NX300 firmware hack to remove video recording limitations

Started Nov 9, 2015 | Discussions thread
Ari Aikomus
Ari Aikomus Veteran Member • Posts: 9,354
new firmware of NX500

otto k wrote:

There is no US version, there is only one version of firmware and it's limited to 29:59.

I can see that the new firmware of NX500 will fix many things. That's nice indeed!

1. Title : Firmware version 1.11
2. Applicable Model : NX500
3. Description
Please use i-Launcher program when you want to upgrade your camera.
Refer to Firmware upgrade guide.

[Caution] During upgrading firmware, a camera turns itself on and off two times.
Do not cut off the power and Do not remove battery before complete message.

[v1.11]
1. Added MP4 Video transmission at Mobile Link

2. Added capture icon on Playback Exif mode
3. Improved AF/AE performance
- Improved AF to work during zooming
(6 Supporting Lens : 16-50mm S, 50-150mm S, 16-50mm PZ, 18-55mm Ⅲ, 12-24mm, 50-200mm Ⅲ)
※ Please updated Lens together with Latest version
Lens Firmware can be updated by iLauncher

- Improved side face recognition performance
- Improved spot light AF speed and performance
- Improved object motion estimation performance

4. Overall fixed minor bugs

[v1.10]
1. Still Photo Enhancements:
- Improvements to the overall Auto Focus:
. Enhanced AF performance in low light condition
. Enhanced AF performance in backlit and spot light
. Enhanced AF performance in the corners when utilizing 16-50mm PZ lens
. Enhanced Face Detection AF performance
. Enhanced AF performance in movie mode
- Added Zone AF mode
- Increased the size of AF to 5 steps in AF Area Size
- Increased the Face Detection Area of the sensor
- Includes 4 most popular Pro Suggest presets (Cinematic, Memories, Gorgeous night, and High Speed)
- Added Selfie as Flipped mode
. The image is flipped to capture as in the preview.
- Improved Selfie AF function in Timer mode
. Continuous AF is default in Selfie Timer.
- Simplified EXIF data preview

2. Video Recording Enhancements:
- Added Pro mode in movie quality and increased the bit rates for movie size and quality (up to 70Mbps)
** Movie Recording Time changed to 25 minutes at FHD 60P/50P
- Larger sensor read out data size with improved FHD quality up to 60P
- Remains in Stand By mode after recording
- 1280x720 (120P) setting in the Movie Size Menu for easy access
. Sound recording is available
- Capture individual 4K frame forward & backward with precision
. Embedded EXIF data in jpeg
- Added NEW MF Responsiveness mode
(Capable of setting to Low, Medium, High focus angle in manual focus mode)

3. Overall fixed minor bugs

cheers,

Ari

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