Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Fujifilm hints major upgrades in new X100 firmware

updated 09:30 am EDT, Wed June 22, 2011

Changes fix several user complaints

Fujifilm Canada has released the details of an upcoming firmware fix for the Finepix X100. A total of ten changes were announced via the firm's Twitter feed. The improvements include a more accessible "wake" option, a more visible reminder in the viewfinder when Eye Sensor mode is active, and setting permanance for ISO, Self-Timer, DR, Flash, and Macro settings when changing exposure mode, review mode or power state.

The ten firmware updates as announced on Twitter with the #Fuji and #X100 tags:


1. 1/3EV adjustments now available in all shooting modes
2. Red-eye removal can be disabled when shooting RAW
3. 'FN' button assignment menu can be activated with a long press of the FN button
4. Camera can be woken from sleep with regular half-press of shutter button (not long press)
5. Size of the AF area is maintained after switching from OVF/EVF/LCD
6. Holding down menu/ok button for 3secs locks 4-way controller (stops drive/flash/macro/WB from being accidentally set)
7. When 'eye sensor' mode is enabled, an 'Eye Sensor' reminder appears on the LCD display
8. Macro/ISO/DR/Self-timer/Flash settings are maintained when exposure mode, review mode or power state are changed/cycled
9. When Auto ISO control is set to 'on', actual ISO sensitivity is displayed on half-press of shutter button
10. When switching between shooting/playback mode, the last viewed photograph is remembered unless a new photograph is taken.

Fujifilm has not announced when the firmware update will be released. [via Digital Photography Review]










By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News