Leica S / S2 Firmware Updates

Leica  has released new firmware for the S and S2 cameras. Details as follows :

LEICA S (Type 006) Firmware Update 2.4.1.0

  • AF Performance: completely new developed AF algorithms and AF drive control for extensive improvements in terms of focus speed, responsiveness, smoothness and precision.
  • Predictive AF: improved predictive object tracking in AF Continuous Mode.
  • Improved GPS precision: Global Positioning System coordinates will only be stored in image data if last signal update is not older than 5 minutes, instead of 24h like former firmware.
  • Support of the new Leica S-lens: Leica Summicron-S 1:2/100mm ASPH.
  • Support of the new lens firmware (all S-lenses).

Leica S2 / S2-P Firmware Update 1.4.0.0

  • Support for new lens Leica Summicron-S 1:2/100mm ASPH.

http:// us.leica-camera.com/Service- Support/Support/Downloads

New Firmware for the Leica M

Leica has announced improvements with Leica M (Typ 240) through a firmware update.

Firmware Version 2.0.1.5. offers :

  • Improved description of the lens type in Exif-Data
  • Live view is now possible with every lens (including older screw lenses via an adapter)
  • The Horizon (level) is now visible in Live View
  • New menu item “Exposure Simulation”
  • Extended Auto ISO options
  • Exposure bracketing settings are now saved when the camera is switched off
  • New menu item “Focus Peaking” – focus peaking can now be set to red, green or blue.
  • Better display of GPS location data – Position is now shown for JPG files in Adobe Lightroom.

http://us.leica-camera.com/Service-Support/Support/Downloads?category=93710&subcategory=93711&type=108942&language=93871

New Firmware for the Leica M Typ 240

Leica has announced a new firmware for their M Typ 240 camera. Firmware version 2.0.0.12 improves the white balance presets and auto white balance accuracy, less compression artifacts in video mode, along with various bug fixes.

Note : All new cameras being produced now have a new firmware version 2.0.0.12.
An update for already delivered cameras that have version 2.0.0.11 is not necessary, as the changes implemented only apply to the internal production processes.

The firmware can be downloaded here : http://us.leica-camera.com/service/downloads/rangefinder_cameras/leica_m/

 

New H5D firmware is now available

Hasselblad is releasing a new sensor unit firmware version 2.4.3R for all H5D cameras.

H5D-40, H5D-50, H5D-50MS and H5D-200MS updating from 1.5.3R:

  • Faster start-up time
  • Technical camera mode (Flash sync and pinhole)
  • Low battery warning on sensor unit display
  • High temperature warning
  • Double click on release button enters menu on sensor unit display
  • Support for GPS module (GIL)
  • Folder view
  • Improved histogram
  • Improved 9-view
  • Language support: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese


H5D-60 updating from 2.3.3R:
  • Technical camera mode (Flash sync and pinhole)
  • Language support: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese


H5D131008.hbf new features since H5D130506.hbf:
  • Added True Focus functionality when using the H1.7x Converter
  • When using extension tubes or the Macro Converter with True Focus, no focus correction is added and the IFC cursor is always placed in the centre.
  • Added support for the H5D-60
  • Stability improvements
  • Minor GUI corrections
  • Now possible to set ISO on camera grip when tethered.

H5D-60 updating from 2.3.3R:

  • Technical camera mode (Flash sync and pinhole)
  • Language support: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese


H5D131008.hbf new features since H5D130506.hbf:
  • Added True Focus functionality when using the H1.7x Converter
  • When using extension tubes or the Macro Converter with True Focus, no focus correction is added and the IFC cursor is always placed in the centre.
  • Added support for the H5D-60
  • Stability improvements
  • Minor GUI corrections
  • Now possible to set ISO on camera grip when tethered.

http://hasselbladusa.com/service–support/technical-support/software-downloads.aspx