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Canon posts EOS-1D/s Mark II firmware updates

Jun 23, 2005 at 09:33 GMT

Canon has today posted two firmware updates for two of its digital SLRs. Firmware version 1.2.3 for the 1D Mark II and version 1.1.3 for the 1Ds Mark II fixes the previous firmware problem which meant that when the display button was pressed right after shooting images the camera would freeze and would result in an abnormal display.

Click here to download Canon EOS-1D Mark II firmware update version 1.2.3 (Windows and Mac)

Click here to download Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II firmware update version 1.1.3 (Windows and Mac)

Release notes:

Canon EOS-1D Mark II firmware update version 1.2.3

What has been changed in version 1.2.3 of the firmware?

With the version 1.2.2 firmware, pressing the DISPLAY button right after shooting images resulted in an abnormal display and the camera would freeze. Images are not lost when this occurs. Also, removing and then reloading the battery restores the camera to normal operation. This version 1.2.3 firmware incorporates fixes for the issue described above

This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware version up to 1.2.2 installed. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.2.3, it is not necessary to perform this update.

Release notes:

Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II firmware update version 1.1.3

What has been changed in version 1.1.3 of the firmware?

With the version 1.1.2 firmware, pressing the DISPLAY button right after shooting images resulted in an abnormal display and the camera would freeze. Images are not lost when this occurs. Also, removing and then reloading the battery restores the camera to normal operation. This version 1.1.3 firmware incorporates fixes for the issue described above.

This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware version up to 1.1.2 installed. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.1.3, it is not necessary to perform this update.