Leica SL2-S firmware v2.0 released


Leica released firmware v2.0 for the Leica SL2-S camera. Here is the list of improvements:

Improvements
New Autofocus algorithm Improved eye/face/head/body recognition and focus tracking.
HEVC video compression Internal 4K recording with 10 Bit at 60p/50p with h.265 codec.
Long-GOP Recording for 10 Bit codecs with 150 – 200 MB/s means same Image Quality as All-Intra but less than half of data size.
Segmented Video Videorecording will be split 1 minute segments to avoid data loss.
Individual Viewing LUT Upload function for individual Look Up Tables.
Enhanced Live View Better low light image composition control of the Live View image.
Image Overlay Allows alignment of the camera position on basis of a previous taken image, that is displayed in a transparent mode in the EVF or on the LCD.
Automatic Follow Focus Definition of three focus points for automatic focus shift during video recording.
Wave form monitor Professional exposure valuation of the video signal.
Color bar Reference for correct color grading and sound control in postproduction.
Tally Mode Camera shows red frame on LCD during video recording.

The new firmware can be downloaded here. Reddotforum has a detailed rundown of the new features with screenshots and explanation – check out their post.

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