Firmware Version 1.8.0 incorporates the following enhancements:
1. Improves color balance when the RF50mm F1.8 STM lens is attached to the EOS R camera. 2. Support has been added for the following lenses*: - RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM - RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM *With Firmware Version 1.7.0 and later.
Firmware Version 1.8.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.7.0. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.8.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the EOS R is updated to Firmware Version 1.8.0 (or later), it cannot be restored to a previous firmware version (Version 1.0.0 to 1.7.0).
Q&A: Preparations for a firmware update: After the downloaded compressed file (.zip file) is extracted, a firmware folder is created.
*Extracting the downloaded file: Right-click the zip file, and then select Extract All to extract the file.
In the folder you downloaded are the firmware ( EOSR0180.FIR / file size: 34,018,176 bytes) and instructions on the firmware update procedures (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese). Before starting the firmware update operations, please be sure to check the procedure in accordance with the instruction.
(The following is the history of past firmware updates.)
Q: Are the improvements from previous firmware versions included in Firmware Version 1.8.0? A: Yes, the following improvements from the previous version are included.
Changes in version 1.7.0: 1. Support has been added for the following lenses: - RF600mm F11 IS STM - RF800mm F11 IS STM - EXTENDER RF1.4x - EXTENDER RF2x 2. The operation of playing back through the multi-function bar has been improved* *please refer to the latest version of the camera's Instruction Manual that is released with the firmware update. 3. Support for the Battery Pack LP-E6NH has been added.
Changes in version 1.6.0: 1. Support for the RF85mm F1.2L USM DS lens has been added. 2. Corrects a phenomenon in which the function or setting value assigned to the control ring may change when the control ring is operated in Eco mode. 3. Corrects a phenomenon in which the camera may stop operating properly during "auto transfer" when using Camera Connect with a Wi-Fi connection. 4. Corrects a phenomenon in which high-speed synchronization with use of an external flash may not operate properly depending on the camera’s setting for C.Fn2 "Set shutter speed range".
Changes in version 1.4.0: 1. Enhances eye detection Auto Focus (AF) for improved face and eye recognition at greater distances. 2. Improved Auto Focus (AF) performance helps the camera to focus on and track smaller subjects. 3. Reduces lag time between the actual Auto Focus (AF) and the AF frame display for images in the viewfinder or on the LCD. 4. Fixes a phenomenon in which the AF frame size cannot be changed in the Servo AF setting. 5. Fixes PTP communication vulnerability.
Changes in version 1.3.0: 1. Support for the RF24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM lens has been added.
Changes in version 1.2.0: Eye-detection AF 1. Supports Servo AF when shooting still images. 2. Now available when shooting movies regardless of "Movie Servo AF" setting. Small AF Frame Size Supports Servo AF when shooting still images. 3. Now available when shooting movies regardless of "Movie Servo AF" setting. 4. Under certain conditions the electronic level displayed in the electronic viewfinder did not display properly.
Changes in version 1.1.0: 1. Support for "continuous shooting" is available when "silent shutter" has been enabled. *) 2. Corrects a phenomenon in which an error may occur if there is a large number of files in a specific format on the memory card. 3. Corrects a phenomenon in which an error may occur when silent shutter has been enabled. 4. Corrects a phenomenon in which horizontal linear noise may occur when using specific lenses together with certain recording image quality settings. 5. Corrects a phenomenon in which the information displayed in the viewfinder may become abnormal.
*) When using the continuous shooting option when silent shutter has been enabled with the RF24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens, it may be necessary to update the lens' firmware version. If the lens' firmware version is Version 1.1.1, please download the latest firmware version (Version 2.0.0) or later from Canon's Web site to update the lens firmware.
File Name : eosr-v180-win.zip File Type : FA File Size : 39090181KB
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