Friday, September 22, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Ricoh To Cease Pentax Production In 2018!

https://www.pixelrond.com/pentax-vers-une-production-sur-commande/
(in French)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

K-1 Firmware V1.42

http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/k1.html
For debug only.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Top 26 Best Pentax Lenses 2017 (Selected by ePHOTOzine)

https://www.ephotozine.com/article/top-26-best-pentax-lenses-2017--25685

Over years, I have bought 13 of those, all brand new. However, I haven't bought the recent and newer "Pentax" lenses for quite a while. It is because they are not attractive enough and are not value for money in my eyes or being too bulky and heavy. Is it only me?

Who Will Buy This?



Metabones Devil's Speed Booster Q666 0.50x

Any market? I just wonder.. :-o

Friday, September 01, 2017

K-70 Firmware V1.11

For debug:

http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/k-70.html

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Photos of K-1 Limited Silver



http://www.nokishita-camera.com/2017/08/pentax-k-1-limited-silver.html

Note that the timestamps of the photos are really old, thus the K-1 Silver should be there long time ago.

K-1 Limited Silver

https://twitter.com/nokishita_c/status/899894719706087424
(In Japanese)

Quoted, "リコーが間もなく「PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver」を発表予定。発売予定日は9月14日。全世界2000台限定。メタルホットシューとバッテリーグリップとバッテリー2個が付属して量販店価格は税込297,000円前後らしい。"

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ricoh Announcing Cost Cuts in Face of Crisis

https://www.dpreview.com/news/3586946955/ricoh-announced-cost-cuts-in-order-to-survive

"At this point it is not clear if and how Ricoh's imaging brands, such as Pentax, the Theta 360 degree cameras or the R Development
kit live-streaming VR camera will be impacted by the cost reductions."

Friday, June 16, 2017

A KP Practical Review (Japanese)

http://trendy.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/column/15/1059806/032100029/

PC Remote Control Software for Pentax DSLRs (via Wi-Fi)

https://sourceforge.net/projects/pentaxks2wifiremote/

Despite that the software was designed for the K-s2, a Pentax user reported that it worked for his K-1. So, it you try other Pentax models, please report your finding here! :-)

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