Category Archives: Firmware updates

Sony a9 Firmware 1.01 For Overheating

Sony released firmware 1.01 to improve the overheating warning function today. There was some speculation that the warning came from the SD card in the second SD card slot, but I was never able to reproduce it on my camera with the 4 different card types I tried. Hopefully, this resolves the issue for everyone. […]

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Sony Lens and Accessory Firmware Updates

Sony released quite a few lens updates to improve AF and allow for 20fps functionality on the Sony a9, which is now shipping. Lenses Sony 70-200mm GM firmware Sony 70-200mm G firmware Sony 28-70mm G firmware Sony 24-240mm G firmware Sony 24-70mm GM firmware Sony 24-70mm Zeiss firmware Sony 16-35mm Zeiss firmware Sony 85mm GM […]

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Sony Camera’s Are No Longer Ideal For Astrophotography

image courtesy of the lonely speck Ian Norman of the Lonelyspeck.com wrote an open letter to Sony about their “Star Eater” noise reduction issue. You can read the full letter here. If TLDR firmware 3.30 on the a7RII and 2.10 on the a7SII change Sony’s noise reduction algorithm in a way that removes starts from 4 second […]

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Metabones lV Update 0.56

Firmware update V0.56 for EF-E Smart Adapter MARK IV and EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA Benefits and improvements:  Fixed issue with SteadyShot icon on LCD display of the camera not corresponding to IS switch of Tamron 150-600/5-6.3 VC USD A011 when “choose between OIS and IBIS automatically” is chosen. Fixed blackout issue with A7S running Time […]

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Sony RX100 Firmware 2.00

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 2.00: Improves the power-on time after downloading the Smart Remote Control application of the PlayMemories Camera Apps™ Resolves an issue where the camera may not power-on in certain situations RX100m5 FW 2.0 RX100m4 FW 2.0 RX100m3 FW 2.0 Sony RX100 V: B&H Photo/Amazon/Adorama

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Sony α6500 Firmware Update 1.02

A new firmware update has been issued for the Sony α6500. This utility updates the α6500 system software to version 1.02 and provides the following benefits: • Improves operability of the left side of the PMCA (PlayMemories Camera Apps) keyboard during touch-panel operation • Improves overall stability of the camera Download the firmware update here.

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