Firmware Upgrades for A9, A7R3/A7M3


Upgrading your camera does not mean you have to buy the latest camera and this is what Sony did with the new A9 Firmware version 5.0 and A7R3 / A7M3 Firmware version 3.0. Upgrading your camera with this firmware is like having a new camera with all the features added.

Firmware version 5.0 for Sony A9


Firmware version 5.0 for the Sony α9 adds Sony’s newly-developed, AI-driven Real-time Tracking mode for precise and robust subject tracking. Real-time Tracking uses Sony’s latest AF algorithm—which includes Artificial Intelligence-based object recognition—to detect and follow subjects with unprecedented accuracy.Also added with firmware 5.0 is Fast Hybrid AF for video, which now provides smoother, more accurate focus during video shooting, even if/when objects move in front of the subject.

With Firmware version 5.0, the Sony α9 adds several customer-requested features:

● New My Dial menu

● Revised Custom Key menu

● Improved touchpad capability

● Enhanced dual-card functionality

● Enhanced tagging

Firmware version 3.0 for Sony A7R3/ A7M3


Firmware version 3.0 brings Time Lapse, Real time Eye-AF and Animal Eye-AF into your A7R3 and A7M3. Other than built-in intervalometer, you are able to change the automatic exposure sensitivity which is great when shooting time lapse when the lights keep on changing. The firmware also allows you to playback your time-lapse series in an instantly in the camera.

Real-time Eye AF

Firmware 3.0 is an Artificial Intelligence driven to enhance eye detection. Now the Sony camera can focus on human eye even if the subject is looking down, partially blocked in the frame, turning or backlit. Just set you your focus mode to AF-C and simply half-press the shutter button.

Dedicated to Pet Lovers

You read it right, the Firmware 3.0 introduce the development of Animal Eye-AF and its performance will continue to improve and increase the range of animals that the system can recognize as well as to track movement.

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