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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.

    New firmware updates for Nikon D5100 v1.01 & D7000 v1.03

    Nikon released new firmware updates for the Nikon D5100 and D7000 cameras. I actually never expected them to released another firmware update for the D7000 more than a year after it was announced.

    Fixes in the Nikon D5100 v1.01 firmware update (download link):

    • An error recognizing some memory cards has been addressed.
    • When Selective color from the retouch menu is performed on a picture taken with the image quality set to NEF (RAW)+JPEG and an image size of M or S, the edges of the image may not have changed color. This issue has been resolved.
    • When Metering was set to Matrix metering, the exposure mode set to M (Manual), and the HDR exposure differential set to Auto, the exposure differential was fixed at a value equivalent to 2 EV. This has been changed to enable automatic adjustment of exposure differential so that it is appropriate for the scene.

    Fixes in the Nikon D7000 v1.03 firmware updated (download link):

    • An error recognizing some memory cards has been addressed.
    • The following issues occurred when the mode dial was rotated from U1 or U2 to another shooting mode or from another shooting mode to U1 or U2 when the power was off or when the exposure meters are off (Auto meter-off). These issues were resolved.
    • – A new folder is sometimes created despite the fact that the current folder does not yet contain 999 files and none of the files are numbered “9999”.
    • – The number of remaining exposures may not be displayed as specified in the settings.
    • – The setting for Role played by card in Slot 2 may change between Overflow, Backup, and RAW Slot 1- JPEG Slot 2.
  • An issue where Battery info in the setup menu sometimes showed sufficient remaining charge even when the remaining charge for the AA batteries inserted in the MB-D11 battery pack was low has been resolved.
  • An issue where a saved photo may not have been displayed properly when a movie was displayed in playback mode while saving the photo has been resolved.
  • An issue where zoom in or zoom out may not have performed properly when the playback zoom in or playback zoom out button was pressed while in Live view has been resolved.
  • The message displayed when the internal memory of the Wireless Transmitter WT-4 is formatted from the Format transmitter’s memory under Device settings in Wireless transmitter of the camera’s setup menu was changed from Done to Built-in memory formatted.
  • Sony posts firmware updates for SLT-A77 and SLT-A65

    Sony has released firmware v1.03 for its SLT-A77 and A65 cameras. Currently only available via the company’s Asia site (the first region in which the cameras are widely available), the upgrade promises to improve the responsiveness of the control dials and function buttons, along with the speed of switching between EVF and LCD modes. It also adds support for the HVL-MT24AM macro flash accessory.

    Read more @ dpreview

    Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-G3 and DMC-GF3

    A week after posting a firmware update for its G-system cameras, Panasonic has announced firmware updates for its DMC-G3 and GF3 Micro Four Thirds cameras. Version 1.2 improves compatibility of both cameras with Four Thirds lenses when mounted via the DMW-MA1 adapter. The updates are available for immediate download from Panasonic’s website.

    Read more @ dpreview

    Canon releases firmware updates for EOS 1D Mark IV and EOS 550D

    Canon has released firmware updates for its EOS-1D Mark IV and EOS Rebel T2i/550D digital SLRs. Firmware v1.0.8 for both cameras fixes a bug in the movie mode. The update for the EOS 1D Mark IV also corrects misspellings in the French and Spanish language menus. The latest versions are available for immediate download from Canon’s website.

    Click here to download firmware v1.0.8 for the EOS-1D Mark IV DSLR

    Click here to download firmware v1.0.8 for the EOS Rebel T2i/550D DSLR

    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 posts firmware update for EOS 500D

    Canon has posted a firmware update for its Rebel T1i / EOS 500D digital SLR. Version 1.1.0 brings improvements to live view shooting and fixes bugs in the English, Arabic and Swedish language menus. The firmware is available for immediate download from Canon’s website.

    Click here to download firmware v1.1.0 for Canon EOS 500D

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