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SPECIAL NOTICE – Upcoming GPS WNRO event 6th April

In response to the upcoming Global Positioning (GPS) Week number rollover event on April 6, 2019.

Evertz is providing the following information necessary to ensure that Evertz devices providing UTC timing from GPS based references are running at the latest available versions of firmware on both the GPS Antenna and Master Clock systems.

Any MSC from Evertz on the current firmware versions will not have to worry about GPS rollover until 2024, and with the latest release of firmware, that year changes to 2035.  See below for combinations and firmware versions.

5700MSC

All firmware versions are good until 2035

  • – Antenna available: Acutime 360 and Bullet

 

5601MSC

Version 2.9 b4 (released 2017) and newer versions are good until 2035 

– Antenna available:  Acutime Gold, Acutime 2000, Acutime 360 and Bullet

Version 2.7 b 5 (released 2015) and older versions

– Using Acutime 2000.  Good until October 26, 2024

– Using Acutime Gold.  Good until September 1, 2029

– Using Acutime GG. Good until October 26, 2024

 

5600MSC

Version 2.4 b26 (released 2018) good until 2035.

Note:  5600MSC units sold before June 2007 will only operate with the Acutime 2000

Version 2.4 b 23 and older (released 2015)

– Using Acutime 2000.  Good until October 26, 2024

– Using Acutime GG. Good until October 26, 2024

  • – Using Acutime Gold.  Good until September 1, 2029

 

For details on how to check firmware versions click here

The latest firmware for the GPS antenna as follows:

  • Acutime 360 firmware  V 1.04
  • Acutime GG firmware  V1.09
  • Acutime Gold firmware V 1.12
  • Acutime 2000 firmware V 3.06