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Ricoh: For A Limited Time, Pentax K-1 Owners Can Upgrade to K-1 Mark II for US $550 / CAD $690

Ricoh PENTAX K-1 (left) and PENTAX K-1 Mark II (right)
Ricoh PENTAX K-1 (left) and PENTAX K-1 Mark II (right)

This is an update to the previous blog, Ricoh Pentax K-1 Mark II Full-Frame DSLR: Compact, Rugged & Weather-Resistant, Improved ISO 819200 Low-Light Capability, Dynamic Pixel Shift Resolution Mode for Pixel Shifting Without Using A Tripod, Astro Tracer for Tracing & Photographing of Celestial Bodies .


Ricoh announces an upgrade service for current PENTAX K-1 consumers

WEST CALDWELL, NJ, February 21, 2018 - Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced their new PENTAX K-1 Mark II 35mm full-frame digital SLR (DSLR) camera, in conjunction with this they also announced an upgrade service for current PENTAX K-1 users.

The upgrade service shows their gratitude to PENTAX K-1 digital SLR camera users and allows them to receive the advanced functions of the new PENTAX K-1 Mark II in their current K-1 cameras.

Here is an overview of the upgrade service:

  • The upgrade service will be done for a limited time from May 21, 2018 – September 30, 2018.
  • Upgrade cost: $550USD / $690 CAD
  • Cameras will need to be shipped to Precision Camera (US) and Sun Camera (Canada)

What will be done to your camera?
The PENTAX K-1’s main circuit board will be replaced to add new functions featured in the new PENTAX K-1 MKII. Additionally the current SR logo on the PENTAX K-1 MKII will be replaced with the new PENTAX K-1 MKII logo.

More details on the program will be released in the upcoming weeks. Please go to or email us at for more information.

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