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Canon has released a firmware update for the XF305 / XF300 Professional Camcorder.
XF305 Professional Camcorder
XF300 Professional Camcorder
Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 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 188.8.131.52 is for XF305 and XF300 camcorders with Firmware Version 184.108.40.206 to Version 220.127.116.11. If your camcorder's firmware is already Version 18.104.22.168, 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.
Download Firmware Version 22.214.171.124 for the XF305.
Download Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 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 188.8.131.52 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.
This information is for residents of the United States and Puerto Rico only. If you do not reside in the USA or Puerto Rico, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.
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