July 2007 Digital Camera Firmware Updates

Fujifilm S5 Pro firmware Ver 1.08
This latest release is aimed at fixing connection issues with Nikon’s MB-D200 battery grip and is available now via Fujifilm’s software update page.

Pentax K10D firmware 1.30
Following the lead set by its recently announced K100D Super, the release adds support for SDM (Supersonic Drive Motor) lenses with built-in motors. This update also incorporates previous fixes from releases 1.10 through 1.20.

Sigma Releases SD14 Camera Firmware Update
The recent update corrects a problem when the DSLR freezes and displays an Error message, in addition to video output display. The firmware also now shows the correct number of shots left on a CF cards memory. Finally, with the updated software, Intel-based Mac OS 10.4.9 operating systems now recognize the camera as Removable Disk on the computer desktop.

Canon Updates Utility and Digital Photo Professional Firmware
The latest edition adds an Auto Power Off mode during Remote Li’ve View and correct Click White Balance when using the 1D Mark III. Other improvements include Picture Style settings (contrast, color tone, color depth, and sharpness settings) and faster connection with the WFT-E2 Wireless File Transmitter.
Canon also updated Digital Photo Professional, improving its RAW editing and conversion characteristics on images shot with EOS digital cameras. Version 3.0.2 promises improved image display quality and correct Picture Style setting values.

Leica Announces Firmware Update for Digital Modul R
The latest firmware improves color rendering on the cameras display and exposure adjustment. SD cards with FAT 32 systems are now compatible with the Digital Modul R, and image reproduction and functional features are expected to show improvement.

Nikon Announces Updates for Coolpix P1, P2, and S6
The update for the P1 and P2 models allows the Nikon Wireless Camera Setup Utility v.2.1 to connect wirelessly to the 32-bit version of the Windows Vista operating system. The S6 can wirelessly connect with Windows Vista and Intel-based Macintosh systems. Those using a PowerPC Mac or Windows XP will not need to download the firmware.

Canon EOS-1D Mark III firmware 1.1.0
EOS-1D Mark III firmware improves the look of images when played on the LCD monitor; fixes a problem in the operation of the dials; reduces the tendency to autofocus on the background when using AI Servo AF in certain conditions; corrects errors in the Italian and Simplified Chinese menus; fixes a rare phenomenon where the camera will not start after the battery is inserted.

Olympus Updates E-510 and E-410 Firmware
The updates for both cameras improve writing reliability to high-speed CompactFlash cards, according to the company website. An additional update for the E-410 improves white balance previews in Li’ve-View mode and corrects a bug that reset file names after deleting photos.

Leica Announces Firmware Update for M8 Camera
Version 1.107 includes improved processing speed and image signal processing, which results in better image quality and high ISO processing.
The update’s internal modifications have been improved to provide a safer production process, according to Leica.

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