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Canon XF305, XF205 and XF105 (with SDI), Canon XF300, XF200 and XF100 (without SDI).


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Old August 5th, 2013, 11:22 AM   #1
 
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New Firmware Available for Canon XF305, XF300, XF105 & XF100

Canon has released a firmware update for the XF305 / XF300 Professional Camcorder.

Affected Products
XF305 Professional Camcorder
XF300 Professional Camcorder

Firmware
Firmware Version 1.0.5.0 incorporates the following modifications:

1. The polarity of the XLR terminal has been modified to improve compatibility with external audio devices. The pin configuration has been modified to be consistent with the description in the Instruction Manual.

Firmware Version 1.0.5.0 is for XF305 and XF300 camcorders with Firmware Version 1.0.0.0 to Version 1.0.4.0. If your camcorder's firmware is already Version 1.0.5.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
Once the camcorder is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.

Support
Download Firmware Version 1.0.5.0 for the XF305.
Download Firmware Version 1.0.5.0 for the XF300.

Please update the bundled Canon XF Utility application to Version 1.3 so that video clips that are recorded with Firmware Version 1.0.4.0 can be correctly recognized by the application.
Download Canon XF Utility 1.3 updater for Windows or Mac OS X for the XF305.
Download Canon XF Utility 1.3 updater for Windows or Mac OS X for the XF300.

Canon U.S.A. : Professional Imaging Products : XF305


Canon has released a firmware update for the XF105 / XF100 Professional Camcorder.

Affected Products
XF105 Professional Camcorder
XF100 Professional Camcorder

Firmware
Firmware Version 1.0.4.0 incorporates the following modifications:

1. A phenomenon in which the optical axis guide remains visible during 3D shooting has been corrected.

2. The polarity of the XLR terminal has been modified to improve compatibility with external audio devices. The pin configuration has been modified to be consistent with the description in the Instruction Manual. Firmware Version 1.0.4.0 is for XF105 and XF100 camcorders with Firmware Version 1.0.0.0 to Version 1.0.3.0. If your camcorder's firmware is already Version 1.0.4.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
Once the camcorder is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.

Support
Download Firmware Version 1.0.4.0 for the XF105.
Download Firmware Version 1.0.4.0 for the XF100.

Please update the bundled Canon XF Utility application to Version 1.3 or later so that video clips that are recorded with Firmware Version 1.0.3.0 or later can be correctly recognized by the application.
Canon XF Utility 1.3 updater for Windows and Mac OS X for the XF105.
Canon XF Utility 1.3 updater for Windows and Mac OS X for the XF100.

Canon U.S.A. : Professional Imaging Products : XF105
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