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Fujifilm releases FinePix S5Pro firmware version 1.08

Fujifilm releases firmware version 1.08 for the FinePix S5Pro digital SLR camera. This new firmware update will resolve a slight issue between the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro and the Nikon MB-D200 Multi Battery Pack, where the FinePix S5 Pro sometimes may freeze due to contact failure between FinePix S5 Pro and MB-D200. Note that this version of firmware has been applied to all new models since June 2007. Cameras produced in June 2007 will have a green round sticker next to the serial number barcode on the original packaging...
Fujifilm FinePix S5Pro firmware version 1.08 download pageGoto the Fujifilm FinePix S5Pro firmware version 1.08 download page.


Even after applying the firmware update with your S5 Pro, there may be a small possibility that you can still experience the same symptom as above.

Please check the following points:
  • When attaching the MB-D200 to the S5 Pro, please ensure it is fastened tightly by pressing the lower side of MB-D200 towards the camera.

  • Over time, the mounting screw of the MB-D200 can become loose. Please fasten the screw tightly again.

  • The contact failure can occur due to loose contacts on the MB-D200 itself. If you have installed the firmware update, checked the above and are still experiencing the problem, we recommend you contact Nikon for further assistance.

In case you missed or did not apply the previous FinePix S5Pro firmware updates, you will get these improvements too:

[ Ver.1.06 ]

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 [SELECTED FUNCTION] menu for [FUNCTION LOCK].

[ Ver.1.04 ]

1. Better white balance when setting FLASH-mode for the WHITE BLANCE.

2. Better white balance when setting AUTO-mode for the WHITE BLANCE and using Nikon non-CPU lenses.
*It requires to set the maximum aperture according to the FinePix S5 Pro Owener's Manual(p.121-p.124).

Additional information: Fujifilm FinePix S5Pro firmware version 1.08 download page
June 30, 2007
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