Ricoh – G900 – Operating Manual for Software

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Operating Manual (for Software)
Announcement about the Open Source Software
The information about licenses of each OSS used in the camera is saved in the camera internal
memory as a text file. Connect the camera to a computer after setting [USB Connection] to [CD-
ROM] in the E menu of the camera, and then open the text file in the “oss_license_sw” folder to
read the license terms.
• To ensure safe use, be sure read “Safety Precautions” in the Operating Manual of the camera before using the
software.
• The provided software is compatible with Windows only. Refer to the Operating Manual of the camera for the
detailed operating environment.
Ver.1.12
Contents
Installing the Software ………………………………. 3
Provided Software …………………………………………………….3
Operating Environment ……………………………………………3
Installing the Software ……………………………………………..3
Importing Images ……………………………………… 4
How to Import Images ……………………………………………..4
Setting up DL-20 Operation ……………………………………..5
Using DL-20 ……………………………………………………………….5
Creating Camera Memos ……………………………. 7
What Is a Camera Memo? …………………………………………7
Example of the Camera Memo …………………………………… 7
Creating a Camera Memo List ………………………………….7
Setting an Image in the Camera Memo List ……………… 9
Transferring a Camera Memo List to the Camera ……9
Browsing Images ……………………………………… 10
Checking Images …………………………………………………… 10
Printing Images …………………………………………………………. 11
Managing Images ……………………………………. 12
Setting the Image Management Method ……………. 12
Output File Information ……………………………………………. 13
Making Network Settings (G900SE Only) ….. 15
Creating a Communication List…………………………….. 15
Transferring the Communication List
to the Camera ……………………………………………………….. 18
Transferring Employee Information Files
(G900SE Only) ………………………………………. 19
Setting Up the Camera Dedicated Server
(G900SE Only) ………………………………………. 203
Installing the Software
Provided Software
The following software is provided with the
camera.
DL-20 Used to import images from the camera to a
computer. (p.5)
LE2 Used to create a camera memo list (.mta).
(p.7)
ME2 Used to view images. You can edit the
camera memo and print the image and
camera memo together on a sheet. (p.10)
EX2 Used to rename image files according to the
options set in the camera memo. (p.12)
ST-20 Used to make the detailed wireless LAN
settings and create a communication list
(.PRM). (p.15)
(G900SE only)
SR-20 Used to set up a computer as a server
dedicated to the camera. (p.20)
(G900SE only)
Operating Environment
The provided software is compatible with
Windows only. The operating environment of
the software is as shown below.
• Windows® 10 (32-bit, 64-bit)
• Windows® 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
• Windows® 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
• Windows Server® 2019 (64-bit)
• Windows Server® 2016 (64-bit)
• Windows Server® 2012 R2 (64-bit)
• Windows Server® 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Installing the Software
1 Set [USB Connection] to [CD-ROM]
in the E menu.
Refer to the Operating Manual of the
camera.
2 Turn the camera off.
3 Connect the camera to the
computer with the USB cable.
4 Turn the camera on.
The installer starts up.
5 Click [Installing DC Software II].
The installer starts up.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
Memo
• The DL-20, SR-20, and EX2 software are always
resident in the system tray. Double-click the icon
in the system tray at the right end of the taskbar to
launch the software.4
Importing Images
How to Import Images
The following methods are available to import
images to a computer.
Importing images with File Explorer
Get your computer to recognize the camera as a
device, and select and copy images.
Refer to the Operating Manual of the camera for
details.
Importing images with DL-20
If DL-20 is installed, DL-20 is automatically
launched when the camera is connected. This
manual describes the method to import images
using DL-20.
Caution
• Do not disconnect the USB cable while images are
being imported.
• Do not format the memory card or internal
memory from the computer. Perform formatting
using the camera only.
• Always eject the USB cable in the computer before
disconnecting it.
• If images were imported to the computer using
image management software, etc., they cannot be
displayed on the camera even if they are copied to
a memory card.
• Only one RICOH camera can be connected to a
computer. Do not try to connect more than one
RICOH camera to the computer.
Memo
• When importing images from the camera, insert
a battery with enough capacity remaining to the
camera. The use of an AC adapter (optional) is
recommended.
• If a memory card is inserted, files are imported
from the memory card. If no memory card is
inserted, files are imported from the internal
memory.5
Setting up DL-20 Operation
1 Double-click the DL-20 icon in the
system tray at the right end of the
computer taskbar.
The DL-20 screen appears.
2 Click .
3 Set up the import operation.
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1 Place a check mark to automatically import
the images when the camera is connected.
2 When DL-20 is installed, the [Digital Camera]
folder is automatically created in the
[Documents] folder. Click [Browse] to change
the import destination.
3 Select whether to create sub-folders when
importing images.
4 If previously imported images exist in the
camera, select whether to import them again.
5 Software can be registered.
You can launch the registered software by
clicking [Launch User Application] on the
screen in Step 2.
6 Place a check mark to launch the registered
software after importing the images.
4 Click [OK].
The screen in Step 2 reappears.
5 Click [×].
Caution
• Set the date and time correctly in the camera. If
the date and time are not set correctly, a folder is
not created with the correct date and time when
[For each date photographed] is selected for
[Create folder] in Step 3. Also, duplicate images
may be saved if a check mark is placed in [Exclude
images that have been imported even once].
Using DL-20
1 Set [USB Connection] to [MSC] in
the E menu of the camera.
Refer to the Operating Manual of the
camera for details.
2 Turn the camera off.
3 Connect the camera to the
computer with the USB cable.
4 Turn the camera on.
If a check mark is placed in [Saves
automatically when connected to USB],
proceed to Step 6.
5 Click [Import Images].
The images are imported to the set folder.6
6 Click [OK].
Caution
• The images captured while [New Folder Options]
is set to [Date] or [Custom] in the E menu of the
camera cannot be imported with DL-20. When the
images cannot be imported, copy them with File
Explorer or other software.
• For the images captured while [File name] is set to
[Custom] in the E menu of the camera, the file
name is changed to “RIMG. JPG” when they
are imported to a computer with DL-20.7
Creating Camera Memos
What Is a Camera Memo?
If you register information such as shooting
location and work situation in advance, you
can add the work site information to captured
images simply by selecting it during shooting.
This information is called the “camera memo” .
Example of the Camera Memo
Item Name
(Memo Item)
Description (Options)
Client Company A, Company B, Company C
Construction
name
Foundation work, Piping work, Interior
finish work
Shooting
location
Outdoors, Entrance, Kitchen, Living
room
Photographer (Reading barcode, employee ID card,
etc.)
For images with a camera memo added,
you can print them together with registered
information and change the file names to the
options set in the camera memo in a batch.
This manual explains how to create the camera
memo information (camera memo list) to be
added to images using the provided software
LE2.
Memo
• For how to add camera memos during shooting,
refer to the Operating Manual of the camera.
Creating a Camera Memo List
1 Launch LE2 on the computer.
The LE2 screen appears.
2 Click [Add] for [Item name].
3 Enter the memo item.
You can enter up to 20 characters for [Item
name].
4 Click [Add] for [Description].
5 Enter the option.
You can enter up to 128 characters for
[Description].8
6 Repeat Steps 4 and 5 to enter the
options for the memo item.
Click [Up] and [Down] to change the
display order of the options.
Click [Edit] to change the options.
You can register up to 999 options for
[Description].
7 Repeat Steps 2 to 6 to enter all the
required memo items and options.
You can register up to 100 memo items for
[Item name].
8 When everything has been entered,
select [Save As] in the [File] menu.
9 Enter the file name in [File Name],
specify the save destination, and
click [Save].
The camera memo list is saved with the
extension “ .mta” .
Memo
• You can also use LE2 to import a CSV-format file
created using other software as the camera memo
list. Similarly, the camera memo list created using
LE2 can be saved in the CSV format.
• When [Camera Memo Mode] is set to [Mode3]
in the F menu of the camera, the [Description]
options for a memo item vary depending on the
option selected for the previous memo item.
Options for
Memo Item 1
Options for
Memo Item 2
Options for
Memo Item 3
A A1 A1a
A1b
A1c
A2 A2a
A2b
A2c
A3 A3a
A3b
A3c
B B1 B1a
B1b
B1c
B2 B2a
B2b
B2c
B3 B3a
B3b
B3c
Caution
• The following characters cannot be used in the
[Item name] or [Description]:
/ : ? * ” < > |9
Setting an Image in the Camera Memo
List
By registering an image file in [Description] for
the camera memo, the image can be used as
the camera memo information.
A JPEG image (.jpg) that meets the following
conditions can be registered.
Number of
pixels
Width: 32 to 4608; Height: 32 to 3456
Color space YCbCr 4:2:2 (width pixels a multiple of
16 and height pixels a multiple of 8)
YCbCr 4:2:0 (width and height pixels a
multiple of 16)
File size 12 MB or less
1 Copy the image to be registered
in the camera memo to the
“TEMPLATE” folder in the memory
card or internal memory.
Copy the image with File Explorer.
2 Launch LE2 and enter the image file
name in [Description] for the last
[File name].
The image is not recognized if it is set for
an intermediate [File name].
Caution
• An image can only be selected as the camera
memo option during shooting if [Camera Memo
Mode] is set to [Mode2] in the F menu of the
camera.
Transferring a Camera Memo
List to the Camera
1 Check where the camera memo list
is transferred.
When transferring the list to a memory
card, a memory card formatted with the
camera must be inserted to the camera.
If no memory card is inserted, the list is
transferred to the internal memory.
2 While LE2 is running, connect the
camera to the computer, and turn it
on.
3 Select [Open] in the [File] menu to
display the camera memo list to be
transferred.
4 Select [Transfer to Camera] in the
[Tools] menu of LE2.
The camera memo list is transferred to the
camera.
Caution
• If the camera memo list is not transferred, check
that [USB Connection] is set to [MSC] in the E
menu of the camera.
• The camera memo list is copied to the “TEMPLATE”
folder in the memory card or internal memory.
When copying the camera memo list using
File Explorer or other software, copy it to the
“TEMPLATE” folder.
• The camera memo list cannot be transferred if no
“TEMPLATE” folder exists. The “TEMPLATE” folder is
created when the memory card is formatted using
the camera.
• The camera memo list transferred to the internal
memory or memory card is not deleted even when
the internal memory or memory card is formatted.
Use File Explorer to delete the list.10
Browsing Images
Checking Images
1 Launch ME2 on the computer.
The ME2 screen appears.
2 Select the folder where the images
are stored in the folder tree.
The images are displayed.
When images are imported using DL-20,
they are saved in the set folder. (p.5)
3 Check the images.
Three icons are displayed by the thumbnail
to show detailed information about the
image. Double-click an icon to show
the details. If the icon is grayed out, no
information is available.
1 2 3
1 Displays the image clip if a clip image is
added.
2 Displays the GPS information if GPS data is
added.
3 Displays the camera memo information if a
camera memo is added. The camera memo
can be edited.11
Printing Images
1 Launch ME2 and select [Print
Settings] in the [File] menu.
2 Set the print format, etc.
[Options]
Select the number of images per page and
the options to be printed.
[Memo]
Set the print format for printing the
camera memo information.
[Title]
Set the title to print.
3 Select the images to be printed.
4 Select [Print Preview] in the [File]
menu.
Check the print preview.
5 Click [Close].
6 Select [Print] in the [File] menu.
Select the printer, etc., and print the
images.12
Managing Images
Setting the Image
Management Method
You can set the classification method when
importing images and the renaming rule for file
names.
1 Right-click the EX2 icon in the
system tray, and click [Transfer
Settings].
The [Transfer Settings] screen appears.
2 Click [Browse], and specify the
folder where the images to be
imported are stored.
3 Make settings for [Process].
Place a check mark for the required
processing items, and click [Detail].
[Categorize folder]
Set the naming rule for created folders.
[Change file name]
Set the naming rule for files when
renaming them during import.
[Output camera memo information file]
Camera memo information can be output
in the XML, CSV, or TXT file format.
An XSLT stylesheet can be used.
[Launch application]
Register software to launch after the
import is complete.
4 Specify the [Save To] folder.
5 Click [OK].13
Memo
• Right-click the EX2 icon, and click [Property] to set
the EX2 properties.
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2
1 Starts monitoring the folder where the images
to be imported are stored as soon as EX2 is
launched.
2 Outputs the import results log.
Specify the path and file name of the log file,
maximum file size, and number of files in the
history.
• Right-click the EX2 icon and place a check mark
to [Enable a folder monitoring] to continuously
monitor the folder where the images to be
imported are stored and automatically import any
images that are changed.
• Right-click the EX2 icon and place a check mark to
[Enable auto launch] to launch EX2 automatically
when the computer starts.
Output File Information
The following information is output when the
[Export Format] settings are used.
Information Item Tag Example
Shooting date DateTimeOriginal
Latitude (N/S) GPSLatitudeRef
Latitude (numeric value) GPSLatitude
Longitude (E/W) GPSLongitudeRef
Longitude (numeric value) GPSLongitude
Camera memo item and
option
CameraMemo1
Memo item MemoItem1
Memo option MemoData1
Example: XML format




2019:05:05 00:00:00



N
00:00:00
E
00:00:00




Memo item 1
Option A


Memo item 2
Option B

:

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Example: CSV format
DateTimeOriginal,2019:05:05 00:00:00
GPSLatitudeRef,N
GPSLatitude,00:00:00
GPSLongitudeRef,E
GPSLongitude,00:00:00
Memo item 1, Option A
Memo item 2, Option B
Memo item 3, Option C
Memo item 4, Option D
Memo item 5, Option E
Example: TXT format
[DateTimeOriginal]
2019:05:05 00:00:00
[GPSLatitudeRef]
N
[GPSLatitude]
00:00:00
[GPSLongitudeRef]
E
[GPSLongitude]
00:00:00
[CameraMemo1]
Memo item 1
Option A
[CameraMemo2]
Memo item 2
Option B
[CameraMemo3]
Memo item 3
Option C
[CameraMemo4]
Memo item 4
Option D
[CameraMemo5]
Memo item 5
Option E15
Making Network Settings (G900SE Only)
Creating a Communication
List
You can create a list of file transmission
destinations for connecting the camera via
a wireless LAN and transmitting files as the
“communication list” .
1 Launch ST-20 on the computer.
2 Click [Add], and enter a name for
the settings.
Multiple file transmission destinations can
be saved in a single file.
3 Make the settings on the [Network]
tab.
Enter the camera IP address and DNS
server (optional).
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2
1 Select [Automatically retrieves its IP address]
to automatically obtain the camera IP address.
To use a specific IP address enter it as follows:
[IP address]: Fixed IP address of camera
[Subnet Mask]: Usually set to “255.255.255.0” .
[Gateway]: IP address of a computer
connected to the Internet
2 Select [Automatically retrieves the address
from the DNS server] to automatically obtain
the DNS server address.
To use a specific address, enter the [Primary
DNS server] and [Secondary DNS server].
4 Make the settings on the [Wireless
LAN Setting] tab.
Select the camera model and make the
access point settings.
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2
4
5
6
1 [Infrastructure STA]: Communication is
established in the station mode.
[Infrastructure AP]: Communication is
established in the access point mode.
2 When [Config. Connexion] is set to
[Infrastructure STA], enter the same ESS-ID as
the access point.
When [Config. Connexion] is set to
[Infrastructure AP], enter any required ESS-ID.
3 When [Config. Connexion] is set to
[Infrastructure AP], select the channel for
[Channel].
4 When [WEP], [AES/TKIP], or [AES] is set, setting
of [Network Key] is required.
5 Enter the network key in [Text Mode] or [Hex]
according to the [Encryption] setting.
6 Select the authentication type.16
5 Make the settings on the [FTP/FTPS
Server Options] tab.
Set the server to transfer the images to.
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3
2
4
6
5
7
8
1 Enter the IP address of the destination server.
2 Enter the user ID and password required for
the server connection.
The user ID and password are not required if
your computer is set as the server.
3 Set the folder to transfer the images to.
4 Place a check mark to overwrite images with
duplicate file names at the destination server.
When the check mark is removed, images
with an existing file name are not transferred.
If a file name is duplicated when your
computer is set as the SR-20 server, it is
replaced with another file name and saved.
5 Place a check mark to connect the server in
the passive mode.
6 Set the port number.
7 Select the encryption type. When [Explicit]
or [Implicit] is selected, SSL/TLS encryption is
used for communications.
8 Specify the path of the certificate file
transferred to the camera.
A certificate file in the PEM or DER format can
be selected.
6 Make the settings on the [Web
Server Setting] tab.
Make the settings when a web server is
used.
Refer to Steps 3 to 5 for details about these
settings.
7 Make the settings on the [Auto
Update Server Options] tab.
Make the settings to automatically transfer
the camera firmware and camera memo
list to the camera and to synchronize
the date and time settings between the
camera and the server.
Refer to Step 5 for details about these
settings.
The setting for [Folder] is not necessary.17
8 Make the settings on the [802.1x
Authentication] tab.
Information from the existing user
authentication system can be used to
connect to the server.
Make the settings if [Authentication] is set
to [WPA/WPA2-Enterprise] on the [Wireless
LAN Setting] tab or [Web Server Setting]
tab.
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2
3
4
5
1 Enter the name of the authentication server.
2 Select the authentication type.
3 Enter the user ID and password required to
connect to the authentication server.
4 Enter the domain name to log in to the
authentication server.
5 Specify the path and file name of [Root
certificate], [Client certificate], and [Client key]
transferred to the camera.
Certificate files in the PEM, DER, or PFX format
can be selected. When a certificate file in the
PFX format is selected, enter the password.
9 When the settings have been made,
select [Save As] in the [File] menu.
10 Enter the file name in [File Name],
specify the save destination, and
click [Save].
11 Enter the password in [Password],
and click [OK].
The communication list is saved with the
extension “ .PRM” .
The password is used when opening the
files with ST-20.
Memo
• The screen state when ST-20 is launched can be set
in [Start-up Settings] in the [File] menu.18
Transferring the Communication List
to the Camera
1 Check where the communication
list is transferred.
When transferring the list to a memory
card, a memory card formatted with the
camera must be inserted to the camera.
If no memory card is inserted, the list is
transferred to the internal memory.
2 Set [USB Connection] to [MSC] in
the E menu of the camera.
Refer to the Operating Manual of the
camera for details.
3 Turn the camera off.
4 While ST-20 is running, connect the
camera to the computer, and turn it
on.
5 Select [Transfer Communication
List (MSC Transfer)] in the [Tools]
menu of ST-20.
The [Select Transfer Target] screen appears.
6 Select the name of the settings to
transfer.
7 Click [Transfer].
The communication list is sent to the
camera.
Caution
• If the communication list cannot be transferred,
check that [USB Connection] is set to [MSC] in the
E menu of the camera.
• The communication list is copied to the “SYSTEM”
folder in the memory card or internal memory.
• The communication list cannot be transferred if
no “SYSTEM” folder exists. The “SYSTEM” folder is
created when the memory card is formatted using
the camera.
• The communication list transferred to the internal
memory or memory card is not deleted even when
the internal memory or memory card is formatted.
Use File Explorer to delete the list.
Memo
• The communication list transferred to a memory
card can be used by importing it with [Import
Com. Setting] in the G menu of the camera. Refer
to the Operating Manual of the camera for details.19
Transferring Employee Information Files
(G900SE Only)
Database information, such as photographer
information registered in the camera memo and
employee ID used for managing the camera
with passwords, can be transferred to the
camera.
1 Prepare the employee information
data and save it in the CSV format.
2 Set [USB Connection] to [MTP] in
the E menu of the camera.
Refer to the Operating Manual of the
camera for details.
3 While ST-20 is running, connect the
camera to the computer, and turn it
on.
Refer to “Using DL-20” (p.5) for details.
4 Select [Transfer Employee
Information (MTP Transfer)] in the
[Tools] menu of ST-20.
The [Transfer Employee Information]
screen appears.
5 Specify the file location.
6 Click [Transfer].
A confirmation screen appears.
7 Click [OK].
The employee information is transferred to
the camera.
8 Click [OK].
Caution
• Only one employee information file can be
sent to the camera. Any employee information
file previously transferred to the camera is
overwritten.
Memo
• To use an employee information file in the camera,
set [DB Co-op] to [On] in [NFC Setting] in the
G menu of the camera. Refer to the Operating
Manual of the camera for details.20
Setting Up the Camera Dedicated Server
(G900SE Only)
You can set up a computer as the dedicated
server (SR-20 server) for the camera.
The set computer functions as an FTP server
to transfer camera images and a server to
automatically transfer the camera update file.
1 Double-click the SR-20 icon in the
system tray at the right end of the
computer taskbar.
The SR-20 screen appears.
2 Make the settings on the [Main]
tab.
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2
3
4
1 [Server]: Receives files in the folder specified
with [Folder name].
[Server+Camera]: Receives files in both the
folder for [Server] and the folder for [Camera].
[Camera]: Receive files in the folder set on
the [FTP/FTPS Server Options] tab of ST-20.
(p.16)
2 Specify the path and file name of the log file
for the connections status, the maximum file
size, and number of files in the history.
3 Set the [Min.] (minimum value) and [Max.]
(maximum value) of the port number when
a check mark is placed in [PASV] on the [FTP/
FTPS Server Options] tab of ST-20. (p.16)
4 Set the port number for receiving files.
[Transfer Images]: 1 to 65535
[Clock Synchronization/Firmware Update/
Settings Update]: 60111 to 65000
3 Make the settings on the [FTPS] tab
(optional).
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2
3
4
1 Specify the secret key used when creating the
certificate.
2 Specify the server certificate file used when
creating the certificate.
3 Enter “990” to use an implicit port.
4 Check the server certificate.21
4 Make the settings on the [Register
File] tab.
Click [Save] to register the files to be
transferred to the camera.
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2
3
4
1 Register the camera firmware.
2 Register the camera memo list. Multiple lists
can be registered and turned on or off in
[Enabled].
3 Register the communication list (SYSTEM.
PRM) created using ST-20. (p.15)
4 Register the file (CAMERA.PRM) saved using
[Camera Settings File] in the E menu of the
camera.
5 Click [Apply].
Memo
• Once the SR-20 server has been set up, set the
operation when the server is connected using
[Server Sync.] in the G menu of the camera. Refer
to the Operating Manual of the camera for details.
• Right-click the SR-20 icon and place a check
mark to [Enable auto launch] to launch SR-20
automatically when the computer starts.
• Launch SR-20 before synchronizing the date and
time settings of the camera with the server clock
using [Synchronize Clock] of the camera.

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