EOS C200 Firmware Update version 1.0.4.1.00

20th June 2018

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Changes:

This firmware update (Version 1.0.4.1.00) incorporates the following improvements and enhancements.

1.Resolved the image quality degradation, such as colour 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.Optimises the [Black Gamma] compensation when [Normal 1] to [Normal 4] is set for [Gamma] in the Custom Picture settings. 

3.Optimizes colour accuracy in areas of high brightness when [Normal 1] to [Normal 4] is set for [Gamma] in the Custom Picture settings.

Caution:

 •You cannot perform the firmware update using CFast 2.0 cards. Please use a commercially available SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card that is 64MB or more for the firmware update.

• Firmware version 1.0.4.1.00 is for updating Cinema EOS C200 cameras running firmware version 1.0.0.1.00 - 1.0.3.1.00. If your camera's firmware is already version 1.0.4.1.00, 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.

Preparations for a 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: VCN4.FIM / file size: 39,287,424 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 items are required to perform this firmware update:

1.An EOS C200 or EOS C200B camera
2.A computer (OS requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1, Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.13)
3.SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card with a capacity of 64 MB or more (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 from Canon website. See link below)

Further information:

EOS C200 Firmware Download Link

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