PowerShot S45 Firmware Update
Installation Instructions (for Firmware Version 1.0.2.0)

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PowerShot S45 Firmware Update (Ver. 1.0.2.0)

 

Firmware update Ver.1.0.2.0 provides the following modifications:

Corrects the incompatibility with certain computers that caused occasional errors in transmitting data from the computer to the camera.

Corrects the occasional AF errors when using Active Frame Control / FlexiZone AF.

 

When updating your camera's firmware, please carefully read the precautions that are included with the camera firmware update instructions before starting the camera firmware update process. If an error occurs during the firmware update process, the camera may stop working.
Customers bear full responsibility when updating their camera's firmware.


 

PowerShot S45 Firmware Update Q & A

 
Q: Is the PowerShot S45 Firmware Update Version 1.0.2.0 recommended for all PowerShot S45 users?

A: To determine if your camera needs to be updated:
Input the Serial Number of your camera in the box on the bottom of the Download Page, and then click the "submit" button. If your camera needs updating, a screen for downloading the Firmware Update will appear.
 
Q: How can I verify the version number of the firmware that is currently installed on my PowerShot S45?

A: You can check the version of your camera's firmware in the [Set]-[Camera Settings] option displayed in the ZoomBrowser EX Camera Window that appears after you connect the camera to the computer with the supplied USB cable. Macintosh users can check their camera's firmware in the [Setup Options]-[Camera Settings] option displayed in the ImageBrowser Camera Window.
 
Q: What does "error in transmitting data from the computer to the camera with certain computers" mean?

A:

When you connect the camera to certain computers via USB, the following events will occur.

  • Inability to set "My Camera Settings"
  • Inability to transmit data to the CF card inserted in the camera from the computer
  • Inability to edit the data stored in the CF card inserted in the camera with DPOF setting
 
Q: What does "the occasional AF errors when using Active Frame Control / FlexiZone AF" mean?

A:

The camera sometimes doesn't focus properly when the lens is set to full telephoto, when the focus is at or near infinity and the AF frame is moved upwards.

 

 


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