Sony Re-Releases Firmware Update Version 1.10 for a7 IV

Sony re-releases firmware version 1.1 for Sony a7 IV In the beginning of September, Sony published then subsequently removed firmware version 1.1 for its a7 IV camera system. After its launch, some users noticed their cameras weren’t working after the update, effectively making their entire camera useless in some shooting modes.

Sony has now addressed this problem and is re-releasing firmware version 1.1 for its a7 IV mirrorless camera that addresses the problem. You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Sony a7 IV body (AmazonB&HAdorama) Continue reading “Sony Re-Releases Firmware Update Version 1.10 for a7 IV”

Sony a1 Firmware Ver.1.30 & a7S III Firmware Ver.2.11 Released

A new Sony Firmware Updates has just been released for Sony A1 and Sony A7SIII camera. New firmware update version 1.30 for Sony a1 (AmazonB&HAdorama) and version 2.11 for Sony Alpha a7S III (AmazonB&HAdorama) now available for download.

Download links:

Sony a1 Firmware Update Version 1.30

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

Sony a7S III Firmware Update Version 2.10

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

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Sony a7 IV Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

Sony has officially released new firmware update version 1.10 for Sony a7 IV full frame mirrorless camera.

You can find the details and download the new Sony firmware update below. Sony a7 IV body (AmazonB&HAdorama)

Benefits and Improvements

  • Allows you to select M and S sizes in addition to L when using the RAW recording lossless compression method
  • The shutter speed and ISO sensitivity settings dedicated for flash photography can be retained
  • Adds the Touch Shutter function
  • Improves the accuracy of the Eye AF feature
  • The camera’s serial number can be recorded in the metadata in the movie files
  • Improves operability of Wi-Fi connections
  • Adds a 1 minute setting to the Power Save by Monitor menu
  • Fixes an issue where the viewfinder display may not be brightened according to the ambient brightness
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera

You can download this firmware here.

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8, 56mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4, 23mm f/1.4, and 13mm f/1.4 Firmware Updates Released

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8, 56mm f/1.4, 33mm f/1.4, 23mm f/1.4, and 13mm f/1.4 Firmware Updates Released.

AF 85/1.8 FE Mark II V1.2.6
1. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
2. Optimize the video focusing effect of some cameras
AF 85/1.8 FE Mark II V1.2.6  Firmware Download

AF 56/1.4 E V1.1.9
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 56/1.4 E  V1.1.9  Firmware Download

AF 33/1.4 E V1.1.8
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 33/1.4 E V1.1.8  Firmware Download

AF 23/1.4 E V1.1.9
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 23/1.4 E  V1.1.9  Firmware Download

AF 13/1.4 E V1.0.4
1. Optimize compatibility with a7m4.
2. Optimize the stability of video focusing for long-time work.
AF 13/1.4 E V1.0.4  Firmware Download

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VILTROX 33mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon
VILTROX 23mm f/1.4: B&H Photo / Amazon

New Firmware version 2.1 for Sony a7S III

A new Sony Firmware Updates has just been released for Sony A7SIII camera. New firmware update version 2.1 for Sony Alpha a7S III (AmazonB&HAdorama) now available for download.

Firmware version 2.1 for Sony’s a7S III camera also adds the ability to record proxy footage while operating the cameras remotely via computer. The update also promises improvements to Eye AF performance, but Sony hasn’t specified what changes in specific have been made.

Alpha 7S III v2.1 is available now and can be downloaded below:

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Samyang AF 135mm f/1.8 FE Firmware 3 Released

Samyang released firmware version 3 for the Samyang AF 135mm f/1.8 FE Lens to improve operation stability when the camera is powered on/off.

Samyang (branded Rokinon in US) AF 135mm f/1.8 FE Lens ($999 at B&H) is a medium-length telephoto prime lens designed for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras for portraiture, landscapes and astrophotography.

Samyang AF 135mm f/1.8 FE Firmware 3

Version 3
Date 2022-05-23
Details – Improved operation stability right after turning on/off

You can download the update here.

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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: