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Slidekamera® Firmware Updater - updating the Slidekamera® devices firmware

System Requirements:
Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10, 11

Download, install and run the software. It will automatically check online for the newest updates.
Below you can find information about supported devices and the newest releases.


KAIROS

KAIROS™ CONTROLLER

2.#.# - works with the new Ethernet protocol (with the Slidelink v3.0 wireless adapter).

Won't work with the Slidelink PRO wireless adapter in Wi-Fi mode.

The firmware works only with the new, HPN-2 version of the KAIROS controller (serial numbers above "2000 0000", purchased after 2020-01-01).

Changelog:
  • Fixed issues with false notification about not updated a device in a group
  • Fixed issue with not restoring a drive's range and position after canceling manual calibration
  • Added Slidelink identification from Menu Group Info
  • Fixed issues with setting a static IP in Wi-Fi mode
  • Bug fixes
  • NOTE: This version requires a Slidelink v3.0 firmware version 3.0.21 or above
  • Fixed issues with starting playback after pressing BACK button
  • Fixed issues with endless automatic calibration of a TILTA drive
  • Fixed issues with long saving parallax settings
  • Fixed issues with frozen menu after switching to ETHERNET mode
  • Added support for TILTA drives (via adapter)
  • Added Slideye Mode (this mode allows using a Kairos as HID in Slideye 2.0 application)
  • Added option to switch between mapped groups from playback level
  • Fixed issues with a stuttering playback motion in mirror and invert modes
  • Fixed issues with switching between connection modes
  • Added Wi-Fi connection mode (Slidelink 3.0 with 3.x firmware required)
  • Added support for switching to another group using M1..8 buttons (button's assignment is visible on Groups List)
  • Fixed issues with endless automatic calibration
  • Fixed issues with control during manual calibration
  • Fixed a playback rate values (set using Master Speed), the current ramp is taken into account
  • Added information about a Slidelink's firmware version in group information
  • Fixed issues with a ramp settings
  • Fixed issues with reconnecting communication
  • Fixed issues with invert setting (position control mode)
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added support for a Panasonic PTZ camera (AW-UE150)
  • Added option to set a static IP (Settings -> IP settings)
  • Added instant run option for M5..M8 memory banks during playback wihout using SHIFT button (i.e. M1 = M5)
  • Fixed a SETTING button group assignment
  • Added support for DJI drives (requires DJI adapter)
  • Added re-centering for DJI axes by double-clicking the Enter button in Live mode
  • Added support for a roll axis
  • Added support for external controllers via AUX port
  • Fixed some issues during manual calibration
  • Added axis errors notification (overcurrent, overheating etc.)
  • Added non-zero speed notification when live control is required
  • Fixed issues with parallax mode in direct mode
  • Fixed occasional issues with axis calibration
  • Fixed issues during switching between connection modes
  • Fixed issues in direct mode
  • Reduced number of alerts about communication problems
  • Added sending axis settings (max speed and ramp) for axes 4-6
  • Minor bug fixes
  • NOTE: This version requires Slidelink 3.0 in version at least 3.0.5
  • Changed Ethernet connection mode to utilize new communication protocol
  • NOTE 1: This version does NOT support Wi-Fi and RF connection modes
  • NOTE 2: This version is supposed to work with Slidelink 3.0 (HAD-9)

SLIDELINK™ v3.0

Ethernet, WiFi & Dragonframe adapter
Changelog:
  • Added a Slidelink identification service
  • Fixed issues with PTZ live speed control
  • Minor bug fixes
  • NOTE: This update requires a Kairos 2 firmware in version min. 2.0.16
  • Added information about new firmware version on a configuration website
  • Added information about detected drives on a configuration website
  • Fixed issues with RF mode after resetting the device (status LED flashing white and switching to another mode is not working)
  • Fixed Panasonic PTZ configuration
  • Fixed issues with activating parallax mode for few drives
  • NOTE: This update can clear saved trajectories and keyframes!
  • Added support for TILTA drives (via adapter)
  • Fixed issues with a stuttering playback motion in mirror and invert modes
  • Fixed issues with starting a DragonFrame mode in a Slidelink's OFF mode
  • Fixed issues with restoring Wi-Fi AP name
  • Fixed parallax activation
  • Fixed incorrectly calculated playback speed (now the current ramp is taken into account)
  • Fixed issues with a ramp settings
  • Fixed occasional issues with drives communication
  • [DragonFrame] Fixed issues with TCP/IP connection
  • Fixed issues with FreeD checksum calculation
  • Fixed issues with invert setting (position control mode)
  • [DragonFrame] Added support for a DragonFrame 5
  • Added option to set a static IP
  • Fixed issues during detection axes in a DragonFrame mode
  • Fixed issues with switching modes
  • Fixed issues with locking device during keyframe playback
  • Added support for a Panasonic PTZ camera (AW-UE150)
  • Added support for a FreeD protocol (output stream mode via TCP/IP)
  • Fixed issues with stopping automatic calibration
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added support for DJI drives (requires DJI adapter)
  • Fixed issue with limiting minimal speed for a drive
  • Fixed issue with calibrating servo drive
  • Fixed issue with switching to DragonFrame mode from OFF mode
  • Fixed issue with disabling DragonFrame license after saving configuration
  • Added streaming control (required for PC application)
  • Fixed occasional issues with reading a configuration website
  • Fixed somed issues with automatic calibration/basing
  • Minor big fixes
  • Improved HET-BUS communication
  • Fixed issues with disconnecting after a fixed period of time
  • Fixed issues with saving axes settings (max speed and ramp)
  • Improved memory management
  • Fixed axes mapping
  • Fixed issues with manual axis control during playback
  • Fixed issues with a group name disappearing
  • Fixed issues with resetting the device after using the Config button
  • Fixed issues with live control after changing modes
  • Fixed some issues with data corruption
  • Minor bug fixes

KAIROS™ CONTROLLER

1.#.# - obsolete version, for use with Slidelink PRO wireless adapter.
Works in direct wireless modes (Wi-Fi and RF).

No support for Ethernet - won't work with Slideye 2.0 software.

The firmware works only with the new, HPN-2 version of the KAIROS controller (serial numbers above "2000 0000", purchased after 2020-01-01).

Changelog:
  • Added support for DJI drives (requires DJI adapter)
  • Added re-centering option for DJI axes using double click in Live menu
  • Added support for a roll axis
  • Added support for external manipulators (i.e. pedals) via AUX port
  • Added saving axes speed and ramp settings
  • Fixed a playback rate values (set using Master Speed), the current ramp is taken into account
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed problem with canceling calibration
  • Fixed problem with inability to repeat calibration step
  • Improved calculating trajectories (a better fit to set speeds and ramps)
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added support for new axes: lift and second slider (Y)
  • Added parallax mode for lift and turn table
  • Added new calibration mode: auto-basing
  • Added option to select axis calibration mode (Axis menu -› Calibration)
  • Added information about drive max speed and max acceleration (Axis menu -› Info)
  • Unified menu navigation
  • Adjusted velocity manipulators (slider knob and joystick) profile (better low speed control)
  • Decreased joystick's dead zone
  • Fixed problems with abrupt braking during braking phase in live control
  • Fixed problems with communication with drives via Wi-Fi and Ethernet connection
  • Mitigated problems with checking response from drives on higher latency media (RF, Wi-Fi, Ethernet)
  • Minor bugfixes
  • NOTE: It is hotfixed 1.1.0 version and is HIGHLY recommended for 1.1.0 users
  • Added saving axes mapping
  • Added option to reset axes to default mapping
  • Added option to reset axes to default settings
  • Added ability to move between axis settings using buttons S1..S6 when in axis setting menu
  • Added factory reset
  • Added displaying SHIFT key hold in some menu (where hold SHIFT action is handled)
  • Added simple speed/ramp control in parallax mode
  • Improved speed and position control
  • Fixed minor issues with calibration
  • Fixed minor issues with axes mapping
  • Added parallax mode to live control
  • Added parallax mode to playback
  • Added manual mode to playback
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
  • NOTE: this hotfix is recommended for 1.0.8 users
  • Added track record
  • Added Wi-Fi connection mode (require Wi-Fi module version 1.2.0)
  • Added RF connection mode
  • Added access to axis settings (S1..6) from calibration mode
  • Menu navigation improvements i.e. BACK and CANCEL options available from list
  • Improved playback screen readability
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Added saving some axis settings (invert, rebound)
  • Added support for turn tables
  • Added Master Speed dial support in trajectory playback
  • Added device notifications menu (Settings -› Dev. notification)
  • Added fast scrolling through menu lis (hold UP/DOWN)
  • Improved axes detection time (more axes in system = lower detection time)
  • Fixed Fast Return and Mirror modes
  • Minor bug fixes and improvments
  • Added firmware upgrade from application
  • Added displaying serial number [Settings -› About]
  • Added emergency braking during playback
  • Improved drives braking during playback
  • Fixed crashing during saving/loading keyframes and trajectories
  • Minor bug fixes

SLIDELINK™ PRO

WiFi, RF & Dragonframe adapter
Changelog:
  • Added support for DJI drives (requires DJI adapter)
  • Added support for TILTA drives (requires TILTA adapter)
  • Fixed issues with loading configuration website
  • Fixed issues with switching modes from configuration website
  • Fixed issues with DragonFrame license
  • [DragonFrame] Fixed issues with TCP/IP connection
  • [DragonFrame] Fixed issues during detection axes
  • Fixed issues with disconnecting after a fixed period of time
  • Improved memory managment (more memory is available for i.e. Dragonframe)
  • Improved stability
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Added list of available Wi-Fi networks to config site (STA mode)
  • Added option to create hidden network (AP mode)
  • [DragonFrame] Fixed problems with detecting drives over TCP connection
  • [Dragonframe] Fixed issues with handling received trajectories
  • [Dragonframe] Fixed issues with resetting the device after using an emergency stop
  • [Dragonframe] Added support for TCP communication
  • [Dragonframe] Added support for a new axis: Slider Y
  • Added support for Slidekamera Device Finder software
  • Improved connecting to an access point in Wi-Fi station mode
  • Improved TCP communication
  • Minor bug fixes
  • NOTE: This update may reset device settings!
  • [Dragonframe] Jog max speed is considered when moving to position
  • [Wi-Fi mode] Fixed jerking
  • Added support for Dragonframe (DMC protocol 2.0)
  • To activate Dragonframe contact with Slidekamera
  • Added full bi-directional RF communication
  • Updated website form
  • Added option to restart SLIDELINK from website
  • Added option to identify SLIDELINK from website
  • Added switching between "Wi-Fi mode" and "RF mode"
  • First stable firmware



Slidekamera® Device Finder - managing Slidekamera® devices in the local network

Download, unpack and run the software.
It will automatically detect devices connected to your local network and provide you links to configuration pages.