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New class-action lawsuit filed for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 DSLR cameras

A new putative class action lawsuit was filed in Pennsylvania against Ricoh USA Inc. for defects in the aperture control mechanism of the Pentax K-30 and Pentax K-50 cameras. The defect reportedly leads to consistently black or dark images: New class-action lawsuit filed against Ricoh USA for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 […]

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Pentax K-5 II and K-30 DSLR cameras are now discontinued

The Pentax K-5 II and K-30 DSLR cameras are now listed as discontinued at B&H. The Pentax K-5 IIs version (without AA filter) is still available. The K-30 was announced in May 2012, the K-5 II came out in September 2012. The current Pentax DSLR lineup consists of the K-3 and K-50:

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Pentax K-30 now available in 15 new colors and finishes

Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas corporation announced 15 new colors and finishes for their K-30 DSLR camera:

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Pentax K-30 officially announced

The Pentax K-30 is now officially announced. The specs at a glance: Coldproof Large 3 inch LCD Low profile glass pentaprism viewfinder 6 frames per second continuous shooting Programmable front and rear e-dials In-camera HDR shooting modes Compact yet durable body 1080p video Live View focus peaking 77 segment metering system ISO speeds up to […]

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Additional Pentax K-30 images and specs

Some more Pentax K-30 images found on pentaxone.fr. Here is a better resolution image of the different K-30 color variations (click for larger view):

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Pentax K-30 UK price: £700, release date: June 25th

As some readers reported yesterday, Amazon UK had listed the Pentax K-30 for £699.99 on their website. The entries are now removed but pentaxforums was able to get a screens shot. The release date was listed as June 25th, 2012.

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Pentax K-30 to be announced next week

According to Pentaxforums, the previously leaked Pentax K-30 DSLR camera will be announced next week and will be available in 3 different colors (black, white and blue). In addition to the specs reported earlier, the new DSLR is expected to have 11AF points and 100% viewfinder coverage. The US price should be around $700-$800 for body only.

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A better picture of the Pentax K-30

A reader just sent me a better picture of the upcoming Pentax K-30 DSLR camera:

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