Pentax K-70 Firmware v1.11 Released

Stability improvement over prior firmware

By PF Staff in Firmware Updates on Aug 31, 2017
Pentax K-70 Firmware v1.11 Released

Ricoh Imaging has just released a new firmware update for the Pentax K-70.  This update addresses an undisclosed stability which was introduced in the prior firmware update, v1.10.  If you are not already using v1.10, you should still update to the latest firmware version for support for the new DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens.

Download the K-70 firmware from the official Pentax firmware site.

Pentax K-70 v1.11 firmware notes:


  • Corrected – Unstable performance may rarely occur in firmware version 1.10.

    (Updates from prior versions also included)

Learn more about the Pentax K-70 in our in-depth K-70 review.

Pentax K-70 Firmware Update Instructions:

  1. Download the firmware ZIP file from this page
  2. Extract the file to a folder of your choosing
  3. Locate the extracted .BIN file and copy it to the root (top level i.e. outside of any folder) of a formatted SD card
  4. Insert the card into your camera and ensure it is fully charged
  5. Turn the camera power on while pressing the MENU button
  6. Select "Yes"at the firmware prompt
  7. Once the screen displays "Complete", turn off your camera
  8. Power your camera back on and resume normal use
  9. In order to verify that the firmware update was successful, go to the firmware option under the setup (wrench icon) menu tab, and confirm that the indicated firmware version matches that of the update.

Note that all updates are cumulative, so the latest firmware version includes the contents of all previous versions.

Firmware Update Tutorial Video

Firmware troubleshooting guide

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