I read that earlier and didn't find anything helpful. I have found a workaround for now but I also would like to find out why I can't just directly import. I'm going to call RED tomorrow and see what I can find out.
Without disheartening you, I believe Adobe CS6 is the only program that can handle the Scarlet's .R3D files. We just finished a project on the RED ONE on CS5 and everything worked great. THen suddenly, we buy our scarlet and we have to upgrade. CS6 does handle it.