OLYMPUS
E-3 Firmware Update


E-3 Firmware Ver1.4 has incorporated the following upgrade.
[Modification]

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Improved the AF operation in firmware version 1.3.
 
* Upgrade history *

E-3 Firmware Ver1.2 has incorporated the following upgrade.

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Added [ FUNCTION] menu that switches the AF point using the arrow pad under [ Custom Menu 1] [ BUTTON/DIAL].

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Enhanced the accuracy of the battery check when using the Power Battery Holder HLD-4.

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Improved AF accuracy for large aperture lenses.

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Improved sequential shooting speed when using C-AF.
[Caution: ]

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Camera's settings will return to original settings by updating camera.

E-3 Firmware Ver1.2 has incorporated the following upgrade.

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Improved the consistency of the auto white balance.

E-3 Firmware Ver1.1 has incorporated the following upgrade.

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Enabled use of the Image Stabilization function with non-Four Thirds System interchangeable lenses by inputting a specific focal length.
For details on operations, please click on the URL.

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Matched the rotation of the dial on the rear of the Power Battery Holder HLD-4 and the movement direction of the AF target.

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Increased the number of storable still pictures by improving the battery check when the Power Battery Holder HLD-4 is attached.

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Focusing now stops immediately when the AF start button (AEL/AFL or Fn button) is released.

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Corrected the phenomenon where the flash control caused an under exposure while using bounce flash at short distances with the FL-50R or FL-36R Electronic Flash.

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Improved selection and prioritization of the central 5 ranging points when shooting in C-AF mode and Dynamic-single Target mode.

[Caution: ]

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This phenomenon occurs if any language other than the default setting was added to the menu display by OLYMPUS Master 2 ( or OLYMPUS Studio 2 ) before firmware update. After updating to the latest firmware ,the camera may reboot by pressing the IS button. This can be resolved by downloading the desired language and add to the camera menu.

Troubleshooting for E-3/E-510 firmware update

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This phenomenon does not occur if no optional language was added to the menu, or if OLYMPUS Master 2 / OLYMPUS Studio 2 is used with Macintosh operating system.
This phenomenon occurs only in OLYMPUS Master 2.04 ( OLYMPUS Studio 2.11) or earlier version for Windows. If you use the latest version, this troubleshooting is not required. Before updating the firmware in your camera, it is recommended to update the OLYMPUS Master 2 or OLYMPUS Studio 2 to the latest version.





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