Welcome to Adorama's Pentax store, your one stop shop for all kinds of Digital Cameras, Lenses, Binoculars, Riflescopes, and Camera Accessories such as Batteries & AC Adapters. Pentax is famous for its' digital camera series such as K Series featuring DSLR, W Series featuring life-proof underwater camera, and the Mirror-less interchangeable lens camera from Q Series.
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Company or simply known as Pentax is regarded as one of the pioneers in lens and optical instruments as well as imaging technologies. The journey of this vibrant company began in 1919 when a Japanese company named Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co. commenced its business. Within a short time of its inception, Asahi become a leading lens manufacturer and supplier of optical instruments throughout Japan. This is the first company that developed the first ever 35mm SLR camera in Japan which featured cloth curtain focal plane shutter in 1952. The company also came up with the first instant return mirror system in the world opening up new possibilities in SLR development. Asahi entered the US market in 1958 under the trade name, Pentax, which comes from the words “Pentaprism” and “Reflex”. In line with their continuous innovation and product development strategy, the company has heavily invested in research and development to come up with new products. In 2001 marked the launch of the smallest, lightest, and digital camera series Pentax Optio. This led the way to a creation of extreme Underwater Optio cameras with shock-proof, cold-proof, and dust-proof features. Currently, Pentax has a comprehensive and premium collection of optical products including its' Spotting Scopes and Viewfinders. From advanced to compact, Pentax has all kinds of cameras, lenses and accessories that you will need to unleash your creativity for digital imaging.
Adorama offers extremely competitive pricing with the expertise in helping you choose the correct products for your photography and consumer electronic needs. Adorama also offers free shipping on many Pentax products throughout the continental United States. Trust Adorama to supply the right Pentax products for you.