Pentax KP camera now comes with a free battery grip

The latest Pentax KP DSLR camera now comes bundled with a free battery grip in the US. See the details at Adorama and B&H.

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Nikkei: “For Ricoh, it’s a sink-or-swim moment”

In case you missed the Nikkei articleFor Ricoh, it’s a sink-or-swim moment” I shared earlier today on Facebook and Twitter, here are a few quotes:

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Ricoh R Development kit for 24-hour spherical live streaming camera now shipping

Ricoh is now shipping the R development kit for their 24-hour spherical live streaming camera. The price of the kit is $499. The price of the camera has not been released yet in the US. Here are the camera specifications:

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New in-browser push notifications implemented for PentaxRumors

You can now subscribe for in-browser push notifications for PentaxRumors.

You can control your subscription from the small red bell icon located on the lower right corner of the screen or from the settings in your browser. Currently the notifications work only for Chrome, Safari and Firefox browsers.

You can also follow PentaxRumors on Facebook and Twitter.

The PentaxRumors RSS feed is located at:

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Pentax Shake Reduction II: in-body five-axis shake reduction mechanism video demo (Pentax KP vs. Pentax K-3 II)

Ricoh published a video that demonstrates the new Pentax Shake Reduction II system (Pentax K-3 II on the left, Pentax KP on the right):

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If you have tried to contact me in the past few weeks, I may have not received your message

I just realized that since I moved to a new secure (https) server on April 10th, I stopped receiving tips and emails sent from the contact form on the blog. The problem is now resolved, so please re-send your messages if possible. Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience.

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Pentax sale at B&H

B&H has new instant savings for many Pentax cameras and lenses, including 10% discount on the K-1 and KP DSLR cameras:

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