OM-D FW up-date 1.2 to 1.5-- works well

Started Oct 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
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baxters Veteran Member • Posts: 5,041
Re: OM-D FW updated to 1.5-- good news for onward fw upgrades (e.g. lenses)

John Bean (UK) wrote:

Nothing has changed I suspect; the "black screen" happens only while the update is being downloaded, the warning screen appears after download and as the firmware is sent to the camera.

I updated a lens yesterday. The black screen lasted about two minutes while the firmware was download. The verboten screen was a little over a minute.

I've seen the black screen last 45 minutes for my EPL1 and a slow wireless connection.

It now seems like some are thinking the camera can be safely disconnected during the black screen phase. I wouldn't do it, but I've read several posts from MAC users where the process did hang and they had to that.

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