RICOH Theta S – New Firmware Update v01.42

The newest firmware version for the RICOH THETA S is “Version 01.42”.

Overview of additional functions/fixes on v01.42

・Photos can now be taken using a self-timer (still images).*1

– To take photos using the self-timer, hold the WiFI button while turning on the power. The THETA S will initialize in self-timer mode, and the lamp above the shutter button will shine green.
– When the shutter button is pressed while in self-timer mode the light will begin flashiing green, and a photo will be taken after five seconds.
– The amount of time before a photo is taken in self-timer mode can be changed using the smartphone app.*2

*1:When the THETA S is initialized in self-tiemr mode, videos cannot be taken.
*2:Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 1.6.0 or above, Android 1.6.0 or above).

・Photos can now also be taken while connected to PC via USB.

*While the THETA S is connected via USB and power is on, WiFi will switch off.

*How to Update your RICOH THETA

・You need to install Computer application in order to update your RICOH THETA. Please download it from the link below.
RICOH THETA for Windows(R)
・For details on how to update using Computer application, see “Updating the Camera Firmware from the Computer Application” in the User Guide.


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