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02-05-2012, 01:12 PM   #1

K100 Firmware Update

I am new to this game as you'll soon see. I have been getting the memory card error. After some searching around I decided that I must need the Firmware update, so I think I have it downloaded to my computer. I can't seem to open either file. i don't know how to get the update to my camera. Can you please help, I need very simple step by step instructions.

02-05-2012, 01:16 PM   #2
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Be sure to download the K100D firmware file instead of the K-5 one. I have attached the zip as Pentax does not provide one.
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02-05-2012, 09:09 PM   #3

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Make sure that you have the correct firmware. There was the original K100D, and then there was the later K100D Super. Which camera is yours.

Aside from the lettering with "Super" printed on the front of the camera, the other dead giveaway of the K100D Super is that it has two power contacts, inside the lens mount opening, while the original K100D does not have these contacts. They are there to provide power to the SDM lenses.

What firmware level does your camera have installed? To find out, hold the Menu button while turning the camera on. It will display the firmware version number for a few seconds.

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