May 31, 2005

Canon posts 3 dSLR firmware updates

Owners of the -
Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT
Canon EOS-1D Mark II
Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

listen up. Canon today release new software for your cameras.

EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT / EOS 350D DIGITAL Firmware Update Version 1.0.2


This firmware update incorporates the following improvements:

1. Fixes the phenomenon of extreme underexposure when using some lenses.
2. Fixes the phenomenon of auto power off function failure when auto power off is set more than 2 minutes.
3. Fixes the phenomenon of incorrect white balance when using an external flash.

This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware versions up to 1.0.1 installed. By installing this update, the phenomena will be fixed, and the affected cameras can be used without these problems. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.0.2, it is not necessary to perform this update.
Click here for the EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT firmware update page

EOS-1D Mark II Firmware Update Version 1.2.2


This firmware update (version 1.2.2) includes the following additional functons and improvements:

1. When pressing the DISPLAY button immediately after shooting, the LCD monitor would turn completely white, the camera would hang, and the images in the buffer memory would be lost. Countermeasures for this issue have been incorporated into this update.
2. Errata in the German and Russian language displays have been corrected.

This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware version up to 1.2.1 installed. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.2.2, it is not necessary to perform this update.
Click here for the EOS-1D Mark II firmware update page

EOS-1Ds Mark II Firmware Update Version 1.1.2


This firmware update (version 1.1.2) includes the following additional functions and improvements:

1. When pressing the DISPLAY button immediately after shooting, the LCD monitor would turn completely white, the camera would hang, and the images in the buffer memory would be lost. Countermeasures for this issue have been incorporated into this update.
2. Errata in the German and Russian language displays have been corrected.

This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware version up to 1.1.1 installed. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.1.2, it is not necessary to perform this update.
Click here for the EOS-1Ds Mark II firmware update page