GR DIGITAL firmware for Windows

Details of the firmware update

Update 22-November, 2007
File Name gr-240.exe
Model & Version RICOH GR DIGITAL / Version 2.40
Package Self-expanding executable file
File size 1.20 MB
Copyright owner RICOH Company, Ltd.
Copy Restrictions All rights reserved.
Compatible
operating systems
Windows Vista *1), Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me / 98SE / 98
Update Procedure Please be sure to read instructions before updating the firmware.
How to check the current firmware version of your camera, and update the firmware procedure

Revision history

The most recent version of this firmware includes all previous updates. Please see the details of respective versions.

Date Version Details
2007.11.22 2.40

Add the following features. The detailed information is available in a PDF document.

[B&W (TE)] for [IMG SET]
[B&W (TE)] setting is selectable.
[ON] and [OFF] for [INFO DISP]
[INFO DISP] setting is selectable.
[FLASH EXPO. COMP]
You can adjust the amount of flash light.
Tele Conversion Lens
You can use an optional tele conversion lens (GT-1).
2007.04.20 2.31
The update tool for Windows (FirmUpdate.exe) supports the Windows Vista. ( You will have to install the RICOH Gate La for Windows Vista on ahead.)
2007.03.30 2.30 Add the following features. The detailed information is available in a PDF document.
[SEPIA] for [IMG SET]
You can choose [SEPIA] for [IMG SET] in the Shooting Setting menu.
[CONTRAST] and [SHARPNESS] in [B&W] and [SEPIA]
You can change the value in [CONTRAST] and [SHARPNESS] individually in [B&W] and [SEPIA].
[CL-BKT] for [AUTO BRACKET]
You can choose [CL-BKT] in [AUTO BRACKET] in the Shooting Setting menu. This allows you to take pictures in 'black and white', 'color', and 'sepia' at once.

Modified the following item.
Modified the phenomenon that a movie file from the GR DIGITAL will not sound properly in the Windows Vista.
2006.12.27 2.21
Fixed the phenomenon that a Quick Review will not appear properly at the following case.
- When you take a picture with [RAW 3:2], with your setting in both [B & W] in the [IMG SET], and [N640] in the [RAW/JPEG SETTING].
Improved the AF accuracy in the macro shooting.
2006.11.22 2.20 Add the following features. The detailed information is available in a PDF document.
[N3:2(8M)] for [PIC QUALITY/SIZE]
[N3:2 (8M)] is now available in the picture quality mode.
You can choose this size in the setup menu.
[ON ± 0.3]/[ON ± 0.5] for [AUTO BRACKET]
[ON ± 0.3] is now available in the Auto bracket. You can choose an Auto bracket setting from [OFF], [ON ± 0.3], [ON ± 0.5], and [WB-BKT].
[FINE]/[NORMAL]/[N640] for [RAW/JPEG SETTING]
The RAW/JPEG setting is now available in the setup menu. You can choose to set the picture quality and size of the JPEG file that is recorded at one time with a RAW format file.

Modified the following item.
Improved the AF performance in the macro shooting.
2006.07.28 2.10 Add the following features. The detailed information is available in a PDF document.
1/2/3/4 for [ADJ BTN. SET]
The Exposure correction and the White balance in the ADJ. Mode was fixed, but it comes to be user-selectable. You can assign a function to the four ADJ. button settings.
Regarding the initial setting after your upgrading this firmware, please refer to this table.

You can now change the ADJ. mode with the zoom button as well as the Up/Down arrow buttons, if you set the [DIGITAL ZOOM] to [OFF].
2006.04.27 2.02
Improved accuracy of the AF algorithm when used the AF Target Shift Function.
2006.03.24 2.01 Add the following features. The detailed information is available in a PDF document.
[LEFT] / [RIGHT] for [DIAL DIRECTION]
Selectable a setting value to increase / decrease using the Up-down dial and the ADJ. dial for some setting changes.
[ON] / [OFF] for [SYNCHRO. MONITOR]
Selectable a setting of the LCD ON/OFF when you press the shutter release halfway in the Synchro-Monitor mode.
[ON] / [OFF] for [ADJ SHTR BTN SET]
Selectable to add the feature to the shutter button for the [OK] command in the ADJ. mode or in some settings.
2006.02.10 1.09
Revised the exposure level when in use the recommended external flashes. (EF-500 DG SUPER/EF-500 DG ST from SIGMA)
2005.11.16 1.08
Fixed an error that the recording area of a RAW image data is shifted to the right side.
Corrected the condition values in setup data of shooting that are recorded in the Exif information.
Improved accuracy of the spot AF algorithm.
Fixed a printing error with some printers due to a failure on the PictBridge connection.
Corrected a wrong display in the LCD when you start-up a camera in the Synchro-monitor mode.

Firmware Downloads

  GR DIGITAL firmware downloads for Windows Download

If clicking the download button will not work, right-click (Win) or click and hold (Mac) on the download button to choose "Save Link As."

Documentation

The following files provides the details about the enhanced features on the firmware updates, version 2.01, 2.10, 2.20, 2.30 and 2.40.
To open these files, you need Adobe Reader.

Language Downloads Type / Size
English
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PDF / 505 KB
Français
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PDF / 508 KB
Deutsch
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PDF / 506 KB
Italiano
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PDF / 501 KB
Japanese
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PDF / 598 KB
Korean
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PDF / 474 KB
Espanol
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PDF / 506 KB
Chinese (Simplified)
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PDF / 537 KB
Chinese (Traditional)
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PDF / 563 KB

Documentation updated: 30 November, 2007

The transition chart of the ADJ. Mode

Up to the version 2.02 The version 2.10
Exposure compensation
(Fixed)
[ADJ BTN. SET 1]
(From the [ADJ BTN SET 1] value prior to this upgrade)
White Balance
(Fixed)
[ADJ BTN. SET 2]
(From the [ADJ BTN SET 2] value prior to this upgrade)
[ADJ BTN. SET 1]
(ISO sensitivity in default)
[ADJ BTN. SET 3]
(OFF in default)
[ADJ BTN. SET 2]
(OFF in default)
[ADJ BTN. SET 4]
(OFF in default)

[NOTE]

Fixed two settings (EXPO.CMP and WHT.BAL) will not continue in the update 2.10. Please check the ADJ. BTN settings to configure a setting that you like before use.

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