Just got a brand new Pimax 8k X and there was some discrepancies with options that I could see in my latest PiTool (on both .274 and .275), for example, there wasn’t an option to go from native into upscaling mode or choose any other refresh rate except for 90Hz. I decided to upgrade the firmware using Dfu.exe with that one: “P2_RELEASE_8KX_M296.dfu”
That bricked my device (constant white LED, USB device not recognized), even though the upgrade process went fine. I’ve managed to recover from that state by switching to manual DFU mode and loading different FW files with DfuSeCommand.exe program (M268, M299).
It caused other issues which I’m dealing with right now by complete Pimax software removal and re-install. By doing so, I have found a log file under %AppData%\Local\PiMax\Firmware directory which states that my original FW version was: R18.104.22.1681
Isn’t that weird? I’ve tried to google it but found no trace of such FW version number, so my questions are:
- Which is the latest (and greatest) FW version at the moment for 8k X?
- What is that original FW number on my goggles actually means? Is that version M255?
Some additional information from that FW log file that I’ve mentioned above:
product name: Pimax P2NA
bootloader Ver: R219
firmware Ver: R22.214.171.1241 - id_7d06452_20210904
board serial: 2076******
module serial: 2076******
product serial: 2076*******
work mode: normal
panel type: panel_b8x
BoardFCT result: 0x00303035
HmdFCT result: 5000
panel left flick level: 64
panel right flick level: 64
panel left bright level: 50
panel right bright level: 50
EE Flash selftest result: 0
Current Calibrate Flag : False