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Firmware Notice: XF305/XF300: Firmware Version


Firmware Version incorporates the following correction.

Corrects a phenomenon in which the dark areas of the image are displayed in blue on the LCD panel. This occurs when the camera is configured with the following settings:

  • Custom Picture (CP) gamma is set to [Hlt.Pri.]
  • LCD/VF Setup
    • LCD Setup > Backlight > [Bright]
    • View Assistance > [On]

The recorded footage is not affected by this phenomenon.
Please Note: This phenomenon only occurs when the camera is running Firmware Version

Firmware Version is for XF305 and XF300 camcorders with Firmware Version - If your camcorder's firmware is already Version, 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 for the XF300.

Download Firmware Version for the XF305.

If you have not already done so, please register your XF305 and XF300. 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
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Phone:     1-800-OK-CANON
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Email:  carecenter@cits.canon.com 
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