Notification of firmware update for “RICOH THETA S” camera.
Mar. 24, 2016

Notification of firmware update for “RICOH THETA S” camera.

We recommend updating to the newest firmware version that includes additional functions and product improvements.


・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.

RELEASE NOTES: Version 01.42

*How to Update your RICOH THETA


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