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Canon releases EOS 5D Mk II firmware version 2.08

Canon releases firmware update ver. 2.0.8 for the EOS 5D Mk II. This firmware incorporates these improvements and fixes:
1. Movies are not taken at the mode registered in settings
2. Shutter will not release when pressing the shutter button and auto power off is on
3. Over-exposure occurs when shooting a Live View
4. Settings of the Speedlite transmitter ST-E2 revert to the default when powering off camera and Speedlite
5. Macro Ring Lite and slave flash do not sync while shooting wirelessly...
Check-out the Canon EOS 5D Mark II specifications & reviewsYou can download the Canon EOS 5D Mk II firmware version 2.08 here


In case you missed or did not apply the previous Canon EOS 5D Mk II updates, you will get these improvements too:

[Version 2.07]

Canon releases firmware update version 2.0.7 for the EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR. This firmware update incorporates the following improvements and fixes
• Fixes a phenomenon in which the aperture exhibits abnormal movement when shooting movies in manual exposure mode and Aperture Priority AE (Av mode) using some Canon lenses (such as macro lenses).
• Fixes a phenomenon in which the exposure level shown in the LCD panel differs from what is shown in the viewfinder when shooting still images in manual exposure mode.
• Fixes a phenomenon in which the Wireless File Transmitter (WFT-E4 or WFT-E4 II) may not automatically power off when used for FTP transfers.

Note: These phenomenon only occur with the Version 2.0.4 and Version 2.0.3 firmware.

[Version 2.04]

• this firmware update adds 24 and 25 fps recording.
• a new histogram display for shooting movies in manual exposure, shutter- and aperture-priority have been added, and exposure modes will also be available in movie mode.
• Improved audio will allows you to set record levels using a sound-level meter displayed on the LCD display and audio sampling has been increased from 44.1 KHz to 48 KHz.

Additional information: Check-out the Canon EOS 5D Mark II specifications & reviews
October 19, 2010
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