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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 5:37 pm 
Hey guys, there is a new firmware update for four Zuiko Digital lenses. These are the 18-180mm, 70-300mm, 90-250mm and the 8mm fisheye lens. These firmware update improves the performance of these lenses in C-AF mode with the E-3 and the E-30.

This is my first post by the way. So I'm a newbie here. :)

http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/software/firm/e1/


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 6:23 pm 
That's a quality first post. :)

To bad I haven't got the 90-250!

(Must say I have a little trouble seeing why you'd use c-af with the 8mm..)


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 6:30 pm 
Welcome to the Camera Labs forum! And thanks for the info.

I had no idea we could use the contrast detect AF on the 70-300. I take it that it would also work on the E420/520/620. But performance improvement only on the E3/30? That's a bummer for x20 owners.


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 7:43 pm 
Armanius wrote:
Welcome to the Camera Labs forum! And thanks for the info.

I had no idea we could use the contrast detect AF on the 70-300. I take it that it would also work on the E420/520/620. But performance improvement only on the E3/30? That's a bummer for x20 owners.



C-AF=Continuous-Autofocus


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 8:57 pm 
Hello logbi77, Thank you for the information.

I have 70-300mm lens. It's auto focus was slow.


Do not connect new update firmware during bad storm weather.

http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/ims ... ware10.cfm


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PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 10:06 pm 
Atomic wrote:
Armanius wrote:
Welcome to the Camera Labs forum! And thanks for the info.

I had no idea we could use the contrast detect AF on the 70-300. I take it that it would also work on the E420/520/620. But performance improvement only on the E3/30? That's a bummer for x20 owners.



C-AF=Continuous-Autofocus


OOPST! Newbie me!!! :roll:


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