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01-19-2014, 03:33 AM   #1
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Contacting Pentax about Video Firmware Update for K5/K5 IIs

Hey guys, I'm getting into amateur filmmaking and I'm finding the lack of manual video options on my K5 IIs very restricting. From reading comments from other people about this, it seems like this is a common frustration.

I just wanted to point you guys to Ricoh Imaging Support. I sent them a friendly email about adding more framerates and manual options to the video mode (ISO, shutter speed etc.) and I suggest you guys do the same.

There's no reason they couldn't push out a firmware update that enables these things as I've seen it done by Canon and Nikon many times.

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If you want more framerate / manual options, get a K-3 I don't think Pentax is going to release any more feature-enhancing updates for the K-5 now that it's been replaced by a newer model.

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Welcome to Pentax Forums, and thanks for the link.

Adam is probably right, but I wonder how many people here who complained about the video on the K-5 did the same as you.

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