RED KOMODO Gets Canon RF Lens Support, AF Improvements, and More

The RED KOMODO has instantly turned into the most favorite entry-level cinema camera for a myriad of filmmakers who were previously desperately craving to enter the RED ecosystem without breaking the bank. Of course, this doesn’t stop RED from improving the functionality of its latest camera release while getting the most out of it through regular firmware updates.

The just-released KOMODO firmware version 1.4.0, for instance, adds Canon RF lens support in BETA to the camera along with Angelbird ARRI AV Pro 256GB CFast card support. Additionally, this update brings some further AF Improvements as well as it fixes the slow load of large R3D clip in Playback. Of course, there’s a decent number of bugs and fixes addressed along the way, so let’s take a closer look at the full list of everything RED KOMODO users will benefit from after installing this firmware update.

RED KOMODO Firmware Update 1.4.0 Highlights

  • Added Canon RF lens support (BETA)
  • Added Angelbird ARRI AV Pro 256GB CFast card support
  • Added Camera type and build number to RCP2
  • Added Ethernet Zeroconf (Local-Link IP address) support
  • Fixed slow load of large R3D clip in Playback
  • Fixed out of sync clip index in Playback playlist
  • Fixed Factory Reset to delete camera presets
  • Fixed USB tethering with iOS 14
  • Fixed KOMODO Link Adapter interfering with CFast card detection
  • Fixed user calibration with genlock enabled
  • Fixed incorrect Image Stabilization UI status on boot
  • Fixed intermittent snowy SDI image
  • Fixed ‘Unapproved Battery’ error message running with DC
  • Fixed Web UI Multi Action Menu buttons (LUT, CDL, Preset)
  • Fixed AF window size on format change
  • Fixed intermittent reboot hang
  • Fixed SDI ST-352 payload for all Color Space and Gamma settings
  • AF Improvements

Keep in mind, though, that the RF Lens control ring and focus range switch still won’t be supported, plus you may see a warning message when you use unapproved media or batteries on your RED KOMODO. You can download the latest firmware version 1.4.0 free of charge by following this link.

[source: RED]

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