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EOS REBEL XS / 1000D Firmw are Update Version 1.0.6

Fi rm w are change s

Fi r mware Version 1.0. 6 inc or por ates the f ollowi ng c hanges.

1. S ome c ameras may exhibit a phenomenon i n whi c h the LCD moni tor does not display , the shutter does not
r elease, and the busy indic ation r emains lit i n the viewf inder.
2. The message, " Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Tur n the power swi tc h to < OFF> and < ON> agai n or
r e- install the battery " , appear s on the c amer a's LCD monitor, and af ter the above op eration i s c arr i ed out,
the LCD monitor display s i n a language that is di ff er ent f rom the ac tual language setti ng.

Fi r mware Version 1.0. 6 is for c amer as wi th f ir mwar e up to Ver sion 1. 0.5. I f the c amer a's fi rmwar e i s already
V er sion 1. 0.6, i t is not nec essar y to update the f ir mwar e.

Befor e downloading the f ir mwar e update, please be sur e to r ead the entir e c ontents o f thi s page.

Pre cautions

A power fai lur e duri ng the fi r mware wri ti ng operation may disable the c amer a.

Use a f ully c har ged Battery Pac k or dedic ated AC Adapter Kit ( Opti onal) ACK- E5 f or the f ir mwar e update.
D o not shut of f the power dur ing the f ir mwar e wr iting oper ation.
D o not open the SD c ar d slot c over dur ing the f ir mwar e wr iting oper ati on.

D o not press any c amer a buttons duri ng the fi r mware wri ti ng operation.

Fi rm w are Q&A

What has change d in Fi r mwar e Ve r sion 1. 0. 6?

The f ollow ing fixes and im provem ent s have been inc orporat ed:

1. S om e c am er as m ay exhibit a phenom enon in w hi c h the LC D m oni tor does not dis play, the s hutter
does not releas e, and t he bus y indi c at ion r em ai ns li t in t he vi ew finder.

S om e c am er as w it h f irm w ar e Vers ion 1. 0.5 or earl ier are af fec ted by a phenom enon w he re the LC D
m onitor does not dis play, the s hutter does not r eleas e, and the bus y indic ati on rem a i ns lit i n the
view f inder. This f ir m w are c or rec ts this phenom enon.

2. The m es s age, "E rr 99 S hooting is not pos s ible. Turn the pow er s w i tc h t o < O FF> and < O N> again or
re-ins t all the batt ery", appear s on t he c am er a's LC D m oni tor, and aft er the above op erat ion i s c ar ri ed
out , the LC D m onitor dis plays in a language that is di ff er ent f rom the ac tual langua ge s ett ing.

Ar e t he pr e v i ous v e rsions of f ir mwar e include d i n v e r si on 1.0. 6?

Yes , the f ollow ing im pr ovem ents f rom the pr evi ous vers i ons ar e inc luded:

Pre parati on for fi rm w are u pdate

The fi rmwar e update proc edure is available i n the PDF fi le at the end of this page. Please download the PDF fi le
and read the pr ocedur e c aref ully befor e updati ng the fi rmwar e.

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Fi rm w are update proce dure s

I n the f ollowi ng instruc ti ons, X.X. X or xxx indi c ates either the cur r ent f ir mwar e ve rsi on or the fi rmwar e ver si on f or
the update.

(1) For mat t he SD Car d

Be sur e to c aref ully revi ew the c ontents of the SD c ard bef ore for matting.

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I nser t the SD c ar d i nto the c amer a and turn the Power Swi tc h < ON> .
Pr ess the < MENU> button.
Pr ess the Cross key s to selec t the [For mat] i tem, and pr ess the < SET> button.
Pr ess the Cross key s to selec t [OK], and pr ess the < SET> button.
Tur n the c amera < OFF> and r emove the SD c ar d f rom the c amera.

(2) D ow nload t he fir mw are updat e file fr om t his page

Please download the c ompr essed, self -extr ac ti ng fi le that matc hes y our c omputer 's op er ati ng sy stem and
c reate the following fi rmwar e update fi le.

Ext ract ed Firmware Update File


File name : e6kr 5106. fi r
File size : 7, 430,156 by tes

How to Extrac t the Fir mwar e Update File

W indows

D ouble- c li c k the downloaded fi le.

C lic ki ng [OK] will c ause the f ile's c ontents to be extrac ted and the fi rmware update f ile to be c reated.

Macint osh

The downloaded fi le wi ll automatic ally self -extr ac t, c r eati ng the fi rmwar e update fi le.
I n c ase the downloaded f ile does not automati c ally self- extrac t, double-c li c k the do wnloaded fi le.

How to Conf ir m the File Size

W indows

Right- c li ck the i c on of the fi rmware update f ile and selec t the [ Pr oper ti es] command fr om the pop- up
menu that appear s.

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Macint osh

S elec t the i c on of the fi rmwar e update fi le, and then selec t the [ Get I nf o] c ommand f rom the [Fi le] menu.

There are two way s to install the f ir mwar e update:

1. To i nstall f rom an SD c ard, f ollow the pr oc edur es outlined i n Step 3- 1, then by pass Step 4- 1 and
c onti nue to Step 5.
2. To i nstall dir ec tly f rom a c ompati ble c omputer, by pass Step 3-1 and follow the pr oc e dur es fr om Step
4-1 onward.

(3- 1) Copy t he fir mw ar e updat e file t o t he SD car d.

I nser t an SD c ar d that has been for matted i n the Camera into the SD car d r eader .
Copy the f ir mware update f ile to the fi rst wi ndow that appear s when the SD c ard is opened ( the root
dir ec tor y ).
Remove the SD car d f r om the c ard reader.

* W hen r emoving the SD c ard, be sur e to do so as desc r ibed i n the doc umentati on f or the c omputer or the
c ard reader .
* If the f ir mware update f ile is plac ed i n a subfolder of the SD c ard, the c amer a wi ll not see it.

(3- 2) St ar t t he fir mw ar e updat e.

Rotate the Mode Dial to selec t < P> mode


(or one of the other modes in the c r eative
zone) .
Insert the SD c ard with the fi rmwar e i nto
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the c amer a.

Tur n the Power Swi tc h < ON> , and then


pr ess the < MENU> button to di splay the
menu.

Press the Cr oss keys to select the " Fir mwar e Ver .x.x. x" item at the
bottom of the "Set-up 3 ( Yellow) " , and then pr ess the < SET> button.

The fi r mware update sc reen will appear.

Press the Cr oss keys to select [ OK] , and then pr ess the < SET> button.
Follow the pr oc edur e f r om Step ( 5) onwar d.

*I f the fi rmware update sc reen does not appear on LCD monitor , the
fi rmware update fi le may not have been proper ly c opi ed to the SD c ar d,
so please try agai n star ti ng f rom Step (1) .

(4- 1) Connect the camera and t he comput er.

Pr ess the C ross key s to selec t < P> mode (or one of the other modes in the c r eative z one).
I nser t an SD c ar d that has been for matted i n the c amera into the camer a.
Connect the c amer a and the c omputer wi th the USB c able, and then set the c amer a's po wer switc h to < ON> .

(4- 2) St ar t t he fir mw ar e updat e.

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Star t EOS Uti li ty .

Clic k the [ Camera setti ngs / Remote shooting] button.

Clic k [ ] , and then c lic k the [ Fir mware Ver. X. X. X].

The f ir mwar e update will appear on the c omputer sc reen.

Clic k the [ OK] button.

The f ir mwar e update f ile wi ll be c opied to the SD c ard by f ollowi ng the on- sc reen i n str uc tions to selec t it.

Clic k the [C amera setti ngs / Remote shooting] button.

Clic k the [OK] button.

The f ir mwar e update wi ll appear on the c omputer sc reen.

Clic k the [OK] button.

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Follow the proc edure fr om S tep ( 5) onward on the c amera.

(5) U pdat e t he fir mw ar e.

The sc reen shown on the left wi ll appear on the camer a's LCD moni tor .

If y ou pr ess the < SET> button, a c onfi rmation sc r een wi ll appear , so


c hec k the f ir mwar e update shown, pr ess the Cr oss key s to selec t [OK] ,
and press the < SET> button agai n to star t the f ir mwar e update.

The message on the lef t will appear duri ng the update.

(6) C omplet e t he fir mwar e updat e.

W hen the update is c ompleted, the message on the left wi ll appear on


the LC D moni tor .

Complete the fi rmwar e update by pr essi ng the < SET> button.

The f ir mwar e update i s now c ompleted.

W hen the f ir mwar e update oper ati ons are fi nished, turn the camer a < OFF> and r emove the batter y f rom the
c amera for at least two sec onds. This will cause the new f ir mwar e to take eff ec t af ter the battery has been
r eloaded and the c amera is turned on.

Format the SD c ard befor e using i t agai n.

I f an ERROR message appear s dur ing the f ir mware update

If this sc r een appear s, remove the battery and c hec k to make sure that
ther e ar e no pr oblems wi th the batter y c apac i ty or with the fi rmware
update f ile on the SD c ar d.
If there are no problems, r epeat the update oper ati ons agai n.

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I f you still have a pr oblem, please c ontac t the Canon Customer Support Center in you r r egion.

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