Firmware Friday: Fuji X100, F550EXR, F500EXR, Olympus XZ-1, Ricoh GXR, Samsung NX10, NX100

Camera    Firmware Update

Below you will find this week’s firmware updates.  Hit the manufacturer website links for more details and download instructions for the firmware.

Fuji X100 version 1.01 – “If the images are shot with ISO Bracketing mode when “QUICK START MODE”(*1) is set to “ON” and turn off the camera,the camera cannot be turned on again even with ordinary operation.” [Fuji website]

Fuji F550EXR version 1.10 – “1. The power consumption has been improved, just for rarely observed cases. (Only F550EXR) 2. LCD display is much smoothly transferred into “USB” mode, after connecting the camera to the PC via USB cable. (just for some shooting condition only)” [Fuji website]

Fuji F500EXR version 1.10 – “1. LCD display is much smoothly transferred into “USB” mode, after connecting the camera to the PC via USB cable. (just for some shooting condition only)” [Fuji website]

Olympus XZ-1 version 1.2 – Adds “Image Orientation” to menu system. [Updated via Olympus software]

Ricoh GXR version 1.36 – “Modified the following items. Should the exposure be adjusted in the [Cross Process] SCENE mode, the color displayed during monitoring may differ from the actual color. The exposure may not be correct in the following condition; after taking a picture in well lit area, then immediately turning the camera off and on and taking another picture. In [Soft Focus], [Cross Process], [Toy Camera], [Miniaturize], or [High Contrast B&W] SCENE modes, if you attempt to take a picture in a dark area, it is possible that the camera will not respond.” [Ricoh website]

Samsung NX10 version 1.30 – “Add panorama function inside the Scene mode. Compatible with 18-55(II), 50-200(II) 18-200 mm i-function lens (Add OIS menu) Improved Movie clip algorithm, AF function improved at low contrast. Changed defalt setting of movie clip AF mode: CAF” [Samsung website]

Samsung NX100 version 1.10 – “1) Add panorama function inside the Scene mode. 2) Compatible with 18-55(II), 50-200(II) 18-200 mm i-function lens (Add OIS menu) 3) Improved Movie clip algorithm, AF function improved at low contrast. 4) Changed defalt setting of movie clip AF mode: CAF” [Samsung website]