FinePix Z1000EXR / Z1010EXR Firmware (camera control software) Update Ver.1.01

Preparing for updates

  1. 1.Prepare the target digital camera.
    • FinePix Z1000EXR / Z1010EXR (Version 1.00)
  2. 2.Prepare a formatted Memory Card (SD Memory Card)
    • Refer to the FinePix Z1000EXR / Z1010EXR ("Camera") Owner’s Manual for information on using "FORMAT" in the SET-UP menu to format a memory card.
    • Note that the formatting procedure will delete all data on the memory card, including protected files. Always copy any important files that you do not want to lose to your PC beforehand.
  3. 3.Prepare the power supply.
    • Use the fully-charged battery.

Firmware version checking procedure

(Firmware version is shown in the portion of "0.00".)

Turn on your Camera and show the "VERSION INFO" screen in "SET-UP" through "MENU" screen.
The number displayed on the screen is the camera’s "CURRENT" firmware version.


How to use this updater

STEP1 Download the firmware onto your PC.

You can download the firmware using the "Downloading the firmware upgrade" link on.

Firmware upgrade
File size 51.5MB

Downloaded files must be put on desk top of your PC.
If the file size does not match the figures given above, download the firmware update file again.

STEP2 Copy "FPUPDATE.DAT" to the memory card

  1. 1.Insert a memory card formatted by the camera into your card reader.
  2. 2.Copy the "FPUPDATE.DAT" file downloaded in step 1) onto the root directory of the memory card.
  3. 3.Remove the memory card from the card reader and insert it into the camera.

STEP3 Update the firmware.

Check the memory card containing the copied firmware update into the camera.
Always use fully-charged battery when updating the firmware.

1.Turn on your Camera by opening the lens cover and show the "VERSION INFO" screen in "SET-UP" through "MENU" screen.
Touch the "OK" icon.

(The current version is shown in the portion of "0.00".)

2.Touch the [OK] icon. The firmware updating has started.

(The current version is shown in the left. The new version the right.)

It takes approximately 90 seconds for completing the firmware update.

When this screen appears, the firmware update has been successfully completed.

3.Turn the camera off by closing the lens cover.

STEP4 Check the upgraded firmware.

Following the procedure in step 1) "Check the firmware version," confirm the current firmware version.
Cf. Please reformat the media before taking pictures.


  • *Please check here if you encounter any problems.