Leica heeft firmwareversie 18.104.22.168 uitgebracht voor haar S2 camera. Deze camera's hebben een Kodak ccd-beeldsensor van 45 bij 30mm aan boord met 37,5 megapixels, en kunnen van verwisselbare Leica-S-lenzen voorzien worden. De update is voornamelijk bedoeld om de camera met de nieuwe Leica Elmarit-S 30mm f/2.8 lens te kunnen gebruiken.
NEW: LEICA S2 Firmware Update (Version 22.214.171.124)
Leica Camera AG, Solms, continues with the ongoing development of the Leica S medium format system. The latest development is a new firmware (FW 126.96.36.199) for the Leica S2 that is now ready to be downloaded from the website. This fifth firmware update has been specially developed for the use of the camera with the new Leica Elmarit-S 30 mm f/2.8 ASPH. wide-angle lens and ensures optimum functionality of this lens on the Leica S2 body. Users wishing to bring their camera up to date can now take immediate advantage of the improvements offered by this upgrade. Registered S customers can now download the files containing the firmware and an installation guide from the owners' area at: https://owners.leica-camera.com
The Leica Elmarit-S 30 mm f/2.8 ASPH. will be available from Leica professional dealers from December 2011. Thanks to its wide angle of view and large maximum aperture, this wide-angle lens opens up a multitude of new opportunities for creative composition, particularly in the fields of interior, architectural, landscape and available-light photography. Together with its outstanding imaging performance at all apertures and throughout the entire focusing range, its brilliant colour rendition guarantees perfect results in every photographic situation.