Canon EOS R5 Firmware Version 1.1.0 Now Available for Download

Canon EOS R5 Firmware Version 1.1.0 is now available for download online at Canon USA. Canon also announced future firmware plans for Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III cameras.

Also a new firmware update will be coming in early September that addresses the RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM.

Alongside a flurry of minor bug fixes, the new firmware also promises to improve video shooting times and Gordon Laing has talked about the Canon EOS R5 overheating improvements with the firmware 1.1.0. Check it out!

Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:

1. Useful messaging is now displayed when [HDMI display: Camera+External monitor] and [Overheat control: on] settings are enabled.
2. When using certain RF lenses for movie shooting, the in-lens image stabilization mechanism has been improved.
3. Fixes a phenomenon in which the “Slow Synchro” setting screen is not accurately displayed, when the language is set to English.
4. Fixes a typo displayed on the communication setting screen, when the language is set to Korean.
5. Connectivity during FTP transmission has been improved.
6. Fixes a phenomenon, in which the card access time may take longer, when using certain CFexpress cards.
7. Temperature detection and shooting time control in video shooting have been improved. In addition, the total shooting time when the short-time recording and power-on/off are performed repeatedly at room temperature is improved.
8. The phenomenon in which the movie recording time available is not correctly displayed when the Date/Time/Zone is not set has been corrected.

*The firmware scheduled for release in early September will incorporate the following improvements for the RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM.
-Supports 6-stop image stabilization. (CIPA-compliant)
-Improves IS capabilities when performing continuous shooting under specific conditions.

This firmware update is for cameras equipped with firmware Version 1.0.0. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.1.0, this update is unnecessary. When updating the firmware of your camera, please first review the instructions thoroughly.

Download link: Canon EOS R5 Firmware Version 1.1.0

More Canon EOS R5 hands-on and first impression videos and EOS R5 8K test footages.

Canon EOS R5 body: $3,899 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon EOS R5 with 24-105mm f/4L Lens: $4,999 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Future firmware plan for Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III:

EOS R5

  • Canon Log 3 option
  • Lower bit rate option for 8K RAW video recording
  • Lower bit rate option for all the IPB video recording modes
  • Adding 119.88 fps option for Full HD (1080p) recording

EOS-1D X Mark III

  • Canon Log 3 option
  • Lower bit rate option for 5.5K RAW video recording
  • Lower bit rate option for all the IPB video recording modes

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