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Pentax releases K-x and K-7 firmware updates


Pentax releases firmware update version 1.02 for the K-x digital SLR. This new update fixes a compatibility issue with SDXC memory cards.


Pentax also releases firmware update version 1.11 for the K-7 digital SLR, which fixes the same problem...
Check out the Pentax K-7 specifications & reviewsCheck out the Pentax K-x firmware download page
Check out the Pentax K-7 firmware download page


In case you missed or did not apply the previous Pentax firmware updates, you will get these improvements too:

Pentax K-x

[Version 1.01]
• Added three kinds of particular effect shooting function (Pre-set 1,2 and 3) on [Cross Processing].
• Added assignment of Cross Processing function to the green button.
• Improved accuracy of Battery Level Indicator under specific conditions and improved stability for general performance.

Pentax K-7

[Version 1.10]
• Added Movie editing function on playback mode. You can divide a movie into multiple segments and erase unwanted segments
• Added Electronic Level indication on the Monitor
• When Mode dial is set M or X and Electronic Level to display, exposure meter is in LCD panel and Viewfinder
• Added [Reversal Film] mode on Custom Image mode
• When using Live View, auto focus activate by pressing shutter release button halfway...

[Version 1.03]
• Lens Correction (Distortion, Lateral chromatic aberration) is settable for below FA limited lenses.
smc PENTAX-FA 31mmF1.8AL Limited
smc PENTAX-FA 43mmF1.9 Limited
smc PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited
• Improved usability by optimize the program of vertical position judgment.
• Improved stability of recording movie for some SDHC Memory card.

[Version 1.02]
• Added [Fine Sharpness 2] which makes image outlines sharper than [Fine Sharpness] on the Sharpness settings.
• Improved processing performance at the particular shooting condition or setting such as preview image quality at "Water Color & Pastel" of Digital Filter mode.
• Improved stability for general performance such as with Battery Grip D-BG4, the rear e-dial may become unstable in particular shooting condition...

[Version 1.01]
• Added [Operate at AF point “SEL”] on [Custom] menu and it can be selected either [1 Calling Function Preference] or [2 Select AF point Preference]. When selected [2 Select AF point Preference] and AF point switching dial is set at [SEL], selection of AF point can be operated priority by the four-way controller.
• Improved stability for general performance. For example: when left- end focus point is selected, function of auto focus may rarely become unstable in particular shooting condition.

Additional information: Check out the Pentax K-7 specifications & reviews
January 13, 2011
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