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Canon 4K Camcorder XF405 / XF400 Firmware Version [Windows]

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Firmware Version incorporates the following enhancement:
1. Adds [Custom Picture] modes that enables detailed image settings.
2. Adds [EOS Standard] and [Production Camera] color matrix to [Custom Picture] parameter.
3. Expand assignable features to assign buttons.
4. Improves autofocus accuracy when zooming.
5. Improves image quality when using the [Digital Zoom] [Advanced 30X] mode.

- Firmware version is for updating XF405/XF400 cameras running firmware version - If your camera's firmware is already version, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camcorder is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.
- Please refrain from loading menu settings generated using the most recent firmware version to a product running an old firmware version, as doing so may affect camera operations.

Preparations for the Firmware Update:
- Please use a commercially available SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card that is 512MB or more for the firmware update.
- After the firmware update has been performed, the camera's menu settings will be reset. It is recommended that users save their menu settings as settings data to an SD card, separate from the one that will be used to carry out the update, before starting update operations.This saved data can be loaded into the camera and the settings can be changed after the update has been completed. For further information on this, please refer to the section in the unit's Instruction Manual titled "Saving and Loading Camera Settings".
- The downloaded folder contains the firmware (file name: VNA5.FIM / file size: 31,129,632 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 carefully confirm your understanding of these instructions.

The following things are required to perform this firmware update:
1. An XF405 or XF400 camcorder
2. A computer (OS Requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1)
3. A 512MB or higher-capacity SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card (both commercially available)
4. An SD card reader/writer (commercially available) or an SD card slot built into the computer
5. A fully charged battery pack for the camera
6. Compact power adapter bundled with the camera
7. The firmware (the downloaded file)

Changes in Firmware Version
1. The focus following speed during zooming has been improved.

Changes in Firmware Version
1. IP streaming has been added, which is an image (video) transmission method.
2. Support for the [Reset] function that resets the clip number when the reel number is set, has been added.
3. Setting custom white balance, , has been added to the list of selections available to the assignable button.
4. 3G-SDI Mapping, Level A and Level B, has been added. (XF405 model only)
5. A vertical filter function has been added to the Interlace Recording mode to reduce interlacing artifacts, such as moiré or jagged-edge phenomenon, which may occur.
6. The aperture value displayed for reference on the screen will match the aperture value written on the outside of the lens.
*Please note that there will be no change in the actual aperture values before and after the firmware update.

Changes in Firmware Version
1. Fixes image quality degradation, such as color misalignment or edge distortion, may occur in the recorded footage when using the following combination of settings:
- recording format XF-AVC
- frame rate 59.94i / 50.00i
- 1920x1080 resolution
2. Fixes a white balance error that may occur when using Auto mode or a Special Scene mode* depending on usage conditions.
*Portrait/Sports/Night Scene/Snow/Low Light/Spotlight
3. Improves the focus tracking accuracy during zoom operations.

Changes in Firmware Version
1. XF-AVC format recording has been added *1*2*3.
2. The flicker reduction function has been added
3. Enhances menu operations so that the Browser Remote setting options are retained after switching off the camera.
*1 Please use the following Software Applications.
Canon XF Utility 3.3 for Windows
Canon XF Plugin 3.3 for Avid Media Access [Windows]
*2 You will need to format the SD cards completely with the camera before recording.
*3 For detailed information about SD cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.

File information

File Name :
File Type : FA
File Size : 29134356KB