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12-06-2014, 12:58 PM   #1
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Any Chance 645D Firmware Update for Slow Buffer

Just curious if Pentax will come up with a firmware that will Increase the Playback speed on the 645D. Is there any way Now to get a faster playback? Thanks

12-06-2014, 01:21 PM   #2
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I think it's more of a hardware limitation. Remember that the 645D's CPU dates all the way back to the K-7. If you have a 30Mb/s card or faster, you should get optimal playback and recording speeds.

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I concur, hardware is the limitation here. Firmware wouldn't be able to improve performance beyond what we already have in this case.
12-06-2014, 09:53 PM   #4
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So I have to be Patient, Correct?

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QuoteOriginally posted by rollsman4 Quote
So I have to be Patient, Correct?
no, the 645D was superseded by the 645Z which is an improvement on the original 645D in just about every way.
12-07-2014, 06:28 AM   #6
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I know the 645Z is an Option but not at this time. Thanks
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It's a hardware limitation. Can't be fixed with firmware. Sorry.

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