TOKYO, March 1, 2024 — RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce that the PENTAX Film Camera Project, first announced in December 2022, has shifted to the next stage in the development of a new PENTAX-brand film camera product. While digital cameras are the mainstream of photography today, the PENTAX Film Camera Project is […]

Large-aperture, high-performance PENTAX PF-85EDA spotting scope features the latest optics in a compact, portable and waterproof body   PARSIPPANY, NJ, January 23, 2024 — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the PENTAX PF-85EDA spotting scope, a compact, highly portable and waterproof terrestrial telescope ideal for a variety of applications including birdwatching, and nature and astronomical […]

New Firmware Updates (Version 2.41) for the PENTAX K-1 Mark II and PENTAX K-1 have just been released.   Changes from V2.40 to V2.41   [Corrected items] The following issues that occurred when updating to firmware version 2.40 have been corrected. Corrected – Images could not be recorded when the ASTROTRACER Type 3 mode was […]

New Firmware Updates (Version 2.40) for the PENTAX K-1 Mark II and PENTAX K-1 have just been released which bring enhanced features.   [ Changes from V2.31 to V2.40 for K-1 Mark II] [ Changes from V2.30 to V2.40 for K-1]   [Enhanced features] The HD PENTAX-DA 35mmF2.8 Macro Limited has been added to the […]

New Firmware Updates (Version 2.12) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III and PENTAX K-3 Mark III Monochrome have just been released.   [ Changes from V2.11 to V2.12]   [Enhanced features] The HD PENTAX-DA 35mmF2.8 Macro Limited has been added to the lens subject to the focus limiter function.   [Others] Improved stability for general […]

A new Firmware Update (Version 1.31) for the PENTAX KF has just been released.   [ Changes from V1.30 to V1.31]   [ Enhanced Features] The HD PENTAX-DA 35mmF2.8 Macro Limited has been added to the lens subject to the focus limiter function.   [Others] Improved stability for general performance.   * When this update […]

WG series to be marketed under PENTAX brand, joining other dustproof, waterproof and weather-resistant products PARSIPPANY, New Jersey, November 14, 2023 — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the PENTAX WG-90 digital camera. The WG series all-weather adventure cameras – known for their rugged chassis, plus waterproof and shock-resistant features – will now be offered […]

New Firmware Updates (Version 2.11) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III and PENTAX K-3 Mark III Monochrome   New Firmware Updates (Version 2.11) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III and PENTAX K-3 Mark III Monochrome have just been released.   [ Changes from V2.10 to V2.11] Improved stability for general performance.   * When this […]

NEWS: As of Oct. 1, 2023, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation is an official distributor of KENKO brand products in the United States. KENKO is a top Japanese brand of lens filters and photo accessories and we’re excited for the opportunity to collaborate with them to bring their exceptional offerings to the U.S. The products that […]

A new Firmware Update (Version 2.10) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III has just been released which brings enhanced features. [ Enhanced Features]  Added custom image [Gold] With scenes accentuated by light, this mode is designed to create gold-tinted images by applying yellow-toned finishes to brighter areas while expressing darker, shadow areas with bluish tones. […]

A new Firmware Update (Version 2.10) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III Monochrome has just been released which brings enhanced features. [ Enhanced Features]  Added [While Pressed] function to customize the Fx Button – [MENU] – [C: Customization] – [2⃣ Customize Controls] – [Fx Button] The Fx button allows you to assign a desired camera function […]

A new Firmware Update (Version 1.30) for the PENTAX KF has just been released which brings enhanced features.   [ Enhanced Features]  Added custom image [Gold] With scenes accentuated by light, this mode is designed to create gold-tinted images by applying yellow-toned finishes to brighter areas while expressing darker, shadow areas with bluish tones. Yellow […]

New Firmware updates for the RICOH GR III (Version 1.80) and the RICOH GR IIIx (Version 1.30) have just been released which include new features and functions. Evolving – New Enhanced Features [Customize Setting] — [Memory] function has been added to [Customize Controls] menu. For 22 items, such as ISO sensitivity setting and exposure compensation, when the […]

Ricoh WG-6 – FIRMWARE VERSION 1.07 A new Firmware Update for the Ricoh WG-6 (Version 1.07) has just been released.   [ Improvements ] Improved stability for general performance * When this update is done, you will not be able to restore back to version 1.06 or earlier.   Download the Ricoh WG-6 Firmware Update […]

Ricoh G900 – FIRMWARE VERSION 1.05 Ricoh G900SE – FIRMWARE VERSION 1.06   New Firmware Updates for the Ricoh G900 (Version 1.05) and Ricoh G900SE (Version 1.06) have just been released.   [ Improvements ] Improved stability for general performance *When the update is done, you will not be able to restore back to earlier versions. […]

A new Software Update (Version 5.10.1) for PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 5 has just been released. For correct update, you are required to have Digital Camera Utility 5 installed beforehand on your PC. Please download the Updater file on your PC first and update it.   WINDOWS UPDATE: Digital Camera Utility 5 Software Update (Version […]

PENTAX K-1 MARK II– FIRMWARE VERSION 2.30   A new Firmware Update (Version 2.30) for the PENTAX K-1 MARK II has just been released which brings enhanced features.  Be sure to download and install this new firmware update and let us know what you think.   [ Enhanced Features ]  Added custom image Special Edition [Gold]. […]

PENTAX K-3 MARK III MONOCHROME – FIRMWARE VERSION 2.00 A new Function Expanding Firmware Update (Version 2.00) for the PENTAX K-3 MARK III Monochrome has just been released which brings exciting new features and functions.  Be sure to download and install this new firmware update and let us know what you think. [ Enhanced Features ] Added Type 3 to […]

PENTAX K-3 MARK III – FIRMWARE VERSION 2.00 A new Function Expanding Firmware Update (Version 2.00) for the PENTAX K-3 MARK III has just been released which brings exciting new features and functions.  Be sure to download and install this new firmware update and let us know what you think. [ Enhanced Features ] Added Type […]

Ricoh announces two 50mm F1.4 lenses, each offering a uniquely distinct design concept Contemporary…or nostalgic? New HD PENTAX-FA 50mm F1.4 and smc PENTAX-FA 50mm F1.4 Classic allow photographers to choose the standard lens that best fits their style, creative aesthetic and applications   PARSIPPANY, NJ, May 16, 2023 — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced […]

A new Firmware (Version 1.14) for the PENTAX K-70 has just been released. Firmware Update Contents: Corrected — In rare cases, operations may not be accepted when using drive mode bracketing in live-view shooting. Corrected — When using the Astrotracer function with remote release, certain operations may cause the bulb timer time to be applied […]

Ricoh announces four new PENTAX binocular models Compact and lightweight A-series binoculars offer outstanding viewing performance and superb operability S-series binoculars, renowned for light-gathering power, feature large objective lenses for sharp, high-contrast view   PARSIPPANY, NJ, April 12, 2023 — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the addition of four PENTAX binoculars to its sport […]

Ricoh announces PENTAX K-3 Mark III Monochrome digital SLR camera DSLR with exclusively-designed image sensor delivers the ultimate in black-and-white photography   PARSIPPANY, NJ, April 12, 2023 —  Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the PENTAX K-3 Mark III Monochrome camera, exclusively designed to capture black-and-white images. The only monochrome-specific digital SLR camera currently on […]

Ricoh announces RICOH GR III Diary Edition Limited-edition, premium digital compact camera features a metallic, warm-gray finish   PARSIPPANY, NJ, April 5, 2023 — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the RICOH GR III Diary Edition. Previously released only as a part of the RICOH GR III Diary Edition Special Limited Kit, the camera can […]

A new Firmware (Version 1.20) for the PENTAX KF has just been released.   NEW ENHANCED FEATURES   NEW:  [HARUBENI] Custom Image Mode Profile HARUBENI Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited HD PENTAX-DA 20-40mmF2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR   The HARUBENI special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to emphasize the pinkish colors of cherry […]

NEW ENHANCED FEATURES   NEW:  [HARUBENI] Custom Image Mode Profile HARUBENI Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited HD PENTAX-DA 20-40mmF2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR The HARUBENI special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to emphasize the pinkish colors of cherry blossoms and the subdued blue colors of hazy spring skies.   OTHER IMPROVEMENTS Corrected – […]

NEW ENHANCED FEATURES NEW:  [HARUBENI] Custom Image Mode Profile HARUBENI Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited HD PENTAX-DA 20-40mmF2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR The HARUBENI special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to emphasize the pinkish colors of cherry blossoms and the subdued blue colors of hazy spring skies.   OTHER IMPROVEMENTS Improved stability for […]

A new Firmware (Version 2.20) for the PENTAX K-1 has just been released. NEW ENHANCED FEATURES NEW:  [HARUBENI] Custom Image Mode Profile HARUBENI Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-FA 77mmF1.8 Limited HD PENTAX-DA 20-40mmF2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR The HARUBENI special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to emphasize the pinkish colors of cherry blossoms and the […]

RICOH GR IIIx and RICOH GR III– FIRMWARE UPDATE NOTIFICATION New Firmware updates for the RICOH GR IIIx (Version 1.21) and the RICOH GR III (Version 1.71) have just been released. Improved Contents: Improved stability of Shake Reduction operation. Improved stability for general performance. Please be sure to download and install the new firmware update to ensure optimal performance. […]

A new Firmware Update (Version 1.20) for the RICOH GR IIIx has just been released which includes new exciting features and functions.   Evolving – New Enhanced Features [Negative-Film] has been added to [Image control]. The total number of shots or FW version display can be selected on the power off screen. Power can be […]

A  new Firmware Update (Version 1.70) for the RICOH GR III has just been released which includes new exciting features and functions.   Evolving – New Enhanced Features [Negative-Film] has been added to [Image control]. The total number of shots or FW version display can be selected on the power off screen. Power can be turned […]

  Ricoh announces RICOH GR III Diary Edition Special Limited Kit Limited-edition package includes premium, specially-finished digital compact camera, new image mode and exclusive accessories   PARSIPPANY, NJ, January 9, 2023 — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the RICOH GR III Diary Edition Special Limited Kit. This package features the RICOH GR III premium […]

PENTAX brand launches a film camera project focused on developing new film-based products along with camera fans   TOKYO, December 20, 2022 — RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce a new project involving the research and development of new PENTAX-brand film camera products. There has been a rebirth in interest in film cameras […]

A new Firmware update (Version 1.70) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III has just been released.   NEW ENHANCED FEATURES   NEW: [FOCUS LIMITER FUNCTION] Focus Limiter Function Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-D FA MACRO 100mmF2.8ED AW   NEW: [AF POINT FOR H/V COMP] [AF Point for H/V Comp] has been added for AF with viewfinder […]

A new Firmware update (Version 2.10) for the PENTAX K-1 Mark II has just been released.   NEW ENHANCED FEATURES   NEW: [FOCUS LIMITER FUNCTION] Focus Limiter Function Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-D FA MACRO 100mmF2.8ED AW   NEW: [FUYUNO] Custom Image Mode Profile FUYUNO Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX FA 31mmF1.8 Limited HD PENTAX-DA 35mmF2.8 Macro […]

A new Firmware update (Version 2.10) for the PENTAX K-1 has just been released.   NEW ENHANCED FEATURES   NEW: [FOCUS LIMITER FUNCTION] Focus Limiter Function Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX-D FA MACRO 100mmF2.8ED AW   NEW: [FUYUNO] Custom Image Mode Profile FUYUNO Lens Compatibility: HD PENTAX FA 31mmF1.8 Limited HD PENTAX-DA 35mmF2.8 Macro Limited   […]

New smc PENTAX XW16.5 and smc PENTAX XW23 eyepieces deliver the widest field of view in XW series   PARSIPPANY, NJ, November 9, 2022 -Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced two high-performance eyepieces for astronomical telescopes. The new smc PENTAX XW16.5 and smc PENTAX XW23 deliver an apparent field of view of 85° — the […]

Ideal for first-time SLR users, new full-featured DSLR camera offers an array of creative functions for less than $1,000 PARSIPPANY, NJ, November 9, 2022 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the PENTAX KF digital SLR (DSLR) camera. This compact, dustproof and weather-resistant camera, optimized for all types of outdoor photography, provides a host of […]

Macro lens for use with PENTAX digital SLR cameras features new optical design for greatly improved imaging power; Special-edition silver model to be available in a limited quantity of 300 units worldwide PARSIPPANY, NJ, October 19, 2022 -Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the HD PENTAX-D FA MACRO 100mm F2.8ED AW lens—the first PENTAX macro […]

A new Software Update (Version 5.9.5) for PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 5 has just been released.   WINDOWS UPDATE: Digital Camera Utility 5 Software Update (Version 5.9.5): https://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/dc_utility5_win.html   IMPROVED FROM PREVIOUS VERSION When printing JPEG images with the image finish set to “Monotone” in the custom image and the toning color set to cold […]

A new Firmware (Version 1.60) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III has just been released. Added [ KYUSHU ] custom image mode Corrected – When the mode dial is changed to [U1], [U2], [U3], [U4], or [U5], the name registered in the USER mode setting is now displayed on the rear LCD. Improved stability for […]

A new Firmware (Version 2.00) for the PENTAX K-1 Mark II has just been released. Added [ KYUSHU ] custom image mode Improved stability for general performance The KYUSHU special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to recreate distinctive color renditions expressing the colors of autumn, and the fleeting feeling of the season. This mode […]

A new Firmware (Version 2.00) for the PENTAX K-1 has just been released. Added [ KYUSHU ] custom image mode Improved stability for general performance The KYUSHU special-edition, season-specific Custom Image mode is designed to recreate distinctive color renditions expressing the colors of autumn, and the fleeting feeling of the season. This mode is partnered […]

New Firmware updates for the RICOH GR IIIx (Version 1.11) and the RICOH GR III (Version 1.61) have just been released. Improved Contents: Improved stability of SD card operation. Corrected a problem when using the remote shooting function with the ImageSync application. Please be sure to download and install the new firmware update to ensure optimal performance. #ricohgriiix #gr3x […]

Stand-alone model of high-end digital compact camera with metallic-gray finish available in late July PARSIPPANY, NJ, July 6, 2022, — Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition. Previously announced as a part of the RICOH GR IIIx Urban Edition Special Limited Kit, the camera can now be purchased on its […]

PENTAX K-3 Mark III A new Firmware (Version 1.50) for the PENTAX K-3 Mark III has just been released. New Enhanced Features Added [ KATEN ] to Custom Image Mode Try out the new KATEN Custom Image Mode and share your photos using #katen #teamRicohImaging #teamPentax Download and install this new firmware update to ensure […]

PENTAX K-1 A new Firmware (Version 1.70) for the PENTAX K-1 has just been released. New Enhanced Features Added [ KATEN ] Custom Image Mode Try out the new KATEN Custom Image Mode and share your photos using #kanten #teamRicohImaging #teamPentax Download and install this new firmware update to ensure optimal performance and let us […]

PENTAX K-1 Mark II A new Firmware (Version 1.40) for the PENTAX K-1 Mark II has just been released. New Enhanced Features Added [ KATEN ] Custom Image Mode Try out the new KATEN Custom Image Mode and share your photos using #kanten #teamRicohImaging #teamPentax Download and install this new firmware update to ensure optimal […]

Ricoh announces function-expansion firmware update with season-specific Custom Image mode for PENTAX K-1, K-1 Mark II and K-3 Mark III cameras Custom Image modes provide unique visual effects when DSLRs are used with PENTAX Limited-series lenses; effects enhance outdoor images based on season of year, first is for summer PARSIPPANY, NJ, June 23, 2022 - Ricoh […]

PENTAX O-GPS2 provides reliable, high-precision positioning data, simplifies tracing and enables spectacular photography of celestial bodies PARSIPPANY, NJ, June 8, 2022 -Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the PENTAX O-GPS2, a versatile GPS unit designed for use with PENTAX digital SLR cameras* that makes it easy to capture stellar images of the night sky. Developed […]

Ricoh announces rugged, waterproof WG series digital compact camera for underwater, outdoor and industrial photography RICOH WG-80 features a new exterior design, built-in macro lighting and enhanced functionality to make capturing images and video of outdoor adventures and industrial job sites effortless PARSIPPANY, NJ, May 18, 2022 - Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the […]

TOKYO, April 22, 2022 – Ricoh and Ricoh Imaging today announce that Ricoh has won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 for the RICOH GR IIIx in the ”Product” category. RICOH GR IIIx The GR IIIx is the latest addition to the GR Series of high-performance compact digital cameras, loved by many users for its unique […]

A new Firmware [ Version 1.06 ] for the RICOH WG-6 has just been released which adds an exciting enhanced feature and functionality. With this firmware update, the RICOH WG-6 is now equipped with Webcam Functionality that enables you to use wide-angle, telephoto ring light and macro functions of the camera. The RICOH WG-6 can […]

An update (Version 5.9.4) for Digital Camera Utility 5 for Windows and Macintosh has just been released. Check your operating system version below for a full list of improvements and corrections and to download the update. Windows https://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/dc_utility5_win.html   Macintosh https://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/dc_utility5_mac.html

A new Firmware (Version 1.10) for the RICOH GRIIIx has just been released which brings some new exciting and enhanced features and functions. Be sure to download and install this new firmware update to ensure optimal performance and let us know what you think. #ricohgriiix #gr3x #ricohimaging #firmwareupdate #evolving RICOH GRIIIx – Firmware Version 1.10 Download Link: https://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/support/digital/gr3x_s.html Evolving […]

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