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S5 Pro firmware update - Fujifilm have updated the firmware for the recently released S5 Pro again.
The firmware (Ver.1.04 to Ver.1.06) update incorporates the following issues.
1. Upgrade of Barcode-reading function
BCD (Barcode) multi-read function is added in Image Comment menu. If this function is selected, the characters (in the EXIF tag) will not be overwritten but added continuously at each barcode reading. In this case, the user comment already typed in will be erased.
2. Upgrade of Function lock function
The following four functions are added in the selection Function menu for Function lock.
• NOISE REDUCTION
• FILE TAG OPTIONS
The contents of the owner's manual will be partly changed along with this update. Please check them in detail.
The firmware update Ver.1.04 incorporates the following issues.
1. Better white balance when setting flash-mode for the white balance.
2. Better white balance when setting Auto-mode for the white balance and using Nikon non-CPU lenses. It requires to set the maximum aperture according to the FinePix S5 Pro Owner's Manual (p.121-p.124). If firmware upgrading fails, the camera may no longer operate correctly in some cases. Always use the AC adapter or the full charged battery NP-150 when upgrading the firmware. Never turn the camera off or attempt to use any of the camera controls while the firmware is being overwritten. The firmware upgrading takes approximately 1 minute. Once the firmware has been upgraded, the previous version cannot be restored.
Visit the Fuji firmware download pages here.