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PowerShot Pro1 Firmware Update

 
Firmware specification changes (Version 1.0.1.0)
This firmware update (Version 1.0.1.0) incorporates the following:

AF speed improvements

Specification changes for the way images are displayed in Continuous AF Mode

Zoom ring responsiveness improvements

The following information is for customers who want to update their camera˙•s firmware by themselves. Because making mistakes during a firmware update could render the camera inoperable, be sure to read the precautionary information thoroughly before performing this update.

Note that firmware updates can also be performed by Canon. To have the firmware update performed by Canon, please contact:
Europe
Local Canon Distributor listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)*
Regions other than Europe
Canon Customer Support Help Desk listed in the Canon Customer Support Leaflet*
*Included in the camera kit
 
About influence to the camera settings by firmware update

The firmware update does not affect registered My Camera settings.

 
Determining whether a camera is subject to firmware update
From this page, go to the Download Page and enter the serial number listed on the bottom of the camera. If your camera is subject to firmware update, the page for downloading the firmware update data will appear. If the latest firmware is already installed in your camera, a page explaining that the firmware update is not necessary will appear.
 
Items required for updating camera firmware
Computer* USB interface required
Camera
Battery Battery included in the camera kit
USB interface cable Included in the camera kit
Memory card CF card included in the camera kit
Digital Camera Solution Disk CD-ROM included in the camera kit
Firmware update instructions Downloadable if the camera is determined to be subject to update after the serial number is entered
Firmware update data
* Operating systems: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP, Mac OS 9.0-9.2/ Mac OS X (v10.1-10.3)
Users lacking item ,,, or , please contact:
Europe
Local Canon Distributor listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)
Regions other than Europe
Canon Customer Support Help Desk listed in the Canon Customer Support Leaflet
 
Overview of firmware update procedures
Download --- Unpack download data.
1. From the bottom of this page, go to the Download Page.
2. Read the Software License Agreement, and submit the serial number written on the bottom of the camera. If your camera is determined to be subject to firmware update, download the Firmware Update Instructions (pdf file) and the Firmware Update Data.
3.

Unpack the Firmware Update Data (see note 1 below). After the data is unpacked a folder will be created containing the files required for the firmware update.

Create a memory card for the firmware update
4. Double-click the "UploadFirmware" icon included in the folder where the files were unpacked.
5.

Follow the procedures shown in the UploadFirmware window. At this time, load the memory card in the camera and connect the camera to the computer with the USB cable. When the procedures are completed, the file for the firmware update will have been copied onto the memory card in the camera.

6.

Turn the camera off, and then disconnect the USB cable from the camera.

Operate the camera to update the firmware (rewrite the firmware)
7. Turn on the camera in Playback mode.
8. Press the MENU button on the camera, select [Firm Update ...] from the menu, and then press the SET button.
9.

When the screen confirming the firmware version update appears, select [OK] and press the SET button to start rewriting the camera firmware. The camera will be updated to the new firmware version within a few minutes after this process is started.

Verify the camera firmware version after update
10.

Start the ZoomBrowser (Windows) or ImageBrowser (Mac OS) software included in the camera kit (see note 2 below).

11.

Connect the camera to the computer with the USB cable, and verify the firmware version after update.

Note 1. The downloaded files must be unpacked on the same computer that runs the UploadFirmware program.
Note 2. To verify the camera firmware version, it is necessary to use the ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) or ImageBrowser (Mac OS) software on the Digital Camera Solution Disk.

To update firmware, be sure to download the Firmware Update Instructions (pdf file) and read them thoroughly.

 
Customers who have a question about firmware update
Firmware Update Q&A
Please see our Q&A first if anything is unclear.
... Firmware Update Q&A
Customer Contact:
Europe
Local Canon Distributor listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)
Regions other than Europe
Canon Customer Support Help Desk listed in the Canon Customer Support Leaflet
 
 
 

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