Category Archives: Pentax

What else is new?

→ Amazon promises better deals on their “Prime Day” than on Black Friday. Check those pages on July 15th for more details: Amazon US Amazon UK Amazon Germany Amazon France Amazon Italy Amazon Spain → The Sigma dp0 camera is now in stock. → Pentax issued a service advisory for “power-off” issue when using the […]

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What else is new?


→ Price drop: the Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is now $935.24 (the K-3 is $749). → Expires today: $300 off on the Sony a7 mirrorless camera. → The Sony RX100 MIV camera is now shipping and is currently in stock. The camera manual can be downloaded here. → The Panasonic Lumix CM1 camera and smartphone with […]

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Tamron rep: the new full frame Pentax DSLR camera will have a 42MP sensor from Sony


Some interesting rumors coming from a Tamron rep: Ricoh is going to open a factory service center in the US in 2016. The new full frame Pentax will have the 42MP Sony sensor from the a7R II. Tamron will be adding new Pentax K mount lenses because of the above. Additional information on the Pentax full frame […]

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New Samsung NX1 and Pentax DSLR cameras price drop


Samsung NX1 camera is now $200 off at Adorama and B&H ($300 off for the 16-50mm f/2-2.8 S ED OIS lens kit). Big savings on Pentax cameras at Adorama (K-50 for $277.19, K-3 for $674.10, K-3 II for $987.26, K-S1 for $350.10, K-S2 for $627.26)

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HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens delayed

HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f:2.8

Ricoh Japan announced a production delay for the HD Pentax-D FA 70-200mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens ($2,296.95) that was announced back in February. The lens was supposed to be available now, the new expected shipping date is fall of 2015.

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Pentax K-3 II now in stock, new Pentax K-3 firmware update 1.21 released


The new Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is now in stock at B&H. Additional information on the K-3 II can be found here. Pentax also released a firmware update version 1.21 for the previous K-3 model.

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The latest patents from Ricoh, Tamron, Olympus and Canon

Pentax Ricoh AF system patent

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for a new AF system where the AF points will cover a wide area of the frame. This is probably linked to one of the rumors that the new Pentax full frame DSLR camera will have a new “groundbreaking AF function”. → Tamron filed a patent for a 85mm f/1.8 VC designed […]

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