For those of you lucky enough to have one of these, Canon has released firmware version 1.1.3 for its EOS-1D Mark III DSLR. The firmware update (Version 1.1.3) incorporates the following improvements and fixes.

  1. Increases transmission speed when using high-speed SD cards.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon involving not being able to release the shutter.
  3. Improves AF tracking in specific conditions.
  4. Corrects errors in the Spanish and Korean menu screens.

The Version 1.1.3 firmware is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.1.1.

The upgrade is available now via Canon Japan’s website.