New Firmware for the Canon 5D Mk III and There’s a new Kit Lens as Well

Canon EOS 5DmkIII

Canon’s EOS 5D Mark III Firmware Version 1.2.3 has been released with the following improvements:

  • Fixes a phenomenon in which the flash may not fire depending on the timing of when the shutter button is pressed.
  • Fixes a phenomenon in which the AF microadjustment value may change.*
  • Fixes a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor may show a line of false color along boundaries of high contrast.
  • Fixes a phenomenon in which the histogram of a LiveView image is incorrectly displayed when an HDMI cable is connected.
  • Enables the brightness of the camera’s LCD monitor to be adjusted even when an HDMI cable is connected.
  • * The phenomenon listed in 2 was addressed with Firmware Version 1.2.1, and has been further improved with Firmware Version 1.2.3.

Firmware Version 1.2.3 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.2.1. Download: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Firmware Version 1.2.3

There is also new kit lens for the Canon 5D III is the Canon Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L. The kit should available soon at B&H. The Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera Kit with Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L is marked as a new item.

Via Planet5D

Gevon Servo

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