Leica presents the most comprehensive firmware-update for the Leica S-System

Leica Camera AG presents new firmware updates for the Leica S-System. Users wishing to bring their cameras up to date can now download the new firmware for the Leica S Type 006 (FW free of charge from the Leica website and take advantage of the enhancements. DOWNLOAD


FW, the firmware update for the LeicaS (Type 006), optimises numerous functions, considerably improves the performance of the camera and all Leica S-Lenses and represents the most comprehensive firmware update since the launch of the Leica S-System. In addition to a completely reprogrammed autofocus algorithm that improves AF performance and enables significantly faster and more precise focusing, the update also includes optimised AF drive control for all S-Lenses. The update also provides improved predictive object tracking in continuous AF mode (predictive AF). GPS precision has also been optimised. Local coordinates are now saved to image files only when the GPS signal is no older than five minutes.

Further, the firmware updates for the Leica S (FW and Leica S2/S2-P (FW cameras also support the Leica Summicron-S 100 mm f/2 ASPH., currently the fastest portrait telephoto lens in the medium-format segment, and ensure optimum functional compatibility when mounted on Leica S (Type 006), S2 and S2-P cameras.