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Canon 5D Mark III Firmware Update Offers Uncompressed HDMI Output & Greatly Improved AF Capabilities released April 30th – New 5D MKIII Firmware 1.2.1 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐📍📍

May 21, 2013

Canon 5D Mark III Firmware Update Offers Uncompressed HDMI Output & Greatly Improved AF Capabilities – New 5D MKIII Firmware 1.2.1 released April 30, 2013. Works very well without any known issues.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced a new firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera that significantly improves the camera’s performance and usability.

🔴 🔴 Reports by camera owners indicate that as they picked up their 5d mkIII cameras from Canon Service Center on Friday, April 19th, the service techs said they updated the firmware to 1.2.1.

In response to requests from professionals working in the fields of cinema and television production, the firmware update enables the use of uncompressed HDMI Output support, making possible more efficient video editing and monitoring procedures. Additionally, the upgrade supports the advanced needs of photographers through improved AF performance when capturing still images.

✔ Uncompressed HDMI Output Support
When shooting video, HDMI Output makes possible the recording of high-definition uncompressed video data (YCbCr 4:2:2, 8 bit) from the EOS 5D Mark III to an external recorder via the camera’s HDMI terminal.

✔ This enhanced capability facilitates the editing of video data with minimal image degradation for greater on-site workflow efficiency during motion picture and video productions.

✔ Video being captured can be displayed on an external monitor, enabling real-time, on-site monitoring of high-definition video during shooting.

✔ Improved AF Functionality – Even when the EOS 5D Mark III is equipped with an extender and lens making possible a maximum aperture of f/8, the firmware update supports AF employing the camera’s central cross-type points (currently compatible with maximum apertures up to f/5.6).

✔ This firmware update will allow users to take advantage of AF when shooting distant subjects, benefitting sports and nature photographers, particularly when using telephoto lenses.

✔ This new firmware update will be available, at no charge, on April 30, 2013 from the Canon U.S.A. website and may be downloaded by end users or through Canon Factory Service Centers.

✔ We have invested in quality Canon digital cameras and lenses for 25 years, being early adopters of digital imaging technologies. Today the Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera represents an amazing array of imaging capabilities in a relatively compact footprint for Candid imaging and more portable configuration. Adding Canon’s Vertical Grip, gives the user a full-day of imaging power, combined with a duplicate set of trigger buttons when shooting in portrait orientation. Coupling the 5D3 with Canon’s famous “L” professional lenses, delivers the very highest imaging results whether it be Still Photography or full 1080p high definition HDTV video capabilities at a variety of frame-rates, 24, 25, and 30 fps. We have published separate Articles on this site, regarding this 5D3 camera and a number of our favorite Canon Professional Lenses.

Product News Title: Canon 5D Mark III Firmware Update Offers Uncompressed HDMI Output & Greatly Improved AF Capabilities releasd April 30th

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐📍 Star Rating by Jimmy

Available Retail Price: $ Free, representing high quality Canon product support.

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