EOS 6D Firmware Update, Version 1.1.8

29th November 2017
Firmware Version 1.1.8 incorporates the following fix:

  1. Fixes a phenomenon in which standard exposure may not be obtained, or an irregular exposure may result, when Silent LV (Live View) shooting with the following TS-E lenses: TS-E 50mm f/2.8L MACRO, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO, or TS-E 135mm f/4L MACRO.

Firmware Version 1.1.8 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.1.7. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.1.8, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

Please note:

If the firmware is updated from version 1.1.6 or before to version 1.1.7 or later, the following setting will be reset to default.
Menu > Custom Function> C.Fn II: Autofocus > AF Microadjustment> 1: All by same amount

When updating the firmware of the camera, please review the instructions thoroughly before you download the firmware.

Q&A:

Preparations for a firmware update:

Windows
After the downloaded compressed file (.zip) is extracted, a firmware folder is created.

*Extracting the downloaded file:

Right-click the zip file, and then select Extract All to extract the file.

The extracted folder contains the firmware (File Name: 6D000118.FIR, File Size: xx,xxx,xxx 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 confirm the contents of the download, and carefully read through the firmware update procedures.

Macintosh
After the downloaded compressed file (.dmg file) is extracted, a firmware folder is created.

*Extracting the downloaded file:
The downloaded folder is automatically extracted, and a firmware folder is created. If the download folder cannot be automatically extracted, double-click the folder.

The extracted folder contains the firmware (File Name: 6D000118.FIR, File Size: xx,xxx,xxx 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 confirm the contents of the download, and carefully read through the firmware update procedures.

Firmware link

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