Canon Digital Cinema Camera EOS C300 Mark II / EOS C300 Mark II PL Firmware Version 18.104.22.168.00 [Windows]
Content Id: 0400443802
Firmware Version 22.214.171.124.00 incorporates the following enhancements: 1. Peripheral illumination / chromatic aberration correction has been added for the following lenses: - EF Cinema Lens: CN-E20mm T1.5 L F - EF Lens: EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM 2. Support for the [Reset] function that resets the clip number when the reel number is set, has been added. 3. Fixes a phenomenon in which joy stick operation does not reverse in Mirror mode for the LM-V1. 4. Fixes a phenomenon in which a green image is may display when using OLED Viewfinder EVF-V70. 5. Optimizes the [Black Gamma] compensation when [Normal 1] to [Normal 4] is set for [Gamma] in the Custom Picture settings. 6. Optimizes color accuracy in areas of high brightness when [Normal 1] to [Normal 4] is set for [Gamma] in the Custom Picture settings.
For further information, please refer to the latest version of the camera's Instruction Manual that is released with the firmware update.
Caution: - Firmware version 126.96.36.199.00 is for updating Cinema EOS C300 Mark II cameras running firmware version 188.8.131.52.00 - 184.108.40.206.00. If your camera's firmware is already version 220.127.116.11.00, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camera is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version. - Please note that after updating the camera to Firmware Version 18.104.22.168.00 or later, if you wish to continue using CFast (VPG130) cards that were used before the firmware update, you will need to format the CFast cards with the camera. After the firmware update, and before formatting the CFast cards with the camera, make sure to back up the clips saved to the CFast cards.
Preparations for the Firmware Update: - You cannot perform the firmware update using CFast 2.0 cards. Please use a commercially available SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card that is 64MB or more for the firmware update. - After the firmware update has been performed, the camera's menu and custom picture settings will be reset. It is recommended that users save their menu and custom picture 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. This saved data can be loaded into the camera and the settings can be changed after the update has been completed. For further information on this, please refer to the section in the unit's Instruction Manual titled "Saving and Loading Camera Settings". - The downloaded folder contains the firmware (file name: VLB3.FIM / file size: 43,843,616 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 Cinema EOS C300 Mark II / Cinema EOS C300 Mark II PL camera body 2. A computer (OS Requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1) 3. A 64MB or higher-capacity SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card (both commercially available) 4. An SD card reader/writer (commercially available) or an SD card slot built into the computer 5. A fully charged battery pack for the camera 6. Compact power adapter bundled with the camera 7. The firmware (the downloaded file)
History: Changes in Firmware Version 22.214.171.124.00: 1. Retrieval of lens metadata, such as focal length, is now supported during XF-AVC recording. 2. Sensitivity adjustment has been added for the LM-V1 LCD Monitor. 3. Auto IRIS support has been added for the following lenses: - EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM - EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM 4. Fixed a phenomenon in which the CFast card recording and/or REC OUT terminal output footage may be momentarily distorted when the shooting frame rate is set to 120fps in the [Slow & Fast Motion (crop)] recording mode on cameras running Firmware Version 126.96.36.199.00 or later.
Changes in Firmware Version 188.8.131.52.00: 1. Support for LCD monitor LM-V1*1,2 (separately sold) has been added. 2. Peripheral illumination/chromatic aberration correction has been added for the following lenses: - EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM - EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM - EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM *1 The LA-V1 LCD Attachment Unit cannot be used to attach the LM-V1 to the EOS C300 Mark II / EOS C300 Mark II PL cameras. 3rd party mounting options are required to use the monitor on this model camera. *2 When using the LM-V1 with the separately-sold WFT-E6 or WFT-E8 Wireless File Transmitter and GP-E1 GPS Receiver, please be sure to maintain space between the two accessories.
Changes in Firmware Version 184.108.40.206.00: 1. When CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S is attached the following features are enabled: - Autofocus using the Dual Pixel CMOS AF function. - Dual Pixel Focus Guide function. - The joystick on the camera's grip unit can be set to operate the zoom. - Manual control of the iris with Camera's Control dial. - Control of focus, zoom and iris using the separately-sold Remote Controller RC-V100. - Automatic aperture and push auto iris functions. - Start/stop recording on the lens grip. - Retrieval of Lens metadata, such as the model name and the focal distance will display on the camera. 2. Allows the position of waveform monitor to be changed on the display. 3. Adds peripheral illumination/chromatic aberration correction for the following lenses: - COMPACT-SERVO Lens CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S - EF Lens EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM, EF16-35mm f/2.8L III USM 4. When [Face Only] is active, the icon will change from gray to white when a face is not detected. 5. When the camera is turned off the IS mechanical lock will be active regardless of the position of the switch. 6. Fixes the list of shutter speed on the display when using Browser Remote.
Changes in Firmware Version 220.127.116.11.00: 1. Fixes a phenomenon in which a horizontal-line noise may appear for an instant in 4K RAW footage output from the REC OUT terminal and/or MON. terminal while simultaneously recording to a CFast card.
Changes in Firmware Version 18.104.22.168.00: 1. Fixes a phenomenon in which, depending on usage conditions, the camera freezes when a VPG130 CFast card is used simultaneously with a non VPG130 CFast card.*1 2. Adds a [-1]*3 option to the [Noise Reduction] setting under Custom Picture Settings to completely cancel the effects of noise reduction.*2 3. Fixes the panel light control mechanism of the viewfinder. *1 This applies to cameras equipped with Firmware Version 22.214.171.124.00 *2 This applies to cameras equipped with Firmware Version 126.96.36.199.00 - 188.8.131.52.00. *3 On cameras equipped with Firmware Version 184.108.40.206.00 or later, even if the [Noise Reduction] setting is set to [Off], a small amount of noise reduction is still applied. If the [-1] setting is selected, no noise reduction is applied, so the amount of noise will increase compared to when the [Off] setting is selected. Furthermore, when displaying the metadata of clips captured with the [-1] setting using Canon XF Utility Ver. 2.1 - 3.2, the [Noise Reduction] setting will be displayed as blank.
Changes in Firmware Version 220.127.116.11.00: 1. Support for the OLED Electronic Viewfinder EVF-V70*1 has been added. 2. Shutter Angle Priority has been added. A constant shutter angle can now be maintained, regardless of any other camera settings being changed. 3. Support for the WFT-E8 has been added. 4. Zebra Range Expanded Below 65%. - The range of the Zebra 1 setting has been expanded to between 5% (±5%) and 95% (±5%) in steps of 5%. - The range of the Zebra 2 setting has been expanded to between 5% and 100% in steps of 5%. 5. Built-in Mic Audio Off - The internal microphone on the camera body can now be turned off. 6. In Browser Remote, the focus guide frame can now be displayed. 7. 2K Crop Audio Recording - Audio can now be recorded when the camera is set in 2K crop mode. 8. Support for CFast cards (VPG130) has been added.*2 9. Support for peripheral illumination & chromatic aberration when the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM lens is attached, has been added. 10. Metadata related to the XF-AVC range has been corrected. - The range of Canon Log/Log2/Log3 has been corrected to full range. 11. The quality of autofocus has been enhanced. 12. The operation reliability after changing the recording mode has been enhanced. *1 When using the EVF-V70, magnification and the function to display the camera's live view image on the Browser Remote screen cannot be used while recording. *2 For detailed information about CFast cards that have been verified to work with this camera, please visit Canon's Web site.
Changes in Firmware Version 18.104.22.168.00: 1. Fixes the phenomenon in which the image stabilization function of some lenses*1 may not operate under certain combinations of settings such as when set to slow & fast motion recording mode. *1 EF 35mm f/2 IS USM EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM EF 200mm f/2L IS USM EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM EF 300mm f/4L IS USM EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM EF 400mm f/4L DO IS II USM EF 500mm f/4L IS USM EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM EF 600mm f/4L IS USM EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM EF 100-400mm f/4.5/5.6L IS II USM EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Changes in Firmware Version 22.214.171.124.00: 1. Adds Canon Log 3.*1 2. Reduces Canon Log 2 noise in dark areas. 3. Enables magnification to be used even during recording.*2 4. The following features are enabled when these lenses are attached: CN7x17 KAS S/E *3 , CN-E18-80mm, T4.4 L IS KAS S or CN20x50 IAS H/E *3. - Enables autofocus using the Dual Pixel CMOS AF function. (Not applicable to the CN20x50 IAS H/E1 lens) - Enables the joystick on the camera's grip unit to be set to operate the zoom. - Enables control of iris to be set to manual operation, and control of focus, zoom and iris using the separately-sold Remote Controller RC-V100. - Enables automatic aperture and push auto iris functions. - Enables retrieval of metadata, such as the model name and the focal distance of the lens attached, and display of metadata on the camera, 5. Enables Dual Pixel Function when these lenses are attached: CN7x17 KAS S/E1 lens, CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S lens or any of the EF cinema prime lenses. 6. Adds peripheral illumination/chromatic aberration correction for the following lenses: - COMPACT-SERVO lenses: CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S - CINE-SERVO lenses: CN20x50 IAS H/E1 - EF lenses: EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, EF 50mm f/1.8 STM and EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM. 7. Enhances menu operations so that settings related to resolution/color sampling, etc. are retained to the extent possible when changing recording settings such as the frame rate. 8. Supports ACESproxy (ACES 1.0). 9. Alleviates the black-dot phenomenon that appears in the periphery of high-brightness light sources. 10. Optimized the calculation method for the display of remaining recording time when MXF format is selected. *1 Gamma information will not be shown correctly in the metadata of clips filmed on the Canon Log3 Gamma setting included in Firmware Version 126.96.36.199.00 and above when using the bundled software application Canon XF Utility 3.0 or earlier. Therefore, we recommend our customers install Canon XF Utility 3.1 or later. The installer for this application has already been released. *2 "Face detection and tracking" and live view display using Browser Remote do not work when magnification during recording is On. *3 The lens firmware also needs to be updated.
Changes in Firmware Version 188.8.131.52.00: 1. Supports EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, an EF lens to be released in late March, 2016. (Please note that the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens does not function with previous firmware versions for the EOS C300 Mark II/EOS C300 Mark II PL.)
Changes in Firmware Version 184.108.40.206.00: 1. Corrects the size of the browser remote operation screen on an iOS device running iOS 9. 2. Fixes a phenomenon in which the metadata of video clips recorded in RGB444 10 bit is displayed in 12 bit. 3. Modifies the display when a signal to the GENLOCK terminal cannot be synchronized; the GENLOCK icon no longer disappears, but blinks instead.
Changes in Firmware Version 220.127.116.11.00: 1. Fixes a phenomenon in which there are skipped frames in footage recorded in slow motion. Affected frame rates are: - 4K recording at 24.00P and 23.98P - 2K/HD recording at 29.97P, 25.00P, 24.00P, and 23.98P
File Name : c300mk2-v1121-win.zip File Type : FA File Size : 41782029KB
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