Category Archives: Pentax K-50

New class-action lawsuit filed against Ricoh USA for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 cameras

A new putative class action lawsuit was filed in Pennsylvania against Ricoh USA for defects in the mechanism that controls the aperture of the Pentax K-30 and Pentax K-50 cameras. The defect reportedly leads to consistently black or dark images and renders the affected cameras unusable for their intended purpose: A similar lawsuit was filed […]

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Class action lawsuit for Pentax cameras aperture defects filed in New York

There is a new class-action lawsuit for Pentax cameras aperture defects filed in New York that involves the K-30, K-50, and K-70 DSLR models:

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Pentax K-3 and K-50 firmware updates released

    Ricoh Imaging announced new firmware updates for the Pentax K-3 (version 1.30) and K-50 DSLR cameras (version 1.10) that add the possibility to use K-AF4 lenses with these two cameras (K-AF4 corresponds to lenses, the aperture of which is electromagnetically controlled instead of being controlled by the traditional coupling lever; this is the […]

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Pentax K-50 DSLR camera discontinued

The Pentax K-50 DSLR camera is now discontinued: “The camera has been out of production for months but only now has supply started to dwindle at major retailers worldwide.” Some models/configurations are still available at B&H.

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