Canon bring continuous eye AF to the EOS R with firmware version 1.20

Canon bring continuous eye AF to the EOS R with firmware version 1.20

Great news for EOS R owners, firmware v1.2 has been released which brings continuous EYE AF to the fanatstic full frame mirrorless camera from Canon. 

Firmware changes:
Firmware Version 1.2.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: 
<Enhancements>
Eye-detection AF 
1. Supports Servo AF when shooting still images.
2. Now available when shooting movies regardless of "Movie Servo AF" setting.
Small AF Frame Size
Supports Servo AF when shooting still images.
3. Now available when shooting movies regardless of "Movie Servo AF" setting.
<Fixes>
4. Under certain conditions the electronic level displayed in the electronic viewfinder did not display properly.
5. Under certain conditions information displayed in the electronic viewfinder was not properly rotated.
6. Under certain conditions updating the firmware for the wireless file transmitter WFT-E7 was not possible.

This firmware update is for cameras equipped with firmware up to Version 1.1.0. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.2.0, this update is unnecessary. When updating the firmware of your camera, please first review the instructions thoroughly before you download the firmware.
The firmware update takes approximately 6 minutes.

Owners can download the firmware from Canon's website here

Posted by Graham Fry
8th May 2019

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