How to Prepare for Black Friday Deals Week

Save on Pentax gear and get special deals on the forum too!

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 19, 2017

Black Friday (11/24), Cyber Monday (11/27), and a several weeks worth of deals and specials are coming up!  This will be your chance to get the Pentax gear you've been waiting for at a very good price.

Of course, not everything will be on sale, but we'll be on top of all the deals and let you know which ones are the best.  Here are some resources to regularly check or follow in order to make the most out of the holiday season:

  1. Early Deals from Sigma, Samyang, and Theta
    A handful of lenses are already on sale!  Check out our early roundup of deals.

  2. Pentax Forums Deals
    Stay tuned for specials on Pentax T-shirts, eBooks,and account upgrades!

  3. Deal Finder Tool
    Our powerful new Deal Finder lets you view current prices, compare to previous discounts, and even get price alerts for individual items (US vendors only at the moment)

  4. Deal Forum
    This is where members share their favorite deals.  Visit our Pentax Price Watch forum, subscribe to e-mail updates for specific keywords at the top of the page, or subscribe get a daily summary of new threads
  5. Homepage Posts
    Follow our homepage deal posts for the juiciest deals

  6. Facebook Page
    We'll be regularly updating our Facebook news feed with the latest finds

We hope that our new tools and comprehensive coverage will help make this holiday season full of great savings.  Stay tuned for all the deals to come.

New Pentax Price Alert Feature

Get a notification when an item goes on sale

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 12, 2017

With the holidays coming up, there are bound to be plenty of juicy Pentax deals in the near future— many have already been posted in our deal forum.

To help you stay on top of the savings you're most interested in, we've added a price alert system that sends you an e-mail once the price of a camera or lens drops below the threshold you specify.  We currently track daily Pentax prices at four major US Pentax dealers: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon, and Ricoh's own Pentax web store.  We plan to add UK, Australian, and Canadian stores in the future.  During the holiday season, we'll be checking prices multiple times each day.

To sign up for a price alert, head over to our deal finder (under Resources in the navbar) and click on the link next to the item you're interested in.  Enter your e-mail and the desired price in the popup form, and you're all set!

Click here to sign up for price alerts now

Note that you may need to adjust the filter criteria in the table in order to see all the items we track. Each alert will only generate a single e-mail once the price drops to or below your threshold.  If you're not ready to buy the item right away, you have the option of signing up anew.

Pentax K-1 Deal with Free Battery Grip

$199 free value!

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Oct 26, 2017

Through October 30th, as a PhotoPlus show special, B&H and Adorama are offering the Pentax K-1 with a free Pentax D-BG6 battery grip.  The camera is currently priced at $1896.95, a price it has maintained since mid-July.

Order your Pentax K-1 at B&H and get a free battery grip | Adorama

Learn more about the Pentax K-1 full-frame in our in-depth review.

The K-1 is also currently available in a Limited Silver edition in limited quantity.

For more US Pentax deals updated daily, visit our deal finder.

Pentax 645Z Now $1500 Off!

New low US price of $5499 in October

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Oct 1, 2017

It's the start of a new month, and this October brings a treat for Pentax medium format shooters or prospective users.  The 51-megapixel Pentax 645Z camera body is now $1500 off in the US— it's currently selling for $5496.95 at major retailers, down from the previous price of $6996.95. 

This appears to be a permanent price drop as the new price has been posted on the official Pentax site.

Order your Pentax 645Z Body

Learn more about this exciting camera in our Pentax 645Z review, or discuss it in the medium format forum.

Labor Day Pentax Deals

Historically low prices on popular gear

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Sep 4, 2017

It's the start of a new month and also labor Day, which means that lots of US Pentax discounts are back!  All of the cameras and lenses in the table below are currently selling at a 6-month low price.

In other news: you can now also pre-order your Pentax K-1 Limited Silver!

Of particular note is a free lens offer with the K-S2, a massive price drop on the rare FA 35mm F2 full-frame wide-angle lens, and discounts on Limited and pro lenses.  These are highlighted in the table below.  Items are otherwise ordered by % savings within each category:

Of course, there are plenty of other lenses that have nice rebates without being at the lowest price we've seen.  Those are listed in the deal finder.  Also, follow our price watch forum for the latest deals spotted by the community.

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