Version 188.8.131.52 Firmware
Version 184.108.40.206 firmware newly incorporates a RAW image recording function.
You can download the version 220.127.116.11 firmware from next page and update the firmware of your PowerShot SX1 IS camera to add this RAW image recording function.
Digital Photo Professional
The Digital Photo Professional software can be used to develop RAW images, which are recorded on the camera, on a computer.
If you download Digital Photo Professional from next page and install it on your computer, you can develop RAW images.
If you want this firmware update, the following items are available for download from next page.
1. Firmware Update Procedure (PDF)
Please follow this manual to update the firmware of the camera.
2. Firmware Update Data
This data is necessary for updating the firmware. It includes the following files.
UploadFirmware: Utility software to transfer firmware data from a computer to the camera via USB connection
PSSX1.FI2: Firmware data for the PowerShot SX1 IS camera
3. PowerShot SX1 IS Camera User Guide (PDF)
This is an updated version of Camera User Guide with additional information about RAW data recording.
4. Digital Photo Professional
Digital Photo Professional is a software application that develops RAW images. You can download the software from next page to develop RAW images that are captured with the PowerShot SX1 IS camera. Please download the software and install it on your computer to develop RAW images.
You can check if the firmware update and Digital Photo Professional download are applicable to your camera by following the How to Set RAW as the Recording Pixels below. The firmware update and software download apply to products that do not include RAW as the recording pixels.
How to Set RAW as the Recording Pixels:
If your camera displays [L M1 M2 M3 S] as recording pixels, the firmware update is applicable. When the firmware update is completed, [L M1 M2 M3 S RAW] will be selectable as the recording pixels.
If RAW is already available in your camera, the firmware update and software download are not necessary.
In addition, our service centers provide firmware update services and the software. If you want to use our service, please contact our service centers.
The following items are required for this firmware update.
|1||PowerShot SX1 IS||The camera that can not set RAW.|
|2||Computer(*)||USB interface required
Before installing Digital Photo Professional, please read through the Digital Photo Professional Computer Environment section below.
|3||USB interface cable||Bundled with the camera.|
|4||Battery||Four brand-new alkaline AA batteries, or NiMH batteries NB4-300 sold separately.|
|5||Memory card||Commercially-available SD/SDHC memory card (with a minimum capacity of 8 MB or above).|
|·||Firmware Update Procedure||If the serial number of an applicable product is entered, the data will be available for download.|
|·||Firmware Update Data|
|·||Camera User Guide|
|·||Digital Photo Professional Installer||We recommend that you install Digital Photo Professional for RAW image development. If the serial number of an applicable product is entered, the data will be available for download.|
* Windows® XP/ Windows Vista™, Mac OS X (v.10.4 - v.10.5)
Customers who do not have any of the items 3 to 5 are asked to contact our service centers.
Digital Photo Professional Computer Environment
|OS||Windows Vista(including SP1), Windows XP SP2/SP3
Mac OS X (v.10.4 - v.10.5)
|Processor||Windows : Pentium series 1.3GHz or higher
Mac OS X : PowerPC G4/G5, Intel Processor
|RAM||1GB or more|
|Hard Disk||Free Disk Space : 240 MB or more|
|Display||1024 x 768 pixels or more|
To update the firmware, the following procedures are required.
Installing Digital Photo Professional
To install Digital Photo Professional to your computer, the following procedures are required.
If you have any questions, please read the Q&A.
Q1: What has changed in Firmware Version 18.104.22.168?
A1: With this firmware update, the camera can record RAW images.
Q2: I own an applicable camera, but I am not planning on shooting RAW images. Do I still have to update the firmware?
A2: If you are not planning on shooting RAW images, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
Q3: The serial number label on the bottom of my camera is peeled off. How can I tell the serial number?
A3: The serial number is also listed on the warranty card and on the package.
Q4: Can I use an SDHC memory card instead of an SD card to update the firmware?
A4: Other than an SD card, you can use a multimedia card or a MMCplus card (with a minimum capacity of 8 MB or above). You can also use an SDHC card or an HC MMCplus card.
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