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Firmware updates from Canon - Canon release firmware updates for EOS-1D Mark III and EOS-1Ds Mark III.

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Canon EOS-1D Mark III Digital SLR Canon have launched firmware versions 1.2.3 for the EOS-1D Mark III and version 1.1.2 for the EOS-1Ds Mark III.

The updates incorporate the following improvements as requested by customers:

Version 1.2.3 (EOS-1D Mark III) 

    1. Direct selection of AF points by the Multi-controller is added to C.Fn III-9.

Settings 3, 4, and 5 of C.Fn III-9 allow the user to select AF points directly with the M ulti-controller instead of the Quick Control Dial or Main Dial.

  •         In setting 3, you can select from all 19 points with the Multi-controller.
  •         In setting 4, your selection is limited to the 9 inner points with the Multi-controller.
  •         In setting 5, your selection is limited to the 9 outer points with the Multi-controller.
    2. Alternate access to Exposure compensation is added to C.Fn IV-3.

Settings 3 and 4 of C.Fn IV-3 allow the user to control Exposure compensation when using the Quick Control Dial to control AF Point Selection or ISO Speed selection.

  • In setting 3, AF point selection is controlled by the Quick Control Dial while metering is active. Additionally, the functions of the Exposure compensation/Aperture button and AF Point selection button are reversed, allowing easy access to Exposure compensation through the Quick Control Dial.
  • In setting 4, ISO speed selection is controlled by the Quick Control Dial while metering is active. Additionally, the functions of the Exposure compensation/Aperture button and ISO speed set buttons are reversed, allowing easy access to Exposure compensation it while holding the camera.


    3. With the camera’s External Speedlite control menu, Flash function settings can be used to          set the Wireless setting and Zoom.

    4. Improves the stability of AF accuracy in AI servo AF when shooting extremely low-contrast        subjects.


To download the firmware, please click here.

 

Version 1.1.2 (EOS-1Ds Mark III)

   1. Direct selection of AF points by the Multi-controller is added to C.Fn III-9.

Settings 3, 4, and 5 of C.Fn III-9 allow the user to select AF points directly with the M ulti-controller instead of the Quick Control Dial or Main Dial.

  • In setting 3, you can select from all 19 points with the Multi-controller.
  • In setting 4, your selection is limited to the 9 inner points with the Multi-controller.
  • In setting 5, your selection is limited to the 9 outer points with the Multi-controller.

   2. Alternate access to Exposure compensation is added to C.Fn IV-3.

Settings 3 and 4 of C.Fn IV-3 allow the user to control Exposure compensation when using the Quick Control Dial to control AF Point Selection or ISO Speed selection.

  • In setting 3, AF point selection is controlled by the Quick Control Dial while metering is active. Additionally, the functions of the Exposure compensation/Aperture button and AF Point selection button are reversed, allowing easy access to Exposure compensation through the Quick Control Dial.
  • In setting 4, ISO speed selection is controlled by the Quick Control Dial while metering is active. Additionally, the functions of the Exposure compensation/Aperture button and ISO speed set buttons are reversed, allowing easy access to Exposure compensation it while holding the camera.

   3. Improves the stability of AF accuracy in AI servo AF when shooting extremely low-contrast       subjects continuously.

 

To download the firmware, please click here

 



 


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stevie
stevie e2 Member 101197 forum postsstevie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2008 - 7:34 AM

Just note (at the risk of stating the obvious) that the instructions don't mention that you have to extract the compressed file to a card, the camera won't read the compressed file that you download.

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