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.

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

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



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