PENTAX 645D FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 1.30
Correspond to SR function of [HD PENTAX D FA 645 MACRO 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR] Added [37. Shake Reduction] on Custom function
Improved recording reliability when using SDXC memory cards.
Fixed handling of GPS data when developing RAW images where GPS data is present.
Added support for the GPS Unit O-GPS1.
PLEASE NOTE: The ASTROTRACER function of the O-GPS1 cannot be used with the 645D.
Long exposure noise reduction processing will now show remaining time on the LCD panel.
Flash X-sync speed ("X" on the camera's mode dial) can now be specified in the camera's custom function menu.
When shooting in mirror lockup (MLU), the standby time before the mirror returns to its original position has been extended from 1 minute to 5 minutes. Note that the Auto Power Off function has priority over MLU standby time when Auto Power Off is set to less than 5 minutes.
When connected directly to a computer via USB cable, the volume name will now be "645D" (originally "Removable Disk").
Added support for SDXC memory cards.
PLEASE NOTE: Transfer rate does not correspond to UHS speed class.
You will need a blank, formatted memory card with a capacity of 32 MB or higher.
You will need your camera's USB cable, or a memory card reader.
Make sure your battery is fully charged (or that you are using an optional AC adapter) to prevent power interruptions during the update process.
FIRMWARE UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS - WINDOWS
Click the Windows link below to download the self-extracting firmware archive file (645e113w.exe). Click SAVE to save the download file to your computer's hard drive. Saving it to your desktop, for example, will make it easy to find after the download is complete. Please note: this download file is not the firmware update file itself, but a compressed archive that must be expanded in the following step.
Next, double click the download file to expand it. Once expanded, you will see a readme text file (README.TXT) and the firmware update file itself (FWDC207B.BIN). The readme file contains instructions similar to what you are reading on this page.
You must now copy the firmware update file (FWDC207B.BIN) to your camera's memory card. When you connect the camera directly to your computer (or if you use a card reader), the memory card appears as a removable disk drive in the My Computer window. Make sure you are using a blank/formatted memory card, then drag & drop (or copy & paste) the firmware update file (FWDC207B.BIN) from the desktop to your removable disk window, which is the camera's memory card. Please note: You must put the firmware update file (FWDC207B.BIN) directly onto the removable disk; it cannot be in any sub-folders. It must be on the top (or root) level of the removable disk.
Now that you have copied the firmware update file (FWDC207B.BIN) to your camera's memory card, you are ready to install it. Make sure your camera is turned off and disconnected from the computer. Make sure that the memory card containing the firmware update file is inserted into your camera (using the SD2 slot). Also, make sure you that you have adequate power in your camera, with a full battery charge or using an optional AC adapter.
To begin the update, turn your camera on while holding down the MENU button. If you have followed the above instructions precisely, the camera will begin to load the new firmware. You will see the message "NOW LOADING" then the camera will display the firmware update menu.
Select "YES" using your camera's 4-way controller (the default is "NO") then press your camera's OK button.
The camera will now update its firmware. This may take a couple of minutes, so be careful to not interrupt the process.
When the update is complete, you will see "COMPLETE" on your camera's LCD screen. Turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
With the memory card removed from the camera, check your new firmware version by turning the camera back on while holding down the MENU button. Before you begin to take pictures again, be sure to format your memory card to erase the firmware update file.
FIRMWARE UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS - MACINTOSH
Mac users can follow this same process after clicking on the Macintosh download link below.
Download and save the Macintosh download file.
Decompress it if necessary (this step may be automatic).
Connect the camera to the computer.
Copy the firmware file (FWDC207B.BIN) to your camera's memory card, then disconnect the camera from the computer.
Proceed with the installation of the firmware as outlined above.
Date: March, 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.
PENTAX 645D V1.31
Changes to V1.31
• Correspond to the AF assist light function by white LED light for auto flash unit [AF360FGZII] and [AF540FGZII].
• Improved stability for general performance.
*Contents of [Version 1.30] and earlier version will be also updated.
• Only 645D users are permitted to download the firmware update.
PENTAX Firmware Update Software for 645D
Name PENTAX Firmware Update Software for 645D
Registered name 645v131.exe (For Windows 13,235 Kbytes) , 645v131.zip (For Windows/Mac 12,950 Kbytes)
Applied product 645D
To check the version number, turn your camera on while holding down the MENU button.
The version number will appear in the center of the LCD screen.
Updated firmware file For Windows : LHA self-extract file, For Windows/Mac : zip type
Release date 2013/09/12
Copy right RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
How to check version
• Turn your camera on while holding down the MENU button.
The version number will appear in the center of the LCD screen.
Preparation of update
• Blank, formatted SD card (32MB or more)
• USB cable I-USB107
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-LI90)
*Be sure to use fully charged battery (D-LI90)
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 : 645v131.exe --- 13,235 Kbytes, LHA type, self-extracting files
• For Windows/Macintosh : 645v131.zip ---12,950 Kbytes, zip type
1. Provide a formatted SD memory card for the update software.
The download file is self-extracting. The following file is extracted.
o Fwdc207b.bin: This is the updated firmware.
Copy the above Firmware file [fwdc207b.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 D-LI90 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 SD2 slot of the camera and close card cover.
4. Turn the camera power on while pressing the MENU button.
5. "NOW LOADING" appears in the LCD monitor, and will change to the "PROGRAM UPDATE".
At the bottom of the LCD monitor,
CURRENT VERSION 1.00/1.01/1.02/1.10/1.11/ 1.13/1.30
UPDATE VERSION 1.31
will be displayed.
6. Press the four-way controller to select "YES" and press the "OK" button.
7. "UPDATING" appears on the LCD monitor and updating starts.
Please do not under any circumstances switch off the power before the update is completed.
It will take approximately 90~150 seconds to complete update.
8. When update is completed, the "COMPLETE" will be displayed at the left bottom of the LCD monitor, then turn the camera off.
9. Remove the update SD card from the camera.
10. To check the Firmware version in your camera, turn the camera on while pressing the MENU button.
Check that the version displayed in the LCD monitor is "Ver.1.31"
The camera automatically starts up after about 5 seconds.
When updating is finished, the update SD card still contains the Firmware file.
If you want to use this card to take pictures, delete the Firmware file first.
1. This software may only be used by users who own the 645D.
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 645D 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.
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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.
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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.