Canon issues firmware update for EOS 5D Mark II

Canon has announced that a firmware update will be available for the EOS 5D Mark II from June 2. The update enables a number of manual features for video shooting mode.

More specifically, the following manual controls will be available while shooting video:
- Full aperture selection
- ISO speed: Auto, 100 – 6400 and H1
- Shutter speed: 1/30th – 1/4000th second

The company says that these features were developed after customer feedback. The EOS 5D Mark II already includes HD movie capabilities, using its 21.1 megapixel sensor.

Visit Canon's support website any time after June 2 to download the update.


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