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PENTAX K-30 Firmware Update Version 1.06

Thank you for using a PENTAX K-30 digital camera.
RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.06 for PENTAX K-30.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.

Changes to V1.06
• Correspond to HD PENTAX-DA AF REAR CONVERTER 1.4X AW.
• Improved stability for general performance.
*Contents of [Version 1.05] and earlier version will be also updated.

Changes to V1.05
• Correspond to the AF assist light function by white LED light for auto flash unit [AF360FGZII] and [AF540FGZII].
• Optimized contrast AF when using HD PENTAX-DA Limited series lenses.
• Improved stability for general performance.
*Contents of [Version 1.04] and earlier version will be also updated.

Changes to V1.04
• Corrected – Unstable performance may rarely occur in firmware version 1.03

Changes to V1.03
• Corrected – When recording Movies, contrast AF does not work for some lenses in firmware version 1.02.

Changes to V1.02
• Optimized contrast AF when using [HD PENTAX-DA 560mmF5.6ED AW] lens.
• Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.01
• Improved performance of contrast AF
• Improved stability for general performance.
Caution
• Only PENTAX K-30 users are permitted to download the firmware update.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for K-30
Name PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-30
Registered name k30v106.exe (For Windows xx,xxx Kbytes) , k30v106.zip (For Windows/Mac xx,xxx Kbytes)
Applied product PENTAX K30
To check the version number, press the menu button and select [Firmware Version Info] in the [Set-up 3] menu then press the four-way controller right.
Updated firmware file For Windows : LHA self-extract file, For Mac : zip type
Release date 2014/03/06
Copy right RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.

How to check version
[1] Turn ON the camera.
[2] Press MENU button to display MENU screen.
[3] Press the four-way controller right to display [Set-up 3] menu screen.
[4] Select [Firmware Info/Options] in the [Set-up 3] menu then press the four-way controller right.
The firmware version for camera is displayed on the [Firmware Info/Options] screen.

Preparation of update
• Blank, formatted SD card (32MB or more)
• USB cable I-USB7
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card by connecting the camera directly to your computer.
• SD card reader or a computer with a SD card slot.
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card using a memory card reader / writer.
• Fully charged battery (D-LI109)
*Be sure to use fully charged battery (D-LI109)
If the camera turns off during updating due to lack of battery power, the camera will become inoperable. If this happens, a charge will be made for repairs even if within the warranty period.
Download the updated firmware file
• For Windows : 1394233835_k30v106.exe xx,xxx Kbytes, LHA type, self-extracting files
• For Windows/Macintosh : 1394233833_k30v106.zip xx,xxx Kbytes, zip type

Updating Procedure
[1] Provide a formatted SD memory card for the update software.
The download file is self-extracting. The following file is extracted.
• Fwdc215b.bin: This is the updated firmware.
Copy the above Firmware file [fwdc215b.bin] to the root directory in the SD card.
If your computer does not have a card slot, you can copy the firmware update file by inserting the SD card into your camera and then connecting the camera directly to your computer.
[2]Insert the the D-LI109 battery into the camera and confirm the battery is full by battery level indicator then turn the camera off.
[3] Insert the update SD card (prepared in step 1) into the camera and close card cover.
[4] Turn the camera power on.
[5] Press MENU button to display MENU screen.
[6] Press the four-way controller right to display [Set-up 3] menu screen.
[7] Select [Firmware Info /Options] in the [Set-up 3] menu then press the four-way controller right.
The firmware version for the camera and lens are displayed on the [Firmware Info/Options] screen.
[8] Press the four-way controller right to display update screen.
Press the four-way controller up to select [Start] and press OK button.
*If firmware file is not saved to SD card correctly, this screen will not be displayed.
[9] Card access lamp will be blinked and display will be changed from [NOW LODING] to [COMPLETE].
*Do not turn OFF the camera while updating.
[10] Automatically turn OFF the camera. (Approx. 5 second)
[11] Remove the SD card from camera.
*Confirm the version of firmware with above [How to check version].
[Caution]

When updating is finished, the update SD card still contains the Firmware file.
If you want to use this card to take pictures, format the card by the camera to delete firmware file first.
1. This software may only be used by users who own the PENTAX K-30
2. This software is covered by a software license agreement. Please read the software license agreement before downloading the software.
3. You will have agreed with this software license agreement when the download starts.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for PENTAX K-30 Software License Agreement
The customer (hereinafter "the user") shall verify the following items below related to the use of the licensed software supplied to the user by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. (hereinafter "PENTAX "). The download starts when you press "I agree. Start download." on this software license agreement.
1. Definition of terms
o Licensed software: "Licensed software" means the captioned program in a format that the user can download from the PENTAX website or from a site empowered by PENTAX.
o Use : "Use" means the user downloading and retrieving the licensed software from the PENTAX website or from a site empowered by PENTAX.
o Designated machine: "Designated machine" means the single computer system set up in order for the user to use the licensed software.
o Reproduction: "Reproduction" means reproducing the licensed software on a storage device in the same format as the user downloaded or a different format.
o Modification: "Modification" means performing alternations or making additions to the licensed software, or creating separate software that makes use of all or a portion of the licensed software.
2. Grant of license
PENTAX grants a non-exclusive license to the user on the condition that the user uses the licensed software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this software license agreement. The user may only use the licensed software on the designated machine.
3. Reproduction of the licensed software
The user shall not reproduce the licensed software for purposes other than to save and backup the licensed software intended for use on the designated machine.
4. Modifying the licensed software
The user shall not modify or reverse engineer the licensed software for any reason.
5. Property rights and copyright
The copyright and other property rights for the licensed software and for reproductions of the licensed software belong to PENTAX regardless of any reason. The user shall not remove the copyright notations from the licensed software or from reproductions of the licensed software.
6. Grant of sublicense
The user shall not transfer possession of the licensed software or reproductions of the licensed software to third parties, and the user shall not transfer the license nor grant a sublicense of the licensed software to third parties.
7. Agreement period
This software license agreement is effective on the day the user starts using the licensed software and is valid until the time the user stops use. Provided that, when the user has violated any portion of this software license agreement, PENTAX may revoke the license granted to the user for the licensed software and terminate the software license agreement.
8. Obligations after termination
After the software license agreement is terminated, the user, at the user's own responsibility, shall dispose of the licensed software after rendering it into a state where it cannot be used by third parties, and dispose of reproductions and modifications of the licensed software, and all materials related to the licensed software.
9. Guarantee of the licensed software
PENTAX shall not guarantee that the licensed software is suitable for the user's designated purposes, or that the licensed software is useful, or that this licensed software is free from defects, nor shall PENTAX make any other guarantees related to the licensed software.
10. Exporting the licensed software
The user shall not directly or indirectly export all or a portion of the licensed software without obtaining the necessary permission from the Government of Japan or the governments of the relevant countries.
11. PENTAX's responsibilities
PENTAX A assumes no responsibility under any circumstance for direct or indirect damage or damage from ripple effects that occurs from using the licensed software, for damage to data, programs, or other intangible properties, or for loss of usage benefits and lost profits.
12. Responsibility for employees
The user assumes all responsibility that the user's employees (those employees that the user has a responsibility to manage or monitor based on an employment relationship) fully comprehend the obligations set forth in this software license agreement and faithfully fulfill those obligations.
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SilkyPix Developer Studio 3.0.0.8

PENTAX is pleased to announce an update to the SilkyPix Developer Studio software included with select Pentax digital cameras. This update is available, free of charge, to current SilkyPix Developer Studio users.

PLEASE NOTE: This update is intended solely for owners of the SilkyPix Developer Studio software that ships with select PENTAX digital cameras. It is covered by the original software licensing agreement from your camera's bundled software. Downloading this update signifies agreement with the original software license.

VERSION HISTORY (FROM VERSION 3.0)

Version 3.0.0.8
  • When developing DNG files that taken by PENTAX Q10, Distortion Correction is optimized.

Version 3.0.0.3
  • Fixed some instances where developing DNG files have occasionally introduced noise on the right edge of the image.
  •  Improved overall performance and stability.

PREPARATION
  • You must own a PENTAX digital camera bundled with the SilkyPix Developer Studio software in order to download and install this update.
  • System requirements:
    Windows: 7 (32/64 bit), Vista (32/64 bit), XP (SP3 or later, Home/Pro 32 bit).
    MacOS-X: 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.

INSTRUCTIONS

    1. click the download link below appropriate to your operating system, and save the download file to your computer's hard drive. For example, saving the download file to your desktop will allow you find it easily once the download is complete.
    2. Close other applications, then double click the download file to begin the update. Mac users may need to first unstuff the download file prior to installation.
    3. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update.
    4. When the update is complete, click FINISH to exit the installer.

Date: December, 2012
Copyright: PENTAX Ricoh Imaging Company, LTD.
Reproduction: All rights reserved
All product and company names shown here are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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