New Firmware Update V3 for Olympus OM-D E-M1X Coming Soon

New firmware update version 3.0 for Olympus OM-D E-M1X is expected to arrive soon. This will be a major upgrade as the Olympus E-M1X firmware version 3.0 is scheduled for June 2021.

On the other hand there are some talks about the successor to the E-M1X. Even it is too early to talk about but the possible E-M1X Mark II coming in the first months of 2022.

$1,000 off on Olympus OM-D E-M1X: $1,999 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$100 off on Olympus E-M1 Mark III: $1,699 at AmazonB&H

See also : Best Lenses for Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Best Memory Cards for Olympus E-M1 Mark III.

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Leica SL2-S Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released

Leica released a new firmware version 2.0 for Leica SL2-S mirrorless camera. The latest firmware for the Leica SL2-S provides the following new functions.

Designed for stills and video, Leica SL2-S features a new 24mp BSI CMOS sensor, and 4K CINE video recording.

Leica SL2-S: $4,895 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Leica SL2-S Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released”

New Firmware Update Coming to Solve the Canon EOS R5/R6 IBIS Issue

Major Canon firmware update is on the horizon. According to recent reports, Canon will release a new firmware update to address the IBIS shift/tilt on the Canon EOS R5 and Canon EOS R6 cameras. The exact release date is unknown at the moment but we think it will be soon be available.

Both the Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market. Canon EOS R5 in stock. Canon EOS R5 with 24-105mm f/4L Lens: $4,999 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Join the Canon Camera Users Group to share your Canon photography, ask and answer questions that arise and help each others!

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Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens Firmware Update Version 1.2.0 Released

Viltrox released a new firmware version 1.2.0 for Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens for Nikon Z-mount.

The lens is currently available to purchase on Amazon for $399. That’s $300 less than the MSRP of Nikon’s own Nikkor Z 85mm F1.8 S lens. The lens will work on all Nikon Z full-frame cameras, including the new Z6 II and Z7 II.

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 STM Lens for Nikon Z-Mount – $399 at Amazon and B&HPhoto.

You can follow the link below to download the firmware update. Continue reading “Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens Firmware Update Version 1.2.0 Released”

Pentax K-3 Mark III Firmware Update 1.01 released

Ricoh has released a firmware version 1.01 update for its latest flagship Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C SLR camera.

The new firmware brings the following improvements:

  • Improved stability of performance when battery power is low condition.
  • Corrected – In rare cases, images are not recorded correctly when shooting continuously in RAW format.
  • Improved stability for general performance.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available to pre-order on the Amazon.com, B&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit. Continue reading “Pentax K-3 Mark III Firmware Update 1.01 released”

New Nikon Z7 II, Z6 II, Z7, Z6, Z5 and Z50 Firmware Updates

Nikon Z7 IIZ6 IIZ7, Z6Z5, and Z50 Firmware Updates now available for download. New Nikon Z5, Z6, Z7, and FTZ adapter rebates also introduced in the US.

Download links:

Nikon Z7II Firmware Version 1.20

Nikon Z6II Firmware Version 1.20

Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.10 to 1.20

  • • Improved live view focus-point display response during face/eye-detection and subject-tracking AF.
  • • Improved the performance of face/eye-detection AF and subject visibility with optional flash units.
  • • Improved low-light autofocus detection times at a Focus mode setting of Single AF.
  • • Fixed the following issues:
    • – Selecting Focus for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection) would sometimes slow shutter response.
    • – Focus accuracy was sometimes unreliable.
    • – Using custom Picture Controls created with Manage Picture Control when recording movies at a frame size/rate of 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD); 60p or 50p would sometimes produce unexpected results.

Nikon Z6 Firmware Version 3.30

Changes from “C” Firmware Version 3.20 to 3.30

  • • A Save focus position option has been added to the SETUP MENU. If On is selected, the focus position in effect when the camera is turned off will be restored when the camera is next turned on. This option applies only when the camera is used with Z mount autofocus lenses.
  • • A Voice memo option has been added to the roles that can be assigned to the Movie record button via Custom Setting f2 (Custom control assignment). In the Voice memo role, the movie-record button can be used to record and play voice memos up to about 60 seconds long while a picture is displayed.
  • • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause the camera to stop responding when time-lapse movie recording was interrupted.

Nikon Z7 Firmware Version 3.30

Changes from “C” Firmware Version 3.20 to 3.30

  • • A Save focus position option has been added to the SETUP MENU. If On is selected, the focus position in effect when the camera is turned off will be restored when the camera is next turned on. This option applies only when the camera is used with Z mount autofocus lenses.
  • • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause the camera to stop responding when time-lapse movie recording was interrupted.

Nikon Z5 Firmware Version 1.10

Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.02 to 1.10

  • • A Save focus position option has been added to the SETUP MENU. If On is selected, the focus position in effect when the camera is turned off will be restored when the camera is next turned on. This option applies only when the camera is used with Z mount autofocus lenses.
  • • Improved low-light autofocus detection times for Custom Setting a11 (Low-light AF).

Nikon Z50 Firmware Version 2.10

Changes from “C” Firmware Version 2.03 to 2.10

  • • A Save focus position option has been added to the SETUP MENU. If On is selected, the focus position in effect when the camera is turned off will be restored when the camera is next turned on. This option applies only when the camera is used with Z mount autofocus lenses.
  • • Fixed an issue that resulted in the option selected for Custom Setting a2 (Auto-area AF face/eye detection) in P, S, A, and M modes being reset whenever Custom Settings for mode U1 or U2 were reset.

Sony a7S III Firmware Update Version 2.01 Released

Sony released a new firmware update for Sony a7S III mirrorless camera. New firmware update version 2.01 for Sony Alpha a7S III (AmazonB&HAdorama) now available for download.

Download links:

Sony a7S III Firmware Version 2.01 (Windows)

Sony a7S III Firmware Version 2.01 (Mac)

Benefits and Improvements Continue reading “Sony a7S III Firmware Update Version 2.01 Released”

New Firmware Updates Released for Nikon Z7 II, Z6 II, Z7, Z6, Z5 and Z50

Nikon officially announced the new firmware updates for the Z7 IIZ6 IIZ7, Z6Z5, and Z50 mirrorless cameras.  New Firmware Updates will be available for download on April 26, 2021.

  • Firmware update version 1.20 for the Z7 II and Z6 II
  • Firmware update version 3.30 for the Z7 and Z6
  • Firmware update version 1.10 for the Z5
  • Firmware update version. 2.10 for the Z50

New Nikon Z5, Z6, Z7, and FTZ adapter rebates also introduced in the US.
Continue reading “New Firmware Updates Released for Nikon Z7 II, Z6 II, Z7, Z6, Z5 and Z50”

Sony A1 Firmware Update Ver. 1.01 Now Available for Download

Sony has released the new Firmware Ver 1.01 for Sony A1 ($6,498 at AmazonB&HAdorama).  The firmware Update 1.01 for Sony A1 fizes an issue and improves overall stability.

This is the first firmware update for Sony A1. You can download from them links below : Continue reading “Sony A1 Firmware Update Ver. 1.01 Now Available for Download”