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Olympus releases E-3 firmware update version 1.3

Olympus releases firmware update version 1.3 for the E-3 digital SLR camera.
This latest version incorporates the following upgrades:
• Improved sequential shooting speed when using C-AF
• Improved AF accuracy for large aperture lenses
• Added [FUNCTION] menu that switches the AF point using arrow pad in [Custom Menu 1] [BUTTON/DIAL]  
• Enhanced the accuracy of the battery check when using the Power Battery Holder HLD-4...
Checkout the Olympus E-3 specifications & reviewsGo to the Olympus E-3 firmware download information page.


In case you missed or did not apply the previous Olympus E-3 firmware updates, you will get these improvements too:

[Version 1.2]

- Improved the consistency of the auto white balance.

[Version 1.1]

- Enabled use of the Image Stabilization function with non-Four Thirds System interchangeable lenses by inputting a specific focal length.
- Matched the rotation of the dial on the rear of the Power Battery Holder HLD-4 and the movement direction of the AF target.
- Increased the number of storable still pictures by improving the battery check when the Power Battery Holder HLD-4 is attached.
- Focusing now stops immediately when the AF start button (AEL/AFL or Fn button) is released.
- Corrected the phenomenon where the flash control caused an under exposure while using bounce flash at short distances with the FL-50R or FL-36R Electronic Flash.
- Improved selection and prioritization of the central 5 ranging points when shooting in C-AF mode and Dynamic-single Target mode.

Additional information: Checkout the Olympus E-3 specifications & reviews
February 5, 2009
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