New Sony Firmware Updates Now Online
The new Sony firmware updates promised for today are now available for download. The ?33 and ?55 firmware upgrades add support for the ‘Picture Effect’ function featured on the new ?35 model. The firmware upgrades also bring revised menus and a new mode that lets users switch shooting parameters overlaid on-screen for clear, uncluttered composition. The Sony A33 and A55 cameras’ Digital Level Gauge can also be displayed when shooting via the optional CLM-V55 external LCD monitor. Frequently used features can now be custom-assigned to the D-RANGE button. The A55 firmware update also enables high-speed synchronisation for compatible flash units during wireless operation. The firmware updates for the Sony NEX-3 (pictured) and NEX-5 cameras adds the new ‘Picture Effect’ function as introduced on the new NEX?C3 and also introduce a ‘Peaking’ function in MF mode.