UDMA 7

Transcend 1000x 128GB CF Card

B&H has the new Transcend 128GB 1000x CF card in stock. The card is UDMA Mode 7 compatible with max read speeds of 160MB/s and write speeds of 120MB/s. It supports VPG-20 for capturing full HD video at up to 20MB/s minimum sustained write speed.

Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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Canon 5D Mark II

Canon has posted a firmware update for the 5D Mark II. The only thing that the new firmware does is to optimize performance with UDMA Mode 7 CF cards that were released in February 2012 or later. You can find the firmware for download at Canon’s website.

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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. [click to continue…]

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Canon has released a firmware update for the 5D Mark II. The new firmware version 2.0.9 provides the following updates.

  1. Improves writing/reading speeds when using UDMA 7-compatible CF cards.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon where the IS function will not work when custom function C.Fn III-2 is set to [5: IS start] and the lens attached does not have an AF stop button. This is because custom function C.Fn III-2 allows users to assign IS start to the AF stop button on the lens
  3. Corrects misspellings in the menu screens displayed in Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai languages.

The firmware is not yet available on Canon USA’s site; however, you can find it Canon’s Asia site here.

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