New firmware ships for Leica S2 DSLR
posted Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 1:23 PM EDT
Germany's Leica Camera AG has released updated firmware for its Leica S2 digital SLR, bringing improved flash performance and adding support for a recently-announced mount adapter.
Leica S2 firmware version 188.8.131.52 includes the following changes, according to the official release notes:
Support of the new Hasselblad lens adapter Leica S-Adapter H –full functionality (order no. 16030)
Improvement of flash synchronization with 1/125s focal plane shutter
Announced earlier this week, the Leica S-Adapter H allows use of Hasselblad H-system lenses on the Leica S2's S-system mount. Available immediately, the S-Adapter H retains all functions including autofocus, shutter and diaphragm control, and is priced at US$1,950.
The firmware update is available to download from the Leica owners' website.