Pentax K-7 Firmware Version 1.03

Pentax K-7

Pentax has issued a firmware update for the K-7.  The new firmware version 1.03 addresses the following issues:

  • Lens Correction (Distortion, Lateral chromatic aberration) is settable for below FA limited lenses.
    smc PENTAX-FA 31mmF1.8AL Limited
    smc PENTAX-FA 43mmF1.9 Limited
    smc PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited
  • Improved usability by optimize the program of vertical position judgment.
  • Improved stability of recording movie for some SDHC Memory card.

Get more details and download the firmware update on Pentax’s website.

Pentax K-7 System Rebate

Pentax is offering a $100 prepaid VISA card when customers purchase a qualifying lens with the 14.6-megapixel Pentax K-7 DSLR.

You can buy up to 5 lenses with a new Pentax K-7 and receive a total of (5) $100 prepaid VISA cards.  Obviously, you can buy more, but only 5 of them will qualify for the rebate.  This promotion is set to expire January 15, 2010.  The rebate form can be downloaded here.

The qualifying lenses are listed below. [Read more...]