Newest model of the popular RICOH GR series combines exceptional image quality in a compact, lightweight body ideal for street photography 

WEST CALDWELL, NJ, September 24, 2018 -Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced it debut the highly anticipated RICOH GR III camera at Photokina 2018 — the world’s largest, full-scale trade fair of photographic and imaging products, held September 26-29, in Cologne, Germany. The new camera is the latest model of the RICOH GR series, a lineup of highend digital compact cameras providing exceptional image quality in a compact, lightweight body ideal for street photography.

Currently under development, the RICOH GR III features a newly designed lens, image sensor and imaging engine that further upgrade image quality, enhance functionality and improve the user interface.

For more than 20 years, the RICOH GR series has kept to its core concept of optimizing the essential values of a camera — high image quality, snapshot capability and portability — while at the same time making the refinements needed to meet emerging and evolving needs. Because of this, GR-series models have been preferred by a great many photographers, particularly professionals and highly experienced amateurs.

Designed to be the ultimate snapshot camera, the RICOH GR III is a totally new breed of GR camera that will give the user new and different creative possibilities.

| Pricing and Availability |

The RICOH GR III will be available in early 2019 at www.ricohimaging.com and retail outlets nationwide.

 

| About Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation |

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Company Ltd. Is part of Ricoh Group, which operates in about 200 countries and regions. The company operating now as Ricoh Company Ltd. was originally founded in 1919, under the name Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co. and launched its first SLR camera in the 1950s under the 2 PENTAX name. Today, the company continues to produce the heritage-rich, award-winning line of PENTAX DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment as well as Ricoh’s offering of stylish and compact digital cameras, known for their wide-ranging, rich set of features.

For further information, please visit www.us.ricoh-imaging.com

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Major Specifications (The designs and specifications are identical to those first announced publicly about the camera’s development, and are subject to change without notice.) 

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 Application for easy photo transfer

Image Sync is an application that, when combined with supported cameras enables remote capture, image view, copying image to a mobile device, uploads to social media, and other functionality.

News

2018.09.05

Image Sync was updated (Version 2.0.1). The symptom which some devices could not install Image Sync version 2.0.0 has been resolved.

2018.09.05
2018.03.16

Image Sync ver.1.1.6 supports PENTAX K-1 Mark II.

2017.07.06

Image Sync was updated (Version 1.1.5). Bug fixed in view mode.

2017.04.20
Image Sync corresponded to new authentication method of YouTube.
2017.02.22

PENTAX KP connection instructions and function description were posted.

 

Main Functions

1. Image View and Transfer

This lets you view on, and copy to the mobile device images you have taken on your camera. Images that have been copied can be uploaded to social media.

* Image Sync can be used even when the camera is not connected to mobile devices.

2. Remote Capture

You can view the Live View image of the camera on the mobile device, and using this, change shooting conditions such as EV compensation, and operate the shutter.

Supported models

  • PENTAX K-1 Mark II
  • PENTAX K-1
  • PENTAX KP
  • PENTAX K-70

Details in Overview, Connection Method, and Functional Explanations are current as of September 2018.

Downloads : Firmware Update

Thank you for using a PENTAX K-1 digital camera.
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.50 for PENTAX K-1.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.

 

Changes to V1.50

·         Optimized performance when attaching new lens HD PENTAX-D FA*50mmF1.4 SDM AW.

·         Improved stability for general performance.

*When this update is done, the contents of version 1.43 and earlier will be also updated.

 

Changes to V1.43

·         Corrected – Unstable performance may rarely occur in Movie mode or Live View status of still picture in firmware version 1.42.

Changes to V1.42

·         Corrected – Unstable performance may rarely occur in firmware version 1.41.

Changes to V1.41

[Enhanced features]

·         Correspond to Image Transmitter 2 version 2.3.0 
[Function enhancement/Additional item when using Image Transmitter 2 version 2.3.0 ]
   -  Drive mode change function.
   -  White balance change function.
   -  Custom image change function.
   -  Image recording format change function.
   -  JPEG recording size change function
   -  Recording image quality change function.
   -  Card slot setting function.
   -  Live view magnification change function.
   -  Focus fine adjustment function for live view.
   -  Focus assists setting function.
   -  Start and stop / file transfer for movie shooting. (Live view is incompatible)

·         Improved stability for general performance. 
*When this update is done, the contents of version 1.40 and earlier will be also updated.

Changes to V1.40

[Enhanced features]

·         Red-lighted LCD monitor display function
The PENTAX K-1 provides a red-lighted LCD monitor display function, which prevents the pupils of the photographer’s eyes from closing down after they have become accustomed to a dark environment during astrophotography.

·         Bulb timer function
The bulb timer function comes in handy when photographing celestial bodies or fireworks. The PENTAX K-1 allows the photographer to expend an exposure time up to 20 minutes in Bulb mode.

*For more details click here

[Others]

·         During slow shutter speeds the PENTAX K-1 features white dot noise reduction processing. (*1)

·         Overall Improved stability for general performance.
*1: When Slow Shutter Speed NR is OFF and JPEG image.

Changes to V1.30

[Enhanced features]

·         The Electronic Shutter can be selected at the Menu to reduce camera shake from the mechanical shutter when shooting with Live View mode.

·         Added and selectable [Square format (1:1)] size at the Crop mode.

·         Addition to the current [3 frames bracketing (OFF, TYPE1, TYPE2)], the [2 frames bracketing (OFF, TYPE2)] is added and selectable for the [AA Filter Simulator bracketing]

·         At the [BKT] setting, the bracketing range [±0 (=single frame)] can be selected.

*For more details click here

[Others]

·         Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.20

·         Corresponded to [KAF4 lens mount] that is equipped with an electromagnetic diaphragm control system.
Enable new lens HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mmF4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE to shoot stable by updating firmware.

·         Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.10

·         Corresponded to IMAGE Transmitter 2 (Version2.2.0)

·         Correspond to PENTAX Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom®(Simple Version)Version1.1.0

·         Improved stability for general performance.

Caution

·         Only PENTAX K-1 users are permitted to download the firmware update.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-1

Name

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-1

Registered name

k1_v150.zip (zip type 8,598 Kbytes)

Applied product

PENTAX K1
To check the version number, press the menu button and select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 4] menu then press the four-way controller right.

Updated firmware file

For Mac and windows : zip type

Release date

2018/07/12

Copy right

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

How to check version

[1] Turn ON the camera.

[2] Press MENU button to display MENU screen.

[3] Press the four-way controller right to display [Set-up 4] menu screen.

[4] Select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 4] menu then press the four-way controller right.

The firmware version for camera is displayed on the [Firmware Info/Options] screen.

Preparation of update

·         Blank, formatted SD/SDHC card (32MB or more)

·         USB cable 2.0)
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card by connecting the camera directly to your computer.

·         SD card reader or a computer with a SD card slot.
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card using a memory card reader / writer.

·         Fully charged battery (D-LI90)

*Be sure to use fully charged battery (D-LI90)
If the camera turns off during updating due to lack of battery power, the camera will become inoperable. If this happens, a charge will be made for repairs even if within the warranty period.

Download the updated firmware file

·         For Windows/Macintosh : k1_v150.zip 8,598Kbytes, zip type

Updating Procedure

1.     Provide a formatted SD memory card for the update software.
The download file is self-extracting. The following file is extracted.
Fwdc228b.bin: This is the updated firmware.
Copy the above Firmware file [fwdc228b.bin] to the root directory in the SD card.
If your computer does not have a card slot, you can copy the firmware update file by inserting the SD card into your camera and then connecting the camera directly to your computer.

2.     Insert the D-LI90 battery into the camera and confirm the battery is full by battery level indicator then turn the camera off.

3.     Insert the update SD card (prepared in step 1) into the camera (slot 1) and close card cover.

4.     Turn the camera power on while pressing the MENU button.

5.     "Updates the camera firmware" appears in the LCD monitor.
Ver: 1.00/1.10/1.20/1.30/1.40 /1.41/1.42/1.43→1.50
 will be displayed.

6.     Press the four-way controller to select "Start" and press the "OK" button.

7.     "NOW LOADING" appears on the LCD monitor and updating starts.
Please do not under any circumstances switch off the power before the update is completed.

8.     When update is completed, the "COMPLETE" will be displayed at the left bottom of the LCD monitor, then turn the camera off.

9.     Remove the update SD card from the camera.
*Confirm the version of firmware with above [How to check version].

[Caution]
When updating is finished, the update SD card still contains the Firmware file.
If you want to use this card to take pictures, format the card by the camera to delete firmware file first.

1.      This software may only be used by users who own the PENTAX K-1

2.      This software is covered by a software license agreement. Please read the software license agreement before downloading the software.

3.      You will have agreed with this software license agreement when the download starts.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-1 Software License Agreement

The customer (hereinafter "the user") shall verify the following items below related to the use of the licensed software supplied to the user by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. The download starts when you press "I agree. Start download." on this software license agreement.

1.     Definition of terms

o    Licensed software: "Licensed software" means the captioned program in a format that the user can download from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

o    Use : "Use" means the user downloading and retrieving the licensed software from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD .

o    Designated machine: "Designated machine" means the single computer system set up in order for the user to use the licensed software.

o    Reproduction: "Reproduction" means reproducing the licensed software on a storage device in the same format as the user downloaded or a different format.

o    Modification: "Modification" means performing alternations or making additions to the licensed software, or creating separate software that makes use of all or a portion of the licensed software.

2.     Grant of license
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD grants a non-exclusive license to the user on the condition that the user uses the licensed software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this software license agreement. The user may only use the licensed software on the designated machine.

3.     Reproduction of the licensed software
The user shall not reproduce the licensed software for purposes other than to save and backup the licensed software intended for use on the designated machine.

4.     Modifying the licensed software
The user shall not modify or reverse engineer the licensed software for any reason.

5.     Property rights and copyright
The copyright and other property rights for the licensed software and for reproductions of the licensed software belong to RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD regardless of any reason. The user shall not remove the copyright notations from the licensed software or from reproductions of the licensed software.

6.     Grant of sublicense
The user shall not transfer possession of the licensed software or reproductions of the licensed software to third parties, and the user shall not transfer the license nor grant a sublicense of the licensed software to third parties.

7.     Agreement period
This software license agreement is effective on the day the user starts using the licensed software and is valid until the time the user stops use. Provided that, when the user has violated any portion of this software license agreement, RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD may revoke the license granted to the user for the licensed software and terminate the software license agreement.

8.     Obligations after termination
After the software license agreement is terminated, the user, at the user's own responsibility, shall dispose of the licensed software after rendering it into a state where it cannot be used by third parties, and dispose of reproductions and modifications of the licensed software, and all materials related to the licensed software.

9.     Guarantee of the licensed software
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD shall not guarantee that the licensed software is suitable for the user's designated purposes, or that the licensed software is useful, or that this licensed software is free from defects, nor shall RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD make any other guarantees related to the licensed software.

10.   Exporting the licensed software
The user shall not directly or indirectly export all or a portion of the licensed software without obtaining the necessary permission from the Government of Japan or the governments of the relevant countries.

11.   RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD's responsibilities
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD A assumes no responsibility under any circumstance for direct or indirect damage or damage from ripple effects that occurs from using the licensed software, for damage to data, programs, or other intangible properties, or for loss of usage benefits and lost profits.

12.   Responsibility for employees
The user assumes all responsibility that the user's employees (those employees that the user has a responsibility to manage or monitor based on an employment relationship) fully comprehend the obligations set forth in this software license agreement and faithfully fulfill those obligations.

Downloads : Firmware Update

Thank you for using a PENTAX KP digital camera.
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.10 for PENTAX KP.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.

Changes to V1.10

·         Optimized performance when attaching new lens HD PENTAX-D FA*50mmF1.4 SDM AW.

·         Improved stability for general performance.

Caution

·         Only PENTAX KP users are permitted to download the firmware update.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX KP

Name

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX KP

Registered name

kp_v110.zip (zip type 9,117 Kbytes)

Applied product

PENTAX KP
To check the version number, press the menu button and select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 5] menu then press the four-way controller right.

Updated firmware file

For Mac and windows : zip type

Release date

2018/07/12

Copy right

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

How to check version

[1] Turn ON the camera.

[2] Press MENU button to display MENU screen.

[3] Press the four-way controller right to display [Set-up 5] menu screen.

[4] Select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 5] menu then press the four-way controller right.

The firmware version for camera is displayed on the [Firmware Info/Options] screen.

Preparation of update

·         Blank, formatted SD/SDHC card (32MB or more)

·         USB cable 3.0 (micro B)
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card by connecting the camera directly to your computer.

·         SD card reader or a computer with a SD card slot.
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card using a memory card reader / writer.

·         Fully charged battery (D-LI109)

*Be sure to use fully charged battery (D-LI109)
If the camera turns off during updating due to lack of battery power, the camera will become inoperable. If this happens, a charge will be made for repairs even if within the warranty period.

Download the updated firmware file

·         For Windows/Macintosh : kp_v110.zip 9,117 Kbytes, zip type

Updating Procedure

1.     Provide a formatted SD memory card for the update software.
The download file is self-extracting. The following file is extracted.
•Fwdc232b.bin: This is the updated firmware.
Copy the above Firmware file [Fwdc232b.bin] to the root directory in the SD card.
If your computer does not have a card slot, you can copy the firmware update file by inserting the SD card into your camera and then connecting the camera directly to your computer.

2.     Insert the D-LI109 battery into the camera and confirm the battery is full by battery level indicator then turn the camera off.

3.     Insert the update SD card (prepared in step 1) into the camera and close card cover.

4.     Turn the camera power on while pressing the MENU button.

5.     "Updates the camera firmware" appears in the LCD monitor.
Ver: 1.00→1.10 will be displayed.

6.     Press the four-way controller to select "Start" and press the "OK" button.

7.     "NOW LOADING" appears on the LCD monitor and updating starts.
Please do not under any circumstances switch off the power before the update is completed.

8.     When update is completed, the "COMPLETE" will be displayed at the left bottom of the LCD monitor, then turn the camera off.

9.     Remove the update SD card from the camera.
*Confirm the version of firmware with above [How to check version].

[Caution]
When updating is finished, the update SD card still contains the Firmware file.
If you want to use this card to take pictures, format the card by the camera to delete firmware file first.

1.      This software may only be used by users who own the PENTAX KP

2.      This software is covered by a software license agreement. Please read the software license agreement before downloading the software.

3.      You will have agreed with this software license agreement when the download starts.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX KP Software License Agreement

The customer (hereinafter "the user") shall verify the following items below related to the use of the licensed software supplied to the user by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. The download starts when you press "I agree. Start download." on this software license agreement.

1.     Definition of terms

o    Licensed software: "Licensed software" means the captioned program in a format that the user can download from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

o    Use : "Use" means the user downloading and retrieving the licensed software from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD .

o    Designated machine: "Designated machine" means the single computer system set up in order for the user to use the licensed software.

o    Reproduction: "Reproduction" means reproducing the licensed software on a storage device in the same format as the user downloaded or a different format.

o    Modification: "Modification" means performing alternations or making additions to the licensed software, or creating separate software that makes use of all or a portion of the licensed software.

2.     Grant of license
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD grants a non-exclusive license to the user on the condition that the user uses the licensed software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this software license agreement. The user may only use the licensed software on the designated machine.

3.     Reproduction of the licensed software
The user shall not reproduce the licensed software for purposes other than to save and backup the licensed software intended for use on the designated machine.

4.     Modifying the licensed software
The user shall not modify or reverse engineer the licensed software for any reason.

5.     Property rights and copyright
The copyright and other property rights for the licensed software and for reproductions of the licensed software belong to RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD regardless of any reason. The user shall not remove the copyright notations from the licensed software or from reproductions of the licensed software.

6.     Grant of sublicense
The user shall not transfer possession of the licensed software or reproductions of the licensed software to third parties, and the user shall not transfer the license nor grant a sublicense of the licensed software to third parties.

7.     Agreement period
This software license agreement is effective on the day the user starts using the licensed software and is valid until the time the user stops use. Provided that, when the user has violated any portion of this software license agreement, RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD may revoke the license granted to the user for the licensed software and terminate the software license agreement.

8.     Obligations after termination
After the software license agreement is terminated, the user, at the user's own responsibility, shall dispose of the licensed software after rendering it into a state where it cannot be used by third parties, and dispose of reproductions and modifications of the licensed software, and all materials related to the licensed software.

9.     Guarantee of the licensed software
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD shall not guarantee that the licensed software is suitable for the user's designated purposes, or that the licensed software is useful, or that this licensed software is free from defects, nor shall RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD make any other guarantees related to the licensed software.

10.   Exporting the licensed software
The user shall not directly or indirectly export all or a portion of the licensed software without obtaining the necessary permission from the Government of Japan or the governments of the relevant countries.

11.   RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD's responsibilities
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD A assumes no responsibility under any circumstance for direct or indirect damage or damage from ripple effects that occurs from using the licensed software, for damage to data, programs, or other intangible properties, or for loss of usage benefits and lost profits.

12.   Responsibility for employees
The user assumes all responsibility that the user's employees (those employees that the user has a responsibility to manage or monitor based on an employment relationship) fully comprehend the obligations set forth in this software license agreement and faithfully fulfill those obligations.

 

Downloads : Firmware Update

 

Thank you for using a PENTAX K-3 digital camera.
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.40 for PENTAX K-3.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.

 

Changes to V1.40

 

  • Optimized performance when attaching new lens HD PENTAX-D FA*50mmF1.4 SDM AW.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

*Contents of [Version 1.30] and earlier version will be also updated.

 

 

 

Changes to V1.30

 

·         Corresponded to [KAF4 lens mount] that is equipped with an electromagnetic diaphragm control system. 
Enable new lens HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mmF4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE to shoot stable by updating firmware.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

*Contents of [Version 1.21] and earlier version will be also updated.

 

Changes to V1.21

 

·         Corrected – When status screen setting is set to [Display Off] and shutter button or AF button turn to off, back light of Monitor is light up on firmware version1.20.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

Changes to V1.20

 

·         Optimized performance of HD PENTAX-DA 18-50mmF4-5.6 DC WR RE, HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mmF4.5-5.6ED DC AW and HD PENTAX-D FA 70-200mmF2.8ED DC AW.

 

·         Corresponded to AF button and preset button function for HD PENTAX-D FA 150-450mmF4.5-5.6ED DC AW.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

Changes to V1.11

 

·         Corrected – When shooting image after using the Built-in flash, Exif data of shutter speed is not updated on Version 1.10.

 

·         Added automatic reset function when detecting rarely occur abnormal motion of the sequence.
(When automatic reset function is operated, latest setting will be reset)

 

Changes to V1.10

 

·         Added Diffraction Correction on Lens Correction.

 

*How to operate Diffraction Correction click here.

 

·         Shortened processing time for Digital Filter and Color Fringe Correction.

 

·         Improved stability for AWB (Auto white balance) performance.

 

·         Changed to ISO Bracketing when using Exposure Bracketing on TAv mode

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

Changes to V1.03

 

·         Correspond to HD PENTAX-DA AF REAR CONVERTER 1.4X AW.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

Changes to V1.02

 

·         Added Bracket shooting in [Anti-Aliasing Filter Simulator].

 

*How to operate Bracket shooting click here.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

·         Improved stability of battery level indicator when using with battery grip.

 

·         Optimized performance of continuous shooting when setting AF.C mode.

 

Changes to V1.01

 

·         Shorten processing time of combining time for HDR Capture.

 

·         Improved performance of continuous shooting when using phase-matching autofocus.

 

·         Extended enlarged display time for live view.

 

·         Improved stability for general performance.

 

Caution

 

·         Only PENTAX K-3 users are permitted to download the firmware update.

 

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for K-3

 

Name

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-3

Registered name

k3_v140.zip (zip type 14,052 Kbytes)

Applied product

PENTAX K3, K-3 Premium Silver Edition and K-3 prestige Edition
To check the version number, press the menu button and select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 4] menu then press the four-way controller right.

Updated firmware file

For Mac and windows : zip type

Release date

2018/07/12

Copy right

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

 

How to check version

 

[1] Turn ON the camera.

 

[2] Press MENU button to display MENU screen.

 

[3] Press the four-way controller right to display [Set-up 4] menu screen.

 

[4] Select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 4] menu then press the four-way controller right.

 

The firmware version for camera is displayed on the [Firmware Info/Options] screen.

 

Preparation of update

 

·         Blank, formatted SD/SDHC card (32MB or more)

 

·         USB cable 3.0 (micro B)
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card by connecting the camera directly to your computer.

 

·         SD card reader or a computer with a SD card slot.
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card using a memory card reader / writer.

 

·         Fully charged battery (D-LI90)

 

*Be sure to use fully charged battery (D-LI90)
If the camera turns off during updating due to lack of battery power, the camera will become inoperable. If this happens, a charge will be made for repairs even if within the warranty period.

 

Download the updated firmware file

 

·         For Windows/Macintosh : k3_v140.zip 14,052Kbytes, zip type

 

Updating Procedure

 

1.     Provide a formatted SD memory card for the update software.
The download file is self-extracting. The following file is extracted.
•Fwdc220b.bin: This is the updated firmware.
Copy the above Firmware file [fwdc220b.bin] to the root directory in the SD card.
If your computer does not have a card slot, you can copy the firmware update file by inserting the SD card into your camera and then connecting the camera directly to your computer.

 

2.     Insert the D-LI90 battery into the camera and confirm the battery is full by battery level indicator then turn the camera off.

 

3.     Insert the update SD card (prepared in step 1) into the camera (slot 1) and close card cover.

 

4.     Turn the camera power on while pressing the MENU button.

 

5.     "Updates the camera firmware" appears in the LCD monitor.
Ver: 1.00/1.01/1.02/1.03 /1.10 / 1.11/1.20/1.21/1.30→1.40
 will be displayed.

 

6.     Press the four-way controller to select "Start" and press the "OK" button.

 

7.     "NOW LOADING" appears on the LCD monitor and updating starts.
Please do not under any circumstances switch off the power before the update is completed.

 

8.     When update is completed, the "COMPLETE" will be displayed at the left bottom of the LCD monitor, then turn the camera off.

 

9.     Remove the update SD card from the camera.
*Confirm the version of firmware with above [How to check version].

 

[Caution]
When updating is finished, the update SD card still contains the Firmware file.
If you want to use this card to take pictures, format the card by the camera to delete firmware file first.

 

1.      This software may only be used by users who own the PENTAX K-3

 

2.      This software is covered by a software license agreement. Please read the software license agreement before downloading the software.

 

3.      You will have agreed with this software license agreement when the download starts.

 

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-3 Software License Agreement

 

The customer (hereinafter "the user") shall verify the following items below related to the use of the licensed software supplied to the user by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. The download starts when you press "I agree. Start download." on this software license agreement.

 

1.     Definition of terms

 

o    Licensed software: "Licensed software" means the captioned program in a format that the user can download from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

 

o    Use : "Use" means the user downloading and retrieving the licensed software from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD .

 

o    Designated machine: "Designated machine" means the single computer system set up in order for the user to use the licensed software.

 

o    Reproduction: "Reproduction" means reproducing the licensed software on a storage device in the same format as the user downloaded or a different format.

 

o    Modification: "Modification" means performing alternations or making additions to the licensed software, or creating separate software that makes use of all or a portion of the licensed software.

 

2.     Grant of license
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD grants a non-exclusive license to the user on the condition that the user uses the licensed software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this software license agreement. The user may only use the licensed software on the designated machine.

 

3.     Reproduction of the licensed software
The user shall not reproduce the licensed software for purposes other than to save and backup the licensed software intended for use on the designated machine.

 

4.     Modifying the licensed software
The user shall not modify or reverse engineer the licensed software for any reason.

 

5.     Property rights and copyright
The copyright and other property rights for the licensed software and for reproductions of the licensed software belong to RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD regardless of any reason. The user shall not remove the copyright notations from the licensed software or from reproductions of the licensed software.

 

6.     Grant of sublicense
The user shall not transfer possession of the licensed software or reproductions of the licensed software to third parties, and the user shall not transfer the license nor grant a sublicense of the licensed software to third parties.

 

7.     Agreement period
This software license agreement is effective on the day the user starts using the licensed software and is valid until the time the user stops use. Provided that, when the user has violated any portion of this software license agreement, RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD may revoke the license granted to the user for the licensed software and terminate the software license agreement.

 

8.     Obligations after termination
After the software license agreement is terminated, the user, at the user's own responsibility, shall dispose of the licensed software after rendering it into a state where it cannot be used by third parties, and dispose of reproductions and modifications of the licensed software, and all materials related to the licensed software.

 

9.     Guarantee of the licensed software
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD shall not guarantee that the licensed software is suitable for the user's designated purposes, or that the licensed software is useful, or that this licensed software is free from defects, nor shall RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD make any other guarantees related to the licensed software.

 

10.   Exporting the licensed software
The user shall not directly or indirectly export all or a portion of the licensed software without obtaining the necessary permission from the Government of Japan or the governments of the relevant countries.

 

11.   RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD's responsibilities
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD A assumes no responsibility under any circumstance for direct or indirect damage or damage from ripple effects that occurs from using the licensed software, for damage to data, programs, or other intangible properties, or for loss of usage benefits and lost profits.

 

12.   Responsibility for employees
The user assumes all responsibility that the user's employees (those employees that the user has a responsibility to manage or monitor based on an employment relationship) fully comprehend the obligations set forth in this software license agreement and faithfully fulfill those obligations.