Ricoh GR Digital II Tips

First published on: Wednesday, 22 April 2009

This page is a collection of Ricoh GR Digital II compact camera tips, tricks, techniques, camera settings and hacks by users and owners that I’ve across in forums, online communities, blogs and related websites.

Full attribution is given by linking to the source and where available, the author’s homepage or photo gallery.

Download the latest Firmware Update (Version 2.30)

What features firmware v2.30 for the GR II adds:


  1. [My Set. WB Comp.]:
    You have an option to choose if the value having configured in the [White Bal. Comp.] is saved with the [Reg. My Settings].

  2. Setting the Flash Amount in Manual Flash Mode (Man. Flash Amount):
    The [Man. Flash Amount] setting becomes available in the menu. With the internal flash, you have an option to choose the [Manual Flash] in the flash mode.

  3. Setting the Flash Timing (Synchro Settings):
    You have an option to choose a flash timing from the 1st curtain and or the 2nd curtain.

  4. TODAYS SHOTS:
    Number of files recorded on that day is displayed when you turn off a camera.

Firmware v2.30 also fixes the following:

Modified the phenomenon that will be occurred with the combination of the following, it will not properly appear the image in the position display window that is shown when you playback with enlarged.
- [AutoRotate] ON
- There are both horizontal and vertical images in a camera
- Playback enlarged images with the ADJ. lever

Instructions and file downloads for Windows and Macintosh platforms can be accessed here.

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