Leica SL Firmware 3.4 Makes SL Compatible with Panasonic Glass

Leica announced their first L-Mount alliance firmware today and it adds support for Panasonic L-Mount glass. You can read the details below and download the update here.

Firmware Update 3.4
Easy Connect • New QR code for one-step easy pairing of smartphone and camera.
• Fixed WLAN name and password, no submenus for setting name and password.
• No submenus for setting a connection mode, e.g. Create WLAN or Join WLAN.
Compatibility with upcoming lenses from L-Mount Alliance partners • Body-lens communication standard extended for compatibility with upcoming L-Mount lenses.
• Additional menu for updating the lens-firmware of upcoming lenses from L-Mount Alliance partners via SL camera body.
• Compatibility with upcoming L-Mount lenses, that are equipped with an AF/MF switch on the lens barrel. In this case the lens switch is the master for AF/MF mode.
• Compatibility with upcoming L-Mount lenses, that are equipped with an OIS mode switch on the lens barrel. In this case the lens switch is the master for OIS mode.
Bugfix • In some cases the VARIO-ELMARIT-SL 24-90 f/2.8-4 ASPH. did show front focus issues. Lens Firmware 1.1 does solve this issue.

 

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