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Old Feb 23, 2006, 5:46 AM   #1
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The new firmware upgrade for Kodak P880 is available at www.kodak.com. Has anybody loaded it yet?
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Old Feb 23, 2006, 8:44 PM   #2
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I loaded it last night and it works very well. Autofocus in almost total darkness is less than a second. In normal circumstances 1/2 second or so. Shutter lag is almost non-existent in most circumstances. Also has image calibration (though I have not had a need to use that). Also has a red-eye reduction in review mode--takes 1-2 seconds and generally does a nice job.

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Old Feb 25, 2006, 2:19 AM   #3
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I just did mine and its kinda late so I am not able to comment on it yet. I might get to try it out later today.
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Old Mar 10, 2006, 8:37 PM   #4
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I have a P850 and upgraded it last night. Focus is much faster, and seems better in low light.
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Old Mar 11, 2006, 1:02 PM   #5
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I did it too! The low-light focusing is impressive on the new firmware.
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Old Mar 14, 2006, 7:21 PM   #6
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I agree, the focus response andshutter lag has been greatly improved. I was unaware of any 'pixel problem', as Kodak puts it, but comparing shot before calibrating and after I see the difference especially in cropped images.

Why's that Kodak didn't answer in my email on the firmware upgrade,

why not fix the annoying compression change back to 'norm' ever-time you turn the dial in Autoscene modes.

whyis write speed a tad slow when the architecture in the camera can handle far more, is this firmware fixable?, if not, why sell a camera capable of 10M write speed but only performs at 1M?

But alas no response, but I still love this camera!!!!!
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Old Aug 3, 2006, 10:25 AM   #7
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Only got my P880 this morning, purchased specifically for low-light nightclub photography. Just posted on another thread and was told to expect to be disappointed with low-light images...

I've just updated the firmware, although after the upgrade I switched the camera off, disconnected the USB, turned the camera back on but didn't get any on screen messages... Does that mean the update was successful or not?
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