Welcome to the Shining Technology Public Download Page.  

Each section below contains either utility programs, drivers, user guide, readme or FAQ's  for each Operating System user may be using.  Check box of each matrix before downloading.  

There are three different categories of products supported in this website.  They are "CitiDISK DV", "CitiDISK HD", and "CitiDISK HD".  Please read through individual sections description carefully before determining which drivers to download or firmware to upgrade.

Utility Program

 

"Shining Utility Suite" v8.0.1 is a program suitable for all of the adapters for CitiDISK DV, CitiDISK HDV and CitiDISK HD.  

CitiDISK DV, HDV and HD user MUST use the new utility and select "DV Disk" so as to prepare the hard drive before performing direct recording.    Select v80r01.zip to start download.

 

Downloads\OS's Windows95/98/ME/2000/XP   MacOS9.x

Program  v80r01.zip UtilityMacOS9v32.sit

User Guide

Utility Manual v32 02142003.pdf 

  ( English )

Utilities Manuel de l'Utilisateur 0308.pdf( French )

Utility Manual v32 02142003.pdf

 02/14/2003

 

FAQ  

Note:  User is required to use "Disk Format Utility" from MacOS10.x.  Find details in the Utility Manual.

SUV HD120/HD120E

CitiDISK HD

CitiDISK HD is a portable, self-powered and controlled by camera unit; it captures DVCPro, DVCPro 50 & DVCPro HD streams at the time as shooting to P2 Card, stores video as user-selectable, RawDV, AVI’s or QuickTime MOV in a FAT32 file system.  

Simple steps to update the firmware -- MUST use PC/XP/2K system to perform the update

1.  "Un-install previous version of the firmware uploader" -- goto "Start", "Setting", "Control Panel", choose "Add or Remove" programs, find the "Shining Technology CitiDISK Firmware Uploader vx.xx" and select "Remove" to un-install it.  Current firmware uploader version is  v1.94.

 

2.  Download both "CitiDISK HD Firmware Uploader v194.zipwhich is the program user need to burn next target binary into CitiDISK.   Un-zip it and run "setup.exe" to install the uploader to your desktop.

 

3.  Download

FW1256HD(HVX200)-oxfw911-03042008+rom+rom2R5Release.zip files to your desktop.  Caution: Caution:  Must unzip it if it is distributed in ZIP form.

 

4.  How to update this R5-11072007 firmware? In this R5 release, user must update the "Confgmgr.bin" first before commencing teh real firmware update.

 

a). Connect the CitiDISK to PC/XP system first, then, power on the CitiDISK second. Wait till the GREEN / Power light be stabilized. 

 

b). Mouse over the "Safe Remove Hardware" icon on the bottom right corner of the screeen. Select "Shining Technology... and click "OK" to stop the hardware. Do not unplug, do not power off the CitiDiSK. 

 

c). Start the v1.94 firmware uploader, user should find the firmware date is December 5, 2006 and configuration is set as "R4" or earlier. 

 

d). Click on the "Modify device setting", and select "Import file" option, write down the "ChipID"( 2-digit and the 6-digit value ), select the "Confgrom.bin" included in the "FW1256HD(HVX200)-oxfw911-11072007+rom+rom2R5Release.ZIP", re-enter the "ChipID" value you have just jogged down, click on "Upload" to complete the process. 

 

e). When "Ready" message shows up in the status bar, exit the uploader, the drive icon re-appears in the "MyComputer" folder. 

 

f). Now the "Confgrom.bin" is updated, re-do the steps b) & c) again. 

 

g). Click on the "Update / upgrade device firmware" this time, choose the "FW1256HD(HVX200)-oxfw911-11072007+rom+rom2R5Release.bin" you have just unzip in step 3. Let the update process finish by itself. Again, do NOT exit the uploader until "Ready" message shows up again in the status bar, then, exit the uploader. The drive icon re-appears in the "MyComputer" folder. 

 

5.  "Safely remove hardware" the CitiDiSK and re-cycle the power to allow the newly updated firmware to be effective.

 

Note: After the firmware is updated, manufacturer suggest that user re-format the CitiDISK by invoking the "Shining Utility Suite" by selecting the 'DV Disk" to ensure the hard disk is clean and not fragmented.

 

Drivers/User Guide/FAQ for CitiDISK HD.

 Utility  v80r01.zip( Win98/ME/2K/XP )

 Firmware Uploader

  CitiDISK HD Firmware Uploader v194.zip

  How to use CitiDISK HD, HDV & DV Firmware Uploader v1.94?(pdf)

( Must read through and follow the procedures detailed in the above
 document before performing the update. )

  Firmware

  
  FW1256HD(HVX200)-oxfw911-03042008+rom+rom2R5Release.zip

  

  CitiDISK HD FW1256HD(HVX200) Release Note.txt

 

Note:  

Details of current Release 5 can be found in the above "CitiDISK HD FW1256HD(HVX200) Release Note.txt".

This firmware is made only for CitiDISK HD, not suitable for the CitiDISK DV, neither the CitiDISK HDV.

 

Note2: 

In this R5 release, user must update the "Confgmgr.bin" first before commencing the real firmware update.

 

Quick Usage GuideCitiDISK HD Quick Usage Guide 9o208032006Fina2l.pdf

 Windows / PC
 DV, DV50, DV100, M2T codecs for AVI's & MOV wrappers"FinalCodec" is a freeware can be found in:
"http://board.verycd.com/t387648.html" and find the file name "FinalCodecs1.6.1010" to retrieve the file, install in to your system
.

Manfacturer tested and found it works with most of the codecs in various wrappers for most of the editing sofwares in the market.

Note:  User can also download "CollectionOfDVCProHDCodec.zip" as the complement for DVCProHD.

 FAQhttp://www.shining.com/support/faq/4.shtml

CitiDISK HDV & DV

 

CitiDISK HDV is a portable, self-powered and controlled by camera unit; it captures HDV or DV streams at the time as shooting to tape, stores video as user-selectable, RawDV, AVI’s or QuickTime MOV or HDV-M2T in a FAT32 file system.  

Simple steps to update the firmware -- MUST use PC/XP/2K system to perform the update

 

1.  "Un-install previous version of the firmware uploader" -- goto "Start", "Setting", "Control Panel", choose "Add or Remove" programs, find the "Shining Technology CitiDISK Firmware Uploader vx.xx" and select "Remove" to un-install it.  Current firmware uploader version is  v1.94.

 

2.  Download both "CitiDISK HD, HDV & DV Firmware Uploader v194.zip" which is the program user need to burn next target binary into CitiDISK.   Un-zip it and run "setup.exe" to install the uploader to your desktop.

 

3.  Download

FW1256H-oxfw911-03042008+rom+rom2Release.bin for CitiDISK and CitiDISK HDV 

FW1256C50-oxfw911-03042008+rom+rom2Release.bin for CitiDISK DV files to your desktop.   

Caution:  Must unzip it if it is distributed in ZIP form.

 

4.  Download "How to use CitiDISK HD, HDV & DV Firmware Uploader v1.94?(pdf)" for exact steps to follow.  
Caution:  To prevent virus writing into the CitiDiSK, user must perform "Safely remove hardware" before starting the "Firmware Uploader".

 

5.  "Safely remove hardware" the CitiDiSK and re-cycle the power to allow the newly updated firmware to be effective.

 

Drivers/User Guide/FAQ for CitiDISK DV & HDV products.

 Utility v80r01.zip( Win98/ME/2K/XP ) 

 Firmware Uploader

CitiDISK HD, HDV & DV Firmware Uploader v194.zip

  How to use CitiDISK HD, HDV & DV Firmware Uploader v1.94?

( Not suitable for non-DV Firewire device's firmware upgrade )

  Firmware

   FW1256C50-oxfw911-03042008+rom+rom2Release.bin

  ( CitiDISK DV FW1256C & CitiDISK DV50 FW1256C50 )

  

  FW1256H-oxfw911-03042008+rom+rom2Release.bin

  ( CitiDISK HDV FW1256H only )

  

  FW1256C & FW1256C50 &  FW1256H Release Note.txt

 

Note:  

Must use the v1.94 Firmware Uploader to update the May21, 2007 

firmware for CitiDISK DV, DV50 & HDV.  

  

 Quick Usage Guide CitiDISK DV Quick Usage Guide v71.pdf
 CitiDISK HDV Quick Usage Guide v11.pdf

 User Guide

CitiDISK HDV & DV User Manual v84.pdf ( English )

 FAQhttp://www.shining.com/support/faq/3.shtml

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