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Canon has released a firmware update for the PowerShot SX280 HS.
Affected ProductPowerShot SX280 HS
DetailsFirmware Version 18.104.22.168 incorporates the following fixes and improvements:
1) Increases the duration of movie shooting by 20% in cases where the optical zoom is used compared to cameras running Firmware Version 22.214.171.124 or Firmware Version126.96.36.199 through a reduction in the power consumption of the optical zoom.
*Time under default camera settings, when normal operations are performed, such
as shooting, pausing, turning the camera on and off, and zooming. (based on
conditions established by Canon).
･Under some shooting conditions, the recording time may be shorter than mentioned above.
･Recording time with a fully charged battery.
2) Fixes a phenomenon with cameras running firmware version 188.8.131.52, in which the low battery level warning is prematurely displayed while shooting in movie mode.
Firmware Version 184.108.40.206 is for cameras with firmware Version 220.127.116.11 or Version
18.104.22.168. If the camera's firmware is already Version 22.214.171.124, it is not
necessary to update the firmware.
Please note that, once the camera is updated to the latest version, it cannot be
restored to a previous version.
How to Identify Cameras that are eligible for the Firmware Update:
Please check the serial number on the bottom of the camera.
This firmware update is for products with the following serial numbers.
Products whose sixth digit from the left is “2” or less
[*****2******] , [*****1******] , [*****0******]
SupportThe new Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 can be downloaded by clicking here.
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.
Please register the PowerShot SX280 HS. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email when service updates are available.
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