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Ricoh USA issued a correction on the Japanese press release about the company no longer mass-producing cameras

Ricoh Americas contacted me with a clarification on the press release issued in Japan a few days ago about a major camera business restructuring: “Ricoh will continue mass production and sales but will be adding more direct-to-consumer approaches to its distribution in Japan. The announcement created a bit of confusion and was specific to the market […]

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Ricoh announces major restructuring of their camera business (Imaging Division)

Ricoh will be implementing several major new strategies for their Imaging Division on April 1st:

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Ricoh is talking about Pentax K-3 Mark III Monochrome and Astro cameras, Astro trackers, and more

    Today Ricoh held several online events in Japan where they talked about possible future Pentax K-3 Mark III Monochrome cameras, Astro cameras, Astro trackers, and more – see the details at Pentax Rumors: Pentax Day & J limited events: Pentax K-3 Mark III MONOCHROME and ASTRO cameras, astro tracker, and more

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What else is new? (Ricoh/Pentax edition)

The Pentax K-3 Mark III camera now comes with a free D-BG8 battery grip in the US A message from the development team of the new HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens Ricoh filed a patent for a 100-300mm f/2.8-4 SR full-frame mirrorless lens Ricoh GR III camera accessories

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The HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens is now available for pre-order

The new HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens that was announced last week is now available for pre-order (the lens cap is sold separately): Adorama B&H Photo WEX Photo (black version) The Amazon listing should be online soon Previous coverage of the new HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR […]

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Ricoh updated the Pentax K-mount lens roadmap

With the announcement of the new HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens last night, Ricoh also updated their Pentax K-mount lens roadmap for October 2021 – here is the latest version (previous versions can be found here):

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Announced: HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens

Ricoh officially announced the previously rumored HD PENTAX-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens for Pentax K-mount. Pre-orders in the US should be open soon at B&H and Adorama. In the EU the new lens will be priced at €1,499. Shipping will start in November 2021. Additional information can be found at PentaxRumors:

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New HD Pentax-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED lens leaked online

Amazon Japan leaked a new HD Pentax-D FA 21mm f/2.4 ED lens for K-mount (the liasting is already removed):

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