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.

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SJCAM SJ6 Legend v1.4.6, SJ6 Legend Air v1.2.3 Firwmare Upgrade

Hello SJ6 Series Fans,

The long-awaited SJ6 Series 4k Action Camera firmware updates are finhally here.

SJ6 v1.4.6 Changelog: 

1. Re-adds upgrading firmware via SJCAMZone App

2. Fixes screen does stay off when selected off and unit is rebooted.

3. Adds menu wheref now set WIFI SSID and wifi passwords

4. Fixes 720p and APP issue which cause camera to crash.

5. Adds in underwater mode, please OK for more than 2 seconds to switch to quick menu mode. 

6. Fixes when Gyro turned on, distortion correction icon will not be displayed. 

7. Updates so that when press power button down long, the camera will turn on first, then the lights blink.

8. Fixes when distortion correction is on and sharp picture is selected, sometimes fisheye correction doesn’t work.

9. Frame Lock option will be added in low light mode. menu to add low-light mode. When in low light frames will not drop. 

10.IQ effect optimization: the overall effect of bright (note open “low-light mode” to see the obvious changes in brightness)

11. Loop video record default set to 3 minutes.

12. Adds Digital Zoom (DZOOM) function. (note DZOOM and some features conflict, when there is no conflict when the main interface DZOOM function button appears)

13. Resolves the freezing issue due to VGA resolution not supporting fish eye correction. 

14. Fixes battery icon issue where when switched from photo to record, icon shows battery is full.

15. In car mode, unplug the charger and a delay of 10 seconds is added before shutoff.

When Not in car mode. Unplug the charger and the camera does not turn off




SJ6 Legend Firmware Download: v1.4.6 Link

SJ6 Legend Air Download: (link coming)

Please email SJCAM and let us know if you find any issues or have suggestions.

– SJCAM Team

SJCAM SJ6 Legend Air 4k Action Camera

SJCAM released the SJ6 Legend Air action camera last week. What are the main differences between the SJ6 Legend and the SJ6 Legend Air?

There are three main differences.

  1. SJ6 Legend has a 0.96″ front screen; SJ6 Air does not have front screen.
  2. SJ6 Legend has a 16MP Panasonic Sensor: SJ6 Air has 14MP Sensor
  3. SJ6 Legend has a Novatek chipset; SJ6 Air has an all-new SJCAM Chipset.

The last difference is the price and where SJCAM will be selling the Legend Air. The Legend Air will be sold mainly to European distributors and will largely not retailed online via B2C sites.

Please contact your local SJCAM distributor to secure your pre-order SJ6 Legend Air Camera.

-SJCAM Team

 

 

SJCAM SJ6 Legend, SJ5000x, M20 RAW v1.1.1 converter tool!

Great News Guys!

The Official SJCAM RAW converter for SJ6 Legend, SJ5000x Elite and M20 is finally here!

In addition to adding support for the SJ6 Legend, v1.1.1 converter tool adds:

  • Added support for SJ6 LEGEND including FOV crop resolutions and lens/camera Adobe profile
  • Slightly improved SJ5000x and M20 white balance
  • Added option in GUI to generate thumbnails in DNG/TIFF (improved compatibility with some editors e.g. darktable at the expense of more conversion time and larger disk footprint)

Downloads

More functionality will be added to this converter tool so please stay tuned to the SJCAM blog.

-SJCAM Team

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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 SJ6 Legend V1.4.3 Firmware & Change log

The long awaiting SJCAM SJ6 Legend v1.4.3 firmware update is finally here!

Please submit any firmware suggestions, bugs or edits using this form:  SJ6 Firmware Request Form

Email to tony@sjcamhd.com
SJCAM SJ6 Legend v1.4.3 Firmware and Changelog:

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.

SJCAM SJ6 Legend V1.4.3 Firmware Download

 

SJCAM SJ6 Legend PWM AV Drone Cable

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After several weeks of SJ6 Legend owners asking us to add PWM compatibility to the firmware, we have successfully added and tested the PWM cable. This cable will allow you to control you camera during flight via the PWM cable. We will add the PWM cable to our store soon. You can also contact your local SJCAM Distributor and pick up your PWM cable locally.

– SJCAM Team

 

SJCAM SJ6 Legend v1.4 Firmware update

SJCAM SJ6 firmware upgrade solves many issues and adds more functionality.

SJCAM SJ6 Legend v1.4 Changelog:

V1.1
20161104
1. Solve the photo resolution and APP mismatch problem

V1.2
20161130
1. Add long press the power button to boot
2. Long press OK button to fill point, long press longer
3. Optimize TP touch sensitivity
4. Optimize the effect of touch-edge sliding
5. Increase the night vision brightness
6. modify the link APP, enter the album playback, the camera button will lead to crashes
7. Modify the machine to select the interval to take pictures, small screen display is the continuous shooting icon
20161201
1. After modifying the link APP, setting the IWIFI name through the phone is unsuccessful
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V1.3
20161205
1. modified open RAW, the continuous shooting 10, the camera crashes
2. After RAW is opened, the interface icon is displayed
3. Solution in the camera interface, enter the menu, use the TP click “X” to exit the menu, the probability of the first flash of small print, and then exit the menu problem
4. Solve boot default mode Select the last use of mode, boot and can not enter the previous shutdown mode before
5.WDR can not save the problem
6. Camera mode to increase the menu WDR control
7. Adjust the effect of the night IQ yellow, adjust the brightness of daytime video
8 to solve the menu interface, some icons in the middle of variegated and bright spots.

20161206
1. Adjust the fish-eye correction parameters, so that correction is better
2. Increase the main interface WDR and fish-eye correction status display
3. Increase the metering mode menu
4. Add the Lamp Setup Menu
5. Adjust IQ

20161209
1. Add a small screen saver function, large screen in front of the screen saver, the small screen also enter the screensaver, big screen, the small screen is bright

20161212
1. Add flight control PWM control camera video
2. Add gyro sensitivity options

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V1.4

20161219
1. Use the button to select the resolution bar and the button is not synchronized, the sliding screen is no problem

20161220
1. modify the wifi open SSID and screen display does not meet
2. Link APP default crash problem

 

Download SJ6 V1.4 Firmware

 

SJCAM SJ6 Legend Air – SJ6-Air 4K coming soon

SJCAM’s SJ6 Legend has been an instant success. SJCAM is planning to release a “lighter” version that has only one 2.0″ touch screen instead of dual screens. The SJCAM SJ6 Legend Air will be the latest action camera to be added to the SJCAM 4k camera arsenal.

The SJCAM SJ6 Legend Air edition will be be similar to the regular SJ6 Legend but will have only one 2-inch touch screen on the back. The SJ6 Legend Air or Air will come in the same black, silver and rose gold colors.

SJCAM SJ6 Legend Air Features: 

4k@24fps (Interpolated)

Gyro Stabilization

2.0″ Touch Screen

External Mic Support

External Remote Support

 

We will confirm other specs such as the sensor shortly. Stay tuned for more SJ6 Legend Air news, reviews and specs.

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