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Ricoh PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver Camera: Only 2,000 Units Available Worldwide

The following video presents PENTAX K-1 – Full Frame, Excellence Redefined:
“Ricoh have developed their first Full Frame DSLR – the PENTAX K-1. Featuring a 35mm Full Frame 36.4 Megapixel CMOS sensor with weather resistant magnesium alloy body and SRII built-in shake reduction. Also includes Pixel Shift Resolution with Motion Correction with Wi-Fi and GPS built in.”

Ricoh recently announced a new addition to the K-1 series, PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver edition. The PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver edition comes with a silver vertical grip, specially prepared metal type hot shoe cover, and 2X D-LI90 batteries for body and vertical grip.

  • The camera body comes pre-installed with the latest firmware (ver. 1.41).
PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver with battery grip

PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver with battery grip

PRESS RELEASE

35mm Full-frame Digital SLR Camera

Announcing the launch of the PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver

– Limited edition silver model that matches the FA Limited Lens available-

TOKYO, August 24, 2017 -RICOH COMPANY, LTD. and RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. are pleased to announce a special edition of the PENTAX K series high end model digital SLR camera, the PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver ― with only 2,000 units available worldwide.

The PENTAX K-1 (launched in April 2016) features a 35.9mm x 24.0mm large, high-performance CMOS image sensor, achieving ultra high-definition approx. 36.4 effective mega pixels and superb gradation recreation, along with high-sensitivity performance for the ultimate K series digital SLR camera model. This limited-edition model was designed to meet overwhelming user demand for a camera body and battery grip in a refined silver color that perfectly matches the silver FA Limited Lens series. The model also features a limited-edition metal hot shoe cover with logo. These features show our commitment to the finest details and make this a truly special model.

PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver with battery grip

PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver with battery grip

Main Features

  • A high-grade silver-color coating is used on the camera body and battery grip to perfectly match the silver FA Limited Lens when attached to the camera, along with a special silver type SR badge on the front of the camera.
  • The metal hot shoe cover features a beautiful shining, mirror finished PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver logo.
  • Two exclusive batteries are included and can be used simultaneously in the camera body and battery grip.
  • The product box has been exclusively designed for this special model
  • The camera body comes pre-installed with the latest firmware (ver. 1.41).
Note: The camera body’s features and specifications are identical with those of the standard model, except for the firmware.

PENTAX K-1 Limited Silver Specifications

Model Description

Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera
Lens Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power contacts)
Compatible Lens KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom compatible), KAF, KA mount lens

Image capture unit

Image Sensor Primary color filter, CMOS. Size: 35.9 x 24.0 (mm)
Effective Pixels Approx. 36.40 megapixels
Total Pixels Approx. 36.77 megapixels
Dust Removal Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations “DR II”
Sensitivity
(Standard output)
ISO AUTO/100 to 204800 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)
Image Stabilizer Sensor-shift shake reduction (SR II: Shake Reduction)(5-axis)
AA Filter Simulator Moiré reduction using SR unit. OFF/Type1/Type2/Bracket (3/2 images)

File formats

File format RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant
Recorded Pixels [35mm Full Frame] JPEG: L(36M:7360×4912), M(22M:5760×3840), S(12M:4224×2816), XS(2M:1920×1280)
RAW: (36M:7360×4912)
[APS-C size] JPEG: L(15M:4800×3200), M(12M:4224×2816), S(8M:3456×2304), XS(2M:1920×1280)
RAW: (15M:4800×3200)
Quality Level RAW (14bit): PEF, DNG
JPEG: ★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), ★ (Good), RAW + JPEG simultaneous capturing available
Color Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
Storage Medium SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to USH-I standards)
Dual SD slot Sequential Use, Save to Both, Separate RAW/JPEG, Image copy between slots possible
Storage Folder Folder Name: Date (100_1018,101_1019…) or User assigned folder name (Default “PENTX”)
Recording File File Name: “IMGP****” or User assigned file name
File name numbering: Sequential, Reset

Viewfinder

Type Pentaprism Finder
Coverage (FOV) Approx. 100%
Magnification Approx. 0.70x (50mmF1.4 at infinity)
Eye-Relief Length Approx. 20.6mm (from the view window), Approx. 21.7mm (from the center of lens)
Diopter adjustment Approx. -3.5m to + 1.2m-1
Focusing Screen Fixed Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Viewfinder Overlay AF Points, Grid Display, Electronic Level, AF Frame, Spot Metering Frame, Crop

Live view

Type TTL method using image sensor
Focusing Mechanism Contrast detection (Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot)
Focus Peaking: ON/OFF
Display Field of View approx. 100%, Magnified view (up to 16x),
Grid Display (4×4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display, Square 1, Square 2, Grid Color: Black/White ), Histogram, Bright area warning, Composition Adjustment

LCD monitor

Type Wide viewing angle TFT color LCD, Air-gapless glass. Flexible-tilt.
Size 3.2 inch (aspect ratio 3:2)
Dots Approx. 1037K dots
Adjustment Brightness, Saturation and Colors adjustable
Outdoor View Setting Adjustable ±2 step

White Balance

Type Method using a combination of the image sensor and the light source detection sensor
White Balance AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB,
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, CTE,
Manual WB (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), Copying the white balance setting of a captured image
Fine Adjustment Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis

Autofocus System

Type TTL: Phase-matching autofocus
Focus Sensor SAFOX 12, 33 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Brightness Range EV-3 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)
AF mode Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)
AF Point Selection Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (33 AF points)
AF Assist Light Dedicated LED AF assist light

Metering

Type TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor, Multi-segment, Center-weighted and Spot metering
Metering Range EV-3 to 20 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)
Exposure Mode Scene Analyze Auto, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, Flash X-sync Speed, USER1, USER2, USER3, USER4, USER5
EV Compensation ±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
AE Lock Button type (timer type: two times the meter operating time set in Custom Setting);
Continuous as long as the shutter button is halfway pressed

Shutter

Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
* Electronic shutter when using Pixel Shift Resolution
Shutter Speed Auto:1/8000 to 30 sec., Manual:1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps), Bulb

Drive modes

Mode Selection Still Image:
Single Frame, Continuous (H, M, L), Self-timer (12s, 2s, Continuous), Remote Control (0s., 3s., Continuous), Bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames), Mirror-up (Possible to use with Remote Control), Multi-Exposure (Possible to use with Continuous, Self-timer or Remote Control), Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record, Star StreamMovie:
Remote Control
* Bracketing, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record and Star Stream are possible to use with Self-timer/Remote Control.
Continuous Shooting [35mm full-frame] Max. approx. 4.4 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 70 frames, RAW: up to approx. 17 frames
Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG L: ★★★ at Continuous M): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 20 frames
Max. approx. 0.7 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous L): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 100 frames
[APS-C size] Max. approx. 6.5 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 50 frames
Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG L: ★★★ at Continuous M): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 70 frames
Max. approx. 1.0 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous L): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 100 frames
*ISO100
Multi-Exposure Composite Mode(Additive/Average/Bright)
Number of Shots(2 to 2000 images)
Interval Shooting [Interval Shooting] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.・1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 images, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time

[Interval Composite] Interval: 2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min.・1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 2 to 2000 images, Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time, Composite Mode: Additive/Average/Bright, Save Process: On/Off

[Interval Movie] Recorded Pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval:2s. to 24h./ Standby Interval: Min・1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 images (8 to 500 images at 4K), Start Interval:Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time

[Star Stream] Recorded Pixels: 4K/FullHD/HD, File Format: Motion JPEG (AVI), Interval: Min・1s. to 24h., Number of shots: 8 to 2000 images (8 to 500 images at 4K), Start Interval: Now/Self-timer/Remote Control/Set Time, Fade-out: Off/Low/Medium/High

External Flash

Flash Modes Auto Flash Discharge, Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On + Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Slow-speed Sync + Red-eye, P-TTL, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
* Contrast-control-sync and High-speed sync requires 2 or more dedicated external flash
Sync Speed 1/200sec.
Flash Exposure
Compensation
-2.0~+1.0EV

Capture Settings

Custom Image Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Process Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3
Digital Filter Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Clarity ‘Adjustable ±4
Skin Tone Type1/Type2
HDR Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, Exposure bracket value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function
Pixel Shift Resolution Available, Motion Correction ON/OFF
Lens Correction Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction
D-RANGE Compensation Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction
Noise Reduction Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO NR
GPS GPS Logging (Logging Interval, Logging Duration, Memory Card Options), GPS Time Sync
Electronic Compass Available
Astrotracer Possible
Horizon Correction SR On: correction up to 1 degrees, SR Off: correction up to 2 degrees
Composition Adjustment Adjustment range of ±1.5mm up, down, left or right (1mm when rotated); Rotating range of 1 degree
Electronic Level Displayed in viewfinder (Horizontal and vertical); Displayed on LCD monitor (Horizontal and vertical)

Movie

File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV)
Recorded Pixels Full HD(1920×1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
HD (1280×720, 60p/50p)
Sound Built-in stereo microphone, external microphone (Stereo recording compatible)
Recording Sound Level adjustable, Wind Noise Reduction
Recording Time Up to 25 minutes or 4GB ; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
Custom Images Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Processing Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3.
Digital Filter Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome

Playback

Playback View Single frame, Multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16, 100% display and quick magnification available), Grid display (4×4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale display, Square 1, Square 2, Grid Color: Black/White ), Rotating, Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation, Detailed information, Copyright Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), GPS information (latitude, longitude, altitude, Coordinated Universal Time) , Orientation, Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display, Slide Show,
Delete Delete single image, delete all, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image
Digital Filter Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Monochrome
RAW Development RAW file select:
Select Single Image, Select Multiple Images, Select a folderRAW Development Parameter:
White Balance, Custom Image, Sensitivity, Clarity, Skin Tone, Digital filter, HDR, Pixel Shift Resolution, Shadow Correction, High-ISO NR, Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Corr., Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction, Color Fringe Correction, File Format (JPEG/TIFF), Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG Quality, Color Space
Edit Image Rotation, Color Moiré Correction, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available),
Movie Edit (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Saving RAW data in buffer memory, Image Copy

Customization

USER Mode Up to 5 settings can be saved
Custom Functions 26 items
Mode Memory 16 items
Button Customization Fx1 Button, Fx2 Button (One Push File Format, Outdoor View Setting, Flash Mode, Pixel Shift Resolution, Shake Reduction, Horizon Correction, Electronic Level)
AF Button (AF1/ AF2/ Cancel AF)
Preview Dial (Optical Preview/Digital Preview)
Various settings for the action of the e-dials in each exposure mode can also be saved.
AF Customization AF.S: Focus-priority/ Release-priority
1st Frame Action in AF.C: Release-priority/Auto/Focus-priority
Action in AF.C Continuous: Focus-priority, Auto, FPS-priority
Hold AF Status: OFF, Low, Medium, High
AF in Interval Shooting: Locks focus at 1st exposure, Adjusts focus for each shot
AF with Remote Control: Off/On
Operation Control Lock Type1: E-Dial, EV Compensation, ISO, Green Button, AE Lock
Type2: 4-way controller, AF point change button, Change AF Point, OK Button, Menu Button
Text Size Standard, Large
World Time World Time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones)
Language English, French, Germany, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
AF Fine Adjustment ±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved)
Illumination Settings LCD Panel (High/Low/Off), Backside Controls (High/Low/Off), Lens Mount (On/Off), Card Slot/Connector (On/Off).
Indicator Lamps Wi-Fi (High/Low/Off), GPS (High/Low/Off), Self-timer (On/Off), Remote Control (On/Off)
Copyright Information Names of “Photographer” and “Copyright Holder” are embedded to the image file.
Revision history can be checked using the provided software.

GPS/Electronic Compass

Satellites GPS, QZSS, SBAS(WAAS/EGNOS/GAGAN/MSAS)
Reception Frequency L1 1575.42MHz
Recorded Information Latitude, Longitude, Altitude, Time (UTC), Direction
Geodesics World Geodetic System (WGS84)
GPS Logging KML format, Logging Interval: 5/10/15/30sec. /1min., Logging Duration: 1-24hr. (Up to 9hours at Logging Interval 5sec. Up to 18hrs. at Logging Interval 10sec.)
Electronic Compass Azimuth calculation using triaxial geomagnetic sensor and triaxial acceleration sensor, True north standard

Power supply

Battery Type Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90
AC Adapter AC Adapter Kit K-AC132 (Optional)
Battery Life Number of recordable images: Approx.: 760 images
Playback time: Approx. 390 minutes
* With a fully-recharged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard.
Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.

Interfaces

Connection Port USB2.0 (micro B), External power supply terminal, External cable switch terminal, X-sync socket, HDMI output terminal (Type D) , Stereo microphone input terminal, Headphone terminal
USB Connection MSC/PTP

Wireless LAN

Standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Frequency (Center Frequency) 2412MHz~2462MHz (1ch~11ch)
Security Authentication: WPA2, Encryption: AES

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions Approx. 136.5mm (W) x110mm (H) x 85.5mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 1010g (Including dedicated battery and SD Memory Card),
Approx. 925g (body only)

Operating Environment

Temperature -10°C~40°C (14°F~104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)

Accessories

Included Strap O-ST162, ME Viewfinder Cap, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90 x 2pcs, Battery Charger D-BC90, AC plug cord, Software (CD-ROM) S-SW162
‹Mounted to the camera› Eyecup FT, Hot shoe cover FK, Sync socket 2p cap, Body mount cap KII, Battery Grip terminal cover
Software Digital Camera Utility 5

Storage capacity

<Still>

Crop : 35mm full-frame RAW JPEG
Recorded
Pixels
7360×4912 L: 36M
(7360×4912)
M: 22M
(5760×3840)
S: 12M
(4224×2816)
XS: 2M
(1920×1280)
Quality Level PEF ★★★ ★★ ★★★ ★★ ★★★ ★★ ★★★ ★★
8GB 101 351 676 1164 572 1096 1874 1054 2013 3364 4723 8469 12927

shots

<Still>

Crop : APS-C size RAW JPEG
Recorded
Pixels
4800×3200 L: 15M
(4800×3200)
M: 12M
(4224×2816)
S: 8M
(3456×2304)
XS: 2M
(1920×1280)
Quality Level PEF ★★★ ★★ ★★★ ★★ ★★★ ★★ ★★★ ★★
8GB 215 821 1564 2669 1054 2013 3364 1564 2959 4912 4723 8469 12927

shots

<Movie>

Recorded
Pixels
Full HD
(1920×1080)
HD
(1280×720)
60i 50i 30p 25p 24p 60p 50p
8GB 00:32′15″ 00:38′21″ 00:32′15″ 00:38′21″ 00:39′51″ 00:32′15″ 00:38′21″

hh:mm:ss

The maximum file size is 4GB for movie.
The maximum length is 25 minutes for movie.

System Requirements

<Windows>

OS Windows 10/Windows 8.1 (32bit/64bit)/ Windows 8 (32bit/64bit)/ Windows 7 (32bit/64bit) / Windows Vista (32bit/64bit)
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
RAM 4GB or more
Free Disk Space Program installation and start-up: 100 MB or more of available space
Image file saving: Approximately 15 MB per file (JPEG) / approximately 50MB (RAW)
Monitor 1280 x 1024 dots, 24 bit full-color or more

<Macintosh>

OS OS X 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.7
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
RAM 4GB or more
Free Disk Space Program installation and start-up: 100 MB or more of available space
Image file saving: Approximately 15 MB per file (JPEG) / approximately 50MB (RAW)
Monitor 1280 x 1024 pixels, 24 bit full-color or more
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| About Ricoh |

Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2017, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,028 billion yen (approx. 18.2 billion USD).

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