Canon release firmware update for EOS 6D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark III, EOS-1D X Mark II

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After the firmware update for the EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R, here are three more firmware updates. No, the EOS 6D Mark II is not getting the fix we were hoping for.

Canon EOS 6D Mark II firmware version 1.1.8 (download) incorporates the following fix:

1. Fixes a phenomenon in which standard exposure may not be obtained, or an irregular exposure may result, when Silent LV (Live View) shooting with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III firmware version 1.3.5 (download) incorporates the following fix:

1. Fixes a phenomenon in which standard exposure may not be obtained, or an irregular exposure may result, when Silent LV (Live View) shooting with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II firmware version 1.1.4 (download) incorporates the following improvements and fix:

1. Support has been added for chromatic aberration correction, peripheral illumination correction, distortion correction, and Digital Lens Optimizer when using Digital Photo Professional to process RAW images captured with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 17mm f/4L, TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II, TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.
2. Fixes a phenomenon in which standard exposure may not be obtained, or an irregular exposure may result, when Silent LV (Live View) shooting with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.
3. Support for Exif 2.31 has been added.

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Canon EOS 5Ds R and EOS 5Ds firmware update released (ver. 1.1.2)

Eos 5ds R Mark Ii

Canon released a firmware update for the Canon EOS 5Ds R and EOS 5Ds (specs, and price in your country). This is firmware ver. 1.1.2.

Firmware Version 1.1.2 incorporates the following improvements and fix:

  1. Support has been added for chromatic aberration correction, peripheral illumination correction, distortion correction, and Digital Lens Optimizer when using Digital Photo Professional to process RAW images captured with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 17mm f/4L, TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II, TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon in which standard exposure may not be obtained, or an irregular exposure may result, when Silent LV (Live View) shooting with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.
  3. Support for Exif 2.31 has been added.

Download firmware 1.1.2 for the EOS 5Ds R and for the EOS 5Ds.

Canon EOS C200/C200B firmware update released (ver. 1.0.2.1.00)

Cinema EOS C200

Canon released a firmware update (version 1.0.2.1.00) for the Canon EOS C200/C200B Cinema cameras.

Firmware Version 1.0.2.1.00 incorporates the following enhancements:

  • When CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S is attached the following features are enabled:
  • Autofocus using the Dual Pixel CMOS AF function
  • Dual Pixel Focus Guide function.
  • The joystick on the camera’s grip unit can be set to operate the zoom.
  • Manual control of the iris with Camera’s Control dial.
  • Control of focus, zoom and iris using the separately-sold Remote Controller RC-V100.
  • Automatic aperture and push auto iris functions.
  • Start/stop recording on the separately-sold lens grip ZSG-C10.
  • Retrieval of Lens metadata, such as the model name and the focal distance will display on the camera.
  • Peripheral illumination / chromatic aberration correction.

Caution:

  • You cannot perform the firmware update using CFast 2.0 cards. Please use a commercially available SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card that is 128MB or more for the firmware update.
  • Firmware version 1.0.2.1.00 is for updating Cinema EOS C200 cameras running firmware version 1.0.0.1.00 – 1.0.1.1.00. If your camera’s firmware is already version 1.0.2.1.00, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camera is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.
  • For further information, please refer to the latest version of the unit’s Instruction Manual that is released with the firmware update.

Download Canon EOS C200/C200B firmware 1.0.2.1.00 here.

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Canon EOS 6D Mark II firmware update released (ver. 1.0.3)

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Canon released a firmware update for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II. Unfortunately, it’s a minor fix and not what a lot of people were hoping for.

Firmware Version 1.0.3 incorporates the following fix:

1. Corrects an erroneous display that may appear when some third-party accessories are attached to the hot shoe.

Firmware Version 1.0.3 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.2. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.0.3, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

Download firmware 1.0.3 for the EOS 6D Mark II here.

Firmware 1.1.1 for Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R released

Eos 5ds R Mark Ii

Canon released firmware 1.1.1 for the Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R to the general public.

What changed:

Firmware Version 1.1.1 incorporates the following fixes:

1. Corrects a phenomenon in which shooting may not be completed while using HDR (High Dynamic Range) Mode, when certain combinations of settings are selected.
2. Corrects the phenomenon of Err70 which occurs with certain combinations of settings.

3. Corrects the level display when the camera is held in the vertical orientation with the hand grip pointing downward.

4. Corrects a phenomenon in which, when using certain CF cards, it may take approximately five seconds for the camera to power on depending on when the camera’s power switch was turned <ON>.

Please review the instructions thoroughly before updating the firmware on your camera.
The firmware update takes approximately 6 minutes.

Please note that the firmware for EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R is different.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II firmware 1.1.2 released

EOS 7D Mark II
EOS 7D Mark II

Canon released EOS 7D Mark II firmware 1.1.2 to the general public (download).

Firmware Version 1.1.2 incorporates the following fix:

Corrects the phenomenon in which remote shooting with the Camera Connect App is not possible after connecting the EOS 7D Mark II to a smartphone via the Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1.

• This phenomenon only occurs when the firmware was updated from Version 1.0.5 or earlier to Version 1.1.1.

• There is no need to update the firmware if the firmware was updated from Version 1.1.0 to Version 1.1.1, or if the EOS 7D Mark II was equipped with Firmware Version 1.1.1 at the time of purchase.

When updating the firmware of the camera, please review the instructions thoroughly before you download the firmware.