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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Released, Enhances Eye AF

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Version 1.2.0 Released. New Canon EOS 1D X Mark III firmware update Enhances Eye AF, fixes several bugs and adds improvements to the camera.

Canon has also improved the communication speed when connected via wired LAN, added a ‘Browser Remote’ function and added the ability to transfer only images that are protected.

You can find the firmware update, available to download on both macOS and Windows computers. Check out the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Version 1.2.0 details below.  Canon 1DX Mark III vs Canon 1DX Mark II – Comparison.

The firmware update delivers the following:

  1. Enhancements when using Browser Remote:
  • The image list displayed will be refreshed automatically on the browser.
  • On the shooting screen of the browser, you can set the movie resolution and a high frame rate.
  • On the shooting screen of the browser, you can change the movie shooting mode.
  • On the shooting screen of the browser, Live View will be displayed as soon as you select the movie shooting button.
  1. Enhances Auto Focus (AF) for improved face and eye recognition at greater distances.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon that may occur during viewfinder shooting, in which the shutter may not be released or the camera may not operate in the following settings:
  • In One-Shot AF mode, when the AF Area Selection Mode is set as Zone AF, Large Zone AF or Automatic Selection AF.
  • In AI Servo AF, when direct AF point selection is made using the smart controller.
  • When the Register/Recall Shooting Function is assigned to the AE Lock button, in the Custom Controls.
  1. Connectivity during FTP transmission, has been improved.
  2. Improves Wi-Fi connectivity when using the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E9.
  3. Fixes a phenomenon, in which the card access time may take longer, when using certain CFexpress cards.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmware 1.2.0 download at Canon UK

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III with CFexpress Card and Reader Bundle: $6,499 at (AmazonB&HAdorama)

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