Category Archives: Pentax K-1

Deals: Pentax K-1 trade-in bonus in the UK, free Pentax K-3 II battery grip in the US

Two more Pentax deals in addition to the $100 price drop on the Ricoh GR II I reported a few days ago: £100 trade-in bonus in the UK when you trade-in any working DSLR or CSC for the Pentax K-1 (offer ends December 31st). In the US, the Pentax K-3 II camera comes with a free BG-5 battery grip […]

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Promote Control adds advanced remote control capabilities for the Pentax K‐1 DSLR camera

Promote Systems added advanced Pentax K‐1 remote control capabilities to their Promote Control. Pentax K-1 users can now perform Pixel Shift Timelapse, Bulb Ramping, extended HDR and more with the Promote Control (available on Amazon and B&H) Additional information:

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Pentax K-1 camera price increase?

Starting October 1st, the price of the Pentax K-1 camera went up by $150 at Adorama and B&H, but Amazon still sells the camera for the old price of $1,796.95. I am not sure if this price increase is permanent and what other products are impacted. Update – there has also been a K-1 price […]

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Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.30 released

Ricoh released firmware update version 1.30 for the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera (see also this PDF for information). Here is the change log:

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Firmware update version 1.3 for the Pentax K-1 camera to be released on September 29th

The new firmware update version 1.3 for the Pentax K-1 camera I reported about two days ago is now officially announced. The download link will be available on September 29th. Additional information:

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Pentax K-1 firmware update v1.3 to be released soon

Ricoh made a post on their Facebook page about a new firmware update version 1.3 for the Pentax K-1 camera. The firmware is not yet available on the official support website – my guess is that it is going to be officially released tomorrow.

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Pentax K-1 tested at DxOMark

DxOMark published their test results of the Pentax K-1 camera. Here is heir conclusion  and few comparisons with other cameras:

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