Samyang Released Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm f/1.4 FE

Samyang released new firmware updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm f/1.4 FE lenses.

Firmware update V3 for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE and V5 for AF 85mm F1.4 FE now available for download.

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Sigma Firmware Updates: 16mm/30mm/56mm f/1.4, 35mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses

Sigma has released the new firmware updates for 16mm f/1.4, 30mm f/1.4, 56mm f/1.4 & 35mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lenses for Sony E mount. You can follow the links below to download the firmware updates.

Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary
Adorama
Ver.02 2022.04.07
It reduces the AF drive sound.

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Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary
Adorama
Ver.03 2022.04.07

The specification has been changed so that the focus position of the lens when the ON/OFF (power) switch is turned “ON”, or when the camera is restored from power save, is set to the same shooting distance when the ON/OFF (power) switch was turned “OFF” or when power save was activated.

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Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary
Adorama
Ver.04 2022.04.07

The specification has been changed so that the focus position of the lens when the ON/OFF (power) switch is turned “ON”, or when the camera is restored from power save, is set to the same shooting distance when the ON/OFF (power) switch was turned “OFF” or when power save was activated.

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Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary
Adorama
Ver.02 2022.04.07
・The focus position of the lens when the ON/OFF (power) switch is turned “ON” or when the camera is restored from power saving has been changed to the specification that the focus position is set to the shooting distance right before the ON/OFF (power) switch is turned “OFF” or power saving is activated.
・Improved feeling of the MF operation of the lens.

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Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE Firmware Update V2 Released

Samyang/Rokinon has added a new Linear MF Control to the Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE in firmware version 2.

You will need a lens station to do the frimware update which you can download here and you can view the update details below:

Version 2
Date 2022-03-28
Details – Added custom mode function optimized for Cine Kit (Linear MF Control)
– Improved autofocus performance on video mode on Sony α7SⅡ

The Samyang 24-70 firmware update gives you the ability to have Linear Focusing. Here is a short video displaying the new feature:

Tamron Released Firmware Update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses

Tamron Issues Firmware Update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses.

Firmware update notice

Thank you for your continued patronage of Tamron products. On our website dated December 23, 2021, our lenses 20mm F / 2.8 Di III OSD M1: 2 (Model F050), 24mm F / 2.8 Di III OSD M1: 2 (Model F051), 35mm F / 2.8 Di III OSD M1: 2 (Model F053) We have posted a notice that a malfunction will occur for Sony E-mount, but we are pleased to inform you that it has been improved by updating the firmware. Continue reading “Tamron Released Firmware Update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses”

Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 Improves Eye AF Accuracy

Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01  released. Sony a7 IV Firmware Update 1.01 improves Eye AF Accuracy and compatibility with the Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens. You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below.

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New Firmware Ver 2.00 for Sony FX6 Released

Sony has released the new firmware version 2.00 for Sony FX6 full-frame cinema camera.

Download link: Sony FX6 Firmware Version 2.00 – WindowsMac

Benefits and Improvements

  • Add the AI-based Real-time Tracking AF, and if the Touch Function is set to Tracking AF, you can use Real-time Tracking to track the subject even during manual focus
  • Add the Breathing Compensation for consistent angle of view when focusing
    Note: Lenses that support the Breathing Compensation feature
  • Add the 16-bit RAW output via HDMI
  • Add the bokeh adjustment mode for easy adjustment while minimizing exposure changes
  • Add new features that support High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) dual production for SR Live
    • SDR Emulated Preview Display on EVF
    • SDR Gain Metadata Recording
  • Add the Picture Cache Recording function, which is also supported when shooting with S&Q Motion
  • Displayed the 4-channel audio level meter on the on-screen display
  • Add the other useful features

Sony FX6 body: $5,998 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “New Firmware Ver 2.00 for Sony FX6 Released”

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 V2 Firmware 1.2.4 Update Released

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 V2 Firmware 1.2.4 Released. The new  Firmware 1.2.4 Update can be downloaded here.

Firmware update instructions:
1. Optimize the stability of video tracking at small aperture.

VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 II: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 56mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 33mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 23mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon

New Firmware Update Version 2.00 for Sony a7C

Sony released the new Sony a7C firmware update version 2.00. You can follow the link below to download the firmware update.

Download link:

Sony a7C Firmware Version 2.00

Benefits and Improvements

  • Adds the USB Streaming function to allow connection using a USB cable to a PC for live streaming and online communication with high-quality video and audio.
    Note: When connecting to a device with a USB Type-C port, use a commercially available USB cable or terminal conversion adaptor.
  • Makes the Eye AF feature compatible with animals when recording a movie
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera
    Note: Refer to the Help Guide for details on all updated functions.

See also Sony A7c Dynamic Range Results, Same as A7 III.

Read more: Best Lenses for Sony a7C and Best Memory Cards for Sony a7C.

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Sony a9 II Firmware Update Version 3.20 now Available

Sony released the new firmware update version 3.20 for Sony a9 II camera.

The Sony a9 II provides silent continuous shooting up to 20 fps at full 24.2MP resolution (RAW+JPEG) with up to 60 AF/AE tracking calculations per second without EVF or LCD blackout. Check stock availability at Amazon, B&H and Adorama

Download link: Continue reading “Sony a9 II Firmware Update Version 3.20 now Available”

New Sony A1 Firmware 1.20 Released

New Sony firmware update  released for the Sony A1 camera. This is the firmware version 1.20 and you can see the benefits and improvements below. Sony A1 Firmware 1.20 now available for download.

The price of the high-end full frame mirrorless camera is $6,499 and available at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Benefits and Improvements

  • Adds support for FTP transfer in Active Mode
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Download here

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