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Pentax releases K-7 firmware update version 1.01

Pentax releases firmware version 1.01 for the K-7 dSLR camera. The update improves the general stability for general performance. For example: when left-end focus point is selected, function of auto focus may become unstable in particular shooting condition. In addition, a new function is added [Operate at AF point "SEL"] on the [Custom] menu. When the [2 Select AF point Preference] function is selected and the AF point switching dial is set at [SEL], selection of AF point can be operated priority by the four-way controller...
Check-out the Pentax K-7 specifications & reviewsGoto the Pentax K-7 firmware download page

Pentax K-7 highlights

• Durable and functional body, smaller than any other in its class
• High-rigidity stainless-steel alloy chassis
• Durable lightweight magnesium-steel alloy housing
• 77 weather / dustproof seals
• Cold-resistant construction as low as -10°C
• Newly designed shutter unit
• 100% field of view viewfinder
• 5.2 images per second continuous shooting
• New DR II (Dust removal) mechanism
• Unique dust-alert system
• 14.6 effective megapixel resolution
• ISO 100 - 6400 range
• High-performance, high-speed PRIME II imaging engine
• New 77-segment multi-pattern metering
• New-generation SR mechanism
• Live View display with Face Recognition AF
• HD movie recording
• New SAFOX VIII+ 11-point wide-frame AF sensor
• Spotbean AF assist
• Custom Image function to easily create desired visual effects
• Hyper Program and manual exposure modes
• Large 3.0-inch wide-view LCD monitor
• Powerful rechargeable battery
• 16 digital filters to add a range of visual effects
• PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 4 software package

Additional information: Check-out the Pentax K-7 specifications & reviews
July 29, 2009
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