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Pentax K-5, K-r and 645D Firmware Updates

Pentax K-5, K-r and 645D Firmware Updates - Firmware updates have been announced for the Pentax K-5, K-r and 645D.

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Category : Digital SLRs
Product : Pentax K-5
Price : £721
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Pentax 645D
Press Release:

Pentax Imaging Systems is pleased to announce Firmware updates for the Pentax K-5, Pentax K-r and the 645D interchangeable lens digital SLR cameras.

The Firmware for the K-5 enables [Changes to V1.02]:
  • An improved functional sequence of Contrast AF and improved total speed until focus is done
  • All ISO settings can now be selected in Bulb mode, from 80 to 51 200 (whereas with v1.01, maximum
  • value was 1 600)
  • NEW: Compatibility with SDXC memory cards
Encased in a compact but solid, functional body, the Pentax K-5 comes equipped with a host of advanced photographic tools for the easy creation of great pictures, while delivering high standards of image quality, data processing speed and operability.

Recommended Retail Price:
  • K-5 +18-55mm WR - £1199.99
  • K-5 + 18-55mm WR + 50-200mm WR - £1299.99
  • K-5 + 18-135mm WR - £1699.99
The Firmware for the K-r enables [Changes to V1.01]:
  • An improved functional sequence of Contrast AF and improved total speed until focus is done
  • All ISO settings can now be selected in Bulb mode, from 100 to 25 600 (whereas with v1.01, maximum value was 1 600)
  • NEW: Compatibility with SDXC memory cards
Encased in a compact, lightweight body, the Pentax K-r combines simple, user-friendly functions with a wide array of advanced features, designed to enhance the fun and excitement of digital SLR photography.

Recommended Retail Price:
  • K-r + 18-55mm DAL - £599.99
  • K-r + 18-55mm DAL + 50-200mm DAL - £699.99
The Firmware for the 645D enables [Changes to V1.01]:
  • NEW: Compatibility with SDXC memory cards
Combining exceptional image quality with excellent manoeuvrability and outstanding reliability, the Pentax 645D incorporates a large, high-performance image sensor (measuring 44mm by 33mm) and Pentax-original image-processing technology, to produce extra-sharp, super-high-resolution images with approximately 40 effective megapixels.

Recommended Retail Price:
  • £8999.99 (body only)
  • £9999.99 for the kit (inc. 55mm SDM 645 lens)
For more information please visit the Pentax website

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