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Firmware update v2.0 for Leica SL typ 601
Old 04-15-2016   #1
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Firmware update v2.0 for Leica SL typ 601

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 doesn’t 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:
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