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Nikon service notice, Olympus, Pentax and Ricoh firmware

Nikon issues a Service Notice for the Coolpix L23. In some rare cases, the camera may generate excessive heat, causing the top cover to become deformed. The affected cameras will be repaired at no charge for you.
Pentax has released firmware for the Pentax 645D, K-5, K-r to correct the GPS data that was introduced with firmware 1.10. New firmware from Olympus improves the reliability of the zoom on the model SZ-20 and firmware update from Ricoh for the G700SE improves Bluetooth and FTP file transfers and GPS information...
Check out the Nikon Coolpix L23 specifications & reviewsNotice for users of the COOLPIX L23

We have confirmed that in some rare cases, the Nikon COOLPIX L23 digital camera may generate excessive heat, causing the top cover to become deformed. While there is no danger of fire, we would ask users of the affected cameras to remove the batteries or disconnect the AC adapter.  

We are currently making the necessary preparations to resolve this issue by repairing affected cameras at Nikon service centers, beginning on July 25th (Russia and Ukraine from August 1st). We plan to repair affected cameras at no charge to the customer. Further details will be announced at a later date.

Check out the US Nikon Coolpix L23 Service Notice here
Check out the EU Nikon Coolpix L23 Service Notice here


Firmware version 1.11 for the Pentax 645D, K-5, K-r

• Corrected method for obtain GPS data when developing RAW images that is contain GPS data on Version 1.10
* If you have already updated to Version1.10, we are very sorry for this inconvenience. Please update to Version 1.11.

Check out the Pentax firmware download pages here


Firmware update version 1.1 for the Olympus SZ-20

• Improved reliability of zoom positioning when power is turned off.

Check out the Olympus firmware support and information page here


Firmware update version 1.10 for the Ricoh G700SE

• Improved transferring accuracy when the [OPP] option is selected for Bluetooth.
• Improved FTP transferring with the wireless-LAN connection.
• Modified that compass declination correction works correctly when the optional GPS unit (GP-1) is attached.

Check out the Ricoh G700SE firmware download page here

Additional information: Check out the Nikon Coolpix L23 specifications & reviews
July 15, 2011
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