flu cards


cameraboy

Link Posted 13/10/2013 - 01:46
Hi everyone, I have been reading about (flu cards) but as usual am confused, do or will they be able to work with the old K7 or not, as it would be fun to use one in the K3 when it is available and do transfers etc. Thanks Ian.
k7 10-17fe 12-24 55 100 macro 18-55 50-200

Smeggypants

Link Posted 13/10/2013 - 06:22
I think the most you're going to get with such a card in older cameras is some kind of Wifi file transfer.


Anything other than access to the basic filesystem, i.e tethering, needs firmware in the camera to implement this. IOW, K-3 only at the moment.

it would be nice if Pentax released firmware for older models for this, but given they want to sell K-3s it's unlikely
[i]Bodies: 1x K-5IIs, 2x K-5, Sony TX-5, Nokia 808
Lenses: Pentax DA 10-17mm ED(IF) Fish Eye, Pentax DA 14mm f/2.8, Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8, Pentax-A 28mm f/2.8, Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC, Pentax-A 50mm f/1.2, Pentax-A 50mm f/1.4, Pentax-FA 50mm f/1.4, Pentax-A 50mm f/1.7, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8, Sigma 135-400mm APO DG, and more ..
Flash: AF-540FGZ, Vivitar 283

cameraboy

Link Posted 13/10/2013 - 07:29
Hi Smeggy, thanks for the reply, when I finally get a K3 I'll just muck about with a smartphone & tab. Regards Ian
k7 10-17fe 12-24 55 100 macro 18-55 50-200

johnriley

Link Posted 13/10/2013 - 10:11
I understand they will also act as normal SD cards, 16GB in this case. Only the K-3 will be able to access the other features.
Best regards, John

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cabstar

Link Posted 14/10/2013 - 22:56
The new k-3 promo video says the flu card can controlt he camera and live view through a web browser
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Currently on a Pentax hiatus until an FF Pentax is released
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