Tue. Mar 3rd, 2020


On-Line Photography Magazine of Affordable Shooting…

On-Photography: Firmware V3 for YI M1 is It a Winner?

LifePixel Digital Infrared Photography IR Conversion

n this episode we will be talking about the new Version 3.0 firmware which was released November 1st for the YI M1 as I have been using it for a bit and will share with you my thoughts as well as what additions where made as this is a major game changer for $300 mirrors Micro 4/3rds camera and still can’t get over it! For more information on this and other projects, visit us at on-photography.pictures/

To upgrade, just start the app on your phone while connected to the internet and follow the prompts.

** Changes per YI web site **

-Added exposure control in the mode P/A/S/M for video capture
-Added AF/MF control for video capture
-Added RAW+JPG format for still capture
-Added still image option in Time Lapse
-Added the option to shoot 1-3 images when using the self-timer
function with an initial 2 or 10 second timer
-Added a histogram in live view mode for both still and video capture
-Added new focus viewing modes with improved image quality
including 6x, 8x and 10x magnification in manual focus mode
-Added 2 ways to show the metering mode in the UI
-Added the user guide (restoring factory settings to view)
-Added multiple selection of images for deletion
-Added 2 new options for the display grid
-Auto Exposure algorithm optimisation
-Master Guide template display logic optimized
-Improved Autofocus Speed
-Fixed some known bugs and improved overall stability of the camera
-Changed the thumbnails in each screen from 9 to 12 images