Sony A9 Firmware Update Version 2.00 Released


Sony has released firmware update version 2.0 for the Sony Alpha A9 mirrorless sports camera.

This major firmware improves continuous auto-focus for moving subjects and AF-C stability while zooming. Sony also improved the “all-round operational stability”. Several minor changes has also been applied with this update.

Unfortunately this upgrade doesn’t feature the so-called S-log support yet. Check out the details and download links of this A9 firmware v2.00 below.

Sony A9 firmware update V2.00 Details

Sony A9 Firmware Update Version 2.00 Released

Sony A9 comes with a stacked CMOS sensor with incredible autofocus coverage. The camera features a 24.2MP full-frame Exmor RS stacked CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor.

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It is capable of recording UHD 4K video internally, and shooting with an expanded sensitivity range to ISO 204,800.

Benefits and improvements from the latest update

  • Enhance Continuous AF
    • Enhances continuous auto focus on moving subjects
    • Enhances AF-C stability while zooming
  • Adds new or enhanced functions for sports/news media photography professionals
    • New function: assign protecting images to custom key
    • New function: FTP transfer protected files at once *1
    • Displays wired LAN MAC address
    • Inputs IPTC metadata to files *2
    • Inputs camera serial number to metadata
  • Others
    • Improves all-round operational stability
    • Improves the accuracy of the overheating warning

*1: Only the images protected on Ver.2.00.
*2: Need to create IPTC information beforehand by using the “IPTC Metadata Preset” software.

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