Firmware Version 1.0.7 incorporates the following fixes.
The Version 1.0.7 firmware being released this time is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.6. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.7, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
Before downloading the firmware update, please be sure to read the entire contents of this page.
A power failure during the firmware writing operation may disable the camera.
Do not press any camera buttons during the firmware writing operation.
The following fixes have been incorporated.
Yes, the following improvements from the previous version are included:
Firmware Version 1.0.6 includes the following improvement:
Some cameras with firmware Version 1.0.5 or earlier are affected by a phenomenon where the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the busy indication remains lit in the viewfinder. This firmware corrects this phenomenon.
Firmware Version 1.0.5 includes the following improvement:
In low light situations, the AF assist beam fires to assist with autofocusing. The AF assist beam does not fire if the firmware is Version 1.0.3 or earlier.
Turn the Power Switch <ON>, and press the <MENU> button to display the menu. Press the Cross keys, and you will see the "Firmware Ver.X.X.X" at the end of the settings shown in "Set-up 3 (Yellow)", which is the currently installed firmware version number.
Note: Select <P> mode (or one of the other creative modes). The version of the firmware will not appear in the basic zone.
These are two ways to update the camera's firmware.
If you choose this method, contact a Canon Customer Support Center in your region.
The equipment required is as follows.
Two methods of copying the downloaded firmware file are provided.
Please contact a Canon Customer Support Center in your region.
The firmware update procedure is available in the PDF file at the end of this page. Please download the PDF file and read the procedure carefully before updating the firmware.
In the following instructions, X.X.X or xxx indicates either the current firmware version or the firmware version for the update.
Be sure to carefully review the contents of the SD card before formatting.
Please download the compressed, self-extracting file that matches your computer's operating system and create the following firmware update file.
Double-click the downloaded file.
Clicking [OK] will cause the file's contents to be extracted and the firmware update file to be created.
The downloaded file will automatically self-extract,creating the firmware update file.
In case the downloaded file does not automatically self-extract, double-click the downloaded file.
Right-click the icon of the firmware update file and select the [Properties] command from the pop-up menu that appears.
Select the icon of the firmware update file, and then select the [Get Info] command from the [File] menu.
Insert the SD card that has been formatted in the Camera into the SD card reader.
Copy the firmware update file to the first window that appears when the SD card is opened (the root directory).
Remove the SD card from the card reader.
* When removing the SD card, be sure to do so as described in the documentation for the computer or the card reader.
* If the firmware update file is placed in a subfolder of the SD card, the camera will not see it.
Rotate the Mode Dial to select <P> mode (or one of the other modes in the creative zone).
Insert the SD card with the firmware into the camera.
Turn the Power Switch <ON>, and then press the <MENU> button to display the menu.
Press the Cross keys to select the "Firmware Ver.x.x.x" item at the bottom of the "Set-up 3 (Yellow)", and then press the <SET> button.
The firmware update screen will appear.
Press the Cross keys to select [OK], and then press the <SET> button. Follow the procedure from Step (5) onward.
*If the firmware update screen does not appear on LCD monitor, the firmware update file may not have been properly copied to the SD card, so please try again starting from Step (1).
Press the Cross keys to select <P> mode (or one of the other modes
in the creative zone).
Insert an SD card that has been formatted in the camera into the camera.
Connect the camera and the computer with the USB cable, and then set the camera's power switch to <ON>.
Start EOS Utility.
Click the [Camera settings / Remote shooting] button.
Click <>,and then click the [Firmware Ver. X.X.X].
The firmware update will appear on the computer screen.
The firmware update file will be copied to the SD card by following the on-screen instructions to select it.
The firmware version will appear on the computer screen.
Click the [OK] button.
The firmware update will appear on the computer screen.
Click the [OK] button.
Follow the procedure from Step (5) onward on the camera.
The screen shown on the left will appear on the camera's LCD monitor.
If you press the <SET> button, a confirmation screen will appear, so check the firmware update shown, press the Cross keys to select [OK], and press the <SET> button again to start the firmware update.
The message on the left will appear during the update.
When the update is completed, the message on the left will appear on the LCD monitor.
Complete the firmware update by pressing the <SET> button.
The firmware update is now completed.
When the firmware update operations are finished, turn the camera <OFF> and remove the battery from the camera for at least two seconds. This will cause the new firmware to take effect after the battery has been reloaded and the camera is turned on.
Format the SD card before using it again.
If this screen appears, remove the battery and check to make sure that there are no problems with the battery capacity or with the firmware update file on the SD card.
If there are no problems,repeat the update operations again.
If you still have a problem, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.
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