Ursa Mini 4.6k screen flicker

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Lars Soerink

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Ursa Mini 4.6k screen flicker

PostFri Apr 21, 2017 4:39 pm

After several days of problem-free filming, I upgraded the firmware to 4.3.1 today. After upgrade, the fold-out screen shows a rapid flicker in projected sensor data (but not the information overlay that is being displayed simultaneously).

I wondered whether 4.3.1 has caused this, and reverted to 4.2 - but the flicker persisted. I have now again loaded 4.3.1 firmware.

I have searched this message board, but to no avail. One topic mentions a similar flickering, but in this case, it ceased after hitting the menu buttons (sometimes after several attempts).

The flickering does not render the camera completely un-usable but it is a big hinder. Is there anything I can try to solve this issue?

With best regards,
Lars
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Re: Ursa Mini 4.6k screen flicker

PostSat Apr 22, 2017 4:08 pm

Lars Soerink wrote:
The flickering does not render the camera completely un-usable but it is a big hinder. Is there anything I can try to solve this issue?

With best regards,
Lars



Hows the flicker today ?

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Ursa Mini 4.6k screen flicker

PostSat Apr 22, 2017 8:22 pm

The flicker is common after the updates, but should go away after some use.

I have not gone to maintenance release 4.3.1 as I thought it was close enough to NAB 2017, that I'd save some retesting by waiting for the next minor or major firmware upgrade I anticipate in April.


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PostSat Apr 22, 2017 10:03 pm

It has, indeed, gone. But it scared me quite a bit. Can someone explain to me why this is normal behaviour?

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PostMon Apr 24, 2017 4:27 pm

Lars Soerink wrote:It has, indeed, gone. But it scared me quite a bit. Can someone explain to me why this is normal behaviour?

Much obliged,
Lars


It's always been that way.

No idea why it takes so long to go.

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Re: Ursa Mini 4.6k screen flicker

PostMon Apr 24, 2017 8:00 pm

rick.lang wrote:I have not gone to maintenance release 4.3.1 as I thought it was close enough to NAB 2017, that I'd save some retesting by waiting for the next minor or major firmware upgrade I anticipate in April.


Okay, was right about anticipating audio feature enhancements for Resolve, but apparently wrong about a new firmware for the URSA Mini 4.6K. The URSA Mini Pro will have the priority on upgrades like enabling Bluetooth in June.


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