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iSTAR Firmware Update V1.5.2

ISTAR Firmware Update V1.5.2 - Dated 01/05/2013

We recommend that all users of iSTAR consider upgrading to the latest version of Firmware.

Important : If you wish to use the SD Card for taking images, you should first delete the firmware file from the card before inserting it back into iSTAR.

Download V1.5.2

To install firmware update v1.5.2:

  • Extract the contents of the zip file to a blank SD card
  • Insert the SD card into your iSTAR unit
  •  Turn on your iSTAR unit
  • After a moment, the  iSTAR logo appears on the touchscreen
  • After around the 1:10 minute mark,  a message indicating that software is updating is shown on the touchscreen
  • Wait until the update finishes and your iSTAR unit turns off
  • Remove the SD card and turn on your iSTAR unit
  • Delete the contents of the SD card before using it in your iSTAR unit

New Features Include : 

Improved upgrade stability
Resolved issues regarding firmware upgrades that allow stability for future development 

New features currently in development

We are currently working on the following features which will be implemented into new firmware updates:
  • Enable Tilt and Compass, and save the data to metadata.
  • Improving the auto white balance
  • Improving the exposure settings across the HDR exposure stack
  • Implementing onboard stitching
  • Ongoing SDK development
  • Export to cube face and equirectangular file types
  • RAW file format
  • Implementing image sharpness options
  • New UI look and feel
  • Enable GPS
  • Advanced DHCP server for enhanced remote capture over WiFi.
  • Batch stitching
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    Vincen Pujol

    Format of the SDCard from the iStar is not working, normal ?

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    Andrew Baddeley

    Yes, we are aware of this issue.

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    Chris Lowrey

    Is this a cumulative update or do we need to install previous firmware update first?

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    Vincen Pujol

    I installed on my unit this version without installing previous ones ;) so I think you can jump on this one directly !

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    Andrew Baddeley

    Just go straight ahead and install this version directly.

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    Thomas Demolliens

    Is there a way to see the current firmware version installed on the iSTAR?

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    Chris Lowrey

    Thomas I asked the same question - Answer is not yet although it is planned to introduce that capability.

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    Thomas Demolliens

    Thanks for your feedback Chris.

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    Iampaulko

    Is anyone get frozen camera when upgrade firmware or just me.

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    Thomas Demolliens

    Worked fine on my side Paul.

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    Iampaulko

    i follow Andrew's instruction... reinstall 1.4 again... then i install 1.52...it works now~~ thank u guys

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