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PENTAX Firmware Update Software for OptioE30
Optio E30
Downloading of Firmware
Latest OptioE30 Firmware Update
March, 2006
Thank you for using a PENTAX OptioE30 digital camera. PENTAX wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.01 for optioE30. Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital camera.
Name PENTAX Firmware Update Software for Optio E30
Registered name e3_e101w.exe ( For Windows 1,174Kbytes)
e3_e101m.hqx ( For Mac 1,552Kbytes)
Applied product OptioE30
Updated firmware file For Windows : LHA self-extract file
For Mac : BinHex type
Release date 2007/03/16

Updateable Products

    OptioE30 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
    In rare case, the image delete operation doesn't advance when deleting a single image by four way controller key
    Only OptioE30 users are permitted to download the firmware update.  
Preparation of update
  1. Prepare a SD memory card with minimum memory capacity of 16MB for use in updating. This SD memory card should be freshly formatted by your camera.
  2. USB/AV cable (I – UAV 62)
  3. Have your AC adapter (K-AC62) ready for use during the update, or make sure your batteries are fresh.. 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
    Optio E30: e3_e101w.exe ( For Windows) - Self-extract file
      e3_e101m.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. Fwdc171p.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 to the SD card
Update Firmware
    Please read the readme txt file attached to the firmware update before updating the firmware


Optio E30 :
  1. For Windows

    Download of Microsoft Windows Version software is here.

  2. Mac OS Version

    Download of Mac OS Version software is here.
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