Firmware update 1.03 for RICOH G900

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of  Firmware Update 1.03 für RICOH G900 (20.05.2021)   

*Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.

Changes to V1.03 (20.05.21)
[Added the following enhanced features]
Shooting with inserted an electronic blackboard function
- Margin setting ON/OFF (when using a vertically long electronic blackboard)
- Original (image with not-inserted an electronic blackboard) saving setting ON/OFF
- Adding Shooting Date and GPS information into an electronic blackboard

Reading a barcode function
- Fn button is added as a barcode reading button option
- Read a barcode automatically without using reading a barcode button
* For more details click here

[Improved Contents]
It has become enabled to enlarge the still image memo by using the zoom button.
Corrected that after setting GPS items with the position of mode dial U1 / U2, the set items become invalid when turning in to other positions of mode dial.

This update include also all Updates before

History of Firmware Update

Changes to V1.02 (29.10.2020)

  • Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.01 (31.10.2019)

  • Improved the battery life of using "Interval Shooting" and "Interval Movie" uses with revised sequences.
  • Added choices newly to the following items in the “Shooting menu” of “CALS mode”.
    - Pix. Track SR: ON
    - ISO Setting: 12800, 25600
  • Corrected EX2 to be able to output the serial number information of G900 (EX2 Version is required.)
  • Improved stability for general performance


Firmware Update Software for RICOH G900

NameFirmware Update Software for RICOH G900
Registered name (zip type file 18.312 Kbytes)
Updated firmware fileFor Windows / Mac: ZIP File
Applied productRICOH G900
Date of Launch20.05.2021

Caution: Only RICOH G900 users are permitted to download the firmware update.

Firmware Update Software for RICOH G900 Software License Agreement Firmware Update
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. The download starts when you press "I agree. Start download." on this software license agreement.

1 Definition of terms

  • Licensed software: "Licensed software" means the captioned program in a format that the user can download from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
  • Use : "Use" means the user downloading and retrieving the licensed software from the RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD website or from a site empowered by RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD
  • Designated machine: "Designated machine" means the single computer system set up for the user to use the licensed software.
  • Reproduction: "Reproduction" means reproducing the licensed software on a storage device in the same format as the user downloaded or a different format.
  • 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.

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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.



Preparation of update

  • RICOH G900 camera body.
  • A blank SD card which is formatted by RICOH G900 (32MB or more)
  • Computer with a SD card slot.
    < Windows>
    Windows® 10 (FCU/CU) (32bit/64bit) / Windows® 8.1(32bit/64bit) / Windows® 8(32bit/64bit) / Windows® 7(32bit/64bit)
    < Mac>
    macOS v10.14 Mojave / macOS v10.13 High Sierra / macOS v10.12 Sierra / macOS v10.11 El Capitan / OS v10.10 Yosemite

*If the computer does not have a SD card slot, SD card reader / writer is required.

  • Fully charged battery (DB-110) or AC adapter kit K-AC166.

*Be sure to use fully charged battery. 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.

How to check the firmware version

[1] Turn ON the camera.
[2] Press MENU button.
[3] Operate 4-way button and display 4/5 page of the [Setup menus]
[4] Operate 4-way button and select [Version Info] then press 4-way button right.
[5] The firmware version for camera is displayed on the [Version Info] screen

Download the updated firmware file

  • For Windows/Mac: (zip type file 18.212 Kbytes)

Updating Procedure 
[1] Provide a formatted SD memory card for the update software.
The download file is compressed file, so that it needs to be extracted. The following file is extracted file.
•    FWDC349P.BIN: This is the updated firmware
Copy the above Firmware file [FWDC349P.BIN] to the root directory of the SD card.

[2] Insert the 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] Press [mode] + [play]  buttons at same time.

[5] [Update the camera firmware] is displayed  -  Select [Execute] by 4-way button and press [OK] button.

[6] The firmware update will start and [Updating] is displayed.
     *Do not turn OFF the camera while updating.

[7] When update is completed, [Update completed] will be displayed

[8] Turn OFF the camera and remove the SD card from camera.