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7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

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I've had a 7D for 1 1/2 years now and it's worked great. I am wondering if there are any advantages to upgrading the firmware or does the old adage, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" hold true here?


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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

I upgraded mine, fairly simple process. Mainly I wanted the increased burst rate. I haven't been able to really get out and test the new features like i want to, but I haven't encountered any difficulties from the upgrade.

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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/standard_display/EOS7D_firmware_features

 

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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

Rating, Raw editing and burst rate makes the firmware an ideal option. Upgrade it if you need this features
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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

Hi all, thanks for the great answers, looks like there's some nice features with the upgrade, defintely worth it. 


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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

I upgraded mine to the latest firmware.  No problems.

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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

I found it to be very useful, especially burst capability & file nameing which I do per shoot.
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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

I just complete the upgrade and the custom file naming alone is worth it! 


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Re: 7D Firmware - should I upgrade it?

 just complete the upgrade  too  is worth it!   thanks

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