Leica Releases Firmware Updates for 10 Different Cameras

Leica released new firmware updates for 10 different cameras (M10-M|M10-P|M10-R|M10-P|M10|M10-DSL2|SL2-S|Q2|Q2-M). Here are the details :

Leica M10

  • Leica M10 Monochrom Firmware 4.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-P ASC Edition Firmware 3.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-R Firmware 30.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-P Firmware 4.22.11.52
  • Leica M10 Firmware 3.22.11.52
  • Leica M10-D Firmware 3.22.11.52

Leica SL2

  • Leica SL2 Firmware.4.0
  • Leica SL2-S Firmware 3.0

Leica Q2

  • Leica Q2 Firmware 4.0
  • Leica Q2 Monochrom Firmware v.2.0

New Leica firmware updates can be downloaded here.

New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE

New Samyang firmware updates released for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE lenses. See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.

Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 Firmware V3

Version 3
Date 2022-05-04
Details – Improved aperture operation stability
– Improved video mode performance on Sony α7RⅡ
– Improved face detection performance on video mode on α9
– Reduced shutter lag which occurs under certain conditions when an external flash is equipped on Sony α6000

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Firmware V5

Version 5
Date 2022-05-02
Details – Fixed error of aperture in certain circumstances

Download New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE

 

List of the Rokinon Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount
Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama / Amazon
Rokinon AF 18mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama
Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 45mm F1.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 50mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 85mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon

Pre-order: Nikon MC-CF660G 660GB CFexpress Type B Memory Card

In addition to its firmware updates for the Z6 II, Z7 II and Z9, Nikon also announced the release of its first CFexpress Type B memory card. The new Nikon MC-CF660G 660GB CFexpress Type B memory card is now available for pre-order. Check availability at Adorama and B&H Photo.

The MC-CF660G is a CFexpress (Type B)5 memory card with a large capacity of 660 GB. It realizes a maximum read speed of approximately 1700 MB/s and maximum write speed of approximately 1500 MB/s. It is particularly suited for video/still shooting with the Nikon Z 9 full-frame/FX-format mirrorless camera.

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Sigma fp Firmware Update Ver.4.00 Released

Sigma has released the new firmware update version 4.00 for Sigma fp  mirrorless camera. The new Sigma fp Firmware Update Ver.4.00 now available for download.

$400 off on Sigma fp body: $1,699 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sigma fp Firmware Version 4.00

[Benefits of the update]

  • ・It adds the “False color” function where the exposure status on the screen is displayed in different colors, allowing users to easily see the exposure status of any part of the frame.
  • ・It adds the “Focus Ring Control” function that allows users to change the movement of the focus ring to either linear or nonlinear.
  • ・It adds the “STILL / CINE Link Settings” function that allows users to select whether or not they want to link key exposure settings between STILL and CINE modes.
  • ・It allows the “Screenshot” and “False color” functions to be assigned to “Custom button functions”.
  • ・It changes the specification so that the countdown before a shot in self-timer mode (2 seconds and 10 seconds), and the exposure time for long exposures (bulb shooting and exposures of 1 second or longer) are displayed on screen.
  • ・It adds a function available in STILL mode where information from the attached lens (focal length and shooting distance) can be displayed on screen.
  • ・It adds a “Clip Numbering” function in CINE mode that allows users to change the clip numbering of the “File name / Number” in the “SYSTEM” menu.

【For Blackmagic Design Video Assist 12G Series users】Blackmagic RAW recording using the HDMI output of SIGMA fp updated to Ver.4.00 may not perform correctly without updating the Video Assist firmware. This issue has been corrected in the “Video Assist 3.5.2 Update” released by Blackmagic Design Pty Ltd on February 16, 2022, so please update your software accordingly.

Download link:

Sigma fp Firmware Version 4.00

Nikon Z9 v2.0, Z6II v1.40 and Z7II v1.40 Firmware Updates Released

Nikon released new firmware updates for the Z9 flagship mirrorless camera as well as the Z6 II and Z7 II.

As promised for April 20th, Nikon released major firmware updates for the Nikon Z6II (v1.40), Nikon Z7II (v1.40), and Nikon Z9 (v2.0). Firmware v.2.0 for the Z9 brings high-performance updates while firmware v.1.4 for the Z6 II and Z7 II improves focusing for stills and video.

You can find the details and download links of the Major Nikon Firmware Updates for Z9 v2.0, Z6II v1.40 and Z7II v1.40 below: Continue reading “Nikon Z9 v2.0, Z6II v1.40 and Z7II v1.40 Firmware Updates Released”

Nikon MC-CF660G High Performance CFexpress Type B Card Announced

In addition to the new Nikon Z9 and Z6 II & Z7 II firmware updates, and the Nikon MC-N10 Remote Grip, Nikon also officially announced a new MC-CF660G high-performance CFexpress Type B memory card.

Nikon MC-CF660G High Performance CFexpress Card
The MC-CF660G is a CFexpress (Type B) memory card with a large capacity of 660 GB. It realizes a maximum read speed of approximately 1700 MB/s and maximum write speed of approximately 1500 MB/s. It is particularly suited for video/still shooting with the Nikon Z9 full-frame/FX-format mirrorless camera.

The new Nikon MC-CF660G High Performance CFexpress Card will be available starting in June for a suggested retail price of $729.95.

Nikon Z9 is available for sale and currently available for $5,496.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

New Nikon Firmware Updates For The Z9, Z6 II & Z7 II Cameras

Nikon has announced new firmware updates for the Z9 flagship mirrorless camera as well as the Z6 II and Z7 II.

Firmware v.2.0 for the Z9 brings high-performance updates while firmware v.1.4 for the Z6 II and Z7 II improves focusing for stills and video.

Nikon Z9 is available for sale and currently available for $5,496.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “New Nikon Firmware Updates For The Z9, Z6 II & Z7 II Cameras”

Fujifilm X-T30 II Firmware Update Version 1.11 Released

Fujifilm released a new firmware update version 1.11 for the Fujifilm X-T30 II mirrorless camera.

Compact and lightweight, the Fujifilm X-T30 II is a very versatile and affordable mirrorless camera that is great for photography as well as videography, making it a perfect travel companion.

Detail of the firmware update

Revised specification from Ver.1.10 to Ver.1.11

  • The firmware bug has been fixed, which caused that the image sometimes became darker when selecting “RESOLUTION PRIORITY” in the [BOOST SETTING] after selecting “BOOST” in the [PERFORMANCE].

Download link: Fujifilm X-T30 II Firmware Version 1.11

Fujifilm X-T30 II body: $899.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Fujifilm X-T30 II with 15-45mm Lens: $999.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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New Firmware Ver.1.2 for Panasonic GH6 Released

Panasonic released the new firmware Ver.1.2 for the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 (AmazonB&HAdorama).  This new camera is now in stock and shipping in most US stores.

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Panasonic GH6 Firmware Version 1.2

  1. There were cases where magenta or green cast was seen on the live view image during photo shooting/video recording. This bug has been fixed.
  2. When recording video in [5.7K/5.8K] with a wide-angle lens and the [E-Stabilization(Video)] is set to ON, there were cases where particular part of the image frames were vertically shifted throughout the footage depending on the focal length. This bug has been fixed.