in the un-flipped orientation.
Want to know how to get started using all the cool new features and tools on your monitor? Check out these videos to help walk you learn how to use and customize your monitor:
  1. Settings Menu
  2. Peaking
  3. Histogram
  4. Focus Assist
  5. 3D LUTs (Look-up Tables)
  6. Zebra
  7. Aspect Guide
  8. Crosshair
  9. Crosshatch
  10. Exposure Assist
  11. Title Safe
 
1. How to use cross-conversion. 2. How to send LUTs downstream. 3. How to share monitor profiles.