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Using Pentax mount Sigma lenses on the Pentax K-1 Mark II camera

Sigma issued an update on using Pentax mount Sigma lenses on the new Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera (the issue was already previously reported for the K-1):

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New price drops on Irix lenses for Pentax K-mount

There is a new price drop on Irix lenses for Pentax K-mount in the US: Irix 15mm f/2.4 Firefly lens: $425 ($50 off) Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly lens: $524.95 ($50 off) Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone lens: $649.95 ($125 off) The new discounts are available also at Adorama and Amazon. Similar deals are available also in […]

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Just announced: Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame manual focus lens for Pentax K-mount

Venus Optics officially announced their new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame manual focus lens for Pentax K-mount. Pricing and availability are not yet available. Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO technical specifications:

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Venus Optics to announce a new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 macro lens for Pentax K-mount

Venus Optics is rumored to announce a new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 macro lens for Pentax K-mount (pictured above) at the Beijing P&E show that starts on May 3rd. After the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro lens ($399), this will be the second 2:1 lens in the company’s offering. The new lens will have infinity focus and no chromatic aberration. The recently announced Laowa […]

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens delayed until summer

Ricoh issued an update on the development of the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens – the official release was pushed from the spring of 2018 to the summer of 2018:

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Ricoh has a new patent for an improved Pentax smc DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 lens

There are already rumors that Ricoh is planning to revamp the current DA★ lenses with new motor drives and electronics and the first two lenses benefiting from this treatment will most likely be the current 16-50mm f/2.8 and 50-135mm f/2.8 models. In the case of the DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 the revamping could include some tweaks […]

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New: ALPA Pentax 67 lens module

ALPA recently announced a new Pentax 67 lens module:

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