Canon Firmware Updates

Last week, Canon released several firmware updates for the following cameras: EOS-1D X, EOS-1D C and the EOS-5D Mark III.

The latest release incorporates the following improvements and fixes for the 1D X and the 1D C:

  • Improves the AF controllability when shooting in Live View with a fixed-focal length or zoom wide-angle lens.
  • Fixes an issue when shooting long exposures of several minutes, vertical lines appear on the right edge of the photos.
  • Fixes an issue when Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) may not perform as intended while shooting in continuous mode and when the shutter speed is longer than 1 second.
  • Improves the reliability of the control mechanism for the Picture Style Auto setting.
  • Fixes an issue of the electronic level indicator does not work properly.
  • Fixes an issue when using the "Save and read camera settings" function, the color space data that is selected in "Custom shooting mode (C1-C3)" is not saved.
  • Corrects some incorrect indications on the "English" and "Russian" menu screens.

The latest release incorporates the following improvements and fixes for the 5D Mark III:

  • Improves the AF controllability when shooting in Live View with fixed-focal length or zoom wide-angle lens.
  • Corrects some incorrect indications on the "English" and "Russian" menu screens.

Owners of the EOS-1D X and 5D Mark III can perform the firmware update themselves by following the links below.  Canon USA has offered to perform the firmware update for the EOS-1D C free of charge. Shipping and handling charges may apply.  Please contact Canon Customer Service and Support Center for details.

For more information on the upgrade for the 1D-X, please click here and information regarding the 5D Mark III, please click here.

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