Leica SL firmware adds Eco Mode, joystick deactivation

Leica SL firmware update promises smoother tethered shooting

Leica has announced firmware version 3.2 for the Leica SL, which the company says addresses improvements that were specifically requested by users of the camera.

Among the improvements in Leica SL firmware 3.2 are a new Eco Mode that can be set to reduce your camera’s power consumption.

The update also now enables users to deactivate the joystick from the menu to prevent users from accidentally making changes to their settings while the camera is in use.

Other improvements include:

  • The standard white balance value for daylight has been changed from 6600 K to 6500 K
  • Various improvements have been made for entering text and numbers (e.g. at WiFi password)
  • Compatibility with the Leica SF 60 System Flash and the SF C1 wireless flash controller
  • Other bug fixes