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Pentax K1 firmware update version 1.30 released


Ricoh has released a firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full-frame digital SLR camera. The new version includes the ability for users to select electronic shutter shooting for the first time. Firmware update version 1.30 adds a live view Electronic Shutter option to the menu system. Ricoh says this avoids the vibrations caused by mechanical shutter actions immediately prior to theContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Sensor Review : Third Best ILC Tested by DxOMark


Pentax K-1 sensor review and test results published by DxOMark. The flagship full-frame DSLR camera achieved a score of 95 and offers very similar overall image quality to other class-leading sensors. The first 35mm format DSLR camera from Ricoh offers a 36.4MP CMOS sensor. The specs list include 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization, a ‘nearly 100%’ optical viewfinder and 33-point AF systemContinue Reading

Pentax K-70 Firmware Update 1.10 Released


Ricoh has released a firmware update for the Pentax K-70 digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.10 adds full support for the HD Pentax-DA 55-300mmF4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE lens. It also makes it possible to modify the ISO sensitivity setting between shots when using the multiple-exposure drive mode. You can download the firmware upgrade from the websiteContinue Reading

Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D7200 Comparison


Here is a quick comparison for the Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D7200 digital SLR cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The newly announced Pentax K-70 offers a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. Nikon’s D7200 offers exactly the same resolution and size. Both cameras has almost the same price value. So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list. The Pentax K-70 ($649,95 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama)Continue Reading

Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645z Comparison


Here is a quick review and comparison for the Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645z high-end cameras with medium format sized image sensors. We are comparing two different cameras with same sensor sizes. Mirrorless cameras are becoming serious altenatives to DSLR cameras thanks to their size/weight advantages. Hasselblad X1D is a mirrorless camera while the Pentax 645Z is a Pro DSLR model. BothContinue Reading

Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D5500 Comparison


Here is a quick comparison for the Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D5500 entry-level digital SLR cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The newly announced Pentax K-70 offers a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor while Nikon’s D5500 offers exactly the same resolution and sensor size. Both cameras has almost the same price value so what may be the main differences when considerContinue Reading

Ricoh unveils weather-resistant Pentax K-70 with Hybrid AF and Pixel Shift


Ricoh has unveiled the advanced entry-level Pentax K-70 DSLR camera with Hybrid AF and Pixel Shift features. The Pentax K-70 is a new all-weather digital SLR camera featuring a hinged LCD screen, Hybrid AF system. It comes packed with a 24.24-megapixel CMOS sensor with no anti-aliasing filter, while the PRIME MII image processor allows for 14-bit readoutContinue Reading

Pentax K-70 Specs Leaked Online


First rumored Pentax K-70 specs has been leaked online which will be the replacement for the current Pentax K-S2. According to recent rumors, Ricoh is working on a new DSLR camera with APS-c sized image sensor. The Pentax K-70 specs list is expected to include several improvements like the higher-resolution image sensor with better low-light sensitivity. The K-S2 from Ricoh hit the markets back inContinue Reading

Pentax K-70 DSLR camera coming at Photokina 2016


Pentax K-70 DSLR camera expected to arrive in the following months probably at Photokina 2016. Ricoh has registered the new model at South Korea’s Radio Research Agency. We can say the K-70 digital SLR camera will be come packed with built-in Wi-Fi as usually this kind of registration refers to. This registration also means that the upcoming model could be announced within the 1-2 months period.Continue Reading

Pentax K-1 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released


Ricoh released a new firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full frame digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.10 for Pentax K-1 improves image stability for general performance and supports the Image Transmitter 2 and Pentax Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Pentax K-1 has a a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter. The sensor provides a maximum ISO sensitivityContinue Reading