Ricoh GR II Firmware v2.01 Released

Bugfix update

By PF Staff in Firmware Updates on Apr 21, 2016
Ricoh GR II Firmware v2.01 Released

Ricoh Imaging has just released firmware version 2.01 for the Ricoh GR II.  This update only addresses a small bug related to RAW preview magnification— a feature introduced in the previous version 2.00 update .

Since all Pentax/Ricoh firmware updates are cumulative, version 2.01 includes all of the new features released in version 2.00.

New in Firmware v2.01

Download the firmware update from the Japanese Pentax firmware update site.

  • Corrected –When connected via HDMI (1080i) and setting size to XS during RAW Development, the enlarged preview was unnecessarily large
  • Contents of [Version 2.00] and all prior version will be also updated. 

Ricoh GR Firmware Upgrade Instructions

  1. Download the firmware ZIP file
  2. Unzip the zip file to a folder of your choosing
  3. Locate the extracted .frm file and copy it to the root (top level i.e. outside of any folder) of a formatted SD card
  4. Insert the card into your camera and ensure the battery is fully charged
  5. Turn the camera on and go to the setup tab in the menu; select the "firmware" option
  6. Select "Yes" at the firmware upgrade prompt
  7. Once the screen displays "Firmware update complete", turn off your camera
  8. Power your camera back on and resume normal use
  9. In order to verify that the firmware update was successful, go back to the firmware option in the setup menu. The screen should indicate the latest version. You can now resume normal camera use.

Need help?  Visit our Ricoh GR forum.

The Ricoh GR and GR II are among the world's smallest compact cameras with an APS-C sensor.  To learn more about the GR series, read our in-depth Ricoh GR review.  The GR II currently retails for $589 in the US.

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