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5D Mark II gets firmware update to 2.0.3

March 16, 2010 | 1 Minute Read

Canon 5D MK II

Canon has released a new software update for the 5D Mark II. this brings the frimware to 2.0.3 and includes the following features:
<br /> 1. Adds or changes the following movie frame rates.

NTSC:
* 1920×1080 : 30 fps (changed – actual 29.97 fps)
* 1920×1080 : 24 fps (added – actual 23.976 fps)
* 640×480 : 30 fps (changed – actual 29.97 fps)
PAL:
* 1920×1080 : 25 fps (added – actual 25.0 fps)
* 1920×1080 : 24 fps (added – actual 23.976 fps)
* 640×480 : 25 fps (added – actual 25.0 fps)

  1. Adds a function for manually adjusting the sound recording level (64 levels).
  2. Adds a histogram display (brightness or RGB) for shooting movies in manual exposure.
  3. Adds shutter-priority AE mode (Tv) and aperture-priority AE (Av) mode to the exposure modes for shooting movies.
  4. Changes the audio sampling frequency from 44.1 KHz to 48 KHz.
  5. Fixes a phenomenon where communication between the camera and the attached lens is sometimes interrupted after manual sensor cleaning. (This phenomenon only affects units with Firmware Version 1.2.4.)

You can download the firmware update from Canon here.

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