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Updated Pentax lens roadmaps

In addition to the Pentax K-mount roadmap, Ricoh also updated the Q-mount lens roadmap and the previously scheduled telephoto macro lens is no longer listed (it was in the 2016 version of the roadmap) – this pretty much means the Pentax Q system is now gone: The 645 lens roadmap is unchanged:

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More pictures of the new Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 lens

Some additional pictures of the new Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 lens taken at the CP+ show in Japan:

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Ricoh/Pentax booth at the 2017 CP+ show

Some pictures from the Ricoh/Pentax booth at the 2017 CP+ show in Japan courtesy of richardhaw.com:

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Pentax D FA * 85mm f/1.4 lens also on the 2017 roadmap

In addition to the Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 lens, Ricoh also has a Pentax D FA * 85mm f/1.4 lens and a new telephoto zoom lens on the updated 2017 roadmap:

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Ricoh booth at the 2017 CP+ show in Japan

Here are the first pictures of the Ricoh booth at the 2017 CP+ show in Japan:

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New Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 lens under development

Ricoh announced a new Pentax D FA 50mm f/1.4 lens under development:

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Two new Pentax history posters released

There are two new Pentax history posters currently available as a free download: Pentax archives poster Pentax SLR cameras 1952-2017 Thanks for the tip Markus!

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