Fujifilm, Olympus, Panasonic and Ricoh have released firmware updates for various cameras and/or lenses.


The new GFX100 camera receives its first firmware update. (Source: Fujifilm.)

Fujifilm has released Version 1.01 for its just-released GFX100 camera body, providing improvements to stability when connected to an external power supply via a USB cable as well as improved connectivity with smartphones and tablets when “WIRELESS COM. FREQUENCY SETTING” is set to 5GHz. Click here to access the download page.

Fujifilm has also released Firmware Version 1.11 for the GF 250mm f/4 R LM OIS WR lens providing a ‘fix of slight defects’. (No other information is provided on the download page.)

Olympus has released Firmware Version 3.1 for the Om-D E-M1 Mark II camera providing improved stability when shooting still images as well as improving the stability of the EVF when the camera is turned on. This follows a major update provided via Firmware Version 3.0, which was released on 19 June. Click here for full details and access to the downloads pages.

Panasonic is offering updates for 12 of its interchangeable-lens cameras, starting with the S1  and S1R but also including the GH5, GH5S, G9, G90, G91, G95, G80, G81 and G85. The DC-S1 receives a major update providing improvements to the stabilisation and autofocusing systems, function enhancement with the Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU2 and improved operational stability with XQD memory cards. Click here for full details and to download the software.  Some of these improvements are also provided in firmware Version 1.2 for the S1R camera, which can be downloaded here.

Most of the remaining firmware updates for Panasonic’s M4/3 cameras provide optional support for stepless aperture control for video capture, with all but the G90, G91 and G95 cameras gaining a fix for delays in headphone volume adjustments. These models plus the GX9 receive an improvement that lets to video record switch of the DMW-RS2 remote shutter be disabled, while the G90, G91 and G95  add customisation of the function button on the DMW-BGG1 battery grip. The GH5S gains a fix to correct exposures in the Creative Video mode. Click here to access the downloads page for all these firmware updates.

Ricoh Imaging’s release of firmware version 1.11 for the Pentax KP provides improved stability (unspecified) plus improved performance with the HD PENTAX-D FA*50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens. Click here to access this update.