So I'm pretty sure I've jacked up my camera for good and I don't know what I did wrong so I want to factory reset it, but when I go to the "Reset" option, it is grayed out. When I go to the "Factory Reset" option, it is also grayed out. I've looked online and I can't find any articles about enabling factory reset. It's a Ricoh camera by the way. Pretty new. Been able to shoot it a few times. Everything always looks terrible so I'm hoping to go back. It's gotten to the point where photos are 100% pure black on two different lenses on all but one of the camera modes and all photos are always super grainy, even when I adjust F, +/-, and ISO. I'd be curious as to why these other problems exist, but what I really need is the factory restore to be enabled. Part of what this could be is I'm using SLR lenses from the 80's, but that doesn't explain why I can't do a factory restore. Thanks!

  • \$\begingroup\$ Have you tried the old - take ALL the batteries out (including the one for date/time persistence etc) and turn on/off a few times before putting batteries back in? This can help purge residual charge from capacitors etc that allow the processors inside to retain settings. Incidentally have you seen this thread? \$\endgroup\$
    – bob1
    Aug 19, 2020 at 22:32


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