By PF Staff in Product Updates on Sep 12, 2017
The wait is over- right on schedule, the Pentax K-1 has hit the shelves in the US and is listed as "in stock" at B&H Photo, with free expedited US shipping available in addition to international delivery. If you pre-ordered the camera, your order should already be on its way.
The Silver Pentax K-1 features an exclusive finish and comes with a silver battery grip, extra battery, special box, and engraved metal hotshoe cover.
By PF Staff in Product Updates on Sep 4, 2017
After a long wait compared to other regions, the silver Pentax K-1 is now available for pre-order in the US! Units are available in very limited quantity and will ship out in approximately two weeks.
The official US Pentax store operated by Ricoh Imaging is now currently accepting pre-orders.
Reserve yours today at SRS
By PF Staff in Product Updates on Aug 23, 2017
We've gotten our first official glimpse as the Pentax K-1 Silver Limited Edition kit at SRS Microsystems. The UK-based camera store is now accepting pre-orders and states that the UK will only see a total of 60 units of this special version of the camera (out of a worldwide supply of 2000). SRS ships within the EU, and is therefore a convenient place for you to lock in your pre-order!
The Silver K-1 is priced at £2149 and comes with a matching silver BG-6 battery grip; it has the same specifications as black K-1. This reflects just a £150 premium over purchasing the regular version of the camera camera along with the grip at SRS.
We expect K-1 pre-orders to open tomorrow at US retailers.
Comprehensive guidebook to Pentax's latest DSLR
By PF Staff in Product Updates on Apr 22, 2017
Yvon Bourque has just released his comprehensive guidebook to the Pentax KP, and it is now available for purchase and instant download through the forum.
Until the end of April, the KP eBook will be available through an introductory sale at $17.99. Thereafter, the book will be priced at $18.99, which reflects $1 discount for PentaxForums members below the regular price of $19.99.
Whether you're a new user or a seasoned shooter, Yvon's eBooks will help you master your camera and push its capabilities to the limit! The PDF eBook can be opened and viewed on virtually every smartphone, tablet, or computer, so you can take it with you wherever you go.
PDF eBooks for all other recent Pentax models are available, and you can download a free sample below:
- Pentax KP
- Pentax K-1
- Pentax K-3 / K-3 II
- Pentax K-5 / K-5 II / K-5 IIs
- Pentax K-50
- Pentax K-S2
- Pentax K-70
Be sure to visit the forum if you have any questions about your camera or the eBooks themselves.
Learn more about the Pentax KP in our homepage coverage, and stay tuned for an in-depth review!
The majority of each purchase helps support the author, a now-retired Pentax enthusiast who has been shooting with Pentax since the early film era. Yvon plans to continue helping users with future Pentax models through his literature.
If you purchase two or more eBooks, please contact us and you will be entitled to complimentary 3-month access to the Marketplace section of the forum.
Operating manual PDF download
By PF Staff in Product Updates on Feb 15, 2017
Ricoh Imaging has recently published the official user manual for the new Pentax KP. We provide the file below for your convenience:
This manual is particularly interesting considering the many new features that have been added to the KP, such as shutter speed/aperture bracketing and the high-speed electronic shutter.
To discuss the KP further, please stop by the dedicated KP forum.