Nikon has decided to update the Nikon D3100 DSLR by releasing the firmware update version 1.01. The new firmware fixes various bugs related to AutoFocus, image playback, an error message and a magenta tint seen in the bottom of photos captured at high sensitivity settings after the camera had been in Live View mode for an extended period of time. The firmware version 1.01 for Nikon D3100 is available for Windows- and Mac-powered computers. [Nikon]
Pentax has rolled out new firmware updates for its K-x and K-7 digital SLR cameras. The firmware version 1.02 for the Pentax K-x and version 1.11 for the Pentax K-7 add support for SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity) memory cards, though Pentax remarks that the cameras’ maximum transfer rates are “not compatible with UHS speed class”.
Pentax K-x Firmware Update 1.02.
Pentax K-7 Firmware Update 1.11.
LPA design has issued the firmware update version 2.100 for the new Nikon FlexTT5 transceiver and MiniTT1 transmitter. The new firmware update adds full support for the Nikon D7000 camera and preliminary support for the SB-700 flash unit, changes the default zoom head setting on remote Speedlights from 26mm to 24mm, and fixes bugs. PocketWizard Utility 1.35 for Mac and Windows is required to download and install firmware update version 2.100. Click the Check for Updates button within the program to begin the process. [Rob Galbraith]
Do you still remember the SD15 Digital SLR? The company has recently launched a new firmware update for this DSLR. The firmware update version 1.01 adds four new functions to the Quick Set menu. This update also makes it possible to cancel the electronic sound of the self-timer and Mirror lock-up function, and improves the display quality of the LCD monitor. You can visit the Sigma SD15 Firmware Page for download information. [CameraTown]
Nikon has finally launched the firmware update version 1.01 (release date December 22nd, 2010) for the Nikon D7000. The firmware update version 1.01 fixes the following issue:
Bright spots were sometimes noticeable with live view mode or movie recording of especially dark scenes or subjects. Occurrence of this issue has been reduced.
You can download this firmware software here. [Nikon]
Panasonic has released a new firmware update for the 14-140mm lens. The firmware update version 1.4 will improve stability of O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) and AF (Auto Focus) in movie recording. You can download the firmware software here. [Panasonic]