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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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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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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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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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PentaxRumors posts for November 2016

These are all PentaxRumors posts for November in case you may have missed something: Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.40 coming soon? Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.40 released Pentax/Ricoh Black Friday deals The latest Pentax deals Pentax K-3 and K-50 firmware updates released The Pentax smc DA 50mm f/1.8 lens is now $40 off Deals: […]

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Overhauling a Pentax K1000 camera (video)

Overhauling a Pentax K1000 camera video by the Camera Repair Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia: “This is a selection of recordings taken during a 3-4 hour overhaul of a Pentax K1000 film camera. The K1000 was available new in stores from 1976 all the way up to 1996. This particular body is an original, first […]

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