GFX50S II Firmware update

Version: 1.10

Last Updated: 2022.02.28

Overview

Change in the number of frames that can be stored in a single folder
・The maximum number of frames that can be stored in a single folder will be changed from 9,999 to 999 with Ver.1.10 or later.

If you are using a macOS computer to process recorded files in the SDXC memory card, make sure to follow the procedure below before upgrading the firmware.
Follow the instructions in “II-2. If using an SDXC memory card with existing files or one that has not been recently formatted:” in the article titled “Important notice for consumers processing FUJIFILM digital camera files using macOS” that was published on Feb. 2 in this web site and then format the SDXC memory card before using it.

Notes

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The firmware upgrade is not required if its version is latest.

  • Refer to “2) Firmware version checking procedure” in the “Detail of firmware update steps” below to check the firmware version.

Please use your camera and lens with the latest version of firmware.

  • If you don’t use them with the latest version, you may not enjoy their full performance. Check the latest firmware version from the link below.

Firmware

Detail of the firmware update

Ver.1.10

Revised specification from Ver.1.02 to Ver.1.10

The following specification has been revised to improve compatibility with SDXC memory card format.

The maximum number of frames that can be recorded in a single folder has been changed from 9,999 to 999.

If you are using a macOS computer to process recorded files in the SDXC memory card, make sure to follow the procedure below before upgrading the firmware.
Follow the instructions in “II-2. If using an SDXC memory card with existing files or one that has not been recently formatted:” in the article titled “Important notice for consumers processing FUJIFILM digital camera files using macOS” that was published on Feb. 2 in this web site and then format the SDXC memory card before using it.

Other minor firmware bug has been fixed.

Ver.1.02

The firmware update Ver.1.02 from Ver.1.00/1.01 incorporates the following issues:
The following problems have been fixed, which happened rarely in the field.

Bluetooth paired device is not registered correctly, or the camera does not turn on after paired device is registered.

The camera is frozen while [EYE SENSOR] is working.

Camera flash does not light correctly when you take a photo with a long exposure time after selecting [1ST CURTAIN] as a following menu flow.

[FLASH SETTING] menu ➔ [FLASH FUNCTION SETTING] ➔ [SYNC MODE] ➔ [1ST CURTAIN]

Output image gets Magenta when you take a photo with a long exposure time using electronic shutter.

Firmware Update Steps

  1. Check the firmware version.
  2. Prepare a formatted memory card.
  3. Download the firmware and copy it to the card.
  4. Put the memory card with the firmware in the camera and update it.
Detail of firmware update steps

Precaution

If firmware updating fails, the camera may no longer operate correctly in some cases. Carefully read the notes provided here*Always use the fully-charged battery when updating the firmware as a basic manner. Never turn the camera off or attempt to use any of the camera controls while the firmware is being overwritten.

  • You can update the firmware from old version directly to the latest one.
  • Firmware updating requires approximately 5 minutes.(maximum)
  • Once the firmware has been updated, some data of the previous version cannot be restored.
  • Please check here if you encounter any problems.

Error messages and responses

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License Agreement

Please read this Agreement carefully before downloading this upgraded version software (“FIRMWARE”). By downloading FIRMWARE, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, you are not authorized to download FIRMWARE.

Article 1. License

FIRMWARE is the upgraded version of software that FUJIFILM Corporation. (“FUJI”) already distributed to you included with FUJI’s product(s) (“ORIGINAL FIRMWARE”). All copyrights and other proprietary rights to FIRMWARE are retained by FUJI, and nothing contained herein shall be construed, expressly or implicitly, as transferring or granting to you any right, license, or title unless otherwise explicitly granted under this Agreement.

Article 2. NO Warranty

FUJI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY FOR SOFTWARE. SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADE SECRET, OR ANY OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL FUJI BE LIABLE FOR ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE SOFTWARE.

Article 3. Restrictions

You shall not, or shall not have any third party, reverse-engineer, decompile, or disassemble FIRMWARE.

DownloadFile name: GXUP0005.DAT

Caution

*Make sure there isn’t any file with the same name in the destination of the firmware to save. If there is a file with the same name, the browser may automatically alter the name of the firmware like the name and (1). A camera will not recognize the firmware correctly with an altered name like that.

Firmware compatibility table

  • Please use your camera and lens with the latest version of firmware. If you don’t use them with the latest version, you may not enjoy their full performance. Check the compatibility table below.
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