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Canon releases EOS-1D / 1Ds firmware updates

Canon releases firmware updates for the EOS-1D and EOS-1Ds Mk III digital SLRs. This new firmware (version 1.2.5 and 1.1.4 resp) incorporates the following fixes:
• Corrects a phenomenon where a displayed image becomes pitch-black if it is zoomed in on during Live View shooting.
• Corrects a phenomenon in which "busy" continues to appear if the USB cable is disconnected when in use.
• Changes the error indications that are displayed on the camera. The error indications are further clarified to make the causes of errors easier to identify...
Checkout the Canon EOS-1Ds specifications & reviews
EOS-1D Mark III Firmware Update Version 1.2.5

Goto the Canon EOS-1D Mark III firmware download page

This firmware update (Version 1.2.5) incorporates the following fixes:
• Corrects a phenomenon in which a displayed image becomes pitch-black if it is zoomed in on during Live View shooting.
• Corrects a phenomenon in which "busy" may continue to appear on the camera if the USB cable is disconnected during USB communication.
• Changes the error indications that are displayed on the camera. The error indications are further clarified to make the causes of errors easier to identify, and so that adequate support can be provided to our customers.

Firmware Version 1.2.5 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.2.3. If the camera's firmware Version 1.2.5 has already been installed, it is not necessary to update the firmware.


EOS-1Ds Mark III Firmware Update Version 1.1.4

Goto the Canon EOS-1D Mark III firmware download page

This firmware update (Version 1.1.4) incorporates the following fixes:
• Corrects a phenomenon in which a displayed image becomes pitch-black if it is zoomed in on during Live View shooting.
• Corrects a phenomenon in which "busy" may continue to appear on the camera if the USB cable is disconnected during USB communication.
• Changes the error indications that are displayed on the camera. The error indications are further clarified to make the causes of errors easier to identify, and so that adequate support can be provided to our customers.

The Version 1.1.4 firmware being released this time is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.1.2. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.1.4, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

Additional information: Checkout the Canon EOS-1Ds specifications & reviews
March 3, 2009
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