Firmware update 1.05 for RICOH WG-6

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of  Firmware Update 1.05 für RICOH WG-6 (20.05.2021)   

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

Changes to V1.05 (20.05.21)

•    <Improved Contents>
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 V1.04 (28.01.20)
•    Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.03 (29.10.21)
•    Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.02
•    [Pix.Track SR] can be selected in CALS mode.
•    The sequence for Interval Shooting and Interval Movie shooting has been reviewed and improved battery life.
•    Improved stability for general performance.

Changes to V1.01
•    Improved the power control when the power is turned off with the GPS function ON.
•    Improved the phenomenon that noise is rarely generated in the image that could not be processed shake reduction when the electronic Shake Reduction mode was turned on.


Firmware Update Software for RICOH WG-6

NameFirmware Update Software for RICOH WG-6
Registered (zip type file 17.644 Kbytes)
Updated firmware fileFor Windows / Mac: ZIP File
Applied productRICOH WG-6
Date of Launch20.05.2021


Caution: Only RICOH WG-6 users are permitted to download the firmware update.

Firmware Update Software for RICOH WG-6 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

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Preparation of update

  • RICOH WG-6 camera body.
  • A blank SD card which is formatted by RICOH WG-6 (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.

Download the updated firmware file

  • For Windows/Mac: 17.644 Kbytes, zip type

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.
•    FWDC348P.BIN: This is the updated firmware
Copy the above Firmware file [FWDC348P.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.

[9] Setup menu initialization procedure

It is recommended to initialize the setting menu according to the following procedure to improve the stability of operation after the firmware upgrade.

It is also recommended to save the setting change items before initialization as it will return to the settings at the time of purchase when executing initialization.

First, make sure that [Setup] menu 5/5, [Initialized Setting] is set to [Customize ON].
Next, [Setup] menu 5/5 [Reset] => [Execute] => [OK] button => [Completed].