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Showing posts from March, 2018

15th consecutive year of No.1 share

Based on a Canon survey, the company’s interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) have maintained the No. 1 share of the global market for 15 consecutive years, from 2003 to 2017.

EF-M lenses get firmware update for EOS M50

Canon has released updates for three of its EF-M lenses in preparation for the release of the EOS M50 with its new Dual Sensing IS function. This technology combines in-camera body and lens-based shake detection which is then used by the lens to determine the amount of stabilisation required.

Firmware updates are available for the following lenses (click lens name for link):
EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM

There are detailed instructions for installing the software when you download the firmware update – Canon recommends that you read this carefully before attempting the installation.

Canon updates software to support new cameras

Canon has updated its portfolio of software for the Canon EOS system to support the three EOS cameras released in February 2018. Digital Photo Professional, Canon's RAW editing software, has been updated to ver. 4.8.20, whilst EOS Utility (ver. 3.8.20), and Picture Style Editor (ver. 1.20.20) also both offer support for the following cameras:

EOS 2000D (Rebel T7)
EOS 4000D

You can check for the latest version of Canon's software applicable to your EOS camera via the Canon Support website.

Firmware update v1.0.1 for EOS 200D (Rebel SL2)

Canon has released a firmware update for its smallest current DSLR camera, the EOS 200D (Rebel SL2). Firmware Version 1.0.1 incorporates the following fix:

1. Corrects an erroneous display that may appear when some third-party accessories are attached to the hot shoe.

Firmware Version 1.0.1 is for cameras with firmware Version 1.0.0. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.1, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

Download firmware from Canon UK website