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Ricoh firmware update 2.03 for the GR DIGITAL II

Following its May 1 firmware update version 2.02, Ricoh now releases its next firmware update - version 2.03 - for the GR DIGITAL II digital camera.

This firmware update fixes the problem whereby the camera will not recognize the recommended flash from Sigma listed below.
Read the Ricoh GR Digital II reviews & specificationsClick here to go to the Ricoh GR DIGITAL II firmware download page

In case you missed or did not apply the previous  Ricoh GR DIGITAL II firmware updates, you will get these improvements too:

[Version 2.02]
• Modified the following phenomenon. After taking a picture with a long exposure time (1 second or slower) in the M mode (manual exposure mode), and then even if you take a picture in the Auto shooting mode, the image processing for the long exposure time will be performed.

[Version 2.01]
• Improved the exposure at multi-shot with using recommended flash from Sigma (EF-530 DG SUPER / EF-530 DG ST).

[Version 2.00]
• Switching shooting modes in My Settings mode - At My Settings mode, you can switch shooting modes with the menu setting without turning the mode dial.
• Magnified Playback using Up-down Dial/ADJ. Lever - You can use also the up-down dial to enlarge an image during the playback mode, not only with the enlarged view button.
• [Level Sound] in [Operation Sounds] - You can choose [Level Sound] in [Operation Sound].
• [On]/[Off] for the [Power Button Lamp]  - When the power is turned on, you can now make a setting to light the power button lamp or not.
• Supports the flash from Sigma, [EF-500 DG ST/SUPER].
• Improved the white balance when you take a picture with the [Flash Synchro] in flash modes.
• Modified the phenomenon that the information will not be displayed when the following combinations; setting the display off and the [Info Disp] on, and then switching the macro mode.
• Modified the phenomenon that if being selected the [CL-BKT] in the [Auto Bracket], and if taking a picture with a long exposure time (15 seconds or longer) in the M mode, the color bracket processing will not completed and any keys will not work.

[Version 1.12]
• Improved an image quality in a small size (VGA etc.)
• Modified the following phenomena.
 - If you operate the ADJ lever in the macro mode, display switching speed may change.
 - If you operate the ADJ lever while compensating exposure, any keys will not work.
• When you exit a macro mode, the lens unit operating will become initialized in order to improve a focus accuracy.

Additional information: Read the Ricoh GR Digital II reviews & specifications
May 16, 2008
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