Canon EOS REBEL XS/1000D Firmware 1.0.5 Publisher's description
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Canon EOS REBEL XS/1000D Firmware 1.0.5
Firmware Version 1.0.5 incorporates the following improvements.
Supports the AF assist beam feature of the new flash, Speedlite 270 EX, which is scheduled to be released in April 2009.
Firmware Version 1.0.5 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.3. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.5, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
A power failure during the firmware writing operation may disable the camera.
Use a fully charged Battery Pack or dedicated AC Adapter Kit (Optional) ACK-E5 for the firmware update.Do not shut off the power during the firmware writing operation.Do not open the SD card slot cover during the firmware writing operation.
In low light situations, the AF assist beam fires to assist with autofocusing. The AF assist beam does not fire if the firmware is Version 1.0.9 or earlier.
It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available.
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Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. This will help if you installed a wrong driver. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.