Category Archives: Firmware updates

Sony FS5 Firmware 4.0 Pulled Due To Isolated Bug

Last week Sony released firmware 4.0 for the Sony FS5, which enabled: 1.     Support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) by shooting in Hybrid Log-Gamma** (HLG) standard 2.     Support for continuous 120fps High Frame Rate (HFR) recording in 1080p with CBKZ-FS5HFR (sold separately) 3.     Option to change the minimum ISO sensitivity number to ISO 2000 from […]

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Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS Firmware Update

You can download firmware 04 for the Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS here This utility updates the SELP18105G lens system software to version 04 to provide improvements to the focus tracking accuracy and stability.

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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 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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