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Pivothead Firmware Upgrade

Firmware Version: 3E (08/2012)

Please read through the instructions carefully to familiarize yourself with new features and how to download and install the new firmware on your Pivothead glasses. If the process is interrupted the firmware on the camera may be corrupted and the camera has to be returned to the factory for repair.

Upgrade Instructions:

Instructions: PC (English), Mac (English)
Firmware File: 3E

How to Upgrade - PC Version

  1. 1. Charge the battery fully.
  2. 2. Download the latest Firmware.
  3. 3. Unzip the RAR file.
  4. 4. Copy the unzipped "firmware.bin" file into the Pivothead Root Folder.

  5. Pivothead Memory Directory - Windows Screenshot

  6. 5. Eject the glasses and unplug the USB cable.
  7. While in Windows File Explorer, position your cursor over the PIVOTHEAD disk, right click and select "Eject".

    Pivothead Eject - Windows Screenshot

    Wait for the computer to tell you that can remove the disk safely (see below picture) and unplug your Pivothead glasses.

    Pivothead Eject - Windows Screenshot

  8. 6. Switch on the Pivothead Recorder and wait until it switch off.
  9. Once switched on, the firmware will automatically be uploaded by the device, During this time, the blue LED will blink. Once the upload is finished, the Recorder will switch OFF.

    You can now use your recorder.

    How to Upgrade - Mac Version

    1. 1. Charge the battery of your Pivothead Recorder fully.
    2. 2. Download the latest Firmware.
    3. 3. Uncompress the RAR file.
    4. You can uncompress the file by double clicking on the file. When the file is uncompressed, a new file named firmware.bin will appears on the desktop (See below picture).

      Pivothead Uncompress RAR File - OSX Screenshot

    5. 4. Copy the unzipped "firmware.bin" file into the Pivothead Root Folder.

    6. Pivothead Copy Firmware File - OSX Screenshot

    7. 5. Eject the Pivothead Recorder from the MAC and unplug the USB cable.
    8. Drag the Pivothead Disk to the Eject function (bottom right corner). After the Pivothead disk have disappeared from the Desktop, you can unplug the Glasses USB cable.

      Pivothead Eject - OSX Screenshot

    9. 6. Switch on the Pivothead Recorder and wait until it switch off.
    10. The next time that you switch ON the Pivothead Recorder, the firmware will automatically be uploaded by the device, During this time, the blue LED will blink. Do not press any button and just wait for the Glasses to switch OFF. This will happen when the upgrade is finished (takes usually a few minutes).

      You can now switch ON your recorder and have fun.

 
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