Is Your Camera and Lens Firmware Up to Date?

One of my ToDo tasks was to update the firmware for my Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II to version 2.2, so it would be compatible with an Olympus lenses that have the built-in image stabilizing function. (Yes, I'm testing the new Olympus 300mm f4.0 PRO Lens. More on that later next week.)

First, I had to download the latest version of OLYMPUS Digital Camera Updater (V 1.2.1). Then connect my camera and follow the prompts. The updating instructions are here; I recommend reading them first.


Everything went smoothly. So since I had the updating set-up ready to go, I thought I would check my other cameras and lenses. To my surprise, I needed to update a total of 3 cameras and 5 lenses! Wow. And there were some solid fixes and upgrades in those updates.

So my question to you is... when is the last time you checked the firmware version on our mirrorless camera? You might want to brew a cup of coffee and take a look.

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