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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Version 2.1.1

Canon USA has made EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Version 2.1.1 available for download.

Firmware Version 2.1.1 incorporates the following fixes and improvements:

    • Fixes a phenomenon where shooting stops after capturing one image when in continuous shooting or the Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) continuous shooting setting.
    • Corrects wording in the Dutch language menu screen.
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    Canon updates firmware for EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS 5D Mark II

    Canon has updated the firmware for its EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS 5D Mark II digital SLRs. Firmware versions 1.1.0 and 2.0.9 respectively both improve read/write speeds with UDMA 7-compatible CF cards, and also correct minor bugs and menu language errors. The firmware will be available for download from Canon’s regional websites.

    EOS 1D Mark IV Changes

    This firmware update (Version 1.1.0) incorporates the following improvements and fixes.

    • Improves the writing/reading speeds when using UDMA 7-compatible CF cards.
    • Fixes a phenomenon that occurs when using high-capacity (32 GB or greater) CF cards: If either a CF card with only a little available space remaining or the battery is removed and then reinserted into the camera, and then the user attempts to start shooting movies immediately, shooting may stop.
    • Corrects some mistakes in the menu screens displayed in Arabic and Portuguese.

    Download Canon EOS 1D Mark IV firmware ver 1.1.0

    EOS 5D Mark II Changes

    This firmware update (Version 2.0.9) incorporates the following improvements and fixes.

    • Improves the writing/reading speeds when using UDMA 7-compatible CF cards.
    • Fixes a phenomenon that occurs when custom function C.Fn III-2 is set to [5: IS start] to assign IS start to the AF stop button on the lens: When used with lenses that do not have an AF stop button, the IS function will not work.
    • Corrects some mistakes in the menu screens displayed in Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai.

    Download Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware ver 2.0.9

    Canon updates firmware for EOS 5D Mark II

    Canon has released a bug-fixing firmware update for its EOS 5D Mark II full-frame DSLR.

    This firmware update (Version 2.0.8) incorporates the following changes and fixes.

    1. Fixes a phenomenon in which movies are not taken at the shooting mode registered in the user’s settings if a shooting mode Aperture priority (or Shutter priority) is registered in any of the camera’s user settings (C1, C2, C3) and the user attempts to shoot a movie.
    2. Fixes a phenomenon in which the shutter will not release when pressing the shutter button when the auto power off function is set to “on”.
    3. Fixes a phenomenon in which overexposure occurs when shooting a Live View shooting simulation with the ISO speed set to L.
    4. Fixes a phenomenon in which the settings of the Speedlite transmitter ST-E2 revert to the default settings when both the camera and the ST-E2 are set to auto power off.
    5. Fixes a phenomenon in which the Macro Ring Lite (MR-14EX, MT-24EX) and slave flash do not sync while shooting wirelessly.

    The Version 2.0.8 firmware being released this time is for cameras with firmware up to Version 2.0.7. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 2.0.8, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

    Click here to download the firmware ver 2.0.8

    EOS 5D Mark II Release Firmware Update

    Canon 5D Mark II fixes bugs pertaining to movie mode, differences between LCD and viewfinder information in manual mode, and the use of wireless file transmitters.

    Firmware changes

    This firmware update (Version 2.0.7) incorporates the following improvements and fixes.

    1. Fixes a phenomenon in which the aperture exhibits abnormal movement when shooting movies in manual exposure mode and Aperture Priority AE (Av mode) using some Canon lenses (such as macro lenses).
    2. Fixes a phenomenon in which the exposure level shown in the LCD panel differs from what is shown in the viewfinder when shooting still images in manual exposure mode.
    3. Fixes a phenomenon in which the Wireless File Transmitter (WFT-E4 or WFT-E4 II) may not automatically power off when used for FTP transfers.

    These phenomenon only occur with the Version 2.0.4 and Version 2.0.3 firmware.

    The Version 2.0.7 firmware being released this time is for cameras with firmware up to Version 2.0.4. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 2.0.7, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

    Click here to download firmware v2.0.7 for the Canon 5D Mark II

    Canon 1D series and 5D II get WFT firmware updates

    Canon has issued firmware updates for its EOS-1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark III and 5D Mark II cameras to provide compatibility with the wireless file transfer units. The 1D series cameras gain compatibility with the WFT-E2 II unit while the 5D Mark II gains WFT-E4 II support and lower noise when shooting Bulb exposures. Meanwhile the WFT-E2 and E2A firmware is also updated to allow use with the 1D Mark IV.

    Click here for more information and to download EOS 1D Mark III Firmware V1.3.0

    Click here for more information and to download EOS 1DS Mark III Firmware V1.2.0

    Click here for more information and to download EOS 5D Mark II Firmware V1.2.4

    Click here for more information and to download WFT-E2/E2A Firmware V2.0.0

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