As announced by Canon earlier this year the new firmware for your Canon EOS 7D is here.
The Canon 7D was released in fall 2009. Canon told us they are very proud about this camera and the technical internals which is also why its technology has been reused in so many of their later HDSLR’s and why it now gets its dedicated update.
The firmware 2.0.X is a substantial firmware update that also affects movie recording. It gives us manual audio controls.
The Canon 7D was released in fall 2009. Now it gets a substantial firmware update that also affects movie recording.
The Firmware just announced by Canon is called Firmware 2.0 and will be available for download in August 2012.
Aside from a lot of RAW handling improvements and more ISO to the photo side of the DSLR, it will be getting manual audio controls. During movie recording? The press release doesn’t say. This would definitely be something that has proven very convenient on the 5D mark III.
Together with Mosaic Engineering’s moiré and aliasing filter this will make the Canon 7D a competitive HDSLR once again. We will have a review on this filter tomorrow.
– 16 bit, 48khz, 64 step manual audio control
Good old Canon 7D will soon get a firmware update.
According to canonrumors a firmware version 2 is on the way. Apparently it’s an official Canon release that briefly appeared on the Canon CPN website.
Aside from some improvements to the photo side of the DSLR it seems to be also getting a very nice addition to the video side: Manual audio controls, even during recording. Nice!
Together with Mosaic Engineering’s moiré and aliasing filter this will make the Canon 7D one powerful 35mm HDSLR once again.
MANUAL ADJUSTMENT FOR AUDIO RECORDING LEVELS
During EOS Movie shooting you will be able to manually adjust the audio recording levels to one of 64 levels, whilst the sound volume during playback can be set to one of 11 levels. During movie recording noise from the aperture is reduced and the camera also has an automatic wind cut filter.
There’s no word on when this is going to arrive, but it looks like it won’t be long.