06 Jul 2012

    To Users of the Canon EOS 7D Digital SLR Camera and Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E5

    Thank you for using Canon products.

    We are making preparations to release a new firmware in the beginning of August, 2012 for the Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera to improve and add functions and for enabling the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E5A / B / C / D / E to support the new firmware for the camera. Once the preparations are complete, we will be making an announcement on our Web site.

    Details

    In response to requests from the market, the new firmware incorporates the functional improvements and additions listed below.

    Improves maximum burst during continuous shooting.

     JPEG Large/Fine: About 94 (126) bursts *1 About 110 (130) bursts *2
     RAW: About 15 (15) bursts *1 About 23 (25)bursts *2
     RAW+JPEG Large/Fine: About 6 (6) bursts *1 About 17 (17) bursts *2

    *1: The figures are based on Canon's testing standards (ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style) using a 4 GB card. The figures in parentheses indicate the number of shots that can be taken with an Ultra DMA (UDMA) 4GB card, based on Canon's testing standards.
    *2:The figures are based on Canon's testing standards (ISO 100 and Standard Picture Style) using an 8 GB card. The figures in parentheses indicate the number of shots that can be taken with an Ultra DMA (UDMA) 128GB card, based on Canon's testing standards.

    Supports a the new accessory, of the GPS Receiver GP-E2.
    Adds a maximum ISO Auto setting function.
    Adds an in-camera RAW processing function.
    Adds a Quick Control function during playback.
    Adds a rating function.
    Adds a JPEG image resizing function.
    Adds a sound recording level manual adjustment function.
    Adds a file name setting function.
    Adds a time zone setting function.
    Faster scrolling of magnified images.



    The following function has been incorporated.
    1. Supports the new EOS 7D firmware.

    Affected Products
    EOS 7D Digital SLR Camera
    Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E5A / B / C / D / E

    Market Support
    Once the preparations for releasing the new firmware are complete, an announcement will be made on Canon's Web site.
    Please contact your nearest service center on the availability date for servicing

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