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Detail of firmware update steps

  • * The steps below is explained with the current version 1.00 and the new version 1.10.

1) Prepare the necessities for the firmware update.

  1. 1. A camera to be updated
  2. 2. A fully charged battery
  3. 3. A formatted memory card
  4. 4. The firmware(to be downloaded from this site.)

2) Firmware version checking procedure.

  1. 1. Turn off the camera and put the card in it.
  2. 2. 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.
    (Firmware version is shown in the portion of "0.00".)
  3. 3. Turn off the camera
  • * If the version is the latest, the firmware update is not required.

3) Prepare the formatted memory card.

A formatted memory card is required for the firmware update. If the card is formatted, all the files including protected files in the card will be erased. If you need the files, copy them to a PC etc. before formatting the card.

  1. 1. Turn on the camera.
  2. 2. Touch the "MENU" to show the "SHOOTING MENU". Next , touch the "SET-UP" and then the "FORMAT".
  3. 3. Touch the "OK" to start formatting the card.
  4. 4. Turn the camera off after the format is completed.

4) Download the firmware and copy it to the card.

  1. 1. Put the formatted memory card to a card reader slot of your PC.
  2. 2. Download the firmware "FPUPDATE.DAT" for the camera.
    • * Click "I Agree-Begin Download" after you have read "License Agreement" to prceed to the download page.
    • * Check if there is no file with the same name in a destination of the firmware to save. If there is a file with the same name, a browser can automatically change the name of the firmware and a camera cannot recognize the firmware correctly.
    • * If you don't know the steps to save the firmware, refer to the steps below.
  3. 3. Copy the downloaded "FPUPDATE.DAT" file to the card.
  4. 4. Take the card from the card reader slot after the copy is completed and put it to the camera.

5) Put the card with the firmware in the camera and update it.

Note for the firmware update.

If the firmware update fails, the camera cannot work well. Make sure to follow the two things below.

  • Use a fully charged battery. If the camera turns off during the firmware update, it won't work well.
  • The time for the firmware update varies depending on the capacity of the firmware, but it is approx. 90 sec. Never turn off the camera and operate it during the firmware update.

* Once the firmware has been updated, some data of the previous version cannot be restored.

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.

4. Check the upgraded firmware.

By following the above procedure "Firmware version checking procedure", you can see the firmware version.

5. Format the card.

Cf. The media used for the firmware update should be reformatted before you use it for taking pictures again.

* Troubleshooting
Please check here if you encounter any problems