CALF VR180 Camera Firmware Release Documentation

Version 1.8.9 Release Notes(December 6, 2023):

Enhancements and Changes:
  • Added support for manual and system-based selection of a microphone for recording. Supported microphone types include built-in system microphones, 3.5mm line input microphones, and USB microphones. When the system automatically selects a microphone, the priority order is USB microphones, 3.5mm line input microphones, and built-in analog microphones.
  • Added support for independently adjusting the volume for three types of microphones.Linearized microphone volume adjustment, the microphone turns off when the volume is 0.
  • Added support for h265 in live streaming.
  • Added support for SRT streaming and pulling.
  • Added support for setting color range.
  • Increased UVC support for additional resolutions.
  • Added support for setting encoding parameters in UVC.
  • Added a menu option in the GUI for selecting the live streaming protocol.
Bug Fixes:
  • Resolved the power-on/off “pop” sound issue.
  • Fixed the issue of left and right channel swapping.
  • Resolved the problem of being unable to force the use of a specific microphone.
  • Fixed the issue of the interface not displaying the detected microphone.
  • Resolved the problem of not saving volume settings separately for different types of microphones.
  • Fixed the issue of displaying "scanning" on the screen when searching for WiFi networks.

Version 1.8.6 Release Notes(September 8, 2023):

  • Optimized mic volume settings by adjusting the previous "High/Low/Off" options to "High/Low."
  • Reiterating recommendations for mic selection and volume settings:
    1. Prioritize using an external USB digital mic.
    2. If using the camera's built-in mic, consider the following mic volume settings:
      • High: Default option, balancing sound and background noise.
      • Low: Lower background noise, but sound is reduced accordingly.
Bug Fixes:
  • Resolved the issue of low playback volume after adjusting mic volume.
  • Fixed the problem where a subsequently inserted mic of a different type was not effective.
  • Addressed the issue of the camera not automatically recognizing a digital mic when already inserted during startup.
  • Fixed the issue of the exp (exposure) setting not taking effect.

Version 1.8.4 Release Notes(August 29, 2023):

  • Optimized mic volume settings by adjusting the previous version's "Low/Medium/High" options to "High/Low/Off." Recommendations for mic selection and volume settings remain the same.
Bug Fixes:
  • Resolved the issue of USB digital mic recognition failure in certain scenarios.

Version 1.8.1 Release Notes(August 18, 2023):

Bug Fixes:
  • Resolved the issue of RMTP startup failure.

Version 1.8.0 Release Notes (August 16, 2023):

  • Improved information prompts during video upload, including clear notifications of login failure after scanning and reasons for unsuccessful scans。
  • UVC compatibility explanations for various cables:
    1. Recommended the provided standard double-ended Type-C 2.0 cable for optimal performance.
    2. Provided compatibility details for other cables (USB 3.0, non-double-ended Type-C), acknowledging variations in performance based on device and OS compatibility.
    3. Introduced a "Mask" mode under the "Resolution" menu to eliminate blurry edges in video output.
Bug Fixes:
  • Resolved issues with H.264 and H.265 recordings below 4K displaying green screen mosaic during playback on the computer.
  • Provided explanations for the issue and suggested solutions, including using H.264 encoding or using format conversion tools for H.265 videos with tile issues.

Version 1.7.3 Release Notes(August 8, 2023):

New Features:
  • Added VR180 metadata to recorded video files.
  • Implemented factory reset option.
  • Added serial number display in the "About This Device" menu.
  • Mic volume settings now include "High/Medium/Low."
  • Default settings now include those for karaoke.
  • UVC now supports USB 3.0 cables, with detailed compatibility information for Windows 11 and MacOS Ventura 13.3.
Bug Fixes:
  • Resumed video playback with the "Up" key after pausing.
  • Improved visibility of button selection indication in the SD card management interface.
  • Fixed the issue of slight background enlargement when using arrow keys to navigate buttons in the delete photo/video confirmation dialog.
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