New firmware for Canon 7D

Canon just announced the availability of a new firmware (v1.2.2) for the Canon EOS 7D.

Main features:

  • Fixes a phenomenon in which the set aperture moves when shooting movies in manual exposure mode using some Canon lenses (such as macro lenses).
  • Fixes the AF point-selection behavior of the C.Fn III-7 (Manual AF pt. selec. pattern) custom function when set to [1].
  • Fixes the AF point display for the viewfinder electronic level when shooting in the vertical position.
  • Corrects misspellings in the Spanish and Thai menus for applicable products.

Firmware Downloads from the Canon (Japan) web site: Canon EOS 7D firmware.