Leica has published an extensive firmware update for the Leica SL (Type 601).
The latest version 2.0 now brings the long-awaited direct exposure compensation in P, T and A mode, an advanced flash compatibility and many more.
DNG-files can be played back in more details when zoomed in to 100% max (6000x4000).
Touch AF is improved, AF will be applied by touch up.
Longer manual shutter speed added (up to 30 min)
Support for more Leica flash devices improved.
Improving time code menu options.
Improving power saving during long exposure shots and Interval shots.
Flash exp. compensation is added to favorite list and to customized buttons.
Adding direct exp. Compensation in setup menu, enabling exp. correction via top and rear dials in P, T and A mode.
The list of M and R-lenses are editable now (can be switched ON and OFF). The name of the lens will be showing in the menu.
Adding the video rec button to the customized buttons (when Mode-Lock is On).
Improving image quality in Jpeg-files (extreme yellowish tint in over exposed areas)
Adding noise reduction settings menu for Jpeg-files (low, medium and high).
Adding the possibility to change the file name (only first letter).
Improving AUTO ISO settings, separating video / photo settings, adding minimum ISO setting
Option to display WLAN password during input.
Adding focus peaking sensitivity by a menu in setup (low and high)
Adding Focus peaking icon in LV.
More letters added to Profile name (max. 10 letters).
Improving tracking AF.
Improving AF for horizontal objects.
Adding more AF-steps in setup menu (1 and 5 steps).
More UHS-II cards are supported ( Toshiba and Lexar second generation)
Adding the support of XMP rating for Adobe Software (rated pictures will be shown as rated in Adobe LR and PS).
Histogram box is transparent, to avoid covering Live view areas.
Adding a menu for electronic shutter with 1/16000 sec in CAMERA Menu.
The AF-frame doesnt disappear in burst shooting (for low speed and medium speed)
Combining the video format and the resolution in one menu.
Adding 1 point AF in magnified situation (3x and 6x).
Improved TTL/HSS mode (flash)
Renaming of WLAN modes (Host / Client > Create WLAN / Join WLAN)
SD card writing errors solved
You can download the firmware update and installation instructions from the Leica website. In the USA: