Canon firmware updates announced for Canon EOS C700, C100, C100 MK II, XC10 and XC15 camcorders and ME-series (ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH) cameras. The C700 firmware update unlocks additional recording functionality on the CDX-36150. With expanded frame rates, in both RAW and ProRes formats, including the maximum 12-bit 4.5K RAW recording.
The C700 receives extra recording modes when using the Codex CDX-36150 recorder:
4.5K Max 100 fps
4.5K cinescope 120 fps
422 HQ 10 bit 60 fps
The firmware update for the C100 MK I and lens compatibility enables peripheral illumination correction for the following lenses:
EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-56 IS USM
EF 24-105mmf/4L IS II USM
The firmware also provides Cinema Servo Lens Support for the CN7x17KAS S*, the CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S* and CN20 x 50 IAS lenses.
Canon C100 MK II
The C100 MK II update enables a shutter angle priority mode which maintains the shutter angle when the frame rate is changed.
Update also enables peripheral illumination correction data for the new EF 24-105 f/4 L IS USM II lens. This will compensate for any changes in T-stop throughout the zoom range of the lens.
Canon ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH
Both cameras gain new auto exposure modes including Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av) and Automatic Gain Control (AGC). You will now also be able to select Auto or Manual ND filter operation. Auto white balance has been improved.
The ME20F-SH gains support for the recently introduced CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S lens, and both cameras will now support the following lenses: EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM EF 35mm F1.4L II USM EF 24-105mm F/4L IS II USM
The new firmware can be downloaded now by finding your camera model on the Canon website here.