Details - PowerShot SX280 HS Firmware Version 1.0.2.0 [Windows]
ID: 0400085302_EN_1

Driver/Software Details
File Name
pssx280hs-v1020-win.zip
File Version
1.0.2.0
File Size
7.82 MB
File Languages
English | Spanish | French | Japanese
Post Date
06/05/2013
Download and Installation Instructions
Firmware Version 1.0.2.0 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 1.0.0.0 or Firmware Version 1.0.1.0 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 1.0.0.0, in which the low battery level warning is prematurely displayed while shooting in movie mode.

Firmware Version 1.0.2.0 is for cameras with firmware Version 1.0.1.0 or Version 1.0.0.0. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.2.0, 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.
-Serial number
Products whose sixth digit from the left is "2" or less
[*****2******] , [*****1******] , [*****0******]


Q&A Section:

Preparations for the firmware update:
After the downloaded compressed file (zip file) is extracted, a firmware folder is created. 
* Extracting the downloaded file:
Right-click the zip file, and then select [Extract All] to extract the file.

The extracted folder contains the firmware (File Name: PSSX280HS.FI2, File Size: 7,084,944 bytes), and instructions on the firmware update procedures (a PDF file in four languages: Japanese, English, French and Spanish). Before starting the firmware update operations, please confirm the contents of the download, and carefully read through the firmware update procedures.

The following things are required to perform this firmware update:
1. A PowerShot SX280 HS digital camera
2. A computer (OS: Windows)
* OS Requirements: Windows 8, Windows 7 (Service Pack 1), Windows Vista (Service Pack 2), or Windows XP (Service Pack 3)
3. A 32 MB or higher-capacity SD Memory Card, an SDHC Memory Card, or an SDXC Memory Card (all commercially available)
4. A memory card reader (commercially available) or an SD card slot on the computer 
5. A fully-charged, dedicated battery pack in the camera or a dedicated AC adapter kit
6. The firmware (the file downloaded from the Web site)

Q1: Please tell me about the content of Firmware Version 1.0.2.0.
A1:
1. Increases the duration of movie shooting by 20% in cases where the optical zoom is used compared to cameras running Firmware Version 1.0.0.0 or Firmware Version 1.0.1.0 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 1.0.0.0, in which the low battery level warning is prematurely displayed while shooting in movie mode.
Zip Type
zip
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