Leica S2 firmware update

Press Release:

22 April 2010: Leica Camera AG has announced a firmware update (v. for the LEICA S2 and S2-P, which will be downloadable from today under the Leica Owners’ Area on the Leica web site at:


Below is the full list of improvements provided by this firmware update:

Extended camera functionality

·      Additional HMI white balance preset added (Hydrargyrum Medium-arc Iodide lamps)
·      Additional viewfinder information: exposure correction
·      Custom setting for depth of field preview button
·      Selectable OLED screen standby time
·      Control element lock (shutter speed and aperture dials can now be locked to prevent inadvertent shifts)
·      Extended user-defined button programming (the stop-down button can now also be programmed)

Improvements in existing functionality and handling

·      Consistent, continuous image numbering
·      Accelerated data transfer speed for computer-tethered shooting
·      Increased compatibility with memory cards not formatted in the camera
·      Improved handling for selection of exposure modes
·      Compatibility with new Leica Summarit-S 35mm and 120mm lenses
·      Improvement in JPEG image quality
·      Automatic detection of interchangeable focusing screens
·      Improved image viewing on the camera display
·      Simplified image review selection

All new LEICA S2 and S2-P cameras will be supplied with the updated firmware.

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