Category Archives: Pentax K-1

New Pentax K-1 and K-1 II firmware updates released

Ricoh released new firmware updates for the Pentax K-1 and K-1 II DSLR cameras with “Optimized performance when attaching new lens HD PENTAX-DA*11-18mmF2.8ED DC AW“: Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.51 Pentax K-1 II firmware update version 1.03 HD Pentax-DA 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW pre-order links: Adorama | B&H HD Pentax-FA 35mm f/2 pre-order links: Adorama | B&H

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Hints about future Pentax products (plus the original Pentax K-1 from 2000)

Yaotomi Camera, a large camera store located in Osaka, organized on Saturday a meeting with Pentaxians together with the heads of sales, cameras and lenses from Ricoh Imaging/Pentax. The guys from Ricoh Imaging brought with them a prototype of the HD Pentax-DA★ 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW and the K-1 from 2000 (see attached pictures […]

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The Pentax K-1 upgrade service won the 2018 Good Design Gold Award

The Pentax K-1 upgrade service won the Good Design Gold Award. The full press release can be found here.

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New low price: Pentax K-1 for $1,496.95, Mark II now $100 off

The Pentax K-1 full-frame DLR camera is now selling for $1,496.95 – this is a new low price for that model (some retailers even offer additional free accessories:): Adorama B&H Amazon The new Pentax K-1 Mark II is currently $100 off: Adorama B&H Amazon For more photography deals follow @PhotogDeals on Twitter and Facebook

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Pentax based Zenit DSLR camera rumors

New rumors – Zenit could be working together with Ricoh on the development of a new Zenit DSLR camera:

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New Pentax K-1, K-3 and KP firmware updates released

Ricoh released new firmware updates for the Pentax K-1, K-3 and KP DSLR cameras: Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.50 Pentax K-3 firmware update version 1.40 Pentax KP firmware update version 1.10 All three firmware updates contain optimized performance for the new HD PENTAX-D FA*50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens and “improved stability for general performance”.

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The Pentax K-1 DSLR camera is now officially discontinued

The official Ricoh Czech Republic Facebook page announced that the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera is now officially discontinued: “Oznamujeme ukončení prodeje úspěšného modelu PENTAX K-1. Poslední kusy je možné ještě objedávat u našich obchodních partnerů, jejich seznam naleznete zde: Kde můžete koupit produkty RICOH – PENTAX” Translation: “We announce the end of the sale of […]

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