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01-29-2012, 04:17 PM   #1
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Firmware update problems

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I have searched the internet and have tried all suggestions I could find. I have followed the direction to the firmware update for the K 5 and it still will not update. I have a full battery, downloaded the mac version (I'm on a macbook pro), have put it on a reformatted sd card (not in the DCIM folder) have ejected the card and turn the K5 on both while holding and not holding the menu button down and nothing happens. Any suggestions to what I am doing wrong and maybe a different way to do it.

01-29-2012, 04:19 PM   #2
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You've probably not put the file in the right place. Have you verified that the .BIN file (you've got to extract it from the zip) is located in the root (very top directory) of the SD card, and have you formatted the card in the camera beforehand?

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01-29-2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply. I didn't know you had to extract it from the folder. It worked now. Thanks again.
01-29-2012, 04:50 PM   #4
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Even with the firmware not in the base directory it should display the existing software version.

Also, when you say not I the DCIM folder, do you put it in the root directory of the SD card?

One last point, what size is the SD card? Is a SDHC, and can your computer read and write to it. some card readers can,t read SDHC cards properly


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