Changes in firmware:
Firmware Version 1.2.0 incorporates the following enhancement:
• Support for the new Electronic Viewfinder EVF-DC2 has been added.
Firmware Version 1.2.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.1.0 If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.2.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
Preparations for the firmware update:
1. After the downloaded compressed file (.zip file) is extracted, a firmware folder is created.
*Extracting the downloaded file:
Right-click the zip file, and then select Extract All to extract the file.
2. The extracted folder contains the firmware (file name: M3_120.FI2 / file size: 10,285,056 bytes) and instructions on the firmware update procedures (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese).
Before starting the firmware update operations, please confirm the contents of the download, and carefully read through the firmware update procedures.
Q: Are the improvements from previous firmware versions included in Firmware Version 1.2.0?
A: Yes, the following improvements from the previous version are included:
(The following is the history of past firmware updates)
Version 1.1.0 improvements:
Improves the autofocus speed for movie when the EF-M 28mm F3.5 IS STM is attached to the EOS M3.
Version 1.0.1 improvements:
Improves the autofocus speed of an EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM attached to the EOS M3.
* To mount the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM to the EOS M3, the mount adapter EF-EOS M is required.
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