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New Pentax D FA “Gold Edition” lenses

Ricoh/Pentax is rumored to announce a new set of Pentax D FA “Gold Edition” lenses: It seems that Rioch wants to expand on its silver product line. See the current Pentax D FA lenses at B&H Photo.

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A modified smc PENTAX-DA ★ 300mm f/4ED [IF] SDM lens was installed in the 6U CubeSat Kitsune satellite for high-resolution photos and sent to space

Customized Pentax lens for satellite mounting

A modified smc PENTAX-DA ★ 300mm f/4ED [IF] SDM lens was installed in the 6U CubeSat Kitsune satellite for high-resolution photos and sent to space. The first pictures will be posted online soon. Additional information (Google translated):

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Rumors about two new Pentax lenses: 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 and 50-135mm f/2.8

Ricoh is rumored to be working on two new Pentax lenses: HD Pentax-D FA 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED PLM WR SR – this is probably the lens labeled “Telephoto Zoom Lens” on the latest Pentax roadmap), that will be combining in-body and in-lens stabilization (see this related patent). HD Pentax-DA★ 50-135mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW The […]

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The Pentax 645Z camera is now $2000 off

Ricoh introduced new rebates in 2022 – the Pentax 645Z camera is now $2000 off: The latest Pentax lens rebates can be found at Adorama and B&H Photo:

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New Tokina 400mm f/8 mirror/reflex lens for Pentax K-mount announced

The previously rumored Tokina 400mm f/8 IIS mirror/reflex lens for Pentax K-mount is now officially announced – it replaces the current Tokina SZX 400mm f/8 model (sees previous coverage). This is a manual focus reflex lens with T-mount that can be attached to Pentax K-mount cameras with an adapter. The new lens has improved performance – see the details at PhotoRumors: […]

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The black HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens is now in stock

The black version of the new HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens is now in stock at Adorama and B&H Photo. Previous coverage of the lens can be found here:

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HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens shipping date

The new HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens will start shipping on November 12th. HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens additional coverage:

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