Firmware Friday: Fuji X100; Nikon L120, P500; Pentax K-r, K-5, 645D; Ricoh CX5; Sony NEX-3, NEX-5, A33, A55

by on June 24, 2011

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Camera    Firmware Update

Below you will find this week’s firmware updates.  Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware.

Fuji X100 firmware version 1.10 – Numerous functionality improvements. See update page for full details. [Fuji Website]

Nikon Coolpix L120 firmware version 1.1 – “When attempting to format the following SD memory cards with the camera, the “Card is not formatted. Format card?” message was displayed, and when “Yes” was selected, the same message was displayed again. This issue has been resolved. In addition, operational stability has been increased with formatting of other types of SD memory cards as well. SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I (32 GB, 16 GB, 8 GB) SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I (32 GB, 16 GB, 8 GB, 4 GB)” [Nikon Website]

Nikon Coolpix P500 firmware version 1.1 – “When a fully charged battery was inserted in the camera, and then the camera used, then turned off and left for a while, in some rare cases the battery was exhausted and the camera could not be turned on again. This issue has been resolved. In some rare cases, the monitor failed to properly display images with continuous shooting at a setting of Continuous L. This issue has been resolved. When the SD memory cards listed below were inserted into the camera and the camera turned on, the message “This card cannot be used.” was sometimes displayed. This issue has been resolved. SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I (32 GB, 16 GB, 8 GB) SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I (32 GB, 16 GB, 8 GB, 4 GB) An issue that caused settings registered using the Save user settings option to be reset when camera settings were reset using the Reset all option in the setup menu with [U] (user setting) shooting mode enabled has been resolved.” [Nikon Website]

Pentax K-r firmware version 1.10 – Adds support for O-GPS unit. [Pentax Website]

Pentax K-5 firmware version 1.10 – Adds support for O-GPS unit. [Pentax Website]

Pentax 645D firmware version 1.10 – Adds support for O-GPS unit. [Pentax Website]

Ricoh CX5 firmware version 1.19 – “Improved the white balance accuracy.  Modified the following phenomenon. It is possible that the camera will not respond when you take pictures repeatedly with full-press shutter release.” [Ricoh Website]

Sony NEX-3 firmware version 04 – “Adds the function to use “Picture Effect” modes. Adds the function to use “Peaking Level” and to select the “Peaking Color” in manual focus mode.” [Sony Website]

Sony NEX-5 firmware version 04 – “Adds the function to use “Picture Effect” modes. Adds the function to use “Peaking Level” and to select the “Peaking Color” in manual focus mode.” [Sony Website]

Sony SLT-A33 firmware version 2.00 – “Adds the function to use “Picture Effect” modes. Adds the ability to assign often used features to the D-RANGE button. Adds a new mode to turn off display parameters. Improves menu operability. Enables the use of wireless High-Speed Synchronization with applicable external flash units. Adds a digital level gauge function when using an optional external monitor such as the CLM-V55 Clip-on LCD Monitor.” [Sony Website]

Sony SLT-A55 firmware version 2.00 – “Adds the function to use “Picture Effect” modes. Adds the ability to assign often used features to the D-RANGE button. Adds a new mode to turn off display parameters. Improves menu operability. Enables the use of wireless High-Speed Synchronization with applicable external flash units. Adds a digital level gauge function when using an optional external monitor such as the CLM-V55 Clip-on LCD Monitor.” [Sony Website]

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