XA35/XA30/HF G40, Firmware Version 18.104.22.168 [Mac OS X]
Content Id: 0400253602
Firmware Version 22.214.171.124 incorporates the following enhancement: 1. An 8Mbps bit rate setting has been added to the MP4 format. (Resolution: 1280x720, Frame rate: 59.94P for NTSC recording and 50.00P for PAL recording.)
Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 is for XA35/XA30, HF G40 camcorders with Firmware Version 188.8.131.52. If your camcorder's firmware is already Version 184.108.40.206, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camcorder is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.
For further information, please refer to the latest version of the unit's Instruction Manual that is released with the firmware update
Preparations for the firmware update: After the Firmware update has been performed, the camcorder's menu settings will be reset. It is recommended that users save their menu settings as settings data to an SD card, separate from the one that will be used to carry out the update, before starting update operations. After the firmware update, write the saved settings data back to the camcorder. For further information on this, please refer to the section in the unit's Instruction Manual titled "Saving and Loading Menu Settings".
The downloaded folder contains the firmware (file name: VLG1.FIM / file size: 28,445,568 bytes), and instructions on the firmware update procedures (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish and Simplified Chinese). Before starting the firmware update operations, please be sure to carefully confirm your understanding of these instructions.
The following things are required to perform this firmware update: 1. A XA35/XA30 or HF G40 camcorder body 2. A computer (OS: Mac OS X) OS Requirements: Mac OS X (10.7-10.11) 3. A 64 MB or higher-capacity SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card (both commercially available) 4. An SD card reader (commercially available) or an SD card slot built into the computer 5. A fully charged battery pack for the camcorder 6. Compact power adapter bundled with the camcorder 7. The firmware (the downloaded file)
File Name : xa35-v1010-mac.dmg File Type : FA File Size : 26370629KB
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