Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Olympus Announces Firmware Updates for E-System Components
The ability to update the firmware in E-System components; bodies,
lenses, flash units; is one of the key advantages of a 100% digital
design. Firmware updates are available through Olympus Master and
Olympus Studio software applications.
The following firmware updates are now available:
E-3 DSLR body:
·Dial operation on the power grip HLD-4 has been improved. The relationship between the rotation of the dial and the movement direction of the AF target has been optimized.
·Battery check function has been improved to extend shooting time when the power grip HLD-4 is attached.
·Focusing now stops immediately when the AF start button (AEL/AFL or Fn button) is released.
·Improved performance with the FL-50R or FL-36R flash units when undertaking bounce flashes at short distances.
·The selection and prioritization of the central five ranging points when shooting in C-AF mode and dynamic-single target mode has been improved.
E-3 DSLR and E-510 DSLR bodies;
·Image stabilization is now available for OM mount non-Four Thirds System interchangeable lenses.
-Stabilized exposure precision