|EOS-1D Mark II Firmware Update Version 1.2.6|
|This firmware update (version 1.2.6) includes the following improvements:|
This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware version up to 1.2.4 installed. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.2.6, it is not necessary to perform this update.
|Before downloading the firmware update, please be sure to read the entire contents of this page.|
|Q :||What has changed in the version 1.2.6 firmware?|
|A :||It includes the following improvements:|
It fixes the phenomenon wherein the camera does not detect the capacity correctly when high-capacity recording media are initialized.
b) The phenomenon wherein the camera cannot correctly detect the capacity of CF cards with capacities exceeding 8GB (e.g., 12GB, 16GB) correctly when they are initialized has been corrected.
|Q :||Are the previous version of firmware included in version 1.2.6?|
|A :||Yes, the following improvements from the previous version are included:
Version 1.0.2 changes:
Version 1.0.3 changes:
Version 1.1.0 changes:
Improves the AF tracking when using the AI Servo AF to shoot low-luminance or low-contrast subjects.
Reduced the time between when the camera is turned on and when it is ready to shoot from 0.5 seconds to 0.3 seconds.
Version 1.2.1 changes:
Version 1.2.2 changes:
Version 1.2.3 changes:
Version 1.2.4 changes:
|Q :||How do I check the version of the camera's current firmware?|
|A :||Press the MENU button and hold it down while rotating the Quick Control Dial to the Set-up 2 menu. The current firmware version will be displayed in the Firmware section of that menu.|
|Q :||How do I update the EOS-1D Mark II firmware?|
|A :||The methods of firmware updating are provided as below :
If you choose the latter method, contact a Canon Service Center listed on the back of the Camera User's Guide enclosed with the camera.
|Q :||Do I need any special equipment to update the EOS-1D Mark II firmware?|
|A :||The following equipment is necessary to update the EOS-1D Mark II firmware :
1-a) Ni-MH pack NP-E3 (The battery pack must be fully charged.)
In order to supply power to the camera, 1-a or 1-b is necessary.
|Q :||What if I do not have the equipment necessary for updating the firmware?|
|A :||Please contact a Canon Service Center listed on the back of the Camera User's Guide enclosed with the camera.|
|Q :||How can I download the EOS-1D Mark II firmware?|
|A :||The file for updating the firmware can be downloaded at the bottom
of this page.
Select the compressed, self-extracting file appropriate for your OS and double-click to extract.
After completing the download and extraction, confirm that the following files have been generated :
Firmware update file
* Windows, Properties size: 6.41MB (6,727,791bytes)
If the file size differs from the above, please download the file again from the Web site. Also, firmware updating service is provided free of charge at Canon Service Centers.
|Q :||How do I update the firmware?|
|A :||It can be updated by copying the downloaded file to an initialized
(formatted) CF card (SD card) by the EOS-1D Mark II, and then loading
the card in the camera. Please refer to the PDF file at the end of
this page for more details.
Please note the following when updating:
If there are any questions, please contact one of the following:
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|EOS-1D Mark II Firmware Updating|
|EOS-1D Mark II Firmware Update Version 1.2.6|
|Input the serial number of the EOS-1D Mark II, and click the [submit] button.|