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    Release Notes

    Transmitter PRO

    Canon - V.2.20

    07.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.20

    • MOD +/- function available.
    • Possibility to display power in F-Stops or Ws.
    • Unit name or unit ID can now be displayed.
    • Improved compatibility for Rotolight users.

    03.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.10

    • Skyport Plus HS is now named Transmitter PRO.
    • 2 modes are available: Manual, compatible with all Elinchrom units and ELB 500 TTL.
    • Swapped position of unit selection and modelling light feature on main dashboard.
    • The + - MOD has been withdrawn due to stability issues but will come back in the near future.
    • Improved menu ergonomics - access features in the setup menu with the wheel and setting selection is clearer.
    • Automatic switch to HS mode.
    • The camera's shutter speed dictates which mode is activated or not.
    • "Sync mode" renamed to "SC mode".
    • Improved compatibility with Canon 6D MK-II.

    10.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.50

    • Added support for third part devices.
    • Improved scan unit sequence.
    • Middle contact bug for non-Canon cameras fixed.

    05.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.30

    • Display bugs fixed.
    • Minor issues fixed.
    • Stability improvements.

    02.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.20

    • Modelling lamp issue is fixed. The modelling lamp switched off after the flash has been released with the camera and the Transmitter HS mounted.
    • Modified the exit timeout in scanning loop.
    • Modified side scroll bar of units list when 5 or more units are detected.
    • Fixed display contrast not matching with contrast value in the setup menu.

    01.2015 - Release note for firmware 1.10

    • Improved speed of firmware update operations.
    • Auto MOD feature improved.
    • Modified some of the power and modeling ranges to the QRX 0.4-6.0 and the ELB 400 0.1-6.0.
    • The scroll bar on the right side of the screen is now displayed only when 5 or more lights are detected by the unit.
    • Stability improvements.
    • Minor bug fixed.

    Nikon - V.2.20

    07.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.20

    • Improved compatibility with Nikon D750.
    • MOD +/- function available.
    • Possibility to display power in F-Stops or Ws.
    • Unit name or unit ID can now be displayed.
    • Improved compatibility for Rotolight users.

    03.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.10

    • Skyport Plus HS is now named Transmitter PRO.
    • 2 modes are available: Manual, compatible with all Elinchrom units and ELB 500 TTL.
    • Swapped position of unit selection and modelling light feature on main dashboard.
    • The + - MOD has been withdrawn due to stability issues but will come back in the near future.
    • Improved menu ergonomics - access features in the setup menu with the wheel and setting selection is clearer.
    • Added second curtain setup feature on the transmitter.

    10.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.50

    • Added support for third part devices.
    • Improved scan unit sequence.

    05.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.30

    • The test button not working when mounted on the camera is now fixed.
    • Minor display bugs fixed.
    • Stability improvements.

    02.2015 - Release note for firmware 1.20

    • Modified the exit timeout in scanning loop.
    • Modified side scroll bar of units list when 5 or more units are detected.
    • Fixed display contrast not matching with contrast value in the setup menu.

    01.2015 - Release note for firmware 1.10

    • Improved speed of firmware update operations.
    • Auto MOD feature improved.
    • Modified some of the power and modeling ranges to the QRX 0.4-6.0 and the ELB 400 0.1-6.0.
    • The scroll bar on the right side of the screen is now displayed only when 5 or more lights are detected by the unit.
    • Stability improvements.
    • Minor bug fixes.

    Sony - V.2.10

    07.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.10

    • Skyport Plus HS is now named Transmitter PRO.
    • 2 modes are available: Manual, compatible with all Elinchrom units, and TTL for the ELB 500 TTL.
    • Swapped position of unit selection and modelling light feature on main dashboard.
    • Improved menu ergonomics - access features in the setup menu with the wheel and setting selection is clearer.
    • Automatic switch to HS mode - the camera's shutter speed dictates which mode is activated.
    • Possibility to display power in F-Stops or Ws.
    • Unit name or unit ID can now be displayed.
    • Improved compatibility with Sony A7RIII and Sony A9.

    10.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.30

    • Added support for third part devices.
    • Improved scan unit sequence.

    06.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.10

    • The trigger delay issue on some Sony cameras has been improved.

    Olympus - V.2.10

    07.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.10

    • Skyport Plus HS is now named Transmitter PRO.
    • 2 modes are available: Manual, compatible with all Elinchrom units, and TTL for the ELB 500 TTL.
    • Swapped position of unit selection and modelling light feature on main dashboard.
    • Improved menu ergonomics - access features in the setup menu with the wheel and setting selection is clearer.
    • Automatic switch to HS mode - the camera's shutter speed dictates which mode is activated.
    • Possibility to display power in F-Stops or Ws.
    • Unit name or unit ID can now be displayed.

    10.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.30

    • Added support for third part devices.
    • Improved scan unit sequence.

    11.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.10

    • The transmitter is now compatible with the listed Panasonic cameras.

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    ELB 400

    ELB 400 - V.1.9

    01.2018 - Release note for firmware 1.9

    • Improved Skyport communication.

    05.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.8

    • Modeling lamp bug fixed.
    • Minor improvements.

    01.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.7

    • Modified and corrected flash power communication via EL-Skyport transmitter Plus HS. Now, if only outlet B is connected the correct flash power will be displayed.
    • ELB 400 is now working correctly (from release 3.2.0.448) with the EL-Skyport computer software.

     

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; press the MENU and ON button for 3 sec.

    ELB 500 TTL

    ELB 500 TTL - V.2.8

    08.2018 - Release note for firmware 2.8

    • Optimisation of TTL functionality for Sony users.
    • Minor display issues fixed.
    • Stability improvements.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; plug the USB cable into the unit.

    ELB 1200

    ELB 1200 - V.1.7

    05.2018 - Release note for firmware 1.7

    • Compatibility with the ELB 1200 Dock.
    • Removed Skyport splash screen.
    • Changed error -61 description. From "battery communication error" to "supply communication error".
    • Improved battery communication.
    • Modelling lamp is switched OFF when user change flash power (only if VFC is enabled).
    • On resume from standby/overheat, modelling lamp stays OFF until unit is 100% ready (only if VFC is enabled).
    • If user changes modelling lamp status from OFF to ON while charging, lamp goes ON only when unit is 100% ready (only if VFC is enabled).
    • Skyport bug fix: When user changes power via Skyport, modelling lamp was not updated.

    01.2018 - Release note for firmware 1.6

    • Improved system firmware (minor bugfix).
    • Now it is possible to power off unit inside modlamp dashboard.

    09.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.5

    • Improved compatibility with the Skyport Plus HS transmitter.

    09.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.4

    • Minor improvements.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; press the USER and ON button for 3 sec.

    Quadra Hybrid

    Ranger Quadra Hybrid - V.8.0

    10.2015 - Release note for firmware 8.0

    • Improved communication with EL-Skyport Plus HS modules.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; switch the unit OFF, hold the Modeling button and press ON until the display shows "Ud".

    Note that you need the EL-Skyport USB RX MKII to update this unit.

    More information

    D-Lite RX

    D-Lite RX - V.8.0

    06.2014 - Release note for firmware 8.0

    • Small bug fixed.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; hold the Modeling button and the Power-up button and switch the unit ON until the LED shows "Ud".

    Note that you need the EL-Skyport USB RX MKII to update this unit.

    More information

    BRX

    BRX - V.8.0

    06.2014 - Release note for firmware 8.0

    • Stand-by now works correctly with the EL-Skyport Software.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; hold the Modeling button and the Power-up button and switch the unit ON until the LED shows "Ud".

    Note that you need the EL-Skyport USB RX MKII to update this unit.

    More information

    ELC Pro HD

    ELC Pro HD - V.26.17

    02.2018 - Release note for firmware 26.17

    • Faster response when Modeling state is changed via Skyport.
    • Added possibility to enable/disable flash before ready (when unit is OFF, press and hold ON + CENTER knob button until message is shown).
    • Renamed label Skyport "channel" to "frequency".

    01.2018 - Release note for firmware 24.17

    • Improved Skyport communication.

    06.2017 - Release note for firmware 23.17

    • Removed flash before ready.
    • Minor improvements.

    06.2016 - Release note for firmware 21.17

    • Auto standby improved.

    This revision will avoid unwanted flash power changes with the EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus HS, when the ELC Pro HD is in standby mode.

    Flash power settings can be applied only when the flash unit is in normal operating mode and not in standby.

    • Power management.

    In case there is a flash power variation at any power setting, this firmware version will improve the flash output stability.

    01.2016 - Release note for firmware 21.00

    • Standby bug is fixed.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

    • To set the unit into firmware update mode; switch the unit OFF, hold the USER button and press ON until the display shows "Firmware update".

    Note that you need the EL-Skyport USB RX MKII to update this unit.

    More information

    Skyport Software

    EL-Skyport Software - V3.2.0.350

    Please note:

    Support for the Skyport Software is on hold. A new Software is in development and planned before end 2018.

    DO NOT update your hardware and software if you need the Skyport Software to work!

    01.2016 - Release note for ELS software V3.2.0.350

    • Improved stability when installed on computer with Polish and Chinese language settings.
    • Improved stability when used with ELB 400.
    • Various minor bug fixed.

    Download the EL-Skyport software

    Updater Software

    Elinchrom Updater - V.1.70

    08.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.70

    • Bug correction.

    08.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.60

    • Minor bugs fixed.

    08.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.50

    • Minor bugs fixed.

    08.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.40

    • Minor bugs fixed; added support for new products.

    04.2017 - Release note for firmware 1.30

    • Minor bugs fixed.

    06.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.10

    • Support update for the EL-Skyport Plus HS - Sony.
    • Support of wireless programming of all units via Skyport USB MK II module (excluding Skyport Universal and Skyport WiFi).

    02.2016 - Release note for firmware 1.00

    • Update of USB socket units for the ELB 400 and EL-Skyport Plus HS.

    Download the Elinchrom Updater Software

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