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12-28-2011, 07:04 PM   #1
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New K-5 firmware on the way?

A dpreview member by the name of newmikey pointed-out that Pentax UK has a link to a Firmware K-5 v1.12 on their site.
No clue what this entails though I hope they added the low shutter metering issue in manual mode.

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12-28-2011, 07:16 PM   #2
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Please see:
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12-28-2011, 07:20 PM   #3
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I'm hoping for the option of disabling SDM.
12-28-2011, 07:29 PM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by Aegon Quote
I'm hoping for the option of disabling SDM.
+1. Please Pentax.

12-28-2011, 07:31 PM   #5
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Video autofocus
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QuoteOriginally posted by Aegon Quote
I'm hoping for the option of disabling SDM.
QuoteOriginally posted by Doanh Quote
+1. Please Pentax.
While I'm not holding my breath since I don't think it's going to happen after all these years, I too would welcome that option.
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Video autofocus
Not gonna happen, and not very useful anyways. Ask anyone with a D7000, the autofocus is crap; noisy, slow and inaccurate. Manual video controls and more framerate options on the other hand; now that would put the K-5 into the standing of awesome video machine, like it should be...
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I would love some of those Firmware updates for the K-R

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At this point in the life cycle of the K5--- either a bug fix, or code for some new features they are planning for the nex gen camera that they want to validate.
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some AF improvements and solve freezing problem would be nice.
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I would love some of those Firmware updates for the K-R
Yes, i hope RICOH will give green light for that also.
12-29-2011, 02:51 AM   #12
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Finally...

Please fix the bug of the auto image rotary function..
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please just video ISO control......
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Probably by Monday release.Jan.02 2012.
Happy New Year Ricoh-Pentax & Pentaxians.
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please just video ISO control......
I totaly agree with that. Iso control & manual setup of video parameters could be really nice.
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