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01-25-2012, 04:22 PM   #1
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Pentax K-5 Firmware

Hello all,
I finally received my new K-5 and wanted to make sure the firmware was up to date. However, the manual does not show how you display the current firmware version number. Would someone be kind enough to tell me how I can display the current firmware version number? I have tried playing with the menu but can't seem to discover where this secret number is hidden. Thanks in advance for your help...

01-25-2012, 04:31 PM   #2
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Hold down the menu button as you turn on the camera and it will show the firmware version.
01-25-2012, 04:33 PM   #3
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Thank you so much for the quick response...
01-25-2012, 06:08 PM   #4
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If you need complete firmware upgrade instructions then everything you need is here:
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Congratulations on your new K-5!
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The update is VERY easy too.
01-26-2012, 12:52 PM   #7
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Thanks for the help Adam. I believe I am up to date now regarding my firmware.
01-26-2012, 01:00 PM   #8
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Pentax K-5 Firmware

Thanks to all for the help. I am new to Pentax and the K-5. Just trying to familiarize myself with all the options / functions. So far I love the K-5 but I have so much to learn - focus is on sports photography (soccer). This Forum is awesome - played a big role in my finale decision to purchase the K-5 - just wanted to thank everyone for all the help.


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