Leica SL2 & SL2-S Firmware Updates Available

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TheGerman New Member • Posts: 7
Leica SL2 & SL2-S Firmware Updates Available

Great news today! Firmware 3.0 for the SL2 and 2.1 for the SL2-S are available now.

SL2 - 3.0: https://en.leica-camera.com/Photography/Leica-SL/Leica-SL2/Firmware

  • New Autofocus algorithm
    • Improved eye/face/head/body recognition and focus tracking.
  • HEVC video compression
    • Internal 4K recording with 10 Bit at 60p/50p with h.265 codec.
  • Long-GOP
    • Recording for 10 Bit codecs with 150 – 200 MB/s means same Image Quality as All-Intra but less than half of data size.
  • Segmented Video
    • Videorecording will be split 1 minute segments to avoid data loss.
  • Individual Viewing LUT
    • Upload function for individual Look Up Tables.
  • Enhanced Live View
    • Better low light image composition control of the Live View image.
  • Image Overlay
    • Allows alignment of the camera position on basis of a previous taken image, that is displayed in a transparent mode in the EVF or on the LCD.
  • Automatic Follow Focus
    • Definition of three focus points for automatic focus shift during video recording.
    • FN Buttons are now possible to use.
    • Focus adjustment in video and live view additionally to predefined sequence.
  • Wave form monitor
    • Professional exposure valuation of the video signal.
  • Color bar
    • Reference for correct color grading and sound control in postproduction.
  • Record indication Frame (Tally Mode)
    • Camera shows red frame on LCD during video recording.
  • Highlight weighted metering
    • Metering method to save highlights instead of shadows.
  • Dynamic-range control
    • Increase brightness in shadows.
  • Highlight-shadow control
    • Precise contrast adjustment controls.

SL2-S - 2.1: https://en.leica-camera.com/Photography/Leica-SL/Leica-SL2-S/Firmware

  • Improvements to the user profile
    • The user profile now stores whether the camera was in photo or video mode when last used.
  • Improved automatic follow focus
    • FN Buttons can now be used. Continued manual focus control in video and live view after the predefined automatic follow focus sequence finishes.
  • Improvement on image overlay
    • Info levels can be changed while selecting images.
  • Highlight weighted metering
    • Performance improvements.
  • Leica FOTOS
    • Performance improvements.
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