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Ricoh releases GR DIGITAL III firmware version 1.21

Ricoh releases firmware update version 1.21. for the GR Digital III, offering these improvements:
• Under certain conditions the image window position is incorrect
• [Manual Focus] and power off, then on, focus becomes infinity.
• In Manual focus, if you enlarge the center part of the image, the enlarged part may become black-out rarely.
• With the GW-2 attached there may be rare occasions that the Exif information will not be recorded correctly
• When switching between macro and normal mode, the resolution in surrounding parts may change...
Check-out the Ricoh GR Digital III specifications & reviewsGoto to the Ricoh GR DIGITAL III firmware download page


Ricoh GR DIGITAL III firmware version 1.21 in detail

Modified the following phenomena:

1 With the combination of the following conditions, it will not properly appear the image in the position display window that is shown when you playback with enlarged.
- [Auto Rotate] ON
- Rotate the camera to the lengthwise direction
- Playback the picture that was captured in the lengthwise direction and with [3:2] or [1:1] in the image size

2 Set the focus to [MF] (Manual focus) and turn the power off, and then turn the power on again, the focus distance will become infinity.

3 In Manual focus, if you enlarge the center part of the image in the screen, the enlarged part may become black-out rarely.

4 With attaching the GW-2 (wide conversion lens), there may be rare occasions that information on the focus distance in Exif will not be recorded correctly (Correctly, which should be recorded as 21mm; 35 mm filmcameras equivalent).

5 In taking pictures by switching between macro mode and normal mode, the resolution in surrounding parts (four corners) may change.

Additional information: Check-out the Ricoh GR Digital III specifications & reviews
October 2, 2009
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