Better compatibility! Canon releases new firmware for EOS R and RF mount lenses
Recently, we learned through official channels that Canon released new firmware for EOS R cameras and some RF mount lenses. It is reported that the new firmware adds support for Canon’s new lenses and makes RF lenses more compatible with EOS R5 and R6.
According to Canon official news, it is launched for EOS R The firmware update numbered 1.7.0 adds support for Canon RF 600mm F11 STM, 800mm F11 STM, RF 1.4x teleconverter, RF 2x teleconverter and the new LP-E6NH battery pack. At the same time, EOS R’s multi-function bar has also been functionally optimized.
In addition to the firmware update for the EOS body, Canon has also released a firmware update package for its seven RF mount lenses with IS anti-shake. The update package enhances the stability of the connection between these lenses and the R5 and R6 models, especially the stability of the IS anti-shake function. The seven lenses are:
1, RF 15–35mm f/2.8L IS USM
2, RF 24–70mm f/2.8L IS USM
3, RF 24–105mm f/4–7.1 IS STM
4, RF 24–105mm f/4L IS USM
5, RF 24-240mm f/4– 6.3 IS USM
6, RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM
7, RF 70–200mm f/2.8L IS USM
currently, the number is The 1.7.0 firmware update package has been opened for download on Canon Canada’s official website. Due to the recent hacker attack on Canon’s US server, the Canon US website has not yet opened this firmware download.
The firmware plays the same role as a “lubricant” for the smooth operation of various parts of a camera, and whether the firmware supports the lens and the body perfectly determines whether the “lubricant” work is high-quality and efficient. Canon’s new update this time has been specially optimized for the new models R5, R6 and the newly launched lenses. Therefore, we are sure that after updating this firmware, the operation of the above models and lenses It will be more stable and smooth, and the photographer will have a better experience when shooting.
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