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EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmw are Update Version 1.0.6

Fi rm w are change s

Fi r mware Version 1.0. 6 inc or por ates the f ollowi ng c hanges.

1. S ome c ameras may exhibit a phenomenon i n whi c h the LCD moni tor does not display , the shutter does not
r elease, and the busy indic ation r emains lit i n the viewf inder.
2. The message, " Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Tur n the power swi tc h to < OFF> and < ON> agai n or
r e- install the battery " , appear s on the c amer a's LCD monitor, and af ter the above op eration i s c arr i ed out,
the LCD monitor display s i n a language that is di ff er ent f rom the ac tual language setti ng.

Fi r mware Version 1.0. 6 is for c amer as wi th f ir mwar e up to Ver sion 1. 0.5. I f the c amer a's fi rmwar e i s already
V er sion 1. 0.6, i t is not nec essar y to update the f ir mwar e.

Befor e downloading the f ir mwar e update, please be sur e to r ead the entir e c ontents o f thi s page.

Pre cautions

A power fai lur e duri ng the fi r mware wri ti ng operation may disable the c amer a.

Use a f ully c har ged Battery Pac k or dedic ated AC Adapter Kit ( Opti onal) ACK- E5 f or the f ir mwar e update.
D o not shut of f the power dur ing the f ir mwar e wr iting oper ation.
D o not open the SD c ar d slot c over dur ing the f ir mwar e wr iting oper ati on.

D o not press any c amer a buttons duri ng the fi r mware wri ti ng operation.

Fi rm w are Q&A

What has change d in Fi r mwar e Ve r sion 1. 0. 6?

The f ollow ing fixes and im provem ent s have been inc orporat ed:

1. S om e c am er as m ay exhibit a phenom enon in w hi c h the LC D m oni tor does not dis play, the s hutter
does not releas e, and t he bus y indi c at ion r em ai ns li t in t he vi ew finder.

S om e c am er as w it h f irm w ar e Vers ion 1. 0.5 or earl ier are af fec ted by a phenom enon w he re the LC D
m onitor does not dis play, the s hutter does not r eleas e, and the bus y indic ati on rem a i ns lit i n the
view f inder. This f ir m w are c or rec ts this phenom enon.

2. The m es s age, "E rr 99 S hooting is not pos s ible. Turn the pow er s w i tc h t o < O FF> and < O N> again or
re-ins t all the batt ery", appear s on t he c am er a's LC D m oni tor, and aft er the above op erat ion i s c ar ri ed
out , the LC D m onitor dis plays in a language that is di ff er ent f rom the ac tual langua ge s ett ing.

Ar e t he pr e v i ous v e rsions of f ir mwar e include d i n v e r si on 1.0. 6?

Yes , the f ollow ing im pr ovem ents f rom the pr evi ous vers i ons ar e inc luded:

Pre parati on for fi rm w are u pdate

The fi rmwar e update proc edure is available i n the PDF fi le at the end of this page. Please download the PDF fi le
and read the pr ocedur e c aref ully befor e updati ng the fi rmwar e.

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and pr ess the < SET> button.156 by tes How to Extrac t the Fir mwar e Update File W indows D ouble. X or xxx indi c ates either the cur r ent f ir mwar e ve rsi on or the fi rmwar e ver si on f or the update.extrac t. c r eati ng the fi rmwar e update fi le. self -extr ac ti ng fi le that matc hes y our c omputer 's op er ati ng sy stem and c reate the following fi rmwar e update fi le. and pr ess the < SET> button.canon. fi r File size : 7. 430. double-c li c k the do wnloaded fi le. I n c ase the downloaded f ile does not automati c ally self. Pr ess the Cross key s to selec t the [For mat] i tem.html Fi rm w are update proce dure s I n the f ollowi ng instruc ti ons. Pr ess the Cross key s to selec t [OK]. Ext ract ed Firmware Update File File name : e6kr 5106.X. > > I nser t the SD c ar d i nto the c amer a and turn the Power Swi tc h < ON> .Canon EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmware Update http://web. (2) D ow nload t he fir mw are updat e file fr om t his page Please download the c ompr essed.jp/imaging/eosd/firm-e/eosdigital5/firmware. C lic ki ng [OK] will c ause the f ile's c ontents to be extrac ted and the fi rmware update f ile to be c reated. How to Conf ir m the File Size W indows Right. (1) For mat t he SD Car d Be sur e to c aref ully revi ew the c ontents of the SD c ard bef ore for matting.c li c k the downloaded fi le. Tur n the c amera < OFF> and r emove the SD c ar d f rom the c amera.up menu that appear s. X. Pr ess the < MENU> button. Macint osh The downloaded fi le wi ll automatic ally self -extr ac t.c li ck the i c on of the fi rmware update f ile and selec t the [ Pr oper ti es] command fr om the pop. 2 of 6 9/25/2010 12:09 PM .

f ollow the pr oc edur es outlined i n Step 3.Canon EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmware Update http://web.1. the fi rmware update fi le may not have been proper ly c opi ed to the SD c ar d.x.1) Copy t he fir mw ar e updat e file t o t he SD car d. the c amer a wi ll not see it. I nser t an SD c ar d that has been for matted i n the c amera into the camer a. There are two way s to install the f ir mwar e update: 1.2) St ar t t he fir mw ar e updat e. Copy the f ir mware update f ile to the fi rst wi ndow that appear s when the SD c ard is opened ( the root dir ec tor y ). Press the Cr oss keys to select the " Fir mwar e Ver .x. and then pr ess the < SET> button. I nser t an SD c ar d that has been for matted i n the Camera into the SD car d r eader .canon. (3.html Macint osh S elec t the i c on of the fi rmwar e update fi le. To i nstall dir ec tly f rom a c ompati ble c omputer. x" item at the bottom of the "Set-up 3 ( Yellow) " . Rotate the Mode Dial to selec t < P> mode (or one of the other modes in the c r eative zone) .1 and c onti nue to Step 5. be sur e to do so as desc r ibed i n the doc umentati on f or the c omputer or the c ard reader . The fi r mware update sc reen will appear. Remove the SD car d f r om the c ard reader.jp/imaging/eosd/firm-e/eosdigital5/firmware. *I f the fi rmware update sc reen does not appear on LCD monitor . (4. Follow the pr oc edur e f r om Step ( 5) onwar d. 2.1) Connect the camera and t he comput er. Connect the c amer a and the c omputer wi th the USB c able. Pr ess the C ross key s to selec t < P> mode (or one of the other modes in the c r eative z one). (4. then by pass Step 4. Insert the SD c ard with the fi rmwar e i nto > the c amer a. and then pr ess the < SET> button. (3. Tur n the Power Swi tc h < ON> . 3 of 6 9/25/2010 12:09 PM . and then pr ess the < MENU> button to di splay the menu.2) St ar t t he fir mw ar e updat e. and then set the c amer a's po wer switc h to < ON> . and then selec t the [ Get I nf o] c ommand f rom the [Fi le] menu. To i nstall f rom an SD c ard. so please try agai n star ti ng f rom Step (1) . Press the Cr oss keys to select [ OK] . * If the f ir mware update f ile is plac ed i n a subfolder of the SD c ard. * W hen r emoving the SD c ard. by pass Step 3-1 and follow the pr oc e dur es fr om Step 4-1 onward.

Clic k the [OK] button.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/firm-e/eosdigital5/firmware.Canon EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmware Update http://web. X. and then c lic k the [ Fir mware Ver. Clic k [ ] . Clic k the [ OK] button. The f ir mwar e update will appear on the c omputer sc reen. 4 of 6 9/25/2010 12:09 PM . X]. Clic k the [ Camera setti ngs / Remote shooting] button.html Star t EOS Uti li ty . The f ir mwar e update wi ll appear on the c omputer sc reen. X. The f ir mwar e update f ile wi ll be c opied to the SD c ard by f ollowi ng the on.sc reen i n str uc tions to selec t it. Clic k the [C amera setti ngs / Remote shooting] button. Clic k the [OK] button.

jp/imaging/eosd/firm-e/eosdigital5/firmware. The message on the lef t will appear duri ng the update.canon. so c hec k the f ir mwar e update shown. (6) C omplet e t he fir mwar e updat e. W hen the f ir mwar e update oper ati ons are fi nished.Canon EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmware Update http://web. 5 of 6 9/25/2010 12:09 PM . The sc reen shown on the left wi ll appear on the camer a's LCD moni tor . turn the camer a < OFF> and r emove the batter y f rom the c amera for at least two sec onds. a c onfi rmation sc r een wi ll appear . If y ou pr ess the < SET> button. W hen the update is c ompleted.html Follow the proc edure fr om S tep ( 5) onward on the c amera. Complete the fi rmwar e update by pr essi ng the < SET> button. This will cause the new f ir mwar e to take eff ec t af ter the battery has been r eloaded and the c amera is turned on. pr ess the Cr oss key s to selec t [OK] . I f an ERROR message appear s dur ing the f ir mware update If this sc r een appear s. the message on the left wi ll appear on the LC D moni tor . Format the SD c ard befor e using i t agai n. r epeat the update oper ati ons agai n. The f ir mwar e update i s now c ompleted. If there are no problems. remove the battery and c hec k to make sure that ther e ar e no pr oblems wi th the batter y c apac i ty or with the fi rmware update f ile on the SD c ar d. and press the < SET> button agai n to star t the f ir mwar e update. (5) U pdat e t he fir mw ar e.

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