Canon EOD 7D Mark II firmware update 1.1.0 coming in September, will support W-E1 WiFi adapter

Canon EOD 7D Mark II Firmware Update 1.1.0 Coming In September, Will Support W-E1 WiFi Adapter

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Canon will release a firmware update for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II in September, the update will introduce support for the recently announced Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter.

Regarding the EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR camera, we are planning to release Firmware Version 1.1.0 for download from the Web in order to enhance the functions.

Changes in the firmware:

We are planning to incorporate the following changes to enhance functions.

1. Wi-Fi adapter W-E1 will be supported.
2. A setting will be added to enable or disable automatic storage of the lens if it is extended out when a gear-driven STM lens*1 is attached, and the power switch is turned to [OFF].
*1 EF 40mm f/2.8 STM, EF 50mm f/1.8 STM, or EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM lenses
3. Lens optical correction data for the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens will be added to the camera.

The firmware update for the EOS 7D Mark II will be available in early September 2016 through download. The Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter is available for pre-order: USA – Adorama B&H Photo —– UK – Park Cameras

Canon W-E1

Canon Weekend Only deals On EOS 7D Mark II and Rebel T5/T5i/T6i bundles

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Adorama has some good deals on a set of Canon APS-C DSLRs. All have $350 Mail-In rebate (info). Alls items on offer ship free and prices will expire Sunday afternoon 8/28

  • Canon Rebel T6 DSLR 2 lens kit, on sale at $429.99 after $350 Canon MIR, includes:
    • Canon EOS Rebel T6
    • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II & EF 75-300mm F4-5.6 III lenses
    • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer
    • Canon LU-101 Photo Paper Pro Luster, 13×19″, 50 Sheets
    • Canon 100-ES EOS Shoulder Bag (Black)
  • Canon Rebel T5i with 18-55mm IS STM and EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III AF lenses, on sale at $499.99 after $350 Canon MIR. Includes:
    • Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera with 18-55mm IS STM Lens
    • Canon  EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III AF Lens
    • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer
    • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13×19″, 50 Sheets
    • Canon 100-ES EOS Shoulder Bag (Black)
  • Canon Rebel T5i with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, on sale at $599.99 after $350 Canon MIR. Includes:
    • Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens
    • Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens – USA
    • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer
    • Canon LU-101 Photo Paper Pro Luster, 13×19″, 50 Sheets
    • Canon 100-ES EOS Shoulder Bag (Black)
  • Canon Rebel T6i Video Creator Kit with EF-S 18-55 lens, Rode VIDEOMIC GO Mic, 32GB Card, on sale at $649 after $350 Canon MIR. Includes:
    • Canon EOS T6i Video Creator Kit w/18-55 EFS Lens, Rode VIDEOMIC GO Mic, 32GB Crd
    • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer
    • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13×19″, 50 Sheets
    • Canon 100-ES EOS Shoulder Bag (Black)
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II Camera Body Bundle, on sale at $1,699 after $350 Canon MIR. Includes:
    • Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR Camera Body
    • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer
    • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13×19″, 50 Sheets
    • Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens, USA

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV release date in Japan is September 8th, new lenses following in October

EOS 5D Mark IV

Are you ready for tomorrow’s Canon EOS 5D Mark IV announcement? Stay tuned on Canon Watch for information and pre-order links.

Some new tidbits about the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV emerged. Nokishita Camera reports that the EOS 5D Mark IV will be released in Japan on September 8th. This fits with a rumor I got suggesting the EOS 5D Mark IV will start shipping in the US before September 14th.

The EF 24-105mm F4L IS II USM and EF 16-35mm F2.8L III USM lenses are scheduled to be released late October and mid October, respectively.

See here all release dates in Japan:

  • EOS 5D Mark IV body: September 8
  • EOS 5D Mark IV EF 24-70mm F4L IS USM kit: September 8
  • EOS 5D Mark IV EF 24-70mm F2.8L II USM Kit: September 8
  • EOS 5D Mark IV EF 24-105mm F4L IS II USM kit: late October
  • EF 24-105mm F4L IS II USM: late October
  • EF 16-35mm F2.8L III USM: Mid October
  • EOS 7D Mark II Wi-Fi adapter with lens kit: late September
[via Nokishita Camera]

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The EOS 5D Mark IV will start shipping in the mid of September 2016. Launch price should be €3,799 in Europe and $3,499 in the USA.

We know the price for the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM ($1,099) and EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM ($2,199) lenses. The EF 24-105mm will most likely start to ship with the EOS 5D Mark IV (it’s a new kit option), while the EF 16-35mm may be seen a bit later, probably in October.

Canon is set to make a big announcement tomorrow, August 25, 2016. The following gear (and new EOS 7D Mark II kits) will be announced to the world:

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV will ship mid September, launching at €3,799 in Europe and $3,299 in USA [CW4]

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Will Ship Mid September, Launching At €3,799 In Europe And $3,299 In USA [CW4]

Update: I downgrade the US price rumor to CW3, could be $3,499.

New bits about the upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

I’ve been told (thanks) that the EOS 5D Mark IV will start shipping in the mid of September 2016. Launch price should be €3,799 in Europe and $3,299 in the USA. Please note that I am not 100% sure about the US price, could also be $3,499. Maybe $3,499 is more likely.

No price hint for the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM and EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lenses. The EF 24-105mm will most likely start to ship with the EOS 5D Mark IV (it’s a new kit option), while the EF 16-35mm may be seen a bit later, probably in October.

Canon is set to make a big announcement on August 25, 2016. The following gear (and new EOS 7D Mark II kits) will be announced to the world:

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Below: Images of the gear Canon is going to announce August 25/26.

The five key differences between Canon EOS 7D Mark II and EOS 80D (video)

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DigitalRev TV‘s Kai takes a look on the Canon Canon EOS 80D and the EOS 7D Mark II, respectively Canon latest APS-C technology and Canon’s APS-C flagship. Enjoy!

Canon EOS 80D: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

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7 Reasons Why I’m Still a Nikon DSLR User, by Thom Hogan (editors note: the article discusses the benefits of DSLR over mirrorless cameras. What is said perfectly applies also to Canon gear) – PetaPixel

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