01.12.22 - New function-expansion firmware for PENTAX K-1, K-1 Mark II, K-3 Mark III an KF cameras

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RICOH IMAGING launched the new firmware for the PENTAX K-1 (FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 2.10)

RICOH IMAGING launched the new firmware for the PENTAX K-1 II (FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 2.10)

RICOH IMAGING launched the new firmware for the PENTAX K-3 III (FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 1.70)

RICOH IMAGING launched the new firmware for the PENTAX KF (FIRMWARE UPDATE VERSION 1.10)

In a new approach to SLR photography, PENTAX released already and will launch new special-edition Custom Images, designed to create subject- or scene-specific finishing touches in combination with specific PENTAX Limited-series lenses — lenses popular for their distinctive image rendition. As a lens is mounted, the camera automatically detects compatibility with the firmware. Once compatibility is confirmed, the user can then select special-edition Custom Images.

The new special-edition Custom Images cover the seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. The Custom Image mode specially designed for each season will be available in combination with specific Limited-series lenses. PENTAX will release four season-specific Custom Image modes over the year.

After the introduction of two Special-Edition Custom Image functions for specific seasons and lenses, KATEN, and KYUSHU, RICOH IMAGING anouncing now the next pre-set.

Special-edition Custom Images

 FUYUNO (winter field)

This special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to emphasize colors depicting the chilly air of winter, and to deliver sharp, high-key images.

This mode can be selected in combination with following lenses:

HD PENTAX-FA 31mm F1.8 Limited
HD PENTAX-DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited

If you have your own Instagram account, feel free to share these special images, using the hashtags: #pentax_satobi, #pentax_katen,  #pentax_kyushu or #pentax_fuyuno

We'll be happy to share your images on our Instagram channel @ pentax.photography.official/.

 

Menu screen
When a lens is mounted, the camera automatically checks for compatibility, then displays the FUYUNO-specific menu screen.

 

 

Upcoming schedule

Following on the already published modes, PENTAX will release a final  season-specific Custom Images specially designed for SLR photography in spring. Check the chart below for detailed information.        

special-edition Custom Image mode

 

Compatible camera body

 

Partner lens* (Usable on all compatible camera bodies)

 

Summer: KATEN

PENTAX K-1 / K-1 Mark II

PENTAX K-3 Mark III

PENTAX KF

HD PENTAX-D FA 21mmF2.4ED Limited DC WR
HD PENTAX-DA 15mmF4ED AL Limited
Autumn: KYUSHU

PENTAX K-1 / K-1 Mark II

PENTAX K-3 Mark III

PENTAX KF

HD PENTAX FA 43mmF1.9 Limited

HD PENTAX-DA 70mmF2.4 Limited
HD PENTAX-DA 40mmF2.8 Limited
HD PENTAX-DA 21mmF3.2 AL Limited

Winter: FUYUNO 

PENTAX K-1 / K-1 Mark II

PENTAX K-3 Mark III

PENTAX KF

HD PENTAX-FA 31mmF1.8 Limited

HD PENTAX-DA 35mmF2.8 Macro Limited

Spring

PENTAX K-1 / K-1 Mark II

PENTAX K-3 Mark III

PENTAX KF

HD PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited

HD PENTAX-DA 20-40mmF2.8-4ED Limited DC WR

 * Lenses compatible with spring Custom Images are tentative choices and may be changed later. Note: Special-edition, season-specific Custom Image modes other than KATEN will be named later and announced with the release of each firmware.

 

 

Beside of this Customer-Image Expansion, there is a special update except for PENTAX KF

  • Added focus limiter function.
    It can be used when attaching the HD PENTAX-D FA MACRO 100mmF2.8ED AW macro lens.

 

For K-3  Mark III there are some additional functions:

  • Added new function [AF Point for H/V Comp]
  • [Select (XS)] has been added to the AF area 
  • Added [1.7x] to crop.

    Please find detailed information on RICOH IMAGING Website ...
    or with the update information (including link to update file):