New Firmware Available: M-E, M8, M9/M9-P, M Monochrom

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Brian, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. Brian

    Brian Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    Leica has released new firmware, mostly concerned with adding support for newer lenses.

    I do not plan on upgrading the M9 past 1.176, which is stable. After that- built in battery test, which has never given me a problem. I've read that some people have problems with the soft/discrete mode with 1.196.

    The "Improvements" for this firmware,

    Support of the new lenses:
    Leica Summarit-M 35mm f/2.4 ASPH.
    Leica Summarit-M 50mm f/2.4
    Leica Summarit-M 75mm f/2.4
    Leica Summarit-M 90mm f/2.4

    of course, you never know when an embarrassing bug fix was snuck in by the author...I'll be watching the m Monochrom in discrete mode for glitches.

    On the M8 firmware- I can confirm that the "Button Dance" to unlock RAW mode still works.
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