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Olympus OM-D E-M1 The first Micro Four Thirds camera that offers phase detect focusing so you can use Four Thirds DSLR lenses normally as well a Micro Four Thirds lenses.

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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

It took ages for the updater to download the update, 20 mins in I was convinced the camera was "bricked" but thankfully I left it and 5 mins later it started applying the update.
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Hi, have you got the 12-50mm. Noticed today its now version 1.2.
That particular update is for using it on Panny bodies, so no particular rush for that if you don't own a Panny body. I haven't done the last E-M5 update (1.7) because it was only to use the VF-4 & I can't see that happening, so it can wait until another update that has some use to me.
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Took much longer than the suggested few minutes, even on my 8GB i5 laptop, so I went for a relaxing shower... When I returned the EM-1 screen said "OK" and it was.

Just upgraded to Windoze 8.1 too, and that seems to be working as required...

I think tonight's curry will be just fine.
At 6.8GB (Win 8.1), it won't be a fast experience for me with our slow internet. BTW, did you need to have everything backed up & did you need to re-install any programs?
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Hi Ozzie.
It might be the olympus server is being overloaded, hence you unable to connect.
Give a while and try again
Hope this helps
Pault
Thanks Pault
Been trying most of the day updater starts to download then says can't connect to camera even though it has connected and looked at the firmware hope this doesn't mean a trip to service
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Thanks Pault
Been trying most of the day updater starts to download then says can't connect to camera even though it has connected and looked at the firmware hope this doesn't mean a trip to service
Cheers
John
John, can the camera connect to OV3 & download photos that way (not that you would normally do it when you can download from the card)? Obviously, you are using the latest version of the Digital Camera Updater (Win: ver. 1.03 / Mac: ver. 1.04).)?
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Win 8.1 is what finally drove me to an iMac, but that's another story ....

Me to, I am loving my iMac experience, wished I had done it years ago
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Obviously, you are using the latest version of the Digital Camera Updater (Win: ver. 1.03 / Mac: ver. 1.04).)?
Ross, I think the latest Mac version is 1.06. I know as I checked mine before I downloaded the update. I don't think it should be causing Ozzie's problem though.

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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

In the same boat as John...the camera is not seen
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Thanks Pault
Been trying most of the day updater starts to download then says can't connect to camera even though it has connected and looked at the firmware hope this doesn't mean a trip to service
Cheers
John
one thought John, I saw this posted elsewhere " Eventually an OK came onto the LCD, but interestingly enough on the computer screen it acted as if it was starting the process and then showed an error message saying the camera was not found. I ignored that, shut the camera off and restarted and it indicated all was fine, 1.1 was installed and working so it's just fine" am windered if yours might be either related, or even the same and that your camera is updated...?

co-incidentially the poster was relatively local to you!

the other alternative (assuming the above doesn't apply) would be to try again on a different computer. From your description I see a computer issue rather than a camera one.
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

I did my update the other day I don't like the process either.
The system employed by Nikon and maybe others is much safer. The update is downloaded to your PC/MAC which you transfer to a blank SDHC memory card which is then fitted into the camera. The firmware update is then uploaded from the card. Therefore there is no risk of bricking your camera due to a dropped internet connection or power cut.
I'm sure it wouldn't be to hard for Oly to adopt the same method.

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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

Actually Olympus's method is safer, there are less steps to take. The firmware update to the camera or lens doesn't start till the firmware has been fully downloaded to the computer. As long as you have a fully charged battery in the camera and leave the camera alone till the update is complete it is perfectly safe, or as safe as lit can be.
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

sorted it
When the camera screen highlights the Storage option...press OK on the camera
...worked after that
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

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Actually Olympus's method is safer, there are less steps to take. The firmware update to the camera or lens doesn't start till the firmware has been fully downloaded to the computer. As long as you have a fully charged battery in the camera and leave the camera alone till the update is complete it is perfectly safe, or as safe as lit can be.

Okay but what happens if your computer freezes, crashes or there is a power cut during the actual update process? I just feel far more comfortable and in control when updating my Wife's Nikon and so I prefer that method

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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

Providing reassurance about computer operations is a thankless and potentially risky task, but as Westy says the update is fully downloaded before the update process starts, and you can guard against other risks by closing all other running applications. Laptop users can ensure that their computer batteries are fully charged. If there's a power cut, you just have to start from scratch and hope for the best. It is not a foregone conclusion that an interruption to the update process will result in a dead camera. I have tested this, not exhaustively, but enough to have some confidence that you can stop the process then restart it from the beginning without inevitable damage. Not that I would recommend doing this except in extremis. Either way, card or direct transfer, there is an element of risk and it would be interesting to discover if there were any statistics on failure rates.
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Re: EM-1 firmaware 1.1 out

Updated my E-m1 and my mZuiko 14-150 which was v1.0 now v1.1. No problems at all.

The process is very similar to that used in Fuji X-Pro cameras, so it is not unique to Olympus.
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