Firmware Release Notes

The current version of the Eye-Fi X2 and Mobi cards is firmware version 5.2010

v5.2010 (1 Oct 2013)

Fixes:

  • Implemented a bug fix for Eye-Fi Connected cameras
  • Increased power to WiFi when in direct mode

v5.2006 (3 Sep 2013)

Fixes:

  • Resolves delayed media scan bug causing delay in sending photos in some cases
  • Rare private partition corruption bug resolved
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 random card error issue resolved
  • Eye-Fi Connected stability and speed enhancements
  • Improved interoperability with some of the ‘P’ series Eye-Fi Connected Nikon cameras
  • General bug fixes and card performance optimizations

v5.0019 (7 Feb 2013)

Fixes:

  • Add DHCP router options. This allows iOS devices to show it is connected and provides a work around for an Android OS bug that will crash if it isn’t provided (the ‘Avoid poor connections’ option)

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v5.0018 (19 Nov 2012)

Fixes:

  • Direct Mode bug fix implemented for the Nikon D800

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v5.0017 (23 Oct 2012)

Features:

  • Added support for 16 GB Class 10 memory

Fixes:

  • Improved WiFi performance and interoperability
  • Improved camera compatibility
  • Direct Mode compatibility improvements
  • Direct Mode timeout bug fix implemented

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v5.0009 (01 Aug 2012)

Fixes:

  • Improved DHCP interoperability

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v5.0008 (20 Mar 2012)

Fixes:

  • Fixed rare NULL pointer deference while Direct Mode is deployed, but not connected to, that could manifest as “card error” symptoms
  • Ensure that a fresh Wi-Fi scan is completed after a camera turns Wi-Fi back on to avoid prematurely deploying Direct Mode networks even in the presence of in-profile infrastructure networks
  • Implemented various Wi-Fi interoperability and performance improvements
  • Implemented private partition “auto-repair” mechanism which preserves card configuration when private partition is formatted

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v5.0001 (10 Jan 2012)

Fixes:

  • Improved WiFi performance and interoperability
  • Improved camera compatibility
  • Direct Mode compatibility improvements
  • Direct Mode bug fix implemented
  • Direct Mode default changed to 2 minutes for connection wait time

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.5174 (17 Nov 2011)

Features:

  • Added support for Samsung raw files (.srw).

Fixes:

  • Improved Wi-Fi interoperability.
  • Fixed issue where uploads didn’t start in some Eye-Fi connected cameras.

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.5166 (04 Oct 2011)

Fixes:

  • Improved camera interoperability.

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.5157 (02 Aug 2011)

Features:

  • Added support for Samsung-proprietary video storage directory.

Fixes:

  • Improved camera interoperability.
  • Improved Wi-Fi router interoperability.
  • Improved media scanning performance when there are a lot of files across a lot of directories.
  • Reduced logging verbosity.

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.5022 (18 Apr 2011)

Features:

  • Added Direct Mode feature

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.2172 (01 Feb 2011)

Features:

  • Improved SD card interoperability with Pentax K series cameras
  • Improved stand-by power consumption in Eye-Fi connected cameras
  • Better post-format and power-on SD reset behavior in some cameras to improve interoperability
  • Increased the number of uploaded files that can be removed via endless memory processing for each sequence of four power-cycles
  • Improved prioritization of pending upload work over endless memory processing
  • Increased number of retries during 802.11 association failures when adding a new network profile
  • Control WPA supplication parameters directly instead of relying on the Marvell driver to improve 802.11 interoperability in WPA/WPA2 modes
  • Incorporated new firmware from Marvell
  • Reduced maximum 802.11 power selected while operating in card readers to improve operation with marginal USB power supplies
  • Changed expired breadcrumb clean-up processing to a random probabilistic scheme for better stand-by power

Fixes:

  • Fixed NULL pointer bug in expiring old wireless scan results while they were being used actively
  • Dynamic calibration for mutual component tolerance sensitivity with some Apple Airport (and a few other) access points

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.2120 (26 Oct 2010)

Features:

  • Improved 802.11 interoperability
  • Better support for 802.11d regulatory domains
  • Significantly reduced stand-by power consumption
  • Faster connection establishment when uploads are pending
  • More predictable endless memory operation
  • Improved reliability with 1,000+ photos and videos recorded on the card
  • Some additional improvement of geo-tagging in some Eye-Fi connected cameras
  • More stable Devicescape EasyWiFi hotspot authentication
  • Support for Eye-Fi View and Eye-Fi Premium service features

Fixes:

  • Fixed non-uploading videos when recorded as the last item during a live session
  • Fixed incomplete handling of photos or videos that were write-protected to be shared while uploading already
  • Fixed incorrect sorting of wireless scan results that could result in connecting to a more distant AP in the presence of multiple APs with the same SSID matching a network profile

NOTE: For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v4.2001(09 Jun 2010)

Features:

  • Added support for Devicescape’s EasyWiFi hotspot access infrastructure
  • Added support for Sony videos stored in the MP_ROOT directory
  • Ensured that uploads of selectively-shared media are prioritized ahead of unselected media.
  • The firmware now waits for all wireless channel scans to complete upon power-on to inhibit connecting to a configured infrastructure network prematurely while a configured ad hoc network is also in range.

Fixes:

  • Fixed bug that caused Eye-Fi connected Canon cameras to not display the “uploaded” icon in photo preview mode

NOTE:For customers with Eye-Fi X2 Cards running firmware version 4.1017 or earlier, the firmware update may result in a failure message after the 30-second countdown. If this occurs, please do not be alarmed and follow the instructions to remove your Eye-Fi Card and reinsert it. If you do not get prompted for a firmware update again after reinserting card, the firmware update was completed successfully despite the erroneous message. This firmware version is for X2 cards only.

v3.0301(23 Feb 2010)

Features:

  • Enabled in-camera upload progress visualization (2010 Sanyo Xacti models)
  • Prioritize the upload of selected files ahead of unselected files in selective share mode.
  • Added MPO extension to the list of supported raw file extensions.

Fixes:

  • General stability improvements

Note: This is the latest update for Eye-Fi Classic cards

v3.0144 (15 Jun 2009)

Features:

  • This firmware update contains Selective Transfer Feature

Fixes:

  • Interoperability fixes for some 802.11 routers and access points

v3.0052 (30 Apr 2009)

This firmware update contains the Relayed Upload feature.

v2.0400 (06 Jan 2009)

This firmware update alleviates wireless interoperability issues between Eye-Fi Cards and some wireless routers and access points using WPA or WPA2 encryption. Open networks or WEP networks, as well as WPA and WPA2 networks that already interoperate well are not affected.

v2.0001 (06 Oct 2008)

This firmware update provides double the wireless transfer rate to your computer over a wireless network and includes general stability improvements.

 

 

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