From today, all owners of a Leica Q can look forward to a firmware update. Version 3.0 optimizes the performance of the camera and offers many new features.
Optimised functions and features in detail:
Favourites Menu: Users can now enter and save up to 15 settings for faster access in a Favourites Menu.
Power Saving Mode: If required, the camera can now be set to switch to Stand-By Mode after 10 seconds.
Extended functions for the Fn button: Even more options can now be selected for programming the multi-function button.
User Profiles: Profiles can now be imported from and exported to a memory card.
OIS – optional ‘Auto’ setting: This setting enables automatic activation of optical image stabilisation at shutter speeds of 1/60 s and slower.
EVF/LCD setting options: This menu item can now be assigned to the Fn button.
Settings for the electronic shutter: The electronic shutter can now be set to permanently active.
DNG files: The processing speed of DNG files in the camera has been increased.
Autofocus metering fields: The last AF metering field used is now memorised and recalled when switching the camera off and on again.
Self-timer: Self timer settings are kept when camera powers off automatically
Exposure preview deactivation option: Exposure preview can now be deactivated in manual mode (especially useful when shooting in the studio with flash systems, underexposed settings or in dark environments).
Further information and download link: Leica-Camera.com.