Venue 2 Firmware Revision History

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WD Firmware Update v12Mar2019

Venue 2 v1.1.16

  • Adjust supersonic noise squelch control to prevent increased audio distortion in certain uncommon cases where a transmitter is driven with signals containing large amounts of broadband high frequency energy, such as pink noise sources.
  • Made battery indicator on rx_detail page switch between percentage icon and voltage display.
  • Added a bounding box in all menus to better indicate selected option.
  • Fixed a bug that could potentially allow an antenna bias fault on antenna B go undetected.
  • "monselect" serial update command now accepts the value 0, which mutes all channels.

WD Firmware Update v15Jun2018

Venue 2 v1.1.13

  • Fix heat related 'lockup' and 'failure to boot when warm' problems exhibited by certain units.
  • Fix bugs in scan data query "rxscandata" where scan data was truncated and the number of data bins was incorrect for band A1.

WD Firmware Update v29Dec2017

Venue 2 v1.1.11

  • Add LB-50 rechargeable Li-Ion battery type (used in SSM transmitter).
  • Make power-off irrevocable if power button released any time in the countdown after the "BYE" message appears.

WD Firmware Update v18Sep2017

Venue 2 v1.1.8

  • Fix bug introduced in version 1.1.7 which causes modules in slot #6 to operate improperly.

WD Firmware Update v13Sep2017

Venue 2 v1.1.7

  • Increase robustness of serial command interface when polled by PC hosted client programs such as Wireless Designer.

WD Firmware Update v21Dec2016

Venue 2 v1.1.5

  • Add support for new VRT2 frequency band B2, which tunes covers narrowband frequency blocks 22, 23 and 24. Usable with any digital hybrid transmitter capable of transmitting within that frequency range, including /E01 transmitters on narrowband block 606.
  • Add special support for the Japan market, including JA specific emulation modes, frequency bands and a "JA" option in the "locale" setting in the system menu. Usable only with /E02 digital hybrid transmitters certified for use in Japan and available only there.
  • Wireless Designer version 1.2.14 or higher is required to access these new features.

WD Firmware Update v28Apr2016

Venue 2 v1.0.2

  • Fixed bug where Smart Tune ignored ratio diversity pair assignments, assigning separate frequencies for the members of a pair rather than a single frequency to both.

WD Firmware Update v10Jun2016

Venue 2 v1.0.3

  • Main front panel LCD view now shows channel names assigned by user in the Wireless Designer program, with the limitation that only the first 5 characters can be shown in the available space.
  • Improved "window detector" function to better avoid false unsquelching by adjacent channel signals in non-digital-hybrid compatibility modes.

WD Firmware Update v28Apr2016

Venue 2 v1.0.2

  • Fixed bug where Smart Tune ignored ratio diversity pair assignments, assigning separate frequencies for the members of a pair rather than a single frequency to both.

WD Firmware Update v16Feb2016

Venue 2 v1.0.1

  • Added support for narrow band block 606 for users in the U.K.
  • Added a "locale" selection menu to the Smart Tune page. This controls whether or not TV channel 37 is avoided when selecting frequencies in band B1. Locale "B1" allows the use of TV 37 frequencies, locale "B1 NA" (North America) does not.
  • Fixed a bug causing improper initialization of ratio diversity mode on powerup.
  • Improved ratio diversity audio blending for improved performance when signals are weak.
  • Fix anomalies in presentation of linked channel pairs when scrolling through RX detail pages.
  • Fix bug where narrow band block assignment not always recalled correctly on powerup for frequencies in the block 470/19 overlap region.

WD Firmware Update v09Dec2015

  • Initial public release.