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11-29-2013, 09:45 AM   #1
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Anybody come across BF K-01 deals?

I know it has been discontinued but wondering if anybody has seen a deal on the K-01...?

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None: to best of my knowledge !!
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Nos k-01

The best I was able to find on a NOS K-01 was here: Pentax K 01 Digital Camera Black New Body Only 027075215320 | eBay for $325.

The one I got was originally apparently bundled with the 2 zooms - removed but the empty cardboard still there. Manufactured April 2012. Shutter Count 100-something.

First thing you will need to do is update the 1.00 firmware to 1.04 - before doing anything else.

I bought mine strictly to use with my M42's - leaving the 30120 adapter 'permanently' installed. Adorama 'sometimes' has these in stock - they apparently do today - Pentax Adapter B - Adapts Pentax K Bodies to Screw Mount Lenses 30120 If you are thinking of using M42's - get this Pentax (Phillipines) adapter now, while they have it. In past, it was months before they got them back after running out.

12/4/2013 - 30120 adapter now out of stock at Adorama - again

Last edited by cahudson42; 12-04-2013 at 03:13 AM. Reason: Adorama 30120 not available
12-04-2013, 01:20 AM   #7
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I'd like to amplify the previous post --
"First thing you will need to do is update the 1.00 firmware to 1.04 - before doing anything else."

This is SO important! I'm amazed they sold any K-01s with the version 1.00 firmware. Horrible focusing problems. But! here's the good news -- install the latest upgrade, v1.04 ... and everything works PERFECTLY... and your K-01 becomes a real delight and a treasure.
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'Reasonable' K-01s Back on Amazon

As of 12/3/2013, Amazon has back several 'reasonable' K-01 offerings, including Body Only and the 2-zoom lens kit package. Some from the same supplier as on ebay above. Couple others too, looks like.

Look carefully - the listings I am referring to were $329 Body Only and $499 body and 2 kit lenses. But there are also numerous 'ripoff' listings too.

Last edited by cahudson42; 12-04-2013 at 02:25 AM. Reason: Amazon Confusing Listings

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