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Another price drop: HD Pentax D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens now $125.76 off

   The HD Pentax D FA* 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens is now $125.76 off at B&H.

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Deal of the day: Pentax HD DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR lens is now $150 off

Deal of the day: for a limited time the Pentax HD DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR lens is $150 off at B&H: Here are the tech specs of the lens:

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Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount now available for pre-order

Irix lenses are now available for sale at Adorama. The new Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount is also now listed for pre-order (shipping is expected to start in mid-April): IRIX 11mm f/4.0 Firefly lens: $575 with free shipping IRIX 11mm f/4.0 Blackstone lens: $774.95 with free shipping In Europe the Irix 11mm f/4 lens […]

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Pentax KP camera hands-on field test

Pentax KP camera ($1,099) hands-on field test from The Camera Store TV:

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Ricoh Imaging sales are roughly half those of Leica

Some interesting research done by a reader (thanks Mistral75): In the 1960s and 1970s Asahi Optical was bigger than Canon and Nikon together Today, Ricoh Imaging sales (= Pentax + Ricoh Theta, GR and WG sales) are roughly half those of Leica. This information is not exactly confidential nor something I have made up but the […]

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Pentax camera image stabilization demo

Here is a Pentax camera image stabilization video demo taken by a reader at the 2017 CP+ show (thanks richardhaw.com):

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New flash and trigger solutions for Pentax cameras

There is a new Shanny SN600FGZ P-TTL GN60 HSS flash for Pentax cameras that was announced two months ago and according to the comments on this Facebook post, the same company will also be releasing a new trigger for Pentax cameras. The SN600FGZ flash costs $120 and can be purchased from Amazon. Phottix announced their new […]

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