30 Mar X-Pro2 Camera Body Firmware Update Ver.3.00


Detail of the update

The firmware update Ver.3.00 from Ver.2.10 incorporates the following issues:

For detail about added and changed functions below, refer to “X-Pro2 owner’s manual [Ver.3.00]”.

  • 1.Shooting RAW in Bracketing and Advanced Filters
    The update enables you to use the RAW format when shooting not only in AE Bracketing but also in other Bracketing modes (ISO, Dynamic Range, White Balance, Film Simulations) and also in Advanced Filter modes.
  • 2.Extended ISO 125 and 160 selectable
    The update adds ISO125 and ISO160 to extended ISO levels available.
  • 3.Programmable long exposure of up to 15 minutes
    Long exposure in the T mode currently goes only up to 30 seconds. The update will allow users to extend it up to 15 minutes.
  • 4.“AUTO” setting added for the minimum shutter speed in the ISO Auto setting
    The update adds an AUTO option for the minimum shutter speed in the ISO Auto setting, that allows the camera to automatically define the minimum shutter speed according to the focal length of the lens attached.
  • 5.Faster “Face Detection AF”
    The update enables the use of Phase Detection AF for faster performance in Face Detection AF.
  • 6.Improved in-focus indication in the AF-C mode
    The update reduces focus hunting in the AF-C mode, making it easier to track a subject.
  • 7.Addition of a smaller Focus Point size in Single Point AF
    The update adds a smaller Focus Point size in Single Point AF, bringing the total number of available sizes to six. The new smallest size facilitates pin-point focusing.
  • 8.Addition of “AF Point Display”
    With the update, you can choose to have AF Points constantly displayed in Zone AF and Wide / Tracking AF, making it easier to track a subject.
    [How to set]
  • 9.Addition of “AF-C Custom Setting”
    The update adds “AF-C Custom Setting” for specifying focus-tracking characteristics. Choose from five presets according to your subject’s type of movements.
    [How to set]
  • 10.Change of focus frame position while enlarging it
    The update allows you to move the position of focus frame while enlarging it in Single Point in the AF-S mode or in the Manual Focus.
  • 11.Addition of “Eye Sensor + LCD Image Display” in the View Mode
    The update gives the “Eye Sensor + LCD Image Display” option in the View Mode that allows you to shoot through the viewfinder and check images on the LCD, just as you would with an SLR.
  • 12.Shorter EVF display time-lag
    The update shortens EVF display time-lag in the AF-C mode so that you will not miss a photo opportunity.
  • 13.Name Custom Settings
    The update allows you to assign a specific name to Custom Settings 1 – 7.
    [How to set]
  • 14.Copyright information in EXIF data
    The update allows you to register the photographer’s name and the copyright holder’s name in advance so that the camera automatically adds the information to EXIF data for each image.
    [How to set]
  • 15.Voice Memo function
    The update enables you to record 30-second “Voice Memo” clips in the Playback mode.
    [How to set]
    * When recorded images are displayed, press the front command dial for a while to start memo recording. When you remove your finger from the dial, it stops.
  • 16.Extended AE Bracketing
    The update extends AE Bracketing from the current 3 frames +/-2EV to up to 9 frames +/-3EV.
  • 17.Addition of “Shoot Without Card” mode
    With the update, you can have the “Shoot Without Card” mode turned OFF so that the camera cannot shoot when there is no SD card inserted.
    [How to set]

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