Tag Archives: Metabones

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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Metabones Firmware Updated Again

It seems Metabones has heard the call of their customers and addressed their concerns. The last firmware update treated lenses as “native” by default instead of “green.” Now you have an option to opt into “Native” mode, which unlocks the new enhanced features if your camera supports them. “”Native” was an informal term referring to a […]

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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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Lens Rentals is Testing The Sigma MC-11 Lens Adapter

Lens Rentals has come to the conclusion that the Sigma MC-11 is a better option than an equivalent MetaBones adapter for professional work after a short period of initial testing. According to Lens Rentals all of the Canon glass they tried worked fine with the Sigma MC-11 while experiencing minimal limitations. This is a bit surprising, but […]

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