Leica Q: Firmware Update for three year old camera


Leica has launched a serious firmware replace (v3.0) for the Leica Q (Kind 116) which was launched three years in the past.

Leica Discussion board members have been concerned as beta testers to supply you the very best outcome!

Obtain the replace from the Leica web site:

Leica Q Firmware Update v.3.0 Download

All enhancements at a look

  • Favourites Menu: Customers can now enter and save as much as 15 settings for sooner entry in a Favourites Menu.
  • Energy Saving Mode: If required, the digicam can now be set to change to Stand-By Mode after 10 seconds.
  • Prolonged capabilities for the Fn button: Much more choices can now be chosen for programming the multi-function button.
  • Person Profiles: Profiles can now be imported from and exported to a reminiscence card.
  • OIS – optionally available ‘Auto’ setting: This setting allows computerized activation of optical picture stabilisation at shutter speeds of 1/60 s and slower.
  • EVF/LCD setting choices: This menu merchandise can now be assigned to the Fn button.
  • Settings for the digital shutter: The digital shutter can now be set to completely lively.
  • DNG recordsdata: The processing pace of DNG recordsdata within the digicam has been elevated.
  • Autofocus fields: The final AF discipline used is now memorised and recalled when switching the digicam on and off once more.
  • Self-timer: The setting is now memorised and recalled when switching the digicam on and off once more.
  • Publicity preview deactivation possibility: Publicity preview can now be deactivated in guide mode (particularly helpful when capturing within the studio with flash techniques, underexposed settings or in darkish environments).
  • Picture assessment: Computerized picture assessment stays lively so long as the shutter launch button is pressed.

To put in the replace you ought to contemplate the next steps:

  1. Obtain the up to date model of the firmware.
  2. Copy the firmware file onto a SD Reminiscence Card in its high stage folder.
  3. Be certain to show off the facility change on the digicam.
  4. Insert the absolutely charged battery to the physique. If the battery will not be absolutely charged, the replace course of display won’t seem.
  5. Insert the SD Reminiscence Card into the digicam.
  6. Flip the digicam – whereas concurrently urgent the video launch button – on.
  7. The firmware replace display will seem. Press OK.
  8. The LEICA Q will begin the replace course of. The firmware replace will take about 90 seconds.
  9. After the replace course of please restart the digicam (if essential take away and reinsert the battery).