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GP-N100 Firmware

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  • Windows
  • Mac OS

This software update program is for the customer-owned product listed above (the “affected product”), and is provided only on acceptance of the agreement listed below. By selecting “Accept” and clicking “Download”, you are held to have accepted the terms and conditions of the agreement. Be sure you understand the terms of the agreement before beginning download.

This service provides software and firmware for upgrading GP-N100 (GPS Unit) firmware to Ver. 1.02 from any previous firmware version. To upgrade the firmware of your GP-N100 you will need to download the software GP-N100 Utility Version 1.1.0 or later before you can perform the firmware upgrade. The GP-N100 Utility Version 1.1.0 can be downloaded from the Precautions when upgrading firmware section below.

Be sure to read the section below regarding modifications enabled with upgrade before upgrading the firmware.

Modifications made in this version

  • The precision of time synchronization when the GPS Unit GP-N100 is attached to the camera and the Use GPS to set clock option is set to Yes has been increased. However, errors in time synchronization using GPS cannot be completely eliminated.
    Please update camera firmware the version that supports this improvement as follows.
    - Nikon 1 V2 firmware A/B Ver. 1.10
    - Nikon 1 V1 firmware A/B Ver. 1.30

Precautions when upgrading firmware

The GP-N100 Utility Version 1.1.0 or later is required to perform this firmware upgrade. Be sure that you are using the GP-N100 Utility Version 1.1.0 or later. If you are using a version of the GP-N100 Utility prior to Version 1.1.0, download the latest version from our website and update the GP-N100 Utility to Ver. 1.1.0 or later before performing this firmware upgrade. Click here to download the GP-N100 Utility Version 1.1.0 or later.

Disconnecting the GP-N100 from the computer during the firmware upgrade process may result in damage or malfunction. Under no circumstances should the USB cable be disconnected during firmware upgrade.

How to verify your current firmware version

  1. Connect the GP-N100 to a computer using the USB cable and launch the GP-N100 Utility.
  2. Select Update Firmware from the function menu. A file selection dialogue box is displayed. The current GP-N100 firmware version is displayed in this dialogue box.
  3. Click Cancel to close the dialogue box.

Quick Install Guide

This is the quick install guide, for detailed instructions click the link below.

  1. Create a new folder with an appropriate name on your computer's hard drive.
  2. Download the Windows (.EXE) or Mac (.DMG) file from the links at the bottom of this page to the folder created in step 1.
  3. Run the downloaded file to create a folder called GPN100Update which contains the GPN100_0102.hxf file.
  4. Connect the GP-N100 to a computer using the USB cable and launch the GP-N100 Utility.   
  5. Select Update Firmware from the function menu.
  6. Click the Browse button, navigate to the firmware file created in step 3, and click Open.
  7. Click OK in the file selection dialogue box to initiate the firmware upgrade.
  8. When the firmware upgrade is complete, click OK.
  9. Check to see that the GP-N100’s firmware has been properly upgraded.

Firmware upgrades can also be performed for you at authorised Nikon Service Centers.

Image Windows: Detailed Firmware Upgrade instructionsImage Mac: Detailed Firmware Upgrade instructions

System Requirements



Operating System

Microsoft Windows 8 (all editions)
Microsoft Windows 7 (all editions)
Microsoft Windows Vista (all editions)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Mac OS X

Operating System

Mac OS X version 10.4.11 - 10.8.3

 *SD Card reader or computer with built-in SD memory card slot required.

Download file: F-GPN100-V0102W.exe (0.13 MB)
Contains the following file:GPN100_0102.hxf

Download file: F-GPN100-V0102M.dmg (0.11 MB)
Contains the following file: GPN100_0102.hxf


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