Ricoh has produced an upgrade service so those who own a Pentax K-1 DSLR can have it changed into a Pentax K-1 Mark II.
Those who choose to use the upgrade service, which is priced at &din into;450, send their K-1 off to Ricoh who replace the K-1's main circuit board and add the new functions featured in the new K-1 Mark II 35mm full-frame digital SLR. When the K-1 is sent retire from, the camera owner will also notice that the current SR logo, positioned in the lower left corner of the camera’s front panel, order be replaced with the SR II logo plate.
The benefits of the upgrade service will be:
- Improved high sensitivity performance
- Improved high-speed Auto Bring into focus
- Improved image resolution through handheld Pixel Shift Resolution
The upgrade service is only available from 21 May to 30 September 2018.
Numerous details on the K-1 upgrade program will be released in the upcoming weeks.