Here's some non-PMA news for a change. Canon BeBit (Japan) has today posted another new version of their firmware for the EOS-1D digital SLR. This 'Noise Reduction ..second edition' firmware is said to take care of the single dark horizontal line sometimes seen near the top of high ISO images. According to Canon, "Significant noise reduction is possible by updating the firmware to Version 1.3.0. Further noise reduction is possible by employing the shooting method recommended in this guide.".

Click here for the Canon EOS-1D Firmware download page