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EOS C300 Mark III Firmware Update version

5th July 2024

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Firmware Version incorporates the following enhancement and fixes:

1. Adds the following new Cinema RAW Light recording modes:
  [RAW HQ], [RAW ST], and [RAW LT].
 - RAW HQ: High quality
 - RAW ST: Standard quality
 - RAW LT: Light recording
2. Adds Auto ISO/Gain Function.
3. Adds [Sensor mode] as an option to assignable buttons.
4. Adds the following size option to the Focus Guide function:
 - Normal/Large
5. Enables the display of Markers during playback.
6. Enhances security for FTPS (File Transfer Protocol Security) connections.
7. Fixes minor issues.

- Please use an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card that is 512MB or greater to perform the firmware update.
- Firmware version is for updating 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.
- 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 a firmware update:
After the firmware update has been performed, the camera's menu settings will be reset. It is recommended that, prior to starting update operations, 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. 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 Menu Settings."

The downloaded folder contains the firmware (file name: VQA13.FIR / file size: 85374864 byte), and instructions on the firmware update procedures (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish and Simplified Chinese). Prior to starting the firmware update operations, please be sure to carefully review and confirm your understanding of these instructions.

The following items are required to perform this firmware update:
1. Camera Body EOS C300 Mark III
2. A computer (OS requirements: Windows 、Mac OS)
3. SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card with a capacity of 512MB 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 C300 Mark III Firmware Download Link

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