Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II not shipping before December 2016, W-E1 adapter shipping date still unknown

EF 24-105mm F/4L IS II

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II: Amazon USA, Amazon CA, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, KEH Camera, eBay US, Canon USA, Canon CA, BestBuy

The new Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II lens will not ship before December 10, 2016. That’s what authorized retailer B&H Photo states on the product page. Amazon US says it will ship after December 6th.

Another new Canon gear no one knows when it will start shipping at Canon US retailers is the Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter. However, it’s available on Amazon US by third party sellers.

Canon W-E1

Canon EOS 7D Mark II firmware 1.1.0 released (support for W-E1 and STM lenses)

Eos 7d Mark Ii

Canon EOS 7D Mark II: Amazon USA, Amazon CA, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, KEH Camera, eBay US, Canon USA, Canon CA, BestBuy

At a glance:

  • 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Clear View II LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p/60 Video & Movie Servo AF
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Live View
  • 65-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Native ISO 16000, Extended to ISO 51200
  • 10 fps Shooting at Full Resolution
  • Built-In GPS Receiver & Digital Compass
  • Magnesium Alloy Body Construction

Canon released firmware version 1.1.0 for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II (download). The most important addition likely being the support for the recently announced Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter.

Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following functional enhancements and improvements:

1. Supports Wi-Fi adapter W-E1.
2. Adds a setting 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

* In the notification titled “To Users of the EOS 7D Mark II DSLR Camera” posted from August 25 to September 8, there was an error relating to the planned additional functions, so this error has been corrected.
The EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM lens aberration data will not be added by performing this firmware update. The lens aberration correction data can be registered in EOS Utility Ver.3.4.30 or later.

Firmware Version 1.1.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.5. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.1.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

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

More information here.

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

Eos 7d Mark Ii

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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 W-E1 WiFi adapter announced

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Canon W-E1: USA Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon —– UK Park Cameras

Transfer images on-the-go with Canon’s new Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1

London, UK, 25 August 2016 – Canon today introduces the Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1, a dedicated Wi-Fi adapter for Canon’s EOS 7D Mark II¹, EOS 5DS¹ and EOS 5DS R¹. The new accessory gives you the freedom to wirelessly transfer shots directly from compatible EOS DSLRs² to iOS and Android smart devices and computers whilst on-the-go. It also offers remote shooting, perfect for capturing unique angles, landscapes or wildlife.

Compact connectivity

Portable and lightweight, the Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 is the size of an SD card and fits into the memory card slot of compatible dual card slot EOS DSLRs². Providing the ultimate convenience, photographers can review and display images on a tablet or monitor, upload to the web from smart devices, and save a copy whilst out on location.

Take control with remote shooting

With the Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 you can also shoot remotely, directly from a smart device running Canon’s Camera Connect app, PC or Mac using EOS Utility software, from up to 10 meters away. It’s ideal for photographing wildlife up close, or wirelessly shooting in a home studio, thanks to remote real time view and camera control – allowing you to activate the shutter, adjust exposure and change the focus point.

Inclusion with EOS 7D Mark II

Following Canon’s ongoing commitment to enhance connectivity in its product range, from the end of October 2016, the Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 will be included in the box with the Canon EOS 7D Mark II giving enthusiasts the ability to control the camera wirelessly and download images and mp4 movies on the move.

Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 key features:

  • Shoot from up to 10m away using Wi-Fi
  • See what your EOS sees, with remote Live View
  • Transfer images to a smart device or PC/Mac computer
  • Ultra-portable SD-card design that can go anywhere
  • Connect directly or via an existing network

¹ Firmware update is required for all compatible models. The EOS 7D Mark II new firmware is available September 2016 and the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R new firmware is available November 2016.
² Running required firmware

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]

Are you going to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV?

  • Yes! (47%, 2,322 Votes)
  • No! (30%, 1,471 Votes)
  • Not sure (23%, 1,145 Votes)

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August 25 Canon announcement information

Click the link below to learn all we know so far about Dual Pixel RAW.

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 W-E1 WiFi adapter specifications and compatibility list leaked (7D2, 5Ds, 5Ds R) [CW5]

W-E1

More tidbits about the upcoming Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter leaked at Nokishita Camera.

The Canon W-E1 will be compatible with the EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R. The W-E1 is adapter is used in a SD slot, and when it is in use the CF card is required to store pictures (the compatible cameras have two memory card slots)

  • SD card-type Wi-Fi adapter
  • Compatible models
    • EOS 7D Mark II
    • EOS 5DS
    • EOS 5DS R
  • CF card is required when using the Wi-Fi function
  • Wireless standards: IEEE 802.11b / g / n
  • Communication range: abut 10 m
  • Size: 24.0 x 32.0 x 2.1 mm
  • Weight: about 2 g
[via Nokishita Camera]

Are you going to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV?

  • Yes! (47%, 2,322 Votes)
  • No! (30%, 1,471 Votes)
  • Not sure (23%, 1,145 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,938

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August 25/26 announcement information

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 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.

The following gear (and new EOS 7D Mark II kits) will be announced to the world on August 25/26:

Have you heard about Dual Pixel RAW on the EOS 5D Mark Iv and what it can do?