5d Mk II Firmware Update – 24p, Histograms, Audio…March 17th?

IMG_0696-copyApparently there was a presentation today in Poland where Canon 5D MKII new firmware features were discussed. In picture from the presentation, there is a list of features that will be included (assumedly in the next firmware update). They include:

NTSC Modes:

1920×1080 @ 30fps
1920×1080 @ 24fps
640×480 @ 30fps

PAL Modes:
1920×1080 @ 25fps
1920×1080 @ 24fps

Adds manual sound recording functions (64 levels) with audio meter.

Adds histogram display (brightness or RGB).

Adds shutter-priority (Tv) and aperture-priority (Av) exposure modes.

Changes the audio sampling frequency from 44.1 KHz to 48 KHz.

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