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    New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    https://www.dtcommercialphoto.com/new-iq-firmware/

    - Exposure Changes via Hard Button (ISO on all Bodies, plus Shutter/Aperture on XF and XT)
    - Virtual Horizon Revamp (All Camera Bodies)
    - Bracketing via ES in Digital Back (Only available with XT)
    - Time Lapse in Digital Back (Only available with XT)
    - Automated Frame Averaging Improvements (All Camera Bodies)
    - Live View Histogram Overlay (All Camera Bodies)
    - Minor Tweaks

    This update does not enable Ad Hoc. P1 is still taking a big swing at something great here, but as a result it's taken longer than expected and is still not right around the corner.

    More details here: New Phase One firmware for Phase One XT, XF, and IQ.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dougpeterson View Post
    https://www.dtcommercialphoto.com/new-iq-firmware/

    - Exposure Changes via Hard Button (All Camera Bodies)
    - Virtual Horizon Revamp (All Camera Bodies)
    - Bracketing via ES in Digital Back (Only available with XT)
    - Time Lapse in Digital Back (Only available with XT)
    - Automated Frame Averaging Improvements (All Camera Bodies)
    - Live View Histogram Overlay (All Camera Bodies)
    - Minor Tweaks

    This update does not enable Ad Hoc. P1 is still taking a big swing at something great here, but as a result it's taken longer than expected and is still not right around the corner.

    More details here: New Phase One firmware for Phase One XT, XF, and IQ.
    Sweet! Looking forward to installing this later today.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dougpeterson View Post
    https://www.dtcommercialphoto.com/new-iq-firmware/

    - Exposure Changes via Hard Button (All Camera Bodies)
    - Virtual Horizon Revamp (All Camera Bodies)
    - Bracketing via ES in Digital Back (Only available with XT)
    - Time Lapse in Digital Back (Only available with XT)
    - Automated Frame Averaging Improvements (All Camera Bodies)
    - Live View Histogram Overlay (All Camera Bodies)
    - Minor Tweaks

    This update does not enable Ad Hoc. P1 is still taking a big swing at something great here, but as a result it's taken longer than expected and is still not right around the corner.

    More details here: New Phase One firmware for Phase One XT, XF, and IQ.
    Some sweet stuff. Thanks for the heads up.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    I only used it for 5 minutes on the IQ4 Achromatic ...

    Looks like an absolute nightmare update for me again.

    When using the FA function - IQ4 freezes. Factory reset and firmware reinstall does not help.

    In the LiveView on a Cambo WRS only ISO is visible. Time and apterure are missing. You have to go back and set the time / aperture in the main menu. I do not accept the use of XT as an argument. The apture and time setting controls the exposure simulation in LiveView.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dougpeterson View Post
    https://www.dtcommercialphoto.com/new-iq-firmware/

    - Exposure Changes via Hard Button (All Camera Bodies)

    More details here: New Phase One firmware for Phase One XT, XF, and IQ.
    Hi Doug,
    On your website you confirm the above with this text:
    "On a Phase One XT or XF you can change shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. On traditional manual tech cameras you can only change shutter speed and ISO using these buttons since the aperture on such cameras must be manually adjusted on the lens itself."

    In this firmware, the only variable that can be changed from the back on a technical camera is ISO. Is this a bug?

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dchew View Post
    Hi Doug,
    On your website you confirm the above with this text:
    "On a Phase One XT or XF you can change shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. On traditional manual tech cameras you can only change shutter speed and ISO using these buttons since the aperture on such cameras must be manually adjusted on the lens itself."

    In this firmware, the only variable that can be changed from the back on a technical camera is ISO. Is this a bug?
    Our website description was in error, not the firmware. It is being corrected now.

    Both shutter speed and aperture, at this time, are only available when using the XT or XF. It is not available for ES.

    Sorry for the confusion.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dougpeterson View Post
    Our website description was in error, not the firmware. It is being corrected now.

    Both shutter speed and aperture, at this time, are only available when using the XT or XF. It is not available for ES.

    Sorry for the confusion.
    Thanks, Doug. I REALLY hope this is temporary. All the communication up to this point, including all the initial firmware info, was that this feature would be available through the electronic shutter on the back with any technical camera. Clearly, the dealer network though so too. It will be hard to justify limiting it only to the XF/XT. I cannot imagine the new, ground-up IQ4 platform isn't capable...

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dchew View Post
    Thanks, Doug. I REALLY hope this is temporary. All the communication up to this point, including all the initial firmware info, was that this feature would be available through the electronic shutter on the back with any technical camera. Clearly, the dealer network though so too. It will be hard to justify limiting it only to the XF/XT. I cannot imagine the new, ground-up IQ4 platform isn't capable...
    I would expect the relevantly possible controls* to be extended to all tech cameras in a future firmware. I agree fully that the hardware capability is all there. It only requires some "minor" UI tweaks and then testing on those kinds of platforms. Same goes for a tool like Exposure Bracketing.

    That's what DT is pushing for anyway.

    P.S. Anytime someone uses the work "minor" alongside "UI tweaks" a UI specialist feels a pain in their chest; it's never quite as simple as it sounds. But in any case, on the relative scale, these would be pretty minor.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Why would Phase one offer all these features to every tech cam? I hope they do, but donít forget they are now in the tech cam business. They want to push the XT and if it not the hardware features which make people buy it, they can still push it with software even if that pisses us other users of.

    There is NO reason why all these features are XT only, except making money.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    The new firmware finally lifts the exposure time limit for individual frames of the Automated Frame Averaging Tool. On the previous firmware the longest shutter speed available in that tool has been 2 seconds. Now you can use up to 1 hour. However, the maximum sequence length is still limited to 2 hours. Great improvement!
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    It's a nice point Christopher, however I think there are other drivers: PhaseOne is I think the only manufacturer of digital backs in the world. (Edit: there is of course Hasselblad, but in market terms that seems to me increasingly meaningless and it sort of feels like the same applies to Sinar.) Denmark is a member of the EU, if somewhat reluctantly from time to time! The EU has fairly strong competition legislation.

    So you have a monopoly provider of a product. If they were to "misuse" their market power to the detriment of their now competitors in the tech cam market that may constitute abuse of market power. I'm sure PhaseOne don't have any such intention and don't want to be involved in conversations about competition law!

    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Why would Phase one offer all these features to every tech cam? I hope they do, but don’t forget they are now in the tech cam business. They want to push the XT and if it not the hardware features which make people buy it, they can still push it with software even if that pisses us other users of.

    There is NO reason why all these features are XT only, except making money.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Has anyone tried to use this firmware on a tech camera with Frame averaging? I am hearing that there are serious issues. CI has updated their blog with some notes on tech camera use with Frame averaging.

    https://captureintegration.com/relea...mware-6-00-52/

    I was just about to install, then I re-read the blog (was going for the installation instructions).

    My thanks to CI for providing the update.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul2660 View Post
    Has anyone tried to use this firmware on a tech camera with Frame averaging? I am hearing that there are serious issues. CI has updated their blog with some notes on tech camera use with Frame averaging.

    https://captureintegration.com/relea...mware-6-00-52/

    I was just about to install, then I re-read the blog (was going for the installation instructions).

    My thanks to CI for providing the update.

    Paul C
    Just tested on Arca IQ4 150 and had the exact same behaviors posted via your link at CI. A reboot got the back working again. A single e-shutter and 2-shot copal still work.

    Thanks for posting the notice.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul2660 View Post
    Has anyone tried to use this firmware on a tech camera with Frame averaging? I am hearing that there are serious issues. CI has updated their blog with some notes on tech camera use with Frame averaging.

    https://captureintegration.com/relea...mware-6-00-52/

    I was just about to install, then I re-read the blog (was going for the installation instructions).

    My thanks to CI for providing the update.

    Paul C
    The CI blog post really gives in-depth knowledge of what you can expect when using this update. Unfortunately, there are so many if/and/or/buts with this firmware that P1 should be embarrassed that they released it. How could anyone possibly remember all the new bugs/issues when out in the field? I will have to dedicate one of my assistants to solely standby and monitor all the possible bug combinations and how to combat/workaround them. Yikes.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dougpeterson View Post
    This update does not enable Ad Hoc. P1 is still taking a big swing at something great here, but as a result it's taken longer than expected and is still not right around the corner.
    Thatís disappointing. This is a core need for many shooters, and they should have figured out how to make what they had work, then swing for the fences. Waiting this long for a mission critical function for many is really a disservice to their long time loyal customer base who paid dearly for the new platform, only to find out it was crippled and full of bugs.

    I hope they realize most arenít look for C1 power via adhoc while shooting, this is just to control the camera, check focus and composition etc. There really wasnít that much wrong with Capture Pilot other than some reliability issues. I donít even want it to run on an iPad or a Surface Pro, a iPhone max or similar size android is more than adequate.

    When shooting, Iím shooting, Iím not post processing. Those that need that can already hard tether and run the camera out of capture one. I guess Iím having a hard time really understanding what theyíre trying to create that would be so ďgreatĒ, often developers get involved in feature creep, adding stuff that nobody really needs at the expense of core functionality.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Wayne Fox View Post
    Thatís disappointing. This is a core need for many shooters, and they should have figured out how to make what they had work, then swing for the fences. Waiting this long for a mission critical function for many is really a disservice to their long time loyal customer base who paid dearly for the new platform, only to find out it was crippled and full of bugs.

    I hope they realize most arenít look for C1 power via adhoc while shooting, this is just to control the camera, check focus and composition etc. There really wasnít that much wrong with Capture Pilot other than some reliability issues. I donít even want it to run on an iPad or a Surface Pro, a iPhone max or similar size android is more than adequate.

    When shooting, Iím shooting, Iím not post processing. Those that need that can already hard tether and run the camera out of capture one. I guess Iím having a hard time really understanding what theyíre trying to create that would be so ďgreatĒ, often developers get involved in feature creep, adding stuff that nobody really needs at the expense of core functionality.
    I agree whole heartedly with all of your comments. I need the back to shoot. Most people I know feel the same. When you need more horsepower, you bring a laptop. The whole "CaptureOne in the back" was just so unneeded. If they took the "CaptureOne in the back" out of it, would it boot up in a reasonable amount of time?

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    I have been in the field for 10 days. So now I read this and I have no idea what will happen if I update my IQ4 Achromatic.

    So Update or no?

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by algrove View Post
    I have been in the field for 10 days. So now I read this and I have no idea what will happen if I update my IQ4 Achromatic.

    So Update or no?
    I would go through the CI notes carefully. If you need a function or issue resolved that this firmware supposedly makes better, then weigh the pros and cons of doing the update. If you have been in the field for 10 days and everything is working great for you and you don't need any of the new "features", I would leave it alone.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    With the P1 announcement offering Firmware upgrades by a camera company in todayís world stricken me as a huge positive showing they intend to produce. You could be in my situation awaiting a Firmware release from Hasselblad who hasnít committed to anything, much less confirming whether or not the H6D-100c has reached the end of its life cycle. Hasselblad encourages you to make suggestions as to what you would like to have hardware or Firmware upgrades. But unlike many (all other) solvent camera manufactures Hasselblad refuses to comment other than repeating the same sentence Ive heard for three years. We have given your requests to the engineers or what your asking is not possible. When I hear that I want to ring their neck. If they are sick of hearing from me they have the choice I donít fix it.

    P1 again for the fifteenth time is a multi tiered marketing company selling its products based on lease to own price. Shame they could have owned the MF camera business as it turns out now their just a struggling niche.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by BFD View Post
    The CI blog post really gives in-depth knowledge of what you can expect when using this update. Unfortunately, there are so many if/and/or/buts with this firmware that P1 should be embarrassed that they released it. How could anyone possibly remember all the new bugs/issues when out in the field? I will have to dedicate one of my assistants to solely standby and monitor all the possible bug combinations and how to combat/workaround them. Yikes.
    CI always does internal testing before advising the customers, whether it is Apple OS Update, Capture One new release or Firmware update.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Dear All,

    I installed the new firmware. It caused serious problems with the tech cam (pretty much unusable) as well as FA with the XF (more than 50% of the times).
    I was very excited when I first heard about it, especially with the FA. It turns out to be very disappointing!
    I have to leave town tomorrow for fall shooting.
    How can I delete the new firmware and convert the firmware to the previous version?

    Thank you very much for your help!

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Landscapelover View Post
    Dear All,

    I installed the new firmware. It caused serious problems with the tech cam (pretty much unusable) as well as FA with the XF (more than 50% of the times).
    I was very excited when I first heard about it, especially with the FA. It turns out to be very disappointing!
    I have to leave town tomorrow for fall shooting.
    How can I delete the new firmware and convert the firmware to the previous version?

    Thank you very much for your help!

    Best regards,
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    Pretty sure you can just download the last firmware you were happy with and use the firmware updater to load it on your back.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by BFD View Post
    Pretty sure you can just download the last firmware you were happy with and use the firmware updater to load it on your back.
    Thank you very much!

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Still haven't seen it posted anywhere, but does this firmware update benefit XF/IQ3 users in anyway? Although the XF is mentioned, nowhere does it say if the firmware brings or includes changes to using the XF with an IQ3 series back.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    I managed to find a picture of the guy at P1 who is in charge of testing firmware updates for the IQ4.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    I'm a little late to this but to echo what anyone else has said the 'ISO' only adjustment on a tech camera is useless for me. I don't know why shutter speed couldn't also have been incorporated. Just don't get it......

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    To substantiate what others have said about Frame Averaging it is completely broken on a Tech Camera. I do not understand how this could be released.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    I believe itís also broken on the XF.

    Amazing for sure.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    The virtual horizon tool is available in live view but is disabled if the histogram tool is used. This means that although DT suggested to leave the tool on all of the time that option isn't available - at least on a tech camera.

    So that's three for three for me. Histogram doesn't work properly for me, Frame averaging is broken and virtual horizon doesn't work as it should.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by ShaunQ View Post
    Still haven't seen it posted anywhere, but does this firmware update benefit XF/IQ3 users in anyway? Although the XF is mentioned, nowhere does it say if the firmware brings or includes changes to using the XF with an IQ3 series back.
    Don't count on it. IMO the IQ3 has long been abandoned by P1

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by vjbelle View Post
    To substantiate what others have said about Frame Averaging it is completely broken on a Tech Camera. I do not understand how this could be released.

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    The Frame Averaging is not only broken on the Tech Camera but also on the XF !!! I've just deleted the most recent firmware last night because it not only was useless for my XF and Tech Cam, but also ruined many functions on both cameras and made them unusable to be used in the field.

    P1 should be ashamed of this firmware upgrading. I decided last night I will no longer investing in Phase One until they prove themselves and behave better.

    I've been using the Sony A7R IV (I skipped the A7R III upgrade) for few weeks and start to wonder why I've still used the Phase One. The technology on the A7R IV is million miles more advance than the IQ4150 and XF. And from what I've heard, they listen to users/reviewers and continue to improve their products. I've been very impressed in learning how they come this far since the introduction of the A7R product lines.

    The recent firmware updates, abandon of the IQ3100 and the Tech Cam users and misleading (either intentional or by mistake) of product information make me completely loss confident in the company.

    I am a royal customer and have been upgrading the Phase One with all their generations since the IQ180.

    If they don't improve their quality and ethic, the IQ4150 and the XF will absolutely be my last purchases with them.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Wayne Fox View Post
    ............. often developers get involved in feature creep, adding stuff that nobody really needs at the expense of core functionality.

    Subject: Core functionality
    I have complained to the Apple support that I can not use the core functionality of the iphone XS because of the constant disconnections during calls. I was then taught that phoning is not the core functionality of a smartphone ...
    Your may be right ...

    ... we just have to find out what the basic core functionality of IQ4 is?

    Seriously - is there any further information now, when PhaseOne updates the current firmware?

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Looking at the phase one job board it looks like there are hiring many software and embedded engineers, so maybe they are currently running a little understaffed...

    I wonder how many people here are software/embedded engineers - it would be pretty amazing if phase would open source their firmware, and have passionate people here contribute to it.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by buildbot View Post
    it would be pretty amazing if phase would open source their firmware, and have passionate people here contribute to it.
    I would absolutely love that.

    It is now a UNIX based system, so it's a lot more possible than it would have been on the IQ3 and earlier which used a proprietary kernel.

    (this post should not be construed as a nod that this is coming; just my own opinion)
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Landscapelover View Post
    The Frame Averaging is not only broken on the Tech Camera but also on the XF !!!
    How is it broken?
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    We've updated our blog article noting a critical error in Frame Averaging. We agree with the consensus that if you plan to use Frame Averaging you should not do this update.

    My grandfather taught me that if you're in a hole the first thing to do is stop digging. Phase One has made several firmware releases over the last year that contained significant bugs; it's very important to users, dealers, and to themselves, that they improve their firmware testing process.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by dougpeterson View Post
    We've updated our blog article noting a critical error in Frame Averaging. We agree with the consensus that if you plan to use Frame Averaging you should not do this update.

    My grandfather taught me that if you're in a hole the first thing to do is stop digging. Phase One has made several firmware releases over the last year that contained significant bugs; it's very important to users, dealers, and to themselves, that they improve their firmware testing process.
    How can I roll back to previous version?
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Revert to the DB original firmware which is available in settings. Then install the previous update which is available on the PhaseOne site incase you don't have it.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    This is getting embarrassing on a whole new level... we are talking about 50k products, which after nearly a year still feel like beta products. I honestly currently can NOT recommend to anyone to invest in a product from a company who completely dropped the ball. I honestly donít get it. I have been a huge Phase One user, still have two full systems, but honestly, this last year has been ridiculous...

    Itís a shame, especially at the moment where you have Fuji with a great system. Why would anyone invest 50k plus if you can get 99% of that with a GFX System for 18k....
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    This is getting embarrassing on a whole new level... we are talking about 50k products, which after nearly a year still feel like beta products. I honestly currently can NOT recommend to anyone to invest in a product from a company who completely dropped the ball. I honestly donít get it. I have been a huge Phase One user, still have two full systems, but honestly, this last year has been ridiculous...

    Itís a shame, especially at the moment where you have Fuji with a great system. Why would anyone invest 50k plus if you can get 99% of that with a GFX System for 18k....
    It is hard to grasp how they seem to do this with every release. Maybe their key people quit or were hired by someone else and they are left with rookies trying to figure this out and reverse engineer the code.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mexecutioner View Post
    It is hard to grasp how they seem to do this with every release. Maybe their key people quit or were hired by someone else and they are left with rookies trying to figure this out and reverse engineer the code.
    They are hiring many senior people on their job board, but that seems like it's mostly for capture one and not for embedded development.

    I'd love it if they had even just a private, invite only github repo that owners (or aspiring owners like myself) could contribute too.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by erlingmm View Post
    How is it broken?
    When using frame averaging with the XF, it froze > 50% of the time.
    With tech camera, the FA didn't work at all.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Maybe it's called the 'Infinity Platform' becasue it's going to take P1 an infinite amount of time to get it working right...

    Just a guess.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    At least they stopped their ridiculous marketing Bs on their YouTube Chanel.
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by vjbelle View Post
    Revert to the DB original firmware which is available in settings. Then install the previous update which is available on the PhaseOne site incase you don't have it.

    Victor
    Victor,

    I did not revert to the DB original firmware (I thought about doing that) but installed the previous update instead. It works fine so far. Do you think it's OK?

    Thanks,
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    knock on wood if it's working for you. I just thought it would be prudent to revert to original factory firmware which only takes a couple of seconds and then install the previous version.

    If all is working OK then don't worry about it. If you are concerned then revert back to factory firmware and reinstall previous version. Doesn't take very long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerd View Post
    [U] was then taught that phoning is not the core functionality of a smartphone
    The core function of a smartphone is being a visual recording device (camera). You knew that, right!
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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Why would anyone invest 50k plus if you can get 99% of that with a GFX System for 18k....
    The cynic in me says that why P1 is dragging its feet getting this fixed.

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    Re: New Phase One Firmware for IQ, XF, and XT

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDude View Post
    The cynic in me says that why P1 is dragging its feet getting this fixed.
    Probably but they are going about it the wrong way. They should at least give us stable functionality and features we need to work with that we had with the IQ3 before trying to build this "supercomputer" that we don't need in the IQ4. Maybe AdHoc is the not future in their minds but it shouldn't be hard to port it over to the new system. Outsource it if they are understaffed. Make the thing work like the IQ3 did. Then try to wow us. So far, one year later and no one is wowed and everyone is pissed off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BFD View Post
    Probably but they are going about it the wrong way. They should at least give us stable functionality and features we need to work with that we had with the IQ3 before trying to build this "supercomputer" that we don't need in the IQ4. Maybe AdHoc is the not future in their minds but it shouldn't be hard to port it over to the new system. Outsource it if they are understaffed. Make the thing work like the IQ3 did. Then try to wow us. So far, one year later and no one is wowed and everyone is pissed off.
    What's weird if that it is fairly standard Linux, and not some really wonky Wifi chip, setting up an adhoc network takes almost no effort...

    Anyone have a broken IQ4 they want to disassemble and see what's up inside?

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