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Pentax releases 645D, K-r and K-5 firmware updates

Pentax releases firmware update version 1.01 for the 645D, which fixes a compatibility issue with SDXC memory cards. Pentax releases also the first firmware update for the K-r camera that should resolve this same issue. Furthermore, the K-r update enables the use of all ISO sensitivity setting on Bulb mode and improves the functional sequence for Contrast AF and improved total speed until in focus. Firmware update version 1.02 for the Pentax K-5 provides the same improvements as those listed above for the model K-r...
Check out the Pentax K-r specifications & reviewsClick the section headings below to visit the firmware download page

Pentax 645D Firmware Update Software

Changes to Version 1.01
• Compatible with SDXC memory card.
  * Transfer rate is not compatible with UHS speed class.

Pentax K-r Firmware Update Software

Changes to Version 1.01
• Compatible with SDXC memory card.
  * Transfer rate is not compatible with UHS speed class.
• All ISO sensitivity setting can be used on Bulb mode.
• Improved functional sequence for Contrast AF and improved total speed until in focus.

Pentax K-5 Firmware Update Software

Changes to Version 1.02
• Compatible with SDXC memory card.
  * Transfer rate is not compatible with UHS speed class.
• All ISO sensitivity setting can be used on Bulb mode.
• Improved functional sequence for Contrast AF and improved total speed until in focus.
  * Contents of [Version 1.01] will be also updated.

Changes to Version 1.01
• Increases the number of continuous shot at RAW format and High sensitivity shooting.
  * Ex. Setting condition: RAW/ISO100, Increases the number of continuous shot from maximum approx. 8 frames to approx. 20 frames.
• Improved stability for general performance such as exposure range on HyP mode

Additional information: Check out the Pentax K-r specifications & reviews
January 9, 2011
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