Digital SLR

  • Introducing the PENTAX K-S1 DSLR with an Innovative User Interface

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    August 27, 2014

    Ricoh Imaging Debuts an Innovative User Interface Attracting Mid-Level DSLR Camera Buyers to PENTAX Brand

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  • Flucard for PENTAX (Formatting the memory card)

    Q:Is it OK to format the Flucard for PENTAX memory card in the camera?

    A:Yes, it will not harm the card.

    Note: formatting the memory card will erase any images which may be stored on the card.

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  • Flucard for PENTAX Remote Image Capture

    QWhen an image is captured using the Remote Control feature, where is the image stored?

    A:It is stored on the memory card.

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  • Using Flucard for PENTAX with K-3 Q&A - Part 1

    Q Remote Control capability by use of the O-FC1 (Flucard for PENTAX) is available for which PENTAX camera models?
    A:Currently, the Flucard for PENTAX offers remote control capability with the PENTAX K-3 and  PENTAX 645Z cameras.


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  • PENTAX 645Z Announcement

    Ricoh Imaging’s new PENTAX 645Z medium-format DSLR features a 51.4 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD video and a responsive shooting experience with three frames-per-second

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  • K-3 Battery Q&A

    Q: What type of batteries can be used with the K-3?

    A: Use the dedicated Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90P to power the camera. In addition to the Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90P, AA batteries (qty. 6) can be used to power the K-3 by means of the optional Battery Grip D-BG5 and AA battery tray.

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  • K-3 and Optional AC Adapter

    Q: Is there an optional AC adapter available for the K-3?

    A: Yes, the AC Adapter Kit K-AC132J is available, sold separately.

    Note: the battery in K-3 or in Battery Grip D-BG5 is not charged by by using the AC adapter.

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  • K-3 Included Software

    Q: What software is included with theK-3?

    A: The camera comes with Digital Camera Utility 5 software which allows browsing and converting K-3 RAW (PEF and DNG) images to TIFF or JPEG format.

    Q: Can the software included with the K-3 be used with older model cameras?

    A: Yes, it can.

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  • K-3 Movies Q&A

    Q: What kind of cable do I need to play back K-3 movies on my TV?

    A: You will need a commercially available mini HDMI cable (type D) to play back recorded images or movies on a TV screen or other AV device.

    Q: Can movies taken with the K-3 be edited in the camera?

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  • K-3 Memory Card Q&A

    Q: Which SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards have been tested for compatibility with the K-3?

    A: Compatibility with the K-3 has been tested with memory cards from the below manufacturers.

    - Panasonic, Toshiba, and SanDisk
    SD Memory Cards with capacities of 1 GB and 2 GB

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  • K-3 AF (Autofocus) Assist Light

    Q: Does the K-3 have an AF (Autofocus) assist light?

    A: Yes, it does. The AF assist light is activated when AF.S mode is selected.

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  • K-3 Interval Shooting

    Q: Does the K-3 offer Interval Shooting?

    A: Yes. You can select the Number of Shots from 2 to 2000 and select an Interval from 2 sec. to 24 hrs.

    Note: if Interval Shooting is used during HDR Capture (high dynamic range)the available Interval settings are from 20 sec. to 24 hrs.

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