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Pentax K-x firmware update software version 1.01

Pentax K-x firmware update software version 1.01 - Instructions for downloading firmware update software Version 1.01 for the Pentax K-x.

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Pentax K-x

Following the news that Pentax have released a firmware update for the Pentax K-x, they have now released instructions for downloading the firmware. 

Please be careful when following these instructions as not following them correctly could result in a broken camera.

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Further to this morning’s media alert, please find below full instructions for downloading firmware update software Version 1.01 for the Pentax K-x. 
 
Please ensure that you follow the installation instructions precisely to avoid the disappointment of a broken camera. Unfortunately, we will be unable to provide a replacement camera should this happen.
 
Instructions to download:
  1. Charge the camera battery fully.
  2. Go to the link:  http://drop-box.co.uk/
  3. Logon with username: PentaxClient; password: PentaxClient
  4. Download updated firmware file as below;For Windows : Kx_e101w.exe --- x,xxx kbytes, LHA type, self-extracting files For Macintosh : kx_e101m.zip --- x,xxx Kbytes, zip type
  5. Extract downloaded file – The following two files will be generated once the downloaded file is extracted by double-clicking; Readme.txt: The text file that explains the update procedure in detail Fwdc206b.bin: This is the updated firmware
  6. Copy fwdc206b.bin file to SD card (32 MB or more)
  7.  Please now refer to the readme.txt file attached to the firmware before updating
  8.  Once complete, delete the firmware file from the SD card via a PC to avoid potential damage to other devices.
  9. Delete firmware files from PC.
If you have any questions or require technical support please contact Pentax Product Co-ordinator Stephen Sanderson, on 01753 792764 or email: stephen.sanderson@pentax.co.uk

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