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Sonosax News - December 2017

https://www.sonosax.ch/sononews-december-2017/

 

Also, a new firmware update for SX-R4+.

Version 3.2 - Look here: https://www.sonosax.ch/product/sx-r4p/

 

CHANGELOG

  • Fixed peak hold freeze problem (very rare, but can freeze the SX-R4+)
  • Fixed 23.976 & 29.97 timecode encoding
  • Fixed/enhanced SX-AD8+ and SX-RC8+ operation (spurious touch screen events when modifying SX-AD8+/SX-RC8+ pot positions.
  • Fixed input delays (wasn’t restored properly after a power cycle)
  • Fixed max file size parameter (was not saved/restored)
  • Fixed empty project bug (‘UNNAMED’ folder is created instead)
  • Fixed FAMILY_UID iXML tag, in order to solve an import problem with Pyramix with multiple files created due to the max file size file split
  • Added scene/take in the filename
  • Added AMBISONIC decoder, with A&B format recording/monitoring capabilities
  • Added AUTO WORKING DAY button in SETUP/SYSTEM/MISC that prevent working day screen to display at startup
  • Enhanced web interface (horizontal meters, system menu)
  • Minor interface bugs & enhancements

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Will you guys ever enable mono tracks in a firmware update for us guys that do long recordings? To avoid the poly file. Love the deck but if you do long sessions its a pain in the butt. 

Thanks

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1 hour ago, kingkita said:

Will you guys ever enable mono tracks in a firmware update for us guys that do long recordings? To avoid the poly file. Love the deck but if you do long sessions its a pain in the butt. 

Thanks

Extremely good idea.

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Has anybody else been having issues again with the speed error on the sd cards? Ever since i did the update in dec i started having them again ever other time i use the deck. 

Thanks

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Hello,

Please, can you give us more infos, wich type of cards? Wich configuration? It is new cards?

Please, send email to sonosax@sonosax.ch

Best,

Jacques

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New Firmware

Version 3.3

 

  • Fixed DC OUT button, was enabled even in the BATTERY and EXT DC tabs
  • Fixed metadata note edition: possible device freeze when note length is >32 chars
  • Fixed metadata in playback: wasn’t possible to remove false start status
  • Fixed metadata scene modification: take number was not always updated correctly
  • Fixed empty project: ‘UNNAMED’ folder could be created multiple times
  • Fixed track name edit: system instability when modifying the track name or color while recording
  • Modified WAV filename: replaced space with underscore chars (between filetag, scene and take)

 

https://www.sonosax.ch/product/sx-r4p

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On 3/19/2018 at 12:09 PM, JAX said:

Hello,

Please, can you give us more infos, wich type of cards? Wich configuration? It is new cards?

Please, send email to sonosax@sonosax.ch

Best,

Jacques

San Disk ultra 64g running 6 channels 24/96 Cards are the same ones ive been using.

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Hi, I'm looking to invest in the R4+ and I'm in the middle of planning my kit to be. It will consist of the R4+, two Wisycom MCR42 and some IFB and so on. My question now and my Google-fu fails me with this one.

 

Do anyone of you know if it would be possible to power the two receivers successfully by just using a Hirose split like this one http://www.hawkwoods.co.uk/Prods/Product/LA-18 going out from the R4+? Will the power be sufficient? I'll also use an external smart battery together wth the internal one.

 

I will not be using the RC8+ but I know that's a good power distribution alternative as well.

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Hi, I'm looking to invest in the R4+ and I'm in the middle of planning my kit to be. It will consist of the R4+, two Wisycom MCR42 and some IFB and so on. My question now and my Google-fu fails me with this one.
 
Do anyone of you know if it would be possible to power the two receivers successfully by just using a Hirose split like this one http://www.hawkwoods.co.uk/Prods/Product/LA-18 going out from the R4+? Will the power be sufficient? I'll also use an external smart battery together wth the internal one.
 
I will not be using the RC8+ but I know that's a good power distribution alternative as well.
According to the MCR42 manual the receiver draws 1.5 watts maximum, and the R4+ outputs ca 7 watts maximum (0.6 amps @ 12 volts), so a Hirose-split cable to two MCR42 receivers should be fine I believe.

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19 minutes ago, Jacob Gustavsson said:

According to the MCR42 manual the receiver draws 1.5 watts maximum, and the R4+ outputs ca 7 watts maximum (0.6 amps @ 12 volts), so a Hirose-split cable to two MCR42 receivers should be fine I believe.

Cool, thanks Jacob!

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I'm about to post my SX-R4+ for sale in the forum (once i've taken the photos etc), very lightly used and in great nick, so if anyone wants to preempt that, do drop me a PM.

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