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Ricoh releases GX100 firmware upgrade version 1.14

Ricoh today releases yet another firmware update for the Caplio GX100 digital camera. Although it's an admirable practice when manufacturers release new fixes swiftly, one could get the feeling that Ricoh's products get pushed in the market to hastily without proper testing. Version 1.14 provides: Improvements to the accuracy of the AF algorithm and fixes for the loss of display information and settings. The correction of errors in DNG file info and the skew correction feature, and a revision of the image compensation level in a long exposure...
Ricoh releases GX100 firmware upgrade version 1.14 - digital camera and photography newsRicoh GX100 firmware information:

Download Ricoh GX100 firmware update version 1.14 for Windows and Mac

[ version 1.14 ]

1. Improved accuracy of the AF algorithm.
2. Modified the following display phenomena.  • If you switch between AF and MF with the Fn (Function) button, a part of the grid guide may disappear.
• If you turn a camera power with set to the [LANDSCAPE] in the SCENE mode, the message, 'Settings have been changed' will appear.
• If you use AAA type batteries in the Multi AF mode, even if you focus on the subject, a focus frame size will not change.
3. After you register the Spot AF in the MySettings, if you turn the Mode dial to change a setting, a focusing mode may change from the Spot AF to the Multi AF.
4. Found some errors in the shooting information in a DNG file, such as a value of the exposure compensation. Modified to record a DNG file correctly.
5. Modified the phenomenon that the skew correction feature may not work properly.
6. Revise a level of the image compensation in a long exposure.

In case you missed or did not apply the previous GX100 firmware updates, you will get these improvements too:

[ version 1.13 ]

1. Modified the following phenomena.  • In RAW mode shooting, if a shutter speed is slower than 15 sec., a camera may fail to record an image properly.
• If you turn the camera power with the lens cap is attached to the lens, and then if you press the playback button, you will not operate a camera at all.
• After you change a mode, the step zoom setting may become OFF.
2. Improved stability the lens control at normal AF.

[ version 1.12 ]

• 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.
May 29, 2007
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