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Ricoh releases GX100 firmware upgrade version 1.13

Within 10 days after the first firmware update, Ricoh releases the 2nd firmware update for the Caplio GX100. Firmware v 1.13 provides following improvements:
• In RAW mode shooting and shutter speeds slower than 15 sec., the camera may fail to record an image properly.
• If you turn on camera power with the lens cap attached to the lens, and then press the playback button, you will not be able to operate the camera
• After mode changes, step zoom setting may be OFF.
• Improved stability of lens control at normal AF...
Ricoh releases GX100 firmware upgrade version 1.13 - digital camera and photography news
Ricoh GX100 firmware download page:
Ricoh GX100 firmware update version 1.13 for Windows and Mac

In case you missed or did not apply the previous GX100 firmware update (version 1.12), you will get these improvements too:

• If you register the Aperture priority mode (A mode) in the [My setting 2], a shutter speed will be fixed.
• With your setting the [Sequential No.] is ON, after a file number reached to "9999", the "File Number Over" message will appear and you will not able to take a picture any longer.

Ricoh GX100 Press Summary - March 28, 2007

Ricoh launches the Caplio GX100 compact digital camera with 24 to 72 mm equivalent wide zoom and a first in the digital camera category with a removable electronic viewfinder.

Ricoh announces the launch of its new Caplio GX100 digital camera. The Caplio GX100 is a superior model that achieves high picture quality thanks to the high-speed F2.5 aperture and high-performance 24 to 72 mm wide zoom lens (35mm film equivalent), 10.01megapixel CCD, and “Smooth Imaging Engine II” crammed into a compact body just 25mm thick - a first in the digital camera category.

The new Caplio GX100 is the successor to the popular Caplio GX8 (launched May 2005, open priced). Caplio GX8 was a highly practical superior model featuring comprehensive manual shooting functions and the expandability to allow system upgrades to meet various applications.

The Caplio GX100 is a high-performance camera cram packed with advanced functions including (1) a 24 to 72 mm equivalent high-performance wide zoom lens (Caplio GX8: 28 to 85 mm equivalent) that can be expanded to even ultra-wide-angle shooting equivalent to 19 mm using the optional wide conversion lens, (2) being the first digital camera to support a removable electronic viewfinder (LCD viewfinder), and (3) high image quality thanks to the 10.01megapixel effective CCD (Caplio GX8: 8.24-megapixel) and popular Smooth Imaging Engine II image processing.
May 12, 2007
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