Good news for Canon 5D mkll movie users:24 or 25fps option in latest firmware release

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by atlanticza, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. atlanticza macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2008
    Cape Town
    "Canon’s latest firmware for the EOS 5D Mark II - Version 2.0.4 - that adds five enhancements to the camera’s EOS MOVIE functions, plus a fix to the manual sensor cleaning function, is now available for download." from here

    The Version 2.0.4 firmware includes the movie function enhancements listed in items 1 through 5 below, and also incorporates the correction listed in item 6.

    The exact enhancements and fixes are as follows:

    Adds or changes the following movie frame rates.
    1920×1080: 30fps (changed - actual 29.97 fps).
    1920×1080: 24fps (added - actual 23.976 fps).
    640×480: 30fps (changed - actual 29.97 fps).
    1920×1080: 25fps (added - actual 25.0 fps).
    1920×1080: 24fps (added - actual 23.976 fps).
    640×480: 25fps (added - actual 25.0 fps).
    Adds a function for manually adjusting the sound recording level (64 levels).
    Adds a histogram display (brightness or RGB) for shooting movies in manual exposure.
    Adds shutter-priority AE mode (Tv) and aperture-priority AE (Av) mode to the exposure modes for shooting movies.
    Changes the audio sampling frequency from 44.1 KHz to 48 KHz.
    Fixes a phenomenon where communication between the camera and the attached lens is sometimes interrupted after manual sensor cleaning. Note - this phenomenon only affects cameras with Firmware Version 1.2.4.
  2. hsia12210 macrumors newbie

    Nov 20, 2009
    Nice sharing, good job!

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