Good news for you guys who own Fujifilm X-T3 and use it to record videos with gimbal and drones. Fujifilm will officially announce a series of latest firmware updates in mid-December 2019.
These updates are based on many requests, suggestions for additional features that can improve the performance of the camera better, more convenient, received from the X Series user community.
Accordingly, the latest updates will allow users to control video recording function from gimbal or drone via USB connection. You can attach your Fuji X-T3 to gimbal or drone and control it directly from the device, rather than the independent control like before. Currently, according to information from Fujifilm, they are working with two major companies, DJI and ZHIYUN on plans to release updates to be compatible with existing products of DJI and ZHIYUN. Not only the update for X-T3, but Fujifilm also plans to bring this feature to the mirrorless camera such as X-T30 or later with many other models. Future firmware updates will help improve autofocus and other improvements for the X-T3.
Firmware update for the X-T3, due to be released in December 2019
- Firmware Version: FUJIFILM X-T3（Ver. 3.10）
- Gimbal / Drone support
This firmware adds the following function to complement the current support for still image shooting via USB communications:
- Starting and ending video recording
- Adjusting exposure settings (exposure mode, shutter speed, aperture, ISO sensitivity, exposure compensation) for video recording
- Making manual focus adjustments
Firmware update for the X-T3, due to be released in January 2020
- Firmware Version: FUJIFILM X-T3（Ver. 3.20）
- Improving the tracking performance of the eye AF frame, making it easier to attain accurate autofocus on the eyes
- Improving face-detection performance when there are faces of different sizes within the same frame, making it easier to attain accurate autofocus
- Improving autofocus capability on a foreground subject even when there is a mixture of foreground and background subjects within a frame, causing the foreground subject to go out of focus, e.g. when shooting flowers against a busy background
Capability to save up to 9,999 pictures in each folder
- Until now, the number of pictures that can be saved in a folder on an SD card was limited to 999. This update will raise the limit by ten times to 9,999 pictures.