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PENTAX Firmware Update Software for OptioWP
optio WP
Downloading of Firmware
Latest OptioWP Firmware Update
July, 2005
Thank you for using a PENTAX OptioWP digital camera. PENTAX wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.01 for optioWP.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital camera
Name PENTAX Firmware Update Software for OptioWP
Registered name ow_v101w.exe ( For Windows 1.840 Kbytes)
ow_v101m.hqx ( For Mac 2.397 Kbytes)
Applied product OptioWP ( Version 1.00)
Updated firmware file For Windows : LHA self-extract file
For Mac : BinHex type
Release date 2005/07/27

Updateable Products

    OptioWP digital camera with a firmware version number 1.00
    To check the version number, turn ON the camera while holding down the Menu button, the version number will appear in the center of the LCD screen
Changes to V.1.01
    “Automatic tracking AF” function can be selected from the Menu in the camera.
    Automatic tracking AF --- The camera keeps the moving subject in focus until the shutter release button is pressed fully.
    * This function does not work when the camera is set on Green mode, Fireworks mode or Picture voice.
    Only OptioWP users are permitted to download the firmware update.
Preparation of update
  1. Prepare a SD memory card with minimum memory capacity of 8MB for use in updating. This SD memory card should be freshly formatted by your camera.
  2. USB cable (I - USB7)
  3. Have your AC adapter (K-AC8) ready for use during the update, or make sure your batteries are fresh and have a full charge. If the power of the camera goes off due to a battery power shortage or any other reason during updating, the camera may become in-operatable unless repaired. If a repair is required as a result of a power shortage or mishandling during firmware updating, repair fees will be charged even if the camera is still under warranty.

Download file
    ow_v101w.exe (For Windows) - self-extract file
    ow_v101m.hqx (For Mac) --- StuffIt Expander is required to extract the file
    For download the StuffIt Expander, please visit the URL below.
Extract download file
    The download file will be generated once the downloaded file is extracted by double-clicking
    Readme.txt: The text file that explained update procedure in details.
    fwdc134p.bin: This is the Updated firmware.
Copy updated firmware to SD card
    After formatting the SD card, copy the updated firmware to the route directory of the SD card
Update Firmware
    Please read the readme txt file attached to the firmware update before updating the firmware.


  1. Microsoft Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP Version

    Download of Microsoft Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP Version software is here.

  2. Mac OS Version

    Download of Mac OS Version software is here.
  • PENTAX is a trademark of RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
  • Optio is a trademark of RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
  • All other brands or product names trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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