Download SJ7 STAR firmware ver1.21 click here (Download size: 56MB) 

For additional information or feedback, please join the community forums discussions.



Follow these steps to install the new firmware v1.21:

  1. Extract the memory card form your camera.
  2. Format the memory card to FAT32 in your computer. NOTE: If the card is nor formatted to FAT32 the update may not happen.





3. Download and extract the contents of the attached file. Then copy the firmware files in your card.
There should be no folders just the firmware files themselves.


4. Insert the card into the camera and connect the card into a power supply. If your battery is fully charged, you don't need to connect it to a power supply.


5. Turn the camera on, and the Installation process will begin. The screen may shut down for a few seconds and the LED lights may blink.

Once done, Format the card, and Skip to number 8.


6. If the installation doesn't proceed when powering the camera on, go to settings and select Version. 

Tap the version number, then the camera will ask you if you want to update the firmware.





7. Tap the Circle option to begin installation. The screen may shut down for a few seconds and the LED lights may blink.



8. Turn the camera on again, navigate to version and see if your camera firmware has updated to the desired version.


IMPORTANT! Delete the firmware update file/s after installing. You can either delete it by formatting the card on the camera, or manually delete the installation file on the card through your computer. If you do not delete the firmware files, your camera will keep installing the firmware each time you power it on.


***End of Update Procedure***



SJ7 Star v1.21 Firmware Changelog (LATEST VERSION. FEBRUARY 3 2018)


1. Adds option for RAW photo capture.
2. Fixed LCD returning from sleep issue.
3. Fixed 720p screen erratic aspect-ratio problems on high framerates (120 and 240 fps).
4. Update SJCAM shutdown LOGO.
5. Fixed loop mode to remove no-sound issue in last 2 frames per segment.
6. Improved video refresh.
7. Fixed failed Videolapse issue when powering on from Quick Record.
8. Fixed black screen problem when switching from Video mode to Photo mode with Long Exposure set to On.
9. Fixed white screen issue when by plugging external power source/charger in sleep mode.


DOWNLOAD LATEST FIRMWARE Ver1.21 CLICK HERE

GET THE OFFICIAL SJ7 STAR DOWNLOADABLE PDF MANUAL CLICK HERE


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IF FOR ANY REASON YOU WANT TO REVERT BACK TO PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF THE FIRMWARE:

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To go back to firmware ver1.20 click here

To go back to firmware  ver1.18 click here

Please post a feedback in the community forums HERE why you choose to revert.
This will help us improve the firmware for the next releases.

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SJ7 Star v1.20 Firmware Changelog

1. Adds Gimbal mode

2. EIS (Gyro Stabilization) updated to EIS2.0 (improved stabilization)

3. Adds distortion correction for the following resolutions:

(2.7K*30fps 4:3) (2.7K*30fps SV) (2.7K*30fps 16:9) (2.5k*30fps 16:9)

(1440P*60fps 4:3) (1440P*30fps 4:3) (1080P*60fps 16:9) (1080P*30fps 16:9) (1080P*60fps SV) (1080P*30fps SV) (960P*60fps 4:3) (960*30fps 4:3) (720P*60fps 16:9) (720P*30fps 16:9)

4. Adds 2160*24fps resolution

5. Optimizes Russian

6. Adds Loop Recording up to 3 minutes (this audio fix is coming).

7. Improves TV mode PAL 720P*120fps SV image quality.


For additional information or feedback, please join the  SJCAM Community Forums discussions.


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SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.18 Changelog:

1. Optimizes even the APP real time data transfer issue

2. Optimizes motion detection sensitivity

3. Rotation supported on [email protected].

4. Optimize the preview of photos and videos, the operation is smoother

5. Removed Turksish, Korean, Polish, Spanish from menu as we have sole distributors. [If you purchased before we had sole distributors, please contact us at: [email protected] and provide us with your sales invoice.]



SJCAM SJ7 Star v1.17 Firmware Changelog

1. Adds Rotation function for video and photos – IQ improvement in progress. Removed for now

2. EV values adjusted to correspond with menu values.

3. Fixes FOV wide icon on 1080P 30fps and 60fps resolutions.

4. Fixes Russian language

5. Fixes Portuguese language

6. After restoring factory settings all 3 leds should flash.

7. Optimizes long exposure mode

8. Fixes touch calibration on the set time/date menu

9.  Scene Mode added: Normal / Flash / Night / Sports / Landscape / Portrait / Sunset / Fireworks / Water / Indoors / Night  Removed for now

Effect Mode added: Normal / Art / Sepia / Negative / B&W/ VIVID / 70Film  Removed for now

10. Improvements on 120fps Slow motion quality (in progress)

11. Video Lapse Mode optimized. When long exposure is selected, timestamp will….(confirming)

12. Fixes when camera is in default camera mode, camera displays incorrect remaining memory card capacity amount.

13. Fixes the Wide FOV icon when camera is recording in 1080P 30fps and 60fps resolutions.

14. Removes black link on the left side of screen when browsing full screen photo album as well during shutdown.

15. Resets the camera’s default system time to the current month of latest firmware release.

(The current fw date is 2017/08/01)

16. Adds Auto Low Light support for all resolutions. Auto low light mode turned on by default.

17. Adds transmission mode to APP

18. Adds SJCAM logo watermark

19. Fixes when resolution is selected in the short-cut menu, the camera will now return to the correct UI interface.

20. Fixes when car mode is turned on, the camera will not turn off when unplugged from power bank. Connect the computer to select the U disk mode and unplug the data cable. The camera will not turn off

21. Fixes when in dashcam mode, change mode to photo mode and turn off camera; When power is removed and connected, camera goes into timelapse function (no longer does this).

22. Fixes the problem of 720P120 frame distortion

23. Increases touch screen sensitivity

24. Fixes Loop Recording bug

25. Removed press OK button down to turn on Wifi shortcut

Online Manual: SJ7 Manual (updated to v1.15)
-SJCAM Team


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IF FOR ANY REASON YOU WANT TO REVERT BACK TO PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF THE FIRMWARE:

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To go back to firmware ver1.20 click here


To go back to firmware  ver1.18 click here

Please post a firmware feedback in the community forums HERE why you choose to revert.
This will help us improve the firmware for the next releases.


Thanks!

-SJCAM Team

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