OLYMPUS Your Vision, Our Future
Home Global site
Support Support TopDistributor List
Asia & Oceania
Digital Imaging(Cameras)
Consumer Top
Digital Imaging (Cameras) Top
Q&A
 
Q&A for OLYMPUS Master
 
Product Q&A
* Digital SLR Cameras
* Compact Digital Cameras
Common Q&A
* Connect the camera with a computer
* Software
* Drivers, Patches
* Purchase information
* Warranty information
* Repairing service
* Instruction manuals
* Underwater protector
How to Take Great Pictures
 
dated 26/Apr.,2006

Question:
What steps should I take to update the firmware of your digital camera by OLYMPUS Master/ Plus?

Answer:
Please see the following.

Description:
Here is the description of the operation in OLYMPUS Master Plus Ver. 1.0.


Caution:
To update the firmware of your digital camera, you should meet the following conditions:
- Your computer is connected to the internet.
- You have logged on as a user with the administrator’s privileges (for Windows XP/2000 or Mac OS X).
-

Reminder: Please remember to remove the card from your digital camera (for Windows XP).

Please follow the steps below:

  1. Connect the digital camera to your computer using a USB cable.

    Connect the camera with a computer.

    Memo:
    - Be aware that you cannot return to the previous version once the firmware is updated.
    - Make sure that the battery level of the camera is sufficient. If not, use the AC adapter (not supplied).
    - Do not press the buttons on the digital camera, turn off the camera, or disconnect the USB cable from the camera during firmware update.
    - To update the firmware of your E-500, E-330 or E-300, please set your camera as follows before connecting your camera to your computer.
    - E-500 / E-330 : MENU > set up menu > USB MODE > STORAGE
    - E-300 : MENU > set up menu > PC MODE > STORAGE


  2. From the [Online Service] menu in the [Browse] window, select [Update Camera].
    Please click [Online Service] button in the toolbar located at the top of the window, and select [Update Camera] from the pull-down menu.


    Select [Update Camera].

    Tips:
    You can also select the [Online Service] menu from the [RAW Development], [Screen Saver], or [Movie Maker] window.


  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to access the OLYMPUS server.
    When connected to the server, the [Update Camera] dialog box appears. Please click [OK] button.

     [Update Camera] dialog box appears.


  4. From [Selecting device], select the device to be updated, and click the [Check for latest version] button.
    If the latest version of firmware is available for download, the list of firmware is displayed in the dialog box.

    Click [Check for latest version] button.


  5. Select the firmware to be applied, and click [Update] button.

    Click [Update] button.

    Tips:
    If you want to check the contents of update before downloading, select the firmware to apply, and then click [Details]. A web browser launches, and the details about the firmware are displayed.


  6. When the license agreement is displayed, read the license agreement, and click [Agree].
    The selected firmware is downloaded and transferred to the digital camera. Then, the digital camera performs the update.



  7. When OK is displayed on the LCD display of the digital camera, as shown on the right in the dialg box below, updating the camera is complete. Click [Next].

    Click [Next] button.


  8. Disconnect the USB cable connecting the digital camera and the computer.

All procedure is complete.

Please refer Q&A:"How can I change or add the language to the camera by using OLYMPUS Master/ Plus?", if you want to add a display language.
 
 Top of this page
Contact Us Sitemap About This Website
Copyright OLYMPUS CORPORATION All Rights Reserved.