Firmware: Canon EOS R3 v1.2.0 released

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It says you can adjust it from 30 to 195 so it can be dialled back. Someone please correct me if I am incorrect but I do believe it does say can be fully adjustable
I was more speaking to the maximum capabilities of the mode. It results in a considerable amount of downtime between shots. In what I would personally consider a more usable option of burst shooting of 5-10 shots at 50 or 60fps, I'm still seeing a downtime where the camera is almost completely inoperable (buttons don't work) for roughly 2-4 seconds. It is not "fully" customizable other than the total number of images you shoot in the burst, as long as it falls between 2-50 images. The frames per second available are 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150, 180, and 195.

NOTEWORTHY: holding down the shutter button doesn't continue to capture images as the buffer clears. You will need to continue pressing the shutter button each time you want to capture your desired photos.
 
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Does anyone knows if Canon plans to add more flexibility to Drive modes? Currently we are locked into 3/15/30 fps in each of higher speed modes. Nikon Z9 users on other hand are able to specify exact fps per Drive mode. Eg. High Speed + mode will shoot in 8 fps (or whatever value user will specify). At the moment current set up of 3/15/30 fps is not very flexible and in real life really impacts post production time by having too many images. Thanks
 
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Does anyone knows if Canon plans to add more flexibility to Drive modes? Currently we are locked into 3/15/30 fps in each of higher speed modes. Nikon Z9 users on other hand are able to specify exact fps per Drive mode. Eg. High Speed + mode will shoot in 8 fps (or whatever value user will specify). At the moment current set up of 3/15/30 fps is not very flexible and in real life really impacts post production time by having too many images. Thanks
No one here really knows what Canob is planning. They do respond to user feedback, so if that’s a feature you want (I’d like it as well) contact them directly to request it. The more requests, the more likely it will get incorporated into a future firmware update.
 
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No one here really knows what Canob is planning. They do respond to user feedback, so if that’s a feature you want (I’d like it as well) contact them directly to request it. The more requests, the more likely it will get incorporated into a future firmware update.
Thanks for the reply. It is good to hear they listen to users feedback. I have tried to contact local CPS but I go no reply. Is there any contact/email address for Canon USA I can send this request? I have heard Canon ISA support is good. Thanks
 

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Thanks for the reply. It is good to hear they listen to users feedback. I have tried to contact local CPS but I go no reply. Is there any contact/email address for Canon USA I can send this request? I have heard Canon ISA support is good. Thanks
There shouldn't be "local" CPS, as they operate out of 2-3 call centers in the United States. If you're a CPS member you can call the hotline and talk to a rep about features. They can make note of your questions and concerns.
 

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Thanks for the reply. It is good to hear they listen to users feedback. I have tried to contact local CPS but I go no reply. Is there any contact/email address for Canon USA I can send this request? I have heard Canon ISA support is good. Thanks
I suspect by ‘local CPS’ you mean in your country, and that you’re not in the US. Canon USA has a contact form, but it’s for US customers only.
 
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I suspect by ‘local CPS’ you mean in your country, and that you’re not in the US. Canon USA has a contact form, but it’s for US customers only.
Thanks. That is right, I am not from the USA.
For reference this is how easy one can adjust burst rate suited for one's needs on Nikon Z9:
 

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Thanks. That is right, I am not from the USA.
For reference this is how easy one can adjust burst rate suited for one's needs on Nikon Z9
It’s easy to adjust on my 1D X. I suspect it will be easy to adjust on the R1. Not sure we’ll get the feature on the R3.
 
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I was more speaking to the maximum capabilities of the mode. It results in a considerable amount of downtime between shots. In what I would personally consider a more usable option of burst shooting of 5-10 shots at 50 or 60fps, I'm still seeing a downtime where the camera is almost completely inoperable (buttons don't work) for roughly 2-4 seconds. It is not "fully" customizable other than the total number of images you shoot in the burst, as long as it falls between 2-50 images. The frames per second available are 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150, 180, and 195.

NOTEWORTHY: holding down the shutter button doesn't continue to capture images as the buffer clears. You will need to continue pressing the shutter button each time you want to capture your desired photos.
Interesting thanks. I have only tested the 240fps and not this yet so cheers for that. I see what you mean now and yeah it has the same buffer clearing time no matter which you select right.
 

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Took some test shots in the garden looks good to me. Have some still caputres in the description. By the way Canon have taken the link down hmmm
 
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Any indication as to what is going on?
I've installed the latest version on Friday and had no issues to date with stills.
 
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I installed v1.2 a few days ago and all worked well.

I noticed last night that it had been withdrawn from Canon UK site.

This morning I contacted CPS UK. I have just received a reply saying there is an issue and recommended I go back to v1.1.1

The issue is that if you have v1.2 on your camera and then perform a reset the mode dial does not work correctly and you cannot change between Tv Av etc.
 
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I installed v1.2 a few days ago and all worked well.

I noticed last night that it had been withdrawn from Canon UK site.

This morning I contacted CPS UK. I have just received a reply saying there is an issue and recommended I go back to v1.1.1

The issue is that if you have v1.2 on your camera and then perform a reset the mode dial does not work correctly and you cannot change between Tv Av etc.
Good to know! Thank you.
 

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I installed v1.2 a few days ago and all worked well.

I noticed last night that it had been withdrawn from Canon UK site.

This morning I contacted CPS UK. I have just received a reply saying there is an issue and recommended I go back to v1.1.1

The issue is that if you have v1.2 on your camera and then perform a reset the mode dial does not work correctly and you cannot change between Tv Av etc.
Hey @Canon Rumors Guy could you add this information to the original article?
@tiggy@mac.com for backup :p