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Canon PowerShot S1 IS Firmware Update Version

Canon firrmware download page


Improvements in the communication processing with the CF card

This update includes the previous firmware update (version as well as the current one:

- Specification changes for the way images are displayed in Continuous AF Mode.

- Improvements for the overexposure phenomenon that occurred during daytime synchronized shooting.  

Note that cameras with a black dot on the inside of the battery cover already have the latest firmware, so the update is not necessary

The following description is for customers updating firmware. Because making mistakes during a firmware update could render the camera inoperable, be sure to read the precautionary information thoroughly before performing this update.

Note that firmware updates can also be performed by Canon. To have the firmware update performed by Canon, please contact:
Local Canon Distributor listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)*
Regions other than Europe
Canon Customer Support Help Desk listed in the Canon Customer Support Leaflet*
*Included in the camera kit

Precautions for firmware update  
When updating the firmware in your camera, all of the settings that have been made will revert to their default values. After completing the firmware update, please make these settings again. (Does not affect registered My Camera settings.)

Determining whether a camera is subject to firmware update
From this page, go to the Download Page and enter the serial number written on the bottom of the camera. If your camera is subject to firmware update, the page for downloading the firmware update data will open. If the latest firmware is already installed in your camera, a page explaining that the firmware update is not necessary will open.

Additional information: Canon firrmware download page
September 9, 2004
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