Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Firmware Update

June 7, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras | 4 Comments | |
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Canon has posted a firmware update for its PowerShot SX280 HS digital compact camera. Version incorporates the following fixes and improvements:

1. Increases the duration of movie shooting by 20% in cases where the optical zoom is used compared to cameras running Firmware Version or Firmware Version through a reduction in the power consumption of the optical zoom.

2. Fixes a phenomenon with cameras running firmware version, in which the low-battery-level warning is prematurely displayed while shooting in movie mode.

Website: Canon U.S.A. Support

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#1 Kate

This is awesome, and works beautifully. I found out about the firmware through a review I read - the pictures she's taken are pretty awesome actually, I was surprised - hope I can get some even slightly close! I saw it here: do I put that in the URL or here? Oh well - it's in both :) Thanks for the firmware, perfect.

8:04 pm - Thursday, June 20, 2013

#2 Mark

I went to that site too Kate, bought my camera through it as I got 20% off (it's through Amazon - great place to buy a camera). I loved her photos, and I've been taking a bunch myself... of squirrels. Not very exciting but the pics look great esp in low light.

8:30 pm - Thursday, July 11, 2013

#3 Jaro

Poor camera. My HX50 hits him on the head

9:35 pm - Thursday, July 18, 2013

#4 Ish

This firmware updated did not work for me. My camera now shuts off when i try to zoom in while taking video!

3:45 am - Friday, October 25, 2013