Pentax K3 $100 Instant Rebate

Pentax K-3

B&H has the Pentax K-3 with a $100 instant rebate now. That brings the K-3 body only down to $996.95 and includes a free Pentax BG-5 battery grip and Pentax 16GB SDHC card. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

The Pentax K-3 kit with 18-135mm lens is $1346.95 and also includes a Pentax BG-5 battery grip. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Both deals include free expedited shipping and 4% rewards.

Pentax K-S1 Mid-Level DSLR Announced

Pentax K-S1

The Pentax K-S1 is a new mid-range DLSR built around several of the solid technologies inside the Pentax K-3. In a world seemingly dominated by the resurgence of the retro design, Pentax has gone the opposite way with a modern design and a user interface that is designed with the mobile generation in mind.

The K-S1 features a 20MP APS-C sensor with a sensitivity range up to ISO 51,200. Additionally, the camera sports sensor-based shake reduction and 5.4 frames per second. [Read more…]

Pentax K-3 Firmware Update ver. 1.11

Pentax K-3

Ricoh has released a firmware update for the Pentax K-3. Firmware version 1.11 provides the following updates:

  • Corrected – When shooting image after using the Built-in flash, Exif data of shutter speed is not updated on Version 1.10.
  • Added automatic reset function when detecting rarely occur abnormal motion of the sequence.
    (When automatic reset function is operated, latest setting will be reset)

You can download the latest firmware here on Ricoh’s website.