SJ7 Star v1.20 Firmware Upgrade & Changelog

SJ7 Star v1.20 Firmware Changelog

1. Adds Gimbal mode

2. EIS (Gyro Stabilization) updated to EIS2.0 (improved stabilization)

3. Adds distortion correction for the following resolutions:

(2.7K*30fps 4:3) (2.7K*30fps SV) (2.7K*30fps 16:9) (2.5k*30fps 16:9)

(1440P*60fps 4:3) (1440P*30fps 4:3) (1080P*60fps 16:9) (1080P*30fps 16:9) (1080P*60fps SV) (1080P*30fps SV) (960P*60fps 4:3) (960*30fps 4:3) (720P*60fps 16:9) (720P*30fps 16:9)

4. Adds 2160*24fps resolution

5. Optimizes Russian

6. Adds Loop Recording up to 3 minutes (default) (loop record this audio fix is coming).

7. Improves TV mode PAL 720P*120fps SV image quality.

8. Adds distortion correction (anti-fisheye)! 

V1.20 Download Link: v1.20 FW

 

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SJ7 Star v1.19 Beta 2 Firmware & Changelog – Native 4k Action Cam

SJCAM V1.19 Changelog

1. Adds Gimbal mode
2.EIS (Gyro Stabilization) updated to EIS2.0 (improved stabilization)
3.Adds distortion correction for the following resolutions:
(2.7K*30fps 4:3) (2.7K*30fps SV) (2.7K*30fps 16:9) (2.5k*30fps 16:9)
(1440P*60fps 4:3) (1440P*30fps 4:3) (1080P*60fps 16:9) (1080P*30fps 16:9) (1080P*60fps SV) (1080P*30fps SV) (960P*60fps 4:3) (960*30fps 4:3) (720P*60fps 16:9) (720P*30fps 16:9)
4. Adds 2160*24fps resolution
5.Optimizes Russian
6.Sets Loop Record to 3 minutes
7.Improves TV mode PAL 720P*120fps SV image quality.

V1.19 Download Link (beta): SJ7 v1.19

SJ6 Legend v1.4.8 & SJ6 Air v1.2.4 Firmware (Beta) + Changelog!

SJCAM SJ6 Legend v1.4.8 firmware for testing is finally here. This is still only the beta (testing) version so please wait for the official release here if you don’t want to take a chance with the beta version.

Download: V1.4.8 Beta (Sept 4 version)

SJ6 v1.4.8 Beta Changelog:

20170830

1. Optimizes Russian translation

2. solve the connection in the HDMI, the next row of a regular UI will flash the problem

3. Resolves After opening wifi, and connecting to camera, the icons dissapear and there is an issue recording with app issue.

5. When the fish eye correction function is turned on, there is gray FOV menu (FOV turned off)

6. Since the white balance menu and the color menu in the menu have overlap, one of the two’s menus is grayed out when the other one is turned on.

7. Updated English Menu: Delay Capture -> Selfie Timer

8. Resolved slow video settings not saving issue.

9. Resolved the smaller font in the menus after screen was scrolled.

Sept 4 Updates:

10. Resolves when selecting delete in video playback, the video continues to play, and cannot delete file.

11. Fixes issue in burst mode when first image has quality issues.

12. -2X Slow Motion now uses 1080p.

SJ6 V1.4.7 Changelog:

1. Resolves issue that occurs when HDMI is connected and touch screen cannot operate and goes into playback mode.

2. Resolves issue when connected to HDMI and power unit off, the LOGO display anti-90 degrees

3. Adds a user guide (Wizard) which appears first time after restoring factory settings or upgrading to new firmware. Guide will display basic operations.

4. Added function: after restoring factory settings, a guide will appear when going into normal video mode.

5. Fixes when in FPV mode and connect HDMI, the unit freezes due to HDMI AV-out not being able to operate at the same time. Now only one video stream output can be selected at time.

6. Adds ISO 3200 manual control

7. Fixes the screen freezing when card becomes full in loop record mode.

8. Since the gyro, distortion correction and FOV sometimes overlap and interfere which one another, the function that cannot be turned on will appear gray in the menu signifying it cannot be turned on when one of the other functions is also turned on.

9. Fixes when text disorder when scrolling after going into second level menus.

10. Fixes crashing issue when in camera mode and set to 12mp, with wifi on, and connected to mobile app.

11. Optimizes second level menu screen response and go back times.

12. Optimizes left and right swiping. Screen swipe speed is now 2-3 times faster.

13. Resolves bug that when watermark is turned off, pictures still show watermark.

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SJ6 Legend Air v1.2.4 beta FW is also here!

V1.2.4 Changelog:

1. Fixes bug when connected to HDMI, the touch screen can not operate, so can not enter the playback.

2. Fixes after connecting HDMI, then shutting down, turn off the LOGO displays at 90 degrees

3. Adds wizard quick guide:  Restore the default settings or upgrade and after the first boot, there will be a touch wizard will appear.

4. Adds function: to restore the default settings, return to normal video mode, and prompted to touch the wizard

5. Fixes when in FPV mode and connect HDMI, the unit freezes due to HDMI AV-out not being able to operate at the same time. Now only one video stream output can be selected at time.

6. Adds ISO 3200 manual control

7. Fixes the screen freezing when card becomes full in loop record mode.

8. Optimize the function can not be effective at the same time, the menu to increase the gray background, such as open the gyroscope, FOV and fish eye correction menu becomes gray, then click on the button can not enter the secondary menu or button OK button can not enter the secondary menu

9. In the menu under the two menu, press the power button down options, this time if the slide TP, press the power button down, there will be a disorder problem

10. Set the camera to set the camera mode, the photo set to 12M, and then shut down; and then boot, and then open the wifi, mobile phone camera connected wifi, camera crash

11. Under the Optimize menu, click into the secondary menu and the response speed returned after the second menu selection

12. Optimize the left and right sliding switch mode speed and camera busy tips too frequently to solve the problem, after optimization, the sliding switch mode should be faster than before 2 to 3 times

13. solve the problem: in the camera mode, select the watermark off, take pictures out of the picture will still have watermark information

14. Optimizes Russian translation

15. solve the connection in the HDMI, the next row of a regular UI will flash the problem

16. After opening wifi, made a limit, a camera can only be a mobile phone connection, to prevent too many mobile phone camera connected to the camera WIFI problems

17. Resolve the camera through WIFI start recording, and then click the camera to hide the UI icon, stop recording through APP, click the camera again can not refresh the icon problem

18. Open the fish eye correction function, gray FOV menu

19. Since the white balance menu and the color menu in the menu are red, the white menu is grayed out after the white balance is turned on

20. Modify the translation Delay Capture -> Selfie Timer

21. Resolves slow motion video settings not being saved issue.

22. Resolves the smaller font in the menus after screen was scrolled.


Sept 4 Updates:

23. Resolves when selecting delete in video playback, the video continues to play, and cannot delete file.

24. Fixes issue in burst mode when first image has quality issues.

25. -2X Slow Motion now uses 1080p.

26. Fixes pixellation (noise) when in 2K issue.

SJ7 v1.16 Native 4K Firmware Update Changelog

Hello SJCAM SJ7 Star Native 4k Action Camera owners. v1.16 firmware upgrade will be massive. Below are just a few of the updates that will be in the v1.16 firmware. 



SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.16 Firmware Changelog (In-Progress)

1. Adds Rotation function for video and photos – IQ improvement in progress. Removed for now

2. EV values adjusted to correspond with menu values.

3. Fixes FOV wide icon on 1080P 30fps and 60fps resolutions.

4. Fixes Russian language

5. Fixes Portuguese language

6. After restoring factory settings all 3 leds should flash.

7. Optimizes long exposure mode

8. Fixes touch calibration on the set time/date menu

9.  Scene Mode added: Normal / Flash / Night / Sports / Landscape / Portrait / Sunset / Fireworks / Water / Indoors / Night  Removed for now

     Effect Mode added: Normal / Art / Sepia / Negative / B&W/ VIVID / 70Film  Removed for now

10. Improvements on 120fps Slow motion quality (in progress)

11. Video Lapse Mode optimized. When long exposure is selected, timestamp will….(confirming)

12. Fixes when camera is in default camera mode, camera displays incorrect remaining memory card capacity amount. 

13. Fixes the Wide FOV icon when camera is recording in 1080P 30fps and 60fps resolutions.

14. Removes black link on the left side of screen when browsing full screen photo album as well during shutdown. 

15. Resets the camera’s default system time to the current month of latest firmware release. 

(The current fw date is 2017/08/01)

16. Adds Auto Low Light support for all resolutions. Auto low light mode turned on by default. 

17. Adds transmission mode to APP

18. Adds SJCAM logo watermark

19. Fixes when resolution is selected in the short-cut menu, the camera will now return to the correct UI interface.

20. Fixes when car mode is turned on, the camera will not turn off when unplugged from power bank. Connect the computer to select the U disk mode and unplug the data cable. The camera will not turn off

21. Fixes when in dashcam mode, change mode to photo mode and turn off camera; When power is removed and connected, camera goes into timelapse function (no longer does this).

22. Fixes the problem of 720P120 frame distortion

23. Increases touch screen sensitivity

24. Fixes Loop Recording bug



V1.16 Beta Download link: SJ7 V1.16 Beta5 (Aug 21)



Instructions on how to upgrade firmware: SJ7 Helpdesk

Online Manual: SJ7 Manual (updated to v1.15)



Please email tony@sjcamhd.com for the beta firmware for testing or to to report fw bugs.



-SJCAM Team

SJCAM SJ5000x Elite v1.5.1 Firmware – 4K Action Camera

Hello SJCAM SJ5000x Elite Owners,

SJ5000x Elite v1.5.1 firmware was uploaded to our Chinese site before we officially launched it. This firmware is still beta and we ask that you upgrade only if you understand that this is beta firmware and it is still be updated.

We will have an official release ready in a week so we encourage you to wait for the official version.

SJCAM SJ5000x Elite  v1.5.1 Changelog:

1.Improves App upgrade security and can be future firmware releases can be upgraded via SJCAM Zone (must update to this version though first).

2. Fixes: 720p connecting to App issue.

3. Adds: Low Light Mode: When turned off, frames lock. When turned on in the dark, the frames change at night to make the video lighter.

4) Fixes: OSD conflict with icons.

5) Fixes: fixes after turning off camera, long press power button causes flashing LED.

6) Fixes: When in dashcam mode, when power is turned off, there is an extended 10 second period before power off. When in other modes, the camera will stay powered on when being unplugged from power bank.

Download Link (Beta Version Only): SJ5000x v1.5.1

Note: The next version will look into purported PAL issue. Please stay tuned for the official version to be released on SJCAM Blog。 Any firmware reports or can requests can be emailed to tony@sjcamhd.com.

Thanks for your support!

– SJCAM Team

SJCAM M20 v1.2.1 Firmware (Beta) Upgrade 4K Action Camera

Hello SJCAM M20 Owners,

M20 v1.3.1 was uploaded to our Chinese site before we officially launched it. This firmware is still beta and we ask that you upgrade only if you understand that this is beta firmware and it is still be updated.

We will have an official release ready in a week so we encourage you to wait for the official version.

SJCAM M20 v1.3.1 Changelog:

1.Improves App upgrade security and can be future firmware releases can be upgraded via SJCAM Zone (must update to this version though first).

2. Fixes: 720p connecting to App issue.

3. Adds: Low Light Mode: When turned off, frames lock. When turned on in the dark, the frames change at night to make the video lighter.

4) Fixes: OSD conflict with icons.

5) Fixes: fixes after turning off camera, long press power button causes flashing LED.

6) Fixes: When in dashcam mode, when power is turned off, there is an extended 10 second period before power off. When in other modes, the camera will stay powered on when being unplugged from power bank.

Download Link (Beta Version Only):  M20 v1.3.1 Beta

Note: This version will be added Quick Capture in main menu and possibly some other features/fixes. Please stay tuned for the official version to be released on SJCAM Blog。 Any firmware reports or can requests can be emailed to tony@sjcamhd.com.

Thanks for your support!

– SJCAM Team

SJCAM SJ6 v1.4.5 Firmware Upgrade

SJ6 Legend 4k action camera has yet another major firmware upgrade in version v1.4.5. This latest version improves the image quality, screen responsiveness and operation with app. In addition, v1.4.5 adds Quick Capture for photos and video.  There will be many more upgrades coming. Thank you for your patience.

SJCAM SJ6 V1.4.5 Changelog:

1. Fixes once WiFi’s name changed, it no longer includes old MAC address by default.
2. Adjusts time format to the correct number of days in each month.
3. Timestamp is now being shown properly according to the selected Date Format.
4. Touch screen is deactivated when the camera is connected through the HDMI. Can operate camera using buttons.

20170318
1.Optimized the IQ image effects

20170324
1 Optimized the touch screen response time and sensitivity

20170328
1.Added Quick Capture Photo and Video options
2. Added option to turn off the front screen

20170329
1. Fixed when time format is adjusted, it is not adjusted in photos

20170401
1. Fixes when screen rotate and Gyro are turned on, the app crashes when recording 4K.
2. Separates Rotation, Gyro VGA240 so they don’t interfere with eachother in App and crash camera.
3. Fixes rotation turned on and connects to App to shot picture, camera crashes.
V1.4.4
20170218
1.Fixed remote pairing so it stays paired even once SJ6 is re-powered on.
2.Fixed Wifi remote issues
3.Fixed picture locked turned on UI has issues
4.Fixed other remote pairing issues

V1.4.3

20170111
1. Fixed camera mode Metering is not saved
2. Modified Gyroscope: Gyro is disabled when FOV is turned on.
3. When in photo mode, Gyro high mode images will not be saved.
4. Dascham Mode Optimized: Power off will be delayed by 10 seconds after being unplugged
5. Removed Non-Italian words under Italian menu
6. Fixed 2K @ 30FPS WDR off, FOV Narrow, fisheye off, anti-shake off = There was a yellow line
7. Optimized video quality while in video mode with Narrow FOV.

20170113
1. Optimized the charging icon with the newest battery icon
2. Optimized After turning on the gyroscope, FOV narrow issue arises.
3. When in dashcam mode, Loop recording will be turned on by default, instead of the normal off.
4. Changed Mode button function to be able to adjust camera modes allowing full button operation of SJ6 (helpful when camera is in waterproof case).
5. Video Lock protection added when you press menu button.
6. Add shortcut start stop recording button
7. Optimizes Video Playback: When Video is deleted it will return to playback menu, Fixes playback of audio only and not video. Also, fixes repeat play unit will freeze issue.
20170118
1. Add 1080p 50fps, 1080p 25fps options
2. Optimizes Image quality and clarity optimization
3. Modifies OK button hot pixels fix: now need to press for 10 seconds (before it was only 2 seconds so people got confused).
4. Modifies insert external mic, the recording is only recorded from the external MIC.

V1.4.5 Download Link

For support issues, please open a ticket at support.sjcamhd.com or email support@sjcamhd.com.

Follow the SJCAM blog and stay up-to-date on all the latest SJCAM news!

-SJCAM Team

SJ6-V1.4.5

SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.13 Firmware Upgrade – Massive update!

Great news for SJCAM SJ7 Star fans!  V1.13 firmware upgrade is finally here! This firmware adds quite a new features and smooths out some of the early SJ7 firmware issues.

SJ7 v1.13 Changelog:

SJCAM V1.13 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.13_20170405_1901

1) Fixes App Upgrade Prompts
2) Fixes 2160P 4:3 Time lapse Video stops indexing files issue
3) Adds 960p@60fps resolution
4) Adds new menu level, Press Ok down longer to go into new level menu
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SJCAM V1.12 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.12_20170401_1124

1) Fixed Translations
2) Changed firmware version naming method

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SJCAM V1.11 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.11A_20170329_1628

1) Removed FOV until it can be properly added
2) Removed bugs after Slow Motion is enabled
3) App optimization

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SJCAM V1.11 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.11A_20170321_1741

1) Fixed the conflict between FOV and EIS
2) Fixed the bug involving Slow Motion and Video Lapse
3) Optimized App settings

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SJCAM V1.10 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.10A_20170321_1741

1) Updated the FOV angles
2) Fixed languages translations
3) When enter TV mode, unit will not enter into power save mode (Screen keeps on)

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SJCAM V1.09 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.09A_20170316_2013

1) Added Slow Motion Video
2) Fixed a bug with the secondary menu

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SJCAM V1.08 Changelog:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.08_20170316_1626

1.Included FOV
2.Modified SV icon
3.Updated translations
4.Fixed some UI and picture bugs

SJ7 V1.13 firmware download link: SJ7 Star V1.13
If you have any questions or unable to upgrade your firmware, please open a ticket at the SJCAM Helpdesk.

We have many new upgrades coming for the SJ7 Star so stay tuned to the SJCAM Blog!

-SJCAM Team

 

 

 

 

SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.04 Firmware Upgrade – massive

Hello SJ7 Star Owners,

We know that some people bought the pre-release SJ7. The firmware is being optimized and should be ready by the official SJ7 Star release on March 10. Thanks for everyone’s patience.

We like to give a special thanks to our dedicated SJ7 Firmware testers!

SJ7 V1.04 Firmware Changelog:
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SJCAM V1.04 Modified content: SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.04_20170217_1850

1, Fixed menu option will have black bars screen in V1.01
2, Corrected Format sucssecssful spelling to “Format Successful”
3, Fixed when delay video recording to switch to normal video mode video will crash
4, Upgraded Russian translation
5, Updated the microphone icon (on/off), and the menu volume settings OFF and shortcut keys are synchronized

SJCAM V1.03 :SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.02_20170216

1, Fixed the timelapse video through the APP making the camera to freeze.
2, Fixed the problem with the APP while getting the resolution
3, Fixed the icon when using 1280*960 120p 4:3
4, Modified the resolutions on the menu
5, Fixed Recording in App in Time-Lapse the switches to normal video, video will crash

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SJCAM V1.02 Revised Content:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.02_20170214_0949

1、The camera doesn’t record the ‘Beep’ sound on the videos.
2、Fixed the bug that when press “pwoer” button while recording, it will enaable or disable the sound.
3、Date settings can be properly changed to 24h format.
4、It is not allowed to enter the setting menu while recording.
5、Fixed the problem of flash back, even entered in the main interface.
6、According to WIFI agreement, the version identification keyword to SJCAMSJ7STAR

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SJCAM V1.01 Revised Content:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.01_20170211_2044

1、Fixed the bug with the touch screen not being sensitive.
2、Corrected the bug that caused menus to overlap.
3、Add progressbar to menu setting.
4、Corrected the shot at night being blurred due to inaccurate metering and overexposure; Add the light metering option and default the option of “average”.
5、Modified the WiFi SSID and password settings.
6、Added new date setting icon.
7、Included Sharpness option into system menu.
8、Included White Balance option into system menu.
9、Move EV value options to the system settings menu
10、Rectify the defaulted EV value.
11、Included ISO option.
12、Included Metering option.
13、Corrected the Quick Capture option to start recording when the camera is turned ON.
14、Fixed the problem that the current can’t decrease to the initial value when stopped the recording.
15、Corrected the time settings in 12/24 hour time format.
16、Conceal the icon of key action under playback mode, but it can take effect when touch the screen.
17、Corrected the touch screen where sometimes there were black bars.
18、Added Timelapse video in an independent option.

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SJCAM V1.0 Revised Content:SJCAM_SJ7_STAR-V1.0_20161229_1846.7z

1、Update the UI and revise some font display.
2、Update the OSD translation.
3、Revised the icon of motion detection.
4、Adjust the sliding effect of touch screen.
5、Modify the EV setting.
6、Fixed the bug that you can’t select the last option whne you enter into an setting option.
7、Fixed the bug that users can’t save their settings.
8、Solved the problem that SSID changed to defaulted seeting automatically.
9、Optimize the UI under playback.

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SJCAM V1.0 First Realease

SJ7 Star v1.04 Firmware download link: (note if you can be patient for a few more days then please be so. This version has not been confirmed to not have major issues but should be fine). Official release will be announced on the SJCAMHD.com blog.)

v1.04 Firmware Link

Follow these steps to install the new firmware:

  1. Extract the memory card form your camera.
  2. Format the memory card to FAT32 in your computer. NOTE: If the card is nor formatted to FAT32 the update may not happen.
  3. Unzip and copy the attached ‘.bin’ firmware file in your card.
  4. Insert the card into the camera and connect the card into a power supply. If you battery is fully charged, you don’t need to connect it to a power supply.
  5. Turn on the camera, go to settings and select Version. The camera will ask you if you want to update the firmware.
  6. Accept and wait until the process finishes.
  7. Turn the camera on again.

Should you have any questions regarding the firmware update, please submit a ticket or email us at support@sjcamhd.com

Thanks again!

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