Canon XC10 Firmware Version 1.0.2.0 [Mac OS X]

Last Updated : 13-Oct-2016
Issue Number : 0400259607

OS
  • OS X v10.11
  • OS X v10.10
  • OS X v10.9
  • Mac OS X v10.8
  • Mac OS X v10.7
Detail

Firmware Version 1.0.2.0 incorporates the following enhancements.
1. Enables users to select an MP4 recording format for recording HD video.
2. Increases the AF speed by a maximum of approximately two times.
3. Adds an AF speed settings menu (Fast/Normal/Slow).
4. Enhances the image quality in low brightness during HD shooting.
5. Makes onscreen displays possible during HDMI output (for HD video only).
6. Adds a shutter setting value (NTSC:1/25, 1/50; PAL:1/30) as a flicker reduction measure.
7. Optimized the calculation method for the display of remaining recording time when MXF format is selected.*1

*1 October 26, 2016: Added explanation about changes to Firmware Version 1.0.2.0.


Caution:
You cannot perform the firmware update using CFast 2.0 cards. Please use a commercially available SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card that is 64MB or more for the firmware update.

Firmware Version 1.0.2.0 is for camcorders with Firmware Version 1.0.0.0 - 1.0.1.0. If your camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.2.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camera is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.

For further details, please refer to the latest version of the instruction manual for this product, which will be released at the same time as this firmware update.


Preparations for the Firmware Update:
After the Firmware update has been performed, the camera's menu and custom picture settings will be reset. It is recommended that users save their menu and custom picture settings as settings data to an SD card, separate from the one that will be used to carry out the update, before starting update operations. This saved data can be loaded into the camera and the settings can be changed after the update has been completed. For further information on this, please refer to the section in the unit's Instruction Manual titled "Saving and Loading Camera Settings".

The downloaded folder contains the firmware (file name: VLA2.FIM / file size: 23,658,524 bytes), and instructions on the firmware update procedures (a PDF file in five languages: Japanese, English, French, Spanish and Simplified Chinese). Before starting the firmware update operations, please be sure to carefully confirm your understanding of these instructions.


The following things are required to perform this firmware update:
1. A XC10 camcorder
2. A computer (OS: Mac OS X)
OS Requirements: Mac OS X (10.7-10.11)
3. A 64 MB or higher-capacity SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card (both commercially available)
4. An SD card reader/writer (commercially available) or an SD card slot built into the computer
5. A fully charged battery pack for the camera
6. Compact power adapter bundled with the camera
7. The firmware (the downloaded file)


History:
Changes Version 1.0.1.0
1. Adds Rolling Shutter Distortion Reduction function in Camera Setup Menu to enable image recording with reduced rolling shutter distortion when shooting 4K movies.

File information
  • File name : xc10-v1020-mac.dmg
  • File version : 1.0.2.0
  • File language : English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Simplified Chinese
  • File size : 24,669KB
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