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  Product Literature

FI+Z
Light Ranger 2
MDR3
Focus/Iris Hand Unit
Micro Force Digital 2
Micro Force V+F3
Radio Micro Force
Digital Motors DM1X, DM2, DM-4X
Integral Motor Mounting Brackets

  Manuals

Current Products

FI+Z/HU3
Light Ranger 2
HU3 Quick Start
MDR3 New Features
Digital Micro Force 2
Micro Force V + F3
Focus/Iris
Radio Micro Force

Past/End-of-Life Products

Video Lens Control
F/X Unit
Digital Micro Force 1
FI+Z I Manual
FI+Z II Manual
Micro Force V+F Service Manual

  SW Update
Requirements
and Procedure

Important! Please see the detailed instructions in the document below for updating with a PC or Mac.

Firmware Update Instructions (PC and Mac)
USB Drivers for PC and Mac (Try these first)

Recommended USB-Serial Adapters

  • EasySYNC ES-U-1001-R10 (Most Reliable)
  • IOGEAR USB 2.0 Serial Converter
  • Plugable USB-RS232 DB9 Male Adapter
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    PC Program
    Versions

    WARNING: Updating from HU3 v1.xx to v2.xx erases calibrated lens data!

    To ensure proper Light Ranger operation, make sure Light Ranger, Video Interface, MDR-3 and HU3 are all updated to latest SW version.

    HU3 v2.193
    MDR-3 USB Driver (32-bit)
    MDR-3 USB Driver (64-bit)
    MDR-3 v1.092
    Light Ranger 2 v1.08
    LR2 Video Interface v1.082
    MDR-2 v1.53
    F/X v1.14
    HU3-3D v2.01
    MDR Simplex v1.50 Simplex

    Full Upgrade CD 1.0
    Includes Preston USB drivers (helpful when troubleshooting updating issues). Download, extract (unzip the file), run setup.exe.

    Version with legacy lens mapping - not compatible with LR2
    HU3 v1.36

     

    Mac Program
    Versions

    WARNING: Updating from HU3 v1.xx to v2.xx erases calibrated lens data!

    To ensure proper Light Ranger operation, make sure Light Ranger, Video Interface, MDR-3 and HU3 are all updated to latest SW version.

    Mac USB Driver

    HU3 v2.193
    MDR-3 v1.092
    Video Interface v1.082
    Light Ranger v1.08
    MDR-2 v1.53
    F/X v1.14
    HU3-3D v2.01
    MDR Simplex v1.50 Simplex

    Version with legacy lens mapping - not compatible with LR2
    HU3 v1.36

     

    Firmware Revision History

    HU3
    MDR-3
    MDR-2