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Metabones EF-E Smart Adapter MARK IV and EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA Firmware Updates

RELEVANT PRODUCTS This information is for the following models: EF-E Smart AdapterTM MARK IV (model number MB_EF-E-BM4 / MB_EF-E-BT4) EF-E Speed BoosterTM ULTRA (model number MB_SPEF-E-BM2 / MB_SPEF-E-BT2) ABOUT THIS DOWNLOAD Name: Firmware update V0.54 for EF-E Smart AdapterTM MARK IV and EF-E Speed BoosterTM ULTRA Release date: 16 Dec 2016 Benefits and improvements: Fixed autocrop recognition of Tamron 18-270/3.5-6.3 VC […]

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Metabones lV Update 0.53

Firmware update V0.53 for EF-E Smart Adapter MARK IV and EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA Benefits and improvements: Easier user interface to select between Green and Advanced mode using Metabones App, with separate settings for newer cameras and older cameras (except Mark I/II/III and original Speed Booster). Fix operation of Kenko Pro300 DGX (green dot) stacked […]

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DPReview Explains Metabones New Firmware

Dpreview: “We’ve tried out the new firmware on a Smart Adapter IV paired with a few lenses (Canon 35mm F1.4L II, 70-200 F2.8L II IS, Sigma 24mm, 35mm, and 50mm F1.4 Art) on the Sony a7R II. Phase-detect functionality appears to be limited to a very small central regions, which means lots of hunting if […]

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Metabones Firmware Adds Native AF

Press Release: Metabones® Adds “Native” AF and Smooth Iris to EF Mount Speed Boosters® and Smart Adapters™ by Firmware Upgrade Vancouver, Canada, June 23, 2016: Metabones® releases Metabones App 2.3, a major firmware update with the following additional features. Eye-AF (A6300/A7series). Fast contrast detect AF for all E-Mount cameras. DMF (direct manual focus) for E-Mount cameras, where the camera switches […]

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Metabones Canon EF Adapter Compatibility

There are a lot of options for adapting lenses to the Sony E mount, but the most trusted and well known is metabones. While doing research into their adapters found an excellent resource compiled by Brian Smith with the help of B&H Photo that is incredibly thorough and even includes generic alternatives. Brian has compiled a list of almost […]

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