Category: Pentax K-5

  • Pentax announces limited edition Silver K-5

    Back to the classics. Pentax announces a limited edition of the Pentax K-5. This time, despite the habits that Pentax was forming, this is not a colorful variant, but a very wise and quiet SILVER model. Back to tradition? Three nice lenses will also received the SILVER treatment: SMC PENTAX-DA 21mm f/3.2 AL Limited Silver…

  • Let’s clean the Pentax K-5 stains

    Let’s clean the Pentax K-5 stains

    Pentax finally admitted a manufacturing issue (either in the production process or in quality control) on the recent Pentax K-5. Most of the very first users had observed small stains on the digital sensor of their K5. Contrary to dust stains (unfortunately very common on all digital SLR cameras), this defect can not be wiped…

  • Pentax new firmware wave

    photo credit: yellowcloud Pentax has announced a tsunami of firmware updates for its SLR photo cameras: Pentax K-5 firmware v1.02 Pentax K-r firmware v1.01 Pentax 645D firmware v1.01

  • DxO Optics Pro v6.5.2

    Nouvelle version pour le produit phare de DxO Labs. Cette fois-ci (pour Windows et pour MacOS), il apporte le support des fichiers RAW de Pentax K-5, Sony NEX-5 & NEX-3.

  • Firmware v1.01 for Pentax K-5

    Pentax has presented a new firmware version for the brand new Pentax K-5. According to Pentax, the improvements are: Increased number of maximum pictures taken in continuous shooting in RAW, throughout the sensitivity range. For instance, in RAW, this firmware increases the number of pictures from a maximum of approx 8 frames to approx 20…

  • DxOMark: Pentax K-5 now at the top!

    It was not even a full day after I indicated that the Sony Alpha 55 was at the top of the competition since it had the best sensor evaluation ranking among the APS-C camera sensors. Here comes a new update from DxO Labs and the DxOMark ranking is revolutionized. Not only is the Pentax K5…

  • Longer bursts for the Pentax K-5

    Longer bursts for the Pentax K-5

    Pentax just announced that they will be able to lengthen the bursts of continuous shooting in the Pentax K-5 with a future new firmware. Availability: Somewhere in November 2010. Source :

  • Official image samples for Pentax K-5

    Pentax Japan now publishes a few test/sample images from the Pentak K-5 to allow IQ evaluation up to ISO 51200 (only ISO 100, for now). Official K-5 samples

  • Pentax K-5 flyer in German

    Pentax K-5 flyer in German

    PentaxRumors published a flyer of the K-5 (in German). It lists a few of the K-5 accessories.