Las Vegas, NV—In conjunction with the announcement introducing the new Pentax K-1 Mark II 35mm full-frame digital SLR (DSLR) camera, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is offering an upgrade service for current Pentax K-1 owners.
The program allows current Pentax K-1 owners to upgrade their existing camera to receive the advanced functions of the new Pentax K-1 Mark II model.
Overview of the Upgrade Service
The upgrade service will be available for a limited time, from May 21, 2018 until September 30, 2018. The cost of the upgrade is $550. Moreover, cameras will need to be shipped to Precision Camera (Enfield, Connecticut) for servicing.
The upgrade entails replacing the Pentax K-1’s main circuit board to add the advanced functions featured in the new Pentax K-1 Mark II camera. Additionally, the current “SR” logo on the Pentax K-1 will be replaced with the new Pentax K-1 Mark II logo.
Furthermore, additional details on the program will be released in the upcoming weeks.
Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation
Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., a global technology company. Moreover, the company now known as Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation was originally founded in 1919, under the name Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co. It launched its first SLR camera in the 1950s under the Pentax name.
Today, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation continues to produce the heritage-rich line of Pentax DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment. In addition, the company offers compact digital cameras. ricohimaging.com