Category Archives: Pentax K-1

New Ricoh WG-50 camera to be announced soon, Pentax K-1 Silver limited edition coming later in 2017

Ricoh is rumored to announce a new waterproof WG compact camera (see the current Ricoh WG models). Update: Nokishita reports that the new Ricoh camera will be called WG-50 and will be t the e replacement for the current WG-40 model. By the end of 2017 Ricoh is also rumored to announce a new silver limited/special edition version […]

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Deal of the day: Pentax K-1 camera now comes with a free battery grip

Starting today, the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera will come with a free D-BG6 battery grip ($199 value). The same deal is also available at Adorama.

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The price of Pentax K-1 camera went up in the UK

A reader sent me an email to inform me that the price of the Pentax K-1 DSLR camera went up in the UK: from £1799 to £1999 (check WEX & Jessops). In the US there was a $150 price increase on the K-1 last year, but prices have settled since: Adorama: $1,946.95 B&H: $1,783.98 Amazon: $1,783.87

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Just released: Pentax K-1 and 645z firmware updates, Image Transmitter v2.3.0

Ricoh released new version of Image Transmitter and firmware updates for the K-1 and 645z cameras: Image Transmitter 2 (v. 2.3.0): Windows | macOS Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.41 Pentax 645z firmware update version 1.23

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Ricoh’s “Multi-Imaging Technology” connects a Pentax K-1 with a Theta S

At the CP+ show in Japan Ricoh had on display their new “Multi-Imaging Technology” that combines the Pentax K-1 with a Ricoh Theta camera and overlays the photos from the DSLR into the 360-degree scene of the Theta camera: “The process, as I understand it, involves mounting the Theta to the hotshoe of the DSLR, […]

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Pentax K-1 camera recognized in the 2017 iF Design Award

PENTAX K-1 Recognized in German iF Design Award 2017 TOKYO, February 24, 2017-Ricoh today announced that PENTAX K-1, Full frame digital SLR camera has won award at this year’s prestigious iF Design Award 2017, hosted by iF International Forum Design GmbH.

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Rumors: Pentax K-1 will come with a 2 years warranty next week

Pentax is about to announce a new K-1 camera promo deal in the US where K-1 cameras sold will come with a 2 years warranty while the price will remain unchanged (currently the Pentax K-1 comes with a 1-year warranty). This new promo will start next week. Also, Pentax will soon be marketing a new combo […]

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