VC-1-HS

Video Converter HDMI to SDI

System ProgramVC-1-HS System Program Version 1.21.21

This is the software to make your VC-1-HS up-to-date.

Products:VC-1-HS



Use the latest version of VC-1 RCS
Before you start, make sure that the version of VC-1 RCS you're using is the most recent.


How to tell the version
Please check the version of the system working on your VC-1-HS before downloading the archive file.
  1. Download and install appropriate VC-1 RCS for Windows or VC-1 RCS for Mac OS X onto your personal computer in advance.
  2. Start VC-1 RCS.
  3. Power on your VC-1-HS and connect it to the personal computer with a USB cable.
  4. Click the [ Update ] button at upper-right on VC-1 RCS to open the "Update" dialog box.
  5. Check the version number displayed in "Now Version".
* Don't perform the update if the product is already up-to-date.


Update history
[ Version 1.21.21 ]
Functionality Improvements
  • Analog audio output is muted during times when no video signal is input.
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • In rare cases, video is not input when a signal is input from the matrix switcher.
Specification change
  • The audio of SDI output is always output 16 channels and silent audio data is output on unused channels.

[ Version 1.20.20 ]
Specification change
  • The reference signal for the horizontal position of HDMI input signals is changed from Hsync to DE.
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • When audio data is embedded into a channel, noise is sometimes produced in other audio channels.
  • Available data is sometimes not input to the channel status of the audio data.

[ Version 1.10.10 ]
Specification change
  • The initial value of the HDCP Key Mask parameter was changed so that VC-1 operates as an HDCP-incompatible device with the default setting.
Functionality Improvements
  • Among the audio formats of HDMI output, the two-channel format was supported.
  • Resistance to jitter of HDMI input terminals was improved.
Bug Fixes
The following bugs were fixed.
  • The SDI audio is sometimes not properly received by some commercial devices.
  • When an unsupported format is input and then a supported format is input, the image is sometimes not displayed.

What you will need to update your VC-1-HS
Caution when performing the update
  • Never apply this update data to any product other than the VC-1-HS. This update data may destroy the data or system program of other products.
  • Never power-off your VC-1-HS while the update is in progress!
    If a power failure or similar accident occurs during the update process, the VC-1-HS won’t be able to start up in normal operating mode. This will require servicing, so you will need to contact Roland service center near you if this occurs.
  • We regret that we are unable to answer questions regarding the update procedure using this system program. Please perform the update responsibly, following the directions given in this document.

Getting the update file
Please open/extract the downloaded " vc1hs_sys_v12121.zip " file on your computer to get the update files in the " vc1hs_sys_v12121 " folder.

Procedure for the update
Caution
  • You must not rename the extracted files.
  • Never turn off the VC-1-HS's power while the update is in progress. Otherwise the system program or the VC-1-HS itself may be destroyed.
Please install the extracted system program files into your VC-1-HS according to the following procedure.
  1. Install VC-1 RCS into a Windows PC or a Mac.
  2. Start VC-1 RCS.
  3. Power on your VC-1-HS and connect it to a Windows personal computer or a Mac computer with a USB cable.
    * When updating multiple VC-1-HS units, do not connect them to your personal computer together.
  4. Click the [ Update ] button at upper-right on VC-1 RCS to open the "Update" dialog box.
  5. Click the [ Bin File ] button to select " VC-1-HS_ALL012121.bin " in the personal computer.
    * Dragging and dropping "VC-1-HS_ALL012121.bin" into the "Update" dialog box are also available.
  6. Click the [ Update ] button.
    * It will take approximately two minutes.
  7. When "Please Reboot Device!!!" is displayed on the right of the [ Update ] button, the update is completed.
  8. Power on your VC-1-HS again.
  9. Check that "Complete." is displayed on the right of the [ Update ] button and then click [ OK ].
  10. Power off your VC-1-HS and exit VC-1 RCS to complete the update.
    * The update may fail due to a communication failure or contact failure. In such a case, click the [ Cancel ] button to close the "Update" dialog box, and then perform all the steps again from 3.


License Agreement

Be sure to read the Safety Instructions and the License Agreement before proceeding download.

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