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How to uprgade firmware on 5D Mark II

I understand that there has been at least one (and maybe more) firmware upgrades to the 5D Mark II since I bought my units in June '09. I'm especially interested to see if there are time lapse capabilities as well as any other features/functionality that I can use. I'm not really sure how I would go about finding this info or upgrading my cameras. thanks, Pete17
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Re: How to uprgade firmware on 5D Mark II

There's this thing called Google ...


Anyway, here you go...


The instructions on what to do are in the download as well as a list of what is updated or fixed - and that is also shown on the download page.

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Re: How to uprgade firmware on 5D Mark II

Hi pete17

for upgrade your camera firmware you must perform this step:


1) go to canon site

2) find the last firmware for canon 5D Mark II and download the zip file into your computer for windows or mac

3) after you have download the file extract it into a folder

4) copy the file 5D200212.FIR in an empty CF card

5) insert the CF card into your camera

6) reply to the question on your camera dispay for to start the upgrade

7) wait after the upgrade is complete


VERY IMPORTANT:  perfom the upgrade with full charge of battery

The actual version is 2.1.2


tell me about your upgrade process


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