Olympus today announced the availability of firmware updates for the EVOLT E-330 and the EVOLT E-300. For the E-330, the latest firmware enables autofocusing in the Macro Live Preview “B” mode. In addition, the updates lend both cameras improved exposure precision in macro mode and when using spot metering. Both firmware updates are now available for download.
Olympus E-330 Firmware Version 1.2 key improvements: ·AF available in Live Preview “B” mode (Macro Live Preview): By pressing the AEL/AFL button, the mirror pops down and a single AF is activated before the mirror returns to the up position, enabling the Live Preview. ·Improved exposure precision: The accuracy of exposure metering has been enhanced for pictures taken in macro mode when using spot metering. Olympus E-300 Firmware Version 1.4 key improvements: ·Improved exposure precisions: The accuracy of exposure metering has been enhanced for pictures taken in macro mode an when using spot metering. Both the E-330 firmware update to version 1.2 and the E-300 update to version 1.4 are available now for download. To install, simply open the Olympus Master / Olympus Studio / Olympus viewer software, connect the camera via USB to the computer and log onto the internet. Choose the Update Camera function from the Online Service menu in the Olympus Master / Olympus Studio / Olympus viewer software and the update will be initiated immediately.