Firmware Update Software for K-m
Downloads : Firmware Update
Thank you for using a PENTAX K-m digital camera.
PENTAX wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.11 for K-m.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.
Changes to V1.11
The following function have been added on Version 1.11
- Improved stability of recording image for some SDHC Memory card.
Changes to V1.10
The following function have been added on Version 1.10
- Added selection of area (Square) to Cropping in the Playback-1 menu
- When Digital Filter is assigned to the Help button in the [Rec.Mode 3] menu, Digital filter can be set by pressing Help button in playback mode.
- Added [Custom] to Digital filter in Capture mode. Digital filter can be customized and saved a filter to your own preferences.
- Only K-m users are permitted to download the firmware update.
PENTAX Firmware Update Software for K-m
|Name||PENTAX Firmware Update Software for K-m|
|Registered name||km_e111w.exe (For Windows 13,017 Kbytes) , km_e111m.zip (For Mac 12,767 Kbytes)|
|Applied product||K-m (Version 1.00/1.10)
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 mac : zip type|
Preparation of update
- Blank, formatted SD/SDHC card (32MB or more)
- USB cable I-USB17
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD/SDHC card by connecting the camera directly to your computer.
- SD/SDHC card reader or a computer with a SD/SDHC card slot
If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD/SDHC card using a memory card reader / writer.
- We recommend using the AC adapter (K-AC84) for update firmware.
If you are using AA lithium batteries or AA alkaline batteries, make sure that batteries are fresh.
If AA Ni-MH rechargeable battery is use, be sure to use fully charged battery.
Download the updated firmware file
- For Windows : km_e111w.exe --- 13,017 Kbytes, LHA type, self-extracting files
- For Macintosh : km_e111m.zip --- 12,767 Kbytes, zip type
Extract downloaded file
The following two files will be generated once the downloaded file is extracted by double-clicking.
- readme.txt: The text file that explained update procedure in details.
- Fwdc200b.bin: This is the updated firmware.
Copy fwdc200b.bin file to SD card
After formatting the SD/SDHC card, copy the fwdc200b.bin file to the route directory of the SD/SDHC card.
Please read the readme.txt file attached to the firmware update before updating the firmware.