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Firmware Notice: EOS C700: Firmware Version 1.0.8.1.00

Firmware Version 1.0.8.1.00 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:

1. Compatible with EF Cinema Lens CN 10 x 25 IAS S/E1.
  • Peripheral illumination / chromatic aberration correction has been added.
  • Enable autofocus with Dual Pixel CMOS AF.
  • Added support for "Dual Pixel Focus Guide" feature.
2. The following on screen display improvements have been made:
  • S&F icon has changed.
  • REC color change from white to red.
  • STBY color change from white to green.
Caution:
  • Firmware Version 1.0.8.1.00 is for updating Cinema EOS C700 cameras running firmware version 1.0.0.1.00-1.0.7.1.00. If your camera’s firmware is already version 1.0.8.1.00, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camera is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.
  • For customers who are using the optional OU-700 Remote Operation Unit, the firmware of the camera and the OU-700 Remote Operation Unit have to be the same. After updating the camera firmware, connect the camera with the OU-700 to update the firmware of the OU-700 from the camera's system settings.
Preparations for a firmware update:
  • You cannot perform the firmware update using CFast 2.0 cards. Please use an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card that is 512MB or greater to perform the firmware update.
  • After the Firmware update has been performed, the camera’s menu settings and Custom Picture settings will be reset. It is recommended that, prior to starting the firmware update operations, users save their menu and Custom Picture settings as settings data to an SD card, separate from the one that will be used to carry out the update. This saved data can be loaded into the camera and the settings can be changed after the update has been completed. For further information on this, please refer to the section in the camera’s user manual titled “Saving and Loading Camera Settings.”
  • The downloaded firmware folder contains the firmware (File Name: VMA8.FIM, File Size: 114,524,380 bytes) and a procedure manual for updating the firmware (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish and Simplified Chinese). Prior to starting the firmware update operations, please carefully review and confirm your understanding of the firmware update procedures set forth in the manual.

Support

Download Firmware Version 1.0.8.1.00 for the EOS C700 and EOS C700 PL.

If you have not already done so, please register your EOS C700 and EOS C700 PL. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email about future announcements.

This information is for residents of the United States and its five territories only. If you do not reside in the USA or its five territories, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.

Thank you,
Customer Support Operations
Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Contact Information for Inquiries
Canon Customer Support Center
Phone: 1-855-CINE-EOS (toll free) / 1-855-246-3367
TDD: 1-866-251-3752
Email: CinemaEOS@cits.canon.com

For additional support options: www.usa.canon.com/support

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