EOS C300 (with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade applied) Firmware Update version 2.1.9.1 00

13th December 2017
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Changes:

This firmware update (Version 2.1.9.1 00) incorporates the following enhancements.

1.When CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S is attached the following features are enabled:
-Autofocus using the Dual Pixel CMOS AF function
-The joystick on the camera's grip unit can be set to operate the zoom.
-Manual control of the iris with Camera's Control dial.
-Control of focus, zoom and iris using the separately-sold Remote Controller RC-V100.
-Automatic aperture and push auto iris functions.
-Start/stop recording on the separately-sold lens grip ZSG-C10.
-Retrieval of Lens metadata, such as the model name and the focal distance will display on the camera.
2.When the camera is turned off the IS mechanical lock will be active regardless of the position of the switch.
3.Adds peripheral illumination correction for the following lenses:
COMPACT-SERVO Lens
-CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S
EF Lens
-EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM
-EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM
-EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
-EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM
-EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Notes:
Firmware Version 2.1.9.1.00 is only for EOS C300 cameras which have Firmware Version 2.1.2.1.00 - 2.1.8.1.00 with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade applied. If your camera’s firmware is already version 2.1.9.1.00, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camera is updated to the latest firmware version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.

If the EOS C300 camera does not have Dual Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade applied, please download Firmware Version 1.1.8.1.00.

Preparations for a firmware update:
After the Firmware update has been performed, the camera’s menu settings 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 camera’s user manual titled Saving and Loading Camera Settings.

The downloaded firmware folder contains the firmware (File Name: VKL8.FIM, File Size: 35,066,960 bytes) and a procedure manual for updating the firmware (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish and Simplified Chinese). Please check the firmware update procedure manual carefully before starting update operations.

The following items are required to perform this firmware update: 
1. A Cinema EOS C300 (with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade applied) camera body 
2. A computer (OS requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista SP2 / Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.13) 
3. A commercially-available 64MB or higher-capacity SD/SDHC memory card 
4. A commercially-available memory card reader-writer or an SD memory card slot on the computer 
5. A fully-charged, dedicated 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:

Firmware Download Link EOS C300 DAF Firmware
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