Ricoh updates GR Digital III firmware

Nov 26, 2009 at 09:42 GMT

Ricoh has announced a firmware update for its GR Digital III digital compact. The latest version will bring in additional features and improvements to the camera including compatibility with GF-1 external flashgun, addition of 1.5m snap focus distance and improved playback functions. The firmware will be available for download from December 1, 2009 from Ricoh's website.

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* Available for download from December 1 , 2009

Press Release:

Ricoh releases first function-enhancing firmware update

Tokyo, Japan – November 26 – Ricoh Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Shiro Kondo) announced today that it will release on December 1 the first function-enhancing firmware update for its GR DIGITAL III, a high image quality compact digital camera launched in August 2009.

Successor model to the GR DIGITAL II, which went on sale in November 2007, the GR DIGITAL III features a F1.9 large-aperture lens and achieves high image quality in a compact body. Ricoh's function-enhancing firmware updates are developed in response to opinions and requests received from a large number of customers via GR BLOG, surveys submitted at customer registration time, etc. These updates enable customers who already own a GR DIGITAL III to update their firmware to include the latest functions.

In conjunction with the introduction of the new GXR, this first release enables the GR DIGITAL III to use new functions that include functions of the GXR (functions 2 to 5 below).

The function-enhancing firmware and instructions for using these functions can be downloaded free of charge from the Ricoh website.

Enhanced functions