01 October 2023

Firmware Update: Canon EOS R3: Firmware Version 1.5.1

Firmware Notice: Canon EOS R3: Firmware Version 1.5.1

Firmware Update: Canon EOS R3: Firmware Version 1.5.1

Firmware Version 1.5.1 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:
  • Adds the ability to register the focus position in the preset functions of the CR-A100 Camera Remote Application. When used with the Robotic Camera System CR-S700R, it helps the user to focus on the intended subject distance when shooting.
  • Adds the ability to erase voice memos added to images and to add voice memos to protected images.
  • Adds the ability to check the time in the viewfinder by pressing the Exposure Compensation / Aperture button while looking through the viewfinder.
  • Adds enhanced security when transferring images via FTPS transfer.
  • Fixes an issue, in which, after touchscreen operation, in rare circumstances, the camera operations cannot be performed, and even if the camera is operated, [BUSY] appears on the screen.
  • Fixes an issue that, in rare instances, may result in the camera may not operating normally and having no viewfinder or screen display depending on the timing of operating the button and viewfinder activation sensor.
  • Fixes minor issues.

Firmware Version 1.5.1 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.4.1. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.5.1, it is not necessary to update the firmware.


Download Firmware Version 1.5.1 for the EOS R3.

To help obtain optimal performance of this camera, we recommend that you download and install the most recent versions of Canon software and the EOS R3 Advanced User Guide (PDF).

If you have not already done so, please register the EOS R3. By registering, Canon will be able to notify you via email about future announcements.

This information is for residents of the United States and its five territories only. If you do not reside in the USA or its five territories, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.

Canon Advisory Notices Source: Canon Product Advisories