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HF20, HF200 Firmware Update Version 1.0.5.0 Notification

Canon has released Firmware Update Version 1.0.5.0 for HF20, HF200 High Definition video cameras. The new firmware adds the ability to record, playback, and copy movies in MXP and FXP modes with Class 10 SD or SDHC memory cards. This notification is intended for customers who use Class 10 SD cards only; if you are using Class 4 or Class 6 cards, you can continue to use them as is without performing this firmware update.


Details of Version 1.0.5.0 Firmware Update

This firmware adds the ability to record, playback, and copy movies in MXP and FXP modes with SD or SDHC memory cards that have an SD Speed Class of Class 10. This notification is intended for customers who use Class 10 SD cards only; if you are using Class 4 or Class 6 cards, you can continue to use them as is without performing this firmware update.

How to update the firmware

This firmware can only updated by Canon Service Centres. Should you wish to have the firmware of your HF20/HF200 updated, please contact our Customer Support Centres listed under Contact Information.

Please note that, once the camcorder is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.


How to identify units that are covered by this firmware update

Firmware versions covered by this update:

Firmware version 1.0.5.0 is for camcorders with Firmware version 1.0.0.0 through 1.0.4.0. If the camcorder's firmware is already version 1.0.5.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Firmware version of the camcorder can be identified by following the procedure below.

1.     Set the camcorder to photo playback mode.

2.     Press the FUNC. (function) button, and then select Menu.

3.     Operate the joystick to select the System Settings tab.

4.     Check the version shown in Firmware (1.0.x.0)

 HFS10 Firmware Update

Contact Details

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