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Canon Digital Cinema Camera EOS C700 GS PL Firmware Version [Windows]

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Firmware Version incorporates the following enhancements:
1. Peripheral illumination / chromatic aberration correction has been added for the following lenses:
- EF Cinema Lens: CN-E20mm T1.5 L F
- EF Lens: EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM
2. Chromatic aberration correction has been added for the following EFP lenses:
- CJ45e x 9.7B IASE-V H
- CJ45e x 13.6B IASE-V H
3. Support for these EFP lenses has been added.
- CJ24e x 7.5B IASE S
- CJ18e x 7.6B IRSE S / IASE S
- CJ14e x 4.3B IRSE S / IASE S
4. For LUTs that can be applied to output footage, support for the ITU-R BT.2100 standard and ITU-R BT.2408 report have been added for the following terminals:.
- SDI OUT terminals
- MON. terminals
- HDMI OUT terminal
[HDR-PQ (OOTF On/Off)] will change to [HDR-PQ*1].
Changes have been made so that the [HDR: PQ] and [HDR: HLG] base luminance correspond to Diffuse White (100%) being 203nits*2.
- VIDEO terminal (optional Viewfinder)
[HDR1600% (OOTF On/Off)] will change to [HDR-1600%*1].
[HDR400% (OOTF On/Off)] will change to [HDR-400%*1].
*1 OOTF On
*2 The brightness before the change to OOTF On 83nits / OOTF Off 111nits. The HLG output is the brightness in the case of displaying on a 1000nits monitor.
Please use the Canon lookup table that is released on and after November, 2018.
5. Support for the [Reset] function that resets the clip number when the reel number is set, has been added.
6. Fixes a phenomenon in which of signal outputting of more than 100% occurs when the following combination of settings is selected.
- LUT: HDR-HLG output
- Color Space: BT.2020
7. Three sets of customizable submenu [USER Menu] functions have been added.
8. 4X magnification has been added.

For further information, please refer to the latest version of the camera's Instruction Manual that is released with the firmware update.

- Firmware version is for updating Cinema EOS C700 GS PL cameras running firmware version - If your camera's firmware is already version, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camera is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.
- For customers who are using the optional OU-700 Remote Operation Unit, the firmware of the camera and the OU-700 Remote Operation Unit have to be the same. After updating the camera firmware, connect the camera with the OU-700 to update the firmware of the OU-700 from the camera's system settings.

Preparations for the Firmware Update:
- You cannot perform the firmware update using CFast 2.0 cards. Please use a commercially available SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card that is 128MB or more for the firmware update.
- After the firmware update has been performed, the camera's menu and custom picture settings will be reset. It is recommended that users save their menu and custom picture 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: VMB5.FIM / file size: 112,296,156bytes), 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. A Cinema EOS C700 GS PL camera body
2. A computer (OS Requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1)
3. A 128MB 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. Full charged V-mount battery (commercially available), 14.8 V DC (acceptable range: 12 V to 20 V DC)
6. Power adapter (commercially available, DC IN 12V terminal): 4-pin XLR plug (female connector), 12 V DC (acceptable range: 11.5 V to 20 V DC), 10 A (acceptable maximum load current)
7. The firmware (the downloaded file)

Changes in Firmware Version
1. Fixes a phenomenon in which a yellow border appears along the edges of the footage when recording 4.2K RAW*1 to the CDX-36150*2
2. Optimizes the [Black Gamma] compensation when [Normal 1] to [Normal 4] is set for [Gamma] in the Custom Picture settings.
3. Optimizes color accuracy in areas of high brightness when [Normal 1] to [Normal 4] is set for [Gamma] in the Custom Picture settings.
4. When using the USER or an assignable button, the white balance setting will be maintained after the power has been turned off.
*1 This applies to cameras equipped with Firmware Version to
*2 Codex Digital Recorder module.

Changes in Firmware Version
1. Super16mm sized (2K crop) recording mode now supports these adapters (sold separately):
B4 Mount Adapter MO-4P
2. Camera will display AC adapter and battery voltage, when connected to RAW recorder.
3. Retrieval of Lens metadata, such as focal length, is supported with XF-AVC recording.
4. Model distinction metadata of C700 and C700GS has been added.
5. Fixes the phenomenon where white balance setting values may be rewritten when importing saved settings into the camera*1.
*1 EOS C700 camera firmware Version

Changes in Firmware Version
1. Hybrid Log Gamma HDR ITU-R BT.2100 output has been added.
2. Importation of 3D LUTs (.cube format) created within Blackmagic Design's DaVinci ResolveTM* software is now supported.
3. Super16mm sized (2K crop) recording mode has been added.
4. The progressive frame rates below are now supported when using the B4 Mount Adapter MO-4P (sold separately).
- 59.94Hz: 59.94P, 29.97P, 23.98P
- 50.00Hz: 50P, 25P
- 24.00Hz: 24P
5. New white balance color temperature settings have been added.
6. Slow and Fast mode icon will be displayed in red when in use.
7. Slow and Fast mode frame rate selection have been simplified
8. Fixes a sound lag issue which may occur when [Scan Reverse Rec] is enabled.
* DaVinci ResolveTM is the trademark of Blackmagic Design Pty Ltd.

Changes in Firmware Version
1. Allows the position of waveform monitor to be changed on the display.
2. PQ HDR BT.2100 output has been added.
3. Fixes an error in the displayed list of shutter speeds when using Browser Remote.
4. Changes the specifications so that when the aspect ratio set for sub recording differs from that set for RAW recording, the MON OUT, HDMI OUT, and VIDEO OUT terminals will output the aspect ratio set for RAW Recording.

File information

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File Type : FA
File Size : 109891699KB