Update: I hadn’t had any coffee at the time of this post, so I didn’t notice the January 25, 2019 release of this firmware update. What’s interesting is this firmware update hasn’t appeared at Canon USA. This is likely a “calm before the storm” firmware update we alluded to a month or so ago.
A lot of current and possible future Canon EOS R users have been waiting for the promised firmware update for the camera, and version 1.1.0 has arrived and it will surely disappoint a lot of people. The only feature added to the firmware is support for continuous shooting in silent shutter mode. This is a great addition, but it’s also the only addition outside of bug fixes.
We were told a month or so ago that it was possible that a “bug fix” release would come before a major feature firmware release.
Here’s hoping this firmware update is just the beginning of features being added/tweaked for the Canon EOS R.
Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following enhancements and fixes.
- Support for “continuous shooting” is available when “silent shutter” has been enabled.
- Corrects a phenomenon in which an error may occur if there is a large number of files in a specific format on the memory card.
- Corrects a phenomenon in which an error may occur when silent shutter has been enabled.
- Corrects a phenomenon in which horizontal linear noise may occur when using specific lenses together with certain recording image quality settings.
- Corrects a phenomenon in which the information displayed in the viewfinder may become abnormal.