Update: New, Improved Firmware Upgrade For Adding 24p HD Video to Canon EOS 5D Mark II

March 18, 2010
Update: Canon today announced a new version of the firmware upgrade, 2.0.4.

The long awaited firmware upgrade expanding the video capabilities to the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is now available for download online. Following this link to download the firmware:


Firmware upgrade 2.0.4 adds 24p video acquisition and changes the 30p video frame rate to 29.97 to comply with TV production standards. As we noted earlier this month, Canon also says that the upgrade enhances the camera's audio capability for professional use, adding manual audio level control, and increasing the audio sampling frequency to 48KHz from 44.1KHz.

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