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Olympus releases firmware update version 1.2 for the E-500


Olympus has released the second firmware update, version 1.2, for the E-500.

This update adds a new menu function to exchange functions of AEL/AFL button.

Furthermore, the update improves the E-500's exposure precision  when using built-in flash with the following Sigma Four Thirds system lenses: the 18-50mm F3.5-5.6 DC, the 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC and the 55-200mm F4-5.6 DC...
Learn how to update your Olympus E-500 firmware


ANNOUNCEMENT SUMMARY

Olympus E-500 Firmware Version 1.2 has incorporated the following upgrade:

Modification

- Added menu selection to exchange functions of AEL/AFL button and button

- E-500 exposure precision improved when using built-in flash with certain lenses *)

*) Sigma's Four Thirds system lenses (18-50mm F3.5-5.6 DC, 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC, 55-200mm F4-5.6 DC) max. aperture.

 
Upgrade history
 
E-500 Firmware Version 1.1 has incorporated the following upgrade.

- [8SEC[ was added to the [BUTTON TIMER] menu.

- [OFF] was added to the [FUNCTION] menu.  

- Warning, both RAW and JPEG files are deleted when [ERASE SELECTED] is executed when the settings are changed on the [RAW + JPEG ERASE] menu.

- Incorrect values for the Danish were handled.

Additional information: Learn how to update your Olympus E-500 firmware
March 31, 2006
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