RICOH Company Ltd and RICOH Imaging Company Ltd are pleased to announce the release of the new function expanded firmware version 1.40 for PENTAX K-1 digital SLR camera (launched on April, 2016).
The function expanded firmware adds new features and increases the number of configurable setting to the current PENTAX K-1 digital SLR camera to further improve performance, ease of use and handling.
You can download the free function expanded firmware from the official website.
1. Red-Lighted LCD Monitor Display Function
The PENTAX K-1 provides a red-lighted LCD monitor display function, which prevents the pupils of the photographer’s eyes from constricting after they have become accustomed to a dark environment during astrophotography.
2. Bulb Timer Function
The bulb timer function comes in handy when photographing celestial bodies or fireworks. The PENTAX K-1 allows the photographer to expand the exposure time up to 20 minutes in Bulb mode.
During slow shutter speeds the PENTAX K-1 features white dot noise reduction processsing.*
Overall improved stability for general performance.
* When Slow Shutter Speed NR is OFF and JPEG image.
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