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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Firmware v1.0.3 released for EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon has released a new firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark IV. Version 1.0.3 is available to download and incorporates the following fixes and improvements:

1. Corrects a phenomenon in which the colour of images varies depending on the metering mode selected during flash shooting.
2. Improves the reliability of communication when using the Canon Extender EF 1.4x III or EF 2x III.
3. Corrects the level display when the camera is held in the vertical orientation with the hand grip pointing downward.
4. Improves the reliability of communication via USB cable when using the Lens Data Registration function with EOS Utility 3.

Firmware v1.0.3 is for cameras with v1.0.2 or earlier. If your camera's firmware is already v1.0.3, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

To download this update visit:
Canon UK
Canon USA



Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Firmware updates for several EOS cameras

Canon has released a number of firmware updates to correct for a phenomenon in which when using an EOS camera with the EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS II USM lens, even if lens aberration correction is set to 'Enable', no correction will be applied.

The affected cameras and the new firmware update is listed below:
EOS-1D X, firmware 2.0.9
EOS-1D Mark IV, firmware 1.1.5
EOS 5D Mark III, firmware 1.3.4
EOS 6D, firmware 1.1.7
EOS 7D, firmware 2.0.6
EOS 70D, firmware 1.1.2
EOS 60D, firmware 1.1.2
EOS 700D, firmware 1.1.5
EOS 650D, firmware 1.0.5
EOS 550D, firmware 1.1.0
EOS 500D, firmware 1.1.2
EOS 1300D, firmware 1.0.2
EOS 1200D, firmware 1.0.2
EOS 1100D, firmware 1.0.6
EOS 100D, firmware 1.0.1
EOS M, firmware 2.0.3

We have listed some of these firmware updates earlier on this blog, but have included them again here for completeness.

You can download the firmware upgrades by following the camera links from one of these pages:
Canon UK
Canon USA


Friday, 25 November 2016

EOS M5 camera now in UK stores

Canon’s new flagship mirrorless camera, the EOS M5, is now available in stores across the UK. This powerful camera can be used with 7 EF-M lenses as well as over 80 EF lenses using the EF-EOS M Mount Adapter. This handy accessory will be shipped with the EOS M5 for a limited time only.
Canon EOS M5


The EOS M5 (RRP £1049.99/1299.99) is available body only or paired with the EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM zoom lens (RRP £1149.99/€1499.99). From December, the camera will also be available with the new all-purpose EF-M 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM lens (RRP £1399.99/ €1799.99).


Thursday, 3 November 2016

Firmware update 1.1.0 for EOS 5DS and 5DS R


 Firmware version 1.1.0 is available for the EOS 5DS and 5DS R cameras and adds the following enhancement:


1. Support for the Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 has been added.

When downloading the firmware update, you should ensure that you are downloading the correct update for your model, as the firmware for the two models is different.

Download EOS 5DS firmware v1.1.0 from Canon

Download EOS 5DS R firmware v1.1.0 from Canon

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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Canon software and MacOS Sierra

As a number of photographers have discovered, some Canon software is not fully compatible with the new MacOS Sierra operating system.

Canon is aware of the problems and has published information here:
http://www.canon.co.uk/support/consumer_products/operating_system_information/

In brief, EOS Utility 2 will not connect via USB or Wi-Fi. Canon hopes to have updated software available by the end of December 2016.

EOS Utility 3 will not connect via USB. Canon hopes to have updated software available by the end of January 2017.

Map Utility will not connect via USB. Canon hopes to have updated software available by the end of December 2016.


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