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Old Sep 8, 2008, 11:06 AM   #1
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Hi All,

I noticed this morning on Olys' website that there is a firmware update for the 70-300 lens.

http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_se...=1346&os=w

The page states that the upgrade is for stabilized exposure precision. I'm curious if anyone has actually upgraded their lens and noticed any improvement-difference, etc.



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Old Sep 8, 2008, 12:05 PM   #2
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Great catch! I will be doing this tonight. The improvements may only be subtle, but any change that's good enough to warrant a firmware upgrade by Olympus is worth doing.
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Old Sep 8, 2008, 2:28 PM   #3
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Actually, this "update" is over seven months old...the best place to find out about firmware is at:
http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/...tware/firm/e1/

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Old Sep 8, 2008, 3:50 PM   #4
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Hi Mike,

I wasn't aware of this, more streamlined way of checking firmware updates. Thanks for pointing it out.

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Well, I either bought the lens with the firmware already in place or I upgraded it earlier as it's already in there. Can't remember which is what happened.
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If you bought the lens recently, chances are it already came updated with the latest F/W.
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